Bending without breaking: Hypermobility disorders and physical therapy

2021-07-21T09:12:55-04:00July 19th, 2021|Physical Therapy, Physical Therapists, Pilates|

“Hypermobility,” is a term we like to throw around in all types of ways. For many people, it means casually bringing your leg over your head in yoga class or twisting your body into a pretzel-like Cirque Du Soleil performer, but for others, it means chronic pain, frequent injuries, and symptoms that many medical providers will shrug off as “being bendy.” There is a fine line when “flexible” can be more than just limber joints and muscles and may be [...]

Lateral Hip Pain: What You Need To Know

2020-11-07T15:00:10-05:00November 7th, 2020|Uncategorized|

Lateral hip pain, traditionally diagnosed as an isolated condition referred to as “trochanteric bursitis”, is now understood to be most commonly associated with Gluteal Tendinopathy. This condition is most prevalent in post-menopausal women (1 in 4 women over the age of 50) but may also occur in younger runners and males. Traditional treatments have been based on a number of false conceptions such as: 1) the problem is primarily inflammatory in nature, 2) the primary issue is the trochanteric bursa [...]

The Triathlete’s Kinetic Chain

2020-04-07T12:06:56-04:00October 22nd, 2014|Physical Therapy, Redcord Neurac, Injury Prevention, Sports Medicine|

By: Melissa Baudo Marchetti, PT, DPT, SCS, MTC with One on One Physical Therapy Do you have multiple or recurring injuries that seem to not go away? The most common sites of overuse injuries in triathletes are tendon injuries and muscles strains in the knee (25%), lower leg (23%), and lower back (23%)1. Injuries can happen because you are training way too much, you are not preparing or recovering properly, or because you have weaknesses or “weak links” in your [...]

Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome and Gait Retraining

2017-06-23T11:21:04-04:00October 13th, 2014|Injury Prevention, Sports Medicine, Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome, Gait Retraining|

By: Kate Mihevc Edwards PT, DPT, OCS with Back 2 Motion Physical Therapy Who taught you how to run? Was it your mom, your high school running coach, your training partner, youtube, or did you just lace up your shoes one day and go out the door? If you are like most of my patients no one ever taught you how to run and that was all fine and good until you got injured. The enjoyment of running is often [...]

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