Category Archives for Knee

The Best Kept Secret in Injury Prevention: Joint By Joint Approach for Crossfit – Part 1

The human body is complex.  Assessment, corrective exercise and injury prevention is also tricky.  If we’re new to the game, how can we begin to figure out our deficits and address them?  If

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Knee Pain: What You Need to Know About the Core to Prevent Knee Injury – Part 4

Annie’s got some abs If you’re still following this series so far then kudos to you!  We’ve discussed some pretty complex bio-mechanics of the foot, knee and hip.  Hopefully you aren’t

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Knee Pain: What You Need to Know About the Hip to Prevent Knee Injury

Understanding the hip’s role in knee biomechanics is incredibly important.  It’s a huge part of injury prevention of the knee.  Now that we know why this is important we’ll talk about a few ways

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Knee Pain: What you Need to Know about the Hip to Prevent Knee Injury – Part 3

Understanding the hip’s role in knee biomechanics is incredibly important.  It’s a huge part of injury prevention of the knee.  Now that we know why this is important we’ll talk about

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Knee Pain: Fixing the Foot – Part 2

Alright, so now we know why the hip and foot are important in the health of our knees, let’s get into the nitty gritty of how to address these problems. Part 1, Part 3, Part 4 Taking a look at

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Knee Pain: Understanding the Foot and Hip’s role in Knee Pain – Part 1

When compared to other areas of the body, the knee joint is a fairly simple joint.  It’s for the most part a hinge joint, like the hinges on your door.  Understanding all of the movements that

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The Dreaded ACL Tear: Rehab Protocols from JOSPT and Solutions for Coaches and Trainers

The Journal of Orthopaedic and Sports Physical Therapy just released an issue specifically focusing on the knee.  One of the main themes was ligament rehabilitation.  They posted some grim statistics

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Strengthening the Hip to Decrease Knee Movement Dysfunction and Pain

Got Knee Pain? Don’t feel badly, its the most common lower extremity area to have an injury. Recent research from Chris Powers over at the University of Southern California is showing that knee pain

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Fun Fact #2 – Got Knee Pain?

Got Knee Pain? Don’t feel badly, its the most common lower extremity area to have an injury. Recent research from Chris Powers over at the University of Southern California is showing that knee

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