Noureddin Nakhostin Ansari

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Affiliation: Tehran University of Medical Sciences
Country: Iran

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Low back pain during pregnancy in Iranian women: Prevalence and risk factors
    Noureddin Nakhostin Ansari
    Faculty of Rehabilitation, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Physiother Theory Pract 26:40-8. 2010
  2. ncbi request reprint Therapeutic ultrasound as a treatment for chronic sinusitis
    Noureddin Nakhostin Ansari
    Faculty of Rehabilitation, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Iran
    Physiother Res Int 9:144-6. 2004
  3. doi request reprint Efficacy of therapeutic ultrasound and infrared in the management of muscle spasticity
    Noureddin Nakhostin Ansari
    Faculty of Rehabilitation, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Iran
    Brain Inj 23:632-8. 2009
  4. doi request reprint Effect of therapeutic infra-red in patients with non-specific low back pain: a pilot study
    Noureddin Nakhostin Ansari
    School of Rehabilitation, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran Electronic address
    J Bodyw Mov Ther 18:75-81. 2014
  5. doi request reprint Clinical assessment of ankle plantarflexor spasticity in adult patients after stroke: inter-and intra-rater reliability of the Modified Tardieu Scale
    Noureddin Nakhostin Ansari
    Department of Physiotherapy, School of Rehabilitation, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Brain Inj 27:605-12. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Treatment of chronic rhinosinusitis using erythromycin phonophoresis
    Noureddin Nakhostin Ansari
    Department of Physiotherapy, School of Rehabilitation, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Physiother Theory Pract 29:159-65. 2013
  7. ncbi request reprint Intra-rater reliability of the Modified Modified Ashworth Scale (MMAS) in the assessment of upper-limb muscle spasticity
    Noureddin Nakhostin Ansari
    Faculty of Rehabilitation, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    NeuroRehabilitation 31:215-22. 2012
  8. doi request reprint The functional rating index: reliability and validity of the Persian language version in patients with low back pain
    Noureddin Nakhostin Ansari
    Faculty of Rehabilitation, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 36:E1573-7. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Development of the Persian version of the Modified Modified Ashworth Scale: translation, adaptation, and examination of interrater and intrarater reliability in patients with poststroke elbow flexor spasticity
    Noureddin Nakhostin Ansari
    Department of Physiotherapy, School of Rehabilitation, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Enghelab Ave, Pitch e shemiran, 11489, Tehran, Iran
    Disabil Rehabil 34:1843-7. 2012
  10. doi request reprint The functional rating index: reliability and validity of the Persian language version in patients with neck pain
    Noureddin Nakhostin Ansari
    Department of Physiotherapy, School of Rehabilitation, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 37:E844-8. 2012

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Publications38

  1. doi request reprint Low back pain during pregnancy in Iranian women: Prevalence and risk factors
    Noureddin Nakhostin Ansari
    Faculty of Rehabilitation, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Physiother Theory Pract 26:40-8. 2010
    ..The study showed that LBP during menstruation and previous LBP may be useful tests for ruling out and ruling in LBP during pregnancy, respectively...
  2. ncbi request reprint Therapeutic ultrasound as a treatment for chronic sinusitis
    Noureddin Nakhostin Ansari
    Faculty of Rehabilitation, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Iran
    Physiother Res Int 9:144-6. 2004
  3. doi request reprint Efficacy of therapeutic ultrasound and infrared in the management of muscle spasticity
    Noureddin Nakhostin Ansari
    Faculty of Rehabilitation, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Iran
    Brain Inj 23:632-8. 2009
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  4. doi request reprint Effect of therapeutic infra-red in patients with non-specific low back pain: a pilot study
    Noureddin Nakhostin Ansari
    School of Rehabilitation, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran Electronic address
    J Bodyw Mov Ther 18:75-81. 2014
    ..Treatment effect sizes ranged from large to small indicating clinically relevant improvements primarily in pain and function for patients with NSLBP...
  5. doi request reprint Clinical assessment of ankle plantarflexor spasticity in adult patients after stroke: inter-and intra-rater reliability of the Modified Tardieu Scale
    Noureddin Nakhostin Ansari
    Department of Physiotherapy, School of Rehabilitation, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Brain Inj 27:605-12. 2013
    ..To evaluate the reliability of the Modified Tardieu Scale (MTS) in the measurement of ankle plantarflexor spasticity in patients after stroke...
