M E Geisser

Summary

Affiliation: University of Michigan
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Activity pacing for osteoarthritis symptom management: study design and methodology of a randomized trial testing a tailored clinical approach using accelerometers for veterans and non-veterans
    Susan L Murphy
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 12:177. 2011
  2. pmc A delphi study to establish important aspects of ethics review
    Michael E Geisser
    University of Michigan Health System, The Spine Program 325 E Eisenhower Parkway, Ann Arbor, MI 48108, USA
    J Empir Res Hum Res Ethics 6:21-4. 2011
  3. pmc A randomized, controlled trial of manual therapy and specific adjuvant exercise for chronic low back pain
    Michael E Geisser
    The Spine Program, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI 48108, USA
    Clin J Pain 21:463-70. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint A meta-analytic review of surface electromyography among persons with low back pain and normal, healthy controls
    Michael E Geisser
    The Spine Program, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48108, USA
    J Pain 6:711-26. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Psychometric properties of the mood and anxiety symptom questionnaire in patients with chronic pain
    Michael E Geisser
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48108, USA
    Clin J Pain 22:1-9. 2006
  6. pmc Nociception before and after exercise in rats bred for high and low aerobic capacity
    Michael E Geisser
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48108, USA
    Neurosci Lett 443:37-40. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint The allure of a cure
    Michael E Geisser
    The Spine Program, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48108, USA
    J Pain 7:797-9; discussion 804-6. 2006
  8. doi request reprint A psychophysical study of auditory and pressure sensitivity in patients with fibromyalgia and healthy controls
    Michael E Geisser
    Chronic Pain and Fatigue Research Center, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Rheumatology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48108, USA
    J Pain 9:417-22. 2008
  9. doi request reprint A pooled analysis of two randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trials of milnacipran monotherapy in the treatment of fibromyalgia
    Michael E Geisser
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48108, USA
    Pain Pract 11:120-31. 2011
  10. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with marital satisfaction and mood among spouses of persons with chronic back pain
    Michael E Geisser
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI 48108, USA
    J Pain 6:518-25. 2005

Detail Information

Publications42

  1. pmc Activity pacing for osteoarthritis symptom management: study design and methodology of a randomized trial testing a tailored clinical approach using accelerometers for veterans and non-veterans
    Susan L Murphy
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 12:177. 2011
    ..In a pilot study, we found that participants who underwent a tailored activity pacing intervention had reduced fatigue interference with daily activities. We are now conducting a full-scale trial...
  2. pmc A delphi study to establish important aspects of ethics review
    Michael E Geisser
    University of Michigan Health System, The Spine Program 325 E Eisenhower Parkway, Ann Arbor, MI 48108, USA
    J Empir Res Hum Res Ethics 6:21-4. 2011
    ..We believe that this kind of information can be used to assist in the development of a metric to assess the effectiveness and efficiency of REC review in the various research domains...
  3. pmc A randomized, controlled trial of manual therapy and specific adjuvant exercise for chronic low back pain
    Michael E Geisser
    The Spine Program, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI 48108, USA
    Clin J Pain 21:463-70. 2005
    ..This article examines the effectiveness of manual therapy with specific adjuvant exercise for treating chronic low back pain and disability...
  4. ncbi request reprint A meta-analytic review of surface electromyography among persons with low back pain and normal, healthy controls
    Michael E Geisser
    The Spine Program, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48108, USA
    J Pain 6:711-26. 2005
    ..Further research is needed to determine the combination of measures that are cost-effective, reliable, valid and discriminate with a high degree of accuracy between healthy persons and those with LBP...
  5. ncbi request reprint Psychometric properties of the mood and anxiety symptom questionnaire in patients with chronic pain
    Michael E Geisser
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48108, USA
    Clin J Pain 22:1-9. 2006
    ..Therefore, the purpose of the present study was to evaluate the psychometric properties of the Mood and Anxiety Symptom Questionnaire in patients with chronic pain...
  6. pmc Nociception before and after exercise in rats bred for high and low aerobic capacity
    Michael E Geisser
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48108, USA
    Neurosci Lett 443:37-40. 2008
    ..In addition, a higher level of fitness may serve as buffer against the effects of stress and help to reduce or prevent the experience of clinical pain. Further research is needed to examine the mechanisms that underlie this phenomenon...
