Ralph E Gay

Summary

Affiliation: Mayo Clinic
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Sensitivity of the Patient-rated Forearm Evaluation Questionnaire in lateral epicondylitis
    Karen L Newcomer
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    J Hand Ther 18:400-6. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Comparison of the Neck Disability Index and the Neck Bournemouth Questionnaire in a sample of patients with chronic uncomplicated neck pain
    Ralph E Gay
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn, USA
    J Manipulative Physiol Ther 30:259-62. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Distraction manipulation of the lumbar spine: a review of the literature
    Ralph E Gay
    Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN, USA
    J Manipulative Physiol Ther 28:266-73. 2005
  4. doi request reprint Evidence-informed management of chronic low back pain with traction therapy
    Ralph E Gay
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA
    Spine J 8:234-42. 2008
  5. pmc Stress in lumbar intervertebral discs during distraction: a cadaveric study
    Ralph E Gay
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Mayo Clinic, 200 1st St SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Spine J 8:982-90. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint The effect of loading rate and degeneration on neutral region motion in human cadaveric lumbar motion segments
    Ralph E Gay
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon) 23:1-7. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Sagittal plane motion in the human lumbar spine: comparison of the in vitro quasistatic neutral zone and dynamic motion parameters
    Ralph E Gay
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon) 21:914-9. 2006
  8. doi request reprint Junction kinematics between proximal mobile and distal fused lumbar segments: biomechanical analysis of pedicle and hook constructs
    Michio Hongo
    Biomechanics Laboratory, Division of Orthopedic Research, Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street, SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Spine J 9:846-53. 2009
  9. pmc Biomechanical evaluation of a new fixation device for the thoracic spine
    Michio Hongo
    Biomechanics Laboratory, Division of Orthopedic Research, Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Eur Spine J 18:1213-9. 2009
  10. pmc Effect of multiple freeze-thaw cycles on intervertebral dynamic motion characteristics in the porcine lumbar spine
    Michio Hongo
    Division of Orthopedic Research, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN, USA
    J Biomech 41:916-20. 2008

