Centre for Rehabilitation Research in Oxford
We carry out important applied research aiming to improve the lives of patients through musculoskeletal rehabilitation. Part of the Nuffield Department of Orthopaedics, Rheumatology and Musculoskeletal Sciences (NDORMS) at the University of Oxford, we work with and receive funding from the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Collaboration for Leadership in Applied Health Research and Care (CLAHRC) Oxford and the Oxford Musculoskeletal Biomedical Research Unit.
Founded in 2012
Varied portfolio of expertise
International impact on healthcare
Exercise for preventing falls in older people living in the community
Sherrington C. et al, (2016), Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 2016
Pre-hospital Assessment of the Role of Adrenaline: Measuring the Effectiveness of Drug administration In Cardiac arrest (PARAMEDIC-2): Trial protocol.
Perkins GD. et al, (2016), Resuscitation, 108, 75 - 81
The present moment awareness of mindfulness in dermatology
Fordham BA., (2016), British Journal of Dermatology
Osteopathic manipulative treatment: A systematic review and critical appraisal of comparative effectiveness and health economics research.
Steel A. et al, (2016), Man Ther
Close Contact Casting vs Surgery for Initial Treatment of Unstable Ankle Fractures in Older Adults: A Randomized Clinical Trial.
Willett K. et al, (2016), JAMA, 316, 1455 - 1463
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Studies seeking participants
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The Nuffield Department of Orthopaedics, Rheumatology and Musculoskeletal Sciences aims to discover the causes of musculoskeletal and inflammatory conditions to deliver excellent, innovative care that improves people’s quality of life.