An interview with Dr. Laura Morrison Orthopaedic surgery remains the surgical specialty with the lowest proportion of women. Dr. Laura Morrison and colleagues delved into the scientific literature to determine how pregnancy and parenthood may be contributing to the gender gap in orthopaedics.
We’re recruiting! Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) reconstruction surgery is the gold standard treatment for an injured or torn ACL in people with symptomatic knee instability (i.e. a common feeling like the knee is buckling or “giving way”). Several studies have estimated a high rate of a second ACL injury in active young individuals even after…
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.
For the last 150 years almost everywhere around the world, death rates have declined, and life expectancy has increased. One significant reason for this is the development of medical and applied sciences. We have developed ways to detect, diagnose and treat disease. Have you ever considered how this has been accomplished? What are the processes…
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!
Gender equity is a pressing human rights issue in many professional fields and medicine is no exception. Of the surgical specialties, orthopaedics has one of the lowest rates of women and has not made any substantial gains in gender parity over time. Currently, 12.6% of the orthopaedic surgeons in Canada are female, an increase from…
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.
– Menthol and exercise in the heat – The latest Bow Valley Crag & Canyon article from Banff Sport Medicine Physician, Dr Andy Reed, has him delving into the evidence that menthol can change our perception of how hot it is when we’re trying to perform physically in the heat!
Patellar instability – an unstable or dislocating kneecap – is a debilitating condition that frequently occurs in young, active people, that significantly affects their quality of life.
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.
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.
Dr Laurie Hiemstra, Orthopaedic Surgeon and Director of Research at BSMF, discusses her work facilitating gender diversity, her leadership roles in the Canadian Orthopaedic Association (COA) and her 2022 COA Presidency as the first female leader of the Association.