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Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Research

Online ISSN: 2398-3353

Martin Grabois (Editor-in-Chief)

Baylor College of Medicine

The Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Research is a bimonthly peer-reviewed journal which publishes articles on important trends and developments in physical medicine and rehabilitation and related fields. The aim of the publication is to advance education and impact the specialty of physical medicine and rehabilitation through the timely delivery of clinically relevant and evidence-based research and review information. Topics include acute and chronic musculoskeletal disorders and pain, brain injury rehabilitation, geriatric rehabilitation, musculoskeletal medicine, neuromuscular medicine, spine medicine, sports medicine/ortho rehabilitation, rehabilitation of impairments associated with disabilities in adults and children, and neurophysiology and electrodiagnosis and stroke/neurologic rehabilitation.

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Research will feature articles that are contemporary and important to both research and clinical practice. It publishes original research, review papers, clinical studies, editorials, expert opinion and perspective papers, letters to editor, preliminary communications and technical notes, practice management updates, commentaries, statistical themes, images, emerging issues, ethical/legal topics and book reviews.

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Research welcomes direct submissions from authors: Attach your word file with e- mail and send it to submissions@oatext.com alternatively to editor.pmrr@oatext.com

Please, follow the Instructions for Authors. In the cover letter add the name and e-mail address of 5 proposed reviewers (we can choose them or not).

Copyright is retained by the authors and articles can be freely used and distributed by others. Articles are distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/), which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work, first published by PMRR, is properly cited

Martin Grabois


Martin Grabois, MD went to medical school at Temple University School of Medicine followed by an Internship at the University of Wisconsin Hospital. Dr. Grabois completed his residency at Temple University. He is board certified with the American Board of PM&R and sub-specializes in Pain Management. His clinical interests are general rehabilitation and Acute and Chronic Pain Syndrome. His research interests include administration, health care access, effectiveness and costs of treatment, and pain. His accomplishments include: Past President of American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine, American Academy of PM & R, American Academy of PM&R Foundation, American Pain Society, and Avondale House. His awards include the 2003 Edward Lohman, M.D award and the Frank H. Krusen Award. Dr. Grabois has been very involved with other organizations such as Rehabilitation International, American Academy of Pain Medicine, International Society of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine, American Pain Foundation, National Osteoporosis Foundation and Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities. Dr. Grabois was an editor for Critical Reviews in PM&R, a manuscript reviewer for Practical Pain Management, and was on the Editorial Board of the Journal of Back and Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation and the Journal of Rehabilitation Medicine.

Regional Editor-in-Chief

Masahiro Kohzuki (Asia Pacific)

Professor and Chairman
Department of Internal Medicine &
Rehabilitation Science
Disability Science
Tohoku University
Graduate School of Medicine
Japan

Petr Dobšák

Professor
Department of Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation 
St. Anne's Faculty Hospital and Masaryk University of Brno
Czech Republic

Editorial Board

Dmitri Souzdalnitski

Professor at Ohio University
Center for Pain Medicine
Western Reserve Hospital
USA

Li-Shan Chou

Professor and Department Head
Department of Human Physiology
University of Oregon
USA

Cody Sipe

Associate Professor
Functional Aging Institute
Harding University
Miracles Fitness of West Lafayette
USA


Cristy Phillips

Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy
Arkansas State University
USA

Darryn Willoughby

Associate Professor of Exercise Physiology,
Nutritional Biochemistry, and Molecular Physiology
Baylor University
USA

Seiji Nishida

Department of Occupational Therapy
Associate Professor
Prefectural University of Hiroshima
Japan


Michele Vecchio

Professsor
Hospital University Vittorio Emanuele Catania
Italy

Ivan Bacha

Professor
Departamento de Ortopedia e Traumatologia
Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade de São Paulo
Brazil

IvetKoleva

Professor
Department Medical Rehabilitation and Occupational therapy
Medical University of Sofia
Bulgaria


Daisuke Hirano

Assistant professor
Graduate School of Health and Welfare Sciences
International University of Health and Welfare
Japan

Yasu-yuki S Kida

Senior investigator/team leader
Biotechnology Research Institute for Drug Discovery
National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST)
Japan

