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ACL Injury Information and Screening

Education, screening and specialized training can turn back the rising incidence of ACL (anterior cruciate ligament) injuries in young female athletes. That’s why Physical Therapy of Los Gatos is pleased to announce the new community information web site Los Gatos ACL. There, you’ll find information on the ACL, ACL injury, prevention, rehabilitation, and our Sportsmetrics™ […]

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Rob Naber’s Presentation at the West Valley College Sports Medicine Symposium

The Spring 2006 West Valley College Sports Medicine Symposium was held May 5th. The symposium was organized by John Kao MD for an audience consisting of physical therapists, athletic trainers, and physicians. The purpose of the Sports Medicine Symposia series is to continue improving the standard of orthopedic medicine here in the Bay Area by […]

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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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Does Running Cause Arthritis?

Osteoarthritis is a degenerative joint disease marked by joint inflammation and deterioration. Osteoarthritis is common: according to the Arthritis Foundation, nearly 21 million Americans, or 7% of the US population, are affected by osteoarthritis. The incidence of osteoarthritis goes up sharply with age. Considering its prevalence, you probably already know someone who has been diagnosed […]

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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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