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Dr Ramakrishnan Mani

Job title
Senior Lecturer
Telephone
+64 3 479 3485
Email
ramakrishnan.mani@otago.ac.nz
Department
School of Physiotherapy
School
School of Physiotherapy
Division
Division of Health Sciences
Campus
Dunedin

Social Media

Twitter
https://twitter.com/rammani79
Skype username
Ramakrishnan.mani79

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Expertise

Education

Education - General/Other
  • Pain education for physiotherapists
  • Pain knowledge translation/exchange into physiotherapy clinical practice
  • Pain education for health professional students
  • Pain education in developing countries
  • Pain curriculum
  • Online pain information for general public

Health and Medicine

Neuroscience/Brain Health
  • Neural correlates of pain
  • Sensory neuroplasticity - chronic pain
  • Diffuse noxious inhibitory controls - pain modulation
  • Temporal summation
  • Cognitive and emotional neural correaltes of pain experience
  • Body schema disturbances in chronic pain
Pain
  • Central sensitisation
  • Musculoskeletal pain
  • Biopsychosocial model of pain
  • Life-course approach to predict musculoskeletal pain and disability
  • Tactile acuity
  • Pain education and curriculum
  • Pain mechanisms
  • Chronic pain
  • Cultural and ethnic differences in pain experience
  • Quantitative sensory testing
Musculoskeletal Medicine
  • Musculoskeletal Pain
  • Clinical assessment of central sensitisation
  • Arthritis
  • Low back pain
  • Pain education

Physical Activity and Sport

Activity and Health
  • Socio-ecological model of physical activity and sedentary behaviour
  • Sedentary behaviour and physical activity
  • Behavioural change interventions