J J Irrgang

Summary

Affiliation: University of Pittsburgh
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint The effects of meniscus injury on the development of knee osteoarthritis: data from the osteoarthritis initiative
    Jayshiv T Badlani
    University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Am J Sports Med 41:1238-44. 2013
  2. ncbi request reprint Rehabilitation of the multiple-ligament-injured knee
    J J Irrgang
    Department of Physical Therapy, University of Pittsburgh School of Health, Pennsylvania, USA
    Clin Sports Med 19:545-71. 2000
  3. doi request reprint Predictors of radiographic knee osteoarthritis after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction
    Ryan T Li
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, PA 15260, USA
    Am J Sports Med 39:2595-603. 2011
  4. ncbi request reprint Responsiveness of the International Knee Documentation Committee Subjective Knee Form
    James J Irrgang
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Am J Sports Med 34:1567-73. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint A pilot study on the relationship between physical impairment and activity restriction in persons with anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction at long-term follow-up
    K J Pantano
    Department of Physical Therapy, Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, 405 Kimball Tower, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, New York 14214, USA
    Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc 9:369-78. 2001
  6. ncbi request reprint Use of the International Knee Documentation Committee guidelines to assess outcome following anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction
    J J Irrgang
    Department of Physical Therapy, University of Pittsburgh School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, PA 15213, USA
    Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc 6:107-14. 1998
  7. ncbi request reprint Development of a patient-reported measure of function of the knee
    J J Irrgang
    Department of Physical Therapy, University of Pittsburgh School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, Pennsylvania 15260, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 80:1132-45. 1998
  8. ncbi request reprint A comparison of a modified Oswestry Low Back Pain Disability Questionnaire and the Quebec Back Pain Disability Scale
    J M Fritz
    Department of Physical Therapy, School of Allied Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Pittsburgh, 6035 Forbes Tower, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    Phys Ther 81:776-88. 2001
  9. doi request reprint The effects of limb alignment on anterior cruciate ligament graft tunnel positions estimated from plain radiographs
    Carola F van Eck
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedic Research Laboratories, University of Pittsburgh, 3820 South Water Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15203, USA
    Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc 20:979-85. 2012
  10. pmc Neuromuscular and biomechanical characteristic changes in high school athletes: a plyometric versus basic resistance program
    S M Lephart
    Neuromuscular Research Laboratory, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Br J Sports Med 39:932-8. 2005

Detail Information

Publications46

  1. doi request reprint The effects of meniscus injury on the development of knee osteoarthritis: data from the osteoarthritis initiative
    Jayshiv T Badlani
    University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Am J Sports Med 41:1238-44. 2013
    ..Many have speculated that injury to the meniscus may play a key role in the development of knee OA; however, the exact relationship of meniscus injury and knee OA is unknown...
  2. ncbi request reprint Rehabilitation of the multiple-ligament-injured knee
    J J Irrgang
    Department of Physical Therapy, University of Pittsburgh School of Health, Pennsylvania, USA
    Clin Sports Med 19:545-71. 2000
    ..Specific guidelines for rehabilitation following ACL reconstruction combined with MCL repair, PCL reconstruction, combined ACL-PCL reconstruction, and reconstruction of the LCL and posterolateral corner have been provided...
  3. doi request reprint Predictors of radiographic knee osteoarthritis after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction
    Ryan T Li
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, PA 15260, USA
    Am J Sports Med 39:2595-603. 2011
    ..Evidence suggests that single-bundle anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction does not reliably prevent the development of knee osteoarthritis (OA)...
  4. ncbi request reprint Responsiveness of the International Knee Documentation Committee Subjective Knee Form
    James J Irrgang
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Am J Sports Med 34:1567-73. 2006
    ..Background and..
  5. ncbi request reprint A pilot study on the relationship between physical impairment and activity restriction in persons with anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction at long-term follow-up
    K J Pantano
    Department of Physical Therapy, Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, 405 Kimball Tower, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, New York 14214, USA
    Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc 9:369-78. 2001
    ..Addition of the one-legged hop, Lachman, anterior drawer, and varus stress tests accounted for an additional 40% of the variability of function. When pain and giving way were added to the model, 79% of the variability was explained...
  6. ncbi request reprint Use of the International Knee Documentation Committee guidelines to assess outcome following anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction
    J J Irrgang
    Department of Physical Therapy, University of Pittsburgh School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, PA 15213, USA
    Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc 6:107-14. 1998
    ..Further testing of the IKDC guidelines is necessary to determine if they are capable of detecting a change in the patients over time following treatment and/or surgery of the knee...
  7. ncbi request reprint Development of a patient-reported measure of function of the knee
    J J Irrgang
    Department of Physical Therapy, University of Pittsburgh School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, Pennsylvania 15260, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 80:1132-45. 1998
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint A comparison of a modified Oswestry Low Back Pain Disability Questionnaire and the Quebec Back Pain Disability Scale
    J M Fritz
    Department of Physical Therapy, School of Allied Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Pittsburgh, 6035 Forbes Tower, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    Phys Ther 81:776-88. 2001
    ....
  9. doi request reprint The effects of limb alignment on anterior cruciate ligament graft tunnel positions estimated from plain radiographs
    Carola F van Eck
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedic Research Laboratories, University of Pittsburgh, 3820 South Water Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15203, USA
    Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc 20:979-85. 2012
    ....
  10. pmc Neuromuscular and biomechanical characteristic changes in high school athletes: a plyometric versus basic resistance program
    S M Lephart
    Neuromuscular Research Laboratory, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Br J Sports Med 39:932-8. 2005
    ..However, few have investigated the neuromuscular and biomechanical changes following these training programs. It is also largely unknown what type of program is better for improving the landing mechanics of female athletes...
  11. doi request reprint Meniscal root injury and spontaneous osteonecrosis of the knee: an observation
    D D Robertson
    University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Br 91:190-5. 2009
    ..Although tears of the posterior root of the medial meniscus were frequently present in patients with spontaneous osteonecrosis of the knee, this does not prove cause and effect. Further study is warranted...
  12. ncbi request reprint Development and validation of the international knee documentation committee subjective knee form
    J J Irrgang
    Department of Physical Therapy, University of Pittsburgh, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, Pennsylvania 15260, USA
    Am J Sports Med 29:600-13. 2001
    ..Use of this instrument will permit comparisons of outcome across groups with different knee problems...
  13. pmc Rotational knee laxity: reliability of a simple measurement device in vivo
    Andrew G Tsai
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 9:35. 2008
    ..This device has been shown to have acceptable levels of test re-test reliability to measure knee rotation in cadaveric knees...
  14. ncbi request reprint Differences in quadriceps femoris muscle torque when using a clinical electrical stimulator versus a portable electrical stimulator
    Christian L Lyons
    Department of Physical Therapy, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Pittsburgh, 6035 Forbes Tower, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    Phys Ther 85:44-51. 2005
    ....
  15. ncbi request reprint Reduction of verbal pain scores after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction with 2-day continuous femoral nerve block: a randomized clinical trial
    Brian A Williams
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, 2000 Mary Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15203, USA
    Anesthesiology 104:315-27. 2006
    ..In the current study, the authors prospectively determined the effect of continuous femoral nerve block on a numeric rating scale (NRS) of pain intensity with movement for 7 postoperative days...
  16. ncbi request reprint Does irradiation affect the clinical outcome of patellar tendon allograft ACL reconstruction?
    Jeffrey A Rihn
    Division of Sports Medicine, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, UPMC Center for Sports Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15203, USA
    Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc 14:885-96. 2006
    ..These data suggest that irradiation can be used to sterilize BPTB allograft without adversely affecting clinical outcome...
  17. pmc Reliability of measures of impairments associated with patellofemoral pain syndrome
    Sara R Piva
    Department of Physical Therapy, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Pittsburgh, USA
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 7:33. 2006
    ..The purpose was to determine the inter-tester reliability and measurement error of measures of impairments associated with PFPS in patients with PFPS...
  18. ncbi request reprint Clinical outcomes following isolated lateral meniscal allograft transplantation
    Jon K Sekiya
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Naval Medical Center Portsmouth, Portsmouth, Virginia, USA
    Arthroscopy 22:771-80. 2006
    ..The purpose of our study was to determine the clinical outcomes following isolated lateral meniscal allograft transplantation...
  19. ncbi request reprint Development of a simple device for measurement of rotational knee laxity
    Volker Musahl
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh, 3471 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc 15:1009-12. 2007
    ..95 to 0.99. In summary, the new device for measurement of rotational knee laxity is simple, reliable, and can be used in a non-invasive fashion in the office or surgical suite document clinical outcome in terms of rotational knee laxity...
  20. ncbi request reprint Validation of the clinical internship evaluation tool
    Lynn M Fitzgerald
    Department of Physical Therapy, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Phys Ther 87:844-60. 2007
    ..quot; The purpose of this study was to provide evidence for validity of the tool...
  21. doi request reprint Loss of extension following anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction: analysis of incidence and etiology using IKDC criteria
    Craig S Mauro
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Arthroscopy 24:146-53. 2008
    ....
  22. doi request reprint Primary anatomic double-bundle anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction: a preliminary 2-year prospective study
    Freddie H Fu
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, 3471 Fifth Avenue, Suite 1011, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Am J Sports Med 36:1263-74. 2008
    ..However, a significant subset of patients continues to report residual symptoms of instability after such reconstruction...
  23. ncbi request reprint Clinical outcomes after combined meniscal allograft transplantation and anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction
    Jon K Sekiya
    Center for Sports Medicine, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15203, USA
    Am J Sports Med 31:896-906. 2003
    ..Concomitant meniscal transplantation performed at the time of ligament surgery may help to protect the anterior cruciate ligament graft...
  24. ncbi request reprint Alterations in lower extremity movement and muscle activation patterns in individuals with knee osteoarthritis
    John D Childs
    Department of Physical Therapy, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh PA, USA
    Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon) 19:44-9. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate lower extremity movement and muscle activation patterns in individuals with knee osteoarthritis and healthy age- and gender-matched control subjects...
  25. ncbi request reprint A modified neuromuscular electrical stimulation protocol for quadriceps strength training following anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction
    G Kelley Fitzgerald
    Department of Physical Therapy, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    J Orthop Sports Phys Ther 33:492-501. 2003
    ..Randomized clinical trial, single-masked...
  26. ncbi request reprint Quadriceps activation failure as a moderator of the relationship between quadriceps strength and physical function in individuals with knee osteoarthritis
    G Kelley Fitzgerald
    School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 51:40-8. 2004
    ..To determine if quadriceps activation failure (QAF) moderates the relationship between quadriceps strength and physical function in individuals with knee osteoarthritis (OA)...
  27. ncbi request reprint Get up and go test in patients with knee osteoarthritis
    Sara R Piva
    Department of Physical Therapy, SHRS, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 85:284-9. 2004
    ..To determine the reliability, minimum detectable change (MDC), and validity of the Get Up and Go (GUG) test...
  28. ncbi request reprint Arthroscopically assisted meniscal allograft transplantation with and without combined anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction
    Erol A Yoldas
    Holy Cross Hospital Medical Group, 6000 N Federal Highway, Ft Lauderdale, FL 33308, USA
    Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc 11:173-82. 2003
    ....
  29. ncbi request reprint Physical activity and risk of revision total knee arthroplasty in individuals with knee osteoarthritis: a matched case-control study
    Dina L Jones
    Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    J Rheumatol 31:1384-90. 2004
    ..To determine if physical activity was a risk factor for revision arthroplasty after primary total knee arthroplasty (TKA) due to osteoarthritis (OA) within the previous 15 years...
  30. ncbi request reprint Reports of joint instability in knee osteoarthritis: its prevalence and relationship to physical function
    G Kelley Fitzgerald
