Posted on: 27 August, 2020
With increasing evidence around the benefits of physiotherapy after surgery, a project is set to get underway examining new ways to extend the support.
The BOOST project will investigate how hospitals can deliver more frequent exercise programs for patients with hip fracture, through an innovative model of care involving physiotherapists and other healthcare workers.
The program will be .....
Category: New Treatment
Posted on: 10 August, 2020
An Australia wide trial is set to get underway with hopes it may lead to life-long improvements for those who experience a spinal cord injury.
Led by Professor Lisa Harvey from the Kolling Institute’s John Walsh Centre for Rehabilitation Research, the study represents a collaboration between the University of Sydney and every spinal injury unit in Australia.
The State Government is inves.....
Category: Funding support
Posted on: 28 August, 2019
More than 40 per cent of people injured in a traffic accident are psychologically distressed one month after their accident, with many of those suffering depression and post-traumatic stress symptoms.
The research forms part of the latest findings into the physical and emotional impact of motor vehicle crash injuries by the team from the John Walsh Centre for Rehabilitation Research.
Category: Research Excellence