John D Childs

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Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi A perspective for considering the risks and benefits of spinal manipulation in patients with low back pain
    John D Childs
    US Army Baylor University Doctoral Program in Physical Therapy, 3151 Scott Rd, Rm 2307, Fort Sam Houston, TX 78234, USA
    Man Ther 11:316-20. 2006
  2. pmc Pragmatic application of a clinical prediction rule in primary care to identify patients with low back pain with a good prognosis following a brief spinal manipulation intervention
    Julie M Fritz
    Division of Physical Therapy, University of Utah, 520 Wakara Way, Salt Lake City, UT 84108, USA
    BMC Fam Pract 6:29. 2005
  3. ncbi Neck pain: Clinical practice guidelines linked to the International Classification of Functioning, Disability, and Health from the Orthopedic Section of the American Physical Therapy Association
    John D Childs
    US Army Baylor University Doctoral Program in Physical Therapy, San Antonio, Texas, USA
    J Orthop Sports Phys Ther 38:A1-A34. 2008
  4. ncbi Development and application of clinical prediction rules to improve decision making in physical therapist practice
    John D Childs
    US Army Baylor University Doctoral Program in Physical Therapy, Fort Sam Houston, San Antonio TX, USA
    Phys Ther 86:122-31. 2006
  5. ncbi Proposal of a classification system for patients with neck pain
    John D Childs
    Department of Physical Therapy, Wilford Hall Medical Center, San Antonio, TX, USA
    J Orthop Sports Phys Ther 34:686-96; discussion 697-700. 2004
  6. ncbi Screening for vertebrobasilar insufficiency in patients with neck pain: manual therapy decision-making in the presence of uncertainty
    John D Childs
    US Army Baylor University Doctoral Program in Physican Therapy, Fort Sam Houston, San Antonio, TX, USA
    J Orthop Sports Phys Ther 35:300-6. 2005
  7. pmc A description of physical therapists' knowledge in managing musculoskeletal conditions
    John D Childs
    US Army Baylor University Doctoral Program in Physical Therapy, Fort Sam Houston, San Antonio, TX, USA
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 6:32. 2005
  8. ncbi A clinical prediction rule to identify patients with low back pain most likely to benefit from spinal manipulation: a validation study
    John D Childs
    Wilford Hall Medical Center, Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas, USA
    Ann Intern Med 141:920-8. 2004
  9. pmc Association between history and physical examination factors and change in lumbar multifidus muscle thickness after spinal manipulation in patients with low back pain
    Shane L Koppenhaver
    U S Army Baylor University, Doctoral Program in Physical Therapy, San Antonio, TX, USA
    J Electromyogr Kinesiol 22:724-31. 2012
  10. pmc Predictors of web-based follow-up response in the Prevention Of Low Back Pain In The Military Trial (POLM)
    John D Childs
    US Army Baylor University Doctoral Program in Physical Therapy MCCS HMT, Army Medical Department Center and School, Fort Sam Houston, TX 78234, USA
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 12:132. 2011

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Publications71

  1. ncbi A perspective for considering the risks and benefits of spinal manipulation in patients with low back pain
    John D Childs
    US Army Baylor University Doctoral Program in Physical Therapy, 3151 Scott Rd, Rm 2307, Fort Sam Houston, TX 78234, USA
    Man Ther 11:316-20. 2006
    ..2, 219.2). The results of this study offer an additional perspective for considering the risks and benefits of spinal manipulation and help to inform the integration of current evidence for spinal manipulation into healthcare policy...
  2. pmc Pragmatic application of a clinical prediction rule in primary care to identify patients with low back pain with a good prognosis following a brief spinal manipulation intervention
    Julie M Fritz
    Division of Physical Therapy, University of Utah, 520 Wakara Way, Salt Lake City, UT 84108, USA
    BMC Fam Pract 6:29. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the association between two factors (duration and distribution of symptoms) and prognosis following a spinal manipulation intervention...
  3. ncbi Neck pain: Clinical practice guidelines linked to the International Classification of Functioning, Disability, and Health from the Orthopedic Section of the American Physical Therapy Association
    John D Childs
    US Army Baylor University Doctoral Program in Physical Therapy, San Antonio, Texas, USA
    J Orthop Sports Phys Ther 38:A1-A34. 2008
    ....
