Sports Medicine Physicians Mandan ND

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Douglas K Eggert
(701) 323-6000
300 N 7th St
Bismarck, ND
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General Practice, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

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Shelley A Killen
(701) 530-7000
900 E Broadway Avenue
Bismarck, ND
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Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

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Michael P Martire
(701) 530-8500
121 W Century Ave
Bismarck, 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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Gregory S Peterson
(701) 323-6000
225 N 7th St
Bismarck, ND
Specialty
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

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Heidi Jane Goldstein
(701) 530-7000
900 E Broadway Ave
Bismarck, ND
Specialty
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

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Gregory S Peterson
(701) 323-6000
225 N 7th St
Bismarck, ND
Specialty
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

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Dennis G Sollom
(701) 364-3300
1702 University Dr S
Fargo, ND
Specialty
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

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Douglas K Eggert
(701) 323-6000
300 N 7th St
Bismarck, ND
Specialty
General Practice, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

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Shelley A Killen
(701) 530-7000
900 E Broadway Avenue
Bismarck, ND
Specialty
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

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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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