J D Childs

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Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Slump stretching in the management of non-radicular low back pain: a pilot clinical trial
    Joshua A Cleland
    Physical Therapy Program, Franklin Pierce College, 5 Chenell Drive, Concord, NH 03301, USA
    Man Ther 11:279-86. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Responsiveness of the numeric pain rating scale in patients with low back pain
    John D Childs
    Department of Physical Therapy, Wilford Hall Medical Center, San Antonio, TX, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 30:1331-4. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Immediate improvements in side-to-side weight bearing and iliac crest symmetry after manipulation in patients with low back pain
    John D Childs
    Department of Physical Therapy, Wilford Hall Medical Center, San Antonio, Tex, USA
    J Manipulative Physiol Ther 27:306-13. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Psychometric properties of the functional rating index in patients with low back pain
    John D Childs
    Department of Physical Therapy, Wilford Hall Medical Center, San Antonio, TX, USA
    Eur Spine J 14:1008-12. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Alterations in lower extremity movement and muscle activation patterns in individuals with knee osteoarthritis
    John D Childs
    Department of Physical Therapy, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh PA, USA
    Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon) 19:44-9. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Side-to-side weight-bearing asymmetry in subjects with low back pain
    J D Childs
    Department of Physical Therapy, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Pittsburgh, USA
    Man Ther 8:166-9. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Clinical decision making in the identification of patients likely to benefit from spinal manipulation: a traditional versus an evidence-based approach
    John D Childs
    US Air Force, Wilford Hall Medical Center, Lackland AFB, TX, USA
    J Orthop Sports Phys Ther 33:259-72. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint The effect of repeated bouts of backward walking on physiologic efficiency
    John D Childs
    Department of Physical Therapy, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15260, USA
    J Strength Cond Res 16:451-5. 2002
  9. pmc Development of a clinical prediction rule to identify patients with neck pain likely to benefit from cervical traction and exercise
    Nicole H Raney
    Department of Physical Therapy, Wilford Hall Medical Center, 134 Evans Ave, San Antonio, TX 78209, USA
    Eur Spine J 18:382-91. 2009
  10. pmc Comparison of the effectiveness of three manual physical therapy techniques in a subgroup of patients with low back pain who satisfy a clinical prediction rule: study protocol of a randomized clinical trial [NCT00257998]
    Joshua A Cleland
    Department of Physical Therapy, Franklin Pierce College 5 Chenell Drive, Concord, NH 03301, USA
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 7:11. 2006

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Publications56

  1. ncbi request reprint Slump stretching in the management of non-radicular low back pain: a pilot clinical trial
    Joshua A Cleland
    Physical Therapy Program, Franklin Pierce College, 5 Chenell Drive, Concord, NH 03301, USA
    Man Ther 11:279-86. 2006
    ..The results suggest that slump stretching is beneficial for improving short-term disability, pain, and centralization of symptoms. Future studies should examine whether these benefits are maintained at a longer-term follow-up...
  2. ncbi request reprint Responsiveness of the numeric pain rating scale in patients with low back pain
    John D Childs
    Department of Physical Therapy, Wilford Hall Medical Center, San Antonio, TX, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 30:1331-4. 2005
    ..Cohort study of patients with low back pain (LBP) receiving physical therapy...
  3. ncbi request reprint Immediate improvements in side-to-side weight bearing and iliac crest symmetry after manipulation in patients with low back pain
    John D Childs
    Department of Physical Therapy, Wilford Hall Medical Center, San Antonio, Tex, USA
    J Manipulative Physiol Ther 27:306-13. 2004
    ..Although there is good evidence that spinal manipulation is an effective treatment to improve pain and function for patients with low back pain (LBP), there is little evidence to support the mechanism by which manipulation works...
  4. ncbi request reprint Psychometric properties of the functional rating index in patients with low back pain
    John D Childs
    Department of Physical Therapy, Wilford Hall Medical Center, San Antonio, TX, USA
    Eur Spine J 14:1008-12. 2005
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Alterations in lower extremity movement and muscle activation patterns in individuals with knee osteoarthritis
    John D Childs
    Department of Physical Therapy, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh PA, USA
    Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon) 19:44-9. 2004
    ..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 control subjects...
