back pain

Summary

Summary: Acute or chronic pain located in the posterior regions of the THORAX; LUMBOSACRAL REGION; or the adjacent regions.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Chronic back pain is associated with decreased prefrontal and thalamic gray matter density
    A Vania Apkarian
    Department of Physiology and Institute of Neuroscience, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    J Neurosci 24:10410-5. 2004
  2. ncbi The burden of chronic low back pain: clinical comorbidities, treatment patterns, and health care costs in usual care settings
    Mugdha Gore
    Avalon Health Solutions, Inc, Philadelphia, PA 19102, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 37:E668-77. 2012
  3. pmc The cortical rhythms of chronic back pain
    Marwan N Baliki
    Departments of Physiology, Anesthesia, and Surgery, and Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois 60610, USA
    J Neurosci 31:13981-90. 2011
  4. ncbi A primary care back pain screening tool: identifying patient subgroups for initial treatment
    Jonathan C Hill
    Primary Care Musculoskeletal Research Centre, Keele University, Keele, Staffordshire, UK
    Arthritis Rheum 59:632-41. 2008
  5. pmc Corticostriatal functional connectivity predicts transition to chronic back pain
    Marwan N Baliki
    Department of Physiology, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Nat Neurosci 15:1117-9. 2012
  6. ncbi The cellular pathobiology of the degenerate intervertebral disc and discogenic back pain
    A J Freemont
    Tissue Injury and Repair Research Group, Research School of Clinical and Laboratory Sciences, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 48:5-10. 2009
  7. pmc Population based intervention to change back pain beliefs and disability: three part evaluation
    R Buchbinder
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Cabrini Hospital, Cabrini Medical Centre, Malvern, Victoria, Australia 3144
    BMJ 322:1516-20. 2001
  8. pmc Prevalence and tracking of back pain from childhood to adolescence
    Per Kjaer
    Institute of Sports Science and Clinical Biomechanics, Part of Clinical Locomotion Network, University of Southern Denmark, Campusvej 55, DK 5230, Odense, Denmark
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 12:98. 2011
  9. ncbi Phantom pain, residual limb pain, and back pain in amputees: results of a national survey
    Patti L Ephraim
    Limb Loss Research and Statistics Program, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 86:1910-9. 2005
  10. pmc Reduction in fracture rate and back pain and increased quality of life in postmenopausal women treated with teriparatide: 18-month data from the European Forsteo Observational Study (EFOS)
    Bente L Langdahl
    Department of Endocrinology, Arhus University Hospital, Tage Hansens Gade 2, Arhus, 8000, Denmark
    Calcif Tissue Int 85:484-93. 2009

Research Grants

  1. Social Role Disability and Mental-Physical Co-Morbidity
    Michael Von Korff; Fiscal Year: 2007
  2. Integrated Care for Depression and Chronic Back Pain
    Michael Von Korff; Fiscal Year: 2006
  3. Long-term Opioid Management of Chronic Pain: Trends and Risks
    Michael Von Korff; Fiscal Year: 2009
  4. Depression-Diabetes Care Disparities, Adverse Outcomes
    Michael Von Korff; Fiscal Year: 2008
  5. Paraspinal Denervation in Low Back Pain
    Andrew J Haig; Fiscal Year: 2010
  6. PARASPINAL MUSCLE DENERVATION AND SYMPTOMS IN LUMBAR SS
    Andrew Haig; Fiscal Year: 2005
  7. Effectiveness of patient lift equipment
    Hester Lipscomb; Fiscal Year: 2008
  8. Panic and Smoking Cessation
    Michael Zvolensky; Fiscal Year: 2004
  9. UW Multidisciplinary Clinical Research Training (RMI)
    Richard Deyo; Fiscal Year: 2004
  10. WORK AND HEALTH DISPARITIES AMONG RURAL WOMEN
    Hester Lipscomb; Fiscal Year: 2004

Detail Information

Publications264 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi Chronic back pain is associated with decreased prefrontal and thalamic gray matter density
    A Vania Apkarian
    Department of Physiology and Institute of Neuroscience, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    J Neurosci 24:10410-5. 2004
    The role of the brain in chronic pain conditions remains speculative. We compared brain morphology of 26 chronic back pain (CBP) patients to matched control subjects, using magnetic resonance imaging brain scan data and automated ..
  2. ncbi The burden of chronic low back pain: clinical comorbidities, treatment patterns, and health care costs in usual care settings
    Mugdha Gore
    Avalon Health Solutions, Inc, Philadelphia, PA 19102, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 37:E668-77. 2012
    ..Retrospective analysis of an insurance claims database...
  3. pmc The cortical rhythms of chronic back pain
    Marwan N Baliki
    Departments of Physiology, Anesthesia, and Surgery, and Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois 60610, USA
    J Neurosci 31:13981-90. 2011
    ..We examine changes in BOLD fluctuations, across different frequencies, in chronic back pain (CBP) patients (n = 15) as compared to healthy controls (n = 15) during resting-state fMRI...
  4. ncbi A primary care back pain screening tool: identifying patient subgroups for initial treatment
    Jonathan C Hill
    Primary Care Musculoskeletal Research Centre, Keele University, Keele, Staffordshire, UK
    Arthritis Rheum 59:632-41. 2008
    To develop and validate a tool that screens for back pain prognostic indicators relevant to initial decision making in primary care.
  5. pmc Corticostriatal functional connectivity predicts transition to chronic back pain
    Marwan N Baliki
    Department of Physiology, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Nat Neurosci 15:1117-9. 2012
    ..In a longitudinal brain imaging study, subacute back pain (SBP) patients were followed over the course of 1 year...
  6. ncbi The cellular pathobiology of the degenerate intervertebral disc and discogenic back pain
    A J Freemont
    Tissue Injury and Repair Research Group, Research School of Clinical and Laboratory Sciences, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 48:5-10. 2009
    ..novel therapeutic technologies to use data coming from these studies to positively influence chronic discogenic back pain and sciatica...
  7. pmc Population based intervention to change back pain beliefs and disability: three part evaluation
    R Buchbinder
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Cabrini Hospital, Cabrini Medical Centre, Malvern, Victoria, Australia 3144
    BMJ 322:1516-20. 2001
    To evaluate the effectiveness of a population based, state-wide public health intervention designed to alter beliefs about back pain, influence medical management, and reduce disability and costs of compensation.
  8. pmc Prevalence and tracking of back pain from childhood to adolescence
    Per Kjaer
    Institute of Sports Science and Clinical Biomechanics, Part of Clinical Locomotion Network, University of Southern Denmark, Campusvej 55, DK 5230, Odense, Denmark
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 12:98. 2011
    It is generally acknowledged that back pain (BP) is a common condition already in childhood. However, the development until early adulthood is not well understood and, in particular, not the individual tracking pattern...
