Patellofemoral Instability: not just a dislocating kneecap
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Patellofemoral Instability: not just a dislocating kneecap

Patellofemoral instability is a debilitating condition that frequently occurs in young, active people, significantly affecting their quality of life. It can occur due to injury e.g. a direct impact to the knee, or from variations in a patient’s anatomy that allow the patella (kneecap) to dislocate with minimal force. Patellofemoral instability, however, is not just…

Limited evidence for stem cell therapy as a treatment for osteoarthritis and musculoskeletal injuries
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Limited evidence for stem cell therapy as a treatment for osteoarthritis and musculoskeletal injuries

Stem cell therapy has recently grown in popularity as a treatment for osteoarthritis (OA) and musculoskeletal (MSK) injury. The rationale for their use is their natural ability to develop into many different cell types, thereby contributing to the healing process. But what scientific evidence justifies their use in this area of health care?

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Runner’s Knee: 10 exercises to help prevent and treat it

With the weather starting to warm up and the snow melting, people are dusting off their running shoes and getting back into an outdoor fitness regime. Unfortunately, this is also the time of year our Banff Sport Medicine Physicians start to see more patients suffering from “Runner’s knee”, also known as Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome (PFPS)…

Banff Sport Medicine patients contribute to groundbreaking research

Banff Sport Medicine patients contribute to groundbreaking research

Over 140 Banff Sport Medicine patients aged under 25 years that underwent anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstructive surgery from 2014 to 2016 contributed to the findings of one of the largest ACL clinical research studies, called the STAbiLiTY Study. This study, led by Dr Alan Getgood from the Fowler Kennedy Sport Medicine Clinic in London,…