Mark J Hancock

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Affiliation: University of Sydney
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. pmc Manipulative therapy and/or NSAIDs for acute low back pain: design of a randomized controlled trial [ACTRN012605000036617]
    Mark J Hancock
    Back Pain Research Group, University of Sydney, PO Box 170, Lidcombe, NSW, 1825, Australia
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 6:57. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Selecting an appropriate placebo for a trial of spinal manipulative therapy
    Mark J Hancock
    Back Pain Research Group, University of Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Aust J Physiother 52:135-8. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Prediction of outcome after ankle fracture
    Mark J Hancock
    University of Sydney, Lidcombe, NSW, Australia
    J Orthop Sports Phys Ther 35:786-92. 2005
  4. pmc PACE--the first placebo controlled trial of paracetamol for acute low back pain: statistical analysis plan
    Christopher M Williams
    The George Institute for Global Health and Sydney Medical School, University of Sydney, PO Box M201, Missenden Rd, 2040 Camperdown, NSW, Australia
    Trials 14:248. 2013
  5. pmc PACE--the first placebo controlled trial of paracetamol for acute low back pain: design of a randomised controlled trial
    Christopher M Williams
    The George Institute for International Health, University of Sydney, PO Box M201 Missenden Rd, Camperdown, NSW 2040, Australia
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 11:169. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Can predictors of response to NSAIDs be identified in patients with acute low back pain?
    Mark J Hancock
    Back Pain Research Group, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Clin J Pain 25:659-65. 2009
  7. pmc PRECISE - pregabalin in addition to usual care for sciatica: study protocol for a randomised controlled trial
    Stephanie Mathieson
    The George Institute for Global Health and Sydney Medical School, University of Sydney, PO Box M201, Missenden Rd, Camperdown, Sydney, NSW 2050, Australia
    Trials 14:213. 2013
  8. ncbi request reprint Assessment of diclofenac or spinal manipulative therapy, or both, in addition to recommended first-line treatment for acute low back pain: a randomised controlled trial
    Mark J Hancock
    Back Pain Research Group, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Lancet 370:1638-43. 2007
  9. pmc How little pain and disability do patients with low back pain have to experience to feel that they have recovered?
    Steven J Kamper
    The George Institute for International Health, University of Sydney, PO Box M201, Missenden Rd, Camperdown, NSW 2050, Australia
    Eur Spine J 19:1495-501. 2010
  10. pmc Independent evaluation of a clinical prediction rule for spinal manipulative therapy: a randomised controlled trial
    Mark J Hancock
    Back Pain Research Group, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Sydney, PO Box 170, Lidcombe, NSW, 1825, Australia
    Eur Spine J 17:936-43. 2008

