News Jul 2018

Does taping work for plantar heel pain? A new clinical prediction rule

I use taping routinely for my plantar heel pain patients. But is there a way we can predict better outcomes with taping?

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News Jun 2018

The way we treat non-traumatic MSK pain is failing

Those who treat sports injuries and MSK issues are swamped by the suggestion that what we habitually do is NOT evidence based.

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News Jun 2018

Risk classification of patients referred to secondary care for low back pain

Comparing two screening tools, the STarT Back Screening Tool against the Örebro Musculoskeletal Pain Screening Questionnaire.

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News May 2018

Dynamic knee valgus - is it real, and is it a problem?

A nice new systematic review from Peter Malliaras's group, with first author Jack Dix sheds some light on this oft argued topic.

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News Apr 2018

Consensus statement on plantar heel pain

The American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons has released their Clinical Consensus Statement.

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News Mar 2018

Does conventional footwear reduce intrinsic muscle strength?

A new paper contending use of conventional modern shoes is associated with weaker intrinsic foot muscles and more.

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News Feb 2018

More children being injured more often. A worrying trend

A new study indicated that children are being injured more often.

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News Feb 2018

Patellofemoral pain, age, and the effect of orthoses.

A new study found that older individuals with patellofemoral pain (PFP) have less foot mobility than younger adults with PFP.

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News Jan 2018

The tendon loading and maturation process is different for adolescents than adults

If you treat youth and adolescent athletes, this is a very important paper.

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News Jan 2018

Domhnall MacAuley: No magic answer for Achilles tendinopathy

Domhnall MacAuley is the Primary Care editor for the British Medical Journal.

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