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    Alistair C. McConnell, Renan C. Moioli, Fabricio L. Brasil, Marta Vallejo, David W. Corne, Patricia A. Vargas, Adam A. Stokes
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    Thierry Deltombe, Delphine Wautier, Philippe De Cloedt, Michèle Fostier, Thierry Gustin
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    Ivy K.Y. Cheng, Karen M.K. Chan, Chun-sing Wong, Leonard S.W. Li, Karen M.Y. Chiu, Raymond T.F. Cheung, Edwin M.L. Yiu
  • Phenol for spasticity management
    Jay Karri, Manuel F. Mas, Gerard E. Francisco, Sheng Li
  • Gait and postural response in Parkinson’s disease
    Ellen N. Sutter, Katie J. Seidler, Ryan P. Duncan, Gammon M. Earhart, Marie E. McNeely
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SPECIAL REPORT - 2017-04-04
Strengthening health-related rehabilitation services at national levels
Christoph Gutenbrunner, Jerome Bickenbach, John Melvin, Jorge Lains, Boya Nugraha

SPECIAL REPORT - 2017-01-31
World Health Organization Global Disability Action Plan: The Mongolian Perspective
Fary Khan, Bhasker Amatya, Baljnnyam Avirmed, Yoon Kyoung Yi, Batchimeg Shirmen, Geoff Abbott, Mary P. Galea

SPECIAL REPORT - 2017-01-27
Rehabilitation: The health strategy of the 21st century
Gerold Stucki, Jerome Bickenbach, Christoph Gutenbrunner, John Melvin

The increase of survival rate in many chronic diseases has led to the increase of people with non-communicable diseases worldwide. With this regard, strengthening and implementation of rehabilitation service in the health systems worldwide are urgent issue. Currently Journal of Rehabilitation Medicine has been working on a special issue entitle “Scaling-up rehabilitation as the worldwide health strategy of the 21st century”.

This special issue will be divided into two parts: Part 1 will cover several articles related to “Strengthening rehabilitation in health systems”. Part 2 will cover articles related to strengthening/implementation rehabilitation services within the health system of different countries.

Guest editors: Christoph Gutenbrunner, Jerome Bickenbach, John Melvin, Gerold Stucki
Managing editors/coordinators: Boya Nugraha, Kristian Borg
From current issue: 6 (49)
ORIGINAL REPORT
Practice patterns for spasticity management with phenol neurolysis
Jay Karri, Manuel F. Mas, Gerard E. Francisco, Sheng Li
Objective: To present practice patterns for phenol neurolysis procedures conducted for spasticity management. Design: A retrospective review of 185 persons with spasticity who underwent phenol neurolysis procedures (n = 293) at an academic rehabilitation hospital and clinic. Patient demographics, concomitant spasticity treatments, and procedure relevant information were collected. Re ...
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Volume 45, Issue 4
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A comparison of neural mechanisms in mirror therapy and movement observation therapy
Jing Wang, Claire Fritzsch, Johannes Bernarding , Susanne Holtze, Karl-Heinz Mauritz, Maddalena Brunetti, Christian Dohle
Volume 45, Issue 8
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Health-related Quality of Life 12 months after severe traumatic brain injury: A prospective nationwide cohort study
Helene L. Soberg, Cecilie Roe, Audny Anke, Juan Carlos Arango-Lasprilla, Toril Skandsen, Unni Sveen, Nicole von Steinbüchel, Nada Andelic
Volume 48, Issue 10
ORIGINAL REPORT - DOWNLOADS: 150
High- and low-intensity exercise do not improve cognitive function after stroke: A randomized controlled trial
Ada Tang, Janice J. Eng, Andrei V. Krassioukov, Teresa S.M. Tsang, Teresa Liu-Ambrose
Volume 48, Issue 8
REVIEW ARTICLE - DOWNLOADS: 125
Functional electrical stimulation versus ankle foot orthoses for foot-drop: A meta-analysis of orthotic effects
Sarah Prenton, Kristen L. Hollands, Laurence P.J. Kenney
2017-06-26
2017-06-22
SPECIAL REPORT
Medical rehabilitation in disaster relief: towards a new perspective
Bhasker Amatya, Mary Galea, Jianan Li, Fary Khan
2017-06-21
ORIGINAL REPORT
Are job strain and sleep disturbances prognostic factors for low-back pain? A cohort study of a general population of working age in Sweden
Eva Rasmussen-Barr, Wilhelmus J.A. Grooten, Johan Hallqvist, Lena W. Holm, Eva Skillgate
2017-06-20
SHORT COMMUNICATION
Prevalence of sarcopenia and its association with dysphagia in cancer patients who require rehabilitation
Hidetaka Wakabayashi, Rimiko Takahashi, Naoko Watanabe, Hideyuki Oritsu, Yoshitaka Shimizu
2017-06-15
ORIGINAL REPORT
Post-traumatic changes in energy expenditure and body composition in patients with acute spinal cord injury
Peter Felleiter, Joerg Krebs, Yvonne Haeberli, Wilma Schmid, Stefanie Tesini, Claudio Perret

This is JRM

ISI Impact Factor 2 year IF: 1,681; 5 year IF: 2,098

An international peer-review journal published with at least 10 issues per year.

Topics: Functional assessment and intervention studies, clinical studies in various patient groups, methodology in physical and rehabilitation medicine, epidemiological studies on disabling conditions and reports on vocational and sociomedical aspects of rehabilitation.

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JRM is the offical journal of:

International Society of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine (ISPRM)
UEMS European Board of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine (EBPRM)
European Academy of Rehabilitation Medicine (EARM)

JRM is published in association with:

European Society of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine (ESPRM)
Canadian Association of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (CAPM&R)
Asia Oceania Society of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine (AOSPRM)
Baltic and North Sea Forum for Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine (BNFPRM)

JRM is the sponsor of:

The European Academy of Rehabilitation Medicine Award