Mohammadreza Hadian Rasanani

Mohammadreza Hadian Rasanani
Tehran University of Medical Sciences | TUMS · School of Rehabilitation, Brain and Spinal Injury Research Center

PhD, Electroneurophysiology of spinal cord and Brain; Robotic gait, proprioception, joint position Sense
I am a Professor at the School of Rehabilitation, Tehran University of Medical Sciences

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Introduction
we are working on the following projects: 1. tDCS and Over Active Bladder. 2. tDCS, Functional Faradic and Whole BodyVibration and CP children. 3. Weight Bearing Exercises versus non weight Bearing Exe. In upper and Lower limbs in CP children. 2. Study of the effects of peripheral inputs versus tDCS on incontinencey. 3. Exergame, virtual reality and Neurorehabilitation of C.N.S. 4. NSLBP, Fascial Release and QEEG recordings. 5. transcranial Electrical Stimulation and Multiple Scelerosis
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January 2009 - December 2010
January 2009 - October 2020
Tehran University of Medical Sciences
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  • Professor
January 2008 - present
Tehran University of Medical Sciences
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  • Funder member alongside other colleagues
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Publications (275)
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Introduction: The study was conducted to compare the immediate effect of high-power pain threshold ultrasound (HPPTUS) and deep transverse friction massage (DTFM) as a traditional technique on the treatment of upper trapezius active myofascial trigger points in male patients with mechanical neck pain. Materials and Methods: In this parallel single-...
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Context: Cerebral palsy is condition that is caused by neurological damage, which leads to problems in the somatosensory systems. It can cause spasticity in the involved muscles leading to poor function, limitations in range of motion, poor balance and coordination. Therapeutic use of whole-body vibration therapy for the management of the mentioned...
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Introduction: Although carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is an incident entrapment neuropathy disorder, there has been inadequate evidence about the effect evaluation of adding low-level laser therapy to ultrasound (US) plus median nerve glide exercises in these patients. Hence, this research investigated the trace of US plus median nerve glide exercise...
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Background: several studies have revealed the positive effects of daily moderate to vigorous physical activity on student performance and academic achievement. The purpose of this study was to determine the effect of a specific physical activity program on academic performance among children aged 9 to 14 in Lebanese schools. Methods: Participants w...
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Background Slumped sitting is a common poor posture which may cause mental fatigue and some disturbances in social activity. The management of slump posture often focuses on some biomechanical recommendations. To date, almost limited studies have explored the non-biomechanical factors such as the central component including mental fatigue of poor p...
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Purpose] The aim of this research was to see how ultrasound and nerve gliding with and without shock wave therapy effects on clinical and sonographic data of patients with carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS). [Participants and Methods] Forty four patients with moderate carpal tunnel syndrome participated in this research. One group got shock-wave therapy...
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adeh2 Abstract Objectives: The purpose of this work was to explore cervical position sense and electromyographic (EMG) responses of cervical muscles during head repositioning movements in students with and without upper trapezius muscle trigger points. Materials and Methods: Forty-six right-handed men and women subjects without upper extremity diso...
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ABSTRACT Myofascial Pain Syndrome (MPS) is one of the most frequent causes of muscle pain. MPS is characterized by the presence of a myofascial trigger point (MTrP), defined as a hypersensitive spot in a taut band of a skeletal muscle that is painful to stimulation (compression, or needling), elicits a referred pain distant to the spot, and is asso...
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Abstract Background: The effect of interventions to the upper trapezius muscle(UTM), as an important element of neck movement which is overactive in individuals with myofascial trigger point(MTrP), are unknown. Objective: The aim of the current study is to investigate the effects of UTM fatigue on range of motion in individuals with MTrP. Methods...
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Background: Smartphone applications are used as one of the learning tools in the student's learning process. Learning Neurodevelopmental Treatment approaches is necessary for occupational and physical therapist and students. The aim of the study was to design, develop and evaluate a smartphone educational NDT application of children with cerebral p...
