Katie de Luca
Affiliation: University of Newcastle
Location: Newcastle, Australia
Dr. Katie de Luca is a qualified exercise physiologist and sports chiropractor. She is currently enrolled in doctoral studies looking at the profiles of pain in older women with arthritis, and shall investigate whether novel neuropathic pain mechanisms play a role in the manifestation of chronic and enduring pain in sufferers of arthritis.
1. Full kinetic chain manual and manipulative therapy plus exercise compared with targeted manual and manipulative therapy plus exercise for symptomatic osteoarthritis of the hip - a randomised clinical trial. In Press - Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.
2. A randomised controlled trial of chiropractic management for the lower limb kinetic chain in sufferers of hip osteoarthritis: a protocol. In Press – Journal of Chiropractic Medicine.
3. A single-group pre-test post-test design using full kinetic chain manipulative therapy with rehabilitation in the treatment of 27 patients with hip osteoarthritis, 2010,The Journal of the American Chiropractic Association.
4. The Biopsychosocial model of pain and its relevance to chiropractors, 2006, Chiropractic Journal of Australia.