shoulder

Summary

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Measuring the whole or the parts? Validity, reliability, and responsiveness of the Disabilities of the Arm, Shoulder and Hand outcome measure in different regions of the upper extremity
    D E Beaton
    Institute for Work and Health Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Hand Ther 14:128-46. 2001
  2. ncbi Shoulder joint kinetics and pathology in manual wheelchair users
    Jennifer L Mercer
    Human Engineering Research Laboratories, 151R1 H, VA Rehabilitation Research and Development Center, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare Systems, 7180 Highland Drive, PA 15206, USA
    Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon) 21:781-9. 2006
  3. ncbi Validation of the Dutch version of the Simple Shoulder Test
    Derk A van Kampen
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology, Onze Lieve Vrouwe Gasthuis, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Shoulder Elbow Surg 21:808-14. 2012
  4. ncbi Systematic review of prognostic cohort studies on shoulder disorders
    Ton Kuijpers
    Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine, VU University Medical Center, Van der Boechorststraat 7, 1081 BT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Pain 109:420-31. 2004
  5. ncbi Constraints on the morphological evolution of marsupial shoulder girdles
    Karen E Sears
    Committee on Evolutionary Biology, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    Evolution 58:2353-70. 2004
  6. pmc Limb sparing surgery for bone tumours of the shoulder girdle: the oncological and functional results
    Qiang Yang
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Qilu Hospital of Shandong University, Jinan, People s Republic of China
    Int Orthop 34:869-75. 2010
  7. ncbi On functional motor adaptations: from the quantification of motor strategies to the prevention of musculoskeletal disorders in the neck-shoulder region
    P Madeleine
    Laboratory for Ergonomics and Work related Disorders, Department of Health Science and Technology, Aalborg University, Center for Sensory Motor Interaction, Aalborg, Denmark
    Acta Physiol (Oxf) 199:1-46. 2010
  8. ncbi Cerebral ischemia during shoulder surgery in the upright position: a case series
    Andrea Pohl
    Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, Elizabeth s Medical Center, Boston, MA 02135, USA
    J Clin Anesth 17:463-9. 2005
  9. ncbi Shoulder disability after different selective neck dissections (levels II-IV versus levels II-V): a comparative study
    Johnny Cappiello
    Departments of Otolaryngology, University of Brescia, 25123 Brescia, Italy
    Laryngoscope 115:259-63. 2005
  10. ncbi Variations in anatomy at the suprascapular notch possibly causing suprascapular nerve entrapment: an anatomical study
    A Bayramoglu
    Department of Anatomy, Faculty of Medicine, Hacettepe University, 06100 Sihhiye, Ankara, Turkey
    Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc 11:393-8. 2003

Detail Information

Publications335 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi Measuring the whole or the parts? Validity, reliability, and responsiveness of the Disabilities of the Arm, Shoulder and Hand outcome measure in different regions of the upper extremity
    D E Beaton
    Institute for Work and Health Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Hand Ther 14:128-46. 2001
    The Disabilities of the Arm, Shoulder and Hand (DASH) outcome measure was developed to evaluate disability and symptoms in single or multiple disorders of the upper limb at one point or at many points in time.
  2. ncbi Shoulder joint kinetics and pathology in manual wheelchair users
    Jennifer L Mercer
    Human Engineering Research Laboratories, 151R1 H, VA Rehabilitation Research and Development Center, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare Systems, 7180 Highland Drive, PA 15206, USA
    Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon) 21:781-9. 2006
    ..users rely heavily on their upper limbs for independent mobility which likely leads to a high prevalence of shoulder pain and injury...
  3. ncbi Validation of the Dutch version of the Simple Shoulder Test
    Derk A van Kampen
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology, Onze Lieve Vrouwe Gasthuis, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Shoulder Elbow Surg 21:808-14. 2012
    The Simple Shoulder Test (SST) is an internationally used patient-reported outcome for clinical practice and research purposes...
  4. ncbi Systematic review of prognostic cohort studies on shoulder disorders
    Ton Kuijpers
    Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine, VU University Medical Center, Van der Boechorststraat 7, 1081 BT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Pain 109:420-31. 2004
    b>Shoulder complaints are common and have an unfavourable outcome in many patients. Only 50% of all new episodes of shoulder disorders end in complete recovery within 6 months...
  5. ncbi Constraints on the morphological evolution of marsupial shoulder girdles
    Karen E Sears
    Committee on Evolutionary Biology, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    Evolution 58:2353-70. 2004
    ..gestation times to immature neonates that immediately crawl, under the power of their precociously developed shoulder girdles, to the teat where they attach and complete their early development...
  6. pmc Limb sparing surgery for bone tumours of the shoulder girdle: the oncological and functional results
    Qiang Yang
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Qilu Hospital of Shandong University, Jinan, People s Republic of China
    Int Orthop 34:869-75. 2010
    It is a great challenge to spare the upper limb with a malignant or invasive benign bone tumour of the shoulder girdle...
  7. ncbi On functional motor adaptations: from the quantification of motor strategies to the prevention of musculoskeletal disorders in the neck-shoulder region
    P Madeleine
    Laboratory for Ergonomics and Work related Disorders, Department of Health Science and Technology, Aalborg University, Center for Sensory Motor Interaction, Aalborg, Denmark
    Acta Physiol (Oxf) 199:1-46. 2010
    ..low load and by repetitive actions show a high prevalence of work-related musculoskeletal disorders (WMSD) in the neck-shoulder region. Moreover, muscle fatigue and discomfort are reported to play a relevant initiating role in WMSD.
  8. ncbi Cerebral ischemia during shoulder surgery in the upright position: a case series
    Andrea Pohl
    Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, Elizabeth s Medical Center, Boston, MA 02135, USA
    J Clin Anesth 17:463-9. 2005
    We report 4 cases of ischemic brain and spinal cord injury after shoulder surgery in the beach chair position, using data from medical legal case reviews...
  9. ncbi Shoulder disability after different selective neck dissections (levels II-IV versus levels II-V): a comparative study
    Johnny Cappiello
    Departments of Otolaryngology, University of Brescia, 25123 Brescia, Italy
    Laryngoscope 115:259-63. 2005
    The objective was to compare the results of clinical and electrophysiological investigations of shoulder function in patients affected by head and neck carcinoma treated with concomitant surgery on the primary and the neck with different ..
  10. ncbi Variations in anatomy at the suprascapular notch possibly causing suprascapular nerve entrapment: an anatomical study
    A Bayramoglu
    Department of Anatomy, Faculty of Medicine, Hacettepe University, 06100 Sihhiye, Ankara, Turkey
    Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc 11:393-8. 2003
    ..To our knowledge, close relationship of subscapularis muscle with the suprascapular nerve as a possible risk factor for suprascapular nerve entrapment has not been mentioned previously...
  11. ncbi Associations between work-related factors and specific disorders of the shoulder--a systematic review of the literature
    Rogier M van Rijn
    Erasmus MC University Medical Center, Department of General Practice, Room Wk 109, PO Box 2040, 3000 CA Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Scand J Work Environ Health 36:189-201. 2010
    Our aim was to provide a quantitative assessment of the exposure-response relationships between work-related physical and psychosocial factors and the occurrence of specific shoulder disorders in occupational populations.
  12. pmc Suprascapular nerve entrapment. A meta-analysis
    Harald Zehetgruber
    University Hospital Vienna, Department of Orthopaedics, Wahringer Gurtel 18 20, 1090 Vienna, Austria
    Int Orthop 26:339-43. 2002
    ..Ganglions usually cause isolated infraspinatus atrophy, whereas a combined atrophy of the supra- and infraspinatus muscles is more common in cases in which the nerve is compressed by the ligament...
  13. pmc Neural crest origins of the neck and shoulder
    Toshiyuki Matsuoka
    Wolfson Institute for Biomedical Research, University College London, Gower Street, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    Nature 436:347-55. 2005
    The neck and shoulder region of vertebrates has undergone a complex evolutionary history...
