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“Pacing does help you get your life back”: The acceptability of a newly developed activity pacing framework for chronic pain/fatigue.

Antcliff D, Keenan AM, Keeley P, Woby S, McGowan L. Musculoskeletal Care. 2021 May 6. doi: 10.1002/msc.1557.

A consensus approach toward the standardization of spinal stiffness measurement using a loaded rolling wheel device: results of a Delphi study

Hadizadeh, M., Kawchuk, G. & French, S. BMC Musculoskelet Disord 22, 436 (2021). Doi:10.1186/s12891-021-04313-6

A Systematic Review of Practiced-Based Research of Complementary and Integrative Health Therapies as Provided for Pain Management in Clinical Settings: Recommendations for the Future and A Call to Action

Natalie L Dyer, Jessica Surdam, Jeffery A Dusek. Pain Medicine. 2021. Pnab151. Doi:10.1093/pm/pnab151

An exploration of normative values in New Zealand to inform the Targeted Interventions for Patellofemoral Pain approach

Kim Hébert-Losier, Ivana Hanzlíková, Sana Oladi Ghadikolaei, Jessie Janssen, … Jim Richards. Musculoskeletal Science and Practice. 14 May 2021. DOI: 10.1016/j.msksp.2021.102399

Assessing Vascular Function in Patients With Neck Pain, Headache, and/or Orofacial Pain: Part of the Job Description of All Physical Therapists.

Hutting N, Kerry R, Kranenburg R, Mourad F, Taylor A. J Orthop Sports Phys Ther. 2021 May 10:1-12. doi: 10.2519/jospt.2021.10408.

Assessment of a taping method combined with manual therapy as a treatment of non-specific chronic low back pain – a randomized controlled trial

Schmidt, S., Wölfle, N., Schultz, C. et al.BMC Musculoskelet Disord 22, 410 (2021). Doi:10.1186/s12891-021-04236-2

Association between sleep disturbance and low back and pelvic pain in 4-month postpartum women: A cross-sectional study

Horibe K, Isa T, Matsuda N, Murata S, Tsuboi Y, Okumura M, Kawaharada R, Kogaki M, Uchida K, Nakatsuka K, Ono R. Eur Spine J. 2021 May 11. doi: 10.1007/s00586-021-06847-8

Barriers, facilitators and resources to opioid deprescribing in primary care: experiences of general practitioners in Australia.

Hamilton M, Mathieson S, Gnjidic D, Jansen J, Weir K, Shaheed CA, Blyth F, Lin CC. Pain. 2021 May 11. doi: 10.1097/j.pain.0000000000002340.

Case Report: Suprachoroidal Hemorrhage after Chiropractic Manipulation of the Neck

El Hamichi S, Graversen VK, Gold AS, Latiff A, Murray TG. Optom Vis Sci. 2020 Jul;97(7):482-484. doi: 10.1097/OPX.0000000000001533

Chondrosarcoma of the Spine: A Narrative Review

Pennington Z, Ehresman J, Pittman PD, Ahmed AK, Lubelski D, McCarthy EF, Goodwin CR, Sciubba DM. Spine J. 2021 May 7:S1529-9430(21)00228-X. doi: 10.1016/j.spinee.2021.04.021

Chronic musculoskeletal impairment is associated with alterations in brain regions responsible for the production and perception of movement

Conboy V, Edwards C, Ainsworth R, Natusch D, Burcham C, Danisment B, Khot S, Seymour R, Larcombe SJ, Tracey I, Kolasinski J. J Physiol. 2021 Apr;599(8):2255-2272. doi: 10.1113/JP281273

Chronic nociplastic pain affecting the musculoskeletal system: clinical criteria and grading system

Kosek E, Clauw D, Nijs J, Baron R, Gilron I, Harris RE, Mico JA, Rice AS, Sterling M. Pain. 2021 May 7. doi: 10.1097/j.pain.0000000000002324

Chronic nociplastic pain affecting the musculoskeletal system: clinical criteria and grading system.

Kosek E, Clauw D, Nijs J, Baron R, Gilron I, Harris RE, Mico JA, Rice AS, Sterling M. Pain. 2021 May 7. doi: 10.1097/j.pain.0000000000002324.

Chronic Plantar Heel Pain is Principally Associated With Waist Girth (Systemic) and Pain (Central) Factors, Not Foot Factors: A Case-Control Study.

Rogers J, Jones G, Cook JL, Wills K, Lahham A, Winzenberg TM. J Orthop Sports Phys Ther. 2021 May 7:1-29. doi: 10.2519/jospt.2021.10018.

Do exercise-based prevention programmes reduce non-contact musculoskeletal injuries in football (soccer)? A systematic review and meta-analysis with 13 355 athletes and more than 1 million exposure hours

Lemes IR, Pinto RZ, Lage VN, et al. British Journal of Sports Medicine Published Online First: 17 May 2021. doi: 10.1136/bjsports-2020-103683

Does sex affect second ACL injury risk? A systematic review with meta-analysis

Patel AD, Bullock GS, Wrigley J, et al. British Journal of Sports Medicine Published Online First: 17 May 2021. doi: 10.1136/bjsports-2020-103408

Education With Therapeutic Alliance Did Not Influence the Improvement of Symptoms of Patients With Chronic Low Back Pain and Low Risk of Poor Prognosis Compared to Education Without Therapeutic Alliance: A Randomized Controlled Trial.

Miyamoto GC, Fagundes FRC, Santo CMDE, Teixeira FML, Tonini TV, Prado FT, Cabral CMN. J Orthop Sports Phys Ther. 2021 May 7:1-26. doi: 10.2519/jospt.2021.9636.

Effectiveness of motor control exercise on non-specific chronic low back pain, disability and core muscle morphological characteristics: A meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials.

Zhang C, Li Y, Zhong Y, Feng C, Zhang Z, Wang C. Eur J Phys Rehabil Med. 2021 May 7. doi: 10.23736/S1973-9087.21.06555-2.

Effectiveness of Ultrasound Therapy on the Management of Chronic Non-Specific Low Back Pain: A Systematic Review

Haile G, Hailemariam TT, Haile TG. J Pain Res. 2021;14:1251-1257. Doi:10.2147/JPR.S277574

Estimating Exercise-Induced Changes in Human Neuronal Networks.

Türker KS. Exerc Sport Sci Rev. 2021 Apr 22. doi: 10.1249/JES.0000000000000255.

Exploring Integrated Care for Musculoskeletal and Chronic Health Conditions.

Gleadhill C, Kamper SJ, Lee H, Williams CM. J Orthop Sports Phys Ther. 2021 May 10:1-10. doi: 10.2519/jospt.2021.10428.

Fear Avoidance Predicts Persistent Pain in Young Adults With Low Back Pain: A Prospective Study.

Smith JA, Russo L, Santayana N. J Orthop Sports Phys Ther. 2021 May 15:1-27. doi: 10.2519/jospt.2021.9828.

How does sleep help recovery from exercise-induced muscle Injuries?

Merino, Christophe Baudot, Jesus Perez, Sebastiano Pochettino, Cristiano Eirale, Hakim Chalabi. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport. 2021 Doi:10.1016/j.jsams.2021.05.007

Identifying Treatment Patterns in Patients with Bertolotti Syndrome: An Elusive Cause of Chronic Low Back Pain

McGrath, Kyle A. et al. The Spine Journal, Volume 0, Issue 0. Doi: 10.1016/j.spinee.2021.05.008

In Vivo Primary and Coupled Segmental Motions of the Healthy Female Head-Neck Complex during Dynamic Head Axial Rotation

Runsheng Guo, Chaochao Zhou, Cong Wang, Tsung-Yuan Tsai, Yan Yu, Wei Wang, Guoan Li, Thomas Cha. Journal of Biomechanics. 2021. Doi:10.1016/j.jbiomech.2021.110513

Is clinical, musculoskeletal pain associated with poorer logical reasoning?

Gunnarsson H, Agerström J. Pain Rep. 2021 May 7;6(1):e929. doi: 10.1097/PR9.0000000000000929.

Lactate in contemporary biology: a phoenix risen

Brooks GA, Arevalo JA, Osmond AD, Leija RG, Curl CC, Tovar AP. J Physiol. 2021 Feb 10. doi: 10.1113/JP280955

Longitudinal, bidirectional relationships of insomnia symptoms and musculoskeletal pain across adolescence: the mediating role of mood.

Arnison T, Schrooten MGS, Hesser H, Jansson-Fröjmark M, Persson J. Pain. 2021 May 12. doi: 10.1097/j.pain.0000000000002334.

Management of recent onset tendon-related pain in a primary contact setting: A survey of practice.

Mitham K, Mallows A, Yeowell G, Littlewood C. Musculoskeletal Care. 2021 May 1. doi: 10.1002/msc.1556.

MANIPULATIVE THERAPY OF SACRAL TORSION VERSUS MYOFASCIAL RELEASE IN PATIENTS CLINICALLY DIAGNOSED POSTERIOR PELVIC PAIN: A CONSORT COMPLIANT RANDOMIZED CONTROLLED TRIAL

Castro-Sánchez AM, Gil-Martínez E, Fernández-Sánchez M, Lara-Palomo IC, Nastasia I, de Los Ángeles Querol-Zaldívar M, Aguilar-Ferrándiz ME. Spine J. 2021 May 12:S1529-9430(21)00233-3. doi: 10.1016/j.spinee.2021.05.002

Move It or Lose It? The Effect of Early Active Movement on Clinical Outcomes Following Rotator Cuff Repair: A Systematic Review With Meta-Analysis.

Silveira A, Luk J, Tan M, Kang SH, Sheps DM, Bouliane M, Beaupre L. J Orthop Sports Phys Ther. 2021 May 15:1-65. doi: 10.2519/jospt.2021.9634.

Multidisciplinary program based on early management of psychological factors reduces disability of patients with subacute low back pain. Results of a randomised controlled study with one year follow-up.

Monticone M, Ambrosini E, Portoghese I, Rocca B. Eur J Phys Rehabil Med. 2021 May 5. doi: 10.23736/S1973-9087.21.06696-X.

Multivariate shoulder and spine relationship using planar range of motion assessment

Heather A. Johnston, Janessa D.M. Drake. Musculoskeletal Science and Practice. 14 May 2021. DOI: 10.1016/j.msksp.2021.102398

Muscle Fascia Changes in Patients with Occipital Neuralgia, Headache, or Migraine

Gfrerer L, Hansdorfer MA, Ortiz R, Chartier C, Nealon KP, Austen WG Jr. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2021 Jan 1;147(1):176-180. doi: 10.1097/PRS.0000000000007484

Neck and shoulder pain in adolescents seldom occur alone: Results from the Norwegian Ungdata Survey

Jahre H, Grotle M, Smedbråten K, Richardsen KR, Bakken A, Øiestad BE. Eur J Pain. 2021 Apr 28. doi: 10.1002/ejp.1785

Neck pain with radiculopathy: A systematic review of classification systems.

Lam KN, Rushton A, Thoomes E, Thoomes-de Graaf M, Heneghan NR, Falla D. Musculoskelet Sci Pract. 2021 May 6;54:102389. doi: 10.1016/j.msksp.2021.102389.

Non‐drug therapies for the secondary prevention of lower limb muscle cramps

Hawke F, Sadler SG, Katzberg HD, Pourkazemi F, Chuter V, Burns J. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2021, Issue 5. Art. No.: CD008496. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD008496.pub3

On a Trajectory for Success: 9 in Every 10 People With a Degenerative Meniscus Tear Have Improved Knee Function in the 2 Years After Treatment-A Secondary Exploratory Analysis of a Randomized Controlled Trial.

Berg B, Roos EM, Kise NJ, Engebretsen L, Holm I, Risberg MA. J Orthop Sports Phys Ther. 2021 May 10:1-29. doi: 10.2519/jospt.2021.10025.

Optimal Load for Managing Low-Risk Tibial and Metatarsal Bone Stress Injuries in Runners: The Science Behind the Clinical Reasoning.

Warden SJ, Edwards WB, Willy RW. J Orthop Sports Phys Ther. 2021 May 7:1-28. doi: 10.2519/jospt.2021.9982.

Outcomes of Interdisciplinary Pain Rehabilitation Across Subgroups of the Multidimensional Pain Inventory – A Study From the Swedish Quality Registry for Pain Rehabilitation.

Gerdle B, Cervin M, Rivano Fischer M, Ringqvist Å. Pain Pract. 2021 Mar 23. doi: 10.1111/papr.13007.

