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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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Osteoarthritis Of The Shoulder

  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 [...]

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Rehabilitation Following Rotator Cuff Repair

What is the Rotator Cuff and why is it important?: Your shoulder is made up of three bones. The upper arm bone (humerus), the shoulder blade (scapula), and the collarbone (clavicle) all collectively form the shoulder joint. The shoulder is a ball-and-socket joint: The ball, or head, of your upper arm bone fits into a [...]

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Non-Operative Rehabilitation Of Rotator Cuff Injuries

What is the Rotator Cuff and why is it important?: Your shoulder is made up of three bones. The upper arm bone (humerus), the shoulder blade (scapula), and the collarbone (clavicle), collectively all form the shoulder joint. The shoulder is a ball-and-socket joint: The ball, or head, of your upper arm bone fits into a shallow [...]

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