  6. doi request reprint Treatment of chronic rhinosinusitis using erythromycin phonophoresis
    Noureddin Nakhostin Ansari
    Department of Physiotherapy, School of Rehabilitation, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Physiother Theory Pract 29:159-65. 2013
    ..At 5-month follow-up, the patient reported sustained improvement. Erythromycin phonophoresis has potential as an effective treatment for CRS...
  7. ncbi request reprint Intra-rater reliability of the Modified Modified Ashworth Scale (MMAS) in the assessment of upper-limb muscle spasticity
    Noureddin Nakhostin Ansari
    Faculty of Rehabilitation, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    NeuroRehabilitation 31:215-22. 2012
    ..The presence of pain during shoulder abduction or contracture of the shoulder adductors had no influence on the reliability of the MMAS (κ w=0.75, 0.77, respectively)...
  8. doi request reprint The functional rating index: reliability and validity of the Persian language version in patients with low back pain
    Noureddin Nakhostin Ansari
    Faculty of Rehabilitation, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 36:E1573-7. 2011
    ..Crosscultural adaptation and psychometric measurements of the Functional Rating Index (FRI)...
  9. doi request reprint Development of the Persian version of the Modified Modified Ashworth Scale: translation, adaptation, and examination of interrater and intrarater reliability in patients with poststroke elbow flexor spasticity
    Noureddin Nakhostin Ansari
    Department of Physiotherapy, School of Rehabilitation, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Enghelab Ave, Pitch e shemiran, 11489, Tehran, Iran
    Disabil Rehabil 34:1843-7. 2012
    ..Development of the Persian version of the Modified Modified Ashworth Scale (MMAS), and to investigate the interrater and intrarater reliability of the Persian MMAS when used to quantify elbow flexor spasticity in patients after stroke...
  10. doi request reprint The functional rating index: reliability and validity of the Persian language version in patients with neck pain
    Noureddin Nakhostin Ansari
    Department of Physiotherapy, School of Rehabilitation, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 37:E844-8. 2012
    ..Psychometric testing of the Persian Functional Rating Index (PFRI)...
  11. doi request reprint A randomized, double-blind clinical trial comparing the effects of continuous and pulsed ultrasound in patients with chronic rhinosinusitis
    Noureddin Nakhostin Ansari
    Faculty of Rehabilitation, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Iran
    Physiother Theory Pract 28:85-94. 2012
    ..92 and CUS: d = 1.93. Symptom improvement in both groups was similar at the 2-month follow-up. These results support the use of therapeutic US for CRS. This pilot study gives only marginal evidence to favor PUS over CUS...
  12. doi request reprint Validation of a Mini-Mental State Examination (MMSE) for the Persian population: a pilot study
    Noureddin Nakhostin Ansari
    Faculty of Rehabilitation, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Enghelab Ave, Pitch e shemiran, Tehran, Iran
    Appl Neuropsychol 17:190-5. 2010
    ..46) and with age (r = -.77). There was no significant correlation between the Persian MMSE and gender. The Persian MMSE was found to be valid for discrimination of cognitive impairment in the Persian-speaking community...
  13. doi request reprint Assessing the reliability of the Modified Modified Ashworth Scale between two physiotherapists in adult patients with hemiplegia
    Noureddin Nakhostin Ansari
    Faculty of Rehabilitation, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Iran
    NeuroRehabilitation 25:235-40. 2009
    ..The weighted Kappa (kappaw) values were calculated for reliability. The kappaw was 0.61 for elbow flexor and 0.78 for wrist flexor. Results support the good interrater reliability of the MMAS for persons with upper limb spasticity...
  14. ncbi request reprint The effect of physiotherapeutic ultrasound on muscle spasticity in patients with hemiplegia: a pilot study
    N N Ansari
    Rehabilitation Faculty, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Iran
    Electromyogr Clin Neurophysiol 46:247-52. 2006
    ..Physical therapy plays an important role in the management of patients with spasticity. Among the modalities, Therapeutic ultrasound has become an important modality for treatment of various conditions including spasticity...
  15. ncbi request reprint A preliminary study into the effect of low-intensity pulsed ultrasound on chronic maxillary and frontal sinusitis
    Noureddin Nakhostin Ansari
    Rehabilitation Faculty, Medical Sciences University of Tehran, Iran
    Physiother Theory Pract 23:211-8. 2007
    ..548; df = 6; p = 0.007; phi value = 0.270). It may be concluded that low-intensity pulsed US has a significant effect on chronic sinusitis and improves patient symptoms in our study group...
