Many factors impact the health of our joints over our lives, and some people will develop joint pain and conditions like osteoarthritis. Our next online Bold Thinking event investigates the question: what are the most effective ways to improve joint health and prevent joint diseases? La Trobe University’s collaboration with The Australian Ballet has been…read more
If you missed the LASEM Happy Hour with Dr Tania Pizzari on May 21, we’ve got you covered! Hear from Dr Pizzari as she talks about the importance of the (recently neglected) scapula, the psycho-social effects of imaging, returning to sport without apprehension and the importance of education and self-efficacy. Joined by special guest Dr…read more
Read the paper Jean-Francois Esculier, Laurent Julien Bouyer, Blaise Dubois, Pierre Fremont, Lynne Moore, Bradford McFadyen, Jean-Sébastien Roy ALTMETRICS I had the great pleasure of catching up with JF Esculier who has just published his RCT completed as part of his PhD. The findings very clearly highlight the importance of education in runners with knee cap pain. Don’t throw the baby…read more
Dr Adam Culvenor has been awarded an early career researcher NHMRC fellowship, involving funding of $408,768. His research aims to identify ways to reduce the risk of knee cap osteoarthritis (OA) following serious knee injuries. Adam will spend his first two years at the Paracelsus Medical University in Austria working Professor Eckstein who is a world leader in…read more
“Having an ACL reconstruction does not mean you automatically go back to playing sport” – Dr Clare Adern, September 2016. In the lead up to the 2016 Sports Medicine Australia Conference at the Melbourne Cricket Ground in October, I had the pleasure of speaking to Dr Clare Ardern, a Post-Doctoral Researcher from Linköping University in Sweden. She…read more
Prof Karim Khan discusses the assessment and management of lateral hip pain with Dr Alison Grimaldi.
Professor Jill Cook discusses common tendinopathy myths on Karen Litzy’s ‘Healthy Wealthy and Smart’ Podcast site
Josh Heerey, Physiotherapist and PhD candidate at LASEM discusses the development of FAI morphology and the implications for long term hip joint health with Dr Rintje Agricola The development of Cam-type deformity in adolescent and young male soccer players. A cam deformity is gradually acquired during skeletal maturation in adolescent and young male…read more
Josh Heerey, Physiotherapist and PhD candidate at LASEM discusses the classification of groin pain in the athlete with Prof Peter Brukner References Doha agreement meeting on terminology and definitions in groin pain in athletes BSJM Vol 49 Issue 12
Josh Heerey, Physiotherapist and PhD candidate at LASEM discusses the role and function of quadratus femoris at the hip joint with Dr Adam Semciw References Quadratus femoris: An EMG investigation during walking and running.