PODCAST: Dr Christian Barton discusses retraining in patellofemoral pain with Assistant Professor Rich Willy

Podcast brought to us by Dr Christian Barton from La Trobe SEMRC in Australia. In this podcast he discusses mainly about Rich Willy’s two specific studies on running retraining and PFP. The first study (open access) that was talked about was published in Sep 2011, which found that a hip strengthening program improved hip strength and SL…

Injury risk in runners using standard or motion control shoes: a randomised controlled trial with participant and assessor blinding

A BJSM study last year Apr 2016 with the above-mentioned title. This article is open access. “Results The overall injury risk was lower among the participants who had received motion control shoes (HR=0.55; 95% CI 0.36 to 0.85) compared to those receiving standard shoes. This positive effect was only observed in the stratum of runners…

Trends in Pediatric and Adolescent Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injuries in Victoria, Australia 2005–2015

New study reports the rate of ACL injuries in 5-14 year olds in Victoria, Australia from 2005-2015. This article is open access. “There was a total of 320 cases and the overall annual rate of ACL injuries increased by 147.8% from 2.74 per 100,000 population in 2005/2006 to 6.79 per 100,000 in 2014/2015. The majority…