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How long does Achilles tendinopathy take to get better?

“How long is this going to take?” is the BIG question a lot of those suffering from Achilles tendinopathy want to know the answer to….

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5 ways to bulletproof the hamstrings

Hamstring strains are one of the most common injuries in sport. Previous hamstring strain is a risk factor for future hamstring injury, so prevention is…

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Plantar Heel Pain: How you treat it may not be evidence based

Plantar heel pain (PHP) is by far the most common condition presenting to podiatrists and physios, so much so that many are now calling it…

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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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Proximal Rectus Femoris Rehab Ideas

I recently published this video to discuss someĀ rehabilitation ideas for proximal rectus femoris injuries and the response has been fantastic. However, a common question that…

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Why There is NOTHING Wrong With the Dreaded Knee Extension Exercise

Background: As far back as I can remember through undergrad and PT school it has been driven through my head that the seated knee extension…

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Calf muscle rehabilitation post Achilles tendon rupture

The optimal treatment for every individual patient with an Achilles tendon rupture is still unknown. The incidence of Achilles tendon ruptures is rising and is…

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Why Quads Matter in ACL Rehabilitation

As a person works their way through ACL rehabilitation on their way back to sport, there are so many things that they need to check…

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