Julie M Fritz

Summary

Affiliation: University of Utah
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Clinical decision rules, spinal pain classification and prediction of treatment outcome: A discussion of recent reports in the rehabilitation literature
    Jeffrey J Hebert
    Faculty of Health Sciences, Murdoch University, Murdoch, WA, Australia
    Chiropr Man Therap 20:19. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Initial management decisions after a new consultation for low back pain: implications of the usage of physical therapy for subsequent health care costs and utilization
    Julie M Fritz
    Department of Physical Therapy, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 94:808-16. 2013
  3. doi request reprint 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
  4. pmc The cost-effectiveness of a treatment-based classification system for low back pain: design of a randomised controlled trial and economic evaluation
    Adri T Apeldoorn
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics and the EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, VU University Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 11:58. 2010
  5. pmc Lumbar segmental mobility disorders: comparison of two methods of defining abnormal displacement kinematics in a cohort of patients with non-specific mechanical low back pain
    J Haxby Abbott
    Clarity Clinical Research Consultants, Dunedin, New Zealand
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 7:45. 2006
  6. 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
  7. ncbi request reprint An examination of the reliability of a classification algorithm for subgrouping patients with low back pain
    Julie M Fritz
    Division of Physical Therapy, University of Utah, Intermountain Health Care, Salt Lake City, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 31:77-82. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Does the evidence for spinal manipulation translate into better outcomes in routine clinical care for patients with occupational low back pain? A case-control study
    Julie M Fritz
    Division of Physical Therapy, University of Utah, 520 Wakara Way, Salt Lake City, Utah, 84119, USA
    Spine J 6:289-95. 2006
  9. doi request reprint Beyond minimally important change: defining a successful outcome of physical therapy for patients with low back pain
    Julie M Fritz
    Department of Physical Therapy, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84108, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 34:2803-9. 2009
  10. pmc A randomized clinical trial of the effectiveness of mechanical traction for sub-groups of patients with low back pain: study methods and rationale
    Julie M Fritz
    Rehabilitation Agency, Intermountain Healthcare, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 11:81. 2010

Detail Information

Publications76

  1. pmc Clinical decision rules, spinal pain classification and prediction of treatment outcome: A discussion of recent reports in the rehabilitation literature
    Jeffrey J Hebert
    Faculty of Health Sciences, Murdoch University, Murdoch, WA, Australia
    Chiropr Man Therap 20:19. 2012
    ..We provide a brief overview of clinical decision rule development in the context of the rehabilitation literature and two specific papers recently published in Chiropractic and Manual Therapies...
  2. doi request reprint Initial management decisions after a new consultation for low back pain: implications of the usage of physical therapy for subsequent health care costs and utilization
    Julie M Fritz
    Department of Physical Therapy, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 94:808-16. 2013
    ....
  3. doi request reprint 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...
  4. pmc The cost-effectiveness of a treatment-based classification system for low back pain: design of a randomised controlled trial and economic evaluation
    Adri T Apeldoorn
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics and the EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, VU University Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 11:58. 2010
    ....
  5. pmc Lumbar segmental mobility disorders: comparison of two methods of defining abnormal displacement kinematics in a cohort of patients with non-specific mechanical low back pain
    J Haxby Abbott
    Clarity Clinical Research Consultants, Dunedin, New Zealand
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 7:45. 2006
    ..Cut-off points for the diagnosis of LSR & LSI are largely arbitrary. Prevalence of these lumbar segmental mobility disorders (LSMDs) in a non-surgical, primary care LBP population has not been established...
  6. 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...
  7. ncbi request reprint An examination of the reliability of a classification algorithm for subgrouping patients with low back pain
    Julie M Fritz
    Division of Physical Therapy, University of Utah, Intermountain Health Care, Salt Lake City, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 31:77-82. 2006
    ..Test-retest design to examine interrater reliability...
  8. ncbi request reprint Does the evidence for spinal manipulation translate into better outcomes in routine clinical care for patients with occupational low back pain? A case-control study
    Julie M Fritz
    Division of Physical Therapy, University of Utah, 520 Wakara Way, Salt Lake City, Utah, 84119, USA
    Spine J 6:289-95. 2006
    ..The application of this evidence and its effect on clinical outcomes among patients with occupational low back pain has not been examined...
  9. doi request reprint Beyond minimally important change: defining a successful outcome of physical therapy for patients with low back pain
    Julie M Fritz
    Department of Physical Therapy, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84108, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 34:2803-9. 2009
    ..Prospective, longitudinal cohort study..
