This content consists of an 8 minute video presentation professionally produced and presented at the Fisic Conference 2015.
Dr Christopher Pearce is a consultant orthopaedic surgeon specialising in all aspects of foot and ankle surgery. His orthopaedic training was in London and he gained the FRCS (Orth) in 2007.
His foot and ankle fellowships were in London, Basingstoke and Dresden where he was involved in the treatment of many elite professional athletes. He now looks after the foot and ankle needs of many of the athletes (as well as the diabetics) in Singapore having taken up a consultant post there in 2011. In 2013 Dr Pearce was appointed Adj. Asst. Prof at the National University of Singapore.
He remains actively involved in research and regularly teaches and lectures internationally. Dr Pearce's research is focused on cartilage, tendon and ligament disorders as well as arthroscopic and minimally invasive treatments of sports injuries and trauma to the foot and ankle. He is on the Editorial Board of KSSTA Journal, and is a member of ESSKA-AFAS and the Achilles Tendon Study Group.
This content consists of a 13 minute video presentation professionally produced and presented at the Fisic Conference 2015.
This content consists of a 17 minute video presentation professionally produced and presented at the Fisic Conference 2015.
This patient information leaflet covers exercises and advice for tennis elbow injury. The leaflet includes an overview of the injury, along with specific strengthening and stretching exercises and repetition guidelines (which can be changed by... Read More
This 90 minute video includes an Introduction & Welcome to Fisic 2015 by Jonathan Webb, former English rugby union player and Consultant Knee Surgeon at Fortius Clinic (conference hosts) & Brett Gosper, CEO of World Rugby. The session is chaired by James Calder, Consultant Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Surgeon at Fortius Clinic London and includes the following presentations: Science versus reality — how to support a champion presented by Dr Cathy Speed; How to build an elite team by Adam Mallalieu; Reintegration of a player back into the team after injury - (Psychological and Physical factors) by Bill Knowles; Recovery from injury as an elite rugby player — 10 years on by Will Greenwood.
Communication about a patient’s pain experience is a fundamental component of rehabilitation, but often requires the use of metaphoric expressions. However, whilst the meaning of some metaphors is clear, for others it can be obscure. This article will allow the reader to understand the influence that metaphors have on rehabilitation and how they can be used for pain reconceptualisation and behavioural change. It will also allow the development of strategies that enable better communication. There is also an audio recording of this article.
In the previous issue (sportEX dynamics 2015;43:8–11 (Jan 2015)), Brad Hiskins wrote about the situation concerning professional standards in the soft tissue industry in Australia. In a response to his article, Paul Medlicott voices his thoughts about the situation in the UK – how is it similar or different and what can we learn from Australia?
Lumbar discectomies for radicular symptoms are quite prevalent in the United States. Despite this, one out of every four individuals undergoing these procedures continues to have persistent pain and disability (1,2). A recent article published in Spine may change the way we approach pre-operative education and may improve post-op costs.
A recent article in The Lancet set out to investigate if a comprehensive exercise program is more effective than advice, for the treatment of individuals diagnosed with chronic WAD (3).
Catch up on this quarter's essential massage therapy research. Our Massage Therapy Journal Watch brings you all the most important journal discoveries with our own unique sportEX take-home messages. This is one of our most popular sections of content aimed at saving you time and money not having to trawl the research journals!
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