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
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, 11, 823 - 830
Task-Oriented Training with Computer Games for People with Rheumatoid Arthritis or Hand Osteoarthritis: A Feasibility Randomized Controlled Trial.
Srikesavan CS. et al, (2016), Games for health journal
Economic and Health-Related Quality of Life Outcomes of Whiplash Associated Disorders.
Pink J. et al, (2016), Spine (Phila Pa 1976), 41, 1378 - 1386
Ageing, Muscle Power and Physical Function: A Systematic Review and Implications for Pragmatic Training Interventions.
Byrne C. et al, (2016), Sports Med, 46, 1311 - 1332
A longitudinal, qualitative study exploring sustained adherence to a hand exercise programme for rheumatoid arthritis evaluated in the SARAH trial.
Nichols VP. et al, (2016), Disabil Rehabil, 1 - 8
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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.