The pes anserine, also called ‘goose foot’, is the insertion of the sartorius, gracilis and semitendinosus muscles. These muscles are internal rotators that primarily flex the knee. The three tendons are conjoined on the medial side of the proximal tibia. The pes anserine bursa is a fluid filled space that acts like a cushion to […]
Short answer… no! When performed correctly the foundation movement of a deadlift- the hip hinge, is crucial in the prevention, rehabilitation and in avoiding reoccurrence of lower back injuries. Injuries deadlifting in the gym, or in real life events mimicking this movement like lifting a child or moving furniture for example, occur due to performing […]
How does it work? Unfortunately, injuries can lead to time of the sidelines and force you to reduce or modify your activity. This can lead to confusion regarding how your nutritional intake should change, or if it even needs to… to promote recovery? To match reduced activity? To keep muscle? You may experience less physical […]
Whiplash associated disorders (WAD) describes injuries to the tendons, muscles and soft tissues in the neck. It is caused by a sudden acceleration-deceleration movement. Where the head is suddenly and vigorously jolted forwards and backwards, or even sideways. Commonly, this is seen in motor vehicle accidents, but can also occur in sports accidents, trauma, falls […]
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