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Musculoskeletal Health and Work: Development and Internal–External Cross-Validation of a Model to Predict Risk of Work Absence and Presenteeism in People Seeking Primary Healthcare (2024)
Journal Article
Archer, L., Peat, G., Snell, K. I. E., Hill, J. C., Dunn, K. M., Foster, N. E., …Wynne-Jones, G. (2024). Musculoskeletal Health and Work: Development and Internal–External Cross-Validation of a Model to Predict Risk of Work Absence and Presenteeism in People Seeking Primary Healthcare. Journal of Occupational Rehabilitation, https://doi.org/10.1007/s10926-024-10223-w

Purpose To develop and validate prediction models for the risk of future work absence and level of presenteeism, in adults seeking primary healthcare with musculoskeletal disorders (MSD). Methods Six studies from the West-Midlands/Northwest regi... Read More about Musculoskeletal Health and Work: Development and Internal–External Cross-Validation of a Model to Predict Risk of Work Absence and Presenteeism in People Seeking Primary Healthcare.

Squatting biomechanics following physiotherapist-led care or hip arthroscopy for femoroacetabular impingement syndrome: a secondary analysis from a randomised controlled trial (2024)
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Grant, T. M., Saxby, D. J., Pizzolato, C., Savage, T., Bennell, K., Dickenson, E., …Diamond, L. E. (in press). Squatting biomechanics following physiotherapist-led care or hip arthroscopy for femoroacetabular impingement syndrome: a secondary analysis from a randomised controlled trial. PeerJ, 12, Article e17567. https://doi.org/10.7717/peerj.17567

Background Femoroacetabular impingement syndrome (FAIS) can cause hip pain and chondrolabral damage that may be managed non-operatively or surgically. Squatting motions require large degrees of hip flexion and underpin many daily and sporting tasks... Read More about Squatting biomechanics following physiotherapist-led care or hip arthroscopy for femoroacetabular impingement syndrome: a secondary analysis from a randomised controlled trial.

Predictors of outcome following an epidural steroid injection for disc-related sciatica: a Delphi consensus study. (2024)
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Stynes, S., Foster, N., O'Dowd, J., Ostelo, R., & Konstantinou, K. (in press). Predictors of outcome following an epidural steroid injection for disc-related sciatica: a Delphi consensus study. European Spine Journal, https://doi.org/10.1007/s00586-024-08342-2

Trial data shows modest reductions in leg pain, disability and surgery avoidance following epidural steroid injections (ESI) for severe sciatica. Despite their common use, there is no clear evidence about which patients are more likely to benefit fro... Read More about Predictors of outcome following an epidural steroid injection for disc-related sciatica: a Delphi consensus study..

Agreeing priority categories and items for inclusion in a future best practice delegation framework for musculoskeletal outpatient physiotherapy services: A consensus groups study (2024)
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Sarigiovannis, P., Foster, N., Jowett, S., & Saunders, B. (2024). Agreeing priority categories and items for inclusion in a future best practice delegation framework for musculoskeletal outpatient physiotherapy services: A consensus groups study. Musculoskeletal Science and Practice, 72, Article 102977. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.msksp.2024.102977

Purpose Delegation of clinical tasks from physiotherapists to physiotherapy support workers varies considerably in musculoskeletal outpatient physiotherapy services leading to variation in patient care. This study... Read More about Agreeing priority categories and items for inclusion in a future best practice delegation framework for musculoskeletal outpatient physiotherapy services: A consensus groups study.

Developing an international consensus Reporting guideline for intervention Fidelity in Non-Drug, non-surgical trials: The ReFiND protocol. (2024)
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Sousa Filho, L. F., Farlie, M. K., Haines, T., Borrelli, B., Carroll, C., Mathews, C., …Malliaras, P. (2024). Developing an international consensus Reporting guideline for intervention Fidelity in Non-Drug, non-surgical trials: The ReFiND protocol. Contemporary Clinical Trials, 142, Article 107575. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cct.2024.107575

Inadequate reporting of fidelity to interventions in trials limits the transparency and interpretation of trial findings. Despite this, most trials of non-drug, non-surgical interventions lack comprehensive reporting of fidelity. If fidelity is poorl... Read More about Developing an international consensus Reporting guideline for intervention Fidelity in Non-Drug, non-surgical trials: The ReFiND protocol..

