Monthly Archives: March 2012

Anterior Cruciate Ligament Strain and Tensile Forces for Weight Bearing and Non-Weight Bearing Exercises

A guide to exercise selection: There is a growing body of evidence documenting loads applied to the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) for weight bearing (WB) and non-weight bearing (NWB) exercises. ACL loading has been quantified by inverse dynamics techniques that … Continue reading

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How to Integrate Cyriax’s Physical Examination with the Mulligan Concept

Russell Woodman and Don Reordan MCTA have published a number of articles on the Mulligan concept.  These articles appeared in Physiotimes.  Two of these are titled “To Snag or Not to Snag the Cervical Spine, That is the Question” published in … Continue reading

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Advances in Treatment of Hip Pain

In the not to distant past, hip injuries were classified as strains, overuse injuries, or arthritic hip pain. The advancement of the diagnosis and treatment of hip injuries over the past ten years has lead to the development of treatments … Continue reading

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Exciting New Exercise Tool — Excellent for Breast Cancer Patients

Participants at the North East Women’s Seminar held on March 15 and March 16 were treated to a new and exciting exercise tool entitled Fletcher Towelwork®. Towelwork was developed by the late Pilates Master Ron Fletcher. Using a special red … Continue reading

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Hip Pain & FAI

Hip pain can be very debilitating for many patients.  When patients experience hip pain, they may not know that hip joint pain typically presents in the groin. The course of treatment may vary dramatically depending on the first health care … Continue reading

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Foot Orthotic Devices

Foot orthotic devices (FOD) have been an established method of treatment for a variety of lower extremity pathologies for many years. More recently researchers have been working to determine what effect FOD have on lower extremity movement. The majority of … Continue reading

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