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Moving Forward - Physiotherapy for Musculoskeletal Health and Wellbeing

Check out this new review from the NIHR and others on why MSK research matters. OT's this is super-relevant to hand therapy, so please ignore the physiotherapy in the title!

Do you Treat Patients with CMCJ OA?

Ben Dean, registrar in Oxford, is running an multi-centre observational study and is looking for hand therapists to take part.

For more information see the invitation to collaborate or email Ben for more details:

Digital Nerve Repair Clinical Trial - Preliminary Research

In April of this year, the National Institute of Health Research (NIHR) released a call for research to evaluate whether microsurgical repair of isolated digital nerve injury offers benefit over exploration and washout.

The RSTN is supporting an application for this call. To further investigate the feasibility of clinical research in this area, we are undertaking a survey on some of the key issues for designing a trial and would really appreciate it if hand therapists could give their opinions for our proposed research:

Click here to complete survey. It takes approximately 5 minutes.

Management of zone V and VI extensor tendon repairs: multinational inquiry of current hand therapy practice

Melissa Hirth (Australian hand therapist) is part of a team looking at the post-operative management of extensor tendon repairs, world-wide. They are surveying hand therapy associations in a variety of different countries, and are keen for BAHT members to contribute to their research. 

Click here to complete survey.  

View more information about the study.