Gait Retraining for Knee Hyperextension

Unlike the hip joint, which possesses a deep ball and socket that provides inherent stability to reduce stress on the restraining ligaments, the knee is particularly prone to injury because the flatness of the tibial plateau provides little protection against...

Managing Limb Length Discrepancies

Excerpted from his book, Human Locomotion Limb length discrepancy (LLD), which is divided into functional and structural categories, is a common cause of injury. In a study of 3,026 subjects with radiographically confirmed LLD, Harvey et al. (152) determined that...

Managing Achilles Tendinitis

Excerpted from his book, Injury-Free Running, Second Edition Despite its broad width and significant length, runners injure their Achilles tendons with surprising regularity. In a recent study of 69 military cadets participating in a six-week basic training program...