Sports Doc Archive: June, 2013

Nerlens Noel's ACL tear and what to expect

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“It’s happening again!” That was the initial reaction of many 76ers fans, as news broke that the team was trading All-Star... Read more

The hip/trunk weakness epidemic

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As a Physical Therapist, I work with injured athletes on a daily basis. One particular professional athlete I was working with recently validated... Read more

World Cup 2014: The "dress rehearsal"

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The 2013 FIFA Confederations Cup is underway. Group play is over and the semifinals are set: Brazil vs. Uruguay; Spain vs Italy. It’s... Read more

"Train heavy, fight light": CrossFit competition heats up

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“So what's your secret sauce?” Medals have been distributed, the podiums have been cleared, and equipment is being hauled away... Read more

How to correct movement dysfunction

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Previously we discussed how muscle imbalance leads to movement dysfunction in athletes. When athletes move poorly, either during games or training... Read more

Believing in a way back: Returning to running after a spinal cord injury

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If you saw John “Jed” Carman running up the soccer field coaching his son’s team, you would never know that he is newly recovered... Read more

Foam rolling: Believe the hype!

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Foam rolling has gained a lot of notoriety in the last few years but the big question is always: Is this a fad that I really should partake... Read more

Posture, technique keys to fighting off golf injury

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Golfing can be a great and relaxing sport for many to enjoy, but there are common injuries that can occur in the weekend warrior golfer. Golf... Read more