Research and Presentations

Keith Rome is an associate editor of the BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders Journal (http://www.biomedcentral.com/bmcmusculoskeletdisord/)

2016

Publications:

Burri, A., Marinova, Z., Robinson, M. D., Kühnel, B., Waldenberger, M., Wahl, S., Kunze, S., Gieger, C., … Williams, F. (2016). Are Epigenetic Factors Implicated in Chronic Widespread Pain. PLoS One, 11(11):e0165548. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0165548.

Carroll, M., Boocock, M. G., Dalbeth, N., Frampton, C., & Rome, K. (2016). Ankle joint function during walking in tophaceous gout. Foot and Ankle Surgery, 22(2), 30-32. doi:10.1016/j.fas.2016.05.068

Carroll, M., Parmar, P., Boocock, M. G., Dalbeth, N., & Rome, K. (2016). Gait characteristics associated with the foot and ankle in inflammatory arthritis: A systematic review. Foot and Ankle Surgery, 22, 2, Suppl 1, 106–107

Parker, R .S, Lewis, G. N, Rice, D. A, McNair, P. J. (2016). Is Motor Cortical Excitability Altered in People with Chronic Pain? A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Brain Stimulation, 9(4), 488-500. doi: 10.1016/j.brs.2016.03.020

Parker, R. S., Lewis, G. N., Rice, D. A., McNair, P. .J. (2016).  The Association between Corticomotor Excitability and Motor Skill Learning in People with Painful Hand Arthritis.  Clinical Journal of Pain, 33(3), 222-230. doi: 10.1097/AJP.0000000000000392

Rice, D.A., Parker, R.S., Lewis, G.N., Kluger, M.T., McNair, P.J. (2016). Pain Catastrophizing is Not Associated with Spinal Nociceptive Processing in People with Chronic Widespread Pain. Clinical Journal of Pain. (Epub ahead of print)

Stewart, S., Morpeth, T., Dalbeth, N., Vandal, A. C., Carroll, M., Davidtz, L., Mawston, G. Otter, S., & Rome, K. (2016). Foot-related pain and disability and spatiotemporal parameters of gait during self-selected and fast walking speeds in people with gout: A two-arm cross sectional study. Gait and Posture, 44, 18-22. doi:10.1016/j.gaitpost.2015.11.004

Stewart, S., Mawston, G., Davidtz, L., Dalbeth, N., Vandal, A. C., Carroll, M., … ,& Rome, K. (2016). Foot and ankle muscle strength in people with gout: A two-arm cross-sectional study. Clinical Biomechanics, 32, 207-211. doi:10.1016/j.clinbiomech.2015.11.009

Carter K, Cheung PP, Rome K, Santosa A, Lahiri M. Increasing podiatry referrals for patients with inflammatory arthritis at a tertiary hospital in Singapore: A quality improvement project. Foot 2016; 31: 6-12.

Brenton-Rule A, Dallbeth N, Menz HB, Bassett S, Rome K. Are foot and ankle characteristics associated with falls in people with rheumatoid arthritis? A prospective study. Arthritis Care Res (in press).

Paton J, Hatton AL, Rome K, Kent B. Effects of foot and ankle devices on balance, gait and falls in adults with sensory perception loss: A systematic review. JBI Database System Rev Implement Rep 2016; 14: 127-162.

Carter K, Lahiri M, Cheung P, Santosa A, Rome K. Footwear characteristics in people with inflammatory arthritis in Singapore. J Foot Ankle Res 2016; 9:29.

Carter K, Lahiri M, Cheung P, Santosa A, Rome K.  Prevalence of foot problems in people with inflammatory arthritis in Singapore. J Foot Ankle Res 2016; 9:37.

Rome K, Gray J, McKeekin P, Plant M, Clarke H, Dixon J. The clinical and cost-effectiveness of foot orthoses in people with established rheumatoid arthritis: an exploratory clinical trial. Scand J Rheumatol 2016; 46:187-193

Doyle AJ, Dalbeth N, McQueen F, Boyer L, Dong J, Rome K, Frecklington M. Gout on CT of the feet: A symmetric arthropathy. J Med Imaging Radiat Oncol 2016; 60:54-8.

Stewart S, Dalbeth N, Vandal AC, Rome K. Spatiotemporal gait parameters and plantar pressure distribution during barefoot walking in people with gout and asymptomatic hyperuricemia: comparison with healthy individuals with normal serum urate concentrations. J Foot Ankle Res 2016; 9: 15.

Hawke F, Rome K. Evans AE. The relationship between foot posture, body mass, age and ankle, lower-limb and whole-body flexibility in healthy children aged 7 to 15 years. J Foot Ankle Res 2016; 9; 14.

Hatton AL, Dixon J, Rome K, Brauer S, Williams K, Kerr G. The effects of prolonged wear of textured shoe insoles on gait, foot sensation and proprioception in people with multiple sclerosis: study protocol for a randomised controlled trial. Trials 2016; 17:208.

Ashford RA, Mathieson I, Rome K. Conservative interventions for mobile pes planus in adults: a systematic review. Revista Internacional de Ciencias Podológicas 2016; 10: 42-61.

Poratt D, Rome K. A systematic review of the operative management of gout in the foot and ankle. J Am Podiatr Med Assoc 2016; 106: 182-188.

Stewart S, Dalbeth N, Rome K. The impact of gout on the foot: a review. Gout and Hyperuricaemia 2016; 3:1-8.

Otter S, Kumar S, Gow PJ, Dalbeth N, Corkhill M, Rohan M, Davies KA, Pankathelem S, Rome K. Patterns of foot disease in systemic lupus erythematosus: a cross sectional survey. J Foot Ankle Res 2016; 9: 10.

Stewart S, Dalbeth N, Vandal AV, Rome K. The first metatarsophalangeal joint in gout: a systematic review and meta-analysis. BMC Musculoskel Dis 2016; 17: 69.

Brenton-Rule A, Dalbeth N, Menz HB, Bassett S, Rome K. Foot and ankle characteristics associated with falls in adults with rheumatoid arthritis. BMC Musculoskel Dis 2016; 17:22.

Morpeth T, Brenton-Rule A, Carroll M, Frecklington M, Rome K. Fear of falling and foot pain, impairment and disability in rheumatoid arthritis: a case-control study. Clin Rheumatol 2016; 35: 887-891.

Conference presentations:

Larmer, P., O'Brien, D., & Rice, D. (2016). Osteoarthritis models of care for New Zealand. Physiotherapy New Zealand Conference; Auckland, NZ

Magni, N., McNair P., & Rice D. (2016). Effect of strength training on grip strength and function in people with hand OA: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Physiotherapy New Zealand Conference; Auckland, NZ.

Magni, N., McNair P., & Rice D. (2016). Sensorimotor changes in people with osteoarthritis of the hand: A case control comparison. Physiotherapy New Zealand Conference; Auckland, NZ.

Magni, N., McNair P., & Rice D. Sensorimotor Performance and Function in People with Osteoarthritis of the Hand: A Case-Control Comparison. European League Against Rheumatism Annual Congress; London, UK.

Magni, N., McNair P., & Rice D. (2016) Sensorimotor Performance and Function in People with Osteoarthritis of the Hand: A Case-Control Comparison. 41st Annual Scientific Meeting of the New Zealand Pain Society. New Plymouth, UK.

Parker, R., Lewis, G., Rice, D., & McNair, P. (2016). Does Painful Hand Arthritis Influence Motor Cortex Excitability and Motor Skill Learning? European League Against Rheumatism Annual Congress; London, UK.

Parker, R., Lewis, G., Rice, D., & McNair, P. (2016) Does Painful Hand Arthritis Influence Motor Cortex Excitability and Motor Skill Learning? 41st Annual Scientific Meeting of the New Zealand Pain Society. New Plymouth, NZ.

2015

Publications:

Ashock A, Stewart S, Rome K (2015). The effect of age on characteristics of the abductor hallucis muscle in people with hallux valgus: a cross-sectional observational study. J Foot Ankle Res, 8: 19.

Brenton-Rule A, Dalbeth N, Menz HB, Bassett S, Rome K (2015). The incidence and risk factors for falls in adults with rheumatoid arthritis: A systematic review. Semin Arthritis Rheum 44: 389-98.

Carroll M, Parmar P, Dalbeth N. Boocock M, Rome K (2015). Gait characteristics associated with the foot and ankle in inflammatory arthritis: a systematic review and meta-analysis. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders16:134.

