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Dr.Arab Amir Massoud
 

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CURRICULUM VITA

 

Amir Massoud Arab (Loodaricheh) PT, PhD                   

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

am.arabloo@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 University of North Georgia

 

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 University of North Georgia

 

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 University of North Georgia

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

 

2018                                             Chancellor

University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences

Tehran, IRAN

 

2018                                             Vice-Chancellor

Deputy of Research and Technology

University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences

Tehran, IRAN

 

2016                                             Professor

Department of Physical Therapy

University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences

Tehran, IRAN

 

2014                                             Vice-Chancellor

Deputy of Research and Technology

University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences

Tehran, IRAN

 

2009                                             Vice-Chair

2013                                             Department of Physical Therapy

University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences

Tehran, IRAN

 

2012                                             Associate Professor

Department of Physical Therapy

University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences

Tehran, IRAN

 

2008                                             Assistant Professor

Department of Physical Therapy

University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences

Tehran, IRAN

 

2004                                             Faculty Member, Lecturer                             

Department of Physical Therapy

University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences

 

2001                                             Lecturer of Clinical Course (Clinical Instructor)

Department of Physical Therapy

Tehran, IRAN

 

1998                                            Adjunct Instructor (Part-time)

Department of Physical Therapy

Semnan University of Medical Sciences

 

 

EXECUTIVE/ADMINISTRATIVE POSITION

 

2018                                             Chancellor

University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences

Tehran, IRAN

 

2018                                             Vice-Chancellor

Deputy of Research and Technology

University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences

Tehran, IRAN

 

 

2016       Member of Strategic Council on Rehabilitation  

Ministry of Health and Medical Education

Tehran, IRAN

 

2014       Vice-Chancellor

Deputy of Research and Technology

University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences

Tehran, IRAN

                                                       

2013       Research Affairs Director (Manager)

University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences

Tehran, Iran

 

2010       Administrator of Students Research Committee

2013       University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences

Tehran, IRAN

 

2003       Director of Biomechanics Laboratory

2014       Department of Physical Therapy

University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences

Tehran, IRAN

 

2009                                              Member of Research Council

2015                                              Deputy of Research and Technology

University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences

Tehran, IRAN

 

2012       Member of Education Policy Making Council

2015       Deputy of Education

University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences

Tehran, IRAN

 

2015       Member of Promotion Committee

Deputy of Education

University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences

Tehran, IRAN

 

2011       Member of Scientific Committee of Post-graduate Council  

2015       Deputy of Education

University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences

Tehran, IRAN

 

 

2012                                             Member of Scientific Committee of Continuing Education

2015                                             Deputy of Education

University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences

Tehran, IRAN

 

2012                                              Editor-in-Chief  

Physical Treatment - Specific Physical Therapy Journal

University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences

Tehran, IRAN

 

2008       Chairman   

11th Seminar in Specific Spinal Physical Therapy

University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences

Tehran, IRAN

 

2008       Scientific President

Anatomy in Rehabilitation Seminar.

5th Asian-Pacific International Congress of Anatomists & 8th Iranian Congress of Anatomical Sciences,

Tehran, IRAN

                                                    

2008       Member of Research Committee

2015       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       Member of Editorial Board 

2008                                              University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences Press

Tehran, IRAN

 

2004       Member of Education Committee

2015       Department of Physical Therapy  

University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences

Tehran, IRAN

 

 

PROFESSIONAL APPOINTMENTS

 

2001       Saba Clinic

2009       University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences

(Three days/week; 8:00–12:00 am)

Fatemi Avenue, 4th Alley

Tehran, Iran

 

2009       Akhavan Rehabilitation Center

2013       University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences

(Three days/week; 8:00–12:00 am)

Vali-Asr Avenue, Asadimanesh St. 

Tehran, Iran

 

2003       Physical Therapy Clinic

2018       Private Clinic: Nabi Medical Center

(Three days/week; 4:00–8:00 pm)

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

Tehran, Iran

 

2017       Physical Therapy Department

2018       Omid Hospital (Private hospital)

(One day/week; Thursday)

Tehran, Iran

 

 

TEACHING RESPONSIBILITIES

 

-      Advanced Physiology of Muscle and Nerve (PhD Program)

-      Advanced Manual Therapy of the Spine (PhD Program)

-      Gait Analysis (PhD Program)

-      Clinical Methods in Musculoskeletal & Neuromuscular Physical Therapy (DPT Program)

-      Differential Diagnosis & Clinical Decision Making (DPT Program)

-      Musculoskeletal Biomechanics and Patho-biomechanics

-      Principles of Manual Therapy: Spine and Extremities

-      Kinesiology of the Spine

-      Kinesiology of the Upper & Lower Extremities

-      Physical Therapy in Orthopaedics

-      Research Instrumentation

-      Scientific Writing

 

 

HONORS AND AWARDS

 

 

2013                                              Awarded Outstanding Researcher (IRAN National Award)

18th National Razi Research Festival on Medical Sciences

Ministry of Health and Medical Education

IRAN

 

2013                                               Member of National Elites Foundation (National Award)

(Bonyad-e-Melli-e-Nokhbegan)

Presidency of Islamic Republic of Iran

IRAN

 

2017                                               Awarded Outstanding Researcher     

University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences

Tehran, IRAN

 

2015                                               Awarded Outstanding Professor     

University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences

Tehran, IRAN

 

2014                                               Awarded Outstanding Professor     

University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences

Tehran, IRAN

2014                                               Awarded Outstanding Researcher 

University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences

Tehran, IRAN

 

2013                                               Awarded Outstanding Researcher    

University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences

Tehran, IRAN

 

2012                                               Awarded Outstanding Researcher    

University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences

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

 

 

 

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, S 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.  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.

