Ottawa Ankle Rules Review

ottawa ankle rules
Ottawa Ankle Rules Review Do I need an ankle x-ray? The ‘Ottawa Ankle Rules’ were established to help determine which patients require an x-ray following an ankle injury.  Ankle sprains are a very common occurrence, almost everyone will experience at some point in their lives.  Physiotherapists and Physicians are the primary health care practitioners sought when someone sustains an ankle...

Pregnancy Permanently Changes Foot Size

A new University of Iowa study confirms what many women have long suspected — that pregnancy permanently changes the size and shape of a woman’s feet.

Surgeons Find Better Ways to Treat Nerve Compression Disorder That Can Sideline Athletes, Studies Suggest .

Two new studies from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis suggest ways to improve surgical treatment for a debilitating condition caused by compressed nerves in the neck and shoulder.

Knowledge translation in sport injury prevention research: an example in youth ice hockey in Canada — Richmond et al. — British Journal of Sports Medicine

There is a critical need for scientists to incorporate a knowledge translation (KT) perspective into research plans to demonstrate the relevance of research findings and evaluate their implications for health practice and policy.

Exercise Helps OA, Back Pain, Fibromyalgia. Otherwise, Evidence Lacking

It’s a public health mantra that regular exercise can benefit rheumatologic conditions, but a close look at the latest evidence shows considerable gaps in that knowledge.

ACR Creates New “Don’t” List of Questionable Procedures

The American College of Rheumatology (ACR) has published its entry in the national multispecialty “Choosing Wisely” campaign spearheaded by the ABIM (American Board of Internal Medicine) Foundation and intended to reduce unnecessary and expensive medical procedures.