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Responsiveness of the Numeric Pain Rating Scale in Patients with Low Back Pain
Study Design. Cohort study of patients with low back pain (LBP) receiving physical therapy. Objective. To examine the responsiveness characteristics of the numerical pain rating scale (NPRS) inExpand
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Psychometric properties of the Neck Disability Index and Numeric Pain Rating Scale in patients with mechanical neck pain.
OBJECTIVE To examine the psychometric properties including test-retest reliability, construct validity, and minimum levels of detectable and clinically important change for the Neck Disability IndexExpand
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Alterations in lower extremity movement and muscle activation patterns in individuals with knee osteoarthritis.
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to investigate lower extremity movement and muscle activation patterns in individuals with knee osteoarthritis and healthy age- and gender-matched controlExpand
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The use of ultrasound imaging of the abdominal drawing-in maneuver in subjects with low back pain.
STUDY DESIGN Randomized controlled trial among patients with low back pain (LBP). OBJECTIVES (1) Determine the reliability of real-time ultrasound imaging for assessing activation of the lateralExpand
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Strength around the hip and flexibility of soft tissues in individuals with and without patellofemoral pain syndrome.
STUDY DESIGN Case control design. OBJECTIVES To investigate whether differences exist in lower extremity muscle strength and soft tissue length between patients with patellofemoral pain syndromeExpand
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A Clinical Prediction Rule To Identify Patients with Low Back Pain Most Likely To Benefit from Spinal Manipulation: A Validation Study
Context In this randomized, controlled trial, spinal manipulation plus exercise produced outcomes for low back pain similar to those produced by exercise alone. Yet, some patients did respond toExpand
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The Functional Movement Screen: a reliability study.
STUDY DESIGN Reliability study. OBJECTIVES To determine intrarater test-retest and interrater reliability of the Functional Movement Screen (FMS) among novice raters. BACKGROUND The FMS is usedExpand
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Neck pain: Clinical practice guidelines linked to the International Classification of Functioning, Disability, and Health from the Orthopedic Section of the American Physical Therapy Association.
The Orthopaedic Section of the American Physical Therapy Association presents this second set of clinical practice guidelines on neck pain, linked to the International Classification of Functioning,Expand
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Reliability of measures of impairments associated with patellofemoral pain syndrome
BackgroundThe reliability and measurement error of several impairment measures used during the clinical examination of patients with patellofemoral pain syndrome (PFPS) has not been established. TheExpand
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Responsiveness of the Neck Disability Index in patients with mechanical neck disorders.
PURPOSE Report the test-retest reliability, construct validity, minimum clinically important difference (MCID), and minimal detectable change (MDC) for the Neck Disability Index (NDI). STUDYExpand
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