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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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Rescheduling Part 2 of the 11+ reduces injury burden and increases compliance in semi-professional football

Background & Objective Football (soccer) is the most popular game in the world however injury incidence and burden is an ongoing problem. To address this…

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Iliotibial Band Pain in the Runner Part 1: Etiology and Assessment

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

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Why should exercises be pain-free? Part 1 – pain and biomechanics

Introduction The blog aims to take a look at exercise prescription for MSK pain. Why do we prescribe exercises the way we do? What does…

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Dual Tasking – Why Would I Intentionally Distract My Patient?

In our data and media-driven world, the concept of multitasking has regressed from being perceived to be a character trait or capacity of “strength”, to…

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Concussion Rehabilitation: Individualizing Our Intervention

We now understand universally that a concussion should be defined as a mild traumatic brain injury. A commonality amongst all concussions, is that the injuries…

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Loss of extension after ACL surgery: How to assess for a cyclops lesion

Loss of extension after an ACL reconstruction can be debilitating for the patient. It’s not as common as you would think but I see it…

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Anterior Knee Pain – A Test for Fat Pad Irritation

We as physical therapists are constantly seeing patients with anterior knee pain with a very vague history. Often times, there’s not a specific onset or…

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