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Dougie Lauchlan is currently the Subject Lead for Physiotherapy and is a member of the Departmental Management Group within the Department of Psychology & Allied Health Sciences. He has had experience in both clinical and managerial environments which are reflected in his research interests. He has worked in a variety of healthcare settings; NHS, independent sector, professional football and continues to practise as the Lead Youth academy physiotherapist at Kilmarnock FC. He contributes in teaching mainly in the musculoskeletal areas of practice across both pre and post-registration programmes. He has an interest in the therapeutic relationship between client and practitioner, his research work focussing on the effectiveness and communication in physiotherapy management following surgery for head and neck cancer and the conservative management of non-specific mechanical low back pain (NSMLBP) and in particular, behavioural factors related to this condition.
- Lauchlan D, 2013. Case 9: Post-surgical rehabilitation status/post neck dissection for cancer in Case Studies in Physical Therapy (Author: Brummitt J & Editor: Jobst E). McGraw-Hill: New York, pgs 127-138.
- Ryan C, Lauchlan D, Hollins-Martin C, Rooney L & Gray H [In Press]. Returning to work after long term sickness absence due to low back pain – the struggle within: A qualitative study of the patient’s experience. WORK: A Journal of Prevention, Assessment & Rehabilitation (Accepted February 2013).
- Morris H, Ryan C, Lauchlan D & Field M, 2012. Do medical student attitudes and beliefs towards patients with chronic low back pain improve during training? A cross-sectional study. BMC Medical Education, Vol. 12(10).
- Banting R & Lauchlan D, 2011. A Qualitative Study to Explore the Attitudes and Beliefs of Physiotherapy Students on their Understanding of Placebo, Journal of the Physiotherapy Pain Association, Issue 32, pgs 11-20.
- Stewart J, Kempenaar L & Lauchlan D, 2010. Rethinking Yellow Flags. Manual Therapy, Vol. 16 (2) pgs 196-198.
- Lauchlan D, McCaul J, McCarron T, Patil S, McManners J & McGarva J, 2011. An Exploratory Trial of Preventative Rehabilitation on Shoulder Disability and Quality of Life in Patients Following Neck Dissection Surgery. European Journal of Cancer Care, Vol. 20(1) pgs 113-22
- Lauchlan D & Ryan C, January, 2009. Current Controversies in Pain Management: The myth of Core Stability. North British Pain Association News,
- Lauchlan D, McCaul J, McCarron T. 2008. Neck dissection and the clinical appearance of post-operative shoulder disability: the post-operative role of Physiotherapy. European Journal of Cancer Care, Vol.17, 542–548.
- Lauchlan D. 2006. Acute Low Back Pain in Adolescence: A review of the literature with regards to clinical guidelines. Clinician in Management, Vol.13 (3-4) p165-169.
Conferences & Presentations
- Glasgow Sports Surgery Service Winter Meeting November, 2011. Delivering an effective medical and sports science service to Scottish football – results of a 4 year audit. Ibrox Stadium, Glasgow.
- Physiotherapy Pain Association (North) Education Evening, September 2011. Pain Deconstructed. GCU.
- Scottish Society of Rheumatology: Researching interventions on chronic pain. Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons, Glasgow, June 2010.
- National GP Forum on Sports Medicine: Physiotherapy in General Practice, Hampden Stadium, Glasgow, March, 2010.
- Physiotherapy Pain Association (North): Pain management in Sports Medicine. Southern General Hospital, Glasgow, January, 2010
- Glasgow Sports Surgery Service Summer Meeting. Evaluating a core stability approach in the rehabilitation of elite sportspeople. Celtic Park, Glasgow, June 2009.
- British Health Professions in Rheumatology (BHPR) Session Chair: Pursuing a clinical research career. SECC, Glasgow, 2009
- CORE Conference: An Exploratory Trial of Preventative Rehabilitation on Shoulder Disability and Quality of Life in Patients Following Neck Dissection Surgery. GCU January, 2009.
- National Research Physiotherapy Network: Current Controversies in Pain Management: The myth of Core Stability. GCU, May 2009.
- North British Pain Association Winter Scientific Meeting. Current Controversies in Pain Management: The myth of Core Stability. Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh, November 2008
- National Physiotherapy Research Network (West of Scotland hub). Preliminary results of a 2 year audit on injuries in professional football.GCU, August 2008
- British Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons: A Randomised Controlled Trial to Evaluate Physiotherapy for Shoulder Disability following Neck Dissection Surgery, SECC, Glasgow, May 2003.
- Morris H, Ryan c, Lauchlan D & Field M. Improving beliefs and attitudes towards chronic low back pain amongst medical students during training - a move towards more effective treatment? – British Society of Rheumatology – Brighton 2011.
- Lauchlan D. Acute Low Back Pain in Adolescence: A review of the literature with regards to clinical guidelines – International Allied health Professions Conference, Edinburgh, June 2005.
- Lauchlan D, McCaul J, McCarron T, Patil S, McManners J & McGarva. A Randomised Controlled Trial to Evaluate Physiotherapy for Shoulder Disability following Neck Dissection Surgery – British Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, Glasgow, May 2003.