~ A Pain in the Compartment ~ Chronic exertional compartment syndrome (CECS) is an exercise-induced condition that commonly affects the muscles and nerves of endurance athletes. It is seen most often in athletes under the age of 30 who train in a repetitive impact activity, such as running.
“When can I return to sport?” is a common question asked by patients following anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury. The answer to this question is complex and dependent on a variety of injury and patient factors.
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.
The COVID-19 pandemic has significantly impacted our daily activities. As a charity, we’ve experienced a significant decrease in funding, reduced staffing, and postponement of our clinical research programs.
A High Tibial Osteotomy (HTO) is a type of ‘joint preservation’ surgery that involves cutting the shin bone (tibia) to change the alignment of the knee. It is used to improve symptoms of osteoarthritis by offloading weight from arthritic cartilage inside the knee with the aim of preventing a future knee replacement surgery. In some…
Osteoarthritis is becoming increasingly common with more than 4.4 million people in Canada living with osteoarthritis; with hip osteoarthritis affecting approximately 3% to 8% of the general population. If you have osteoarthritis, know that you are not alone. With the appropriate care, many people live meaningful, productive, and pain free lives despite this diagnosis.