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Many Orthopedic Surgeries Don’t Work

Many Orthopedic Surgeries Don’t Work

Many Orthopedic Surgeries Don’t Work Todd Hargrove, United States Unlike drugs, orthopedic surgeries can be sold to the public before they undergo any rigorous testing to ensure they are safe and effective. Thus, millions of surgeries for knee, shoulder, and back pain...
Hip Arthroscopy for FAI Syndrome in Athletes

Hip Arthroscopy for FAI Syndrome in Athletes

Hip Arthroscopy for FAI Syndrome in Athletes Lasse Ishoi – Physiotherapist,  Copenhagen, Denmark …Is it a one-way ticket back to preinjury sport and optimal performance? We recently published a paper in the American Journal of Sports Medicine entitled “Return to...
PCL Injury and Reconstruction

PCL Injury and Reconstruction

PCL Injury and Reconstruction Dr Howard Luks – Orthopedic Surgeon,  New York, United States The posterior cruciate ligament, or PCL, is the strongest ligament in the knee. The PCL is the stronger cousin to the ACL which most people have heard of.  While...
Neurofatigue: Why am I so tired?

Neurofatigue: Why am I so tired?

Neurofatigue: Why am I so tired? The reason behind concussion and persistent fatigue One of the main symptoms people seem to struggle with after sustaining a concussion is ‘neurofatigue’. That feeling you get when even after a good night’s sleep you can’t seem to...
Plantar fasciopathy (AKA plantar fasciitis)

Plantar fasciopathy (AKA plantar fasciitis)

Plantar Fasciopathy (AKA plantar fasciitis) This is a blog by @MichaelRathleff With an introduction by Tom Goom @TomGoom Originally posted on the Running Physio blog – enjoy! Plantar fasciopathy can be a nuisance to treat and, to date, we’ve had little high quality...
Exercises for Medial Tibial Stress Syndrome

Exercises for Medial Tibial Stress Syndrome

Exercises for Medial Tibial Stress Syndrome (AKA ‘Shin Splints’) Blog post by Tom Goom – Physiotherapist  United Kingdom It’s easy to talk generally with rehab, ‘strengthen x,y and z’, improve movement control etc but we don’t often expand on what...
Is Dopamine More Powerful Than Opiates?

Is Dopamine More Powerful Than Opiates?

Written by: Mike Studer, Physical Therapist Is Dopamine More Powerful Than Opiates? Rehabilitation is more than movement science. The APTA-endorsed Movement System approach foundationally recognizes the concept that how we choose to move is shaped by our physiology,...
Soft tissue injuries simply need PEACE & LOVE

Soft tissue injuries simply need PEACE & LOVE

  Soft tissue injuries simply need PEACE & LOVE By Blaise Dubois @blaisedubois and Jean-Francois Esculier @JFEsculier Rehabilitation of soft tissue injuries can be complex. Over the years, acronyms guiding their management have evolved from ICE to RICE[1], then to...
Why Do Muscles Feel Tight?

Why Do Muscles Feel Tight?

Written by: Todd Hargrove  Tightness is a Feeling, Not Just a Mechanical Condition When someone says they feel tight in a particular area, they might be referring to several different complaints. So I try to find out: Are they talking about poor range of motion? Or...
Load Management in the Workplace

Load Management in the Workplace

Written by: Marc Surdyka Doctor of Physical Therapy and Orthopedic Clinical Specialist Los Angeles, United States. Load Management in the Workplace Load Training load has been defined as the cumulative amount of stress (physiological, psychological, or mechanical)...
How Much Should You Train During Injury?

How Much Should You Train During Injury?

Connor Gleadhill  Physiotherapist, S&C  Sydney, Australia Most of the issues I deal with when managing people with injuries stem from them not having the right information. You can find the heart of a lot of issues in health and fitness that stem from information,...