S Negrini

Summary

Affiliation: ISICO (Italian Scientific Spine Institute
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. pmc Manual therapy as a conservative treatment for adolescent idiopathic scoliosis: a systematic review
    Michele Romano
    ISICO Italian Scientific Spine Institute, Milan, Italy
    Scoliosis 3:2. 2008
  2. ncbi request reprint Steady growth seen for research in physical and rehabilitation medicine: where our specialty is now and where we are going
    S Negrini
    Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Brescia, Brescia, Italy
    Eur J Phys Rehabil Med 48:543-8. 2012
  3. pmc Team care to cure adolescents with braces (avoiding low quality of life, pain and bad compliance): a case-control retrospective study. 2011 SOSORT Award winner
    Marta Tavernaro
    University of Brescia, Brescia, Italy
    Scoliosis 7:17. 2012
  4. pmc In defense of adolescents: They really do use braces for the hours prescribed, if good help is provided. Results from a prospective everyday clinic cohort using thermobrace
    Sabrina Donzelli
    Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Brescia, Brescia, Italy
    Scoliosis 7:12. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint Bracing can reduce high degree curves and improve aesthetics immediately after the end of growth. Final results of a retrospective case series
    Stefano Negrini
    Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Brescia, Italy
    Stud Health Technol Inform 176:393-6. 2012
  6. ncbi request reprint Is the SRS-22 able to detect Quality of Life (QoL) changes during conservative treatments ?
    Stefano Negrini
    Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Brescia, Italy
    Stud Health Technol Inform 176:433-6. 2012
  7. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of patients with more than 20° of improvement or worsening during conservative treatment of adolescent idiopathic scoliosis
    Stefano Negrini
    Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Brescia, Italy
    Stud Health Technol Inform 176:354-7. 2012
  8. pmc Terminology - glossary including acronyms and quotations in use for the conservative spinal deformities treatment: 8th SOSORT consensus paper
    Theodoros B Grivas
    Orthopaedic and Trauma Department, Tzanio General Hospital of Piraeus, Zanni and Afendouli 1, Piraeus, Greece
    Scoliosis 5:23. 2010
  9. pmc How to improve aesthetics in patients with Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis (AIS): a SPoRT brace treatment according to SOSORT management criteria
    Fabio Zaina
    ISICO, Milan, Italy
    Scoliosis 4:18. 2009
  10. pmc TRACE (Trunk Aesthetic Clinical Evaluation), a routine clinical tool to evaluate aesthetics in scoliosis patients: development from the Aesthetic Index (AI) and repeatability
    Fabio Zaina
    ISICO, Milan, Italy
    Scoliosis 4:3. 2009

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Publications88

  1. pmc Manual therapy as a conservative treatment for adolescent idiopathic scoliosis: a systematic review
    Michele Romano
    ISICO Italian Scientific Spine Institute, Milan, Italy
    Scoliosis 3:2. 2008
    ..Between these there is a wide range of different treatments. Manual therapy is commonly used: the aim of this paper is to verify the data existing in the literature on the efficacy of this approach...
  2. ncbi request reprint Steady growth seen for research in physical and rehabilitation medicine: where our specialty is now and where we are going
    S Negrini
    Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Brescia, Brescia, Italy
    Eur J Phys Rehabil Med 48:543-8. 2012
    ..The aim of this article is to focus some numbers of research in Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine (PRM): from a better understanding of these data new insights can be gained about where we are and where we are going...
  3. pmc Team care to cure adolescents with braces (avoiding low quality of life, pain and bad compliance): a case-control retrospective study. 2011 SOSORT Award winner
    Marta Tavernaro
    University of Brescia, Brescia, Italy
    Scoliosis 7:17. 2012
    ..abstract:..
  4. pmc In defense of adolescents: They really do use braces for the hours prescribed, if good help is provided. Results from a prospective everyday clinic cohort using thermobrace
    Sabrina Donzelli
    Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Brescia, Brescia, Italy
    Scoliosis 7:12. 2012
    ..abstract:..
  5. ncbi request reprint Bracing can reduce high degree curves and improve aesthetics immediately after the end of growth. Final results of a retrospective case series
    Stefano Negrini
    Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Brescia, Italy
    Stud Health Technol Inform 176:393-6. 2012
    ..Moreover, bracing has been shown to be able to improve aesthetics, and this could be another reason to treat some patients with cosmetic needs. Our aim is to preliminary check if results can be obtained in IS patients after Risser 3...
