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Articles published in our sports medicine journal, sportEX medicine

Highlights of January 2015 issue of sportEX medicine

Articles featured in the January 2015 issue of sportEX medicine journal – the international sports injury and rehabilitation journal: * VITAMIN D IN SPORT AND EXERCISE MEDICINE: A PRACTICAL REVIEW Suboptimal levels of vitamin D are now recognised as a … Continue reading

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Who is at risk for falling and what can we do about it?

Introduction: Falls have a large impact on the overall health and quality of life in older adults.  It has been estimated that 30-60% of older, community-dwelling adults experience a fall each year and that approximately half of these individuals experience … Continue reading

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April 2014 highlights in sports rehabilitation journal, sportEX medicine

Highlights: Sports Triage Medical Screening and Physical Therapy Management by Dr Heather Jennings and Dr Robert Duvall It’s All in the Mind by Dale Forsdyke MSc. (incl. elearning quiz in digital versions) The Tendinopathy Continuum Explained by Daniel Lawrence, Prof Jill … Continue reading

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Are within/between session changes prognostic when treating LBP?

Low back pain (LBP) is one of most prevalent diagnoses treated by physical therapists (PTs).  As we begin to understand the multifactorial nature of its existence, we are also beginning to develop research to identify who responds favorably to different … Continue reading

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Physical Therapy may assist in recovery from depression in injured workers

Work-related injuries affect almost 500,000 individuals annually in the United States.  Over half of these cases are related to sprains, strains and other musculoskeletal pathology.  In addition, musculoskeletal  injuries are the leading cause for work-related disability and lost productivity, and … Continue reading

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Functional Fascial Taping: Does it have an effect on pain and function in those with non-specific LBP?

Introduction: Non-specific low back pain (NLBP) has been a heavily investigated topic in the literature over the past decade.  This is likely due to its prevalence as well as direct and indirect economic impacts.1,2 Recently, there has been literature to … Continue reading

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January 2014 highlights in sports rehabilitation journal, sportEX medicine

Articles featured in this January’s sportEX medicine journal – the international sports injury and rehabilitation journal Research Review: Physical Therapy May Assist in Recovery from Depression in Injured Workers by Joseph Brence, physical therapist Research Review: Don’t Ignore the Importance … Continue reading

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