Carroll M, Parmar P, Dalbeth N. Boocock M, Rome K (2015). The assessment of inflammatory and structural lesions of the Achilles tendon by ultrasound imaging in inflammatory arthritis: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Seminars Arthritis Rheum45:103-14.

Hendry GH, Brenton-Rule A, Barr G, Rome K ( 2015). Footwear experiences of people with inflammatory arthritis. Arthritis Care Res; 67: 1164–1172.

Lansdowne N, Brenton-Rule A, Carroll M, Rome K. Perceived barriers of New Zealand podiatrists in the management of arthritis. J Foot Ankle Res2015; 8: 14.

Morpeth T, Brenton-Rule A, Carroll M, Frecklington M, Rome K. (in press). Fear of falling and foot pain, impairment and disability in rheumatoid arthritis: a case-control study. Clin Rheumatol.

Otter S, Rome K, Ihaka I, South A, Smith M, Gupta A, Joseph F, Heslop P. Protective socks for people with diabetes: a systematic review and narrative analysis. J Foot Ankle Res 2015; 8:9.

Poratt D, Rome K. (in press).A systematic review of the operative management of gout in the foot and ankle. J Am Podiatr Med Assoc

Roddy E, Muller S, Rome K, Chandrate P, Hider SL, Richardson J, Blagojevic-Bucknall M, Mallen C. Foot problems in people with gout in primary care: baseline findings from a prospective cohort study. J Foot Ankle Res 2015; 8: 31.

Stewart S, Dalbeth N, Vandal AC, Rome K. Characteristics of the first metatarsophalangeal joint in gout and asymptomatic hyperuricaemia: a cross-sectional study. J Foot Ankle Res 2015; 8: 41.

Stewart S, Mawston G, Davidtz L, Dalbeth N, Vandal A, Carroll M, Morpeth T, Otter S, Rome K. (in press). Foot-related pain and disability and spatiotemporal parameters of gait during self-selected and fast walking speeds in people with gout: a two-arm cross sectional study. Gait & Posture.

Stewart, S., Mawston, G., Davidtz, L., Dalbeth, N., Vandal, A., Carroll, M., Morpeth, T., Otter, S., Rome, K. (in press).  Foot and ankle muscle strength in people with gout: a two-arm cross-sectional study.  Clinical Biomechanics.

Stewart, S., Morpeth, T., Dalbeth, N., Vandal, A,. Carroll, M., Davidtz, L., M., Mawston, G., Otter, S., Rome, K. (in press).  Foot-related pain and disability and spatiotemporal parameters of gait during self-selected and fast walking speeds in people with gout: A two-arm cross sectional study. Gait and Posture.

Conference Presentations:

Brenton-Rule A, Dalbeth N, Rome K. Foot and ankle characteristics associated with falls in people with rheumatoid arthritis: a prospective longitudinal study. American College of Rheumatology, San Francisco, November 7-11th, 2015.

Brenton-Rule A, Dalbeth N, Rome K. Foot and ankle characteristics associated with falls in adults with rheumatoid arthritis. Australasian Podiatric Conference, Golf Coast, 5-7th May 2015.

Brenton-Rule, Hendry G, Barr G, Rome K. An evaluation of seasonal variations in footwear worn by adults with inflammatory arthritis. Australasian Podiatric Conference, Golf Coast, 5-7th May 2015.

Carroll M, Dalbeth N, Boocock M, Rome K. The assessment of inflammatory and structural lesions of the Achilles tendon by ultrasound imaging in inflammatory arthritis: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Australasian Podiatric Conference, Golf Coast, 5-7th May 2015.

Carroll M, Parmar P, Dalbeth N, Boocock M, Rome K. Gait characteristics associated with the foot and ankle in inflammatory arthritis: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Australasian Podiatric Conference, Golf Coast, 5-7th May 2015.

Frecklington M, Stewart S, Dalbeth N, Parmar P, Gow P, Rome K. The effect of good and poor walking shoe characteristics on plantar pressure and gait in people with gout. Australasian Podiatric Conference, Golf Coast, 5-7th May 2015.

Ihaka B, Hing W, Rome K. Soft tissue changes in the foot of people with diabetes. Australasian Podiatric Conference, Golf Coast, 5-7th May 2015.

Otter S, Kumar S, Gow P, Dalbeth N, Corkill M, Davies KA, Panthakalam S, Rome K. Foot problems in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus; under-recognised and under-treated? EULAR, Rome 6-9th June, 2015.

