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Bracing Superior to Neuromuscular Training for the Prevention of Self-Reported Recurrent Ankle Sprains: A Three-Arm Randomised Controlled Trial (2014)

Published by <p>The presently examined study sought to determine if bracing, neuromuscular training, or a combination of bracing and neuromuscular training is superior for reducing the recurrence rate of ankle sprains after 1 year. It was a three arm randomized controlled trial with a 12 month follow-up period. Participants were eligible if they had a lateral ankle […] <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>

Clinical Risk Factors for Achilles Tendinopathy: A Systematic Review (2019)

Published by <p>The authors sought to determine which non genetic risk factors are associated with the development of Achilles tendinopathy (AT). They conducted a systematic review of the literature with a protocol registered in the international PROSPERO database. Publications were eligible for inclusion if there was a potential risk factor related to AT along with a diagnosis […] <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>

High-Load Strength Training Improves Outcome in Patients with Plantar Fasciitis (2014)

Published by <p>A total of 48 subjects with ultrasound verified plantar fasciitis and symptoms of at least 3 month duration were randomized into every other day strength training or daily plantar fascia specific stretching groups. Subjects were recruited from three recruitment sites in Denmark. Strength training included calf raises with the use of the windlass mechanism to […] <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>

Plantar Heel Pain Differential Diagnosis

Published by <p>This handout lays out the incidence, symptoms, and signs for the following diagnoses: Plantar fasciitis (PF), fat-pad atrophy (FPA), pes cavus, plantar fasciitis with fat-pad atrophy, and pes planus. <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>

Low-Dye Taping for Plantar Fasciopathy

Published by <p>Plantar fascia related pain is one of the more common causes of pain on the bottom side of the foot and heel. Low-dye taping can provide short term pain relief for people who are living with this condition; it can also be a good way to test if someone may benefit from orthotic prescription. This […] <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>

Lateral Ankle Sprains: What to Expect

Published by <p>Lateral ankle sprains are very common injuries and are frequently ignored by individuals who have them even though they should be treated to prevent long term problems such as chronic instability. This handout outlines what lateral ankle sprains are, what to expect, and the expected recovery trajectory. It is very useful for those with ankle […] <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>

Lateral Ankle Sprain: Home Exercise Program For Acute Phase

Published by <p>People with ankle sprains can enhance their recovery with properly performed exercises during the acute phase to reduce pain, swelling, and reduce the chance of recurrent ankle problems. This intervention piece is an excellent, simple exercise program that can be used for those with lateral ankle sprains. It is based on current evidence and can […] <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>

High Load Strength Training for Plantar Fasciitis

Published by <p>This handout describes how to complete high load strength training based on the research of Rathleff, et al (2014). <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>

Plantar Fasciitis

Published by <p>This handout handout describes what plantar fasciitis is, what to expect, and outlines the path to recovery with physical therapy. <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>

Evidence Based Exercise Sample Progression for Achilles Tendinopathy

Published by <p>Achilles tendinopathy is commonly encountered by physical therapists and many people who participate in running based sports suffer from this condition. This piece outlines a sample loading protocol that can be used for achilles tendinopathy based on most current evidence. <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>