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The role of non-medical therapeutic approaches in the rehabilitation of Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (2020)
Journal Article
Boichat, C., Llewellyn, A., Grieve, S., & McCabe, C. (in press). The role of non-medical therapeutic approaches in the rehabilitation of Complex Regional Pain Syndrome. Current Treatment Options in Rheumatology, https://doi.org/10.1007/s40674-020-00156-9

Purpose of the review: Non-medical therapeutic approaches are fundamental to the management of Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS) in order to promote the best outcome for patients. This review focuses on three key approaches underpinning CRPS reha... Read More about The role of non-medical therapeutic approaches in the rehabilitation of Complex Regional Pain Syndrome.

What is the incidence of complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS) Type I within four months of a wrist fracture in the adult population? A systematic review (2020)
Journal Article
Rolls, C., McCabe, C., Llewellyn, A., & Jones, G. T. (2020). What is the incidence of complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS) Type I within four months of a wrist fracture in the adult population? A systematic review. Hand Therapy, 25(2), 45-55. https://doi.org/10.1177/1758998320910179

© The Author(s) 2020. Introduction: Complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS) is a severe chronic pain condition, the symptoms of which may develop following trauma to a limb. Despite wrist fracture being a common antecedent, estimates of the incidence o... Read More about What is the incidence of complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS) Type I within four months of a wrist fracture in the adult population? A systematic review.

The contribution of motor commands to the perturbations induced by sensorimotor conflicts in fibromyalgia (2020)
Journal Article
Brun, C., McCabe, C. S., & Mercier, C. (2020). The contribution of motor commands to the perturbations induced by sensorimotor conflicts in fibromyalgia. Neuroscience, 434, 55-65. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neuroscience.2020.03.017

Individuals with pain report higher sensory disturbances during sensorimotor conflicts compared to pain-free individuals. In the pain field, it is frequently assumed that disturbances arise from a discordance between sensory and efference copies (def... Read More about The contribution of motor commands to the perturbations induced by sensorimotor conflicts in fibromyalgia.

What are the holistic experiences of adults living long-term with the consequences of cancer and its treatment? A qualitative evidence synthesis. (2020)
Presentation / Conference
Rogers, K., McCabe, C., & Dowling, S. (2020, February). What are the holistic experiences of adults living long-term with the consequences of cancer and its treatment? A qualitative evidence synthesis. Poster presented at British Psychosocial Oncology Society Conference, Edinburgh, UK

Background The number of people living with and beyond cancer is increasing (Linden, Love, Bowman and Maher, 2016). The nature of cancer and its treatment means a significant number of these people will experience the long-term and late effects of... Read More about What are the holistic experiences of adults living long-term with the consequences of cancer and its treatment? A qualitative evidence synthesis..

Bodily changes and sensory sensitivity in complex regional pain syndrome and fibromyalgia (2020)
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Ten Brink, A. F., Peters, L., Kompouli, P., Jordan, A., McCabe, C. S., Goebel, A., & Bultitude, J. H. (2020). Bodily changes and sensory sensitivity in complex regional pain syndrome and fibromyalgia. PAIN, 161(6), 1361-1370. https://doi.org/10.1097/j.pain.0000000000001830

Complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS) and fibromyalgia are chronic pain conditions of unexplained origins. In addition to symptoms in the diagnostic criteria, patients can report changes to vision and other sensations or bodily functions. It is uncle... Read More about Bodily changes and sensory sensitivity in complex regional pain syndrome and fibromyalgia.

The experience of persistent pain in adult cancer survivors: A qualitative evidence synthesis (2019)
Journal Article
Armoogum, J., Harcourt, D., Foster, C., Llewellyn, A., & McCabe, C. S. (2020). The experience of persistent pain in adult cancer survivors: A qualitative evidence synthesis. European Journal of Cancer Care, 29(1), https://doi.org/10.1111/ecc.13192

Objective This qualitative evidence synthesis aimed to identify, review and synthesise qualitative research describing the experience of persistent pain in adult cancer survivors. Methods A systematic literature search was conducted between Dec... Read More about The experience of persistent pain in adult cancer survivors: A qualitative evidence synthesis.

What is the incidence of Complex Regional Pain Syndrome type I within four months of a wrist fracture in the adult population? A systematic review (2019)
Presentation / Conference
Llewellyn, C. R., McCabe, C., Llewellyn, A., & Jones, G. (2019, September). What is the incidence of Complex Regional Pain Syndrome type I within four months of a wrist fracture in the adult population? A systematic review. Poster presented at EFIC Congress 2019, Valencia, Spain

Background and Aims There is wide variation in the estimated incidence of Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS) prior to the development of the 2010 Budapest diagnostic criteria. Our aim is to establish the incidence of CRPS within four months of a... Read More about What is the incidence of Complex Regional Pain Syndrome type I within four months of a wrist fracture in the adult population? A systematic review.

