Regional interdependence is the concept that “seemingly unrelated impairments in remote anatomical regions of the body may contribute to and be associated with a patient’s primary report of symptoms.” The majority of the literature surrounding regional interdependence in the lower extremity has been focused on low back pain,
2,000,000. It’s a huge number. It’s also the estimated number of ankle sprains sustained every year in the United States alone. One in six injuries sustained by a high school athlete will be an ankle sprain, more specifically a lateral ankle sprain, making it the most commonly occurring injury in all high school sports.
Quadriceps (thigh) muscle strain, or avulsion fracture?
Approximately 60 million children ages 6-18 participate in some form of organized athletics, with 44 million participating in more than 1 sport. Greater numbers of participant in youth sports has led to more intense training and thus competition,