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Developing a self-management intervention to manage hypermobility spectrum disorders (HSD) and hypermobile Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (hEDS): An analysis informed by behaviour change theory (2021)
Journal Article
Bennett, S. E., Walsh, N., Moss, T., & Palmer, S. (in press). Developing a self-management intervention to manage hypermobility spectrum disorders (HSD) and hypermobile Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (hEDS): An analysis informed by behaviour change theory. Disability and Rehabilitation, 1-10. https://doi.org/10.1080/09638288.2021.1933618

Purpose: Hypermobility Spectrum Disorders (HSD) and Hypermobile Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (hEDS) are heritable connective tissue disorders associated with joint instability and pain, but with scant guidance for supporting patients. The aim was to determ... Read More about Developing a self-management intervention to manage hypermobility spectrum disorders (HSD) and hypermobile Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (hEDS): An analysis informed by behaviour change theory.

Postural taping and braces following osteoporotic vertebral fracture (2020)
Journal Article
Palmer, S. (2020). Postural taping and braces following osteoporotic vertebral fracture. Osteoporosis Review, 30(3), 10-13

Introduction: This article relates to the use of postural taping and braces for stable osteoporotic vertebral fractures (OVFs) where treatment aims might include pain relief and postural re-education. Normally, such techniques or devices will allow s... Read More about Postural taping and braces following osteoporotic vertebral fracture.

Pilot study: Is a long‐term follow‐up service beneficial for patients undergoing revision hip replacement surgery? (2020)
Journal Article
Smith, L. K., Turner, E., Lenguerrand, E., Powell, J., & Palmer, S. (in press). Pilot study: Is a long‐term follow‐up service beneficial for patients undergoing revision hip replacement surgery?. Musculoskeletal Care, https://doi.org/10.1002/msc.1521

Purpose Total hip arthroplasty (THA) is highly successful but some patients will require later revision surgery. This pilot study evaluates the effects of long‐term follow‐up for patients undergoing revision hip replacement. Methods Consecutive... Read More about Pilot study: Is a long‐term follow‐up service beneficial for patients undergoing revision hip replacement surgery?.

The effects of joint hypermobility syndrome on the kinematics and kinetics of the vertical jump test (2020)
Journal Article
Alsiri, N., Cramp, M., Barnett, S., & Palmer, S. (2020). The effects of joint hypermobility syndrome on the kinematics and kinetics of the vertical jump test. Journal of Electromyography and Kinesiology, 55, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jelekin.2020.102483

Purpose: Biomechanical impairments are not apparent during walking in people with Joint Hypermobility Syndrome (JHS). This research explored biomechanical alterations during a higher intensity task, vertical jumping. Materials and methods: This cross... Read More about The effects of joint hypermobility syndrome on the kinematics and kinetics of the vertical jump test.

What matters most: A qualitative study of person-centered physiotherapy practice in community rehabilitation (2020)
Journal Article
Hammond, R., Stenner, R., & Palmer, S. (in press). What matters most: A qualitative study of person-centered physiotherapy practice in community rehabilitation. Physiotherapy Theory and Practice, https://doi.org/10.1080/09593985.2020.1825577

Background: Person-centered approaches to care require physiotherapists to engage in trying to understand the full range of biomedical, psychological, and social factors that people bring to the consultation, along with the client’s individual respon... Read More about What matters most: A qualitative study of person-centered physiotherapy practice in community rehabilitation.

The effect of Mulligan's mobilization with movement following total knee arthroplasty: Protocol of a single-blind randomized controlled trial (2020)
Journal Article
Alsiri, N. F., Alhadhoud, M. A., Al-Mukaimi, A., & Palmer, S. (2021). The effect of Mulligan's mobilization with movement following total knee arthroplasty: Protocol of a single-blind randomized controlled trial. Musculoskeletal Care, 19(1), 20-27. https://doi.org/10.1002/msc.1503

Background: Mulligan's mobilization with movement (MWM) aims to enhance the kinematics of the joint. Kinematic impairment of the knee joint is significant following total knee arthroplasty (TKA), which could be managed with Mulligan's MWM. This artic... Read More about The effect of Mulligan's mobilization with movement following total knee arthroplasty: Protocol of a single-blind randomized controlled trial.

Facilitating activity and self-management for people with arthritic knee, hip or lower back pain (FASA): A cluster randomised controlled trial (2020)
Journal Article
Walsh, N., Jones, L., Phillips, S., Thomas, R., Odondi, L., Palmer, S., …Hurley, M. (2020). Facilitating activity and self-management for people with arthritic knee, hip or lower back pain (FASA): A cluster randomised controlled trial. Musculoskeletal Science and Practice, 50, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.msksp.2020.102271

Chronic musculoskeletal pain including osteoarthritis (OA) can significantly limit the functional independence of individuals. The spine and hip and knee are predominantly affected; management guidelines for each recommend exercise and education to s... Read More about Facilitating activity and self-management for people with arthritic knee, hip or lower back pain (FASA): A cluster randomised controlled trial.

