Watch this narrated Power Point Presentation by Dr. Robert Butler as he continues with the third segment of Valgus Collapse.
It seems as if every lower extremity overuse ailment is associated to some degree with valgus collapse. ACL tears? Check. Patellofemoral Pain? Check. Illiotibial band pain? Check. Tibial Stress Fractures? Check. As a result a number of research studies have begun to examine what exactly valgus collapse is and what factors are associated with valgus. One of the primary researchers in this area is John Willson, PT, PhD in the Department of Physical Therapy at the University of Wisconsin at LaCrosse. Research conducted by Dr. Willson has led us to a better understanding of this pathological movement.
Identifying the What and Why of Valgus Collapse (Part 2: Identifying the Why of Valgus Collapse)