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Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Physiotherapy at the NOC

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The Physiotherapy Research Unit (PRU) was established at the Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre in 1989 and is funded partially by grant monies and partially by a long-term commitment by the NHS. 

The unit currently has eight researchers working within it, working on a variety of quantitative and qualitative studies.

Specialist areas include:    

  • musculoskeletal physiotherapy
  • pain
  • joint arthroplasty
  • evidence-based practice

Contact us

For further details about the Physiotherapy Research Unit, or for copies of our annual report, please contact: