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Treating Femoroacetabular Impingement

Maybe it’s a sharp pinch in your hip that strikes in your squat. On the other hand, maybe it nearly takes your breath away while bending down to grab your laundry. Femoroacetabular impingement (aka FAI or hip impingement) can strike anywhere. This painful condition of the hip can disrupt not only your fitness routine but activities of daily living as...
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Recovering from a Hip Labral Tear

A hip labral tear can be a significant injury that disrupts your entire life. That sharp, pinching feeling can make your favorite things seem unbearable.  From high level sporting activities to sitting, simple day to day tasks can become incredibly painful or even impossible to do. Before understanding how to recover from this injury, we need to understand a few...
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Femoroacetabular Impingement Treatment

Femoroacetabular impingement is a common complaint that we see in competitive athletes due to the demands of their sport, which push the hip joint through full ranges of motion repeatedly. Even in the general population, postures and positions can irritate the front side of the hip.  But unfortunately, this is a condition that we commonly see being poorly managed in...
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Best Hip Impingement Stretches

Suffering from femoracetabular impingement? Dr. Zach Long is a sports physical therapist in Charlotte, NC who specializes in helping individuals dealing with this painful condition. We’d love to help get you on the road for recovery.   Best Hip Impingement Stretches video transcript: What’s going on everybody? Zach Long here, doctor of physical therapy, to talk about my three favorite...
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Hip Pain During Squats

Hip Pain During Squats Video Transcript: Hey, what’s going on everybody? Zach Long here, Doctor of Physical Therapy,talking about the best stretches for dealing with hip pain during your squats. This is often referred to as femoracetabular impingement or hip impingement. This is something that I very commonly treat, especially with CrossFitters, powerlifters and Olympic lifters. These two stretches will...