Professor Joshua Burns

Honorary Associate
Paediatrics & Child Health, Children's Hospital, Westmead

C29 - Children's Hospital Westmead
The University of Sydney
NSW 2006 Australia

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Biographical details

Current national competitive grants*

2012

Transforming the management of neuromuscular disorders from compassionate assistance to targeted therapy and prevention
North K, Laing N, Burns J, Clarke N, Corbett A, Refshauge K, Buckley M, McLean C, Kornberg A, Ryan M
NHMRC Centres of Research Excellence ($2,496,650 over 5 years)

* Grants administered through the University of Sydney

Publications

2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008

2014

   
  • 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. [Abstract]
  • 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 Orthopedics. Part B. 23(1), 15-25. [Abstract]
  • 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. [Abstract]

2013

   
  • Burns, J., Menezes, M., Finkel, R., Estilow, T., Moroni, I., Pagliano, E., Laura, M., Muntoni, F., Herrmann, D., Eichinger, K., Shy, R., Pareyson, D., Reilly, M., Shy, M. (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. [Abstract]
  • 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. [Abstract]
  • Hawke, F., Chuter, V., Burns, J. (2013), Factors associated with night-time calf muscle cramps: a case-control study. Muscle & Nerve. 47(3), 339-343. [Abstract]
  • Hendry, 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), 35. [Abstract]
  • 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), 34. [Abstract]

2012

   
  • Burns, J., Ouvrier, R., Estilow, T., Shy, R., Laur��, M., Eichinger, K., Muntoni, F., Reilly, M., Pareyson, D., Acsadi, G., Shy, M., Finkel, R. (2012), Symmetry of foot alignment and ankle flexibility in paediatric Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease. Clinical Biomechanics. 27(7), 744-747. [Abstract]
  • 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. [Abstract]
  • 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. [Abstract]
  • Burns, J., Ouvrier, R., Estilow, T., Shy, R., Laur��, M., Pallant, J., Lek, M., Muntoni, F., Reilly, M., Pareyson, D., Acsadi, G., Shy, M., Finkel, R. (2012), Validation of the Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease pediatric scale as an outcome measure of disability. Annals of Neurology. 71(5), 642-652. [Abstract]
  • 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, 7. [Abstract]
  • 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, 13. [Abstract]
  • Gray, K., Pacey, V., Gibbons, P., Little, D., Frost, C., Burns, J. (2012), Interventions for congenital talipes equinovarus (clubfoot). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. 4, CD008602. [Abstract]
  • 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), 32. [Abstract]

2011

   
  • 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), 2115-8. [Abstract]
  • 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. [Abstract]
  • 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(8), 557-62. [Abstract]
  • Burns, J., Begg, L. (2011), Optimizing the offloading properties of the total contact cast for plantar foot ulceration. Diabetic Medicine. 28(2), 179-185. [Abstract]
  • 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. [Abstract]

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. [Abstract]
  • 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 & nerve. 42(2), 262-7. [Abstract]
  • 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), 463-8. [Abstract]
  • Burns, J., Ryan, M., Ouvrier, R. (2010), Quality of Life in Children With Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease. Journal of child neurology. 25(3), 343-7. [Abstract]
  • Rose, K., Burns, J., Wheeler, D., North, K. (2010), Interventions for increasing ankle range of motion in patients with neuromuscular disease. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. 17(2), CD006973. [Abstract]
  • Hawke, F., Burns, J., Chuter, V., Walter, K. (2010), Non-drug therapies for lower limb muscle cramps. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. 4(CD008496), 1-9.
  • Gray, K., Pacey, V., Gibbons, P., Little, D., Burns, J. (2010), Interventions for congenital talipes equinovarus. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. 7(CD008602), 1-9.
  • Bray, P., Burns, J., Morrison, M., Bundy, A. (2010), Measuring Health-Related Quality of Life in Children with Neuromuscular Disorders. In: Advances in Psychology Research. (pp.177-190).United States: Nova Science Publishers.
  • 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. [Abstract]

2009

   
  • Burns, J., Raymond, J., Ouvrier, R. (2009), Feasibility of foot and ankle strength training in childhood Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease. Neuromuscular disorders : NMD. 19(12), 818-21. [Abstract]
  • Burns, J., Joseph, P., Rose, K., Ryan, M., Ouvrier, R. (2009), Effect of oral curcumin on Déjérine-Sottas disease. Pediatric Neurology. 41(4), 305-308. [Abstract]
  • 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. [Abstract]
  • 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. The Lancet Neurology. 8(6), 537-544. [Abstract]
  • Rose, K., Burns, J., North, K. (2009), Relationship between foot strength and motor function in preschool-age children. Neuromuscular disorders : NMD. 19(0), 104-7. [Abstract]
  • Burns, J., Ryan, M., Ouvrier, R. (2009), Evolution of foot and ankle manifestations in children with CMT1A. Muscle & Nerve. 39(2), 158-166. [Abstract]
  • 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. [Abstract]
  • Hawke, F., Burns, J. (2009), Understanding the nature and mechanism of foot pain. Journal of Foot and Ankle Research. 2, 1. [Abstract]
  • 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. [Abstract]
  • 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. [Abstract]

2008

   
  • Burns, J., Bray, P., Cross, L., North, K., Ryan, M., Ouvrier, R. (2008), Hand involvement in children with Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease type 1A. Neuromuscular disorders : NMD. 18(0), 970-3. [Abstract]
  • 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. The American journal of sports medicine. 36(11), 2139-46. [Abstract]
  • Crosbie, J., Burns, J., Ouvrier, R. (2008), Pressure characteristics in painful pes cavus feet resulting from Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease. Gait & posture. 28(4), 545-51. [Abstract]
  • 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. [Abstract]
  • 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 : NMD. 18(8), 619-625. [Abstract]
  • 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(0), 160-2. [Abstract]
  • Rose, K., Burns, J., Ryan, M., Ouvrier, R., North, K. (2008), Reliability of quantifying foot and ankle muscle strength in very young children. Muscle & Nerve. 37(5), 626-631. [Abstract]
  • Wong, L., Hunt, A., Burns, J., Crosbie, J. (2008), Effect of foot morphology on center-of-pressure excursion during barefoot walking. Journal of the American Podiatric Medical Association. 98(2), 112-117. [Abstract]
  • Rose, K., Burns, J., Wheeler, D., North, K. (2008), Interventions for increasing ankle range of motion in patients with neuromuscular disease. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. 1, CD006973.
  • Burns, J. (2008), Maintaining professional competence. In: Allied Health Professionals and the Law. (pp.223-230).Australia: Federation Press.
  • 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. 3(3), CD006801. [Abstract]
  • 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. [Abstract]
  • Landorf, K., Burns, J. (2008), Health Outcome Assessment. In: Merriman's Assessment of the Lower Limb. (pp.33-51).United Kingdom: Churchill Livingstone.
  • Crosbie, J., Burns, J. (2008), Are in-shoe pressure characteristics in symptomatic idiopathic pes cavus related to the location of foot pain?. Gait & posture. 27(1), 16-22. [Abstract]