Special thanks to DPT students Kelly Gabbett, Sarah Glazewski, Mark Abrams, Victoria Bensinger (Widener University Class of 2024) We all know that carrying excessive weight has a negative impact on our joints but the magnitude of that impact goes beyond the compression forces. When an individual is overweight or obese, the …
Read more Adiposity and Osteoarthritis
FAI is a condition of abnormal and wearing contact between the ball and socket of the hip joint resulting in damage to the joint.
Read more Impingement Tests of the Hip
Elbow injury occurs on a rather frequent basis and often joint mobilization techniques are employed to assist in the recovery
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TOS tests are influenced by the criteria used to establish a positive test, i.e. vascular or neurologic.
Read more TOS: Why Do We Take a Pulse When the Problem is Neurologic?
There are a variety of possible wrist injuries. Ruling out fracture, dislocation, and ligamentous instability are paramount.
Read more Methods of Assessing Wrist Stability