What happens to the bone after an Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) injury? This is the question our Research Team hopes to help answer as part of a three year clinical research collaboration with the Bone Imaging Laboratory at the McCaig Institute for Bone and Joint Health, University of Calgary.
Valgus isn’t a word you’ll hear underneath the chair lifts or in the maze awaiting the gondola. But when you see it happen in a ski or snowboard crash, you’ll know by the unsettling visceral response your body shutters. Someone’s day just went valgus.
In his latest Bow Valley Crag & Canyon article, Banff Sport Medicine’s Dr Andy Reed, talks hamstring injuries and how to avoid them using preventative exercise.
Ankle sprains are one of the most common sport injuries and account for the majority of ankle injuries.8 They can be caused by: walking or exercising on an uneven surface, falling, landing on your ankle, rolling or twisting your foot, or getting stepped on causing the foot to twist or roll.
Banff Sport Medicine Physician, Dr Andy Reed, addresses this question in his latest Bow Valley Crag & Canyon article.
Osteoarthritis (OA) is a major cause of musculoskeletal (MSK) pain that affects more than 10% of Canadians over the age of 15 [1, 2].
Banff Sport Medicine Physician, Dr Andy Reed, discusses simple things we can do to help prevent frailty as we age. Take a read and make sure to incorporate at least one of these into your daily routines!
The Banff Sport Medicine Foundation (BSMF) works closely with the Banff Sport Medicine Clinic (BSM) to provide educational opportunities for our next generation of physicians and surgeons.
Aging is an unavoidable process that we collectively experience. The average patient seeking treatment from Banff Sport Medicine Physician, Dr Andy Reed, is aged a little over 50.
A few minutes is all it takes to start off your day with this simple On Hill Warm Up.
Ski fitness is an important factor in progressing your skiing, preparing your body for the slopes, and helping to reduce your risk of injury.
“When can I return to sport?” is a common question asked by patients following anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury. The answer to this question is complex and dependent on a variety of injury and patient factors.