Dr David Anderson

PhD, MPhty, PT, APAM, BExSc, MSc

Dr Anderson is a consultant physiotherapist who has experience in treating both acute and chronic spinal conditions. He has worked with orthopaedic surgeons and neurosurgeons in both the acute hospital setting at Prince of Wales Private Hospital and at the Sydney Spine Institute.
Dr David Anderson
Dr Anderson is a consultant physiotherapist who has experience in treating both acute and chronic spinal conditions. He has worked with orthopaedic surgeons and neurosurgeons in both the acute hospital setting at Prince of Wales Private Hospital and private setting at the Sydney Spine Institute.
 
Dr Anderson has an intimate understanding of orthopaedic and spinal procedures and utilises the most effective, evidence-based protocols for post-operative management of patients who underwent surgery. Dr Anderson completed his PhD at the University of Sydney on optimising management of lumbar spinal stenosis, including a world-leading trial of spinal surgery. Dr Anderson holds two masters degrees: in Physiotherapy and Clinical Exercise Physiology. He also received the Dean’s Merit List Award for outstanding academic excellence. His training in Exercise Physiology had a focus on exercise prescription and management of chronic diseases, including back pain and osteoarthritis.
 
Dr Anderson is currently a researcher/lecturer at the University of Sydney.
 
Below is a list of his publications:
 
The role of wearable devices and objective gait analysis for the assessment and monitoring of patients with lumbar spinal stenosis: systematic review

A Chakravorty, RJ Mobbs, DB Anderson, K Rooke, K Phan, N Yoong, …
BMC musculoskeletal disorders 20 (1), 1-9
18 2019
Measurement properties of walking outcome measures for neurogenic claudication: a systematic review and meta analysis

DB Anderson, S Mathieson, J Eyles, CG Maher, JM Van Gelder, …
The Spine Journal 19 (8), 1378-1396
8 2019
SUcceSS, SUrgery for Spinal Stenosis: protocol of a randomised, placebo-controlled trial

DB Anderson, ML Ferreira, IA Harris, GA Davis, R Stanford, D Beard, Q Li, …
BMJ open 9 (2), e024944
8 2019
A critical appraisal of clinical practice guidelines for the treatment of lumbar spinal stenosis

DB Anderson, K De Luca, RK Jensen, JP Eyles, JM Van Gelder, …
The Spine Journal 21 (3), 455-464
3 2021
Barriers to participation in a placebo-surgical trial for lumbar spinal stenosis

DB Anderson, RJ Mobbs, J Eyles, SE Meyer, GC Machado, GA Davis, …
Heliyon 5 (5), e01683
1 2019
Surgical Removal of an Intracranial Tumor in a Western Lowland Gorilla

TP Meehan, JM Zdziarski, MB Briggs, DB Anderson, AS Zelby, …
ANNUAL CONFERENCE-AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF ZOO VETERINARIANS, 255-256
1 1995
The influence of smoking and alcohol on bone healing: Systematic review and meta-analysis of non-pathological fractures

B Xu, DB Anderson, P Eun-Sun, L Chen, JH Lee
EClinicalMedicine 42, 101179
  2021
How much change in symptoms do spinal surgeons expect following lumbar decompression and microdiscectomy?

DB Anderson, R Stanford, JM Van Gelder, IA Harris, J Eyles, …
Journal of Clinical Neuroscience 91, 243-248
  2021
Evaluation of placebo fidelity and trial design methodology in placebo controlled surgical trials of musculoskeletal conditions: a systematic review.

DB Anderson, DJ Beard, T Sabet, JP Eyles, IA Harris, S Adie, …
Pain
  2021
Optimising Management of Lumbar Spinal Stenosis

DB Anderson
 
  2021
Success, surgery for spinal stenosis: A randomised, placebo-controlled trial

M Ferreira, I Harris, R Mobbs, R Stanford, G Davis, D Anderson, D Beard, …
Internal Medicine Journal, 29-29
  2021
FACTORS AFFECTING RETURN TO WORK FOLLOWING ARTHROSCOPIC ROTATOR CUFF REPAIR: A CASE-CONTROL STUDY IN AN OCCUPATIONAL MEDICINE CLINIC AND SINGLE-SURGEON PRACTICE

C Mylordi, D Anderson, J van Gelder
INTERNAL MEDICINE JOURNAL 50, 13-13
  2020
Do antibiotics have a role in treating injured workers with chronic low back pain? Systematic review and meta-analysis.

C Mylordi, D Anderson, J van Gelder
Internal Medicine Journal
  2020
A systematic review of measurement properties of walking outcome measures for lumbar spinal stenosis

DB Anderson, S Mathieson, J Eyles, C Maher, V Bella, C Tomkins-Lane, …
Osteoarthritis and Cartilage 27, S457
  2019
Success surgery for spinal stenosis–protocol of a randomised placebo-controlled trial of surgical decompression

ML Ferreira, I Harris, J Latimer, D Anderson, G Davis, R Buchbinder
Osteoarthritis and Cartilage 26, S426
  2018
Electromyography Used During Anterior Cervical Spine Procedures to Detect Recurrent Laryngeal Nerve Injury

WS Jellish, Z Thalji, R Jensen, D Anderson
Journal of Neurosurgical Anesthesiology 9 (4), 397
  1997
Intraoperative compound electromyography of posterior pharynx as a method to detect recurrent laryngeal nerve injury during anterior cervical spine procedures

WS Jellish, Z Thalji, R Jensen, D Anderson
ANESTHESIOLOGY 87 (3), A460-A460
  1997
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