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Give Your Body A Facelift – Knock Knees by Adria A. Posted Wed 05 Sep 2012 12:00am       are a common problem as we age and for many young children.  Most articles online will tell you to address the abductors and strengthen them with various exercises which should correct the problem.  The key ingredient, and the one that’s missing from most articles is the ... Read on »
Knocking Out Knee Pain by Medline Plus Posted Tue 06 Nov 2012 8:57am Source: HealthDay - Related MedlinePlus Pages: Knee Injuries and Disorders , Osteoarthritis Read on »
Knee Pain Go Away. Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome (PFPS) by Dr. Marybeth Crane Facebook Posted Mon 03 Oct 2011 9:31am Stop trying to convince yourself knee pain is a normal part of running. That aching pain just means I am working hard, right? Everyone’s knees hurt after sitting for long periods of time, I think? Knee pain when running hills or squatting is normal? That deep ache you feel deep inside of your knee could be caused by a condition called pa ... Read on »
Developmental Phases by JYorey Posted Sun 04 Oct 2009 11:14pm What are they? Developmental phases are stages that one's lower extremities undergo until a final growth period has been achieved. There are certain terms that are used which refer to these developmental phases. They are genu valgum or "knocked knee" and genu varum or "bowlegged ness". Genu varum or bowlegs are common/normal for toddlers until ab ... Read on »
ACL Injury, Ligament Laxity and the Menstrual Cycle by Northcoast Footcare Facebook Posted Wed 04 Nov 2009 10:06pm According to the NCAA Injury Surveillance Survey, women sustain more total injuries than men during athletic events, this is particularly true for anterior cruciate ligament rupture in the knee, known as an ACL rupture (1). It has been postulated that women are at higher risk of ACL injury due to a wider pelvis causing more genu valgum (knock- ... Read on »
Leg Alignment by Movements Afoot Healthy Living Professional Posted Thu 09 Apr 2009 5:44pm Hi Lesley!! Here’s my client question: 43 year old former dancer (ballet) and gymnast Runner in her late 20’s until recently when she has been sidetracked by hip bursitis. She spoke with her Doctor and Physical Therapist before starting with me. They said that she can do any type of movement provided it doesn’t cause her pain.They woul ... Read on »
Hip Anteversion – Assessment and Implications for Strength and Conditioning Programs by Eric C. Healthy Living Professional Posted Wed 29 Feb 2012 8:31am Today, we have a guest blog from former Cressey Performance intern Eric Oetter, who is well on his way to a great career in physical therapy. Eric is an extremely bright up-and-comer from whom you’ll be hearing a lot in the years to come.  Here’s a little sampling.   As part of the “pre-launch” phase for his new collaborative project, ... Read on »
Let's Talk More About Degenerative Arthritis. by Liyesen Posted Sun 27 Sep 2009 2:38am Knee joint is the largest and most complex structure joint in our human body. Because of its superficial position;  its bearing of heavy burden; its huge amount of activities; its complicated structure but unstable  structure (especially during activities), it can easily lead to injury. Knee joint is also a common place for hyperosteogeny. This i ... Read on »
Low Back Pain and Hip Motion Correlation by Mike Reinold Patient Expert Posted Wed 01 Apr 2009 12:14am Today’s post comes from Dan Lorenz, MS, PT, ATC/L, CSCS.  Dan is a graduate of the sports physical therapy fellowship at Duke University and is currently a sports medicine specialist at Providence Medical Center.  He has great experience with a wide variety of orthopedic and sports medicine patients, including stints with the US Olympic Training ... Read on »
Genetics Home Reference: Carpenter syndrome by Posted Fri 17 May 2013 9:20am On this page: Description Genetic changes Inheritance Diagnosis Additional information Other names Glossary definitions Reviewed May 2013 What is Carpenter syndrome? Carpenter syndrome is a condition characterized by the premat ... Read on »