  4. ncbi Development and application of clinical prediction rules to improve decision making in physical therapist practice
    John D Childs
    US Army Baylor University Doctoral Program in Physical Therapy, Fort Sam Houston, San Antonio TX, USA
    Phys Ther 86:122-31. 2006
  5. ncbi Proposal of a classification system for patients with neck pain
    John D Childs
    Department of Physical Therapy, Wilford Hall Medical Center, San Antonio, TX, USA
    J Orthop Sports Phys Ther 34:686-96; discussion 697-700. 2004
    ..The end result of the classification process is to determine the treatment approach believed to be most likely to maximize the clinical outcome for an individual patient with neck pain...
  6. ncbi Screening for vertebrobasilar insufficiency in patients with neck pain: manual therapy decision-making in the presence of uncertainty
    John D Childs
    US Army Baylor University Doctoral Program in Physican Therapy, Fort Sam Houston, San Antonio, TX, USA
    J Orthop Sports Phys Ther 35:300-6. 2005
    ..The authors hope that this commentary adds additional perspective on manual therapy decision-making strategies in the presence of uncertainty...
  7. pmc A description of physical therapists' knowledge in managing musculoskeletal conditions
    John D Childs
    US Army Baylor University Doctoral Program in Physical Therapy, Fort Sam Houston, San Antonio, TX, USA
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 6:32. 2005
    ..Therefore, the purpose of this study was to describe physical therapists' knowledge in managing musculoskeletal conditions...
  8. ncbi A clinical prediction rule to identify patients with low back pain most likely to benefit from spinal manipulation: a validation study
    John D Childs
    Wilford Hall Medical Center, Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas, USA
    Ann Intern Med 141:920-8. 2004
    ..Conflicting evidence exists about the effectiveness of spinal manipulation...
  9. pmc Association between history and physical examination factors and change in lumbar multifidus muscle thickness after spinal manipulation in patients with low back pain
    Shane L Koppenhaver
    U S Army Baylor University, Doctoral Program in Physical Therapy, San Antonio, TX, USA
    J Electromyogr Kinesiol 22:724-31. 2012
    ....
  10. pmc Predictors of web-based follow-up response in the Prevention Of Low Back Pain In The Military Trial (POLM)
    John D Childs
    US Army Baylor University Doctoral Program in Physical Therapy MCCS HMT, Army Medical Department Center and School, Fort Sam Houston, TX 78234, USA
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 12:132. 2011
    ..Therefore, the purpose of this study was to determine the influence of attention, demographic, psychological, and health status factors on web-based response rates in the ongoing Prevention of Low Back Pain in the Military (POLM) trial...
  11. doi Psychometric properties of selected tests in patients with lumbar spinal stenosis
    Joshua A Cleland
    Department of Physical Therapy, Franklin Pierce University, 5 Chenell Dr, Concord, NH 03301, USA
    Spine J 12:921-31. 2012
    ..The psychometric properties of many outcome tools commonly used with patients with lumbar spinal stenosis have yet to be examined...
  12. doi Associates of physical function and pain in patients with patellofemoral pain syndrome
    Sara R Piva
    Department of Physical Therapy, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 90:285-95. 2009
    ....
  13. ncbi Fluoroscopic video to identify aberrant lumbar motion
    Deydre S Teyhen
    U S Army Baylor University Doctoral Program in Physical Therapy, Fort Sam Houston, TX 78234, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 32:E220-9. 2007
    ..A prospective, case-control design...
  14. doi Ultrasound characteristics of the deep abdominal muscles during the active straight leg raise test
    Deydre S Teyhen
    US Army Baylor University Doctoral Program in Physical Therapy, Ft Sam Houston, TX 78234, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 90:761-7. 2009
    ....
  15. pmc Psychosocial education improves low back pain beliefs: results from a cluster randomized clinical trial (NCT00373009) in a primary prevention setting
    Steven Z George
    Department of Physical Therapy, Brooks Center for Rehabilitation Studies, Center for Pain Research and Behavioral Health, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32610 0154, USA
    Eur Spine J 18:1050-8. 2009
    ..This is the first randomized trial to show positive influence on LBP beliefs in a primary prevention setting, and these findings have potentially important public health implications for prevention of LBP...