  6. ncbi request reprint Is the SRS-22 able to detect Quality of Life (QoL) changes during conservative treatments ?
    Stefano Negrini
    Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Brescia, Italy
    Stud Health Technol Inform 176:433-6. 2012
    ..The SRS-22 has been developed to monitor QoL in scoliosis. Only a few studies have evaluated its effects on therapies. Consequently, doubts exist on its utility in conservative treatment...
  7. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of patients with more than 20° of improvement or worsening during conservative treatment of adolescent idiopathic scoliosis
    Stefano Negrini
    Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Brescia, Italy
    Stud Health Technol Inform 176:354-7. 2012
    ..Since the beginning of history of Medicine, it has been possible to learn from the worst and best results of treatments. Our aim was to verify which patients can reach the best and worst results during conservative treatment...
  8. pmc Terminology - glossary including acronyms and quotations in use for the conservative spinal deformities treatment: 8th SOSORT consensus paper
    Theodoros B Grivas
    Orthopaedic and Trauma Department, Tzanio General Hospital of Piraeus, Zanni and Afendouli 1, Piraeus, Greece
    Scoliosis 5:23. 2010
    ..This report is the SOSORT Consensus Paper on Terminology for use in the treatment of conservative spinal deformities. Figures are provided and relevant literature is cited where appropriate...
  9. pmc How to improve aesthetics in patients with Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis (AIS): a SPoRT brace treatment according to SOSORT management criteria
    Fabio Zaina
    ISICO, Milan, Italy
    Scoliosis 4:18. 2009
    ..Previously, we developed and validated a clinical scale - the Aesthetic Index (AI)--in order to measure aesthetic impairment and changes during treatment...
  10. pmc TRACE (Trunk Aesthetic Clinical Evaluation), a routine clinical tool to evaluate aesthetics in scoliosis patients: development from the Aesthetic Index (AI) and repeatability
    Fabio Zaina
    ISICO, Milan, Italy
    Scoliosis 4:3. 2009
    ..The aim of the present study is to develop such a tool and to verify its repeatability...
  11. pmc Specific exercises performed in the period of brace weaning can avoid loss of correction in Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis (AIS) patients: Winner of SOSORT's 2008 Award for Best Clinical Paper
    Fabio Zaina
    ISICO Milano, Milan, Italy
    Scoliosis 4:8. 2009
    ..Exercises are frequently performed in order to improve the efficacy of bracing and avoid its collateral effects. Very frequently there is a loss of correction during brace weaning in AIS treatment...
  12. pmc 7th SOSORT consensus paper: conservative treatment of idiopathic & Scheuermann's kyphosis
    Jc de Mauroy
    Clinique du Parc, 155 bd Stalingrad, 69006 Lyon, France
    Scoliosis 5:9. 2010
    ....
  13. pmc Effects of obesity and chronic low back pain on gait
    Veronica Cimolin
    Bioengineering Department, Politecnico di Milano, Italy
    J Neuroeng Rehabil 8:55. 2011
    ..The aim of our study was to quantify the gait pattern of obese subjects with and without LBP and normal-mass controls by using Gait Analysis (GA), in order to investigate the cumulative effects of obesity and LBP on gait...
  14. pmc Effect of obesity and low back pain on spinal mobility: a cross sectional study in women
    Luca Vismara
    Orthopaedic Rehabilitation Unit and Clinical Lab for Gait Analysis and Posture, Ospedale San Giuseppe, Istituto Auxologico Italiano, IRCCS, via Cadorna 90, I 28824, Piancavallo VB, Italy
    J Neuroeng Rehabil 7:3. 2010
    ..Such analysis may provide a deeper understanding of the relationships between function and the onset of clinical symptoms...
  15. doi request reprint The European Journal of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine in 2008: a year in a paper
    S Negrini
    Italian Scientific Spine Institute ISICO, Via Bellarmino 13 1, 20141 Milan, Italy
    Ann Phys Rehabil Med 52:352-9. 2009
    ....
