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Hamstring Strains Guide

Hamstring injuries can be challenge to work with. The good thing is that most get better fast when we use the best science. If you really want to geek out on the research follow this link: https://tinyurl.com/SPSCHamstring   …
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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…
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Sometimes our joints just hurt, and its ok not to know why.

This article was written by Dr. Howard Luks, Orthopedic Surgeon and Sports Specialist Sometimes our joints just hurt, and it’s ok not to know why (howardluksmd.com) Please visit his website for more excellent research based information:   Do…

Back Pain for Athletes… and Workers

Did you know? Back pain affects everyone! 3 Up to 9 in every 10 Olympic athletes experience LBP in their lifetime; at any 1 time, up to 2 in every 3 athletes might be experiencing LBP.   Low back pain (LBP) is common in the general and…

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  
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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…

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…