BWH Wellness Initiative

B-Well is a research study aimed at increasing physical activity among Brigham and Women’s Hospital employees by providing monetary rewards.

Meniscal Diagnosis in Osteoarthritis

This project is a cross-sectional study aimed at evaluating the diagnostic accuracy of the clinical history and physical examination in patients with symptomatic meniscal tears in the presence of knee osteoarthritis.

Meniscal Tear in Osteoarthritis Research

This study is a multi-center randomized controlled trial that compares the efficacy of arthroscopic partial meniscectomy with postoperative physical therapy versus physical therapy alone in the setting of meniscal tear and knee osteoarthritis.

OA Risk C

OA Risk C is an interactive risk calculator that predicts a user’s likelihood of developing knee osteoarthritis and of undergoing total knee replacement (TKR) based on demographic and clinical factors.

Study of Physical Activity Rewards after Knee Surgery

SPARKS is a pilot randomized controlled trial applying behavioral economic interventions to patients undergoing total knee replacement (TKR) with the goal of increasing physical activity after surgery.

Study of Total Knee Arthroplasty Responses

STARs seeks to recruit a robust cohort of patients undergoing total knee replacement (TKR) at several sites across the country to supplement data from the AViKA study and to identify factors that improve value in the delivery of TKR.