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Experts And Gurus: What’s the Difference?

What’s the difference between a guru and an expert? The dictionary assigns the two words the same basic meaning: someone with a high level of…

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Why should exercises be pain-free? Part 2: Pain & philosophy

MIND-BODY DUALISM The first part of this blog discussed how traditional thinking often attributes improvements to pain to changes tissues structure and function. This historical…

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10 Phrases to Teach a Parrot to Recite to Injured Runners

​I’m strongly considering buying a parrot. Not only would a parrot be fun to have as a pet, but it would also prove invaluable in…

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Is there a connection between nutrition and physical therapy outcomes?

Whether a patient presents with an acute injury, be it iatrogenic or accidental, or a condition that has led to gradual tissue degeneration, part of…

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Why Distance Doesn’t Tell the Full Story During Hop Testing

Following an anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury, athletes typically undergo a battery of testing to help inform their readiness to return to sport. This battery…

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Iliotibial Band Pain in the Runner Part 2: Treatment

This is the second of a two-part series by Rich Willy, PT, PhD, on Iliotibial band (ITB) pain. ITB pain is common in runners but…

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Running is Rehab: The doing is the fixing when it comes to recovery from injury and pain

Part 1: Running is Rehab: why running is part of the “fixing” In Lehman’s Terms: When you are injured a primary component of recovery should…

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Can running gait retraining for injury also help efficiency?

Today’s post is an in-depth overview of new research in gait retraining adapted from our Cutting Edge Clinicians Newsletter. It’s a free resource and over…

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Neuroscience And Skilled Patient-Communication Are Essential When Dealing With Patients Suffering From Complex Pain Conditions

Patients with complex pain conditions, such as fibromyalgia, are now recognized as living with a chronic disease, according to the WHO (Nicholas M, 2019). While…

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