D P Gross

Summary

Affiliation: University of Alberta
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Are performance-based functional assessments superior to semistructured interviews for enhancing return-to-work outcomes?
    Douglas P Gross
    Department of Physical Therapy, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta Workers Compensation Board Alberta Millard Health, Edmonton, Alberta Electronic address
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 95:807-815.e1. 2014
  2. ncbi request reprint Development of a computer-based clinical decision support tool for selecting appropriate rehabilitation interventions for injured workers
    Douglas P Gross
    Department of Physical Therapy, University of Alberta, 2 50 Corbett Hall, Edmonton, AB, T6G 2G4, Canada
    J Occup Rehabil 23:597-609. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Fostering change in back pain beliefs and behaviors: when public education is not enough
    Douglas P Gross
    Department of Physical Therapy, University of Alberta, 2 50 Corbett Hall, 8205 114 St Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2G4, Canada
    Spine J 12:979-88. 2012
  4. doi request reprint What is the rate of functional improvement during occupational rehabilitation in workers' compensation claimants?
    Douglas P Gross
    Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Alberta, 2 50 Corbett Hall, Edmonton, AB, T6G 2G4, Canada
    J Occup Rehabil 22:292-300. 2012
  5. doi request reprint An evaluation of low back-pain-related content in Canadian newspaper media
    Douglas P Gross
    Department of Physical Therapy, University of Alberta, Alberta, Canada
    J Spinal Disord Tech 21:1-3. 2008
  6. doi request reprint The Patient-Specific Functional Scale: validity in workers' compensation claimants
    Douglas P Gross
    Department of Physical Therapy, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 89:1294-9. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Acute opioid administration improves work-related exercise performance in patients with chronic back pain
    Douglas P Gross
    Department of Physical Therapy, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    J Pain 9:856-62. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Evaluation of a knowledge translation initiative for physical therapists treating patients with work disability
    Douglas P Gross
    Department of Physical Therapy, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    Disabil Rehabil 31:871-9. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint Opioid prescriptions in canadian workers' compensation claimants: prescription trends and associations between early prescription and future recovery
    Douglas P Gross
    Department of Physical Therapy, University of Alberta, Canada
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 34:525-31. 2009
  10. doi request reprint Evaluation of a Canadian back pain mass media campaign
    Douglas P Gross
    Department of Physical Therapy, Division of Rheumatology, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 35:906-13. 2010

