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Be careful out there: (the great line from Hill Street Blues)

The New England Journal of Medicine says physical therapy is as good as surgery in the treatment of meniscal patients (Katz, JN et al NEJM, 1675-1684 May – 2013). 196 more words

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Strengthening the "Core" for the Prevention of ACL Injuries

Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries occur in female athletes involved in cutting and landing sports at a 2 to 10-fold greater rate than males participating in the same high-risk sports, and the 60-70% of these injuries occur by non-contact mechanisms.  205 more words

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Sexual Function and Physical Therapy

In June 2013 the APTA House of Delegates adopted a landmark new vision of the profession of physical therapy: “Transforming society by optimizing movement to improve the human experience… 297 more words

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Sexual Pain/Dyspareunia/CPP (Chronic Pelvic Pain)

CHRONIC: Three or Six month’s duration, pain during, after, or triggered by sexual activity.

IMPACT:
Chronic Pelvic Pain (CPP) affects 30 million women in North America, and 85% have pain with sexual activity. 375 more words

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Pathomechanical diagnosis and management of hip disorders

Just as the sophistication of imaging to study pathoanatomy and physiology has advanced our understanding of hip and low back disorders, so too has a more complete understanding of the biomechanical integration of both regions contributed to the non surgical management of these regions.  55 more words

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Be careful how you train the core muscles

“Be careful how you train the core muscles and in what position you want to benefit from trunk strengthening exercises.  Lying or non weight bearing, Bilateral stance, Split stance, Single leg stance?   32 more words

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Return to Play following Athletic Injury

I was reading an article in the August issue of the International Journal of Sports Physical Therapy – “Return of Normal Gait as an Outcome Measurement in ACL reconstructed patients: A Systematic Review” Gokeler A, et al.  185 more words

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