Dr Trudy Rebbeck

Senior Lecturer, Physiotherapy

C43A - Jeffrey Miller Admin Building Cumberland Campus
The University of Sydney

Telephone +61 2 9351 9534
Fax +61 2 9351 9278

Website Arthritis and Musculoskeletal Disorders

Current research students

Project title Research student
Neurochemical Markers of Headaches Using Proton Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy Maria Eliza AGUILA
Implementation of a guideline?based clinical pathway of care to improve health outcomes following whiplash injury. Aila Nica BANDONG
Determinants of improved recovery and responsiveness to treatment after whiplash. Alexandra Rose GRIFFIN

Themes

Clinical and Rehabilitation Sciences

Selected grants

2015

  • Development of an online package (WOAP) to support the assessment and treatment of people with whiplash; Rebbeck T, Sterling M, Ritchie C, Leaver A; Motor Accident Insurance Commission/Project Support.

2014

  • Feasibility of Text message based intervention for ongoing support and education of whiplash associated disorder among people with injury in a land transport crash (TEXT-WAD Pilot); Jagnoor J, Rebbeck T, Gopinath B, Craig A, Cameron I; Motor Accident Authority of New South Wales/Research Grant.
  • Clinical pathway of care for whiplash injury; Sterling M, Rebbeck T, Willcock S, Kenardy J, Connelly L, Cameron I, Refshauge K, Mitchell G; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Partnership Projects.

2013

  • Assessment and management of people with cervical spine disorders at high risk of non recovery.; Rebbeck T; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Early Career Fellowships.
  • Does evidence based management differ in people at high and low risk of recovery after Whiplash Associated Disorders (WAD); Rebbeck T, Cameron I; Motor Accident Authority of New South Wales/Research Support.

2008

  • Implementation of Guidelines for the Management of Whiplash-Associated Disorders 2007; Rebbeck T; Motor Accident Authority of New South Wales/Research Support.

2005

  • Health outcomes of claimants with whiplash- associated disorders.; McAlpine J, Everett K, Evans S, Rebbeck T; Price Waterhouse Coopers (PWC)/PricewaterhouseCoopers Service.
  • Review of the guidleines for the management of acute whiplash injuries; Rebbeck T, Stewart J, Trevena L, Stewart M, Cameron I; Motor Accident Authority of New South Wales/Research Grant.

Selected publications

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Book Chapters

  • Sterling, M., Rebbeck, T., Kenardy, J. (2011). Case descriptions. In Carolyn Pike (Eds.), Whiplash: evidence base for clinical practice, (pp. 180-186). Australia: Churchill Livingstone.

Journals

  • Rebbeck, T., Leaver, A., Bandong, A., Kenardy, J., Refshauge, K., Connelly, L., Cameron, I., Mitchell, G., Willcock, S., Ritchie, C., Jagnoor, J., et al (2016). Implementation of a guideline-based clinical pathway of care to improve health outcomes following whiplash injury (Whiplash ImPaCT): Protocol of a randomised, controlled trial. Journal of Physiotherapy, 62(2), 111-111. [More Information]
  • Rebbeck, T., Moloney, N., Azoory, R., Hubscher, M., Waller, R., Gibbons, R., Beales, D. (2015). Clinical ratings of pain sensitivity correlate with quantitative measures in people with chronic neck pain and healthy controls: Cross-sectional study. Physical Therapy, 95(11), 1536-1546. [More Information]
  • Aguila, M., Lagopoulos, J., Leaver, A., Rebbeck, T., Huebscher, M., Brennan, P., Refshauge, K. (2015). Elevated levels of GABA+ in migraine detected using 1H-MRS. NMR in Biomedicine, 28(7), 890-897. [More Information]
  • Rebbeck, T., Liebert, A. (2014). Clinical management of cranio-vertebral instability after whiplash, when guidelines should be adapted: A case report. Manual Therapy, 19(6), 618-621. [More Information]
  • Michaleff, Z., Maher, C., Lin, C., Rebbeck, T., Jull, G., Latimer, J., Connelly, L., Sterling, M. (2014). Comprehensive physiotherapy exercise programme or advice for chronic whiplash (PROMISE): a pragmatic randomised controlled trial. The Lancet, 384(9938), 133-141. [More Information]
  • Huebscher, M., Moloney, N., Rebbeck, T., Refshauge, K., Traeger, A. (2014). Contributions of Mood, Pain Catastrophizing, and Cold Hyperalgesia in Acute and Chronic Low Back Pain - A Comparison With Pain-Free Controls. Clinical Journal of Pain, 30(10), 886-893. [More Information]
  • Rebbeck, T., Macedo, L., Maher, C. (2013). Compliance with clinical guidelines for whiplash improved with a targeted implementation strategy: a prospective cohort study. BMC Health Services Research, 13(1), 1-8. [More Information]
  • Rebbeck, T., Macedo, L., Paul, P., Trevena, L., Cameron, I. (2013). General practitioners' knowledge of whiplash guidelines improved with online education. Australian Health Review, 37(5), 688-694. [More Information]
  • Liebert, A., Rebbeck, T., Elias, S., Hawkins, D., Adams, R. (2013). Musculoskeletal physiotherapists' perceptions of non-responsiveness to treatment for cervicogenic headache. Physiotherapy Theory and Practice, 29(8), 616-629. [More Information]
  • Huebscher, M., Moloney, N., Leaver, A., Rebbeck, T., McAuley, J., Refshauge, K. (2013). Relationship between quantitative sensory testing and pain or disability in people with spinal pain - A systematic review and meta-analysis. Pain, 154(9), 1497-1504. [More Information]
  • Michaleff, Z., Maher, C., Verhagen, A., Rebbeck, T., Lin, C. (2012). Accuracy of the Canadian C-spine rule and NEXUS to screen for clinically important cervical spine injury in patients following blunt trauma: a systematic review. CMAJ - Canadian Medical Association Journal, 184(16), E867-E867. [More Information]
  • Rebbeck, T. (2011). Headache, orofacial pain and bruxism. Journal of Physiotherapy, 57(3), 199-199.
  • Michaleff, Z., Maher, C., Jull, G., Latimer, J., Connelly, L., Lin, C., Rebbeck, T., Sterling, M. (2009). A randomised clinical trial of a comprehensive exercise program for chronic whiplash: trial protocol. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders, 10, 149-1-149-7. [More Information]
  • Kamper, S., Rebbeck, T., Maher, C., McAuley, J., Sterling, M. (2008). Course and prognostic factors of whiplash: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Pain, 138(3), 617-629. [More Information]
  • Cameron, I., Rebbeck, T., Sindhusake, D., Rubin, G., Fayer, A., Walsh, J., Schofield, W. (2008). Legislative change is associated with improved health status in people with whiplash. Spine, 33(3), 250-254. [More Information]
  • van der Wees, P., Jamtvedt, G., Rebbeck, T., de Bie, R., Dekker, J., Hendriks, E. (2008). Multifaceted strategies may increase implementation of physiotherapy clinical guidelines: a systematic review. Australian Journal of Physiotherapy, 54(4), 233-241.
  • Rebbeck, T., Refshauge, K., Maher, C., Stewart, M. (2007). Evaluation of the core outcome measure in whiplash. Spine, 32(6), 696-702.
  • Rebbeck, T., Sindhusake, D., Cameron, I., Rubin, G., Feyer, A., Walsh, J., Gold, M., Schofield, W. (2006). A prospective cohort study of health outcomes following whiplash associated disorders in an Australian population. Injury Prevention, 12, 93-98. [More Information]
  • Rebbeck, T., Maher, C., Refshauge, K. (2006). Evaluating two implementation strategies for whiplash guidelines in physiotherapy: A cluster-randomised trial. Australian Journal of Physiotherapy, 52(3), 165-174.
  • Rebbeck, T., Refshauge, K., Maher, C. (2006). Use of clinical guidelines for whiplash by insurers. Australian Health Review, 30(4), 442-449.
  • Magarey, M., Rebbeck, T., Coughlan, B., Grimmer, K., Rivett, D., Refshauge, K. (2004). Pre-Manipulative Testing Of The Cervical Spine Review, Revision And New Clinical Guidelines. Manual Therapy, 9(2), 95-108.

