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Physiotherapy & Exercise Study for Knee Pain

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Researchers from the Centre for Health, Exercise and Sports Medicine at The University of Melbourne are seeking volunteers to take part in a new study comparing the effectiveness of two different types of delivery of physiotherapy for people with knee osteoarthritis.

 

Participants will receive:

  • 5 consultations with a physiotherapist over a 3-month period,

  • An individualised strengthening exercise program & physical activity plan,

  • A wearable activity monitor (to keep),

  • Educational and exercise resources,

  • All at no cost!
     

    If you: are over 45 years of age, have had knee pain for more than 3 months and are not having exercise treatment for your knee, you may be eligible to take part.

    Looking for volunteers in the following areas: Melbourne (CBD and suburbs), Wangaratta, Benalla, Mildura, Lakes Entrance and Wodonga

    To register your interest for the study, please visit the website: www.peakstudy.com.au

    For more information, email the trial coordinator Penny Campbell: penelopec@unimelb.edu.au

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    When: Ongoing
    Where: Melbourne, Wangaratta, Benalla, Lakes Entrance, Wodonga, Mildura
    Cost: Free
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