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دكتر اميرمسعود عرب لودريچه
 

 دكتر امیرمسعود عرب لودریچه -   دکترای تخصصی فيزيوتراپي                  

استاد  گروه فيزيوتراپي دانشگاه علوم بهزيستي و توانبخشي

 

Amir Massoud Arab (Loodaricheh) PT, PhD

                             Associate Professor

Department of Physical Therapy

University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences

Evin, Koodakyar Ave.

P.O Box 1985713834

Tehran, Iran.

Tel:      (98) 21 22180039 (Office)

            (98) 21 88694312 (Home)

            (98) 9122069111 (Cell)

Fax:     (98) 21 22180039

arabloo_masoud@hotmail.com

amarab@uswr.ac.ir

 

Date of Birth: 29/11/1972

Place of Birth: Tehran, IRAN

Marital Status: Married, Three Children

 

 

EDUCATION

2008                            >University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences

Degree: Doctorate of Philosophy (PhD)

Field of Study: Physical Therapy

Dissertation: The patterns of muscle imbalance in patients with chronic low back pain (Supervisor: Mohammad R. Nourbakhsh; Professor at North Georgia College & State University

 

2000                                            University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences

Six Months Residency in Manual Therapy of the Spine (TMJ, Cervical, Thoracic and LumboPelvic Region) (510 Hours)  Instructor: Mohammad R. Nourbakhsh; Professor at North Georgia College & State University

 

 

2000                                            University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences

Degree: Master of Science

Field of Study: Physical Therapy

Thesis: The relative effects of mechanical factors on low back pain

(Supervisor: Mohammad R. Nourbakhsh; Professor at North Georgia College & State University

1997                              Semnan University of Medical Sciences   Degree: Bachelors of Science

 

Field of Study: Physical Therapy

Thesis: The effect of two treatment methods on grip strength in   patients with cervical osteoarthritis

 

ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS

2009-present              Vice Chair

Department of Physical Therapy

University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences

Tehran, Iran

 

2012-presentAssociate Professor

Department of Physical Therapy

University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences

Tehran, Iran

 

2008-2012     Assistant Professor

Department of Physical Therapy

University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences

Tehran, Iran

 

2004-2008   Faculty Member, Lecturer

Department of Physical Therapy

University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences

Tehran, Iran

 

2003-present irector of Biomechanics Lab. and Lab Instructor

                                    Department of Physical Therapy

                                    University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences

                                    Tehran, Iran

 

2003-2004       Lecturer of Clinical Course (Clinical Instructor)

epartment of Physical Therapy

                                    University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences

                                    Tehran, Iran

 

2001-2003                   Clinical Instructor (Clinical Course)

Department of Physical Therapy

University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences

Tehran, Iran

1998                           Adjunct Instructor (Part-time)

Department of Physical Therapy

Semnan University of Medical Sciences

Semnan, Iran  

 

 

PROFESSIONAL APPOINTMENTS

2001-2009                  Saba Clinic (Under USWR)

(3 days/week; 8:00–12:00 am)

Fatemi Avenue, 4th Alley,

Tehran, Iran

 

2009-present               Akhavan Rehabilitation Center (Under USWR)

(3 days/week; 8:00–12:00 am)

Vali-Asr Avenue, Asadimanesh St. 

Tehran, Iran

 

2003-present               Physical Therapist

Private Clinic: Nabi Medical Center

(3 days/week; 4:00–8:00 pm)

Shahrak Gharb, Golestan Avenue, Next to the Al-nabi Mosque

Tehran, Iran

 

2003-2006                   Physical Therapist

Private Clinic: Zafar Rehabilitation Center

(3 days per week; 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm)

Zafar Street, No: 236

Tehran, Iran

 

TEACHING RESPONSIBILITIES

-Department of Physical Therapy, University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences (USWR)

 

-Muscle and Nerve Physiology (PhD level)

-Advanced Manual Therapy of the Spine (PhD level)

-Musculoskeletal Patho-biomechanics (MSc level)

-Principles of Manual Therapy: Spine and Extremities (MSc level)

-Biomechanics of the Lower Extremity (MSc level)

-Electrophysiology (MSc level)

-Research Instrumentation (MSc level)           

-Kinesiology of the Spine (BSc level)

-Kinesiology of the Upper Extremities (BSc level)

-Kinesiology of the Lower Extremities (BSc level)

-Physical Therapy in Orthopaedics (BSc level)

-ElectroTherapy (BSc level)

-Clinical Course (BSc level, Course Director)

 

 

-Department of Orthotics & Prosthetics, University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences (USWR)

-Gait Analysis (PhD level)

 

-Patho-biomechanics (PhD level)

-Biomechanics (MSc level, Department of Orthotics & Prosthetics)

-Kinesiology of the Lower Extremities (BSc level)

 

 

-Department of Biomechanics, Biomedical Engineering Faculty, Science and Research Branch, Islamic Azad University

-    Principles of Physiotherapy and Movement Therapy (MSc level)

-    Seminar (MSc level)

-    Kinesiology (BSc level)

-    Orthosis & Prosthesis (BSc level)

-    Principles of Physiotherapy (BSc level)

-    Scientific Writing (BSc level)

 

 

 

PUBLICATIONS

 

PAPERS IN PEER-REVIEWED JOURNALS

 

1.      MR Nourbakhsh, AM Arab. Relationship between mechanical factors and incidence of low back pain. Journal of Orthopedic Sport Physical Therapy 2002; 32(9), 447-460.

 

2.      MT Joghataei, AM Arab (Correspondent Author), H Khaksar. The Effect of cervical traction combined with conventional therapy on grip strength on patients with cervical radiculopathy. Clinical Rehabilitation 2004; 18(8), 879-887.

 

3.      I Ebrahimi, GR Shah hosseini, M Salavati, H Farahini, AM Arab. Clinical trunk muscle endurance in subjects with and without low back pain. Medical Journal Islamic Republic Iran 2005; 19, 95-101.

4.      MR Nourbakhsh, AM Arabloo, M Salavati. The relationship between pelvic cross syndrome and chronic low back pain. Journal of Back and Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation 2006; 19(4), 119-128.   

 

5.      AM Arab , M Salavati, I Ebrahimi, ME Mousavi. Sensitivity, specificity and predictive value of the clinical trunk muscles endurance tests in low back pain. Clinical Rehabilitation 2007; 21(7), 640-647.

 

6.      M Salavati, M Moghadam, I Ebrahimi, AM Arab. Changes in postural stability with fatigue of lower extremity frontal and sagittal plane movers. Gait & Posture. 2007; 26(2), 214-218.

 

7.      AM Arab, I Abdollahi, MT Joghataei, Z Golafshani, A Kazemnejad. Inter- and intra-examiner reliability of single and composites of selected motion palpation and pain provocation tests for sacroiliac joint. Manual Therapy 2009; 14 (2), 213-221.

 

8.      AM Arab, R Bazaz Behbahani, L Lorestani, A Azari. Correlation of digital palpation and transabdominal ultrasound for assessment of pelvic floor muscle contraction. Journal of Manual and Manipulative Therapy 2009; 17(3), E75-79.

 

9.      M Chehrehrazi, AM Arab (Correspondent Author), N Karimi, M Zargham. Assessment of pelvic floor muscle contraction in stress urinary incontinent women: Comparison between transabdominal ultrasound and perineometry. International Urogynecology Journal Pelvic Floor Dysfunction 2009; 20: 1491-1496.

 

10.  N Karimi, I Ebrahimi, K Ezzati, S Kahrizi, G Torkaman, AM Arab. The effects of consecutive supervised stability training on postural balance in patients with chronic low back pain. Pakistan Journal of Medical Science 2009; 25(2), 177-181.

 

11.  AM Arab, R Bazaz Behbahani, L Lorestani, A Azari. Assessment of pelvic floor muscle function in women with and without low back pain using transabdominal ultrasound.  Manual Therapy 2010; 15:235-239.

 

12.  AM Arab, MR Nourbakhsh. The relationship between hip abductor muscle strength and iliotibial band tightness in individuals with low back pain. Chiropractic and Osteopathy 2010; 18:1

 

13.  AM Arab, M Chehrehrazi. The response of the abdominal muscles to pelvic floor muscle contraction in women with and without stress urinary incontinence using ultrasound imaging. Neurourology and Urodynamics 2011;30: 117-120.

