Highlights from the 2019 NSW SMA State Symposium

By Balraj Ougra (@backspace.chiro) On August 3rd Sports Medicine Australia (SMA) hosted its New South Wales (NSW) State Symposium in the world-renowned 2000 Olympic Games Precinct at Genea Netball Centre, Sydney Olympic Park. Titled“The Pain of Sports & Exercise Management of Acute & Chronic Pain in Sport”, the symposium was aimed at clinicians from all health disciplines […]

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Sollten wir beim Umgang mit Menschen mit nicht-traumatischen Schmerzen des Bewegungsapparates nicht langsam anfangen, unser Handeln zu überdenken?

  To read this BJSM Editorial in English, go here. Übersetzt aus dem Englischen von: Isabel Schneider @isi69schneider Link zum Originaltext https://bjsm.bmj.com/content/early/2018/07/17/bjsports-2018-099198 Jeremy Lewis, Peter O’Sullivan Die derzeitige Herangehensweise ist nicht zielführend Die Mehrheit anhaltender, nicht-traumatischer Schmerzzustände des Bewegungsapparats lassen sich nicht auf eine pathoanatomische Diagnose zurückführen, die in der Lage wäre, individuelle Schmerzen und Einschränkungen ausreichend […]

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Special e-edition of BJSM: Pain management

Welcome to this extra e-journal edition of the British Journal of Sports Medicine. BJSM readers, listeners and other social media followers have a keen interest in pain. It’s a big problem! So, here is an online only version of BJSM and external content just for you! This is all content that has been published before – […]

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The Pain Revolution Rides Again! 25 cyclists. 750km. 11,500 vertical metres. 450 bananas.

By Lorimer Moseley @bodyinmind The 2018 Pain Revolution Rural Outreach Tour made the epic journey from beachside towns to alpine trails in April this year, spreading scientific discoveries from the pain world and raising funds for their Local Pain Educator Programme. The week was an outstanding success: 25 cyclists. 750km. 11,500 vertical metres. 450 bananas. […]

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I choose ‘no injury’. Using the warning signal of pain as an overuse injury prevention strategy

By Pascal Edouard, MD, PhD, @PascalEdouard42 Overuse injuries are a common issue for athletes,[1–3] and preventing them is a priority in our field. Paying attention to the onset of the overuse injuries is a prevention strategy. The injuries may initially present as small pains that can easily be ignored and not addressed until significant pain […]

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E-Letter: Performance anomalies in running shoe design: Psychological factors?

The following E-Letter is a response to The effect of three different levels of footwear stability on pain outcomes in women runners: a randomised control trial . Abstract | Full article Ryan et al (1) provide empirical evidence that standards for running shoes in relation to foot posture are far from convincing. In particular, a sophisticated […]

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