  6. ncbi request reprint Side-to-side weight-bearing asymmetry in subjects with low back pain
    J D Childs
    Department of Physical Therapy, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Pittsburgh, USA
    Man Ther 8:166-9. 2003
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Clinical decision making in the identification of patients likely to benefit from spinal manipulation: a traditional versus an evidence-based approach
    John D Childs
    US Air Force, Wilford Hall Medical Center, Lackland AFB, TX, USA
    J Orthop Sports Phys Ther 33:259-72. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint The effect of repeated bouts of backward walking on physiologic efficiency
    John D Childs
    Department of Physical Therapy, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15260, USA
    J Strength Cond Res 16:451-5. 2002
    ..This finding suggests that backward walking is indeed a novel task and that motor learning occurs as a result of practice, leading to a more efficient recruitment of motor units...
  9. pmc Development of a clinical prediction rule to identify patients with neck pain likely to benefit from cervical traction and exercise
    Nicole H Raney
    Department of Physical Therapy, Wilford Hall Medical Center, 134 Evans Ave, San Antonio, TX 78209, USA
    Eur Spine J 18:382-91. 2009
    ..The CPR developed in this study may improve clinical decision-making by assisting clinicians in identifying patients with neck pain likely to benefit from cervical traction and exercise...
  10. pmc Comparison of the effectiveness of three manual physical therapy techniques in a subgroup of patients with low back pain who satisfy a clinical prediction rule: study protocol of a randomized clinical trial [NCT00257998]
    Joshua A Cleland
    Department of Physical Therapy, Franklin Pierce College 5 Chenell Drive, Concord, NH 03301, USA
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 7:11. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study is to investigate the effectiveness of three different manual therapy techniques in a subgroup of patient with low back pain that satisfy the CPR...
  11. ncbi request reprint Factors related to the inability of individuals with low back pain to improve with a spinal manipulation
    Julie M Fritz
    Department of Physical Therapy, University of Pittsburgh, 6035 Forbes Tower, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    Phys Ther 84:173-90. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to identify factors that are associated with an inability to benefit from manipulation...
  12. ncbi request reprint Inter-tester reliability of passive intervertebral and active movements of the cervical spine
    Sara R Piva
    School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, Department of Physical Therapy, University of Pittsburgh, 6035 Forbes Tower, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    Man Ther 11:321-30. 2006
    ..43 and .40, respectively). Findings are relevant to the planning of future studies to establish the criterion validity of these tests to guide the selection of interventions and establish prognosis in patients with neck pain...
  13. ncbi request reprint Interrater reliability of the history and physical examination in patients with mechanical neck pain
    Joshua A Cleland
    Department of Physical Therapy, Franklin Pierce College, Concord, NH, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 87:1388-95. 2006
    ..To examine the interrater reliability of the history and physical examination in patients with mechanical neck pain...
  14. ncbi request reprint Short-term effects of thrust versus nonthrust mobilization/manipulation directed at the thoracic spine in patients with neck pain: a randomized clinical trial
    Joshua A Cleland
    Department of Physical Therapy, Franklin Pierce College, 5 Chenell Dr, Concord, NH 03301, USA
    Phys Ther 87:431-40. 2007
    ..The authors also sought to compare the frequencies, durations, and types of side effects between the groups...
  15. pmc Reliability of measures of impairments associated with patellofemoral pain syndrome
    Sara R Piva
    Department of Physical Therapy, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Pittsburgh, USA
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 7:33. 2006
    ..The purpose was to determine the inter-tester reliability and measurement error of measures of impairments associated with PFPS in patients with PFPS...
  16. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of an extension-oriented treatment approach in a subgroup of subjects with low back pain: a randomized clinical trial
    David A Browder
    Outpatient Physical Therapy, Physical Therapy Department, Wilford Hall Medical Center, San Antonio, TX, USA
    Phys Ther 87:1608-18; discussion 1577-9. 2007
    ....
  17. ncbi request reprint Psychometric properties of the Fear-Avoidance Beliefs Questionnaire and Tampa Scale of Kinesiophobia in patients with neck pain
    Joshua A Cleland
    Department of Physical Therapy, Franklin Pierce College, Concord, New Hampshire 03301, USA
    Am J Phys Med Rehabil 87:109-17. 2008
    ..To examine selected psychometric properties of these instruments in a cohort of patients with mechanical neck pain...
  18. ncbi request reprint Development of a clinical prediction rule for guiding treatment of a subgroup of patients with neck pain: use of thoracic spine manipulation, exercise, and patient education
    Joshua A Cleland
    Department of Physical Therapy, Franklin Pierce College, Concord, NH 03301, USA
    Phys Ther 87:9-23. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to develop a clinical prediction rule (CPR) to identify patients with neck pain who are likely to experience early success from thoracic spine thrust manipulation...
