Scope of the journal

Physical Therapy is the treatment which uses therapeutic and specially designed exercises, evidence evaluation of patient and application of physical modalities for restoration of physical function and movement contrived by illness or disorder. Rehabilitation is the process of regaining one's strength after View More...
Original ResearchOpen Access

Effect of post isometric relaxation technique in the treatment of mechanical neck pain

Mona H El Laithy, Khaled Z Fouda
Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation 5: 20

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Validity and feasibility of a cell phone application for the assessment of gait and other functional fitness outcomes

Megan D Salvatore, Kennady M Miller, Natasha L Green, Brianna J Gassman, Kambiz Ghazinour, Emil Shirima, Nathan W Saunders
Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation 5: 19

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Measurement of space and motion discomfort in persons with vestibular disorders

Susan L Whitney, Gergory F Marchetti, Rolf G Jacob, Joseph M Furman
Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation 5: 18

Original ResearchOpen Access

Inter-Rater reliability of the Functional Movement Screen (FMS) amongst NHS Physiotherapists

Andrew Cuff, Joe L Palmer, Melanie Lindley
Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation 5: 17

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Handgrip strength as a screening assessment for functional limitations

Alyssa K Braun, Meghan E Hess, Uriel Ibarra-Moreno, Megan D Salvatore, Nathan W Saunders
Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation 5: 16

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Percutaneous versus transcutaneous tibial nerve stimulation in the treatment of faecal incontinence

Intsar S Waked, Mohamed K Seyam
Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation 5: 15

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Effect of deep cervical flexors training on neck proprioception, pain, muscle strength and dizziness in patients with cervical spondylosis: A randomized controlled trial

Marwa Shafiek Mustafa Saleh, Nagwa Ibrahim Rehab, Moussa Abdel Fattah Sharaf
Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation 5: 14

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Effect of age on dynamic walking balance in a healthy population between the ages of 20 and 80 years

Marc Robertson, Robert Gregory
Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation 5: 13

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The impact of the Walk With Ease program on lower extremity strength and ambulation in individuals with osteoarthritis

Justin T Mierzwicki, Tyler A Good, Derrick C Reed, Collin D Greer
Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation 5: 12

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Response of pregnancy related functional constipation to acupressure in postpartum women

Marwa Abd-El Rahman, Azza Barmoud Nashed, Mona Mohamed Taha, Amir A Gabr
Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation 5: 11

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Immediate effects of physical therapy on postural instability and frontal lobe dysfunction, as indicated by Frontal Assessment Battery score, in Parkinson’s disease

Makoto Sohmiya, Naoki Wada, Koichi Okamoto, Kenji Shirakura
Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation 5: 10

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Effect of electro acupuncture versus low level laser therapy on lipid profile in obesity

Rabab A Mohamed, Abeer M Yousef, Hanaa K Ata
Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation 5: 9

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Effect of natural apophyseal glides on cervicogenic headache: A randomized controlled trial

Ghada Ismail Mohamed, Wael Salah Shendy
Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation 5: 8

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Effect of pulsed electromagnetic therapy on bone mineral density of female athletes

Asmaa M El-Bandrawy, Azza Barmoud Nashed, Hassan O Ghareeb
Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation 5: 7

Case reportOpen Access

Sensory processing disorder and vestibular rehabilitation: A pediatric Case Report

Pablo Mleziva, Lillian Janette Mleziva, Eric Glenn Johnson
Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation 5: 6

Original ResearchOpen Access

Development of portable elbow joint device for stroke patient rehabilitation

L.C Ku, M Ramli, A.M.Z Abidin, A.A.Nizam Zulkifli, N.I Manaf, N.A.M Roshini, M.F Isa
Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation 5: 5

Case reportOpen Access

Physical therapy management of an elite rock climber with subacromial impingement syndrome (SIS)

Court Zollinger, Alex Urfer, Derek Gerber
Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation 5: 4

Case reportOpen Access

Physical therapy management of a rare multi-ligamentous knee injury following dislocation with a focus on gait training and therapeutic strengthening

Ethan Griffel, Alex Urfer, James Ralphs
Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation 5: 3

