Doctor Siobhan Schabrun

Doctor Siobhan Schabrun



  • PhD University of Adelaide
  • BPhy(Hons) University of Adelaide


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Location: Campbelltown

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Journal Articles

  • Alhassani, G., Liston, M., Clothier, P. and Schabrun, S. (2022), 'Interhemispheric inhibition between primary sensory cortices is not influenced by acute muscle pain', Journal of Pain, vol 23, no 7 , pp 1177 - 1186.
  • Thapa, T., Graven-Nielsen, T. and Schabrun, S. (2021), 'Aberrant plasticity in musculoskeletal pain : a failure of homeostatic control?', Experimental Brain Research, vol 239, no 4 , pp 1317 - 1326.
  • Hodges, P., Butler, J., Tucker, K., MacDonell, C., Poortvliet, P., Schabrun, S., Hug, F. and Garland, S. (2021), 'Non-uniform effects of nociceptive stimulation to motoneurones during experimental muscle pain', Neuroscience, vol 463 , pp 45 - 56.
  • Lee, J., Fakhereddin, M., Macdermid, J., Elliott, J., Schabrun, S. and Walton, D. (2021), 'An exploration of blood marker?environment interaction effects on pain severity and interference scores in people with acute musculoskeletal trauma', Clinical Journal of Pain, vol 37, no 10 , pp 747 - 758.
  • Cashin, A., Folly, T., Bagg, M., Wewege, M., Jones, M., Ferraro, M., Leake, H., Rizzo, R., Schabrun, S., Gustin, S., Day, R., Williams, C. and McAuley, J. (2021), 'Efficacy, acceptability, and safety of muscle relaxants for adults with non-specific low back pain : systematic review and meta-analysis', BMJ (International Edition), vol 374 .
  • Timmers, R., MacRitchie, J., Schabrun, S., Thapa, T., Varlet, M. and Keller, P. (2020), 'Neural multimodal integration underlying synchronization with a co-performer in music : influences of motor expertise and visual information', Neuroscience Letters, vol 721 .
  • Hall, M., Dobson, F., Plinsinga, M., Mailloux, C., Starkey, S., Smits, E., Hodges, P., Vicenzino, B., Schabrun, S. and Masse-Alarie, H. (2020), 'Effect of exercise on pain processing and motor output in people with knee osteoarthritis : a systematic review and meta-analysis', Osteoarthritis and Cartilage, vol 28, no 12 , pp 1501 - 1513.
  • Seminowicz, D., Bilska, K., Chowdhury, N., Skippen, P., Millard, S., Chiang, A., Chen, S., Furman, A. and Schabrun, S. (2020), 'A novel cortical biomarker signature for predicting pain sensitivity : protocol for the PREDICT longitudinal analytical validation study', Pain Reports, vol 5, no 4 .
  • Thompson, C., Hillerb, C. and Schabrun, S. (2019), 'Altered spinal-level sensorimotor control related to pain and perceived instability in people with chronic ankle instability', Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport, vol 22, no 4 , pp 425 - 429.
  • De Martino, E., Seminowicz, D., Schabrun, S., Petrini, L. and Graven-Nielsen, T. (2019), 'High frequency repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation to the left dorsolateral prefrontal cortex modulates sensorimotor cortex function in the transition to sustained muscle pain', NeuroImage, vol 186 , pp 93 - 102.
  • Chang, W., Buscemi, V., Liston, M., McAuley, J., Hodges, P. and Schabrun, S. (2019), 'Sensorimotor cortical activity in acute low back pain : a cross-sectional study', Journal of Pain, vol 20, no 7 , pp 819 - 829.
  • Summers, S., Schabrun, S., Hirata, R., Graven-Nielsen, T., Cavaleri, R. and Chipchase, L. (2019), 'Effect of sustained experimental muscle pain on joint position sense', Pain Reports, vol 4 .
  • Buscemi, V., Chang, W., Liston, M., McAuley, J. and Schabrun, S. (2019), 'The role of perceived stress and life stressors in the development of chronic musculoskeletal pain disorders : a systematic review', Journal of Pain, vol 20, no 10 , pp 1127 - 1139.
  • Seminowicz, D., Thapa, T. and Schabrun, S. (2019), 'Corticomotor depression is associated with higher pain severity in the transition to sustained pain : a longitudinal exploratory study of individual differences', Journal of Pain, vol 20, no 12 , pp 1498 - 1506.
