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An Update on Diagnosing SLAP tears

Diagnosing a SLAP tear is not easy We hear a lot about trying to diagnose shoulder pain and to be as specific as possible. It’s…

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ACL tears and bone bruises

Research Review Not sure if you saw my recent post on social media about bone bruises after an ACL tear so I wanted to discuss…

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Bone Stress Injury with Stuart Warden

Our Great Expectations series has been really popular with over 2000 reads already! Next in the series we have a bit of a hero of…

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Case Study: Myositis Ossificans – Deadlegs aren’t just for the playground

Whether you call them a “dead leg” or a “Charlie horse” or a “cork thigh” chances are we have all had one. Mostly from the…

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Non-specific low back pain exists. You just don’t want to admit it

Non specific low back pain is often a diagnosis that clinicians might feel sheepish about. As if they have failed. As if acknowledging uncertainty is…

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Plantar Plate injury, assessment and management – by Nick Knight

The following blog is by Nick Knight and was featured on Tom Goom’s website, enjoy! Plantar plate injuries are easily missed and probably under diagnosed…

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Why Distance Doesn’t Tell the Full Story During Hop Testing

Following an anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury, athletes typically undergo a battery of testing to help inform their readiness to return to sport. This battery…

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Concussion Rehabilitation: Individualizing Our Intervention

We now understand universally that a concussion should be defined as a mild traumatic brain injury. A commonality amongst all concussions, is that the injuries…

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Loss of extension after ACL surgery: How to assess for a cyclops lesion

Loss of extension after an ACL reconstruction can be debilitating for the patient. It’s not as common as you would think but I see it…

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