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Exercises and Warm-Ups for ACL Injury Prevention

Exercises and Warm Up Techniques to Prevent ACL Injuries Written by Drew Morcosof Motus Specialists About 250,000 individuals experience an anterior cruciate ligament – ACL – tear every year. Usually, the ACL prevents the shin bone from sliding forward, stops hyperextension of the knee, and keeps the knee from collapsing inward. However, sports that involve…

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Best Ways to Treat and Prevent Shin Splints

Best Ways to Treat and Prevent Shin Splints Shin splints are uncomfortable, painful, and sometimes, downright frustrating. Perhaps you’ve been experiencing shin splint pain a few minutes into running or after intense athletic activity. Occasionally, they may even cause you to halt your activity altogether. Whatever the aggravating factor is, you’re fed up. So, how…

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Your Guide to Hip Replacement: Surgery, Physical Therapy, and Recovery

Your Guide to Hip Replacement: Surgery, Physical Therapy, and Recovery Over 300,000 people in the United States undergo full hip replacement surgery every year. An anterior, lateral, or total hip replacement involves the removal of the diseased or damaged part of the joint. During replacement surgery, surgeons insert new and functional artificial parts. Ultimately, the…

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What is the Value of a Patient?

What is the Value of a Patient? By Brian Gallagher, PT, CEO, MEG Business Management LLC Think about the last time you were on Amazon ready to buy something.  Even though you knew what you intended on buying, you probably took the time to read the reviews and they probably had an impact on your decision…