  • Elgueta-Cancino, E., Masse-Alarie, H., Schabrun, S. and Hodges, P. (2019), 'Electrical stimulation of back muscles does not prime the corticospinal pathway', Neuromodulation, vol 22, no 5 , pp 555 - 563.
  • Larsen, D., Graven-Nielsen, T., Hirata, R., Seminowicz, D., Schabrun, S. and Boudreau, S. (2019), 'Corticomotor excitability reduction induced by experimental pain remains unaffected by performing a working memory task as compared to staying at rest', Experimental Brain Research, vol 237, no 9 , pp 2205 - 2215.
  • Fitzgibbon, B. and Schabrun, S. (2019), 'Transcranial direct current stimulation for pain disorders : challenges and new frontiers', Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics, vol 106, no 4 , pp 717 - 719.
  • Oliveira, C., Pinto, R., Schabrun, S., Franco, M., Morelhao, P., Silva, F., Damato, T. and Negrao Filho, R. (2019), 'Association between clinical tests related to motor control dysfunction and changes in pain and disability after lumbar stabilization exercises in individuals with chronic low back pain', Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, vol 100, no 7 , pp 1226 - 1233.
  • Cavaleri, R., Schabrun, S. and Chipchase, L. (2019), 'Assessing the validity and reliability of rapid transcranial magnetic stimulation mapping', Brain Stimulation, vol 12, no 2 , pp 447 - 447.
  • Brady, B., Veljanova, I., Schabrun, S. and Chipchase, L. (2018), 'Integrating culturally informed approaches into physiotherapy assessment and treatment of chronic pain : a pilot randomised controlled trial', BMJ Open, vol 8, no 7 .
  • Cavaleri, R., Schabrun, S. and Chipchase, L. (2018), 'The reliability and validity of rapid transcranial magnetic stimulation mapping', Brain Stimulation, vol 11, no 6 , pp 1291 - 1295.
  • Knox, M., Chipchase, L., Schabrun, S., Romero, R. and Marshall, P. (2018), 'Anticipatory and compensatory postural adjustments in people with low back pain : a systematic review and meta-analysis', Spine Journal, vol 18, no 10 , pp 1934 - 1949.
  • De Martino, E., Zandalasini, M., Schabrun, S., Petrini, L. and Graven-Nielsen, T. (2018), 'Experimental muscle hyperalgesia modulates sensorimotor cortical excitability, which is partially altered by unaccustomed exercise', Pain, vol 159, no 12 , pp 2493 - 2502.
  • Seminowicz, D., De Martino, E., Schabrun, S. and Graven-Nielsen, T. (2018), 'Left dorsolateral prefrontal cortex repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation reduces the development of long-term muscle pain', Pain, vol 159, no 12 , pp 2486 - 2492.
  • Summers, S., Schabrun, S. and Chipchase, L. (2018), 'The type and pain provoking nature of exercise prescribed for low back pain : a survey of Australian health professionals', Musculoskeletal Science and Practice, vol 38 , pp 37 - 45.
  • De Martino, E., Petrini, L., Schabrun, S. and Graven-Nielsen, T. (2018), 'Cortical somatosensory excitability is modulated in response to several days of muscle soreness', Journal of Pain, vol 19, no 11 , pp 1296 - 1307.

Conference Papers

  • Cavaleri, R., Summers, S., Chipchase, L. and Schabrun, S. (2019), 'Accelerating recovery of acute musculoskeletal pain using non-invasive brain stimulation : a randomised controlled trial', Sports Medicine Australia. Conference, Sunshine Coast, Qld..
  • Summers, S., Chipchase, L., Hirata, R., Graven-Nielsen, T., Cavaleri, R. and Schabrun, S. (2018), 'The relationship between motor cortex organisation and motor variability in the transition to sustained muscle pain', International Motor Impairment Conference, Coogee, N.S.W..
  • Cavaleri, R., Schabrun, S., Te, M. and Chipchase, L. (2017), 'Treating de Quervain's disease : a systematic review and meta-analysis comparing corticosteroid injections and hand therapy', World Confederation for Physical Therapy. International Congress, Cape Town, South Africa.

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