Detail Information

Publications33

  1. ncbi request reprint Are performance-based functional assessments superior to semistructured interviews for enhancing return-to-work outcomes?
    Douglas P Gross
    Department of Physical Therapy, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta Workers Compensation Board Alberta Millard Health, Edmonton, Alberta Electronic address
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 95:807-815.e1. 2014
    ..To examine whether use of functional capacity evaluation (FCE) leads to better outcomes for injured workers...
  2. ncbi request reprint Development of a computer-based clinical decision support tool for selecting appropriate rehabilitation interventions for injured workers
    Douglas P Gross
    Department of Physical Therapy, University of Alberta, 2 50 Corbett Hall, Edmonton, AB, T6G 2G4, Canada
    J Occup Rehabil 23:597-609. 2013
    ..To develop a classification algorithm and accompanying computer-based clinical decision support tool to help categorize injured workers toward optimal rehabilitation interventions based on unique worker characteristics...
  3. doi request reprint Fostering change in back pain beliefs and behaviors: when public education is not enough
    Douglas P Gross
    Department of Physical Therapy, University of Alberta, 2 50 Corbett Hall, 8205 114 St Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2G4, Canada
    Spine J 12:979-88. 2012
    ..Evaluation of previous back pain mass media campaigns reveals that education alone is unlikely to foster positive and persisting behavioral change without concomitant strategies...
  4. doi request reprint What is the rate of functional improvement during occupational rehabilitation in workers' compensation claimants?
    Douglas P Gross
    Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Alberta, 2 50 Corbett Hall, Edmonton, AB, T6G 2G4, Canada
    J Occup Rehabil 22:292-300. 2012
    ..We also estimated the rate of improvement that could be considered clinically important and examined factors associated with rate of functional improvement...
  5. doi request reprint An evaluation of low back-pain-related content in Canadian newspaper media
    Douglas P Gross
    Department of Physical Therapy, University of Alberta, Alberta, Canada
    J Spinal Disord Tech 21:1-3. 2008
    ..Review of newspaper articles...
  6. doi request reprint The Patient-Specific Functional Scale: validity in workers' compensation claimants
    Douglas P Gross
    Department of Physical Therapy, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 89:1294-9. 2008
    ..To examine the construct and predictive validity of the Patient-Specific Functional Scale (PSFS) in workers' compensation claimants...
  7. ncbi request reprint Acute opioid administration improves work-related exercise performance in patients with chronic back pain
    Douglas P Gross
    Department of Physical Therapy, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    J Pain 9:856-62. 2008
    ..72). Opioid analgesia improves lifting performance in the short term in individuals with chronic back pain. Longer trials of the effectiveness of opioid analgesia as an adjunct to functional restoration programs are recommended...
  8. doi request reprint Evaluation of a knowledge translation initiative for physical therapists treating patients with work disability
    Douglas P Gross
    Department of Physical Therapy, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    Disabil Rehabil 31:871-9. 2009
    ..We evaluated a knowledge translation and exchange (KTE) initiative aimed at providing physical therapists with best practice information regarding work disability prevention...
  9. ncbi request reprint Opioid prescriptions in canadian workers' compensation claimants: prescription trends and associations between early prescription and future recovery
    Douglas P Gross
    Department of Physical Therapy, University of Alberta, Canada
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 34:525-31. 2009
    ..Historical cohort study...
  10. doi request reprint Evaluation of a Canadian back pain mass media campaign
    Douglas P Gross
    Department of Physical Therapy, Division of Rheumatology, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 35:906-13. 2010
    ..Quasi-experimental before-and-after design with control group...
  11. doi request reprint Recovery expectations predict recovery in workers with back pain but not other musculoskeletal conditions
    Douglas Paul Gross
    Department of Physical Therapy, University of Alberta, Workers Compensation Board Alberta Millard Health, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    J Spinal Disord Tech 23:451-6. 2010
    ..Prospective cohort study...
  12. doi request reprint The utility of measuring sexual disability for predicting 1-year return to work
    Douglas P Gross
    Department of Physical Therapy, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 92:1870-4. 2011
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  13. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of a short-form functional capacity evaluation: less may be best
    Douglas P Gross
    Department of Physical Therapy, University of Alberta, 2 50 Corbett Hall, Edmonton, AB, Canada, T6G 2G4
    J Occup Rehabil 17:422-35. 2007
    ..However, FCE is a burdensome clinical tool in terms of time and cost. We evaluated the effectiveness of a short-form FCE protocol...
  14. ncbi request reprint Reliability of safe maximum lifting determinations of a functional capacity evaluation
    Douglas P Gross
    Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Alberta, 3 48 Corbett Hall, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada T6G 2G4
    Phys Ther 82:364-71. 2002
    ..The interrater and test-retest reliability of determinations of maximal safe lifting during kinesiophysical FCEs were examined in a sample of people who were off work and receiving workers' compensation...
  15. ncbi request reprint Predicting timely recovery and recurrence following multidisciplinary rehabilitation in patients with compensated low back pain
    Douglas P Gross
    Department of Physical Therapy, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 30:235-40. 2005
    ..Historical cohort study...
  16. ncbi request reprint Measurement properties of performance-based assessment of functional capacity
    Douglas P Gross
    Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine, 2 50 Corbett Hall, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada T6G 2G4
    J Occup Rehabil 14:165-74. 2004
    ..FCEs are more accurately considered behavioural tests influenced by multiple factors including physical ability, beliefs, and perceptions, and should be interpreted with in the subject's broader personal and environmental context...
  17. ncbi request reprint Work-related recovery expectations and the prognosis of chronic low back pain within a workers' compensation setting
    Douglas P Gross
