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Best of Luck

I would like to take the opportunity to say good luck to a friend, colleague and business partner Dr. Philippe Cote.
Dr. Cote, who also goes by the name of Phillippe, Philco, PC and many more, embodies the spirit of a man who is……..

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FEMOROACETABULAR IMPINGEMENT AS A CAUSE OF HIP PAIN

 Femoroacetabular Impingement, also known as FAI, is a source of hip pain usually presenting in young to middle age adults not necessarily associated with an injury. It is caused by abnormal contact and joint wear between the femoral head and the acetabulum (ball and socket joint). The lining of the hip joint, like other synovial joints, is made of hyaline cartilage which is very smooth and limits wear forces in the hip joint. Femoroacetabular impingement can cause injury to the articular surface of the joint and can also lead to labral tearing.
 

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Nutrition and Hydration for the Long Run and Endurance Events

Long runs and endurance events warrant special consideration with both nutrition and hydration.  Hydration and nutrition are an important part of optimum performance with exercise but especially as the weather gets warmer and with exercise that lasts more than 60 minutes. …… With these basic recommendations, proper training techniques and acclimatization to warm weather exercising in the heat for healthy individuals can be safe and rewarding.

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The Aging Runner

The aging runner or athlete struggles to maintain or improve on their younger performance measures but the effects of aging on athletic performance are without exception.

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