  7. ncbi request reprint The allure of a cure
    Michael E Geisser
    The Spine Program, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48108, USA
    J Pain 7:797-9; discussion 804-6. 2006
  8. doi request reprint A psychophysical study of auditory and pressure sensitivity in patients with fibromyalgia and healthy controls
    Michael E Geisser
    Chronic Pain and Fatigue Research Center, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Rheumatology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48108, USA
    J Pain 9:417-22. 2008
    ..These findings may also help to explain why persons with FM display a number of comorbid physical symptoms other than pain...
  9. doi request reprint A pooled analysis of two randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trials of milnacipran monotherapy in the treatment of fibromyalgia
    Michael E Geisser
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48108, USA
    Pain Pract 11:120-31. 2011
    ..placebo as early as 1 week after treatment initiation and were sustained for up to 6 months of milnacipran treatment. The most common adverse events associated with milnacipran were nausea, headache, and constipation...
  10. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with marital satisfaction and mood among spouses of persons with chronic back pain
    Michael E Geisser
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI 48108, USA
    J Pain 6:518-25. 2005
    ..These findings highlight the importance of patient disability, particularly limitations in function as perceived by the spouse, on spouse adjustment...
  11. ncbi request reprint Pain-related fear, lumbar flexion, and dynamic EMG among persons with chronic musculoskeletal low back pain
    Michael E Geisser
    Spine Program, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and dagger Department of Surgery, University of Michigan, Health System, Ann Arbor, 48108, USA
    Clin J Pain 20:61-9. 2004
    ..It was hypothesized that pain-related fear would be significantly related to decreased lumbar flexion and specific patterns of EMG activity during flexion and extension...
  12. ncbi request reprint Negative affect, self-report of depressive symptoms, and clinical depression: relation to the experience of chronic pain
    M E Geisser
    University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor 48108, USA
    Clin J Pain 16:110-20. 2000
    ..The goal of this study was to examine the relative importance of global affective distress, self-report of depressive symptoms, and presence or absence of major depression to the experience of chronic pain...
  13. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial factors and functional capacity evaluation among persons with chronic pain
    Michael E Geisser
    Department of Physical Medical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Michigan Health System, Spine Program, Eisenhower Parkway, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    J Occup Rehabil 13:259-76. 2003
    ..Psychosocial factors have also been shown to influence measures of sincerity of effort often obtained during FCE. Proposals for modifying FCE assessment are given based on the available data, as well as suggestions for future research...
  14. ncbi request reprint Perception of noxious and innocuous heat stimulation among healthy women and women with fibromyalgia: association with mood, somatic focus, and catastrophizing
    Michael E Geisser
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Pain 102:243-50. 2003
    ..They also suggest that catastrophic thoughts about pain may play a role in increased pain perception in this population...
  15. ncbi request reprint A comparison of the relationship between depression, perceived disability, and physical performance in persons with chronic pain
    Kevin N Alschuler
    The Spine Program, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Michigan Health System, 325 E Eisenhower Parkway, Ann Arbor, MI 48108, USA
    Eur J Pain 12:757-64. 2008
    ..Physiologic effort partially mediated the relationship between depression and physical performance. The findings further highlight the importance of depression in the experience of chronic pain...
  16. ncbi request reprint Outcomes after surgery for thoracic outlet syndrome
    D A Axelrod
    Department of Surgery, University of Michigan Hospitals, Ann Arbor, USA
    J Vasc Surg 33:1220-5. 2001
    ..The impact of the preoperative treatment of depression on the outcome of TOS decompression should be studied prospectively...
  17. ncbi request reprint Functional capacity evaluations in persons with spinal disorders: predicting poor outcomes on the Functional Assessment Screening Test (FAST)
    C M Ruan
    Spine Program, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Michigan Health System, 325 East Eisenhower Parkway, Second Floor, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48108-0744, USA
    J Occup Rehabil 11:119-32. 2001
    ....
  18. ncbi request reprint Predictors of pain and function in persons with spinal stenosis, low back pain, and no back pain
    Andrew J Haig
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Michigan, 325 E Eisenhower, Ann Arbor, MI 48108, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 31:2950-7. 2006
    ..Longitudinal masked, double-controlled cohort study...
  19. ncbi request reprint Concordance between rating of perceived exertion and function in persons with chronic, disabling back pain
    Agnes S Wallbom
    Spine Program, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    J Occup Rehabil 12:93-8. 2002
    ..These findings suggest that perceived exertion in this population is not highly correlated with physiologic effort, as other factors such as pain may influence effort ratings...
