Recent publications from the RECOVER Injury Research Centre

1 January 2021 to 31 December 2021

Alalawi A, Mazaheri M, Gallina A, Luque-Suarez A, Sterling M, Falla D. Are Measures of Physical Function of The Neck Region Associated with Poor Prognosis Following a Whiplash Trauma?: A Systematic Review. Clin J Pain. 2021 Dec 27. doi: 10.1097/AJP.0000000000001015. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 34954730.

Andersen, Tonny Elmose, Ravn, Sophie Lykkegaard, Armfield, Nigel, Maujean, Annick, Requena, Simone Scotti and Sterling, Michele (2021). Trauma-focused cognitive behavioural therapy and exercise for chronic whiplash with comorbid posttraumatic stress disorder: a randomised controlled trial. Pain, 162 (4), 1221-1232. doi: 10.1097/j.pain.0000000000002117

Andrews, N., Chien, C.-W., Ireland, D., & Varnfield, M. (2021). Overactivity assessment in chronic pain: The development and psychometric evaluation of a multifaceted self-report assessment. European Journal of Pain , 25, 225-242.  doi: 10.1002/ejp.1664.

Bennell, Kim L, Lawford, Belinda J, Metcalf, Ben, Mackenzie, David, Russell, Trevor, van den Berg, Maayken, Finnin, Karen, Crowther, Shelley, Aiken, Jenny, Fleming, Jenine and Hinman, Rana S (2021). Physiotherapists and patients report positive experiences overall with Telehealth during the COVID-19 pandemic: a mixed-methods study. Journal of Physiotherapy, 67 (3), 201-209. doi: 10.1016/j.jphys.2021.06.009

Butler, Prudence, Nguyen, Thi, Giummarra, Melita J., O’Leary, Shaun and Sterling, Michele (2021). Injury perceptions and their association with recovery outcomes in adults with traumatic orthopaedic injuries: a scoping review. Disability and Rehabilitation, 1-16. doi: 10.1080/09638288.2021.1988732

Campbell, Jessica, Theodoros, Deborah, Russell, Trevor, Hartley, Nicole and Gillespie, Nicole (2021). Role and process change and satisfaction with an educational and developmental psychologist telehealth service for rural children. The Educational and Developmental Psychologist, 38 (1), 143-157. doi: 10.1080/20590776.2021.1915097

Christensen, Steffan Wittrup McPhee, Rasmussen, Michael Bo, Jespersen, Christoffer Lund, Sterling, Michele and Skou, Søren Thorgaard (2021). Soft-collar use in rehabilitation of whiplash-associated disorders - a systematic review and meta-analysis. Musculoskeletal Science and Practice, 55 102426, 102426. doi: 10.1016/j.msksp.2021.102426

Davies, Luke, Hinman, Rana S., Russell, Trevor, Lawford, Belinda, Bennell, Kim, Billings, Michael, Cooper-Oguz, Carmen, Finnan, Karen, Gallagher, Sarah, Gilbertson, Daniel Kenneth, Holdsworth, Lesley, Holland, Anne, McAlister, Jeremey, Miles, Dan and Roots, Robin (2021). An international core capability framework for physiotherapists to deliver quality care via videoconferencing: a Delphi study. Journal of Physiotherapy, 67 (4), 291-297. doi: 10.1016/j.jphys.2021.09.001

de Zoete RM, Armfield NR, McAuley JH,Sterling M Comparative effectiveness of physical exercise interventions for chronic non-specific neck pain: a systematic review with network meta-analysis of 40 randomised controlled trials British Journal of Sports Medicine 2021;55:730-742

Edirippulige, Sisira, Senanayake, Buddhika, Fatehi, Farhad, Hansen, Julie, Bambling, Matthew, Smith, Anthony C and Armfield, Nigel R (2021). Telemedicine: Niche or mainstream? A bibliometric analysis and review of the output of highly ranked clinical journals. Journal of Telemedicine and Telecare, 1357633X211043376. doi: 10.1177/1357633x211043376

Elphinston, Rachel A., Connor, Jason P., de Andrade, Dominique, Hipper, Linda, Freeman, Chris, Chan, Gary and Sterling, Michele (2021). Impact of a policy change restricting access to codeine on prescription opioid-related emergency department presentations: an interrupted time series analysis. Pain, Publish Ahead of Print (4), 1095-1103. doi: 10.1097/j.pain.0000000000002115

Elphinston, Rachel A., Sterling, Michele, Leung, Janni, Gray, Paul D., Requena, Simone Scotti and Connor, Jason P (2021). Brief psychological interventions for reducing prescription opioid use, related harm and pain intensity in patients with chronic pain: a systematic review and assessment of patient interest. The Clinical Journal of Pain, 37 (4), 270-280. doi: 10.1097/AJP.0000000000000908

