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Diagnosis, management and assessment of adults with joint hypermobility syndrome: A UK-wide survey of physiotherapy practice (2014)
Presentation / Conference
Palmer, S., Cramp, F. (., Lewis, R., Muhammad, S., & Clark, E. (2014, October). Diagnosis, management and assessment of adults with joint hypermobility syndrome: A UK-wide survey of physiotherapy practice. Poster presented at Physiotherapy UK 2014

Purpose: This study aimed to identify how Joint Hypermobility Syndrome (JHS) is diagnosed, managed and assessed in routine physiotherapy practice. Relevance: JHS is a heritable disorder associated with excessive joint range of motion and pain in the... Read More about Diagnosis, management and assessment of adults with joint hypermobility syndrome: A UK-wide survey of physiotherapy practice.

Development and initial validation of the Bristol impact of hypermobility questionnaire (2014)
Presentation / Conference
Palmer, S., Cramp, F. (., Lewis, R., Gould, G., & Clark, E. (2014, October). Development and initial validation of the Bristol impact of hypermobility questionnaire. Poster presented at 15th World Congress on Pain

Aim of Investigation: Joint Hypermobility Syndrome (JHS) is a heritable disorder associated with excessive joint range of motion and pain in the absence of inflammatory joint disease. Symptomatic joint hypermobility has been reported to affect approx... Read More about Development and initial validation of the Bristol impact of hypermobility questionnaire.

The potential use of physical activity to help manage fatigue in rheumatoid arthritis: Lessons from other long-term conditions (2014)
Journal Article
Salmon, V., Hewlett, S., Walsh, N., Kirwan, J. R., Urban, M., Morris, M., & Cramp, F. (. (2014). The potential use of physical activity to help manage fatigue in rheumatoid arthritis: Lessons from other long-term conditions. Rheumatology, 53(S1), i122. https://doi.org/10.1093/rheumatology/keu106.010

Background: Fatigue is a major symptom of RA and the need for effective interventions is evident. Programmes based upon physical activity (PA) have been shown to improve patient reported fatigue in other long term conditions (LTCs). To inform the dev... Read More about The potential use of physical activity to help manage fatigue in rheumatoid arthritis: Lessons from other long-term conditions.

Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation as an adjunct to education and exercise for knee osteoarthritis: A randomized controlled trial (2014)
Journal Article
Cramp, F., Palmer, S., Domaille, M., Cramp, F. (., Walsh, N., Pollock, J., …Johnson, M. I. (2014). Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation as an adjunct to education and exercise for knee osteoarthritis: A randomized controlled trial. Arthritis Care and Research, 66(3), 387-394. https://doi.org/10.1002/acr.22147

Objective To determine the additional effects of transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) for knee osteoarthritis (OA) when combined with a group education and exercise program (knee group). Methods The study was a randomized, sham-controll... Read More about Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation as an adjunct to education and exercise for knee osteoarthritis: A randomized controlled trial.