Sports Medicine Physicians Grand Forks ND

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Vikram Podduturu
(701) 780-6000
1300 S Columbia Rd
Grand Forks, ND
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Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

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Henri A Caoili
(701) 780-2311
1300 S Columbia Rd
Grand Forks, ND
Specialty
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

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Scott J Fillmore
(701) 234-2203
737 Broadway N
Fargo, ND
Specialty
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

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Dawn D Mattern
(701) 857-5500
101 3rd Ave Sw
Minot, ND
Specialty
Sports Medicine

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Howard Thomas Berglund
(701) 237-9712
2301 25th St S
Fargo, ND
Specialty
Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine

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Kaylan L Belville
(701) 780-2311
1300 S Columbia Rd
Grand Forks, ND
Specialty
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

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Kaylan L Belville
(701) 780-2311
1300 S Columbia Rd
Grand Forks, ND
Specialty
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

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Rajnikant Liladhar Mehta
(701) 839-6664
315 Main St S
Minot, ND
Specialty
General Practice, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

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Philip Quentin Johnson
(701) 237-9712
2301 25th St S
Fargo, ND
Specialty
Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine

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Scott Turner
(701) 280-0057
2301 25th St S Ste D
Fargo, ND
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Sports Medicine

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Hip Tips for Hockey Players

Coaches, trainers, and athletes are always looking for ways to prevent injuries. Hockey players are no different. Strains of the inner thigh muscles are among the most common problems in ice hockey. These muscles are called the hip adductors.

The best way to prevent injuries is to find out how often the injury occurs, and what the risk factors are for that injury. Then researchers can look for ways to reduce the risks and the number of injuries. Preseason testing of muscle length and strength is important in this process.

This study measured the muscle strength of the hip muscles on the inside and outside of the hip. The adductor muscles should be at least 80 percent as strong as the muscles along the outside of the hip, the hip abductors. If the ratio is not 80 percent, an exercise program is advised.

Active training programs can be used to prevent adductor muscle strains in hockey players. This prevents injury and results in a less severe strain when it does occur. Because of this program, injured players don't miss as much playing time. Preseason hip strengthening is advised for some hockey players, namely those whose hip adductors have much less strength than their hip abductors.

Reference: 

Timothy F. Tyler, PT, ATC, et al. The Effectiveness of a Preseason Exercise Program to Prevent Adductor Muscle Strains in Professional Ice Hockey Players. In The American Journal of Sports Medicine. September/October 2002. Vol. 30. No. 5. Pp. 680-683...

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