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Clinical Practice Guideline

Clinical Practice Guideline (CPG) on Patellofemoral Pain

September 16th, 2019

We are proud to announce the publication of the New Clinical Practice Guideline (CPG) on Patellofemoral Pain. We thank all the Authors, Editors, Reviewers, and the Journal of Orthopaedic and Sports Physical Therapy (JOSPT) for all their work in creating this invaluable resource. For those who are unaware, patellofemoral pain is located in the knee.

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Text Neck

May 31st, 2018

Your Smart Phone Could Be Rapidly Aging Your Spine Chances are that you probably haven’t given much thought to how your neck and back are faring in the era of the smart phone, but studies show that you most certainly should. It’s practically a reflex these days to pull out our smart phones when we’re

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Eagles Star QB Goes Down With ACL Tear by Sean Sullivan, PT, DPT

December 12th, 2017

The Philadelphia Eagles faced off against NFC rival Los Angeles Rams in a contest that many think could be a potential NFC Championship preview.  The Eagles came out with a victory, winning 43-35 but suffered a more important loss.  In the third quarter, the Eagles star quarterback Carson Wentz dived forward for what was initially

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sciatica

CONGRATULATIONS NYC MARATHON RUNNERS

November 6th, 2017

Congratulations to our colleagues and patients who completed yesterday’s NYC Marathon! Jenna Daly, David Allen, Zoe Saloniltide, Sam Cesario, Nicole Andreolli, Olutoyin Musa

Clinical Practice Guideline

Bears Tight End Zach Miller has Emergency Vascular Surgery Following Knee Dislocation by Sean Sullivan, PT DPT

October 31st, 2017

While orthopedic injuries tend to dominate the headlines in professional sports leagues such as the NFL, neurological or vascular injuries can occur in conjunction and often can be limb/life threatening.  Chicago Bears tight end Zach Miller caught a pass in the end zone during their game against the New Orleans Saints when he landed awkwardly

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Ankle Sprain

NBA Season Opens with Gruesome Ankle Injury – Dr Sean Sullivan, PT, DPT – Grand Central

October 19th, 2017

The 2017-18 NBA season tipped off last night with a rematch of last years Eastern Conference Finals pitting the Cleveland Cavaliers against the Boston Celtics.  Just minutes into the first quarter Celtic small Forward Gordon Hayward went up for an alley-oop dunk from guard Kyrie Irving when came down awkwardly on his left ankle.  The

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Clavicle Fracture

Aaron Rodgers goes down with Clavicle Fracture – by Dr. Sean Sullivan, PT, DPT

October 18th, 2017

The NFL suffered another painful blow to their star power when Aaron Rodgers left during the 1st quarter of the Green Bay Packers game against the Minnesota Vikings after suffering a fracture of his right clavicle.  Rodgers was tackled by Vikings linebacker Anthony Barr and was drilled into the ground.  Barr was not penalized for

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When a 98 mph Fastball Hits The Batter And Not The Bat

July 31st, 2017

Jose Reyes, New York Mets’ infielder, left Sunday’s game against the Mariners in the fifth inning after being hit on the left forearm by a 98 mph fastball. X-rays were reportedly negative. Though Reyes noted by end game that he was able to move his fingers, something he wasn’t able to do in the immediate aftermath

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Explaining Isaiah Thomas’ Hip Impingement

May 22nd, 2017

The Boston Celtics announced on Saturday that Isaiah Thomas, their 28-year-old star point guard, re-aggravated a “right femoral-acetabular impingement with labral tear” in game two of the Eastern Conference Finals against Cleveland. The injury will keep him out for the remainder of the playoffs and may require surgery. The initial insult to the hip occurred on March

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Rotator Cuff Strain

Aroldis Chapman’s Rotator Cuff Strain: Another NY Closer Out

May 17th, 2017

Yankees’ closer Aroldis Chapman was placed on the 10 day DL last Sunday with what was reportedly diagnosed as a rotator cuff strain. He had evidently tried to work through discomfort in his last two outings, the combination of which caused his ERA to jump from 0.79 to 3.55. The Rotator Cuff Four muscles that serve different

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