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10 Simple & Easy Hip Tendonitis Exercises to Try at Home

If you’re suffering from hip pain, tendonitis (also spelled tendinitis) may be the reason. You may experience trouble with normal activities such as walking, climbing stairs, getting in and out of a chair, or running. Take a look at these hip tendonitis exercises to help relieve your pain, especially if you’re also experiencing lower back … Read more

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How to Stretch Your Hip With 8 Simple & Easy Stretches

Like low back pain, hip pain is fairly common, affecting 10% of adults in the general population, increasing with age. While hip surgery and joint replacement are possible to treat the most severe cases of hip pain, physical therapy is an easy way to get relief. As a sports medicine doctor, I’ve seen many people … Read more

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17 Hip Exercises Proven to Loosen and Strengthen Hip Muscles

Exercising your hip muscles can provide many benefits, like increased mobility, flexibility, strength, and pain relief. When you practice hip stretches and exercises, you may find it easier to do things that were more difficult before, such as running, jumping, or other simple activities that involve hip motion. That’s why I’ve put together these basic … Read more

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Anterior vs Posterior Pelvic Tilt: What’s the Difference?

Pelvic tilt, also called pelvic misalignment, is often caused by a muscle imbalance and can cause lower back and hip pain. Learn the different types of pelvic tilt, what causes it, and how to correct it with physical therapy exercises.  What is Pelvic Tilt?  Your pelvis, or pelvic girdle, is a basin-shaped set of bones … Read more

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8 Thoracic Outlet Syndrome Exercises for Pain Relief

If you ever feel an aching pain where your neck meets your collarbone or tingling and numbness in your fingers, you may be suffering from thoracic outlet syndrome. Luckily, you can do PT exercises to treat this rare condition and relieve TOS pain. What is Thoracic Outlet Syndrome? The thoracic outlet is a diamond-shaped space … Read more

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Will Walking on a Torn Meniscus Make it Worse?

While it depends on the type and severity of your injury, studies have indicated that physical therapy exercises can help a meniscus tear heal quicker. Learn what causes meniscal tears, how to treat them, and when weight-bearing rehabilitation can help them heal quicker.  What is a Meniscus Tear? Menisci are pieces of wedge-shaped cartilage on … Read more

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7 Best Resistance Band Back Exercises

Probably one of the most neglected body parts to train is the back. We want those beautiful caps on rounded shoulders, a bodacious booty, and amazing abs, but what about the back? The back is important to keep fine-tuned because it ties all of those body parts together and supports a correct posture. Correct posture … Read more

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