K L Barker

Summary

Affiliation: Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc Effectiveness of physiotherapy exercise following hip arthroplasty for osteoarthritis: a systematic review of clinical trials
    Catherine J Minns Lowe
    Department of Primary Care Clinical Sciences, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, UK
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 10:98. 2009
  2. ncbi request reprint The development and use of mass media interventions for health-care messages about back pain: what do members of the public think?
    Karen L Barker
    Physiotherapy Research Unit, Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre NHS Trust, Oxford, OX3 7LD, UK
    Man Ther 12:335-41. 2007
  3. pmc Treatment of chronic back pain by sensory discrimination training. A Phase I RCT of a novel device (FairMed) vs. TENS
    Karen L Barker
    Physiotherapy Research Unit, Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre NHS Trust, Oxford, OX3 7LD, UK
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 9:97. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Association between radiographic joint space narrowing, function, pain and muscle power in severe osteoarthritis of the knee
    Karen Barker
    Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre NHS Trust, Oxford, UK
    Clin Rehabil 18:793-800. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Changes in the cross-sectional area of multifidus and psoas in patients with unilateral back pain: the relationship to pain and disability
    Karen L Barker
    Physiotherapy Research Unit, Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre NHS Trust, Oxford, UK
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 29:E515-9. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Perceived and measured levels of exertion of patients with chronic back pain exercising in a hydrotherapy pool
    Karen L Barker
    Physiotherapy Research Unit, Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre NHS Trust, Oxford, UK
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 84:1319-23. 2003
  7. pmc Divided by a lack of common language? A qualitative study exploring the use of language by health professionals treating back pain
    Karen L Barker
    Physiotherapy Research Unit, BRU, University of Oxford and Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre NHS Trust, Oxford, OX3 7LD, UK
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 10:123. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint Loss of knee range of motion in leg lengthening
    K L Barker
    Physiotherapy Research Unit, Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre NHS Trust, Oxford, UK
    J Orthop Sports Phys Ther 31:238-44; discussion 245-6. 2001
  9. ncbi request reprint Recovery of function after closed femoral shortening
    K L Barker
    Physiotherapy Research Unit, Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre NHS Trust, Windmill Road, Oxford OX3 7LD, UK
    J Bone Joint Surg Br 86:1182-6. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of an accelerated recovery protocol for Oxford unicompartmental knee arthroplasty--a randomised controlled trial
    K A Reilly
    Physiotherapy Research Unit, Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre NHS Trust, Oxford, OX3 7LD, UK
    Knee 12:351-7. 2005

