Author Archives: Mickey Levinson

Apr
3
2015
blog 4.3

During the first week in March, I was in Port St. Lucie for spring training, working as a physical therapist. As part of the medical staff for a professional team, I … More…

Jul
11
2014
7.11 blog

The repair of medial collateral ligament (MCL) tears, commonly known as Tommy John surgery, has become increasingly common in athletes under the age of eighteen, and even among the younger … More…

Oct
25
2013
Throwing-With-Mickey

With the World Series beginning this week, unless you pitch for the Red Sox or the Cardinals, you should have shut the throwing down for the year. At any level … More…

Aug
1
2013
marathon chat 610

New York Road Runners hosted a live Facebook chat with physical therapist Mickey Levinson on injury prevention and race recovery for runners training for the ING NYC Marathon. The following is … More…

Feb
22
2013
baseball pitcher and catcher

With pitchers and catchers reporting to spring training, it’s important to note the benefit of a year-round strength and conditioning program. Such continued exercise may enhance a player’s performance and … More…