 

14.  AM Arab, M Chehrehrazi. Ultrasound measurement of abdominal muscles activity during abdominal hollowing and bracing in women with and without stress urinary incontinence. Manual Therapy 2011; 16: 596-601

 

15.  AM Arab, MR Nourbakhsh, A Mohammadifar. The relationship between hamstring length and gluteal muscle strength in individuals with sacroiliac joint dysfunction. Journal of Manual and Manipulative Therapy 2011; 19: 5-10.

 

16.  O Rasouli, AM Arab, M Amiri, Sh Jaberzadeh. Ultrasound measurement of deep abdominal muscles activity in sitting positions with different level of stability in subjects with and without low back pain. Manual Therapy 2011; 16 (4): 388-393.

 

17.  AM Arab, L Ghamkhar, M Emami, MR Nourbakhsh. Altered pattern of muscle activation during prone hip extension in women with low back pain. Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2011; 19:18.

 

18.  AM Arab, M Chehrehrazi, B Parhampour. Pelvic floor muscle assessment in standing and lying position: Comparison between women with and without stress urinary incontinence. Australian and New Zealand Continence Journal 2011; 17: 20-24.

 

19.  A Nodehi Moghadam, R Mohammadi, AM Arab, A Kazemnezhad. The effect of shoulder core exercises on isometric torque of glenohumeral joint movements in healthy young females. Journal of Research in Medical Science 2011; 16 (12), 1555-1563

 

20.  B Khorasani, AM Arab (Correspondent Author), MA Sedighi Gilani, V Samadi, H Assadi. Transabdominal ultrasound measurement of pelvic floor muscle mobility in men with and without chronic prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome. UROLOGY 2012; 80, 637-677.

 

21.  N Tahan, AM Arab, B Vaseghi, K Khademi. Electromyography evaluation of abdominal muscle functions with and without concomitant pelvic floor muscle contraction. Journal of Sport Rehabilitation 2013; 22: 108-114

 

22.  AM Arab, MR Nourbakhsh. Hamstring muscle length and lumbar lordosis in subjects with different lifestyle and work setting: Comparison between individuals with and without chronic low back pain. Journal of Back and Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation 2013; [Epub ahead of print]

 

23.  H Shakeri, Z Fathollahi, N Karimi, AM Arab (Correspondent Author). Effect of functional lumbar stabilization exercises on pain, disability and kinesiophobia in women with menstrual low back pain. Journal of Chiropractic Medicine 2013; 12 (3): 160-167.

 

24.  M Ziaeifar, AM Arab (Correspondent Author), N Karimi, MR Nourbakhsh. The Effect of dry needling on pain, pressure pain threshold and disability in patients with myofascial trigger point in upper trapezius muscle. Journal of Bodywork & Movement Therapies 2013; (In press, Accepted for publication)

 

25.  AM Arab, O Rasouli, M Amiri, N Tahan. Reliability of ultrasound measurement of automatic activity of the abdominal muscle in participants with and without chronic low back pain. Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2013; 21:37.

 

26.  N Tahan N, AM Arab, P Arzani, F Rahimi. Relationship between ultrasonography and electromyography measurement of abdominal muscles when activated with and without pelvis floor muscles contraction. Minerva Med. 2013;104(6):625-30.

 

27.  H Shakeri, R Keshavarz, AM Arab (Correspondent Author), I Ebrahimi. Clinical effectiveness of kinesio-taping on pain and pain free shoulder range of motion in patients with shoulder impingement syndrome: A randomized,double blinded, placebo-controlled trial. International Journal of Sport Physical Therapy 2013; 8(6):800-810.

 

28.  AM Arab, MR Nourbakhsh. The effect of cranial osteopathic manual therapy on somatic tinnitus in individuals without otic pathology: Two case reports with one year follow up. International Journal of Osteopathic Medicine 2013; (In Press, Accepted manuscript)

 

29.  N. Tahan, O Rasouli, AM Arab, K Khademi, E Samani. Reliability of the ultrasound measurements of abdominal muscles activity when activated with and without pelvic floor muscles contraction. Journal of Back and Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation 2013; (In Press, Accepted manuscript)

 

30.  H Shakeri, R Keshavarz, AM Arab (Correspondent Author), I Ebrahimi. Therapeutic effect of kinesio-taping on Disability of Arm, Shoulder, and Hand in patients with subacromial impingement syndrome: A randomized clinical trial. Journal of Novel Physiotherpies 2013, 3:4.

 

 

PAPERS (PRESS IN FARSI)

 

31.  M Moghadam, M Salavati , E Ebrahimi, AM Arab. The effect of fatigue in proximal and distal muscles of lower extremity on postural control. Journal of Rehabilitation 2003 summer; 4(13), 29-36. (Press in Farsi)

 

32.  AM Arab, MR Nourbakhsh, M Salavati. Relative effects of mechanical factors on low back pain. Kowsar Medical Journal 2004 spring; Vol:9, part 1: 1-11. (Press in Farsi)

 

33.  R Mohammadi, A Nodehi Moghaddam, AM Arab, A Kazemnezhad. Shoulder key exercise effect of on isometric torque of glenohumeral joint movements in healthy young females. Journal of Rehabilitation 2009 summer; 10(2), 38-44. (Press in Farsi)

 

34.  O Rasooli, M Amiri, AM Arabloo. Comparison of abdominal muscles thickness changes at different postures between non-specific chronic low back pain patients and healthy males by ultrasonography. Journal of Rehabilitation 2010 winter; 10(4), 32-39. (Press in Farsi)

 

35.  F Ghaderi, AM Arab, A Nodehi Moghaddam, M Rahgozar. Reproducibility of maximum voluntary isometric contraction in "Empty can" position during surface electromyographic analysis of shoulder muscles. Modares Journal of Medical Sciences: Pathobiology 2010 spring; 13, 69-78. (Press in Farsi)

 

36.  S Nazarymoghadam, A Nodehi Moghaddam, AM Arab, A Zeinalzade. Scapular kinematics: A comparison between females with and without general hypermobility syndrome in arm elevation. Journal of Rehabilitation 2010 summer; 11(2), 8-14. (Press in Farsi)

 

37.  M Emami, AM Arab, L Ghamkhar, N Karimi. Reliability of the electromyographic assessment of the lumbo-pelvic extensor muscles activity during prone hip extension in athletes with hamstring strain injury. Journal of Rehabilitation 2012 winter; 12(4), 60-65. (Press in Farsi)

 

38.  R Keshavarz, H Shakeri, AM Arab, M Gholamian, F Tabatabaei, A Raeissadat. Comparison of scapular rotational movement measures of acromion marker cluster between patients with shoulder impingement syndrome and healthy ones during humeral elevation in scapular plane. Journal of Rehabilitation 2012 winter; 12(4), 67-73. (Press in Farsi)

 

39.  M Hashem Boroojerdy, AM Arab (Correspondent Author), N Karimi, N Tahan. Reliability of electromyography of abdominal muscles during abdominal manoeuvre with and without pelvic floor muscle contraction. Journal of Rehabilitation 2012; 13(3), 108-114 (Press in Farsi)

 

40.  H Shakeri, S Ahi, AM Arab (Correspondent Author). The relationship between general hypermobility and foot arch in healthy adult females. Physical Treatments (Specific Physical Therapy Journal) 2012 spring; 2(1), 51-56. (Press in Farsi)

 

41.  M Soleimanifar, AM Arab (Correspondent Author). Relationship between single motion palpation and provocation tests in assessment of sacroiliac joint disorder. Physical Treatments (Specific Physical Therapy Journal) 2012 spring; 2(1), 57-61. (Press in Farsi)

 

42.  H Asasdi, E Ebrahimi, AM Arab (Correspondent Author), J Sarafzadeh, N Karimi, YA Bat. Reliability of ultrasound measurement of pelvic floor muscle function during abdominal maneuver in subjects with and without chronic non-specific low back pain. Physical Treatments (Specific Physical Therapy Journal) 2012 winter; 1(1), 28-34. (Press in Farsi)

 

43.  N Tahan, AM Arab, N Karimi. The relationship between electromyography and ultrasound measurement of abdominal muscles during abdominal hollowing maneuvers in subjects with and without non-specific chronic low back pain patients. Physical Treatments (Specific Physical Therapy Journal) 2012 winter; 1(1), 49-55. (Press in Farsi)

 

44.  N Karimi, MR Golpour, AM Arab, K Ezzati, A Talimkhani. Effectiveness of consecutive supervised and functional core stability training on non-specific chronic low back pain patients. Physical Treatments (Specific Physical Therapy Journal) 2012 winter; 1(1), 35-42. (Press in Farsi)