  16. ncbi request reprint The effect of Bobath approach on the excitability of the spinal alpha motor neurones in stroke patients with muscle spasticity
    N N Ansari
    Rehabilitation Faculty, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Pitch e shemiran, Iran
    Electromyogr Clin Neurophysiol 47:29-36. 2007
    ..In conclusion, Bobath therapy had a statistically significant effect on the excitability of the aMN in the affected side compared to the unaffected side in stroke patients with muscle spasticity...
  17. ncbi request reprint The interrater and intrarater reliability of the Modified Ashworth Scale in the assessment of muscle spasticity: limb and muscle group effect
    Noureddin Nakhostin Ansari
    Rehabilitation Faculty, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    NeuroRehabilitation 23:231-7. 2008
    ..The agreement on distal wrist flexor in the upper limb was significantly higher between rater than in the proximal shoulder adductor. The agreement obtained with the MAS was not good, which questions the validity of the measurements...
  18. ncbi request reprint A randomized, single blind placebo controlled clinical trial on the effect of continuous ultrasound on low back pain
    N N Ansari
    Rehabilitation Faculty, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Iran
    Electromyogr Clin Neurophysiol 46:329-36. 2006
    ..05). The present study supports the significant effect of US on LBP, and suggests that US may improve the functional ability of patients with non specific low back pain...
  19. ncbi request reprint Inter- and intrarater reliability of the Modified Modified Ashworth Scale in patients with knee extensor poststroke spasticity
    Noureddin Nakhostin Ansari
    Rehabilitation Faculty, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Pitch e shemiran, Tehran, Iran
    Physiother Theory Pract 24:205-13. 2008
    ..The MMAS demonstrated reliable measurements for a single rater and between raters for measuring knee extensor post-stroke spasticity. The results encourage further study on the reliability and the validity of the scale...
  20. ncbi request reprint Ashworth Scales are unreliable for the assessment of muscle spasticity
    Noureddin Nakhostin Ansari
    Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Rehabilitation Faculty, Iran
    Physiother Theory Pract 22:119-25. 2006
    ..0285, df=1, p = 0.7). The Ashworth Scales are not reliable for the assessment of muscle spasticity. In the absence of interrater reliability, the validity of the measurements may also be questioned...
  21. doi request reprint The Modified Tardieu Scale for the measurement of elbow flexor spasticity in adult patients with hemiplegia
    Noureddin Nakhostin Ansari
    Faculty of Rehabilitation, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Brain Inj 22:1007-12. 2008
    ..To investigate the inter-rater reliability of the Modified Tardieu Scale (MTS) in the measurement of elbow flexor muscle spasticity in patients with adult hemiplegia...
  22. ncbi request reprint The relationship between symptoms, clinical tests and nerve conduction study findings in carpal tunnel syndrome
    N Nakhostin Ansari
    Faculty of Rehabilitation, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Electromyogr Clin Neurophysiol 49:53-7. 2009
    ..The findings of this study indicate that both CTS related symptoms of pain, diurnal paraesthesia, and Phalen 30 s are associated with electrodiagnostic tests...
  23. doi request reprint Inter-rater reliability of the Modified Modified Ashworth Scale as a clinical tool in measurements of post-stroke elbow flexor spasticity
    Noureddin Nakhostin Ansari
    Faculty of Rehabilitation, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Iran
    NeuroRehabilitation 24:225-9. 2009
    ..4%. The agreement between raters occurred mostly on score 1 (38.1%) followed by score 0 (23.8%). The MMAS yielded reliable measurements between raters when used on patients post-stroke with elbow flexor spasticity...
  24. ncbi request reprint Therapeutic ultrasound in the treatment of ankle plantarflexor spasticity in a unilateral stroke population: a randomized, single-blind, placebo-controlled trial
    N N Ansari
    Associate Professor, Rehabilitation Faculty, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Iran
    Electromyogr Clin Neurophysiol 47:137-43. 2007
    ..05). Results from the present study show that treatment with US can reduce HmaxlMmax ratio as a measure of alpha motoneuron excitability and spasticity measure of AS in stroke patients with ankle plantarflexor spasticity...
  25. doi request reprint A study of therapeutic ultrasound and exercise treatment for muscle fatigue in patients with chronic non specific low back pain: a preliminary report
    Safoora Ebadi
    Department of Physiotherapy, Rehabilitation School, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    J Back Musculoskelet Rehabil 26:221-6. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the effect of continuous ultrasound (US) plus exercise on the endurance of paravertebral muscles of patients with chronic non specific low back pain (CNSLBP)...
