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The University of Vermont's McClure Musculoskeletal Research Center in the Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation is committed to understanding many different musculoskeletal injuries and various disorders. These include occupational and sport injuries, as well as traumatic, non-traumatic and congenital disorders. Here, professionals from orthopaedic surgery, rehabilitation medicine, physical therapy and biomedical engineering work together on a variety of research studies. Epidemiological studies identify factors that place individuals at risk for musculoskeletal injuries. Laboratory studies are performed to determine how the musculoskeletal structures are injured and how they heal. Information gained from such studies is used to develop prevention strategies. Clinical studies are also conducted to optimize treatment.
Orthopaedics Research Programs
- Knee and Osteoarthritis Research
- Osteoporosis Research
- Shoulder Research
- Snow Sports Injury Epidemiology
- Spine Research
Last modified June 03 2016 02:06 PM