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Dr Dana Maki

Dr Dana Maki
Senior Lecturer (Education) in Physiotherapy

Mary Seacole 301

Research area(s)

PhD: Determining the feasibility and acceptability of pain management programme for Arab patients with lower back pain. 

Selected publications and presentations: 

  • Cross-cultural Translation, Adaptation, and Psychometric Testing of the Roland-Morris Disability Questionnaire Into Modern Standard Arabic. Maki, D., Watson, P., Rajab, E. & Critchley, D. 1 Dec 2014. Spine. 39, 25, p. E1537-44
  • Cross-cultural translation, adaptation and psychometric properties of the Back Beliefs Questionnaire in Modern Standard Arabic. Maki, D., Watson, P., Rajab, E. & Critchley, D. Accepted. Disability & Rehabilitation. 
  • Determining the feasibility of a physiotherapist-led pain management programme for Arab patients with Low Back Pain in Bahrain. Maki, D., Rajab, E., Watson, P. J., Critchley, D. J. 11-12th Nov 2016. World Confederation for Physical Therapy European Congress 2016. Liverpool, UK. 
  • Cross-cultural translation, adaptation and psychometric properties of the Back Beliefs Questionnaire in Modern Standard Arabic. Maki, D., Rajab, E., Watson, P. J., Critchley, D. J. 1-4th May 2015. World Confederation for Physical Therapy Congress 1015. Singapore. 

Research Interests

Cross-cultural research 

Impact of culture, language, beliefs and ethnicity on pain and healthcare behaviours 

Chronic / persistent pain 

Back pain 

Development of self-report outcome measures and testing of psychometric properties 

Development of complex interventions for persistent pain