Water Polo is a sport that many don’t really think about until the Olympics are on. For some, however, it’s an intense way of life. Water polo is a hard-hitting sport riddled with injuries, blood, and loads of excitement. Similar to hockey, once you catch the water polo bug, you can’t shake it. Don’t believe…

At COR in Santa Clara, we are turning into a haven for aquatic athletes. On any given day you’ll see swimmers, water polo players, synchronized swimmers, and divers training. Of this wild range of aquatic animals, I think water polo players have it the toughest. Now, this doesn’t imply swimmers or dives have it easy,…

At COR, we work with a lot of aquatic athletes. Most of these athletes are swimmers, but they aren’t the only unique aquatic animals. Water polo athletes are other unique beasts, in all honesty more complicated than swimmers. Unlike swimmers, water polo players not only swim, but use many other motions. Eggbeater kick, counterattacks, kicking (each…

Take Home Points:  More athletes are being diagnosed with hip impingement. Hip impingement and osteoarthritis may be caused by a rotated pelvis, specifically acetabulum retroversion. Hip impingement and hip osteoarthritis are becoming more prevalent diagnoses for hip pain. Unfortunately, the causes of these conditions are not well established. One possible theory for these conditions is…