  9. ncbi Phantom pain, residual limb pain, and back pain in amputees: results of a national survey
    Patti L Ephraim
    Limb Loss Research and Statistics Program, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 86:1910-9. 2005
    ..amputation-related pain; to ascertain the intensity and affective quality of phantom pain, residual limb pain, back pain, and nonamputated limb pain; and to identify the role that demographics, amputation-related factors, and ..
  10. pmc Reduction in fracture rate and back pain and increased quality of life in postmenopausal women treated with teriparatide: 18-month data from the European Forsteo Observational Study (EFOS)
    Bente L Langdahl
    Department of Endocrinology, Arhus University Hospital, Tage Hansens Gade 2, Arhus, 8000, Denmark
    Calcif Tissue Int 85:484-93. 2009
    ..The incidence of clinical vertebral and nonvertebral fragility fractures, back pain, and health-related quality of life (HRQoL, EQ-5D) were assessed...
  11. ncbi Epidemiology of adolescent spinal pain: a systematic overview of the research literature
    Leah J Jeffries
    Centre for Allied Health Evidence, University of South Australia, Adelaide, South Australia
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 32:2630-7. 2007
    ..Systematic literature review...
  12. pmc Brain resting state is disrupted in chronic back pain patients
    Enzo Tagliazucchi
    Dept de Fisica, Facultad de Ciencias Exactas y Naturales, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Neurosci Lett 485:26-31. 2010
    Recent brain functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) studies have shown that chronic back pain (CBP) alters brain dynamics beyond the feeling of pain...
  13. ncbi At what age does low back pain become a common problem? A study of 29,424 individuals aged 12-41 years
    C Leboeuf-Yde
    Nordic Institute for Chiropractic and Clinical Biomechanics, Odense University, Denmark
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 23:228-34. 1998
    ..A cross-sectional study was performed in a Danish population of individuals 12-41 years of age...
  14. ncbi Common chronic pain conditions in developed and developing countries: gender and age differences and comorbidity with depression-anxiety disorders
    Adley Tsang
    Hong Kong Mood Disorders Center, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, HKSAR, Hong Kong, PRC
    J Pain 9:883-91. 2008
    ..3% in developed countries and 41.1% in developing countries, with back pain and headache being somewhat more common in developing than developed countries...
  15. ncbi Back pain prevalence and visit rates: estimates from U.S. national surveys, 2002
    Richard A Deyo
    Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 31:2724-7. 2006
    ..Review and analysis of data from two U.S. national surveys in 2002...
  16. ncbi Workplace involvement improves return to work rates among employees with back pain on long-term sick leave: a systematic review of the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of interventions
    Christopher Carroll
    University of Sheffield, Sheffield, S1 4DA, UK
    Disabil Rehabil 32:607-21. 2010
    ..The aim of the review is to determine whether interventions involving the workplace are more effective and cost-effective at helping employees on sick leave return to work than those that do not involve the workplace at all...
  17. ncbi A population-based survey of back pain beliefs in Canada
    Douglas P Gross
    Department of Physical Therapy, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 31:2142-5. 2006
    ..Population-based survey...
  18. ncbi Affective components and intensity of pain correlate with structural differences in gray matter in chronic back pain patients
    T Schmidt-Wilcke
    Department of Neurology, University of Regensburg, Germany
    Pain 125:89-97. 2006
    Although chronic back pain is one of the most frequent reasons for permanent impairment in people under 65, the neurobiological mechanisms of chronification remain vague...
  19. pmc Do women consult more than men? A review of gender and consultation for back pain and headache
    Kate Hunt
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK
    J Health Serv Res Policy 16:108-17. 2011
    ..This assumption is reinforced by qualitative studies reporting a widespread reluctance to consult by men. However, few studies directly compare consultation in men and women experiencing similar symptoms or conditions...
  20. pmc How well do randomized trials inform decision making: systematic review using comparative effectiveness research measures on acupuncture for back pain
    Claudia M Witt
    University of Maryland School of Medicine, Center for Integrative Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e32399. 2012
    ..the six CER defining characteristics of the Institute of Medicine to RCTs of acupuncture for treatment of low back pain, and 2) evaluate the extent to which the evidence from these RCTs is relevant to clinical and health policy ..
  21. ncbi Neck and back pain and intervertebral disc degeneration: role of occupational factors
    F M K Williams
    Department of Twin Research and Genetic Epidemiology, King s College London, UK
    Best Pract Res Clin Rheumatol 25:69-79. 2011
    b>Back pain is a near-universal human experience at some time during life, and neck pain is also common...
  22. ncbi ISSLS prize winner: Lumbar vertebral endplate lesions: associations with disc degeneration and back pain history
    Yue Wang
    Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 37:1490-6. 2012
    ..An autopsy study...
  23. ncbi Epidemiology of back pain in older adults: prevalence and risk factors for back pain onset
    Rachael E Docking
    Aberdeen Pain Research Collaboration Epidemiology Group, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, UK
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 50:1645-53. 2011
    To determine the prevalence of disabling and non-disabling back pain across age in older adults, and identify risk factors for back pain onset in this age group.
  24. ncbi Quantitative sensory testing profiles in chronic back pain are distinct from those in fibromyalgia
    Klaus Blumenstiel
    Department of General Internal Medicine and Psychosomatics, Medical Hospital, Ruprecht Karls University Heidelberg, Germany
    Clin J Pain 27:682-90. 2011
    Alterations in the central nervous system leading to higher pain sensitivity have been shown in both chronic back pain (CBP) and fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS)...
  25. ncbi Mental disorders among persons with chronic back or neck pain: results from the World Mental Health Surveys
    Koen Demyttenaere
    Department of Neurosciences and Psychiatry, University Hospital Gasthuisberg, Herestraat 49, B 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Pain 129:332-42. 2007
    ..The association of mental disorders with back/neck pain showed a consistent pattern across both developed and developing countries...
  26. ncbi Reliability, validity, and responsiveness of the short form 12-item survey (SF-12) in patients with back pain
    Xuemei Luo
    Center for Clinical Effectiveness, Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 28:1739-45. 2003
    ..Secondary analysis of data collected from spine patients' normal clinic visits from 1998 to 2001...
  27. ncbi Estimates and patterns of direct health care expenditures among individuals with back pain in the United States
    Xuemei Luo
    Center for Clinical Effectiveness, Division of Orthopedic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 29:79-86. 2004
    ..Secondary analysis of the 1998 Medical Expenditure Panel Survey...