 

45.  Ghaderi F, Nodehi Moghadam A, AM Arab. The Comparative study of shoulder girdle muscle activation pattern between subjects with and without chronic non specific neck pain. URMIA MEDICAL JOURNAL. 2013; 23 (7) :736-744. (Press in Farsi)

 

46.  Aboufazeli M, AM Arab, Karimi N, Bakhshi E, Mossallanezhad Z, Sirous M.  Reliability of ultrasound thickness measurement of abdominal muscles in women with and without chronic non-specific low back pain. Journal of Research in Rehabilitation Sciences 2013; 8(6): 1054-62. (Press in Farsi)

 

47.  R Keshavarz, H Shakeri, AM Arab, E Ibrahimi. Reliability of 3-Dimensional scapular kinematics measures of acromion marker cluster in patients with shoulder impingement syndrome during humeral elevation and lowering. Pajouhan Scientific Journal 2013; 11(4), 42-50. (Press in Farsi)

 

48.  M Ziaeefar, AM Arab (Correspondent Author), N Karimi, Z Mosallanezhad. The effect of dry needling compared with ischemic pressure on pain intensity on active trigger point in upper trapezius muscle. Journal of Rehabilitation 2013; 14(2): 86-92. (Press in Farsi)

 

49.  N Zahiri, I Abdollahi I, SM Nabavi, AM Arab. Explicit motor sequence learning in relapse-remission MS patients. Journal of Rehabilitation 2013; 14(2): 70-76. (Press in Farsi)

 

 

SUBMITTED ARTICLES TO PEER-REVIEWED JOURNALS

 

1.      Effects of the abdominal hollowing or bracing maneuver on muscle activity pattern during prone hip extension. Manual Therapy (Under review)

 

2.      The relationship between hamstring length and erector spinae muscle endurance in individuals with sacroiliac joint dysfunction. Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics (Under review)

 

3.      Effects of cardiac rehabilitation on quality of life in diabetic patients undergoing coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) and percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty (PTCA)". Journal of Cardioplumonary Rehabilitation and Prevention (Under review)

 

4.      Assessment of passive knee stiffness and viscosity in individuals with spinal cord injury using pendulum test. Journal of Spinal Cord Medicine (Under review)

 

 

RESEARCH IN PROGRESS

 

1.      AM Arab, S Maleki, A Abbasloo. Pelvic floor muscle contraction with and without abdominal muscle contraction in patients with low back pain. Manuscript in progress

 

2.      AM Arab, M Emami. The activity pattern of the lumbo-pelvic muscles during prone hip extension in individuals with hamstring injury. Data collection in progress.

 

3.      AM Arab, M Vafaei. The relationship between general hypermobility syndrome and lumbar lordosis or foot arch. Manuscript in progress.

 

4.      AM Arab, M Shafiei. General hypermobility syndrome in different phase of menstrual cycle. Data collection in progress.

 

5.      AM Arab, N Malek, F Biabani. Lumbar lordosis in pregnant and nonpregnant women. Manuscript in progress.

 

 

BOOK

 

(Translation to Farsi)

 

1.      AM Arab, B Akhbari, M Hosseinzadeh. Maintaining Body Balance, Flexibility and Stability. University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences Press. 2008

 

2.      M Akbari, AM Arab, N Karimi, M Moghadam Salimi. Principles of Manual Therapy; A Manual Therapy Approach to Musculoskeletal dysfunction. University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences Press. 2007

 

 

 

PEER-REVIEWED PRESENTATIONS (ABSTRACTS)

 

1.      MR Nourbakhsh, AM Arab. The Effects of Oscillating Energy Manual Therapy on Symptoms Associated with Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: A Randomized, Double Blinded, Placebo Controlled Study. The Third International Fascia Research Congress, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, March 28-30, 2012.

 

2.      AM Arab, MR Nourbakhsh. The Effects of Cranial Manual Therapy and Myofascial Release Technique on Somatic Tinnitus in Individuals without Otic Pathology: Two Case Reports with one year follow up. The Third International Fascia Research Congress, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, March 28-30, 2012.

 

3.      AM Arab, LGhamkhar. The effect of abdominal hollowing or bracing maneuver on muscular activation pattern during prone hip extension. 16th International WCPT Congress, 20-23 June, 2011, Amsterdam, Holland.

 

4.      AM Arab, LGhamkhar. Altered pattern of the lumbo-pelvic muscles activity during prone hip extension in women with low back pain. 16th International WCPT Congress, 20-23 June, 2011, Amsterdam, Holland.

 

5.      AM Arab, MR Nourbakhsh, A Mohammadifar. The relationship between hamstring length and gluteal muscle strength in individuals with SIJ dysfunction. 7th Interdisciplinary World Congress on Low Back & Pelvic Pain, Los Angeles, USA, 9-12 November, 2010.

 

6.      AM Arab, A Abbasloo, S Maleki. Pelvic floor muscle activity with and without abdominal muscle contraction in patients with low back pain. 7th Interdisciplinary World Congress on Low Back & Pelvic Pain, Los Angeles, USA, 9-12 November, 2010.

 

7.      M Joghtaei, MO Tokhi, R Jailani, SC Gharooni, AM Arab. Control of swinging leg in cyclical motion using control techniques to reduce fatigue. First Annual Conference of the United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland Chapter of the International Functional Electrical Stimulation Society, University of Salford, UK, April 2010.

 

8.      H Hashemi-Nasl, M Joghtaei, MO Tokhi, AM Arab, MA Sanjari, R Jailani. Passive stiffness and viscosity of knee joint complex: An indication for the treatment progress. 13th International Conference on Climbing and Walking Robots and the Support Technologies for Mobile Machines, Nagoya Institute of Technology, Japan, 31 August-3 September, 2010

 

9.      AM Arab, D Pourmakhdoum. Transabdominal ultrasound measurement of pelvic floor muscle function in women with chronic low back pain. APA Conference Week, Sydney, Australia, 1-5 October 2009. Abstract published in the e-AJP Volume 55:4, Supplement

 

10.  AM Arab, M Chehrehrazi. Pelvic floor muscle activity during abdominal hollowing and bracing maneuvers in women with and without stress urinary incontinence. APA Conference Week, Sydney, Australia, 1-5 October 2009. Abstract published in the e-AJP Volume 55:4, Supplement

 

11.  AM Arab, A Talimkhani, S Emdadi. Change in lumbar lordosis during prone knee flexion test in subjects with and without low back pain. 3rd International Conference on Movement Dysfunction, Edinburgh, UK, 30 October-1 November 2009. Abstract published in the journal Manual Therapy Volume 14, Supplement 1, October 2009.

 

12.   AM Arab, M Chehrehrazi, M Zargham. Comparison between transabdominal ultrasound and perineometry for assessment of pelvic floor muscle contraction in women with stress urinary incontinence. ICS, San Francisco, USA, 29 September-3 October 2009.

 

13.  AM Arab, M Chehrehrazi, N Karimi, M Zargham. Assessment of pelvic floor muscle function in standing and lying positions using transabdominal ultrasound: Difference between continent and stress incontinent women. ICS, San Francisco, USA, 29 September-3 October 2009.

 

14.  AM Arab, A Azari, R Behbahani, L Lorestani. Pelvic floor muscle dysfunction in women with low back pain. 5th World Congress; World Institute of Pain, New York, USA, 13-16 March 2009. (Poster presentation)

 

15.  AM Arab, R Bazaz Behbahani, L Lorestani, A Azari. The relationship between digital palpation test of pelvic floor muscle and thickness of the pelvic floor muscle measured by the trans-abdominal ultrasonography. 6th Interdisciplinary World Congress on Low Back & Pelvic Pain, Barcelona, Spain, 7-10 November 2007.

 

16.  AM Arab, M Salavati, I Ebrahimi. Clinical tests of muscle endurance in low back pain. 6th Interdisciplinary World Congress on Low Back & Pelvic Pain, Barcelona, Spain, 7-10 November 2007. (Poster presentation)  

 

17.  MR Nourbakhsh, AM Arab. The relationship between patterns of muscle imbalance and low back pain. 5th Interdisciplinary World Congress on Low Back & Pelvic Pain, Melbourne, Australia 10-13 November 2004.

 

18.  MR Nourbakhsh, AM Arab. Relationship between mechanical factors and incidence of low back pain. 14th International WCPT Congress, 7-12 June, 2003, Barcelona, Spain.