  16. pmc Development of a clinical prediction rule to identify patients with neck pain likely to benefit from cervical traction and exercise
    Nicole H Raney
    Department of Physical Therapy, Wilford Hall Medical Center, 134 Evans Ave, San Antonio, TX 78209, USA
    Eur Spine J 18:382-91. 2009
    ..The CPR developed in this study may improve clinical decision-making by assisting clinicians in identifying patients with neck pain likely to benefit from cervical traction and exercise...
  17. doi Effects of traditional sit-up training versus core stabilization exercises on short-term musculoskeletal injuries in US Army soldiers: a cluster randomized trial
    John D Childs
    US Army Baylor University Doctoral Program in Physical Therapy, Army Medical Department Center and School, 3151 Scott Rd, Room 2307, Fort Sam Houston, San Antonio, TX 78234, USA
    Phys Ther 90:1404-12. 2010
    ..It is unknown whether the short-term effects of a core stabilization exercise program without sit-up training may result in decreased musculoskeletal injury incidence and work restriction compared with traditional training...
  18. pmc Brief psychosocial education, not core stabilization, reduced incidence of low back pain: results from the Prevention of Low Back Pain in the Military (POLM) cluster randomized trial
    Steven Z George
    Department of Physical Therapy, PO Box 100154, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32610, USA
    BMC Med 9:128. 2011
    ..The purpose of this trial was to determine whether core stabilization alone or in combination with psychosocial education prevented incidence of low back pain in comparison to traditional lumbar exercise...
  19. pmc Comparison of the effectiveness of three manual physical therapy techniques in a subgroup of patients with low back pain who satisfy a clinical prediction rule: study protocol of a randomized clinical trial [NCT00257998]
    Joshua A Cleland
    Department of Physical Therapy, Franklin Pierce College 5 Chenell Drive, Concord, NH 03301, USA
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 7:11. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study is to investigate the effectiveness of three different manual therapy techniques in a subgroup of patient with low back pain that satisfy the CPR...
  20. ncbi Effectiveness of an extension-oriented treatment approach in a subgroup of subjects with low back pain: a randomized clinical trial
    David A Browder
    Outpatient Physical Therapy, Physical Therapy Department, Wilford Hall Medical Center, San Antonio, TX, USA
    Phys Ther 87:1608-18; discussion 1577-9. 2007
    ....
  21. ncbi Interrater reliability of the history and physical examination in patients with mechanical neck pain
    Joshua A Cleland
    Department of Physical Therapy, Franklin Pierce College, Concord, NH, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 87:1388-95. 2006
    ..To examine the interrater reliability of the history and physical examination in patients with mechanical neck pain...
  22. doi Effects of sit-up training versus core stabilization exercises on sit-up performance
    John D Childs
    US Army Baylor University Doctoral Program in Physical Therapy MCCS HMT, Army Medical Department Center and School, Fort Sam Houston, TX 78234, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 41:2072-83. 2009
    ..The purpose was to determine whether performing CSEP in lieu of sit-ups during unit physical training would have detrimental effects on sit-up performance and passing rates on the fitness test...
  23. ncbi Factors related to the inability of individuals with low back pain to improve with a spinal manipulation
    Julie M Fritz
    Department of Physical Therapy, University of Pittsburgh, 6035 Forbes Tower, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    Phys Ther 84:173-90. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to identify factors that are associated with an inability to benefit from manipulation...
  24. doi Primary care referral of patients with low back pain to physical therapy: impact on future health care utilization and costs
    Julie M Fritz
    Department of Physical Therapy, Intermountain Healthcare, University of Utah Salt Lake City, UT 84108, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 37:2114-21. 2012
    ..A retrospective cohort...
  25. ncbi Development of a clinical prediction rule for guiding treatment of a subgroup of patients with neck pain: use of thoracic spine manipulation, exercise, and patient education
    Joshua A Cleland
    Department of Physical Therapy, Franklin Pierce College, Concord, NH 03301, USA
    Phys Ther 87:9-23. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to develop a clinical prediction rule (CPR) to identify patients with neck pain who are likely to experience early success from thoracic spine thrust manipulation...
  26. pmc Investigation of elevated fear-avoidance beliefs for patients with low back pain: a secondary analysis involving patients enrolled in physical therapy clinical trials
    Steven Z George
    Department of Physical Therapy, Brooks Center for Rehabilitation Studies, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611 0154, USA
    J Orthop Sports Phys Ther 38:50-8. 2008
    ..Secondary analysis...
  27. ncbi Short-term effects of thrust versus nonthrust mobilization/manipulation directed at the thoracic spine in patients with neck pain: a randomized clinical trial
    Joshua A Cleland
    Department of Physical Therapy, Franklin Pierce College, 5 Chenell Dr, Concord, NH 03301, USA
    Phys Ther 87:431-40. 2007
    ..The authors also sought to compare the frequencies, durations, and types of side effects between the groups...
  28. ncbi Inter-tester reliability of passive intervertebral and active movements of the cervical spine
    Sara R Piva
    School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, Department of Physical Therapy, University of Pittsburgh, 6035 Forbes Tower, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    Man Ther 11:321-30. 2006
    ..43 and .40, respectively). Findings are relevant to the planning of future studies to establish the criterion validity of these tests to guide the selection of interventions and establish prognosis in patients with neck pain...
  29. ncbi Abdominal and lumbar multifidus muscle size and symmetry at rest and during contracted States. Normative reference ranges
    Deydre S Teyhen
    Department of Physical Therapy, US Army Medical Department Center and School, 3151 Scott Rd, Room 1303, Fort Sam Houston, TX 78234 USA
    J Ultrasound Med 31:1099-110. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to establish reference values for abdominal and lumbar multifidus muscles at rest and while contracted in a sample of active healthy adults...
  30. doi The Functional Movement Screen: a reliability study
    Deydre S Teyhen
    US Army Public Health Command Region South, Fort Sam Houston, TX, USA
    J Orthop Sports Phys Ther 42:530-40. 2012
    ..Reliability study...
  31. pmc Reliability of measures of impairments associated with patellofemoral pain syndrome
    Sara R Piva
    Department of Physical Therapy, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Pittsburgh, USA
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 7:33. 2006
    ..The purpose was to determine the inter-tester reliability and measurement error of measures of impairments associated with PFPS in patients with PFPS...
  32. doi Psychometric properties of the Neck Disability Index and Numeric Pain Rating Scale in patients with mechanical neck pain
    Joshua A Cleland
    Department of Physical Therapy, Franklin Pierce College, Concord, NH 03301, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 89:69-74. 2008
    ....
  33. doi Comparison of the effectiveness of three manual physical therapy techniques in a subgroup of patients with low back pain who satisfy a clinical prediction rule: a randomized clinical trial
    Joshua A Cleland
    Department of Physical Therapy, Franklin Pierce University, Concord, NH03301, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 34:2720-9. 2009
    ..Randomized clinical trial...
  34. doi Responsiveness of the Neck Disability Index in patients with mechanical neck disorders
    Brian A Young
    Department of Physical Therapy, Sheppard AFB, TX, USA
    Spine J 9:802-8. 2009
    ..Report the test-retest reliability, construct validity, minimum clinically important difference (MCID), and minimal detectable change (MDC) for the Neck Disability Index (NDI)...
  35. ncbi Knowledge in managing musculoskeletal conditions and educational preparation of physical therapists in the uniformed services
    John D Childs
    U S Army Baylor University Doctoral Program in Physical Therapy, Army Medical Department Center and School, Fort Sam Houston, San Antonio, TX 78234, USA
    Mil Med 172:440-5. 2007
    ..These data may have implications for health and public policy decisions within the military health care system related to the utilization and educational preparation of physical therapists in the uniformed services...
  36. doi Changes in lateral abdominal muscle thickness during the abdominal drawing-in maneuver in those with lumbopelvic pain
    Deydre S Teyhen
    US Army Baylor University Doctoral Program in Physical Therapy, San Antonio, TX, USA
    J Orthop Sports Phys Ther 39:791-8. 2009
    ..Controlled laboratory study...
