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Occupational therapy

  • Does appointment duration for musculoskeletal outpatient physiotherapy or occupational therapy in primary or secondary care settings, have an effect on managerial, clinical or patient outcomes?

One off

  • Is one off management versus a course of treatment more effective in terms of reducing pain and function for patients over 50 years old with osteoarthritis of the knee joint?

Orthoses

  • In adults with plantar fasciitis , does the use of a barefoot science foot Orthoses compared with other foot orthoses improve pain and adherence?

Osteoarthritis

  • Is one off management versus a course of treatment more effective in terms of reducing pain and function for patients over 50 years old with osteoarthritis of the knee joint?
  • Can threshold values for the Oxford hip and knee score determine the need for joint replacement surgery?
  • What proportion of patients undergoing Total Knee Replacement (TKR) have a poor outcome?
  • What factors determine poor functional outcome following Total Knee Replacement (TKR)?
  • In adults with ankle osteoarthritis is exercise/physiotherapy/rehabilitation/conservative treatment more effective than surgical options? 

Outcome

  • Do physiotherapy telephone consultations for adult patients with musculoskeletal conditions affect patient satisfaction, condition specific outcomes and healthcare utilisation?
  • Does appointment duration for musculoskeletal outpatient physiotherapy or occupational therapy in primary or secondary care settings, have an effect on managerial, clinical or patient outcomes?

Oxford hip score

  • Can threshold values for the Oxford hip and knee score determine the need for joint replacement surgery?

Oxford knee score

  • Can threshold values for the Oxford hip and knee score determine the need for joint replacement surgery?