Conferences

  • Aguila, M., Leaver, A., Rebbeck, T., Lagopoulos, J., Brennan, P., Huebscher, M., Refshauge, K. (2015). Clinical characteristics associated with perceived disability and GABA level in adults with migraine: insights for physiotherapy assessment. World Confederation for Physical Therapy Congress 2015, Singapore: Elsevier.
  • Rebbeck, T., Moloney, N., Azoory, R., Huebscher, M., Waller, R., Beales, D. (2013). Clinical ratings of pain sensitivity correlate with quantitative measures: a comparison between patients with chronic neck pain and healthy controls. APA Conference 2013 'New Moves', Melbourne: Australian Physiotherapy Association.
  • Michaleff, Z., Maher, C., Lin, C., Rebbeck, T., Jull, G., Sterling, M. (2013). Is a 12-week comprehensive physiotherapy exercise program more effective than advice for people with a chronic whiplash injury? APA Conference 2013 'New Moves', Melbourne: Australian Physiotherapy Association.
  • Liebert, A., Rebbeck, T., Elias, S., Hawkins, D., Adams, R. (2013). Musculoskeletal physiotherapists perceptions of non-responsiveness to treatment for cervicogenic headache. APA Conference 2013 'New Moves', Melbourne: Australian Physiotherapy Association.
  • Huebscher, M., Moloney, N., Leaver, A., Rebbeck, T., McAuley, J., Refshauge, K. (2013). Relationship between quantitative sensory testing and pain or disability in people with spinal pain - A systematic review and meta-analysis. APA Conference 2013 'New Moves', Melbourne: Australian Physiotherapy Association.
  • Lindsey, R., Leaver, A., Crosbie, J., Rebbeck, T., Shirley, D. (2013). Reliability of cervical spine passive physiological intervertebral movements: a protocol for evaulating reliability using 3-D motion analysis. APA Conference 2013 'New Moves', Melbourne: Australian Physiotherapy Association.
  • Lindsey, R., Leaver, A., Crosbie, J., Rebbeck, T., Shirley, D. (2013). Reliability of cervical spine PPIVM: a protocol for evaluating reliability using 3-D motion analysis. APA Conference 2013 'New Moves', Melbourne: Australian Physiotherapy Association.
  • Rebbeck, T., Macedo, L., Maher, C. (2011). Implementation of clinical guidelines for whiplash: effect on physiotherapists and chiropractors knowledge and practice. APA Physiotherapy Conference 2011, NA.
  • Rebbeck, T., Macedo, L., Trevena, L., Paul, P., Cameron, I. (2011). On-line education is effective in improving general practitioners knowledge of clinical guidelines for whiplash. APA Physiotherapy Conference 2011, NA.
  • Rebbeck, T., Refshauge, K., Maher, C. (2005). Insurer and patient opinions and use of clinical guidelines for whiplash associated disorder after a multiple implementation strategy. Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy Australia 14th Biennial Conference 2005, Australia: Australian Physiotherapy Association.
  • Maher, C., Rebbeck, T., Refshauge, K. (2003). Development and implementation of clinical guidelines for whiplash associated disorders. Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy Australia 13th Biennial Conference, Sydney, Australia: Australian Physiotherapy Association.
  • Rebbeck, T., Refshauge, K., Maher, C. (2002). Whiplash associated disorders: development and implementation of clinical guidelines. 10th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Australasian Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine, Brisbane, Australia: Afrm (Racp).
  • Rebbeck, T., Maher, C., Refshauge, K. (2001). An evidence based approach to the management of whiplash associated disorders. The Cervical Spine Challenge, : World Scientific Publishing.
  • Rebbeck, T. (2001). APA/MPA Low Back Pain Position Statement: An Update. More Than Skin Deep, Sydney: Australian Physiotherapy Association.

2016

  • Rebbeck, T., Leaver, A., Bandong, A., Kenardy, J., Refshauge, K., Connelly, L., Cameron, I., Mitchell, G., Willcock, S., Ritchie, C., Jagnoor, J., et al (2016). Implementation of a guideline-based clinical pathway of care to improve health outcomes following whiplash injury (Whiplash ImPaCT): Protocol of a randomised, controlled trial. Journal of Physiotherapy, 62(2), 111-111. [More Information]

2015

  • Aguila, M., Leaver, A., Rebbeck, T., Lagopoulos, J., Brennan, P., Huebscher, M., Refshauge, K. (2015). Clinical characteristics associated with perceived disability and GABA level in adults with migraine: insights for physiotherapy assessment. World Confederation for Physical Therapy Congress 2015, Singapore: Elsevier.
  • Rebbeck, T., Moloney, N., Azoory, R., Hubscher, M., Waller, R., Gibbons, R., Beales, D. (2015). Clinical ratings of pain sensitivity correlate with quantitative measures in people with chronic neck pain and healthy controls: Cross-sectional study. Physical Therapy, 95(11), 1536-1546. [More Information]
  • Aguila, M., Lagopoulos, J., Leaver, A., Rebbeck, T., Huebscher, M., Brennan, P., Refshauge, K. (2015). Elevated levels of GABA+ in migraine detected using 1H-MRS. NMR in Biomedicine, 28(7), 890-897. [More Information]