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Previous investigations have demonstrated that interleukin-6 (IL-6), C reactive protein (CRP), tumor necrosis factoralpha (TNF-alpha), in Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) patients are considerably increased, and their progressive elevation are clinical threat indicators of disease severity. The purpose of this systematic review is to evaluate th...
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Background: This study aimed to assess the test-retest intra-rater reliability and convergent validity of digital photography (DP) in detecting the postural orientation of children with cerebral palsy (CP). Methods: The study recruited children with various types of CP with the Gross Motor Function Classification System level I or II and spasticity...
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Introduction: To demonstrate the effectiveness of extracorporeal shock wave therapy (ESWT) in treating active trigger points to relieve pain and increase range of motion (ROM) and improve the function of the cervical region in fewer sessions. Materials and Methods: In this single-group, pretest-posttest study, 15 participants with active myofascial...
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Background: Myofascial Trigger Points is a hyperirritable spot in a taut band of skeletal muscle that is the main reason for pain and dysfunction in the upper limb. Trapezius muscle has three different portions: the upper trapezius that originates from the superior nuchal line to the ligamentum nuchae above C7 spinal process and attaches the poster...
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Myofascial Trigger Points (MTrPs) is a hyperirritable spot in a taut band of skeletal muscle that is the main reason for pain and dysfunction in the upper limb. Trapezius muscle has three different portions: the upper trapezius that originates from the superior nuchal line to the ligamentum nuchae above C7 spinal process and attaches the posterior...
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Background: Myofascial trigger points are most commonly occurs in the upper trapezius, which is the highest sensitive muscle in the body. Joint Analysis of Electromyography (EMG) Spectrum and Amplitude (JASA) method was applied to evaluate the occurrence of muscular fatigue during consecutive gripping exertions. Methods: 64 right handed subjects to...
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Exergames have positive effects on various cognitive domains. However, to the best of our knowledge, not only have few studies investigated the exergame-induced brain changes, but also in most of them, preparatory brain activity has not been considered. Preparatory brain activity is a particularly relevant aspect for investigating the interaction b...
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Abstract Objective: to demonstrate the effectiveness of combination of radial extracorporeal shock wave therapy and muscle energy technique on pain, range of motion, and neck function of the individuals with active trigger points of upper trapezius muscle. Method: Fifty-four (54) participants with active TrPs of upper trapezius muscle were partici...
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Objective: We investigated the combined effect of Radial Shockwave Therapy (RSWT) and muscle energy technique (MET) on pain, range of motion (ROM), and neck function in people with active trigger points (ATrPs) of the upper trapezius muscle. Materials & Methods: Fifty-four participants with ATrPs of the upper trapezius muscle were randomly divided...
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Context: Cerebral palsy (CP) results from damage to the central nervous system, leading to disturbances of motor and sensory functions, especially the balance. Virtual reality exercise intervention (VRI) is a promising technique to improve motor function in children with CP by engaging such individuals in real-like world events through simulations....
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Introduction: The elderly population is commonly affected by balance and gait disorders that increase the risk of falls. Pivotal systems for efficient postural control are sensory, motor, visual, vestibular, and cognitive. Disruption in any of these systems could lead to postural instability. Vestibular rehabilitation is a set of exercises that po...
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Aim: To evaluate the effect of low intensity Modified Hölmich Protocol (MHP) for long-standing groin pain on pain, and return to sport. Place and duration: Tehran University of Medical Sciences and Lebanese football club clinic from March 2021 till September 2021. Methods: Ten male soccer (age= 24±4.8 yrs.) with adductor longus related groin pain u...
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Aim: Capturing body images through digital photography method for calculation of quadriceps angles and pelvic position in clinical assessment is an inexpensive method. The aim of this study is to evaluate the reliability of measuring Q-angle and pelvic tilt angle with digital camera and Microdicom software. Place and duration: University of Lahore...
