Shoulder pain is common & frequently disabling. It’s confusing to know what to d…

Shoulder pain is common & frequently disabling. It’s confusing to know what to do. Here’s an open letter from one of the world’s top shoulder pain experts. Dr Jeremy Lewis co-author of The Shoulder: Theory and Practice. “information that I hope may support you with decisions you will need to make about how best to … Read moreShoulder pain is common & frequently disabling. It’s confusing to know what to d…

Mindfulness in the Military | Amishi Jha, Major General Piatt, Anderson Cooper

Stress, threat & mood all affect our health & performance. Mindfulness training is a proven counter-measure. See how the Military & a neuroscientist deployed this. https://youtu.be/pN64uJlRasI?list=PLL9asqllBZCmN0x2B–VehCRwbdijh8jD #mindfulness Mindfulness in the Military | Amishi Jha, Major General Piatt, Anderson Cooper View original post on FB Posted to FB on 2022-07-23 21:53:08

Meditation reduces the feeling of pain – WDDTY

Disentangling self from pain: mindfulness meditation-induced pain relief. Mindfulness meditation can help reduce pain intensity by as much as 32%. They key is in not associating with the pain, but instead observing it as if it was happening to someone else, say researchers from the University of California at San Diego. “For many people struggling … Read moreMeditation reduces the feeling of pain – WDDTY

Column: Norway’s hands-off approach to youth sports might explain why they’re so good when they get older

Norway introduced Children’s Rights in Sports in 1987 and updated it in 2007. It is eight pages long and begins: “Children are engaged in sports because they enjoy it. … This is the foundation that all coaches, managers and parents must safeguard and develop further.” A comprehensive 2013 study. found pre-pubescent specialization does not increase … Read moreColumn: Norway’s hands-off approach to youth sports might explain why they’re so good when they get older

Further concerns about steroid injection safety. Intra-articular corticosteroid …

Further concerns about steroid injection safety. Intra-articular corticosteroid injections in patients without knee osteoarthritis at the time of injection are associated with a dose-dependent risk of total knee arthroplasty at 5 years. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/35773523/ #Knee View original post on FB Posted to FB on 2022-07-13 04:40:34

5-year (!) follow-up shows that exercise-based rehab is preferred over surgery f…

5-year (!) follow-up shows that exercise-based rehab is preferred over surgery for degenerative meniscal tears. #Excessive_Imaging_for_Musculoskeletal_Problems #Overutilization_of_Surgery #Knee https://t.co/OCnIr8dbQX View original post on FB Posted to FB on 2022-07-12 00:17:15

2022 Bern Consensus Statement on Shoulder Injury Prevention, Rehabilitation, and Return to Sport for Athletes at All Participation Levels | Journal of Orthopaedic & Sports Physical Therapy

“ Injury prevention programs/exercises are appropriate to prescribe for athletes of all levels to prevent shoulder injury.” “Fundamental components of exercise programs to manage shoulder injury risk in overhead and contact/collision sports are outlined in Table 1. The principles can be extrapolated to other cases, with the caveat that “recipe-style” approaches should be avoided. Each … Read more2022 Bern Consensus Statement on Shoulder Injury Prevention, Rehabilitation, and Return to Sport for Athletes at All Participation Levels | Journal of Orthopaedic & Sports Physical Therapy

APA | Preventative health reform key to reducing Australia’s disease burden

A new report on Australia’s health highlights the need for investment in preventative health care such as physiotherapy to combat growing rates of chronic disease including our two biggest killers, cardiovascular disease and dementia. The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare’s Australia’s Health 2022 report illustrates the importance of addressing modifiable risk factors, such as … Read moreAPA | Preventative health reform key to reducing Australia’s disease burden