 

19.  MR Nourbakhsh, AM Arab. Muscle imbalance pattern and low back pain. 14th International WCPT Congress, 7-12 June, 2003, Barcelona, Spain.

 

20.  AM Arab, A Hatami. Anatomy Trains: Myofascial approach in manual and movement therapy. 5th Asian-Pacific International Congress of Anatomists & 8th Iranian Congress of Anatomical Sciences, Anatomy in Rehabilitation Seminar. 16-19 May 2008, Tehran, Iran.

 

21.  AM Arab, M Salavati, I Ebrahimi. The sensitivity, specificity and predictive value of the clinical muscle endurance tests in low back pain. Emirates Physiotherapy Conference, 29 April-1 May 2006, Dubai, UAE. (CME accredited)

 

22.  AM Arab, MT Joghataei, A Jannati. The Effect of cervical traction combined with conventional therapy on grip strength on patients with cervical radiculopathy. Emirates Physiotherapy Conference, 29 April-1 May 2006, Dubai, UAE. (CME accredited) (Poster presentation)

 

23.  AM Arab, MR Nourbakhsh. Muscle imbalance syndrome and low back pain. Emirates Physiotherapy Conference, 29 April-1 May 2006, Dubai, UAE. (CME accredited) (Poster presentation)

 

24.  R Keshavarez, AM Arab, H Shakeri, I Ebrahimi. Immediate effect of Kinesio-tape on pain and 3 dimensions of scapular kinematics in patients with shoulder impingement syndrome during arm elevation and lowering in frontal plane. 23th Iranian Physiotherapy Congress. 16-18 May 2012, Shiraz, Iran

 

25.  A Firouzi, AM Arab, N Karimi. Abdominal muscle thickness during inspiration and expiration in subjects with and without non-specific chronic low back pain using ultrasonography. 23th Iranian Physiotherapy Congress. 16-18 May 2012, Shiraz, Iran

 

26.  N Zahiri, F Ferdosi, AM Arab. Relationship between ultrasound measurement of abdominal and pelvic floor muscles.  23th Iranian Physiotherapy Congress. 16-18 May 2012, Shiraz, Iran

 

27.  AM Arab, M Beheshti pour. The relationship between strength and ultrasound thickness measurement of quadriceps muscle in healthy subjects. National Congress of Neuromuscular Disorders. 4-5 May 2012, Babol, Iran

 

28.  M Yarali, N Karimi, AM Arab. Pelvic floor muscle function during inspiration and expiration using ultrasonography. National Congress of Neuromuscular Disorders. 4-5 May 2012, Babol, Iran

 

29.  AM Arab, N Karimi, A Onegh, A Jafari. Effect of abdominal stabilizing maneuvers on degree of knee flexion during prone knee flexion test. National Congress of Neuromuscular Disorders. 4-5 May 2012, Babol, Iran

 

30.  R Abedi, N Karimi, AM Arab. Relationship between study position and low back pain in young people. 13th Seminar in Specific Spinal Physical Therapy. 26-27 December 2012, Tehran, Iran.

 

31.  Z Mohammadi, Z Mosallanejhad. A Nodehi, AM Arab. The effect of trigger point in upper trapezius muscle on muscular activity pattern during scaption. 13th Seminar in Specific Spinal Physical Therapy. 26-27 December 2012, Tehran, Iran.

 

32.  A Bahmani, AM Arab. Pelvic floor muscle dysfunction in chronic constipation. 13th Seminar in Specific Spinal Physical Therapy. 26-27 December 2012, Tehran, Iran.

 

33.  R Keshavarez, H Shakeri, AM Arab,  I Ebrahimi. Reliability of 3 dimensional kinematics of acromion marker cluster in patients with shoulder impingement syndrome during humeral elevation in three movement plane. 13th Seminar in Specific Spinal Physical Therapy. 26-27 December 2012, Tehran, Iran.

 

34.  AA San’ati, AM Arab. The relationship between size of thoracic kyphosis, strength and length of shoulder muscles. 22nd Iranian Physiotherapy Congress. 3-5 May 2011, Tehran, Iran

 

35.  A Talimkhani, Sh Emdadi, AM Arab. Lumbar lordosis during prone knee flexion test. 22nd Iranian Physiotherapy Congress. 3-5 May 2011, Tehran, Iran

 

36.  A Firouzi, AM Arab. The relationship between strength and ultrasound thickness measurement of elbow flexor muscles in healthy subjects. 22nd Iranian Physiotherapy Congress. 3-5 May 2011, Tehran, Iran

 

37.  A Mosadegh, AM Arab. The relationship between strength and ultrasound thickness measurement of anterior tibial muscles in healthy subjects. 22nd Iranian Physiotherapy Congress. 3-5 May 2011, Tehran, Iran

 

38.  Y Etemadi, AM Arab. Chronic low back pain: common or different mechanism. 12th Seminar in Specific Spinal Physical Therapy. 28-29 December 2011, Tehran, Iran.

 

39.  N Tahan, AM Arab. Sonomyographic assessment of the abdominal muscles contraction with and without pelvic floor muscle contraction in women with non-specific chronic low back pain. 12th Seminar in Specific Spinal Physical Therapy. 28-29 December 2011, Tehran, Iran.

 

40.  A Sanati, AM Arab. Relationship between thoracic kyphosis and respiratory capacity. 12th Seminar in Specific Spinal Physical Therapy. 28-29 December 2011, Tehran, Iran.

 

41.  S Ahi, AM Arab. Relationship between general hypermobility and lumbar lordosis and foot arch. 12th Seminar in Specific Spinal Physical Therapy. 28-29 December 2011, Tehran, Iran.

 

42.  A Onegh, A Jafari, AM Arab. The effect of abdominal stabilizing maneuver on degree of knee flexion during prone knee flexion. 12th Seminar in Specific Spinal Physical Therapy. 28-29 December 2011, Tehran, Iran.

 

43.  M Soleimanifar, AM Arab. The relationship between pain provocation and motion palpation tests for sacroiliac joint dysfunction. 12th Seminar in Specific Spinal Physical Therapy. 28-29 December 2011, Tehran, Iran.

 

44.  M Taghipour, F Rajabzadeh, AM Arab. Relationship between endurance of abdominal muscles and ultrasound thickness measurement. 12th Seminar in Specific Spinal Physical Therapy. 28-29 December 2011, Tehran, Iran.

 

45.  L Ghamkhar, AM Arab. The activity pattern of lumbo-pelvic extensor muscles during prone hip extension in women with low back pain. 11th Seminar in Specific Spinal Physical Therapy. 22-23 December 2010, Tehran, Iran.

 

46.  F Ghaderi, A Nodehi Moghaddam, AM Arab, M Rahgozar. The activity pattern of shoulder girdle in subjects with and without chronic neck pain. 11th Seminar in Specific Spinal Physical Therapy. 22-23 December 2010, Tehran, Iran.

 

47.  AM Arab, M Chehrehrazi, B Parhampour. The response of the abdominal muscles to pelvic floor muscle contraction in women with and without stress urinary incontinence using ultrasound imaging. 11th Seminar in Specific Spinal Physical Therapy. 22-23 December 2010, Tehran, Iran.

 

48.  R Keshavarz, AM Arab, M Rahmati. Compare between psychosocial rehabilitation and usual care in patients with chronic low back pain: Systematic review. 11th Seminar in Specific Spinal Physical Therapy. 22-23 December 2010, Tehran, Iran.

 

49.  A Paknejad, AM Arab. Mechanism of the relationship between hamstring muscle length and back extensor muscle endurance in sacroiliac joint stability. 11th Seminar in Specific Spinal Physical Therapy. 22-23 December 2010, Tehran, Iran.