  16. pmc Effectiveness of complete conservative treatment for adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (bracing and exercises) based on SOSORT management criteria: results according to the SRS criteria for bracing studies - SOSORT Award 2009 Winner
    Stefano Negrini
    ISICO Italian Scientific Spine Institute, Via Roberto Bellarmino 13 1, 20141 Milan, Italy
    Scoliosis 4:19. 2009
    ..Our aim was to verify the efficacy of a complete, conservative treatment of Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis (AIS)according to the best methodological and management criteria defined in the literature...
  17. ncbi request reprint End-growth results of bracing and exercises for adolescent idiopathic scoliosis. Prospective worst-case analysis
    Stefano Negrini
    ISICO Italian Scientific Spine Institute, Via Carlo Crivelli 20, 20122 Milan, Italy
    Stud Health Technol Inform 135:395-408. 2008
    ..4% to 31% when braces are used, versus the natural history rate of 28.1%. When a complete conservative approach is used (braces and exercises), this rate decreases to the range of 3.8% to 7.3%. All these studies are retrospective...
  18. ncbi request reprint Rehabilitation of adolescent idiopathic scoliosis: results of exercises and bracing from a series of clinical studies. Europa Medicophysica-SIMFER 2007 Award Winner
    S Negrini
    ISICO, Italian Sientific Spine Institute, Milan, Italy
    Eur J Phys Rehabil Med 44:169-76. 2008
    ..During the past few years, a full series of studies has been carried out to investigate their efficacy. The aim of this paper was to summarize all these results...
  19. doi request reprint Approach to scoliosis changed due to causes other than evidence: patients call for conservative (rehabilitation) experts to join in team orthopedic surgeons
    Stefano Negrini
    Scientifico ISICO Italian Scientific Spine Institute, Milan, Italy
    Disabil Rehabil 30:731-41. 2008
    ..To look critically at the present reality of AIS (Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis) treatment and verify the hypothesis that the current prevalence of a single medical specialty could be creating distortions in patient care and/or cure...
  20. ncbi request reprint Clinical and postural behaviour of scoliosis during daily brace weaning hours
    S Negrini
    Italian Scientific Spine Institute, Via Bellarmino 13 1, 20141 Milan, Italy
    Stud Health Technol Inform 140:303-6. 2008
    ..Moreover, these data show the possible existence of the "concertina effect" due to brace weaning, and the importance of standardizing clinical examination with respect to the daily brace weaning hours...
  21. ncbi request reprint BRACE MAP, a proposal for a new classification of braces
    S Negrini
    Italian Scientific Spine Institute, Via Bellarmino 13 1, 20141 Milan, Italy
    Stud Health Technol Inform 140:299-302. 2008
    ....
  22. doi request reprint Exercises reduce the progression rate of adolescent idiopathic scoliosis: results of a comprehensive systematic review of the literature
    S Negrini
    ISICO Italian Scientific Spine Institute, Milan, Italy
    Disabil Rehabil 30:772-85. 2008
    ..Rehab.2003 - DARE 2004) documented the existence of the evidence of level 2a (Oxford EBM Centre) on the efficacy of specific exercises to reduce the progression of AIS (Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis)...
  23. pmc Guidelines on "Standards of management of idiopathic scoliosis with corrective braces in everyday clinics and in clinical research": SOSORT Consensus 2008
    Stefano Negrini
    ISICO, Milan, Italy
    Scoliosis 4:2. 2009
    ..The aim of this paper was to develop and verify the Consensus on management of scoliosis patients treated with braces..
  24. ncbi request reprint Specific exercises reduce brace prescription in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis: a prospective controlled cohort study with worst-case analysis
    Stefano Negrini
    Italian Scientific Spine Institute, Via Roberto Bellarmino 13 1, Milan, Italy
    J Rehabil Med 40:451-5. 2008
    ....
  25. pmc Adult scoliosis can be reduced through specific SEAS exercises: a case report
    Alessandra Negrini
    ISICO Italian Scientific Spine Institute, Via Roberto Bellarmino 13 1, 20121 Milan, Italy
    Scoliosis 3:20. 2008
    ..There are very few papers on an alternative rehabilitation approach; since many years we propose specific SEAS exercises and the aim of this study is to present one case report on this approach...