  37. ncbi Comparison of short-term response to two spinal manipulation techniques for patients with low back pain in a military beneficiary population
    Thomas G Sutlive
    U S Army Baylor University Doctoral Program in Physical Therapy, 3151 Scott Road, Suite 1303, Fort Sam Houston, TX 78234, USA
    Mil Med 174:750-6. 2009
    ....
  38. ncbi Clinical decision making in the identification of patients likely to benefit from spinal manipulation: a traditional versus an evidence-based approach
    John D Childs
    US Air Force, Wilford Hall Medical Center, Lackland AFB, TX, USA
    J Orthop Sports Phys Ther 33:259-72. 2003
  39. pmc Rationale, design, and protocol for the prevention of low back pain in the military (POLM) trial (NCT00373009)
    Steven Z George
    Department of Physical Therapy, Brooks Center for Rehabilitation Studies, PO Box 100154, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32610 0154, USA
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 8:92. 2007
    ..The effect of the combined program will be compared to three other standard programs...
  40. ncbi Arthrokinematics in a subgroup of patients likely to benefit from a lumbar stabilization exercise program
    Deydre S Teyhen
    US Army Baylor Doctoral Program in Physical Therapy, MCCS HMT, 3151 Scott Rd, Room 1303, Fort Sam Houston, TX 78234 6138, USA
    Phys Ther 87:313-25. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to characterize the spinal motion, using digital fluoroscopic video, of a subgroup of subjects with low back pain...
  41. ncbi Immediate improvements in side-to-side weight bearing and iliac crest symmetry after manipulation in patients with low back pain
    John D Childs
    Department of Physical Therapy, Wilford Hall Medical Center, San Antonio, Tex, USA
    J Manipulative Physiol Ther 27:306-13. 2004
    ..Although there is good evidence that spinal manipulation is an effective treatment to improve pain and function for patients with low back pain (LBP), there is little evidence to support the mechanism by which manipulation works...
  42. doi Development of a clinical prediction rule for diagnosing hip osteoarthritis in individuals with unilateral hip pain
    Thomas G Sutlive
    US Army Baylor University Dotoral Program in Physical Therapy, San Antonio, TX, USA
    J Orthop Sports Phys Ther 38:542-50. 2008
    ..Prospective cohort/predictive validity study...
  43. ncbi Psychometric properties of the Fear-Avoidance Beliefs Questionnaire and Tampa Scale of Kinesiophobia in patients with neck pain
    Joshua A Cleland
    Department of Physical Therapy, Franklin Pierce College, Concord, New Hampshire 03301, USA
    Am J Phys Med Rehabil 87:109-17. 2008
    ..To examine selected psychometric properties of these instruments in a cohort of patients with mechanical neck pain...
  44. ncbi Responsiveness of the numeric pain rating scale in patients with low back pain
    John D Childs
    Department of Physical Therapy, Wilford Hall Medical Center, San Antonio, TX, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 30:1331-4. 2005
    ..Cohort study of patients with low back pain (LBP) receiving physical therapy...
  45. doi Effect of two different exercise regimens on trunk muscle morphometry and endurance in soldiers in training
    Deydre S Teyhen
    D S Teyhen, PT, PhD, Doctoral Program in Physical Therapy, US Army Baylor University, Fort Sam Houston, Texas, and Telemedicine and Advanced Technology Research Center, US Army Medical Research and Material Command, Fort Detrick, Maryland Mailing address Department of Physical Therapy, US Army Medical Department Center and School, 3150 Stanley Rd, Room 1303, MCCS HGE PT, Fort Sam Houston, TX 78234
    Phys Ther 93:1211-24. 2013
    ..Limited evidence exists on how strength and endurance exercises commonly used to prevent low back pain affect muscle morphometry and endurance...
  46. ncbi A comparison between two physical therapy treatment programs for patients with lumbar spinal stenosis: a randomized clinical trial
    Julie M Whitman
    Department of Physical Therapy, Regis University, 3333 Regis Blvd, G 4, Denver, CO 80221 1099, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 31:2541-9. 2006
    ..Multicenter randomized, controlled trial...
  47. ncbi Strength around the hip and flexibility of soft tissues in individuals with and without patellofemoral pain syndrome
    Sara R Piva
    Department of Physical Therapy, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh 15260, USA
    J Orthop Sports Phys Ther 35:793-801. 2005
    ..Case control design...
