Professor Joshua Burns

Professor of Paediatric Neuromuscular Rehabilitation & NHMRC Career Development Fellow

C43O - O Block Cumberland Campus
The University of Sydney

Telephone +61 2 9845 3036
Fax +61 2 9845 1317

Website Arthritis and Musculoskeletal Research Group
Paediatric Gait Analysis Service of NSW, The Children's Hospital at Westmead

Biographical details

Professor Joshua Burns combines research and clinical training in Podiatry, Physiotherapy and Neurology. He is Director of the Paediatric Gait Analysis Service of New South Wales at the Sydney Children's Hospital Network (Randwick and Westmead) and Co-Director of the Arthritis and Musculoskeletal Research Group at The University of Sydney. He is particularly interested in developing and evaluating new treatments for children and adults with neurological and musculoskeletal disorders.

Higher Degree Research Students

Degree

Student

Project

PhD

Jennifer Baldwin

1000 Norms Project

Angus Chard

Effect of footwear on children's foot function

Kelly Gray

Optimising tibialis anterior tendor transfer in clubfoot

Norafizah Haji Zaine

Establishment of the Brunei diabetic foot registry

Penny Latey

Measuring and managing changes in the intrinsic foot muscles

Marnee McKay

1000 Norms Project

Justin Sullivan

Presentation and causes of plantar heel pain

Masters

Lindy Begg

Offloading the diabetic foot

Karin Sutton

Dystonic foot deformity in children with cerebral palsy

Postdoctoral Fellows

Fellow

Project

Dr Scott Denton

Reducing the cost burden of Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease in Australia

Dr Amy Sman

Strength training for children with Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease

Dr Caleb Wegener

Customised orthoses for adults with Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease

Themes

Clinical and Rehabilitation Sciences

Keywords

Neuromuscular diseases; Gait disorders; Genetic diseases; Orthopaedics; Clinical neurology

Selected grants

2015

  • Pilot Efficacy Trial of Electrical Stimulation Cycling Exercise for Advanced Multiple Sclerosis; Fornusek C, Burns J, McEwan A, Hoang P; Multiple Sclerosis Research Australia/Incubator Grant.

2013

  • Pilot study of progressive resistance training for sedentary adults with Charcot-Marie-Tooth; Fiatarone Singh M, Burns J, Fornusek C, Hackett D; Charcot-Marie-Tooth Association of Australia (CMTAA)/Research Support.
  • National Centre for Research Excellence in Neuromuscular Disorders: Transforming the management of neuromuscular disorders from compassionate assistance to targeted therapy and prevention; North K, Laing N, Kornberg A, Burns J, Ryan M, Clarke N, Corbett A, Refshauge K, Buckley M, McLean C; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Centres of Research Excellence.
  • Portable Gait Analysis System (PeGASys); Burns J, Refshauge K, Halaki M, Vanicek N, Smith R, Raymond J, Crosbie W, Nicholson L; DVC Research/Equipment Grant.
  • 1000 Norms Project: A deeper understanding of human variation; Burns J, Refshauge K, Raymond J, Nicholson L, Vanicek N, Ferreira P, Hiller C, Nightingale E, Simic M, Huebscher M, Mousavi S, Rose K, Pourkazemi F, Sman A, Fong Yan A, Wegener C; Australian Podiatry Education & Research Foundation/Research Grant.

2012

  • Strength training for children with Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease: Help or Harm; Burns J, Refshauge K, Raymond J, Ouvrier R; Muscular Dystrophy Association (USA)/Research Support.
  • National Centre for Research Excellence in Neuromuscular Disorders: Transforming the management of neuromuscular disorders from compassionate assistance to targeted therapy and prevention; North K, Laing N, Kornberg A, Burns J, Ryan M, Clarke N, Corbett A, Refshauge K, Buckley M, McLean C; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Centre of Clinical Research Excellence.

2011

  • Diagnostic accuracy of clinical tests for ankle syndesmosis injury; Burns J, Hiller C, Nicholson L, Refshauge K, Sman A; Australian Podiatry Education & Research Foundation/Research Grant.
  • From measurement to management of inherited neuromuscular disorders; Burns J; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Career Development Awards.

2010

  • North American CMT Network; Burns J, Shy M; Charcot-Marie-Tooth Association (USA)/Research Grant.

2009

  • Disentangling the presentation and causes of plantar heel pain; Burns J, Sullivan J, Crosbie W; NSW Podiatrists Registration Board/Research Grant.

2007

  • Efficacy of ascorbic acid therapy for children with Charcot-Marine-Tooth Disease; Burns J; University of Sydney/Early Career Researcher.

2005

  • Night Casting And Strectching To Improve Function In People With Charcot Marie Tooth (Cmt) Disease; Raymond J, Burns J, Refshauge K; Australian Podiatry Education & Research Foundation/Project Grants.

2004

  • The effectiveness of custom foot orthoses vs a placebo on foot pain and plantar pressures in painful pes cavus : a randomised controlled trial; Burns J; Prescription Foot Orthotic Laboratory Association USA/Research Grant.

Selected publications

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Books

  • Burns, J., Redmond, A. (2012). Childhood Disorders of the Foot and Lower Limb. New York: Nova Science Publishers.

Book Chapters

  • Bray, P., Burns, J., Morrison, M., Bundy, A. (2010). Measuring Health-Related Quality of Life in Children with Neuromuscular Disorders. In Alexandra M Columbus (Eds.), Advances in Psychology Research, Vol. 65, (pp. 177-190). New York: Nova Science Publishers.
  • Landorf, K., Burns, J. (2008). Health Outcome Assessment. Merriman's Assessment of the Lower Limb, (pp. 33-51). United Kingdom: Churchill Livingstone.
  • Burns, J. (2008). Maintaining professional competence. In Rosemary Kennedy (Eds.), Allied Health Professionals and the Law, (pp. 223-230). Australia: Federation Press.

