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By: Austin G Johns CSCS CES HC OrthoVirginia Director, Post-RehabilitationSports fall upon this continuum depending upon the rigor, force, substrate, equipment, and physical application of the activity. Swimming, for instance, requires an extreme
Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) reconstruction surgery is one of the most damaging experiences an athlete can go through. Although orthopedic surgical techniques have improved greatly in the past few decades, recovery is still slow (6 – 12
By Austin G Johns CCS CES HC Director, Post-Rehabilitation Return to Sport ProgramYou can't sprint if you're unable to stop, and you can't jump if you're unable to land. The idea referenced in this quote refers to standard laws in
By Austin G Johns CCS CES HC Director, Post-Rehabilitation Return to Sport ProgramOn December 4, 2017, Ryan Shazier, linebacker for the Pittsburgh Steelers football team suffered a devastating injury while tackling Josh Malone from the Cincinnati
By:Keith Lawhorn, MD Austin G Johns CSCS CES HCJust a few years ago, Zack’s shoulder was so unstable it would dislocate anytime he moved his arm a certain way. The 21-year-old worried constantly that it would pop out. Fed up, and unable to
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