    School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15260, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 51:941-6. 2004
    ..To report the prevalence and relationship of self-reported knee instability to physical function in a sample of subjects with knee osteoarthritis (OA), and to discuss the implications of these observations for rehabilitation...
  31. 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...
  32. ncbi request reprint Agility and perturbation training for a physically active individual with knee osteoarthritis
    G Kelley Fitzgerald
    Department of Physical Therapy, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Pittsburgh, 6035 Forbes Tower, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    Phys Ther 82:372-82. 2002
    ..The purpose of this case report is to describe the development and implementation of an agility and perturbation training program that was used in conjunction with traditional rehabilitation activities for a patient with knee OA...
  33. ncbi request reprint The relationship between participation restrictions and selected clinical measures following anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction
    Michael D Ross
    Department of Physical Therapy, 208 W Casablanca 27th Medical Group, Cannon Air Force Base, NM 88101, USA
    Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc 10:10-9. 2002
    ..We recommend that clinicians use caution in assuming that isokinetic quadriceps function and anterior tibiofemoral joint laxity provide an effective estimate of participation restrictions...
  34. doi request reprint The diagnostic accuracy of a clinical examination in determining intra-articular hip pain for potential hip arthroscopy candidates
    Robroy L Martin
    Department of Physical Therapy, Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15282, USA
    Arthroscopy 24:1013-8. 2008
    ..The second purpose was to quantify pain reduction after an anesthetic intra-articular injection in those with potential labral pathology...
  35. doi request reprint Heel pain--plantar fasciitis: clinical practice guildelines linked to the international classification of function, disability, and health from the orthopaedic section of the American Physical Therapy Association
    Thomas G McPoil
    The Orthopaedic Section, APTA, Inc, WI, USA
    J Orthop Sports Phys Ther 38:A1-A18. 2008
    ....
  36. doi request reprint ICF-based practice guidelines for common musculoskeletal conditions
    Joseph J Godges
    J Orthop Sports Phys Ther 38:167-8. 2008
  37. ncbi request reprint The International Knee Documentation Committee Subjective Knee Evaluation Form: normative data
    Allen F Anderson
    Tennessee Orthopaedic Alliance, 4230 Harding Road, 10th Floor, Nashville, TN 37205, USA
    Am J Sports Med 34:128-35. 2006
    ..To date, normative data have not been established for this valid, reliable, and responsive outcomes instrument...
  38. pmc Nausea, vomiting, sleep, and restfulness upon discharge home after outpatient anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction with regional anesthesia and multimodal analgesia/antiemesis
    Brian A Williams
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Reg Anesth Pain Med 32:193-202. 2007
    ..The outcomes specifically addressed in this report are nausea, vomiting, and retching (NVR) and quality of sleep/difficulty falling asleep/daytime restfulness...
  39. pmc Rebound pain scores as a function of femoral nerve block duration after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction: retrospective analysis of a prospective, randomized clinical trial
    Brian A Williams
    Department of Anesthesiology, UPMC South Side, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Reg Anesth Pain Med 32:186-92. 2007
    ..In the current study, we determined rebound pain scores in autograft ACLR outpatients after nerve block analgesia resolved...
  40. ncbi request reprint Assessment of normal ACL double bundle anatomy in standard viewing planes by magnetic resonance imaging
    James S Starman
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Center for Sports Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc 15:493-9. 2007
    ..Future work in this area may assist in the pre-operative assessment of isolated AM or PL bundle injuries, facilitating a more anatomic approach to ACL reconstruction...
  41. ncbi request reprint The intertester reliability of the Scapular Assistance Test
    Alon Rabin
    Accelerated Rehab, Farmington Hills, MI, USA
    J Orthop Sports Phys Ther 36:653-60. 2006
    ..Test-retest reliability study...
  42. ncbi request reprint Evidence of validity for the Foot and Ankle Ability Measure (FAAM)
    Robroy L Martin
    Duquesne University, Physical Therapy, 600 Forbes Avenue, 111A RSHS, Pittsburgh, PA 15282, USA
    Foot Ankle Int 26:968-83. 2005
    ..The objective of this study was to develop an instrument to meet this need: the Foot and Ankle Ability Measure (FAAM). Additionally, this study was designed to provide validity evidence for interpretation of FAAM scores...
  43. 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...
  44. 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)...
  45. ncbi request reprint Clinical outcomes after isolated arthroscopic single-bundle posterior cruciate ligament reconstruction
    Jon K Sekiya
    Bone and Joint Sports Medicine Institute, Uniformed Health Services University of the Health Sciences, Naval Medical Center Portsmouth, Portsmouth, Virginia, USA
    Arthroscopy 21:1042-50. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the clinical outcomes after arthroscopic single-bundle posterior cruciate ligament (PCL) reconstruction in patients with isolated grade III PCL injuries...
  46. ncbi request reprint Measuring arthroscopic outcome
    James J Irrgang
    University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Arthroscopy 24:718-22. 2008
    ..Finally, the evidence for reliability, validity and responsiveness should be specific to the disease and/or population of interest...

Research Grants1

  1. Single- vs. Double-Bundle ACL Reconstruction: A Prospective Randomized Trial
    Scott Tashman; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The results of this study may lead to improved recovery after this common injury and lessen the risk for future development of knee arthritis. ..