Tom G Mayer

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Publications

  1. pmc Lumbar surgery in work-related chronic low back pain: can a continuum of care enhance outcomes?
    Tom G Mayer
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, 5323 Harry Hines Blvd, Dallas, TX 75390 9003, USA Electronic address
    Spine J 14:263-73. 2014
  2. ncbi The quantified lumbar flexion-relaxation phenomenon is a useful measurement of improvement in a functional restoration program
    Tom G Mayer
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Southwestern Medical Center, University of Texas, Dallas, TX 75235, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 34:2458-65. 2009
  3. ncbi Chronic widespread pain in patients with occupational spinal disorders: prevalence, psychiatric comorbidity, and association with outcomes
    Tom G Mayer
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, University of Texas, Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, TX, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 33:1889-97. 2008
  4. doi MMPI disability profile is associated with degree of opioid use in chronic work-related musculoskeletal disorders
    Cindy L Kidner
    PRIDE Research Foundation, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX, USA
    Clin J Pain 26:9-15. 2010
  5. doi The Pain Anxiety Symptoms Scale fails to discriminate pain or anxiety in a chronic disabling occupational musculoskeletal disorder population
    Emily Brede
    PRIDE Research Foundation, Dallas, Texas 75235, USA
    Pain Pract 11:430-8. 2011
  6. doi Patients with chronic disabling occupational musculoskeletal disorder failing to complete functional restoration: analysis of treatment-resistant personality characteristics
    Krista J Howard
    Productive Rehabilitation Institute of Dallas for Ergonomics PRIDE, Research Foundation, Dallas, TX, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 90:778-85. 2009
  7. ncbi Quantifying the lumbar flexion-relaxation phenomenon: theory, normative data, and clinical applications
    Randy Neblett
    PRIDE Research Foundation, Dallas, TX, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 28:1435-46. 2003
  8. ncbi Smoking status and psychosocioeconomic outcomes of functional restoration in patients with chronic spinal disability
    Donald D McGeary
    PRIDE Research Foundation, 5701 Maple Ave, Suite 100, Dallas, TX 75235, USA
    Spine J 4:170-5. 2004
  9. pmc Correcting abnormal flexion-relaxation in chronic lumbar pain: responsiveness to a new biofeedback training protocol
    Randy Neblett
    PRIDE Research Foundation, Dallas, TX, USA
    Clin J Pain 26:403-9. 2010
  10. doi Comparison of chronic occupational upper extremity versus lumbar disorders for differential disability-related outcomes and predictor variables
    Krista J Howard
    Department of Psychology, Texas State University, San Marcos, TX, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 54:1002-9. 2012

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  1. pmc Lumbar surgery in work-related chronic low back pain: can a continuum of care enhance outcomes?
    Tom G Mayer
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, 5323 Harry Hines Blvd, Dallas, TX 75390 9003, USA Electronic address
    Spine J 14:263-73. 2014
    ..The possibility of improving outcomes by employing a biopsychosocial model with a continuum of care, including postoperative functional restoration in this "at risk" population, has been suggested as a possible solution...
  2. ncbi The quantified lumbar flexion-relaxation phenomenon is a useful measurement of improvement in a functional restoration program
    Tom G Mayer
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Southwestern Medical Center, University of Texas, Dallas, TX 75235, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 34:2458-65. 2009
    ....
  3. ncbi Chronic widespread pain in patients with occupational spinal disorders: prevalence, psychiatric comorbidity, and association with outcomes
    Tom G Mayer
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, University of Texas, Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, TX, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 33:1889-97. 2008
    ..A prospective study assessing chronic widespread pain (CWP) and psychiatric comorbidities in patients with chronic disabling occupational spinal disorders (CDOSDs)...
  4. doi MMPI disability profile is associated with degree of opioid use in chronic work-related musculoskeletal disorders
    Cindy L Kidner
    PRIDE Research Foundation, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX, USA
    Clin J Pain 26:9-15. 2010
    ..To examine the relationship between level of opioid use and Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory (MMPI) findings among chronic pain patients who were about to begin a functional restoration program...
