Highlands News

Recruitment drive for clinical trial

osteoarthritis

Locals are being invited to take part in a clinical trial looking at how Chinese herbal medicine can treat osteoarthritis of the knee.

The trial is being conducted by the University of Western Sydney and a recruitment drive is currently underway in the Southern Highlands.

Christine Murray who's a Chinese medicine practitioner in Mittagong says one in five people over 45 have the condition.

However this is expected to increase as our population ages.

To take part in the trial email Christine : [email protected]