Kneecap (patellofemoral) pain?

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Do you have KNEECAP PAIN? Aged 50+? FREE x-ray and treatment in 2017!

A huge thank you to all our participants out there who have already volunteered for our kneecap pain research project. We are currently in the process of analysing all of our data and will let you know the results as soon as possible! However, there is still more research to be done and we need more volunteers…160 to be exact!

If you have pain around your kneecap when walking up and down stairs, or when performing sitting or squatting activities, you may be eligible to participate in a government funded clinical trial starting January 2017! The FOOTPATH STUDY is looking at the effects of footwear interventions on kneecap osteoarthritis. Kneecap arthritis is a leading cause of knee-related pain, disability, and health expenditure in the Australian community, and currently there is no cure!

This study is aiming to

  1. investigate the medium and long-term effects of footwear interventions on kneepain and function in people with kneecap osteoarthritis
  2. evaluate if footwear interventions are an acceptable treatment that can be used for people with kneecap osteoarthritis Knee Pain

To be eligible for involvement in this research, you need to be:

What will you be asked to do?

All participants will receive a FREE x-ray and a footwear intervention!

If you feel that you may be eligible to take part in this research or would like to know more, please contact Jade (Victoria) or Brooke (Queensland)

Phone:
03 9479-2768 (Victoria)

07 3365-4587 (Brisbane)

Email:
jade.tan@latrobe.edu.au (Victoria)
g.cleary@uq.edu.au (Brisbane)

Facebook:

 https://www.facebook.com/FootpathStudy

 

UHEC No: 16-113
Chief investigator: Prof. Kay Crossley
Email: k.crossley@latrobe.edu.au

The FOOTPATH Study is suppored by the following organisations

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