hip flexors

Marathon training

Close to the Finish Line: How to Prevent Late-Stage Marathon Training Injuries

Marathon training is a unique adventure in its own right. While running is good for the body, running marathons isn’t. The term “hitting the wall” in marathon running is not supposed to be literal, but it feels like it. Hitting the wall means that your body has decided to shut down due to a lack of …

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Women's National Team Midfielder Carli Lloyd in mid-kick.

To Avoid the Common Soccer Injury to Hip Flexors, Bend It Like Carli

The 2015 edition of the Women’s FIFA World Cup was both exciting and historic. The U.S. Women’s National Team earned their 3rd World Cup since its 1991 inception, and #10 Midfielder Carli Lloyd propelled herself into the stratosphere of sports mythology as the new face of women’s soccer. Like any physical therapist, I analyze movement, efficient …

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