  10. pmc A randomized clinical trial of the effectiveness of mechanical traction for sub-groups of patients with low back pain: study methods and rationale
    Julie M Fritz
    Rehabilitation Agency, Intermountain Healthcare, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 11:81. 2010
    ..The aim of this study will be to examine the effectiveness of treatment that includes traction for patients with low back pain and signs of nerve root irritation, and within the pre-defined sub-group...
  11. pmc Low back pain in adolescents: a comparison of clinical outcomes in sports participants and nonparticipants
    Julie M Fritz
    Department of Physical Therapy, The University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84106, USA
    J Athl Train 45:61-6. 2010
    ..Participation in sports has been identified as a risk factor for the development of back pain in adolescents, but the influence of sports participation on treatment outcomes in adolescents has not been adequately examined...
  12. ncbi request reprint Is there a subgroup of patients with low back pain likely to benefit from mechanical traction? Results of a randomized clinical trial and subgrouping analysis
    Julie M Fritz
    Intermountain Healthcare, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 32:E793-800. 2007
    ..Randomized Clinical Trial...
  13. ncbi request reprint Does adherence to the guideline recommendation for active treatments improve the quality of care for patients with acute low back pain delivered by physical therapists?
    Julie M Fritz
    Rehabilitation Agency, Intermountain Healthcare, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
    Med Care 45:973-80. 2007
    ..Guideline implementation has received more research attention than the impact of adherence to guideline recommendations on outcomes and costs of care...
  14. ncbi request reprint Preliminary examination of a proposed treatment-based classification system for patients receiving physical therapy interventions for neck pain
    Julie M Fritz
    Division of Physical Therapy, University of Utah, USA
    Phys Ther 87:513-24. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to describe a proposed classification system for patients with neck pain by examining data for consecutive patients receiving physical therapy interventions...
  15. 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...
  16. doi request reprint Relationship between categorization with the STarT Back Screening Tool and prognosis for people receiving physical therapy for low back pain
    Julie M Fritz
    Department of Physical Therapy, University of Utah, and Clinical Outcomes Research Scientist, Intermountain Healthcare, 520 Wakara Way, Salt Lake City, UT 84108, USA
    Phys Ther 91:722-32. 2011
    ..The use of the SBT in physical therapy has not been described...
  17. pmc Preliminary investigation of the mechanisms underlying the effects of manipulation: exploration of a multivariate model including spinal stiffness, multifidus recruitment, and clinical findings
    Julie M Fritz
    Intermountain Healthcare, The University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84108, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 36:1772-81. 2011
    ..Prospective case series...
  18. doi request reprint Physical therapy for acute low back pain: associations with subsequent healthcare costs
    Julie M Fritz
    Rehabilitation Agency, Intermountain Healthcare, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 33:1800-5. 2008
    ..Case-control...
  19. ncbi request reprint 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)...
  20. doi request reprint Reliability of rehabilitative ultrasound imaging of the transversus abdominis and lumbar multifidus muscles
    Shane L Koppenhaver
    College of Health, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 90:87-94. 2009
    ..To evaluate the intraexaminer and interexaminer reliability of rehabilitative ultrasound imaging (RUSI) in obtaining thickness measurements of the transversus abdominis (TrA) and lumbar multifidus muscles at rest and during contractions...
  21. doi request reprint The relationship of transversus abdominis and lumbar multifidus activation and prognostic factors for clinical success with a stabilization exercise program: a cross-sectional study
    Jeffrey J Hebert
    University of Utah, College of Health, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 91:78-85. 2010
    ..Hebert JJ, Koppenhaver SL, Magel JS, Fritz JM. The relationship of transversus abdominis and lumbar multifidus activation and prognostic factors for clinical success with a stabilization exercise program: a cross-sectional study...
  22. ncbi request reprint 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...
  23. doi request reprint A pilot study examining the effectiveness of physical therapy as an adjunct to selective nerve root block in the treatment of lumbar radicular pain from disk herniation: a randomized controlled trial
    Anne Thackeray
    Department of Physical Therapy, University of Utah, 520 Wakara Way, Salt Lake City, UT 84108, USA
    Phys Ther 90:1717-29. 2010
    ..Patients often are referred to physical therapy after SNRBs, although the effectiveness of this intervention sequence has not been investigated...