Elphinston, Rachel A., Sullivan, Michael J.L. , Sterling, Michele, Connor, Jason. P., Baranoff, John A., Tan, Dylan and Day, Melissa A. (2021). Pain medication beliefs mediate the relationship between pain catastrophizing and opioid prescription use in patients with chronic non-cancer pain. Journal of Pain. doi: 10.1016/j.jpain.2021.08.009

Farrell, Scott F, Campos, Adrián I, Kho, Pik-Fang, de Zoete, Rutger M J, Sterling, Michele, Rentería, Miguel E, Ngo, Trung Thanh and Cuéllar-Partida, Gabriel (2021). Genetic basis to structural grey matter associations with chronic pain. Brain, 144 (12), 3611-3622. doi: 10.1093/brain/awab334

Farrell, Scott F., Cowin, Gary J., Pedler, Ashley, Durbridge, Gail, de Zoete, Rutger M. J. and Sterling, Michele (2021). Magnetic resonance spectroscopy assessment of brain metabolite concentrations in individuals with chronic whiplash associated disorder: a cross-sectional study. The Clinical Journal of Pain, 37 (1), 28-37. doi: 10.1097/ajp.0000000000000890

Fundaun J, Kolski M, Baskozos G, Dilley A, Sterling M, Schmid AB. Nerve pathology and neuropathic pain after whiplash injury: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Pain. 2021 Oct 12. doi: 10.1097/j.pain.0000000000002509. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 35050963

Griffin, Alexandra R., Leaver, Andrew M., Arora, Mohit, Walton, David M., Peek, Aimie, Bandong, Aila N., Sterling, Michele and Rebbeck, Trudy (2021). Clinimetric properties of self-reported disability scales for whiplash: A systematic review for the whiplash core outcome set (CATWAD). Clinical Journal of Pain, Publish Ahead of Print (10), 766-787. doi: 10.1097/AJP.0000000000000968

Hall, Michelle, Dobson, Fiona, Van Ginckel, Ans, Nelligan, Rachel K., Collins, Natalie J., Smith, Michelle D., Ross, Megan H., Smits, Esther and Bennell, Kim L. (2021). Comparative effectiveness of exercise programs for psychological well-being in knee osteoarthritis: a systematic review and network meta-analysis. Seminars in Arthritis and Rheumatism, 51 (5), 1023-1032. doi: 10.1016/j.semarthrit.2021.07.007

Harvie DS, Vasco D, Sterling M, Low-Choy S, Niederstrasser NG. Psycho-sensory relationships in chronic pain. Br J Pain. 2021 May;15(2):134-146. doi: 10.1177/2049463720933925.

Jones, Caitlin and Sterling, Michele (2021). Clinimetrics: Neck Disability Index. Journal of Physiotherapy, 67 (2), 144-144. doi: 10.1016/j.jphys.2020.09.001

Jones, Sarah E., Campbell, Penny K., Kimp, Alexander J., Bennell, Kim, Foster, Nadine E., Russell, Trevor and Hinman, Rana S. (2021). Evaluation of a novel e-learning program for physiotherapists to manage knee osteoarthritis via Telehealth: qualitative study nested in the PEAK (Physiotherapy Exercise and Physical Activity for Knee Osteoarthritis) randomized controlled trial. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 23 (4) e25872, 1-13. doi: 10.2196/25872

Kim, Emmanuel, Nguyen, Kim-Huong, Donovan, Tim, Edirippulige, Sisira and Armfield, Nigel R. (2021). A cost-minimisation analysis comparing alternative telemedicine screening approaches for retinopathy of prematurity. Journal of Telemedicine and Telecare, 1357633X20976028. doi: 10.1177/1357633X20976028

Kosek, Eva, Clauw, Daniel, Nijs, Jo, Baron, Ralf, Gilron, Ian, Harris, Richard E, Mico, Juan-Antonio, Rice, Andrew Sc and Sterling, Michele (2021). Chronic nociplastic pain affecting the musculoskeletal system: clinical criteria and grading system. Pain, 162 (11), 2629-2634. doi: 10.1097/j.pain.0000000000002324

Martin, Romany, Mandrusiak, Allison, Russell, Trevor and Forbes, Roma (2021). New-graduate physiotherapists' training needs and readiness for Telehealth. Physiotherapy Theory and Practice, 1-10. doi: 10.1080/09593985.2021.1955423

McDonald, Suzanne and Nikles, Jane (2021). N-of-1 trials in healthcare. Healthcare, 9 (3) 330, 330. doi: 10.3390/healthcare9030330

Meredith, Pamela Joy, Andrews, Nicole Emma, Thackeray, Jessica, Bowen, Sophie, Poll, Cory and Strong, Jenny (2021). Can Sensory- and Attachment-Informed Approaches Modify the Perception of Pain? An Experimental Study. Pain Research and Management, 2021 5527261, 1-8. doi: 10.1155/2021/5527261