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Introduction: The most critical clinical presentation in myofascial pain syndrome is trigger points. Trigger points are the main problem in 30% of the patients presenting to general internal medicine practice. One of the treatments used for trigger points is ultrasound therapy. The high- power pain threshold ultrasound (HPPTUS) technique is one of...
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Introduction: This study aimed to investigate the reliability and agreement of the Beta-band Intermuscular Coherence (Bb-IMC) as a clinical assessment tool for Non-Specific Chronic Low Back Pain (NS-CLBP) patients and healthy subjects by studying four phases of the Flexion-Extension Task (F-ET): standing, flexion, relaxation, and extension phases....
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Objective: To compare the effects of Wii and conventional training on functional abilities and neurocognitive function in basketball-players with Functional Ankle Instability (FAI). Design: Single-blind matched randomized clinical trial study. Setting: Outpatients setting. Participants: Fifty-four basketball-players were randomly assigned to...
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Background: Normal movement pattern and its relationship with various segments of the body create a kinetic chain for performing certain activities. The abnormal patterns of movement may precipitate risk of injuries at any segmentleg from the pelvis to the foot [1-3]. Obesity has been marked as risk factor for postural instability. The mechanism of...
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Abstract The objective of the study was to investigate the effects of video game training in comparison with traditional motor-cognitive dual-task training on dual-task interference in older adults. Sixty older adults were allocated to the video game (intervention group) or the motor-cognitive dual-task training (control group). The outcome measure...
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Aim: The present study aimed to cross-culturally adapt and assess the validity and reliability of the English version of the Wexner questionnaire translated into the Persian language in Iranian patients. Background: Constipation is one of the most common gastrointestinal disorders; therefore, it is necessary to utilize an index for both the clin...
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Background: Until now, a variety of techniques have been introduced to address the adverse effects of NS-CLBP, including SMT and MET. However, most of these techniques have focused on pain assessment and disability. In other words, the effectiveness of these techniques on the corticospinal tract function was not studied. Therefore, the purpose of t...
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Background: Until now, a variety of techniques have been introduced to address the adverse effects of NS-CLBP, including spinal manipulation technique (SMT) and muscle energy technique (MET). However, most of these techniques have focused on pain assessment and disability. In other words, the intermuscular synchronization between the co-contracting...
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Objectives: The main aim of this study was to determine and compare the effects of innovative aquatic proprioceptive training plus conventional rehabilitation with conventional rehabilitation alone on voluntary response index (VRI) components in athletes with anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction (ACLR). Methods: Forty male athletes with ACLR (...
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Introduction The issue of the health status of mothers of children with disability is one that is beginning to be addressed more fully. This study aimed to explore the process of health in mothers during caregiving of children with cerebral palsy (CP). Method A qualitative research method with a grounded theory approach was used, including purposi...
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Purpose The aim was to investigate the effect of video game training as compared to dual-task training on gait initiation (GI) which is a sensitive indicator of balance deficiency in older adults. Method Sixty-six older adults were allocated to the video game-based training (intervention group) or the motor-cognitive dual-task training (active con...
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Background: Proprioceptive deficits are one of the most important challenges after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction (ACLR). Objectives: The current study aimed to investigate the effects of incorporating innovative land-based proprioceptive training into the conventional accelerated land-based rehabilitation protocol, as compared to the co...
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Objectives: The current study aimed to compare between the chronic non-specific low back pain (CNSLBP) and healthy subjects during four phases of the trunk flexion-extension task (standing, flexion, relaxation, and extension phases) by using pool coherence as well as pairwise coherence of Beta band Intermuscular coherence (Bb-IMC) and flexion relax...
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Background: Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction (SIJD) is considered an origin of low-back pain. It can change the motor control strategy and postural control (PC). Objectives: We aimed to find any probable differences in PC between subjects with and without SIJD and determine the effects of the pelvic belt (PB) on PC. Methods: Thirty-eight subjects were...