ADHERENCE TO PRESCRIBED EXERCISE AND CLINICAL OUTCOMES IN PEOPLE WITH CHRONIC NONSPECIFIC LOW BACK PAIN: A SYSTEMATIC REVIEW AND META-ANALYSIS (2024)
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Bastianon, A., Wood, L., Gilanyi, Y., Hansford, H., Gibbs, M. T., Dean, S., …Jones, M. D. (2024). ADHERENCE TO PRESCRIBED EXERCISE AND CLINICAL OUTCOMES IN PEOPLE WITH CHRONIC NONSPECIFIC LOW BACK PAIN: A SYSTEMATIC REVIEW AND META-ANALYSIS. Journal of Clinical Exercise Physiology, 13(s2), 360-360. https://doi.org/10.31189/2165-7629-13-s2.360

BACKGROUND Exercise is widely accepted as a first-line treatment for chronic non-specific low back pain (CNSLBP). However, the benefits of exercise diminish over time, as does adherence to exercise. It is unclear whether greater exercise adherence is... Read More about ADHERENCE TO PRESCRIBED EXERCISE AND CLINICAL OUTCOMES IN PEOPLE WITH CHRONIC NONSPECIFIC LOW BACK PAIN: A SYSTEMATIC REVIEW AND META-ANALYSIS.

Feasibility of blinding spinal manual therapy interventions among participants and outcome assessors: protocol for a blinding feasibility trial (2024)
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Muñoz Laguna, J., Kurmann, A., Hofstetter, L., Nyantakyi, E., Clack, L., Bang, H., …Hincapié, C. A. (in press). Feasibility of blinding spinal manual therapy interventions among participants and outcome assessors: protocol for a blinding feasibility trial. Pilot and Feasibility Studies, 10(1), Article 70. https://doi.org/10.1186/s40814-024-01492-6

Introduction Blinding is a methodologically important aspect in randomised controlled trials yet frequently overlooked in trials of spinal manual therapy interventions for back pain. To help inform the blinding methods of a future, double-placebo-co... Read More about Feasibility of blinding spinal manual therapy interventions among participants and outcome assessors: protocol for a blinding feasibility trial.

Prognostic Factors and Treatment Effect Modifiers for Physical Health, Opioid Prescription, and Health Care Utilization in Patients With Musculoskeletal Disorders in Primary Care: Exploratory Secondary Analysis of the STEMS Randomized Trial of Direct Access to Physical Therapist-Led Care. (2024)
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Zouch, J., Bhimani, N., Bussières, A., Ferreira, M., Foster, N. E., & Ferreira, P. (in press). Prognostic Factors and Treatment Effect Modifiers for Physical Health, Opioid Prescription, and Health Care Utilization in Patients With Musculoskeletal Disorders in Primary Care: Exploratory Secondary Analysis of the STEMS Randomized Trial of Direct Access to Physical Therapist-Led Care. Physical Therapy, pzae066. https://doi.org/10.1093/ptj/pzae066

The aims of the study were to identify prognostic factors associated with health care outcomes in patients with musculoskeletal conditions in primary care and to determine whether characteristics associated with choice of care modify treatment effect... Read More about Prognostic Factors and Treatment Effect Modifiers for Physical Health, Opioid Prescription, and Health Care Utilization in Patients With Musculoskeletal Disorders in Primary Care: Exploratory Secondary Analysis of the STEMS Randomized Trial of Direct Access to Physical Therapist-Led Care..

