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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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Why Do I Have Knee Pain? Complete Guide to Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome: Part 3 – Biomechanics of the Hip, Foot and Ankle

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 2 – Biomechanics of the Knee

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 the condition, why it occurs and how

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Why Do I Have Knee Pain? Complete Guide to Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome: Part 1 – Prevalence, Presentation and Anatomy

Knee pain is a very common issue people face that affects their training and daily living.  I didn’t expect this, but the most popular article I’ve ever written on my website (10 years of

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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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