JunjiAkagi

Department of Surgery
Tamana Regional Health Medical Center
Japan


HiromitsuEzure

Associate Professor
Department of Anatomy
Showa University School of Medicine
Japan

DimitriosTsoukas

Director
Orthopaedic Sports Medicine clinic
Mediterraneo Hospital
Greece

Larysa Dobra – Crouwel

Assistant professor
Uzhgorod National University
Netherlands


Kamila Rasova

Assistant Professor
Department of Rehabilitation
Charles University in Prague
Centre of Complex Neurorehabilitation Care for Patients with Multiple Sclerosis
Czech Republic

Shuhei Yamamoto

Department of Rehabilitation
Shinshu University Hospital
Japan

Hong Wu

Associate Professor
Director of PMR Pain Management, Complementary & Alternative Medicine at Froedtert Memorial Hospital
Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Medical College of Wisconsin
USA


George C. Chang Chien

Director of Pain Management
Ventura County Medical Center
USA

Takumi Kobayashi

Lecturer
Department of Physical Therapy
Hokkaido Chitose Institute of Rehabilitation Technology

Kostas Gianikellis

Associate Professor
Biomechanics and Motor Control
BioÉrgon Research Group
Spain


Seiji Nishida

Department of Occupational Therapy
Associate Professor
Prefectural University of Hiroshima
Japan

Daniel Camargo Pimentel

Director
Spine Center
Sao Paulo, Brazil

Karen Wonders

Program Director, Sports Science
Professor
Department of Kinesiology and Health
Wright State University
USA


Misa Miura

Associate Professor
Department of Health
Faculty of Health Sciences Tsukuba University of Technology
Japan

Takayuki Kawamura

Associate Professor
Department of Health Science
Tohoku Fukushi University
Japan

Satoru Ebihara

Professor and Chairman
Department of Rehabilitation Medicine
Toho University Faculty of Medicine
Japan


Zhongli Jiang

Professor
Department of Rehabilitation Medicine
First Affiliated Hospital of Nanjing Medical University
China

Pengyu Cao

Associate Professor
Department of Internal Medicine and Rehabilitation Science
Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine
Japan

Chang-Wan Han

Associate Professor
Faculty of Education
University of Ryukyus
Japan


Yoshiko Ogawa

Department of Sport and Medical Sciences
Faculty of Medical Technology
Teikyo University
Japan

Seiji Nishida

Associate Professor
Department of Occupational Therapy
Prefectural University of Hiroshima
Japan

Areerat Suputtitada

Professor
Department of Rehabilitation Medicine
Chulalongkorn Memorial Hospital
Thailand


Wagih Elmasri

Clinical Professor of Spinal Injuries
Keele University
UK

Wei Liu

Associate Professor of Osteopathic Medicine and Rehabilitation
Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine
USA

Yannis Dionyssiotis

Head of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Department
European Interbalkan Medical Center
Greece


Meir Lotan

Associate Professor
Physiotherapy Department
Ariel University
Israel

Tobias Stephen Kaeding

Scientific Co-worker
Institute of Sports Science
Carl von Ossietzky University of Oldenburg
Germany

Jürg Kesselring

Professor of Clinical Neurology and Neurorehabilitation
University of Bern
Switzerland


Merce Avellanet

Head of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Department
University of Barcelona
Spain

Michele Vecchio

Specialist in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Specialist in Neurology
Medical Director Fisiatra University Hospital Policlinico
Italy

Muwafak Al-Eithan

Consultant Clinical Neuropsychologist
Prince Sultan Military Medical City
Saudi Arabia


Masaaki Ito

Professor
Department of Orthopaedics Surgery
Teikyo University
Japan

Zine El Abiddine FELLAH

Scientific Researcher
Laboratory of Mechanics and Accoustics
CNRS, France

Stefano Soldano

Associate Professor
Research Laboratory and Academic Division of Rheumatology
Department of Internal Medicine
University of Genova
Italy


Koki Shimoji

Professor Emeritus
Niigata University Graduate School of Medicine Director, Standard Medical Information Center NPO
Japan
Director, Pain Control Institute, Inc.

