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
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, Fitbit*, and a footwear intervention!
*to be elgible for the free Fitbit, you must have access to a smart phone with regular wifi connection
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 Gearoid (Queensland)
03 9479-2768 (Victoria)
07 3365-4587 (Brisbane)
UHEC No: 16-113
Chief investigator: Prof. Kay Crossley
The FOOTPATH Study is suppored by the following organisations