Detail Information

Publications20

  1. pmc Effectiveness of physiotherapy exercise following hip arthroplasty for osteoarthritis: a systematic review of clinical trials
    Catherine J Minns Lowe
    Department of Primary Care Clinical Sciences, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, UK
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 10:98. 2009
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint The development and use of mass media interventions for health-care messages about back pain: what do members of the public think?
    Karen L Barker
    Physiotherapy Research Unit, Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre NHS Trust, Oxford, OX3 7LD, UK
    Man Ther 12:335-41. 2007
    ..Issues surrounding the language, terminology and tone of campaigns were raised. A closer collaboration between health-care professionals and the public is advocated to achieve valuable and effective media campaigns...
  3. pmc Treatment of chronic back pain by sensory discrimination training. A Phase I RCT of a novel device (FairMed) vs. TENS
    Karen L Barker
    Physiotherapy Research Unit, Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre NHS Trust, Oxford, OX3 7LD, UK
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 9:97. 2008
    ..As a result a device was generated to deliver sensory discrimination training (FairMed), and this randomised controlled trial compared therapeutic effects with a comparable treatment modality, TENS...
  4. ncbi request reprint Association between radiographic joint space narrowing, function, pain and muscle power in severe osteoarthritis of the knee
    Karen Barker
    Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre NHS Trust, Oxford, UK
    Clin Rehabil 18:793-800. 2004
    ..To examine the association between radiographic classification of severe knee osteoarthritis and measurements of function, pain and power...
  5. ncbi request reprint Changes in the cross-sectional area of multifidus and psoas in patients with unilateral back pain: the relationship to pain and disability
    Karen L Barker
    Physiotherapy Research Unit, Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre NHS Trust, Oxford, UK
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 29:E515-9. 2004
    ..Prospective, cross-sectional observational study...
  6. ncbi request reprint Perceived and measured levels of exertion of patients with chronic back pain exercising in a hydrotherapy pool
    Karen L Barker
    Physiotherapy Research Unit, Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre NHS Trust, Oxford, UK
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 84:1319-23. 2003
    ..To investigate the efficacy of using ratings of perceived exertion (RPEs) to regulate exercise intensity for patients with chronic back pain while they undergo hydrotherapy...
  7. pmc Divided by a lack of common language? A qualitative study exploring the use of language by health professionals treating back pain
    Karen L Barker
    Physiotherapy Research Unit, BRU, University of Oxford and Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre NHS Trust, Oxford, OX3 7LD, UK
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 10:123. 2009
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Loss of knee range of motion in leg lengthening
    K L Barker
    Physiotherapy Research Unit, Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre NHS Trust, Oxford, UK
    J Orthop Sports Phys Ther 31:238-44; discussion 245-6. 2001
    ..Prospective longitudinal study...
  9. ncbi request reprint Recovery of function after closed femoral shortening
    K L Barker
    Physiotherapy Research Unit, Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre NHS Trust, Windmill Road, Oxford OX3 7LD, UK
    J Bone Joint Surg Br 86:1182-6. 2004
    ..This study suggests that small decreases in muscle strength and power following closed femoral shortening do not adversely affect the patients' ability to perform everyday activities...
  10. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of an accelerated recovery protocol for Oxford unicompartmental knee arthroplasty--a randomised controlled trial
    K A Reilly
    Physiotherapy Research Unit, Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre NHS Trust, Oxford, OX3 7LD, UK
    Knee 12:351-7. 2005
    ..The strict inclusion criteria meant that 75% of eligible patients were excluded. However, a large percentage of these were due to the distances patients lived from the hospital...
  11. ncbi request reprint Repeatability of goniometer measurements of the knee in patients wearing an Ilizarov external fixator: a clinic-based study
    K L Barker
    Physiotherapy Research Unit, Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre NHS Trust, Oxford, UK
    Clin Rehabil 13:156-63. 1999
    ..To examine the intra-tester and inter-tester reliability of three different methods of measurement of knee range of motion in patients undergoing limb reconstruction with the Ilizarov external fixator...
  12. ncbi request reprint A systematic review of lateral wedge orthotics--how useful are they in the management of medial compartment osteoarthritis?
    K A Reilly
    Department of Physiotherapy Research Unit, Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre NHS Trust, Oxford, OX3 7LD, UK
    Knee 13:177-83. 2006
    ..Overall, the results of this review suggest that, based on current evidence there are no major or long-term beneficial effects with the use of lateral wedges...
  13. ncbi request reprint Functional recovery in patients with nonunion treated with the Ilizarov technique
    K L Barker
    Physiotherapy Research Unit, Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre NHS Trust, Windmill Road, Oxford, OX3 7LD, England, UK
    J Bone Joint Surg Br 86:81-5. 2004
    ....
  14. doi request reprint Blind outcome assessment: the development and use of procedures to maintain and describe blinding in a pragmatic physiotherapy rehabilitation trial
    C J Minns Lowe
    Physiotherapy Research Unit, Nuffield Orthopaedics Centre NHS Trust, Oxford and Primary Care Clinical Sciences, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK
    Clin Rehabil 25:264-74. 2011
    ..2) To report outcome assessor beliefs regarding group allocation at follow-up assessments. (3) To document and describe instances of unblinding occurring during the trial to assist and inform rehabilitation researchers and clinicians...
  15. ncbi request reprint Predicting the loss of knee flexion during limb lengthening using inherent muscle length
    Karen L Barker
    Physiotherapy Research Unit, Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre, Oxford, UK
    J Pediatr Orthop B 15:404-7. 2006
    ..The straight leg raise test, and calculation of spare quadriceps length using our formula, as part of the preoperative assessment, can help predict which patient is at risk of a reduced range of motion of the knee...
  16. pmc Effectiveness of physiotherapy exercise after knee arthroplasty for osteoarthritis: systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials
    Catherine J Minns Lowe
    Department of Primary Care and General Practice, University of Birmingham
    BMJ 335:812. 2007
    ..To evaluate the effectiveness of physiotherapy exercise after elective primary total knee arthroplasty in patients with osteoarthritis...
  17. doi request reprint Outcomes after metal-on-metal hip resurfacing: could we achieve better function?
    Meredith A Newman
    Physiotherapy Research Unit, Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre NHS Trust, Oxford, UK
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 89:660-6. 2008
    ..To report functional outcomes after metal-on-metal (MOM) hip resurfacing...
  18. ncbi request reprint Borg's rating of perceived exertion scales: do the verbal anchors mean the same for different clinical groups?
    Helen N Dawes
    Movement Science Group, School of Biological and Molecular Sciences, Oxford Brookes University, Headington, Oxford, UK
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 86:912-6. 2005
    ..To examine the interpretation of the verbal anchors used in the Borg rating of perceived exertion (RPE) scales in different clinical groups and a healthy control group...
  19. doi request reprint After partial knee replacement, patients can kneel, but they need to be taught to do so: a single-blind randomized controlled trial
    Cathy Jenkins
    Physiotherapy Research Unit, Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre NHS Trust, Headington, Oxford, Oxfordshire OX3 7LD, United Kingdom
    Phys Ther 88:1012-21. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine whether a single physical therapy intervention would improve patient-reported kneeling ability following partial knee replacement (PKR)...
  20. ncbi request reprint Changes in muscle torque following anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction: a comparison between hamstrings and patella tendon graft procedures on 45 patients
    Jayne L Anderson
    Physiotherapy Research Unit, Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre NHS Trust, Oxford, UK
    Acta Orthop Scand 73:546-52. 2002
    ..Graft type had no effect on recovery. During the first 6 months, torque was restored to preoperative levels and continued to improve in all muscles and actions between 6 months and 1 year...