 

50.  A Firouzi, AM Arab. Pelvic floor muscles in trunk stability. 2nd Student’s Rehabilitation Congress. 22-24 February 2011, Tehran, Iran

 

51.  O Rasouli, M Amiri, AM Arab. Comparison of abdominal muscle response to differenr postures in non-specific chronic low back pain and healthy male subjects utilizing ultrasonography. 20th Physiotherapy Congress of Iran. 12-14 May 2009, Tehran, Iran

 

52.  R Mohammadi, A Nodehi, AM Arab, A Kazemnejad. The effect of the shoulder selective exercise on the rotator cuff muscles endurance in healthy young females. 20th Physiotherapy Congress of Iran. 12-14 May 2009, Tehran, Iran

 

53.  M Chehrehrazi, AM Arab, N Karimi. Pelvic floor muscle activity during abdominal hollowing and bracing maneuvers in women with stress urinary incontinence. 20th Physiotherapy Congress of Iran. 12-14 May 2009, Tehran, Iran

 

54.  M Shafiei, AM Arab. A survey on body general hypermobility index during different phases of menstrual cycle. 20th Physiotherapy Congress of Iran. 12-14 May 2009, Tehran, Iran. (Poster presentation)

 

55.  S Nazarimoghadam, A Nodehi, AM Arab. A comparison of scapular kinematic between subjects with and without general hypermobility syndrome in frontal and sagital plane arm elevation. 20th Physiotherapy Congress of Iran. 12-14 May 2009, Tehran, Iran. (Poster presentation)

 

56.  M Chehrehrazi, AM Arab, B Parhampour. Comparison between transabdominal ultrasound and perineometry in women with stress urinary incontinence. 20th Physiotherapy Congress of Iran. 12-14 May 2009, Tehran, Iran. (Poster presentation)

 

57.  M Emami, L Ghamkhar, AM Arab. Postural improvement using core integration. 20th Physiotherapy Congress of Iran. 12-14 May 2009, Tehran, Iran. (Poster presentation)

 

58.  M Chehrehrazi, AM Arab, N Karimi. Comparison between transabdominal ultrasound and perineometry for pelvic floor muscle assessment. 10th Seminar in Specific Spinal Physical Therapy. 23-24 December 2009, Tehran, Iran.

 

59.  F Ghaderi, AM Arab, A Nodehi Moghaddam, M Rahgozar. Reliability of the maximum voluntary isometric contraction in surface electromyography of the shoulder muscles. 10th Seminar in Specific Spinal Physical Therapy. 23-24 December 2009, Tehran, Iran.

 

60.  M Golpour, K Ezzati, N Karimi, AM Arab, M Rahgozar, B Khorasani. Effect of supervised functional stabilization exercise in men with non-specific chronic low back pain. 10th Seminar in Specific Spinal Physical Therapy. 23-24 December 2009, Tehran, Iran

 

61.  A Talimkhani, S Emdadi, AM Arab. Lumbar lordosis change in prone knee flexion test in subjects with and without low back pain. 10th Seminar in Specific Spinal Physical Therapy. 23-24 December 2009, Tehran, Iran

 

62.  AM Arab. Exercise therapy in management of work-related musculoskeletal disorders. Seminar in Exercise, Security and Health, Birjand University, 29 January 2009, Birjand, Iran.

 

63.  AM Arab, R Keshavarz, S Sherafat. Role of fascia in postural improvement. 9th Seminar in Specific Spinal Physical Therapy. 24-25 December 2009, Tehran, Iran.

 

64.  S Sherafat, R Keshavarz, AM Arab. Movement impairment in low back pain syndrome. 9th Seminar in Specific Spinal Physical Therapy. 24-25 December 2009, Tehran, Iran.

 

65.  AM Arab. Principles of joint mobilization. Seminar in Physiotherapy in Disease, Medical Council of I.R.IRAN, Milad Hospital. 23-25 Feb 2008, Tehran, Iran.

66.  R Behbahani, L Lorestani, A Azari, AM Arab. Comparison of pelvic floor muscles strength in healthy women and those with low back pain. 18th Physiotherapy Congress of Iran. 8-10 May 2007, Tehran, Iran

 

67.  O Rasouli, M Amiri, AM Arab. Comparative study of abdominal muscle response to different postures in non specific chronic low back pain and healthy subject utilizing ultrasonography. 8th Seminar in Specific Spinal Physical Therapy. 26-27 Dec 2007, Tehran, Iran

 

68.  R Behbahani, L Lorestani, A Azari, AM Arab. Comparison of the two evaluation methods of pelvic floor muscles in women with and without low back pain. 7th Seminar in Specific Spinal Physical Therapy. 26-27 Dec 2006, Tehran, Iran

 

69.  V Samadi, AM Arab. Pelvic floor muscles dysfunction in chronic pelvic pain syndrome. 7th Seminar in Specific Spinal Physical Therapy. 26-27 Dec 2006, Tehran, Iran

 

70.  M Sakhaei, B Akhbari, AM Arab. Principles of core exercise. 7th Seminar in Specific Spinal Physical Therapy. 26-27 Dec 2006, Tehran, Iran

 

71.  V Samadi, AM Arab. Chronic pelvic pain syndrome (CPPS). 1st Conference, Physical Therapy in Musculoskeletal Impairment, 7-8 Nov 2006, Tehran, Iran.

 

72.  M Shafiei, R Keshavarz, AM Arab. Function of Neuromatrix in musculoskeletal disorders. 1st Conference, Physical Therapy in Musculoskeletal Impairment, 7-8 Nov 2006, Tehran, Iran.

 

73.  R Behbahani, L Lorestani, A Azari, AM Arab. Correlation between digital palpation and ultrasound measurement of pelvic floor muscle. 1st Conference, Physical Therapy in Musculoskeletal Impairment, 7-8 Nov 2006, Tehran, Iran.

 

74.  AM Arab, M Salavati. The sensitivity and the trunk endurance tests in individuals with low back pain. 6th Seminar in Specific Spinal Physical Therapy. 29-30 Dec 2005, Tehran, Iran

 

75.  A Ghaniabadi, S Rahmdel, N Karimi, AM Arab. Correlation between lumbar lordosis, abdominal muscle strength and endurance and the number of pregnancy. 1st Seminar of Physical Therapy-Health-Women, Academic Center for Education, Culture and Research (ACECR), 21 Dec 2005, Tehran, Iran

 

76.  M Moghadam, M Salavati , E Ebrahimi, Arab AM. Comparative study of the effect of muscle fatigue in frontal and sagital plane on postural control. 3rd Student Seminar of Physical Therapy. 6-7 Dec 2004, Tehran, Iran.

 

77.  M Hosseinzadeh, Arab AM. New concepts in spinal stabilization. 3rd Student Seminar of Physical Therapy. 6-7 Dec 2004, Tehran, Iran.

 

78.  AM Arab. T4 syndrome. 3rd Seminar in Specific Spinal Physical Therapy. 3-4 March 2003, Tehran, Iran

 

79.  AM Arab, A Mohammadifard. Clinical diagnostic tests for sacroiliac joint dysfunction. 4th Seminar in Specific Spinal Physical Therapy. 22-23 Dec 2003, Tehran, Iran

 

80.  AM Arab, MR Nourbakhsh. Clinical analysis of pelvic crossed syndrome in patients with low back pain. 14th Physiotherapy Congress of Iran. 13-15 May 2003, Tehran, Iran

 

81.  AM Arab. Muscle tightness and weakness in patients with low back pain. 2nd Student Seminar of Physical Therapy. 8-9 Dec 2003, Tehran, Iran

 

82.  AM Arab, MR Nourbakhsh, M Salavati. Relative effects of mechanical factors on low back pain occurrence. 13th Physiotherapy Congress of Iran. 21-23 May 2002, Tehran, Iran

 

83.  AM Arab, A Jannati. The Effect of cervical traction on grip strength in patients with cervical radiculopathy. 13th Physiotherapy Congress of Iran. 21-23 May 2002, Tehran, Iran

 

84.  AM Arab, MR Nourbakhsh, M Salavati. Relative importance of musculoskeletal factors in low back pain. The National Seminar of Mechanical Low Back Pain. 28-29 May 2002, Tabriz, Iran

 

85.  A Ghaniabadi, Sh Rahmdel, N Karimi, AM Arab. Relationship between abdominal muscle strength and endurance with pregnancy number. 1st Student Seminar of Physical Therapy. 17 Dec 2002, Tehran, Iran

 

86.  AM Arab. Segmental evaluation and mobilization of the spine. Saba Rehabilitation, Research and Educational Center, University of Social Welfare & Rehabilitation Sciences. 19 Nov 2001, Tehran, Iran.

 

87.  M Hadian, I Ebrahimi, A Moezi, Arab AM. Panel discussion: Flexibility. 17th Physiotherapy Congress of Iran. 16-18 May 2006, Tehran, Iran

 

88.  I Ebrahimi, M Salavati, Arab AM. Panel discussion: Musculoskeletal adaptation. 3rd Student Seminar of Physical Therapy. 6-7 Dec 2004, Tehran, Iran.

