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Non-surgical management of piriformis syndrome: a systematic review (2007)
Journal Article
Cramp, F., Cramp, F. (., Bottrell, O., Campbell, H., Ellyatt, P., Smith, C., & Wilde, B. (2007). Non-surgical management of piriformis syndrome: a systematic review. Physical Therapy Reviews, 12(1), 66-72. https://doi.org/10.1179/108331907X175014

© 2007 Maney Publishing. The aim of this review was to identify and evaluate the evidence for the non-surgical management of Piriformis Syndrome. A systematic review of electronic databases was carried out up to February 2006. This was supplemented b... Read More about Non-surgical management of piriformis syndrome: a systematic review.

Cancer-related fatigue: A critical appraisal (2006)
Journal Article
Cramp, F., Prue, G., Rankin, J., Allen, J., Gracey, J., & Cramp, F. (. (2006). Cancer-related fatigue: A critical appraisal. European Journal of Cancer, 42(7), 846-863. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ejca.2005.11.026

This aim of this systematic review was to determine the prevalence and pattern of cancer-related fatigue (CRF), and identify factors associated with its development. Relevant literature was identified through an electronic database search using speci... Read More about Cancer-related fatigue: A critical appraisal.

Fatigue in gynaecological cancer patients: A pilot study (2006)
Journal Article
Cramp, F., Prue, G., Rankin, J., Cramp, F. (., Allen, J., & Gracey, J. (2006). Fatigue in gynaecological cancer patients: A pilot study. Supportive Care in Cancer, 14(1), 78-83. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00520-005-0830-7

Rationale: Fatigue is a frequent complaint of women with cancer. However, the incidence of fatigue has not been well studied, in particular gynaecological cancer, which despite its prevalence has received minimal investigation. Goals of work: The stu... Read More about Fatigue in gynaecological cancer patients: A pilot study.

Measuring quality of life in multiple sclerosis: Not as simple as it sounds (2005)
Journal Article
Cramp, A. F., Nicholl, L., Hobart, J. C., Cramp, F. (., & Lowe-Strong, A. S. (2005). Measuring quality of life in multiple sclerosis: Not as simple as it sounds. Multiple Sclerosis, 11(6), 708-712. https://doi.org/10.1191/1352458505ms1235oa

Data from a clinical study presented an opportunity to examine the psychometric properties of the Leeds Multiple Sclerosis Quality of Life scale (LMSQoL), which has undergone limited psychometric evaluation. LMSQoL and Multiple Sclerosis Quality of L... Read More about Measuring quality of life in multiple sclerosis: Not as simple as it sounds.

Measuring disability in multiple sclerosis: Is the Community Dependency Index an improvement on the Barthel Index? (2004)
Journal Article
Nicholl, L., Hobart, J., Dunwoody, L., Cramp, F., & Lowe-Strong, A. (2004). Measuring disability in multiple sclerosis: Is the Community Dependency Index an improvement on the Barthel Index?. Multiple Sclerosis, 10(4), 447-450. https://doi.org/10.1191/1352458504ms1056oa

The Community Dependency Index (CDI) was developed due to concerns that the Barthel Index (BI) was limited as a measure of physical function in community settings. However no studies have compared the two rating scales within multiple sclerosis (MS).... Read More about Measuring disability in multiple sclerosis: Is the Community Dependency Index an improvement on the Barthel Index?.

The Efficacy of Electrotherapy for Bell's Palsy: A Systematic Review (2003)
Journal Article
Quinn, R., & Cramp, F. (2003). The Efficacy of Electrotherapy for Bell's Palsy: A Systematic Review. Physical Therapy Reviews, 8(3), 151-164. https://doi.org/10.1179/108331903225002470

© 2003 Maney Publishing. There are many unresolved views on the efficacy of a wide range of therapeutic approaches in the treatment of Bell's palsy. The purpose of this paper was to review systematically randomised controlled trials, controlled trial... Read More about The Efficacy of Electrotherapy for Bell's Palsy: A Systematic Review.

A pilot investigation of the hypoalgesic effects of transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation upon low back pain in people with multiple sclerosis (2003)
Journal Article
Lowe-Strong, A. S., Walsh, D. M., Cramp, A. F., Al-Smadi, J., Warke, K., Wilson, I., …Lowe-Strong, A. (2003). A pilot investigation of the hypoalgesic effects of transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation upon low back pain in people with multiple sclerosis. Clinical Rehabilitation, 17(7), 742-749. https://doi.org/10.1191/0269215503cr672oa

Objective: To investigate the hypoalgesic effects of transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) upon low back pain (LBP) in people with multiple sclerosis (MS). Design: A randomized double-blind placebo controlled clinical pilot study. Subjec... Read More about A pilot investigation of the hypoalgesic effects of transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation upon low back pain in people with multiple sclerosis.

Transcutaneous electric nerve stimulation: The effect of intensity on local and distal cutaneous blood flow and skin temperature in healthy subjects (2002)
Journal Article
Cramp, F. (., McCullough, G. R., Lowe, A. S., & Walsh, D. M. (2002). Transcutaneous electric nerve stimulation: The effect of intensity on local and distal cutaneous blood flow and skin temperature in healthy subjects. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 83(1), 5-9. https://doi.org/10.1053/apmr.2002.27478

Objective: To determine what effect transcutaneous electric nerve stimulation (TENS) intensity has on local and distal cutaneous blood flow and skin temperature. Design: Double-blind conditions. Setting: University research laboratory. Participants:... Read More about Transcutaneous electric nerve stimulation: The effect of intensity on local and distal cutaneous blood flow and skin temperature in healthy subjects.

A Review of the Effects of Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation upon the RIII Nociceptive Reflex (2000)
Journal Article
Cramp, F. L., Cramp, F. (., Walsh, D. M., & Lowe, A. S. (2000). A Review of the Effects of Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation upon the RIII Nociceptive Reflex. Physical Therapy Reviews, 5(4), 207-214. https://doi.org/10.1179/108331900786166641

© 2000 Maney Publishing. Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) is a popular modality for the management of pain, despite a lack of consensus regarding the optimal analgesic stimulation parameters. As a result, throughout the last four de... Read More about A Review of the Effects of Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation upon the RIII Nociceptive Reflex.