Leonid Kalichman

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Publications

  1. doi request reprint Association between age, sex, BMI and CT-evaluated spinal degeneration features
    Leonid Kalichman
    Division of Research, New England Baptist Hospital, Boston, MA 02120, USA
    J Back Musculoskelet Rehabil 22:189-95. 2009
  2. pmc Computed tomography-evaluated features of spinal degeneration: prevalence, intercorrelation, and association with self-reported low back pain
    Leonid Kalichman
    Clinical Epidemiology Research and Training Unit, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Spine J 10:200-8. 2010
  3. pmc Changes in paraspinal muscles and their association with low back pain and spinal degeneration: CT study
    Leonid Kalichman
    Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
    Eur Spine J 19:1136-44. 2010
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. pmc Facet orientation and tropism: associations with spondylolysis
    Leonid Kalichman
    Clinical Epidemiology Research and Training Unit, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
    J Spinal Disord Tech 23:101-5. 2010
  7. pmc Spondylolysis and spondylolisthesis: prevalence and association with low back pain in the adult community-based population
    Leonid Kalichman
    Clinical Epidemiology Research and Training Unit, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 34:199-205. 2009
  8. pmc Facet orientation and tropism: associations with facet joint osteoarthritis and degeneratives
    Leonid Kalichman
    Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 34:E579-85. 2009
  9. doi 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
  10. pmc Facet joint osteoarthritis and low back pain in the community-based population
    Leonid Kalichman
    Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 33:2560-5. 2008

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Publications40

  1. doi request reprint Association between age, sex, BMI and CT-evaluated spinal degeneration features
    Leonid Kalichman
    Division of Research, New England Baptist Hospital, Boston, MA 02120, USA
    J Back Musculoskelet Rehabil 22:189-95. 2009
    ..The aim of our study was to evaluate the association between age, sex and body mass index (BMI) and lumbar spine degeneration features evaluated on computed tomography (CT) in a community-based sample...
  2. pmc Computed tomography-evaluated features of spinal degeneration: prevalence, intercorrelation, and association with self-reported low back pain
    Leonid Kalichman
    Clinical Epidemiology Research and Training Unit, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Spine J 10:200-8. 2010
    ..Although the role of radiographic abnormalities in the etiology of nonspecific low back pain (LBP) is unclear, the frequent identification of these features on radiologic studies continues to influence medical decision making...
  3. pmc Changes in paraspinal muscles and their association with low back pain and spinal degeneration: CT study
    Leonid Kalichman
    Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
    Eur Spine J 19:1136-44. 2010
    ..We conclude that the paraspinal muscle density decreases with age, and increases BMI. It is associated with at some levels FJOA, spondylolisthesis and disc narrowing at the same level, but not associated with occurrence of LBP...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. pmc Facet orientation and tropism: associations with spondylolysis
    Leonid Kalichman
    Clinical Epidemiology Research and Training Unit, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
    J Spinal Disord Tech 23:101-5. 2010
    ..Cross-sectional study...
  7. pmc Spondylolysis and spondylolisthesis: prevalence and association with low back pain in the adult community-based population
    Leonid Kalichman
    Clinical Epidemiology Research and Training Unit, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 34:199-205. 2009
    ..Cross-sectional study...
  8. pmc Facet orientation and tropism: associations with facet joint osteoarthritis and degeneratives
    Leonid Kalichman
    Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 34:E579-85. 2009
    ..Cross-sectional study...
  9. doi 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...
  10. pmc Facet joint osteoarthritis and low back pain in the community-based population
    Leonid Kalichman
    Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 33:2560-5. 2008
    ..Cross-sectional study...
  11. 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)]...
  12. pmc Spinal stenosis prevalence and association with symptoms: the Framingham Study
    Leonid Kalichman
    Boston University, MA 02118, USA
    Spine J 9:545-50. 2009
    ..The prevalence of lumbar spinal stenosis (LSS) in the general population and association with low back pain (LBP) remain unclear...
  13. doi request reprint Association between disc degeneration and degenerative spondylolisthesis? Pilot study
    Leonid Kalichman
    Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    J Back Musculoskelet Rehabil 22:21-5. 2009
    ..The aim of this pilot study was to test the generally believed hypothesis that intervertebral disc degeneration is a prerequisite for degenerative spondylolisthesis (DS)...
  14. 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...
  15. 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...
  16. 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...
  17. 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...
  18. 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
    ....
  19. pmc Low back pain and other musculoskeletal pain comorbidities in individuals with symptomatic osteoarthritis of the knee: data from the osteoarthritis initiative
    Pradeep Suri
    Harvard Medical School, Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02130, USA
    Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 62:1715-23. 2010
    ..To examine the association of concurrent low back pain (LBP), and other musculoskeletal pain comorbidity, with knee pain severity in symptomatic knee osteoarthritis (OA)...
  20. 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)...
  21. doi request reprint The genetics of intervertebral disc degeneration. Associated genes
    Leonid Kalichman
    Boston University Clinical Epidemiology Research and Training Unit, University School of Medicine, 650 Albany St, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Joint Bone Spine 75:388-96. 2008
    ..To review current knowledge on genes associated with intervertebral disk degeneration...
  22. 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...
  23. 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...
  24. pmc Does this older adult with lower extremity pain have the clinical syndrome of lumbar spinal stenosis?
    Pradeep Suri
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Harvard Medical School, and Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital and VA Boston Healthcare System, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    JAMA 304:2628-36. 2010
    ..The clinical syndrome of lumbar spinal stenosis (LSS) is a common diagnosis in older adults presenting with lower extremity pain...
  25. 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...
  26. 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...
  27. ncbi request reprint Lumbar facet joint osteoarthritis: a review
    Leonid Kalichman
    Clinical Epidemiology Research and Training Unit, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    Semin Arthritis Rheum 37:69-80. 2007
    ..We reviewed the anatomy, biomechanics, and possible sources of pain of the FJ, natural history, and risk factors of lumbar FJ osteoarthritis and briefly reviewed the relevant imaging methods...
  28. pmc Diagnosis and conservative management of degenerative lumbar spondylolisthesis
    Leonid Kalichman
    Clinical Epidemiology Research and Training Unit, Boston University, 650 Albany Street X Building, Suite 200, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Eur Spine J 17:327-35. 2008
    ..An up-to-date knowledge on diagnosis and prevention of lumbar DS can assist in determination of future research goals. Additional studies are required to establish treatment protocols for the conservative treatment of DS...
  29. doi request reprint The genetics of intervertebral disc degeneration. Familial predisposition and heritability estimation
    Leonid Kalichman
    Clinical Epidemiology Research and Training Unit, Boston University School of Medicine, 650 Albany Street, X200, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Joint Bone Spine 75:383-7. 2008
    ....
  30. 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...
  31. 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...
  32. 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...
  33. 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...
  34. pmc The association between patellar alignment on magnetic resonance imaging and radiographic manifestations of knee osteoarthritis
    Leonid Kalichman
    Boston University School of Medicine, Clinical Epidemiology Research and Training Unit, 650 Albany Street Suite X200, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Arthritis Res Ther 9:R26. 2007
    ..Additional studies will be required to establish the normal and abnormal ranges of patellar alignment indices and their longitudinal relation to patello-femoral OA...
  35. 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...
  36. 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...
  37. 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
    ....
  38. doi 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...
  39. 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
    ....
  40. 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...