Our news

July 2017
Updated review published
Manipulative interventions for treating pulled elbow in young children


June 2017
New review published
Injected corticosteroids for treating plantar heel pain in adults


February 2017
Updated review published
Interventions for treating simple bone cysts in the long bones of children


January 2017
New protocol published
Rehabilitation following surgery for flexor tendon injuries of the hand


December 2016
Updated review published
Conservative interventions for treating middle third clavicle fractures in adolescents and adults

New protocol published
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Interventions for treating wrist fractures in children


November 2016
Updated review published
Nutritional supplementation for hip fracture aftercare in older people

New protocol published
Exercise for preventing falls in older people living in the community


September 2016
New review published
Surgical interventions (microfracture, drilling, mosaicplasty, and allograft transplantation) for treating isolated cartilage defects of the knee in adults


August 2016
New protocol published
Physical interventions (orthoses, splints, exercise and manual therapy) for treating plantar heel pain


July 2016
New review published
Bioabsorbable versus metallic interference screws for graft fixation in anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction

Reviews in the news
* Should you stretch before and after a run? Cochrane evidence on stretching to prevent or reduce muscle soreness after exercise has been used to debunk running myths in a recent article from The Guardian


June 2016
New protocol published
Multifactorial and multiple component interventions for preventing falls in older people living in the community


April 2016
New reviews published
Interventions for treating ankle fractures in children
* Surgical versus conservative interventions for treating anterior cruciate ligament injuries

New protocol published
Surgical interventions for treating humeral shaft fractures in adults

Commented review published
* Oral non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs versus other oral analgesic agents for acute soft tissue injury

Editorial published in the Cochrane Library
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Not quite what was planned: accommodating the reality of clinical practice in Cochrane Reviews (Helen HG Handoll)


February 2016
Reviews in the news
Evidently Cochrane has released a great blog, linked to Eddie Izzard and his marathon challenge for Sport Relief, with evidence on running-related muscle soreness and soft tissue injury and pain relief. This features several of our reviews: 'Interventions for preventing lower limb soft-tissue running injuries', 'Stretching to prevent or reduce muscle soreness after exercise', 'Whole-body cryotherapy (extreme cold air exposure) for preventing and treating muscle soreness after exercise in adults' and 'Whole-body cryotherapy for preventing and treating muscle soreness after exercise'.  


February 2016
New protocol published
Immobilisation versus early ankle movement for treating acute lateral ankle ligament injuries in adults

Commented review
Vitamin D and vitamin D analogues for preventing fractures in post-menopausal women and older men


February 2016
Reviews in the news
* Two of our reviews, 'Exercise for treating patellofemoral pain syndrome' and 'Whole-body cryotherapy for preventing and treating muscle soreness after exercise', 
are included in the Cochrane Library's 'Best of 2015' Special Collection, which highlights some of the best work from  Cochrane contributors worldwide. 


December 2015
New review published
Knee orthoses for treating patellofemoral pain syndrome 


November 2015
Updated review published
Interventions for treating proximal humeral fractures in adults

New editorial published in the Cochrane Library
In defence of reviews of small trials: underpinning the generation of evidence to inform practice (Helen HG Handoll, Peter Langhorne)


October 2015
Reviews in the news
* Our '
Whole-body cryotherapy for preventing and treating muscle soreness after exercise' review is the centre of key media coverage. See here for details.


October 2015
New protocols published
Physical tests for diagnosing anterior cruciate ligament rupture
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 Surgical interventions for type II superior labrum anterior posterior (SLAP) lesions


September 2015
New reviews published
Surgical fixation methods for tibial plateau fractures
Whole-body cryotherapy (extreme cold air exposure) for preventing and treating muscle soreness after exercise in adults

Updated review published
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Rehabilitation for distal radial fractures in adults


August 2015
New review published
* Interventions for treating fractures of the distal femur in adults


July 2015
New review published
Oral non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs versus other oral analgesic agents for acute soft tissue injury


June 2015
New review published
* Computed tomography versus magnetic resonance imaging versus bone scintigraphy for clinically suspected scaphoid fractures in patients with negative plain radiographs (DTA review)


For a complete list of our previously published new and updated reviews, please click here.