Treating knee arthritis with online exercise and diet
A telehealth diet and exercise program helps people cope with knee osteoarthritis, possibly reducing need for surgery, University of Melbourne research finds.
Supporting kids with cerebral palsy go for gold with cycling
Physiotherapist-led training boosts by ten times the odds of kids with cerebral palsy reaching their cycling goals shows University of Melbourne research
Web-based exercise program improves knee arthritis therapy
A new online exercise program, developed by the University of Melbourne, can help people with knee osteoarthritis to reduce knee pain and improve function
The crucial role of physiotherapists in COVID-19 recovery
From intensive care to rehabilitation, University of Melbourne experts look at the role of physiotherapists on the frontline helping COVID-19 patients recover.
Spinal simulation device for hands-on learning
University of Melbourne engineers have developed SpinalLog, a sensor device that allows physiotherapy students to simulate and practice spinal mobilisation.
Crowdsourcing the problem of low back pain
University of Melbourne research finds that crowdsourcing information from people who suffer low back pain can provide other sufferers with much-needed support.
How can physios motivate us to do more physical activity?
Physiotherapists need to promote physical activity to patients, but University of Melbourne research finds clinic marketing can limit their ability to do so.
How to help babies avoid getting a flat head
A University of Melbourne expert says plagiocephaly, or flat-headedness, is common but preventable - if parents encourage their babies to move their own heads.
The enigma of the ACL
More people than even are injuring their ACL; University of Melbourne PhD candidate Raneem Haddara is focussing on preventing the injury, rather than curing it.
When the pain is the practitioner
A new University of Melbourne study shows a small element of the chiropractic profession accounts for a worryingly high number of complaints.