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Dr.Rahnama Leila
 

University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences

  Ministry of  Health and Medical  Education

ITA

Name: Leila

Surname: Rahnama

Specialty /Ph.D.  Physiotherapy

Title/Degree: Assistant Professor/ Ph.D.

Department of : Physiotherapy

Research Interests:  

Ultrasonographic study of neck and back muscles functions

Indirect Exercise therapy development for neck and low back pain   

Imaging in Physical Therapy

Neuro-rehabilitation

Postural Control Mechanisms, Dual Task Paradigms,

Scopus Profile:   http://www.scopus.com/authid/detail.url?authorId=35792279000 

Google Scholar Profile:  https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=0zRGRRoAAAAJ&hl=en&oi=ao

Updated: 2016/12/6

Personal Information

Nationality: Iranian

Office address:

Department of Physiotherapy

University of Social Welfare & Rehabilitation Sciences

Kudakyar St.,Daneshjo Blvd.,Evin,Tehran,Iran

Tel: (21)22180039

Fax: (21)22180078

E-mail: l.rahnama@uswr.ac.ir

Home Page: http://…………………………………..

University URL: http://www.uswr.ac.ir

 

Education

Date

Degree

Duration

Institution

Country/City

Major

 2014

 Ph.D

Sep 2009- Jan 2014 

 Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences

Iran/Tehran 

 

Physiotherapy 

2008 

MS.C 

Sep 2005- Jul 2008 

 University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences

Iran/Tehran 

Physiotherapy 

2001

BS.C

Sep 1997- Jul 2001

Shiraz University of Medical Sciences

Iran/Shiraz

Physiotherapy

Faculty member

 

 

 

 

Year

Position

Duration

Institution/Course

Location

2014 

Assistant Professor 

 Feb 2014- Present

University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences 

  Iran/Tehran 

2009

Lecturer

Sep 2008-Jul 2009

Shiraz University of Medical Sciences

Iran/Shiraz

Field of Specialization

- Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy

- Neurological Physiotherapy

- Rehabilitative Ultrasonography

Language Ability

-Persian- English

Teaching Experience

Physiotherapy in Neurological Conditions

Physiotherapy in Sport Injuries

Manual Muscle Testing

Clinical Internship

Kinesiology

Symposia/Programs/Workshops

Year

Position

Duration

Institution/Course

Location

2015

Instructor

2 days

Treatment based classification for back and pelvic pain (Part 2)

Bushehr






2015

Instructor

1 day

Treatment based classification for back pain

Tehran

2015

Instructor

1 day

Musculoskeletal Ultrasonography

Tehran

2014

Instructor

2 days

Treatment based classification for back pain

Bushehr

2014

Instructor

1 day

Common Sport Injuries

Shiraz

2014

Instructor

1 day

Musculoskeletal Ultrasonography

Tehran

2014

Instructor

1 day

Assessment and Rehabilitation for Spinal Cord Injury

Tehran

2014

Participants

2 days

Manual Therapy for Neck and Thoracic Pain

Isfahan

2013

Participants

3 days

Manual Therapy for Low Back Pain

Isfahan

2012

Participants

3 days

Dry needling in Physical Therapy

Isfahan

2012

Participants

1 day

Writing Article in English

Tehran

2011

Participants

1 day

An Introduction to Surface Electromyography

Tehran

2011

Participants

 

Dry needling in Physical Therapy

Isfahan

2010

Participants

1 day

Cervical Spine Manipulation

Tehran

2009

Participants

1 day

Mayofacial Release

Tehran

2009

Participants

1 day

Craniosacral therapy

Tehran

2009

Participants

1 day

Pelvic floor therapy

Tehran

2009

Participants

1 day

Future planning and Decision Making

Tehran

2009

Participants

1 day

Lisrel Models

Tehran

2009

Participants

1 day

Scientific Search Engines

Tehran

2008

Participants

1 day

Manual therapy in lumbopelvic Girdle

Tehran

2008

Participants

1 day

Muscle Imbalance

Tehran

2008

Participants

1 day

Lumbar Mobilization

Tehran

2007

Participants

1 day

Stability Exercises for Neck Muscles

Tehran

2007

Participants

1 day

Time Management

Tehran

2007

Participants

1 day

Neck Mobilization

Tehran

2007

Participants

1 day

Motor Control

Tehran

2007

Participants

1 day

Impairment Syndrome

Tehran

2007

Participants

1 day

MRI and CT Scan Findings in Vertebral column Pathologies

Tehran

2004

Participants

1 day

Soft Tissue & Sport Injury

Shiraz

2004

Participants

1 day

Pelvic Mobilization

Shiraz

2004

Participants

3 days

Massage: Clinical Practice & theory

Tehran

2004

Participants

1 day

LASER Therapy

Shiraz

2002

Participants

1 day

Evidenced Based Practice

Tehran

Research  Experience

Year

Position

Institution/Course

Location

 2013

 

Effects of isometric contraction of shoulder muscles on cervical multifidus dimension in healthy males and patients with chronic neck pain. 

