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Clair Hebron is a Principal Lecturer at the University of Brighton and is course leader for the MSc Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy. As part of her university role she works clinically at the ‘Physiotherapy at the Leaf’ clinic. She qualified as a Physiotherapist in 1991 and worked in the NHS for many years before becoming a lecturer. In 2002 Clair completed an MSc in Manipulative physiotherapy and in 2014 a PhD entitled ‘The Biomechanical and Analgesic effects of Lumbar Mobilisations’. She has been a member of the Musculoskeletal Association of Chartered Physiotherapists (MACP) since 1999. She was a member of the MACP executive committee from 2008-2014 where she had a number of roles including secretary, vice–chair of the Committee for Educational Approval, representative for the International Federation of Manipulative Physical Therapists (IFOMPT) and from 2012-2014 Chair of the MACP.

Clair's areas of research interest include low back pain and other MSK pain, health promotion, exercise prescription, and phenomenological research exploring the experience of healthcare professionals and people receiving care. Clair is also interested in research integrating art and science. Clair is social media editor for Musculoskeletal Science and Practice journal.

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Research Output 2010 2018

Physiotherapists’ experiences of managing upper limb movement impairments due to breast cancer treatment

Kenyon, K., Hebron, C., Vuoskoski, P. & McCrum, C., 7 Jun 2018

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Physical Therapists
Upper Extremity
Breast Neoplasms
Qualitative Research

Physiotherapy past, present and future. Embracing the digital age: Physiotherapy and Social media

Hebron, C., 1 Jun 2018, 2018, 45, p. 3-6 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

The effectiveness of Mulligan's mobilisation with movement (MWM) on peripheral joints in musculoskeletal (MSK) conditions: A systematic review

Westad, K., Tjoestolvsen, F. & Hebron, C., 11 Dec 2018, 39, p. 157-163 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
Musculoskeletal Manipulations
Hip Osteoarthritis

The immediate effects of serving on shoulder rotational range of motion in tennis players

Williams, K. & Hebron, C., 16 Aug 2018, 34, p. 14-20 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Articular Range of Motion
Cross-Over Studies
Outcome Assessment (Health Care)

Editorial: Musculoskeletal science & practice and social media

Moore, A., Jull, G. & Hebron, C., 22 Apr 2017, Musculoskeletal Science and Practice

Research output: Other contributionResearch