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Hip impingement can be a problematic condition for individuals, limiting their ability to participate in their sports and get activities of daily living done. At Onward Charlotte physical therapy, we treat a lot of individuals dealing with hip impingement pain (also known as femoroacetabular impingement...

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If you lack a solid kipping foundation it will affect the efficiency of all skills that use the kip, such as pull-ups and toes to bar. The kip requires the combination of strength, coordination, and mobility. Lacking in any one of these areas makes kipping...

In the musculoskeletal rehab world, we've made huge strides understanding the importance of improving the strength of patients returning from an injury. But often we're faced with the challenge of getting the right strength equipment in place. While I'd love for every physical therapy, chiropractic,...

An athlete getting their first unassisted pull-up is a significant accomplishment. For many, it takes months or years of training to build the strength to get their chin over the bar finally. For others, they spin their wheels, never making enough progress. The three steps...

If you’ve had an episode of intense low back pain, you know how scary dealing with that can be. Quite often, athletes are given poor advice when it comes to rehabbing their back that leads to them feeling fragile and scared to return to the...

There are a lot of factors in the bench press that can make or break your success in the movement. If you want to increase your bench press you need to be aware of the things that can go wrong, you might sacrifice your strength potential,...

If you want to maximize your performance with handstand pushups, walking, and other variations, it is crucial that you have great handstand mobility to get into optimal positions. Many athletes lack the necessary mobility, and as a result, their performance is hindered. Here's what you can...

One of my favorite diagnoses to treat in CrossFit athletes is SLAP tears because quite frequently, athletes have been told they have only one option…surgery. But in reality, many people with SLAP tears in their shoulders can successfully rehab back to full shoulder health and...