  14. pmc Motion of the shoulder complex during multiplanar humeral elevation
    Paula M Ludewig
    Orthopaedic Biomechanics Laboratory, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 91:378-89. 2009
    Many prior studies have evaluated shoulder motion, yet no three-dimensional analysis comparing the combined clavicular, scapular, and humeral motion during arm elevation has been done...
  15. pmc Biomechanics and strength of manual wheelchair users
    Fabrisia Ambrosio
    Department of Rehabilitation Science and Technology, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Spinal Cord Med 28:407-14. 2005
    Previous investigations have identified muscular imbalance in the shoulder as a source of pain and injury in manual wheelchair users...
  16. ncbi Reliability of five methods for assessing shoulder range of motion
    K Hayes
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, St George Hospital, Kogarah, New South Wales 2217
    Aust J Physiother 47:289-94. 2001
    In symptomatic subjects, the reliability of tests for shoulder joint range of motion has yet to be determined...
  17. ncbi Shoulder US: anatomy, technique, and scanning pitfalls
    Jon A Jacobson
    Department of Radiology, University of Michigan Medical Center, 1500 E Medical Center Dr, TC 2910L, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Radiology 260:6-16. 2011
    The accuracy of shoulder ultrasonography (US) is largely dependent on the US examination technique...
  18. ncbi The use of targeted muscle reinnervation for improved myoelectric prosthesis control in a bilateral shoulder disarticulation amputee
    T A Kuiken
    Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, Department of PM and R at Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    Prosthet Orthot Int 28:245-53. 2004
    ..the control of a myoelectric upper limb prosthesis was achieved in a patient with bilateral amputations at the shoulder disarticulation level...
  19. ncbi Increased proportion of megafibers in chronically painful muscles
    Lars L Andersen
    National Research Centre for the Working Environment, Copenhagen Ø, Denmark
    Pain 139:588-93. 2008
    ..In conclusion, this study shows that trapezius myalgia is associated with a significantly higher percentage of grossly hypertrophied type I muscle fibers with poor capillarization - type I megafibers...
  20. pmc Microbiologic diagnosis of prosthetic shoulder infection by use of implant sonication
    Kerryl E Piper
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, 200 First St S W, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 47:1878-84. 2009
    ..tissue culture to implant sonication followed by sonicate fluid culture for the diagnosis of prosthetic shoulder infection...
  21. pmc Critical appraisal of subjective outcome measures used in the assessment of shoulder disability
    Aravind S Desai
    Department of Upper Limb Surgery, Wrightington Hospital, Wigan, UK
    Ann R Coll Surg Engl 92:9-13. 2010
    ..Hence, in this article, five common subjective shoulder outcome measures are critically appraised in terms of their development, validity, reliability, responsiveness ..
  22. ncbi Identification of neck-shoulder disorders in a 1 year follow-up study. Validation Of a questionnaire-based method
    A Kaergaard
    Department of Occupational Health, Herning Hospital, DK 7400, Herning, Denmark
    Pain 86:305-10. 2000
    ..study the efficiency of a screening questionnaire-based method to identify prevalent and incident cases of neck-shoulder disorders...
  23. ncbi Deficits following nonoperative treatment of displaced midshaft clavicular fractures
    Michael D McKee
    Division of Orthopaedics, Department of Surgery, St Michael s Hospital and the University of Toronto, 55 Queen Street East, Suite 800, Toronto, ON M5C 1R6, Canada
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 88:35-40. 2006
    ....
  24. ncbi Randomized multicenter trial of sentinel node biopsy versus standard axillary treatment in operable breast cancer: the ALMANAC Trial
    Robert E Mansel
    Department of Surgery, Cardiff University, Cardiff, UK
    J Natl Cancer Inst 98:599-609. 2006
    ....
  25. ncbi Neuromuscular assessment in elderly workers with and without work related shoulder/neck trouble: the NEW-study design and physiological findings
    G Sjøgaard
    National Institute of Occupational Health, Copenhagen Ø, Denmark
    Eur J Appl Physiol 96:110-21. 2006
    Musculoskeletal disorders in the neck and shoulder area are a major occupational concern in the European countries especially among elderly females...
  26. ncbi Pain relief after arthroscopic shoulder surgery: a comparison of intraarticular analgesia, suprascapular nerve block, and interscalene brachial plexus block
    François J Singelyn
    Department of Anesthesiology, School of Medicine, Catholic University of Louvain, St Luc Hospital, Avenue Hippocrate 10 1821, B 1200 Brussels, Belgium
    Anesth Analg 99:589-92, table of contents. 2004
    ..We conclude that ISB is the most efficient analgesic technique after arthroscopic acromioplasty. SSN block would be a clinically appropriate alternative...
  27. ncbi Acute and nonacute complications associated with interscalene block and shoulder surgery: a prospective study
    A Borgeat
    Department of Anesthesiology, Orthopedic University Clinic Zurich Balgrist, Zurich, Switzerland
    Anesthesiology 95:875-80. 2001
    ..The incidence, etiology, and evolution of complications after interscalene brachial plexus block (ISB) are not well-known. The authors prospectively monitored 521 patients for complications during the first 9 months after ISB...
  28. ncbi Respiratory and stress-induced activation of low-threshold motor units in the human trapezius muscle
    Rolf H Westgaard
    Institute of Industrial Economics and Technology Management, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
    Exp Brain Res 175:689-701. 2006
    ..Constant-amplitude contractions with shoulder elevation, controlled by feedback of the root mean square detected surface electromyographic (SEMG) signal, ..
  29. ncbi Contrasting effects of finger and shoulder interpersonal light touch on standing balance
    Leif Johannsen
    Behavioural Brain Sciences Centre, School of Psychology, Univ of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK B15 2TT
    J Neurophysiol 107:216-25. 2012
    ..standing in either normal bipedal or tandem Romberg stance with eyes closed and using IPLT (finger to finger or shoulder to shoulder) or no contact, provided 4 trials of 30-s duration in each of 12 posture-touch combinations...
  30. ncbi The prevalence of a diabetic condition and adhesive capsulitis of the shoulder
    Connie B Tighe
    Orthopaedic and Joint Replacement Center, Pinehurst Surgical, PA, Pinehurst, NC, USA
    South Med J 101:591-5. 2008
    Adhesive capsulitis is characterized by a progressive and painful loss of shoulder motion of unknown etiology. Previous studies have found the prevalence of adhesive capsulitis to be slightly greater than 2% in the general population...
  31. ncbi Magnetic resonance imaging accuracy for the diagnosis of superior labrum anterior-posterior lesions in the community setting: eighty-three arthroscopically confirmed cases
    Bryan L Reuss
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Orlando Regional Healthcare System, Orlando, FL, USA
    J Shoulder Elbow Surg 15:580-5. 2006
    ..Musculoskeletal radiologists were more accurate than the community radiologists; however, the musculoskeletal radiologists were not as accurate as previous literature might predict...
  32. ncbi The influence of experimentally induced pain on shoulder muscle activity
    Louise Pyndt Diederichsen
    Institute of Sports Medicine Copenhagen, Bispebjerg Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Exp Brain Res 194:329-37. 2009
    Muscle function is altered in painful shoulder conditions. However, the influence of shoulder pain on muscle coordination of the shoulder has not been fully clarified...
  33. ncbi Musculoskeletal problems of the neck, shoulder, and back and functional consequences in nurses
    Alison M Trinkoff
    Department of Behavioral and Community Health, University of Maryland School of Nursing, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    Am J Ind Med 41:170-8. 2002
    ..Though musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) are highly prevalent among registered nurses (RNs), little is known about functional consequences of MSDs in nurses...
