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How to Modify Squats for Painful Knees and Lower Backs

In the last video Dr. Ryan Debell and myself talked about modifying deadlift variations to decrease stress on the spine.  In this video Dr. Ryan Debell and myself go over the same simple concept in the

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Fitness Pain Free Podcast Episode 27: Preventing and Surgically treating Knee Injury with Orthopedic Surgeon Dr. Sean Rockett

Join Rob and I as we interview orthopedic surgeon Dr. Sean Rockett about the most common knee injuries you’ll find in crossfit as well as how we can prevent and treat them. What are the most common

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6 Common Causes of Knee Pain and How to Fix Them: Part 3

      Part 1 – Part 2 Alright, so with the last two installments we’re all up to date with the latest from knee pain university.  It’s enough information to make your

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6 Common Causes of Knee Pain and How to Fix Them: Part 2

Knee pain sucks, especially if you’re an athlete.  Unfortunately runners, cross fit athletes and weightlifters commonly have knee pain.  Terms like chondromalacia patella, patellofemoral pain syndrome,

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6 Common Causes Of Knee Pain and How to Fix Them – Part 1

Knee pain sucks, especially if you’re an athlete.  Unfortunately, I see a lot of runners and cross fit athletes with knee pain.  Running and deep squatting already place a bunch of stress on the

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4 Easy Progressions of the Short Foot to Provide Knee and Foot Pain Relief

Hey man, keep your foot short!  Fix your foot.  Arch up! Not the most common cues you hear in the gym. My super good buddy and co-host of the fitness pain free podcast Rob Rowland asked me one time,

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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 – 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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