Tag Archive for: sports injury

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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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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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Prevent injury with a good warm up! Use the Fifa 11+

The Fifa 11+ is an amazingly well researched program to prevent soccer injuries.  It is easily applied to a multitude of different sports.   Here is the research to support it's use. https://tinyurl.com/SPSC11Research Please…
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Expert analysis of Tendon Injury

It's big, it's well researched and full of excellent information on treatment and prevention of tendon injuries in sport. Completely applicable to all of us. This innovative document really helps to apply the most up to date tendon management…

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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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…

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  

Common Knee Pain Treatment Guidelines

Have you ever wondered how we try to synthesize information to provide the best care? Basically we want you to get better faster. One of the best ways is to follow "Clinical Practice Guidelines" which rates what works and what doesn't... Check…
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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…