Dr Nicholas Henschke

Research Fellow
Medicine, The George Institute for Global Health

Telephone 96570391
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Selected grants

2013

  • A new approach to prevent chronic low back pain; McAuley J, Nicholas M, Moseley L, Henschke N, Refshauge K; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Project Grants.

2008

  • Derivation, transportability and usefulness of clinical prediction rules for low back pain; Henschke N, Maher C; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Early Career Fellowships (ECF).

Selected publications

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Journals

  • Ferreira, M., Ferreira, P., Henschke, N., Kamper, S., Koes, B., Hayden, J., Maher, C. (2014). Age does not modify effects of treatment on pain of patients with low back pain – secondary analysis of randomized controlled trials. European Journal of Pain, 18(7), 932-938. [More Information]
  • Swain, M., Henschke, N., Kamper, S., Gobina, I., Ottová-Jordan, V., Maher, C. (2014). An international survey of pain in adolescents. BMC Public Health, 14(1), 1-7. [More Information]
  • Henschke, N., Harrison, C., McKay, D., Broderick, C., Latimer, J., Britt, H., Maher, C. (2014). Musculoskeletal conditions in children and adolescents managed in Australian primary care. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders, 15(1), 1-8. [More Information]
  • Ebadi, S., Henschke, N., Ansari, N., Fallah, E., van Tulder, M. (2014). Therapeutic ultrasound for chronic low-back pain. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 3, CD009169. [More Information]
  • Downie, A., Williams, C., Henschke, N., Hancock, M., Ostelo, R., de Vet, H., Macaskill, P., Irwig, L., van Tulder, M., Koes, B., Maher, C. (2013). Red flags to screen for malignancy and fracture in patients with low back pain: systematic review. BMJ: British Medical Journal, 347, 1-9. [More Information]
  • Odebiyi, D., Henschke, N., Ferreira, M., Tella, A. (2013). Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) for chronic low-back pain (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 2013 (4), 1-13. [More Information]
  • Sherrington, C., Henschke, N. (2013). Why does exercise reduce falls in older people? Unrecognised contributions to motor control and cognition? British Journal of Sports Medicine, 47(12), 730-731. [More Information]
  • Henschke, N., Ostelo, R., Terwee, C., van der Windt, D. (2012). Identifying Generic Predictors of Outcome in Patients Presenting to Primary Care With Nonspinal Musculoskeletal Pain. Arthritis Care and Research, 64(8), 1217-1224. [More Information]
  • McKay, D., Henschke, N. (2012). Plyometric training programmes improve motor performance in prepubertal children. British Journal of Sports Medicine, 46(10), 727-728. [More Information]
  • Keuerleber, J., Henschke, N. (2012). Progressive resistance strength training can reduce physical disability in older adults. British Journal of Sports Medicine, 46(5), 323-324. [More Information]
  • Swain, M., Henschke, N. (2012). Therapeutic ultrasound is not clinically beneficial for acute ankle sprains. British Journal of Sports Medicine, 46(4), 241-242. [More Information]
  • Henschke, N., Kuijpers, T., Rubinstein, S., van Middelkoop, M., Ostelo, R., Verhagen, A., Koes, B., van Tulder, M. (2012). Trends over time in the size and quality of randomised controlled trials of interventions for chronic low-back pain. European Spine Journal, 21(3), 375-381. [More Information]
  • Henschke, N. (2011). Answer to the Letter to the Editor of Koen Van Boxem et al. concerning manuscript Injection therapy and denervation procedures for chronic low-back pain: a systematic review" by Henschke N. European Spine Journal, 20, 822-823. [More Information]
  • Henschke, N., Ostelo, R., van Tulder, M., Vlaeyen, J., Morley, S., Morley, S., Assendelft, W., Main, C. (2011). Behavioural treatment for chronic low-back pain. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, (2), CD002014-CD002014. [More Information]
