Tag Archive for: exercise therapy

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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…

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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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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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…
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Small steps, Strong shield: The benefits of Exercise to fight COVID

From the British Medical Journal: This is a ground breaking study to support the benefits of Exercise to prevent serious symptoms of COVID. (1) using objectively measured physical activity data to demonstrate a positive association between…

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…