 

23.  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 2014; 27(1):63-70.

 

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 2014; 18(2): 298-305.

 

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.  N Zahiri, I Abdollahi, AM Arab, SM Nabavi. Motor sequence learning in relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis (MS) patients. Journal of Neurology, 2013; 260: S131-S131

 

29.  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.

 

30.  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 2014; 17(2): 123-128.

 

31.  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 2014; 27(3): 339-47.

 

32.  M Emami, AM Arab (Correspondent Author), N Karimi, L Ghamkhar. The activity pattern of the lumbo-pelvic muscles during prone hip extension in athletes with and without hamstring strain injury. International Journal of Sport Physical Therapy 2014; 9(3): 312-319.

 

33.  M Badakhsh, B Khorasani, AM Arab, M Forootan. The role of pelvic floor muscle dysfunction in subjects with fecal incontinence and efficacy of pelvic floor muscle retraining in treatment: A literature review. Govaresh 2014; 19:118-27.

 

34.  H Shakeri, R Keshavarz, AM Arab, F Tabatabaei, A Talimkhani. Scapular position and orientation during abduction, flexion and scapular plane elevation phase. Iranian Rehabilitation Journal, 2014; 12 (1): 22-30.

 

35.  Y Etemadi, AM Arab, M Salavati. Balance Recovery Reactions in recurrent non specific low back pain patients. Iranian Rehabilitation Journal 2014; 12 (1): 38-41.

 

36.  N Karimi, A Talimkhani, Z Mosallanezhad, AM Arab, R Keshavarz. The effects of consecutive supervised functional lumbar stabilizing exercises on the postural balance and functional disability in women with chronic non-specific low back pain. Iranian Rehabilitation Journal 2014; 12(2): 21-27.

 

37.  S ShahAli, AM Arab (Correspondent Author), S Talebian, E Ebrahimi, A Bahmani, N Karimi, H Nabavi. Reliability of ultrasound thickness measurement of the abdominal muscles during clinical isometric endurance tests. Journal of Bodywork & Movement Therapies 2015; 19: 396-403.

 

38.  M Joghtaei, AM Arab (Correspondent Author), H Hashemi-Nasl, MT Joghataei, MO Tokhi. Assessment of passive knee stiffness and viscosity in individuals with spinal cord injury using pendulum test. Journal of Spinal Cord Medicine. 2015; 38(2):170-7

 

39.  AM Arab, A Talimkhani, N Karimi, F Ehsani. Change in lumbar lordosis during prone lying knee flexion test in subjects with and without low back pain. Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2015; 23:18

 

40.  Y Etemadi, M Salavati, AM Arab. Balance recovery reaction in individuals with nonspecific low back pain: Interactive effects of attention and postural challenge. Gait & Posture 2015; 42: S30.

 

41.  F Ehsani, AM Arab (Correspondent Author), H Assadi, N Karimi, S Shanbehzadeh. Evaluation of pelvic floor muscles activity with and without abdominal maneuvers in subjects with and without low back pain. Journal of Back and Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation 2016; 29 (2):241-47.

 

42.  F Rajabzadeh, M Taghipour, AM Arab (Correspondent Author). The relationship between flexion-rotation test and ultrasound thickness measurement for abdominal muscles. Journal of Back and Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation 2016; 29(4): 643-48.

 

43.  F Ehsani, AM Arab (Correspondent Author), M Salavati, R Hedayati, I Talimkhani. Effect of exercise therapy in unstable surface on muscle activity pattern in patients with low back pain: A systematic review. Koomesh 2015; 16(4): 495-504.

 

44.  Y Etemadi, M Salavati, AM Arab. Balance recovery reactions in individuals with recurrent nonspecific low back pain: Effects of attention. Gait & Posture2016;44:123-7.

 

45.  F Ehsani, AM Arab (Correspondent Author), S Jaberzadeh, M Salavati. Ultrasound measurement of deep and superficial abdominal muscles thickness during standing postural tasks in participants with and without chronic low back pain. Manual Therapy 2016; 23:98-105.

46.  AM Arab, R. Sheikhhoseini, H Saadati. The effect of harmonic technique vs. extension exercises on pain and disability in patients with non-specific chronic Low Back Pain: a pilot study. Journal of Chiropractic Medicine 2016; 15(1):3-8.

 

47.    F Ehsani, AM Arab, M Salavati, S. Jaberzadeh, A. Hajihasani. Ultrasound measurement of abdominal muscle thickness with and without transducer fixation during standing postural tasks in participants with and without chronic low back pain: Intrasession and Intersession reliability. PM&R. 2016; 8(12): 1159-67.

 

48.    MR Nourbakhsh, T Bell, J Martin, AM Arab. The effects of oscillatory biofield therapy on pain and functional limitations associated with carpal tunnel syndrome – Randomized, Placebo-controlled, Double-blinded Study. Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine. 2016; 22(11): 911-20.

 

49.  M Ziaeifar, AM Arab (Correspondent Author), MR Nourbakhsh. Clinical effectiveness of dry needling immediately after application on myofascial trigger point in upper trapezius muscle. Journal of Chiropractic Medicine 2016; 22(11): 911-20.

 

50.  F. Ehsani, AM Arab, E Fatemi. The relationship between abdominal muscle activity and pain, disability and fear of movement during standing postural tasks in females with chronic nonspecific low back pain. Koomesh 2016; 18(2): 250-57.

 

51.    AM Arab, B Khorasani, A Bahmani. Assessment of pelvic floor muscle function in females with and without functional constipation using transabdominal ultrasound. Neurourology and Urodynamics 2016; 35: S343-S343.

