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

Invictus participant an example of nuances required to work...

in Email Newsletters, Improve

In a recently featured article, physio Sean Fyfe outlined eight key principles to follow when working with an athlete with disabilities. Today’s newsletter highlights some of the research that supports these principles and offers a profile of 2018 Invictus Games athlete Stacey Trottier-Mousseau. With the 2018 Invictus Games just days away, some major milestones in... MORE

Running and knee arthritis

in Email Newsletters, Knee injuries

Like the misconception, that bad posture causes back pain, the myth that running causes knee arthritis persists. Researchers at the University of British Columbia compared the beliefs concerning running and knee osteoarthritis (OA), of runners, non-runners, and healthcare practitioners (HCP)(1). A total of 831 surveys revealed that 13% of the non-HCP population surveyed believed running... MORE

Shin splints, cramps, thrombosis, oh my!

in Other

Lower leg pain often plagues runners. The trick is distinguishing pain from an acute injury, overuse, or an emergent problem. In today’s feature article, Pat Gilliam offers an overview of lower leg injuries and identifies the particular characteristics of each syndrome. In most acute injuries, the athlete experiences a sudden onset of pain and disability,... MORE

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