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by Dr Christian Barton (Editor)

Dr Jo Kemp has been awarded an early career researcher NHMRC fellowship, involving funding of $255,014. Her research aims to evaluate the effects of physiotherapy on treating people with hip and groin pain, including FAI (Femoroacetabular Impingement). Jo will work closely with Professor Kay Crossley at the La Trobe’s Sport and Exercise Medicine Research Centre.   Jo Kemp discusses…read more

by Josh Heerey

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

by Brooke Patterson

We know that development of osteoarthritis (OA) after ACL reconstruction occurs in over 50% of patients. The question is, should we inform our patients of this, and if so how should we go about this. Anecdotally, consensus is that this can be a tricky conversation, and something that may be avoided by some therapists due…read more

by Brooke Patterson

Our previous blog noted the patellofemoral joint (PFJ) could be a major source of anterior knee pain following ACL reconstruction (ACLR), given the high prevalence of PFJ and tibiofemoral joint (TFJ) joint changes as early at 12 months (Culvenor et al., 2015) This month we are reviewing who may be at risk of early joint changes…read more