The effects of neuromuscular exercise on medial knee joint load post-arthroscopic partial medial meniscectomy: 'SCOPEX' a randomised control trial protocol
Michelle Hall, Rana S Hinman, Tim V Wrigley, Ewa M Roos, Paul W Hodges, Margaret Staples, Kim L Bennell
BMC MUSCULOSKELETAL DISORDERS | BIOMED CENTRAL LTD | Published : 2012
Awarded by National Health and Medical Research Council
This trial is being funded by the National Health and Medical Research Council (Program grant #631717). None of the funders have any role in the study other than to provide funding. KLB is partly funded by an Australian Research Council Future Fellowship. The authors would like to thank Mr. Ben Metcalf for providing the randomisation schedule and preparing the envelopes. We thank Mr. Joel Martin for his assistance with participant randomisation. The study physiotherapists providing the physiotherapy treatments are Gabrielle Molan, Andrew Kokinos, Ian McFarland, John Pompei, Laurie McCormack, Nick Economos, Riley Bodger, Richard McGlynn, Josh Heery, Cameron Bicknell, Anthony Fernon and Marie-Louise Francken. The orthopaedic surgeons kindly providing access to patient records are Mr. Tim Whitehead, Mr. Robert Steele, Mr. Cameron Norsworthy, Mr. Rohan Price and Prof. Julian Feller from Orthosport Victoria, Melbourne, Australia and Mr. Hayden Morris MrChris Kondogiannis and Mr. Peter Gard from The Park Clinic, Melbourne, Australia.