HipTrac Helps Pro Basketball Player Landen Lucas

And guess what, he doesn’t have any hip problems! Landen Lucas is a former member of the University of Kansas Jayhawks Basketball Program. He graduated in 2017 and is now embarking on his professional career. After playing with the Boston Celtics in the 2017 NBA Summer League, he signed a 3-year contract with Alvark Tokyo in Japan. As a 6’10” and 240 lb. forward, Landen’s body is constantly taking a pounding.  He’s running up and […]

Diet Rich in Saturated Fats Associated with Osteoarthritis

A recent study from the Queensland University of Technology (QUT) identified a high-fat diet, and specifically, saturated fats as a prime suspect in the onset of osteoarthritis. QUT scientists found that a diet containing 20% saturated fats changed the composition of cartilage in the weight-bearing joints of the hip and knee. The modified cartilage displayed osteoarthritic changes. In addition, the diet resulted in changes to the bone under the cartilage. The team of researchers from […]

Motocross racer meets HipTrac

Hip pain threatened to end racer’s Motocross career Simon Gerber is part of the Kempten Motocross team of RE-Racing from Kempten. Simon is a metal worker at Norm Aufzüge AG Frauenkappelen who started riding a Honda CR50 when he was four. Until he was 16, he rode his motorcycle on his uncle’s fields, and then purchased a racing license for the Freiburger Championship series. He’s very active – as part of his Motocross training for […]

Independent long axis traction comes to the Middle East

The Arab Health Conference is 1st Middle East showcase HipTrac is now appearing in the Middle East, in its first showcase at the Arab Health Conference in Dubai. We’re delighted to welcome Anil Daniel Prasad and his company Focus Professional as the exclusive distributor for MedRock products for the Middle East and India. Prasad is a practicing physiotherapist specializing in sports and musculoskeletal therapy. Focus Professional also organizes  evidence-based medical courses throughout the Middle East. […]

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