Posts Tagged ‘FAI’
Filed under: corrective exercise, Exercise of the Week
Exercise of the Week: Supine Knee Hug with Inferior Push
by Carson Boddicker on Apr 22nd, 2010
This exercise is one that I utilize frequently in the early stages of working with a lot of distance runners who show restrictions in hip flexion or a number of functional patterns to facilitate proper movement of the femoral head and subsequently improve the function of muscles surrounding the joint. While this exercise is good, it is nothing without a program that completely addresses issues. Often it is wise to include some form of mobili...
Filed under: corrective exercise, injuries, Running
Should we reconsider hip flexor stretching?
by Carson Boddicker on Apr 20th, 2010
Runners are subject to a number of dysfunctional movement patterns at the hip and few are probably more frequent than an inability to control the femoral head within the acetabulum. Often in runners, this poor control results in an anterior translation of the femoral head limited only by the soft-tissue structures of the anterior hip capsule (Sahrmann's anterior femoral glide syndrome) presumably as a result of relative stiffness issues and poo...