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SKI Season and Dreaded ACL injury

SKI Season and Dreaded ACL injury

by Stacey Harper, PT, MPT Many of my patients and close friends know that I have a passion for skiing. I spend every weekend during the winter months up in Tahoe trying to get the most out of my season’s pass. As a result of my interest in the sport, I am often sought out

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Does long distance running cause osteoarthritis of the knee?

Does long distance running cause osteoarthritis of the knee?

Does long distance running cause osteoarthritis of the knee? by Janeen Gray, PT, DPT   March, 2014 Distance running is becoming an increasingly popular sport. According to Running USA, a non-profit organization for the running industry which tracks trends in running, there was a 10% increase in marathon participants and 24% increase in...

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Returning to golf following knee surgery

Returning to golf following knee surgery

Returning to golf following knee surgery Returning to golf following a knee surgery can be a challenging yet rewarding endeavor. Golf places extremely high levels of dynamic forces on the tissues surrounding the knee. A safe return to the sport relies on complete control of these forces. Proper rehabilitation includes physical therapy to...

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RETURNING TO SPORT AFTER A KNEE INJURY

RETURNING TO SPORT AFTER A KNEE INJURY

by Jason Yuag, PT, DPT Recovering from a knee injury can be a long process, whether it’s a minor sprain or a major knee surgery.  There are certain steps you need to take to make sure you recover properly especially if you want to return to a specific activity or sport. Whether you are in

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PATELLAR TENDINOPATHY

PATELLAR TENDINOPATHY

by Jonathan V. Luu September, 2012 Athletes who train and compete at all levels, from recreational to elite, are affected by injuries from time to time, and one of the most pervasive conditions across the spectrum of physical activity is knee pain or Patellar Tendinopathy. Athletes participating in sports such as basketball, volleyball...

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