Pathomechanism and Biomechanics of Degenerative Disc Disease: Features of Healthy and Degenerated Discs

Sertac Kirnaz, Charisse Capadona, Marianne Lintz, Byumsu Kim, Rachel Yerden, Jacob L. Goldberg, Branden Medary, Fabian Sommer, Lynn B. McGrath, Jr, Lawrence J. Bonassar, Roger Härtl Int J Spine Surg. 2021 Apr; 15(Suppl 1): 10–25. Published online 2021 Apr 30. doi: 10.14444/8052

Patient reported outcome measures in trigeminal neuralgia – A systematic review of psychometric performance

Venda Nova C, Zakrzewska JM, R Baker S, Ni Riordain R. Eur J Pain. 2021 May 2. doi: 10.1002/ejp.1779

Phenotype of Cluster Headache: Clinical Variability, Persisting Pain Between Attacks, and Comorbidities-An Observational Cohort Study in 825 Patients.

Göbel CH, Karstedt S, Heinze A, Koch B, Göbel H. Pain Ther. 2021 May 4. doi: 10.1007/s40122-021-00267-8.

Population-Focused Approaches for Proactive Chronic Pain Management in Older Adults.

Johnson A, Booker SQ. Pain Manag Nurs. 2021 May 7. pii: S1524-9042(21)00124-7. doi: 10.1016/j.pmn.2021.03.011.

Pressure pain thresholds in office workers with chronic neck pain: A systematic review and meta-analysis.

Nunes AMP, Moita JPAM, Espanha MMMR, Petersen KK, Arendt-Nielsen L. Pain Pract. 2021 Apr 7. doi: 10.1111/papr.13014.

Prevalence of low back pain and related disability in patients with femoroacetabular impingement syndrome

Brown-Taylor L, Bordner H, Glaws K, Vasileff WK, Walrod B, Di Stasi S. PM R. 2021 Feb 14. doi: 10.1002/pmrj.12572

Prognostic factors for pain chronicity in low back pain: a systematic review.

Nieminen LK, Pyysalo LM, Kankaanpää MJ. Pain Rep. 2021 Apr 1;6(1):e919. doi: 10.1097/PR9.0000000000000919.

Psychological aspects of pain prevention.

Fisher E, Eccleston C. Pain Rep. 2021 May 5;6(1):e926. doi: 10.1097/PR9.0000000000000926.

Risk factors associated with cervical spine lesions in patients with rheumatoid arthritis: an observational study

Uchino, Y., Higashi, T., Kobayashi, N. et al. BMC Musculoskelet Disord 22, 408 (2021). Doi:10.1186/s12891-021-04285-7

Self-reported prognostic factors in adults reporting neck or low back pain: An umbrella review

Mansell G, Corp N, Wynne-Jones G, Hill J, Stynes S, van der Windt D. Eur J Pain. 2021 Apr 16. doi: 10.1002/ejp.1782

Sensory innervation of human bone: an immunohistochemical study to further understand bone pain

Steverink JG, Oostinga D, van Tol FR, van Rijen MHP, Mackaaij C, Verlinde-Schellekens SAMW, Oosterman BJ, Van Wijck AJM, Roeling TAP, Verlaan JJ. J Pain. 2021 May 5:S1526-5900(21)00214-5. doi: 10.1016/j.jpain.2021.04.006

Sham treatment effects in manual therapy trials on back pain patients: a systematic review and pairwise meta-analysis.

Lavazza C, Galli M, Abenavoli A, Maggiani A. BMJ Open. 2021 May 4;11(5):e045106. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2020-045106.

Temporal summation of mechanical pain prospectively predicts movement-evoked pain severity in adults with chronic low back pain

Overstreet, D.S., Michl, A.N., Penn, T.M. et al. BMC Musculoskelet Disord 22, 429 (2021). Doi:10.1186/s12891-021-04306-

The Active Future for the Passive Therapist.

Nicholls DA. J Orthop Sports Phys Ther. 2021 May 15:1-13. doi: 10.2519/jospt.2021.10536.

The associations of emotional health with pain, disability, and health-related quality of life in patients with rotator cuff disease.

Şahinoğlu E, Ünver B, Yamak K. Musculoskeletal Care. 2021 May 1. doi: 10.1002/msc.1560.

The comparative effects of spinal manipulation, myofascial release and exercise in tension-type headache patients with neck pain: A randomized controlled trial

Corum M, Aydin T, Medin Ceylan C, Kesiktas FN. Complement Ther Clin Pract. 2021 May;43:101319. doi: 10.1016/j.ctcp.2021.101319

Understanding regional activation of thoraco-lumbar muscles in chronic low back pain and its relationship to clinically relevant domains

Serafino, F., Trucco, M., Occhionero, A. et al. BMC Musculoskelet Disord 22, 432 (2021). Doi:10.1186/s12891-021-04287-5

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