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!
Menisci are a type of cartilage inside the knee joint. Their main function is to equally distribute the force placed on the knee, stabilize the knee during movements, and offer more fluid movements.
Learn how Banff Sport Medicine Physician, Dr Andy Reed, is recovering from a recent injury in his latest Bow Valley Crag & Canyon article.
In this article, Delia Roberts PhD, talks about how to interval train and outlines a basic interval to get you started.
In his latest Bow Valley Crag & Canyon article, Banff Sport Medicine Physician Dr Andy Reed, reflects on his recent injury.
There are a lot of ways to build and maintain fitness. If you work in a physical job like wildland firefighting or tree planting or are a competitive athlete (or just train like one), your baseline fitness from work and exercise will be very high.
Research shows that the fitter the individual the less likely they are to be injured. If you’ve been active all summer, all you need is a bit of specific work to start your season, but if you’ve spent the last month or so at a desk or on the couch, you’ll need to build some…
Tearing the ACL— a dreaded diagnosis often accompanied by reconstructive surgery and extensive rehabilitation. This injury is common in sports that involve sudden stops or changes in direction, jumping or landing, such as soccer, basketball, gymnastics, football, or downhill skiing.
Given the high volume of jumping performed in a typical ballet class (up to 200 jumps per 90 minute class1), you would expect ACL injuries to be ubiquitous amongst ballet dancers.