  • Henschke, N., Lin, C. (2011). Stretching before or after exercise does not reduce delayed-onset muscle soreness. British Journal of Sports Medicine, 45(15), 1249-1250. [More Information]
  • Kalter, J., Apeldoorn, A., Ostelo, R., Henschke, N., Knol, D., van Tulder, M. (2011). Taping patients with clinical signs of subacromial impingement syndrome: The design of a randomized controlled trial. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders, 12(2011), 188-(8pp). [More Information]
  • Ebadi, S., Ansari, N., Henschke, N., Naghdi, S., van Tulder, M. (2011). The effect of continuous ultrasound on chronic low back pain: Protocol of a randomized controlled trial. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders, 12(2011), Article number 59-1-Article number 59-6. [More Information]
  • Henschke, N., Kuijpers, T., Rubinstein, S., van Middelkoop, M., Ostelo, R., Verhagen, A., Koes, B., van Tulder, M. (2010). Injection Therapy and Denervation Procedures for Chronic Low-Back Pain: A Systematic Review. European Spine Journal, 19(9), 1425-1449. [More Information]
  • Henschke, N., Maher, C., Refshauge, K., Herbert, R., Cumming, R., Bleasel, J., York, J., Das, A., McAuley, J. (2009). Characteristics of patients with acute low back pain presenting to primary care in Australia. Clinical Journal of Pain, 25(1), 5-11. [More Information]
  • Henschke, N., Maher, C., Refshauge, K., Herbert, R., Cumming, R., Bleasel, J., York, J., Das, A., McAuley, J. (2009). Prevalence of and screening for serious spinal pathology in patients presenting to primary care settings with acute low back pain. Arthritis and Rheumatism, 60(10), 3072-3080. [More Information]
  • Costa (nee Menezes), L., Maher, C., McAuley, J., Hancock, M., Herbert, R., Refshauge, K., Henschke, N. (2009). Prognosis for patients with chronic low back pain: inception cohort study. BMJ: British Medical Journal, 339, b3829-1-b3829-8. [More Information]
  • Henschke, N., Maher, C., Refshauge, K. (2008). A systematic review identifies five "red flags" to screen for vertebral fracture in patients with low back pain. Journal of Clinical Epidemiology, 61(2), 110-118. [More Information]
  • Stanton (Liddle), T., Henschke, N., Maher, C., Refshauge, K., Latimer, J., McAuley, J. (2008). After an Episode of Acute Low Back Pain, Recurrence Is Unpredictable and Not as Common as Previously Thought. Spine, 33(26), 2923-2928. [More Information]
  • Henschke, N., Maher, C., Refshauge, K., Herbert, R., Cumming, R., Bleasel, J., York, J., Das, A., McAuley, J. (2008). Prognosis in patients with recent onset low back pain in Australian primary care: inception cohort study. BMJ: British Medical Journal, doi:10.1136/bmj.a171(online), 1-7. [More Information]
  • Henschke, N., Maher, C., Refshauge, K., Das, A., McAuley, J. (2007). Low back pain research priorities: a survey of primary care practitioners. BMC Family Practice, 8(Article 40), 40-1-40-5. [More Information]
  • Costa (nee Menezes), L., Henschke, N., Maher, C., Refshauge, K., Herbert, R., McAuley, J., Das, A., Costa, L. (2007). Prognosis of chronic low back pain: Design of an inception cohort study. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders, 8(Article 11), 11-1-11-4. [More Information]
  • Henschke, N., Maher, C., Refshauge, K. (2007). Screening for malignancy in low back pain patients: a systematic review. European Spine Journal, 16(10), 1673-1679. [More Information]
  • Henschke, N., Maher, C., Refshauge, K., Herbert, R., Cumming, R., Bleasel, J., York, J., Das, A., McAuley, J. (2006). Prognosis of acute low back pain: design of a prospective inception cohort study. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders, 7, 54-1-54-5.
  • Henschke, N., Maher, C. (2006). Red flags need more evaluation. Clinical Rheumatology, 45(7), 920-921. [More Information]
  • Henschke, N., Boland, R., Adams, R. (2006). Responsiveness of two methods for measuring foot and ankle volume. Foot and Ankle International, 27(10), 826-832. [More Information]
  • Henschke, N., Boland, R., Adams, R. (2004). An Obturator Reduces Time For Volumetric Measurements Of The Foot And Ankle. Journal of Orthopaedic and Sports Physical Therapy, 34(12), 800-804.

