The essence of musculoskeletal rehabilitation is taking a patient from where they currently are (often a state of pain, functional impairment, an inability to do the things that are important to them, a lack of confidence in their ability to perform their regular...

Resistance Training for Bone Health in Men

FYSIO FRIDAY: The LIFTMOR for men trial The incidence of osteoporosis (defined as bone mineral density T score greater than -2.5) is thought to be over 200 million people globally. This condition, as well as osteopenia (defined as bone mineral density between -1 and...

Hierarchy of Injury Prevention

HIERARCHY OF PREVENTION Musculoskeletal injury is a complicated, multi-faceted process, and the specific cause(s) of injury will be unique to the individual. However, in an effort to decrease the occurrence of injury, there is a general hierarchy of importance in...

Updated Guidelines for Ankle Sprains

Updated Guidelines for Ankle Sprains Clinical guidelines are devised by experts in specific fields, to provide consensus and improve consistency within management protocols. The ankle lateral ligament sprain is one of the most common injuries seen in orthopedic...

Concussion Basics

FYSIO FRIDAY – CONCUSSION ASSESSMENT AND MANAGEMENT Concussion, also known as a traumatic brain injury (or TBI) is functional disturbance of the brain, typically caused by direct or indirect trauma. As with any injury, concussion needs to be assessed and treated...