Categories: Hip Pain

How To Improve Hip Mobility Without Static Stretching

Author: Dr. Colin Butler, DPT, ATC Hips are not born to be “tight”, but with the amount of frequency that people lambast about feeling like their hips have more in common with rusty gears than Stretch Armstrong I can see how you think they might.  I’m here to tell you that, for the most part, […]

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Why Bands Aren’t Helping Weak Hips

Author:  Dr. Elyse Dinan, DPT   Many people are told that their knee pain, hip pain, or low back pain is due to weakness in their hips. This is often determined after strength tests show weakness in the ability to use muscles like your glutes, which are important for hip and pelvis stability. The fix […]

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Why Stretching Isn’t Working: Hamstring Edition

Author: Dr. Ben Fan, DPT, CSCS, CMP   Stretching is something a lot of us do, but have we ever thought about why? Of course we have. The muscle is tight, so to fix it we stretch it. That makes sense, if the only reason why a muscle is “tight” or “restricted” is because it […]

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