Sensory function and pain experience in Arthritis, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, Fibromyalgia Syndrome and healthy volunteers: A cross-sectional study (2019)
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Bailey, J., Palmer, S., Brown, C., Jones, A., & McCabe, C. S. (2019). Sensory function and pain experience in Arthritis, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, Fibromyalgia Syndrome and healthy volunteers: A cross-sectional study. Clinical Journal of Pain, 35(11), 894-900. https://doi.org/10.1097/AJP.0000000000000751

Objectives: This study aimed to identify relationships between sensory function and pain in common pain conditions (Arthritis, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS) and Fibromyalgia Syndrome (FMS)) and healthy participants. Sensory abnormalities are... Read More about Sensory function and pain experience in Arthritis, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, Fibromyalgia Syndrome and healthy volunteers: A cross-sectional study.

Complex regional pain syndrome: An international survey of clinical practice (2019)
Journal Article
Grieve, S., Llewellyn, A., Jones, L., Manns, S., Glanville, V., & McCabe, C. S. (2019). Complex regional pain syndrome: An international survey of clinical practice. European Journal of Pain, 23(10), 1890-1903. https://doi.org/10.1002/ejp.1463

Background: Published guidelines promote best practice in complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS) treatment and management; however, these recommendations are not always applied in clinical practice. Understanding existing care internationally will hel... Read More about Complex regional pain syndrome: An international survey of clinical practice.

A multi-centre study to explore the feasibility and acceptability of collecting data for complex regional pain syndrome clinical studies using a core measurement set: Study protocol (2019)
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Vaughan-Spickers, N., Vatine, J. J., Hirata, H., Grieve, S., Brunner, F., Buckle, L., …McCabe, C. (2019). A multi-centre study to explore the feasibility and acceptability of collecting data for complex regional pain syndrome clinical studies using a core measurement set: Study protocol. Musculoskeletal Care, https://doi.org/10.1002/msc.1408

© 2019 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. Objectives: This international, multicentre study will inform the final data collection tools and processes which will comprise the first international, clinical research registry for complex regional pain syndrome (C... Read More about A multi-centre study to explore the feasibility and acceptability of collecting data for complex regional pain syndrome clinical studies using a core measurement set: Study protocol.

Understanding the biopsychosocial impacts of living with Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (2019)
Presentation / Conference
Llewellyn, A., Sweeting, M., & McCabe, C. (2019, April). Understanding the biopsychosocial impacts of living with Complex Regional Pain Syndrome. Poster presented at UWE Centre for Health and Clinical Research Showcase Conference

Background: Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS) is a disabling pain condition which commonly follows trauma to a limb, although the exact aetiology is currently unknown. It is characterised by severe, unremitting pain; autonomic, motor and sensor... Read More about Understanding the biopsychosocial impacts of living with Complex Regional Pain Syndrome.

Protocol: An e-Delphi study to define internationally agreed core clinical outcome measures for Complex Regional Pain Syndrome clinical research studies (2019)
Presentation / Conference
Llewellyn, A., Birklein, F., Brunner, F., Goebel, A., Grieve, S., Buckle, L., & McCabe, C. (2019, April). Protocol: An e-Delphi study to define internationally agreed core clinical outcome measures for Complex Regional Pain Syndrome clinical research studies. Poster presented at UWE Centre for Health and Clinical Research Showcase Conference

Background & objectives: Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS) is a severe chronic pain condition characterised by a wide range of sensory, motor and autonomic abnormalities, usually in a single limb. CRPS clinical studies have historically used a... Read More about Protocol: An e-Delphi study to define internationally agreed core clinical outcome measures for Complex Regional Pain Syndrome clinical research studies.

Maintained physical activity and physiotherapy in the management of distal arm pain: A randomised controlled trial (2019)
Journal Article
Jones, G. T., Macfarlane, G. J., Walker-Bone, K., Burton, K., Heine, P., McCabe, C., …Coggon, D. (2019). Maintained physical activity and physiotherapy in the management of distal arm pain: A randomised controlled trial. RMD Open, 5(1), e000810. https://doi.org/10.1136/rmdopen-2018-000810

Objectives: The epidemiology of distal arm pain and back pain are similar. However, management differs considerably: for back pain, rest is discouraged, whereas patients with distal arm pain are commonly advised to rest and referred to physiotherapy.... Read More about Maintained physical activity and physiotherapy in the management of distal arm pain: A randomised controlled trial.

