Welcome back to Squat University! Last week we opened our series on hip pain with an article on how to rehab a hamstring strain. This week we’re going to discuss groin pain. Groin injuries commonly occur in sports with kicking, quick change of direction, twisting, and turning.4 While the amount of athletes sustaining this injuryContinue reading What Kind of Groin Pain Do You Have?
For the past few weeks we’ve been discussing knee pain. We started with an article on IT Band syndrome and followed it with another on patellar tendon pain. Today, we’re going to examine another common knee injury sustained by barbell athletes, patellar compressive syndrome. This injury can be broken down into two categories. Excessive lateralContinue reading How to Fix Patellar Compressive Syndrome
For the past few weeks, we have been discussing knee pain. On last week’s article, we covered IT Band syndrome in detail. Today, we’re going to examine the most common knee injury that occurs with barbell training, patellar tendon pain. Patellar Tendon Anatomy 101 First, let’s talk about what a tendon is. A tendon isContinue reading How to Fix Patellar Tendon Pain
Welcome back to Squat University! For the past 2 weeks we’ve been discussing common causes of knee pain when barbell training. In this article we’re going to dive a little deeper into IT Band Pain (also called Iliotibial Band Syndrome) and show you how to fix this problem. IT Band Anatomy 101 So what exactlyContinue reading How To Fix IT Band Pain
Welcome back to Squat University! Today I want to introduce a simple guide to help you figure out which type of knee pain you may have. When most people develop knee pain while barbell training, they’ll receive a vague diagnosis from the doctor of “Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome” (PFPS). Unfortunately this is a junk term thatContinue reading What Kind of Knee Pain Do You Have?
This week we’re going to continue our previous series on common squat injuries by opening up a discussion on the topic of knee pain. The knee happens to be one of the one of the most injured joints in all of sports.(1) In fact, I’m sure most of you have sustained a knee injury or haveContinue reading Common Squat Injuries: Knee Pain
Welcome back to Squat University! For the past few weeks we have taken a small hiatus from blogging as we’ve been concentrating our efforts on marketing our 1st book, ‘The Squat Bible’. However, WE’RE BACK and ready to start putting out more empowering content on SquatUniversity.com! To start our comeback, we wanted to finish offContinue reading Common Treatments for Low Back Pain
Today we’re going to continue our series on low back pain during the squat by applying a novel concept to help us understand WHY back pain occurs. Physical Therapist Gray Cook (author of the book Movement and creator of the FMS screen) along with strength coach Mike Boyle coined the Joint-by-Joint approach as a simpleContinue reading Common Squat Injuries: Low Back Pain Pt 6 (The Joint-By-Joint Approach)
Welcome back to Squat University! We are currently on a series discussing the common squat injury of low back pain. Treating low back pain is no easy task. This is because there are so many different factors that can contribute to the development of pain in this area of the body. There are some treatmentsContinue reading 5 Principles of Low Back Pain Rehabilitation
Welcome back to Squat University! Over the past few weeks we have been discussing the topic of low back pain. Last week we explained the differences between three common types of back injuries. This week I want to jump into how we differentiate between each of these problems. My goal today is to help youContinue reading How to Screen Your Low Back Pain