THE HEALTHY Achilles Pain Trial
MUHREC Ethics Number; 18138
Primary investigator: Associate Prof Peter Malliaras
DO YOU SUFFER FROM PAIN IN YOUR ACHILLES TENDON?
The Physiotherapy Department at Monash University is investigating the efficacy of a new treatment in improving pain and function in Achilles tendinopathy.
The trial is led by Associate Professor Peter Malliaras.
We are looking for people who:
Are 18 years or over
Have pain in the Achilles area
Have suffered pain for 3 months or longer
Still have pain despite previous conservative treatment (e.g. physiotherapy / GP advice, exercise etc).
Able to travel to Melbourne
Participants will receive for free:
Initial treatment procedure
Multiple ultrasounds of your Achilles tendon
Professional physiotherapy advice
A 12 week exercise program
Physiotherapy reviews at 2 weeks, 6 weeks, 12 weeks and also 6 and 12 months.
You will receive a $100 gift voucher after completing the 6 month assessment, and another $100 gift voucher after completing the 12 month assessment.
This is designed to cover your time and any expenses incurred.
This project has been approved by Monash University Human Ethics committee.
We are seeking participants between November 2019 and December 2020.
If you are interested in participating, please leave your contact details below: