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What kind of shoes should you be wearing for your workouts? Many of us choose the shoes that we see advertised on television or on the internet that our favorite athlete is promoting. But is that the best shoe to maximize your training? When choosing the correct shoe you should take into account a few … Continue reading The Best Shoes for Your Next Workout
Knee pain is a common condition that we see at Back to Function. After a thorough history of how and when your knee hurts, are next step to diagnose your condition is a posture evaluation. The posture evaluation can tell us quite a bit about the different stresses on the knee joint. Typically, when the … Continue reading Knee Pain & Posture
Full return to sport or activity can be a 5-month to a full year process for the post-surgical ACL reconstruction. Successful return to activity is dependent on following post-surgical precautions and completing a structured post-surgical rehabilitation program. In addition, sport specific training prior to returning to the desired sport is mandatory and has been shown … Continue reading Post-Surgical ACL Reconstruction Rehabilitation Protocol
Quick Anatomy Overview of the Knee The knee joint involves 4 bones: Femur Tibia Fibula Patella There are four main ligaments that stabilize the knee: Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) This article will focus on the ACL. The ACL is located in the center … Continue reading Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Surgery of the Knee
When you look at the human skeleton, you will notice that the bones all stack up on each other like links of a chain. Each bone is connected to the next by a joint like a well designed machine. How these joints interact with one another via the muscular system dictates our function. A somewhat … Continue reading Mobility or Stability. What Does Your Body Need?
In most sports, a knee injury seems to be one of the most dreaded complaints that an athlete will face in their career. One of the common types of injury within the knee is a tear to the Anterior Cruciate Ligament, commonly known as the ACL. In most knee dislocations, the ACL tear is usually … Continue reading What You Need to Know About ACL (Knee) Injuries