Leonid Kalichman

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Affiliation: Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
Country: Israel

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Hand osteoarthritis in longevity populations
    Leonid Kalichman
    Department of Physical Therapy, Recanati School for Community Health Professions, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, P O B 653 Beer Sheva 84105, Israel
    Aging Clin Exp Res 23:457-62. 2011
  2. doi request reprint 2D:4D finger length ratio in the Chuvashian population
    L Kalichman
    Department of Physical Therapy, Recanati School for Community Health Professions, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, P O Box 653, Beer Sheva 84105, Israel
    Homo 64:233-40. 2013
  3. pmc Effects of rehabilitative interventions on pain, function and physical impairments in people with hand osteoarthritis: a systematic review
    Liuzhen Ye
    Rehabilitative Services Department, Changi General Hospital, 2 Simei Street 3, 529889 Singapore
    Arthritis Res Ther 13:R28. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Climatic factors in the development of radiographic hand osteoarthritis
    L Kalichman
    Department of Physical Therapy, Recanati School for Community Health Professions, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, P O Box 653, Beer Sheva 84105, Israel
    Homo 61:117-29. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Radiographic hand osteoarthritis and serum levels of osteocalcin: cross-sectional study
    Leonid Kalichman
    Department of Physical Therapy, Recanati School for Community Health Professions, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, P O B 653, 84105, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Rheumatol Int 30:1131-5. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Massage therapy for fibromyalgia symptoms
    Leonid Kalichman
    Department of Physical Therapy, Recanati School for Community Health Professions, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Rheumatol Int 30:1151-7. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Radiographic hand osteoarthritis in two ethnic groups living in the same geographic area
    Leonid Kalichman
    Faculty of Health Sciences, Department of Physical Therapy, Recanati School for Community Health Professions, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, P O B 653, 84105, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Rheumatol Int 30:1533-6. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Injection of botulinum toxin for treatment of chronic lateral epicondylitis: systematic review and meta-analysis
    Leonid Kalichman
    Department of Physical Therapy, Recanati School for Community Health Professions, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Semin Arthritis Rheum 40:532-8. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Dry needling in the management of musculoskeletal pain
    Leonid Kalichman
    Department of Physical Therapy, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    J Am Board Fam Med 23:640-6. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Association between circulatory levels of vitamin D and radiographic hand osteoarthritis
    Leonid Kalichman
    Department of Physical Therapy, Recanati School for Community Health Professions, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, P O B 653, Beer Sheva 84105, Israel
    Rheumatol Int 32:253-7. 2012

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  1. ncbi request reprint Hand osteoarthritis in longevity populations
    Leonid Kalichman
    Department of Physical Therapy, Recanati School for Community Health Professions, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, P O B 653 Beer Sheva 84105, Israel
    Aging Clin Exp Res 23:457-62. 2011
    ..Aim was to evaluate the prevalence and mode of development of radiographic hand OA in three longevity populations (Abkhazians, Azerbaijanis and Georgians) and in one non-longevity population (Russians)...
  2. doi request reprint 2D:4D finger length ratio in the Chuvashian population
    L Kalichman
    Department of Physical Therapy, Recanati School for Community Health Professions, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, P O Box 653, Beer Sheva 84105, Israel
    Homo 64:233-40. 2013
    ..This result is probably a sign of a secular trend in the Chuvashian sample and the study should be replicated in other samples...
  3. pmc Effects of rehabilitative interventions on pain, function and physical impairments in people with hand osteoarthritis: a systematic review
    Liuzhen Ye
    Rehabilitative Services Department, Changi General Hospital, 2 Simei Street 3, 529889 Singapore
    Arthritis Res Ther 13:R28. 2011
    ..The objective of this systematic review is to provide evidence based knowledge on the treatment effects of different rehabilitation interventions for specific treatment goals for hand OA...
  4. doi request reprint Climatic factors in the development of radiographic hand osteoarthritis
    L Kalichman
    Department of Physical Therapy, Recanati School for Community Health Professions, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, P O Box 653, Beer Sheva 84105, Israel
    Homo 61:117-29. 2010
    ..The present study indicates that the differences in characteristics of radiographic hand OA among samples are most likely associated with climatic variation...