  34. pmc EEG-based classification for elbow versus shoulder torque intentions involving stroke subjects
    Jie Zhou
    Department of Computer Science, Northern Illinois University, USA
    Comput Biol Med 39:443-52. 2009
    The ultimate aim for classifying elbow versus shoulder torque intentions is to develop robust brain-computer interface (BCI) devices for patients who suffer from movement disorders following brain injury such as stroke...
  35. ncbi Multidetector spiral CT arthrography of the shoulder. Clinical applications and limits, with MR arthrography and arthroscopic correlations
    Frederic E Lecouvet
    Departments of Radiology and Orthopaedic Surgery, Cliniques Universitaires Saint Luc, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium
    Eur J Radiol 68:120-36. 2008
    Although MR imaging and MR arthrography are the first choice modalities for shoulder imaging, CT arthrography (CTA) may be used successfully to address many clinical questions...
  36. ncbi Risk of shoulder dystocia: associations with parity and offspring birthweight. A population study of 1 914 544 deliveries
    Eva A Overland
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Akershus University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 91:483-8. 2012
    We estimated the associations of parity and offspring birthweight with the risk of shoulder dystocia, and studied whether the association of offspring birthweight differed by parity.
  37. ncbi Relative shoulder flexor and handgrip strength is related to upper limb function after stroke
    Catherine Mercier
    Ecole de readaptation, Université de Montréal and Centre de recherche interdisciplinaire en réadaptation, site IRM, Montreal, QC, Canada
    Clin Rehabil 18:215-21. 2004
    ..To compare the relative strength of different muscle groups of the paretic upper limb and assess the relationship with motor performance...
  38. ncbi Scapular dyskinesis and its relation to shoulder injury
    W Benjamin Kibler
    The Shoulder Center of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, USA
    J Am Acad Orthop Surg 20:364-72. 2012
    The scapula plays a key role in nearly every aspect of normal shoulder function. Scapular dyskinesis-altered scapular positioning and motion-is found in association with most shoulder injuries...
  39. ncbi Shoulder kinematics in 25 patients with impingement and 12 controls
    E Hallstrom
    Department of Orthopaedics, Uddevalla Hospital, Sweden
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 448:22-7. 2006
    We used dynamic radiostereometry to study the three-dimensional kinematics of the shoulder joint during active abduction...
  40. ncbi Profile of isokinetic eccentric-to-concentric strength ratios of shoulder rotator muscles in elite female team handball players
    Marilia Dos Santos Andrade
    Department of Physiology, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, Vila Clementino, Sao Paulo SP, 04023 900, Brazil
    J Sports Sci 28:743-9. 2010
    The purpose of this study was to establish the isokinetic profile of shoulder rotator muscles strength in female handball players...
  41. pmc Prevalence and anatomical location of muscle tenderness in adults with nonspecific neck/shoulder pain
    Lars L Andersen
    National Research Centre for the Working Environment, Lersø Parkallé 105, DK 2100 Copenhagen Ø, Denmark
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 12:169. 2011
    Many adults experience bothersome neck/shoulder pain. While research and treatment strategies often focus on the upper trapezius, other neck/shoulder muscles may be affected as well...
  42. ncbi Qigong training and effects on stress, neck-shoulder pain and life quality in a computerised office environment
    L Skoglund
    Department of Medical Sciences, Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Uppsala University and University Hospital, Uppsala, Sweden
    Complement Ther Clin Pract 17:54-7. 2011
    ..Qigong is a Chinese health promoting exercise with a rhythmic pattern of slow movements and breathing affecting the autonomous nervous system...
  43. ncbi Rapid muscle activation and force capacity in conditions of chronic musculoskeletal pain
    Lars L Andersen
    National Research Centre for the Working Environment, Copenhagen Ø, Denmark
    Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon) 23:1237-42. 2008
    ..The objective of this study is to investigate rapid muscle activation and force capacity of chronically painful muscles...
  44. ncbi Continuous wound infiltration with ropivacaine reduces pain and analgesic requirement after shoulder surgery
    André Gottschalk
    Department of Anesthesiology, University Hospital Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany
    Anesth Analg 97:1086-91, table of contents. 2003
    After achieving a reduction of pain scores for 10 h with a single dose wound infiltration after shoulder surgery, we examined in a prospective, placebo-controlled and double-blinded study the analgesic effects of continuous wound ..
  45. ncbi Correlation of radiographic, clinical, and patient assessment of shoulder balance following fusion versus nonfusion of the proximal thoracic curve in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis
    Timothy R Kuklo
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 27:2013-20. 2002
    ..Retrospective clinical, radiographic, and patient outcome review of surgically treated adolescent idiopathic scoliosis...
  46. ncbi Simulated computerized adaptive test for patients with shoulder impairments was efficient and produced valid measures of function
    Dennis L Hart
    Focus On Therapeutic Outcomes, Inc, 551 Yopps Cove Road, White Stone, VA 22578, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 59:290-8. 2006
    To test unidimensionality and local independence of a set of shoulder functional status (SFS) items, develop a computerized adaptive test (CAT) of the items using a rating scale item response theory model (RSM), and compare discriminant ..
  47. ncbi Effect of shoulder angle on the activation pattern of the elbow extensors during a submaximal isometric fatiguing contraction
    Andrew W Davidson
    School of Kinesiology, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    Muscle Nerve 42:514-21. 2010
    The aim of this study was to examine the effect of shoulder angle on the electromyographic (EMG) activation pattern of the elbow extensors during a fatiguing contraction. Ten young men (23.5 ± 1...
  48. ncbi Sensitivity of trapezius electromyography to differences between work tasks - influence of gap definition and normalisation methods
    G A Hansson
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, University Hospital, Lund, Sweden
    J Electromyogr Kinesiol 10:103-15. 2000
    ..Normalisation to RVE, rather than MVE, improved sensitivity to differences between tasks, and reduced undesirable variability. Muscular rest was more sensitive to task differences than APDF percentiles...
  49. ncbi Bilateral actions of the reticulospinal tract on arm and shoulder muscles in the monkey: stimulus triggered averaging
    Adam G Davidson
    Neuroscience Graduate Studies Program, The Ohio State University, 1583 Perry Street, Rm 516G, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    Exp Brain Res 173:25-39. 2006
    ..Extensor and flexor muscles were studied at the wrist, elbow, and shoulder; muscles acting on the scapula were also studied...
  50. pmc The relation between arm/shoulder problems and quality of life in breast cancer survivors: a cross-sectional and longitudinal study
    Inger Lise Nesvold
    National Resource Center for Late Effects, Department of Oncology, Oslo University Hospital and University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    J Cancer Surviv 5:62-72. 2011
    ..This cross-sectional and longitudinal study of breast cancer survivors (BCSs) examines the associations between arm/shoulder problems (ASPs), which consist of pain, restricted mobility and lymphedema, and different aspects of quality of ..
  51. ncbi Dysfunction of endogenous pain inhibition during exercise with painful muscles in patients with shoulder myalgia and fibromyalgia
    Lisa Lannersten
    Osher Center for Integrative Medicine, Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    Pain 151:77-86. 2010
    The aim of this study was to investigate how exercise influenced endogenous pain modulation in healthy controls, shoulder myalgia patients and fibromyalgia (FM) patients...
  52. ncbi Clinical outcome and imaging of arthroscopic single-row and double-row rotator cuff repair: a prospective randomized trial
    Hsiao Li Ma
    National Yang Ming University School of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan
    Arthroscopy 28:16-24. 2012
    ....
  53. ncbi Arm/shoulder problems and insomnia symptoms in breast cancer survivors: cross-sectional, controlled and longitudinal observations
    Alv A Dahl
    National Resource Center for Late Effects, Department of Oncology, Oslo University Hospital and University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    Sleep Med 12:584-90. 2011
    In breast cancer survivors (BCSs) the relation between insomnia symptoms and arm/shoulder problems has hardly been investigated...
