Greg Balourdas

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Development of a new pictorial activity and task sort and examination of its reliability and validity is described. The Multidimensional Task Ability Profile (MTAP) is the latest in a series of measures that use a combination of drawings and task descriptions in a self-report format to assess functional capacity. The MTAP is found to be reliable on a(More)
We evaluated the results in thirteen patients with disabling tibiotalar arthritis who underwent a new operation for ankle fusion for relief of pain. The procedure in all of these patients was a chevron (pitched-roof) tibiotalar osteotomy and excision of the joint. A bilateral approach to the ankle joint was used and the arthrodesis was supplemented by(More)
Railyard or train-related accidents are a common cause of traumatic amputations in children. Four consecutive children with traumatic lower extremity amputations due to railyard amputation seen between 1975 and 1980 demonstrated: a common mechanism of injury--all were attempting to obtain rides on slow-moving trains near their homes or school; similar lower(More)
  • Verna Jl, Matheson Ln, +26 authors Mada D
  • 2015
A method to provide a more efficient and reliable measure of self-report physical work capacity for patients with spinal pain.level heat wrap therapy for the prevention and treatment of delayed onset muscle soreness of the low back muscles Treating acute low back pain with continuous low-level heat wrap therapy and/or exercise: A randomized controlled(More)
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