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Month: May 2022

Why are girls at more risk for ACL injuries than boys?

Research reviewed: Why do girls sustain more anterior cruciate ligament injuries than boys? :a review of the changes in estrogen and musculoskeletal structure & function. Wild et al, Sports Med. 2012 Among adolescents, the leading cause for injury is from sports. Within that subset, girls suffer more non-contact anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries than boys, …

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Problems with flat feet? This exercise might help

Research Reviewed: Effects of plantar intrinsic foot muscle strengthening exercise on static and dynamic foot kinematics: Randomized controlled single-blind trial in individuals with pes planus. Okamura et al. Gait & Posture. 2019 Pes planus foot alignment (“flat feet”) is when the foot goes flat due to a decrease in the medial longitudinal arch (MLA). The …

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