In his latest column first published in The Bow Valley Crag & Canyon, Banff Sport Medicine Physician Dr. Andy Reed discusses some important aspects of female physiology that affects their training.
Canada’s population is growing older with almost 1 in 6 people aged 65 or older. This number is expected to increase to close to 1 in 4 by 2030. Given this population shift, it is important to understand the potential risks that affect this group.
Banff Sport Medicine Physician and ultramarathon running M.D., Dr. Andy Reed, discusses his Top 5 injury prevention tips (originally published on UltrAspire’s Facebook page).
A meniscal allograft transplantation (MAT) is a type of surgery where a deficient or damaged meniscus from a patients’ knee is replaced with another meniscus of the same size from a deceased donor (cadaver).
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.