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The 4 steps to Sports Injury Management part 1

The 4 Steps to Successful Sports Injury Management   Step #1   Accurate & Detailed Diagnosis   Securing an accurate, reliable and detailed diagnosis as soon as possible.     Making an accurate and detailed diagnosis…
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Major Recommendations for Acute Non-Specific Low Back Pain

Major Recommendations for Acute Non-Specific Low Back Pain Assessment and Imaging Keep diagnosis under review. Do not offer X-ray of the lumbar spine for the management of non-specific low back pain. Consider magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)…
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Recommendations for Hand, Wrist and Forearm injury

Recommendations for Hand, Wrist and Forearm injuries. Major Recommendations Definitions for the strength of evidence ratings (A, B, C, and I) and the criteria for evidence-based recommendations are presented at the end of the "Major Recommendations"…
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Recommendations for Ankle and Foot Disorders

Table 2. Summary of Recommendations for Managing Ankle and Foot Disorders Ankle and Foot Disorder Treatment with Evidence Rating/Recommendation Level Recommended No Recommendation Not Recommended Achilles Tendinopathy Acetaminophen…
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Massage Therapy Techniques

  Glossary of Massage Therapy and Manual Therapy   It is amazing how many Manual Therapy techniques exist. Some are proven to effective, some are not. The important thing is to understand the different practices and choose the best one…
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Chronic Pain resources

Recommendations for Chronic Pain Source: Institute for Clinical Systems Improvement (ICSI). Assessment and management of chronic pain. Bloomington (MN): Institute for Clinical Systems Improvement (ICSI); 2011 Nov. 112 p.  [152 references] Note:…
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Recommendations for Neck Pain and Upper Back Pain- What works and what doesn't

Neck Pain and Upper Back Pain ( What works, what doesn't) American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine - Medical Specialty Society. 2011 Table 1. Summary of Recommendations for Diagnostic and Other Testing for Cervical and Thoracic…
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Hip Pain?

Hip Strains The large bones that make up the hip joint also serve as anchors for several muscles. Some of these muscles move down the thigh to the knee.Other muscles move across the abdomen or the buttocks. When overuse or injury stretches or…
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Current research recommendations on Neck Pain

Test Recommendation(s) X-ray X-ray for acute cervicothoracic pain with red flags for fracture or serious systemic illness, subacute cervicothoracic pain that is not improving, or chronic cervicothoracic pain – Recommended, Insufficient…