  54. ncbi Comparison of shoulder flexibility, strength, and function between breast cancer survivors and healthy participants
    Shana Harrington
    Department of Clinical and Applied Movement Sciences, The University of North Florida, Jacksonville, FL, 32224, USA
    J Cancer Surviv 5:167-74. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare ROM, strength, and shoulder function between breast cancer survivors and healthy, matched controls.
  55. ncbi Life-threatening airway edema resulting from prolonged shoulder arthroscopy
    Steven L Orebaugh
    University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Southside, Pennsylvania 15203, USA
    Anesthesiology 99:1456-8. 2003
  56. ncbi Special physical examination tests for superior labrum anterior posterior shoulder tears are clinically limited and invalid: a diagnostic systematic review
    Eric Calvert
    Department of Orthopedics, University of British Columbia, British Columbia, Canada
    J Clin Epidemiol 62:558-63. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to critically evaluate these studies to determine if there was sufficient evidence to support the use of the SLAP physical examination tests as valid and reliable diagnostic test procedures...
  57. ncbi Suprascapular nerve block prolongs analgesia after nonarthroscopic shoulder surgery but does not improve outcome
    Joseph M Neal
    Department of Anesthesiology, Virginia Mason Medical Center, 1100 Ninth Avenue B2 AN, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    Anesth Analg 96:982-6, table of contents. 2003
    Suprascapular nerve block (SSNB) reportedly improves analgesia and 24-h outcomes after arthroscopic shoulder surgery performed under general anesthesia...
  58. ncbi Combined lower body endurance and upper body resistance training improves performance and health parameters in healthy active elderly
    Julien Verney
    Unité de Recherche PPEH, EA 3062, Universite de Saint Etienne, Service de Physiologie Clinique et de l Exercice, CHU de Saint Etienne, Médecine du Sport et Myologie, Pav 9, Hopital Bellevue, 42055, Saint Etienne Cedex 2, France
    Eur J Appl Physiol 97:288-97. 2006
    ..V(O2) peak during leg cycling and arm cranking, isokinetic torque of knee extensor and shoulder abductor and the cross-sectional area (CSA) of several muscles from UB and LB were measured...
  59. ncbi Upper extremity overuse injuries in swimming. A discussion of swimmer's shoulder
    E J Weldon
    Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, John A. Burns School of Medicine, Honolulu, Hawaii
    Clin Sports Med 20:423-38. 2001
    Treatment of shoulder pain includes the following: 1. Avoid all painful activities. 2. A 2-week course of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medication and ice. 3...
  60. ncbi The accuracy of primary care teams in diagnosing disorders of the shoulder
    Shelain Patel
    Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, University College Hospital, London, UK
    J Eval Clin Pract 17:118-22. 2011
    The aim of this retrospective, observational study was to determine the accuracy of diagnoses given by a multitude of primary care services to patients referred to an orthopaedic upper limb surgeon with a focus towards shoulder pathology.
  61. ncbi Anterior shoulder instability: accuracy of MR arthrography in the classification of anteroinferior labroligamentous injuries
    Simone Waldt
    Department of Radiology, Technische Universitat Munchen, Klinikum rechts der Isar, D 81675 Munich, Germany
    Radiology 237:578-83. 2005
    ..To retrospectively evaluate the accuracy of magnetic resonance (MR) arthrography in the classification of anteroinferior labroligamentous injuries by using arthroscopy as the reference standard...
  62. ncbi SLAP tears of the glenoid labrum in contact athletes
    Lennard Funk
    Hope Hospital, Salford, United Kingdom
    Clin J Sport Med 17:1-4. 2007
    ..To describe the distribution and clinical presentation of labral injuries in rugby players and the time taken for them to return to sports...
  63. ncbi Presence of finger extension and shoulder abduction within 72 hours after stroke predicts functional recovery: early prediction of functional outcome after stroke: the EPOS cohort study
    Rinske H M Nijland
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, VU University Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Stroke 41:745-50. 2010
    ..In addition, the effect of the timing of assessment after stroke on the accuracy of prediction was investigated by measurements on days 5 and 9...
  64. ncbi Shoulder function in patients undergoing selective neck dissection with or without radiation and chemotherapy
    Jeremy P Watkins
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, Tennessee, USA
    Head Neck 33:615-9. 2011
    b>Shoulder function can be negatively affected during treatment of upper aerodigestive tract carcinoma...
  65. ncbi Analgesic effectiveness of a continuous versus single-injection interscalene block for minor arthroscopic shoulder surgery
    Michael J Fredrickson
    Auckland City Hospital, Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Reg Anesth Pain Med 35:28-33. 2010
    The utility of continuous perineural infusions for lesser painful shoulder procedures is not well established...
  66. ncbi Effects of cross-education on the muscle after a period of unilateral limb immobilization using a shoulder sling and swathe
    Charlene R A Magnus
    College of Kinesiology, University of Saskatchewan, 87 Campus Dr, Saskatoon, SK S7N 5B2, Canada
    J Appl Physiol (1985) 109:1887-94. 2010
    The purpose of this study was to apply cross-education during 4 wk of unilateral limb immobilization using a shoulder sling and swathe to investigate the effects on muscle strength, muscle size, and muscle activation...
  67. ncbi Task-dependent modulation of propriospinal inputs to human shoulder
    Lynley V Roberts
    Movement Neuroscience Laboratory, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    J Neurophysiol 100:2109-14. 2008
    ..The present study was conducted to determine whether a shoulder stabilizing muscle, infraspinatus (INF), is functionally integrated into the putative cervical propriospinal ..
  68. ncbi Comparison of setup accuracy of three different thermoplastic masks for the treatment of brain and head and neck tumors
    L Gilbeau
    Radiation Oncology Department, , St-Luc University Hospital, 10 Ave. Hippocrate, B-1200 Brussels, Belgium
    Radiother Oncol 58:155-62. 2001
    ..different thermoplastic masks (Posifix): head mask with three fixation points (3 FP, ten patients), head and shoulder mask with four fixation points (4 FP, ten patients), head and shoulder mask with five fixation points (5 FP, four ..
  69. ncbi Postoperative analgesia for shoulder surgery: a critical appraisal and review of current techniques
    M J Fredrickson
    Department of Anaesthesiology, University of Auckland, Epsom, Auckland, New Zealand
    Anaesthesia 65:608-24. 2010
    b>Shoulder surgery is well recognised as having the potential to cause severe postoperative pain...
  70. ncbi Sedation with target-controlled propofol infusion during shoulder surgery under interscalene brachial plexus block in the sitting position: report of a series of 140 patients
    V Souron
    Clinique Generale, Department of Anaesthesiology, Annecy, France
    Eur J Anaesthesiol 22:853-7. 2005
    The aim of this study was to assess target-controlled propofol infusion as a technique of sedation for shoulder surgery under interscalene brachial plexus block in the sitting position and to evaluate the effect of sedation on hypotensive/..
  71. ncbi Importance of volume and concentration for ropivacaine interscalene block in preventing recovery room pain and minimizing motor block after shoulder surgery
    Michael J Fredrickson
    Department of Anaesthesiology, Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Anesthesiology 112:1374-81. 2010
    This three-staged study estimated the volume and concentration of interscalene ropivacaine that would prevent recovery room pain after shoulder surgery under general anesthesia.
  72. ncbi Shoulder injuries in the overhead athlete
    Kevin E Wilk
    Physiotherapy Associates, Exton, PA, USA
    J Orthop Sports Phys Ther 39:38-54. 2009
    ..When pitching, the overhead throwing athlete places extraordinary demands on the shoulder complex subsequent to the tremendous forces that are generated...
  73. ncbi Animal models for translational research on shoulder pathologies: from bench to bedside
    Umile Giuseppe Longo
    Department of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery, Campus Bio Medico University, Rome, Italy
    Sports Med Arthrosc 19:184-93. 2011
    Several animal models have been used for in vivo and in vitro shoulder research...
