Evidence-Based Strength Training: Rotator Cuff

This will be the first in a series of monthly posts that I will be contributing to MedBridge Education, who is an online continuing education resource for physical and occupation therapists... According to Sipes et al, 30% of athletes suffer a shoulder injury during their career. Of those injuries, subacromial impingement syndrome and rotator cuff…

Evidence-Based Strength Training: Gluteus Medius

There are several pathologies and clinical presentations that may indicate targeting the hip abductors, but are you selecting the most effective interventions? Lets start off with some anatomy and biomechanics... The hip abductor musculature consists of the gluteus medius, gluteus minimus, and tensor fasciae latae as determined by Clark et al. Additionally, the piriformis and…