029 VIDEOCONFERENCING WITH A PHYSIOTHERAPIST VERSUS IN-PERSON CARE FOR KNEE OSTEOARTHRITIS: THE PEAK NON-INFERIORITY RANDOMISED CONTROLLED TRIAL (2024)
Presentation / Conference
Hinman, R. S., Campbell, P., Kimp, A., Russell, T., Foster, N., Kasza, J., …Bennell, K. (2024, April). 029 VIDEOCONFERENCING WITH A PHYSIOTHERAPIST VERSUS IN-PERSON CARE FOR KNEE OSTEOARTHRITIS: THE PEAK NON-INFERIORITY RANDOMISED CONTROLLED TRIAL. Presented at 2024 OARSI World Congress on Osteoarthritis, Vienna, Austria

818 NEITHER ANALYSIS APPROACH NOR RISK OF BIAS EXPLAIN THE LIMITED OVERALL BENEFIT OF THERAPEUTIC EXERCISE FOR KNEE AND/OR HIP OSTEOARTHRITIS IN INDIVIDUAL PARTICIPANT DATA META-ANALYSIS (2024)
Presentation / Conference
Runhaar, J., Holden, M., Hattle, M., Quicke, J., Healey, E. L., van der Windt, D., …Foster, N. (2024, April). 818 NEITHER ANALYSIS APPROACH NOR RISK OF BIAS EXPLAIN THE LIMITED OVERALL BENEFIT OF THERAPEUTIC EXERCISE FOR KNEE AND/OR HIP OSTEOARTHRITIS IN INDIVIDUAL PARTICIPANT DATA META-ANALYSIS. Poster presented at 2024 OARSI World Congress on Osteoarthritis, Vienna, Austria

Alternative models to support weight loss in chronic musculoskeletal conditions: effectiveness of a physiotherapist-delivered intensive diet programme for knee osteoarthritis, the POWER randomised controlled trial (2024)
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Allison, K., Jones, S., Hinman, R. S., Pardo, J., Li, P., DeSilva, A., …Bennell, K. L. (2024). Alternative models to support weight loss in chronic musculoskeletal conditions: effectiveness of a physiotherapist-delivered intensive diet programme for knee osteoarthritis, the POWER randomised controlled trial. British Journal of Sports Medicine, 58(10), 538-547. https://doi.org/10.1136/bjsports-2023-107793

Objectives: To determine if physiotherapists can deliver a clinically effective very low energy diet (VLED) supplementary to exercise in people with knee osteoarthritis (OA) and overweight or obesity. Methods: 88 participants with knee OA and bod... Read More about Alternative models to support weight loss in chronic musculoskeletal conditions: effectiveness of a physiotherapist-delivered intensive diet programme for knee osteoarthritis, the POWER randomised controlled trial.

Telerehabilitation consultations with a physiotherapist for chronic knee pain versus in-person consultations in Australia: the PEAK non-inferiority randomised controlled trial. (2024)
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Hinman, R. S., Campbell, P. K., Kimp, A. J., Russell, T., Foster, N. E., Kasza, J., …Bennell, K. L. (in press). Telerehabilitation consultations with a physiotherapist for chronic knee pain versus in-person consultations in Australia: the PEAK non-inferiority randomised controlled trial. The Lancet, 403(10433), 1267-1278. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736%2823%2902630-2

Telerehabilitation whether perceived as less effective than in-person care for musculoskeletal problems. We aimed to determine if physiotherapy video conferencing consultations were non-inferior to in-person consultations for chronic knee pain. In th... Read More about Telerehabilitation consultations with a physiotherapist for chronic knee pain versus in-person consultations in Australia: the PEAK non-inferiority randomised controlled trial..

Understanding how therapeutic exercise prescription changes outcomes important to patients with persistent non-specific low back pain: a realist review protocol (2024)
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Wood, L., Booth, V., Dean, S., Foster, N. E., Hayden, J. A., & Booth, A. (in press). Understanding how therapeutic exercise prescription changes outcomes important to patients with persistent non-specific low back pain: a realist review protocol. Systematic Reviews, 13(1), 63. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13643-024-02466-8

Introduction: Persistent low back pain (LBP) is the leading cause of disability worldwide, and therapeutic exercise is recommended as a first-line treatment in international guidelines. The effects of exercise on clinical outcomes of pain and physica... Read More about Understanding how therapeutic exercise prescription changes outcomes important to patients with persistent non-specific low back pain: a realist review protocol.

