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) December 24, 2019
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