Laboratory for Functional Biomechanics, Clinic for Orthopaedics and Traumatology

In the Laboratory for Functional Biomechanics at the University Hospital of Basel, the three main research areas are «In Vivo Mechanosensitivity of Tissues of the Musculoskeletal System», «Diagnostics, Prevention and Therapy of Disease-related Gait and Movement Patterns» and «Innovation and Product Development».

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«bed side to bench to bed side» Methods

Close links between research and the Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology and collaboration with the Department of Biomedical Engineering and the Department of Clinical Research at the University of Basel enables «bed side to bench to bed side» methods in which the focus is on the patient’s optimal physical functioning. In this setting, questions ranging from basic research to clinically motivated applied research questions are investigated.

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