  74. ncbi Neck and shoulder pain after laminoplasty. A noticeable complication
    N Hosono
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Japan
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 21:1969-73. 1996
    STUDY DESIGN: The authors retrospectively analyzed the prevalence and features of neck and shoulder pain (axial symptoms) after anterior interbody fusion and laminoplasty in patients with cervical spondylotic myelopathy...
  75. ncbi Muscle trigger points and pressure pain hyperalgesia in the shoulder muscles in patients with unilateral shoulder impingement: a blinded, controlled study
    Amparo Hidalgo-Lozano
    Department of Physical Therapy, Universidad Granada, Granada, Spain
    Exp Brain Res 202:915-25. 2010
    Our aim was to describe the differences in the presence of trigger points (TrPs) in the shoulder muscles and to investigate the presence of mechanical hypersensitivity in patients with unilateral shoulder impingement and healthy controls...
  76. ncbi The effectiveness of manual therapy in the management of musculoskeletal disorders of the shoulder: a systematic review
    Chung Yee Cecilia Ho
    School of Physiotherapy, University of Otago, 325 Great King Street, Dunedin North, PO Box 56, Dunedin 9016, New Zealand
    Man Ther 14:463-74. 2009
    ..the effectiveness of manual therapy (MT) techniques for the management of musculoskeletal disorders of the shoulder. Seven electronic databases were searched up to January 2007, and reference lists of retrieved articles and ..
  77. ncbi The Penn shoulder score: reliability and validity
    Brian G Leggin
    University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, Presbyterian, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Orthop Sports Phys Ther 36:138-51. 2006
    ..Psychometric evaluation of a cross-sectional survey...
  78. pmc Shoulder abduction-induced reductions in reaching work area following hemiparetic stroke: neuroscientific implications
    Theresa M Sukal
    Department of Physical Therapy and Human Movement Sciences, Northwestern University, 645 N Michigan Ave, Suite 1100, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Exp Brain Res 183:215-23. 2007
    ..substrates such as bulbospinal pathways as individuals with stroke are required to generate greater volitional shoulder abduction torques...
  79. ncbi A prospective study of computer users: I. Study design and incidence of musculoskeletal symptoms and disorders
    Fredric Gerr
    Department of Environmental and Occupational Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Am J Ind Med 41:221-35. 2002
    A prospective study of computer users was performed to determine the occurrence of and evaluate risk factors for neck or shoulder (N/S) and hand or arm (H/A) musculoskeletal symptoms (MSS) and disorders (MSD).
  80. ncbi The reliability and validity of the Disabilities of Arm, Shoulder, and Hand, EuroQol-5D, Health Utilities Index, and Short Form-6D outcome instruments in patients with proximal humeral fractures
    Gerard P Slobogean
    Department of Orthopaedics, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    J Shoulder Elbow Surg 19:342-8. 2010
    The Disabilities of Arm, Shoulder, Hand (DASH), EuroQol-5D (EQ-5D), Health Utilities Index Mark 3 (HUI3), and Short Form (SF)-6D questionnaires are reliable and valid measures of functional outcome and health state values in patients with ..
  81. ncbi Are psychosocial factors, risk factors for symptoms and signs of the shoulder, elbow, or hand/wrist?: A review of the epidemiological literature
    Paulien M Bongers
    TNO Work and Employment, AS Hoofddorp, The Netherlands
    Am J Ind Med 41:315-42. 2002
    ..Since then, additional reviews on this topic have been published; however, none of these focussed on upper limb problems...
  82. ncbi Responsiveness of the short form-36, disability of the arm, shoulder, and hand questionnaire, patient-rated wrist evaluation, and physical impairment measurements in evaluating recovery after a distal radius fracture
    J C MacDermid
    Hand and Upper Limb Centre, St Joseph s Health Centre, London, Ontario, Canada
    J Hand Surg Am 25:330-40. 2000
    ..At each visit patients completed a short form-36, Disability of the Arm, Shoulder, and Hand questionnaire, and patient-rated wrist evaluation (PRWE)...
  83. ncbi Bilateral spike-triggered average effects in arm and shoulder muscles from the monkey pontomedullary reticular formation
    Adam G Davidson
    Neuroscience Graduate Studies Program, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio 43210, USA
    J Neurosci 27:8053-8. 2007
    ..formation (PMRF) neurons (309) were recorded simultaneously with electromyographic activity from arm and shoulder muscles in four monkeys performing arm-reaching tasks...
  84. ncbi Italian version of the Disability of the Arm, Shoulder and Hand (DASH) questionnaire. Cross-cultural adaptation and validation
    R Padua
    Orthopedics Department, San Giacomo Hospital, Rome, Italy
    J Hand Surg Br 28:179-86. 2003
    An Italian version of the Disability of the Arm, Shoulder and Hand (DASH) questionnaire has been devised and its reliability and validity have been assessed in a cross-sectional study of 108 consecutive patients with upper extremity ..
  85. ncbi Development and psychometric evaluation of the Flexilevel Scale of Shoulder Function
    Karon F Cook
    Veterans Administration Parkinson s Disease Research, Education and Clinical Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Med Care 41:823-35. 2003
    Existing measures of self-reported shoulder function fail to measure effectively the full range of shoulder functioning...
  86. ncbi Locomotor function of forelimb protractor and retractor muscles of dogs: evidence of strut-like behavior at the shoulder
    David R Carrier
    Department of Biology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84112, USA
    J Exp Biol 211:150-62. 2008
    ..To test if the forelimb functions as an inverted strut at the shoulder during constant-speed running and to characterize the locomotor function of extrinsic muscles of the forelimb, we ..
  87. pmc Should office workers spend fewer hours at their computer? A systematic review of the literature
    S IJmker
    Department of Public and Occupational Health, Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine EMGO, VU University Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Occup Environ Med 64:211-22. 2007
    ..a relationship between the duration of work time spent using the computer and the incidence of hand-arm and neck-shoulder symptoms and disorders. Several databases were systematically searched up to 6 November 2005...
  88. ncbi Statistical power and measurement allocation in ergonomic intervention studies assessing upper trapezius EMG amplitude. A case study of assembly work
    Svend Erik Mathiassen
    Division of Production Ergonomics, School of Technology and Society, Malmo University, SE 20506 Malmö, Sweden
    J Electromyogr Kinesiol 12:45-57. 2002
    ..The paper suggests a procedure of how to retrieve and use exposure variability information as an aid when studies are planned, and how to allocate measurements efficiently...
  89. ncbi Magnitude of late effects of breast cancer treatments on shoulder function: a systematic review
    Pamela K Levangie
    Sacred Heart University, Fairfield, CT 06825 1000, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 116:1-15. 2009
    Late effects of treatment for breast cancer on shoulder function have been documented by a number of investigators; however, many studies include only prevalence data...
  90. ncbi Factors affecting healing rates after arthroscopic double-row rotator cuff repair
    Robert Z Tashjian
    Department of Orthopaedics, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, 84108, USA
    Am J Sports Med 38:2435-42. 2010
    ..Double-row arthroscopic rotator cuff repairs were developed to improve initial biomechanical strength of repairs to improve healing rates. Despite biomechanical improvements, failure of healing remains a clinical problem...
  91. ncbi Acute response to precision, time pressure and mental demand during simulated computer work
    L Birch
    Department of Research in VDU work, National Institute of Occupational Health, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Scand J Work Environ Health 26:299-305. 2000
    The electromyographic (EMG) activity of shoulder and forearm muscles was recorded during a standardized computer task with different combinations of time pressure, precision demands, and mental demands to study the interaction of these ..
  92. ncbi A prospective clinical registry of ultrasound-guided regional anesthesia for ambulatory shoulder surgery
    Spencer S Liu
    Department of Anesthesiology, Hospital for Special Surgery, 535 East 70th St, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Anesth Analg 111:617-23. 2010
    ..Interscalene blocks are effective for shoulder arthroscopy, and ultrasound guidance may reduce risk...
