Donald Neil Simmons

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OBJECTIVE To determine the relation of symptoms and pain provocation tests to abnormal piriformis morphology among people with chronic buttock pain. DESIGN Each of 2 clinical symptoms and 2 clinical signs were compared with the abnormal morphology found on ultrasound. The pain-free side was used as an internal control. SETTING A tertiary referral(More)
Lower limb peripheral neuropathy may have a variety of causes. This article focuses on focal neural lesions because of neural entrapment associated with static mechanical compression or dynamic compression/stretching. Mechanical compression may relate to direct blunt trauma, surgical injury, mass effect associated with adjacent mass lesions, and frictional(More)
PURPOSE The relationship between the percent peak oxygen consumption (%VO2peak) and percent peak heart rate (%HRpeak) has been suggested as a method for exercise prescription. According to the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), 50, 60, 80, and 85% of VO2peak represent 62, 70, 85, and 90% of HRpeak, respectively. Recent research with young healthy(More)
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