Congratulations to our own world-renowned physiotherapist and LASEM Director, Professor Kay Crossley, who has been awarded Victoria’s highest scientific honour, the 2020 Victoria Prize, for Science and Innovation in the Life Sciences category. For more information about this huge achievement, check out the Premier of Victoria’s announcement or the VESKI website.
“When I was told that I couldn’t run, I lost a stress outlet and didn’t enjoy life.” – Jane Fitzgerald, Osteoarthritis patient Osteoarthritis (OA) is often seen as a barrier preventing an athlete from being able to participate in exercise such as running. Recent studies have shown that not only is this a common misconception,…read more
By Adam Culvenor, PT, PhD Many people with knee pain have an MRI scan to help confirm the exact cause of pain. But how do we really know that the ‘tear’ or ‘damage’ found on an MRI is the cause of all that pain? Truth is, often it’s difficult to know. This is partly because…read more
In the world of publications, researchers understand the difficult task of publishing in peer reviewed journals. Manuscripts which are accepted often require several revisions and may take up to a year to get published. It can be an arduous task keeping on top of papers and delegating tasks among co-authors. It is with this in…read more
Recently I had the great pleasure of working with @STSkou on a paper related to exercise and physical activity for osteoarthritis. This 2 part blog he provides a great summary on the paper (Editor Jo Monahan). Enjoy the read – Dr Christian Barton Hip and knee osteoarthritis (OA) is among the leading causes of global…read more