Category Archives: Knee

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Jumper’s Knee

Patella tendonitis, or as it is commonly called, Jumper’s knee, is a repetitive use injury that occurs most commonly to individuals from 10-40 years old. To fully understand the injury, we have to understand the anatomy. The patella tendon lies in the front aspect of our knee. It connects the quadriceps, the muscle in the


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CONCENTRIC VS. ECCENTRIC TRAINING: POST-OPERATIVE HIP/KNEE REPLACEMENT REHAB

Following a traumatic surgery such as a total hip replacement or total knee replacement, there is always inevitably a loss of muscle mass (known as atrophy) and overall muscle strength. This often presents functionally as difficulty with lifting a leg, standing up from a seated position, maintaining a standing position, walking, and going up and


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The Unhappy Triad, ACL, MCL, blown knee

The Unhappy Triad

“The unhappy triad” (also referred to as terrible triad or horrible triangle) is a common injury to the knee that is often seen in contact sports such as football, rugby, and basketball. It consists of tears to three major ligaments in the knee: the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL), medial collateral ligament (MCL), and medial meniscus.


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Physical Therapy Modalities and Durable Medical Equipment (DME): Braces and Orthotics

Here at Advanced Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, we are proud to also offer various braces and orthotic casting in addition to our physical therapy, acupuncture, and chiropractic services throughout our 6 locations. We have a wide variety of braces that maybe you have received or are a good candidate to benefit from, depending on your


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Tips for Fall Prevention

Falls can cause significant injury as well as reduce your independence. Injury due to a fall can make daily living difficult and exhausting. According to the APTA, one third of people over the age of 65 and about one half of people over the age of 80 will fall at least once this year. Physical


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