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Achilles’ tendonitis occurs when the tendon at the back of your heel becomes injured. The condition causes pain at the back of the heel, above the heel and/or into the lower calf, as well as stiffness of the ankle joint, and deformities around the tendon insertion. Your doctor will diagnose tendonitis after performing a physical…
Delia Roberts PhD., Researcher and Founder of the Fit For Snow program, will be discussing her research on the importance of nutrition, hydration and sleep for snowsports performance and injury prevention.
What happens to the bone after an Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) injury? This is the question our Research Team hopes to help answer as part of a three year clinical research collaboration with the Bone Imaging Laboratory at the McCaig Institute for Bone and Joint Health, University of Calgary.
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).
With the weather starting to warm up and the snow melting, people are dusting off their running shoes and getting back into an outdoor fitness regime. Unfortunately, this is also the time of year our Banff Sport Medicine Physicians start to see more patients suffering from “Runner’s knee”, also known as Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome (PFPS)…