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
Dementia And Physical Activity (DAPA) trial of moderate to high intensity exercise training for people with dementia: randomised controlled trial.
Lamb SE. et al, (2018), BMJ, 361
Predictors of Falls and Fractures Leading to Hospitalization in People With Dementia: A Representative Cohort Study.
Sharma S. et al, (2018), J Am Med Dir Assoc
Infographic: Economic justification for intramedullary nail fixation over locking plate fixation for extra-articular distal tibial fractures.
Maredza M. et al, (2018), Bone Joint J, 100-B, 622 - 623
Knee Arthroplasty Patients Predicted versus Actual Recovery: What are their expectations about time of recovery following surgery and how long before they can do the tasks they want to do?
Barker KL. et al, (2018), Arch Phys Med Rehabil
Cost-effectiveness of intramedullary nail fixation versus locking plate fixation in treatment of adult patients with extra-articular distal tibial fractures
Maredza M. et al, (2018), Bone and Joint Journal
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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.