  19. ncbi request reprint A clinical prediction rule to identify patients with low back pain most likely to benefit from spinal manipulation: a validation study
    John D Childs
    Wilford Hall Medical Center, Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas, USA
    Ann Intern Med 141:920-8. 2004
    ..Conflicting evidence exists about the effectiveness of spinal manipulation...
  20. doi request reprint Responsiveness of the Neck Disability Index in patients with mechanical neck disorders
    Brian A Young
    Department of Physical Therapy, Sheppard AFB, TX, USA
    Spine J 9:802-8. 2009
    ..Report the test-retest reliability, construct validity, minimum clinically important difference (MCID), and minimal detectable change (MDC) for the Neck Disability Index (NDI)...
  21. doi request reprint Psychometric properties of the Neck Disability Index and Numeric Pain Rating Scale in patients with mechanical neck pain
    Joshua A Cleland
    Department of Physical Therapy, Franklin Pierce College, Concord, NH 03301, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 89:69-74. 2008
    ....
  22. pmc Investigation of elevated fear-avoidance beliefs for patients with low back pain: a secondary analysis involving patients enrolled in physical therapy clinical trials
    Steven Z George
    Department of Physical Therapy, Brooks Center for Rehabilitation Studies, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611 0154, USA
    J Orthop Sports Phys Ther 38:50-8. 2008
    ..Secondary analysis...
  23. ncbi request reprint Reliability of measuring iliac crest level in the standing and sitting position using a new measurement device
    Sara R Piva
    Department of Physical Therapy, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Pittsburgh, Room 6035 Forbes Tower, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    J Manipulative Physiol Ther 26:437-41. 2003
    ..To perform the IC level measurement, we propose the use of a measurement device that is composed of an inclinometer mounted on a crest level tester that measures IC level in degrees...
  24. pmc Rationale, design, and protocol for the prevention of low back pain in the military (POLM) trial (NCT00373009)
    Steven Z George
    Department of Physical Therapy, Brooks Center for Rehabilitation Studies, PO Box 100154, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32610 0154, USA
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 8:92. 2007
    ..The effect of the combined program will be compared to three other standard programs...
  25. doi request reprint Changes in lateral abdominal muscle thickness during the abdominal drawing-in maneuver in those with lumbopelvic pain
    Deydre S Teyhen
    US Army Baylor University Doctoral Program in Physical Therapy, San Antonio, TX, USA
    J Orthop Sports Phys Ther 39:791-8. 2009
    ..Controlled laboratory study...
  26. ncbi request reprint 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
    John D Childs
    US Army Baylor University Doctoral Program in Physical Therapy, San Antonio, Texas, USA
    J Orthop Sports Phys Ther 38:A1-A34. 2008
    ....
  27. doi request reprint Comparison of the effectiveness of three manual physical therapy techniques in a subgroup of patients with low back pain who satisfy a clinical prediction rule: a randomized clinical trial
    Joshua A Cleland
    Department of Physical Therapy, Franklin Pierce University, Concord, NH03301, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 34:2720-9. 2009
    ..Randomized clinical trial...
  28. ncbi request reprint Agility and perturbation training for a physically active individual with knee osteoarthritis
    G Kelley Fitzgerald
    Department of Physical Therapy, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Pittsburgh, 6035 Forbes Tower, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    Phys Ther 82:372-82. 2002
    ..The purpose of this case report is to describe the development and implementation of an agility and perturbation training program that was used in conjunction with traditional rehabilitation activities for a patient with knee OA...
  29. ncbi request reprint Strength around the hip and flexibility of soft tissues in individuals with and without patellofemoral pain syndrome
    Sara R Piva
    Department of Physical Therapy, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh 15260, USA
    J Orthop Sports Phys Ther 35:793-801. 2005
    ..Case control design...
  30. ncbi request reprint Proposal of a classification system for patients with neck pain
    John D Childs
    Department of Physical Therapy, Wilford Hall Medical Center, San Antonio, TX, USA
    J Orthop Sports Phys Ther 34:686-96; discussion 697-700. 2004
    ..The end result of the classification process is to determine the treatment approach believed to be most likely to maximize the clinical outcome for an individual patient with neck pain...
  31. ncbi request reprint Sex differences in predictors of outcome in selected physical therapy interventions for acute low back pain
    Steven Z George
    Department of Physical Therapy, Brooks Center for Rehabilitation Studies, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611 0154, USA
    J Orthop Sports Phys Ther 36:354-63. 2006
    ..Secondary analysis of pooled data from 3 randomized trials...