  26. pmc The Sforzesco brace can replace cast in the correction of adolescent idiopathic scoliosis: A controlled prospective cohort study
    Stefano Negrini
    ISICO Italian Scientific Spine Institute, Via R, Bellarmino 13 1, 20121 Milan, Italy
    Scoliosis 3:15. 2008
    ..Till the present, however, no comparison between cast and brace efficacy has been proposed...
  27. doi request reprint Bracing adolescent idiopathic scoliosis today
    Stefano Negrini
    ISICO Italian Scientific Spine Institute, Milan, Italy
    Disabil Rehabil Assist Technol 3:107-11. 2008
    ..We look critically at this treatment, considering not only the possible efficacy but also other key points such as compliance, acceptability and the patient's quality of life, as well as the variability of existing braces...
  28. pmc Introduction to the "Scoliosis" Journal Brace Technology Thematic Series: increasing existing knowledge and promoting future developments
    Stefano Negrini
    ISICO Italian Scientific Spine Institute, Via R Bellarmino 13 1, 20141 Milan, Italy
    Scoliosis 5:2. 2010
    ..This is what the Scoliosis Journal is going to do through the "Brace Technology" Thematic Series, where technical papers coming from the different schools will be published...
  29. ncbi request reprint [Lumbago and work: contribution of rehabilitation. State of the art]
    S Negrini
    Fondazione Don Carlo Gnocchi ONLUS IRCCS Milano, Italy
    G Ital Med Lav Ergon 27:84-7. 2005
    ..Even if originally developed as an inpatient treatment, in these years some randomised controlled trials have shown the efficacy also of outpatient techniques for functional rehabilitation, as the DBC proposal...
  30. ncbi request reprint [A new method of functional rehabilitation of patients with occupational disability caused by lumbar spine pathology]
    S Negrini
    Fondazione Don Carlo Gnocchi ONLUS IRCCS Milano, Italy
    G Ital Med Lav Ergon 27:202-4. 2005
    ..DBC treatment is spreading around the world, and it recently reached Italy in Don Gnocchi...
  31. ncbi request reprint Short history of Europa Medicophysica: 41 years of contributions to the scientific roots of the Specialty of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine
    S Negrini
    Europa Medicophysica, Milan, Italy
    Eura Medicophys 41:219-22. 2005
  32. pmc Postural effects of symmetrical and asymmetrical loads on the spines of schoolchildren
    Stefano Negrini
    ISICO Italian Scientific Spine Institute, Via Carlo Crivelli 20, 20122 Milan, Italy
    Scoliosis 2:8. 2007
    ....
  33. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic therapeutic flow-charts for low back pain patients: the Italian clinical guidelines
    S Negrini
    ISICO Italian Scientific Spine Institute, Milan, Don Carlo Gnocchi Foundation, ONLUS, IRCCS, Milan, Italy
    Eura Medicophys 42:151-70. 2006
  34. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of the symmetric, patient-oriented, rigid, three-dimensional, active (SPoRT) concept of bracing for scoliosis: a prospective study of the Sforzesco versus Lyon brace
    S Negrini
    SICO, Italian Scientific Spine Institute, Milan, Italy
    Eura Medicophys 43:171-81; discussion 183-4. 2007
    ..The aim of this study is to verify the results of this concept and brace, compared to three-point classical systems...
  35. pmc Brace technology thematic series - The Sforzesco and Sibilla braces, and the SPoRT (Symmetric, Patient oriented, Rigid, Three-dimensional, active) concept
    Stefano Negrini
    ISICO Italian Scientific Spine Institute, Milan, Italy
    Scoliosis 6:8. 2011
    ..abstract:..
  36. doi request reprint Idiopathic scoliosis patients with curves more than 45 Cobb degrees refusing surgery can be effectively treated through bracing with curve improvements
    Stefano Negrini
    Rehabilitation Department, Italian Scientific Spine Institute, Via Bellarmino 13 1, Milan, Italy
    Spine J 11:369-80. 2011
    ..Consequently, in curves more than 45°, fusion is considered as basically the only possible treatment...
  37. ncbi request reprint National journals of physical rehabilitation medicine in Europe: a survey
    S Negrini
    European Journal of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine, Italy
    Eur J Phys Rehabil Med 46:283-90. 2010
    ..This article reports the results of a survey of national PRM journals in Europe we conducted to obtain an overview of the current state of PRM research in the European setting...
