This advice leaflet outlines how knee pain can occur in cycling, the injury, management, rehabilitation and prevention. It has been written specifically for patients. You can purchase it individually using the Purchase button below, or as part of any of the main Co-Kinetic subscriptions.
This advice leaflet outlines how ACL injuries can occur in football/soccer, what's going on inside, what can be done, and how physical therapy can help. It has been written specifically for patients. You can purchase... Read More
This advice leaflet outlines how a meniscus injury can occur in football/soccer, what's going on inside, what can be done, and how physical therapy can help. It has been written specifically for patients. You can... Read More
Manual therapy (MT) is a commonly used therapeutic technique, which may be applied to both joints and soft tissue. As we saw in the article ‘Clinically Effective Manual Therapy for the Hip’, MT has quantifiable... Read More
This leaflet covers exercises and advice on patellofemoral pain syndrome for runners. It's been written specifically for patients/clients. The two page handout gives guidance on symptoms, management and prevention, along with rehabilitation exercises. You can purchase them individually using the Purchase button below, or as part of any of the main Co-Kinetic subscriptions.
This leaflet covers exercises and advice on iliotibial band syndrome for runners. It's been written specifically for patients/clients. The two page handout gives guidance on symptoms, management and prevention, along with rehabilitation exercises. You can purchase them individually using the Purchase button below, or as part of any of the main Co-Kinetic subscriptions.
This leaflet covers various iliotibial band exercises and has been written for patients. The exercise handout gives information on the rehabilitation programme, guidance for stretching exercises and progression speed. You can purchase it individually using the Purchase button below, or as part of any of the main Co-Kinetic subscriptions.
This article discusses the incidence, presentation, anatomy and biomechanics of patellofemoral pain syndrome (PFPS) before delving deeper into patient examination, the practical application of patellar taping, the use of orthoses and exercise rehabilitation therapy. It is supported by a series of videos which can also be used as part of a patient education programme, as well as printable patient information leaflets.
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This article with accompanying videos and a client handout, has been written for practitioners, and discusses the issue of osteoarthritis of the knee, the role of exercise, its relationship with (or not) arthritis and progresses to physical therapy interventions including exercises which should be included as part of a strengthening and stretching plan. It is supported by videos which show manual therapy techniques that can be used as part of a treatment programme and additional videos that can be used as part of a patient education programme. Register free (or sign in) and we'll reveal a really clever way you can identify local opportunities for delivering osteoarthritis services.
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This leaflet explains to patients what Patellar Tendon pain is, how it occurs and what can be done to rehabilitate this injury. It is designed as a printable/downloadable A4 PDF. You can purchase it individually using the Purchase button below, or as part of any of the main Co-Kinetic subscriptions.
This article and associated supporting material outlines a massage therapy treatment strategy for patellar tendonosis. The author outlines a restricted reciprocal inhibition condition which is commonly found in people with patellar tendon pain, which leads to altered movement patterns at the lumbopelvic and hip level. He goes on to describe in detail a unique technique he has developed to identify the key soft tissue restrictions in the hip along with a soft-tissue based treatment to unlock the key restrictions resulting from this altered movement pattern. The article is supported by videos and a patient information leaflet.
Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries are one of the worst knee injuries to sustain in sport, with less than 50% of athletes returning to sport in the first year following surgery and high rates of reinjury. The process for either reducing ACL injury risk or rehabilitating a patient following an ACL repair, are essentially the same. This article outlines the risk factors for ACL injury, provides tools to help you assess injury risk and recommends strategies for rehabilitation as well as for injury prevention. To help you visualise the function of the ACL we have included four animations that bring the anatomical structure and the injury mechanism to life. You can use the certificated elearning assessment or the ‘journal club’ style group discussion questions at the end of the article as part of your continuing education portfolio and you can support your clients with the two printable patient hand-outs, one covering information on ACL injury and reconstruction and the other giving early stage rehabilitation exercises.
This article is the sixth in a series from our Manual Therapy Student Handbook (see the class 'Contents panel’ for further details) and it describes how to assess and treat common knee complaints. As well as listing a comprehensive assessment procedure, the treatments are described in full and have accompanying videos, which provides a great practical resource for the clinician.
This patient information leaflet includes an overview of ACL injury along with treatment, immediate post-operative care and rehabilitation. The A4 full colour leaflet in PDF format is designed to be printed out and handed to your clients and can also be used on your website as part of a "call to action" document download (for more information read our article "Physical therapy website design: 10 homepage essentials for getting new clients"). You can purchase the leaflet individually, as part of the patient information section or as part of a full site subscription.
Our Co-Kinetic patient advice leaflets are written and reviewed by a multi-disciplinary team of medical and fitness professionals. Every leaflet is peer-reviewed at the very minimum by a professional in each of the following disciplines: physical therapy, manual therapy and exercise/fitness. Where appropriate we may also ask a recognised national charity to review and approve the content.
Open access podcast covering best practice assessment, treatment and management of iliotibial band syndrome (ITBS) as well as the common dilemmas faced in frontline clinical practice. We also discuss injections, other adjunct therapies and surgery!
