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Exercises that Help You Recover from an Injury

July 28th, 2022

‘Fitness’ is a word that has been thrown around in our modern society. About 45% of American adults have a gym membership and visit the gym regularly. And if there’s one thing we know about physical fitness exercises, it is that injuries are bound to happen. While the phrase “No pain, no gain” has become

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Youth Athletes

ACL Tears in Youth Athletes: Are female athletes at a higher risk for tears?

November 30th, 2021

Almost 20 years ago, we started to see a noticeable increase in the number of youth athletes with ACL tears and ACL reconstruction.  Youth participation in sports was becoming much more prevalent.  In particular, what we noticed was an epidemic proportion of young women between the ages of 13-17 who were coming in with ACL

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What’s overstriding, and why can this be a problem for runners?

November 29th, 2021

“Overstriding” means that when you run, you land with your foot in front of your body. In the image below- the runner on the left is demonstrating an overstriding running gait. You’ll notice that the overstriding running gait is associated with a heel strike landing. How does overstriding cause injuries in runners? The impact and

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