  24. ncbi request reprint Predictors of short-term outcome in people with a clinical diagnosis of cervical radiculopathy
    Joshua A Cleland
    Department of Physical Therapy, Franklin Pierce College, 5 Chenell Dr, Concord, NH 03301, USA
    Phys Ther 87:1619-32. 2007
    ..The purpose of this prospective cohort study was to identify whether variables from the baseline examination or physical therapy interventions received could predict clinical outcomes for people with cervical radiculopathy...
  25. 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...
  26. ncbi request reprint 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...
  27. 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...
  28. pmc The STarT back screening tool and individual psychological measures: evaluation of prognostic capabilities for low back pain clinical outcomes in outpatient physical therapy settings
    Jason M Beneciuk
    Department of Physical Therapy, College of Public Health and Health Professions, University of Florida Health Science Center, Gainesville, FL 32610 0154, USA
    Phys Ther 93:321-33. 2013
    ..Psychologically informed practice emphasizes routine identification of modifiable psychological risk factors being highlighted...
  29. ncbi request reprint Identifying subgroups of patients with acute/subacute "nonspecific" low back pain: results of a randomized clinical trial
    Gerard P Brennan
    Rehab Agency Intermountain Health Care, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 31:623-31. 2006
    ..Randomized clinical trial...
  30. ncbi request reprint 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...
  31. doi request reprint 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...
  32. doi request reprint The cross-sectional construct validity of the Waddell score
    Adri T Apeldoorn
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, VU University Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Clin J Pain 28:309-17. 2012
    ..There is some debate about whether the Waddell score is a valid screening instrument for illness behaviour and psychological distress, or whether it merely reflects elevated pain levels and diminished functional physical capacities...
  33. ncbi request reprint Physical impairment index: reliability, validity, and responsiveness in patients with acute low back pain
    Julie M Fritz
    Department of Physical Therapy, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 28:1189-94. 2003
    ..Cohort study of patients with acute low back pain undergoing physical therapy...
  34. ncbi request reprint 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...
  35. ncbi request reprint 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...
  36. ncbi request reprint Fear-avoidance beliefs as measured by the fear-avoidance beliefs questionnaire: change in fear-avoidance beliefs questionnaire is predictive of change in self-report of disability and pain intensity for patients with acute low back pain
    Steven Z George
    Department of Physical Therapy, Brooks Center for Rehabilitation Studies, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32610 0154, USA
    Clin J Pain 22:197-203. 2006
    ..In addition, it was hypothesized that changes in fear-avoidance beliefs would be predictive of changes in self-report of pain intensity and disability...
  37. ncbi request reprint 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)...
  38. doi request reprint The effect of averaging multiple trials on measurement error during ultrasound imaging of transversus abdominis and lumbar multifidus muscles in individuals with low back pain
    Shane L Koppenhaver
    University of Utah, College of Health, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
    J Orthop Sports Phys Ther 39:604-611. 2009
    ..Clinical measurement, reliability study...
  39. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of manual physical therapy to the cervical spine in the management of lateral epicondylalgia: a retrospective analysis
    Joshua A Cleland
    Department of Physical Therapy, Franklin Pierce College, Concord, NH 03301, USA
    J Orthop Sports Phys Ther 34:713-22; discussion 722-4. 2004
    ..Retrospective ex-post facto design...
  40. doi request reprint 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
    ....
  41. doi request reprint A systematic review of the reliability of rehabilitative ultrasound imaging for the quantitative assessment of the abdominal and lumbar trunk muscles
    Jeffrey J Hebert
    The University of Utah, College of Health, Salt Lake City, UT 84108, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 34:E848-56. 2009
    ..Systematic review...
  42. ncbi request reprint The reliability and construct validity of the Neck Disability Index and patient specific functional scale in patients with cervical radiculopathy
    Joshua A Cleland
    Department of Physical Therapy, Franklin Pierce College, Concord, NH 03301, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 31:598-602. 2006
    ..Cohort study of patients with cervical radiculopathy undergoing physical therapy...
  43. ncbi request reprint 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...
  44. ncbi request reprint 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 request reprint Utilization and clinical outcomes of outpatient physical therapy for medicare beneficiaries with musculoskeletal conditions
    Julie M Fritz
    Department of Physical Therapy, University of Utah, 520 Wakara Way, Salt Lake City, UT 84108, USA
    Phys Ther 91:330-45. 2011
    ..Medicare beneficiaries frequently receive physical therapy for musculoskeletal conditions. Little information is available about this care...