Tehran 

2013

 

Effects of isometric contraction of shoulder muscles on cervical multifidus dimension in healthy subjects

 

2008

 

Effects of heel height on dynamic postural stability

Tehran

 2008

 

Effects of physical therapy on Diabetic's patients quality of life 

Tehran 

2008

 

Educational software of vertebral column

Tehran

2007

 

The Relationship between Heel Height and Vertebral Column Length

Tehran

Administrative Responsibilities

Year

Position

Institution/Event

Location

2014-present

Vice President

Sport Medicine Federation

Fars/Marvdasht

2006

Executive committee

1st Biennial Conference Physical Therapy in Musculoskeletal Impairment

Tehran

Academic and Scientific Responsibilities

Year

Responsibility

October 2016-present

Research  Committee,  Department of Physiotherapy, University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences

March 2014-present

Educational Committee,  Department of Physiotherapy, University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences

Sep 2014-Present

Consultant Educational Professor,  Department of Physiotherapy, University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences

2014-July 2015

Scientific president, Department of Physiotherapy, Asma Rehabilitation Clinic

2003

Translator of Massage Therapy workshop

Advisory Thesis

Year/Degree/student

Thesis Title

2016/MSC/Toluee

Effects of Unihemespheric dual side TDCS on upper limb function in patients with subacute stroke

2016/MSC/Eshaghi

Effects of forward head posture on cross-section of deep flexor muscles

2015/MSC/Khazaeli

The immediate effect of kinesiotaping on position sense of cervical spine in forward head posture

2015/MSC/Panahinasab

Ultrasounsd comparison of cervical extensor muscles during unilateral and bilateral movements of upper limb with different stability levels in participants with chronic non-specific cervical  pain and healthy subjects.

2015/MSC/Zargush

An Investigation into the relationship between cross sectional area and rate of contraction of the deep neck flexor muscles in subject with and without chronic non-specific neck pain.

2015/MSC/Akberov

Effects of Segmental traction on herniation size in patients with acute low back pain

2015/MSC/Baghi

Differences of cervical extensor muscles  thickness in females with chronic non specific neck pain and healthy during upper extremity task by ultrasonography

2015/MSC/Goodarzi

Differences in cervical extensor muscles thickness in subjects with normal head posture and forward head posture; an ultrasonography study

Scientific Membership

Year

Association, Society

Location

 2010

Foot and Ankle Biomechanics Community 

USA 

P     Publications

 

1. Journals

Year

Journal name

Article title

Vol. & Page

2016

PM&R

Differential Activation of the Dorsal Neck Muscles During a Light Arm-Elevation Task in Patients With Chronic Nonspecific Neck Pain and Asymptomatic Controls: An Ultrasonographic Study

 

2016

Physical Treatment

The Test-Retest Reliability and Minimal Detectable Change of the Fugl-Meyer Assessment of the Upper Extremity and 9-Hole Pegboard Test in Individuals With Subacute Stroke

5, 225-30

2016

Journal of Back and Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation

Effects of segmental traction therapy on lumbar disc herniation in patients with acute low back pain measured by magnetic resonance imaging: A single arm clinical trial

1-7

2016

Manual Therapy

Ultrasonographic analysis of dorsal neck muscles thickness changes induced by isometric contraction of shoulder muscles: A comparison between patients with chronic neck pain and healthy controls

22, 174-8

2015 

Journal of Rehabilitation Sciences and Research 

Effects of Adding Segmental Traction Therapy to Routine Physiotherapy on Pain and Functional Ability of Patients with Acute Low Back Pain 

 (2), 37-40

2015 

  Journal of Rehabilitation Sciences and Research 

  Differences in Cervical Extensor Muscles Thickness on Subjects with Normal Head Posture and Forward Head Posture; an Ultrasonography Study

 (2),23-6 

2015

Brazilian Journal of Physical Therapy

Reliability of a new software in measuringcervical multifidus dimensions and shoulder muscle strength in a synchronized way; an ultrasonography study

19 (4), 279-85

2015

Journal of Rehabilitation Sciences and Research 

Effects of Tempreture on wrist muscle endurance

(1), 97-9

2015

Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics

Differences Differences in cervical multifidus muscle thickness during isometric contraction of shoulder muscles between patients with chronic neck pain and healthy controls

38 (3),210-7

2014

Journal of BodyWork and Movement Therapy

The effects of isometric contraction of shoulder muscles on cervical multifidus muscle dimensions in healthy office workers

