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In today’s episode we take a look at the literature to try and answer the question, “are deep squats bad for the knees?”  We go over:Does squatting (strength training) slow the rate of arthritis progression?Are 1/4 squats or 1/2 squats safer then deep squats?What’s the best dosage of squatting?Does everyone need to squat deep?Who should …continue reading

In today’s episode we take a look at the literature to try and answer the question, “are deep squats bad for the knees?”  We go over:Why the buzz about deep squats?What happens within the knee joint during a deep squat?Are deeper squats more stressful than a more shallow squat?Does habitual squatting lead to increased risk …continue reading

In today’s episode we have part 2 of our diagnosis and treatment of FAI in a powerlifter. We go over the treatment and plan of care in depth in this one.  We go over:Treatment strategies for FAIModifying lifestyle factors for successModifying training for successProgramming for hip FAIHow to progress exercises over timeLong term planningHow to …continue reading

In today’s episode I go through a case study of a recent patient who is a powerlifter with femoral acetabular impingement syndrome:  We go over:Diagnosis of Femoral Acetabular Impingement Syndrome (FAIS)What movements are responsible for FAIs in strength sports and recreational lifters?How FAIs injuries occurDiagnosing FAIs – imaging, special tests, subjective Developing the best plan of …continue reading

In the last episode we covered shoulder injuries in CrossFit (TM) with Dr. Sean Rockett.  In today’s episode I go through a variety of studies to help shed a bit of light on just how dangerous CrossFit is when compared to other sports and recreational activities:  We go over:How are injuries reported in research?What constitutes …continue reading

CrossFit and injury has been a hot topic from the very beginning.  Ever since we saw that first kipping pull-up from the 1st CrossFit Games it opened a few eyes and got people thinking this may be dangerous.  Since then there has been a raging argument from both sides of the discussion.  In today’s episode …continue reading