 

89.  I Ebrahimi, M Salavati, Arab AM. Panel discussion: Treatment approach based on motor control in low back pain. 2nd Student Seminar of Physical Therapy. 8-9 Dec 2003, Tehran, Iran

 

 

 

HONORS AND AWARDS

 

-          2013                      Awarded Outstanding Researcher  

18th Razi Research Festival on Medical Sciences

Tehran, IRAN

 

-          2013                      Member of National Foundation of Exceptional Talents   

(Bonyad-e-Melli-e-Nokhbegan)

Tehran, IRAN

 

-          2011                      Awarded Outstanding Researcher    

University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences

Tehran, IRAN

 

-          2010                      Awarded Outstanding Professor     

University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences

Tehran, IRAN

 

-          2006                      Awarded Outstanding Reviewer     

University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences

Tehran, IRAN

 

-          2005                      Awarded Outstanding Researcher    

University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences

Tehran, IRAN

 

 

RESEARCH/ CLINICAL INTEREST AND AREA

 

-       Exercise and Manual Therapy in Musculoskeletal Impairments (Mobilization, Manipulation, Craniosacral Techniques, Myofascial Release, Dry Needling)

 

-       Movement Patterns and Muscular Activation Patterns in Musculoskeletal Pain Syndromes (Altered Movement Pattern)

 

-       Myofascial Pain Syndromes (Assessment and Treatment)

 

-       Biomechanics and Kinesiology of Musculoskeletal System

 

-       Skeletal Muscles Ultrasound Measurement

 

 

SERVICE AND EXECUTIVE POSITION

 

-          2013-present         Research Affairs Director (Manager)

University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences

Tehran, Iran

 

-          2010-present         Administrator of Students Research Committee  

University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences

Tehran, Iran

 

-          2003-present         Director of Biomechanics Laboratory

Department of Physical Therapy  

University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences

Tehran, Iran

 

-          2009-present         Member of Research Council

Deputy of Research

University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences

Tehran, Iran

 

-          2012-present         Member of Education Policy Making Council

Deputy of Education

University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences

Tehran, Iran

 

-          2011-present         Member of Scientific Committee of Continuing Education

Deputy of Education

University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences

Tehran, Iran

 

-          2012-present         Editor-in-Chief  

Physical Treatment - Specific Physical Therapy Journal

University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences

Tehran, Iran

 

-          2009                      Chairman   

11th Seminar in Specific Spinal Physical Therapy

University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences

Tehran, Iran

 

-          2008                      Scientific President

Anatomy in Rehabilitation Seminar. In “5th Asian-Pacific International Congress of Anatomists & 8th Iranian Congress of Anatomical Sciences,

Tehran, Iran

 

-          2008-2011            Member of Research Committee

Department of Physical Therapy  

University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences

Tehran, Iran

 

-          2006                      Scientific President

First Conference of Physical Therapy in Musculoskeletal Impairment

Tehran, Iran

 

-          2006                      Member of “Neuroscience and Rehabilitation” Research Group 

University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences

Tehran, Iran

 

-          2005                      Executive Administrator

Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation Workshop

Tehran, Iran

 

-          2004-2008             Member of Editorial Board 

University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences Press Tehran, Iran

 

-          2004-present         Member of Education Committee

Department of Physical Therapy  

University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences

Tehran, Iran

 

 

 

EDITORIAL BOARD

 

-          2008-present         Rater in the McMaster Online Rating of Evidence (MORE) System

McMaster University   

CANADA

 

-          2012-present         Editor-in-Chief  

Physical Treatment- Specific Physical Therapy Journal

University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences

Tehran, Iran

 

-          2012-present         Member of Editorial Board

Journal of Novel Physiotherapies

USA

 

-          2008-present       Member of Advisory Board

Iranian Journal of Child Neurology

Tehran, Iran

 

-          2005-present         Invited Reviewer of Manuscript in the Journals

Muscle & Nerve

Journal of Sport Rehabilitation

Journal of Physical Therapy Science

Journal of Rehabilitation

Journal of Gorgan University of Medical Sciences

Iranian Journal of Child Neurology

 

 

-          2005-present         Invited Reviewer of PhD and MSc Thesis

University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences

Tehran University of Medical Sciences

Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciencest

Biomedical Engineering Faculty, Science and Research Branch, Islamic Azad University

 

 

 

 

 

MEMBERSHIPS IN SCIENTIFIC/PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES

 

 

-          2013-present         National Foundation of Exceptional Talents

(Bonyad-e-Melli-e Nokhbegan)

 

-          2010-present         Iranian Physiotherapy Association

-           

-          2007-present         Medical Council of Islamic Republic of IRAN  

 

-          2008-present         Iranian CLAWAR Association

COMMITTEE MEMBERSHIP AT CONFERENCES

 

-    Member of the Scientific Committee: 4th Seminar in Specific Spinal Physical Therapy. Tehran, Iran (2003)

-    Member of the Scientific Committee: 5th Seminar in Specific Spinal Physical Therapy. Tehran, Iran (2004)

-    Member of the Scientific Committee: 6th Seminar in Specific Spinal Physical Therapy. Tehran, Iran (2005)

-    Member of the Scientific Committee: 7th Seminar in Specific Spinal Physical Therapy. Tehran, Iran (2006)

-    Member of the Scientific Committee: 8th Seminar in Specific Spinal Physical Therapy. Tehran, Iran (2007)

-    Member of the Scientific Committee: 9th Seminar in Specific Spinal Physical Therapy. Tehran, Iran (2008)

-    Member of the Scientific Committee: 10th Seminar in Specific Spinal Physical Therapy. Tehran, Iran (2009)

-    Member of the Scientific Committee: 11th Seminar in Specific Spinal Physical Therapy. Tehran, Iran (2010)

-    Member of the Scientific Committee: 12th Seminar in Specific Spinal Physical Therapy. Tehran, Iran (2011)

-    Member of the Scientific Committee: 13th Seminar in Specific Spinal Physical Therapy. Tehran, Iran (2012)

-    Member of the Scientific Committee: 2nd Student Seminar of Physical Therapy. Tehran, Iran (2003)

-    Member of the Scientific Committee: 3rd Student Seminar of Physical Therapy. Tehran, Iran (2004)

-    Member of the Executive Committee: 6th Seminar in Specific Spinal Physical Therapy. Tehran, Iran (2005)

-    Member of the Executive Committee: 7th Seminar in Specific Spinal Physical Therapy. Tehran, Iran (2006)

-    Member of the Executive Committee: 3rd Student Seminar of Physical Therapy. Tehran, Iran (2004)

 

 

 

CERTIFICATION / CONTINUING EDUCATION ATTENDED

 

2000                                      Manual Therapy of the Spine (TMJ, Cervical, Thoracic and LumboPelvic Region)

Six Months Residency (510 Hours)

Instructor: Mohammad R. Nourbakhsh; Professor at NGCSU, USA.

 

2003                                         Soft Tissue Mobilization Workshop

Instructor: Mohammad R. Nourbakhsh; Professor at NGCSU, USA

University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences, December 25.

2003                                      Neuro-rehabilitation Workshop

Instructor: Derrick Wade; Oxford Centre for Enablement, UK

University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences,

 

2005                                    Massage: Clinical Practice & Theory Workshop 

Instructor: Johanna Thackwray, Certified Sport Massage Therapist in Canada, University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences, December.

2005                                         Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation Workshop

Instructor: N Fouladi; Member at KING’S College

University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences,

 

2006                                      Ultrasound Imaging in Retraining Trunk Muscle Control Workshop 

Instructor: Paul W. Hodges; Professor at University of Queensland,

Australia, Emirate Physiotherapy Conference, Dubai, May 1.

 

2006                                      Lower Limb Mechanics Workshop

Instructor: Jenny McConnell; Grad Dip Man Ther, Sydney, Australia

Emirate Physiotherapy Conference, Dubai, April 30.

 

2006                        Movement Impairment Syndrome in LumboPelvic Region Workshop

University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences,

 

2006                                      Lab Finding in Spinal Disorders Workshop

University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences,

2007                                      Pharmacology in Physical Therapy Workshop

University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences,

 

2008                                      Pressotherapy Workshop

Instructor: ENRAF-NONIUS Company

Saba Clinic, Tehran

 

2009                                      Kinesiotaping Workshop

Iranian Physiotherapy Association, Tehran Branch, Rofaideh Hospital, October 29. 