Optimising physiotherapy for people with lateral elbow tendinopathy - Results of a mixed-methods pilot and feasibility randomised controlled trial (OPTimisE). (2023)
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Bateman, M., Skeggs, A., Whitby, E., Fletcher-Barrett, V., Stephens, G., Dawes, M., …Hill, J. C. (2024). Optimising physiotherapy for people with lateral elbow tendinopathy - Results of a mixed-methods pilot and feasibility randomised controlled trial (OPTimisE). Musculoskeletal Science and Practice, 69, Article 102905. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.msksp.2023.102905

The OPTimisE intervention was developed to address uncertainty regarding the most effective physiotherapy treatment strategy for people with Lateral Elbow Tendinopathy (LET). To assess the feasibility of conducting a fully-powered randomised controll... Read More about Optimising physiotherapy for people with lateral elbow tendinopathy - Results of a mixed-methods pilot and feasibility randomised controlled trial (OPTimisE)..

The cost-effectiveness of adding an ultrasound corticosteroid and local anaesthetic injection to advice and education for hip osteoarthritis (2023)
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Kigozi, J., Oppong, R., Paskins, Z., Bromley, K., Lewis, M., Hughes, G., …Roddy, E. (2023). The cost-effectiveness of adding an ultrasound corticosteroid and local anaesthetic injection to advice and education for hip osteoarthritis. Rheumatology, https://doi.org/10.1093/rheumatology/kead659

Objectives. Evidence for the comparative cost-effectiveness of intra-articular corticosteroid injection in people with hip osteoarthritis (OA) remains unclear. This study investigated the cost-effectiveness of best current treatment (BCT) comprising... Read More about The cost-effectiveness of adding an ultrasound corticosteroid and local anaesthetic injection to advice and education for hip osteoarthritis.

A new measure of exercise adherence: the ATEMPT (Adherence To Exercise for Musculoskeletal Pain Tool) (2023)
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Bailey, D. L., Bishop, A., McCray, G., Foster, N. E., & Holden, M. A. (2023). A new measure of exercise adherence: the ATEMPT (Adherence To Exercise for Musculoskeletal Pain Tool). British Journal of Sports Medicine, 58(2), bjsports-2022-106347. https://doi.org/10.1136/bjsports-2022-106347

Objectives: This study aimed to (1) develop a new measure of adherence to exercise for musculoskeletal (MSK) pain (Adherence To Exercise for Musculoskeletal Pain Tool: ATEMPT) based on previously conceptualised domains of exercise adherence, (2) repo... Read More about A new measure of exercise adherence: the ATEMPT (Adherence To Exercise for Musculoskeletal Pain Tool).

Predictors of outcome in sciatica patients following an epidural steroid injection: the POiSE prospective observational cohort study protocol (2023)
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Stynes, S., Snell, K. I., Riley, R. D., Konstantinou, K., Cherrington, A., Daud, N., …Foster, N. E. (2023). Predictors of outcome in sciatica patients following an epidural steroid injection: the POiSE prospective observational cohort study protocol. BMJ Open, 13(11), Article e077776. https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2023-077776

Introduction: Sciatica can be very painful and, in most cases, is due to pressure on a spinal nerve root from a disc herniation with associated inflammation. For some patients, the pain persists, and one management option is a spinal epidural steroi... Read More about Predictors of outcome in sciatica patients following an epidural steroid injection: the POiSE prospective observational cohort study protocol.

Physiotherapist-led exercise versus usual care (waiting-list) control for patients awaiting rotator cuff repair surgery: A pilot randomised controlled trial (POWER). (2023)
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Littlewood, C., Moffatt, M., Beckhelling, J., Davis, D., Burden, A., Pitt, L., …Foster, N. E. (in press). Physiotherapist-led exercise versus usual care (waiting-list) control for patients awaiting rotator cuff repair surgery: A pilot randomised controlled trial (POWER). Musculoskeletal Science and Practice, 68, Article 102874. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.msksp.2023.102874

Once a decision to undergo rotator cuff repair surgery is made, patients are placed on the waiting list. It can take weeks or months to receive surgery. There has been a call to move from waiting lists to 'preparation' lists to better prepare patient... Read More about Physiotherapist-led exercise versus usual care (waiting-list) control for patients awaiting rotator cuff repair surgery: A pilot randomised controlled trial (POWER)..