  38. ncbi request reprint The European physical and rehabilitation medicine journal network: historical notes on national journals
    S Negrini
    European Journal of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine, Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine, ISICO, Milan, Italy
    Eur J Phys Rehabil Med 46:291-6. 2010
    ..The aim of this article is to present a profile of the national journals in the EPRMJN so as to give a better overview of how the scientific part of PRM in Europe has developed within a national perspective...
  39. ncbi request reprint Behind the curtain of the European journal of physical and rehabilitation medicine: internal audit, impact factor, and more
    S Negrini
    European Journal of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine2 Scientific Director, ISICO Italian Scientific Spine Institute, Milan, Italy
    Eur J Phys Rehabil Med 46:117-23. 2010
    ..These results in the main bibliometric indexes are due to many reasons, including a careful internal audit to guarantee a continuous quality increase of the journal. The aim of this short paper is to report the results of this audit...
  40. doi request reprint Braces for idiopathic scoliosis in adolescents
    Stefano Negrini
    ISICO Italian Scientific Spine Institute, Milan, Italy
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 35:1285-93. 2010
    ..Cochrane systematic review...
  41. ncbi request reprint 3-DEMO classification of scoliosis: a useful understanding of the 3(rd) dimension of the deformity
    Stefano Negrini
    ISICO Italian Scientific Spine Institute, Via Carlo Crivelli 20, 20122 Milan, Italy
    Stud Health Technol Inform 135:139-53. 2008
    ....
  42. ncbi request reprint Physical exercises as a treatment for adolescent idiopathic scoliosis. A systematic review
    Stefano Negrini
    ISICO Italian Scientific Spine Institute, Milan, Italy
    Pediatr Rehabil 6:227-35. 2003
    ....
  43. ncbi request reprint Functional assessment of the lumbar spine through the optoelectronic ZooMS system. Clinical application
    G L Ciavarro
    Department of Bioengineering, Polytechnic of Milan, Milan, Italy
    Eura Medicophys 42:135-43. 2006
    ..Despite this, the technique is inadequate for functional and dynamic studies. This paper aims to apply a dedicated noninvasive methodology based on optoelectronic techniques for the functional evaluation of the lumbar spine...
  44. ncbi request reprint Review of rehabilitation and orthopedic conservative approach to sagittal plane diseases during growth: hyperkyphosis, junctional kyphosis, and Scheuermann disease
    F Zaina
    Italian Scientific Spine Institute, Milan, Italy
    Eur J Phys Rehabil Med 45:595-603. 2009
    ....
  45. ncbi request reprint Do imbalance situations stimulate a spinal straightening reflex in patient with adolescent idiopathic scoliosis?
    M Romano
    Italian Scientific Spine Institute, Via Bellarmino 13 1, 20141 Milan, Italy
    Stud Health Technol Inform 140:307-9. 2008
    ..We did not find similar reactions in all patients, but in general a spinal straightening reflex while on a sway bench appears. In any case these variations are of low degree...
  46. ncbi request reprint EJPRM systematic continuous update on Cochrane reviews in rehabilitation: news from the second issue 2009
    F Zaina
    ISICO, Italian Scientific Spine Institute, Milan, Italy
    Eur J Phys Rehabil Med 45:427-30. 2009
    ..The present paper can help rehabilitation specialists to easily retrieve the conclusions of the most relevant and updated reviews in order to change their clinical practice in a more rapid and effective way...
  47. ncbi request reprint EJPRM systematic continuous update on Cochrane reviews in rehabilitation: news from February 2011 to April 2011
    F Zaina
    ISICO Italian Scientific Spine Institute, Milan, Italy
    Eur J Phys Rehabil Med 47:327-40. 2011
    ....
  48. ncbi request reprint EJPRM systematic continuous update on Cochrane reviews in rehabilitation: news from September 2010 to January 2011
    F Zaina
    ISICO Italian Scientific Spine Institute, Milan, Italy
    Eur J Phys Rehabil Med 47:57-68. 2011
    ....
  49. ncbi request reprint EJPRM systematic continuous update on Cochrane reviews in rehabilitation: news from December 2011 to February 2012
    F Zaina
    ISICO Italian Scientific Spine Institute, Milan, Italy
    Eur J Phys Rehabil Med 48:57-70. 2012
    ....
