Gait Lab & Orthopaedics

Research area:  Clinical sciences

Best treatment options for children with bone, muscle, and joint conditions.

The Gait Lab & Orthopaedics Group has strong links with the Gait Analysis Laboratory and Orthopaedics Department at The Royal Children’s Hospital.

The Gait Lab team aims to find the best treatment to help children with a wide range of walking disabilities. We use a state-of-the-art 3D motion capture system to better understand walking disabilities. There is a large focus on children with cerebral palsy. The team has two main research areas: evaluation of effective orthopaedics treatments, and the development of computational models of the human muscle and skeletal system.

The Orthopaedic team aims to find the best treatment options for children with a wide range of orthopaedic conditions. This includes research in the areas of scoliosis, developmental dysplasia of the hip, fractures and limb reconstruction.

walker in gait lab

 
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