 

2009                                      Massage Therapy Workshop

Iranian Physiotherapy Association, Akhavan Rehabilitation Center, Tehran, November 4-5

 

2009                                      Pelvic Floor Workshop

Instructor: Mohammad R. Nourbakhsh; Professor at NGCSU, USA, University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences, December 23

 

2009                                      Craniosacral Therapy Workshop

Instructor: Mohammad R. Nourbakhsh; Professor at NGCSU, USA, University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences, December 24

 

2009                                      Myofacial Release Workshop

Instructor: Mohammad R. Nourbakhsh; Professor at NGCSU, USA, University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences, December 25

 

2010                                      Principles of Pharmacology in Rehabilitation Workshop

University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences,

 

2011                                      Manipulation Techniques for Cervicothoracic Junction Workshop

Instructor: Mohammad Jamali; Boston, USA,

University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences, December 23-25.

 

2011                                      New Frontiers in the Matrix of Neuromusculoskeletal Pain: Integrating Pain Mechanisms with Objective Physical Findings and Treatment Streategies Workshop

Instructor: Jay P. Shah, National Institutes of Health; USA,

Van/Turkey, August 5,6.

 

2011                                      A Comprehensive Approach in Evaluation& Treatment of Pelvic: Mobilization- Manipulation- Exercise & Dry Needling Workshop

Instructor: Mohammad R. Nourbakhsh; Professor at NGCSU, USA,

University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences, December 29

 

2011                                      Dry Needling in Treating Myofascial Trigger Point: Lumbo-Pelvic and Shoulder Region Workshop

Instructor: Mohammad R. Nourbakhsh; Professor at NGCSU, USA,

University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences, December 29

 

2012                                      Dry Needling Trigger Point Treatment; Level 1: Lumbo-Pelvic and Shoulder Girdle Workshop

Instructor: Mohammad R. Nourbakhsh; Professor at NGCSU, USA,

University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences, June 30

 

2012                                      Dry Needling Trigger Point Treatment; Level 2: Trunk and Extremities Workshop

Instructor: Mohammad R. Nourbakhsh; Professor at NGCSU, USA,

University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences, July 2,3

 

WORKSHOPS PRESENTED

 

 

2.      Dry Needling (Level III).  Presented at Iranian Physiotherapy Association- Shiraz branch. 11-12 December 2013, Shiraz, Iran.

 

3.      Dry Needling (Level I).  Presented at Iranian Physiotherapy Association- Isfahan branch. 4-5 December 2013, Isfahan, Iran.

 

4.      Dry Needling (Level I,II).  Presented at Iranian Physiotherapy Association- Tehran branch. 28-29 November 2013, Shiraz, Iran.

 

5.      Dry Needling (Level I).  Presented at Iranian Physiotherapy Association- Shiraz branch. 22 November 2013, Shiraz, Iran.

 

6.      Dry Needling (Level II).  Presented at Iranian Physiotherapy Association- Shiraz branch. 20-21 November 2013, Shiraz, Iran.

 

7.      Dry Needling (Level III).  Presented at Iranian Physiotherapy Association- Qom branch. 8 November 2013, Qom, Iran.

 

8.      Dry Needling (Level IV).  Presented at Iranian Physiotherapy Association- Tehran branch. 1 November 2013, Tehran, Iran.

 

9.      Dry Needling. Principles and Mechanism. Presented at Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences. 29 October 2013, Tehran, Iran.

 

10.  Dry Needling (Level II).  Presented at Iranian Physiotherapy Association- Qom branch. 25 October 2013, Qom, Iran.

 

11.  Dry Needling (Level III).  Presented at Iranian Physiotherapy Association- Tehran branch. 18 October 2013, Tehran, Iran.

 

12.  Dry Needling (Level I).  Presented at Iranian Physiotherapy Association- Qom branch. 11 October 2013, Qom, Iran.

 

13.  Dry Needling. Principles and Mechanism. Presented at 1st Seminar in Manual and Exercise Therapy. 3 October 2013, Tehran, Iran.

 

14.  Management of Neck Pain and Dysfunction. Presented at 1st Seminar in Manual and Exercise Therapy. 4 October 2013, Tehran, Iran.

 

15.  Dry Needling (Level II).  Presented at Iranian Physiotherapy Association- Tehran branch. 21 June 2013, Tehran, Iran.

 

16.  Evaluation and Mobilization of the Lumbar Spine.  Presented at Iranian Physiotherapy Association- Tehran branch. 28 June 2013, Tehran, Iran.

 

17.  Dry Needling (Principles and Mechanism; Level I).  Presented at Iranian Physiotherapy Association- Shiraz branch. 5-6 June 2013, Shiraz, Iran.

 

18.  Management of Neck Pain and Dysfunction. Presented at 13th Seminar in Specific Spinal Physical Therapy. University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences, 27 December 2012 , Tehran, Iran.

 

19.  Management of Lumbo-pelvic Pain and Dysfunction. Presented at 13th Seminar in Specific Spinal Physical Therapy. University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences, 28 December 2012, Tehran, Iran.

 

20.  Dry Needling (Level I).  Presented at Iranian Physiotherapy Association- Tehran branch. 21 February 2013, Tehran, Iran.

 

21.  Dry Needling (Level II).  Presented at Iranian Physiotherapy Association- Tehran branch. 7 March 2013, Tehran, Iran.

 

22.  Dry Needling.  Presented at Akhavan Hospital. 25 Novemebr 2011, Tehran, Iran.

 

23.  Janda approach in musculoskeletal dysfunctions. 22nd Iranian Physiotherapy Congress. 3-5 May 2011, Tehran, Iran.

 

24.  Craniosacral Therapy, presented at Iranian Physiotherapy Association- Shiraz Branch and Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Faculty of Rehabilitation, 12 November. 2009 Shiraz, Iran.

 

25.  Segmental Evaluation and Mobilization of The Lumbar Spine, presented at Iranian Physiotherapy Association- Isfahan Branch, 22-23 October 22- 23, 2009, Isfahan, Iran.

 

26.  Mobilization of The Cervical Spine, presented at Iranian Physiotherapy Association, 12-13 February, 2009,Tehran, Iran.

 

27.  Evaluation and Mobilization of The Lumbar Spine, Differential Diagnosis in Low Back Pain, presented at Iranian Physiotherapy Association, 13-14 November, 2008, Tehran, Iran.

 

28.  Segmental Evaluation and Mobilization of The Spine, Differential Diagnosis in Low Back Pain, presented at Iranian Physiotherapy Association, 31 July- 1August, 2008, Tabriz, Iran.

 

29.  Mobilization of The Lumbar Spine, Spinal Stabilization, presented at Welfare Organization, 18-19 October, 2006, Gorgan, Iran.

 

30.  Segmental Evaluation and Mobilization of The Spine, presented at Social Security Organization, Dr. Labbafi Nejad Hospital, 19-20 August,  2006, Tehran, Iran.

 

31.  Mobilization of The Lumbar Spine, presented at Social Security Organization, 23-25 January, 2005, Shiraz, Iran.

 

32.  Mobilization of The Lumbar Spine, presented at Social Security Organization, 2-4 January, 2005, Isfahan, Iran.

 

 

 

 

 

THESIS SUPERVISOR/ ADVISOR

 

PhD Thesis

 

Supervisor:

 

-    Supervisor; “Relationship Between Clinical Trunk Muscles Endurance Tests and Muscle Fatigue or Cross Sectional Area in Subjects With and Without Non-specific Chronic Low Back Pain” by Sh. Shahali. Department of Physical Therapy, University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences, 2013.

 

-    Supervisor; “Balance Recovery Reactions to External Postural Perturbations Under Dual Task Conditions in Subjects With and Without Recurrent Non-specific Low Back Pain” by Y. Etemadi. Department of Physical Therapy, University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences, 2012.

 

-    Supervisor; “Sonomyographic Assessment of Abdominal Muscles When Activated Alone and With Pelvic Floor Muscle Contraction in Women With and Without Chronic Non-specific Low Back Pain.” by N. Tahan. Department of Physical Therapy, University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences, 2010-2011.

 

 

Co-supervisor:

 

-    Advisor (Co-supervisor);.” By F. Azadi. Department of Physical Therapy, University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences, 2011.

 

-    Advisor (Co-supervisor); “Effects of Active Stabilizing Exercise During Prone Hip Extension on Lumbopelvic Muscles Recruitment Pattern in Patients With Non-specific Chronic Low Back Pain.” By AA. Kalantari. Department of Physical Therapy, University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences, 2012.

