The largest joint in the human body, it is a hinge joint of the lower extremities that allows flexion, extension, and slight internal/external rotation. Stresses of the knee include weight-bearing, extension-locking, and impacts, twists, and turns.
Anatomy Blog Posts
Your shoulder joint does not act in isolation to create movement in your arm. The muscles of your shoulder and scapula ( shoulder blade ) act together to create all movements of the arm.
Often the importance of strengthening the muscles controlling the shoulder blade is forgotten. Having a strong, stable, and well moving scapula is important for all baseball, basketball, swimming, overhead lifting or any sport involving the arm.
With tennis and golf season underway, tennis elbow and golfers elbow are common overuse injuries. Click read more to learn about, what these injuries are and how to treat them.
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome is a common injury of the wrist and hand. Check out this article to learn more about why carpal tunnel occurs and how it is treated!
A shoulder impingement is a common shoulder injury. If you experience shoulder pain, check out this post to learn more about what exactly a shoulder impingement is, and what type of exercises can help strengthen the shoulder
A strong core is important to protect and stabilize the spine and is important in the prevention of back pain. Click read more to learn about what exactly is your core, and why having a strong core is important!
Click below to read more about the gluteus muscle that is important for runners, the gluteus medius!
The gluteus medius oversees the action of lifting your leg to the side and stabilizing your pelvis while it bears weight – especially when running. Check out this post for more information on your gluteus muscles and why they are so important.
This article explains what exactly is knee osteoarthritis, the causes, symptoms and how knee osteoarthritis can be managed.