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Cervicogenic Headaches and Conservative PT

by Sean Phillips, PT, DPT A manual physical therapy approach versus subacromial corticosteroid injection for treatment of shoulder impingement syndrome: a protocol for a randomised clinical trial Stephanie Racicki, Sarah Gerwin, Stacy DiClaudio, Samuel Reinmann, Megan Donaldson Introduction: Headaches are a very common complaint, affecting nearly 47% of the population. Of these headaches, cervicogenic headaches […]

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Running with Knee Osteoarthritis-Part 2

By Lillian Wynn PT, DPT Physical Therapist Background 40% of American adults (110 million people) report walking or running as part of a regular exercise routine. Reports and ‘common knowledge’ about running and its impact on our joints are often conflicting. This is the second of three blog posts designed to look at current medical […]

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Running with Knee Osteoarthritis-Part 1

By Lillian Wynn PT, DPT Physical Therapist Background 40% of American adults (110 million people) report walking or running as part of a regular exercise routine.  Reports and ‘common knowledge’ about running and its impact on our joints are often conflicting. This is the first of three blog posts designed to look at current medical […]

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Pilates Training May Be Your Answer to Improve Your 5K Run Performance

by Genevieve Bland, PT, DPT Background Running performance depends on several variables, which include: high maximum oxygen consumption, the ability to sustain maximum oxygen consumption for long periods of time, and the ability to move efficiently. The ability to move efficiently depends on metabolic cost, which is the amount of oxygen spent to move a […]

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ACL Injury

by Scott Vocke, DPT, CMTPT Physical Therapist The ACL is one of four ligaments that helps to stabilize the knee. It is most commonly injured during quick stopping and twisting motions of the knee with the foot planted on the ground. Surgery can be performed to repair or reconstruct the damaged ligament. In many cases, […]

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What are the Risk Factors for Reinjury Following an ACL Reconstruction?

by Alex Tan, PT, DPT OCS Physical Therapist Background: Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) rupture rate is the highest in young athletes who participate in sports involving cutting and pivoting (basketball, skiing, soccer) and when they occur tend to be season-ending injuries requiring surgical reconstruction. Female sex and young age have been viewed as common risk […]

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