The impact of the coronavirus disease of 2019 on research (2020)
Journal Article
Alsiri, N. F., Alhadhoud, M. A., & Palmer, S. (2021). The impact of the coronavirus disease of 2019 on research. Journal of Clinical Epidemiology, 129, 124-125. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclinepi.2020.09.040

The World Health Organization declared the coronavirus disease of 2019 (COVID-19) as a pandemic. Extreme control measures have been applied globally. Borders between countries have been closed, and quarantining and physical distancing have been pract... Read More about The impact of the coronavirus disease of 2019 on research.

The effectiveness of conservative interventions for the management of syndromic hypermobility: A systematic literature review (2020)
Journal Article
Palmer, S., Davey, I., Oliver, L., Preece, A., Sowerby, L., & House, S. (2021). The effectiveness of conservative interventions for the management of syndromic hypermobility: A systematic literature review. Clinical Rheumatology, 40, 1113–1129. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10067-020-05284-0

Introduction: ‘Syndromic hypermobility’ encompasses heritable connective tissue disorders such as hypermobile Ehlers-Danlos syndrome and hypermobility spectrum disorders which are characterised by excessive joint range of motion and pain. Conservativ... Read More about The effectiveness of conservative interventions for the management of syndromic hypermobility: A systematic literature review.

A systematic review of effectiveness of interventions applicable to radiotherapy that are administered to improve patient comfort, increase patient compliance, and reduce patient distress or anxiety (2020)
Journal Article
Goldsworthy, S., Palmer, S., Latour, J. M., McNair, H., & Cramp, M. (2020). A systematic review of effectiveness of interventions applicable to radiotherapy that are administered to improve patient comfort, increase patient compliance, and reduce patient distress or anxiety. Radiography, 26(4), 314-324. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.radi.2020.03.002

Objectives: The aim of this review was to search existing literature to identify comfort interventions that can be used to assist an adult patient to undergo complex radiotherapy requiring positional stability for periods greater than 10 min. The obj... Read More about A systematic review of effectiveness of interventions applicable to radiotherapy that are administered to improve patient comfort, increase patient compliance, and reduce patient distress or anxiety.

Intra-rater reliability and smallest detectable change of compression sonoelastography in quantifying the material properties of the musculoskeletal system (2020)
Journal Article
Alsiri, N., Al-Obaidi, S., Asbeutah, A., & Palmer, S. (2020). Intra-rater reliability and smallest detectable change of compression sonoelastography in quantifying the material properties of the musculoskeletal system. Journal of Anatomy, 237(1), 74-84. https://doi.org/10.1111/joa.13183

Musculoskeletal conditions can change tissue elasticity. Knowledge of musculoskeletal elasticity could therefore aid clinical diagnosis and management. Sonoelastography is an ultrasound-based system that examines the material properties of tissues, a... Read More about Intra-rater reliability and smallest detectable change of compression sonoelastography in quantifying the material properties of the musculoskeletal system.

Gait biomechanics in joint hypermobility syndrome: A spatiotemporal, kinematic and kinetic analysis (2020)
Journal Article
Alsiri, N., Cramp, M., Barnett, S., & Palmer, S. (2020). Gait biomechanics in joint hypermobility syndrome: A spatiotemporal, kinematic and kinetic analysis. Musculoskeletal Care, 18(3), 301-314. https://doi.org/10.1002/msc.1461

Introduction Joint hypermobility syndrome (JHS) symptoms of widespread joint hypermobility and pain, muscle weakness and reduced muscle‐tendon stiffness suggest that there may be an impact on gait parameters. Identification of gait abnormalities may... Read More about Gait biomechanics in joint hypermobility syndrome: A spatiotemporal, kinematic and kinetic analysis.

Ability of the Bristol Impact of Hypermobility questionnaire to discriminate between people with and without Joint Hypermobility Syndrome: a known-group validity study (2020)
Journal Article
Palmer, S., Macconnell, S., & Willmore, A. (2020). Ability of the Bristol Impact of Hypermobility questionnaire to discriminate between people with and without Joint Hypermobility Syndrome: a known-group validity study. Musculoskeletal Care, 18(1), 29-36. https://doi.org/10.1002/msc.1436

© 2020 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. Introduction: A number of psychometric properties of the Bristol Impact of Hypermobility (BIoH) questionnaire have previously been demonstrated, including strong concurrent validity and test–retest reliability. This s... Read More about Ability of the Bristol Impact of Hypermobility questionnaire to discriminate between people with and without Joint Hypermobility Syndrome: a known-group validity study.