Original ResearchOpen Access

The measurable impact of a protocoled multimodal physiotherapeutic intervention on the quality of life in patients with non-specific chronic low back pain. A RCT study

Robbert Nimal van Amstel, Peter Vaes, Shaun Malone
Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation 5: 2

Case reportOpen Access

The effects of LSVT BIG home exercises and T’ai Chi on balance and gait in an individual with parkinson’s disease: A case study

Maureen Romanow Pascal, Dayna Ehlers, Rebecca Hindman
Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation 5: 1

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Influence of low level laser therapy versus pulsed electromagnetic field on diabetic peripheral neuropathy

Rabab A Mohamed, Ghada A Abdallah, Heba A Abdeen, Ayman A Nassif
Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation 4: 17

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The effect of a 5-week group-based exercise program on strength, balance, mobility, and gait in the older adult population: A pilot study

Shreena Chopra, Christine Dougherty, Mallory Johnston, Gina Curran, Carol A Maritz
Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation 4: 16

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The effect of physiotherapeutic intervention on the static balance of elderly for secondary prevention of falls

Iakovidis T Paris, Markopoulos Nikolaos, Kottaras Stavros, Mavromoustakos Savvas, Apostolou Thomas, Kallistratos Ilias, Takidis Ioannis
Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation 4: 15

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Relationship of backward walking to clinical outcome measures used to predict falls in the older population: A factor analysis

Carol A Maritz, Karin Grävare Silbernagel, Ryan Pohlig
Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation 4: 14

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Concurrent validity and minimum detectable change of Senior Fitness Test components: instrumented vs. manual assessment

Megan D Salvatore, Alexandra M Colacino, Meghan E Hess, Samuel W Todd, Nathan W Saunders
Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation 4: 13

Original ResearchOpen Access

Concurrent validation of the tandem walk test as a measure of dynamic walking balance in a healthy population

Marc Robertson, Robert Gregory
Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation 4: 12

ReviewOpen Access

Therapeutic heat and cold in cardiac rehabilitation

Riadh Habash, Mara Habash, Michelle El-Hage
Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation 4: 11

Original ResearchOpen Access

Mechanical properties of water alter temporal parameters of human walking

Yoichiro Sato, Kenichi Murakami, Hiroyuki Fujisawa
Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation 4: 10

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Perceptions of physiotherapists of their role in reducing pain and increasing, function, strength and flexibility in patients with Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome

Konstantinos Papadopoulos, Russell Kabir, Dimitris Stasinopoulos
Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation 4: 9

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Learning musculoskeletal ultrasound

Signe Jensen, Finn Elkjær Johannsen
Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation 4: 8

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A randomized comparison of supervised clinical exercise versus a home exercise program in patients with chronic low back pain

Tarek Ammar
Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation 4: 7

ReviewOpen Access

Biomechanical parameters for gait analysis: a systematic review of healthy human gait

Mary Roberts, David Mongeon, Francois Prince
Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation 4: 6

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Effect of muscle energy technique in treating post-partum coccydynia: A randomized control trial

Heba Embaby, Salwa Elgendy, Marwa Esmael Hasanin
Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation 4: 5

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The blood pressure response to foot reflexology adjunct to transcendental meditation training on postmenopausal hypertension

Ghada Ebrahim El-Refaye, Hany Farid Eid Morsy Elsisi
Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation 4: 4

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Open-chain and closed-chain exercise regimes: an ultrasound investigation into the effects of exercise on the architecture of the vastus medialis oblique

Abdel R Elniel, Claire Robertson, Alban Killingback, Philip J Adds
Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation 4: 3

Case reportOpen Access

Differential diagnosis and clinical decision-making in physical therapy: Case report of a complex dizzy patient

Eric G Johnson, Chethan Akkur Channe Gowda, Ahmad A Alharbi
Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation 4: 2

Original ResearchOpen Access

Intra-Rater reliability of the Functional Movement Screen (FMS) amongst NHS Physiotherapists

Joe L Palmer, Andrew V Cuff, Melanie Lindley
Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation 4: 1

