Chiropractic Australia

grant recipients

PhD Scholarship Recipient /
Katie de Luca, BAppSci; MChiro; PhD


2011 Inaugural Grant Round


University of Newcastle




Postdoctoral Research Fellow,
Macquarie University


de Luca K, Parkinson L, Byles J. A study protocol for the profile of pain in older women: assessing the multi dimensional nature of the experience of pain in arthritis. Chiropractic & Manual Therapies. 2014;22(28)

de Luca K, Parkinson L, Pollard H, Byles J, Blyth F. How is the experience of pain measured in older, community dwelling people with osteoarthritis? A systematic review of the literature. Rheumatology International 2015; 35(9): 1461-72.

de Luca K, Parkinson L, Byles J, Lo TKT, Pollard H, Blyth F. The prevalence and cross-sectional associations of neuropathic-like pain among older, community-dwelling women with arthritis. Pain Medicine 2016

de Luca K, Parkinson L, Downie A, Blyth F, Byles J. Identification of three subgroups of pain profiles in 227 older, community-dwelling women with arthritis via latent class analysis: results from a cross-sectional study. Clinical Rheumatology 2016, 36(3):625-634.

de Luca K, Parkinson L, Haldeman S, Byles J, Blyth F. The relationship between spinal pain and comorbidity: a cross-sectional analysis of 579 community-dwelling, older, Australia women. Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics, 2017; 40(7):459-466.

de Luca K, Parkinson L, Hunter S Byles J. Qualitative insights into the experience of pain in older Australian women with arthritis. Australian Journal of Ageing, Accepted, May 2018.

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