  93. ncbi Rehabilitation of scapular muscle balance: which exercises to prescribe?
    Ann M Cools
    University Hospital Ghent, Department of Rehabilitation Sciences and Physiotherapy, De Pintelaan 185, 6K3, B9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Am J Sports Med 35:1744-51. 2007
    ..exercises for the scapular muscles are used in the treatment of scapulothoracic dysfunction related to shoulder injury...
  94. ncbi Resting position variables at the shoulder: evidence to support a posture-impairment association
    John D Borstad
    Physical Therapy Division, Ohio State University, 516 Atwell Hall, 453 W Tenth Ave, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    Phys Ther 86:549-57. 2006
    A relationship between posture and impairment at the shoulder is theorized, but not supported by evidence. It is proposed that posture and impairment are not directly related, but linked by movement dysfunction...
  95. ncbi Measuring shoulder function: a systematic review of four questionnaires
    Jean Sébastien Roy
    McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Arthritis Rheum 61:623-32. 2009
    To conduct a systematic review of the quality and content of the psychometric evidence relating to 4 shoulder disability scales: the Disabilities of the Arm, Shoulder, and Hand (DASH) questionnaire, the Shoulder Pain and Disability Index (..
  96. ncbi Comparison of patient-reported breast, arm, and shoulder symptoms and body image after radiotherapy for early breast cancer: 5-year follow-up in the randomised Standardisation of Breast Radiotherapy (START) trials
    Penelope Hopwood
    Clinical Trials and Statistics Unit ICR CTSU, Section of Clinical Trials, The Institute of Cancer Research, Sutton, Surrey, UK
    Lancet Oncol 11:231-40. 2010
    ..We assessed these measures in a quality-of-life study that was part of the randomised START (Standardisation of Breast Radiotherapy) trials...
  97. ncbi Coupling of eye, finger, elbow, and shoulder movements during manual aiming
    W F Helsen
    Department of Kenesiology, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium
    J Mot Behav 32:241-8. 2000
    Temporal and spatial coupling of point of gaze (PG) and movements of the finger, elbow, and shoulder during a speeded aiming task were examined...
  98. ncbi A prospective, randomized, controlled trial comparing ultrasound versus nerve stimulator guidance for interscalene block for ambulatory shoulder surgery for postoperative neurological symptoms
    Spencer S Liu
    Department of Anesthesiology, Hospital for Special Surgery, Weill College of Medicine of Cornell University, 535 East 70th St, New York City, NY 10021, USA
    Anesth Analg 109:265-71. 2009
    ..performed this randomized clinical trial comparing ultrasound versus nerve stimulator-guided interscalene blocks for shoulder arthroscopy to determine whether ultrasound could reduce the incidence of postoperative neurological symptoms.
  99. ncbi A trial into the effectiveness of soft tissue massage in the treatment of shoulder pain
    Paul A van den Dolder
    Physiotherapy Department, Auburn Hospital, Auburn, NSW 2144, Australia
    Aust J Physiother 49:183-8. 2003
    ..the effects of soft tissue massage on range of motion, reported pain and reported function in patients with shoulder pain...
  100. pmc The efficacy of physiotherapy upon shoulder function following axillary dissection in breast cancer, a randomized controlled study
    Carien H G Beurskens
    Centre for Allied Health Research, Department of Physiotherapy, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, P, O, Box 9101, 6500 HB Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    BMC Cancer 7:166. 2007
    Many patients suffer from severe shoulder complaints after breast cancer surgery and axillary lymph node dissection. Physiotherapy has been clinically observed to improve treatment of these patients...
  101. ncbi Visual loss and ophthalmoplegia after shoulder surgery
    M Tariq Bhatti
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville 32610 0284, USA
    Anesth Analg 96:899-902, table of contents. 2003
    ..The etiology of postoperative visual loss and eye movement dysfunction is complex and multifactorial. In many cases, more than one perioperative factor may be associated with an adverse ophthalmic outcome...

Research Grants73

  1. Use of Interactive Gaming for Enhanced Function after Spinal Cord Injury
    BEATRICE JENNY KIRATLI; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..patients'adherence to their rehabilitation exercises and to 2) improve upper extremity conditioning and shoulder function in order to improve and maintain physical status, self-care activities, and community participation for ..
  2. Aligned Tendon or Ligament Derived Matrix Nanoscaffolds for Rotator Cuff Repair
    Dianne Little; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..cuff is a composite of joint capsule, tendons and ligaments that is critical for stability and function of the shoulder. There are over 300,000 rotator cuff injuries repaired annually in the US, at an annual burden in surgical ..
  3. Human in Mouse Modeling of HNSCC to Predict Resonse to Therapy
    Wendell G Yarbrough; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..therapeutic modalities frequently result in unacceptable morbidity including speech and swallowing defects, shoulder dysfunction, accelerated arteriosclerosis of the carotid, xerostomia, trismus, lymphedema and neck muscle ..
  4. Feasibility and Preliminary Efficacy of Yoga in Head and Neck Cancer Survivors
    Sheila H Ridner; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..g., weakness and deconditioning) and 3) musculoskeletal impairment (MSI) involving the neck, shoulder and chest, (e.g., decreased range of motion in jaw/neck/ shoulder and altered posture)...
  5. 3D Single Fiber Endoscope for Minimally Invasive Surgeries
    Jason Geng; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..interventional cardiology procedures of balloon angioplasty and stenting;arthroscopic procedures, including knee, shoulder, small joint and hips;and laparoscopic procedures to examine, diagnose and treat problems of the abdomen...
  6. Phase-contrast X-ray imaging system for large joints
    Dan Stutman; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..the world population and attack most of the joints in the body, including large joints such as the knee, hip, or shoulder. None of the current imaging modalities can simultaneously provide good soft tissue contrast and spatial ..
  7. The natural history of cardiovascular health in U.S. populations
    CHRISTY LEIGH AVERY; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..to this innovative proposal, as these populations attain intermediate and poor CVH profiles earlier than European Americans and shoulder elevated burdens of the downstream cardio-, renal- and cerebrovascular disease manifestations.
  8. Virtual reality system for cancer patients'shoulder pain and psychosocial impact
    Grigore C Burdea; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..to use virtual reality such that it simultaneously: 1) provides non-medication analgesia for women with chronic shoulder pain following breast surgery;2) improves their upper extremity strength/range of movement;and 3) improves their ..
  9. TRANSMISSION OF OSELTAMIVIR-RESISTANT INFLUENZA A H1N1 VIRUSES IN GUINEA PIGS
    Nicole M Bouvier; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..In 1973, E.D. Kilbourne wrote that the "student of influenza is constantly looking back over his shoulder and asking 'what happened?'in the hope that understanding of past events will alert him to the ..
  10. Tissue Engineering of a Neotrachea
    James E Dennis; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Rabbit ear and shoulder chondrocytes will be tested and optimized for cartilage sheet production and will be tested for their long-term ..
  11. Use Of Adipose Derived Stem Cells For Engineering Of Ligament Tissue
    David McAllister; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..These problems include shoulder (rotator cuff) and knee (quadriceps and patellar) tendon ruptures, which are also common in the VA patient ..
  12. Noninvasive Measurement Of Strain And Mechanical Properties In Tendons/Ligaments
    Ray Vanderby; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..In the U.S. more than 12 million people visited orthopedic surgeons in 2003 because of either knee or shoulder problems...
  13. Arm Motor Rehabilitation, Entertainment and Cognition System for the Elderly
    Grigore C Burdea; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..SPECIFIC AIMS The first aim is to develop the BC 100 system for improving arm/shoulder motion, motor control, endurance, grasp strength, memory, anticipation and reaction time in elderly patients post-..
