Nancy Byl

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Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Effect of sensory discrimination training on structure and function in patients with focal hand dystonia: a case series
    Nancy N Byl
    Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science, School of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 84:1505-14. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Learning-based animal models: task-specific focal hand dystonia
    Nancy N Byl
    School of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, 1360 9th Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94143 0736, USA
    ILAR J 48:411-31. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Treatment effectiveness for patients with a history of repetitive hand use and focal hand dystonia: a planned, prospective follow-up study
    N N Byl
    Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science, UCSF SFSU Graduate Program in Physical Therapy, University of California San Francisco, 94143, USA
    J Hand Ther 13:289-301. 2000
  4. ncbi request reprint What can we learn from animal models of focal hand dystonia?
    N N Byl
    Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science, School of Medicine, 1360 9th Ave Box 0736, University of California, San Francisco, CA 942143 0736, USA
    Rev Neurol (Paris) 159:857-73. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of sensory and motor rehabilitation of the upper limb following the principles of neuroplasticity: patients stable poststroke
    Nancy Byl
    Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science and Neurology, UCSF SFSU Graduate Program in Physical Therapy, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Neurorehabil Neural Repair 17:176-91. 2003
  6. pmc Correlation of clinical neuromusculoskeletal and central somatosensory performance: variability in controls and patients with severe and mild focal hand dystonia
    Nancy N Byl
    Dept of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science, School of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, California 94143 0736, USA
    Neural Plast 9:177-203. 2002
  7. ncbi request reprint Differences in somatosensory hand organization in a healthy flutist and a flutist with focal hand dystonia: a case report
    N N Byl
    Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science, UCSF SFSU Graduate Program in Physical Therapy, University of California San Francisco, 94143, USA
    J Hand Ther 13:302-9. 2000
  8. ncbi request reprint The Byl-Cheney-Boczai Sensory Discriminator: reliability, validity, and responsiveness for testing stereognosis
    Nancy Byl
    Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science, University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine, 94143, USA
    J Hand Ther 15:315-30. 2002
  9. pmc COPD as a systemic disease: impact on physical functional limitations
    Mark D Eisner
    Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine and Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0111, USA
    Am J Med 121:789-96. 2008
  10. pmc Pulmonary function and the risk of functional limitation in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Mark D Eisner
    Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine and Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94117, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 167:1090-101. 2008

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  1. ncbi request reprint Effect of sensory discrimination training on structure and function in patients with focal hand dystonia: a case series
    Nancy N Byl
    Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science, School of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 84:1505-14. 2003
    ..To measure the effects of sensorimotor training based on the principles of neuroplasticity for patients with focal hand dystonia...
  2. ncbi request reprint Learning-based animal models: task-specific focal hand dystonia
    Nancy N Byl
    School of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, 1360 9th Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94143 0736, USA
    ILAR J 48:411-31. 2007
    ..This article presents a review of the etiology and clinical implications for intervention strategies from animal and clinical studies that support learning-based mechanisms for FHd. Other animal models are also briefly reviewed...
  3. ncbi request reprint Treatment effectiveness for patients with a history of repetitive hand use and focal hand dystonia: a planned, prospective follow-up study
    N N Byl
    Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science, UCSF SFSU Graduate Program in Physical Therapy, University of California San Francisco, 94143, USA
    J Hand Ther 13:289-301. 2000
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint What can we learn from animal models of focal hand dystonia?
    N N Byl
    Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science, School of Medicine, 1360 9th Ave Box 0736, University of California, San Francisco, CA 942143 0736, USA
    Rev Neurol (Paris) 159:857-73. 2003
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of sensory and motor rehabilitation of the upper limb following the principles of neuroplasticity: patients stable poststroke
    Nancy Byl
    Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science and Neurology, UCSF SFSU Graduate Program in Physical Therapy, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Neurorehabil Neural Repair 17:176-91. 2003
    ..This study provides evidence documenting significant improvement in function in the late poststroke recovery period following 12 hours of supervised learning based sensory motor training...
  6. pmc Correlation of clinical neuromusculoskeletal and central somatosensory performance: variability in controls and patients with severe and mild focal hand dystonia
    Nancy N Byl
    Dept of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science, School of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, California 94143 0736, USA
    Neural Plast 9:177-203. 2002
    ..Training must be individualized to each patient to rebalance the sensorimotor feedback loop and to restore normal fine motor control...
  7. ncbi request reprint Differences in somatosensory hand organization in a healthy flutist and a flutist with focal hand dystonia: a case report
    N N Byl
    Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science, UCSF SFSU Graduate Program in Physical Therapy, University of California San Francisco, 94143, USA
    J Hand Ther 13:302-9. 2000
    ..The questions are whether re-differentiation of the representation could be achieved with aggressive sensory retraining and whether improvement in structure would be correlated with improvement in function...
