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Hip Pain and Professional Hockey

By November 13, 2015November 16th, 2015Legacy's Orthopedic Tip

Ask a good surgeon why so many players are having problems with the hip in the NHL and, if he’s honest, he will tell you he doesn’t know. Now ask trainers and and coaches how to prevent this issue and they will say, “we don’t know.” Here’s a tip: if you can normalize tension in and around the hip joint and improve the movement of the femoral head in relationship to the ilium, then you can slow down the progression of hip degeneration in players. To do this…ELDOA exercises for the hip.

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