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The Solas Study



Welcome to the SOLAS website

Thank you for visiting!  


If you are suffering from hip or knee joint pain and/or back pain, we would like to invite you to participate in the SOLAS study. 

We are comparing two different forms of physiotherapy treatment for hip and knee joint pain and back pain.  

The following pages explain why we are doing this research and what is involved. Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions or would like to discuss the study.


This study is funded by the Health Research Board under their Health Research Awards scheme [HRA_HSR/2012/24]. The study has been approved by University College Dublin's Human Research Ethics Committee and the Health Service Executive Primary Care Research Committee.