2014

  • Rebbeck, T., Liebert, A. (2014). Clinical management of cranio-vertebral instability after whiplash, when guidelines should be adapted: A case report. Manual Therapy, 19(6), 618-621. [More Information]
  • Michaleff, Z., Maher, C., Lin, C., Rebbeck, T., Jull, G., Latimer, J., Connelly, L., Sterling, M. (2014). Comprehensive physiotherapy exercise programme or advice for chronic whiplash (PROMISE): a pragmatic randomised controlled trial. The Lancet, 384(9938), 133-141. [More Information]
  • Huebscher, M., Moloney, N., Rebbeck, T., Refshauge, K., Traeger, A. (2014). Contributions of Mood, Pain Catastrophizing, and Cold Hyperalgesia in Acute and Chronic Low Back Pain - A Comparison With Pain-Free Controls. Clinical Journal of Pain, 30(10), 886-893. [More Information]

2013

  • Rebbeck, T., Moloney, N., Azoory, R., Huebscher, M., Waller, R., Beales, D. (2013). Clinical ratings of pain sensitivity correlate with quantitative measures: a comparison between patients with chronic neck pain and healthy controls. APA Conference 2013 'New Moves', Melbourne: Australian Physiotherapy Association.
  • Rebbeck, T., Macedo, L., Maher, C. (2013). Compliance with clinical guidelines for whiplash improved with a targeted implementation strategy: a prospective cohort study. BMC Health Services Research, 13(1), 1-8. [More Information]
  • Rebbeck, T., Macedo, L., Paul, P., Trevena, L., Cameron, I. (2013). General practitioners' knowledge of whiplash guidelines improved with online education. Australian Health Review, 37(5), 688-694. [More Information]
  • Michaleff, Z., Maher, C., Lin, C., Rebbeck, T., Jull, G., Sterling, M. (2013). Is a 12-week comprehensive physiotherapy exercise program more effective than advice for people with a chronic whiplash injury? APA Conference 2013 'New Moves', Melbourne: Australian Physiotherapy Association.
  • Liebert, A., Rebbeck, T., Elias, S., Hawkins, D., Adams, R. (2013). Musculoskeletal physiotherapists perceptions of non-responsiveness to treatment for cervicogenic headache. APA Conference 2013 'New Moves', Melbourne: Australian Physiotherapy Association.
  • Liebert, A., Rebbeck, T., Elias, S., Hawkins, D., Adams, R. (2013). Musculoskeletal physiotherapists' perceptions of non-responsiveness to treatment for cervicogenic headache. Physiotherapy Theory and Practice, 29(8), 616-629. [More Information]
  • Huebscher, M., Moloney, N., Leaver, A., Rebbeck, T., McAuley, J., Refshauge, K. (2013). Relationship between quantitative sensory testing and pain or disability in people with spinal pain - A systematic review and meta-analysis. APA Conference 2013 'New Moves', Melbourne: Australian Physiotherapy Association.
  • Huebscher, M., Moloney, N., Leaver, A., Rebbeck, T., McAuley, J., Refshauge, K. (2013). Relationship between quantitative sensory testing and pain or disability in people with spinal pain - A systematic review and meta-analysis. Pain, 154(9), 1497-1504. [More Information]
  • Lindsey, R., Leaver, A., Crosbie, J., Rebbeck, T., Shirley, D. (2013). Reliability of cervical spine passive physiological intervertebral movements: a protocol for evaulating reliability using 3-D motion analysis. APA Conference 2013 'New Moves', Melbourne: Australian Physiotherapy Association.
  • Lindsey, R., Leaver, A., Crosbie, J., Rebbeck, T., Shirley, D. (2013). Reliability of cervical spine PPIVM: a protocol for evaluating reliability using 3-D motion analysis. APA Conference 2013 'New Moves', Melbourne: Australian Physiotherapy Association.