Journals

  • Sman, A., Raymond, J., Refshauge, K., Menezes, M., Walker, T., Ouvrier, R., Burns, J. (2014). A randomised, double-blind, sham-controlled trial protocol of progressive resistance strength training for children with Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease. Journal of Physiotherapy, Article in Press.
  • Gray, K., Gibbons, P., Little, D., Burns, J. (2014). Are unilateral and bilateral clubfeet created equal? Analysis of severity and correlation. Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics. Part B, Article in Press.
  • Sman, A., Hiller, C., Imer, A., Ocsing, A., Burns, J., Refshauge, K. (2014). Design and Reliability of a Novel Heel Rise Test Measuring Device for Plantarflexion Endurance. BioMed Research International, Art. no. 391646(DOI: 10.1155/2014/391646). [More Information]
  • Sman, A., Hiller, C., Rae, K., Linklater, J., Black, D., Nicholson, L., Burns, J., Refshauge, K. (2014). Diagnostic accuracy of clinical tests for ankle syndesmosis injury. British Journal of Sports Medicine, published onlilne first - 19 Nov 13. [More Information]
  • Gray, K., Burns, J., Little, D., Bellemore, M., Gibbons, P. (2014). Is tibialis anterior tendon transfer effective for recurrent clubfoot? Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research, 472(2), 750-758. [More Information]
  • Najafi, B., Wrobel, J., Burns, J. (2014). Mechanism of orthotic therapy for the painful cavus foot deformity. Journal of Foot and Ankle Research, 7(2), 1-9. [More Information]
  • Mudge, A., Bau, K., Purcell, L., Wu, J., Axt, M., Selber, P., Burns, J. (2014). Normative reference values for lower limb joint range, bone torsion, and alignment in children aged 4-16 years. Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics. Part B, 23(1), 15-25. [More Information]
  • Sman, A., Raymond, J., Refshauge, K., Menezes, M., Walker, T., Ouvrier, R., Burns, J. (2014). Randomised controlled trial protocol of foot and ankle exercise for children with Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease. Journal of Physiotherapy, 60(1), 55-55. [More Information]
  • Champion, J., Rose, K., Payne, J., Burns, J., North, K. (2014). Relationship between cognitive dysfunction, gait, and motor impairment in children and adolescents with neurofibromatosis type 1. Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology, 56(5), 468-474. [More Information]
  • Mandarakas, M., Pourkazemi, F., Sman, A., Burns, J., Hiller, C. (2014). Systematic review of chronic ankle instability in children. Journal of Foot and Ankle Research, 7(1), 1-10. [More Information]
  • Foley, A., Menezes, M., Pandraud, A., Gonzalez, M., Al-Odaib, A., Abrams, A., Sugano, K., Yonezawa, A., Manzur, A., Burns, J., Carpenter, K., Gold, W., Ouvrier, R., Christodoulou, J., et al (2014). Treatable childhood neuronopathy caused by mutations in riboflavin transporter RFVT2. Brain, 137(1), 44-56. [More Information]
  • Hendry, G., Gibson, K., Pile, K., Taylor, L., du Toit, V., Burns, J., Rome, K. (2013). "They just scraped off the calluses": a mixed methods exploration of foot care access and provision for people with rheumatoid arthritis in south-western Sydney, Australia. Journal of Foot and Ankle Research, 6(1), 1-11. [More Information]
  • Wegener, C., Greene, A., Burns, J., Vanwanseele, B., Hunt, A., Smith, R. (2013). Effect of sports shoes on children's vertical jump performance and midfoot and ankle kinetics. Footwear Science, 5(Suppl. 1), S58-S59. [More Information]
  • Hawke, F., Chuter, V., Burns, J. (2013). Factors Associated with Night-Time Calf Muscle Cramps: A Case-Control Study. Muscle and Nerve, 47(3), 339-343. [More Information]
  • Hawke, F., Chuter, V., Burns, J. (2013). Impact of nocturnal calf cramping on quality of sleep and health-related quality of life. Quality of Life Research, 22(6), 1281. [More Information]
  • Mandarakas, M., Hiller, C., Rose, K., Burns, J. (2013). Measuring ankle instability in pediatric Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease. Journal of Child Neurology, 28(11), 1456-1462. [More Information]
  • Henry, G., Gibson, K., Pile, K., Taylor, L., du Toit, V., Burns, J., Rome, K. (2013). Provision of foot health services for people with rheumatoid arthritis in New South Wales: a web-based survey of local podiatrists. Journal of Foot and Ankle Research, 6(1), 1-10. [More Information]
  • Burns, J., Menezes, M., Finkel, R., Estilow, T., Moroni, I., Pagliano, E., Laura, M., Muntoni, F., Herrmann, D., Eichinger, K., et al (2013). Transitioning outcome measures: relationship between the CMTPedS and CMTNSv2 in children, adolescents, and young adults with Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease. Journal of the Peripheral Nervous System, 18(2), 177-180. [More Information]
  • Begg, L., McLaughlin, P., Manning, L., Vicaretti, M., Fletcher, J., Burns, J. (2012). A novel approach to mapping load transfer from the plantar surface of the foot to the walls of the total contact cast: a proof of concept study. Journal of Foot and Ankle Research, 5(1), 1-5. [More Information]
  • Hawke, F., Burns, J. (2012). Brief Report: Custom Foot Orthoses for Foot Pain: What Does the Evidence Say? Foot and Ankle International, 33(12), 1161-1163. [More Information]
  • Najafi, B., Barnica, E., Wrobel, J., Burns, J. (2012). Dynamic plantar loading index: Understanding the benefit of custom foot orthoses for painful pes cavus. Journal of Biomechanics, 45(9), 1705-1711. [More Information]
  • Estilow, T., Kozin, S., Glanzman, A., Burns, J., Finkel, R. (2012). Flexor digitorum superficialis opposition tendon transfer improves hand function in children with Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease: Case series. Neuromuscular Disorders, 22(12), 1090-1095. [More Information]
  • Soysa, A., Hiller, C., Refshauge, K., Burns, J. (2012). Importance and challenges of measuring intrinsic foot muscle strength. Journal of Foot and Ankle Research, 5, 1-14. [More Information]
  • Scanlon, C., Park, K., Mapletoft, D., Begg, L., Burns, J. (2012). Interrater and intrarater reliability of photoplethysmography for measuring toe blood pressure and toe-brachial index in people with diabetes mellitus. Journal of Foot and Ankle Research, 5, 1-5. [More Information]
