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Patient acceptability of the physiotherapy first contact practitioner role in primary care: A realist informed qualitative study (2020)
Journal Article
Morris, L., Moule, P., Pearson, J., Foster, D., & Walsh, N. (in press). Patient acceptability of the physiotherapy first contact practitioner role in primary care: A realist informed qualitative study. Musculoskeletal Care, https://doi.org/10.1002/msc.1505

Background: Approximately 30% of general practitioner (GP) consultations are due to musculoskeletal disorders (MSKDs). Physiotherapists are trained to assess, diagnose and treat MSKDs and provide an alternative to GP consultation for primary care pat... Read More about Patient acceptability of the physiotherapy first contact practitioner role in primary care: A realist informed qualitative study.

A feasibility randomised controlled trial of a fibromyalgia self-management programme in a community setting with a nested qualitative study (FALCON): Study protocol (2020)
Journal Article
Pearson, J., Coggins, J., Lenguerrand, E., Derham, S., Russell, J., Walsh, N. E., & Cramp, F. (in press). A feasibility randomised controlled trial of a fibromyalgia self-management programme in a community setting with a nested qualitative study (FALCON): Study protocol. Musculoskeletal Care, https://doi.org/10.1002/msc.1509

Background: Fibromyalgia (FM) is a complex long-term condition associated with chronic widespread pain, fatigue, sleep problems, memory and concentration difficulties and irritable bowel syndrome. Current guidelines for the treatment of FM recommend... Read More about A feasibility randomised controlled trial of a fibromyalgia self-management programme in a community setting with a nested qualitative study (FALCON): Study protocol.

Quality of web-based information for osteoarthritis: a cross-sectional study (2018)
Journal Article
Pearson, J., Dear, L., Brotherton, J., Guy, S., Thomas, S., Palmer, S., …Pearson, J. (2018). Quality of web-based information for osteoarthritis: a cross-sectional study. Physiotherapy, 104(3), 318-326. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.physio.2018.02.003

© 2018 Background: Osteoarthritis (OA) is a chronic condition that affects over 8.75 million people in the UK. Approximately 43% of people in the UK search for health and medical information online. However, health information on the internet is of v... Read More about Quality of web-based information for osteoarthritis: a cross-sectional study.

Physiotherapy management of lower limb osteoarthritis (2017)
Journal Article
Healey, E. L., Walsh, N. E., Walsh, N., Pearson, J., & Healey, E. (2017). Physiotherapy management of lower limb osteoarthritis. British Medical Bulletin, 122(1), 151-161. https://doi.org/10.1093/bmb/ldx012

© The Author 2017. Published by Oxford University Press. Background Osteoarthritis (OA) of the lower limb affects millions of people worldwide, and results in pain and reduced function. We reviewed guidelines and Cochrane reviews for physical therapy... Read More about Physiotherapy management of lower limb osteoarthritis.

The acceptability to patients of PhysioDirect telephone assessment and advice services; A qualitative interview study (2016)
Journal Article
Foster, N. E., Pearson, J., Richardson, J., Calnan, M., Salisbury, C., & Foster, N. (2016). The acceptability to patients of PhysioDirect telephone assessment and advice services; A qualitative interview study. BMC Health Services Research, 16, https://doi.org/10.1186/s12913-016-1349-y

© 2016 Pearson et al. Background: In response to long waiting lists and problems with access to primary care physiotherapy, several Primary Care Trusts (PCTs) (now Clinical Commissioning Groups CCGs) developed physiotherapy-led telephone assessment a... Read More about The acceptability to patients of PhysioDirect telephone assessment and advice services; A qualitative interview study.

Developing a web-based version of an exercise-based rehabilitation program for people with chronic knee and hip pain: A mixed methods study (2016)
Journal Article
Pearson, J., Walsh, N., Carter, D., Koskela, S., & Hurley, M. (2016). Developing a web-based version of an exercise-based rehabilitation program for people with chronic knee and hip pain: A mixed methods study. JMIR Research Protocols, 5(2), https://doi.org/10.2196/resprot.5446

Abstract Background: Osteoarthritis is highly prevalent and has enormous personal and socioeconomic impact. Enabling Self-management and Coping with Arthritic Pain through Exercise (ESCAPE-pain) is an integrated rehabilitation program that helps peo... Read More about Developing a web-based version of an exercise-based rehabilitation program for people with chronic knee and hip pain: A mixed methods study.