  8. ncbi request reprint The Byl-Cheney-Boczai Sensory Discriminator: reliability, validity, and responsiveness for testing stereognosis
    Nancy Byl
    Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science, University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine, 94143, USA
    J Hand Ther 15:315-30. 2002
    ..The BCBI seems to be a reliable, valid, and responsive test of stereognosis that can be administered in 15 minutes in the cinic...
  9. pmc COPD as a systemic disease: impact on physical functional limitations
    Mark D Eisner
    Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine and Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0111, USA
    Am J Med 121:789-96. 2008
    ..We aimed to elucidate the physical functional limitations that are directly attributable to COPD compared to a matched referent group without the condition...
  10. pmc Pulmonary function and the risk of functional limitation in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Mark D Eisner
    Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine and Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94117, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 167:1090-101. 2008
    ..Longitudinal follow-up can delineate the impact of these functional limitations on the prospective risk of disability, guiding preventive strategies that could attenuate the disablement process...
  11. pmc Upper extremity impairments in women with or without lymphedema following breast cancer treatment
    Betty Smoot
    Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    J Cancer Surviv 4:167-78. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study is to compare upper extremity (UE) impairment and activity between women with and without lymphedema after BC treatment...
  12. pmc Development of disability in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: beyond lung function
    Mark D Eisner
    University of California, San Francisco, 505 Parnassus Avenue, M1097, San Francisco, CA 94143 0111, USA
    Thorax 66:108-14. 2011
    ..COPD is a major cause of disability, but little is known about how disability develops in this condition...
  13. pmc Resting state α-band functional connectivity and recovery after stroke
    Kelly P Westlake
    Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging, University of California, San Francisco, 513 Parnassus s362, Box 0628, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Exp Neurol 237:160-9. 2012
    ..These findings support plasticity within a widely distributed neural network and define brain regions in which the extent of network participation predicts post-stroke recovery potential...
  14. ncbi request reprint Randomized, controlled trial of breath therapy for patients with chronic low-back pain
    Wolf E Mehling
    Osher Center for Integrative Medicine, Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Altern Ther Health Med 11:44-52. 2005
    ..Breath therapy is a western mind-body therapy integrating body awareness, breathing, meditation, and movement. Preliminary data suggest benefits from breath therapy for proprioception and low back pain...
  15. ncbi request reprint Strain in the median and ulnar nerves during upper-extremity positioning
    Carolyn Byl
    Graduate Program in Physical Therapy, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of California San Francisco San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA, USA
    J Hand Surg Am 27:1032-40. 2002
    ..These cadaver findings lend support to the use of upper-extremity positioning sequences in the clinic to induce nerve strain during evaluation of nerve dysfunction...
  16. doi request reprint Altered trunk position sense and its relation to balance functions in people post-stroke
    Susan Ryerson
    Center for Applied Biomechanics and Rehabilitation Research, National Rehabilitation Hospital, Washington DC, USA
    J Neurol Phys Ther 32:14-20. 2008
    ..To determine whether trunk position sense is impaired in people with poststroke hemiparesis...
  17. ncbi request reprint Impact of neonatal asphyxia and hind limb immobilization on musculoskeletal tissues and S1 map organization: implications for cerebral palsy
    Jacques Olivier Coq
    UMR 6149 Neurobiologie Intégrative et Adaptative, Aix Marseille Université CNRS, Pole 3C, Case B, 3 Place Victor Hugo, Marseille Cedex 03, France
    Exp Neurol 210:95-108. 2008
    ....
  18. ncbi request reprint Representation of the hand in the cerebral cortex
    David T Blake
    Coleman Laboratory and Keck Center for Integrative Neuroscience, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143 0732, USA
    Behav Brain Res 135:179-84. 2002
    ..The deficiencies in focal dystonia, and their appropriate treatment, can be understood by applying the principles of cortical plasticity to the behavioural manipulations that cause focal dystonia...
  19. ncbi request reprint Focal hand dystonia may result from aberrant neuroplasticity
    Nancy N Byl
    Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science, School of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
    Adv Neurol 94:19-28. 2004
  20. pmc Sensory representation abnormalities that parallel focal hand dystonia in a primate model
    David T Blake
    Coleman Laboratory, Keck Center for Integrative Neuroscience, and Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Somatosens Mot Res 19:347-57. 2002
    ..Thalamic mapping demonstrated proportionate levels of abnormality in thalamic representations as were found in cortical representations...