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So far Nathan Lilley PT, MPT, OCS, CSCS has created 20 blog entries.

Still working from home after all this time?

Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.” Teddy Roosevelt   Many of us first felt the effects of the COVID pandemic by switching from working in an office to working at home.  Often this was from the kitchen table or some hastily combined furniture to make a “home office.”  Unfortunately, the [...]

By |2021-06-08T16:15:24+00:00June 8th, 2021|General|Comments Off on Still working from home after all this time?

Spring Cleaning for Spring Running! MOBILITY exercises to MASTER while Spring Running

As the weather gets nicer the eagerness to get outside only continues to grow! As physical therapists and movement experts the trends every spring always remain the same. We see lots of people getting outside, busting out the new running shoes and adding mileage to their routine! This excites us, but the problem here is [...]

By |2021-04-21T14:30:40+00:00April 21st, 2021|General|Comments Off on Spring Cleaning for Spring Running! MOBILITY exercises to MASTER while Spring Running

March “STRETCH” Madness – 3 stretches you can do while you are watching some great basketball.

We all know that March is one of the best times of the year. One of those reasons is that it’s the month of MARCH MADNESS Basketball! With the Elite 8 coming up this weekend, there are officially several hours left of March Madness Basketball! DO NOT SPEND THAT ENTIRE TIME JUST SITTING! We all know that [...]

By |2021-04-02T11:49:30+00:00March 29th, 2021|General, Orthopedic Disorders and Treatment|Comments Off on March “STRETCH” Madness – 3 stretches you can do while you are watching some great basketball.

Three Movement Considerations for Overhead Athletes

Three Movement Considerations for Overhead Athletes By: Aaron Page, DPT With baseball season right around the corner, it is time to brush off the old leather and get your body, shoulder and arm ready to start throwing some heaters. To be fair though, this resource is not exclusive to baseball. In fact, anyone that will [...]

By |2021-01-25T17:32:40+00:00January 20th, 2021|Shoulder, Thoracic Spine|Comments Off on Three Movement Considerations for Overhead Athletes

Hamstring Tendinosis

What is hamstring tendonosis? The hamstring muscles are comprised of three primary muscles; the biceps femoris (lateral hamstring), and the two inner hamstrings muscles, the semimembranosus and semitendinosus muscles. The hamstring muscles are responsible for the bending of the knee, like stepping into a car, and pushing your body forward as your leg moves back [...]

By |2017-05-22T20:31:04+00:00May 12th, 2014|Hip, Orthopedic Disorders and Treatment|Comments Off on Hamstring Tendinosis

Understanding Pain – Part I

This will be a multi-segment series on current evidence in pain science. What is Pain? Our understanding of pain has changed quite a bit from the old days. We now know that pain is the brain’s interpretation of a stimulus received from specific nerve endings called nociceptors. Nociceptor is derived from the Latin root nocere [...]

By |2017-05-22T20:31:04+00:00May 12th, 2014|General|Comments Off on Understanding Pain – Part I

Femoral Acetabular Impingement

What is Femoroacetabular Impingement? Most recently FAI has been recognized as a cause of hip pain. FAI can be a source of hip pain at any age. FAI occurs when the femoral head and acetabulum have an abnormal contact, resulting in damage to the labrum/and or acticular cartilage, as well as limited range of motion [...]

By |2017-05-22T20:31:04+00:00March 18th, 2014|Hip, Orthopedic Disorders and Treatment|Comments Off on Femoral Acetabular Impingement

Patellofemoral Syndrome

What is Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome (PFPS) and why is it important? PFPS also referred to as chondromalacia of the patella, is a common knee problem that is most prevalent in youth and female athletes. Chondromalacia is a general term indicating damage to the cartilage under your kneecap (patella). Patellofemoral disorders are often some of the [...]

By |2017-05-22T20:31:04+00:00March 13th, 2014|Knee, Orthopedic Disorders and Treatment|Comments Off on Patellofemoral Syndrome

Meniscal Pathology

What is a meniscus (plural menisci)? A meniscus is a crescent of C-shaped fibrocartilaginous structure present in the knee. There are two menisci in your knee the inside or medial meniscus and the outside or lateral meniscus each rests between the femur and tibia. They are shaped concave on the top and flat on the [...]

By |2017-05-22T20:31:04+00:00February 17th, 2014|Knee, Orthopedic Disorders and Treatment|Comments Off on Meniscal Pathology

Osteoarthritis Of The Hip

What Is Osteoarthritis? Osteoarthritis (OA) is the leading cause of disability in the USA. It is estimated that 1 out of 3 adults will suffer from arthritis. By definition osteoarthritis or degenerative joint disease (DJD) is a progressive disorder involving inflammation and degradation of the articular or hyaline cartilage on the ends of bones in [...]

By |2017-05-22T20:31:04+00:00February 11th, 2014|Hip, Orthopedic Disorders and Treatment|Comments Off on Osteoarthritis Of The Hip