Cervicogenic Headaches: An evidence-led approach to clinical management

September 5, 2011

The International Journal of Sports Physical Therapy recently published my paper on the clinical management of cervicogenic headaches.  The paper provides a background and etiology, as well as assessment and evidence-led interventions.  In the paper, I describe how Janda’s Upper Crossed Syndrome is typically present in patients with cervicogenic headaches, and discuss specific clinical tests […]

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Shoulder Muscle Imbalance and Subacromial Impingement Syndrome in Overhead Athletes

March 9, 2011

The new International Journal of Sports Physical Therapy published my paper on shoulder muscle imbalance in overhead athletes with impingement. The article describes the pathomechanics of subacromial impingement with glenohumeral and scapulothoracic imbalances from and provides evidence in the literature to support Janda’s approach. Page P. Shoulder Muscle Imbalance and Subacromial Impingement Syndrome in Overhead Athletes. […]

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Shoulder Impingement Exercises for Muscle Balance

January 31, 2011

Shoulder impingement and rotator cuff injuries often respond well to physical therapy exercises. The success of the exercise program will depend on an accurate clinical assessment and an evidence-based approach to prescribing appropriate interventions. Two expert physical therapists and clinical researchers published an excellent review on the rehabilitation of shoulder impingement syndrome and rotator cuff […]

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Hip weakness again associated with anterior knee pain

January 24, 2011

Anterior knee pain, also known as patellofemoral pain syndrome, is characterized by knee pain around the patella and patella tendon. It’s quite common in females, and has been associated with muscle imbalances at the hip. Recently, researchers found inadequate control of weight-bearing activities, reporting increased femoral adduction and internal rotation, which may affect patellar movement […]

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