When is Abnormal Normal? MRI and normal aging

When is abnormal normal? Reframing MRI abnormalities as a normal part of ageing Adam G Culvenor , Marcella Ferraz Pazzinatto, Joshua J Heerey British Journal of Sports Medicine, July 2021 Sports and exercise medicine clinicians…

Preventing anterior knee pain

Anterior Knee Pain can be prevented: Knee straps Running on softer surfaces Gradual progressive loading of exercise Foot Orthotics Read full article here: https://tinyurl.com/Knee-Pain-Prevention  

Anterior Knee Pain Treatment Guidelines

Have you ever wondered how we try to synthesize information to provide the best care? One of the best ways is to follow "Clinical Practice Guidelines" which rates what works and what doesn't... Check the Anterior knee pain guide here:…
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Shockwave Thearapy (ESWT) for Lower Extremity

Learn more about Shockwave Therapy (ESWT)  Full article link below: with this study from the American Journal of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. Extracorporeal shock wave therapy (ESWT) is widely used in clinical practice for managing…
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Plantar Heel Pain Research

Research  (Plantar Heel Pain) - Full article link below. We wanted to share with you a powerful synthesis of top quality research. This paper appeared recently in the British Medical Journal. Plantar heel pain (PHP), which affects 4%–7.0%…
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Research on Quality MSK Care – Key Points

What does best practice care for musculoskeletal pain look like? Eleven consistent recommendations from high-quality clinical practice guidelines: systematic review.  O'Sullivan et al, BJSM 2020 The challenges:   1. Overuse of…

Preventing golf injuries

Golf Injuries are more common than you think! While golf is considered a low-impact sport, golf injuries are common and often due to overuse or poor mechanics. The areas injured, in order of most to least frequent, are the lower back, elbow,…

Shin splints 101

MEDIAL TIBIAL STRESS SYNDROME AKA – SHIN SPLINTS Medial Tibial Stress Syndrome is a common injury of the lower leg in athletes. What is Medial Tibial Stress Syndrome? Medial tibial stress syndrome is a common injury in runners and…
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Back to Balance with Laura Graham

Back to Balance with Laura Graham   This brand new one-on-one balance program now being offered through Saanich Physiotherapy at our Elk Lake location is specifically geared towards our senior clients that wish to maintain or further…

4 Running Clinic 2.0

4Running Clinic Would you like to improve your running economy by learning to run more efficiently? Have injuries derailed your attempts to improve as a runner before? Would you like to learn how to fuel your runs? Do you want to…