Published Peer-Reviews of Back Pain cases

Published Peer-Reviews of Back Pain cases

Published Back Pain Treatments

Taimela S, Negrini S, Paroli C. Functional rehabilitation of low back disorders. Eura

Medicophys. 2004 Mar; 40(1): 29-36. PubMed

Timonen L, Rantanen T, Ryynänen OP, Taimela S, Timonen TE, Sulkava R. A randomized controlled trial of rehabilitation after hospitalization in frail older women: effects on strength, balance and mobility. Scand J Med Sci Sports. 2002 Jun; 12(3): 186-92. PubMed for DBC America

Mannion AF, Müntener M, Taimela S, Dvorak J. Comparison of Three Active Therapies for Chronic Low Back Pain: Results of a Randomized Clinical Trial with One-Year Follow-Up. Rheumatology 2001; 40: 772-78. PubMed

Mannion AF, Junge A, Taimela S, Müntener M, Lorenzo K, Dvorak J. Active Therapy for Chronic Low Back Pain. Part 3. Factors Influencing Self-Rated Disability and Its Change Following Therapy. Spine 2001; 26(8): 920-29. PubMed

Käser L, Mannion AF, Rhyner A, Weber E, Dvorak J, Müntener M. Active Therapy for Chronic Low Back Pain. Part 2. Effects on Paraspinal Muscle Cross-Sectional Area, Fiber Type Size, and Distribution. Spine 2001; 26(8): 909-19. PubMed

Mannion AF, Taimela S, Müntener M, Dvorak J. Active Therapy for Chronic Low Back Pain. Part 1. Effects on Back Muscle Actication, Fatigability, and Strength. Spine 2001; 26(8): 897-908. PubMed

Taimela S, Diederich C, Hubsch M, Heinrichy M. The Role of Physical Exercise Inactivity in Pain Recurrence and Absenteeism From Work After Active Outpatient Rehabilitation for Recurrent or Chronic Low Back Pain: A Follow-up Study. Spine 2000; 25: 1809-1816 PubMed

Taimela S, Takala E-P, Asklöf T, Seppälä K, Parviainen S. Active Treatment of Chronic Neck Pain: A Prospective Randomized Intervention. Spine 2000; 25: 1021-1027. PubMed

Leinonen V, Kankaanpää M, Airaksinen O, Hänninen O. Back and Hip Extensor Activities During Trunk Flexion/Extension: Effects of Low Back Pain and Rehabilitation. Arch Phys Med Rehabil 2000; 81(1): 32-7. PubMed

Mannion AF, Muntener M, Taimela S, Dvorak J. 1999 Volvo Award Winner in Clinical Studies: A Randomized Clinical Trial of Three Active Therapies for Chronic Low Back Pain. Spine 1999; 24(23): 2435-48. PubMed

Kankaanpää M, Taimela S, Airaksinen O, Hänninen O. The Efficacy of Active Rehabilitation in Chronic Low Back Pain. Effect on Pain Intensity, Self-Experienced Disability, and Lumbar Fatigability. Spine 1999; 24, (10): 1034-1042. PubMed

Arokoski JP, Kankaanpää M, Valta T, Juvonen I, Partanen J, Taimela S, Lindgren KA, Airaksinen O. Back and Hip Extensor Muscle Function During Therapeutic Exercises. Arch Phys Med Rehabil 1999; 80(7): 842-50. PubMed

Luoto S, Taimela S, Hurri H, Aalto H, Pyykkö I, Alaranta H. Psychomotor Speed and Postural Control in Chronic Low-Back Pain Patients: A Controlled Follow-Up Study. Spine 1996; 21: 2621-2627. PubMed

Taimela S, Härkäpää K. Strength, Mobility, Their Changes and Pain Reduction in Active Functional Restoration for Chronic Low Back Disorders. J. Spin. Disord. 1996; 9: 306-312. PubMed

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Rantonen J, Luoto S, Vehtari A, Hupli M, Karppinen J, Malmivaara A, Taimela S. The effectiveness of two active interventions compared to self-care advice in employees with non-acute low back symptoms: a randomised, controlled trial with a 4-year follow-up in the occupational health setting.
Occup Environ Med. 2011 May 20. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 21602539.

