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School of Physiotherapy clinic staff profile

Karen Taylor

PositionDirector of Clinics, Professional Practice Fellow
QualificationsMPhty(Acup) PGDipPhty(Acup) DipPhty(Otago) MNZCP (Acupuncture) Physiotherapy Registered Acupuncturist
Research summaryEvaluating the primary care and decision-making process for acute shoulder injuries in New Zealand
Teaching
  • Postgraduate acupuncture paper PHTY 548
  • Short course; Trigger point (dry needling) for musculoskeletal conditions
  • Undergraduate physiotherapy management lectures
Memberships
  • Physiotherapy Acupuncture Association of New Zealand
  • International Acupuncture Association of Physical Therapy
  • New Zealand Pain Society
  • Physiotherapy New Zealand
Clinical
  • Musculoskeletal physiotherapist with clinical expertise in acupuncture and pain management

Additional details

  • Physiotherapy registered acupuncturist for over 20 years
  • Experience in all forms of acupuncture from traditional to western
  • Clinically working in the area of pain management
  • PhD Candidate in the area of health economics

Publications

Johnson, G. M., Little, R., Staufenberg, A., McDonald, A., & Taylor, K. G. M. (2016). How do they feel? Patients' perspectives on draping and dignity in a physiotherapy outpatient setting: A pilot study. Manual Therapy, 26, 192-200. doi: 10.1016/j.math.2016.08.007

Liu, L., Skinner, M. A., McDonough, S. M., Taylor, K. G. M., & Baxter, G. D. (2015). Does the dose of Traditional Chinese Medicine acupuncture in addition to usual care affect outcomes for adults with chronic low back pain? Protocol for a randomized controlled feasibility study. Physical Therapy Reviews, 20(5-6), 275-282. doi: 10.1080/10833196.2015.1107365

Keith, K. G. M., & Johnson, G. M. (2013). Ultrasound measurement of a single acupuncture point with respect to De Qi: An observational cross sectional study. Medical Acupuncture, 25(2), 149-153.

Journal - Research Article

Johnson, G. M., Little, R., Staufenberg, A., McDonald, A., & Taylor, K. G. M. (2016). How do they feel? Patients' perspectives on draping and dignity in a physiotherapy outpatient setting: A pilot study. Manual Therapy, 26, 192-200. doi: 10.1016/j.math.2016.08.007

Liu, L., Skinner, M. A., McDonough, S. M., Taylor, K. G. M., & Baxter, G. D. (2015). Does the dose of Traditional Chinese Medicine acupuncture in addition to usual care affect outcomes for adults with chronic low back pain? Protocol for a randomized controlled feasibility study. Physical Therapy Reviews, 20(5-6), 275-282. doi: 10.1080/10833196.2015.1107365

Keith, K. G. M., & Johnson, G. M. (2013). Ultrasound measurement of a single acupuncture point with respect to De Qi: An observational cross sectional study. Medical Acupuncture, 25(2), 149-153.

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