  20. ncbi request reprint Pain catastrophizing and neural responses to pain among persons with fibromyalgia
    R H Gracely
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Rheumatology, Chronic Pain and Fatigue Research Center, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48106, USA
    Brain 127:835-43. 2004
    ..Activation associated with catastrophizing in motor areas of the brain may reflect expressive responses to pain that are associated with greater pain catastrophizing...
  21. ncbi request reprint The association between experimental and clinical pain measures among persons with fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome
    Michael E Geisser
    Chronic Pain and Fatigue Research Center, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Rheumatology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Eur J Pain 11:202-7. 2007
    ..These findings merit consideration when designing experimental studies of clinical pain associated with FM and CFS...
  22. ncbi request reprint Cognitive complaints are associated with depression, fatigue, female sex, and pain catastrophizing in patients with chronic pain
    Randy S Roth
    Department of Physicsal Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 86:1147-54. 2005
    ..To examine the relation between demographic, pain-related, psychosocial, affective, and treatment factors and complaints of cognitive dysfunction among patients with chronic pain...
  23. doi request reprint Contributions of change in clinical status parameters to Patient Global Impression of Change (PGIC) scores among persons with fibromyalgia treated with milnacipran
    Michael E Geisser
    Chronic Pain and Fatigue Research Center, Department of Anesthesiology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI48108, USA
    Pain 149:373-8. 2010
    ..Several domains were associated with PGIC ratings, highlighting the need to assess multiple outcomes in clinical trials of treatments for FM...
  24. ncbi request reprint Spinal stenosis, back pain, or no symptoms at all? A masked study comparing radiologic and electrodiagnostic diagnoses to the clinical impression
    Andrew J Haig
    Spine Program, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48108, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 87:897-903. 2006
    ..To assess the relations between clinically recognized lumbar spinal stenosis and the conclusions of masked radiologists and electrodiagnosticians...
  25. doi request reprint Comorbid somatic symptoms and functional status in patients with fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome: sensory amplification as a common mechanism
    Michael E Geisser
    Chronic Pain and Fatigue Research Center, Dept of Internal Medicine, Div of Rheumatology, Univ of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48108, USA
    Psychosomatics 49:235-42. 2008
    ..Somatic symptoms are common in conditions such as fibromyalgia (FM) and chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS)...
  26. doi request reprint The relation of post-traumatic stress symptoms to depression and pain in patients with accident-related chronic pain
    Randy S Roth
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48108, USA
    J Pain 9:588-96. 2008
    ....
  27. ncbi request reprint Alcohol use self report in chronic back pain--relationships to psychosocial factors, function performance, and medication use
    Ethan A Booker
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, 48108, USA
    Disabil Rehabil 25:1271-7. 2003
    ..Alcohol consumption is a known risk factor for spinal disability, but there is no data on the relationship between reported alcohol consumption and behaviours in persons who are disabled...
  28. ncbi request reprint Predicting outcomes of transforaminal epidural injections for sciatica
    Henry C Tong
    University of Michigan, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Spine Program, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Spine J 3:430-4. 2003
    ..Previous studies on epidural injections have focused on efficacy and have not evaluated factors predicting outcomes of epidural injections...
  29. ncbi request reprint Spinal canal size and clinical symptoms among persons diagnosed with lumbar spinal stenosis
    Michael E Geisser
    The Spine Program, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Michigan Health System, 325 E Eisenhower Parkway, Ann Arbor, MI 48108, USA
    Clin J Pain 23:780-5. 2007
    ..The purpose of the present study was to examine the relationship between clinical symptoms associated with LSS and osseous anterior-posterior (AP) spinal canal diameter as measured on axial magnetic resonance imaging...
  30. ncbi request reprint Momentary relationship between cortisol secretion and symptoms in patients with fibromyalgia
    Samuel A McLean
    Chronic Pain and Fatigue Research Center, University of Michigan Medical Center, 24 Frank Lloyd Wright Drive, PO Box 385, Ann Arbor, MI 48106, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 52:3660-9. 2005
    ....
