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.
Autografts in ACL reconstruction are tendons harvested from the patient’s own body at the beginning of the procedure and prepared as a tissue graft that can be inserted into the knee during the same procedure in an attempt to restore the normal anatomy of the ACL.
– Menthol and exercise in the heat – The latest Bow Valley Crag & Canyon article from Banff Sport Medicine Physician, Dr Andy Reed, has him delving into the evidence that menthol can change our perception of how hot it is when we’re trying to perform physically in the heat!
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.
Another research perspective published in Healio on a research project led by Banff Sport Medicine Orthopaedic surgeon, Dr Laurie Hiemstra, and Research Director, Sarah Kerslake!