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
Corrigendum to "Osteopathic manipulative treatment: A systematic review and critical appraisal of comparative effectiveness and health economics research" [Musculoskelet. Sci. Pract. 27 165-175].
Steel A. et al, (2017), Musculoskelet Sci Pract, 30
Intrarater reliability and agreement of linear encoder derived heel-rise endurance test outcome measures in healthy adults
Byrne C. et al, (2017), Journal of Electromyography and Kinesiology, 36, 34 - 39
Core outcome measures for interventions to prevent or slow the progress of dementia for people living with mild to moderate dementia: Systematic review and consensus recommendations.
Webster L. et al, (2017), PLoS One, 12, e0179521 - e0179521
Yoga for the management of pain and sleep in rheumatoid arthritis: a pilot randomized controlled trial.
Ward L. et al, (2017), Musculoskeletal Care
Study protocol: A multi-centre, double blind, randomised,
placebo-controlled, parallel group, phase II trial (RIDD) to
determine the efficacy of intra-nodular injection of anti-TNF to
control disease progression in early Dupuytren’s disease, with
an embedded dose response study
Nanchahal J. et al, (2017), Wellcome Open Research
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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.