 

52.    AH Kahlaee, L Ghamkhar, AM Arab (Correspondent Author). The association between neck pain and pulmonary function: A systematic review. American Journal of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation 2017; 96 (3): 203-210.

 

53.    AH Kahlaee, L Ghamkhar, AM Arab (Correspondent Author). Effect of the abdominal hollowing and bracing maneuvers on activity pattern of the lumbopelvic muscles during prone hip extension in subjects with or without chronic low back pain: A preliminary study. Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics 2017; 40(2): 106-117.

 

54.  H Shakeri, M Soleimanifar, AM Arab (Correspondent Author), S Hamneshin Behbahani. The effects of kinesioTape (KT) on the treatment of lateral epicondylitis. Journal of Hand Therapy 2018; 31(1): 35-41.

 

55.    M Soleimanifar, N Karimi, AM Arab (Correspondent Author). Association between composites of selected motion palpation and pain provocation tests for sacroiliac joint disorders Journal of Bodywork & Movement Therapies, 2017; 21(2): 240-245.

 

56.    Arab AM, Haghighat A, Amiri Z, Khosravi F. Lumbar lordosis in prone position and prone hip extension test: comparison between subjects with and without low back pain. Chiropractic & Manual Therapies, 2017; 16; 25(1):8.

 

57.    Zahiri N, Abollahi I, Nabavi SM, Ehsani F, Arab AM, Shaw I, Shariat A, Shaw BS, Dastoorpoor M, Danaee M, Sangelaji B. Interference effect of prior explicit information on motor sequence learning in relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis patients. Malaysian Journal of Medical Sciences. 2017; 24(1): 69-80.

 

58.    Ehsani F, Arab AM, Jaberzadeh S. The effect of surface instability on the differential activation of muscle activity in low back pain patients as compared to healthy individuals: A systematic review of the literature and meta-analysis. Journal of Back and Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation. 2017; (Article in press)

 

59.    L Ghamkhar, AH Kahlaee, AM Arab (Correspondent Author). Relationship between proprioception and endurance functionality of the cervical flexor muscles in chronic neck pain and asymptomatic participants. Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics 2017; 30(4): 649-662.

 

60.    Kazemi, K., Arab, A.M., Abdollahi, I., López-López, D., Calvo-Lobo, C. Electromiography comparison of distal and proximal lower limb muscle activity patterns during external perturbation in subjects with and without functional ankle instability. Human Movement Science 2017; 55:211-220

 

61.    Ehsani F, Salavati M, Arab AM (Correspondent Author), Dolati MH. Ultrasound imaging transducer motion during standing postural tasks with and without using transducer fixator. Musculoskeletal Science and Practice 2017; 32: 57-63

 

62.  E Ramezani, AM Arab, MR Nourbakhsh. Suboccipital myofascial release technique in subjects with cervicogenic headache. Pharmacophore 2017; 8(6S).

 

63.  R Sheikhhoseini, AM Arab. Dry Needling in myofascial tracks in Non-Relaxing Pelvic Floor Dysfunction: A case study. Journal of Bodywork & Movement Therapies 2018; 22(2): 337-340.

 

64.  S ShahAli, AM Arab, E Ebrahimi , S ShahAli, N Rahmani, H Negahban, A Kazemnejad, A Bahmani. Ultrasound measurement of abdominal muscles during clinical isometric endurance tests in women with and without low back pain. Physiotherapy Theory and Practice 2018; (Article in Press)

 

65.  AM Arab, S Shanbehzadeh,  O Rasouli, M Amiri, F Ehsani. Automatic activity of deep and superficial abdominal muscles during stable and unstable sitting positions in individuals with chronic low back pain. Journal of Bodywork & Movement Therapies 2018; (Article in Press)

 

66.  Sh Hamneshin Behbahani, AM Arab, L Nejad. Systematic Review: Effects of using kinesio tape on treatment of lateral epicondylitis. Physical Treatments 2014; 4(3): 3-9.

 

67.  AA Kalantari, N Karimi, AM Arab, S Jaberzadeh. The effects of active therapeutic exercises on the electromyographic activity of lumbopelvic muscles during prone hip extension in patients with chronic non-specific low back pain. Physical Treatments 2014; 4(3): 33-40.

 

68.  Sh Shahali, AM Arab, B Ghanavati, S Shahali, A Bahmani. Effectiveness of cardiac rehabilitation for patients with cardiac disease undergoing coronary artery bypass graft (CABG). Jentashapir Journal of Health Research. 2014; 5(4): e21876

 

69.  M Ziaeifar, AM Arab (Correspondent Author), N Karimi, Z Mosallanejad. The effect of dry needling on range of motion of neck lateral flexion in subjects with active trigger point in upper trapezius muscle. Jentashapir Journal of Health Research. 2014; 5(6): e26659

 

70.  A Bahmani, AM Arab, B Khorasany, S Shahali, M Foroutan. Systematic review: The role of pelvic floor muscles dysfunction in constipation. Physical Treatments 2015; 4(4): 177-82.

 

71.  A Talimkhani, N Karimi, AM Arab, Sh Emdadi. Changes in lumbar lordosis during the prone knee-flexion test in healthy subjects. Jentashapir Journal of Health Research. 2015; 6(1): e27197.

 

72.  M Taghipour, F Rajabzadeh, AM Arab (Correspondent Author). The relationship between the side-lying endurance test and ultrasound thickness measurement for abdominal muscles. Jentashapir Journal of Health Research. 2015; 6(2): e29206. 

 

73.  MA Mohseni Bandpei , I Abdollahi, AM Arab, H Darvishi, M Bahramian. The effect of 12 weeks supervised stabilization exercise on pain, functional disability and lumbar range of motion in patients with chronic low back pain: A randomized controlled clinical trial. Iranian Rehabilitation Journal 2016 (Article in press, Press in Farsi)

 

74.  H Shakeri, AM Arab (Correspondent Author), A Bargahi. Immediate effect of kinesio taping on cervical lateral flexion range of motion in subjects with myofascial trigger point in upper trapezius muscle. Physical Treatments 2016; 5(4): 231-36.