  50. ncbi request reprint EJPRM systematic continuous update on Cochrane reviews in rehabilitation: news from July to December 2011
    F Zaina
    ISICO Italian Scientific Spine Institute, Milan, Italy
    Eur J Phys Rehabil Med 47:601-5. 2011
    ....
  51. ncbi request reprint EJPRM systematic continuous update on Cochrane reviews in rehabilitation: news from the 8th, 9th and 10th issues of 2010
    F Zaina
    ISICO Italian Scientific Spine Institute, Milan, Italy
    Eur J Phys Rehabil Med 46:525-35. 2010
    ....
  52. ncbi request reprint EJPRM systematic continuous update on Cochrane reviews in rehabilitation: news from the first issue 2009
    F Zaina
    Italian Scientific Spine Institute, Milan, Italy
    Eur J Phys Rehabil Med 45:193-5. 2009
    ..The present paper can help rehabilitation specialists to easily retrieve the conclusions of the most relevant and updated reviews in order to update their clinical practice in a more rapid and effective way...
  53. ncbi request reprint A systematic review of physical and rehabilitation medicine topics as developed by the Cochrane Collaboration
    S Negrini
    ISICO Italian Scientific Spine Institute, Milan, Italy
    Eura Medicophys 43:381-90. 2007
    ..We will continue to look at the contents of the Cochrane database and regularly report on its updates concerning topics of interest for physical and rehabilitation medicine...
  54. ncbi request reprint Italian guidelines on rehabilitation treatment of adolescents with scoliosis or other spinal deformities
    S Negrini
    ISICO Istituto Scientifico Italiano, Colonna vertebrale, Milano, Italy
    Eura Medicophys 41:183-201. 2005
  55. ncbi request reprint The SPoRT (Symmetric, Patient-oriented, Rigid, Three-dimensional, active) concept for scoliosis bracing: principles and results
    Salvatore Atanasio
    ISICO Italian Scientific Spine Institute, Via Carlo Crivelli 20, 20122 Milan, Italy
    Stud Health Technol Inform 135:356-69. 2008
    ..According to first studies we can state that: tte Sforzesco brace is more effective than the Lyon brace after six months of treatment; the Sforzesco brace is equally effective as Risser Plast brace...
  56. ncbi request reprint Scientific Exercises Approach to Scoliosis (SEAS): efficacy, efficiency and innovation
    Michele Romano
    ISICO Italian Scientific Spine Institute, Via Carlo Crivelli 20, 20122 Milan, Italy
    Stud Health Technol Inform 135:191-207. 2008
    ..When compared to usual care, improvement of scoliosis parameters and balance normalization in scoliosis patients...
  57. ncbi request reprint Clinical evaluation of scoliosis during growth: description and reliability
    Fabio Zaina
    ISICO Italian Scientific Spine Institute, Via Carlo Crivelli 20, 20122 Milan, Italy
    Stud Health Technol Inform 135:125-38. 2008
    ....
  58. doi request reprint The SPoRT concept of bracing for idiopathic scoliosis
    Fabio Zaina
    ISICO Italian Scientific Spine Institute, Milan, Italy
    Physiother Theory Pract 27:54-60. 2011
    ..On the basis of the initial evaluations, we can state that the Sforzesco brace is more effective than the Lyon brace after 6 months of treatment and that the Sforzesco brace is equally effective as the Risser Plast brace...
  59. ncbi request reprint Bracing for scoliosis in 2014: state of the art
    F Zaina
    ISICO Italian Scientific Spine Institute, Milan, Italy
    Eur J Phys Rehabil Med 50:93-110. 2014
    ..e. Boston, Charleston, Milwaukee, Providence, Rosenberger, SpineCor, Wilmington) designs. Details about different building techniques are also reported, along with recently developed tools that are designed to monitor compliance. ..
  60. ncbi request reprint EJPRM systematic continuous update on Cochrane reviews in rehabilitation: news from the 1st and 2nd Issues of 2010
    F Zaina
    ISICO Italian Scientific Spine Institute, Milan, Italy
    Eur J Phys Rehabil Med 46:269-82. 2010
    ....
