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Dr Neil OConnell

Dr Neil OConnell
Reader - Physiotherapy

Mary Seacole 3rd Floor-Bay 19

Research area(s)

Chronic low back pain, chronic pain, evidence based practice, systematic reviews.

Research Interests

Neil's main research interest is in persistent pain, with a specific focus on evaluating the effectiveness of clinical interventions for people in pain. He is also interested in methodological aspects of evidence synthesis.

Grants

PhD studentship - Optimising Exercise Prescription for People living with Rheumatoid Arthritis
Funder: University of Oxford
Duration: October 2017 - September 2023
A Systematic Review of Lifestyle and Cancer
Funder: Macmillan Cancer Support
Duration: November 2015 - May 2016

Research project(s) and grant(s)

O’Connell NE, Cossar J, Wand BM, Moseley GL, Bunce D, DeSouza LH, Marston L, Maskill D. £10,000 award from BackCare. Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation in the Treatment of Chronic Non Specific Low Back Pain – A randomised, double-blinded interrupted time-series investigation. (PROJECT COMPLETE)

O’Connell NE, Cossar J, Wand BM, Moseley GL, Bunce D, DeSouza LH, Marston L, Maskill D. £9,000 award from the Rosetrees Trust. Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation in the Treatment of Chronic Non Specific Low Back Pain – A randomised, double-blinded interrupted time-series investigation. (PROJECT COMPLETE)

Wand BM, O’Connell NE, Moseley GL Graded cortical retraining in chronic low back pain. 11,300 Aus dollars (£5,453 at exchange rate June 2008) awarded by The University of Notre Dame Institute for Health and Rehabilitation Research Fogarty/ Prendiville Bequest (PROJECT COMPLETE)