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Platelet rich plasma found to be of no benefit in treating torn Achilles tendon

New research from the University of Oxford has shown that platelet rich plasma (PRP) is not effective in treating acute Achilles tendon ruptures.

Two NDORMS researchers receive Versus Arthritis Fellowships

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.

New Cochrane review on exercise for prevention of falls in older people

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.

CBT-O protocol published

Protocol for an overview of systematic reviews into the effectiveness of CBT

New clinical tool will help patients with acute ankle sprain

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.

Dr Lesley Ward is awarded Scientific Article Prize 2017-18

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.

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