ORI publish review on the use of electrical stimulation in Covid-19 patients

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 »

Implementation of Enhanced Recovery after Surgery following the Covid-19 pandemic

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 »

ORI Response to Covid-19

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 »

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 »