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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…
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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…
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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…
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Low Back Pain Clinical Perspectives

Back Pain : The inside track Back pain is a leading cause of disability. It is also a costly challenge for our health care system. Unfortunately, many people receive passive treatment methods despite research showing the benefit of active…
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Low Back Pain Guidelines for Patients

Back Pain : Perspectives for patients One of the biggest challenges that clinicians face is to make treatment practical. There is overwhelming evidence that activity when there is back pain is most often helpful to reduce symptoms and expedite…
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Back Pain Clinical Practice Guidelines

Back Pain: The full report If you are like us, you likely want to know the reasons behind the decision making process. Transparency is always key in this type of process. This publication on lower back pain is the most recent research (End…