  28. ncbi Extensive reorganization of primary somatosensory cortex in chronic back pain patients
    H Flor
    Department of Psychology, Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany
    Neurosci Lett 224:5-8. 1997
    ..of reorganization of the primary somatosensory cortex in states of chronic pain was assessed in 10 low back pain patients and nine matched healthy controls...
  29. ncbi Analysis of lumbar spine and hip motion during forward bending in subjects with and without a history of low back pain
    M A Esola
    Physical Therapy and Sport Services, Moorestown, New Jersey, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 21:71-8. 1996
    ..Group 1 (n = 20) contained subjects with a history of low back pain and Group 2 (n = 21) included subjects without a history of low back pain...
  30. ncbi Patterns and perceptions of care for treatment of back and neck pain: results of a national survey
    Peter M Wolsko
    Center for Alternative Medicine Research and Education, Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Department of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 28:292-7; discussion 298. 2003
    ..We conducted a nationally representative random household telephone survey to assess therapies used to treat back or neck pain...
  31. ncbi A prospective, randomized, double-blind evaluation of trigger-point injection therapy for low-back pain
    T A Garvey
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, George Washington University Medical Center, Washington, D C
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 14:962-4. 1989
    ..Patients with this diagnosis had nonradiating low-back pain, normal neurologic examination, absence of tension signs, and lumbosacral roentgenograms interpreted as being ..
  32. pmc Pain in the lumbar, thoracic or cervical regions: do age and gender matter? A population-based study of 34,902 Danish twins 20-71 years of age
    Charlotte Leboeuf-Yde
    The Back Research Center, University of Southern Denmark, Ringe, Denmark
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 10:39. 2009
    ..In addition, 5) to investigate if spinal pain reporting is affected by gender and 6) to see if it increases gradually with increasing age...
  33. pmc Risk factors for new episodes of sick leave due to neck or back pain in a working population. A prospective study with an 18-month and a three-year follow-up
    Gunnar Bergström
    The Karolinska Institute, Section for Personal Injury Prevention, Stockholm, Sweden
    Occup Environ Med 64:279-87. 2007
    To identify risk factors for new episodes of sick leave due to neck or back pain.
  34. ncbi Back pain in osteoporotic vertebral fractures
    R M Francis
    School of Clinical Medical Sciences, University of Newcastle, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Osteoporos Int 19:895-903. 2008
    This review article examines the epidemiology and pathogenesis of back pain and vertebral fractures in osteoporosis, reviewing the management of pain in patients with vertebral fractures and the direct and indirect effect of osteoporosis ..
  35. ncbi Lumbar instrumented fusion compared with cognitive intervention and exercises in patients with chronic back pain after previous surgery for disc herniation: a prospective randomized controlled study
    Jens Ivar Brox
    Department of Orthopedics and Physiotherapy, Rikshospitalet University Hospital and Medical Faculty University in Oslo, Norway
    Pain 122:145-55. 2006
    The effectiveness of lumbar fusion for chronic low back pain after surgery for disc herniation has not been evaluated in a randomized controlled trial...
  36. ncbi The trend in total cost of back pain in The Netherlands in the period 2002 to 2007
    Ludeke C Lambeek
    EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, Department of Public and Occupational Health, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 36:1050-8. 2011
    ..Cost of illness study...
  37. pmc Can cross country differences in return-to-work after chronic occupational back pain be explained? An exploratory analysis on disability policies in a six country cohort study
    J R Anema
    Department of Public and Occupational Health and EMGO Institute, VU University Medical Center, Van der Boechorststraat 7, 1081 BT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Occup Rehabil 19:419-26. 2009
    There are substantial differences in the number of disability benefits for occupational low back pain (LBP) among countries. There are also large cross country differences in disability policies...
  38. ncbi Effectiveness comparison between Thai traditional massage and Chinese acupuncture for myofascial back pain in Thai military personnel: a preliminary report
    Wipoo Kumnerddee
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Phramongkutklao College of Medicine, Bangkok, Thailand
    J Med Assoc Thai 92:S117-23. 2009
    ..effectiveness of Thai traditional massage (TTM) and Chinese acupuncture for the treatment of myofascial back pain in young military personnel...
  39. ncbi Disrupted working body schema of the trunk in people with back pain
    H Bray
    Royal Free and University College Medical School, University College London, London, UK
    Br J Sports Med 45:168-73. 2011
    To test whether working body schema of the trunk is disrupted in people with back pain using a motor imagery task in which one decides whether a pictured model has their trunk rotated to the left or to the right...
  40. ncbi Chronic disease and labour force participation among older Australians
    Deborah J Schofield
    Northern Rivers University Department of Rural Health, Lismore, NSW, Australia
    Med J Aust 189:447-50. 2008
    ..To examine the association between long-term health conditions and being out of the labour force among older Australians...
  41. ncbi Beliefs about back pain: results of a population survey of working age adults
    Julia Bowey-Morris
    University of Leicester, Leicester
    Clin J Pain 27:214-24. 2011
    Beliefs about low back pain (LBP) have been widely studied. Research supports the importance of attitudes and beliefs in the development of disability...
  42. pmc Lay perceptions of evidence-based information--a qualitative evaluation of a website for back pain sufferers
    Claire Glenton
    Norwegian Knowledge Centre for the Health Services, Pb 7004 St Olavs Plass, 0130 Oslo, Norway
    BMC Health Serv Res 6:34. 2006
    ..After developing the BackInfo website where the results of Cochrane systematic reviews on the effects of low back pain were adapted and presented to lay users we evaluated how users responded to this information.
  43. ncbi Trunk muscle composition as a predictor of reduced functional capacity in the health, aging and body composition study: the moderating role of back pain
    Gregory E Hicks
    PT, Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science, University of Maryland School of Medicine, 100 Penn St, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 60:1420-4. 2005
    ..We hypothesize that lower trunk muscle attenuation will be associated with lower functional capacity 3 years later and that back pain status will moderate this relationship.
  44. ncbi EMG activity of trunk muscles and torque output during isometric axial rotation exertion: a comparison between back pain patients and matched controls
    Joseph K F Ng
    Department of Physiotherapy, The University of Queensland, Australia
    J Orthop Res 20:112-21. 2002
    Abnormal patterns of trunk muscle activity could affect the biomechanics of spinal movements and result in back pain. The present study aimed to examine electromyographic (EMG) activity of abdominal and back muscles as well as triaxial ..
  45. ncbi The prevalence and type of Axis-I and Axis-II mental disorders in subjects with non-specific chronic back pain: results from a population-based study
    Andreas Gerhardt
    Department of General Internal Medicine and Psychosomatics, University Hospital, Ruprecht Karls University, Heidelberg, Germany
    Pain Med 12:1231-40. 2011
    To investigate the prevalence and the type of mental comorbidity in a population-based sample of subjects with non-specific chronic back pain.