  • Gray, K., Pacey, V., Gibbons, P., Little, D., Frost, C., Burns, J. (2012). Interventions for congenital talipes equinovarus (clubfoot) (Review). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 4(2012), 1-27. [More Information]
  • Blyton, F., Chuter, V., Walter, K., Burns, J. (2012). Non-drug therapies for lower limb muscle cramps (Review). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 1, 1-24. [More Information]
  • Scheffer, G., Hiller, C., Refshauge, K., Burns, J. (2012). Prescription of foot and ankle orthoses for children with Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease: a review of the evidence. Physical Therapy Reviews, 17(2), 79-90. [More Information]
  • Hiller, C., Nightingale, E., Raymond, J., Kilbreath, S., Burns, J., Black, D., Refshauge, K. (2012). Prevalence and Impact of Chronic Musculoskeletal Ankle Disorders in the Community. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 93(10), 1801-1807. [More Information]
  • Burns, J., Ouvrier, R., Estilow, T., Shy, R., Laura, M., Eichinger, K., Muntoni, F., Reilly, M., Pareyson, D., Acsadi, G., et al (2012). Symmetry of foot alignment and ankle flexibility in paediatric Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease. Clinical Biomechanics, 27(7), 744-747. [More Information]
  • Blyton, F., Chuter, V., Burns, J. (2012). Unknotting night-time muscle cramp: a survey of patient experience, help-seeking behaviour and perceived treatment effectiveness. Journal of Foot and Ankle Research, 5(1), 1-8. [More Information]
  • Burns, J., Ouvrier, R., Estilow, T., Shy, R., Laura, M., Pallant, J., Lek, M., Muntoni, F., Reilly, M., Pareyson, D., et al (2012). Validation of the Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease pediatric scale as an outcome measure of disability. Annals of Neurology, 71(5), 642-652. [More Information]
  • Wegener, C., Hunt, A., Vanwanseele, B., Burns, J., Smith, R. (2011). Effect of children's shoes on gait: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Journal of Foot and Ankle Research, 4(3), 1-13. [More Information]
  • Burns, J., Ouvrier, R., Yiu, E., Ryan, M. (2011). Extended treatment of childhood Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease with high-dose ascorbic acid. Journal of the Peripheral Nervous System, 16(3), 272-274. [More Information]
  • Bray, P., Bundy, A., Ryan, M., North, K., Burns, J. (2011). Health status of boys with Duchenne muscular dystrophy: A parent's perspective. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 47, 557-562. [More Information]
  • Blyton, F., Ryan, M., Ouvrier, R., Burns, J. (2011). Muscle cramp in pediatric Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease type 1A: Prevalence and predictors. Neurology, 77(24), 2115-2118. [More Information]
  • Burns, J., Begg, L. (2011). Optimizing the offloading properties of the total contact cast for plantar foot ulceration. Diabetic Medicine, 28(2), 179-185. [More Information]
  • Burns, J., Ramchandren, S., Ryan, M., Shy, M., Ouvrier, R. (2010). Determinants of reduced health-related quality of life in pediatric inherited neuropathies. Neurology, 75(8), 726-731. [More Information]
  • Burns, J., Shy, R., Estilow, T., Acsadi, G., Glanzman, A., Ouvrier, R., Muntoni, F., Reilly, M., Shy, M., Finkel, R. (2010). Development and Validation of the Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease Pediatric (CMTPed) Scale. Neurology, , A259-A259.
  • Rose, K., Burns, J., North, K. (2010). Factors Associated With Foot and Ankle Strength in Healthy Preschool-Age Children and Age-Matched Cases of Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease Type 1A. Journal of Child Neurology, 25(4), 463-468. [More Information]
  • Rose, K., Burns, J., Wheeler, D., North, K. (2010). Interventions for increasing ankle range of motion in patients with neuromuscular disease (Review). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 17(2), 1-53. [More Information]
  • Burns, J., Ryan, M., Ouvrier, R. (2010). Quality of Life in Children With Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease. Journal of Child Neurology, 25(3), 343-347. [More Information]
  • Burns, J., Scheinberg, A., Ryan, M., Rose, K., Ouvrier, R. (2010). Randomized trial of botulinum toxin to prevent pes cavus progression in pediatric charcot-marie-tooth disease type 1A. Muscle and Nerve, 42(2), 262-267. [More Information]
  • Rose, K., Raymond, J., Refshauge, K., North, K., Burns, J. (2010). Serial night casting increases ankle dorsiflexion range in children and young adults with Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease: a randomised trial. Journal of Physiotherapy, 56(2), 113-119. [More Information]
  • Burns, J., Ouvrier, R., Yiu, E., Joseph, P., Kornberg, A., Fahey, M., Ryan, M. (2009). Ascorbic acid for Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease type 1A in children: a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled, safety and efficacy trial. Lancet Neurology, 8(6), 537-544. [More Information]
  • Burns, J., Joseph, D., Rose, K., Ryan, M., Ouvrier, R. (2009). Effect of Oral Curcumin on Déjérine-Sottas Disease. Pediatric Neurology, 41(4), 305-308. [More Information]
  • O'Reilly, T., Hunt, A., Thomas, B., Harris, L., Burns, J. (2009). Effects of ankle-foot orthoses for children with hemiplegia on weight-bearing and functional ability. Pediatric Physical Therapy, 21(3), 225-234. [More Information]
  • Hawke, F., Burns, J., Landorf, K. (2009). Evidence-based podiatric medicine: importance of systematic reviews in clinical practice. Journal of the American Podiatric Medical Association, 99(3), 260-266. [More Information]
  • Burns, J., Ryan, M., Ouvrier, R. (2009). Evolution of foot and ankle manifestations in children with CMT1A. Muscle and Nerve, 39(2), 158-166. [More Information]
  • Burns, J., Raymond, J., Ouvrier, R. (2009). Feasibility of foot and ankle strength training in childhood Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease. Neuromuscular Disorders, 19(12), 818-821. [More Information]
  • Nester, C., Leardini, A., Cavanagh, P., Rosenbaum, D., Burns, J. (2009). International Foot and Ankle Biomechanics Community (i-FAB): past, present and beyond. Journal of Foot and Ankle Research, 2(19), online. [More Information]
  • Burns, J., Wegener, C., Begg, L., Vicaretti, M., Fletcher, J. (2009). Randomized trial of custom orthoses and footwear on foot pain and plantar pressure in diabetic peripheral arterial disease. Diabetic Medicine, 26(9), 893-899. [More Information]
  • Rose, K., Burns, J., North, K. (2009). Relationship between foot strength and motor function in preschool-age children. Neuromuscular Disorders, 19(2), 104-107. [More Information]
  • Hawke, F., Burns, J. (2009). Understanding the nature and mechanism of foot pain. Journal of Foot and Ankle Research, 2(1), 1-11. [More Information]
  • Crosbie, W., Burns, J. (2008). Are in-shoe pressure characteristics in symptomatic idiopathic pes cavus related to the location of foot pain? Gait and Posture, 27(1), 16-22. [More Information]
  • Burns, J., Begg, L., Vicaretti, M. (2008). Comparison of orthotic materials on foot pain, comfort, and plantar pressure in the neuroischemic diabetic foot: a case report. Journal of the American Podiatric Medical Association, 98(2), 143-148. [More Information]
  • Hawke, F., Burns, J., Radford, J., du Toit, V. (2008). Custom-made foot orthoses for the treatment of foot pain. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, No.: CD006801(3), 1-137. [More Information]
  • Wong, L., Hunt, A., Burns, J., Crosbie, W. (2008). Effect of Foot Morphology on Center-of-Pressure Excursion During Barefoot Walking. Journal of the American Podiatric Medical Association, 98(2), 112-117. [More Information]
  • Wegener, C., Burns, J., Penkala, S. (2008). Effect of Neutral-Cushioned Running Shoes on Plantar Pressure Loading and Comfort in Athletes With Cavus Feet: A Crossover Randomized Controlled Trial. American Journal of Sports Medicine, 36(11), 2139-2146. [More Information]
  • Redmond, A., Burns, J., Ouvrier, R. (2008). Factors that influence health-related quality of life in Australian adults with Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease. Neuromuscular Disorders, 18(8), 619-625. [More Information]
  • Burns, J., Bray, P., Cross, L., North, K., Ouvrier, R., Ryan, M. (2008). Hand involvement in children with Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease type 1A. Neuromuscular Disorders, 18(12), 970-973. [More Information]
  • Rose, K., Burns, J., Wheeler, D., North, K. (2008). Interventions for increasing ankle range of motion in patients with neuromuscular disease (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, cd 006973(1), 1-14. [More Information]
  • Yiu, E., Burns, J., Ryan, M., Ouvrier, R. (2008). Neurophysiologic abnormalities in children with Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease type 1A. Journal of the Peripheral Nervous System, 13(3), 236-241. [More Information]
  • Crosbie, W., Burns, J., Ouvrier, R. (2008). Pressure characteristics in painful pes cavus feet resulting from Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease. Gait and Posture, 28(4), 545-551. [More Information]
  • Rose, K., Burns, J., Ryan, M., Ouvrier, R., North, K. (2008). Reliability of quantifying foot and ankle muscle strength in very young children. Muscle and Nerve, 37(5), 626-631. [More Information]
  • Isbister, G., Burns, J., Prior, F., Ouvrier, R. (2008). Safety of nitrous oxide administration in patients with Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease. Journal of the Neurological Sciences, 268, 160-162. [More Information]
  • Burns, J., Ouvrier, R., Nicholson, G., Ryan, M. (2007). Establishment of the Australasian paediatric Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease registry. Neuromuscular Disorders, 17, 349-350. [More Information]
  • Cain, L., Nicholson, L., Adams, R., Burns, J. (2007). Foot morphology and foot/ankle injury in indoor football. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport, 10(5), 311-319. [More Information]
  • Burns, J., Landorf, K., Ryan, M., Crosbie, J., Ouvrier, R. (2007). Interventions for the prevention and treatment of pes cavus (Review). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, (4), 1-18. [More Information]
  • Crosbie, W., Burns, J. (2007). Predicting outcomes in the orthotic management of painful, idiopathic pes cavus. Clinical Journal of Sport Medicine, 17(5), 337-342. [More Information]
  • Hennessy, K., Burns, J., Penkala, S. (2007). Reducing plantar pressure in rheumatoid arthritis: A comparison of running versus off-the-shelf orthopaedic footwear. Clinical Biomechanics, 22, 917-923. [More Information]
  • Radford, J., Burns, J., Buchbinder, R., Landorf, K., Cook, C. (2006). Does stretching increase ankle dorsiflexion range of motion? A systematic review. British Journal of Sports Medicine, 40(10), 870-875. [More Information]
  • Burns, J., Crosbie, W., Ouvrier, R., Hunt, A. (2006). Effective Orthotic Therapy for the Painful Cavus Foot: A Randomized Controlled Trial. Journal of the American Podiatric Medical Association, 96(3), 205-211. [More Information]
  • Burns, J., Hartshorne, P., Crosbie, W. (2006). Reliable casting of pes cavus to minimise errors in custom orthosis fabrication. British Journal of Podiatry, 9(1), 25-28.
  • Radford, J., Burns, J., Buchbinder, R., Landorf, K., Cook, C. (2006). The effect of low-dye taping on kinematic, kinetic, and electromyographic variables: a systematic review. Journal of Orthopaedic and Sports Physical Therapy, 36(4), 232-241. [More Information]
  • Burns, J., Keenan, A., Redmond, A. (2005). Foot Type and Overuse Injury in Triathletes. Journal of the American Podiatric Medical Association, 95(3), 235-241. [More Information]
  • Burns, J., Redmond, A., Ouvrier, R., Crosbie, W. (2005). Quantification of Muscle Strength and Imbalance in Neurogenic Pes Cavus, Compared to Health Controls, Using Hand-Held Dynamometry. Foot and Ankle International, 26(7), 540-544. [More Information]
  • Burns, J., Crosbie, W., Hunt, A., Ouvrier, R. (2005). The effect of pes cavus on foot pain and plantar pressure. Clinical Biomechanics, 20(9), 877-882. [More Information]
  • Burns, J., Crosbie, W., Hunt, A., Ouvrier, R. (2005). The relationship Between Foot Pain and Plantar Pressure in Neurogenic and Idiopathic Pes Cavus. Journal of the Peripheral Nervous System, 10(Supplement 1), 11.
  • Burns, J., Crosbie, W. (2005). Weight bearing ankle dorsiflexion range of motion in idiopathic pes cavus compared to normal and pes planus feet. Foot, 15(2), 91-94. [More Information]
  • Burns, J., Keenan, A., Redmond, A. (2003). Factors Associated With Triathlon-Related Overuse Injuries. Journal of Orthopaedic and Sports Physical Therapy, 33(4), 177-184. [More Information]