  31. ncbi request reprint The effect of order of testing in functional performance in persons with and without chronic back pain
    Andrew J Haig
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Spine Program, University of Michigan, 325 E Eisenhower, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48108, USA
    J Occup Rehabil 13:115-23. 2003
    ..001). Results suggest that the order of physical testing during a Spine Team Assessment does not affect test performance either in chronic low back disabled patients or in volunteers...
  32. ncbi request reprint The Spine Team Assessment for chronic back pain disability. Part 1: basic protocol and performance in 500 patients
    Andrew J Haig
    Department of Physical Medicine, The Spine Program, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48108, USA
    Disabil Rehabil 28:1071-8. 2006
    ..This paper describes a standardized independent multidisciplinary assessment for treatment planning, and characteristic findings in a population of chronically disabled persons...
  33. ncbi request reprint The Spine Team Assessment for chronic back pain disability. Part 2: team decision making and a preliminary outcome study
    Andrew J Haig
    Departments of Physical Medicine, The Spine Program, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48108, USA
    Disabil Rehabil 28:1079-86. 2006
    ..Back pain disability is complex, involving medical, physical, functional, social, and financial issues. This study aims to develop the first codified decision making process for individualized treatment planning...
  34. ncbi request reprint Educational achievement and chronic pain disability: mediating role of pain-related cognitions
    Randy S Roth
    Anesthesiology and Psychology, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Michigan Health System, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA
    Clin J Pain 18:286-96. 2002
    ..This study examined the relation between level of educational achievement (LOE) and the clinical morbidity associated with chronic pain...
  35. ncbi request reprint The sensitivity and specificity of electrodiagnostic testing for the clinical syndrome of lumbar spinal stenosis
    Andrew J Haig
    Departments of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Michigan Spine Program, Ann Arbor, MI 48108, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 30:2667-76. 2005
    ..Prospective, masked, double controlled diagnostic trial...
  36. ncbi request reprint Electromyographic and magnetic resonance imaging to predict lumbar stenosis, low-back pain, and no back symptoms
    Andrew J Haig
    University of Michigan Spine Program, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Michigan, 325 East Eisenhower Parkway, Ann Arbor, MI 48108, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 89:358-66. 2007
    ..This study was performed to evaluate the relationships of magnetic resonance imaging measures and electrodiagnostic data with the clinical syndrome of spinal stenosis...
  37. ncbi request reprint The clinician effect on "objective" technical components of the electrodiagnostic consultation
    K S J Yamakawa
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48108, USA
    Am J Phys Med Rehabil 86:364-72. 2007
    ..To examine the impact of clinician factors on technical data within an electrodiagnostic consultation for low-back pain and spinal stenosis...
  38. doi request reprint Alterations of F wave parameters after exercise in symptomatic lumbar spinal stenosis
    Agnes S Wallbom
    Spine Program Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Am J Phys Med Rehabil 87:270-4. 2008
    ..The purpose of the study is to investigate changes in F wave parameters after exercise in subjects with symptomatic lumbar spinal stenosis...
  39. doi request reprint Lumbar flexion and dynamic EMG among persons with single level disk herniation pre- and postsurgery with radicular low-back pain
    Agnes S Wallbom
    Spine Program, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Am J Phys Med Rehabil 88:302-7. 2009
    ..The goal of this prospective study was to determine whether this abnormal lack of a flexion-relaxation phenomenon corrects after lumbar diskectomy for symptoms of radiculopathy with low-back pain...
  40. ncbi request reprint Ability of early response to predict discharge outcomes with physical therapy for chronic low back pain
    Henry C Tong
    Michigan Head and Spine Institute, Southfield, Michigan, USA
    Pain Pract 6:166-70. 2006
    ..To determine how well early responses to physical therapy for chronic low back pain predict outcomes at discharge...
  41. ncbi request reprint The relationship between depression, clinical pain, and experimental pain in a chronic pain cohort
    Thorsten Giesecke
    University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 52:1577-84. 2005
    ..This study evaluated the effect of symptoms of depression and/or clinically diagnosed major depressive disorder (MDD) on pain processing in patients with fibromyalgia (FM)...
  42. ncbi request reprint Comparing pain severity and functional status of older adults without spinal symptoms, with lumbar spinal stenosis, and with axial low back pain
    Henry C Tong
    Michigan Head and Spine Institute, Southfield 48034, USA
    Gerontology 53:111-5. 2007
    ..Functional status has been quantified in the adult low back pain (LBP) population, but has not been characterized for older adults with spinal symptoms...