  5. doi The Pain Anxiety Symptoms Scale fails to discriminate pain or anxiety in a chronic disabling occupational musculoskeletal disorder population
    Emily Brede
    PRIDE Research Foundation, Dallas, Texas 75235, USA
    Pain Pract 11:430-8. 2011
    ....
  6. doi Patients with chronic disabling occupational musculoskeletal disorder failing to complete functional restoration: analysis of treatment-resistant personality characteristics
    Krista J Howard
    Productive Rehabilitation Institute of Dallas for Ergonomics PRIDE, Research Foundation, Dallas, TX, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 90:778-85. 2009
    ..To identify the risk factors for noncompletion of a functional restoration program for patients with chronic disabling occupational musculoskeletal disorders...
  7. ncbi Quantifying the lumbar flexion-relaxation phenomenon: theory, normative data, and clinical applications
    Randy Neblett
    PRIDE Research Foundation, Dallas, TX, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 28:1435-46. 2003
    ....
  8. ncbi Smoking status and psychosocioeconomic outcomes of functional restoration in patients with chronic spinal disability
    Donald D McGeary
    PRIDE Research Foundation, 5701 Maple Ave, Suite 100, Dallas, TX 75235, USA
    Spine J 4:170-5. 2004
    ..However, there is a paucity of research on the role of smoking with regard to nonsurgical rehabilitation, but there exists a clear bias for believing that smoking is strongly associated with poor socioeconomic and psychosocial outcome...
  9. pmc Correcting abnormal flexion-relaxation in chronic lumbar pain: responsiveness to a new biofeedback training protocol
    Randy Neblett
    PRIDE Research Foundation, Dallas, TX, USA
    Clin J Pain 26:403-9. 2010
    ....
  10. doi Comparison of chronic occupational upper extremity versus lumbar disorders for differential disability-related outcomes and predictor variables
    Krista J Howard
    Department of Psychology, Texas State University, San Marcos, TX, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 54:1002-9. 2012
    ....
  11. doi Prescription opioid dependence is associated with poorer outcomes in disabling spinal disorders
    Jeffrey Dersh
    PRIDE Research Foundation, Dallas, TX, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 33:2219-27. 2008
    ....
  12. ncbi A randomized clinical trial of treatment for lumbar segmental rigidity
    Tom G Mayer
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, TX, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 29:2199-205; discussion 2206. 2004
    ....
  13. doi The clinical utility of the Multidimensional Pain Inventory (MPI) in characterizing chronic disabling occupational musculoskeletal disorders
    Yunhee Choi
    PRIDE Research Foundation, Dallas, TX, USA
    J Occup Rehabil 23:239-47. 2013
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  14. pmc What is the best surface EMG measure of lumbar flexion-relaxation for distinguishing chronic low back pain patients from pain-free controls?
    Randy Neblett
    PRIDE Research Foundation, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX, USA
    Clin J Pain 29:334-40. 2013
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine which surface electromyographic (SEMG) measures of FR best distinguish CLBP patients from pain-free control subjects. Standing SEMG and lumbar flexion range of motion (ROM) were also evaluated...
  15. doi What does/should the minimum clinically important difference measure? A reconsideration of its clinical value in evaluating efficacy of lumbar fusion surgery
    Robert J Gatchel
    University of Texas at Arlington, TX, USA
    Clin J Pain 28:387-97. 2012
    ..Indeed, a basic concept behind the MCID was that statistically significant differences in measures did not necessarily reflect clinically meaningful benefits...
  16. ncbi The pain disability questionnaire: relationship to one-year functional and psychosocial rehabilitation outcomes
    Robert J Gatchel
    Department of Psychology, College of Science, University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, TX, USA
    J Occup Rehabil 16:75-94. 2006
    ..This is the first study to assess the predictive validity of the PDQ in its relationship to 1-year post-treatment work- and health-related outcomes in a chronic disabling occupational musculoskeletal disorder (CDOMD) population...