  32. ncbi request reprint Associates of physical function and pain in patients with patellofemoral pain syndrome
    Sara R Piva
    Department of Physical Therapy, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 90:285-95. 2009
    ....
  33. doi request reprint Development of a clinical prediction rule for diagnosing hip osteoarthritis in individuals with unilateral hip pain
    Thomas G Sutlive
    US Army Baylor University Dotoral Program in Physical Therapy, San Antonio, TX, USA
    J Orthop Sports Phys Ther 38:542-50. 2008
    ..Prospective cohort/predictive validity study...
  34. ncbi request reprint The use of ultrasound imaging of the abdominal drawing-in maneuver in subjects with low back pain
    Deydre S Teyhen
    Center for Physical Therapy Research, US Army Baylor University Doctoral Program in Physical Therapy, San Antonio, TX, USA
    J Orthop Sports Phys Ther 35:346-55. 2005
    ..Randomized controlled trial among patients with low back pain (LBP)...
  35. pmc Psychosocial education improves low back pain beliefs: results from a cluster randomized clinical trial (NCT00373009) in a primary prevention setting
    Steven Z George
    Department of Physical Therapy, Brooks Center for Rehabilitation Studies, Center for Pain Research and Behavioral Health, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32610 0154, USA
    Eur Spine J 18:1050-8. 2009
    ..This is the first randomized trial to show positive influence on LBP beliefs in a primary prevention setting, and these findings have potentially important public health implications for prevention of LBP...
  36. doi request reprint Patella fracture during rehabilitation after bone-patellar tendon-bone anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction: 2 case reports
    Sara R Piva
    University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    J Orthop Sports Phys Ther 39:278-86. 2009
    ..Case report...
  37. doi request reprint Changes in deep abdominal muscle thickness during common trunk-strengthening exercises using ultrasound imaging
    Deydre S Teyhen
    US Army Baylor University Doctoral Program in Physical Therapy, San Antonio, TX, USA
    J Orthop Sports Phys Ther 38:596-605. 2008
    ..Cross-sectional study design...
  38. ncbi request reprint Observed changes in lateral abdominal muscle thickness after spinal manipulation: a case series using rehabilitative ultrasound imaging
    Nicole H Raney
    Physical Medicine Flight, Wilford Hall Medical Center, San Antonio, TX, USA
    J Orthop Sports Phys Ther 37:472-9. 2007
    ..Case series...
  39. ncbi request reprint The audible pop from high-velocity thrust manipulation and outcome in individuals with low back pain
    Timothy W Flynn
    Department of Physical Therapy, Regis University, Denver, CO 80221 1099, USA
    J Manipulative Physiol Ther 29:40-5. 2006
    ..To determine the relationship between an audible pop with spinal manipulation and improvement in pain and function in patients with low back pain...
  40. ncbi request reprint Screening for vertebrobasilar insufficiency in patients with neck pain: manual therapy decision-making in the presence of uncertainty
    John D Childs
    US Army Baylor University Doctoral Program in Physican Therapy, Fort Sam Houston, San Antonio, TX, USA
    J Orthop Sports Phys Ther 35:300-6. 2005
    ..The authors hope that this commentary adds additional perspective on manual therapy decision-making strategies in the presence of uncertainty...
  41. doi request reprint Effects of traditional sit-up training versus core stabilization exercises on short-term musculoskeletal injuries in US Army soldiers: a cluster randomized trial
    John D Childs
    US Army Baylor University Doctoral Program in Physical Therapy, Army Medical Department Center and School, 3151 Scott Rd, Room 2307, Fort Sam Houston, San Antonio, TX 78234, USA
    Phys Ther 90:1404-12. 2010
    ..It is unknown whether the short-term effects of a core stabilization exercise program without sit-up training may result in decreased musculoskeletal injury incidence and work restriction compared with traditional training...
  42. ncbi request reprint The use of a lumbar spine manipulation technique by physical therapists in patients who satisfy a clinical prediction rule: a case series
    Joshua A Cleland
    Department of Physical Therapy, Franklin Pierce College, Concord, NH 03301, USA
    J Orthop Sports Phys Ther 36:209-14. 2006
    ..A case series of patients with low back pain (LBP) who satisfy a clinical prediction rule (CPR)...