 

 

PAPERS (PRESS IN FARSI)

 

75.    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)

 

76.    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)

 

77.    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)

 

78.    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)

 

79.    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)

 

80.    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)

 

81.    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)

 

82.    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)

 

83.    M Hashem Boroojerdi, 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)

 

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

 

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

 

 

86.    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 2012 winter; 1(1), 28-34. (Press in Farsi)

 

87.    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 2012 winter; 1(1), 49-55. (Press in Farsi)

 

88.    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 2012 winter; 1(1), 35-42. (Press in Farsi)

 

89.    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)

 

90.    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)

 

91.    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)

 

92.    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)

 

93.    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)

 

94.    F Azadi, M Parnianpour, H Shakeri, A Kazemnejad, A Akbari Kamrani, AM Arab et al. Relative and absolute reliability of timed up and go test in community dwelling older adult and healthy young people. Iranian Journal of Ageing Salmand 2014; 8 (31): 55-65. (Press in Farsi)

 

95.    A Bargahi, AM Arab, L Nejad. The effects of kinesio tape of the upper trapezius muscle on the musculoskeletal disorders of upper quarter region (Literature review). Physical Treatments 2013; 3(1):9-17.

 

96.    L Nejad, AM Arab. The effects of patella’s kinesio taping on patellofemoral pain syndrome (Literature review). Physical Treatments 2014; 3(2):49-56. (Press in Farsi)

 

97.    A sanati, AM Arab (Correspondent Author). Relationship between thoracic kyphosis and respiratory capacities. Physical Treatments 2014; 3(2):57-61. (Press in Farsi)

 

98.    L Ghamkhar, AM Arab. Effect of the abdominal bracing maneuver on muscle activity pattern during prone hip extension. Physical Treatments 2014; 3(3):16-21. (Press in Farsi)

 

99.    M Hashem Boroojerdi, AM Arab, N Karimi. The relationship between electromyographic activity and thickness alterations of lateral abdominal wall muscles during pelvic floor muscles contraction in healthy women. Physical Treatments 2014; 3(3) :33-39 (Press in Farsi)

 

100. K Kazemi, AM Arab, I Abdollahi. Evaluation of the electromyographic activity of distal and proximal muscles of the lower extremity after ankle sprain (Review Article). Physical Treatments 2014; 3(3) :46-52. (Press in Farsi)

 

101. Z Mohammadi, A Nodehi, Z Mosallanezhad, AM Arab, MR Nourbakhsh, E Bakhshi. The effects of active trigger point of upper trapezius muscle on its electromyography activity and maximal Isometric Contraction Force during scapular plane elevation (Scaption). Journal of Rehabilitation 2014; 14: 125-131

 

102. J Khademi, MA Mohseni Bandpei , I Abdollahi, AM Arab, H Darvishi, SS Aghamiri. Measurement of abdominal muscle thickness using ultrasound: A reliability study on patients with chronic non-specific low back pain. Journal of Mazandaran University of Medical Sciences 2015; 24: 265-73 (Press in Farsi)

 

103. F Azadi, M Parnianpour, H Shakeri, A Kazemnezhad A, AA AkbariKamrani, AM Arab. How many changes in sit to stand-5 repetition test is real in community dwelling older adult and healthy young people. Iranian Journal of Ageing Salmand. 2015; 9(4): 252-258

 

 

 

 

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)

 

INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS

 

1.     AM Arab, M Ziaeifar, MR Nourbakhsh. The effect of dry needling on pain and disability in patients with myofascial trigger point in the upper trapezius muscle. World Confederation for Physical Therapy, Congress, 2-4 July, 2017, Cape Town, South Africa.

 

2.     Arab AM, Khorasani B, Bahmani A. Assessment of Pelvic Floor Muscle Function in Females With and Without Functional Constipation Using Transabdominal ultrasound. (Abstract #17737). ICS 2016, Tokyo, Japan, September 13-16, 2016.

 

3.     Arab AM. Visceral Manipulation. A New Frontier in Bodywork. Oxford International Physiotherapy Conference 2016, Bangalore, India, December 10-11, 2016.

 

4.     M Ziaeifar, AM Arab, MR Nourbakhsh. The Effect of Dry Needling on Myofascial Trigger Point in Upper Trapezius Muscle. Fourth International Fascia Research Congress, Washington DC, USA, September 18-20, 2015.

 

5.     Arab AM, Jabaripour B, Khorasani B, Nodehi moghadam. The response of the pelvic floor muscle to lower extremity movement patterns in women with stress urinary incontinence. (Abstract #17256). ICS 2015, Montreal Canada, October 6-9, 2015.

 

6.     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. Third International Fascia Research Congress, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, March 28-30, 2012.

 

7.     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.

 

8.     AM Arab, LGhamkhar. The effect of abdominal hollowing or bracing maneuver on muscular activation pattern during prone hip extension. World Confederation for Physical Therapy, Congress, 20-23 June, 2011, Amsterdam, Holland.

 

9.     AM Arab, LGhamkhar. Altered pattern of the lumbo-pelvic muscles activity during prone hip extension in women with low back pain. World Confederation for Physical Therapy, Congress, 20-23 June, 2011, Amsterdam, Holland.

 

10.  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.

 

11.  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.

 

12.  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.

 

13.  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

 

14.  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

 

15.  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

 

16.  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.

 

17.   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.

 

18.  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.

 

19.  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)

 

20.  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.

 

21.  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)  

 

22.  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.

