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ORI publish article on hip replacement rehabilitation in FitPro magazine

This month, Tom Wainwright, Louise Burgess and patient, Kevin Hubble, were invited to publish a review on the current evidence for rehabilitation following hip replacement surgery in the Fitness Professionals Ltd (FitPro) magazine. FitPro is one of the largest fitness companies in the world, with over 150,000 members in 84 countries, including personal trainers, nutritionists,… Read more »

Fast-track hip and knee arthroplasty…how fast?

Congratulations to Associate Professor Tom Wainwright who has recently co-authored an editorial in the British Journal of Anaesthesia, with internationally renowned colleagues, Professor Henrik Kehlet from Copenhagen University, and Professor Stavros Memtsoudis from the Hospital of Special Surgery in New York. The editorial summarises the current state and future challenges for day case and ERAS pathways… Read more »

Applying to the biopsychosocial model to COVID-19 rehabilitation pathways

Congratulations to Associate Professor Tom Wainwright and Consultant Physiotherapist Matthew Low who have published an article in the Integrated Healthcare Journal on the rehabilitation of COVID-19 patients. The article is titled “Why the biopsychosocial model needs to be the underpinning philosophy in Rehabilitation pathways for patients recovering from COVID-19”. Associate Professor Tom Wainwright: “At the… Read more »

UK government announces £2 billion package to create new era for cycling

This week, the UK government announced a £2 billion package to encourage people to choose alternatives to public transport when travelling, making healthier habits easier and relieving the pressure on public transport.  The package includes a voucher scheme to help get bikes fixed and back on the roads, creating higher standards for permanent cycling infrastructure,… Read more »

Dr Francesco Ferraro was Invited by the University of Naples Parthenope as a Guest Lecturer

  Yesterday Dr Ferraro was invited by the University of Naples Parthenope as a guest lecturer. The lecture, titled Sport Science Horizons, focused on his research experiences. In particular, on his work about inspiratory muscle training. The lecture hosted about 30 people between researchers and professors, which were led by the curiosity to learn more… Read more »

Orthopaedic Research Institute features in BTE Therapy Spark Campaign

Last week ORI was featured in BTE Therapy Spark which is a leading online newsletter for healthcare professionals, experts, and associated businesses who have interest in muscle strength assessment using the PrimusRs device. The article highlights a protocol that allows researchers to quickly collect precise data on the assessment of lower limb muscle strength. Tom… Read more »

Claire Forbes and HRV Fit secure Covid-19 grant

Congratulations to Claire Forbes, our KTP Associate, who has been successful at helping partner company, HRV Fit, secure a COVID-19 grant from Innovate UK.   HRV Fit was awarded the grant from Innovate UK for ‘Business-led innovation in response to global disruption’ as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. The grant aims to support UK… Read more »

Professor Middleton invited to speak at inaugural BOFAS webinar

Last week, Head of ORI, Professor Robert Middleton, was invited to speak at the inaugural British Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle (BOFAS) webinar, “Foot and ankle surgery during Covid-19”.  This national meeting of surgeons discussed restarting elective surgery during the Covid-19 epidemic. Professor Middleton’s talk discussed rationing theatres between athroplasty and foot and ankle surgery, and… Read more »