Susan L Armijo-Olivo

Summary

Affiliation: University of Alberta
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Electromyographic assessment of the activity of the masticatory using the agonist contract-antagonist relax technique (AC) and contract-relax technique (CR)
    Susan Armijo Olivo
    Department of Physical Therapy, Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Alberta, 3 50 Corbett Hall, Canada T6G 2G4
    Man Ther 11:136-45. 2006
  2. pmc Electromyographic activity of the cervical flexor muscles in patients with temporomandibular disorders while performing the craniocervical flexion test: a cross-sectional study
    Susan Armijo-Olivo
    Department of Physical Therapy, Alberta Research Centre for Health Evidence, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Phys Ther 91:1184-97. 2011
  3. doi request reprint Clinical relevance vs. statistical significance: Using neck outcomes in patients with temporomandibular disorders as an example
    Susan Armijo-Olivo
    Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, Alberta Research Centre for Health Evidence, 11402 University Avenue, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Man Ther 16:563-72. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Reduced endurance of the cervical flexor muscles in patients with concurrent temporomandibular disorders and neck disability
    Susan Armijo-Olivo
    Department of Physical Therapy, Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Alberta, 3 48 Corbett Hall, Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2G4, Canada
    Man Ther 15:586-92. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Is maximal strength of the cervical flexor muscles reduced in patients with temporomandibular disorders?
    Susan L Armijo-Olivo
    Department of Physical Therapy, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 91:1236-42. 2010
  6. doi request reprint The association between neck disability and jaw disability
    S Armijo Olivo
    Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada
    J Oral Rehabil 37:670-9. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint Scales to assess the quality of randomized controlled trials: a systematic review
    Susan Armijo Olivo
    University of Alberta, 3 50 Corbett Hall, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, T6G 2G4
    Phys Ther 88:156-75. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Quality of reporting masticatory muscle electromyography in 2004: a systematic review
    S Armijo-Olivo
    Rehabilitation Science Program, Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    J Oral Rehabil 34:397-405. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Electromyographic activity of the masticatory and cervical muscles during resisted jaw opening movement
    S Armijo-Olivo
    Department of Physical Therapy, Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada
    J Oral Rehabil 34:184-94. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint The association between the cervical spine, the stomatognathic system, and craniofacial pain: a critical review
    Susan Armijo Olivo
    Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research, University of Alberta Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    J Orofac Pain 20:271-87. 2006

Collaborators

Detail Information

Publications13

  1. ncbi request reprint Electromyographic assessment of the activity of the masticatory using the agonist contract-antagonist relax technique (AC) and contract-relax technique (CR)
    Susan Armijo Olivo
    Department of Physical Therapy, Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Alberta, 3 50 Corbett Hall, Canada T6G 2G4
    Man Ther 11:136-45. 2006
    ..The purported physiological mechanisms of PNF techniques, which stated that they act through reciprocal inhibition and autogenic inhibition causing muscular relaxation, are not supported by this study...
  2. pmc Electromyographic activity of the cervical flexor muscles in patients with temporomandibular disorders while performing the craniocervical flexion test: a cross-sectional study
    Susan Armijo-Olivo
    Department of Physical Therapy, Alberta Research Centre for Health Evidence, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Phys Ther 91:1184-97. 2011
    ..Most patients with temporomandibular disorders (TMD) have been shown to have cervical spine dysfunction. However, this cervical dysfunction has been evaluated only qualitatively through a general clinical examination of the cervical spine...
  3. doi request reprint Clinical relevance vs. statistical significance: Using neck outcomes in patients with temporomandibular disorders as an example
    Susan Armijo-Olivo
    Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, Alberta Research Centre for Health Evidence, 11402 University Avenue, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Man Ther 16:563-72. 2011
    ..The evaluation of clinical relevance in clinical research is crucial to simplify the transfer of knowledge from research into practice. Clinical researchers should present the clinical relevance of their results...
  4. doi request reprint Reduced endurance of the cervical flexor muscles in patients with concurrent temporomandibular disorders and neck disability
    Susan Armijo-Olivo
    Department of Physical Therapy, Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Alberta, 3 48 Corbett Hall, Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2G4, Canada
    Man Ther 15:586-92. 2010
    ..No significant associations between neck disability, jaw disability, clinical variables and neck flexor endurance test were found...
  5. doi request reprint Is maximal strength of the cervical flexor muscles reduced in patients with temporomandibular disorders?
    Susan L Armijo-Olivo
    Department of Physical Therapy, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 91:1236-42. 2010
    ..To determine whether there was a difference in maximal cervical flexor muscle strength in subjects with temporomandibular disorders (mixed and myogenous) compared with healthy subjects...
  6. doi request reprint The association between neck disability and jaw disability
    S Armijo Olivo
    Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada
    J Oral Rehabil 37:670-9. 2010
    ..These results have implications for clinical practice. If patients with TMD have neck disability in addition to jaw disability, treatment needs to focus on both areas because the improvement of one could have an influence on the other...
  7. ncbi request reprint Scales to assess the quality of randomized controlled trials: a systematic review
    Susan Armijo Olivo
    University of Alberta, 3 50 Corbett Hall, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, T6G 2G4
    Phys Ther 88:156-75. 2008
    ..The purpose of this systematic review was to identify scales used to evaluate the methodological quality of RCTs in health care research and summarize the content, construction, development, and psychometric properties of these scales...
  8. ncbi request reprint Quality of reporting masticatory muscle electromyography in 2004: a systematic review
    S Armijo-Olivo
    Rehabilitation Science Program, Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    J Oral Rehabil 34:397-405. 2007
    ..Reasons for the poor reporting are discussed. Because of the general poor quality of reporting of the analysed studies, findings of studies using surface electromyography of masticatory muscles should be interpreted with caution...
  9. ncbi request reprint Electromyographic activity of the masticatory and cervical muscles during resisted jaw opening movement
    S Armijo-Olivo
    Department of Physical Therapy, Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada
    J Oral Rehabil 34:184-94. 2007
    ..Complex muscular interactions of the supra- and infrahyoid muscles (jaw openers), masticatory muscles, and cervical muscles may exist to stabilize the craniomandibular system during resisted jaw opening...
  10. ncbi request reprint The association between the cervical spine, the stomatognathic system, and craniofacial pain: a critical review
    Susan Armijo Olivo
    Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research, University of Alberta Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    J Orofac Pain 20:271-87. 2006
    ..The objective of this critical review was to present and analyze the evidence of the associations between the cervical spine, stomatognathic system, and craniofacial pain...
  11. ncbi request reprint A comparison of the head and cervical posture between the self-balanced position and the Frankfurt method
    S Armijo-Olivo
    Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    J Oral Rehabil 33:194-201. 2006
    ..001). However, this change was minimal. No changes related to gender and age were found. More studies are needed to determine the variation between different procedures and to define a good procedure for evaluating head posture...
  12. ncbi request reprint The association between head and cervical posture and temporomandibular disorders: a systematic review
    Susan Armijo Olivo
    Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research, University of Alberta Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    J Orofac Pain 20:9-23. 2006
    ..To carry out a systematic review to assess the evidence concerning the association between head and cervical posture and temporomandibular disorders (TMD)...
  13. ncbi request reprint Head and cervical posture in patients with temporomandibular disorders
    Susan Armijo-Olivo
    Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine, Alberta Research Center for Health Evidence, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    J Orofac Pain 25:199-209. 2011
    ....