Quantitative measures of tissue mechanics to detect hypermobile Ehlers-Danlos syndrome and hypermobility syndrome disorders: a systematic review (2020)
Journal Article
Palmer, S., Denner, E., Riglar, M., Scannell, H., Webb, S., & Young, G. (2020). Quantitative measures of tissue mechanics to detect hypermobile Ehlers-Danlos syndrome and hypermobility syndrome disorders: a systematic review. Clinical Rheumatology, 39, 715-725. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10067-020-04939-2

© 2020, The Author(s). Hypermobile Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (hEDS) and hypermobility spectrum disorders (HSD) are heritable connective tissue disorders associated with pain, activity limitations and participation restrictions. A key feature is reported... Read More about Quantitative measures of tissue mechanics to detect hypermobile Ehlers-Danlos syndrome and hypermobility syndrome disorders: a systematic review.

Hip arthroplasty surveillance: Is it really needed? (2019)
Conference Proceeding
Smith, L., Powell, J., Dures, E., Palmer, S., Lenguerrand, E., Beswick, A., & Blom, A. (2019). Hip arthroplasty surveillance: Is it really needed?

Abstract for BOA 2019 Although long-term follow up of joint replacement is advocated, in a national audit of 42 orthopaedic units, only 43% were continuing follow up beyond 5 years. Four studies were conducted using mixed methods research to address... Read More about Hip arthroplasty surveillance: Is it really needed?.

Sensory function and pain experience in Arthritis, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, Fibromyalgia Syndrome and healthy volunteers: A cross-sectional study (2019)
Journal Article
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.

Body perception disturbance and pain reduction in longstanding complex regional pain syndrome following a multidisciplinary rehabilitation program (2019)
Journal Article
Lewis, J. S., Kellett, S., McCullough, R., Tapper, A., Tyler, C., Viner, M., & Palmer, S. (2019). Body perception disturbance and pain reduction in longstanding complex regional pain syndrome following a multidisciplinary rehabilitation program. Pain Medicine, 20(11), 2213-2219. https://doi.org/10.1093/pm/pnz176

Objective Clinical guidelines for the treatment of complex regional pain syndrome recommend multidisciplinary rehabilitation, yet limited evidence exists to support the effectiveness of this approach. Body perception disturbance, a common and debili... Read More about Body perception disturbance and pain reduction in longstanding complex regional pain syndrome following a multidisciplinary rehabilitation program.

Understanding the psychosocial impact of Joint Hypermobility Syndrome and Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome Hypermobility Type: A qualitative interview study (2019)
Journal Article
Bennett, S., Walsh, N., Moss, T., & Palmer, S. (2021). Understanding the psychosocial impact of Joint Hypermobility Syndrome and Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome Hypermobility Type: A qualitative interview study. Disability and Rehabilitation, 43(6), 795-804. https://doi.org/10.1080/09638288.2019.1641848

Purpose: Little attention has been paid to psychosocial factors in Joint Hypermobility Syndrome and Ehlers–Danlos Syndrome (hypermobility type). This study sought to identify the psychosocial impact by examining participants’ lived experiences; and i... Read More about Understanding the psychosocial impact of Joint Hypermobility Syndrome and Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome Hypermobility Type: A qualitative interview study.

The biopsychosocial barriers and enablers to being physically active following childbirth: A systematic literature review (2019)
Journal Article
Burton, C., Doyle, E., Humber, K., Rouxel, C., Worner, S., Colman, R., & Palmer, S. (2019). The biopsychosocial barriers and enablers to being physically active following childbirth: A systematic literature review. Physical Therapy Reviews, 24(3-4), 143-155. https://doi.org/10.1080/10833196.2019.1632049

Background: Physical activity brings significant health benefits. Childbirth presents many physical, emotional and practical challenges to women and is known to disrupt engagement in regular physical activity. However the specific barriers and enable... Read More about The biopsychosocial barriers and enablers to being physically active following childbirth: A systematic literature review.

The lived experience of Joint Hypermobility and Ehlers-Danlos Syndromes: a systematic review and thematic synthesis (2019)
Journal Article
Bennett, S. E., Walsh, N., Moss, T., & Palmer, S. (2019). The lived experience of Joint Hypermobility and Ehlers-Danlos Syndromes: a systematic review and thematic synthesis. Physical Therapy Reviews, 24(1-2), 12-28. https://doi.org/10.1080/10833196.2019.1590674

© 2019, © 2019 Informa UK Limited, trading as Taylor & Francis Group. Background: Joint Hypermobility Syndrome (JHS) and Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (EDS) are heritable connective tissue disorders characterised by joint instability, pain, anxiety, depre... Read More about The lived experience of Joint Hypermobility and Ehlers-Danlos Syndromes: a systematic review and thematic synthesis.