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.
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).
Learn about another common source of hip pain – osteoarthritis – in Dr. Andy Reed’s latest Crag & Canyon article.
Dr Andy Reed, Banff Sport Medicine Physician and recently injured ultramarathon runner, gives us the scoop on the scientific evidence behind the use of gelatin and collagen for injury recovery and prevention in his latest Bow Valley Crag and Canyon article!
Menisci are a type of cartilage inside the knee joint. Their main function is to equally distribute the force placed on the knee, stabilize the knee during movements, and offer more fluid movements.
Learn how Banff Sport Medicine Physician, Dr Andy Reed, is recovering from a recent injury in his latest Bow Valley Crag & Canyon article.
Tearing the ACL— a dreaded diagnosis often accompanied by reconstructive surgery and extensive rehabilitation. This injury is common in sports that involve sudden stops or changes in direction, jumping or landing, such as soccer, basketball, gymnastics, football, or downhill skiing.
Knee osteoarthritis (OA) is a degenerative condition where the cartilage that provides cushioning to the joint starts to wear.
The name “Tennis Elbow” suggests tennis players are highly prone to this particular injury. While this can be the case due to their wrist bending backwards when they hit the ball, this injury is more common in people who don’t play professional tennis. Any job or sport which requires frequent backward bending or overuse of…
You’ve probably had, or know someone who’s had, an injury called an ‘’overuse’’ injury. Maybe it happened after doing seemingly not much, or after having already stopped activities. You may be overly excited at the beginning of the ski season, go for 2 consecutive full days (perhaps you also want to make your $150 daily…
It’s getting to that time of year again in the Rockies. As the snow starts melting trail runners and hikers alike start to venture higher up into the alpine on foot. Although many may have spent the winter ski touring or running the trails closer to valley bottom, the longer pounding descents on feet are…