Rayele Pricila Moreira dos Santos

Department of the Physical Therapy
Brazilian Regional Faculty
Parnaiba, Piaui
Brazil

Gordon J Horn, Ph.D

Co-Chair and Faculty Member
NeuroRestorative Research Institute
USA


Liu Zhenhuan

Cerebral Palsy Rehabilitation Center of Nanhai Maternity and Children Hospital
Guangzhou University of Chinese Medicine
China

In Press

Volume 3, Issue 5


Effect of high-heeled shoes on postural control in the upright and the leaning body stance

Analina A Emmanouil Elissavet N Rousanoglou

Research Article-Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Research (PMRR)

September 28, 2018


Reliability of center of pressure measures of gait initiation time in healthy older adults: Effect of obstacle negotiation and cognitive load on reaction and anticipatory postural adjustment phases

Maryam Hayati Saeed Talebian Hassan Ashayeri Behrouz Attarbashi Moghadam Mohammad-Reza Hadian Gholam-Reza Olyaei Najmeh Hoseini

Research Article-Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Research (PMRR)

October 05, 2018


Using social media and random-generation methods for crowd-sourcing data in rehabilitation research: A pilot project

URA Fake P Name M Power N Bourneville GW Gato HH Gato F Gerbo UN Rael BIG Farm TR Green AM Cal

Research Article-Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Research (PMRR)

October 12, 2018


Exercise strategy for avoiding disability improving life expectancy and reducing healthcare costs

M Provan AM Mander

Mini Review-Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Research (PMRR)

October 29, 2018


Evaluation of knowledge, attitude and use of dietary supplements among people exercising in the gym in Sharjah- United Arab Emirates

Suleiman Ibrahim Sharif Abdallah Mohammed Ibrahim Mohammed Rubian Suleiman Sharif

Research Article-Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Research (PMRR)

October 29, 2018


Current Issue

Volume 3, Issue 4


EEG Monitoring of Cognitive Performance

Richard W Montgomery Leslie D Montgomery

Research Article-Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Research (PMRR)

July 30, 2018


Chronic Inflammatory Arthritis: Patient Management in the Outpatient Units of the Italy Piedmont Region: Focus on Cardio- and Cerebro-vascular Events

Longato L Ianniello A Malesci D Lancia U

Research Article-Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Research (PMRR)

July 30, 2018


Experience matters: Post-intervention expectations predict post-intervention hypoalgesia

Mark D Bishop Jason M Beneciuk Meryl J Alappattu Joel E Bialosky

Research Article-Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Research (PMRR)

July 30, 2018


A 4-week resistance training intervention improves stability, strength and neuromuscular activity in the lower limb: A case study of a cerebral palsy adult

Arran McManus Matthew Bembridge James Scales Jonathan D Wiles Damian A Coleman Jamie M O'Driscoll

Research Article-Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Research (PMRR)

July 31, 2018


Is the routine exercise test useful in stable coronary disease? An analysis of its value compared to exercise tests performed for prognostic purposes

José M Gámez Inés Losada T Ripoll-Vera

Research Article-Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Research (PMRR)

August 30, 2018


Rehabilitation after total hip arthroplasty: Is there an evidence?

Aprato A Baroni C Massè C

Mini Review-Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Research (PMRR)

August 31, 2018


Archive


Volume 3

EEG Monitoring of Cognitive Performance

Richard W Montgomery Leslie D Montgomery

Research Article-Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Research (PMRR)

July 30, 2018


Chronic Inflammatory Arthritis: Patient Management in the Outpatient Units of the Italy Piedmont Region: Focus on Cardio- and Cerebro-vascular Events

Longato L Ianniello A Malesci D Lancia U

Research Article-Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Research (PMRR)

July 30, 2018


Experience matters: Post-intervention expectations predict post-intervention hypoalgesia

Mark D Bishop Jason M Beneciuk Meryl J Alappattu Joel E Bialosky

Research Article-Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Research (PMRR)

July 30, 2018


A 4-week resistance training intervention improves stability, strength and neuromuscular activity in the lower limb: A case study of a cerebral palsy adult

Arran McManus Matthew Bembridge James Scales Jonathan D Wiles Damian A Coleman Jamie M O'Driscoll

Research Article-Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Research (PMRR)

July 31, 2018


Is the routine exercise test useful in stable coronary disease? An analysis of its value compared to exercise tests performed for prognostic purposes

José M Gámez Inés Losada T Ripoll-Vera

Research Article-Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Research (PMRR)

August 30, 2018


Rehabilitation after total hip arthroplasty: Is there an evidence?

