Podcast with Justin Velarde, DPT, CIMT and Clinical Director at Ivy Rehab Physical Therapy joining Steve and Dr. Cole to discuss overtraining and overuse injuries in youth athletes. They discuss the signs of overtraining, susceptibility of overhead athletes, and the best approach for young athletes to avoid injury.
Justin Velarde has been a physical therapist for 10 years in the Chicagoland area. His personal experience with sports as well as sports injuries led him to pursue a profession in physical therapy. His interest is in sports rehab and return to sport. Justin also enjoys seeing patients across all ages and strives to provide rehab plans that integrate creative exercises and manual therapy. He specializes in treatment of overhead athletes and focus on the biomechanics to help athletes return to their peak performance.