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.
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
Using virtual reality to treat real-world injuries
The CAREN system, a biomechanical technology that uses virtual reality, is helping University of Melbourne researchers to treat, and even prevent, injuries.
Training for recovery before major surgery
University of Melbourne research finds that seeing a physiotherapist before abdominal surgery can halve the rate of potentially deadly respiratory complications
Exercising with lung cancer
Exercising is important for people with lung cancer, but it can be difficult. A new program being trialled at the University of Melbourne is aiming to help.
A smart phone app for cerebral palsy screening
Researchers at University of Melbourne, Murdoch Children's Research Institute and The Royal Women's Hospital create smart phone app to screen for cerebral palsy
Augmented Reality: Getting under the skin
It began with Pokemon Go, but Augmented Reality or AR has grown up in a unique collaboration between the University of Melbourne and Microsoft.
Stroke recovery: The state of the science
Stroke recovery guru Professor Julie Bernhardt on the latest research into maximising the chances of overcoming the physical and mental aftermath of stroke.