  5. doi request reprint Radiographic hand osteoarthritis and serum levels of osteocalcin: cross-sectional study
    Leonid Kalichman
    Department of Physical Therapy, Recanati School for Community Health Professions, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, P O B 653, 84105, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Rheumatol Int 30:1131-5. 2010
    ..052, p = 0.023). In this cross-sectional population-based study, we found that serum level of osteocalcin is positively associated with severity of hand OA, measured by K-L, JSN and OS scales...
  6. doi request reprint Massage therapy for fibromyalgia symptoms
    Leonid Kalichman
    Department of Physical Therapy, Recanati School for Community Health Professions, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Rheumatol Int 30:1151-7. 2010
    ....
  7. doi request reprint Radiographic hand osteoarthritis in two ethnic groups living in the same geographic area
    Leonid Kalichman
    Faculty of Health Sciences, Department of Physical Therapy, Recanati School for Community Health Professions, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, P O B 653, 84105, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Rheumatol Int 30:1533-6. 2010
    ....
  8. doi request reprint Injection of botulinum toxin for treatment of chronic lateral epicondylitis: systematic review and meta-analysis
    Leonid Kalichman
    Department of Physical Therapy, Recanati School for Community Health Professions, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Semin Arthritis Rheum 40:532-8. 2011
    ..We attempted to determine the efficacy of botulinum toxin for the treatment of chronic lateral epicondylitis...
  9. doi request reprint Dry needling in the management of musculoskeletal pain
    Leonid Kalichman
    Department of Physical Therapy, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    J Am Board Fam Med 23:640-6. 2010
    ..Additional studies are needed to evaluate the effectiveness of dry needling. There also is a great need for further investigation into the development of pain at myofascial trigger points...
  10. doi request reprint Association between circulatory levels of vitamin D and radiographic hand osteoarthritis
    Leonid Kalichman
    Department of Physical Therapy, Recanati School for Community Health Professions, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, P O B 653, Beer Sheva 84105, Israel
    Rheumatol Int 32:253-7. 2012
    ..553, P = 0.214). After adjustment for age, sex, and BMI, no association was found between the serum level of vitamin D and prevalence and severity of radiographic hand OA evaluated using K-L or osteophyte scores...
  11. doi request reprint Climate is associated with prevalence and severity of radiographic hand osteoarthritis
    L Kalichman
    Department of Physical Therapy, Recanati School for Community Health Professions, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, P O B 653, Beer Sheva 84105, Israel
    Homo 62:280-7. 2011
    ..0.37, p<0.001). The present study demonstrates that the differences in prevalence and severity of radiographic hand OA among Russian samples are most likely dependent on climatic conditions in the place of residence...
  12. ncbi request reprint Association between vascular cell adhesion molecule 1 and radiographic hand osteoarthritis
    L Kalichman
    Department of Physical Therapy, Recanati School for Community Health Professions, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Israel
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 29:544-6. 2011
    ..Therefore, we hypothesized that soluble VCAM-1 level can be associated with prevalence and severity of radiographic hand OA...
  13. doi request reprint Hand osteoarthritis in the Abkhazian population
    L Kalichman
    Department of Physical Therapy, Recanati School for Community Health Professions, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Homo 60:429-39. 2009
    ..Different prevalences of radiographic hand OA were found in individuals from different villages, after adjustment for age, sex and BMI. Additional studies are needed to explore the possible reasons for such differences...
  14. doi request reprint Hand osteoarthritis: an epidemiological perspective
    Leonid Kalichman
    Department of Physical Therapy, Recanati School for Community Health Professions, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Semin Arthritis Rheum 39:465-76. 2010
    ..Hand osteoarthritis (OA) is a highly prevalent condition with a wide spectrum of clinical presentations. We review herein the prevalence, impact on hand function, and various risk factors related to hand OA...
