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Why should I strengthen my hips when my knees hurt?

Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome (PFPS for short) is a common condition where pain is present behind and/or around the knee cap. It is twice as common in women as men and has a high occurrence in those who are involved in athletic activities. Physical therapy is an effective treatment to reduce this type of knee […]

Why should I strengthen my hips when my knees hurt? 2017-12-05T00:43:43+00:00

Which running shoe is right for you?

I constantly have patients who come in and ask me about how to pick out the correct running shoes. They often say they are going to a store where “They watch you walk on a treadmill” to help you pick the right shoe. It is important to realize that the way we walk or our “gait” is very different on a treadmill than when we are walking on the ground, so that will not be a reliable way of finding the proper shoe for you.

Which running shoe is right for you? 2017-10-18T18:07:22+00:00