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THE VISION

The Orthopaedic Sports Medicine and Injury Prevention (OSMI) Foundation is a non-profit organisation dedicated to promoting musculoskeletal health by supporting musculoskeletal research and education. Our aim is to generate and disseminate new findings for the prevention and therapy of orthopaedic and muscular diseases.

OUR MISSION

The OSMI is dedicated to becoming a leading organisation for research/education in the prevention of and recovery from acute musculoskeletal injuries and chronic conditions.

FIELDS OF ACTIVITY

To achieve its goals, the OSMI raises and distributes funds to support cutting-edge medical and scientific research on the musculoskeletal system, patient education programmes, as well as further education and training for physicians, therapists and other health professionals. While OSMI generally addresses issues related to musculoskeletal health, it focuses specifically on:

INJURY PREVENTION AND MONITORING

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INJURY REHABILITATION AND RETURN TO SPORT

SUPPORTING ATHLETE COMEBACKS

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THE FOUNDERS

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CHRISTIAN FINK / MD, PROF.

Specialist in Trauma Surgery and Orthopaedic
Sports Medicine

Dr. Fink is one of the most renowned international knee specialists and is in demand as a lecturer around the world.

CHRISTIAN HOSER / MD, PD.

Specialist in Trauma Surgery and Orthopaedic
Sports Medicine

Dr. Hoser’s main areas of expertise are joint surgery and arthroscopic procedures as well as the treatment of tendon injuries.

REINHARD HUBER / MS, PT

Physiotherapist and Sports Scientist

In addition to years of top-level sports coaching, Mag. Huber is particularly involved in injury prevention in children’s and youth sports.