  46. doi request reprint Does continuing education improve physical therapists' effectiveness in treating neck pain? A randomized clinical trial
    Joshua A Cleland
    Department of Physical Therapy, Franklin Pierce University, 5 Chenell Dr, Concord, NH 03301, USA
    Phys Ther 89:38-47. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate the effectiveness of an ongoing educational intervention for improving the outcomes for patients with neck pain...
  47. ncbi request reprint Identifying psychosocial variables in patients with acute work-related low back pain: the importance of fear-avoidance beliefs
    Julie M Fritz
    Department of Physical Therapy, University of Pittsburgh, 6035 Forbes Tower, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    Phys Ther 82:973-83. 2002
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine baseline psychosocial variables and their ability to predict prolonged work restrictions...
  48. ncbi request reprint Comparison of classification-based physical therapy with therapy based on clinical practice guidelines for patients with acute low back pain: a randomized clinical trial
    Julie M Fritz
    Department of Physical Therapy, University of Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 28:1363-71; discussion 1372. 2003
    ..A randomized clinical trial was conducted...
  49. ncbi request reprint 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...
  50. ncbi request reprint 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...
  51. pmc Predictive validity of initial fear avoidance beliefs in patients with low back pain receiving physical therapy: is the FABQ a useful screening tool for identifying patients at risk for a poor recovery?
    Joshua A Cleland
    Department of Physical Therapy, Physical Therapy Program, Franklin Pierce College, 5 Chenell Drive, Concord, NH 03301, USA
    Eur Spine J 17:70-9. 2008
    ..Neither FABQ subscale was predictive of outcome for patients with private insurance, and the use of the FABQ, as a screening tool for patients with non-work-related LBP was not supported...
  52. ncbi request reprint Manual physical therapy, cervical traction, and strengthening exercises in patients with cervical radiculopathy: a case series
    Joshua A Cleland
    Department of Physical Therapy, Franklin Pierce College, 5 Chenell Drive, Concord, NH 03301, USA
    J Orthop Sports Phys Ther 35:802-11. 2005
    ..A case series of consecutive patients with cervical radiculopathy...
  53. ncbi request reprint Rehabilitative ultrasound imaging is a valid measure of trunk muscle size and activation during most isometric sub-maximal contractions: a systematic review
    Shane L Koppenhaver
    Physical Therapy Department, The University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
    Aust J Physiother 55:153-69. 2009
    ..Is rehabilitative ultrasound imaging a valid measure of trunk muscle size and activation? Are rehabilitative ultrasound imaging measures sensitive to change?..
  54. ncbi request reprint Physical therapist management of a patient with acute low back pain and elevated fear-avoidance beliefs
    Steven Z George
    Department of Physical Therapy, Brooks Center for Rehabilitation Study, University of Florida, PO Box 100154, Gainesville, FL 32610 0154, USA
    Phys Ther 84:538-49. 2004
    ..The purpose of this case report is to describe physical therapist management of a patient with acute low back pain and elevated fear-avoidance beliefs...
  55. ncbi request reprint Impact of continuing education interventions on clinical outcomes of patients with neck pain who received physical therapy
    Gerard P Brennan
    Rehabilitation Agency, Intermountain Health Care, Salt Lake City, Utah 84108, USA
    Phys Ther 86:1251-62. 2006
    ..Physical therapists frequently attend continuing education courses with the goal of providing better care, yet the effectiveness of continuing education for improving outcomes has not been examined...
  56. ncbi request reprint Spinal manipulation in physical therapist professional degree education: A model for teaching and integration into clinical practice
    Timothy W Flynn
    Department of Physical Therapy, Regis University, Denver, CO 80221 1099, USA
    J Orthop Sports Phys Ther 36:577-87. 2006
    ..Education within an evidence-based framework is thought to contribute to practice behaviors and outcomes that are more consistent with best practice guidelines...
  57. doi request reprint Exercise only, exercise with mechanical traction, or exercise with over-door traction for patients with cervical radiculopathy, with or without consideration of status on a previously described subgrouping rule: a randomized clinical trial
    Julie M Fritz
    Department of Physical Therapy, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT
    J Orthop Sports Phys Ther 44:45-57. 2014
    ..The study protocol was registered at http://clinicaltrials.gov (NCT00979108). Level of Evidence Therapy, level 2b-. J Orthop Sports Phys Ther 2014;44(2):45-57. Epub 9 January 2014. doi:10.2519/jospt.2014.5065. ..
  58. ncbi request reprint 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...
