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Pilates for Hip and Knee Patients

A Pilates program specifically designed for patients undergoing knee and hip replacements during the pre- and post-operative phases may speed recovery. Two reconstructive physicians and two certified Pilates professionals have recommended that patients undergoing total hip or knee

Jan 18, 2008

The Hip Solution for Knee Pain

In other pain-related news, clients with patellofemoral pain syndrome (PFPS) may find relief by improving hip strength. In a study published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine (2013; 47, 207–14), researchers analyzed 10 case-control reviews of gluteal electromyography

Jul 01, 2013

Pilates for Hip and Knee Patients

A Pilates program specifically designed for patients undergoing knee and hip replacements during the pre/postoperative phases may speed recovery.Two reconstructive physicians and two certified Pilates professionals have recommended that patients undergoing total hip or knee

Jan 01, 2008

Total Joint Replacement: Knee and Hip

to an active life. This article reviews OA, examines the steps involved in total knee and hip replacement, and explains how fitness professionals fit into the treatment and recovery plan. Osteoarthritis Review Osteoarthritis is a degenerative disease of the synovial joints

Oct 15, 2014

Prehabilitation Strengthening Exercises for Knee and Hip Arthroplasty

Fitness professionals may work in concert with a physical therapist to encourage a client to engage in "prehab" to maintain or enhance his strength preoperatively for knee or hip arthroplasty (Shakoor et al. 2010). Pain is often a limiting factor, and it may be difficult for the client

Dec 18, 2014

Strengthening, Not Stretching, Hips Best for Knee Pain Prevention

. Place right leg on a yoga block or step. Standing erect and countering other body movement, abduct left leg away from midline. Hold for 3 seconds and slowly return to start. Perform 5 repetitions. Single-leg-stand knee and hip extension with abduction. Tie one end of light

Oct 24, 2012

Hip and Knee Osteoarthritis Likely in Overweight Men

(2008; doi:10.1136/ard.2007.086868) has drawn a parallel between overweight and obese males and total-replacement hip and knee surgeries. Researchers compared the body mass indexes (BMI) of 1,473 people who had undergone surgery against those of 1,103 people who were surgery free. The results

Mar 25, 2009

Get Hip to Hip Replacements

joint dislocation. Avoid Hip Flexion Greater Than 90º. Examples include deep squats and knee-to-chest stretches. Be Wary When Incorporating Exercises That Cause Internal Hip Rotation. Use caution particularly when combining such exercises with hip flexion and

Mar 16, 2010

Reforming the Knee

. Flexibility. Particularly tight muscles around the knee or hip will lead to misalignments and less than optimum movement patterns. Once you have identified your client’s tight areas, you can correct them through movement or stretching—or refer the client to a manual

Jan 18, 2011

The Knee Joint

be added when more resistance can be tolerated while maintaining proper form. Lateral step-downs (3 sets, 10–12 reps): Stand on one leg on 6- to 10-inch step. Keeping hips level, lower unsupported leg just short of floor surface by bending support leg’s knee. Push through heel

Jan 01, 2005