#Knees4Skis: 3 More Essential Exercises to Help Reduce Knee Injury
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#Knees4Skis: 3 More Essential Exercises to Help Reduce Knee Injury

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.

Management of lower limb (aka knee) injuries in youth athletes
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Management of lower limb (aka knee) injuries in youth athletes

Knee injuries are common in youth athletes with up to 1 in 4 athletes at risk of sustaining this type of injury. Approximately one-third of patients seen in the Banff Sport Medicine Clinic are youth. For example, the Clinic assesses approximately 1500 acute knee injuries in patients aged 5 to 24 each year.

Phases of your Banff Sport Medicine Postoperative Rehabilitation Program after ACL Reconstruction
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Phases of your Banff Sport Medicine Postoperative Rehabilitation Program after ACL Reconstruction

Rehabilitation following Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Reconstruction is an essential part of a full recovery. The ultimate goal of this rehabilitation program is to restore functional ability and enable you to return to your sport or physical activities, with a reduced risk for additional injury.