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Does Knee Cave in During the Squat Matter?

It’s time for another episode of STRONGER TV. This week we talk about a pretty fun topic for me, but also one that’s pretty controversial. I’m sure you’ve heard the argument,

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How to Train With Knee Pain (Part 2)

It’s time for another episode of STRONGER TV. Last week we went over how to adjust technique during your lifts to reduce knee pain. Make sure you check that one out if you haven’t already. So

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How to Train With Knee Pain (Part 1)

It’s time for another episode of STRONGER TV. Last week we went over manipulating programming variables for strength and rehab. Make sure you check that one out if you haven’t already. Today’s

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A Super Simple Way to Modify Squats, Lunges and Step ups When People Have Knee Pain

Knee pain can really put a damper on training.  Knee pain is commonly cited as one of the 3 most common forms of injuries with recreational fitness enthusiasts.  It’s also very common in weightlifting,

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5 Step Plan to Eliminate Knee Pain and Get Back to Squatting and Weight Lifting

In olympic weightlifting survey data, shoulder and knee injuries are the most common injuries reported.  Given the high volume of loaded squatting during weight lifting, it’s natural that the knee

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Anatomy, Causes and Treatment of Jumper’s Knee (Patellar Tendinopathy) Part 3

So in part 1 we discussed the presentation, causes and anatomy of patellar tendinopathy.  In part 2 we spoke about education, unloading and then reloading.  make sure you go back and read those 2 if

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Anatomy, Causes and Treatment of Jumper’s Knee (Patellar Tendinopathy) Part 2

So in part 1 we discussed the presentation, causes and anatomy of patellar tendinopathy.  In part 2 we’ll dive a little deeper into treatment options for patellar tendinopathy.  So without further

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Anatomy, Causes and Treatment of Jumper’s Knee (Patellar Tendinopathy) Part 1

Jumper’s knee (also known as patellar tendinopathy) is one of the most common overuse injuries I see with athletes in the gym.  Patellar tendinopathy is mainly described in our medical literature

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Why Do I Have Knee Pain? Complete Guide to Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome: Part 7 – Rehabilitation

Patellofemoral pain syndrome (PFPS) is the most common form of knee pain treated in physical therapy clinics.  I made this series to help people better understand this condition, why it occurs and how

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Why Do I Have Knee Pain? Complete Guide to Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome: Part 6 – Pain

Patellofemoral pain syndrome (PFPS) is the most common form of knee pain treated in physical therapy clinics.  I made this series to help people better understand this condition, why it occurs and how

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Why Do I Have Knee Pain? Complete Guide to Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome: Part 5 – Factors Effecting Capacity

Patellofemoral pain syndrome (PFPS) is the most common form of knee pain treated in physical therapy clinics.  I made this series to help people better understand this condition, why it occurs and how

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Why Do I Have Knee Pain? Complete Guide to Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome: Part 4 – Capacity

Patellofemoral pain syndrome (PFPS) is the most common form of knee pain treated in physical therapy clinics.  I made this series to help people better understand this condition, why it occurs and how

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