Centre for Rehabilitation Research in Oxford
We carry out important applied research improving the lives of patients through musculoskeletal rehabilitation. We are leading research into how exercise and physiotherapy can be used to support the rehabilitation of patients with acute musculoskeletal injures such as a fracture or sprain, and patients with chronic conditions, such as rheumatoid arthritis or persistent back pain. We look at how structured physical activity can be offered as an effective method of rehabilitation for patients either alongside, or as an alternative to, standard medication.
Founded in 2012
PATIENT FOCUSED research
International IMPACT on healthcare
A multidisciplinary team including physiotherapists, hand therapists, CBT practitioners, clinical academics and clinical trials management staff
We conduct a number of clinical trials and studies across a range of specialties and themes. Read more about our work, and link to trial-specific pages
Our work focuses on the development of effective interventions for implementation in the NHS. Find out more and access the materials
SMITH T. et al, Journal of the american geriatrics society
Development and delivery of the BOOST (Better Outcomes for Older adults with Spinal Trouble) intervention for older adults with neurogenic claudication.
Ward L. et al, (2019), Physiotherapy, 105, 262 - 274
Effectiveness of cognitive-behavioural therapy: a protocol for an overview of systematic reviews and meta-analyses.
Fordham B. et al, (2018), Bmj open, 8
Prognostic models for identifying risk of poor outcome in people with acute ankle sprains: the SPRAINED development and external validation study.
Keene DJ. et al, (2018), Health technol assess, 22, 1 - 112
Srikesavan C. et al, (2019), J telemed telecare, 25, 263 - 275