Welcome to Sports Med Res’ this week in review podcast where we highlight the news in sports medicine research from the week ending on December 06, 2019. This week we will focus on a patient-centered approach to treating chronic low back pain.
* ICON 2019-International Scientific Tendinopathy Symposium Consensus: There are nine core health-related domains for tendinopathy (CORE DOMAINS): Delphi study of healthcare professionals and patients
People with chronic low back pain who decided on treatment goals and actions with help from a clinician had better outcomes than people who received standardized advice to exercise.
Multidisciplinary integrated approach for older adults with symptomatic osteoarthritis: SIMFER and SI-GUIDA Joint Position Statement
Physiotherapist-led treatment for young to middle-aged active adults with hip-related pain: consensus recommendations from the International Hip-related Pain Research Network, Zurich 2018
A 6-week hop-stabilization training program improved landing mechanics and self-reported outcomes among male collegiate basketball players with chronic ankle instability.
Take Home Message: Instrument-assisted soft tissue mobilization (IASTM) may improve range of motion in healthy individuals as well as pain and patient-reported function in people with an injury. Clinicians should consider whether the evidence is available for their specific treatment protocol, desired outcome, and patient population.