News tagged with knees

New protocol cuts patient rehab time

There is good news for post-operative knee surgery patients with UWA research confirming that an accelerated return to full weight bearing is not only feasible, but it provides better outcomes.

Aug 23, 2013
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Does chronic pain affect a spouse's sleep?

Research suggests that a patient's chronic pain affects a spouse's emotional well-being and marital satisfaction. In a novel study of behavioral health outcomes published in the journal Pain, researchers examined the effect ...

Aug 15, 2013
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Taking the ouch out of knee surgery

Osteoarthritis that often develops in people after knee surgery will be a thing of the past if a young researcher at The University of Western Australia is successful.

Aug 12, 2013
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Runners! Put a (mattress) spring in your step

Researchers have designed a new type of running shoe which incorporates springs into the sole for the first time. Prototypes of the trainer, developed to reduce injury risk, will be on show at this year's Royal Society Summer ...

Jul 01, 2013
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Sailors most often injure their knees—on land

(Medical Xpress)—The knees are the body part that is injured the most by dinghy sailors. The injuries are primarily due to overstrain and most often occur during physical training. This was shown in a study at Sahlgrenska ...

Jun 26, 2013
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