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Common Misalignment Issues in CrossFit Athletes

DrHare  -  Mar 21, 2012  -  , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,  -  Comments Off on Common Misalignment Issues in CrossFit Athletes
One of the most common misalignment patterns I see with Crossfit athletes is an anterior iliium.  An anteriorly rotated ilium creates compensatory changes along the entire kinematic chain to include overpronation of the foot, adduction and internal rotation of the knee, and tight overactive hip external rotators.   Active Release

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IT Band Syndrome

DrHare  -  Mar 14, 2012  -  , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,  -  Comments Off on IT Band Syndrome
IT Band Syndrome is a common cause of pain on the outside of the knee and is more commonly seen in runners.  The IT Band is a strong, thick band of fibrous tissue with direct proximal attachments to the TFL, Glute Minimus, Glute Medius, and Glute Max.  It runs along

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Plantar Fascitis

DrHare  -  May 24, 2011  -  , , , , , , , ,  -  Comments Off on Plantar Fascitis
Plantar fasciitis is a common cause of pain on the bottom of the foot, particularly the bottom of the heel. The pain is usually caused by the repetitive strain to the connective tissue of the bottom of the foot due to improper foot mechanics and typically effects long distance runners

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