Recovering from a Hip Labral Tear
A hip labral tear can be a significant injury that disrupts your entire life. That sharp, pinching feeling can make your favorite things seem unbearable. From high level sporting activities to sitting, simple day to day tasks can become incredibly painful or even impossible to do. Before understanding how to recover from this injury, we need to understand a few...
Femoroacetabular Impingement Treatment
Femoroacetabular impingement is a common complaint that we see in competitive athletes due to the demands of their sport that push the hip joint through full ranges of motion repeatedly. Even in the general population, postures and positions can irritate the front side of the hip. But unfortunately, this is a condition that we commonly see being poorly managed in the...
Overhead Squat Shoulder Pain
One of the common things we treat here at Onward is overhead squat shoulder pain in the functional fitness athletes. This is because the overhead squat position (really wide grip overhead) can be a stressful position on the shoulder. If you don’t have good strength and mobility around that area this stress is increased. We’re going to go through three...
Best Hip Impingement Stretches
Suffering from femoracetabular impingement? Dr. Zach Long is a sports physical therapist in Charlotte, NC who specializes in helping individuals dealing with this painful condition. We’d love to help get you on the road for recovery. Best Hip Impingement Stretches video transcript: What’s going on everybody? Zach Long here, doctor of physical therapy, to talk about my three favorite...
Hip Pain During Squats
Hip Pain During Squats Video Transcript: Hey, what’s going on everybody? Zach Long here, Doctor of Physical Therapy,talking about the best stretches for dealing with hip pain during your squats. This is often referred to as femoracetabular impingement or hip impingement. This is something that I very commonly treat, especially with CrossFitters, powerlifters and Olympic lifters. These two stretches will...