  46. ncbi Patient clusters in acute, work-related back pain based on patterns of disability risk factors
    William S Shaw
    Liberty Mutual Research Institute for Safety, Center for Disability Research, Hopkinton, Massachusetts 01748, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 49:185-93. 2007
    To identify subgroups of patients with work-related back pain based on disability risk factors.
  47. ncbi Unknown fever and back pain caused by Bartonella henselae in a veterinarian after a needle puncture: a case report and literature review
    Jen Wei Lin
    Department of Veterinary Medicine, College of Veterinary Medicine, National Chung Hsing University, Taichung, Taiwan
    Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 11:589-91. 2011
    Bartonella henselae, the etiologic agent of cat-scratch disease, rarely causes back pain and is considered to be transmitted through animal scratches and bites...
  48. ncbi Radiographic features of lumbar disc degeneration and self-reported back pain
    Stephen R Pye
    ARC Epidemiology Unit, University of Manchester, UK
    J Rheumatol 31:753-8. 2004
    To characterize the occurrence of radiographic features of lumbar disc degeneration including the presence of osteophytes, endplate sclerosis, and disc space narrowing and to determine their relationship with self-reported back pain.
  49. ncbi Have recent vertebroplasty trials changed the indications for vertebroplasty?
    Afshin Gangi
    Department of Nonvascular Interventional Radiology, University Hospital of Strasbourg, 67091 Strasbourg, France
    Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol 33:677-80. 2010
    ..Both enrolled patients had back pain for <or=12 months...
  50. ncbi Clinical significance of inflammatory back pain for diagnosis and screening of patients with axial spondyloarthritis
    Juergen Braun
    Correspondence to Professor Juergen Braun, Rheumazentrum Ruhrgebiet, Herne D 44652, Germany
    Ann Rheum Dis 69:1264-8. 2010
    Inflammatory back pain (IBP) is the leading symptom of patients with spondyloarthritis (SpA), but its value for diagnosis, classification and screening in primary care is not well defined...
  51. pmc Randomised controlled trial of Alexander technique lessons, exercise, and massage (ATEAM) for chronic and recurrent back pain: economic evaluation
    Sandra Hollinghurst
    Academic Unit of Primary Health Care, University of Bristol, Bristol BS8 2AA
    BMJ 337:a2656. 2008
    An economic evaluation of therapeutic massage, exercise, and lessons in the Alexander technique for treating persistent back pain.
  52. ncbi Back pain exacerbations and lost productive time costs in United States workers
    Judith A Ricci
    Caremark, Hunt Valley, MD 21031, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 31:3052-60. 2006
    ..Cross-sectional with follow-up case-control component...
  53. ncbi Pain-related fear is more disabling than pain itself: evidence on the role of pain-related fear in chronic back pain disability
    G Crombez
    Vakgroep Gedragstherapie en Psychologische Begeleiding, Universiteit te Gent, Belgium
    Pain 80:329-39. 1999
    There is growing evidence for the idea that in back pain patients, pain-related fear (fear of pain/physical activity/(re)injury) may be more disabling than pain itself...
  54. ncbi Cost effectiveness of two rehabilitation programmes for neck and back pain patients: A seven year follow-up
    I B Jensen
    Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Section of Personal Injury Prevention, Karolinska Institute, S 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
    Pain 142:202-8. 2009
    ..Individuals on sick leave for neck and back pain were referred to two rehabilitation programmes in Sweden...
  55. pmc Population based intervention to change back pain beliefs: three year follow up population survey
    Rachelle Buchbinder
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Cabrini Hospital and Monash University, Suite 41, Cabrini Medical Centre, 183 Wattletree Road, Malvern, VIC 3144, Australia
    BMJ 328:321. 2004
  56. ncbi A review of the evidence for the effectiveness, safety, and cost of acupuncture, massage therapy, and spinal manipulation for back pain
    Daniel C Cherkin
    Group Health Cooperative and University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98101, USA
    Ann Intern Med 138:898-906. 2003
    Few treatments for back pain are supported by strong scientific evidence. Conventional treatments, although widely used, have had limited success...
  57. ncbi Associations between back pain history and lumbar MRI findings
    Tapio Videman
    University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 28:582-8. 2003
    ..Retrospective monozygotic twin cohort study...
  58. ncbi Back pain in the German adult population: prevalence, severity, and sociodemographic correlates in a multiregional survey
    Carsten Oliver Schmidt
    Institute of Community Medicine, University of Greifswald, Greifswald, Germany
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 32:2005-11. 2007
    ..A population-based cross-sectional multiregion postal survey...
  59. ncbi Estimates of the prevalence of arthritis and other rheumatic conditions in the United States. Part I
    Charles G Helmick
    CDC, Atlanta, Georgia 30341 3717, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 58:15-25. 2008
    ..A companion article (part II) addresses additional conditions...
  60. ncbi Chronic pain patients are impaired on an emotional decision-making task
    A Vania Apkarian
    Department of Physiology, Northwestern University Medical School, 303 E Chicago Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Pain 108:129-36. 2004
    ..Chronic back pain (CBP) patients, chronic complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS) patients, and normal volunteers (matched for age, ..
  61. ncbi Controlled trial of Internet-based treatment with telephone support for chronic back pain
    Monica Buhrman
    Department of Psychology, Uppsala University, Box 12 25, SE 751 42 Uppsala, Sweden
    Pain 111:368-77. 2004
    ..the effects of an Internet-based cognitive-behavioral intervention with telephone support for chronic back pain. Participants who met the criteria for chronic back pain (N=56) were randomly assigned to either an Internet-..
  62. ncbi Systematic review of randomized trials comparing lumbar fusion surgery to nonoperative care for treatment of chronic back pain
    Sohail K Mirza
    Center for Cost and Outcomes Research, and Department of Orthopedics and Sports Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98104 2499, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 32:816-23. 2007
    Systematic review of randomized trials comparing surgical to nonsurgical treatment of discogenic back pain.
  63. ncbi Costs of back pain in Germany
    Christina M Wenig
    Ludwig Maximilians University Munich, Munich School of Management and Munich Center of Health Sciences, Munich, Germany
    Eur J Pain 13:280-6. 2009
    With 12-month prevalence rates of more than 70%, back pain is currently one of the major health problems for German adults and entails major economic consequences...
  64. ncbi Risk factors for musculoskeletal disorders among nursing personnel in Greek hospitals
    Evangelos C Alexopoulos
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus University of Rotterdam, P O Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 76:289-94. 2003
    ..To investigate the relationships between physical, psychosocial, and individual characteristics and different endpoints of musculoskeletal complaints of the lower back, neck and shoulders...