2014

Publications:

Baron YJ, Robinson J, Gamesby-Iyayi H, Hodgson D, Hatton A, Warnett R, Rome K, Dixon J, Martin D. Perceptions of people with multiple sclerosis on the effect and comfort of two different textured insoles: A qualitative study. Int J Ther Rehab 2014; 21: S2-S2.

Brenton-Rule A, Hendry G, Barr G, Rome K. An evaluation of seasonal variations in footwear worn by adults with inflammatory arthritis: a cross-sectional observational study using a web-based survey. J Foot Ankle Res 2014; 7; 36.

Brenton-Rule A, D’Almeida S, Bassett S, Carroll M, Dalbeth N, Rome K. The effects of sandals on postural stability in patients with rheumatoid arthritis: an exploratory study. Clin Biomech 2014; 29: 350-3.

Brenton-Rule A, Dalbeth N, Menz HB, Bassett S, Rome K. The incidence and risk factors for falls in adults with rheumatoid arthritis: A systematic review. Semin Arthritis Rheum 2015; 44: 389-98.

Dixon J, Hatton AL, Robinson J, Gamesby-Iyayi H, Hodgson D, Rome K, Warnett R, Martin DJ. Effect of textured insoles on balance and gait in people with multiple sclerosis: an exploratory trial. Physiotherapy 2014; 100: 142-149.

Hendry GH, Brenton-Rule A, Barr G, Rome K. Footwear experiences of people with inflammatory arthritis. Arthritis Care Res. In press.

Larmer P, Bell J, O'Brien D, Dangan J, Kersten P. (2014). Hydrotherapy outcome measures for people with arthritis: A systematic review. New Zealand Journal of Physiotherapy, 42(2), 54-67.

Larmer P, Dangan J, Kersten P. (2014). Patient reported benefits of hydrotherapy for arthritis. New Zealand Journal of Physiotherapy, 42(2), 89-93.

Rome K, Erikson K, Otene C, Sahid H, Sangster K, Gow P. Clinical characteristics of foot ulceration in people with chronic gout. Int Wound J 2014; doi: 10.1111/iwj.12262.

Stewart S, Vandal AV, Gow P, McNair PJ, Dalbeth N, Rome K. The effect of good and poor walking shoe characteristics on plantar pressure and gait in people with gout. Clin Biomech 2014; 29: 1158-63.

Taylor WJ, Redden D, Dalbeth N, Schumacher HR, Edwards NL, Simon LS, John MR, Essex MN, Watson DJ, Evans R, Rome K, Singh JA. Application of the OMERACT filter to measures of core outcome domains in recent clinical studies of acute gout. J Rheumatol 2014; 41: 574-80.

Larmer P. Working with arthritis. Royal Australasian College of Physicians, Auckland, May 2014.

Conference Presentations:

Reay, N., Aubert, L., Larmer, P., & Kersten, P. Review of guidelines for the physical management of OA. Physiotherapy New Zealand Conference, Auckland, September 2014.

Rice DA, Lewis GN, Dalbeth N, McNair PJ. The effects of joint aspiration and corticosteroid injection in patients with chronic knee joint arthritis. New Zealand Pain Society Annual Scientific Meeting, Dunedin 2014.

Rice D, McNair P, Lewis G, Dalbeth N. Changes in flexion reflex excitability, pain and peak muscle torque in individuals with chronic arthritis following knee joint aspiration and corticosteroid injection. Physiotherapy New Zealand Conference, Auckland, September 2014.

Rome K. Textured insoles and its role in neuromuscular conditions. Society of Podiatrists, UK: November 13-15th 2014, Bournemouth, UK.

Rome K. Neurological foot pain. NZ Association of Musculoskeletal Medicine Scientific Meeting. 4-7th September, 2014, Rotorua.

Rome K. Podiatric rheumatology. Ministry of Health, Singapore. 4-8th August, 2014, Singapore.