The experience of persistent pain in adult cancer survivors: A qualitative evidence synthesis (2019)
Presentation / Conference
Armoogum, J., McCabe, C., Harcourt, D., Foster, C., & Llewellyn, A. (2019, February). The experience of persistent pain in adult cancer survivors: A qualitative evidence synthesis. Poster presented at British Psychosocial Oncology Society (BPOS) Conference

Background Nearly 40% of cancer survivors have persistent pain, however, little is known about their experiences1. This is increasingly recognised in psychosocial oncology and persistent pain is a National Cancer Research Institute top 10 research... Read More about The experience of persistent pain in adult cancer survivors: A qualitative evidence synthesis.

An exploration of the experiences of women treated with radiotherapy for breast cancer: Learning from recent and historical cohorts to identify enduring needs (2019)
Journal Article
Llewellyn, A., Howard, C., & McCabe, C. (2019). An exploration of the experiences of women treated with radiotherapy for breast cancer: Learning from recent and historical cohorts to identify enduring needs. European Journal of Oncology Nursing, 39, 47-54. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ejon.2019.01.002

Purpose: Recent decades have seen improvements in UK breast cancer services and treatments. Despite this, it is recognised that a range of patients’ psychological and emotional needs remain unmet, both at the time of treatment and into survivorship... Read More about An exploration of the experiences of women treated with radiotherapy for breast cancer: Learning from recent and historical cohorts to identify enduring needs.

Standards for the diagnosis and management of Complex Regional Pain Syndrome: Results of a European Pain Federation task force (2019)
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Goebel, A., Barker, C., Birklein, F., Brunner, F., Casale, R., Eccleston, C., …Wells, C. (2019). Standards for the diagnosis and management of Complex Regional Pain Syndrome: Results of a European Pain Federation task force. European Journal of Pain, 23(4), 641-651. https://doi.org/10.1002/ejp.1362

Background: Complex Regional Pain Syndrome is a painful and disabling post-traumatic primary pain disorder. Acute and chronic CRPS are major clinical challenges. In Europe progress is hampered by significant heterogeneity in clinical practice. We sou... Read More about Standards for the diagnosis and management of Complex Regional Pain Syndrome: Results of a European Pain Federation task force.

The experience of chronic pain in adult cancer survivors: A qualitative evidence synthesis (2018)
Presentation / Conference
Armoogum, J., McCabe, C., Harcourt, D., Foster, C., & Llewellyn, A. (2018, November). The experience of chronic pain in adult cancer survivors: A qualitative evidence synthesis. Poster presented at UK Oncology Nursing Society (UKONS) Conference

Introduction There have been significant improvements in cancer survival in recent decades but not everyone is living well. Nearly 40% of cancer survivors have chronic pain, however, little is known about their experiences (1). Those with chronic... Read More about The experience of chronic pain in adult cancer survivors: A qualitative evidence synthesis.

Measurement properties of the SF-MPQ-2 neuropathic qualities subscale in persons with CRPs: Validity, responsiveness, and Rasch analysis (2018)
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Packham, T. L., Bean, D., Johnson, M. H., MacDermid, J. C., Grieve, S., McCabe, C. S., & Norman Harden, R. (2019). Measurement properties of the SF-MPQ-2 neuropathic qualities subscale in persons with CRPs: Validity, responsiveness, and Rasch analysis. Pain Medicine, 20(4), 799-809. https://doi.org/10.1093/pm/pny202

© 2018 American Academy of Pain Medicine. All rights reserved. Objectives. The purpose of this study was to conduct classical psychometric evaluation and Rasch analysis on the Neuropathic Qualities subscale of the Short-Form McGill Pain Questionnaire... Read More about Measurement properties of the SF-MPQ-2 neuropathic qualities subscale in persons with CRPs: Validity, responsiveness, and Rasch analysis.

Sensory disturbances induced by sensorimotor conflicts are higher in complex regional pain syndrome and fibromyalgia compared to arthritis and healthy people, and positively relate to pain intensity (2018)
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Brun, C., Mercier, C., Grieve, S., Palmer, S., Bailey, J., & McCabe, C. S. (2019). Sensory disturbances induced by sensorimotor conflicts are higher in complex regional pain syndrome and fibromyalgia compared to arthritis and healthy people, and positively relate to pain intensity. European Journal of Pain, 23(3), 483-494. https://doi.org/10.1002/ejp.1322

© 2018 European Pain Federation - EFIC® Background: Sensorimotor conflicts are well known to induce sensory disturbances. However, explanations as to why patients with chronic pain are more sensitive to sensorimotor conflicts remain elusive. The main... Read More about Sensory disturbances induced by sensorimotor conflicts are higher in complex regional pain syndrome and fibromyalgia compared to arthritis and healthy people, and positively relate to pain intensity.


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