  65. ncbi Does back pain prevalence really decrease with increasing age? A systematic review
    Clermont E Dionne
    Population Health Research Unit, Research Centre of the Laval University Affiliated Hospital, Quebec, Canada
    Age Ageing 35:229-34. 2006
    It is believed that the prevalence of back pain decreases around the middle of the sixth decade...
  66. ncbi The North American spine society lumbar spine outcome assessment Instrument: reliability and validity tests
    L H Daltroy
    Harvard Medical School, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 21:741-9. 1996
    ..05; beta, 0.20). CONCLUSIONS: The questionnaire should be considered for monitoring of individual patient's progress in treatment and for clinical trials...
  67. ncbi Family consequences of chronic back pain
    Lee Strunin
    Social and Behavioral Sciences Department, School of Public Health, Boston University, 715 Albany Street, TW2, Boston, MA 02118 2526, USA
    Soc Sci Med 58:1385-93. 2004
    ..Moreover, they suggest that attention should be focused on social structural factors such as the provision of medical services and social support to reduce the impact of chronic back pain on family members.
  68. ncbi Physical load during work and leisure time as risk factors for back pain
    W E Hoogendoorn
    Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Scand J Work Environ Health 25:387-403. 1999
    This systematic review assessed aspects of physical load during work and leisure time as risk factors for back pain. Several reviews on this topic are available, but this one is based on a strict systematic approach to identify and ..
  69. ncbi Comorbidity of physical and mental disorders and the effect on work-loss days
    M A Buist-Bouwman
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Groningen, Groningen, Netherlands
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 111:436-43. 2005
    ..To examine the association between physical and mental disorders and the separate and joint effect of physical and mental disorders on work-loss...
  70. ncbi Unilateral transforaminal posterior lumbar interbody fusion (TLIF): indications, technique, and 2-year results
    Thomas G Lowe
    Woodridge Orthopaedic and Spine Center, P C, and the University of Colorado School of Medicine, Denver, Colorado 80033, USA
    J Spinal Disord Tech 15:31-8. 2002
    ..Thirty-six (90%) had solid fusions radiographically at latest follow-up. Seventy-nine percent had excellent or good clinical outcomes. Our patients demonstrated high fusion rates and patient satisfaction...
  71. ncbi 'Why can't they do anything for a simple back problem?' A qualitative examination of expectations for low back pain treatment and outcome
    Carol Campbell
    School of Social Sciences and Law, University of Teesside, Middlesbrough, UK
    J Health Psychol 12:641-52. 2007
    ..Participants revealed considerable agency as they continued in a quest to engage and re-engage with the gatekeepers of health care facilities. The implications for pain management providers are discussed...
  72. ncbi Surgery for lumbar spinal stenosis. Attempted meta-analysis of the literature
    J A Turner
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 17:1-8. 1992
    ..Few patient characteristics were found to predict outcome. Major deficits in study design, analysis, and reporting were common, and these precluded firm conclusions...
  73. ncbi Severity of baseline magnetic resonance imaging-evident sacroiliitis and HLA-B27 status in early inflammatory back pain predict radiographically evident ankylosing spondylitis at eight years
    A N Bennett
    Leeds Institute of Molecular Medicine, and Chapel Allerton Hospital, Leeds, UK
    Arthritis Rheum 58:3413-8. 2008
    ..This study was undertaken to investigate what proportion of patients with MRI-evident sacroiliitis develop ankylosing spondylitis (AS) in the long term and whether there are predictors of outcome...
  74. ncbi Significant reduction in risk of falls and back pain in osteoporotic-kyphotic women through a Spinal Proprioceptive Extension Exercise Dynamic (SPEED) program
    Mehrsheed Sinaki
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, Minn 55905, USA
    Mayo Clin Proc 80:849-55. 2005
    ....
  75. ncbi The immediate effects of traditional Thai massage on heart rate variability and stress-related parameters in patients with back pain associated with myofascial trigger points
    Vitsarut Buttagat
    Division of Physical Therapy, Faculty of Associated Medical Sciences, Khon Kaen University, Khon Kaen 40002, Thailand
    J Bodyw Mov Ther 15:15-23. 2011
    ..HRV), anxiety, muscle tension, pain intensity, pressure pain threshold, and body flexibility in patients with back pain associated with myofascial trigger points...
  76. ncbi Back pain amongst mid-age Australian women: a longitudinal analysis of provider use and self-prescribed treatments
    Alex F Broom
    Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences, The University of Queensland, St Lucia, QLD 4072, Australia
    Complement Ther Med 20:275-82. 2012
    To analyse use of conventional and complementary and alternative (CAM) practitioners and self-prescribed CAM amongst mid-age Australian women with back pain.
  77. ncbi painACTION-back pain: a self-management website for people with chronic back pain
    Emil Chiauzzi
    Inflexxion, Inc, Newton, Massachusetts 02464, USA
    Pain Med 11:1044-58. 2010
    To determine whether an interactive self-management Website for people with chronic back pain would significantly improve emotional management, coping, self-efficacy to manage pain, pain levels, and physical functioning compared with ..
  78. pmc A randomized trial of vertebroplasty for osteoporotic spinal fractures
    David F Kallmes
    Department of Radiology, Mayo Clinic, 200 First St SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    N Engl J Med 361:569-79. 2009
    ..Vertebroplasty is commonly used to treat painful, osteoporotic vertebral compression fractures...
  79. ncbi The power of the visible: the meaning of diagnostic tests in chronic back pain
    L A Rhodes
    University of Washington, Seattle 98195 3100, USA
    Soc Sci Med 48:1189-203. 1999
    This article explores the meaning of diagnostic tests for people with chronic back pain. Lower back pain is one of the most common health problems in the US...
  80. pmc Development of the young spine questionnaire
    Henrik Hein Lauridsen
    Research Unit for Clinical Biomechanics, Institute of Sports Science and Clinical Biomechanics, University of Southern Denmark, Clinical Locomotion Network, Campusvej 55, DK 5230, Odense M, Denmark
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 14:185. 2013
    b>Back pain in children is common and early onset of back pain has been shown to increase the risk of back pain significantly in adulthood...
  81. ncbi Yoga for reducing perceived stress and back pain at work
    N Hartfiel
    Centre for Health Economics and Medicines Evaluation, Bangor University, Bangor, Gwynedd, UK
    Occup Med (Lond) 62:606-12. 2012
    Stress and back pain are two key factors leading to sickness absence at work. Recent research indicates that yoga can be effective for reducing perceived stress, alleviating back pain, and improving psychological well-being.
  82. pmc Back pain prevalence in US industry and estimates of lost workdays
    H R Guo
    Division of Surveillance, Hazard Evaluations and Field Studies, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
    Am J Public Health 89:1029-35. 1999
    b>Back pain is the most common reason for filing workers' compensation claims and often causes lost workdays...