Nijs, Jo, George, Steven Z, Clauw, Daniel J, Fernández-de-las-Peñas, César, Kosek, Eva, Ickmans, Kelly, Fernández-Carnero, Josué, Polli, Andrea, Kapreli, Eleni, Huysmans, Eva, Cuesta-Vargas, Antonio I, Mani, Ramakrishnan, Lundberg, Mari, Leysen, Laurence, Rice, David, Sterling, Michele, and Curatolo, Michele (2021). Central sensitisation in chronic pain conditions: latest discoveries and their potential for precision medicine. The Lancet Rheumatology 3 (5) e383-e392. https://doi.org/10.1016/S2665-9913(21)00032-1

Nijs, Jo, George, Steven Z, Clauw, Daniel J, Fernández-de-las-Peñas, César, Kosek, Eva, Ickmans, Kelly, Carnero, Josué Fernández, Polli, Andrea, Kapreli, Eleni, Huysmans, Eva, Cuesta-Vargas, Antonio I, Mani, Ramakrishnan, Lundberg, Mari, Leysen, Laurence, Rice, David, Sterling, Michele and Curatolo, Michele (2021). Central sensitisation: causes, therapies, and terminology – Authors' reply. The Lancet Rheumatology, 3 (8), e548-e549. doi: 10.1016/S2665-9913(21)00182-X

Nikles J, Keijzers G, Mitchell G, Farrell SF, Perez S, Schug S, Ware RS, McLean SA, Connelly LB, Sterling M. Pregabalin versus placebo to prevent chronic pain after whiplash injury in at-risk individuals: results of a feasibility study for a large randomised controlled trial. Pain. 2021 Jun 8. doi: 10.1097/j.pain.0000000000002362.

Olthof, Nick A., Coppieters, Michel W., Moseley, G. Lorimer, Sterling, Michele, Chippindall, Dylan J. and Harvie, Daniel S. (2021). Modernising tactile acuity assessment; clinimetrics of semi-automated tests and effects of age, sex and anthropometry on performance. PeerJ, 9 e12192, e12192. doi: 10.7717/peerj.12192

Peek AL, Leaver AM, Foster S, Oeltzschner G, Puts NA, Galloway G, Sterling M, Ng K, Refshauge K, Aguila ME, Rebbeck T. Increased GABA+ in people with migraine, headache and pain conditions- a potential marker of pain. J Pain. 2021 Jun 25:S1526-5900(21)00250-9. doi: 10.1016/j.jpain.2021.06.005.

Richardson, Bradley Robert, Truter, Piers Michael and Russell, Trevor G. (2021). Response to: Two telemedicine consultants miss foot drop: When to see patients in person. Surgical Neurology International, 12, 26-26. doi: 10.25259/SNI_911_2020

Ritchie, Carrie, Clanchy, Kelly, Sterling, Michele, Tate, Robyn, Smits, Esther J., Day, Melissa, Nikles, Jane, Liimatainen, Jenna and Tweedy, Sean M. (2021). Evaluation of a physical activity promotion intervention for adults with whiplash associated disorders: a single-case experimental design study. Disability and Rehabilitation, 1-14. doi: 10.1080/09638288.2021.1989062

Ross, Megan H., Smith, Michelle D., Mellor, Rebecca, Durbridge, Gail and Vicenzino, Bill (2021). Clinical tests of tibialis posterior tendinopathy: are they reliable and how well are they reflected in structural changes on imaging?. Journal of Orthopaedic and Sports Physical Therapy, 51 (5), 253-260. doi: 10.2519/jospt.2021.9707

Santos, Aline Darc Piculo Dos, Suzuki, Ana Harumi Grota, Medola, Fausto Orsi and Vaezipour, Atiyeh (2021). A systematic review of wearable devices for orientation and mobility of adults with visual impairment and blindness. IEEE Access, 9, 162306-162324. doi: 10.1109/access.2021.3132887

Scotti Requena, Simone, Sterling, Michele, Elphinston, Rachel A., Ritchie, Carrie, Robins, Sarah and R Armfield, Nigel (2021). Development and use of mobile messaging for individuals with musculoskeletal pain conditions: a scoping review protocol. BMJ Open, 11 (7) 048964, e048964. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2021-048964

Silva Guerrero, Alma Viviana, Setchell, Jenny, Maujean, Annick and Sterling, Michele (2021). “I’ve learned to look at things in a different way”: exploring patients’ perspectives on participation in physiotherapist delivered integrated stress inoculation training and exercise for acute whiplash. Disability and Rehabilitation, 1-8. doi: 10.1080/09638288.2021.1931480