  15. doi request reprint Prevalence, pattern and determinants of radiographic hand osteoarthritis in five Russian community-based samples
    L Kalichman
    Department of Physical Therapy, Recanati School for Community Health Professions, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Osteoarthritis Cartilage 18:803-9. 2010
    ..The aim of the study was to evaluate the prevalence and pattern of radiographic hand osteoarthritis (OA) and its association with age, sex, body mass index (BMI), and place of residence in five Russian community-based samples...
  16. ncbi request reprint Association between fibromyalgia and sexual dysfunction in women
    Leonid Kalichman
    Department of Physical Therapy, Recanati School for Community Health Professions, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Clin Rheumatol 28:365-9. 2009
    ..Additional studies are needed to evaluate the casual relationship and mechanism of association between FM and sexual dysfunction in women...
  17. ncbi request reprint Age-related changes in bone-strength-associated geometry indices in naive human population
    Leonid Kalichman
    Department of Physical Therapy, The Stanley Steyer School of Health Professions, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Anat Rec (Hoboken) 291:835-44. 2008
    ..In females, the trend toward higher MCI values can be observed only in those born between 1936 and 1966 and the trend toward higher BBRI values stopped in 1950...
  18. doi request reprint Prevalence, pattern and determinants of radiographic hand osteoarthritis in Turkmen community-based sample
    Leonid Kalichman
    Department of Physical Therapy, Faculty of Health Sciences, Recanati School for Community Health Professions, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Rheumatol Int 29:1143-9. 2009
    ..After adjustment for age, we found that females with severe obesity have higher risk of development of hand OA than those with normal weight [OR(95%CI): 3.88 (1.20-12.60)]...
  19. ncbi request reprint Time-related trends of age at menopause and reproductive period of women in a Chuvashian rural population
    Leonid Kalichman
    Department of Physical Therapy, Stanley Steyer School of Health Professions, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Menopause 14:135-40. 2007
    ....
  20. ncbi request reprint Age at menarche in a Chuvashian rural population
    Leonid Kalichman
    Department of Physical Therapy, The Stanley Steyer School of Health Professions, Tel Aviv 69978, Israel
    Ann Hum Biol 33:390-7. 2006
    ..The secular trend and familial influences on age at menarche among a rural Chuvashian population was examined in a cross-sectional community-based study...
  21. ncbi request reprint The association between morbidity and radiographic hand osteoarthritis: a population-based study
    Leonid Kalichman
    Department of Physical Therapy, The Stanley Steyer School of Health Professions, Tel Aviv University, Kislev 2 10, 78721 Ashkelon, Israel
    Joint Bone Spine 73:406-10. 2006
    ..Osteoarthritis is the most common form of joint disease and is considered to be a risk factor for other morbidities. We performed a population-based study to evaluate the association between morbidity and radiographic hand osteoarthritis...
  22. ncbi request reprint Variation of skeletal biomarkers of biological aging in a Chuvashian population: a longitudinal study
    Leonid Kalichman
    Department of Physical Therapy, Stanley Steyer School of Health Professions, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv 69978, Israel
    Am J Hum Biol 19:74-81. 2007
    ..Thereafter, the rate of OSS change again became virtually equal between sexes...
  23. doi request reprint 2D:4D finger length ratio and reproductive indices in a Chuvashian population
    Leonid Kalichman
    Department of Physical Therapy, Recanati School for Community Health Professions, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Am J Hum Biol 25:617-21. 2013
    ..to evaluate the association between 2D:4D finger length ratios (representing the prenatal environment, i.e., early androgen exposure) and reproductive indices, such as age at menarche, menopausal age, and length of reproductive period...
  24. doi request reprint Hand osteoarthritis in Chuvashian population: prevalence and determinants
    Leonid Kalichman
    Department of Physical Therapy, Faculty of Health Sciences, Recanati School for Community Health Professions, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva 84105, Israel
    Rheumatol Int 30:85-92. 2009
    ..No association was found between smoking and prevalence of hand OA. Moderate alcohol consumption showed protective effect on prevalence of hand OA in women...
