Gareth T Jones
Affiliation: University of Manchester
- Predictors of low back pain in British schoolchildren: a population-based prospective cohort studyGareth T Jones
Arthritis Research Campaign Epidemiology Unit, School of Epidemiology and Health Sciences, University of Manchester, United Kingdom
Pediatrics 111:822-8. 2003..To determine the onset of low back pain (LBP) in schoolchildren and to investigate the role of mechanical and psychosocial factors as risk factors for its onset...
- Parental pain is not associated with pain in the child: a population based studyG T Jones
Arthritis Research Campaign Epidemiology Unit, School of Epidemiology and Health Sciences, University of Manchester, UK
Ann Rheum Dis 63:1152-4. 2004..Child pain is associated with adverse psychosocial factors. Some studies have shown an association between children's and parental pain. Children may "learn" pain behaviour from their parents...
- Predicting the onset of widespread body pain among childrenGareth T Jones
Unit of Chronic Disease Epidemiology, and Arthritis Research Campaign Epidemiology Unit, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
Arthritis Rheum 48:2615-21. 2003..It remains to be determined whether these are long-term risk factors for the onset of such symptoms, and whether they could be predictors of the development of other functional syndromes...
- Low back pain in schoolchildren: occurrence and characteristicsKath D Watson
Arthritis Research Campaign (ARC) Epidemiology Unit, School of Epidemiology and Health Sciences, Stopford Building, University of Manchester, Oxford Road, M13 9PT, UK
Pain 97:87-92. 2002..Adolescent low back pain is common although medical attention is rarely sought. Such symptoms in childhood, particularly as they are so common, may have important consequences for chronic low back pain in adulthood...
- Occurrence of Raynaud's phenomenon in children ages 12-15 years: prevalence and association with other common symptomsGareth T Jones
University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
Arthritis Rheum 48:3518-21. 2003..There were no associations with psychosocial variables. CONCLUSION: RP is frequent in children ages 12-15 years. Unlike other common childhood symptoms, RP showed no association with psychosocial factors in this study...
- Active exercise, education, and cognitive behavioral therapy for persistent disabling low back pain: a randomized controlled trialRuth E Johnson
Division of Clinical Psychology, Medical School, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 32:1578-85. 2007..A randomized controlled trial...
- Onset of neck pain after a motor vehicle accident: a case-control studyNicola J Wiles
ARC Epidemiology Unit and The Unit of Chronic Disease Epidemiology, Division of Epidemiology and Health Sciences, University of Manchester, UK
J Rheumatol 32:1576-83. 2005..Using 8 such variables it is possible to identify those at high risk of developing neck pain...
- Are common symptoms in childhood associated with chronic widespread body pain in adulthood? Results from the 1958 British Birth Cohort StudyGareth T Jones
University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, UK
Arthritis Rheum 56:1669-75. 2007..However, it is unknown whether this association persists into adulthood. The aim of the current study was to examine, prospectively, whether children with common symptoms experience an increased risk of chronic widespread pain as adults...
- Predicting persistent disabling low back pain in general practice: a prospective cohort studyGareth T Jones
Epidemiology Group, Department of Public Health, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen
Br J Gen Pract 56:334-41. 2006..However, it is not known whether these strategies may also precede the onset of chronic symptoms and, if so, whether they are independent predictors of prognosis...
- Predicting new onset of widespread pain following a motor vehicle collisionGwenllian Wynne-Jones
Primary Care Sciences Research Centre, Keele University, Keele, United Kingdom
J Rheumatol 33:968-74. 2006..Early identification of this "at-risk" group may allow the targeting of preventive management in those at highest risk of developing future symptoms...
- Predicting the onset of knee pain: results from a 2-year prospective study of new workersGareth T Jones
Aberdeen Pain Research Collaboration, Epidemiology Group, University of Aberdeen, School of Medicine, Polwarth Building, Foresterhill, Aberdeen AB25 2ZD, UK
Ann Rheum Dis 66:400-6. 2007..To determine the relative contribution of work-related mechanical (injury) factors and psychosocial factors to the onset of a new episode of knee pain, in a cohort of newly employed workers...
- Managing low back pain presenting to primary care: where do we go from here?Gary J Macfarlane
Aberdeen Pain Research Collaboration, Epidemiology Group, University of Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Pain 122:219-22. 2006
- Genetic and environmental influences on non-specific low back pain in children: a twin studyAshraf El-Metwally
Aberdeen Pain Research Collaboration Epidemiology Group, Department of Public Health, University of Aberdeen, School of Medicine, Polwarth Building, Foresterhill Aberdeen, AB25 2ZD, UK
Eur Spine J 17:502-8. 2008..This study underscore the need for further high-quality research, preferably prospective studies, to identify important modifiable risk factors in order to guide interventions that may prevent LBP in childhood...