18 (3), 383-9

2012

Physical Treatments

The intra-rater reliability of isometric shoulder muscles strength measurement in different direction of shoulder movement

2

2012

Journal of Babol University of Medical sciences

The effect of two exercise Therapy Programs (proprioceptive and endurance Training) to Treat Patients with Chronic Non-specific Neck Pain

14(1), 77-81

2010

The Journal of Orthopedic and Sports Physical therapy

Attentional Demands and Postural Control in Athlethes with and without Functional Ankle Instability

40(3),180-7

2008

Rehabilitation Journal

Comparative study of Attentional Demands and Postural Control in Athlethes with and without Functional Ankle Instability

9 (3,4), 38-42

Journal Reviews /  Editorial Board

From

Journal Title

Location

Sept 2015 

Journal of imaging and interventional radiology 

 USA

Research Paper Presented in Conferences / Seminars

Year

Conference/Seminar

Paper title

Location

2015

23rd  Iranian Orthopedic Association Congress

Effects of Segmental Traction Therapy on Acute LBP

Tehran

2015

World Confederation for Physical Therapy Congress

Is there altered activity of dorsal neck muscles during isometric contraction of arm muscles in individuals with chronic neck pain?

Singapore

2014

22nd  Iranian Orthopedic Association Congress

Effects of resisted arm contraction on dorsal neck muscle thickness in patients with neck pain and healthy subjects

Tehran

 

2014

International Congress of Radiology

Cervical multifidus thickness changed in isometric contraction of shoulder muscles in healthy participants and patients with neck pain

Dubai

2013

The 14th Seminar in Spinal Physical Therapy

The different behavior of the activity of cervical multifidus muscle between healthy subjects and patients with chronic neck pain

Tehran

2013

17th Iranian Congress of Physical Medicine

The intra-tester reliability of a new custom made chair to measure isometric strength of shoulder muscles

Tehran

2013

Eurospine 2013

Cervical Multifidus contraction is associated with isometric contraction of shoulder muscles

United Kingdom

2013

The 9th Iran Sport Medicine Conference

Effects of isometric contraction of shoulder muscles on neck muscles activity

Tehran

2012

The 13th Seminar in Spinal Physical Therapy

Cervical multifidus dimensions during isometric contraction of shoulder muscles in healthy subjects

Tehran

2012

23th Iran Physical Therapy Congress

Ultrasonographic evaluation of cervical multifidus dimentions in females with unilateral neck pain and healthy ones

Tehran

2011

The 12th Seminar in Spinal Physical Therapy

The comparison of the Effects of Different Therapeutic Exercises on lumbar Multifidus Function: A review of literature

Tehran

2010

2nd  International Conference of Foot and Ankle Biomechanics Community

Attentional demands of dynamic postural control in healthy Athletes and with functional ankle instable Ones

USA

2010

The 10th Annual meeting of Iranian Pain Society

Neck pain

Tehran

2009

10th Seminar Specific Spinal Physical Therapy

Stability exercises for back muscles

Tehran

2009

1st Seminar in Spinal Cord Injury

Physical therapy remedies for chronic pain induced by Spinal Cord Injury

Tehran

2008

11th Asian Congress of  sport medicine

Attentional demands of postural control In functional unstable ankles and healthy athletes

Tehran

2008

11th Iranian congress of physical medicine and electrodiagnosis

Attentional demands of postural control in functional unstable ankles and healthy athletes

Tehran

2007

8th Seminar Specific Spinal Physical Therapy

Effects of motor control exercises on Low back Pain

Tehran

2006

7th Seminar Specific Spinal Physical Therapy

Effects of  Non specific  Low Back Pain on Trunk-Pelvis Coordination

Tehran

2006

7th Seminar Specific Spinal Physical Therapy

The Relationship Between Conective Tissue and chronic Low Back Pain

Tehran

2006

1st Biennial Conference Physical Therapy in Musculoskeletal Impairment

Sex Differences In Muscle Fatigue

Tehran

2006

17th Physiotherapy Congress of Iran

Hip Disorders Therapeutic Exercises Software

Tehran

2006

17th Physiotherapy Congress of Iran

The Relationship between Physical Therapist's Job and Their Children's' Gender

Tehran

2006

Preventive medicine

Prevention From Congenital defects by General Education

Najafabad

2005

6th Seminar Specific Spinal Physical Therapy

The Relationship Between Heel Height and Vertebral Column Length

Tehran

2005

6th Seminar Specific Spinal Physical Therapy

Laser Effectiveness on Non Specific Low Back Pain

Tehran

Awards

Patent No 85808

 

The awarded Physiotherapist, Fars, Iran

 

Top Student/ MSC/University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences

 




















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