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…
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,…
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.
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.
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).
In his latest Bow Valley Crag & Canyon article, Banff Sport Medicine Physician, Dr. Andy Reed, discusses what “muscle cross education” means and how it can help when injured.
50% of runners get injured annually. Join us on May 2nd to learn ways of reducing your risk of falling into this category.
An injury to the ACL can cause significant wasting and weakness to the quadriceps muscles in both the injured and uninjured leg – known as Arthrogenic Muscle Inhibition (AMI).
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.
Recovering from injury as well as COVID-19 infection, Dr. Andy Reed, Sports Medicine Physician at Banff Sport Medicine, gives us a run down on getting back into exercise after COVID-19 in his latest Bow Valley Crag & Canyon article.
A recent publication from the Arthroscopy Association of Canada (AAC), that includes Banff Sport Medicine’s Dr Michaela Kopka, reviews the existing guidelines on the use of exercise as a treatment for knee osteoarthritis.
Valgus isn’t a word you’ll hear underneath the chair lifts or in the maze awaiting the gondola. But when you see it happen in a ski or snowboard crash, you’ll know by the unsettling visceral response your body shutters. Someone’s day just went valgus.