This content consists of a 12 minute video presentation professionally produced and presented at the Fisic Conference 2015.
Professor Peter Verdonk is a Consultant in Orthopaedic Surgery at the Antwerp Orthopaedic Centre (Monica Hospitals) and Researcher at the Ghent University, Belgium. His clinical and research interests are knee surgery and arthroplasty with a particular focus on meniscus substitution and cartilage repair.
Professor Verdonk obtained his PhD at the Ghent University in 2006 on 'The Human Meniscus: characterization, transplantation and tissue engineering'. He received his orthopaedic training in Ghent University, and was a fellow of Professor Bellemans in Leuven and of Professor Neyret in Lyon.
He was an international travelling fellow of the International Cartilage Repair Society in 2004 and of the European Society of Sport Traumatology Knee Surgery and Arthroscopy in 2007.
Professor Verdonk has authored more than 68 peer reviewed papers and has lectured internationally. He is also involved in a number of national and international scientific organization. For more info please visit www.verdonk.be
This content consists of a 9 minute video presentation professionally produced and presented at the Fisic Conference 2015.
Mr Tim Spalding has a specialist interest in reconstructive knee surgery includes meniscal transplantation, articular cartilage repair, ligament reconstruction including multi-ligament injuries, and osteotomy.
His training took place in Oxford and at Royal Hospital Haslar, prior to a specialist arthroscopy and knee surgery fellowship in Toronto in 1994-1995. He qualified in 1982 from Charing Cross Hospital, London and spent the first part of his medical career with the Royal Marines and the Royal Navy.
Mr Spalding joined the University Hospitals Coventry in 2000 after five years as a Consultant in the armed forces. He has a busy sports knee surgery practice, runs a knee fellowship program and continues to be very active in teaching and research, pioneering several new techniques.
A key part of Mr Spalding's practice is understanding the impact and result of surgery and treatment. He is one of the national leads for the National Ligament Registry, for countrywide information on Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction, and he monitors results of the pioneering surgery that he undertakes to reconstruct the knee.
Dr Peter Myers is an Orthopaedic Surgeon with a special interest in Sports Medicine. He is a Senior Consultant Surgeon at the Mater Public Hospital and is in private practice at the Brisbane Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Centre. He is a Clinical Associate Professor at the University of Queensland.
After graduating in Medicine from the University of Queensland, Dr Myers completed his Orthopaedic Training in Queensland, before undertaking two years of Fellowship training overseas working in Sports Orthopaedic Centres in Atlanta (USA), Toronto (Canada), and Edinburgh (Scotland). Dr Myers attends a number of Brisbane's Sporting Clubs as Team Doctor. He is on State, National and International Committees for various Sporting Associations, and is a past President of the Australian Knee Society and Patron of Sports Medicine Australia (Qld Branch). His practice focuses on Sports Orthopaedics and knee surgery. He is a past President of the Australian Knee Society and a College Examiner in Orthopaedic Surgery.
Dr Myers has published and presented numerous papers on Sports Medicine and other topics both locally and internationally. In 1992, he was awarded Honorary Membership of the American Orthopaedic Society of Sports Medicine. In 2000, he was awarded the Australian Sports Medal for services to sport, and in 2014, Dr Myers was appointed Member of the Order of Australia (AM) for services to Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine.
Dr Adam Mitchell specialises in musculoskeletal imaging, with particular expertise in sports injury. He is radiologist to several Premier League football teams, professional cricket clubs and numerous rugby union teams, including England. He also provided radiological imaging services for individual athletes at the Beijing 2008 Olympics and was an on-site radiologist at the London 2012 Olympics.
In addition to his role at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, Dr Mitchell is also an Honorary Senior Lecturer at Imperial College in London. He is also an international lecturer and teacher in radiology related to sports and exercise medicine, orthopaedics and rheumatology.
Dr Mitchell is an author of Gray's Anatomy for Students 1st and 2nd editions, Gray's Pocket Atlas of Anatomy and Gray's Anatomy for Students flash cards, as well as the editor of multiple books, including Applied Radiological Anatomy and Applied Radiological Anatomy for Medical Students and has published over 50 peer-reviewed papers.
This content consists of a 8 minute video presentation professionally produced and presented at the Fisic Conference 2015.
Mr Giles Heilpern is a consultant knee surgeon with a special interest in sports and ligament injuries of the knee and knee reconstruction and replacement.
He studied medicine at Pembroke College, Cambridge and Guy's and St. Thomas' Hospitals, London qualifying in 1999. He trained as an orthopaedic registrar in London. In 2009, Mr Heilpern completed two subspecialist fellowships in Australia – in Sydney and Perth.
He started at Kingston Hospital as a consultant orthopaedic surgeon in October 2010 and he joined Fortius in 2012. His knee surgery practice covers all aspects of knee surgery including arthroscopy, ligament reconstruction, partial and total knee arthroplasty and osteotomy.
Mr Heilpern has had multiple publications in internationally peer-reviewed journals and has contributed to the Oxford Textbook of Orthopaedics. He is regularly a faculty member on orthopaedic training courses and regularly lectures on knee surgery.
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