Research Grants

  1. Academic Career Developmet Award in CAM
    RALPH GAY; Fiscal Year: 2006

Collaborators

Detail Information

Publications18

  1. ncbi request reprint Sensitivity of the Patient-rated Forearm Evaluation Questionnaire in lateral epicondylitis
    Karen L Newcomer
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    J Hand Ther 18:400-6. 2005
    ..The PRFEQ is reliable, reproducible, and sensitive for assessment of LE. It is at least as sensitive to change as the other outcome tools tested. The PRFEQ should be a standard primary outcome measure in LE research...
  2. ncbi request reprint Comparison of the Neck Disability Index and the Neck Bournemouth Questionnaire in a sample of patients with chronic uncomplicated neck pain
    Ralph E Gay
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn, USA
    J Manipulative Physiol Ther 30:259-62. 2007
    ..This study compares the sensitivity to change of the Neck Disability Index (NDI) and the Neck Bournemouth Questionnaire (NBQ) in patients with chronic uncomplicated neck pain...
  3. ncbi request reprint Distraction manipulation of the lumbar spine: a review of the literature
    Ralph E Gay
    Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN, USA
    J Manipulative Physiol Ther 28:266-73. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study is to review the literature concerning distraction manipulation of the lumbar spine, particularly regarding physiological effects, clinical efficacy, and safety...
  4. doi request reprint Evidence-informed management of chronic low back pain with traction therapy
    Ralph E Gay
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA
    Spine J 8:234-42. 2008
    ..It is hoped that articles in this special focus issue will be informative and aid in decision making for the many stakeholders evaluating nonsurgical interventions for CLBP...
  5. pmc Stress in lumbar intervertebral discs during distraction: a cadaveric study
    Ralph E Gay
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Mayo Clinic, 200 1st St SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Spine J 8:982-90. 2008
    ..Although the potential exists for distraction therapies to affect the disc biomechanically, their effect on intradiscal stress is debated...
  6. ncbi request reprint The effect of loading rate and degeneration on neutral region motion in human cadaveric lumbar motion segments
    Ralph E Gay
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon) 23:1-7. 2008
    ..Because parameters related to stiffness are likely to be affected by loading rate and disc degeneration, we examined the effect of those factors on motion parameters derived from continuous motion data...
  7. ncbi request reprint Sagittal plane motion in the human lumbar spine: comparison of the in vitro quasistatic neutral zone and dynamic motion parameters
    Ralph E Gay
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon) 21:914-9. 2006
    ..We also sought to determine if dynamic parameters were correlated with disc degeneration...
  8. doi request reprint Junction kinematics between proximal mobile and distal fused lumbar segments: biomechanical analysis of pedicle and hook constructs
    Michio Hongo
    Biomechanics Laboratory, Division of Orthopedic Research, Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street, SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Spine J 9:846-53. 2009
    ..The effects of different configurations of hook and pedicle screw instrumentation on the biomechanical behaviors of adjacent segments have not been well documented...
  9. pmc Biomechanical evaluation of a new fixation device for the thoracic spine
    Michio Hongo
    Biomechanics Laboratory, Division of Orthopedic Research, Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Eur Spine J 18:1213-9. 2009
    ..The sublaminar belt and clamp construct compared favorably to the traditional methods of sublaminar wires and laminar hooks, and should be considered as an alternative fixation device in the thoracic spine...
  10. pmc Effect of multiple freeze-thaw cycles on intervertebral dynamic motion characteristics in the porcine lumbar spine
    Michio Hongo
    Division of Orthopedic Research, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN, USA
    J Biomech 41:916-20. 2008
    ..This suggests that data obtained from porcine spines which have been frozen and thawed multiple times are stable after initial freezing...
  11. pmc Biomechanical evaluation of posterior lumbar dynamic stabilization: an in vitro comparison between Universal Clamp and Wallis systems
    Brice Ilharreborde
    Biomechanics Laboratory, Division of Orthopedic Research, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA
    Eur Spine J 20:289-96. 2011
    ..Motion at the adjacent levels remained similar to that observed in the intact spine for all three constructs. These results suggest that the UC device may be an appropriate dynamic stabilization device for degenerative lumbar disorders...
  12. doi request reprint Joint mobilization vs massage for chronic mechanical neck pain: a pilot study to assess recruitment strategies and estimate outcome measure variability
    Timothy J Madson
    Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy, College of Medicine, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn 55905, USA
    J Manipulative Physiol Ther 33:644-51. 2010
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  13. doi request reprint Transverse connectors providing increased stability to the cervical spine rod-screw construct: an in vitro human cadaveric study
    Miranda N Shaw
    Biomechanics Laboratory, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 14:719-25. 2011
    ..The object of this study was to determine if the addition of transverse connectors (TCs) to a rod-screw construct leads to increased stabilization of the cervical spine...
  14. doi request reprint Clinical effectiveness of single lumbar transforaminal epidural steroid injections
    Timothy J Kaufmann
    Department of Radiology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Pain Med 14:1126-33. 2013
    ..To assess the clinical effectiveness of single lumbar transforaminal epidural steroid injections (TFESIs) in subjects with radicular pain with or without radiculopathy...
  15. ncbi request reprint Lumbar trabecular bone mineral density distribution in patients with and without vertebral fractures: a case-control study
    Hugo Giambini
    Biomechanics Laboratory, Division of Orthopedic Research, Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN, 55905, USA
    Eur Spine J 23:1346-53. 2014
    ..To test his hypothesis, we performed a study to determine if vertebral body fractures were associated with a higher neural arch/vertebral body volumetric bone mineral density (vBMD) ratio...
  16. ncbi request reprint Comparative responsiveness of the disabilities of the arm, shoulder, and hand, the carpal tunnel questionnaire, and the SF-36 to clinical change after carpal tunnel release
    Ralph E Gay
    Department of Physical Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA
    J Hand Surg Am 28:250-4. 2003
    ..The objective of this study was to compare the responsiveness (ability to accurately detect change) of 3 self-administered questionnaires to changes produced by carpal tunnel release...
  17. ncbi request reprint Are tender points associated with cervical radiculopathy?
    Rama Letchuman
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Mayo Comprehensive Spine Center, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55904, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 86:1333-7. 2005
    ..To determine if there is an association between cervical radiculopathy and tender spots in the neck and upper extremity on the side of radiculopathy...
  18. ncbi request reprint Chronic lateral epicondylitis: comparative effectiveness of a home exercise program including stretching alone versus stretching supplemented with eccentric or concentric strengthening
    Julio A Martinez-Silvestrini
    Baystate Medical Education and Research Foundation, Springfield, MA, USA
    J Hand Ther 18:411-9, quiz 420. 2005
    ..Further studies are needed to assess the unique effects of a more intense or longer eccentric strengthening program for patients with lateral epicondylitis...

Research Grants1

  1. Academic Career Developmet Award in CAM
    RALPH GAY; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..This Academic Career Award will provide Dr. Gray with the opportunities and resources necessary to achieve his goal of becoming a respected and recognized expert in CAM treatment of musculoskeletal disorders. ..