 

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

 

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

 

25.  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.

 

26.  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)

 

27.  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)

 

28.  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)

 

 

NATIONAL CONGRESS

 

29.  F Azadi, M Parnianpour, H Shakeri AM Arab. The effect of fear of falling on the trunk kinematic parameters in elderly. 27th Iranian Physiotherapy Congress. 4-6 May 2016, Tehran, Iran

 

30.  J Khademi, MA Mohseni_Bandpei, I Abdollahi, AM Arab. The effects of 12 weeks supervised stabilization exercise on pain, functional disability and lumbar range of motion in patient with chronic low back pain: A Randomized Controlled Clinical Trial. 27th Iranian Physiotherapy Congress. 4-6 May 2016, Tehran, Iran

 

31.  AM Arab, A Haghighat, Z Amiri, F Khosravi. Change in lumbar lordosis during prone hip extension in subjects with and without low back pain. 27th Iranian Physiotherapy Congress. 4-6 May 2016, Tehran, Iran

 

32.  M Emami, AM Arab, AH Kahlaei. Variability in the firing pattern of the lumbo-pelvic muscles in athletes with and without hamstring strain injury. 26th Iranian Physiotherapy Congress. 22-24 April 2015, Tehran, Iran

 

33.  F Azadi, M Parnianpour, H Shakeri, A Kazemnejad, A Akbari Kamrani, AM Arab et al . Change in hip kinematic during weight shift activity: Comparison between elderly with and without history of falling and young subjects. 26th Iranian Physiotherapy Congress. 22-24 April 2015, Tehran, Iran

 

34.  F Azadi, M Parnianpour, H Shakeri, A Kazemnejad, A Akbari Kamrani, AM Arab et al . Trunk kinematic during weight shift activity: Comparison between elderly with and without history of falling and young subjects. 26th Iranian Physiotherapy Congress. 22-24 April 2015, Tehran, Iran

 

35.  S ShahAli, AM Arab, E Ebrahimi, B Ghanavati. Thickness measurement of the abdominal muscles during clinical isometric endurance tests in subjects with and without low back pain using ultrasound. 26th Iranian Physiotherapy Congress. 22-24 April 2015, Tehran, Iran

 

36.  S ShahAli, AM Arab, E Ebrahimi, N Karimi, B Ghanavati. Change in thickness measurement of the multifidus muscles during clinical isometric endurance tests in women with and without low back pain. 26th Iranian Physiotherapy Congress. 22-24 April 2015, Tehran, Iran

 

37.  M Aboufazeli, AM Arab. Within-day and between-day reliability of ultrasound thickness measurement of the abdominal muscle during abdominal hollowing and bracing manoeuvres. 17th Seminar in Specific Spinal Physical Therapy. 28-29 December 2016, Tehran, Iran.

 

38.  S ShahAli, AM Arab, E Ebrahimi. Assessment of ultrasound thickness measurement of the superficial and deep abdominal muscles during clinical isometric endurance tests. 17th Seminar in Specific Spinal Physical Therapy. 28-29 December 2016, Tehran, Iran.

 

39.  F Ehsani, AM Arab, M Salavati. Measurement of abdominal muscle thickness with and without transducer fixator during standing posture in subjects with and without chronic low back pain. 16th Seminar in Specific Spinal Physical Therapy. 23-24 December 2015, Tehran, Iran.

 

40.  F Ehsani, AM Arab, N Karimi. Muscle activity during dynamic tasks using B-mode ultrasonography: Clinical study. 3rd Seminar on Electrotherapy Update. 11-12 December 2014, Tehran, Iran

 

41.  M Ziaeifar, AM Arab, N Karimi. Clinical effectiveness of dry needling immediately after application on myofascial trigger point in the upper trapezius muscle. 25th Iranian Physiotherapy Congress. 7-9 May 2014, Tehran, Iran

 

42.  M Ziaeifar, AM Arab, Z Mosallanezhad. The long term effect of dry needling on myofascial trigger point in the upper trapezius muscle: Two weeks and three months follow up. 25th Iranian Physiotherapy Congress. 7-9 May 2014, Tehran, Iran

 

43.  M Emami, AM Arab. The activity pattern of the lumbo-pelvic muscles during prone hip extension in athletes with and without hamstring strain injury. 15th Seminar in Specific Spinal Physical Therapy. 24-25 December 2014, Tehran, Iran.

 

44.  B Akhbari, M Salavati, AM Arab. New Insights to Patterns of dysfunction. 15th Seminar in Specific Spinal Physical Therapy. 24-25 December 2014, Tehran, Iran.

 

45.  R Keshavarez, AM Arab. Relationship between visceral and spinal disorders. 15th Seminar in Specific Spinal Physical Therapy. 24-25 December 2014, Tehran, Iran.

 

46.  N Karimi, A Kalantari, AM Arab, S Jaberzadeh. The effect of exercise therapy on the the activity of the gluteus maximus and hamstring muscle in subjects with chronic non-specific low back pain. 15th Seminar in Specific Spinal Physical Therapy. 24-25 December 2014, Tehran, Iran.

 

47.  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

 

48.  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

 

49.  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

 

50.  AM Arab, M Beheshtipour. 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

 

51.  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

 

52.  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

 

53.  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.

 

54.  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.

 

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

 

56.  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.

 

57.  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

 

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

 

59.  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

 

60.  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

 

61.  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.

 

62.  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.

 

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

 

64.  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.

 

65.  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.

 

66.  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.

 

67.  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.

 

68.  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.

 

69.  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.

 

70.  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.

 

71.  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.

 

72.  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.

 

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

 

74.  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

 

75.  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

 

76.  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

 

77.  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)

 

78.  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)

 

79.  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)

 

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

 

81.  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.

