BRINGING SCIENCE TO TREATMENT

Alicia Filley

ALICIA FILLEY PT, MS., editor and long-time contributor to Sports Injury Bulletin and its sister publication Peak Performance, has over 25 years’ experience working in rehabilitation, sports injury and sports performance. She holds both a bachelor's and a master's degree in physical therapy.

When not writing and researching, Alicia can be found putting her findings to the test outside on the trail and inside the gym. Her most recent achievement is hiking the Grand Canyon from rim to rim. Connect with her on Twitter @AliciaFilley or Facebook @AliciaFilleyPT.



Articles by Alicia Filley

Giving recovery the squeeze

in Email Newsletters, Improve, Tools and technology

Some time ago, editor Alicia Filley explored the effectiveness of graded compression garments (GCGs) on athletic performance and recovery for our sister publication Peak Performance. As she explained, the theory behind the use of GCGs by athletes stems from the regular application of their usage in the medical field. In hospitals, GCGs are worn by... MORE

Patellofemoral pain: sorted!

in Email Newsletters, Knee injuries

Patellofemoral pain (PFP) affects one in six adults with complaints of knee pain(1). What causes PFP remains equivocal. Multiple factors are thought to contribute to anterior knee pain. The elusive origins of PFP may be the reason that 40% of people affected lack significant improvement after a year of treatment(1). Researchers at the University of... MORE

Game of throws part II: upper extremity injuries

in Diagnose & Treat

While George R.R. Martin says, “Some old wounds never truly heal, and bleed again at the slightest word,” in his epic series Game of Thrones, this doesn’t have to be the case for those soldiering on in water polo matches. In part II of this series, Alicia Filley advises on how to manage upper extremity... MORE

Got runners? Chances are good you’ve got injuries too!

in Email Newsletters

  They defined RRIs to include, “any self-reported complaint involving muscles, joints, tendons, and/or bones deemed by the runner to be caused by running.” The RRI had to impact at least one running workout by requiring the runner to decrease their speed, distance, length of run, or the number of runs. In addition to RRIs,... MORE

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