2014

  • Sman, A., Raymond, J., Refshauge, K., Menezes, M., Walker, T., Ouvrier, R., Burns, J. (2014). A randomised, double-blind, sham-controlled trial protocol of progressive resistance strength training for children with Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease. Journal of Physiotherapy, Article in Press.
  • Gray, K., Gibbons, P., Little, D., Burns, J. (2014). Are unilateral and bilateral clubfeet created equal? Analysis of severity and correlation. Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics. Part B, Article in Press.
  • Sman, A., Hiller, C., Imer, A., Ocsing, A., Burns, J., Refshauge, K. (2014). Design and Reliability of a Novel Heel Rise Test Measuring Device for Plantarflexion Endurance. BioMed Research International, Art. no. 391646(DOI: 10.1155/2014/391646). [More Information]
  • Sman, A., Hiller, C., Rae, K., Linklater, J., Black, D., Nicholson, L., Burns, J., Refshauge, K. (2014). Diagnostic accuracy of clinical tests for ankle syndesmosis injury. British Journal of Sports Medicine, published onlilne first - 19 Nov 13. [More Information]
  • Gray, K., Burns, J., Little, D., Bellemore, M., Gibbons, P. (2014). Is tibialis anterior tendon transfer effective for recurrent clubfoot? Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research, 472(2), 750-758. [More Information]
  • Najafi, B., Wrobel, J., Burns, J. (2014). Mechanism of orthotic therapy for the painful cavus foot deformity. Journal of Foot and Ankle Research, 7(2), 1-9. [More Information]
  • Mudge, A., Bau, K., Purcell, L., Wu, J., Axt, M., Selber, P., Burns, J. (2014). Normative reference values for lower limb joint range, bone torsion, and alignment in children aged 4-16 years. Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics. Part B, 23(1), 15-25. [More Information]
  • Sman, A., Raymond, J., Refshauge, K., Menezes, M., Walker, T., Ouvrier, R., Burns, J. (2014). Randomised controlled trial protocol of foot and ankle exercise for children with Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease. Journal of Physiotherapy, 60(1), 55-55. [More Information]
  • Champion, J., Rose, K., Payne, J., Burns, J., North, K. (2014). Relationship between cognitive dysfunction, gait, and motor impairment in children and adolescents with neurofibromatosis type 1. Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology, 56(5), 468-474. [More Information]
  • Mandarakas, M., Pourkazemi, F., Sman, A., Burns, J., Hiller, C. (2014). Systematic review of chronic ankle instability in children. Journal of Foot and Ankle Research, 7(1), 1-10. [More Information]
  • Foley, A., Menezes, M., Pandraud, A., Gonzalez, M., Al-Odaib, A., Abrams, A., Sugano, K., Yonezawa, A., Manzur, A., Burns, J., Carpenter, K., Gold, W., Ouvrier, R., Christodoulou, J., et al (2014). Treatable childhood neuronopathy caused by mutations in riboflavin transporter RFVT2. Brain, 137(1), 44-56. [More Information]

