Noel FitzGibbon

 
The Post-Surgical Knee: The Stability and Proprioception Rebuild
The Post-Surgical Knee: The Stability and Proprioception Rebuild
The initial stages of the balance, stability, and proprioception phase will be performed through the slow rebuilding of ROM through single-leg movements and will eventually use more advanced dynamic movements, such as jumping and landing mechanics drills.
The Post-Surgical Knee: The Range of Motion Rebuild
The Post-Surgical Knee: The Range of Motion Rebuild
The focus of this article will put on the importance of the phase following the rehab phase in terms of the rebuilding of stability, strength, and proprioception in knee injuries, such as patellar fractures and ACL tears.
6 Exercises to Strengthen the Spinal Erectors
6 Exercises to Strengthen the Spinal Erectors
This article will focus on the spinal erectors, when one needs to place a focus on them, the exercises/equipment used to strengthen them, and how the variations should be used, progressed, and changed throughout the training process.
FAI and the Rehab Process: Re-Activation and Re-Alignment
FAI and the Rehab Process: Re-Activation and Re-Alignment
Following the Femoro-Acetabular Impingement diagnosis procedure and the loosening of areas of concern, the next step in rehabbing FAI is the re-activation and re-alignment stage. This may involve re-activation of the glute through hip extension, abduction, and external rotation.
FAI and the Rehab Process: The IT Band as the Root of All Problems
FAI and the Rehab Process: The IT Band as the Root of All Problems
Soft tissue therapy is an undeniably important aspect of the rehab process of Femoro-Acetabular Impingement, but there's a commonly overlooked aspect as well: the iliotibial band, or IT band, which is often a major player in the cause of FAI.
Femoro-Acetabular Impingement and the Rehab Process: The Diagnosis
Femoro-Acetabular Impingement and the Rehab Process: The Diagnosis
Femoro-Acetabular Impingement (FAI) can often be asymptomatic and will not affect some people’s daily lives — even who test positive to the diagnostic procedures. However, that does not mean that the management of FAI should be ignored, as it may be a factor in hip osteoarthritis in later life.
The Single, the Heavy Single and the 1RM: Know the Difference
The Single, the Heavy Single and the 1RM: Know the Difference
Where part of the problem lies is in the assumption that a single should always or usually be heavy or maxed. The single, the heavy single, and the 1RM should really be seen as three different terms entirely.
The Split Squat, Its Variations, and Why Shin Angle Trumps All
The Split Squat, Its Variations, and Why Shin Angle Trumps All
Your body type and movement patterns will determine which variation of the split squat to focus on, but cycling through all variations in an intelligently-designed program will provide the greatest benefit.

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