International award for physio’s research identifying targets for reducing premature death in older people with osteoarthritis
Ross Wilkie, a physiotherapist working at Keele University, has won the European League Against Rheumatism health professionals in rheumatology award.
NIHR: osteoarthritis can benefit from exercise
People with osteoarthritis can benefit from exercise but may harbour myths
NICE seeks two physios to join new osteoarthritis guideline committee
The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) needs physiotherapists to help develop a new clinical guideline on the care and management of osteoarthritis.
NICE shortlists physio-designed NHS rehab programme for learning award
A physiotherapist-designed osteoarthritis rehab programme which benefits 70 per cent of patients was among four finalists for a National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) award.
Innovation network launches osteoarthritis pain app
The ESCAPE Pain programme for osteoarthritis has launched an app with 16 exercise videos to improve joint pain and animations to help people learn about how to better manage their condition.
Improving access to physiotherapy
Tracey Loftis says that opening access to physiotherapy is one of Arthritis UK’s main priorities.
Effect of whole body vibration training on quadriceps muscle strength in individuals with knee osteoarthritis: a systematic review and meta-analysis
Effects of whole-body vibration training with quadriceps strengthening exercise on functioning and gait parameters in patients with medial compartment knee osteoarthritis: a randomised controlled preliminary study
Physio findings: programme cuts number of falls, movement assessment reveals risk of cerebral palsy
Janet Wright looks at newly published studies.
Physio findings: One-to-one programme for knees and reading keeps you up-to-date
In our regular round-up of research that's relevant to physiotherapy staff, Janet Wright looks at the latest research news.