2013

  • Hendry, G., Gibson, K., Pile, K., Taylor, L., du Toit, V., Burns, J., Rome, K. (2013). "They just scraped off the calluses": a mixed methods exploration of foot care access and provision for people with rheumatoid arthritis in south-western Sydney, Australia. Journal of Foot and Ankle Research, 6(1), 1-11. [More Information]
  • Wegener, C., Greene, A., Burns, J., Vanwanseele, B., Hunt, A., Smith, R. (2013). Effect of sports shoes on children's vertical jump performance and midfoot and ankle kinetics. Footwear Science, 5(Suppl. 1), S58-S59. [More Information]
  • Hawke, F., Chuter, V., Burns, J. (2013). Factors Associated with Night-Time Calf Muscle Cramps: A Case-Control Study. Muscle and Nerve, 47(3), 339-343. [More Information]
  • Hawke, F., Chuter, V., Burns, J. (2013). Impact of nocturnal calf cramping on quality of sleep and health-related quality of life. Quality of Life Research, 22(6), 1281. [More Information]
  • Mandarakas, M., Hiller, C., Rose, K., Burns, J. (2013). Measuring ankle instability in pediatric Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease. Journal of Child Neurology, 28(11), 1456-1462. [More Information]
  • Henry, G., Gibson, K., Pile, K., Taylor, L., du Toit, V., Burns, J., Rome, K. (2013). Provision of foot health services for people with rheumatoid arthritis in New South Wales: a web-based survey of local podiatrists. Journal of Foot and Ankle Research, 6(1), 1-10. [More Information]
  • Burns, J., Menezes, M., Finkel, R., Estilow, T., Moroni, I., Pagliano, E., Laura, M., Muntoni, F., Herrmann, D., Eichinger, K., et al (2013). Transitioning outcome measures: relationship between the CMTPedS and CMTNSv2 in children, adolescents, and young adults with Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease. Journal of the Peripheral Nervous System, 18(2), 177-180. [More Information]

2012

  • Begg, L., McLaughlin, P., Manning, L., Vicaretti, M., Fletcher, J., Burns, J. (2012). A novel approach to mapping load transfer from the plantar surface of the foot to the walls of the total contact cast: a proof of concept study. Journal of Foot and Ankle Research, 5(1), 1-5. [More Information]
  • Hawke, F., Burns, J. (2012). Brief Report: Custom Foot Orthoses for Foot Pain: What Does the Evidence Say? Foot and Ankle International, 33(12), 1161-1163. [More Information]
  • Burns, J., Redmond, A. (2012). Childhood Disorders of the Foot and Lower Limb. New York: Nova Science Publishers.
  • Najafi, B., Barnica, E., Wrobel, J., Burns, J. (2012). Dynamic plantar loading index: Understanding the benefit of custom foot orthoses for painful pes cavus. Journal of Biomechanics, 45(9), 1705-1711. [More Information]
  • Estilow, T., Kozin, S., Glanzman, A., Burns, J., Finkel, R. (2012). Flexor digitorum superficialis opposition tendon transfer improves hand function in children with Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease: Case series. Neuromuscular Disorders, 22(12), 1090-1095. [More Information]
  • Soysa, A., Hiller, C., Refshauge, K., Burns, J. (2012). Importance and challenges of measuring intrinsic foot muscle strength. Journal of Foot and Ankle Research, 5, 1-14. [More Information]
  • Scanlon, C., Park, K., Mapletoft, D., Begg, L., Burns, J. (2012). Interrater and intrarater reliability of photoplethysmography for measuring toe blood pressure and toe-brachial index in people with diabetes mellitus. Journal of Foot and Ankle Research, 5, 1-5. [More Information]
  • Gray, K., Pacey, V., Gibbons, P., Little, D., Frost, C., Burns, J. (2012). Interventions for congenital talipes equinovarus (clubfoot) (Review). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 4(2012), 1-27. [More Information]
  • Blyton, F., Chuter, V., Walter, K., Burns, J. (2012). Non-drug therapies for lower limb muscle cramps (Review). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 1, 1-24. [More Information]
  • Scheffer, G., Hiller, C., Refshauge, K., Burns, J. (2012). Prescription of foot and ankle orthoses for children with Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease: a review of the evidence. Physical Therapy Reviews, 17(2), 79-90. [More Information]
  • Hiller, C., Nightingale, E., Raymond, J., Kilbreath, S., Burns, J., Black, D., Refshauge, K. (2012). Prevalence and Impact of Chronic Musculoskeletal Ankle Disorders in the Community. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 93(10), 1801-1807. [More Information]
  • Burns, J., Ouvrier, R., Estilow, T., Shy, R., Laura, M., Eichinger, K., Muntoni, F., Reilly, M., Pareyson, D., Acsadi, G., et al (2012). Symmetry of foot alignment and ankle flexibility in paediatric Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease. Clinical Biomechanics, 27(7), 744-747. [More Information]
  • Blyton, F., Chuter, V., Burns, J. (2012). Unknotting night-time muscle cramp: a survey of patient experience, help-seeking behaviour and perceived treatment effectiveness. Journal of Foot and Ankle Research, 5(1), 1-8. [More Information]
  • Burns, J., Ouvrier, R., Estilow, T., Shy, R., Laura, M., Pallant, J., Lek, M., Muntoni, F., Reilly, M., Pareyson, D., et al (2012). Validation of the Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease pediatric scale as an outcome measure of disability. Annals of Neurology, 71(5), 642-652. [More Information]