 

-    Advisor (Co-supervisor); “"The Effects of 12 Weeks Supervised Stabilization Exercise With Routine Physiotherapy Compared With Routine Physiotherapy Only on Pain, Functional Disability, Lumbar Range of Motion and Abdominal Muscle Thickness Using Ultrasonography in Patient With Chronic Low Back Pain.” By J. Khademi. Department of Physical Therapy, University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences, 2013.

 

-    Advisor (Co-supervisor); “The Comparison of Shoulder Girdle Muscular Activation Pattern in Subjects With and Without Chronic Neck Pain.” by F. Ghaderi. Department of Physical Therapy, University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences, 2008-2009.

 

 

 

M.Sc Thesis

 

Supervisor:

 

-    Supervisor; “The Assessment of Pelvic Floor Muscle Function in Individuals With and Without Fecal Incontinence Using ultrasonography.” by M. Badakhsh, Department of Physical Therapy, University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences, 2012-2013.

 

-    Supervisor; “The Assessment of Pelvic Floor Muscle Function in Females With and Without Chronic Functional Constipation Using ultrasonography.” by A. Bahmani, Department of Physical Therapy, University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences, 2012-2013.

 

-    Supervisor; “The Response of Abdominal Muscles to Pelvic Floor Muscle Contraction in Subjects with and without Low Back Pain Using Synchronized Electromyography and Ultrasonography.” by M. Hashem Brojerdi, Department of Physical Therapy, University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences, 2011-2012.

 

-    Supervisor; “The Effect of Dry Needling Compared With Ischemic Pressure on Active Trigger Point in Upper Trapezius Muscle.” by M. Ziaei far, Department of Physical Therapy, University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences, 2011-2012.

 

-    Supervisor; “Ultrasonic Assessment of Abdominal Muscle Thickness Change During Abdominal Hollowing ad Bracing Maneuvers in Women With and Without Low Back Pains.” by M. Aboufazel, Department of Physical Therapy, University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences, 2011-2012.

 

-    Supervisor; “Muscular Activation Patterns During Prone Hip Extension Exercise in Athletes With and Without Hamstring Strain Injuries.” by M. Emami, Department of Physical Therapy, University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences, 2010-2011.

 

-    Supervisor; “Effects of Abdominal Hollowing and Bracing Maneuvers During Prone Hip Extension Exercise on Lumbopelvic Muscles Recruitment pattern in Patients with Chronic Low back pain.” by L. Ghamkhar, Department of Physical Therapy, University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences, 2009-2010.

 

-    Supervisor; “Pelvic Floor Muscle Activity During Abdominal Hollowing and Bracing Maneuvers in Women With Stress Urinary Incontinence.” by M. Chehrehrazi, Department of Physical Therapy, University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences, 2008-2009.

 

 

 

Co-supervisor:

 

-    Co-supervisor; “The Effect of Kinesio-tape on Active Trigger Point in Vastus Lateralis Muscle in Patients With Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome.” by L. Nejad, Department of Physical Therapy, University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences, 2013.

 

-    Co-supervisor; “The Effect of Kinesio-tape on Active Trigger Point in Upper Trapezius Muscle.” by A. Bargahi, Department of Physical Therapy, University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences, 2013.

 

-    Co-supervisor; “The Effect of Kinesio-tape on Active Trigger Point in Patients With Lateral Epicondylitis.” by Sh. Hamneshin Behbahani, Department of Physical Therapy, University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences, 2013.

 

-    Co-supervisor; “Impact of Explicit Information on Implicit Motor-sequence Learning Following Multiple Sclerosis.” by N. Zahiri, Department of Physical Therapy, University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences, 2012.

 

-    Co-supervisor; “The Activity Pattern of Shoulder Girdle Muscles During Shoulder Scaption in Subjects With Active Trigger Point in Upper Trapezius Muscle Compared With Normal Subjects ” by Z. Mahammadi. Department of Physical Therapy, University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences, 2012.

 

-    Co-supervisor; “The Effects of  Kinesio-tape on 3 Dimensions of Scapular Kinematics in Patients With Shoulder Impingement Syndrome During Humeral Elevation and Lowering.” by R. Keshavarz, Department of Physical Therapy, University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences, 2011.

 

-    Co-supervisor; “Effectiveness of Consecutive Supervised Functional Lumbar Stabilizing Exercises in on Postural Balance and Functional Ability of Women With Non-specific Chronic Low Back Pain.” by A. Talimkhani, Department of Physical Therapy, University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences, 2011.

 

-    Co-supervisor; “Effectiveness of Supervised Accelerated Functional Lumbar Stabilizing Exercises in Patients With Low Back Pain.” by M. Golpour, Department of Physical Therapy, University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences, 2009.

 

-    Co-supervisor; “A Comparison of Scapular Kinematic between Subjects With and Without General Hypermobility Syndrome in Frontal and Sagittal Plane Arm Elevation.” by S. Nazarimoghadam, Department of Physical Therapy, University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences, 2008-2009.

 

-    Co-supervisor; “The Effect of Shoulder Key Exercise on Isometric Torque of Glenohumeral Joint Movements in The Healthy Young Females.” by R. Mohammadi, Department of Physical Therapy, University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences, 2008.

 

-    Co-supervisor; “Comparison of Abdominal Muscle Response to Different Postures in Non Specific Chronic Low Back Pain and Healthy Male Subjects Utilizing Ultrasonography.” by O. Rasouli, Department of Physical Therapy, University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences, 2007.

 

 

B.Sc Thesis

 

-    Supervisor; “Change in Lumbar Lordosis During Prone Knee Flexion Test in Subjects With and Without Low Back Pain.” by A. Talimkhani, Sh. Emdadi, Department of Physical Therapy, University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences, 2009.

 

-    Supervisor; “Relationship Between Tender Point in Myofacial Anatomy Train and Incidence of Low Back Pain” by F. Tabatabaei, R. Fatemi, Department of Physical Therapy, University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences, 2009.

 

-    Supervisor; “General Hypermobility Index in Different Phase of Menstrual Cycle.” by M. Shafiei, Department of Physical Therapy, University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences, 2008.

 

-    Supervisor; “Muscle Recruitment Patterns During Prone Hip Extension Test in Individuals With Low Back Pain.” by A. Hatami, Department of Physical Therapy, University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences, 2008

 

-    Supervisor; “Evaluation of Pelvic Floor Muscle Function in Men with Chronic Pelvic Pain Syndrome and Healthy Male Subjects Utilizing Transabdominal Ultrasonography.” by V. Samadi, Department of Physical Therapy, University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences, 2007.

 

-    Supervisor; “Pelvic Floor Muscle Contraction With and Without Abdominal Muscle Contraction in Patients With Low Back Pain.” by S. Maleki, A. Abbasloo, Department of Physical Therapy, University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences, 2007.

 

-    Supervisor; “Correlation between Digital Palpation and Ultrasound Measurement of Pelvic Floor Muscles in Women With and Without Low back Pain.” by R. Bazaz Behbahani, L Lorestani, Department of Physical Therapy, University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences, 2006.

 

-    Supervisor; “Relationship between Cognitive Disorders and Functional Postural Balance in Stroke Patients” by K. Aghazadeh, Department of Physical Therapy, University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences, 2006.

 

-    Supervisor; “Inter- and Intra-Tester Reliability of Selected Scaroiliac Tests.” by Z. Golafshani, Department of Physical Therapy, University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences, 2005.

 

-    Supervisor; “Hamstring Muscle Length in Low Back Pain Patients With and Without Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction.” by A. Mohammadifard, M. Khodabakhshi, Department of Physical Therapy, University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences, 2003.

 

-    Advisor; “Discriminative Validity of Clinical Tests for Muscle Endurance in Subjects With and Without Low back Pain.” by S. Karimi, I. Marjanjoo, Department of Physical Therapy, University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences, 2003.

 

-    Advisor; “The Relationship between General Hypermobility Syndrome and Lumbar Lordosis or Foot Arch.” by M.Vafaei, Department of Physical Therapy, University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences, 2002.

 

-    Supervisor; Book Translation to Farsi: “Maintaining Body Balance, Flexibility and Stability.” by M. Hosseinzadeh Department of Physical Therapy, University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences, 2006.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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