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Health Professionals

Research Grant Winners

2019

1. Emma Bamford 

at Pulvertaft Hand Centre for the project ‘Using patient and public involvement and expert groups to deliver a study protocol for comparing the Manchester short splint and the standard early active movement forearm-based splint for the management of zone I/II flexor tendon repairs’

2. Abigail Owen 

at Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust for the project ‘A cadaveric study examining the positions of the wrist and digit that provide optimal common extensor tendon centralisation after inducing open divisions to the radial sagittal bands’

2018

1. Daniel Harte
Southern Health and Social Care Trust, Portadown
The inter-rater and intra-rater reliability of a goniometer watch to measure pure forearm rotation 
 
2. Laura Adamson
Pulvertaft Hand Centre, Derby
The case for skin camouflage

2017

Donna Kennedy, Imperial College healthcare NHS Trust, London
The Evaluation of Post-Surgical Scar Hypersensitivity in the Hand (the ESCHER study)

2016

Caroline Miller, University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust
How reliable is manual muscle testing and does it correlate with functional and quality of life measures in patients with upper brachial plexus Injuries?

2015

Katherine Butler, London Hand Therapy
Physical rehabilitation for task specific focal hand dystonia: a feasibility study

2014

1. Nicola Clift, Murrayfield Hospital
A study to investigate the interrater reliability of goniometric measurement of dart throwers motion in symptomatic and asymptomatic individuals

2. Katherine Butler, London Hand Therapy
An epidemiological study into focal hand dystonia in professional musicians: a long term follow-up of 85 cases

2013

Cormac Ryan, Teeside University
Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) for patients with upper limb complex regoinal pain syndrome: A feasibility study

2012

Lucia Ramsey
Occupational therapists' and patients' experiences of wrist splints in rheumatoid arthritis: focus group studies