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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.

Research grants and projects

Research Projects

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

Project details

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)