Hip Mobilization Techniques

Hip Mobilization Techniques

  Hip Mobilization Techniques Activities of daily living requires a significant amount of hip mobility.  Failure to have sufficient hip mobility can result in unnecessary stress on the lower back or lower extremities.  Performing the appropriate hip arthrokinematic...
Elbow Joint Mobilizations

Elbow Joint Mobilizations

      Elbow Injuries When one thinks of elbow injuries, lateral epicondylitis, epicondylosis, and/or eipcondylalgia comes to mind.  Perhaps you know this better as tennis elbow but we all know these pathologies go beyond just tennis players.  Construction workers,...
The Knee: More than a hinge joint!

The Knee: More than a hinge joint!

            Hinge Joint The knee is a hinge joint with two-degrees of freedom:  flexion/extension and rotation.  With the concave tibial plateau and convex femoral condyles, open kinetic chain knee mobility involves rolling/gliding of a concave surface on a convex...
Wrist Mobilization Techniques

Wrist Mobilization Techniques

              Whether one experiences a Colles fracture or carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS), immobilization has the potential to limit motion.  Colles fractures, also known as a dinner fork deformity, were named after Dr. Abraham Colles in 1814 and is the most common...