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Running Injury Management: Quality Care

Source: http://www.runnersworld.com/injury-treatment/quality-care   The only thing more demoralizing than a running injury is spending time and money to have the problem checked by someone who tells you to pop an ibuprofen and stop running.…
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Tennis Elbow Differential Diagnosis and Treatment

  Tennis Elbow Differential Diagnosis and Treatment:   While tennis elbow is by far the most common diagnosis of musculoskeletal pain on the lateral elbow, our clinic frequently sees patients with ongoing “chronic” lateral elbow…
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Causes of Back Pain

Causes of Back Pain It is important to understand that back pain is a symptom of a medical condition, not a diagnosis itself. Medical problems that can cause back pain include the following: Mechanical problems: A mechanical problem is due to…
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Real Time Ultrasound is here!

Wouldn't it be wonderful if you could see how your muscles were contracting as you were doing exercises? Wouldn't it be great to see what is going on under your skin without waiting ages for tests? You can! The technique is called Real Time…
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Physiotherapists are the safest providers of Manipulation

Thanks to Dr. Rob Landel and the California Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapy Special Interest Group for the following post.  In my last post, I made it clear that physical therapists are more than adequately prepared, through their education…
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Interesting thoughts on Chiropractic and Physical Therapy

I have not chimed in very often to this website, but John knows me rather well from our interactions at the University of Pittsburgh (PITT) where I am completing my PhD in rehabilitation science. When I read that bizarre "article" (or whatever…
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Steve Nash Story

Grantland Steve Nash Injury Rehab- Touching video
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Aging and Sport. The Steve Nash story

Steve Nash: Where There Is a Will, Is There a Way? March 23, 2014 by Luke McManus   Steve Nash. A basketball name I quickly associate with a fast paced, fluid, and entertaining offense. A little guy that was never scared to enter…
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Patellofemoral Syndrome. What the latest research tells us.

By Scott Simpson PT, BSc. Saanichton Physiotherapy Clinic Anterior knee pain has been shown to affect 1 in 4 of people in general population with increases in athletes (McConnell), likewise a study by Almedia, Bizzini found that the problem…
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Low back Joint Manipulation...thoughts on research

My personal opinion is that we should always put patient safety first, I do not want to do any treatment that can cause long term problems. The safety of lumbopelvic manipulation is clear to see- there are few risks to manipulation of the lumbar…