  48. doi Association between changes in abdominal and lumbar multifidus muscle thickness and clinical improvement after spinal manipulation
    Shane L Koppenhaver
    US Army Baylor University Doctoral Program in Physical Therapy, San Antonio, TX 78209, USA
    J Orthop Sports Phys Ther 41:389-99. 2011
    ..Prospective case series...
  49. ncbi Awareness and compliance with recommended running shoe guidelines among U.S. Army soldiers
    Deydre S Teyhen
    U S Army Baylor University Doctoral Program in Physical Therapy, AMEDDC and S, 3151 Scott Road Room 1303, Attn MCCS HGE PT, Fort Sam Houston, TX 78234, USA
    Mil Med 175:847-54. 2010
    ..Future research is needed to determine whether adherence to these guidelines has a favorable effect on reducing risk of overuse injury...
  50. ncbi The use of ultrasound imaging of the abdominal drawing-in maneuver in subjects with low back pain
    Deydre S Teyhen
    Center for Physical Therapy Research, US Army Baylor University Doctoral Program in Physical Therapy, San Antonio, TX, USA
    J Orthop Sports Phys Ther 35:346-55. 2005
    ..Randomized controlled trial among patients with low back pain (LBP)...
  51. ncbi Alterations in lower extremity movement and muscle activation patterns in individuals with knee osteoarthritis
    John D Childs
    Department of Physical Therapy, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh PA, USA
    Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon) 19:44-9. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate lower extremity movement and muscle activation patterns in individuals with knee osteoarthritis and healthy age- and gender-matched control subjects...
  52. ncbi The use of a lumbar spine manipulation technique by physical therapists in patients who satisfy a clinical prediction rule: a case series
    Joshua A Cleland
    Department of Physical Therapy, Franklin Pierce College, Concord, NH 03301, USA
    J Orthop Sports Phys Ther 36:209-14. 2006
    ..A case series of patients with low back pain (LBP) who satisfy a clinical prediction rule (CPR)...
  53. doi Changes in deep abdominal muscle thickness during common trunk-strengthening exercises using ultrasound imaging
    Deydre S Teyhen
    US Army Baylor University Doctoral Program in Physical Therapy, San Antonio, TX, USA
    J Orthop Sports Phys Ther 38:596-605. 2008
    ..Cross-sectional study design...
  54. ncbi Sex differences in predictors of outcome in selected physical therapy interventions for acute low back pain
    Steven Z George
    Department of Physical Therapy, Brooks Center for Rehabilitation Studies, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611 0154, USA
    J Orthop Sports Phys Ther 36:354-63. 2006
    ..Secondary analysis of pooled data from 3 randomized trials...
  55. ncbi Psychometric properties of the functional rating index in patients with low back pain
    John D Childs
    Department of Physical Therapy, Wilford Hall Medical Center, San Antonio, TX, USA
    Eur Spine J 14:1008-12. 2005
    ....
  56. ncbi The audible pop from high-velocity thrust manipulation and outcome in individuals with low back pain
    Timothy W Flynn
    Department of Physical Therapy, Regis University, Denver, CO 80221 1099, USA
    J Manipulative Physiol Ther 29:40-5. 2006
    ..To determine the relationship between an audible pop with spinal manipulation and improvement in pain and function in patients with low back pain...
  57. ncbi Reliability of measuring iliac crest level in the standing and sitting position using a new measurement device
    Sara R Piva
    Department of Physical Therapy, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Pittsburgh, Room 6035 Forbes Tower, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    J Manipulative Physiol Ther 26:437-41. 2003
    ..To perform the IC level measurement, we propose the use of a measurement device that is composed of an inclinometer mounted on a crest level tester that measures IC level in degrees...
  58. ncbi Inter-rater reliability of ultrasound imaging of the trunk musculature among novice raters
    Deydre S Teyhen
    U S Army Baylor University Doctoral Program in Physical Therapy, Fort Sam Houston, Texas, USA Center for Physical Therapy Research, San Antonio, Texas, USA
    J Ultrasound Med 30:347-56. 2011
    ..The secondary purpose was to compare 3 different measurement techniques for assessing lateral abdominal muscle thickness...