Conferences

  • Costa (nee Menezes), L., Maher, C., McAuley, J., Hancock, M., Henschke, N., Refshauge, K., Herbert, R. (2009). Prognosis in Patients with Recent Onset Chronic Low Back Pain: Inception Cohort Study. 10th International Forum on Primary Care Research on Low Back Pain: LBP Forum X 2009, United States: Harvard School of Public Health.
  • Henschke, N., Maher, C., Refshauge, K., Herbert, R., Cumming, R., Bleasel, J., York, J., Das, A., McAuley, J. (2007). Diagnosis of serious spinal pathology in patients presenting to primary care with acute low back pain. International Forum IX: Primary Care Research on Low Back Pain, USA: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.
  • Henschke, N., Maher, C., Refshauge, K., Herbert, R., Cumming, R., Bleasel, J., York, J., Das, A., McAuley, J. (2007). Prognosis of acute low back pain in primary care. International Forum IX: Primary Care Research on Low Back Pain, USA: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.
  • Henschke, N., Maher, C., Refshauge, K., Herbert, R., Cumming, R., Bleasel, J., McAuley, J. (2006). Can we identify serious spinal pathologies in acute low back pain patients? 8th International Forum on Low Back Pain, Nethelands: International Low-Back Pain Forum.
  • Henschke, N., Maher, C., Refshauge, K., Das, A., McAuley, J. (2006). Low back pain research priorities: the view of the primary care practitioner. 8th International Forum on Primary Care Research on Low Back Pain: LBP Forum VIII 2006.
  • Henschke, N., Maher, C., Refshauge, K., Herbert, R., Cumming, R., Bleasel, J., McAuley, J. (2006). Prognostic factors for acute low back pain managed in primary care. 8th International Forum on Primary Care Research on Low Back Pain: LBP Forum VIII 2006.
  • Henschke, N., Maher, C., Refshauge, K. (2006). Systematic review of clinical features used for diagnosing serious pathology in patients with low back pain. 8th International Forum on Primary Care Research on Low Back Pain: LBP Forum VIII 2006.
  • Das, A., McAuley, J., Henschke, N., Maher, C., Refshauge, K. (2005). Culture and acute low back pain in primary care. Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy Australia 14th Biennial Conference 2005, Australia: Australian Physiotherapy Association.
  • Henschke, N., Maher, C., Refshauge, K. (2005). Diagnostic accuracy of tests available to primary care practitioners for serious spinal pathology. International Association for the Study of Pain (IASP) 11th World Congress on Pain, 2005, Australia: International Association for the Study of Pain Press.
  • Henschke, N., Maher, C., Refshauge, K. (2005). Prognostic factors for acute low back pain in primary care. International Forum VIII for Primary Care Research on Low Back Pain, N/A: N/A.
  • Henschke, N., Maher, C., Refshauge, K. (2005). Systematic review of the diagnostic accuracy of 'red flags' for fracture in low back pain patients. Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy Australia 14th Biennial Conference 2005, Australia: Australian Physiotherapy Association.
  • Henschke, N., Maher, C., Refshauge, K. (2005). Systematic reviews of clinical features used for diagnosing serious pathology in patients with low back pain. International Forum VIII for Primary Care Research on Low Back Pain, N/A: N/A.
  • Henschke, N., Maher, C., Refshauge, K., Herbert, R., Cumming, R., Bleasel, J. (2005). What is the real prognosis of acute low back pain? Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy Australia 14th Biennial Conference 2005, Australia: Australian Physiotherapy Association.
  • Maher, C., Henschke, N., Refshauge, K., Herbert, R., Cumming, B., Bleasel, J. (2004). Are the acute low back pain guidelines wrong? Fourth Research Conference 2004 "From Cell to Society 4", Sydney: Faculties of Health, University of Sydney.
  • Boland, R., Henschke, N., Adams, R. (2002). Effects of a turbulence dispersing obturator during foot and ankle volumetry. VIIth International Physiotherapy Congress, Sydney: Australian Physiotherapy Association.

