Research themes

Osteoarthritis

Contact:

Dr. Juha Paloneva

The DRIVER Collaboration

Orthopaedic traumatology

Dr. Juha Paloneva

Prosthesis Versus Osteosynthesis in Proximal Tibia Fractures (Trial leader Dr. Paloneva) (POSITIF, NCT03172715)

Spine and neck

Contact:
Dr. Liisa Pekkanen (surgery)

Dr. Kati Kyrölä (surgery)

Prof. Arja Häkkinen (rehabilitation)

Dr. Jari Ylinen (rehabilitation)

Spine register - Results and rehabilitation after lumbar spondylodesis.

Effect of excercise therapy on recovery after lumbar spondylodesis. A Prospective, Randomized, Controlled Trial

Hand surgery

Contact:
Dr. Teemu Karjalainen

Dr. Toni Luokkala

Non-operative Treatment Versus Volar Locking Plate in Treatment of Distal Radius Fracture in Patients Over 65 Years (Collaborator) (Clinicaltrials identifier NCT02879656)

Hand and wrist trauma

Tendon biomechanics

Nerve entrapment and recovery 

Surgery and rehabilitation of the shoulder

Contact:
Dr. Juha Paloneva (surgery)

Operative Versus Non-operative Management of Subacromial Impingement (Trial leader Dr. Paloneva) (NCT00637013)

Operative Versus Non-operative Management of Rotator Cuff Tear (Trial leader Dr. Paloneva) (NCT00695981)

Operative Treatment of Traumatic Anteroinferior Shoulder Instability in Young Male Patients (Collaborator) (NCT01998048)

ACCURATE Trial - Operative Treatment of Acute Rotator Cuff Tear Related to Trauma  (Collaborator)(NCT02885714)

Orthopaedic trauma

Contact:
Dr. Juha Paloneva (surgery)
Incidence and Mortality of Fractures requiring inpatient care

Conservative treatment, plate fixation, or prosthesis for proximal humeral fracture. A prospective randomized study (Collaborator) (NCT01246167)

Arthroplasty

Contact:
Dr. Konsta Pamilo (surgery)
Dr. Jari Ylinen (rehabilitation)

Fast-track knee and hip arthroplasty

Making the most of national registers -Safety and efficiency of hip and knee arthroplasty

Rehabilitation after knee arthroplasty

Rehabilitation after hip fracture

Rehabilitation

Contact:
Dr. Jari Ylinen (physiatry)

Prof. Arja Häkkinen (rehabilitation)

Dr. Juhani Multanen (rehabilitation)

Effect of Unloader Knee Brace and Biomechanical Footwear Device on Symptoms and Physical Function in Knee Osteoarthritis Patients - A Randomized Controlled Trial (NCT03684850)

Sleep Ergonomics in Low Back pain (SLEEPLBP) (NCT03342885)

Randomized 12-month trial compare the effectiveness of manual therapy versus surgery on pain and function in Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Can Sciatica Patients Avoid Surgery? (CASPAS) (NCT03572452)

Spinal Fusion and Rehabilitation Study (SPIF study) (NCT00834015)

Other

Dr. Juha Paloneva

Negative Pressure Wound Therapy Compared to Traditional Care After Skin Grafting (Trial leader Dr. Paloneva) (TRUTH, NCT03649308)

Inflammatory arthritis, rheumatology

Contact:
Dr. Tuulikki Sokka

Outcomes of rheumatoid arthritis