  59. ncbi Observed changes in lateral abdominal muscle thickness after spinal manipulation: a case series using rehabilitative ultrasound imaging
    Nicole H Raney
    Physical Medicine Flight, Wilford Hall Medical Center, San Antonio, TX, USA
    J Orthop Sports Phys Ther 37:472-9. 2007
    ..Case series...
  60. doi The Role of US Military Physical Therapists During Recent Combat Campaigns
    Josef H Moore
    J H Moore, PT, PhD, Graduate School, Academy of Health Sciences, US Army Baylor University Doctoral Program in Physical Therapy, Army Medical Department Center and School, Fort Sam Houston, TX 78234 USA
    Phys Ther 93:1268-75. 2013
    ..This model that mixes direct access with near-immediate access enhances outcomes, reduces costs, and allows other health care team members to work at the highest levels of their licensure. ..
  61. ncbi Agility and perturbation training for a physically active individual with knee osteoarthritis
    G Kelley Fitzgerald
    Department of Physical Therapy, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Pittsburgh, 6035 Forbes Tower, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    Phys Ther 82:372-82. 2002
    ..The purpose of this case report is to describe the development and implementation of an agility and perturbation training program that was used in conjunction with traditional rehabilitation activities for a patient with knee OA...
  62. ncbi The influence of experience and specialty certifications on clinical outcomes for patients with low back pain treated within a standardized physical therapy management program
    Julie M Whitman
    US Army Baylor University, USA
    J Orthop Sports Phys Ther 34:662-72; discussion 672-5. 2004
    ..Secondary analysis of a randomized trial...
  63. ncbi Lumbar spine segmental mobility assessment: an examination of validity for determining intervention strategies in patients with low back pain
    Julie M Fritz
    Division of Physical Therapy, University of Utah, and Clinical Outcomes Research Scientist, Intermountain Health Care, Salt Lake City, UT 84108, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 86:1745-52. 2005
    ..To examine the predictive validity of posterior-anterior (PA) mobility testing in a group of patients with low back pain (LBP)...
  64. ncbi Slump stretching in the management of non-radicular low back pain: a pilot clinical trial
    Joshua A Cleland
    Physical Therapy Program, Franklin Pierce College, 5 Chenell Drive, Concord, NH 03301, USA
    Man Ther 11:279-86. 2006
    ..The results suggest that slump stretching is beneficial for improving short-term disability, pain, and centralization of symptoms. Future studies should examine whether these benefits are maintained at a longer-term follow-up...
  65. ncbi Treatments for back pain
    John D Childs
    Ann Intern Med 142:874. 2005
  66. ncbi Subgrouping patients with low back pain: evolution of a classification approach to physical therapy
    Julie M Fritz
    Division of Physical Therapy, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
    J Orthop Sports Phys Ther 37:290-302. 2007
    ..The purpose of this clinical commentary is to review this classification system, its evolution and current status, and to discuss its implications for the classification of patients with low back pain...
  67. ncbi Rehabilitative ultrasound imaging: when is a picture necessary
    Deydre S Teyhen
    J Orthop Sports Phys Ther 37:579-80. 2007
  68. ncbi On "A survey of therapeutic ultrasound..." Wong et al. Phys Ther. 2007;87:986 994
    John D Childs
    Phys Ther 87:1558. 2007
  69. ncbi Spinal manipulation for low back pain
    John D Childs
    Ann Intern Med 140:665; author reply 665-6. 2004
  70. ncbi Immediate effects of thoracic manipulation in patients with neck pain: a randomized clinical trial
    Joshua A Cleland
    Physical Therapy Program, Franklin Pierce College, 5 Chenell Drive, Concord, NH 03301, USA
    Man Ther 10:127-35. 2005
    ..Further studies are needed to determine the effects of thoracic spine manipulation in patients with neck pain on long-term outcomes including function and disability...
  71. pmc Accuracy of the clinical examination to predict radiographic instability of the lumbar spine
    Julie M Fritz
    Division of Physical Therapy, University of Utah, 520 Wakara Way, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
    Eur Spine J 14:743-50. 2005
    ..If the findings of this study can be replicated, these clinical factors could be used to inform treatment decision-making without a sole reliance on radiographic assessment...