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
Systematic review of non-surgical treatments for early dupuytren’s disease
Ball CE. et al, (2016), Biomedcentral Musculoskeletal Disorders
What Value Can Qualitative Research Add to Quantitative Research Design? An Example From an Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis Trial Feasibility Study.
Toye F. et al, (2016), Qual Health Res
Identifying back pain subgroups: developing and applying approaches
using individual patient data collected within clinical trials
Patel S. et al, (2016), Programme Grants for Applied Research
A randomized controlled trial on rehabilitation through caregiver-delivered nurse-organized service programs for disabled stroke patients in rural china (the RECOVER trial): design and rationale.
Yan LL. et al, (2016), Int J Stroke
District nurses' experiences of musculoskeletal wellbeing: a qualitative study
Boniface G. et al, (2016), British Journal of Community Nursing, 21, 350 - 355
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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.