2013

Publications:

Brenton-Rule, A., D'Almeida, S., Bassett, S., Carroll, M., Dalbeth, N., & Rome, K. (2013). The effects of sandals on postural stability in patients with rheumatoid
arthritis: An exploratory study. Clinical Biomechanics. doi:10.1016/j.clinbiomech.2013.12.006

Carroll, M., Joyce, W., Brenton-Rule, A., Dalbeth, N., & Rome, K. (2013). Assessment of foot and ankle muscle strength using hand held dynamometry in patients with established rheumatoid arthritis. Journal of Foot and Ankle Research6(1), 10. doi:10.1186/1757-1146-6-10

Chatterton, B. D., Muller, S., Thomas, M. J., Menz, H. B., Rome, K., & Roddy, E. (2013). Inter and intra-rater repeatability of the scoring of foot pain drawings. Journal of Foot and Ankle Research6, 44. doi:10.1186/1757-1146-6-44

Dixon, J., Hatton, A. L., Robinson, J., Gamesby-Iyayi, H., Hodgson, D., Rome, K., . . . Martin, D. J. (2013). Effect of textured insoles on balance and gait in people with multiplesclerosis: An exploratory trial. Physiotherapy. doi:10.1016/j.physio.2013.06.003

Hatton, A. L., & Rome, K. (2013). Feet. In M. Gosney, A. Harper, & S. Conroy (Eds.), Oxford Desk Reference Geriatric Medicine (pp. 244-245). Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press. Retrieved from http://espace.library.uq.edu.au/view/UQ:283499

Hatton, A. L., Rome, K., Dixon, J., Martin, D. J., & McKeon, P. O. (2013). Footwear interventions: A review of their sensorimotor and mechanical effects on balance performance and gait in older adults. Journal of the American Podiatric Medical Association103(6), 516-533.

Hendry, G. J., Gibson, K. A., 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 Research6, 35.

Hendry, G. J., Gibson, K. A., Pile, K., Taylor, L., Du Toit, V., & Burns, J. (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 Research6, 34. doi:10.1186/1757-1146-6-34

Rome, K. (2013). The role of footwear in gout. In British Society of Rheumatology 2013: Foot & Ankle Specialist interest Group. Birmingham, UK.

Rome, K., Erikson, K., Ng, A., Gow, P. J., Sahid, H., & Williams, A. E. (2013). A new podiatry service for patients with arthritis. New Zealand Medical Journal126(1370).

Rome, K., Gow, P., Erickson, K., Ng, A., Sahid, H., & Williams, A. E. (2013). Meeting the demands of a podiatry services for patients with arthritis. New Zealand Medical Journal126(1370).

Rome, K., Stewart, S., Vandal, A. C., Gow, P., McNair, P., & Dalbeth, N. (2013). The effects of commercially available footwear on foot pain and disability in people with gout: A pilot study. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders14, 9 pages. doi:10.1186/1471-2474-14-278

Stewart, S., Ellis, R., Heath, M., & Rome, K. (2013). Ultrasonic evaluation of the abductor hallucis muscle in hallux valgus: A cross-sectional observational study. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders14.

Conference Presentations:

Ellis, R. (2013). Clinical assessment of peripheral nerve disorders of the lower limb / Neurodynamic assessment of the lower limb and foot. In Australasian Podiatry Conference 2013. Sydney, Australia.

Larmer, P., Kersten, P., Reay, N., & Aubert, L. (2013). Arthritis Management Guidelines for New Zealand. In New Zealand Rehabilitation Conference. Nelson, New Zealand.

Rome, K. (2013). Meeting the demands of a podiatry service for patients with arthritis. In Australasian Podiatry Conference 2013. Sydney, Australia.

Rome, K. (2013). The role of footwear in gout. In British Society of Rheumatology 2013: Foot & Ankle Specialist interest Group. Birmingham, UK.

Rome, K., Erikson, K., Ng, A., Gow, P. J., Sahid, H., & Williams, A. E. (2013). Meeting the demands of a podiatry service for patients with arthritis. In New Zealand Rehabilitation Conference. Nelson, New Zealand.

Rome, K., Gow, P., McNair, P., Vandal, A. C., Stewart, S., & Dalbeth, N. (2013). The role of footwear in gout. In New Zealand Rehabilitation Conference. Nelson, New Zealand.

Rome, K., Stewart, S., Vandal, A., Gow, P. J., McNair, P. J., & Dalbeth, N. (2013). The effects of commercially available footwear on foot pain and disability in people with gout: A feasibility study. In Arthritis and Rheumatism Vol. 65 (pp. S890-S891).

Woodburn, J., Rome, K., & Hinman, R. (2013). Mechanical intervention / rehabilitation for arthritic conditions. In Australasian Podiatry Conference 2013. Sydney, Australia.