2011

  • Wegener, C., Hunt, A., Vanwanseele, B., Burns, J., Smith, R. (2011). Effect of children's shoes on gait: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Journal of Foot and Ankle Research, 4(3), 1-13. [More Information]
  • Burns, J., Ouvrier, R., Yiu, E., Ryan, M. (2011). Extended treatment of childhood Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease with high-dose ascorbic acid. Journal of the Peripheral Nervous System, 16(3), 272-274. [More Information]
  • Bray, P., Bundy, A., Ryan, M., North, K., Burns, J. (2011). Health status of boys with Duchenne muscular dystrophy: A parent's perspective. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 47, 557-562. [More Information]
  • Blyton, F., Ryan, M., Ouvrier, R., Burns, J. (2011). Muscle cramp in pediatric Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease type 1A: Prevalence and predictors. Neurology, 77(24), 2115-2118. [More Information]
  • Burns, J., Begg, L. (2011). Optimizing the offloading properties of the total contact cast for plantar foot ulceration. Diabetic Medicine, 28(2), 179-185. [More Information]

2010

  • Burns, J., Ramchandren, S., Ryan, M., Shy, M., Ouvrier, R. (2010). Determinants of reduced health-related quality of life in pediatric inherited neuropathies. Neurology, 75(8), 726-731. [More Information]
  • Burns, J., Shy, R., Estilow, T., Acsadi, G., Glanzman, A., Ouvrier, R., Muntoni, F., Reilly, M., Shy, M., Finkel, R. (2010). Development and Validation of the Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease Pediatric (CMTPed) Scale. Neurology, , A259-A259.
  • Rose, K., Burns, J., North, K. (2010). Factors Associated With Foot and Ankle Strength in Healthy Preschool-Age Children and Age-Matched Cases of Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease Type 1A. Journal of Child Neurology, 25(4), 463-468. [More Information]
  • Rose, K., Burns, J., Wheeler, D., North, K. (2010). Interventions for increasing ankle range of motion in patients with neuromuscular disease (Review). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 17(2), 1-53. [More Information]
  • Bray, P., Burns, J., Morrison, M., Bundy, A. (2010). Measuring Health-Related Quality of Life in Children with Neuromuscular Disorders. In Alexandra M Columbus (Eds.), Advances in Psychology Research, Vol. 65, (pp. 177-190). New York: Nova Science Publishers.
  • Burns, J., Ryan, M., Ouvrier, R. (2010). Quality of Life in Children With Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease. Journal of Child Neurology, 25(3), 343-347. [More Information]
  • Burns, J., Scheinberg, A., Ryan, M., Rose, K., Ouvrier, R. (2010). Randomized trial of botulinum toxin to prevent pes cavus progression in pediatric charcot-marie-tooth disease type 1A. Muscle and Nerve, 42(2), 262-267. [More Information]
  • Rose, K., Raymond, J., Refshauge, K., North, K., Burns, J. (2010). Serial night casting increases ankle dorsiflexion range in children and young adults with Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease: a randomised trial. Journal of Physiotherapy, 56(2), 113-119. [More Information]

2009

  • Burns, J., Ouvrier, R., Yiu, E., Joseph, P., Kornberg, A., Fahey, M., Ryan, M. (2009). Ascorbic acid for Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease type 1A in children: a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled, safety and efficacy trial. Lancet Neurology, 8(6), 537-544. [More Information]
  • Burns, J., Joseph, D., Rose, K., Ryan, M., Ouvrier, R. (2009). Effect of Oral Curcumin on Déjérine-Sottas Disease. Pediatric Neurology, 41(4), 305-308. [More Information]
  • O'Reilly, T., Hunt, A., Thomas, B., Harris, L., Burns, J. (2009). Effects of ankle-foot orthoses for children with hemiplegia on weight-bearing and functional ability. Pediatric Physical Therapy, 21(3), 225-234. [More Information]
  • Hawke, F., Burns, J., Landorf, K. (2009). Evidence-based podiatric medicine: importance of systematic reviews in clinical practice. Journal of the American Podiatric Medical Association, 99(3), 260-266. [More Information]
  • Burns, J., Ryan, M., Ouvrier, R. (2009). Evolution of foot and ankle manifestations in children with CMT1A. Muscle and Nerve, 39(2), 158-166. [More Information]
  • Burns, J., Raymond, J., Ouvrier, R. (2009). Feasibility of foot and ankle strength training in childhood Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease. Neuromuscular Disorders, 19(12), 818-821. [More Information]
  • Nester, C., Leardini, A., Cavanagh, P., Rosenbaum, D., Burns, J. (2009). International Foot and Ankle Biomechanics Community (i-FAB): past, present and beyond. Journal of Foot and Ankle Research, 2(19), online. [More Information]
  • Burns, J., Wegener, C., Begg, L., Vicaretti, M., Fletcher, J. (2009). Randomized trial of custom orthoses and footwear on foot pain and plantar pressure in diabetic peripheral arterial disease. Diabetic Medicine, 26(9), 893-899. [More Information]
  • Rose, K., Burns, J., North, K. (2009). Relationship between foot strength and motor function in preschool-age children. Neuromuscular Disorders, 19(2), 104-107. [More Information]
  • Hawke, F., Burns, J. (2009). Understanding the nature and mechanism of foot pain. Journal of Foot and Ankle Research, 2(1), 1-11. [More Information]