Aprato A Baroni C Massè C

Mini Review-Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Research (PMRR)

August 31, 2018


Stress fractures of the lumbar spine in cricketers: A suggested rehabilitation programme post surgery

Vijai Ranawat

Commentary-Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Research (PMRR)

May 09, 2018


Prevalence and significance of psychosocial flag signs in patients with compensable occupational upper extremity injuries

Helen Razmjou Alicia Savona Amr ElMaraghy

Research Article-Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Research (PMRR)

May 15, 2018


Zhang’s bone-setting Caiqiao massage therapy for the treatment of 80 pain-dominant non-acute lumbar disc herniation cases

Xueyu Jiang Xiongyi Sima Li Li Yongqing Li Siqing Li Yuan Tian Jie Zhang Kuiming Zhou
Xiaorong Chang

Research Article-Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Research (PMRR)

June 06, 2018


Lamellar slippage of bilayers in natural joints lubrication

Aleksandra Mrela Zenon Pawlak

Research Article-Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Research (PMRR)

June 30, 2018


Translating benefits of exercise on depression for youth with autism spectrum disorder and Neurodevelopmental disorders

Spratt Eve Mercer Mary Ashley Grimes Allie Papa Carrie Norton Jessa Serpe Alexandra
Mueller Martina Eckert Mark Harris Katie Blackmon Lee Durant James Newton Janis

Research Article-Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Research (PMRR)

June 30, 2018


AGE-related reduction in blood flow velocity in middle cerebral arteries and the musculoskeletal system

Schurov VA

Research Article-Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Research (PMRR)

June 30, 2018


EMG Analysis of Dynamic Warm-up Exercises for Overhead Sports

Portia T Williams Jeff W Barfield Gretchen D Oliver

Research Article-Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Research (PMRR)

April 13, 2018


Does Mental Practice supplemented by Mirror Therapy promote Flexion Ability After Total Knee Endoprosthesis?

Marie Ottilie Frenkel Simona Maltese Jan Mayer Gajo Thermann

Research Article-Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Research (PMRR)

April 16, 2018


Functional walking capacity of subjects with paralyzed knee extensors while walking with an SCO in locked vs unlocked mode

Sarah Schroder Eva Probsting Thomas Schmalz Andreas Kannenberg Hartmut Stinus

Research Article-Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Research (PMRR)

April 20, 2018


Modafinil for treatment of coma and unresponsiveness associated with edema of the reticular activating system (RAS) in a pediatric patient

Degaetano M Fellus J Sernas TJ Mazzola CA

Case Report-Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Research (PMRR)

April 30, 2018


Clinical effect of intramuscular onabotulinumtoxinA in iliopsoas and adductor muscles in patients with coxarthrosis: A case series analysis

Sofia Duran-Hernandez Nayar Duran-Hernandez Martha Carnalla-Cortes Juan Carlos Flores-Vazquez
Ramon Cuevas-Trisan

Research Article-Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Research (PMRR)

April 30, 2018


Biomechanical approach to subacromial impingement syndrome and rotator cuff dysfunction

Suwaminathan T Gunasingam S

Case Report-Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Research (PMRR)

February 13, 2018


Effect of Reciprocal inhibition and Post Isometric relaxation; types of muscle energy technique in Piriformis syndrome ? A Comparative study

Gopal Nambi

Research Article-Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Research (PMRR)

February 28, 2018


Acute care physical therapy management of a 69-year-old female following re-operative aortic valve replacement and tricuspid valve repair: A Case Report

Natalia Fernandez Jennifer Blackwood

Case Report-Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Research (PMRR)

February 28, 2018


Acute care physical therapy management of a 69-year-old female following re-operative aortic valve replacement and tricuspid valve repair: A Case Report

Natalia Fernandez Jennifer Blackwood

Case Report-Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Research (PMRR)

February 28, 2018


Use of Stereognosis combined with TENS to Promote Late Motor Recovery in an Individual with Incomplete Spinal Cord Injury: A Case Report

Aynsley Muller Jennifer Hastings

Case Report-Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Research (PMRR)

