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 Biomedical Research Centre.
Founded in 2012
Varied portfolio of expertise
International impact on healthcare
Creating and facilitating change for Person-Centred Coordinated Care (P3C): The development of the Organisational Change Tool (P3C-OCT).
Horrell J. et al, (2018), Health Expect, 21, 448 - 456
Three-Year Follow-up of a Trial of Close Contact Casting vs Surgery for Initial Treatment of Unstable Ankle Fractures in Older Adults
Keene DJ. et al, (2018), JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association
Exploring physiotherapists' experiences of implementing a cognitive behavioural approach for managing low back pain and identifying barriers to long-term implementation.
Richmond H. et al, (2018), Physiotherapy, 104, 107 - 115
Evidence-Based Evaluation of Practice and Innovation in Physical Therapy Using the IDEAL-Physio Framework.
Beard D. et al, (2018), Physical therapy, 98, 108 - 121
What do we know about managing Dupuytren’s Disease cost-effectively?
Dritsaki M. et al, (2018), BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders
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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.