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Sports Massage for the Hip: Part One

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Sports Massage for the Hip: Part One

Part One of a Three-Part video series, Sports Massage for the Hip, presented by Stuart Hinds. Trigger points in any of these muscles will reduce their efficiency so it is worth checking the muscles individually for taut bands.

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Sports Massage for the Hip: Part Two

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Sports Massage for the Hip: Part Two

Stuart Hinds demonstrates sports massage for the hip. Trigger points in any of these muscles will reduce their efficiency so it is worth checking the muscles individually for taut bands. Remember that posture, ageing and other health issues may also influence trigger point formation and location.

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Femoral Acetabular Impingement (FAI)

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Femoral Acetabular Impingement (FAI)

Femoral Acetabular Impingement (FAI) can be managed very effectively pre- and post-surgery with the NAT Hip Protocol. I have been able to help countless patients this way. Impingement occurs when the ball-shaped head of the femur rubs abnormally or pinches (impinges) the acetabular socket. Damage to the hip joint can occur to the articular or labral cartilage. Impingement People with FAI usually present with pain (or sometimes a dull ache) in the inguinal/groin area and sometimes more toward the outside of the hip. Sharp stabbing pain may occur with turning, twisting, and squatting. FAI occurs because the hip bones do not form...

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Common Causes of Bilateral Groin Pain

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Common Causes of Bilateral Groin Pain

Stuart Hinds explains the common causes of bilateral groin pain. Groin pain is typically caused by a muscle, tendon or ligament strain, particularly in athletes who play sports such as hockey, soccer and football.

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Treating Shoulder Pain Using Heat and Ice

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Treating Shoulder Pain Using Heat and Ice

Shoulder Pain can often be effectively managed with a combination of heat and ice. Shoulder injuries can be extremely painful, and the shoulder is one of the easiest parts of the body to re-injure. Shoulder damage can often benefit from heat and/or ice therapy.

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