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Predictive factors for 1-year outcome of chronic low back pain following manipulation, stabilizing exercises, and physician consultation or physician consultation alone
Leena Niemistö A1, Seppo Sarna A2, Tiina Lahtinen-Suopanki A1, Karl-August Lindgren A1, Heikki Hurri A1
Objectives: To examine the relative influences of sociodemographic and episode-specific factors on change in low back pain intensity and self-rated disability.Methods: Of 204 patients with chronic low back pain, 102 were randomized to a combined manipulation, exercise and physician consultation group and 102 to a consultation-alone group. These groups were each divided into 2 cluster ...
Pages: 104-109
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Sitting balance and effects of kayak training in paraplegics
Anatoli Grigorenko A1, Anna Bjerkefors A1, Hans Rosdahl A1, Claes Hultling A2, Marie Alm A2, Alf Thorstensson A1
Objectives: The objectives of this study were to evaluate biomechanical variables related to balance control in sitting, and the effects of kayak training, in individuals with spinal cord injury.Subjects: Twelve individuals with spinal cord injury were investigated before and after an 8-week training period in open sea kayaking, and 12 able-bodied subjects, who did not train, served ...
Pages: 110-116
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Functional status and muscle strength in people with duchenne muscular dystrophy living in the community
Ken Uchikawa A1, Meigen Liu A1, Kozo Hanayama A2, Tetsuya Tsuji A1, Toshiyuki Fujiwara A1, Naoichi Chino A1
Objective: To describe activity limitation of people with Duchenne muscular dystrophy who are living in the community and to correlate it with age and muscle strength.Design: Descriptive, correlational.Subjects: Twenty-seven children with Duchenne muscular dystrophy aged 7-14 years who are living in the community.Methods: The subjects' activity limitation was evaluated ...
Pages: 124-129
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Utility of international classification of functioning, disability and health's participation dimension in assigning ICF codes to items from extant rating instruments
Mats Granlund A1, Lilly Eriksson A1, Regina Ylvén A2
Objectives: Firstly to investigate the utility of the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health's (ICF's) participation dimension when items from extant questionnaires focusing on participation were assigned to ICF codes on an item-by-item basis; and, secondly, to conduct a preliminary investigation of the theoretical assumption expressed in ICF that ICF's environme ...
Pages: 130-137
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"Functional motor amnesia" in stroke (1904) and "learned non-use phenomenon" (1966)
Jean-Marie André A1, A3, Jean-Pierre Didier A2, A3, Jean Paysant A1, A3
The "learned non-use phenomenon" described by Taub, one of the most original recent contributions to rehabilitation medicine probably corresponds to what Henry Meige (1866-1940), who studied under J.-M. Charcot, described in hemiplegics in 1904 using the expression "functional motor amnesia". He specified in 1914 at the time of the Babinski description of anosognosia, that: "Even with educated sub ...
Pages: 138-140
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Book review
Leif Stjernberg
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Page: 141
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Book review
Leif Stjernberg
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Book review
Jörgen Borg
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Page: 141
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