  61. ncbi request reprint EJPRM systematic continuous update on Cochrane reviews in rehabilitation: news from the 3rd Issue 2009
    F Zaina
    ISICO Italian Scientific Spine Institute, Milan, Italy
    Eur J Phys Rehabil Med 45:605-19. 2009
    ....
  62. ncbi request reprint EJPRM systematic continuous update on Cochrane reviews in rehabilitation: news from the 4th Issue 2009
    F Zaina
    ISICO Italian Scientific Spine Institute, Milan, Italy
    Eur J Phys Rehabil Med 46:95-111. 2010
    ..Due to the absence of a specific Rehabilitation Group (only a field exists), reviews of PRM interest are in different groups and not easy to find. Consequently, the EJPRM lists and presents all these reviews systematically...
  63. ncbi request reprint Systematic reviews of physical and rehabilitation medicine Cochrane contents. Part 1. Disabilities due to spinal disorders and pain syndromes in adults
    S Negrini
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Sciences University of Brescia, Brescia, Italy
    Eur J Phys Rehabil Med 49:597-609. 2013
    ..The intent of the series is to stimulate ideas for reviews and research in neglected areas of PRM...
  64. ncbi request reprint General practitioners' management of low back pain: impact of clinical guidelines in a non-English-speaking country
    S Negrini
    Rehabilitation Unit, Don Carlo Gnocchi Foundation ON LUS, Care and Research Institute, Milan, Italy
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 26:2727-33; discussion 2734. 2001
    ..Cross-sectional...
  65. ncbi request reprint The validity of clinical examination in adolescent spinal deformities
    C Grosso
    Fondazione Don Gnocchi, ONLUS, IRCCS, Milano Centro Scoliosi Vigevano Italy
    Stud Health Technol Inform 91:123-5. 2002
    ..retrospective study on the accuracy and reliability of two clinical tests for scoliosis in young patients...
  66. ncbi request reprint European Journal of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine: a new clinical rehabilitation journal, an update of our 44 year old Latin name (Europa Medicophysica)
    S Negrini
    ISICO Italian Scientific Spine Institute, Milan, Italy
    Eur J Phys Rehabil Med 44:1-2. 2008
  67. ncbi request reprint EJPRM systematic continuous update on Cochrane reviews in rehabilitation: news from the 3rd 4th and 5th Issues of 2010
    F Zaina
    ISICO Italian Scientific Spine Institute, Milan, Italy
    Eur J Phys Rehabil Med 46:439-52. 2010
    ....
  68. ncbi request reprint Cardio-respiratory adjustments and cost of locomotion in school children during backpack walking (the Italian Backpack Study)
    G Merati
    Centro di Medicina dello Sport, Fondazione Don Carlo Gnocchi, IRCCS, Milan, Italy
    Eur J Appl Physiol 85:41-8. 2001
    ..Thus, the occurrence of back pain in schoolchildren during locomotion while carrying a backpack may improve with an improvement in their level of fitness...
  69. ncbi request reprint Actual evidence in the medical approach to adolescents with idiopathic scoliosis
    S Negrini
    Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine Department of Clinical and Experimental Sciences University of Brescia, Brescia, Italy
    Eur J Phys Rehabil Med 50:87-92. 2014
    ..A systematic review shows that there are no studies on manual treatment. The SOSORT Guidelines offer the actual standard of conservative care. ..
  70. ncbi request reprint The value of adding mirror therapy for upper limb motor recovery of subacute stroke patients: a randomized controlled trial
    M Invernizzi
    Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine, Department of Health Sciences, A Avogadro University of Eastern Piedmont, Novara, Italy
    Eur J Phys Rehabil Med 49:311-7. 2013
    ..Upper limb paresis remains a relevant challenge in stroke rehabilitation...
  71. ncbi request reprint ZooMS: a non invasive analysis of global and metameric movement of the lumbar spine
    G Andreoni
    Laboratory of Biomedical Technologies, Bioengineering Department, Politecnico di Milano, Milan, Italy
    Eura Medicophys 41:7-16. 2005
    ....
  72. ncbi request reprint EJPRM systematic continuous Update on Cochrane reviews in rehabilitation: news from April 2011 to July 2011
    F Zaina
    ISICO Italian Scientific Spine Institute, Milan, Italy
    Eur J Phys Rehabil Med 47:507-11. 2011
    ..The Cochrane Collaboration provides high quality reviews from which we can draw the most reliable clinical indications. Since 2007 EJPRM lists and presents systematically all these reviews...