  26. pmc The effect of continuous ultrasound on chronic non-specific low back pain: a single blind placebo-controlled randomized trial
    Safoora Ebadi
    Department of Physiotherapy, School of Rehabilitation, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Shahnazari St, Tehran, Iran
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 13:192. 2012
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate the effect of continuous US compared with placebo US additional to exercise therapy for patients with NSCLBP...
  27. doi request reprint Effect of pulsed ultrasound on chronic rhinosinusitis: a case report
    Noureddin Nakhostin Ansari
    Faculty of Rehabilitation, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Iran
    Physiother Theory Pract 26:558-63. 2010
    ..At 6-month follow-up, the positive effects were maintained and the patient reported no recurrence of symptoms. Twenty sessions of pulsed ultrasound therapy eradicated the CRS and resolved the symptoms...
  28. pmc The effect of continuous ultrasound on chronic low back pain: protocol of a randomized controlled trial
    Safoora Ebadi
    Rehabilitation Faculty, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Iran
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 12:59. 2011
    ..This randomised trial will evaluate the effectiveness of continuous ultrasound in addition to exercise therapy in patients with chronic LBP...
  29. ncbi request reprint A pilot study into the effect of low-level laser therapy in patients with chronic rhinosinusitis
    Soofia Naghdi
    Assistant Professor, Department of Physiotherapy, School of Rehabilitation, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Physiother Theory Pract 29:596-603. 2013
    ..34%). A large effect size for LLLT was found (ηp(2) ηp(2)  =  0.63). The therapeutic effect was sustained for a mean of 5 months. This pilot study indicates that LLLT applied for 4 weeks improves symptoms in patients with CRS...
  30. doi request reprint A neurophysiological and clinical study of Brunnstrom recovery stages in the upper limb following stroke
    Soofia Naghdi
    Faculty of Rehabilitation, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Brain Inj 24:1372-8. 2010
    ..Research design: A concurrent criterion-related validity study...
  31. ncbi request reprint Measurement of lower-limb muscle spasticity: intrarater reliability of Modified Modified Ashworth Scale
    Nastaran Ghotbi
    Faculty of Rehabilitation, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    J Rehabil Res Dev 48:83-8. 2011
    ..The intrarater reliability of the MMAS in patients with lower-limb muscle spasticity was very good, and it can be used as a measure of spasticity over time...
  32. doi request reprint Inter-rater reliability of the Modified Modified Ashworth Scale in assessing lower limb muscle spasticity
    Nastaran Ghotbi
    Faculty of Rehabilitation, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Iran
    Brain Inj 23:815-9. 2009
    ..To assess the inter-rater reliability of the Modified Modified Ashworth Scale (MMAS) in lower limb muscle spasticity...
  33. doi request reprint Interrater reliability of the Modified Modified Ashworth Scale (MMAS) for patients with wrist flexor muscle spasticity
    Soofia Naghdi
    Faculty of Rehabilitation, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Physiother Theory Pract 24:372-9. 2008
    ..7%) and 0 (16.7%), respectively. The agreement between raters was very good (weighted kappa=0.92, SE=0.03, p<0.0001). In conclusion, the MMAS has very good interrater reliability for the assessment of wrist flexor muscle spasticity...
  34. doi request reprint Electrophysiological evaluation of the Modified Tardieu Scale (MTS) in assessing poststroke wrist flexor spasticity
    Soofia Naghdi
    Department of Physiotherapy, School of Rehabilitation, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    NeuroRehabilitation 34:177-84. 2014
    ..The appropriate measurement of muscle spasticity using validated tools to evaluate the outcome of therapies is important in clinical and research settings...
  35. doi request reprint Functional assessment of knee joint position sense following anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction
    S M Mir
    Rehabilitation Faculty, Tehran University of Medical Sciences and Health Services TUMS, Pich Shemiran, Tehran, Iran
    Br J Sports Med 42:300-3. 2008
    ..It has been suggested that a more functional and dynamic/active assessment of proprioception might clarify the effects of injury and reconstruction on the proprioceptive function of ACL at the knee joint...
  36. ncbi request reprint Modulation of the ipsilateral and contralateral H reflexes following ipsilateral mechanical pressure of the foot in normal subjects
    A Bastani
    Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Faculty of Rehabilitation, Pich Shemiran, Tehran, Iran
    Electromyogr Clin Neurophysiol 50:251-6. 2010
    ..Mechanoreceptors from the foot sole likely contribute in the reflex regulations. Therefore, it was hypothesized that repetitive low threshold afferents stimulation would have an inhibitory effect on the soleus H-reflexes...