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Exercise vs NSAIDS for Knee and Hip Osteoarthritis

Research Synthesis: Specific exercise just as effective as Anti-inflammatory Meds for Hip and Knee Osteoarthritis pain. This large scale meta-analysis shows how movement is medicine. Here is what the research tells us...and there is…
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Lower body Osteoarthritis and Activity: The Goldilocks effect

Not too much, not too little - Just right. Over the years research has dramatically moved toward supporting the idea that our bodies are made to move. This movement makes us stronger can contribute to not only recovery from injury but also…
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Shockwave Research Updates

Shockwave Therapy is a relatively new tool on the block. It has been used in musculoskeletal medicine for years and the evidence is promising for use as a component of treatment. Check out the recent podcast below from the British Journal…
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Back Pain Management : Treatment Key Points

Back Pain: The Summary of Recommendations for treatment from the most up to date Clinical Practice Guidelines. This document provides a simplification of why we do certain treatments for Low Back Pain. It compares the power of the evidence…

Back Pain : What to do for Acute Pain?

This paper is fresh off the press and highlights the intersection of pharmaceutical management alongside the the treatments that we provide for Acute pain. It's often so hard to know what to do and this paper gives large scale research to help…
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Back Pain: Big Picture Insights

Back Pain : Big Picture Insights Back pain is a leading cause of disability. It is also a costly challenge for our health care system, particularly at this fragile time. Fortunately, research continues be refined and solutions are at our fingertips. Please…

Osteoporosis Injury Prevention

This consensus statement aimed to determine the physical activity and exercise needed to optimise bone strength, reduce fall and fracture risk, improve posture and manage vertebral fracture symptoms, while minimising potential risks in people…
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Achilles Pain – Updated Research

Achilles Pain Research According to Encyclopedia Britannica, Achilles was the bravest, handsomest, and greatest warrior in the Greek Army.  His legend is rooted in the myth of Achilles’ mother dipping him in the River Styx, making his…
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Updated Research on Ankle sprains

Ankle Sprains  Ankle sprains tend to affect many athletes, especially when involved with soccer, baseball, basketball, trail running,  tennis and other court sports. But they can unexpectedly happen to anyone at anytime!  Fortunately,…
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Plantar Fasciitis Research Update

 Plantar Fasciitis Research Plantar fasciitis affects a lot of people and it tends to limit us from doing the activities we enjoy on our feet. The classic symptom is pain with our first few steps in the morning or after getting up from prolonged…