March 27, 2018


CODESNA_HRV, a new tool to assess the activity of the autonomic nervous system from heart rate variability

Mourot L

Research Article-Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Research (PMRR)

March 31, 2018


Volume 2

Pilot study of a new concussion assessment tool using computerized cognitive testing and instrumented balance: Test-retest reliability

Neville C Rieger B Viterise T Brindle A

Research Article-Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Research (PMRR)

November 06, 2017


Radiofrequencies for painful total knee Arthroplasty: rationale and applications. A review

Bistolfi A Zorzolo I Rold I Verna V Magistroni E Ferracini R

Review Article-Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Research (PMRR)

November 21, 2017


The medical versus the social model of disability: a false dichotomy

Abraham Rudnick

Opinion Article-Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Research (PMRR)

November 30, 2017


Body Politics: Foot Binding in the United States

Carmen M Cusack

Opinion Article-Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Research (PMRR)

December 15, 2017


Animals, Spirituality, Wellness, and Law

Carmen M Cusack

Research Article-Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Research (PMRR)

December 29, 2017


Light therapy in retinal vascular disease

Ricci LH Gonçalves ICD Andrade GC Ferraz CA

Research Article-Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Research (PMRR)

December 30, 2017


Renal rehabilitation in occupational therapy for patients with chronic kidney disease

Yoko Goto

Review Article-Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Research (PMRR)

August 25, 2017


Renal rehabilitation: Present and future perspectives

Misa Miura

Editorial-Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Research (PMRR)

November 27, 2017


Renal rehabilitation in patients with diabetic kidney disease

Taku Harada Yosuke Izoe Masahiro Kohzuki

Review Article-Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Research (PMRR)

October 05, 2017


Renal rehabilitation: Present and future perspectives

Masahiro Kohzuki

Review Article-Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Research (PMRR)

September 21, 2017


Renal rehabilitation in patients with chronic kidney disease

Osamu Ito

Editorial-Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Research (PMRR)

November 27, 2017


Effects of aerobic exercise during hemodialysis session on elderly patients: Results of one-year clinical controlled trial

Ryo Yoshizawa Misa Miura Shigeru Oowada Osamu Ito Masahiro Kohzuki Teruhiko Maeba

Research Article-Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Research (PMRR)

November 27, 2017


Anxiety following traumatic brain injury: Impact on post-hospital rehabilitation outcomes

Gordon J Horn Frank D Lewis Robert Russell Dwight Kemp

Research Article-Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Research (PMRR)

October 24, 2017


Efficacy of hyaluronate injections in rotator cuff disorders: A meta-analysis

Alviti F Bernetti A Santilli V Paoloni M Attanasi C Di Sante L Mangone M Venditto T Padua R

Research Article-Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Research (PMRR)

October 25, 2017


Effects of vibration training on elbow joint position sensing

Gulley LI Gorniak SL Layne CS

Research Article-Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Research (PMRR)

November 02, 2017


Improved function and geriatric depression scale profile in outpatients with parkinson’s disease through the participation in Lee Silverman Voice Therapy BIG® program

Walter K Pizzichetta K Metz J DiCarlo D Sieban A Toscano M Atkins D Benitez J Babyar S

Research Article-Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Research (PMRR)

November 02, 2017


Undergraduate caregivers for individuals with chronic conditions: Stressors and needs

Mickens MN Goldberg LD Perrin PB Librandi H

Research Article-Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Research (PMRR)

November 03, 2017


Gait velocity, timed-up-and-go, and timed stair negotiation measurements using body-contact events are accurate and precise for use in patients following vascular surgery

Fuller M Treacy L Crichton S Thacker M Jones GD

Research Article-Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Research (PMRR)

November 04, 2017


Would the first fragility fracture be the last one - a physiotherapeutic perspective

Ann-Charlotte Grahn Kronhed

Editorial Article-Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Research (PMRR)

May 22, 2017


Suddenly developed hemorrhagic olecranon bursitis releated to traumatic asymptomatic heterotopic ossification

Zeliha Unlu Yavuz Selim Tokmak Ali Sahillioglu

Case Report-Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Research (PMRR)

June 23, 2017


Wound healing potential of hydroponic stevia rebaudiana in rats

Babakhanyan MA Nahapetyan Kh. H Hovhannisyan LE Simonyan KV Avetisyan LG Avetisyan RA Chavushyan VA

Research Article-Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Research (PMRR)

June 26, 2017


Lesions of the basal ganglia and frontal lobe promote differential impairment to working memory and learning ability

Junxia Ji Danjun He Zhongli Jiang

Research Article-Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Research (PMRR)

June 29, 2017


Cartilage damage: a review of surgical repair options and outcomes

Taylor Pettit Taylor Kolvek Micheal Langworthy

Review Article-Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Research (PMRR)

July 13, 2017


Is endometrial cancer changing?