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Publications24

  1. pmc Manipulative therapy and/or NSAIDs for acute low back pain: design of a randomized controlled trial [ACTRN012605000036617]
    Mark J Hancock
    Back Pain Research Group, University of Sydney, PO Box 170, Lidcombe, NSW, 1825, Australia
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 6:57. 2005
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint Selecting an appropriate placebo for a trial of spinal manipulative therapy
    Mark J Hancock
    Back Pain Research Group, University of Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Aust J Physiother 52:135-8. 2006
    ..Different beliefs about what is the active component of spinal manipulative therapy appear to be responsible for much of the disagreement...
  3. ncbi request reprint Prediction of outcome after ankle fracture
    Mark J Hancock
    University of Sydney, Lidcombe, NSW, Australia
    J Orthop Sports Phys Ther 35:786-92. 2005
    ..Prospective inception cohort study of 62 consecutive patients seen in 2 orthopaedic clinics following ankle fracture...
  4. pmc PACE--the first placebo controlled trial of paracetamol for acute low back pain: statistical analysis plan
    Christopher M Williams
    The George Institute for Global Health and Sydney Medical School, University of Sydney, PO Box M201, Missenden Rd, 2040 Camperdown, NSW, Australia
    Trials 14:248. 2013
    ..The PACE trial is the first placebo controlled trial of paracetamol for acute low back pain. This article describes the statistical analysis plan...
  5. pmc PACE--the first placebo controlled trial of paracetamol for acute low back pain: design of a randomised controlled trial
    Christopher M Williams
    The George Institute for International Health, University of Sydney, PO Box M201 Missenden Rd, Camperdown, NSW 2040, Australia
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 11:169. 2010
    ..A secondary aim is to determine if ingesting paracetamol in a time-contingent manner is more effective than paracetamol taken when required (PRN) for recovery from acute LBP...
  6. doi request reprint Can predictors of response to NSAIDs be identified in patients with acute low back pain?
    Mark J Hancock
    Back Pain Research Group, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Clin J Pain 25:659-65. 2009
    ....
  7. pmc PRECISE - pregabalin in addition to usual care for sciatica: study protocol for a randomised controlled trial
    Stephanie Mathieson
    The George Institute for Global Health and Sydney Medical School, University of Sydney, PO Box M201, Missenden Rd, Camperdown, Sydney, NSW 2050, Australia
    Trials 14:213. 2013
    ..Our objectives are to determine the efficacy of pregabalin on reducing leg pain intensity and its cost-effectiveness in patients with sciatica...
  8. ncbi request reprint Assessment of diclofenac or spinal manipulative therapy, or both, in addition to recommended first-line treatment for acute low back pain: a randomised controlled trial
    Mark J Hancock
    Back Pain Research Group, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Lancet 370:1638-43. 2007
    ..We aimed to investigate whether the addition of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs or spinal manipulative therapy, or both, would result in faster recovery for patients with acute low back pain receiving recommended first-line care...
  9. pmc How little pain and disability do patients with low back pain have to experience to feel that they have recovered?
    Steven J Kamper
    The George Institute for International Health, University of Sydney, PO Box M201, Missenden Rd, Camperdown, NSW 2050, Australia
    Eur Spine J 19:1495-501. 2010
    ..Cutoffs of 0 on the NRS and 2 on the RMDQ most accurately classify subjects as recovered from LBP. Subjects consider pain more than disability when determining their recovery status...
  10. pmc Independent evaluation of a clinical prediction rule for spinal manipulative therapy: a randomised controlled trial
    Mark J Hancock
    Back Pain Research Group, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Sydney, PO Box 170, Lidcombe, NSW, 1825, Australia
    Eur Spine J 17:936-43. 2008
    ..8 to 1.4). The clinical prediction rule proposed by Childs et al. did not generalise to patients presenting to primary care with acute low back pain who received a course of spinal manipulative therapy...
  11. doi request reprint Low back pain and best practice care: A survey of general practice physicians
    Christopher M Williams
    The George Institute for International Health, Camperdown, NSW, Australia
    Arch Intern Med 170:271-7. 2010
    ..We aimed to describe the usual care provided by general practitioners (GPs) and to compare this with recommendations of best practice in international evidence-based guidelines for the management of acute LBP...
  12. pmc A modified Delphi approach to standardize low back pain recurrence terminology
    Tasha R Stanton
    The George Institute for Global Health, The University of Sydney, PO Box M201, Missenden Road, Sydney, NSW, 2050, Australia
    Eur Spine J 20:744-52. 2011
    ..Future research is necessary to evaluate these definitions...
  13. doi request reprint Can rate of recovery be predicted in patients with acute low back pain? Development of a clinical prediction rule
    Mark J Hancock
    Back Pain Research Group, University of Sydney, P O Box 170, Lidcombe, NSW 1825, Australia
    Eur J Pain 13:51-5. 2009
    ..6, 95% CI, 1.2-2.1), however, they did not perform as well as the clinical prediction rule. The rule requires validation in a different sample of patients...
  14. doi request reprint Red flags to screen for malignancy and fracture in patients with low back pain: systematic review
    Aron Downie
    George Institute For Global Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, 2050, Australia
    BMJ 347:f7095. 2013
    ..To review the evidence on diagnostic accuracy of red flag signs and symptoms to screen for fracture or malignancy in patients presenting with low back pain to primary, secondary, or tertiary care...
  15. doi request reprint Optimal designs for prediction studies of whiplash
    Steven J Kamper
    The George Institute for Global Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 36:S268-74. 2011
    ..Commentary...
  16. doi request reprint Treatment-based subgroups of low back pain: a guide to appraisal of research studies and a summary of current evidence
    Steven J Kamper
    The George Institute for International Health, University of Sydney, PO Box M201, Missenden Rd, Camperdown, NSW 2050, Australia
    Best Pract Res Clin Rheumatol 24:181-91. 2010
    ....
  17. doi request reprint The role of back injury or trauma in lumbar disc degeneration: an exposure-discordant twin study
    Mark J Hancock
    Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Sydney, Lidcombe 1825, New South Wales, Australia
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 35:1925-9. 2010
    ..Exposure discordant twin study...
  18. ncbi request reprint Resistance training for strength: effect of number of sets and contraction speed
    Joanne Munn
    School of Physiotherapy, The University of Sydney, Lidcombe, NSW, Australia
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 37:1622-6. 2005
    ..To compare effects on strength in the early phase of resistance training with one or three sets and fast or slow speeds...
  19. ncbi request reprint Training with unilateral resistance exercise increases contralateral strength
    Joanne Munn
    School of Physiotherapy, The University of Sydney, PO Box 170, Lidcombe NSW, 1825 Australia
    J Appl Physiol (1985) 99:1880-4. 2005
    ..03-0.66 kg; P = 0.08), but there was no interaction between the number of sets and training speed. We conclude that three sets of unilateral resistance exercise produce small contralateral increases in strength...
  20. doi request reprint Prognosis of chronic low back pain in patients presenting to a private community-based group exercise program
    Daniel Steffens
    Musculoskeletal Division, The George Institute for Global Health, University of Sydney, Level 13, 321 Kent Street, Sydney, NSW, 2000, Australia
    Eur Spine J 23:113-9. 2014
    ..To examine the prognosis and prognostic factors for patients with chronic low back pain presenting to a private, community-based, group exercise program...
  21. pmc Discussion paper: what happened to the 'bio' in the bio-psycho-social model of low back pain?
    Mark J Hancock
    Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Sydney, PO Box 170, Lidcombe 1825, NSW, Australia
    Eur Spine J 20:2105-10. 2011
    ..Knowledge of underlying pathology has advanced little since then, despite limited improvements in outcomes for patients with low back pain...
  22. pmc A systematic review of paracetamol for non-specific low back pain
    Reece A Davies
    Back Pain Research Group, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Eur Spine J 17:1423-30. 2008
    ....
  23. doi request reprint Global Perceived Effect scales provided reliable assessments of health transition in people with musculoskeletal disorders, but ratings are strongly influenced by current status
    Steven J Kamper
    The George Institute, University of Sydney, PO Box M201 Missenden Rd, Camperdown, NSW 2050, Australia
    J Clin Epidemiol 63:760-766.e1. 2010
    ..The study investigated the test-retest reliability and construct validity of the Global Perceived Effect (GPE) scale in patients with musculoskeletal disorders...
  24. pmc A literature review reveals that trials evaluating treatment of non-specific low back pain use inconsistent criteria to identify serious pathologies and nerve root involvement
    Ciaran Williams
    Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Sydney, Australia
    J Man Manip Ther 20:59-65. 2012
    ..To do this, we investigated the consistency and clarity of criteria used to identify and exclude participants with serious pathologies and nerve root compromise in randomized controlled trials, investigating interventions for NSLBP...