2014

  • Ferreira, M., Ferreira, P., Henschke, N., Kamper, S., Koes, B., Hayden, J., Maher, C. (2014). Age does not modify effects of treatment on pain of patients with low back pain – secondary analysis of randomized controlled trials. European Journal of Pain, 18(7), 932-938. [More Information]
  • Swain, M., Henschke, N., Kamper, S., Gobina, I., Ottová-Jordan, V., Maher, C. (2014). An international survey of pain in adolescents. BMC Public Health, 14(1), 1-7. [More Information]
  • Henschke, N., Harrison, C., McKay, D., Broderick, C., Latimer, J., Britt, H., Maher, C. (2014). Musculoskeletal conditions in children and adolescents managed in Australian primary care. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders, 15(1), 1-8. [More Information]
  • Ebadi, S., Henschke, N., Ansari, N., Fallah, E., van Tulder, M. (2014). Therapeutic ultrasound for chronic low-back pain. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 3, CD009169. [More Information]

2013

  • Downie, A., Williams, C., Henschke, N., Hancock, M., Ostelo, R., de Vet, H., Macaskill, P., Irwig, L., van Tulder, M., Koes, B., Maher, C. (2013). Red flags to screen for malignancy and fracture in patients with low back pain: systematic review. BMJ: British Medical Journal, 347, 1-9. [More Information]
  • Odebiyi, D., Henschke, N., Ferreira, M., Tella, A. (2013). Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) for chronic low-back pain (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 2013 (4), 1-13. [More Information]
  • Sherrington, C., Henschke, N. (2013). Why does exercise reduce falls in older people? Unrecognised contributions to motor control and cognition? British Journal of Sports Medicine, 47(12), 730-731. [More Information]

2012

  • Henschke, N., Ostelo, R., Terwee, C., van der Windt, D. (2012). Identifying Generic Predictors of Outcome in Patients Presenting to Primary Care With Nonspinal Musculoskeletal Pain. Arthritis Care and Research, 64(8), 1217-1224. [More Information]
  • McKay, D., Henschke, N. (2012). Plyometric training programmes improve motor performance in prepubertal children. British Journal of Sports Medicine, 46(10), 727-728. [More Information]
  • Keuerleber, J., Henschke, N. (2012). Progressive resistance strength training can reduce physical disability in older adults. British Journal of Sports Medicine, 46(5), 323-324. [More Information]
  • Swain, M., Henschke, N. (2012). Therapeutic ultrasound is not clinically beneficial for acute ankle sprains. British Journal of Sports Medicine, 46(4), 241-242. [More Information]
  • Henschke, N., Kuijpers, T., Rubinstein, S., van Middelkoop, M., Ostelo, R., Verhagen, A., Koes, B., van Tulder, M. (2012). Trends over time in the size and quality of randomised controlled trials of interventions for chronic low-back pain. European Spine Journal, 21(3), 375-381. [More Information]

2011

  • Henschke, N. (2011). Answer to the Letter to the Editor of Koen Van Boxem et al. concerning manuscript Injection therapy and denervation procedures for chronic low-back pain: a systematic review" by Henschke N. European Spine Journal, 20, 822-823. [More Information]
  • Henschke, N., Ostelo, R., van Tulder, M., Vlaeyen, J., Morley, S., Morley, S., Assendelft, W., Main, C. (2011). Behavioural treatment for chronic low-back pain. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, (2), CD002014-CD002014. [More Information]
  • Henschke, N., Lin, C. (2011). Stretching before or after exercise does not reduce delayed-onset muscle soreness. British Journal of Sports Medicine, 45(15), 1249-1250. [More Information]
  • Kalter, J., Apeldoorn, A., Ostelo, R., Henschke, N., Knol, D., van Tulder, M. (2011). Taping patients with clinical signs of subacromial impingement syndrome: The design of a randomized controlled trial. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders, 12(2011), 188-(8pp). [More Information]
  • Ebadi, S., Ansari, N., Henschke, N., Naghdi, S., van Tulder, M. (2011). The effect of continuous ultrasound on chronic low back pain: Protocol of a randomized controlled trial. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders, 12(2011), Article number 59-1-Article number 59-6. [More Information]

