Prof.dr. R.A.B. Oostendorp (em.)


Current research

(the most recent research is at the top)
Supervisor Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation (TENS) in the treatment of patients with chronic pain
Supervisor Perceptions and use of pssive intervetebral motion assessment of the spine
Project leader Development and design of a multilevel program to improve the application of guidelines by physiotherapists
Project leader Quality Indicators for Physiotherapy Project (ProKwaF)
Project leader Performance Indicators for Physical Therapy Guidelines
Project leader Pain exposure physical therapy versus standard therapy for patients with complex regional pain syndrome type 1 (CRPS-1)
Supervisor Myofascial trigger points in shoulder pain prevalence, diagnosis and treatment
Supervisor Treatment protocols for the clinical management of persons with shoulder pain
Supervisor Implementation and evaluation of Physical Therapy Clinical Practice Guidelines for Patients with Low back Pain in Lebanon
Supervisor Frederick Matthias Alexander 1869-1955: The Origins and History of the Alexander Technique
Project leader Complex Regional Pain Syndrome of the upper and lower extremity. Involvement of metacarpals(tarsal)/carpal(tarsal) bones and results of manual physical therapy: a pretest-posttest study
Supervisor The effectiveness of manual therapy and physical therapy in patients with sub-acute and chronic non-specific neck pain. A Randomized Controlled Trial (RCT)
Supervisor Longitudinal motor performance in very preterm infants
Supervisor Development and pilot testing of an implementation strategy to increase physiotherapists' adherence to evidence-based guidelines for patients with low back pain: a planned, systematic, and theory-based approach
Project leader Performance Indicators for Physical Therapy in Primary Health
Supervisor Headache and Neck Pain. Diagnostic and Prognostic Implications
Project leader The efficacy of physiotherapy upon shoulder function following axillary dissection in breast cancer, a randomized controlled study
Supervisor Measurement instruments for patients with rheumatic disorders; a clinimetric appraisal
Supervisor Mime therapy: rehabilitation of facial expression
Supervisor Referral and indication for occupational therapy, physical therapy and speech- language therapy for persons with neuromuscular disorders
Researcher Evaluation of a multiprofessional rehabilitation programme for patients with non specific chronic back pain
Supervisor Pain-related fear in acute low back pain; the prognostic impact on performance, diability and participation
Project leader Quality and efficiency of the paramedical care
Project leader Pilot reporting in allied health
Supervisor Occupational therapy, physical therapy and speech therapy for persons with neuromuscular diseases
Supervisor Cost-effectiveness of a specific implementation strategy for the physiotherapy guideline for patients with non-specific low back pain
Project leader Study to the implementation of guidelines for low back pain
Supervisor Whiplash and its treatment

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