Original ResearchOpen Access

Clinical decision making regarding the use of vital signs in physical therapy

Virginia G Thistle, Allison L Basskin, Eric Shamus, Renee Jeffreys-Heil
Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation 3: 7

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The relationship of weight-bearing and non-weight bearing ankle dorsiflexion to balance and gait performance in young and older adults

Elizabeth Norris, Emily Hubbuch, April Ford, Whitney Allen
Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation 3: 6

ReviewOpen Access

Lumbopelvic rhythm during trunk motion in the sagittal plane: A review of the kinematic measurement methods and characterization approaches

Milad Vazirian, Linda Van Dillen, Babak Bazrgari
Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation 3: 5

Case reportOpen Access

Two-week intensive locomotor training improves balance and mobility of a person with chronic incomplete C4 tetraparesis

Abby E Linford, Joseph C Wegley, Kathryn Blackadar, Geraldine Brunner-Lam, Rolando T Lazaro
Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation 3: 4

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The effects of a 6 week dynamic core stability plank exercise program compared to a traditional supine core stability strengthening program on diastasis recti abdominis closure, pain, oswestry disability index (ODI) and pelvic floor disability index scores (PFDI)

Lori Maria Walton, Adislen Costa, Donna LaVanture, Sarah McIlrath, Brittney Stebbins
Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation 3: 3

Case reportOpen Access

Using symptoms to effectively dose therapeutic exercises for a female with multiple sclerosis after an acute exacerbation: A case report

Alexis Mielke, Rolando Lazaro, Gail Widener
Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation 3: 2

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Effect of vestibular adaptation exercises on chronic motion sensitivity: a randomized controlled trial

Danah Alyahya, Eric G Johnson, Noha S Daher, Shilpa B Gaikwad, Sukrut Deshpande, Tim K Cordett, Lisa Zidek
Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation 3: 1

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Evaluation of anterior cruciate ligament reconstructed patients should include both self-evaluation and anteroposterior joint movement estimation?

Dario Santos, Fernando Massa, Franco Simini
Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation 2: 3

ReviewOpen Access

Post-surgical scar assessment in rehabilitation: a systematic review

Giorgio Ferriero, Silvia Di Carlo, Alexandre Ferriero, Ludovit Salgovic, Elisabetta Bravini, Francesco Sartorio, Stefano Vercelli
Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation 2: 2

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Pelvic pain, pelvic organ prolapse, urinary and colorectal distress incidence and relationship to quality of life and birth mode

Lori Maria Walton, Christine Abreu, Eliena Jeffus, Amy Trautwein, Shenya Xavier
Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation 2: 1

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Immediate positive effects of physical therapy on gait disturbance in patients with parkinson's disease

Naoki Wada, Makoto Sohmiya, Masayuki Tazawa, Yoko Ibe, Koichi Okamoto, Kenji Shirakura
Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation 1: 5

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Effect of high intensity interval training on diabetic obese women with polyneuropathy: a randomized controlled clinical trial

Nashwa Sayed Hamed, Neveen Ahmad Latif Abdel  Raoof
Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation 1: 4

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Vertebral artery testing and differential diagnosis in dizzy patients

Adel Alshahrani, Eric G. Johnson, Tim K. Cordett
Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation 1: 3

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A preliminary reliability study of a qualitative scoring system of limb alignment during single leg squat

Adel Almangoush, Lee Herrington, Richard Jones
Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation 1: 2

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Assessment of the reliability of real time ultrasound scanning to measure the humeral head position in a number of glenohumeral joint positions

Alya H. Bdaiwi, Lee Herrington, Adel Almangoush, Tanya Anne Mackenzie, Stuart B Porter
Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation 1: 1

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Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Subject Areas

Rehabilitation, Sports Physical Therapy, Biomechanics for Rehabilitation, Neurorehabilitation, Trauma Rehabilitation, Neuroengineering, Electromyography, Clinical Rehabilitation, Disability and Rehabilitation, Stroke Rehabilitation, Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation, Physical Medicine, Kinesiology, Paediatric physical therapy, Geriatric physical therapy, Psychoneuroimmunology.

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