Professor Ian Swain, Associate Professor Tom Wainwright and Louise Burgess have been working with an international group of experts to investigate the role of neuromuscular electrical stimulation (NMES) to improve the recovery of critically ill Covid-19 patients admitted to the intensive care unit. Their narrative review, published last week in the Journal of Rehabilitation Medicine,… Read more » about ORI publish review on the use of electrical stimulation in Covid-19 patients
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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.
Associate Professor Tom Wainwright has published an article looking at how Enhanced Recovery after Surgery (ERAS) should be implemented following the Covid-19 pandemic. The article highlights how implementing the quality improvement method will help to manage the large volume of patients requiring joint replacement surgery once regular operating resumes. Tom said: “This new perspective article… Read more » about Implementation of Enhanced Recovery after Surgery following the Covid-19 pandemic
Associate Professor Tom Wainwright has co-authored the ERAS Society guidelines for the perioperative care of patients undergoing lumbar spinal fusion, with a multidisciplinary team of experts from across the globe. The consensus statement includes a comprehensive analysis of the available literature and provides evidence-based recommendations for lumbar fusion surgery for degenerative spinal conditions. Tom said:… Read more » about Tom Wainwright co-authors ERAS Society Guidelines for Lumbar Spinal Fusion
We are delighted to share our latest annual report, detailing the incredible things the ORI team have been doing to mitigate the effects of Covid-19. Professor Middleton said: “This issue describes the amazing things the team have been doing to help with the Covid-19 pandemic. Our staff were redeployed to the local hospitals. This included… Read more » about ORI Response to Covid-19
Last year, ORI was delighted to sign a memorandum of understanding with the University of Cape Town (UCT), making it the first of the planned ORI global hubs. UCT is among the top 10 universities in the BRICS countries and is consistently the top-ranked university in Africa. ORI plans to work on a range of… Read more » about ORI opens first global hub in Cape Town, South Africa
We are delighted to share the news that Mara Aguilera Canon has successfully defended her PhD entitled “Machine learning and augmented reality for total hip replacement simulation.” Mara, who collaborated with ORI and the National Centre for Computer Animation, is now working as a virtual reality/augmented reality system developer at Bournemouth University. Mara’s role involves… Read more » about Mara Aguilera Canon successfully defends her PhD
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 » about ORI publish article on hip replacement rehabilitation in FitPro magazine
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 » about Fast-track hip and knee arthroplasty…how fast?
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 » about Applying to the biopsychosocial model to COVID-19 rehabilitation pathways
This week, the ORI team returned to their offices in the Executive Business Centre for the first time in five months. The team have been working remotely since 23rd March, when the UK government recommended working from home where possible to reduce the spread of COVID-19. Elective surgeries, such as hip and knee replacements, were… Read more » about ORI team return to campus