Tom Wainwright attended the UCSF Digital Orthopaedic Conference San Francisco (DOCSF) in January. DOCSF aimed to create a platform for inventors and health care leaders to implement real solutions in orthopaedic care. Emphasising the importance of patient focused care, DOCSF outlined the factors as to why the orthopaedic sector can be a prime driver of digital… Read more »
Welcome to Orthopaedic Research Institute
The Orthopaedic Research Institute (ORI) works across the university and with hospitals, industry partners and academia to produce high quality research and educational outputs that have a proven impact for patients, clinicians and society.
Last week Head of ORI and Professor of Orthopaedics, Rob Middleton gave an inaugural lecture on ‘Performing Hip Replacements in Space’. Attendees also had a chance to practice on the latest virtual reality surgical simulators as well as looking at the state-of-the-art motion capture system currently used in ORI laboratory for research and practice. With… Read more »
After completing a URA placement at ORI during summer 2016, I applied for a full time position back at the research institute. Working at ORI as an Undergraduate Research Assistant gave me an insight into a career as a researcher which I found really interesting. My new role is entitled “Orthopaedic Research Assistant” and although… Read more »
We had good news this week as another paper from the Orthopaedic Research Institute was accepted for publication in Microvascular Research Journal. The effect of calf neuromuscular electrical stimulation and intermittent pneumatic compression on thigh microcirculation article was Shay Bahadori’s first publication as a first author in collaboration with Tikki Immins and Tom Wainwright. Article was… Read more »
This week ORI was featured in DigitalHealth.net which is a leading online magazine for healthcare professionals, experts, and associated businesses who have interest in digital health. News reporter Laura Stevens joined us to get some “hands-on experience” of the virtual reality hip and knee arthroscopy simulator, as well as our total knee replacement simulator. The article has already… Read more »
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Last week presented another great opportunity for ORI to engage with leading medical equipment developers. Tom and Shay attended the world’s largest medical trade fair, MEDICA in Dusseldorf, Germany. With more than 5,100 exhibitors, 130,000 professional trade visitors from around 120 nations in 17 halls, MEDICA is the top event for medical decision-makers from all… Read more »
Early September saw Tom Wainwright and Shay Bahadori from ORIBU attend training on Primus RS at BTE Headquarter in Baltimore, USA. The four day training included attendees with diverse background such as occupational therapists (OTs) and physiotherapists (PTs) from hospitals in England, Scotland and Ireland. The team visited the Jon Hopkins Hospital and Curtis National… Read more »
in May 2013 I received a first class Honour’s Bachelor’s degree in Biomedical Engineering from The University of Swansea. I then decided to carry on with my studies and achieved a distinction masters degree in Bionantechnology in 2015 from University of Southampton. During my academic years, I was involved with wide range of practical lab… Read more »
On Saturday 25th of June, the Bournemouth University Festival of Leaning (FoL) event provided a platform for families to try our state of art Knee Arthroscopy surgery training simulator. With over 50 kids and many adults testing their surgical skills, we were delighted with the positive feedback from everyone on the day. Much of the… Read more »