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ACL Rehab – When Can I Run Again?

This blog is a shortened version of a review from the 14th issue of the Physio Network Research Reviews. It highlights a study titled “Criteria…

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Open-chain exercises after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction

A recent study sought to review the literature on the use of open chain exercises post ACL reconstruction. What you’ll read below is actually a…

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ACL rehab – Both sides of the coin

The Injury I have been intrigued in ACL rehab since suffering my niche combination of injuries. Although ACL injuries in young athletes are common, I…

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ACL tears and bone bruises

Research Review Not sure if you saw my recent post on social media about bone bruises after an ACL tear so I wanted to discuss…

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10 Recommendations To Thrive With Osteoarthritis of the Knee

Osteoarthritis of the knee is a prevalent health issue. Despite a diagnosis of arthritis of the knee, the majority of you can live an active,…

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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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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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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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