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Hip Arthroscopy Blog: Return to run

Arthroscopic hip surgery is increasingly common in the management of femoroacetabular impingement (FAI) for active patients.  FAI results from bony abnormalities in the proximal femur and acetabulum leading to both chondral and labral damage in the hip joint. 281 more words

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Back-Saver: A Common Romanian Deadlift Mistake and a Quick Fix

Athletes use Romanian deadlifts to be stronger for their sport. Bodybuilders do it to
build muscle. Regular people use Romanian deadlifts to look good and for general… 135 more words

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Don't Fit Yourself to Exercises, Fit the Exercises to You

Going along with what I just discussed above, one of the biggest mistakes in training, which trainers and coaches often make, is attempting to fit the individual to the exercises instead of fitting the exercises to the individual. 654 more words

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Abdominal Scar Massage

What amount of scar massage is effective for abdominal scars?

Following a client’s abdominal surgery, a physical therapist may administer scar massage, or teach a client to perform scar massage. 447 more words

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Perineal Tears and Lacerations after Childbirth

The perineum, the area between your vagina and anus, can often tear during delivery in order for your baby’s head to pass through the birth canal. 720 more words

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When you say "He's good to go" - do you really know???

After a patient athlete (an oxymoron if there was ever one!) has had an ACL reconstruction – “ When can I play”  rings in your ears as the treating physical therapist – often (in all likelihood) way too soon  –  Historically, we old timers (better known as PT’s with graying hair) have attempted to use specific isolated measures such as quadriceps strength (concentric and eccentric) which is helpful (actually probably remains one of our best measures with correlation to function of ~.70 + – which means  slightly greater than 50% of total variance is being explained by this single measure) but does not assess the functional contributions of the neurologic (sensory as well as reflexive/sequenced motor recruitment ) nor the multitude of inhibitory or skill factors associated with sport performance adequately.  723 more words

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Examination of distal biceps tendon ruptures can be very difficult.

Examination of distal biceps tendon ruptures can be very difficult.  These injuries nearly always occur in middle-aged men who have incurred a forceful eccentric contraction to the elbow.  184 more words

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