Our findings

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  1. Park, M.L., Magni, N. and O’Brien, D. (2024). Does physiotherapy research in South Korea match international best-practice osteoarthritis guidelines? A narrative review. New Zealand Journal of Physiotherapy, 52(1), 52-61. https://doi.org/10.15619/nzjp.v52i1.362
  2. Stilwell, J.A., Reid, D. and Larmer, P. (2024). Implementation of an orthopaedic triage service for osteoarthritis in the New Zealand health system: A retrospective audit. New Zealand Journal of Physiotherapy, 52(1), 26-34. https://doi.org/10.15619/nzjp.v52i1.344
  3. Frouin, A., Le Sant, G., Barbier, L., Jacquemin, E., McNair, P.J., Ellis, R., Nordez, A., Lacourpaille, L. (2024). Individual distribution of muscle hypertrophy among hamstring heads: Adding muscle volume where you want is not so simple. Scandinavian Journal of Sports Medicine, https://doi.org/10.1111/sms.14608
  4. Jinks C, Botto-van Bemden A, Bowden J, Bunzli S, Eyles J, Egerton T, Foster NE, Healey EL, Maddison J, O’Brien D, Parry E, Quicke JG, Schiphof D, Thomas MJ, Holden MA (2024). The Change OA Narrative Initiative (COAN): Changing the Narrative on Osteoarthritis: A Call for Global Action. Osteoarthritis and Cartilagehttps://doi.org/10.1016/j.joca.2024.02.004
  5. O’Brien, D., Francis, B., Griffin, D., Campbell, L., Khoo, C., & Nakarada-Kordic, I. (2024). Aotearoa Osteoarthritis Booklet Auckland, Aotearoa/New Zealand: Active Living and Rehabilitation: Aotearoa (ALARA), 6th March 2024. ISBN: 978-1-99-101134-3 (PDF) 978-1-99-101135-0 (Print).
  6. Molyneux, P., Bowen, C., Ellis, R., Rome, K., Fitzgerald, K., Clark, P. and Carroll, M. (2024). Reliability of an ultrasound imaging acquisition procedure for examining osteoarthritis in the first metatarsophalangeal joint. Journal of Foot and Ankle Research, https://doi.org/10.21203/rs.3.rs-3326416/v1 [Open Access]
  7. Naik, L., Reid, D., White, S., & Neville, S. (2023). Drivers and barriers to the development of musculoskeletal advanced physiotherapy practitioner roles in New Zealand. New Zealand Journal of Physiotherapy, 51(2), 125-137. https://doi.org/10.15619/nzjp.v51i2.356
  8. Chauhan, R., Boissonnault, W., Gormack, N., and White, S. (2023). Early triage of a patient with metastatic melanoma presenting as mechanical knee pain – a case report. Journal of Manual & Manipulative Therapy, 1-7. https://doi.org/10.1080/10669817.2023.2183338
  9. Peirce, S., Mooney, S., Rohan, M. and Ellis, R. (2023). Ultrasound imaging measurements to determine reduced diaphragm thickness and relevance to breathing pattern disorders diagnosis in females. WFUMB Open, In press,  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.wfumbo.2023.100010
  10. Carroll, M., Ellis, R., Kohut, S., Garrett, N., Fernández-de-las-Peñas, C. (2023). The effects of gluteus medius trigger points on hip passive range of movement and muscle strength in people with chronic non-specific low-back pain. Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jmpt.2023.03.001
  11. Hill, J., Kay, D., Gordon, J., Niazi, I. K., and Saywell, N. (2023). New Zealanders with low back pain seeking health care: a retrospective descriptive analysis of Accident Compensation Corporation-funded low back pain healthcare service usage. Journal of Primary Health Care, https://doi.org/10.1071/HC23010
  12. Shaw, L., O’Leary, K., Stewart, S. and Poratt, D. (2023). Whole-body vibration training protocols for people with cerebral palsy: a systematic review of randomised controlled trials. Advances in Neurodevelopmental Disorders, https://doi.org/10.1007/s41252-023-00331-8
  13. O’Brien, D., Norman, S., Grainger, R., Ellis, R., Hudson, B., Nakarada-Kordic, I. and Abbott, J.H. (2023). Exploring the current and future osteoarthritis health service delivery needs in Aotearoa New Zealand. New Zealand Medical Journal, 136(1573), 55-66.