Rivinoja AE, Paananen MV, Taimela SP, Solovieva S, Okuloff A, Zitting P, Järvelin MR, Leino-Arjas P, Karppinen JI.

Sports, smoking, and overweight during adolescence as predictors of sciatica in adulthood: a 28-year follow-up study of a birth cohort. Am J Epidemiol. 2011 Apr 15;173(8):890-7. Epub 2011 Mar 10. PubMed PMID: 21393341.

Takatalo J, Karppinen J, Niinimäki J, Taimela S, Näyhä S, Mutanen P, Sequeiros RB, Kyllönen E, Tervonen O. Does lumbar disc degeneration on MRI associate with low back symptom severity in young Finnish adults? Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2011 Feb 24. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 21358475.

Paananen MV, Taimela SP, Tammelin TH, Kantomaa MT, Ebeling HE, Taanila AM, Zitting PJ, Karppinen JI. Factors related to seeking health care among adolescents with musculoskeletal pain. Pain. 2011 Apr;152(4):896-903. Epub 2011 Feb 3. PubMed PMID: 21295404.

Paalanne N, Niinimäki J, Karppinen J, Taimela S, Mutanen P, Takatalo J, Korpelainen R, Tervonen O. Assessment of association between low back pain and paraspinal muscle atrophy using Opposed-Phase MR imaging. A population-based study among young adults. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2011 Feb 1. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 21289551.

Paananen M, Taimela S, Auvinen J, Tammelin T, Zitting P, Karppinen J. Impact of self-reported musculoskeletal pain on health-related quality of life among young adults. Pain Med. 2011 Jan;12(1):9-17. doi: 10.1111/j.1526- 4637.2010.01029.x. PubMed PMID: 21223492.

Paananen MV, Taimela SP, Auvinen JP, Tammelin TH, Kantomaa MT, Ebeling HE, Taanila AM, Zitting PJ, Karppinen JI. Risk factors for persistence of multiple musculoskeletal pains in adolescence: a 2-year follow-up study. Eur J Pain. 2010 Nov;14(10):1026-32. Epub 2010 Apr 18. PubMed PMID: 20403716.

Auvinen JP, Tammelin TH, Taimela SP, Zitting PJ, Järvelin MR, Taanila AM, Karppinen JI. Is insufficient quantity and quality of sleep a risk factor for neck, shoulder and low back pain? A longitudinal study among adolescents. Eur Spine J. 2010 Apr;19(4):641-9. Epub 2009 Nov 20. PubMed PMID: 19936804; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2899838.

Paalanne NP, Korpelainen RI, Taimela SP, Auvinen JP, Tammelin TH, Hietikko TM, Kaikkonen HS, Kaikkonen KM, Karppinen JI. Muscular fitness in relation to physical activity and television viewing among young adults. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2009 Nov;41(11):1997-2002. PubMed PMID: 19812519.

Takatalo J, Karppinen J, Niinimäki J, Taimela S, Näyhä S, Järvelin MR, Kyllönen E, Tervonen O. Prevalence of degenerative imaging findings in lumbar magnetic resonance imaging among young adults. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2009 Jul 15;34(16):1716-21. PubMed PMID: 19770614.

Paananen MV, Auvinen JP, Taimela SP, Tammelin TH, Kantomaa MT, Ebeling HE, Taanila AM, Zitting PJ, Karppinen JI. Psychosocial, mechanical, and metabolic factors in adolescents’ musculoskeletal pain in multiple locations: a cross-sectional study. Eur J Pain. 2010 Apr;14(4):395-401. Epub 2009 Jul 28. PubMed PMID: 19640750.

Paalanne NP, Korpelainen R, Taimela SP, Remes J, Salakka M, Karppinen JI. Reproducibility and reference values of inclinometric balance and isometric trunk muscle strength measurements in Finnish young adults. J Strength Cond Res. 2009 Aug;23(5):1618-26. PubMed PMID: 19620899.

