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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 some 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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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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Are my ‘Weak’ Gluteals causing my Achilles Pain?

This was originally posted on Dr Peter Malliaras’ blog and shared here with permission. It is co-authored by Peter’s PhD student, Igor Sancho. It was…

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Open & Closed Chain Exercises post ACL reconstruction

This blog (research review) is an example of what our review service looks like. Articles are sourced by industry experts and translated for clinical application….

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