  14. Elective Induction of Labor and Pregnancy Outcomes
    Darios Getahun; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..management: cesarean delivery, postpartum hemorrhage, chorioamnionitis, neonatal intensive care unit stay, shoulder dystocia, low Apgar score, stillbirth, and neonatal death;and Aim 2: Examine how risks vary by the mother's ..
  15. EFFECT OF NEURAL CONSTRAINTS ON MOVEMENT IN STROKE
    Julius P Dewald; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..For instance in the paretic arm, shoulder abduction is abnormally coupled with elbow flexion (flexor-synergy)...
  16. Neural Interface and Control Design to Restore Sensation in Amputees
    MATTHEW ANTHONY SCHIEFER; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..been a cable-based system in which cables attached to the prosthesis wrap around the back to the contralateral shoulder. By manipulating the contralateral shoulder, the user controls the function of the prosthesis, such as gripping ..
  17. Disseminating PAL
    Kathryn H Schmitz; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..from an oncology clinician for a standardized physical therapy evaluation (and treatment, if needed) of arm and shoulder problems, including but not limited to lymphedema...
  18. Soft Tissue Compression Risk in Rotator Cuff Disease Development
    PAULA MARIE LUDEWIG; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..rehabilitation strategies for improving upper extremity function and reducing pain and disability in persons with shoulder pathologies...
  19. Arm Motor Rehabilitation, Entertainment and Cognition System for the Elderly
    Grigore C Burdea; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..SPECIFIC AIMS 1) to develop the BrightArm Duo system for improving arm/shoulder motion range, shoulder strength, endurance, grasp strength, bimanual function and ADL independence, short-term ..
  20. Rotator cuff repair using hyaluronan enriched fascia extracellular matrix
    KATHLEEN ANNE DERWIN; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..As many as 90% of large rotator cuff tears that are repaired re-tear, resulting in long-term shoulder disability...
  21. Early Detection and Treatment of Lymphedema in Women with Breast Cancer
    Alphonse G Taghian; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..following definitive breast surgery including the Lymphedema Patient Education Sheet and exercises for regaining shoulder motion post operatively...
  22. Rotator Cuff Degeneration and Repair
    Stavros Thomopoulos; Fiscal Year: 2013
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The rotator cuff muscles of the shoulder provide stability and motion at the glenohumeral joint...
  23. RNAi Therapy for Dominant Limb Girdle Muscular Dystrophy Type 1A
    Scott Q Harper; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..LGMD) refers to a group of 19 disorders characterized by progressive wasting and weakness of pelvic and shoulder girdle muscles...
  24. Development of Novel Upper Extremity Outcome Measures Using 3D-Vision Technology
    Jay Han; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..workspace analysis is especially applicable to a variety of NMDs, since the typical pattern of weakness involves shoulder girdle muscles...
  25. Healing Without Harm: A Multi-site Demonstration
    Ann Hendrich; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..simulation training and training in the use of an evidence-based bundle designed to minimize injury from shoulder dystocia. The goals are to improve patient care through uniform, best-practices and improved team communication...
  26. Preparation of a Monograph on Targeted Reinnervation
    TODD ALAN KUIKEN; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..After TMR, individuals with shoulder-level amputations can intuitively control a prosthetic arm with a powered shoulder, elbow, wrist, and hand...
  27. Physical mechanisms of shock wave therapy in orthopedics
    THOMAS MATULA; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..ESWT) represents a potentially important treatment modality for plantar fasciitis, lateral epicondylitis, shoulder tendonitis, non-unions, and other areas in orthopedics...
  28. Synovium-based articular cartilage tissue engineering
    Ernst B Hunziker; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..e., from the shoulder joint, from the knee joint and from the metatarsal joint of bovine origin...
  29. Development of an anti-bias caster system
    TODD HARGRODER; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..PUBLIC HEALTH RELEVANCE: Wrist and shoulder complications are prevalent among wheelchair users due to the repetitive strain on the upper limb during manual ..
  30. Determining the Genetic Basis of Rotator Cuff Disease
    Robert Z Tashjian; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..period from a population of patients treated for rotator cuff tears by the principal investigator, an orthopaedic shoulder surgeon practicing at the University of Utah and the VA Hospital in Salt Lake City, UT...
  31. Mechanobiology of Rotator Cuff Development
    Stavros Thomopoulos; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The mechanobiology of post-natal development is especially relevant with respect to the shoulder. Neonatal brachial plexus palsy due to injuries at childbirth can lead to a number of shoulder pathologies in ..
  32. Expandable Shape-Memory Polymers for Suture Anchors
    Christopher M Yakacki; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..cuff repairs are common surgical procedures involving suture anchors to reduce pain and restore use to an injured shoulder. In 2007, over 460,000 rotator cuff repairs were performed in the US using 1,030,000 suture anchors...
  33. Modes of cell death initiated by photodynamic therapy
    David Kessel; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..apoptosis is an irreversible route to death, autophagy can serves as a survival pathway, introducing a 'shoulder'on the dose-response curve, or as a death pathway...
  34. Rotator Cuff Tears: Optimizing Diagnosis and Treatment Strategies
    Nitin B Jain; Fiscal Year: 2013
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Rotator cuff tears are the most common cause of shoulder disability and pain accounting for 4.5 million physician visits and 75,000 surgeries annually...
  35. The Pathophysiology of Rotator Cuff Tendon Injury and Healing in the Presence of
    Stephen John Thomas; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Our specific aims are: Specific Aim 1: To compare shoulder joint mechanics and tendon properties (mechanics, gene expression, protein content) of healthy and type II ..
  36. Molecular mechanism of FSHD pathology
    Peter L Jones; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..Muscular Dystrophy (FSHD) is an autosomal dominant myopathy characterized by progressive weakening of the facial, shoulder, and upper arm muscles...
  37. Nanofiber Scaffolds with Gradations in Mineral Content for Rotator Cuff Repair
    Younan Xia; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The current failure rates range from 30% to 94%. Reducing these failure rates will have a major impact on shoulder function in these patients...
  38. Southern Community Cancer Survivorship Study
    Ann Marie Flores; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..have significantly higher prevalences of breast cancer specific physical and functional limitations and symptoms (shoulder range of motion &strength, ability to accomplish functional tasks, lymphedema, pain, fatigue) than non-..
  39. The Physiological Basis of Rotator Cuff Muscle Rehabilitation
    SAMUEL RICHARD WARD; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The shoulder is the most common site of tendinopathy, with 30% of individuals over 60 years of age experiencing rotator cuff-..
  40. Muscle function and compensation following rotator cuff tear in older adults
    MEGHAN ELISE VIDT; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..A rotator cuff tear is associated with decreased muscle volume and shoulder strength, fatty infiltration, reduced range of motion, and limited mobility...
  41. Development of an Alternative Manual Drive System for Wheelchair Mobility
    Michael Bayne; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Between 49% to 73% of full time MWC users report carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) symptoms and 31% to 73% report shoulder pain...
  42. Propulsion Mechanics Variability and Shoulder Pain in Manual Wheelchair Users
    Jacob J Sosnoff; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..5 million manual wheelchair users in the United States. ~70% of manual wheelchair users report shoulder pain, which is directly linked to further disability including difficulty performing activities of daily living, ..
  43. PHYSICAL CONTRIBUTORS TO THROWING INJURIES: A PROSPECTIVE STUDY
    JOSEPH BRIAN MYERS; Fiscal Year: 2011
    Baseball is one of the most popular sports in the United States but has a high incidence of throwing related shoulder and elbow injuries...
  44. Building a Sustainable Indian Tribal Infrastructure for Translational Research
    CAROLYN JUNE contact STRICKLAND; Fiscal Year: 2010
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) communities shoulder heavy burdens in health disparities...
