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Femoroacetabular Impingement (FAI)

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While the term Femoroacetabular is quite a mouthful, it is just the clinical name for your hip joint, where the neck of your femur (the long bone of your upper leg) meets the acetabulum of your pelvis. Put simply it is the ball-and-socket complex that makes up your hip joint. In a healthy person, the […]

Physical Therapy vs Surgery for ACL Injuries

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Damage to the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) is a common sports injury that can be debilitating and in some cases career-ending for athletes. The ACL is a major knee ligament that connects the femur to the tibia. Risk for ACL injury is higher for some sports than for others. ACL ruptures are most common in […]

Perception versus Reality: Is your back really stiff, or is it just you?

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Feelings of stiffness in your low back are often cause for concern, and they can indicate a burgeoning problem that may require medical attention. But what if it’s all in your head? Of course, it is insulting and a bit denigrating when someone implies that your feelings of back stiffness are not real. Yet new […]

Diagnosis and Treatment of Groin Pain in Athletes

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Groin pain resulting from athletic injury is fairly common in sports like soccer, hockey, and football that involve rapid twisting, pivoting and directional change, particularly in male athletes. For athletes, chronic groin pain can mean time away from training and competition, and in some cases it may result in a career-ending injury. The hip, groin […]

2018 Scholarship Available at NYDNRehab

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NYDNRehab is a leading nationally recognized physical therapy and rehabilitation clinic located in NYC. We embrace innovative therapies and cutting edge technologies to give our patients every advantage in healing and recovery. Our expert team of top-notch professionals have extensive experience in sports medicine, neurorehab, orthopedics, back pain treatment and pediatric rehabilitation. We work with […]

Assessment and Diagnosis of Plantar Fasciopathy in Runners

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Runners’ feet take a pounding, and over time the plantar fascia and its associated structures may become damaged with microtears, bone spurs or stress fractures. Correct diagnosis and treatment are key to full performance recovery. In its early stages, plantar fasciopathy usually presents as heel pain. Careful assessment will distinguish plantar fasciopathy from other causes […]

The Case Against Valsalva Pushing in the Second Stage of Labor

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Natural childbirth is as old as time itself…if it weren’t, none of us would be here! For most of human history, childbirth has been the purview of women, mostly midwives and female relatives, who assisted a laboring mother as she did what comes naturally. However, shortly after World War II, that all changed as modern […]

Understanding Neck and Shoulder Pinched Nerve Pain

When Your Heel Pain is Not Plantar Fasciitis

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Plantar fasciitis is the most common diagnosis of heel pain, responsible for about 70 percent of all reported cases of foot pain. Yet that leaves 30 percent of cases where heel pain generates from another source. Because plantar fasciitis is so common, other causes of heel pain are often overlooked, meaning that treatment is sometimes […]

The Relationship Between Core Stability and Knee Injury Risk in Female Athletes

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Athletic injuries seem to be occupying news headlines with increasing frequency of late, as concern rises about the dangers of various sports. This concern has also prompted a great deal of research in an attempt to identify underlying problems that may predispose some athletes to injury. From that research, significant findings have emerged about the […]

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