Monthly Archives: November 2015


Hip Capsular & Soft-Tissue Mobility & Positioning, Part 3

Exercises for hip OA Even though there is no cure for hip osteoarthritis, the exercises in this series can help relieve the pain and tightness that are symptoms of hip osteoarthritis.  The therapeutic exercises and movements in this series – this is part three of three – are critical for individuals with hip osteoarthritis to be performing on a consistent basis. In a normal hip, these exercises should create muscular stretch around the […]

Crossover exercise for hip OA

HipTrac protocols for athletes who train intensively

HipTrac Protocols for Athletes – Part 3

HipTrac protocols for athletes with no pathology In the first two parts of this series on HipTrac protocols, we covered protocols for initial use of HipTrac and protocols for different pathologies, including hip OA, FAI and labral tears.  Today in part 3, we’ll cover the protocols for individuals without any hip pathology who can benefit from using HipTrac on a regular basis. These individuals are usually elite athletes who are seeking the […]


More on Hip Capsular & Soft-Tissue Mobility & Positioning

If you have OA, these exercises can help! The exercises we’re discussing in this series can help relieve the pain and tightness that are symptoms of hip osteoarthritis, even though there is no cure for it. The therapeutic exercises and movements in this series – this is part two of three – are critical for individuals with hip osteoarthritis to be performing on a consistent basis. In a normal hip, these exercises should create […]

Extension Movement/Hip Flexor Stretch

HipTrac webinar

Upcoming HipTrac Webinars

Would you like to learn more about HipTrac? Our next webinars – and our only November webinars – are next Tuesday, the 17th of November at 10AM and 12PM. “Introducing HipTrac for Healthcare Providers” covers HipTrac from a provider’s perspective, including history, use, demonstration with patient, clinical applications, protocol details and billing information. During the Q&A period, Dr. Tony Rocklin, the physical therapist who invented HipTrac, answers attendees’ questions. Feedback from previous webinar attendee […]


Hip Capsular and Soft-Tissue Mobility and Positioning

Hip OA exercises to perform consistently and why. The therapeutic exercises and movements that we will include in this series – this is part one of three – are critical for individuals with hip osteoarthritis to be performing on a consistent basis. In a normal hip, these exercises should create muscular stretch around the hip, buttocks and thigh. However, in individuals with hip osteoarthritis (OA), depending on how severe it […]

Hip OA Exercise hip opening adductor stretch

HipTrac Webinar

HipTrac Webinars for November

We’ve recently started a series of webinars on HipTrac™. The November series, “Introducing HipTrac™”, is for physical therapists, chiropractors and other medical professionals interested in learning more about HipTrac. It’s hosted by Dr. Tony Rocklin, a physical therapist himself for more than eighteen years who specializes in hips – and the inventor of HipTrac, and the HipTrac team. Webinar topics include: ► how does it provide long axis hip traction […]


HipTrac Protocols – Pathology – Part 2

In the first part of this series, we discussed the initial three-week protocol for patients using HipTrac for the first time.  After this initial period, there are some distinct differences in the protocols when HipTrac is used for various hip pathologies, including OA, FAI and Labral Tears. Let us assume for this discussion that your individual patient does not have FAI, labral tear and significant OA at the same time. We […]