2008

  • Crosbie, W., Burns, J. (2008). Are in-shoe pressure characteristics in symptomatic idiopathic pes cavus related to the location of foot pain? Gait and Posture, 27(1), 16-22. [More Information]
  • Burns, J., Begg, L., Vicaretti, M. (2008). Comparison of orthotic materials on foot pain, comfort, and plantar pressure in the neuroischemic diabetic foot: a case report. Journal of the American Podiatric Medical Association, 98(2), 143-148. [More Information]
  • Hawke, F., Burns, J., Radford, J., du Toit, V. (2008). Custom-made foot orthoses for the treatment of foot pain. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, No.: CD006801(3), 1-137. [More Information]
  • Wong, L., Hunt, A., Burns, J., Crosbie, W. (2008). Effect of Foot Morphology on Center-of-Pressure Excursion During Barefoot Walking. Journal of the American Podiatric Medical Association, 98(2), 112-117. [More Information]
  • Wegener, C., Burns, J., Penkala, S. (2008). Effect of Neutral-Cushioned Running Shoes on Plantar Pressure Loading and Comfort in Athletes With Cavus Feet: A Crossover Randomized Controlled Trial. American Journal of Sports Medicine, 36(11), 2139-2146. [More Information]
  • Redmond, A., Burns, J., Ouvrier, R. (2008). Factors that influence health-related quality of life in Australian adults with Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease. Neuromuscular Disorders, 18(8), 619-625. [More Information]
  • Burns, J., Bray, P., Cross, L., North, K., Ouvrier, R., Ryan, M. (2008). Hand involvement in children with Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease type 1A. Neuromuscular Disorders, 18(12), 970-973. [More Information]
  • Landorf, K., Burns, J. (2008). Health Outcome Assessment. Merriman's Assessment of the Lower Limb, (pp. 33-51). United Kingdom: Churchill Livingstone.
  • Rose, K., Burns, J., Wheeler, D., North, K. (2008). Interventions for increasing ankle range of motion in patients with neuromuscular disease (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, cd 006973(1), 1-14. [More Information]
  • Burns, J. (2008). Maintaining professional competence. In Rosemary Kennedy (Eds.), Allied Health Professionals and the Law, (pp. 223-230). Australia: Federation Press.
  • Yiu, E., Burns, J., Ryan, M., Ouvrier, R. (2008). Neurophysiologic abnormalities in children with Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease type 1A. Journal of the Peripheral Nervous System, 13(3), 236-241. [More Information]
  • Crosbie, W., Burns, J., Ouvrier, R. (2008). Pressure characteristics in painful pes cavus feet resulting from Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease. Gait and Posture, 28(4), 545-551. [More Information]
  • Rose, K., Burns, J., Ryan, M., Ouvrier, R., North, K. (2008). Reliability of quantifying foot and ankle muscle strength in very young children. Muscle and Nerve, 37(5), 626-631. [More Information]
  • Isbister, G., Burns, J., Prior, F., Ouvrier, R. (2008). Safety of nitrous oxide administration in patients with Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease. Journal of the Neurological Sciences, 268, 160-162. [More Information]

2007

  • Burns, J., Ouvrier, R., Nicholson, G., Ryan, M. (2007). Establishment of the Australasian paediatric Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease registry. Neuromuscular Disorders, 17, 349-350. [More Information]
  • Cain, L., Nicholson, L., Adams, R., Burns, J. (2007). Foot morphology and foot/ankle injury in indoor football. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport, 10(5), 311-319. [More Information]
  • Burns, J., Landorf, K., Ryan, M., Crosbie, J., Ouvrier, R. (2007). Interventions for the prevention and treatment of pes cavus (Review). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, (4), 1-18. [More Information]
  • Crosbie, W., Burns, J. (2007). Predicting outcomes in the orthotic management of painful, idiopathic pes cavus. Clinical Journal of Sport Medicine, 17(5), 337-342. [More Information]
  • Hennessy, K., Burns, J., Penkala, S. (2007). Reducing plantar pressure in rheumatoid arthritis: A comparison of running versus off-the-shelf orthopaedic footwear. Clinical Biomechanics, 22, 917-923. [More Information]

2006

  • Radford, J., Burns, J., Buchbinder, R., Landorf, K., Cook, C. (2006). Does stretching increase ankle dorsiflexion range of motion? A systematic review. British Journal of Sports Medicine, 40(10), 870-875. [More Information]
  • Burns, J., Crosbie, W., Ouvrier, R., Hunt, A. (2006). Effective Orthotic Therapy for the Painful Cavus Foot: A Randomized Controlled Trial. Journal of the American Podiatric Medical Association, 96(3), 205-211. [More Information]
  • Burns, J., Hartshorne, P., Crosbie, W. (2006). Reliable casting of pes cavus to minimise errors in custom orthosis fabrication. British Journal of Podiatry, 9(1), 25-28.
  • Radford, J., Burns, J., Buchbinder, R., Landorf, K., Cook, C. (2006). The effect of low-dye taping on kinematic, kinetic, and electromyographic variables: a systematic review. Journal of Orthopaedic and Sports Physical Therapy, 36(4), 232-241. [More Information]

2005

  • Burns, J., Keenan, A., Redmond, A. (2005). Foot Type and Overuse Injury in Triathletes. Journal of the American Podiatric Medical Association, 95(3), 235-241. [More Information]
  • Burns, J., Redmond, A., Ouvrier, R., Crosbie, W. (2005). Quantification of Muscle Strength and Imbalance in Neurogenic Pes Cavus, Compared to Health Controls, Using Hand-Held Dynamometry. Foot and Ankle International, 26(7), 540-544. [More Information]
  • Burns, J., Crosbie, W., Hunt, A., Ouvrier, R. (2005). The effect of pes cavus on foot pain and plantar pressure. Clinical Biomechanics, 20(9), 877-882. [More Information]
  • Burns, J., Crosbie, W., Hunt, A., Ouvrier, R. (2005). The relationship Between Foot Pain and Plantar Pressure in Neurogenic and Idiopathic Pes Cavus. Journal of the Peripheral Nervous System, 10(Supplement 1), 11.
  • Burns, J., Crosbie, W. (2005). Weight bearing ankle dorsiflexion range of motion in idiopathic pes cavus compared to normal and pes planus feet. Foot, 15(2), 91-94. [More Information]

2003

  • Burns, J., Keenan, A., Redmond, A. (2003). Factors Associated With Triathlon-Related Overuse Injuries. Journal of Orthopaedic and Sports Physical Therapy, 33(4), 177-184. [More Information]

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