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ACL Knee Brace: Do You Need One?

May 24th, 2015

ACL Knee Brace: Are They Effective? We see lots of athletes at SSOR that have anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstructions.  It’s no secret what an epidemic that ACL injuries are, especially in young female athletes.  It is well-documented that 75% of ACL injuries are non-contact and that young female athletes tear their ACL’s 2-8x more

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The Biggest Mistake You’re Making With Hamstring Stretching

May 20th, 2015

Hamstring Stretching Mistake: Do YOU Do This? We get asked on a daily basis about proper stretching technique.  We even see bad form at the gym and at health clubs and find it hard to mind our business! We want so bad for people to do things the right way if they’re going to take

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"Prehabilitation" Before Knee Surgery

May 3rd, 2015

Exercises Before Knee Surgery We see many people before knee surgery for what we like to call “prehab,” or rehab exercises to prepare you for surgery.  It’s interesting how there is a discrepancy even among physicians about whether or not it’s necessary to do prehabilitation before knee surgery.  So what does the data tell us?

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