July 3, 2020

 Image: Hewett et al (2005)

Over the last decade, there has been a plethora of research papers published on the ACL. As a result, I want to share with you some of the key papers that have been published during this time that have shaped my clinical practice.

This is by n...

February 13, 2020

I'm really excited to announce the confirmation of 3 more "ABCs of the ACL" workshop dates and locations here in Australia for 2020!

If you're interested in attending my 2 day ACL workshops, see the list below and click on the hyperlink to register and to see learning o...

December 3, 2019

The number of ACL reconstructions (ACLR) being performed in Australia, particularly in young people, has risen significantly in recent years. One study has shown that the number of ACLRs being performed in under 25yr-olds has increased by 74% (Zbrojkiewicz, Vertullo, &...

August 11, 2019

If you haven't already figured out by now, I like to blog about reducing injury risk in young athletes. You've probably also heard me bang on occasionally about how we should start calling Injury Prevention Programs, Performance Enhancing Programs, right?...

September 22, 2018

As a busy clinician, it can be very difficult at times to stay up to date with the latest research in the area of ACL management. Not only that, it can be difficult to know what to read, watch or listen to. 

To make it easier for you, I've compiled a list of FREE videos...

June 27, 2018

I had an interesting discussion over on LinkedIn recently about how ACL injuries occur despite the player performing the same change of direction/pivoting action "millions" of times.

And it's a fair point: How can a player pivot without injury 1000 times in a season, ye...

November 20, 2017

Last weekend I was asked to present at an ACL Conference organised by the La Trobe University Sports and Exercise Medicine Research Centre (SEMRC) here in Melbourne. It was a fantastic multi-disciplinary event that covered topics such as: 

- ACL injury data 

- Success of...

November 4, 2017

Did you know that Australian Physiotherapists, Exercise Physiologists, Exercise Scientists, Sport Scientists, High Performance Managers and Myotherapists can log my online ACL presentation as Continuing Professional Development (CPD)?

Considering it is much less than t...

October 12, 2017

As a clinician I often see a gradual decline in follow-ups with ACL reconstruction patients between 3-6 months post-op - despite best efforts to maintain patient motivation. The reasons for patient attrition are no doubt multi-factorial; escalating medical costs, famil...

July 13, 2017

EPIC is probably the least likely word one would use to describe ACL injury and ACL rehab, but EPIC is the word you should start getting familiar with, particularly if you want to reduce the chances of you or your patient sustaining a 2nd ACL injury.

When I refer to EPI...

Please reload

Featured Posts

ACL Conference Recap

November 20, 2017

Please reload

Recent Posts

November 25, 2019

Please reload