A simple injection could better manage the pain of knee osteoarthritis
Thanks to your generous support, Flinders’ Professor Michael Shanahan will investigate whether a simple injection could better manage the pain of patients with knee osteoarthritis.
Professor Shanahan spoke with Seven News Adelaide about the trial of a nerve block injection near the knee to numb the geniculate nerve which supplies pain fibres to the knee. You can watch the video below:
It is a painful condition affecting thousands of Australians and many struggle to find effective relief. Osteoarthritis of the knee can be debilitating for many suffers but Adelaide researchers hope a new approach could change that. https://t.co/8ftPfFYTVQ @elisebaker9 #7NEWS pic.twitter.com/SLgSUk78g1
— 7NEWS Adelaide (@7NewsAdelaide) 24 December 2019
You can read more about Professor Shanahan's research project here.