  14. Timmins, J., Kayes, N., & O’Brien, D. (2023). Improving inequities for occupational therapists, Māori, and Pasifika in hand therapy: An Interpretive Description study on support for hand therapists in Aotearoa. New Zealand Journal of Physiotherapy. 51(1), 24-32. https://doi.org/10.15619/NZJP/51.1.04
  15. Frouin, A., Guenanten, H., Le Sant, G., Lacourpaille, L., Liebard, M., Sarcher, A., McNair, P.J., Ellis, R. and Nordez, A. (2023). Validity and reliability of 3D ultrasound imaging to measure hamstring muscle and tendon volumes. Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology, Articles in Press, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ultrasmedbio.2023.02.012
  16. Darlow, B., Krägeloh, C., Abbott, JH., Bennell, K., Briggs, AM., Brown, M., Clark, J., Dean, S., French, S., Hinman, RS., Lawford, B., O’Brien, DW., Whittaker JL., and Stanley, J., (2022) The Osteoarthritis Knowledge Scale. Musculoskeletal Care. 1-1. http://doi.org/10.1002/msc.1727
  17. Molyneux, P., Bowen, C., Ellis, R., Rome, K., and Carroll, M. (2023). International multispecialty consensus on how to image, define, and grade ultrasound imaging features of first metatarsophalangeal joint osteoarthritis, a Delphi consensus study. Osteoarthritis and Cartilage Open, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ocarto.2023.100336
  18. Depledge, J., McNair, P. and Ellis, R. (2022). The effect of Tubigrip and a rigid belt on rectus abdominus diastasis immediately postpartum: a randomised clinical trial. Musculoskeletal Science and Practice, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.msksp.2022.102712
  19. O’Brien, D., Ellis, R., Nakarada-Kordic, I., Khoo, C., Cahan, J., Wilson, B.J, Baldwin, J., & Quicke, J. (2022) Aotearoa Osteoarthritis Guidebook – A guide to living well: He arataki kia hauora pai. Auckland, Aotearoa/New Zealand: Active Living and Rehabilitation: Aotearoa New Zealand (ALARA), 26th August 2022. (ISBN  978-1-99-101105-3 (eBook))
  20. Chapple, C., McKenna, C., Hill, J., Ellis, R., Reid, D., Mani, R., Tumilty, S. and Baxter, D. (2022). Physiotherapist’s perceptions of implementing STarT Back in New Zealand: a thematic analysis of focus group data. New Zealand Journal of Physiotherapy, 50(3), 106–116. https://doi.org/10.15619/NZJP/50.3.02
  21. Tay,A., Jiang, Y., Signal, N., O’Brien, D., Chen, J., Murphy, R., and Lu. J. (2022) Combining mussel with fucoidan as a supplement for joint pain and prediabetes: study protocol for a randomised, double-blinded, placebo-controlled trial. Frontiers in Nutrition. 9. https://doi.org/10.3389/fnut.2022.1000510
  22. Metcalfe, L., O’Brien, D.W., and Ellis, R. (2022) Osteoarthritis patient-educational resources, mapping the current landscape: a scoping review. New Zealand Journal of Physiotherapy. 50(2), 64–71. https://doi.org/10.15619/NZJP/50.2.03
  23. Abbott, J.H., Darlow, B., Keenan, R., Billing-Bullen, G., Pask, A., O’Brien, D., Hudson, B. (2022). Most people waiting for osteoarthritis care never get it – it’s time to try a different approach. New Zealand Journal of Primary Care. Published online 27 June 2022. https://doi.org/10.1071/HC22063
  24. Hill, J., Try, F., Agnew, G. and Saywell, N. (2022). Perspectives and experiences of physiotherapists and general practitioners in the use of the STarT Back Tool: a review and meta-synthesis. Journal of Primary Health Care, https://doi.org/10.1071/HC21069
  25. Lavoie, F-A., St-Pierre, M-O., Paquin, J-P., Gilbert, K. K., Ellis, R. and Sobczak, S. (2022). In vitro mechanical effects of a specific neurodynamic mobilization of the superficial fibular nerve: a cadaveric study. Journal of Athletic Training, https://doi.org/10.4085/1062-6050-0154.22
  26. Harvey, D., Webber, J., & O’Brien, D. W. (2022). Resuscitation lolly-scramble: Variability of CPR training requirements amongst New Zealand health professionals. New Zealand Medical Journal. 135(1551), 25-39. https://journal.nzma.org.nz/journal-articles/variability-of-cpr-training-requirements-among-new-zealand-health-professionals-open-access
