MSKHUB Research

12 Sep 2017
Fibromyalgia Self-Management Education [FAMe] Programme

Fibromyalgia Self-Management Education [FAMe] Programme

Led by Dr Yeliz Prior, Advanced Clinical Specialist OT, clinical researcher and the lead...

12 Sep 2017
Work Rehabilitation in Rheumatic & Musculoskeletal Conditions

Work Rehabilitation in Rheumatic & Musculoskeletal Conditions

At the MSKHUB we have  wealth of research experience on work rehabilitation in rheumatic...

10 Sep 2017
A-GLOVES: Testing Arthritis Gloves in Rheumatoid/Inflammatory Arthritis

A-GLOVES: Testing Arthritis Gloves in Rheumatoid/Inflammatory Arthritis

Funded by the NIHR Research for Patient Benefit Grant, Testing Arthritis Gloves in Rheumatoid/ Inflammatory...

 

RESEARCH

Through the MSK HUB you will have an access to the latest research and developments in the field of MSK and rheumatic conditions. Access to all information and self-assessment tools are FREE on this website.

When registering with the site to create your personalise health records, we will ask you to provide consent to enable us to store your data for research purposes. Please note that all data will be stored under an anonymised numerical participant ID (e.g. 56123), and you will not be identified in any reports or research publications by your user name. Although we collect data such as your email address, gender and ethnicity, we are not collecting any person identifiable data. We will not share your email address with any third parties. Your anonymised data will help us to conduct large population studies to investigate the consequence of MSK and rheumatic conditions on people’s lives, and inform targets for interventions, healthcare utilisation and development of public health policies.

 

 Dr Yeliz Prior

Dr Prior is the founder of the MSKHUB and a leading rheumatology rehabilitation researcher, based at the University of Salford. Following her training at the University of Salford as an Occupational Therapist and the completion of her PhD on the Epidemiology of Self-care Restriction and Joint Pain in community-dwelling older people at the Primary Care & Health Sciences, Keele University she joined the Centre for Health Sciences Research at Salford in 2011. Since she has conducted a number of randomised clinical trials, large observational studies and qualitative research into the rehabilitation of rheumatic and musculoskeletal diseases (RMDs). In addition to clinical research, she is the Director of Postgraduate Research at the School of Health Sciences and holds weekly rheumatology occupational therapy clinics at the Mid Cheshire NHS Hospitals Trust as an Advanced Clinical Specialist. Having diagnosed with Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis at the age of 7, and living with a number of chronic arthritic conditions since, Dr Prior is passionate about contributing to the rehabilitation of RMDs and increasing access to self-management education. She is a strong ambassador of Rheumatology Occupational Therapy, both nationally and internationally and elected member of the British Health Professionals in Rheumatology [BHPR] Council and the European League Against Rheumatism [EULAR] Scientific Committees. Follow Dr Prior on Twitter here.

Professor Alison Hammond

 

Professor Alison Hammond is a world-renowned rheumatology rehabilitation researcher, with extensive research record, and leads the Clinical Rehabilitation Research Group at the University of Salford. Professor Hammond is the Fellow of the Royal College of Occupational Therapists and has helped develop national and international guidelines and standards of care in Rheumatology, including the NICE Guidelines for the Management of Adults with Rheumatoid Arthritis and EULAR Guidelines for non-pharmacological management of osteoarthritis and for Rheumatology Nursing. She has also contributed to writing self-help books and information booklets for people with arthritisHer research includes clinical trials, surveys, outcome measurement development and qualitative research. Her trial involvement includes Rheumatology occupational therapy, patient education, joint protection, orthoses, fatigue management and work rehabilitation. Follow Prof Hammond on Twitter here.