  17. ncbi A clinical guide to surface-EMG-assisted stretching as an adjunct to chronic musculoskeletal pain rehabilitation
    Randy Neblett
    PRIDE Research Foundation, 5701 Maple Avenue 100, Dallas, Texas 75235, USA
    Appl Psychophysiol Biofeedback 28:147-60. 2003
    ..A clinical protocol with case examples is presented...
  18. ncbi The pain disability questionnaire: a new psychometrically sound measure for chronic musculoskeletal disorders
    Christopher Anagnostis
    PRIDE Research Foundation, Dallas, TX 75235, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 29:2290-302; discussion 2303. 2004
    ..The Pain Disability Questionnaire (PDQ) is a psychometric evaluation study of a new measure of functional status...
  19. doi Validation of a consensus-based minimal clinically important difference (MCID) threshold using an objective functional external anchor
    Robert J Gatchel
    Department of Psychology, College of Science, The University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, TX, USA
    Spine J 13:889-93. 2013
    ..However, this MCID threshold has not been validated against an objective physical measure...
  20. ncbi Prediction of failure to retain work 1 year after interdisciplinary functional restoration in occupational injuries
    Emily Brede
    PRIDE Research Foundation, Dallas, TX, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 93:268-74. 2012
    ..To identify risk factors for work retention (a patients' ability to both obtain and retain employment) at 1 year after treatment for a chronic disabling occupational musculoskeletal disorder (CDOMD)...
  21. ncbi Gender-related differences in treatment outcomes for patients with musculoskeletal disorders
    Donald D McGeary
    Productive Rehabilitation Institute of Dallas for Ergonomics, Research Foundation, 5701 Maple Avenue, Dallas, TX 75235, USA
    Spine J 3:197-203. 2003
    ....
  22. pmc Higher opioid doses predict poorer functional outcome in patients with chronic disabling occupational musculoskeletal disorders
    Cindy L Kidner
    PRIDE Research Foundation, 5701 Maple Avenue 100, Dallas, TX 75235, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 91:919-27. 2009
    ..In many such cases, long-term opioid use persists because of patient requests for ongoing pain relief. Little is known about the relationship between chronic opioid use and functional recovery in these patients...
  23. ncbi Impact of functional restoration after anterior cervical fusion on chronic disability in work-related neck pain
    Tom G Mayer
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, 5701 Maple Avenue, 100, Dallas, TX 75235, USA
    Spine J 2:267-73. 2002
    ..Although spine surgery has been alleged to be a cause of poor outcomes, such outcomes may be improved by appropriate postsurgical rehabilitation...
  24. ncbi Unremitting health-care-utilization outcomes of tertiary rehabilitation of patients with chronic musculoskeletal disorders
    Timothy J Proctor
    Productive Rehabilitation Institute of Dallas for Ergonomics PRIDE, Dallas, TX 75235, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 86:62-9. 2004
    ..A prospective comparison cohort design was employed to assess characteristics and outcomes of these patients, all of whom were treated with the same interdisciplinary protocol...
  25. ncbi High pain ratings predict treatment failure in chronic occupational musculoskeletal disorders
    Donald D McGeary
    Productive Rehabilitation Institute of Dallas for Ergonomics PRIDE Research Foundation, 5701 Maple Avenue, Dallas, TX 75235, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 88:317-25. 2006
    ..This study evaluated the ability of pain intensity ratings, measured with a visual analog scale, to predict rehabilitation outcomes and to identify patients who are "at risk" for a poor outcome...
  26. pmc The Central Sensitization Inventory (CSI): establishing clinically significant values for identifying central sensitivity syndromes in an outpatient chronic pain sample
    Randy Neblett
    PRIDE Research Foundation, Dallas, Texas, USA
    J Pain 14:438-45. 2013
    ..86, sensitivity = 81%, specificity = 75%)...
