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
Evidence-Based Evaluation of Practice and Innovation in Physical Therapy Using the IDEAL-Physio Framework.
Beard D. et al, (2018), Phys Ther, 98, 108 - 121
What do we know about managing Dupuytren’s Disease cost-effectively?
Dritsaki M. et al, (2018), BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders
Modelling and estimation of health-related quality of life after hip fracture A RE-ANALYSIS OF DATA FROM A PROSPECTIVE COHORT STUDY
Parsons N. et al, (2018), BONE & JOINT RESEARCH, 7, 1 - 5
United Kingdom Frozen Shoulder Trial (UK FROST), multi-centre, randomised, 12 month, parallel group, superiority study to compare the clinical and cost-effectiveness of Early Structured Physiotherapy versus manipulation under anaesthesia versus arthroscopic capsular release for patients referred to secondary care with a primary frozen shoulder: study protocol for a randomised controlled trial.
Brealey S. et al, (2017), Trials, 18, 614 - 614
A Web-Based Training Resource for Therapists to Deliver an Evidence-Based Exercise Program for Rheumatoid Arthritis of the Hand (iSARAH): Design, Development, and Usability Testing.
Srikesavan CS. et al, (2017), Journal of medical Internet research, 19, e411 - e411
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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.