Relieve Health Group

Relieve Health Group

“Diabetes Foot Disease: The Hidden Aussie Financial Crisis”

“Diabetes-related foot disease (DFD) is not just a health issue, but a significant financial burden in Australia. The high costs associated with DFD treatment highlight the urgent need for preventative measures and early intervention strategies.”

“Military Fitness Test: Unravelling the Injury Risk Factors”

“Injuries during military fitness tests vary based on gender, rank, and parity. Women, Non-Commissioned Members, and those who have given birth are more prone to specific injuries. Tailored physical fitness support may be beneficial for these groups.”

“Fatigue Hinders Balance Training: A Groundbreaking Study”

“Fatigue can negatively impact balance training, according to a new study. The research suggests that balance training should be done at the start of a workout, when the body is not yet fatigued, for optimal results. This insight could revolutionise injury prevention in sports.”

“Hip Surgery: Unique Recovery Paths for Different Genders”

“Hip-related pain sufferers may experience unique changes in joint stiffness post-surgery, suggesting that recovery paths may differ between genders. Further research is needed to understand the relationship between joint stiffness and treatment outcomes.”

AI: The Future of Ankle Sprain Rehabilitation?

Despite 70% of acute ankle sprain patients experiencing recurring issues, AI is showing promise as a tool to identify definitive predictors for ankle sprains, potentially revolutionising rehabilitation strategies.

“Unseen Gait Changes in Knee Osteoarthritis Uncovered!”

“A single inertial measurement unit in an insole can reveal hidden differences in foot movement during walking between healthy individuals and those with knee osteoarthritis. This highlights the unnoticed dysfunction in toe-off push and initial contact shock absorption on the affected side.”

“Shake Up Your Ankle Stability with Vibrations and PNF!”

“Whole-body vibration training and proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation (PNF) could be game-changers for those with unstable ankles. These methods may boost neuromuscular function around the ankle, reducing injury risk during lateral movements.”

“Knee Osteoarthritis: Unveiling the Hidden Factors”

“Knee size, osteoarthritis severity, and quadriceps muscle volume are key factors affecting the knee extensor moment arm in knee osteoarthritis. Additionally, lateral patellar displacement influences the valgus knee moment arms in older individuals.”

“Untreated Hallux Valgus: A Hidden Threat to Quality of Life”

“Untreated symptomatic hallux valgus significantly lowers quality of life, more so than the general population. Interestingly, the severity of toe deformities doesn’t directly correlate with quality of life or clinical evaluations. This suggests that surgical decisions should consider patient’s quality of life, not just the severity of the deformity.”