Physical therapist and former personal trainer with the goal of helping others by providing information regarding the human body. Also check out clevengerpt.com

Enough with the shin-anigans, reduce your pain

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Put an end to your knee pain

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What is Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome (PFPS)?

Signs and symptoms

  • Pain when the knee is bending — ex: squatting, kneeling, stairs.
  • Ache when sitting or standing in one position for long periods.
  • Pain around the kneecap or beside/underneath the patella tendon.
  • Pain is usually worse on harder surfaces vs softer surfaces…


It’s time to change how I view the past

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“You change your valley into a peak when you find and use the good that is hidden in the bad time.”

— Peaks and Valleys by Spencer Johnson


Defining Achilles tendinopathy and providing evidence-based treatment

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Picture of a runner with the focus on his achilles
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What is Achilles tendinopathy?

Achilles’ tendon

Tendon Changes


Now my past failures drive today’s success

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Saying goodbye to my days as an introvert.

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A physical therapist’s most used products.

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1. Theracane — great for those with neck pain and headaches


Leave your old identity behind to make room for the new one.

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Grandma always said to sit up straight

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“Sit up straight or you’ll get stuck like that!”

- Every grandma ever

What causes poor posture?

  • Muscle flexibility: Too tight or, less commonly, too loose muscles which cause imbalances.
  • Muscle weakness / poor endurance: The body requires strength and endurance to hold posture. …


How to improve stability in a joint that’s made to move

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Someone performing overhead shoulder press
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Why is the shoulder so susceptible to injury?

Stability vs. mobility

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