Many athletes accept the fallacy that knee pain is the inevitable cost of running. While it is true that running places a great amount of force on the knee joint, it isn’t always the impact that causes pain. Believe it or not, running actually strengthens the knee joint and the surrounding bones. Have you heard of Wolff’s…

The diagnoses of hip injuries have arisen over the past decade. This increase is likely from the increase in understanding and diagnosis of hip impingements. Several hypotheses exist on the potential rise, but the most accepted is the greater understanding and diagnoses of hip impingement. The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons describes the following types of hip impingement (FAI)….

The diagnosis of hip pain and impairment is increasing. The reasoning for the increased diagnosis is not well established and may simply be from an increase in diagnosis, not an increase in actual injury occurrence. These semantics are fine and dandy, but provide little help for improving those with hip pain. It also doesn’t help…