In his latest Bow Valley Crag & Canyon article, Banff Sport Medicine Physician, Dr. Andy Reed, discusses what “muscle cross education” means and how it can help when injured.
An injury to the ACL can cause significant wasting and weakness to the quadriceps muscles in both the injured and uninjured leg – known as Arthrogenic Muscle Inhibition (AMI).
The shoulder is one of the largest joints in the body that is also able to move through the greatest range of motion. Our shoulders help us with many every day tasks such as reaching overhead, pushing, pulling, and lifting. Improving and maintaining optimal shoulder performance also helps reduce the risk of injury.
Knowing which parts of your body work together to help your shoulder move will help you to understand why healthcare professionals may recommend some of the following self-assessment tools to figure out how well each component is performing.
The shoulder is one of the largest joints of the body that also has the greatest range of motion.
Learn about another common source of hip pain – osteoarthritis – in Dr. Andy Reed’s latest Crag & Canyon article.
Have you ever experienced pain in the front of your hip or groin? In his latest Bow Valley Crag & Canyon article, Banff Sport Medicine Physician, Dr. Andy Reed, discusses the potential cause.
In a recent OrthoEvidence, OEInsights Article, the authors outline four critical factors that influence a patient’s recovery after ACL injury.
If you’ve mastered the #Knees4Skis 8 Essential Exercises to Help Reduce Knee Injury and you’re looking to add more exercises – here are 3 more recommended by our experts Dr. Mark Heard, Orthopaedic Surgeon at Banff Sport Medicine, and Lynne Richardson, Physiotherapist at the Rocky Mountain Rehab & Sports Medicine Clinic.
Recovering from injury as well as COVID-19 infection, Dr. Andy Reed, Sports Medicine Physician at Banff Sport Medicine, gives us a run down on getting back into exercise after COVID-19 in his latest Bow Valley Crag & Canyon article.
In this presentation, Dr. Laurie Hiemstra, Banff Sport Medicine Orthopaedic Surgeon, and Sarah Kerslake MSc BPhty, discuss the main types of surgery used to treat patients with patellar instability (aka a dislocating / unstable kneecap), as well as physiotherapy and bracing considerations.
Dr Andy Reed, Banff Sport Medicine Physician and recently injured ultramarathon runner, gives us the scoop on the scientific evidence behind the use of gelatin and collagen for injury recovery and prevention in his latest Bow Valley Crag and Canyon article!