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Objectives: Ultrasound (US) imaging has been suggested to evaluate the morphology and function of trunk muscles; however, little is known about the reliability of the US measures in patients with chronic low back pain (CLBP). This study aimed to evaluate intrarater reliability of US imaging of the lateral abdominal and lumbar multifidus muscles in...
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Introduction: Voluntary Response Index (VRI) is used as a measure of motor control to study abnormalities of voluntary movements. This study aimed to evaluate the reliability of voluntary response index analysis in subjects with Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction (ACLR). Materials and Methods: Using surface electromyography, the VRI componen...
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Background: Because of water properties, proprioceptive training in the aquatic environment is more beneficial. The primary goal of this study was to investigate the effectiveness of adding the innovative aquatic proprioceptive training to conventional accelerated land-based rehabilitation protocol on knee function and joint position sense in male...
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Background: This study aimed to evaluate the effect of kinesiology taping (KT) on lumbar proprioception, pain, and functional disability in individuals with nonspecific chronic low back pain (CLBP). Methods: Thirty individuals with nonspecific CLBP participated in this double-blinded, randomized clinical trial from July 2017 to September 2018. The...
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Purpose: Mental imagery exercise (MIE) is an innovative technique that has various clinical applications, particularly in physical therapy and rehabilitation. Some Studies had shown the e ectiveness of MIE in physical therapy and rehabilitation, particularly for numerous types of sport injuries. e aim of this present review is to provide a critical...
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One of the most disabling nonmotor symptoms in persons with Parkinson’s disease is fatigue, which can decrease the quality of life by restricting the function and activities of daily living (ADL). Nonetheless, sufficient evidence for treating fatigue, including drug or nondrug treatment, is not available. In this study, we evaluated the probable ef...
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Objectives To identify differences in architectural parameters (size, fiber/pennation angle, fiber length, and echogenicity) of the quadriceps muscle, as a whole or any individual part of it, using imaging techniques in individuals with patellofemoral pain (PFP) compared to contralateral, asymptomatic limb or separate control group. Background Qua...
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The aim of the study was to determine the feasibility of the Persian version of the Canadian Occupational Performance Measure (COPM) to assess self-reported occupational performance in a group of children with cancer at least one-year post-cancer diagnosis and intervention and to describe the self-reported occupational performance problems of child...
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Introduction: This study aimed to evaluate the effect of Kinesio Taping (KT) on low back/pelvis pain, disability, and trunk Range of Motion (ROM) in individuals with nonspecific chronic low back pain (CLBP) after 72 h. Materials and Methods: Eighteen patients with nonspecific CLBP participated in this study. Pain intensity, Oswestry low back pain d...
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It is hypothesized that the subtalar hyperpronation may provoke the development of a biomechanical chain of events in lower extremity alignment. Several studies have shown that pelvic alignment may alter in the presence of immediate foot hyperpronation induced by external forces. It is unknown whether these alterations are presented in chronic foot...
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Introduction: Ankle sprain is a common sports injury that can cause Functional Ankle Instability (FAI). Neurocognitive function impairment had been reported in subjects with musculoskeletal injuries. Consequently, information processing deficits might be associated with FAI. This study aimed to compare information processing speed and accuracy in a...
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Low back pain (LBP) is a common illness that has potential sources, like intervertebral discs, facets and sacroiliac joints (SIJ). Primary source of pain in 10% to 27% of patients with mechanical LBP is SIJ which is a true diarthrodial joint; separated by a joint space containing synovial fluid and a fibrous capsule. Several mechanisms of injury ma...
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Background Ankle sprain is a common sport injury that can lead to functional ankle instability. Virtual Reality Training such as Wii Fit Plus may improve functional deficit often associated with functional ankle instability. Material and Methods Fifty male basketball players with and without unilateral, functional ankle instability were assigned i...
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Introduction: Lumbar stiffness is a common complaint of patients with low back pain. The Muscle Energy Technique (MET) is a common intervention to treat the spine and sacroiliac joint dysfunctions and their resulting disability in daily activities. This research aimed to evaluate the effects of MET on pain, functional disability, and lumbar stiffne...
