Hip Pain

What is Prehabilitation?

Prehabilitation is a proactive approach to exercise that helps prevent injuries and functional outcomes following surgical interventions. Most commonly, surgeons will recommend their patients begin physical therapy and prehabilitation exercises to reduce the recovery time and improve the rehabilitation post surgery.  With the aging population and the increase in patient’s having to undergo total hip […]

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How to Prevent Ski Injuries


How to Prevent Knee Injuries while Skiing Ski season is upon us, and there is nothing like hitting the slopes to enjoy a beautiful winter day. Although a very fun activity, we also need to remember that skiing is a difficult sport, which [...]

How to Prevent and Treat Knee Pain


What Causes Knee Pain? Knee pain is a common injury that can occur due to imbalances in the body. The main focus to treating and preventing knee pain is the emphasis on proper core-pelvic control [...]

What Happens During a Bone Density Test?


Woman looking at test results The most common bone density test used today is called a dual energy x-ray absorptiometry (DXA). This test involves lying on a table for several minutes while a small x-ray detector scans your [...]

ITB Syndrome, A Common Cause of Knee Pain


IT Band Syndrome, Knee Pain What is Iliotibial Band Syndrome? Iliotibial band (ITB) syndrome is a common cause of lateral knee pain, often it can be due to an overuse issue but can also be due to a combination of overuse [...]