 

82.  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.

 

83.  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

 

84.  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

 

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

 

86.  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.

 

87.  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.

 

88.  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.

 

89.  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

 

90.  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

 

91.  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

 

92.  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

 

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

 

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

 

95.  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.

 

96.  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.

 

97.  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

 

98.  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

 

99.  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.

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

103.         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

 

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

 

105.         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

 

106.         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

107.         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

 

108.  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

 

109.  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.

 

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

 

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

 

112.  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

PATENTS

 

2012                                          Acromion Marker Cluster (National Patent)

Iran Intellectual Property Office

IRAN

 

 

GRANTS

 

2010                                          Designing and Development of Functional Electrical Stimulation-assisted Rowing Machine and its Efficacy in Patients with Spinal Cord Injury

Iran National Science Foundation

Vice-Presidency for Science and Technology

Proposal No: 89001650

IRAN

 

2013                                         Effect of Abdominal Maneuvers on Change in Lumbar Lordosis During Prone Hip Extension

National Elites Foundation  

IRAN

 

 

RESEARCH/ TEACHING/CLINICAL INTEREST AND AREA

 

 

-      Musculoskeletal Impairments

 

-      Myofascial Pain Syndromes (Assessment and Treatment)

 

-              Manual Therapy and Exercise Therapy in Myofascial Pain Syndromes and Musculoskeletal Impairments (Mobilization, Manipulation, Soft Tissue Release, Myofascial Release, Muscle Energy Technique, Craniosacral Techniques, Dry Needling, Visceral Manipulation, Postural Restoration)

 

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

-       

-      Biomechanics and Kinesiology of Musculoskeletal System

 

-      Ultrasound Measurement in Skeletal Muscles

 

-      Motion Analysis in Musculoskeletal Disorders

 

 

EDITORIAL BOARD

 

 

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

2015                                               McMaster  

CANADA

 

 

2012                                               Editor-in-Chief  

2013                                               Physical Treatment- Specific Physical Therapy Journal

Tehran, IRAN

 

2012                                               Member of Editorial Board

2015                                               Journal of Novel Physiotherapies

USA

 

2008                                               Member of Advisory Board

2015                                               Iranian Journal of Child Neurology

Tehran, Iran

 

2005                                               Invited Reviewer of Manuscript in the Journals:

2015                                                        Muscle & Nerve

Journal of Sport Rehabilitation

Journal of Physical Therapy Science

Journal of Rehabilitation

Journal of Modern Rehabilitation

Journal of Gorgan University of Medical Sciences

Iranian Journal of Child Neurology

Physiotherapy Theory and Practice

 

2005                                               Invited Reviewer of PhD and MSc Thesis at:

2015                                                          University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences

Tehran University of Medical Sciences

Sharif University of Technology

Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences

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

 

 

 

MEMBERSHIPS IN SCIENTIFIC/PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES

 

2013                                          National Elites Foundation  

(Bonyad-e-Melli-e Nokhbegan)

 

2010                                          Iranian Physiotherapy Association

 

2007                                          Medical Council of Islamic Republic of IRAN  

 

2008                                          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: 14th Seminar in Specific Spinal Physical Therapy. Tehran, Iran (2013)

-   Member of the Scientific Committee: 15th Seminar in Specific Spinal Physical Therapy. Tehran, Iran (2014)

-   Member of the Scientific Committee: 16th Seminar in Specific Spinal Physical Therapy. Tehran, Iran (2015)

-   Member of the Scientific Committee: 17th Seminar in Specific Spinal Physical Therapy. Tehran, Iran (2016)

-   Member of the Scientific Committee: 26th Iranian Physiotherapy Congress. Tehran, Iran (2015)

-   Member of the Scientific Committee: 27th Iranian Physiotherapy Congress. Tehran, Iran (2016)

-   Member of the Scientific Committee: 28th Iranian Physiotherapy Congress. Tehran, Iran (2017)

-   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 University of North Georgia (UNG), USA.

 

2003                              Soft Tissue Mobilization Workshop

Instructor: Mohammad R. Nourbakhsh; Professor at UNG, 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,

 

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

University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences,

 

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 UNG, USA, University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences, December 23

 

2009                                Craniosacral Therapy Workshop

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

 

2009                                Myofacial Release Workshop

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

 

2010                                Principles of Pharmacology in Rehabilitation Workshop

University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences,

 

2010                               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,

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 UNG, 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 UNG, 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 UNG, 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 UNG, USA,

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

 

2014                                Systematic Review and Meta-analysis Workshop

Instructor: Shapour Jaberzadeh; MONASH University, Australia,

University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences, January 22

 

2014                                Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation (tDCS) Workshop

Instructor: Shapour Jaberzadeh; MONASH University, Australia,

University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences, January 23

 

2014                                Dry Needling Trigger Point Treatment; Part I: Pelvic & Lower Extremities Workshop

University of North Georgia, August 5-6, 

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

 

2014                                Dry Needling Trigger Point Treatment; Part II: Trunk & Upper Extremities Workshop

University of North Georgia, August 7-8, 

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

 

2014                                Dry Needling Trigger Point Treatment; Part III: Head & Neck- Biomedical Approach Workshop

University of North Georgia, August 9-10, 

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

 

2014                                Cervicogenic Dizziness and Headache Workshop

University of North Georgia, August 23-24, 

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

 

2015                                Comprehensive Approach in Treating Lumbar-Pelvic-Hip Complex Pain and Dysfunction: Differential Diagnosis and Clinical Reasoning Workshop

University of North Georgia, August 21-23, 

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

 

2016                                Comprehensive Approach in Treating Cranio-Cervical-Mandibular Complex Pain and Dysfunction: Differential Diagnosis and Clinical Reasoning Workshop

