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No Cartilage in Ankle

by Anthony Carey |   Date Released : 08 Jun 2004
Anthony Carey

About the author: Anthony Carey

Anthony Carey, MA, CSCS, CES, holds a Master’s degree in biomechanics and athletic training and is PFP Magazine’s 2009 Personal Trainer of the Year. He is the owner of Function First in San Diego, California. Anthony has authored two best selling books: Relationships and Referrals: A Personal Trainer’s Guide to Doing Business with the Medical Community and The Pain-Free Program: A Proven Method to Relieve Back, Neck, Shoulder and Joint Pain. His work has received national attention, including the New York Times, TIME magazine and Oprah’s O Magazine. His clientele includes professional athletes, entertainers, heads of industry, physicians, chiropractors, physical therapists, acupuncturists, moms, dads, sons and daughters.

Anthony presents and writes internationally for the fitness community on biomechanics, corrective exercise, functional anatomy and motor control and their relationships to musculoskeletal pain and function. He consults for the some of the largest equipment manufacturers and health clubs in the world. His current professional passion is to bring the benefits of his invention, the Core-Tex, to people of all abilities.

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Koudelkova, Ivana | 31 Aug 2010, 20:29 PM

My client has acute athritis in the ankle from a car accident few years ago. I did basic fitness assesment OHS and I found out that she can not squat at all. She can do lunges and I think that she may have missing cartilage. Could you please advice me on the right exercises that she should be doing. Her fitness goal is to get into shape and to Improve her fitness level. She is very active and training 5 times a week: 3 x Pillates, 1 x with Personal Trainer and 1 x gym session. Her RHR is very high so the first I want to focus on is to improve her stanima and endurance to Improve her Fitness Levels. My client is 35 yrs old and generally she is slim with a good body fat range. I know that I shouldn't be doing any high impact exercises so could you please advice me on a few different exercises she could be doing.

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