Tag Archives: Knee Pain

Is your athlete hypermobile?

December 4, 2013

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Contributed by expert, Dr. Jon Herting. Can your athlete do any of the following things? Hyperextend their elbows  > 10° on either side Hyperextend their knees > 10° on either side Flex their thumbs to contact their forearm on either side Extend their pinky to a > 90° angle to the rest of the hand […]

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How to find the right sports medicine professional for return to sport.

September 18, 2013

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Contributed by Dr. Jon Herting, PT, DPT, CSCS, HF/S If you are reading this blog you may already know that not all rehab professionals, physicians or strength coaches are created equal and this begins with the life experiences and education that each of us have been subjected to. As sport medicine professionals we all have […]

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7 Signs Your Knee Injury Could Be Serious

September 4, 2013

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Contributed by Dr. David Geier, http://www.drdavidgeier.com/signs-knee-injury-serious/ Knee injuries are among the most common injuries in sports and exercise. Fortunately, among the patients I see in the office, most knee injuries do not require surgery. If you suffer a knee injury, how can you know if it is serious and worth seeing an orthopedic surgeon? This […]

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Females and Knee Pain

July 24, 2013

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Contributed by Mandy Huggard PT, DPT, ATC, CSCS Knee pain is the number one complaint that I hear in the clinical setting.   Most of the time it is coming from a female.  Whether it is a young adolescent soccer player, a 40-something year old avid runner, or the older active woman, more females are complaining […]

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