Lynn H Gerber

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Affiliation: George Mason University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The feasibility of using haptic devices to engage people with chronic traumatic brain injury in virtual 3D functional tasks
    Lynn H Gerber
    Center for the Study of Chronic Illness and Disability, George Mason University, 4400 University Dr, 22030 Fairfax, VA, USA
    J Neuroeng Rehabil 11:117. 2014
  2. pmc A systematic comparison between subjects with no pain and pain associated with active myofascial trigger points
    Lynn H Gerber
    Center for the Study of Chronic Illness and Disability, College of Health and Human Services, George Mason University, 4400 University Dr, Fairfax, VA 22030 Electronic address
    PM R 5:931-8. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Integrating a prospective surveillance model for rehabilitation into breast cancer survivorship care
    Lynn H Gerber
    George Mason University, Center for Study of Chronic Illness and Disability, Fairfax, Virginia 22030, USA
    Cancer 118:2201-6. 2012
  4. pmc Oral pirfenidone in patients with chronic fibrosis resulting from radiotherapy: a pilot study
    Nicole L Simone
    Radiation Oncology Branch, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, 9000 Rockville Pike, Building 10 CRC, Room B2 3561, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    Radiat Oncol 2:19. 2007
  5. pmc Factors predicting clinically significant fatigue in women following treatment for primary breast cancer
    Lynn H Gerber
    George Mason University, Fairfax, VA, USA
    Support Care Cancer 19:1581-91. 2011
  6. pmc Ultrasonic tissue characterization of the upper trapezius muscle in patients with myofascial pain syndrome
    Diego Turo
    George Mason University, Fairfax, VA 22030, USA
    Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 2012:4386-9. 2012
  7. pmc Novel applications of ultrasound technology to visualize and characterize myofascial trigger points and surrounding soft tissue
    Siddhartha Sikdar
    Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, George Mason University, 4400 University Dr, MS 1G5, Fairfax, VA 22030, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 90:1829-38. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Ultrasonic characterization of the upper trapezius muscle in patients with chronic neck pain
    Diego Turo
    George Mason University, Fairfax, VA 22030, USA
    Ultrason Imaging 35:173-87. 2013
  9. pmc Office-based elastographic technique for quantifying mechanical properties of skeletal muscle
    Jeffrey J Ballyns
    Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia 22030, USA
    J Ultrasound Med 31:1209-19. 2012
  10. pmc Objective sonographic measures for characterizing myofascial trigger points associated with cervical pain
    Jeffrey J Ballyns
    Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA 22030 USA
    J Ultrasound Med 30:1331-40. 2011

