Should clinical practice guidelines for rehabilitation after anterior cruciate ligament injury be standardised?

Should clinical practice guidelines for rehabilitation after anterior cruciate ligament injury be standardised?

The ultimate goal of rehabilitation after a football player gets an anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction is to manage instability and to enable a successful return to the pitch at the pre-injury level of performance. Clinicians follow specific stepwise progression rehabilitation criteria and should rely on several clinical, subjective, objective and functional criteria to base [...]
Are isometric exercises a good treatment for tendinopathy ?

Are isometric exercises a good treatment for tendinopathy ?

This edition of the FastFact highlights an editorial, rather than original research, which has prompted an interesting online argument (look for the @BJSM_BMJ Twitter account) about a common clinical problem1. The editorial highlights that while isometric exercise has become a very popular treatment for the management of acute tendinopathy, the evidence for this approach is [...]