2010

  • Henschke, N., Kuijpers, T., Rubinstein, S., van Middelkoop, M., Ostelo, R., Verhagen, A., Koes, B., van Tulder, M. (2010). Injection Therapy and Denervation Procedures for Chronic Low-Back Pain: A Systematic Review. European Spine Journal, 19(9), 1425-1449. [More Information]

2009

  • Henschke, N., Maher, C., Refshauge, K., Herbert, R., Cumming, R., Bleasel, J., York, J., Das, A., McAuley, J. (2009). Characteristics of patients with acute low back pain presenting to primary care in Australia. Clinical Journal of Pain, 25(1), 5-11. [More Information]
  • Henschke, N., Maher, C., Refshauge, K., Herbert, R., Cumming, R., Bleasel, J., York, J., Das, A., McAuley, J. (2009). Prevalence of and screening for serious spinal pathology in patients presenting to primary care settings with acute low back pain. Arthritis and Rheumatism, 60(10), 3072-3080. [More Information]
  • Costa (nee Menezes), L., Maher, C., McAuley, J., Hancock, M., Herbert, R., Refshauge, K., Henschke, N. (2009). Prognosis for patients with chronic low back pain: inception cohort study. BMJ: British Medical Journal, 339, b3829-1-b3829-8. [More Information]
  • Costa (nee Menezes), L., Maher, C., McAuley, J., Hancock, M., Henschke, N., Refshauge, K., Herbert, R. (2009). Prognosis in Patients with Recent Onset Chronic Low Back Pain: Inception Cohort Study. 10th International Forum on Primary Care Research on Low Back Pain: LBP Forum X 2009, United States: Harvard School of Public Health.

2008

  • Henschke, N., Maher, C., Refshauge, K. (2008). A systematic review identifies five "red flags" to screen for vertebral fracture in patients with low back pain. Journal of Clinical Epidemiology, 61(2), 110-118. [More Information]
  • Stanton (Liddle), T., Henschke, N., Maher, C., Refshauge, K., Latimer, J., McAuley, J. (2008). After an Episode of Acute Low Back Pain, Recurrence Is Unpredictable and Not as Common as Previously Thought. Spine, 33(26), 2923-2928. [More Information]
  • Henschke, N., Maher, C., Refshauge, K., Herbert, R., Cumming, R., Bleasel, J., York, J., Das, A., McAuley, J. (2008). Prognosis in patients with recent onset low back pain in Australian primary care: inception cohort study. BMJ: British Medical Journal, doi:10.1136/bmj.a171(online), 1-7. [More Information]

2007

  • Henschke, N., Maher, C., Refshauge, K., Herbert, R., Cumming, R., Bleasel, J., York, J., Das, A., McAuley, J. (2007). Diagnosis of serious spinal pathology in patients presenting to primary care with acute low back pain. International Forum IX: Primary Care Research on Low Back Pain, USA: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.
  • Henschke, N., Maher, C., Refshauge, K., Das, A., McAuley, J. (2007). Low back pain research priorities: a survey of primary care practitioners. BMC Family Practice, 8(Article 40), 40-1-40-5. [More Information]
  • Henschke, N., Maher, C., Refshauge, K., Herbert, R., Cumming, R., Bleasel, J., York, J., Das, A., McAuley, J. (2007). Prognosis of acute low back pain in primary care. International Forum IX: Primary Care Research on Low Back Pain, USA: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.
  • Costa (nee Menezes), L., Henschke, N., Maher, C., Refshauge, K., Herbert, R., McAuley, J., Das, A., Costa, L. (2007). Prognosis of chronic low back pain: Design of an inception cohort study. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders, 8(Article 11), 11-1-11-4. [More Information]
  • Henschke, N., Maher, C., Refshauge, K. (2007). Screening for malignancy in low back pain patients: a systematic review. European Spine Journal, 16(10), 1673-1679. [More Information]

