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  1. 7 September 2021 - Health & Wellbeing

    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

  2. 13 April 2021 - Health & Wellbeing

    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

  3. 20 August 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    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.

  4. 19 March 2019 - Engineering & Technology

    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.

  5. 13 January 2019 - Engineering & Technology

    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.

  6. 15 October 2018 - Health & Wellbeing

    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.

  7. 10 July 2018 - Health & Wellbeing

    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.

  8. 8 July 2018 - Under the Microscope

    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.

  9. 12 April 2018 - Health & Wellbeing

    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.

  10. 9 April 2018 - Engineering & Technology

    Clever socks connecting remote patients and physios

    A University of Melbourne PhD student's wearable tech smart socks, called SoPhy, provide physiotherapists real time, detailed data on patients, even remotely