  83. ncbi Back pain management in primary care: patients' and doctors' expectations
    Ehab E Georgy
    Bournemouth University, School of Health and Social Care, Bournemouth, Dorset, BH1 3LT, UK
    Qual Prim Care 17:405-13. 2009
    Expectations may be a key element for improving quality of health care, yet several barriers interfere with understanding and optimising expectations in back pain primary care.
  84. ncbi Radiofrequency denervation for neck and back pain: a systematic review within the framework of the cochrane collaboration back review group
    Leena Niemistö
    ORTON Orthopaedic Hospital, Invalid Foundation, Helsinki, Finland
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 28:1877-88. 2003
    ..Systematic review...
  85. ncbi A cross-sectional study of self-reported back and neck pain among English schoolchildren and associated physical and psychological risk factors
    Sam Murphy
    University of Ulster, UK
    Appl Ergon 38:797-804. 2007
    ..Twenty-seven percent of children reported having neck pain, 18% reported having upper back pain, and 22% reported having low back pain...
  86. ncbi Prescription of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and muscle relaxants for back pain in the United States
    Xuemei Luo
    Center for Clinical Effectiveness, Duke Clinical Research Institute, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 29:E531-7. 2004
    ..OBJECTIVE.: To examine national prescription patterns of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) and muscle relaxants among individuals with back pain in the United States.
  87. ncbi Magnetic resonance study of disc degeneration in young low-back pain patients
    H Paajanen
    Department of Surgery, Central Hospital of Mikkeli, Finland
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 14:982-5. 1989
    ..disc degeneration (DD), diagnosed with magnetic resonance imaging, was analyzed in young patients with low-back pain (LBP)...
  88. ncbi Heritability of spinal pain and consequences of spinal pain: a comprehensive genetic epidemiologic analysis using a population-based sample of 15,328 twins ages 20-71 years
    Jan Hartvigsen
    Clinical Locomotion Science, University of Southern Denmark, Campusvej 55, 5230 Odense M, and Nordic Institute of Chiropractic and Clinical Biomechanics, Clinical Locomotion Science, Forskerparken 10A, 5230 Odense M, Denmark
    Arthritis Rheum 61:1343-51. 2009
    ..To assess the relative contribution of genetic and environmental factors to different definitions of spinal pain and consequences of spinal pain...
  89. ncbi European comparison of costs and quality in the treatment of acute back pain
    Afschin Gandjour
    Institute of Health Economics and Clinical Epidemiology, University of Cologne, Cologne, Germany
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 30:969-75. 2005
    ..Retrospective multicenter observational study...
  90. ncbi A review of psychological risk factors in back and neck pain
    S J Linton
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Orebro Medical Center, Orebro, Sweden
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 25:1148-56. 2000
    The literature on psychological factors in neck and back pain was systematically searched and reviewed.
  91. ncbi An international comparison of back surgery rates
    D C Cherkin
    Department of Health Services, University of Washington, Seattle
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 19:1201-6. 1994
    ..Better outcome studies, however, are needed to determine whether Americans are being subjected to excessive surgery or if those in other developed countries are suffering because back surgery is underutilized...
  92. ncbi Lifetime asymptomatic for back pain: the validity of self-report measures in soldiers
    Eugene J Carragee
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 34:978-83. 2009
    ..A 5-year prospective observational study in US Army Reserve soldiers...
  93. ncbi The prevalence and characteristics of back pain among school children in New Zealand
    Fiona C Trevelyan
    Centre for Ergonomics, Occupational Safety and Health, Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand
    Ergonomics 53:1455-60. 2010
    A cross-sectional survey among 245 children was conducted to establish the prevalence and characteristics of back pain in school children aged 11-14 years...
  94. ncbi High-quality controlled trials on preventing episodes of back problems: systematic literature review in working-age adults
    Stanley J Bigos
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Spine J 9:147-68. 2009
    ..Back problems (BPs), with their cost and disability, are a substantial burden for individuals, employers, and society...
  95. pmc BRIEF REPORT: Patient-physician agreement as a predictor of outcomes in patients with back pain
    Thomas O Staiger
    Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Wash, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 20:935-7. 2005
    ..To determine whether a patient-physician agreement instrument predicts important health outcomes...
  96. ncbi Participating in and delivering the ATEAM trial (Alexander technique lessons, exercise, and massage) interventions for chronic back pain: A qualitative study of professional perspectives
    Angela Beattie
    Department of Social Medicine, Canynge Hall, University of Bristol, 39 Whatley Road, Bristol BS8 2PR, United Kingdom
    Complement Ther Med 18:119-27. 2010
    ..professionals' experiences of participation, perceived benefits and acceptability of the interventions delivered in the ATEAM trial (Alexander technique lessons, exercise, and massage), for patients with chronic or recurrent back pain.
  97. pmc Fracture rate and back pain during and after discontinuation of teriparatide: 36-month data from the European Forsteo Observational Study (EFOS)
    A Fahrleitner-Pammer
    Medical University, Graz, Austria
    Osteoporos Int 22:2709-19. 2011
    ..Fracture reduction was accompanied by reductions in back pain.
  98. ncbi Guided internet-based cognitive behavioural treatment for chronic back pain reduces pain catastrophizing: a randomized controlled trial
    Monica Buhrman
    Department of Psychology, Uppsala University, Sweden
    J Rehabil Med 43:500-5. 2011
    The aim of this study was to investigate whether an Internet-based cognitive behavioural intervention would have an effect on the symptoms of chronic back pain.
  99. ncbi Cancer as a cause of back pain: frequency, clinical presentation, and diagnostic strategies
    R A Deyo
    Department of Medicine, The University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio
    J Gen Intern Med 3:230-8. 1988
    b>Back pain is very common. Rarely, it may be the first manifestation of cancer...
  100. pmc Differences in pain, function and coping in Multidimensional Pain Inventory subgroups of chronic back pain: a one-group pretest-posttest study
    Martin L Verra
    Physiotherapy Institute, Bern University Hospital, 3010 Bern, Switzerland
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 12:145. 2011
    Patients with non-specific back pain are not a homogeneous group but heterogeneous with regard to their bio-psycho-social impairments...
  101. ncbi Pain site and the effects of amputation pain: further clarification of the meaning of mild, moderate, and severe pain
    M P Jensen
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Box 356490, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA 98195 6490, USA
    Pain 91:317-22. 2001
    ..Two-hundred and five persons with acquired amputation and phantom limb pain, back pain, or both, rated their average pain intensity and degree of pain interference for each type of pain...

