Pain After Knee Surgery: Quadriceps Avoidance (What It Is and How to Correct It)

Knee pain and injury can happen during anything from high-intensity sports to many everyday activities — the knee is, after all, a pretty fundamental part of our movement.    And depending on the severity of the injury that occurs, sometimes the safest solution is to opt for surgery. While surgical procedures aren’t anyone’s favorite option,… Continue reading Pain After Knee Surgery: Quadriceps Avoidance (What It Is and How to Correct It)

What Are Biomechanics? (And Why Do They Matter?)

When you hear the word “biomechanics,” what’s the first thing you think of? …Not the easiest question to answer, huh? Perhaps it’s not something everyone can answer immediately, but it’s certainly something people have asked lots about. And rightfully so — the world of biomechanics is vast and complex, and there’s plenty to explore when… Continue reading What Are Biomechanics? (And Why Do They Matter?)

ACL Rehabilitation Timeline: Month Six

Okay, ACL warriors: it’s time to learn about all the thrills of your 6th month of rehab! The first chunk of your recovery timeline has no doubt been grueling to work through, pushing you for countless hours of physical therapy and strength sessions. We’ve said it before, and we’ll say it again — you’ve been… Continue reading ACL Rehabilitation Timeline: Month Six

ACL Rehabilitation Timeline: Month Five

Okay, athletes, here it is… month 5 of your ACL rehab. By now, you’re probably feeling more impatient than anything; all you want is to finally feel like an athlete again, but it feels like it’s taking forever. After all, it’s a huge adjustment to go from 1-2 games per week to solely practicing squats,… Continue reading ACL Rehabilitation Timeline: Month Five

ACL Rehabilitation Timeline: Month Four

Here we go, everyone: month 4 of ACL rehabilitation! As we’ve mentioned in our previous installments, rehabilitating from an ACL injury is a long and challenging journey — but it’s one you can absolutely conquer with the right knowledge and determination. Which is exactly what this series is all about! So far, we’ve covered the… Continue reading ACL Rehabilitation Timeline: Month Four

ACL Rehabilitation Timeline: Month Three

Alright, athletes — welcome back to the fourth installment of our ACL rehabilitation timeline series. If you’ve been following along with the series so far, we’ve covered the goals, expectations, and progress typically seen throughout prehabilitation and the first and second months of your rehab post-surgery. And if you didn’t already guess, this month’s post… Continue reading ACL Rehabilitation Timeline: Month Three

ACL Rehabilitation Timeline: Month Two

Welcome to the third installment of our ACL rehabilitation series, where we talk about all things rehabilitation for that second month after reconstruction surgery. In case you missed it, our previous installment of this series covered the beginnings of ACL rehab from the date of your surgery through the first month of your recovery. But… Continue reading ACL Rehabilitation Timeline: Month Two

ACL Rehabilitation Timeline: Surgery Through Month One

Welcome to the second installment of our ACL rehabilitation timeline! The first post of this series discussed the importance of “prehabilitation” and what it means for your post-operative outcomes. Prehab covers the timeframe from point of injury up until the day of surgery, exploring the very beginning stages of your recovery and what you can… Continue reading ACL Rehabilitation Timeline: Surgery Through Month One

ACL Rehabilitation Timeline: Immediate Injury Response and Prehabilitation

Anyone who’s torn their ACL can tell you how traumatic, painful, and life-changing the injury can be — and the recovery process certainly isn’t an easy one. Typical recovery from ACL reconstruction surgery can take up to 9-12 months, although many athletes continue working on biomechanical movement errors for up to 18 months. As you… Continue reading ACL Rehabilitation Timeline: Immediate Injury Response and Prehabilitation

When Is It Safe to Run After ACL Surgery?

Although running may seem simple in theory, it’s a surprisingly complex sport to nail down. Optimal running performance boils down to pretty specific biomechanics, and it’s surprisingly common for running deficiencies to cause damage to your body. Up to 79% of runners have sustained some kind of injury, whether it be a light ankle sprain… Continue reading When Is It Safe to Run After ACL Surgery?

H2/Heading That Calls the User to Action

This is your subheader, it should briefly support the statement above.

This is your subheader, it should briefly support the statement above.

This is your subheader, it should briefly support the statement above.

This is your subheader, it should briefly support the statement above.