Auvinen JP, Paananen MV, Tammelin TH, Taimela SP, Mutanen PO, Zitting PJ, Karppinen JI. Musculoskeletal pain combinations in adolescents. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2009 May 15;34(11):1192-7. PubMed PMID: 19444067.

Auvinen JP, Tammelin TH, Taimela SP, Zitting PJ, Mutanen PO, Karppinen JI. Musculoskeletal pains in relation to different sport and exercise activities in youth. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2008 Nov;40(11):1890-900. PubMed PMID: 18845965.

Paalanne N, Korpelainen R, Taimela S, Remes J, Mutanen P, Karppinen J. Isometric trunk muscle strength and body sway in relation to low back pain in young adults. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2008 Jun 1;33(13):E435-41. PubMed PMID: 18520931.

Karppinen J, Daavittila I, Solovieva S, Kuisma M, Taimela S, Natri A, Haapea M, Korpelainen R, Niinimäki J, Tervonen O, Ala-Kokko L, Männikkö M. Genetic factors are associated with modic changes in endplates of lumbar vertebral bodies. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2008 May 15;33(11):1236-41. PubMed PMID: 18469698.

Kuisma M, Karppinen J, Haapea M, Niinimäki J, Ojala R, Heliövaara M, Korpelainen R, Kaikkonen K, Taimela S, Natri A, Tervonen O. Are the determinants of vertebral endplate changes and severe disc degeneration in the lumbar spine the same? A magnetic resonance imaging study in middle-aged male workers. BMC Musculoskelet Disord. 2008 Apr 16;9:51. PubMed PMID: 18416819; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2373785.

Shiri R, Solovieva S, Husgafvel-Pursiainen K, Taimela S, Saarikoski LA, Huupponen R, Viikari J, Raitakari OT, Viikari- Juntura E. The association between obesity and the prevalence of low back pain in young adults: the Cardiovascular Risk in Young Finns Study. Am J Epidemiol. 2008 May 1;167(9):1110-9. Epub 2008 Mar 11. PubMed PMID: 18334501.

Karppinen J, Daavittila I, Noponen N, Haapea M, Taimela S, Vanharanta H, Ala-Kokko L, Männikkö M. Is the interleukin-6 haplotype a prognostic factor for sciatica? Eur J Pain. 2008 Nov;12(8):1018-25. Epub 2008 Mar 5. PubMed PMID: 18321738.

Mikkonen P, Leino-Arjas P, Remes J, Zitting P, Taimela S, Karppinen J. Is smoking a risk factor for low back pain in adolescents? A prospective cohort study. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2008 Mar 1;33(5):527-32. PubMed PMID: 18317198.

Auvinen J, Tammelin T, Taimela S, Zitting P, Karppinen J. Associations of physical activity and inactivity with low back pain in adolescents. Scand J Med Sci Sports. 2008 Apr;18(2):188-94. Epub 2007 May 9. PubMed PMID: 17490453.

Virtanen IM, Karppinen J, Taimela S, Ott J, Barral S, Kaikkonen K, Heikkilä O, Mutanen P, Noponen N, Männikkö M, Tervonen O, Natri A, Ala-Kokko L. Occupational and genetic risk factors associated with intervertebral disc disease. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2007 May 1;32(10):1129-34. PubMed PMID: 17471097.

Kuisma M, Karppinen J, Niinimäki J, Ojala R, Haapea M, Heliövaara M, Korpelainen R, Taimela S, Natri A, Tervonen O. Modic changes in endplates of lumbar vertebral bodies: prevalence and association with low back and sciatic pain among middle-aged male workers. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2007 May 1;32(10):1116-22. PubMed PMID: 17471095.

Auvinen J, Tammelin T, Taimela S, Zitting P, Karppinen J. Neck and shoulder pains in relation to physical activity and sedentary activities in adolescence. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2007 Apr 20;32(9):1038-44. PubMed PMID: 17450080.

Leinonen V, Airaksinen M, Taimela S, Kankaanpää M, Kukka A, Koivisto T, Airaksinen O. Low back pain suppresses preparatory and triggered upper-limb activation after sudden upper-limb loading. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2007 Mar 1;32(5):E150-5. PubMed PMID: 17334276.