  25. doi request reprint Underlying pathology and associated factors of hemiplegic shoulder pain
    Leonid Kalichman
    Department of Physical Therapy, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Am J Phys Med Rehabil 90:768-80. 2011
    ..The systematization of underlying pathologies was proposed, which might eventually enable a more constructive clinical approach in evaluating and treating patients with hemiplegic shoulder pain...
  26. ncbi request reprint Association between morbidity and skeletal biomarkers of biological aging
    Leonid Kalichman
    Department of Physical Therapy, Stanley Steyer School of Health Professions, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Israel
    Hum Biol 78:77-88. 2006
    ..Further research is needed to clarify the biological mechanisms of association between certain types of morbidities and changes in skeletal aging...
  27. doi request reprint Laterality and reproductive indices
    Leonid Kalichman
    Department of Physical Therapy, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Stanley Steyer School of Health Professions, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Menopause 15:991-5. 2008
    ..Several previous studies support the association between manual dominance and age at menarche or age at menopause. The aim of the present study was to estimate the association between indices of laterality and reproductive indices...
  28. ncbi request reprint Myofascial pain in lateral epicondylalgia: a review
    Yaniv Shmushkevich
    Department of Physical Therapy, Recanati School for Community Health Professions, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    J Bodyw Mov Ther 17:434-9. 2013
    ..There is an ongoing debate about the myofascial component, characterized by the presence of myofascial trigger points (MTrPs) in lateral epicondylalgia (LE)...
  29. ncbi request reprint Laterality indices in the Chuvashian population
    Leonid Kalichman
    Department of Physical Therapy, The Stanley Steyer School of Health Professions, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Anthropol Anz 66:409-18. 2008
    ..However, we obtained a high heritability estimate for HDD (h2 = 0.19) that was based on statistically significant parent-offspring and sib-sib correlations...
  30. ncbi request reprint Changes in reproductive indices in Chuvashian women whose maturation was during World War II
    Leonid Kalichman
    Department of Physical Therapy, The Stanley Steyer School of Health Professions, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Maturitas 56:205-11. 2007
    ....
  31. ncbi request reprint Low back pain among professional bus drivers: ergonomic and occupational-psychosocial risk factors
    Deborah Alperovitch-Najenson
    Department of Physical Therapy, Steyer School of Health Professions, Tel Aviv University, Ramat Aviv, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 12:26-31. 2010
    ..Professional drivers have been found to be at high risk for developing low back pain. However, the exact reasons are poorly understood...
  32. doi request reprint The effect of kinesio tape application on hamstring and gastrocnemius muscles in healthy young adults
    Dedi Lumbroso
    Physical Therapy Department, Recanati School for Community Health Professions, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, P O B 653, Beer Sheva 84105, Israel
    J Bodyw Mov Ther 18:130-8. 2014
    ..Scarce evidence exists about effectiveness and mechanisms of action of Kinesio tape (KT) application...
  33. pmc Association between computed tomography-evaluated lumbar lordosis and features of spinal degeneration, evaluated in supine position
    Leonid Kalichman
    Department of Physical Therapy, Recanati School for Community Health Professions, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, PO Box 653, Beer Sheva 84105, Israel
    Spine J 11:308-15. 2011
    ..Few studies have directly evaluated the association of lumbar lordosis and segmental wedging of the vertebral bodies and intervertebral discs with the prevalence of spinal degenerative features...
  34. doi request reprint Relieving symptoms of meralgia paresthetica using Kinesio taping: a pilot study
    Leonid Kalichman
    Department of Physical Therapy, Recanati School for Community Health Professions, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 91:1137-9. 2010
    ..To assess the effect of the novel Kinesio taping treatment approach on meralgia paresthetica (MP) symptoms...
  35. ncbi request reprint Indices of body composition and chronic morbidity: a cross-sectional study of a rural population in central Russia
    Leonid Kalichman
    Department of Physical Therapy, Stanley Steyer School of Health Professions, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv 69978, Israel
    Am J Hum Biol 18:350-8. 2006
    ..The group afflicted with local forms of arthritis showed significant differences in FFMI, suggesting that arthritis is not linked to obesity, but is linked to high lean mass. Rheumatic diseases positively correlated with WC and FFMI...