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Working the CORE

Are you under the impression that working CORE is doing sit-ups? Do you STILL have low back pain after trying crunches and sit-ups? Are you sick of having no answers and unsuccessful treatment for your low back pain? Do you question whether or not the ...

Foot and Knee Pain in Running

Revealed:  3 SUPER popular questions on FOOT and KNEE PAIN in those who run or walk a lot. “What is the proper FOOT STRIKE?”  As the owner of John Lathrop Physical Therapy, I often partner with various running groups and running shoe stores to ...

The BEST Approach for Shoulder Treatment

Finally:  A Shoulder Treatment at John Lathrop Physical Therapy that is Helping People Find Permanent Relief and Get Their Lives Back Faster Than Ever Before… Trying to avoid a Rotator Cuff or Shoulder Surgery? Tired of relying on injections or pain ...

Although my primary focus is physical therapy, my background in exercise and athletics leads to me receiving many general questions by my patients regarding their fitness.  The most common question I get is “How do I tone my abs?” The answer ...

The TRUTH about Plantar Fasciitis and Heel/Arch Pain

Pain around the heel can been one of a few things.  It is VERY IMPORTANT that you get the correct diagnosis, as all of the following pathologies are often diagnosed as Plantar Fasciitis, and much of the time, the diagnosis is WRONG.  In my opinion, the ...

Runners with Lateral Thigh Pain: 2 Common Causes

When a runner presents with lateral thigh pain, they are often diagnosed with ITB Syndrome.  This is in no doubt a likely cause of their symptoms.  Not only does the ITB assist in movement of the lower extremity, but it also serves as a shock ...

Femoral-Acetabular Impingement in Runners

FAI is a growing diagnosis in people with hip pain, especially young athletes.  FAI is divided into two categories, the first being of CAM type (a bony growth formation on the neck of the femur that typically only causes symptoms at the extremes of ...

Cervical Disc Herniation in a “Typical” New Yorker

With thousands of New Yorkers working 8+ hours per day sitting behind a computer screen, there is never a shortage of patients suffering from neck pain and upper extremity radiculopathy.  Upon my own simple questionnaire, I asked 50 patients in my clinic ...

The “typical New Yorker” works 8+ hours per day sitting behind a computer screen, and this can create poor postural habits in the neck and lead to pain and several different pathologies.  In a recent study, I performed a simple questionnaire to 50 ...

Should You Sit or Stand At Work?

In Men’s Journal, there’s an article about a competitive distance runner who was getting pain and tightness in his hip flexors, as well as lower back pain, due to long periods of sitting at work.  While the article has some good information, it ...

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