Simmich, Joshua, Mandrusiak, Allison, Russell, Trevor, Smith, Stuart and Hartley, Nicole (2021). Perspectives of older adults with chronic disease on the use of wearable technology and video games for physical activity. Digital Health, 7 205520762110199, 1-15. doi: 10.1177/20552076211019900

Simmich, Joshua, Mandrusiak, Allison, Smith, Stuart Trevor, Hartley, Nicole and Russell, Trevor Glen (2021). A co-designed active video game for physical activity promotion in people with COPD: pilot trial. JMIR Serious Games, 9 (1) e23069, e23069. doi: 10.2196/23069

Sterling M, Keefe FJ. Physical rehabilitation research and pain science. Pain. 2021 Nov 1;162(11):2621-2624. doi: 10.1097/j.pain.0000000000002326. PMID: 34652317.

Sterling, Michele, Rebbeck, Trudy, Connelly, Luke B., Leaver, Andrew, Ritchie, Carrie, Bandong, Aila, Mackey, Martin, Cameron, Ian D., Mitchell, Geoffrey, Arora, Mohit and Armfield, Nigel R. (2021). A randomised controlled trial of implementation of a guideline-based clinical pathway of care to improve health outcomes following whiplash injury (Whiplash ImPaCT): Statistical analysis plan. Brazilian Journal of Physical Therapy. doi: 10.1016/j.bjpt.2021.05.004

Sterling, Michele, Ritchie, Carrie, Rebbeck, Trudy, Cameron, Ian D., Griffin, Alex, Jagnoor, Jagnoor, Nicholas, Michael, Nguyen, Ha and Warren, Jacelle (2021). Comparison of the accuracy of WhipPredict to that of a modified version of the short-form Örebro Musculoskeletal Pain Screening Questionnaire to predict poor recovery after whiplash injury. The Journal of Orthopaedic and Sports Physical Therapy, 51 (5), 207-215. doi: 10.2519/jospt.2021.9987

Strudwick, Kirsten, Martin, Romany, Coombes, Fiona, Bell, Anthony, MartinKhan, Melinda and Russell, Trevor (2021). Higher quality of care in emergency departments with physiotherapy service models. Emergency Medicine Australasia. doi: 10.1111/1742-6723.13868

Vaezipour, Atiyeh, Aldridge, Danielle, Koenig, Sebastian, Theodoros, Deborah and Russell, Trevor (2021). “It’s really exciting to think where it could go”: a mixed-method investigation of clinician acceptance, barriers and enablers of virtual reality technology in communication rehabilitation. Disability and Rehabilitation, 1-13. doi: 10.1080/09638288.2021.1895333

Vaezipour, Atiyeh, Oviedo-Trespalacios, Oscar, Horswill, Mark, Rod, J. E., Andrews, Nicole, Johnston, Venerina and Delhomme, Patricia (2021). The impact of chronic pain on driving behaviour: a systematic review. Pain. doi: 10.1097/j.pain.0000000000002388

Vandermost, Margaret, Bagraith, Karl S., Kennedy, Hannah, Doherty, Darren, Kilner, Simon, Sterling, Michele, Henry, David and Jones, Mark (2021). Improvement in pain interference and function by an allied health pain management program: results of a randomized trial. European Journal of Pain , 25 (10) ejp.1836, 2226-2241. doi: 10.1002/ejp.1836

Waller, Robert, Smith, Anne Julia, Graven-Nielsen, Thomas, Arendt-Nielsen, Lars, Sterling, Michele, Karppinen, Jaro Ilari, O'Sullivan, Peter Bruce, Straker, Leon Melville and Slater, Helen (2021). The role of population-based cohorts in understanding the emergence and progression of musculoskeletal pain. Pain, Publish Ahead of Print. doi: 10.1097/j.pain.0000000000002316

Willaert, W., Leysen, L., Lenoir, D., Meeus, M., Cagnie, B., Nijs, J., Sterling, M. and Coppieters, I. (2021). Combining stress management with pain neuroscience education and exercise therapy in people with whiplash-associated disorders: a clinical perspective. Physical Therapy. doi: 10.1093/ptj/pzab105

Xie, Yanfei, Hutting, Nathan, Bartys, Serena and Johnston, Venerina (2021). Interventions to promote workfocused care by healthcare providers for individuals with musculoskeletal conditions a scoping review. Journal of Occupational Rehabilitation, 31 (4), 840-865. doi: 10.1007/s10926-021-09971-w

Xie, Yanfei, Thomas, Lucy, Barbero, Marco, Falla, Deborah, Johnston, Venerina and Coombes, Brooke K. (2021). Heightened pain facilitation rather than impaired pain inhibition distinguishes those with moderate/severe disability in work-related neck pain. Pain, Publish Ahead of Print (8), 2225-2236. doi: 10.1097/j.pain.0000000000002213