Research Grants70

  1. Social Role Disability and Mental-Physical Co-Morbidity
    Michael Von Korff; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  2. Integrated Care for Depression and Chronic Back Pain
    Michael Von Korff; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..This proposal seeks support for a pilot study of an integrated intervention for depression and chronic back pain. The proposed pilot study will accomplish the following specific aims: Aim 1: Develop an integrated intervention ..
  3. Long-term Opioid Management of Chronic Pain: Trends and Risks
    Michael Von Korff; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Little is known about the determinants and risks of this treatment regimen. This research focuses on back pain as a tracer condition...
  4. Depression-Diabetes Care Disparities, Adverse Outcomes
    Michael Von Korff; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Aim 3: Set priorities for integrated services - We will assess criteria relevant to priorities for integrated management of diabetes, depression and associated behavioral risk factors. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  5. Paraspinal Denervation in Low Back Pain
    Andrew J Haig; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The results will help doctors avoid unnecessary surgery and help scientists to understand more about how spinal stenosis disables so many older people. ..
  6. PARASPINAL MUSCLE DENERVATION AND SYMPTOMS IN LUMBAR SS
    Andrew Haig; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Five groups of 30 subjects older than 55 years old, including: asymptomatic persons (healthy persons without low back pain) from the community, persons with lock back pain (LBP) but no stenosis on MRI, persons with stenosis symptoms ..
  7. Effectiveness of patient lift equipment
    Hester Lipscomb; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..The proposed work addresses several NIOSH priority areas including health care workers, back injuries, and intervention effectiveness research. ..
  8. Panic and Smoking Cessation
    Michael Zvolensky; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ....
  9. UW Multidisciplinary Clinical Research Training (RMI)
    Richard Deyo; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ....
  10. WORK AND HEALTH DISPARITIES AMONG RURAL WOMEN
    Hester Lipscomb; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Education will also be targeted to medical providers in this geographic area on work exposures and conditions, exposure response, prevention, basic epidemiology, and ergonomics. ..
  11. Neurohormonal Effects of Massage Therapy
    Tiffany Field; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The K05 would allow me to increase my research time including being mentored and mentoring students from 25 to 75% time. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  12. Pain Regulatory Dysfunction in Chronic Pain
    Stephen Bruehl; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Sixty chronic low back pain patients and 60 pain-free controls will participate in two laboratory sessions, once under alpha-2 adrenergic ..
  13. SHAM-CONTROLLED TRIAL OF PERCUTANEOUS VERTEBROPLASTY
    David Kallmes; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..abstract_text> ..
  14. Taking Community Action Against Pain
    MANNEY REID; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..g., senior centers). [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  15. Smoking and Panic Vulnerability
    Michael Zvolensky; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  16. PAIN REGULATORY SYSTEM DYSFUNCTION IN CHRONIC PAIN
    Stephen Bruehl; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Sixty chronic pain patients (study l=neuropathic back pain, study 2=nociceptive back pain) and 60 healthy controls will undergo a laboratory ischemic pain stimulus once ..
  17. Improved Animal Modeling of Saccular Aneurysms
    David F Kallmes; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This program will enhance health by preventing the catastrophic events resulting from spontaneous rupture of intracranial aneurysms. ..
  18. Genetic Determinants of Ankylosing Spondylitis Severity
    Michael Weisman; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  19. Complications of Surgery for Spinal Stenosis: A Clinical Prediction Rule
    Richard A Deyo; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..PUBLIC HEALTH RELEVANCE: A new method for estimating surgical risk will improve patient safety and assist in surgical decision-making, informed consent, monitoring surgical products, &improving quality assessment. ..
  20. NIAMS Muiltidisciplinary Clinical Research Center in...
    Richard Deyo; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..These conditions, especially low back pain and carpal tunnel syndrome, are among the most common and disabling conditions in working age populations...
  21. Labor Market Discrimination and Substance Use Disorders
    Marjorie Baldwin; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..If the results suggest that the ADA has not had its intended effects, then further investigation is needed to identify why the policy change has been ineffective for this group. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  22. Characterizing temporal dynamics of spontaneous pain
    APKAR APKARIAN; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Our preliminary results suggest that D is different between chronic post herpetic neuropathy patients, chronic back pain patients, normal subjects imagining having back pain, and normal subjects rating a thermal painful stimulus...
  23. Massaging Preterm Infants Enhances Growth
    Tiffany Field; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  24. Cortical Dynamics for Pain Perception in Behaving Rats
    APKAR APKARIAN; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  25. Back Disorders in Union Carpenters
    Hester Lipscomb; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The project addresses a number of areas of expressed interest to NIOSH including construction workers, back disorders, surveillance methods and health services research. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  26. Persons with Mental Disorders in the Labor Market
    Marjorie Baldwin; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Yet discrimination may still prevent them from achieving their full potential. ..
  27. Anger Expression, Opioid Dysfunction, and Chronic Pain
    Stephen Bruehl; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..One hundred forty subjects with chronic low back pain and 80 pain-free healthy subjects will participate in two laboratory sessions, once under opioid blockade with ..
  28. Genetic and Tissue Engineering for Aneurysms
    David Kallmes; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Successful implementation of this research program will advance the field of genetic and tissue engineering and will improve the care of patients harboring life-threatening cerebral aneurysms. ..
  29. Anxiety Sensitivity and Smoking
    Michael Zvolensky; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  30. Implementing a Cognitive/Exercise Therapy for Back Pain in The Community Setting
    MANNEY REID; Fiscal Year: 2008
    Among older persons, chronic back pain (CBP) is a common, morbid, and costly disorder...
  31. Sensitivity to Emotional Distress
    Michael Zvolensky; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Findings from this investigation should result in improved methods of identifying smokers at-risk for early lapse, so that they may be targeted for nicotine dependence treatments that will meet their specific needs. ..
  32. Prenatal Depression and a Yoga Intervention
    Tiffany M Field; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..We would expect that yoga would decrease depression, increase vagal activity, decrease cortisol and increase gestational age (decrease prematurity). ..
  33. A Website for the Self-Management of Chronic Back Pain
    Emil Chiauzzi; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..com for patients with chronic back pain. MyHealthyBack...
  34. Chronic Pain Prevention after SCI and Limb Loss
    Dawn Ehde; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  35. Developing a Computer Adaptive TBI Cognitive Measure
    Craig Velozo; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The long-term objective is to develop an efficient, precise and ecologically valid instrument to evaluate outcomes of TBI interventions. ..
  36. MUSCLE RESPONSE TO STRESS IN CANINE MUSCULAR DYSTROPHY
    MARTIN CHILDERS; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..It is anticipated that findings will improve the understanding of how dystrophic muscle responds to physical stress resulting in improved treatment for patients with Duchenne muscular dystrophy. ..
  37. OR2020 Workshop: Operating Room of the Future
    Kevin Cleary; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The workshop is currently scheduled to be held from April 16-17, 2004, at Turf Valley Conference Center in Ellicot City, Maryland. ..
