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Injections are a viable option for sufferers of knee osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis (OA) is the most common form of arthritis that affects nearly one in six Canadians. It is a debilitating condition that causes chronic pain and loss of function due to the breakdown of cartilage – the flexible connective tissue found in joints – with the knee being commonly affected. Research shows that prior trauma […]

Medial Patellofemoral Ligament (MPFL) Reconstruction Research Perspective

Another research perspective published in Healio on a project led by Banff Sport Medicine Orthopaedic surgeon, Dr Laurie Hiemstra, and Research Director, Sarah Kerslake! Hiemstra, L. A., & Kerslake, S. (2019). Age at Time of Surgery but Not Sex Is Related to Outcomes After Medial Patellofemoral Ligament Reconstruction. The American Journal of Sports Medicine, 47(7), […]

Banff Sport Medicine Research team part of award-winning research!

Banff Sport Medicine Surgeon, Dr Mark Heard, was the presenting author and member of the Stability research study team that received the prestigious Jan I. Gillquist Scientific Research Award at the recent International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery & Orthopaedic Sports Medicine (ISAKOS) Congress. The Stability team were one of four finalists selected based on […]

Hot off the press research paper!

Read the most recent publication from the Banff Sport Medicine Foundation’s research group. Hiemstra, L. A., & Kerslake, S. (2019). Age at Time of Surgery but Not Sex Is Related to Outcomes After Medial Patellofemoral Ligament Reconstruction. The American Journal of Sports Medicine. https://doi.org/10.1177/0363546519841371   Article synopsis Patellofemoral instability is a term used to describe a range […]

“Knees 4 Skis”

“Knees 4 Skis” Do you want to get your knees ready to enjoy skiing this winter? Are you interested in how to avoid knee injuries, or how to return to skiing after a knee injury? Then this is the talk at the Thrive Health and Wellness Festival is for you! Dr. Mark Heard from Banff Sport Medicine […]

AAC 2018

AAC 2018 Awards: Awarded the Best Clinical Research Paper by the Arthroscopy Association of Canada (AAC) at the 2018 Canadian Orthopaedic Association Meeting in Victoria for “Patient-reported Quality-of-Life is Lower in Patients with Graft Laxity following Hamstring Autograft ACL Reconstruction” Awarded a Best Poster Award by the Arthroscopy Association of Canada (AAC) at the 2018 […]

Banff Sport Medicine Recent Publications

Recent Publications Jordan MJ, Doyle-Baker P, Heard M, Aagaard P, Herzog W. A Retrospective Analysis of Concurrent Pathology in ACL-Reconstructed Knees of Elite Alpine Ski Racers. Orthop J Sports Med. 2017 Jul 10;5(7):2325967117714756. Hiemstra LA, Kerslake S, Arendt EE. Clinical Rehabilitation of Anterior Knee Pain – Current Concepts. Am J Orthop 2017 Mar/Apr;46(2):82-86. Hiemstra, LA, […]

Banff Sport Medicine Awards

Awards ISAKOS / Patellofemoral Foundation Travelling Fellowship (2014), awarded to Dr. L.A. Hiemstra Outstanding Research Award for Excellence in Sports Medicine Research by the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine, Rendevous II Meeting (2008)  for “The Effect of Knee Immobilization on Postoperative Pain Following an Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Reconstruction: A Randomized Clinical Trial” Outstanding […]