Kankaanpää M, Colier WN, Taimela S, Anders C, Airaksinen O, Kokko-Aro SM, Hänninen O. Back extensor muscle oxygenation and fatigability in healthy subjects and low back pain patients during dynamic back extension exertion. Pathophysiology. 2005 Nov 7. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 16289763.

Taimela S, Negrini S, Paroli C. Functional rehabilitation of low back disorders. Eura Medicophys. 2004 Mar;40(1):29-36. PubMed PMID: 16030491.

Karppinen J, Kurunlahti M, Taimela S, Haapea M, Vanharanta H, Tervonen O. Determinants of lumbar artery occlusion among patients with sciatica: a three-year follow-up with magnetic resonance angiography. Eur Spine J. 2005 Sep;14(7):664-70. Epub 2005 Feb 19. PubMed PMID: 15723216.

Leinonen V, Kankaanpää M, Luukkonen M, Kansanen M, Hänninen O, Airaksinen O, Taimela S. Lumbar paraspinal muscle function, perception of lumbar position, and postural control in disc herniation-related back pain. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2003 Apr 15;28(8):842-8. PubMed PMID: 12698130.

Leinonen V, Määttä S, Taimela S, Herno A, Kankaanpää M, Partanen J, Hänninen O, Airaksinen O. Paraspinal muscle denervation, paradoxically good lumbar endurance, and an abnormal flexion-extension cycle in lumbar spinal stenosis. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2003 Feb 15;28(4):324-31. PubMed PMID: 12590204.

Leinonen V, Kankaanpää M, Hänninen O, Airaksinen O, Taimela S. Paraspinal muscle responses during sudden upper limb loading. Eur J Appl Physiol. 2002 Nov;88(1-2):42-9. Epub 2002 Aug 14. PubMed PMID: 12436269.

Timonen L, Rantanen T, Ryynänen OP, Taimela S, Timonen TE, Sulkava R. A randomized controlled trial of rehabilitation after hospitalization in frail older women: effects on strength, balance and mobility. Scand J Med Sci Sports. 2002 Jun;12(3):186-92. PubMed PMID: 12135452.

Rissanen A, Heliövaara M, Alaranta H, Taimela S, Mälkiä E, Knekt P, Reunanen A, Aromaa A. Does good trunk extensor performance protect against back-related work disability? J Rehabil Med. 2002 Mar;34(2):62-6. PubMed PMID: 12019581.

Leinonen V, Määttä S, Taimela S, Herno A, Kankaanpää M, Partanen J, Kansanen M, Hänninen O, Airaksinen O.

Impaired lumbar movement perception in association with postural stability and motor- and somatosensory-evoked potentials in lumbar spinal stenosis. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2002 May 1;27(9):975-83. PubMed PMID: 11979174.

Mannion AF, Dvorak J, Taimela S, Müntener M. [Increase in strength after active therapy in chronic low back pain (CLBP) patients: muscular adaptations and clinical relevance]. Schmerz. 2001 Dec;15(6):468-73. German. PubMed PMID: 11793153.

Leinonen V, Kankaanpää M, Luukkonen M, Hänninen O, Airaksinen O, Taimela S. Disc herniation-related back pain impairs feed-forward control of paraspinal muscles. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2001 Aug 15;26(16):E367-72. PubMed PMID: 11493866.

Mannion AF, Müntener M, Taimela S, Dvorak J. Comparison of three active therapies for chronic low back pain: results of a randomized clinical trial with one-year follow-up. Rheumatology (Oxford). 2001 Jul;40(7):772-8. PubMed PMID: 11477282.

Mannion AF, Junge A, Taimela S, Müntener M, Lorenzo K, Dvorak J. Active therapy for chronic low back pain: part 3. Factors influencing self-rated disability and its change following therapy. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2001 Apr 15;26(8):920-9. PubMed PMID: 11317114.

Mannion AF, Taimela S, Müntener M, Dvorak J. Active therapy for chronic low back pain part 1. Effects on back muscle activation, fatigability, and strength. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2001 Apr 15;26(8):897-908. PubMed PMID: 11317112.