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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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Tennis Elbow (“But I Don’t Play Tennis!”)

Tennis elbow, also known as “lateral epicondylitis,” often affects active adults between the ages of 30 and 60 years, and causes pain on the outside of the elbow joint where the forearm meets the elbow. Internally, tennis elbow pain is localized where the muscles of the forearm merge into tendons and attach to end of […]

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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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