  45. SCI SHOULDER FUNCTION IN ASSISTIVE DEVICE GAIT
    Jacquelin Perry; Fiscal Year: 2002
    DESCRIPTION (adapted from the Investigator's abstract): Disabling shoulder pain has been documented in persons with complete spinal cord injury (SCI). This also is a significant clinical problem in those patients with incomplete SCI...
  46. Coding of Action by Motor &Premotor Cortial Ensembles
    Nicholas G Hatsopoulos; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..In particular, rostral MI, caudal PMv, and medial PMd are associated with proximal limb segments of the shoulder and elbow and caudal, rostral, and lateral regions of MI, PMv, and PMd, respectively are associated with distal ..
  47. An Outcome Study for Ulnar Neuropathy at the Elbow
    JAE WON SONG; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..of 3 commonly used questionnaires for the hand: the Carpal Tunnel Questionnaire, the Disabilities of the Arm, Shoulder and Hand Questionnaire, and the Michigan Hand Outcomes Questionnaire in assessing outcomes for this surgical ..
  48. IntelliWheels: The Automatic Transmission for Manually Propelled Wheelchairs
    SCOTT CHRISTOPHER DAIGLE; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..It has been reported that shoulder pain is experienced by up to 70% of the 1.5 million manual wheelchair users in the U.S...
  49. RESEARCH TRAINING IN RENAL DISEASE
    STUART JAMES SHANKLAND; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Beyond training more clinical nephrologists to shoulder the increasing burden of caring for chronic &end-stage kidney disease populations, the largest impact may ..
  50. Clinical Orthopaedic and Musculoskeletal Education and Training Program
    Elena Losina; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The research areas include osteoarthritis, osteoporosis, regional disorders (spine, knee, shoulder, upper extremity, foot/ankle) bone, joint and soft tissue problems, nerve entrapments, chronic pain and related ..
  51. Multiscale structural and mechanical analysis of soft tissue under complex loads
    SPENCER PARK LAKE; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..cuff, which has a high rate of degeneration and injury that may be due to the complex loading environment of the shoulder. As a bridge to evaluating the SST (and other soft tissues that function in multiaxial loading environments), the ..
  52. Acupuncture Trialists'Collaboration: meta-analysis of chronic pain trials
    Andrew J Vickers; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..in the pain conditions under its remit: osteoarthritis, non- specific back and neck pain, chronic headache, and shoulder pain...
  53. Long-term Arm Morbidity Following Breast Cancer Treatment
    Christine A Miaskowski; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..severity, and the timing of the lymphedema (LE);determine the prevalence and timing of occurrence of changes in shoulder mobility and changes in grip strength associated with LE;compare differences in anxiety, depressed mood, fatigue, ..
  54. Motor Learning in a Customized Body-Machine Interface for Persons with Paralysis
    FERDINANDO ALESSANDRO MUSSA-IVALDI; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..will evaluate and quantify the impact of the practicing functional upper-body motions on the mobility of the shoulder and arms by conventional clinical methods and by measuring the subjects'ability to generate coordinated ..
  55. An Innovative New Stroke Rehabilitation Tool: The Shoulder SOS
    JAMIE BESS RENNICK; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..rehabilitative progress is to be obtained in the upper extremity, it is crucial to limit over-stretching of the shoulder joint (attributed to lost muscle tone) and to control pain...
  56. Molecular pathophysiology of massive rotator cuff tears
    Brian Feeley; Fiscal Year: 2013
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Rotator cuff tears (RCTs) are an extremely common cause of shoulder pain and disability. Up to 20% of patients greater than the age of 50 years of age have evidence of a rotator cuff tear...
  57. Biopsychosocial influence on shoulder pain
    Steven Z George; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..will be more likely to exhibit elevated experimental pain sensitivity, resulting in a) increased exercise-induced shoulder pain and b) development of post-operative chronic shoulder pain...
  58. Promoting Healing of Tendinopathies Using Therapeutic Mechanobiologic Stimulation
    Vincent M Wang; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..by applicant): Functional impairment in tendons, such as those which control movement in the heel, elbow and shoulder represents a major health care problem...
  59. Acupuncture for shoulder syndrome after ca surgery
    David Pfister; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Removal or damage to the spinal accessory nerve can lead to "shoulder syndrome", characterized by shoulder droop, winged scapula, weak abduction, inability to shrug and a dull ache ..
  60. Electrical Stimulation for Hemiplegic Shoulder Pain
    John Chae; Fiscal Year: 2010
    Post-stroke shoulder pain is a major rehabilitation problem affecting up to 60% of moderate to severely impaired stroke survivors...
  61. ROBOTICS FOR REHABILITATION THERAPY
    DAVID REINKENSMEYER; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..First, the robot will provide movement training for key motions such as: wrist supination, wrist extension, shoulder external rotation and hand opening...
  62. A Multi-center Cohort Study of ACL Reconstruction Outcomes
    Warren R Dunn; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Foundation Health Services Research Fellowship at the Hospital for Special Surgery on the Sports Medicine and Shoulder Service...
  63. Development of Networked Implantable Neuroprostheses
    PAUL HUNTER PECKHAM; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..paralyzed muscles in a coordinated fashion to provide grasp and release, forearm pronation, elbow extension, and shoulder/trunk stabilization...
  64. THE BIOMECHANICS OF OCCUPATIONAL SHOULDER INJURIES
    Andrew Karduna; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Safety and Health (NIOSH) has identified a clear epidemiological link between repetitive arm motion and shoulder disorders in the workplace, there are few scientific data available regarding the biomechanics of this connection...
  65. The Role of the Cortex in Discoordination After Stroke
    Julius Dewald; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..our laboratory has produced evidence for a loss of certain muscle coactivation patterns and associated abnormal shoulder/elbow torque coupling in the paretic arm of individuals with hemiparetic stroke...
  66. Changes in Control of Movement Timing and Stability With Muscle Fatigue
    JONATHAN DINGWELL; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..induce either widespread fatigue (more sawing with increased resistance) or localized muscle fatigue (repetitive shoulder flexion). They will then perform another 5 minutes of low-load sawing...
  67. Prevention Unintentional Mechanical Birth Injuries
    Edith Gurewitsch; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..elucidate mechanisms involved in mechanical birth injuries that occur following an obstetric emergency known as shoulder dystocia and to develop practical interventions to control or prevent such injuries, some of which can lead to ..
  68. EMG propagation in planar muscles for prosthesis control
    Todd Kuiken; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This is very inadequate, especially for high-levels of amputation such as shoulder disarticulation(SD) where multiple functions need to be controlled...
  69. BIOMECHANICS OF THE MIDDLE EAR
    THOMAS HETHERINGTON; Fiscal Year: 1990
    ..The opercularis system consists of an opercularis muscle that connects the suprascapula of the shoulder girdle to the operculum, a movable element in the oval window of the otic capsule...
  70. NEURAL CONTROL OF HUMAN VOLUNTARY MOVEMENTS
    Jerome Sanes; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..in human subjects during isometric and isotonic motor actions using the wrist or combined action of the elbow and shoulder. 1...
  71. SCI SHOULDER FUNCTION WITH WHEELCHAIRS AND TRANSFERS
    Jacquelin Perry; Fiscal Year: 1993
    The goal of this project will be to develop biomechanical guidelines for optimum, non-stressful shoulder function...
  72. A counterpulsation device to promote myocardial recovery
    Paul Spence; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The counterpulsation device (CPD) is designed to be implanted via a surface operation in the shoulder area (pacemaker pocket) by attaching it to the subclavian artery...
  73. ULTRASOUND SCREENING AND RISK ASSESSMENT OF PREGNANCY
    Fredric Frigoletto; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..to alter a variety of pregnancy endpoints including fetal or neonatal death, neonatal seizures, low birth weight, shoulder dystocia, low apgars, cesarean section, newborn admission to special care, and maternal length of stay will be ..