User:Claire Robertson

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Claire J Robertson

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Claire qualified in 1994 with a BSc(hons) Physiotherapy, 2003 MSc Physiotherapy, and PGCE in 2005. Claire has worked in the NHS and private practice, and currently is a lecturer, researcher and consultant physiotherapist running a specialist patellofemoral clinic at Wimbledon Clinics. Claire has published many research papers and editorials on the patellofemoral joint and patella tendon, and lectured internationally. In 2013 Claire has presented at the Physio First annual conference, Primary Care at the NEC, and BASEM's annual conference. She is also a reviewer herself for Physiotherapy Research International. Claire is currently involved in ongoing research in relation to the patellofemoral joint.In 2013 Claire was awarded a research grant by the Physiotherapy Research Foundation to investigate the meaning of patellofemoral crepitus to patients, and how this alters behaviour. Claire regularly delivers her own courses, and masterclasses on the patellofemoral joint, see Follow her @clairepatella

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BSc hons Physiotherapy Sheffield hallam University 1994.

MSc Physiotherapy University of East London, 2003

PGCE (teaching and learning in higher education) Kingston University,2005.

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CSP, HPC, Physio First.

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Benjafield A.J., Killingback A.,Robertson C.J. Adds P.J. investigation into the architecture of the vastus medialis oblique muscle in athletic and sedentary individuals: An in vivo ultrasound study Clinical Anatomy. Article first published online: 22 SEP 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/ca.22457

Engelina S., Antonios T., Robertson C.J.,  Killingback A., , Adds P.J. Ultrasound Investigation Of Vastus Medialis Oblique (VMO) Muscle Architecture: An In Vivo study. Clin Anat. 2014;27;7;1076-1084

Engelina S, Robertson CJ, Moggridge J, Killingback A, Adds P. Using ultrasound to measure the fibre angle of vastus medialis oblique: A cadaveric validation study. The Knee 2014 vol 21 (1) 107-111

Robertson C J. Joint Crepitus-are we failing our patients? Physiotherapy research International; 2010;15;185.

Clarke AW, Alyas F, Morris T, Robertson CJ, Bell J, Connell DA.2011 Skin-derived tenocyte-like cells for the treatment of patellar tendinopathy.Am J Sports Med.Mar;39(3):614-23. doi: 10.1177/0363546510387095. Epub 2010 Dec 7.

James S., Kaline A., Pocock C.,Robertson CJ., Walter J., Bell JSP., Connel Br J Sports Med. 2007 August; Ultrasound dry kneeling and autologous blood injection for patellar tendinosis.41(8): 518–521. doi: 10.1136/bjsm.2006.034686

Robertson C J. Patellofemoral pain syndrome provides a challenge for evidence-based practice 2007 34.

Robertson C J, Coutts, F. and Bell, J. Investigation of anterior knee pain after total hip replacement: a pilot study. Int J Ther Rehab; 2007;14;12;526

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Wimbledon Clinics, Wimbledon 020 8944 0665

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