  27. Molyneux, P., Stewart, S., Bowen, C., Ellis, R., Rome, K., and Carroll, M. (2022). A bibliometric analysis of published research employing musculoskeletal imaging modalities to evaluate foot osteoarthritis. Journal of Foot and Ankle Research, 15, https://doi.org/10.1186/s13047-022-00549-0
  28. Nguyen, V., Benton-Rule, A., Dalbeth, N., Rome, K. and Stewart, S. (2022). An evaluation of podiatry service for people with inflammatory rheumatic diseases: a review of a rheumatology podiatry clinic in Aotearoa New Zealand. Journal of Ankle and Foot Surgery, 15: 36, https://doi.org/10.1186/s13047-022-00542-7
  29. Ellis, R. , Carta, G., Andrade, R.J. and Coppieters, M.W. (2021). Neurodynamics: is tension contentious? Journal of Manual and Manipulative Therapy, Online First, https://doi.org/10.1080/10669817.2021.20017362.
  30. Molyneux, P., Bowen, C., Ellis, R. , Rome, K., Frecklington, M. and Carroll, M. (2021). Ultrasound imaging acquisition procedures for evaluating the first metatarsophalangeal joint: a scoping review. Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology, 48 (3), 397 - 405. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ultrasmedbio.2021.11.0093.
  31. Matthews, W., Ellis, R. , Furness, J. and Hing, W. (2021). The clinical diagnosis of Achilles tendinopathy: A scoping review. PeerJ, e12166. https://doi.org/10.7717/peerj.121664.
  32. O’Brien, D., Siegert, R., Bassett, S., Baldwin, J. and Wright - St. Clair. (2021). New Zealand physiotherapists’ and general practitioners’ treatment knowledge and referral decisions for knee osteoarthritis: A vignette - based study . New Zealand Journal of Physiotherapy , 49(3), 118 - 126. https://doi.org/10.15619/NZJP/49.3.025.
  33. Dixon, T., O’Brien, D., Terry, G., Baldwin, J., Ruakere, T., Mekkelholt, T. and Larmer,P. (2021). The lived expe riences of ngā tāne Māori with hip and knee osteoarthritis . New Zealand Journal of Physiotherapy , 49(3), 127 - 133. https://doi.org/10.15619/NZJP/49.3.036.
  34. Carroll, M., Brenton-Rule, A., Jepson, H., & Molyneux, P. (2021). Perceptions and satisfaction of a mandatory continuing professional development programme amongst Aotearoa New Zealand podiatrists. Journal of Foot and Ankle Research14(1), 1-10. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13047-021-00492-6
  35. O’Brien, D., Pigg, W., Ellis, R., Baldwin, J., Quicke, J., Evans, N., and Dziedzic, K. (2021). An evidence-informed Model of Care for people with lower limb osteoarthritis in New Zealand, New Zealand Journal of Physiotherapy49(1) 24-30. http://doi.org/10.15619/NZJP/49.1.04
  36. Molyneux, P., Bowen, C., Ellis, R., Rome, K., Frecklington, M. and Carroll, M. (2021). Evaluation of osteoarthritic features in peripheral joints by ultrasound imaging: a systematic review. Osteoarthritis and Cartilage Open, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ocarto.2021.100194
  37. Ellis, R., Richards, N., Archer, L., Whittington, C. and Mawston, G. (2021). Assessing sciatic nerve excursion and strain with ultrasound imaging during forward bending. Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ultrasmedbio.2021.05.018
  38. Nichols, SW; O’Brien, D; White SG (2021). "Is resistance training intensity adequately prescribed to meet the demands of returning to sport following anterior cruciate ligament repair? A systematic review." BMJ Open Sport & Exercise Medicine 7(3): e001144. https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjsem-2021-001144
  39. Darlow, B., Abbott, JH., Bennell, K., Briggs, AM., Brown, M., Clark, J., Dean, S., French, S., Hinman, RS., Krägeloh, C., Metcalf, B., O’Brien, DW., Stanley, J., and Whittaker JL (2021). Consumers’ knowledge about hip and knee osteoarthritis: development of the Hip and Knee Osteoarthritis Knowledge Scales and protocol for testing their measurement properties. Osteoarthritis and Cartilage Open. 3(2). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ocarto.2021.100160