Victor E. Valdespino German Maytorena C

Editorial-Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Research (PMRR)

July 24, 2017


Focus on the functional decline and the process of ageing in the SCI population

Humberto A. Cerrel-Bazo

Editorial Article-Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Research (PMRR)

March 22, 2017


The impact of physical activity on cancer prevention and survivorship

Takayoshi Yamaga Shuhei Yamamoto Matumori Keiji

Review Article-Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Research (PMRR)

March 24, 2017


Cardiorespiratory response during combined training with breathing resistance and sustained physical exertion: a pilot study

Satoshi Kido Wenwei Yu Yasuhiro Nakajima Toshiaki Tanaka Tomoya Miyasaka Satoshi Shirogane Hiroshi Maruoka Kiyomi Takayanagi

Research article-Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Research (PMRR)

March 24, 2017


Physical activity and health: Shifting focus from modern era to Stone Age life style

Vikram Mohan Kesavanarayanan Krishnan Selvarajan

Short Communication-Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Research (PMRR)

April 25, 2017


Physical activity and health: Shifting focus from modern era to Stone Age life style

Koki Shimoji

Editorial Article-Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Research (PMRR)

April 25, 2017


A 12-channel neuroprosthetic platform for SCI: Applications in the urinary, respiratory and muscle atrophy areas

Walter James S Posluszny Joseph Wheeler John Bresler Larissa Dieter Raymond A Jr Diete Robert S Donald Thomas Sayers Scott Sanjay Singh

Editorial Article-Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Research (PMRR)

April 28, 2017


Prevalence of associated diagnoses in children who present with toe walking

Mark L. McMulkin Andi B. Gordon Sarah Genung Michael Huck Paul M. Caskey Glen O. Baird

Research Article-Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Research (PMRR)

December 29, 2016


Lifestyle change and type 2 diabetes mellitus risk factors among students of the medical faculty of Conakry (Guinea)

Vitaly Tchirkov Naby Moussa Balde Vladimir Chirkov

Mini Review Article-Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Research (PMRR)

February 04, 2017


A Billing and Coding Workshop for PM&R Residents

Jonathan S. Kirschner Vincent F. Miccio, Jr Naimish Baxi

Research article-Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Research (PMRR)

April 10, 2017


Dangerous exercise. The detrimental effects of exertion and orthostatic stress in Myalgic Encephalomyelitis and chronic fatigue syndrome

Frank N.M. Twisk

Editorial article-Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Research (PMRR)

February 25, 2017


Rehacom software application is effective in cognitive rehabilitation of patients with brain injuries

Alexandra Pantzartzidou Yannis Dionyssiotis Eleftherios Stefas Eleni Samlidi Triantafyllos Georgiadis Emmanouil Kandylakis

Research article-Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Research (PMRR)

February 28, 2017


Metabolic stress and high intensity exercise

Julien S Baker Duncan Buchan

Editorial article-Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Research (PMRR)

February 28, 2017


Volume 1

Acupuncture for low back pain in a professional footballer. A Case Report

Johnny Wilson Tom Hallas

Case Report-Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Research (PMRR)

November 22, 2016


Comparative evaluation of the efficacy of different neurorehabilitation programs on the functional recovery and the autonomy of patients with post stroke hemiparesis

Ivet Koleva Radoslav Yoshinov Borislav Yoshinov

Research Article-Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Research (PMRR)

December 03, 2016


Myofascial pain syndrome and sensitization

Areerat Suputtitada

Review Article-Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Research (PMRR)

December 07, 2016


Quantification of elbow muscle tone from an instrumented manual stretch-reflex test

Chris A. McGibbon Andrew Sexton Melony Jones Colleen O’Connell

Research Article-Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Research (PMRR)

