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Core Stability – Fact or Fiction?

Posted on by Ross Harris

An article by Professor Lederman (2010) entitled “The Myth of Core Stability” raised serious questions regarding the efficacy of prescribing core stability exercises for patients with back pain. This was a controversial paper at the time and has been hotly debated over the last 2-3 years, with Pilates advocates jumping to the defense of core […]

Injury Management: Long Term

Posted on by Ross Harris

Management of injuries after the first 48 hours is a complex procedure that can encompass a variety of different treatment techniques. The type of treatment required depends on the type, severity and stage of injury. If rehabilitation is inadequate the athlete may be: Prone to re-injury of the affected area Incapable of performing at pre-injury […]