Brooke K Coombes

Summary

Affiliation: University of Queensland
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. pmc Optimising corticosteroid injection for lateral epicondylalgia with the addition of physiotherapy: a protocol for a randomised control trial with placebo comparison
    Brooke K Coombes
    The University of Queensland, Division of Physiotherapy, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, St Lucia, QLD, 4072, Australia
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 10:76. 2009
  2. doi request reprint Thermal hyperalgesia distinguishes those with severe pain and disability in unilateral lateral epicondylalgia
    Brooke K Coombes
    Division of Physiotherapy, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    Clin J Pain 28:595-601. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Effect of corticosteroid injection, physiotherapy, or both on clinical outcomes in patients with unilateral lateral epicondylalgia: a randomized controlled trial
    Brooke K Coombes
    Division of Physiotherapy, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Queensland, St Lucia, Australia
    JAMA 309:461-9. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Elbow flexor and extensor muscle weakness in lateral epicondylalgia
    Brooke K Coombes
    Division of Physiotherapy, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, The University of Queensland, St Lucia QLD, Australia
    Br J Sports Med 46:449-53. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Efficacy and safety of corticosteroid injections and other injections for management of tendinopathy: a systematic review of randomised controlled trials
    Brooke K Coombes
    Division of Physiotherapy, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Queensland, St Lucia, Queensland, Australia
    Lancet 376:1751-67. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Bilateral cervical dysfunction in patients with unilateral lateral epicondylalgia without concomitant cervical or upper limb symptoms: a cross-sectional case-control study
    Brooke K Coombes
    Researcher, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Queensland, St Lucia, Queensland, Australia
    J Manipulative Physiol Ther 37:79-86. 2014
  7. doi request reprint Evidence of spinal cord hyperexcitability as measured with nociceptive flexion reflex (NFR) threshold in chronic lateral epicondylalgia with or without a positive neurodynamic test
    Edwin Choon Wyn Lim
    Centre of Clinical Research Excellence Spine, Division of Physiotherapy, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Queensland, St Lucia, Australia
    J Pain 13:676-84. 2012

Detail Information

Publications7

  1. pmc Optimising corticosteroid injection for lateral epicondylalgia with the addition of physiotherapy: a protocol for a randomised control trial with placebo comparison
    Brooke K Coombes
    The University of Queensland, Division of Physiotherapy, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, St Lucia, QLD, 4072, Australia
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 10:76. 2009
    ..Surprisingly, these injections have not been rigorously tested against placebo injections. This study primarily addresses both of these issues...
  2. doi request reprint Thermal hyperalgesia distinguishes those with severe pain and disability in unilateral lateral epicondylalgia
    Brooke K Coombes
    Division of Physiotherapy, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    Clin J Pain 28:595-601. 2012
    ..To evaluate if sensory, motor, and psychological factors are different in severe lateral epicondylalgia compared with less severe cases and control...
  3. doi request reprint Effect of corticosteroid injection, physiotherapy, or both on clinical outcomes in patients with unilateral lateral epicondylalgia: a randomized controlled trial
    Brooke K Coombes
    Division of Physiotherapy, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Queensland, St Lucia, Australia
    JAMA 309:461-9. 2013
    ..Corticosteroid injection and physiotherapy, common treatments for lateral epicondylalgia, are frequently combined in clinical practice. However, evidence on their combined efficacy is lacking...
  4. doi request reprint Elbow flexor and extensor muscle weakness in lateral epicondylalgia
    Brooke K Coombes
    Division of Physiotherapy, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, The University of Queensland, St Lucia QLD, Australia
    Br J Sports Med 46:449-53. 2012
    ..To evaluate whether deficits of elbow flexor and extensor muscle strength exist in lateral epicondylalgia (LE) in comparison with a healthy control population...
  5. doi request reprint Efficacy and safety of corticosteroid injections and other injections for management of tendinopathy: a systematic review of randomised controlled trials
    Brooke K Coombes
    Division of Physiotherapy, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Queensland, St Lucia, Queensland, Australia
    Lancet 376:1751-67. 2010
    ..Few evidence-based treatment guidelines for tendinopathy exist. We undertook a systematic review of randomised trials to establish clinical efficacy and risk of adverse events for treatment by injection...
  6. doi request reprint Bilateral cervical dysfunction in patients with unilateral lateral epicondylalgia without concomitant cervical or upper limb symptoms: a cross-sectional case-control study
    Brooke K Coombes
    Researcher, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Queensland, St Lucia, Queensland, Australia
    J Manipulative Physiol Ther 37:79-86. 2014
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  7. doi request reprint Evidence of spinal cord hyperexcitability as measured with nociceptive flexion reflex (NFR) threshold in chronic lateral epicondylalgia with or without a positive neurodynamic test
    Edwin Choon Wyn Lim
    Centre of Clinical Research Excellence Spine, Division of Physiotherapy, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Queensland, St Lucia, Australia
    J Pain 13:676-84. 2012
    ..The mean differences (95% confidence interval) in NFR threshold between the control and LE with or without a positive neurodynamic test were 3.74 mA (.637, 6.84) and 3.38 mA (.0245, 6.74) respectively...