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Introduction: Lumbar stiffness is a common complaint of patients with low back pain. The Muscle Energy Technique (MET) is a common intervention to treat the spine and sacroiliac joint dysfunctions and their resulting disability in daily activities. This research aimed to evaluate the effects of MET on pain, functional disability, and lumbar stiffne...
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Objective: To determine the effects of repetitive ipsilateral rotation on low back pain among the taxi drivers of right and left hand drive. Methods: A total of 1200 (600 Iran+600 Pakistan) male taxi drivers, aged between 20-60 years with work experience of more than one year were randomly selected and interviewed in Tehran (Iran) & Lahore (Paki...
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Background: Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a common disease across the world as well as in Iran. Individuals with MS usually experience occupational performance problems that result in limitations in their daily life. This study aimed to determine the occupational performance of individuals with MS based on the disability level in Iran. Methods: In thi...
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Background and objective: Altered Pattern of the Global Muscle system is presented in literature among individuals with sacroiliac Joint Dysfunctions. However, the pattern of changes in the Latissimus dorsi (LD) and gluteal maximus (GM) among sacroiliac joint dysfunctions (SIJD) is not reported. This study aimed to investigate the changes in the r...
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NECK POSITION ACCURACY, KINESTHESIA, KINEMATIC IMPAIRMENT, MOTOR CONTROL AND PAIN: A RANDOMIZED CONTROL TRIAL STUDY IN PATIENTS WITH UPPER TRAPEZIUS MUSCLE TRIGGER POINT BEFORE AND AFTER FATIGUE
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Objective: The main goal of this study was to investigate the size of all portions of the quadriceps muscles in individuals with pronated foot posture compared to normal foot posture using ultrasound imaging. Design: Twenty nine females with pronated foot posture and 29 age-, body weight-, body height-matched females with normal foot posture wer...
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Background: Radiotherapy (RT) is a treatment method for cancer using ionizing radiation (IR). The interaction between IR with tissues produces free radicals that cause biological damages.As the largest organ in the human body, the skeletal muscles may be affected by detrimental effects of ionizing radiation. To eliminatethese side effects, we used...
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Background: Little is known about the neuromuscular morphometric characteristics in patients with sciatica. Objective: To evaluate the possible changes of nerve and muscle structures in patients with low back pain with unilateral radiculopathy due to lumbar disc herniation by ultrasound imaging. Design: A case-control observational study. Methods:...
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Introduction: Fatigue of the neck muscles can lead to change in upper limb proprioception, motor patterns and kinematics. Restricted range of motion is a characteristic of myofascial trigger point. There is no evidence indicating an association of fatigue with restricted range of motion and non specific myofascial pain syndrome without underlying d...
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Background Ultrasound imaging has been suggested for studying the structure and function of nerves and muscles; however, reliability studies are limited to support the usage. The main aim of this study was to explore the intrarater within-session reliability of evaluating the sciatic nerve and some related muscles morphology by ultrasound imaging....
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Background: Radiotherapy is one of the treatment methods for cancers using ionizing radiations. About 70% of cancer patients undergo radiotherapy. Radiation effect on the skin is one of the main complications of radiotherapy and dose limiting factor. To ameliorate this complication, we used melatonin as a radioprotective agent due to its antioxida...
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Objective: The objective of this review is to identify differences in quadriceps architectural parameters between healthy individuals and those with patellofemoral pain (PFP). Introduction: Patellofemoral pain is one of the most common causes of knee pain among physically active populations. Muscular imbalance may play an important role in patel...
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Introduction: Latent Myofascial Trigger Points (LMTrPs) are defined as certain pain-free hyperirritable spots in a taut band of muscle, which lead to alternation in muscle activation pattern in both loaded and unloaded conditions. Fatigue can alter the stability of the cervical spine because of transferring loads to the passive connective tissues a...