Latest news from RRIO
31 January 2020
In a new podcast Sallie Lamb, Head of the Rehabilitation Research Group at NDORMS talks about SARAH, the Strengthening and Stretching for Rheumatoid Arthritis of the Hand Trial.
20 November 2019
New research from the University of Oxford has shown that platelet rich plasma (PRP) is not effective in treating acute Achilles tendon ruptures.
13 November 2019
Two Versus Arthritis Fellowships have been awarded to NDORMS researchers for the study of frozen shoulder and for management of osteoarthritis among the oldest adults.
1 February 2019
New research published in the Cochrane Library today provides strong evidence that falls in people over sixty-years old can be prevented by exercise programmes.
17 December 2018
Protocol for an overview of systematic reviews into the effectiveness of CBT
6 November 2018
Patients arriving at hospital emergency departments with acute ankle sprains can expect more timely advice and follow-up care in future after researchers in Oxford developed a new tool that will aid clinical decisions on treatment.
5 September 2018
Higher standards for yoga research. The prestigious ISCMR Scientific Article Prize in Complementary and Integrative Medicine is awarded for Lesley's research into yoga for the management of pain and sleep in rheumatoid arthritis.
16 May 2018
Moderate to high intensity exercise does not slow cognitive (mental) impairment in older people with dementia, finds a trial published by The BMJ today.
Study confirms close contact casting offers alternative to surgery in unstable ankle fractures in older people
27 March 2018
A study has confirmed that a new form of casting offers an alternative to invasive surgery in older people who have unstable ankle fractures.
7 August 2017
Usama Ali, medical statistician at the Centre for Statistics in Medicine (CSM) wowed the crowd at the Royal Statistical Society’s (RSS) 2017 Young Statisticians Meeting, winning best presentation for his work preventing falls in hospitals.
19 July 2017
Oxford Pain, Activity and Lifestyle (OPAL) study
12 October 2016
Elderly patients with unstable ankle fractures could avoid surgery, according to research by a UK team led by NDORMS at the Oxford University.
17 August 2016
NDORMS Professor Sallie Lamb has been elected Fellow of the Academy of Medical Sciences and been awarded an honorary Doctor of Science degree by Brunel University.
16 June 2016
Dr Cynthia Srikesavan received a runner-up prize in the Academic Podcasting category at the 2016 OxTALENT awards for her voluntary work in translating Cochrane Collaboration podcasts and web pages into Tamil.
26 April 2016
RRIO researcher Dr Amanda Hall wins Early Career Research award by the journal Complementary Therapies in Medicine.
15 April 2016
Trials Journal showcases a new study by NDORMS researchers showing that fall injury prevention trials fail to use a core outcome set.
19 February 2016
BMJ publication on platelet-rich plasma injections for musculoskeletal soft tissue injuries advises against routine use in clinical practice and highlights the need for high quality research.
14 January 2016
Jacqueline Thompson, Research Physiotherapist at the Centre for Rehabilitation Research in Oxford, was awarded the "Best Research Project" at the Association of Orthopaedic Chartered Physiotherapists (AOCP) Annual Conference.
31 March 2015
The Centre for Rehabilitation Research in Oxford (RRIO) led by Professor Sallie Lamb of NDORMS has been awarded £2 million by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) to look at improving the management of lower back pain in older people.
15 February 2015
A clinical trial to test a new treatment for Dupuytren’s disease has commenced at the Kennedy Institute and Botnar Research Centre. Affecting 4% of the UK population, this disease causes fingers to curl into the palm and can be extremely disabling.
10 October 2014
A new study led by NDORMS researchers, Oxford University and the University of Warwick, and published in The Lancet today, and shows a tailored hand exercise programme improves function and quality of life for patients living with Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA).