My latest basketball injury involved receiving a deep thigh bruise about 1 week ago. The bruise then turned in to a hematoma and I made 2 mistakes that will probably prolong my healing about 1 week. Watch this short video and I hope you learn from my mistakes, Thanks, Ed Deboo, PT Bellingham Physical Therapy
Help to protect the posterior capsule of your knee after a mild hyperextension injury with a simple taping techniques. Watch the video to learn more and have a great weekend ~ Ed Deboo, PT Bellingham, Physical Therapy https://youtu.be/DR1NVR_QZyc
If you are experiencing anterior knee pain it could be a patellar tracking issue or an irritation of the infra-patellar fat pad. Watch this short video to learn how to tape your knee to unload the fat pad, Thanks for watching and let me know if you have any questions, Ed Deboo, PT Bellingham Physical
Pain with going up or down stairs, difficulty squatting or running? You may have patellar femoral pain that responds well to a taping technique you can do yourself. Watch the video below to learn how. Please let me know if you have any questions, Thanks, Ed Deboo, PT Bellingham Physical Therapy https://youtu.be/mvLxDObIEeA
We must train the landing to help reduce the chance of ACL injuries in our youth playing sports. Check out my latest video with real footage of a NBA player who suffers not one, but two ACL injuries. Let me know if you have any questions, Ed Deboo, PT Bellingham, Physical Therapy https://youtu.be/vFbsYFv1ivQ
Attention all ballers', time to foam roll out those sore knees and hips to keep you on the court. Let me know if you have any questions, Thanks, Ed Deboo, PT Bellingham Physical Therapy https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H5gSCLx1wP8
(picture courtesy of Essential Anatomy app) Let's talk knee pain. Pain behind your knee, especially after multidirectional activities, could be irritation of a small, but very important muscle called the popliteus. Remember, the knee is just not a simple "hinge joint" but rather has a small but critical amount of tibial internal and external rotation.
Is your training program neglecting 25% of your body? How much time are you spending on foot and ankle mobility? As clinicians assessing foot mobility, here are just a few of the questions we need to ask: 1. does the talus move in the tunnel? 2. is the training wheel (5th Metatarsal) functioning well 3.
The knee is very dependent upon proper strength and flexibility of the hip and ankle. If you are having knee pain that isn't resolving, you may want to check your hip and ankle flexibility. Check out the video below, let me know if you have any questions, Thanks, Ed Deboo, PT Physical Therapy, Bellingham, WA
Attention all coaches, trainers, and other fitness coaches who work with youth athletes: We must do a better job of training the “landing” or eccentric phase of jumping as a majority of ACL injuries are NON contact. In the US alone, it is estimated that 20,000 to 80,000 high school female athletes experience ACL injuries