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Front Knee Pain

What causes the pain in “Anterior Knee Pain”? Patellofemoral joint pain occurs when the patella, which is triangular on the […]

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Anterior Knee Pain – the most common cause of knee pain without injury

What causes the pain in “Anterior Knee Pain”? Patellofemoral joint pain occurs when the patella, which is triangular on the […]

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Dry Needling Offered by Detlef Maltas, DPT at Stadia Sports Medicine

  Dry needling is one of few techniques that physical therapists can offer that work on several different physiological levels. […]

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PRP: Harnessing the body’s own healing process

Platelet-Rich Plasma Injections (PRP): What is PRP? Platelet Rich Plasma, PRP, has become a popular option for athletes or other […]

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Spondylolysis and Spondylolisthesis Treatment @ Des Moines Back Pain Doctor

What is spondylolysis? Spondylolysis is an injury that occurs in the lower (Lumbar) vertebrae of the spine, usually in people […]

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Back Pain and Golf

My back often bothers me once I start swinging a club regularly.  What can I do about this? That depends […]

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Ankle Sprain

What is injured when I sprain my ankle? An ankle sprain is an injury to the soft tissue structures around […]

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Athletic Amenorrhea

What is “amenorrhea” and why should I care about it? “Secondary” amenorrhea occurs when the menstrual cycle either stops completely […]

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Exercise Stress Testing – VO2 MAX Testing in Des Moines, IA

Fitness  (VO2 MAX) testing What is VO2 MAX? VO2 MAX (peak oxygen consumption) is the term that is used to […]

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Hyaluran Injections: An Approach to Arthritis Treatment in Des Moines, IA

What are hyalurans? Hyalurans are naturally occurring substances in the synovial fluid of joints that essentially serve as joint lubricants, […]

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