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.
Over the last two decades, with awareness of the Female Athlete Triad increasing, it has become apparent that male athletes also experience a similar triad syndrome. In 2017, the Female and Male Athlete Triad Coalition gathered various experts and health professionals to review the existing evidence and create recommendations for the diagnosis and treatment of,…
Are you heading out for a day of hiking, biking or climbing and wondering what food to pack for the day and how to keep your body properly fueled to avoid fatigue and potential injury? Registered Dietitian and Nutritionist, Heather Bester, provides her top tips for preparing for adventure, how to stay fueled and enjoy…
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?
In his latest Bow Valley Crag & Canyon article, Banff Sport Medicine Physician Dr Andy Reed, reflects on his recent injury.
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.