  73. doi request reprint The Sforzesco brace and SPoRT concept: a brace to replace cast in worst curves
    Salvatore Atanasio
    ISICO Italian Scientific Spine Institute, Milan, Italy
    Disabil Rehabil Assist Technol 3:154-60. 2008
    ..The aim of this paper of this paper, is the presentation of the brace we recently developed (the Sforzesco brace and SPoRT concept) to face worst scoliosis, in the past treated through casting...
  74. ncbi request reprint Backpacks on! Schoolchildren's perceptions of load, associations with back pain and factors determining the load
    Stefano Negrini
    Rehabilitation Unit, Don Carlo Gnocchi Foundation ONLUS, Care and Research Institute, Milan, Italy
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 27:187-95. 2002
    ..A cross-sectional study was conducted...
  75. ncbi request reprint A controlled prospective study on the efficacy of SEAS.02 exercises in preventing progression and bracing in mild idiopathic scoliosis
    Stefano Negrini
    ISICO Italian Scientific Spine Institute, Milan and Vigevano PV Italy
    Stud Health Technol Inform 123:523-6. 2006
    ..There is low evidence on the possible efficacy of exercises to treat idiopathic scoliosis, graded as C by the existing Italian Guidelines. Our aim was to verify if exercises quality has an effect on results...
  76. ncbi request reprint The Sforzesco brace and SPoRT concept (Symmetric, Patient-oriented, Rigid, Three-dimensional) versus the Lyon brace and 3-point systems for bracing idiopathic scoliosis
    Stefano Negrini
    ISICO Italian Scientific Spine Institute, Milan and Vigevano PV Italy
    Stud Health Technol Inform 123:245-9. 2006
    ..The aim of this study is to verify the first results of the SPoRT concept compared to a classical 3 point system...
  77. doi request reprint The White Book on Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine in Europe: a contribution to the growth of our specialty with no boundaries
    Stefano Negrini
    Italian Scientific Spine Institute, Milan, Italy
    Am J Phys Med Rehabil 87:601-6. 2008
  78. ncbi request reprint A controlled prospective study on the efficacy of SEAS.02 exercises in preparation to bracing for idiopathic scoliosis
    Stefano Negrini
    ISICO Italian Scientific Spine Institute, Milan and Vigevano PV Italy
    Stud Health Technol Inform 123:519-22. 2006
    ..The Lyon school has proposed a preparation to brace wearing through an intensive mobilization in order to obtain a better reduction of the braced scoliotic curve. Our aim was to verify this hypothesis...
  79. doi request reprint Neurophysiological basis of rehabilitation of adolescent idiopathic scoliosis
    Nicola Smania
    Department of Neurological and Vision Sciences, Neurorehabilitation Section, University of Verona, Italy
    Disabil Rehabil 30:763-71. 2008
    ..Knowledge on mechanisms of neurophysiological control of trunk movement and posture could help in the development of rehabilitation programs and brace treatment in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (AIS)...
  80. ncbi request reprint Indications for conservative management of scoliosis (SOSORT guidelines)
    Hans Rudolf Weiss
    Asklepios Katharina Schroth Spinal Deformities Rehabilitation Centre, Bad Sobernheim, Germany
    Stud Health Technol Inform 135:164-70. 2008
    ..This chapter is a republication from the original paper published in "Scoliosis" BioMed journal and it is included in this book due to its high importance...
  81. ncbi request reprint On "effect of bracing..." Lenssinck et al Phys Ther 2005;85:1329-1339
    Stefano Negrini
    Phys Ther 87:112; author reply 112-3. 2007
  82. ncbi request reprint Re: Adolescent idiopathic scoliosis: modern management guidelines
    Stefano Negrini
    J Surg Orthop Adv 16:98; author reply 98-9. 2007
  83. doi request reprint The Euro-American rehabilitation focus: a cultural bridge across the ocean
    Stefano Negrini
    Am J Phys Med Rehabil 87:590-1. 2008
  84. ncbi request reprint Axial spinal unloading for adolescent idiopathic scoliosis
    Stefano Negrini
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 88:1744. 2007