Femoral Version: Why It Matters on (& Off) the Yoga Mat Let's talk hip health in yoga postures. Specifically, let's discuss femoral version. Femoral version is a term that has been around for decades, but the utility of it really wasn't relevant, or so we thought, until the advent of better diagnostic technology that allowed the scientific community to develop measures to prevent premature … [Read more...] about Femoral Version in the Hip: Yes, It Matters On (& Off) the Yoga Mat
Hip Preservation, Not Hip Openers In my previous post “Hip Openers” in Yoga? Please, Stop the Madness., I discussed the importance of asana evolution. My book, Medical Therapeutic Yoga, is step 1 in Asana Evolution, with its dedication to preventing and treating injury, which includes injuries that arise from sketchy yoga posture practice. Using the phrase “hip opener” is not helping stave … [Read more...] about If Not Hip Openers, then What?
Hip on Yoga: 3 Golden Rules for Happy Hips The scientific landscape of what we know about the hip joint has vastly changed in the last 10-15 years, especially in the last five, which means there is quite a bit we can do to achieve happy hips. Medical innovation has led to improvements in noninvasive and invasive diagnostic technology and surgical techniques, all of which have greatly changed the … [Read more...] about Hip on Yoga: 3 Golden Rules for Happy Hips
Extra-Articular Pelvic and Hip Labrum Injury: Differential Diagnosis and Integrative Management-HLI Abstract Acetabular labral tears are reported to be a major cause of hip dysfunction in young to middle-age patients and a primary precursor to hip osteoarthritis. The management of hip injuries in the athletic population "...has rapidly evolved over the past decade with our improved … [Read more...] about Hip Labrum Injury: Diagnosis and Management