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Tired of Searching? Click Here To Change Your Movement Now

March 25, 2016

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You can click to find out more about each product. All purchases have refund guarantee and direct customer support, from me; not a machine. (Sorry, no soothing hold music.) After buying something, if needed you can reply to the confirmation email to ask a question. None of that annoying “Do Not Reply” or “noreply@WeDontCareAboutYou.com” stuff. Data […]

My experience watching a reconstructive ACL surgery (understanding why healthcare is expensive)

March 14, 2016

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I recently got to go into an operating room and watch a reconstructive ACL surgery, with a partial medial meniscectomy. I’ve had both of these procedures done to myself (here and here). One unexpected positive of me having this done to myself was being able to parlay that into getting into the same surgery group’s operating room. After […]

Making straight leg raises more knee friendly after surgery

March 7, 2016

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Here is our typical Straight Leg Raise exercise: A common complaint after a knee surgery, like reconstructive anterior cruciate ligament (ACL), is this causes pain. A main reason for doing this exercise is the difference between these videos. Non-surgically repaired leg: Surgically repaired leg: – In other words, we’re trying to get that quadricep to come […]

Protected: Mitigating Patellar Tracking Issues

February 14, 2016

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The genesis of patellar tracking and instability issues, and what to do about them

February 14, 2016

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We have muscles which pull the knee cap (patella). Some of these muscles pull the patella upwards, like the quadriceps. Sometimes it’s hard to appreciate how all these muscles connect with the patella from drawings. Let’s look at a cadaver: (If anyone thought for a second, “Wait, do I have metal in my body?” you […]

Why is it so hard to straighten your knee after ACL surgery?

December 18, 2015

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Something ACL patients, really any knee surgery patient, struggles with the most is regaining full knee extension. Out of surgery, many lay their legs straight, and one knee looks like this, if not worse. Next thing you know they’re walking like this, We’re talking not only the ability to straighten your leg, but the ability to hyperextend your knee. […]

How to properly assess if the femurs are internally rotated

December 4, 2015

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This is rotation of the entire leg: But the femurs do not comprise the entire leg. They’re only the thigh. If someone is standing like so, A common mistake is thinking because the feet are turned out => the leg is externally rotated. But the feet are not the femurs! Just because the foot is turned […]

8 Weeks Towards Correcting Your Anterior Pelvic Tilt

November 23, 2015

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One of the most common questions regarding corrective exercise is, “I have an anterior pelvic tilt. What can I do to get rid of it?” As far as my memory goes, it’s been a decade since the internet was set a flame with the words anterior pelvic tilt. Where suddenly every issue every person had […]