  43. ncbi request reprint Immediate effects of thoracic manipulation in patients with neck pain: a randomized clinical trial
    Joshua A Cleland
    Physical Therapy Program, Franklin Pierce College, 5 Chenell Drive, Concord, NH 03301, USA
    Man Ther 10:127-35. 2005
    ..Further studies are needed to determine the effects of thoracic spine manipulation in patients with neck pain on long-term outcomes including function and disability...
  44. ncbi request reprint Lumbar spine segmental mobility assessment: an examination of validity for determining intervention strategies in patients with low back pain
    Julie M Fritz
    Division of Physical Therapy, University of Utah, and Clinical Outcomes Research Scientist, Intermountain Health Care, Salt Lake City, UT 84108, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 86:1745-52. 2005
    ..To examine the predictive validity of posterior-anterior (PA) mobility testing in a group of patients with low back pain (LBP)...
  45. pmc Pragmatic application of a clinical prediction rule in primary care to identify patients with low back pain with a good prognosis following a brief spinal manipulation intervention
    Julie M Fritz
    Division of Physical Therapy, University of Utah, 520 Wakara Way, Salt Lake City, UT 84108, USA
    BMC Fam Pract 6:29. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the association between two factors (duration and distribution of symptoms) and prognosis following a spinal manipulation intervention...
  46. pmc Accuracy of the clinical examination to predict radiographic instability of the lumbar spine
    Julie M Fritz
    Division of Physical Therapy, University of Utah, 520 Wakara Way, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
    Eur Spine J 14:743-50. 2005
    ..If the findings of this study can be replicated, these clinical factors could be used to inform treatment decision-making without a sole reliance on radiographic assessment...
  47. ncbi request reprint A perspective for considering the risks and benefits of spinal manipulation in patients with low back pain
    John D Childs
    US Army Baylor University Doctoral Program in Physical Therapy, 3151 Scott Rd, Rm 2307, Fort Sam Houston, TX 78234, USA
    Man Ther 11:316-20. 2006
    ..2, 219.2). The results of this study offer an additional perspective for considering the risks and benefits of spinal manipulation and help to inform the integration of current evidence for spinal manipulation into healthcare policy...
  48. ncbi request reprint Arthrokinematics in a subgroup of patients likely to benefit from a lumbar stabilization exercise program
    Deydre S Teyhen
    US Army Baylor Doctoral Program in Physical Therapy, MCCS HMT, 3151 Scott Rd, Room 1303, Fort Sam Houston, TX 78234 6138, USA
    Phys Ther 87:313-25. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to characterize the spinal motion, using digital fluoroscopic video, of a subgroup of subjects with low back pain...
  49. ncbi request reprint Fluoroscopic video to identify aberrant lumbar motion
    Deydre S Teyhen
    U S Army Baylor University Doctoral Program in Physical Therapy, Fort Sam Houston, TX 78234, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 32:E220-9. 2007
    ..A prospective, case-control design...
  50. ncbi request reprint The influence of experience and specialty certifications on clinical outcomes for patients with low back pain treated within a standardized physical therapy management program
    Julie M Whitman
    US Army Baylor University, USA
    J Orthop Sports Phys Ther 34:662-72; discussion 672-5. 2004
    ..Secondary analysis of a randomized trial...
  51. ncbi request reprint Spinal manipulation for low back pain
    John D Childs
    Ann Intern Med 140:665; author reply 665-6. 2004
  52. ncbi request reprint Systematic review of the quality of randomized controlled trials for patellofemoral pain syndrome
    Mario Bizzini
    Department of Physical Therapy, Schulthess Clinic, Zurich, Switzerland
    J Orthop Sports Phys Ther 33:4-20. 2003
    ..Systematic review of the literature...
  53. ncbi request reprint Treatments for back pain
    John D Childs
    Ann Intern Med 142:874. 2005
  54. ncbi request reprint Subgrouping patients with low back pain: evolution of a classification approach to physical therapy
    Julie M Fritz
    Division of Physical Therapy, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
    J Orthop Sports Phys Ther 37:290-302. 2007
    ..The purpose of this clinical commentary is to review this classification system, its evolution and current status, and to discuss its implications for the classification of patients with low back pain...
  55. ncbi request reprint Rehabilitative ultrasound imaging: when is a picture necessary
    Deydre S Teyhen
    J Orthop Sports Phys Ther 37:579-80. 2007
  56. ncbi request reprint On "A survey of therapeutic ultrasound..." Wong et al. Phys Ther. 2007;87:986 994
    John D Childs
    Phys Ther 87:1558. 2007