Studies currently seeking participants
October - December 2021
Delivery of low back pain management in primary care
Feasibility and acceptability of a stratified model of acute low back pain management in primary care in New Zealand: a focus group study see our dedicated study page.
Influence of footwear on knee movement
Lower limb movement patterns following anterior cruciate ligament rupture and influence of footwear. For further information, see our dedicated study page.
Human body's response to neck treatment
Seeking Healthy males (21-35 years) who own an iPhone (required for one of the measurements) with no current pain, illness or injury. See the dedicated study website.
Survey seeking Men's experiences on ageing
Seeking men over the age of 45 living in Otago and Southland. See the dedicated study website.
Self-care programme for informal carers of stroke
We are looking for adult informal carers (family/whānau members or friends) who provide unpaid personal care, support and assistance to a person who had a stroke six or more months ago. For further information see the dedicated study website.
Do you work with people with Parkinson's disease?
We are looking for NZ registered Physios with at least 1 year's experience working with people with Parkinsons. See the dedicated study page for further information.
Seeking physiotherapists working with patients with non-traumatic rotator cuff tears
This research will explore the current challenges faced by clinicians when assessing and managing patients with non-traumatic full rotator cuff tears. For further information see the dedicated study page.
Strabismus and balance in children
The research will investigate whether balance control is affected in children with strabismus. For further information see the dedicated study website, otago.ac.nz/strabismus.
Participants needed for wearable sensor research
Seeking men and women (16 to 35 years) who are currently free from lower limb injuries. For further information see the dedicated study website.
Have you had a recent Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction?
Seeking men and women (16 to 35 years) who have had an Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction in the last 6 months. For further information see the dedicated study website.
Understanding Knee Osteoarthritis Pain Experiences (U-KOPE)
The purpose of the study is to assess whether nervous system sensitivity is linked to pain experiences in people with knee osteoarthritis. For further information see the dedicated study website.
The Opti-OK Clinical Trial: Is your knee stiff and sore?
The main aim of the Opti-OK research is to identify optimal frequency of manual therapy treatment for people with knee osteoarthritis. For further information see the dedicated study website.
Remote study - Remote Evaluation of MObility via Telehealth
The study is seeking participants with Parkinson's disease, Stroke, Multiple Sclerosis and Post-concussion syndrome
Experiencing and living with shoulder dislocation
This study explores the experiences of persons who have had a shoulder dislocation and strategies they used to manage concern or fear of re injury.