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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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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 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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Advice to athletes with Back Pain: Get active!

"Prolonged inactivity for an athlete with LBP can increase their injury risk, which ultimately results in further inactivity and potentially more pain. While ‘keep active’ might seem an odd recommendation for athletes with LBP, emphasising…

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…
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Tracking Progress and Getting Stronger

TRACKING YOUR INJURY RECOVERY PROGRESS Recovering from an injury takes time and tracking your injury recovery progress can be a challenging time for you. Your recovery process can be influenced by a large number of factors all influencing…
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Lower Back Pain When Walking or Running

Lower Back Pain When Walking or Running As Physiotherapists a regular complaint by patients is the experience of increasing lower back pain when walking or running. There is a common misconception that because we are undertaking exercises…