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Effect of mini band position on glute activation

A recent study sought to examine the effect of band position on hip muscle activation during resisted side stepping (or crab walks). What you’ll read…

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Copenhagen Hip Adduction Exercise: The Science and Unique Variations

It’s common for personal trainers, strength coaches, athletes and exercises enthusiasts alike to regularly use exercises that focus on training the hip abductors (i.e., the…

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Standing Posture, Hip Joint Loads & The Management of Hip Pain

In recent years, particularly in the social media sphere, there has been a lot of negative publicity directed towards management approaches for musculoskeletal pain that…

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Have the butt muscles of the world gone silent?

From my extremely unscientific observation it appears that 67-74% of my patients have been told their glutes are inhibited and don’t work properly. It seems…

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Surgery Vs Conservative Management of Femoral Acetabular Impingement Syndrome (FAIS) – Part I

Reflections on the 2018 “FASHION” Trial   In Australia, between 2010 and 2013, the number of people undergoing hip arthroscopy increased by over 50% (Medicare…

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Great Hip Mobility Moves

Most people want to have more hip mobility. And the motions most of you are restricted in is rotation. Now, not everyone needs to be able…

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Gluteal Tendinopathy, are Psychological Factors More Important than Strength?

Following on from the excellent LEAP Trial in Gluteal Tendinopathy which found exercise led to a roughly 80% success rate at 8 weeks we have…

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Hip Arthroscopy for FAI Syndrome in Athletes

…Is it a one-way ticket back to preinjury sport and optimal performance? We recently published a paper in the American Journal of Sports Medicine entitled…

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