Carmen Caeiro

Assistant Professor / Researcher

Main areas of research

Person-centred care in musculoskeletal conditions

Self-management in persistent and disabling pain

Implementation science and participatory research

Qualitative and mixed-methods research

Academic background

PhD in Physiotherapy (2017), University of Brighton

BSc (Hons) in Physiotherapy (2006), Polytechnic Institute of Setúbal

Research projects / Experience

Selfie – Supported self-management of fibromyalgia, codesigning ehealth interventions

MyBack – Effectiveness and implementation of a tailored self-management program to prevent recurrences and disability and promote musculoskeletal health in low back pain patients

SARA – Co-creation of a telerehabilitation service for assessment and treatment of patients with low back pain (proof-of-concept)

SHARE – Health and Humanities working together

SPLIT – Design and implementation of a stratified model of care for patients with low back pain in primary care settings

PhD Thesis “Portuguese individuals experiences and perception of non-specific chronic low back pain”

Contact details

Polytechnic University of Setúbal

Areas of research

Wellbeing and Active Ageing