Pain in the BUTT!: Part 2- Treatment Strategies for Posterior Thigh & Buttock Pain

In this post I want to discuss 3 Keys to treatment for posterior thigh and buttock pain. If you are interested in differential diagnosis and screening for posterior thigh and buttock pain, please check out: Part 1- Differential Diagnosis of Posterior Thigh and Buttock Pain Three Treatment Keys:  Correct Differential Diagnosis Activity Modifications & Reducing Symptom…

“Cheat Sheet”: Strength Goals for Lower Body Tendinopathies

Check out the handout below for strength goals and treatment tips for lower body tendinopathy injuries: (HANDOUT PDF) For more information on lower body tendinopathies, please see these prior blog posts: Tendinopathy Treatment Tips for the Lower Body Tips for Treating Lower Extremity Tendinopathies: Part 1: ASSESSMENT Tips for Treating Lower Extremity Tendinopathies: Part 2:…

Tendinopathy Treatment Tips for The Lower Body

“Tendinitis,” or the more comprehensive/accurate term “tendinopathy” is of the most common overuse injuries that we see in physical therapy. Whether “jumper’s knee” (patellar tendinopathy”), Achilles’ tendon pain, or plantar fasciitis (fasciopathy or heel pain); these injuries are incredibly common and often very painful and debilitating.  In working with many patients with these conditions, I…