Research in Osteoarthritis Manchester (ROAM), is part of the Institute of Inflammation and Repair at the University of Manchester. Directed by Professor David Felson, the team focus on testing and evaluating new medical devices and medicinal products for the treatment of knee osteoarthritis.
Our research is funded by the NIHR/Biomedical Research Unit and Arthritis Research UK.
DISKO: The Effect of Denosumab on Pain and Bone Marrow Lesions in Symptomatic Knee Osetoarthritis: A Randomised Double Blind Placebo Controlled Clinical Trial.
Chief Investigator - Professor Terence O'Neill.
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Previous studies run by the ROAM group (no longer recruiting)
Professor David Felson - The Effect of lateral wedge INsoles on pain in individuals with medial Osteoarthritis who biomechanically RESPOND. The IN-RESPOND study.
Dr Richard Jones (University of Salford) - Effect of lateral WEDGE insoles on Osteoarthritis knee pain and joint loading.
Dr Michael Callaghan - Patellofemoral brace treatment in patients with chronic painful patellofemoral osteoarthritis (PFOA)
Dr Richard Jones (University of Salford) - The effectiveness of Shoes and Insoles on the Loading at the Knee in subjects with knee osteoarthritis
Professor Terence O'Neill - TArgeting Synovitis in Knee Osteoarthritis
Professor Terence O'Neill - Hydroxychloroquine Effectiveness in Reducing Symptoms of hand Osteoarthritis
To read about our study findings, visit our publications page