Hot Topic: Femoroacetabular Impingement (FAI)

November 2, 2011

Informational article on hip joint pathology by Trevor Winnegge, DPT, OCS, CSCS Recently, femoroacetabular impingement, or FAI, has been increasingly recognized as a cause of hip pain. While femoroacetabular impingement can be a source of hip pain at any age, this post will focus primarily on the adolescent and young adult.  Femoroacetabular impingement is considered [...]

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Is the Present Day Athlete Prepared for the Initiation of Athletic Performance Enhancement Training?

October 17, 2011

The lack of early age athletic “preparation” as well as the common occurrence of youth athletic “sports specialization” is presently an all too common theme in the United States. The dream of a college scholarship and perhaps an ensuing professional payday appears to often be the incentive for such early sport specialization. However, too early [...]

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The Future of Physical Therapy

August 28, 2011

“The doctor of the future will give no medicine, but will interest his patients in the care of the human frame, in diet, and in the cause and prevention of disease.” – Thomas A. Edison The future of physical therapy is bright.  Although one might be discouraged by the steadily declining reimbursements and the general [...]

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A Little Exercise May Protect The Aging Brain From Memory Loss Following Infection

August 14, 2011

A small amount of exercise shields older animals from memory loss following a bacterial infection, according to a study in the August 10 issue of The Journal of Neuroscience. The findings suggest moderate exercise may lead to several changes in the brain that boost its ability to protect itself during aging – a period of [...]

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