  40. Brenton-Rule, A., Harvey, D., Moran, K., O’Brien, D. and Webber, J. (2021). Knowledge and perceptions of cardiopulmonary resuscitation amongst New Zealand podiatrists: a web-based survey. Journal of Foot and Ankle Research,https://doi.org/10.1186/s13047-021-00481-9
  41. Dando, C., Ellis, R., Carroll, M., Molyneux, P., Gijon-Nogueron, G., Siddle, H., Cherry, L., Gatt, A. and Bowen, C. (2021). Exploring the use of musculoskeletal ultrasound imaging by podiatrists: an international survey. Journal of Foot and Ankle Research, https://doi.org/10.1186/s13047-021-00478-4
  42. Thoomes, E.J., Ellis, R., Dilley, A., Falla, D. and Thoomes-de Graaf, M. (2021). Excursion of the median nerve at the wrist and elbow during a contra-lateral cervical lateral glide movement in people with and without cervical radiculopathy. Musculoskeletal Science and Practice, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.msksp.2021.102349
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  44. Baxter, G.D., Chapple, C., Ellis, R., Hill, J., Liu, L., Mani, R., Reid, D., Stokes, T. and Tumilty, S. (2020). Six things you need to know about low back pain. New Zealand Journal of Primary Care, Online first, https://doi.org/10.1071/HC19117
  45. Thomare, J., Lacourpaille, L., McNair, P., Crouzier, M., Ellis, R. and Nordez, A. (2020). A gel pad designed to measure muscle volume using 3D ultrasound. Journal of Ultrasound in Medicine, Online first https://doi.org/10.1002/jum.15490
  46. Toomey, D., Reid, D., & White, S. (2020). How manual therapy provided a gateway to a biopsychosocial management approach in an adult with chronic post-surgical low back pain: a case report. Journal of Manual & Manipulative Therapy, 1-26. https://doi.org/10.1080/10669817.2020.1813472
  47. Hill, J., Bedford, J., Houston, D., Reid, D., Baxter, D. and Ellis, R. (2020). Exploring physiotherapists’ use of clinical practice guidelines, screening and stratification tools for people with low back pain in New Zealand. New Zealand Journal of Physiotherapy, 48(2), 59-69 https://doi.org/10.15619/NZJP/48.2.02 [Open Access]
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  50. Ellis, R., Helsby, J., Naus, J., Bassett, S., Fernandez-de-las-Penas, C., Fernandez-Carnero, S., Hides, J., O’Sullivan, C., Teyhen, D., Stokes, M. and Whittaker, J. (2020). Exploring the use of ultrasound imaging by physiotherapists: an international survey. Musculoskeletal Science and Practice, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.msksp.2020.102213
  51. Olds, M., Ellis, R., Parmar, P. and Kersten, P. (2020). The immediate and subsequent impact of a first-time traumatic anterior shoulder dislocation in people aged 16-40: Results from a national cohort study. Shoulder and Elbow, https://doi.org/10.1177/1758573220921484
  52. Matthews, W., Ellis, R., Furness, J. and Hing, W. (2020). Staging Achilles tendinopathy using ultrasound imaging: the development and investigation of a new ultrasound imaging criteria based on the continuum model of tendon pathology. BMJ Open Sport & Exercise Medicine, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjsem-2019-000699 [Open Access]
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  55. Whittaker, J., Ellis, R., Hodges, P., O’Sullivan, C., Hides, J., Fernandez-Carnero, S., Arias-Buras, J., Teyhan, D. and Stokes, M. (2019). Imaging with ultrasound in physical therapy: What is the PT’s scope of practice? A competency-based educational model and training recommendations.  British Journal of Sports Medicine, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bjsports-2018-100193 [Open Access]
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