  38. Robotically Assisted Mouse Interventions
    Kevin Cleary; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..3. Perform a feasibility study using 10 mice to demonstrate the ability of the robot to biopsy the mouse flank as selected on the MRI images and evaluate the accuracy of the system. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  39. RCT of Arthroscopic Partial Meniscectomy in OA
    Jeffrey Katz; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..If funded, these planning activities would enable us initiate the full trial with minimal delay. ..
  40. HIV/STDs CD-ROM for Hispanic Substance Abusers
    Emil Chiauzzi; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..If Seguro y Sobrio ultimately enhances HIV/STDs prevention in Hispanic drug abusers, its national commercial potential would be significant. ..
  41. Software Toolkit for Image Guided Surgery
    Kevin Cleary; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Dissemination activities will be undertaken with the aim of fostering the use of the toolkit in research and clinical applications. ..
  42. CT fluoroscopy guided robotically assisted lung biopsy
    Kevin Cleary; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The system will be validated in phantom and animal studies. The R33 phase will result in a system that is ready for clinical trials. ..
  43. Spanish Diabetes Self-Management Programs
    Kate Lorig; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ....
  44. BETTER ANTIRETROVIRAL ADHERENCE: HIV+ AMPHETAMINE USERS
    J Atkinson; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ....
  45. Leupeptin in a Canine Model of Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy
    MARTIN CHILDERS; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Specific Aim #4b: Compare lean body muscle mass and calpain activity between leupeptin and placebo-treated GRMD dogs. ..
  46. Jane Addams Substance Abuse Research Collaboration
    James Swartz; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Three pilot projects will support mentoring of faculty by senior substance abuse researchers and serve as platforms for fully developed research proposals. ..
  47. International Scientific Conference on Prevention of Work Related Musculoskeletal
    Laura Punnett; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  48. PHYSICAL ACTIVITY IN THE TREATMENT OF OBESITY
    Ross Andersen; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Does mode of exercise influence changes in body composition? 4. Does mode of exercise influence exercise enjoyment and exercise self-efficacy? ..
  49. Bracing in Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis (BrAIST)
    Stuart Weinstein; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  50. EVALUATION OF A LOW BACK PAIN PATIENT EDUCATION PROGRAM
    Kate Lorig; Fiscal Year: 2001
    DESCRIPTION: This is a demonstration project which proposes to evaluate a new generation low back pain patient education program...
  51. Internet-Based Stress Management for College Students
    Emil Chiauzzi; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The final product will be marketed as part of a comprehensive college health website. ..
  52. Evaluating Reversible Spinal Fixation in Biped Rats
    Charles Henderson; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..This progressive plan of study will permit evaluation of biological mechanisms thought to link the manipulable lesion (subluxation) with spinal manipulation and the chiropractic clinical experience. ..
  53. FAMILY STUDIES OF THE GENETICS OF ANKYLOSING SPONDYLITIS
    John Reveille; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  54. Development and Validation of Measures of Pain Behaviors in Chronic Pain
    KARON FRANCES COOK; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Chronic pain complaints include headache, low back pain, cancer pain, arthritis pain, neurogenic pain (pain resulting from damage to the peripheral nerves or to the ..
  55. Safety of Lumbar Fusion Surgery for Chronic Back Pain
    Sohail Mirza; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..concretely, measure end-results of spinal disorders in general, and define outcomes for treated and untreated back pain and whiplash injuries in particular...
  56. Management of Chronic Pain in Rehabilitation Medicine
    Mark Jensen; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..A Scientific Core will provide scientific direction, project coordination, data collection and management, statistical support, and shared scientific expertise. ..
  57. HEALTH/SAFETY IMPACT OF ONTARIOS DRINKING HOURS
    Evelyn Vingilis; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Alcohol-related casualties for both cities will be subjected to time-series analyses. In addition, Detroit data will be disaggregated to analyze the trends of alcohol-related casualties involving Ontario drivers. ..
  58. INTERNET-BASED ALCOHOL INFORMATION FOR COLLEGE STUDENTS
    Emil Chiauzzi; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..We envision that this website would generate revenues through the sale of advertising space and health-related products. ..
  59. EFFECTS OF AN ERGONOMIC INTERVENTION FOR COMPUTER WORK
    David Rempel; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..5SD) of the pain severity-week score. The total cost of implementing the intervention will be estimated. The findings and recommendations will be disseminated statewide in cooperation with the California Department of Health Services. ..
  60. Spatial, Temporal, Social Disparities in Breast Cancer
    Mario Schootman; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  61. INTERNET BASED SMOKING EDUCATION FOR COLLEGE STUDENTS
    Emil Chiauzzi; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Finally, we will gather satisfaction data from participating students and acceptance feedback from health professionals at participating colleges. ..
  62. Neighborhood effects on Quality of Life in Breast Cancer
    Mario Schootman; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..g., individual and neighborhoods simultaneously) using a multi-pronged approach to improve QoL, as recently recommended by the Institute of Medicine. ..
  63. AN ALTERNATIVE FOR INCARCERATED SUBSTANCE ABUSERS
    Emil Chiauzzi; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..If such a program could demonstrate clinical efficacy in field trials with this high-risk population, the commercial potential would be extraordinary. ..
  64. A model for wrist and elbow musculoskeletal disorders
    David Rempel; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ....
  65. Collaborative Study:Workplace Musculoskeletal Disorders
    David Rempel; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Study methods, instruments, and data format will be coordinated with the NIOSH Work-related Musculoskeletal Disorders Consortium. ..
  66. College Administrator Website for Alcohol Programming
    Emil Chiauzzi; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The goal is a final product that will help colleges and universities develop task forces so that comprehensive, cohesive alcohol prevention programming replaces piecemeal and reactive program development. ..
  67. Geographic Variation of Breast Cancer Survival
    Mario Schootman; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The findings of the proposed study will identify geographic disparities in survival and factors responsible, which can be used to develop and implement future interventions to reduce these disparities. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  68. TENDON FORCE DURING OCCUPATIONAL HAND ACTIVITIES
    David Rempel; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..The proposed study is a collaborative effort between the University of California Ergonomics Program (UCSF), Hand and Microsurgery (UCSP), Mechanical Engineering (UC Berkeley), and the Smith-Kettlewell Eye Research Institute. ..
  69. Evaluation of the NAGCAT Tractor Guidelines
    Fadi Fathallah; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..It is anticipated that once the recommended revisions are incorporated into the NAGCAT, the risks of traumatic and fatal injuries to children due to tractor operation will be reduced. ..
  70. Disability Risk in Work-Related Musculoskeletal Injury
    Gary Franklin; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....