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Wei-Ju Chang

Current Appointments

Postdoctoral Fellow (Honorary)

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Dr Wei-Ju Chang is a Postdoctorate Research Fellow at Neuroscience Research Australia (NeuRA). He is an Australia Physiotherapy Association Titled Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist with 20 years of clinical experience, specialising in complex musculoskeletal pain disorders. Dr Chang was awarded a prestigious NHMRC Postgraduate Scholarship for his PhD research. He is trained and experienced in using non-invasive brain stimulation techniques, EEG, and quantitative sensory testing. The unique blend of Dr Chang’s neuroscience research and strong clinical background allows his research and clinical practice to complement each other. His passions are clinical neuroscience research in pain, novel brain-based treatments for pain and evidence-informed clinical practice in musculoskeletal disorders.


2023 Apr

Human assumed central sensitization in people with acute non‐specific low back pain: A cross‐sectional study of the association with brain‐derived neurotrophic factor, clinical, psychological and demographic factors

View full journal-article on https://doi.org/10.1002/ejp.2078

2022 Dec

The Effect of Theta Burst Stimulation Over the Primary Motor Cortex on Experimental Hamstring Pain: A Randomized, Controlled Study

View full journal-article on https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpain.2022.11.013

2022 Oct

The Effect of Acute and Sustained Pain on Corticomotor Excitability: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Group and Individual Level Data

View full journal-article on https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpain.2022.04.012

2022, 10 Aug

Evaluating methodological quality of prognostic prediction models on patient reported outcome measurements after total hip replacement and total knee replacement surgery: a systematic review protocol

View full journal-article on https://doi.org/10.1186/s13643-022-02039-7

2022 Aug

Feasibility and safety of combining repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation and quadriceps strengthening exercise for chronic pain in knee osteoarthritis: a study protocol for a pilot randomised controlled trial

View full journal-article on https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2022-062577

2022, 19 Jul

Surgical (percutaneous pinning or plate fixation) versus non‐surgical interventions for distal radius fractures in adults: an individual participant data review

View full journal-article on https://www.cochranelibrary.com/cdsr/doi/10.1002/14651858.CD014933/full

2022, 13 May

Cortical function and sensorimotor plasticity are prognostic factors associated with future low back pain after an acute episode: the UPWaRD prospective cohort study

View full journal-article on http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/j.pain.0000000000002684

2022 Mar

The analgesic effect of electroencephalographic neurofeedback for people with chronic pain: A systematic review and meta‐analysis

View full journal-article on https://doi.org/10.1111/ene.15189

2021, 24 Nov

The Understanding persistent Pain Where it ResiDes study of low back pain cohort profile

View full other on https://doi.org/10.1101/2021.11.24.21266794

2021, 29 Sep

Preoperative optimisation in fast-track and enhanced recovery after surgery (ERAS) programs for total hip and knee joint replacement: a systematic review protocol

View full other on https://doi.org/10.1101/2021.09.27.21264189

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