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Play it again, Sam.

in Email Newsletters, Sports psychology

Humphrey Bogart never said, “Play it again, Sam.” In fact, the line his character Rick says in the movie Casablanca is, “Play it!” This may be the best way for us to approach return to sport (RTS) with athletes: “Play it!” Often, more is made of the ‘return’ portion rather than the ‘sport.’ What I... MORE

A pain in the neck

in Email Newsletters, Neck and back injuries

We’re excited about our recent announcement to transition our subscription model to a web-based publication! This offers our readers the opportunity to access our content from any smart device. The downside of mobile reading is a phenomenon called ‘text neck’.   Rest assured that the cervical spine is made to endure flexed positions for prolonged... MORE

A history lesson

in Email Newsletters

When Sports Injury Bulletin (SIB) first began, it was a periodical that came in the post. Despite the challenges of the overseas mail system, SIB enjoyed a robust international audience. The expansion of the internet then enabled SIB to transition to an e-zine format, with each issue distributed in a PDF file via email, making... MORE

Stitched together: LARS procedure and post-op ACL management

in Email Newsletters

In our last newsletter we explored the anatomy of the anterolateral complex of the knee, reasons for the high rate of re-injury, and the rehab approach for conservative management. Most athletes, however, opt for surgical correction of an ACL tear. Contributor Chris Mallac highlights an alternative reconstruction method called a a Ligament Advanced Reinforcement System (LARS)... MORE

Tendinopathy in the long head of the bicep

in Email Newsletters, Shoulder injuries

Previous newsletters have reviewed the mechanism of injury, pathophysiology, rehab approach, and use of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medications in the treatment of tendon injuries. Physiotherapist and writer Chris Mallac recently took a deep dive looking at  the tendon of the long head of the biceps (LHB). Injuries to this tendon occur in overhead athletes, swimmers, and cross fit athletes. Be curious... MORE

NSAIDs: the magic pill for managing tendinopathy?

in Acute injuries, Email Newsletters

The natural tendency for many athletes in the acute stage of tendon injury is to manage the pain and possible swelling with non-steroidal anti-inflammatory (NSAIDs) medications. But is this the best approach? Andy Hamilton, editor of Peak Performance and frequent contributor to Sports Injury Bulletin, examines the role of NSAIDs in healing from injury here. As... MORE


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