December 20, 2016


Comparison of a novel weight bearing cone beam computed tomography (CT) scanner versus a conventional CT scanner for measuring

John M. Marzo

Research Article-Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Research (PMRR)

December 22, 2016


Difference in muscle blood flow fluctuations between dynamic and static thigh muscle contractions: How to evaluate exercise blood flow by Doppler ultrasound

Takuya Osada Göran Rådegran

Commentary-Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Research (PMRR)

December 30, 2016


Neurorehabilitation in persons with multiple sclerosis: scientific basis and options of treatment

Angelo Pappalardo

Research Article-Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Research (PMRR)

October 03, 2016


The role of peripheral nerve injections in the diagnosis and treatment of CRPS

André Marques Mansano Andrea Trescot

Review Article-Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Research (PMRR)

October 10, 2016


Myofascial pain syndrome and sensitization

Areerat Suputtitada

Review Article-Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Research (PMRR)

October 11, 2016


Witnessing outsider witnessing: A reciprocal witnessing workshop with young people reclaiming their lives back from pain and fatigue

Deborah Christie Fiona McFarlane Lucy Casdagli Glenda Fredman

Review Article-Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Research (PMRR)

October 20, 2016


Designing and constructing multi-types of physiotherapy specializations centre through applying a novel approach of quality function deployment (QFD) and Kano Model

Zain Alshami Atheer Alnawayseh Eman Frehat Mohammed Rawashdeh

Research Article-Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Research (PMRR)

October 25, 2016


Smiling factory: Early rehabilitation of two young children with ectodermal dysplasia - Case reports

Perry JE Perry S Soto DM Cline JA Mugayar LR

Case Report-Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Research (PMRR)

October 31, 2016


Evidence-based interventions for myofascial trigger points

Dawn T Gulick

Review Article-Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Research (PMRR)

July 06, 2016


Health disparity, comorbidity, and management of patients with diabetes by the physical therapists

Shetty A Alexander-Palacios B Eckert C Murphy M

Research Article-Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Research (PMRR)

August 22, 2016


Identification of the most frequent injuries in a variety of fencing competitors: A cross sectional study of fencing clubs in the Northeast tri-state region

Kirill Alekseyev Yura Stoly Richard Chang Malcolm Lakdawala Tina Bijlani Adrian Cristian

Research Article-Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Research (PMRR)

August 23, 2016


An evaluation of the impact of obesity related legislation

Karen L. Gordes

Research Article-Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Research (PMRR)

August 25, 2016


Endorphin agonists for psychiatric disorders

Alen J Salerian

Research Article-Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Research (PMRR)

August 27, 2016


The immediate effect of different mandibular positions on muscle force in the upper and lower limb: A pilot study in asymptomatic subjects

Hans Isselée Anouk Asscherickx Bernard De Mot Wim Dankaerts Filip Staes Jan Deklerck Jan De Neve Antoon De Laat

Research Article-Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Research (PMRR)

June 13, 2016


The effects of Wii bowling on balance in older adults

Teresa Ingenito Melanie Hoffer Jaclyn Paler Veronica Southard PT

Research Article-Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Research (PMRR)

June 15, 2016


The effects of a 3 week trunk stabilization exercise program on erector spinae EMG activity measurements on patients with non-specific low back pain (NSLBP): A single blinded randomized controlled trial

Pavlos Gkikas Nicolas Mazis

Research Article-Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Research (PMRR)

June 17, 2016


Systematic review and audit of our series of intracapsular fracture fixation using a new implant; targon fn plate system with tips learned from our experience

Albert Tang Thisara C Weerasuriya Francis Chan

Short Communication-Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Research (PMRR)

June 20, 2016


Exploratory comparison of students’ and clinical instructors’ report of frequency and importance of professional behaviors during clinical education affiliations

Trent Jackman

Research Article-Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Research (PMRR)

June 24, 2016


Evidence-based interventions for myofascial trigger points

Dawn T Gulick

Review Article-Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Research (PMRR)

July 06, 2016


The effects of tool holding during motor imagery: A mental chronometry study

Tsubasa Oikawa Daisuke Hirano Takamichi Taniguchi Hitoshi Maruyama

Research Article-Physical-Medicine-and-Rehabilitation-Research-PMRR.php

March 28, 2016


A model approach to group exercise in cancer survivors

Karen Y. Wonders Brittany Stout Danielle Ondreka

Short Communication-Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Research (PMRR)

