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Postural Assessment Software (PAS/SAPO): Validation and Reliabiliy
OBJECTIVE: This study was designed to estimate the accuracy of the postural assessment software (PAS/SAPO) for measurement of corporal angles and distances as well as the inter- and intra-raterExpand
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Segmental stabilization and muscular strengthening in chronic low back pain ‐ a comparative study
OBJECTIVE: To contrast the efficacy of two exercise programs, segmental stabilization and strengthening of abdominal and trunk muscles, on pain, functional disability, and activation of theExpand
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Effect of Global Posture Reeducation and of Static Stretching on Pain, Range of Motion, and Quality of Life in Women with Chronic Neck Pain: A Randomized Clinical Trial
PURPOSE Compare the effect of conventional static stretching and muscle chain stretching, as proposed by the global posture reeducation method, in the manual therapy of patients with chronic neckExpand
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Quantitative assessment of postural alignment in young adults based on photographs of anterior, posterior, and lateral views.
OBJECTIVE Postural assessment through photography is a simple method that allows the acquisition of quantitative values to define the alignment of body segments. The purpose of this study was toExpand
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Prevalence of fibromyalgia in a low socioeconomic status population
BackgroundThe aim of this study was to estimate the prevalence of fibromyalgia, as well as to assess the major symptoms of this syndrome in an adult, low socioeconomic status population assisted byExpand
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Qualitative postural analysis among boys and girls of seven to ten years of age
BACKGROUND: Postural abnormalities are often found in children. At this stage of life, posture undergoes many adjustments and adaptations due to body changes. Objective: To qualitatively identify theExpand
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Validação da versão brasileira do Fibromyalgia Impact Questionnaire (FIQ)
OBJECTIVE: To develop a cross-cultural validation of the Fibromyalgia Impact Questionnaire (FIQ) to the Brazilian population and to analyze its validity and efficacy when applied to fibromyalgiaExpand
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Effects of muscular stretching and segmental stabilization on functional disability and pain in patients with chronic low back pain: a randomized, controlled trial.
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to compare the effects of 2 exercise programs, segmental stabilization exercises (SSEs) and stretching of trunk and hamstrings muscles, on functionalExpand
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Prevalence of fibromyalgia: literature review update.
The present study aimed to update the literature review on the prevalence of fibromyalgia published in 2006. A bibliographical survey was carried out from 2005 to 2014 in the MEDLINE, Web of Science,Expand
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