University of North Georgia, July 9-10, 

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

 

2016                                Disorders of the Shoulder Complex: Differential Diagnosis, Clinical Reasoning and Treatment Workshop

University of North Georgia, July 11-12, 

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

 

2017                                Visceral Manipulation Workshop

University of North Georgia, December 25-26, 

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

 

2017                                Differential Diagnosis, Clinical Reasoning and Treatment for Disorders of the Temporomandibular Joint and Face Workshop

University of North Georgia, December 27-28, 

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

 

2017                                Differential Diagnosis, Clinical Reasoning and Treatment for Disorders of the Knee and Ankle Joints Workshop

University of North Georgia, December 29-31, 

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

 

2018                                A Comprehensive Approach in Assessment and Treatment for Disorders of the Shoulder Complex Workshop

University of North Georgia, July 10-11 

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

 

2018                                Visceral Manipulation (Urogenital Organs) Workshop

University of North Georgia, July 12-13, 

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

 


WORKSHOPS PRESENTED

 

2016                          Visceral Manipulation. 

Oxford International Physiotherapy Conference, The Oxford College of Physiotherapy (Pre-conference Workshop)

December 8-9, Bangalore, India

 

2016                          Fascia Manipulation. 

Oxford International Physiotherapy Conference, The Oxford College of Physiotherapy (Post-conference Workshop)

December 12-13, Bangalore, India

 

2018Dry Needling (Level IV: Upper Extremity & Trunk). 

Iranian Physiotherapy Association- Isfahan branch

July 20, Isfahan, IRAN

 

2018Dry Needling (Level IV: Upper Extremity & Trunk). 

Iranian Physiotherapy Association- Isfahan branch

July 19, Isfahan, IRAN

 

2018                           Craniosacral Therapy in Spinal Disorders 

University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences,

June 22, Tehran, IRAN

 

2018                          Dry Needling (Level I, II: Mechanism, Shoulder & Pelvic Girdle). 

University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences,

June 20-21, Tehran, IRAN

 

2018                           Manipulation (Lumbar, Pelvis & Cervical Region)   

Iranian Physiotherapy Association- Zahedan branch & Zahedan University of Medical Sciences (ZAUMS)

May 6-8, Zahedan, IRAN

 

2018                          Dry Needling (Level I, II: Mechanism, Shoulder & Pelvic Girdle). 

Alborz University of Medical Sciences

April 26-27, Karaj, IRAN

 

2018                          Diagnosis and Manual Therapy of the Musculoskeletal Disorders with Visceral Manipulation   

University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences,

April 13, Tehran, IRAN

 

2018                          Manual Therapy of the Cervical Spine   

University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences,

March 9, Tehran, IRAN

 

2018Dry Needling (Level III: Lower Extremity). 

Iranian Physiotherapy Association- Isfahan branch

February 24, Isfahan, IRAN

 

2018                          Mobilization of Lumbar Spine   

University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences,

February 16, Tehran, IRAN

 

2018                           Soft Tissue Manipulation    

Iranian Physiotherapy Association- Zahedan branch & Zahedan University of Medical Sciences (ZAUMS)

February 11, Zahedan, IRAN

 

2018                           Mobilization of the Lumbar Spine & Pelvis    

Iranian Physiotherapy Association- Zahedan branch & Zahedan University of Medical Sciences (ZAUMS)

February 9-10, Zahedan, IRAN

 

2018                          Dry Needling (Level III, IV,V: Upper &Lower Extremity, Trunk and Cervical, TMJ). 

Iranian Physiotherapy Association- Qom branch & Qom University of Medical Sciences

January 31- February 2, Qom, IRAN

 

2018Dry Needling (Level I,II,III). 

Iranian Physiotherapy Association- Isfahan branch

January 24-26, Isfahan, IRAN

 

2018Dry Needling (Lower Extremity, Cervical, Head & Face). 

Iranian Physiotherapy Association- Khorasan branch & Mashhad University of Medical Sciences (MUMS)

January 17-18, Mashhad, IRAN

 

2018                          Myofascial Release Technique   

University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences,

January 11-12, Tehran, IRAN

 

2018Dry Needling (Level III, IV: Lower & Upper Extremity, Trunk). 

Iranian Physiotherapy Association- Mazandaran & Mazandaran University of Medical Sciences

January 5-6, Sari, IRAN

 

2017Dry Needling (Level I,II: Mechanism, Shoulder & Pelvic Girdle). 

Iranian Physiotherapy Association- Mazandaran & Mazandaran University of Medical Sciences

December 7-8, Sari, IRAN

 

2017                           Mobilization of the Cervical & Thoracic Spine    

Iranian Physiotherapy Association- Zahedan branch & Zahedan University of Medical Sciences (ZAUMS)

November 9-10, Zahedan, IRAN

 

2017Dry Needling (Level IV: Upper Extremity). 

Iranian Physiotherapy Association- Khorasan branch & Mashhad University of Medical Sciences (MUMS)

November 3, Mashhad, IRAN

 

2017                          Myofascial Release Technique   

University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences,

October 6, Tehran, IRAN

 

2017Dry Needling (Shoulder & Pelvic Girdle). 

Iranian Physiotherapy Association- Khorasan branch & Mashhad University of Medical Sciences (MUMS)

September 28-29, Mashhad, IRAN

 

2017                          Dry Needling (Level II, III: Shoulder Girdle & Lower Extremity). 

University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences,

September 22,23, Tehran, IRAN

 

2017                          Dry Needling (Level V: Upper Cervical, TMJ & Face). 

University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences,

August 18, Tehran, IRAN

 

2017                          Manual Therapy of the Thoracic Spine   

University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences,

August 4, Tehran, IRAN

 

2017                          Diagnosis and Treatment of Myofascial Pelvic Floor Disorders    

University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences,

August 3, Tehran, IRAN

 

2017Dry Needling 

Iranian Physiotherapy Association- Isfahan branch

July 27, Isfahan, IRAN

 

2017Dry Needling (Level III, IV: Lower & Upper Extremity, Trunk). 

