Quality and Reliability of Trigger Finger YouTube Videos

SUMMARY Introduction. Orthopedic video contents published on YouTube are not scanned and do not go through an editorial evaluation process. It is important to determine the qual­ity and content accuracy of health-related videos. Trigger finger is a common disease and the deterioration in quality of life. However, the quality, content and adequacy of YouTube videos … Continued

Reliability of Nonlinear Kinematic Analysis in Patients with Functional Ankle Instability During Dual-Task Walking

SUMMARY Objective. This study aimed to determine the intrasession reliability of nonlinear gait kinematic analysis under single and dual-task conditions in individuals with and without Functional ankle instability (FAI). Methods. Individuals with FAI and healthy subjects completed a walking task on a treadmill, with or without performing an auditory Stroop task. The gait kinematic parameters, including the LyE of … Continued

Cross-Cultural Adaptation, Validity and Reliability Study of the Italian Version of the Back Pain Functional Scale

SUMMARY Introduction. The Back Pain Functional Scale is a scale to assess disability in Low Back Pain patients. The purpose of this study was to translate, culturally adapt and validate the BPFS from the original English language into Italian. Materials and methods. Translation and cultural adaptation have been performed following international guidelines. 170 italian-speaking subjects … Continued

Cross Cultural Adaptation and Multi Centric Validation of The Italian Version of The Tegner Activity Scale

SUMMARY Background. This study aims to adapt the Tegner Activity Scale (TAS) to Italian language and establish its reliability and validity in patients after anterior cruciate liga­ment reconstruction. It was hypnotized the Italian version of the TAS have acceptable psychometric proper­ties for use with the Italian population. Methods. This is an observational multicenter study. The … Continued

The Relationship between Active and Passive Flexibility of the Knee Flexors

SUMMARY Background. Hamstrings flexibility measurements are of both, research and clinical relevance for evaluation of the training progression, prognosis of acute hamstrings injuries and monitoring recovery from such injuries. The active knee extension test and the passive knee extension test are widely used for hamstrings flexibility evaluation. However, they are based on different neurophysiological mechanisms. Objective. The aim of this … Continued

Musculoskeletal Health Questionnaire: translation, cultural adaptation and validation of the Italian version (MSK-HQ-I)

Background: Skeletal muscle disorder refers to a pathological condition and/or pathology, (e.g. osteoarthritis, inflammatory disorders, and muscular, articular or bone disorders) that involve all the skeletal muscle districts of the body. Musculoskeletal pain (MSD or MSK) is the biggest cause of disability. Objective: The purpose of this study was to translate, culturally adapt and validate … Continued