knee pain

Does running increase your chance of hip and knee arthritis?

  48 year old patient with knee pain, who likes to play basketball, was advised by his trainer to stop running/playing hoops since this would accelerate his arthritis.  So the question is   “Does running really increase your chances of developing knee and hip osteoarthritis?”   When you look at the research, the answer has

By |July 13th, 2017|arthritis|

PT video: How to fit and use a cane

Not sure if you are using your cane the right way?  Check out this short video just to be safe... Let me know if you have any questions ~ Thanks, Ed Deboo, PT Physical Therapy, Bellingham, WA https://youtu.be/P-Gs3bsj6TE  

By |May 15th, 2017|Hip pain|

Physical Therapy Video: ACL tears in sports, what can we do?

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

By |February 12th, 2017|Knee pain|

Back of your knee pain? Could be your popliteus muscle

(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.

By |December 18th, 2016|Knee pain, Youth Sports|

Professional athletes like Kobe and Alex Rodriguez have been doing it for years, but is it right for you?

Professional athletes, including Kobe and Alex Rodriguez have been doing it for years. Is it right for you? We are talking about PRP injections. Many of you may have heard of PRP- Platelet Rich Plasma - for the healing of many common musculoskeletal injuries like tendonitis, muscle strains, and ligament strains. But is the marketing

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