Nancy N 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 Chronic stroke survivors achieve comparable outcomes following virtual task specific repetitive training guided by a wearable robotic orthosis (UL-EXO7) and actual task specific repetitive training guided by a physical therapist
    Nancy N Byl
    Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Medicine, School of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, USA Electronic address
    J Hand Ther 26:343-52; quiz 352. 2013
  4. pmc Mobility training using a bionic knee orthosis in patients in a post-stroke chronic state: a case series
    Nancy N Byl
    Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science, School of Medicine, University of California San Francisco UCSF, PT Health and Wellness Center, Bakar Community Center, 1675 Owens Street, Box 0736, San Francisco, 94158 2332, USA
    J Med Case Rep 6:216. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Diagnosis and management of focal hand dystonia in a rheumatology practice
    Nancy N Byl
    Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science, University of California, San Francisco, California 94158, USA
    Curr Opin Rheumatol 24:222-31. 2012
  6. 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
  7. pmc Amplitude and timing of somatosensory cortex activity in task-specific focal hand dystonia
    Rebecca Dolberg
    Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science, University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine, CA 94143 0628, USA
    Clin Neurophysiol 122:2441-51. 2011
  8. doi request reprint Focal hand dystonia: effectiveness of a home program of fitness and learning-based sensorimotor and memory training
    Nancy N Byl
    Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0736, USA
    J Hand Ther 22:183-97; quiz 198. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Neuroimaging characteristics of patients with focal hand dystonia
    Leighton B N Hinkley
    Department of Radiology, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143 0628, USA
    J Hand Ther 22:125-34; quiz 135. 2009
  10. 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

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Publications19

  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 Chronic stroke survivors achieve comparable outcomes following virtual task specific repetitive training guided by a wearable robotic orthosis (UL-EXO7) and actual task specific repetitive training guided by a physical therapist
    Nancy N Byl
    Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Medicine, School of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, USA Electronic address
    J Hand Ther 26:343-52; quiz 352. 2013
    ....
  4. pmc Mobility training using a bionic knee orthosis in patients in a post-stroke chronic state: a case series
    Nancy N Byl
    Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science, School of Medicine, University of California San Francisco UCSF, PT Health and Wellness Center, Bakar Community Center, 1675 Owens Street, Box 0736, San Francisco, 94158 2332, USA
    J Med Case Rep 6:216. 2012
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  5. doi request reprint Diagnosis and management of focal hand dystonia in a rheumatology practice
    Nancy N Byl
    Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science, University of California, San Francisco, California 94158, USA
    Curr Opin Rheumatol 24:222-31. 2012
    ..This article reviews current evidence on etiology, diagnosis and clinical management of patients with a challenging movement disorder referred to as focal hand dystonia (FHd)...
  6. 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...
  7. pmc Amplitude and timing of somatosensory cortex activity in task-specific focal hand dystonia
    Rebecca Dolberg
    Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science, University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine, CA 94143 0628, USA
    Clin Neurophysiol 122:2441-51. 2011
    ..The extent to which processing anomalies in primary sensory cortex extend to other regions or across the two hemispheres is presently unclear...
  8. doi request reprint Focal hand dystonia: effectiveness of a home program of fitness and learning-based sensorimotor and memory training
    Nancy N Byl
    Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0736, USA
    J Hand Ther 22:183-97; quiz 198. 2009
    ..This was a pre post test design...
  9. doi request reprint Neuroimaging characteristics of patients with focal hand dystonia
    Leighton B N Hinkley
    Department of Radiology, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143 0628, USA
    J Hand Ther 22:125-34; quiz 135. 2009
    ..Continued collaborations between health professionals who treat FHd and research scientists who examine the brain using neuroimaging tools are imperative for answering difficult questions about patients with specific movement disorders...
  10. 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
  11. doi request reprint Functional outcomes can vary by dose: learning-based sensorimotor training for patients stable poststroke
    Nancy N Byl
    Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Neurorehabil Neural Repair 22:494-504. 2008
    ..This study aimed to determine whether the dose of learning-based sensorimotor training (LBSMT) significantly enhances gains in upper limb function in patients stable post stroke...
  12. doi request reprint Neural plasticity and implications for hand rehabilitation after neurological insult
    Kelly P Westlake
    Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    J Hand Ther 26:87-92; quiz 93. 2013
    ..In light of this research, we conclude that an increased understanding of the complexities of brain plasticity will translate into enhanced treatment opportunities for the clinician to optimize hand function...
  13. pmc Aberrant Oscillatory Activity during Simple Movement in Task-Specific Focal Hand Dystonia
    Leighton B N Hinkley
    Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging, University of California San Francisco, CA, USA
    Front Neurol 3:165. 2012
    ..Understanding these aberrant oscillatory dynamics can provide the groundwork for interventions that focus on modulating the timing of this activity...
  14. 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...
  15. ncbi request reprint Focal task-specific lower extremity dystonia associated with intense repetitive exercise: a case series
    Maya Katz
    Department of Neurology, University of California, San Francisco, 1635 Divisadero Street, 5th floor Suites 520 530, San Francisco, CA 94115, USA Electronic address
    Parkinsonism Relat Disord 19:1033-8. 2013
    ..Focal task-specific dystonia of the lower extremity associated with intense repetitive exercise has recently been recognized. The clinical course, treatment response and prognosis remain poorly understood...
  16. ncbi request reprint A systematic review of the effect of moderate intensity exercise on function and disease progression in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
    Andrew J Lui
    Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science, UCSF SFSU Graduate Program in Physical Therapy, San Francisco, California, USA
    J Neurol Phys Ther 33:68-87. 2009
    ..The benefit and harm of moderate physical exercise are controversial. This review examined current research related to moderate exercise for maintaining independence without accelerating disease progression in persons with ALS...
  17. 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...
  18. 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
    ....
  19. 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...