April 25, 2016


Determination of the effectiveness of a community based exercise program, Tai Chi, for people with multiple sclerosis, a pilot program

Linda Csiza Ann Medley

Research Article-Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Research (PMRR)

April 28, 2016


A simplified approach to ultrasound guided ilioinguinal nerve block

Reid A. Waldman Simon Willis

Mini Review-Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Research (PMRR)

April 28, 2016


Macroprolactinoma – A rehabilitation perspective

Deepa Iyer Caroline Hutchings

Case Report-Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Research (PMRR)

April 28, 2016


Inaugural Message from the regional editor-in-chief

Masahiro Kohzuki

Editorial-Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Research (PMRR)

April 28, 2016


Submit Manuscript


Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Research welcomes direct submissions of manuscripts from authors. You can submit your manuscript to: submissions@oatext.com alternatively to: editor.pmrr@oatext.com

Publication Charges


Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Research is an Open Access journal and we do not charge the end user when accessing a manuscript or any article. This allows the scientific community to view, download, distribution of an article in any medium, provided that the original work is properly cited, under the term of "Creative Commons Attribution License". In line with other open access journals we provide a flat fee submission structure on the acceptance of a peer-reviewed article which covers in part the entirety of the publication pathway (the article processing charge). The process includes our maintenance, submission and peer review systems and international editing, publication and submission to global indexing and tracking organisations and archiving to allow instant access to the whole article and associated supplementary documents. We also have to ensure enough investment to secure a sustainable model which ethically, legally and financially stable.

The publication charges for Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Research are GBP 1690.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Why are your charges set at these levels?

All articles published in OA Text are open access. Open Access publishing implies that all readers, anywhere in the world, are allowed unrestricted to full text of articles, immediately on publication in OA Text Journals. The Article Publication Charges pay for the editorial and production costs of the journal, for hosting the website, publishing articles online, preparing HTML , PDF and XML versions of the articles and submitting the articles in electronic citation database like CrossRef.

Our financial goals are to:

  • Recover capitalization costs;
  • Produce sufficient revenue to allow for a sustainable and scalable publishing program, under continuous development;
  • Bend the publication-charge cost downward over time.

Who will pay the APC?

Corresponding author or Co-authors has to make the payment on acceptance of the article.

When should I pay?

Corresponding author or the paying institutions should arrange for the payment once they are notified regarding acceptance of the article. APC is exempted for cases in which a wavier agreement has been made in-prior to submission.

*We request an immediate attention towards the payment as the articles will not be published unless the charges have been paid.

How do I pay?

Authors or institutions can make payments by two modes as per their convenience.

  1. Wire/Bank transfer
  2. Card payment

Note: No taxes are included in this charge, taxes will be applicable as per the policies of the country of the payee. Additional transaction charges may be levied on the author.

Can I be eligible for wavier on APC?

The waiver request will be considered on a case-by-case basis, and will be provided accordingly.

*The Waiver requests must be made during the submission process and will not be accepted after  processing of the manuscript.

Do I have to pay if my manuscript is rejected?

No, Article processing charges will not be applicable for articles rejected by the Editorial office.

Withdrawal Charges

Are reprints of my article included in the article processing charges (APCs)?

No, Article processing charges (APCs) do not include the charges for the reprints. Reprints facility is optional and should be order separately.

Special Issues


Renal Rehabilitation: Present and Future Perspectives


Editor Affiliation:

Misa Miura
Associate Professor
Department of Health
Faculty of Health Sciences Tsukuba University of Technology
Japan

Submission date: May 15th, 2017
Publication date: November 15th, 2017

Description of the Special Issue: Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is a worldwide public health problem. Renal rehabilitation (RR) is coordinated, multifaceted interventions designed to optimize a renal patient's physical, psychological, and social functioning, in addition to stabilizing, slowing, or even reversing the progression of renal deterioration, thereby reducing morbidi‐ ty and mortality. RR includes five major components: such as exercise training, diet & fluid management, medication & medical surveillance, education, psychological & vocational counseling. Now, we should discuss about RR of present and future perspectives through this special issue of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Research.