  59. doi request reprint Diabetes and associated risk factors in patients referred for physical therapy in a national primary care electronic medical record database
    Carmen S Kirkness
    Pharmacotherapy Outcomes Research Center, Department of Pharmacotherapy, University of Utah College of Pharmacy, 421 Wakara Way, Suite 208, Salt Lake City, UT 84108, USA
    Phys Ther 88:1408-16. 2008
    ..The purpose of this article is to describe the prevalence of diabetes and the associated risk factors in adults referred for physical therapy in a primary care outpatient setting...
  60. ncbi request reprint The societal costs of low back pain: data published between 2001 and 2007
    Carl V Asche
    Pharmacotherapy Outcomes Research Center, Department of Pharmacotherapy, University of Utah College of Pharmacy, 421 Wakara Way, Suite 208, Salt Lake City, UT 84108, USA
    J Pain Palliat Care Pharmacother 21:25-33. 2007
    ..Newer, more costly agents such cyclooxengenase-2 selective nonsterioidal anti-inflammatory agents will increase drug costs as a portion of total costs, particularly if not used in accordance with treatment guidelines...
  61. ncbi request reprint 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
  62. ncbi request reprint The audible pop is not necessary for successful spinal high-velocity thrust manipulation in individuals with low back pain
    Timothy W Flynn
    US Army Baylor University Graduate Program in Physical Therapy, San Houston, Texas, 78234 6138, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 84:1057-60. 2003
    ..To determine the relationship between an audible pop and symptomatic improvement with spinal manipulation in patients with low back pain (LBP)...
  63. ncbi request reprint Children and adolescents with low back pain: a descriptive study of physical examination and outcome measurement
    Shannon N Clifford
    School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    J Orthop Sports Phys Ther 33:513-22. 2003
    ..A retrospective, cohort study of children and adolescents with low back pain (LBP) referred to physical therapy...
  64. ncbi request reprint The effect of a fear-avoidance-based physical therapy intervention for patients with acute low back pain: results of a randomized clinical trial
    Steven Z George
    Center for Pain Research and Treatment, Brooks Center for Rehabilitation Studies, University of Florida, Gainsville, Florida 32610 0165, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 28:2551-60. 2003
    ..A randomized clinical trial with 4-week and 6-month follow-up periods...
  65. ncbi request reprint Interrater reliability of clinical examination measures for identification of lumbar segmental instability
    Gregory E Hicks
    Clinical Research Branch, National Institute on Aging, Harbor Hospital, 5th Floor, 3001 S Hanover Street, Baltimore, MD 21225, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 84:1858-64. 2003
    ..To determine the interrater reliability of common clinical examination procedures proposed to identify patients with lumbar segmental instability...
  66. ncbi request reprint The interrater reliability among physical therapists newly trained in a classification system for acute low back pain
    Deborah Givens Heiss
    Physical Therapy Division, School of Allied Medical Professions, College of Medicine and Public Health, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, USA
    J Orthop Sports Phys Ther 34:430-9. 2004
    ..A prospective methodological interrater reliability study...
  67. ncbi request reprint 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...
  68. ncbi request reprint 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...
  69. ncbi request reprint 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
    ....
  70. ncbi request reprint Preliminary development of a clinical prediction rule for determining which patients with low back pain will respond to a stabilization exercise program
    Gregory E Hicks
    Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 86:1753-62. 2005
    ..To develop a clinical prediction rule to predict treatment response to a stabilization exercise program for patients with low back pain (LBP)...
  71. ncbi request reprint 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...
  72. ncbi request reprint Reliability and diagnostic accuracy of the clinical examination and patient self-report measures for cervical radiculopathy
    Robert S Wainner
    U S Army Baylor Graduate Program in Physical Therapy, Fort Sam, Houston, Texas, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 28:52-62. 2003
    ..A blinded, prospective diagnostic test study was conducted...
  73. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness versus efficacy: more than a debate over language
    Julie M Fritz
    J Orthop Sports Phys Ther 33:163-5. 2003
  74. ncbi request reprint 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...
  75. ncbi request reprint Treatments for back pain
    John D Childs
    Ann Intern Med 142:874. 2005
  76. ncbi request reprint Development of a clinical prediction rule for the diagnosis of carpal tunnel syndrome
    Robert S Wainner
    US Army Baylor Graduate Program in Physical Therapy, Fort Sam, Houston, TX, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 86:609-18. 2005
    ..To develop a clinical prediction rule (CPR) and to assess the reliability and diagnostic accuracy of individual clinical examination items for the diagnosis of carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS)...