Soldiers undergo physical therapy to stay fit to fight

By Sgt. Joshua Risner, MND-B PAOAugust 18, 2009

BAGHDAD - Spc. Anika Sneed (left), a supply specialist from Newport News, Va., assigned to Company C, 299th Brigade Support Battalion, 2nd Brigade. Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, performs leg presses under the watchful eye of Sgt. 1st Class Simon Robertson, from Brownsville, Texas, a physical therapy technician assigned to Co. C, 299th BSB, 2nd BCT, 1st Inf. Div. at Victory Base Complex, here, Aug. 10. Sneed is working out her knee as part of a physical therapy program initiated by Robertson, which prescribes safe exercises to strengthen muscles and rehabilitate injuries.
1 / 2 Show Caption + Hide Caption – BAGHDAD - Spc. Anika Sneed (left), a supply specialist from Newport News, Va., assigned to Company C, 299th Brigade Support Battalion, 2nd Brigade. Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, performs leg presses under the watchful eye of Sgt. 1st Class Simon Robertson, from Brownsville, Texas, a physical therapy technician assigned to Co. C, 299th BSB, 2nd BCT, 1st Inf. Div. at Victory Base Complex, here, Aug. 10. Sneed is working out her knee as part of a physical therapy program initiated by Robertson, which prescribes safe exercises to strengthen muscles and rehabilitate injuries. (Photo Credit: Sgt. Joshua Risner, MND-B PAO) VIEW ORIGINAL
BAGHDAD - Sgt. Brian Normand, of Company A, Division Special Troops Battalion, 1st Cavalry Division, performs a prone plank exercise at Victory Base Complex, here, Aug. 10. The Mesquite, Texas native is performing physical therapy exercises to strengthen his lower back as prescribed by medical personnel to get him back to full strength.
2 / 2 Show Caption + Hide Caption – BAGHDAD - Sgt. Brian Normand, of Company A, Division Special Troops Battalion, 1st Cavalry Division, performs a prone plank exercise at Victory Base Complex, here, Aug. 10. The Mesquite, Texas native is performing physical therapy exercises to strengthen his lower back as prescribed by medical personnel to get him back to full strength. (Photo Credit: Sgt. Joshua Risner, MND-B PAO) VIEW ORIGINAL