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Publications16

  1. ncbi request reprint The feasibility of using haptic devices to engage people with chronic traumatic brain injury in virtual 3D functional tasks
    Lynn H Gerber
    Center for the Study of Chronic Illness and Disability, George Mason University, 4400 University Dr, 22030 Fairfax, VA, USA
    J Neuroeng Rehabil 11:117. 2014
    ..The objectives were to design functional tasks using force feedback device and determine if it could measure motor performance improvement...
  2. pmc A systematic comparison between subjects with no pain and pain associated with active myofascial trigger points
    Lynn H Gerber
    Center for the Study of Chronic Illness and Disability, College of Health and Human Services, George Mason University, 4400 University Dr, Fairfax, VA 22030 Electronic address
    PM R 5:931-8. 2013
    ....
  3. doi request reprint Integrating a prospective surveillance model for rehabilitation into breast cancer survivorship care
    Lynn H Gerber
    George Mason University, Center for Study of Chronic Illness and Disability, Fairfax, Virginia 22030, USA
    Cancer 118:2201-6. 2012
    ..There exist opportunities to integrate lessons learned as well as to align efforts to achieve greater impact on the shared goal of improving health outcomes for breast cancer survivors...
  4. pmc Oral pirfenidone in patients with chronic fibrosis resulting from radiotherapy: a pilot study
    Nicole L Simone
    Radiation Oncology Branch, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, 9000 Rockville Pike, Building 10 CRC, Room B2 3561, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    Radiat Oncol 2:19. 2007
    ..The goal of this pilot study is to determine if Pirfenidone, a novel regulator of cytokine gene expression, has the potential to ameliorate established radiation-induced fibrosis...
  5. pmc Factors predicting clinically significant fatigue in women following treatment for primary breast cancer
    Lynn H Gerber
    George Mason University, Fairfax, VA, USA
    Support Care Cancer 19:1581-91. 2011
    ..05). Fatigue increases significantly following the treatment of BrCa. Predictors of CSF include high BMI and WBC count, increase in limb volume, and low level of physical activity. These are remediable...
  6. pmc Ultrasonic tissue characterization of the upper trapezius muscle in patients with myofascial pain syndrome
    Diego Turo
    George Mason University, Fairfax, VA 22030, USA
    Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 2012:4386-9. 2012
    ..The goal of this study was to evaluate whether texture-based image analysis can differentiate structural heterogeneity of symptomatic MTrPs and normal muscle...
  7. pmc Novel applications of ultrasound technology to visualize and characterize myofascial trigger points and surrounding soft tissue
    Siddhartha Sikdar
    Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, George Mason University, 4400 University Dr, MS 1G5, Fairfax, VA 22030, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 90:1829-38. 2009
    ..To apply ultrasound (US) imaging techniques to better describe the characteristics of myofascial trigger points (MTrPs) and the immediately adjacent soft tissue...
  8. doi request reprint Ultrasonic characterization of the upper trapezius muscle in patients with chronic neck pain
    Diego Turo
    George Mason University, Fairfax, VA 22030, USA
    Ultrason Imaging 35:173-87. 2013
    ..With further refinement, ultrasound imaging can be a promising objective method for characterizing soft tissue abnormalities associated with active MTrPs and elucidating the role of MTrPs in the pathophysiology of MPS...
  9. pmc Office-based elastographic technique for quantifying mechanical properties of skeletal muscle
    Jeffrey J Ballyns
    Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia 22030, USA
    J Ultrasound Med 31:1209-19. 2012
    ..We sought to show its validity and clinical utility in assessing myofascial trigger points, which are associated with myofascial pain syndrome...
  10. pmc Objective sonographic measures for characterizing myofascial trigger points associated with cervical pain
    Jeffrey J Ballyns
    Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA 22030 USA
    J Ultrasound Med 30:1331-40. 2011
    ....
  11. doi request reprint Shear wave elastography for characterizing muscle tissue in myofascial pain syndrome
    Diego Turo
    Dept of Bioengineering, George Mason Univ, 4400 University Dr, Fairfax, VA
    J Acoust Soc Am 133:3358. 2013
    ..59 ± 5.96 Pa*s). Latent MTrPs (μ = 24.31 ± 12.72 Pa*s) and surrounding tissue (μ = 20.09 ± 7.48 Pa*s) are more viscous than normal tissue (μ = 10.96 ± 4.17 Pa*s)...
  12. pmc Understanding the vascular environment of myofascial trigger points using ultrasonic imaging and computational modeling
    Siddhartha Sikdar
    Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA 22030, USA
    Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 2010:5302-5. 2010
    ..Using compartment modeling, we show that a constricted vascular bed and an enlarged vascular volume could explain the observed flow waveforms with retrograde diastolic flow...
  13. doi request reprint Assessment of myofascial trigger points (MTrPs): a new application of ultrasound imaging and vibration sonoelastography
    Siddhartha Sikdar
    George Mason University, Fairfax, VA 22030, USA
    Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 2008:5585-8. 2008
    ..Ultrasound offers a convenient, accessible and low-risk approach for identifying MTrPs and for evaluating clinical observations of palpable, painful nodules...
  14. ncbi request reprint Elastography and tactile imaging for mechanical characterization of superficial muscles
    Diego Turo
    Department of Bioengineering, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA
    J Acoust Soc Am 132:1983. 2012
    ..Preliminary analysis demonstrates that symptomatic muscle tissue in subjects with neck pain is mechanically more heterogeneous and stiffer compared to normal muscle in control subjects (p < 0.05)...
  15. ncbi request reprint Exploratory analysis of the relationships between aerobic capacity and self-reported fatigue in patients with rheumatoid arthritis, polymyositis, and chronic fatigue syndrome
    Ali A Weinstein
    Center for Study of Chronic Illness and Disability, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA 22030, USA
    PM R 1:620-8. 2009
    ....
  16. doi request reprint Comparison of activity level among patients with chronic liver disease
    Jillian Kallman Price
    Center for Liver Diseases, Inova Fairfax Hospital, Falls Church, VA 22042, USA
    Disabil Rehabil 35:907-12. 2013
    ..To determine whether self-reported maximal and daily activity levels are impaired among patients with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), hepatitis C (HCV) and hepatitis B (HBV)...