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Musculoskeletal and Skin Module Convenor
Department of Surgery and Anaesthesia (Wellington)
BSc(Hons) Physiotherapy, MSc Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy
Research summary
Musculoskeletal disorders
  • Member of Physiotherapy New Zealand
  • Committee member of the Wellington Branch of PNZ
  • Member of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (UK)
  • Member of the New Zealand Manipulative Physiotherapy Association
  • Member of Sports Physiotherapy New Zealand


My research interests are:

  • The primary care management of musculoskeletal disorders
  • Prehabilitation in orthopaedic surgery
  • The influence of systemic factors on outcomes in musculoskeletal disorders
  • The primary and secondary care management of long term conditions


Clode, N. J., Danielson, K., & Dennett, E. (2021). Perceptions of competency with evidence-based medicine among medical students: Changes through training and alignment with objective measures. New Zealand Medical Journal, 134(1531), 63-75. Retrieved from Journal - Research Article

Clode, N. J., Darlow, B., Rouse, J., & Perry, M. (2021). What electronic information resources do physiotherapists prefer to use to support their CPD? Physiotherapy Research International, 26, e1881. doi: 10.1002/pri.1881 Journal - Research Article

Matsis, R., Chou, J., & Clode, N. (2021). Outcome of carpal tunnel decompression with pre-surgical diagnosis determined on general practitioner assessment and nerve conduction study. Journal of Clinical Orthpaedics & Trauma, 13, 15-18. doi: 10.1016/j.jcot.2020.08.028 Journal - Research Article

Clode, N. J., Perry, M. A., & Wulff, L. (2018). Does physiotherapy prehabilitation improve pre-surgical outcomes and influence patient expectations prior to knee and hip joint arthroplasty? International Journal of Orthopaedic & Trauma Nursing, 30, 14-19. doi: 10.1016/j.ijotn.2018.05.004 Journal - Research Article

Clode, N., Wulff, L., Bailey, E., Emery, H., Fernandopulle, S., Garratt, B., & Perry, M. (2016). Does physiotherapy ‘prehabilitation’ before hip and knee replacement surgery change function and reduce pain. Proceedings of the Physiotherapy New Zealand Conference. (pp. 116). Retrieved from Conference Contribution - Published proceedings: Abstract

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