2006

  • Henschke, N., Maher, C., Refshauge, K., Herbert, R., Cumming, R., Bleasel, J., McAuley, J. (2006). Can we identify serious spinal pathologies in acute low back pain patients? 8th International Forum on Low Back Pain, Nethelands: International Low-Back Pain Forum.
  • Henschke, N., Maher, C., Refshauge, K., Das, A., McAuley, J. (2006). Low back pain research priorities: the view of the primary care practitioner. 8th International Forum on Primary Care Research on Low Back Pain: LBP Forum VIII 2006.
  • Henschke, N., Maher, C., Refshauge, K., Herbert, R., Cumming, R., Bleasel, J., York, J., Das, A., McAuley, J. (2006). Prognosis of acute low back pain: design of a prospective inception cohort study. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders, 7, 54-1-54-5.
  • Henschke, N., Maher, C., Refshauge, K., Herbert, R., Cumming, R., Bleasel, J., McAuley, J. (2006). Prognostic factors for acute low back pain managed in primary care. 8th International Forum on Primary Care Research on Low Back Pain: LBP Forum VIII 2006.
  • Henschke, N., Maher, C. (2006). Red flags need more evaluation. Clinical Rheumatology, 45(7), 920-921. [More Information]
  • Henschke, N., Boland, R., Adams, R. (2006). Responsiveness of two methods for measuring foot and ankle volume. Foot and Ankle International, 27(10), 826-832. [More Information]
  • Henschke, N., Maher, C., Refshauge, K. (2006). Systematic review of clinical features used for diagnosing serious pathology in patients with low back pain. 8th International Forum on Primary Care Research on Low Back Pain: LBP Forum VIII 2006.

2005

  • Das, A., McAuley, J., Henschke, N., Maher, C., Refshauge, K. (2005). Culture and acute low back pain in primary care. Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy Australia 14th Biennial Conference 2005, Australia: Australian Physiotherapy Association.
  • Henschke, N., Maher, C., Refshauge, K. (2005). Diagnostic accuracy of tests available to primary care practitioners for serious spinal pathology. International Association for the Study of Pain (IASP) 11th World Congress on Pain, 2005, Australia: International Association for the Study of Pain Press.
  • Henschke, N., Maher, C., Refshauge, K. (2005). Prognostic factors for acute low back pain in primary care. International Forum VIII for Primary Care Research on Low Back Pain, N/A: N/A.
  • Henschke, N., Maher, C., Refshauge, K. (2005). Systematic review of the diagnostic accuracy of 'red flags' for fracture in low back pain patients. Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy Australia 14th Biennial Conference 2005, Australia: Australian Physiotherapy Association.
  • Henschke, N., Maher, C., Refshauge, K. (2005). Systematic reviews of clinical features used for diagnosing serious pathology in patients with low back pain. International Forum VIII for Primary Care Research on Low Back Pain, N/A: N/A.
  • Henschke, N., Maher, C., Refshauge, K., Herbert, R., Cumming, R., Bleasel, J. (2005). What is the real prognosis of acute low back pain? Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy Australia 14th Biennial Conference 2005, Australia: Australian Physiotherapy Association.

2004

  • Henschke, N., Boland, R., Adams, R. (2004). An Obturator Reduces Time For Volumetric Measurements Of The Foot And Ankle. Journal of Orthopaedic and Sports Physical Therapy, 34(12), 800-804.
  • Maher, C., Henschke, N., Refshauge, K., Herbert, R., Cumming, B., Bleasel, J. (2004). Are the acute low back pain guidelines wrong? Fourth Research Conference 2004 "From Cell to Society 4", Sydney: Faculties of Health, University of Sydney.

2002

  • Boland, R., Henschke, N., Adams, R. (2002). Effects of a turbulence dispersing obturator during foot and ankle volumetry. VIIth International Physiotherapy Congress, Sydney: Australian Physiotherapy Association.

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