So we’re 4 videos into our modification series:
In this video we talk squatting and hip pain. Having some hip pain or “pinching” in the front of the hip is commonly thought of as normal tightness. Well, Dr. Ryan Debell and myself tend to disagree. This “tightness” or pinch in the front of the hip could just be the hip running out of motion at the bottom of the squat and impinging structures in the front of the hip. Over time this can become painful. Don’t let this happen to you! In this video Ryan and I talk some easy modifications you can make on the spot to reduce this “tightness” and get squatting again pain free.
Fixing the pinchy hip recap:
So there you have it, super simple. Next time your athlete says they’re getting some pinching in the front of the hip when squatting you’ll know how to fix this.
Want to learn more about how you can systematically modify exercises for athletes in pain? Check out Dr. Debell and my online course.
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Still Talking Squats,
Dan Pope DPT, OCS, CSCS, CF L1
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5 Easy Tricks to Try When Athletes Have Painful Pinchy Hips in the Bottom of a Squat
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Why Do My Hips Hurt When I Squat? Femoral Acetabular Impingement: Part 4
Why Do My Hips Hurt When I Squat? Femoral Acetabular Impingement: Part 2
Why Do My Hips Hurt When I Squat? Femoral Acetabular Impingement: Part 1
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9 Critical Principles for a Successful Off-season Program (Part 3)