What is the Cause of Runner’s Knee or PFPSThe patella femoral joint is the region where the pain is thought to originate and the pain generator for this common condition among runners and the athletic population. The patella femoral joint is comprised of the distal end of the femur, specifically the medial and lateral condylesContinue Reading »
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Do you have pain while running or jumping or going down stairs? Any time you sit or bend your knee, do you have pain? Is it around the kneecap or patella? You may have Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome (PFPS). Other names used to describe this condition are retropatellar pain syndrome, anterior knee pain and lateral facetContinue Reading »
In order to rehabilitate an Achilles tendinopathy or tendinosis for runners and non-runners, we need to be focused on the patient’s goals as a means to set expectations and ensure the best outcome. In this video, we discuss how to properly progress a patient to minimize setbacks in the rehabilitation process. Many of our recommendationsContinue Reading »
Many folks are avid walkers that have always wanted to get back to jogging or want to start jogging. Some are obsessed with the Elliptical workouts but desire to be outside. Whatever your fitness wish, you should know that many people can start a joint jogging program with the proper steps!Set realistic expectationsFirst, set realistic expectationsContinue Reading »
Recent Studies Show Running and Exercise May Actually Strengthen the Intervertebral Disc A recent study looked at the lumbar disc problems, Intervertebral Discs (IVDs) in people that were runners for greater than five years and also ran more than 50+ kilometers per week (long distance runners). The intervertebral discs act as shock absorbentsContinue Reading »