    Department of Physical Therapy, University of Alberta, Workers Compensation Board Alberta Millard Health, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    J Occup Environ Med 47:428-33. 2005
    ..We examined the association between work-related recovery expectations and return-to-work in patients with chronic back pain...
  18. ncbi request reprint Functional capacity evaluation performance does not predict sustained return to work in claimants with chronic back pain
    Douglas Paul Gross
    Department of Physical Therapy, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    J Occup Rehabil 15:285-94. 2005
    ..We investigated the ability of the Isernhagen Work Systems' FCE to predict sustained return-to-work and future pain and disability in workers' compensation claimants with chronic back pain...
  19. ncbi request reprint Are functional capacity evaluations affected by the patient's pain?
    Douglas P Gross
    Department of Physical Therapy, 2 50 Corbett Hall, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2G4, Canada
    Curr Pain Headache Rep 10:107-13. 2006
    ..Shorter FCEs could potentially be as effective as more lengthy protocols...
  20. pmc Does functional capacity evaluation predict recovery in workers' compensation claimants with upper extremity disorders?
    D P Gross
    Department of Physical Therapy, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    Occup Environ Med 63:404-10. 2006
    ..A secondary objective was to determine whether FCE is more predictive in claimants with specific injuries (that is, fracture) as compared to less specific, pain mediated disorders (that is, myofascial pain)...
  21. ncbi request reprint The prognostic value of functional capacity evaluation in patients with chronic low back pain: part 2: sustained recovery
    Douglas P Gross
    Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 29:920-4. 2004
    ..Historical cohort study...
  22. ncbi request reprint Development and validation of a short-form functional capacity evaluation for use in claimants with low back disorders
    Douglas P Gross
    Department of Physical Therapy, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    J Occup Rehabil 16:53-62. 2006
    ..We attempted to develop a short-form FCE while maintaining comparable predictive ability...
  23. ncbi request reprint The prognostic value of functional capacity evaluation in patients with chronic low back pain: part 1: timely return to work
    Douglas P Gross
    Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 29:914-9. 2004
    ..Historical cohort study...
  24. ncbi request reprint Construct validity of a kinesiophysical functional capacity evaluation administered within a worker's compensation environment
    Douglas P Gross
    Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    J Occup Rehabil 13:287-95. 2003
    ..79). The moderate relationship between FCE and the PDI supports the construct validity of FCE as a functional measure. However, kinesiophysical FCE performance was not unrelated to pain severity ratings as purported...
  25. ncbi request reprint Factors influencing results of functional capacity evaluations in workers' compensation claimants with low back pain
    Douglas P Gross
    Department of Physical Therapy, University of Alberta, 2 50 Corbett Hall, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada T6G 2G4
    Phys Ther 85:315-22. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the association between performance on the Isernhagen Work System Functional Capacity Evaluation (IWS-FCE) and various clinical and psychosocial factors...
  26. doi request reprint A short-form functional capacity evaluation predicts time to recovery but not sustained return-to-work
    Erin N Branton
    Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Alberta, 2 50 Corbett Hall, Edmonton, AB, T6G 2G4, Canada
    J Occup Rehabil 20:387-93. 2010
    ..To evaluate the ability of a short-form FCE to predict future timely and sustained return-to-work...
  27. ncbi request reprint The influence of a continuum of care model on the rehabilitation of compensation claimants with soft tissue disorders
    Brian Stephens
    Departments of Public Health Sciences, University of Alberta, Workers Compensation Board Alberta Millard Health, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 32:2898-904. 2007
    ..Population-based before-and-after design with concurrent control group...
  28. ncbi request reprint Functional self-efficacy beliefs influence functional capacity evaluation
    Alexander K Asante
    Peter Lougheed Hospital, 3500 26th Ave N E, Calgary, T1Y 6J4, Alberta, Canada
    J Occup Rehabil 17:73-82. 2007
    ..The relationship between functional self-efficacy and Functional Capacity Evaluation (FCE) lift performance was examined in workers' compensation claimants' with low back pain...
  29. doi request reprint Effectiveness of interferential current therapy in the management of musculoskeletal pain: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Jorge P Fuentes
    University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Phys Ther 90:1219-38. 2010
    ..Interferential current (IFC) is a common electrotherapeutic modality used to treat pain. Although IFC is widely used, the available information regarding its clinical efficacy is debatable...
  30. doi request reprint Effect of opioid administration on cardiorespiratory and muscle oxygenation during lifting in chronic back pain patients
    Yagesh Bhambhani
    Department of Occupational Therapy, University of Alberta, Room 3 73, Corbett Hall, Edmonton, AB T6G 2G4, Canada
    Eur J Appl Physiol 109:241-50. 2010
    ..These findings suggest that the increased energy cost of lifting as a result of opioid administration was due to enhanced central oxygen transport and not peripheral muscle oxygen extraction...
  31. doi request reprint A population-based survey of beliefs about neck pain from whiplash injury, work-related neck pain, and work-related upper extremity pain
    Geoff P Bostick
    Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada
    Eur J Pain 13:300-4. 2009
    ..Beliefs about pain conditions appear to influence recovery in a variety of musculoskeletal conditions. Little is known about population beliefs about neck and arm pain...
  32. ncbi request reprint A population-based survey of back pain beliefs in Canada
    Douglas P Gross
    Department of Physical Therapy, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 31:2142-5. 2006
    ..Population-based survey...
  33. doi request reprint Validity evidence for the back beliefs questionnaire in the general population
    G P Bostick
    Department of Physical Therapy, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    Eur J Pain 17:1074-81. 2013
    ..Despite common usage of the back beliefs questionnaire (BBQ) in a variety of studies, important validity evidence is missing. The objective of this study was to examine the validity of the BBQ in the general population...