Foam Rolling the ITB(Iliotibial band) has become a popular technique to supposedly decrease tightness in the lateral leg/hip/knee region, increase mobility and decrease hip/knee pain. I see physical therapists , trainers, and healthcare practitioners prescribing the foam roll quite often for people with knee pain/hip problems. In addition, I see people at the gym constantly rollingContinue Reading »
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This is sometimes a difficult concept for our patients to understand. Where someone is experiencing pain is not necessarily where the root cause of the problem is. Pain is a symptom of some type of dysfunction in the body. To resolve any type of pain in the body it is necessary to identify the source ofContinue Reading »
Have you ever had a C-section? No matter how old the c-section scar is it can contribute to decreased core stability, low back pain, pelvic floor issues, bilateral hip/knee, and lower leg pain. The scar can affect movement patterns and contribute to decreased core/leg strength. You may be thinking- “I had my c-section over 30 yearsContinue Reading »