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Western Occupational Health Conference: Lumbar Active Range of Motion (AROM)

This entry is adapted from a talk presented by Physical Therapy of Los Gatos principal Rob Naber at the Western Occupational Health Conference 2005, held September, 2005 in Monterey, California: Active Range of Motion (AROM) refers to the range of motion for a specific movement that a patient can achieve without assistance, such as a […]

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New Evidence Revises Rehab of Young Female Athletes with ACL Injuries

An unintended consequence of the increase in sports participation by girls and young women over the past thirty years has been an extraordinary rise in the incidence of anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries in young female athletes. At the college level, one in ten young female athletes participating in sports such as soccer, volleyball, and […]

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What is an Inclinometer?

The role of a physical therapist is to help you regain your function and allow you to return to your life of work, recreation, and other daily activities. A key element of this role is determining whether you have the appropriate range of motion (ROM) available to accomplish your daily activities without pain. Until recently, […]

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