  27. pmc The lack of association between changes in functional outcomes and work retention in a chronic disabling occupational spinal disorder population: implications for the minimum clinical important difference
    Hilary D Wilson
    PRIDE Research Foundation, Dallas, TX, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 36:474-80. 2011
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  28. ncbi Failure to complete a functional restoration program for chronic musculoskeletal disorders: a prospective 1-year outcome study
    Timothy J Proctor
    PRIDE Research Foundation, Dallas, TX 76109 0528, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 86:1509-15. 2005
    ..To compare comprehensively the likelihood of various socioeconomically relevant outcomes between functional restoration completers and noncompleters, while simultaneously identifying risk factors for noncompletion...
  29. ncbi Theory and rationale for surface EMG-assisted stretching as an adjunct to chronic musculoskeletal pain rehabilitation
    Randy Neblett
    PRIDE Research Foundation, 5701 Maple Avenue 100, Dallas, Texas 75235, USA
    Appl Psychophysiol Biofeedback 28:139-46. 2003
    ....
  30. pmc The development and psychometric validation of the central sensitization inventory
    Tom G Mayer
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Dallas, Texas, USA
    Pain Pract 12:276-85. 2012
    ..001). Taken together, these 2 studies demonstrate the psychometric strength, clinical utility, and the initial construct validity of the CSI in evaluating CS-related clinical symptoms in chronic pain populations. ..
  31. doi Effects of presenteeism in chronic occupational musculoskeletal disorders: stay at work is validated
    Krista J Howard
    PRIDE Research Foundation, Dallas, TX, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 51:724-31. 2009
    ..The present study takes a new approach to understanding how presenteeism relates to chronic pain or disability patient outcomes...
  32. ncbi Do comorbid fibromyalgia diagnoses change after a functional restoration program in patients with chronic disabling occupational musculoskeletal disorders?
    Meredith M Hartzell
    PRIDE Research Foundation, Dallas, TX Department of Orthopedic Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX and Department of Psychology, College of Science, University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, TX
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 39:1393-400. 2014
    ..A retrospective study of prospectively collected data...
  33. doi Fibromyalgia syndrome in chronic disabling occupational musculoskeletal disorders: prevalence, risk factors, and posttreatment outcomes
    Krista J Howard
    PRIDE Research Foundation, Dallas, TX, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 52:1186-91. 2010
    ..To identify the prevalence, risk factors, and treatment outcomes of patients with chronic disabling occupational musculoskeletal disorders (CDOMD) who met criteria for fibromyalgia...
  34. ncbi What is the best screening test for depression in chronic spinal pain patients?
    Yunhee Choi
    PRIDE Research Foundation, 5701 Maple Ave, Suite 100, Dallas, TX 75235, USA
    Spine J 14:1175-82. 2014
    ..Many measures of MDD (and depressive symptom inventories) have been developed during the past 50 years, but their comparative utility in CSD populations is still unclear...
  35. ncbi The effect of prior lumbar surgeries on the flexion relaxation phenomenon and its responsiveness to rehabilitative treatment
    Randy Neblett
    PRIDE Research Foundation, 5701 Maple Ave 100, Dallas, TX 75235, USA
    Spine J 14:892-902. 2014
    ..Little is known about the effects of prior lumbar surgeries on flexion-relaxation and its responsiveness to treatment...
  36. ncbi The million visual analog scale: its utility for predicting tertiary rehabilitation outcomes
    Christopher Anagnostis
    PRIDE Research Foundation, Dallas, TX, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 28:1051-60. 2003
    ..A longitudinal cohort study involving 1749 patients with chronically disabling spine disorder (CDSD) who underwent tertiary rehabilitation investigated the relation between the Million Visual Analog Scale (MVAS) score and treatment outcome...
  37. ncbi Does patient-reported insomnia improve in response to interdisciplinary functional restoration for chronic disabling occupational musculoskeletal disorders?
    Sali Asih
    PRIDE Research Foundation, Dallas, TX Department of Orthopedic Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX and Department of Psychology, College of Science, The University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, TX
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 39:1384-92. 2014
    ..An analysis of prospectively collected data...