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Prediction of persistent knee pain by pressure pain detection thresholds: results from the Knee Pain In the Community cohort (KPIC) (2018)
Conference Proceeding
McWilliams, D. F., Frowd, N., Marshall, L., Stocks, J., Sarmanova, A., Fernandes, G. S., …Walsh, D. A. (2018). Prediction of persistent knee pain by pressure pain detection thresholds: results from the Knee Pain In the Community cohort (KPIC)

Background: Knee pain results from a combination of nociceptive input from the joint, and processing by the central nervous system. Pressure pain detection thresholds (PPTs) are lower and pain is more severe in people with greater central sensitisat... Read More

A clinical assessment tool to improve the use of pain relieving treatments in knee osteoarthritis (2018)
Journal Article
Akin-Akinyosoye, K., Frowd, N., Marshall, L., Stocks, J., Fernandes, G., Valdes, A., …Walsh, D. (2018). A clinical assessment tool to improve the use of pain relieving treatments in knee osteoarthritis. Osteoarthritis and Cartilage, 26(Supplement 1), S231-S232. doi:10.1016/j.joca.2018.02.483

Purpose: Approximately 1 in 4 individuals in the UK over the age of 55 experience knee pain (KP), predominantly due to osteoarthritis (OA). Following treatment targeted at the affected knee, pain relief is reported in only 60%–80% of individuals with... Read More

Traits associated with central pain augmentation in the Knee Pain in the Community (KPIC) cohort (2018)
Journal Article
Akin-Akinyosoye, K., Frowd, N., Marshall, L., Stocks, J., Fernandes, G. S., Valdes, A. M., …Walsh, D. A. (in press). Traits associated with central pain augmentation in the Knee Pain in the Community (KPIC) cohort. PAIN, doi:10.1097/j.pain.0000000000001183

This study aimed to identify self-report correlates of central pain augmentation in individuals with knee pain. A subset of participants (n=420) in the Knee Pain and related health In the Community (KPIC) baseline survey undertook pressure pain thres... Read More

Knee pain and related health in the community study (KPIC): a cohort study protocol (2017)
Journal Article
Fernandes, G. S., Sarmanova, A., Warner, S. C., Harvey, H., Akin-Akinyosoye, K., Richardson, H., …Doherty, M. (in press). Knee pain and related health in the community study (KPIC): a cohort study protocol. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders, 18(404), doi:10.1186/s12891-017-1761-4. ISSN 1471-2474

Background: The incidence, progression and related risk factors for recent-onset knee pain (KP) remain uncertain. This study aims to examine the natural history of KP including incidence and progression and to identify possible phenotypes and their a... Read More

Are accelerometers a useful way to measure activity in care home residents? (2015)
Journal Article
Walker, G. M., Logan, P., Gordon, A. L., Conroy, S., Armstrong, S., Robertson, K., …Gladman, J. R. (2015). Are accelerometers a useful way to measure activity in care home residents?. Age and Ageing, 44(Suppl1), doi:10.1093/ageing/afv032.02. ISSN 0002-0729

Introduction: Accurate measurement of activity in care home residents is important for monitoring and evaluating interventions for activity promotion. Accelerometers provide a potential method. However, their usefulness in this population has not bee... Read More