Month: February 2017

Deep Buttock Pain: Causes and Treatment

For more muscle therapy articles, fitness and rehab news, follow us on Facebook and Twitter. It can be difficult to determine the cause and to treat deep gluteal pain.  The piriformis muscle is often suspected, but rarely the source of the

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“Trochanteric Bursitis” is often Gluteal Enthesopathy

For more fitness, rehab, and wellness news, follow us on Facebook and Twitter. Patient guide to Greater Trochanteric Pain Syndrome My approach has evolved in how to treat and prescribe exercises to patients with lateral hip pain or greater trochanteric pain syndrome

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Exercises to prevent a hamstring re-injury

For more fitness, rehab, and wellness news, follow us on Facebook and Twitter. After a hamstring injury, what is the best way to judge if an athlete is ready to return to play? Researchers have found that after the pain of

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Buttock pain: Obturator Internus

For more fitness, rehab, and wellness news, follow us on Facebook and Twitter. The Obturator Internus (OI) is a deep gluteal muscle, which can cause pain that is often confused with hamstring pain.  For pain either side of the ischial tuberosity

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Best Glute Medius Exercises for Runners.

For more fitness, rehab, and wellness news, follow us on Facebook and Twitter. Glute medius weakness lower back pain link: Two recent studies 1 2 found a weak gluteus medius was linked to lower back pain!  This study found – Active Release Techniques (ART) soft tissue therapy of

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