Invited Commentary: Who has time to improve their career?

The following is an article written by Phil Plisky and Jenna Gourlay with Professional Rebellion...   What is one thing you would change about your job that would allow you to enjoy it much more? That was the question posed to the room during a conference.  No one knew where the question was going, but…

Femoroacetabular Impingement: Morphology Does Not Equal Pathology

Femoroacetabular Impingement Syndrome (FAIS) was described as early as 19361 and has been drastically increasing in popularity over the past two decades2. As this condition has become more respected amongst the medical community, the number of patients identified with FAIS was significantly increased3. With this increased recognition, there has also been a markedly rising number…

Lateral Hip Pain? Time to Stop Blaming the Poor Bursa…

Lateral hip pain is a very common occurrence amongst the general population and even more-so for middle-aged women, who demonstrate a 4x higher prevalence then men. In fact, literature has found that 23.5% of women over the age of 50 indicate having persistent lateral hip pain (15% unilateral and 8.5% bilateral)1. Pain in this region…

Early Sport Specialization…

Growing up and playing competitive hockey, my goal was always to obtain a college scholarship and maybe, just maybe make it to that next level. So, I did what any other talented young athlete would do, listen to well-meaning coaches and scouts and focus all of my energy on MY sport at a young age. I thoroughly enjoyed playing hockey and was happy to play 2 hours, 5 times a week year-round…

Review: MedBridgeGO Patient HEP app

Patient compliance is an integral piece of the rehabilitation puzzle. Patients being consistent with their prescribed home exercise program depends on several factors, however there are two aspects that stand out beyond the rest. Forming a Therapeutic Alliance with the patient and getting buy-in that their program will help them achieve THEIR goals Providing a…

Updated Clinical Prediction Rule Resource (Again)

Clinical Prediction Rules (CPRs) are an interesting, complicated, and often misunderstood area of rehabilitation research. To say all CPRs are not created equal would be a significant understatement. In this most recent rehaul of the CPR Resource, I focused on not just adding to the quantity of rules included, but I spent the vast majority of…

Ice Hockey Injuries: Who Gets Hurt and Why Does it Matter?

Ice hockey is an inherently physical sport and as such creates situations where injury is possible and often likely. With the influence that injuries can have on a team's success, research has started to focus on our ability to assess injury risk and prevent injuries before they occur. However, these strategies cannot be effectively laid…