Last post we discussed the correlation of kinesiophobia (fear of movement) to shift of weight over to the non-involved limb. Noehren et al Am J Sports Med 2018 highlighted this in a recent study that showed how athletes unload the involved limb during bilateral jumping tasks. As stated in our previous blog post, we discussed how we see a similar pattern …
Psychological Measures for Return to Play Following ACLR, Part 3 In this series we’ve been talking about kinesiophobia (fear of movement) and specifically how this is related to an increase in re-injury risk with athletes returning to play. In the last post, we provided a case study with an athlete who was being assessed for return to sport-specific testing. 19 …
Why should you be training the Inferior Temporal Gyrus for your ACL patients ACL injury is prevalent in athletics. Not only are there immediate changes once the injury occurs, but there’s substantial evidence that there are long term changes associated with an ACL, including: osteoarthritis, alterations in gait, changes in body awareness and psychology, and weakness, as well as increased risk …
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We have my #APTACSM presentation from this morning available for you to view! If you were a physical therapist in attendance, you know I covered topics such as ACL tears, ACL repairs and overall knee rehabilitation. Don’t forget I’ll be at MeyerPT’s booth (#410) starting today at 10AM, so be sure to stop by!
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The number of ACL injuries is rising – Dr. Dave Cruz of WebExercises has important suggestions to help improve those numbers.
Doctor of Chiropractic, CSCS, CES, PES, founder of WebExercises
The Triple Hop and Stop evaluates lower body movement patterns by focusing on counter-movement and landing, which can help identify higher risk movement patterns.
MS, ASCC, BWLA, Director of Performance for STACK Velocity Sports Performance
Part 2: Dr. Trent Nessler further explains how the patient’s mind and body have to be taken care of for success returning back to sport.