2012

  • Michaleff, Z., Maher, C., Verhagen, A., Rebbeck, T., Lin, C. (2012). Accuracy of the Canadian C-spine rule and NEXUS to screen for clinically important cervical spine injury in patients following blunt trauma: a systematic review. CMAJ - Canadian Medical Association Journal, 184(16), E867-E867. [More Information]

2011

  • Sterling, M., Rebbeck, T., Kenardy, J. (2011). Case descriptions. In Carolyn Pike (Eds.), Whiplash: evidence base for clinical practice, (pp. 180-186). Australia: Churchill Livingstone.
  • Rebbeck, T. (2011). Headache, orofacial pain and bruxism. Journal of Physiotherapy, 57(3), 199-199.
  • Rebbeck, T., Macedo, L., Maher, C. (2011). Implementation of clinical guidelines for whiplash: effect on physiotherapists and chiropractors knowledge and practice. APA Physiotherapy Conference 2011, NA.
  • Rebbeck, T., Macedo, L., Trevena, L., Paul, P., Cameron, I. (2011). On-line education is effective in improving general practitioners knowledge of clinical guidelines for whiplash. APA Physiotherapy Conference 2011, NA.

2009

  • Michaleff, Z., Maher, C., Jull, G., Latimer, J., Connelly, L., Lin, C., Rebbeck, T., Sterling, M. (2009). A randomised clinical trial of a comprehensive exercise program for chronic whiplash: trial protocol. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders, 10, 149-1-149-7. [More Information]

2008

  • Kamper, S., Rebbeck, T., Maher, C., McAuley, J., Sterling, M. (2008). Course and prognostic factors of whiplash: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Pain, 138(3), 617-629. [More Information]
  • Cameron, I., Rebbeck, T., Sindhusake, D., Rubin, G., Fayer, A., Walsh, J., Schofield, W. (2008). Legislative change is associated with improved health status in people with whiplash. Spine, 33(3), 250-254. [More Information]
  • van der Wees, P., Jamtvedt, G., Rebbeck, T., de Bie, R., Dekker, J., Hendriks, E. (2008). Multifaceted strategies may increase implementation of physiotherapy clinical guidelines: a systematic review. Australian Journal of Physiotherapy, 54(4), 233-241.

2007

  • Rebbeck, T., Refshauge, K., Maher, C., Stewart, M. (2007). Evaluation of the core outcome measure in whiplash. Spine, 32(6), 696-702.

2006

  • Rebbeck, T., Sindhusake, D., Cameron, I., Rubin, G., Feyer, A., Walsh, J., Gold, M., Schofield, W. (2006). A prospective cohort study of health outcomes following whiplash associated disorders in an Australian population. Injury Prevention, 12, 93-98. [More Information]
  • Rebbeck, T., Maher, C., Refshauge, K. (2006). Evaluating two implementation strategies for whiplash guidelines in physiotherapy: A cluster-randomised trial. Australian Journal of Physiotherapy, 52(3), 165-174.
  • Rebbeck, T., Refshauge, K., Maher, C. (2006). Use of clinical guidelines for whiplash by insurers. Australian Health Review, 30(4), 442-449.

2005

  • Rebbeck, T., Refshauge, K., Maher, C. (2005). Insurer and patient opinions and use of clinical guidelines for whiplash associated disorder after a multiple implementation strategy. Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy Australia 14th Biennial Conference 2005, Australia: Australian Physiotherapy Association.

2004

  • Magarey, M., Rebbeck, T., Coughlan, B., Grimmer, K., Rivett, D., Refshauge, K. (2004). Pre-Manipulative Testing Of The Cervical Spine Review, Revision And New Clinical Guidelines. Manual Therapy, 9(2), 95-108.

2003

  • Maher, C., Rebbeck, T., Refshauge, K. (2003). Development and implementation of clinical guidelines for whiplash associated disorders. Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy Australia 13th Biennial Conference, Sydney, Australia: Australian Physiotherapy Association.

2002

  • Rebbeck, T., Refshauge, K., Maher, C. (2002). Whiplash associated disorders: development and implementation of clinical guidelines. 10th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Australasian Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine, Brisbane, Australia: Afrm (Racp).

2001

  • Rebbeck, T., Maher, C., Refshauge, K. (2001). An evidence based approach to the management of whiplash associated disorders. The Cervical Spine Challenge, : World Scientific Publishing.
  • Rebbeck, T. (2001). APA/MPA Low Back Pain Position Statement: An Update. More Than Skin Deep, Sydney: Australian Physiotherapy Association.

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