University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences,

July 13-14, Tehran, IRAN

 

2017                          Assessment and Manual Therapy of the Lumbar Spine   

Semnan University of Medical Sciences,

July 7, Tehran, IRAN

 

2017Dry Needling (Level IV,V: Upper Extremity, Trunk, Cervical, TMJ, Face)

Iranian Physiotherapy Association- Isfahan branch

June 8-9, Isfahan, IRAN

 

2017                           Craniosacral Therapy in Spinal Disorders 

University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences,

May 12, Tehran, IRAN

 

2017Dry Needling (Level I, II: Mechanism; Shoulder & Pelvic Girdle). 

University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences,

May 4-5, Tehran, IRAN

 

2017Dry Needling (Level III, IV: Upper & Lower Extremity)

Iranian Physiotherapy Association- Isfahan branch

April 20-21, Isfahan, IRAN

 

2017                          Manual Therapy of the Cervical Spine   

University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences,

April 7, Tehran, IRAN

 

2017Dry Needling (Level I, II: Mechanism; Shoulder & Pelvic Girdle). 

Lorestan University of Medical Sciences,

March 9, Khorramabad, IRAN

 

2017                          Dry Needling (Level II, III: Shoulder Girdle & Lower Extremity). 

Iranian Physiotherapy Association- Isfahan branch

February 24-25, Isfahan, IRAN

 

2017                          Manual Therapy of the Lumbar Spine   

University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences,

February 18, Tehran, IRAN

 

2017Dry Needling (Level V: Cervical, TMJ, Face). 

Iranian Physiotherapy Association- Khorasan branch & Mashhad University of Medical Sciences (MUMS)

February 10-11, Mashhad, IRAN

 

2017Dry Needling (Upper & Lower Extremity). 

Iranian Physiotherapy Association- Khorasan branch & Mashhad University of Medical Sciences (MUMS)

February 10-11, Mashhad, IRAN

 

2017Dry Needling (Level IV: Upper Extremity). 

Iranian Physiotherapy Association- Khorasan branch & Mashhad University of Medical Sciences (MUMS)

January 20, Mashhad, IRAN

 

2017Dry Needling (Level III: Lower Extremity). 

Iranian Physiotherapy Association- Khorasan branch & Mashhad University of Medical Sciences (MUMS)

January 19, Mashhad, IRAN

 

2017Dry Needling (Level II: Shoulder Girdle). 

Iranian Physiotherapy Association- Khorasan branch & Mashhad University of Medical Sciences (MUMS)

January 18, Mashhad, IRAN

 

2017Dry Needling (Level I: Pelvic Girdle). 

Iranian Physiotherapy Association- Khorasan branch & Mashhad University of Medical Sciences (MUMS)

January 16-17, Mashhad, IRAN

 

2017Dry Needling (Level IV: Upper Extremity & Trunk). 

Iranian Physiotherapy Association- Isfahan branch

January 5, Isfahan, IRAN

 

2017Dry Needling (Level IV: Upper Extremity & Trunk). 

Iranian Physiotherapy Association- Isfahan branch

January 6, Isfahan, IRAN

 

2016Dry Needling (Level I: Principles, Mechanism & Pelvic Girdle). 

Iranian Physiotherapy Association- Isfahan branch

December 22, Isfahan, IRAN

 

2016                           Craniosacral Therapy in Spinal Disorders 

University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences,

December 17, Tehran, IRAN

 

2016                          Mobilization Techniques in Sacroiliac and Sacrolumbar

University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences,

November 18, Tehran, IRAN (IRCME accredited)

 

2016                          Dry Needling (Level I: Principles and Mechanism). 

University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences,

November 16, Tehran, IRAN

 

2016                          Dry Needling (Level I, II: Mechanism, Shoulder & Pelvic Girdle). 

University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences,

Milad Hospital

November 11, Tehran, IRAN (IRCME accredited)

 

2016Dry Needling (Level III: Lower Extremity). 

Iranian Physiotherapy Association- Isfahan branch

November 4, Isfahan, IRAN

 

2016                          Myofascial Release Technique  

University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences,

October 28, Tehran, IRAN

 

2016                          Diagnosis and Treatment of Myofascial Disorders in Pelvic Floor 

University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences

October 21, Tehran, IRAN

 

2016                          Dry Needling (Neck, Head, Face) 

University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences

September 23, Tehran, IRAN

 

2016                          Manual Therapy of The Thoracic Spine

University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences,

September 2, Tehran, IRAN

 

2016                          Dry Needling (Level III, IV: Lower and Upper Extremity & Trunk). 

University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences,

August 25-26, Tehran, IRAN

 

2016                          Dry Needling (Neck, Head, Face) 

Iranian Physiotherapy Association- Khorasan branch & Mashhad University of Medical Sciences (MUMS)

August 11-12, Tehran, IRAN

 

2016                          Dry Needling (Level I,II: Mechanisms and Shoulder & Pelvic Girdle). 

University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences,

August 4-5, Tehran, IRAN

 

2016                          Manual Therapy of The Lumbar and Cervical Spine

University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences,

July 29-30, Tehran, IRAN

 

2016                          Dry Needling (Level I,II: Mechanisms and Shoulder & Pelvic Girdle). 

University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences,

July 21-22, Tehran, IRAN

 

2016Dry Needling (Level IV: Upper Extremity). 

Iranian Physiotherapy Association- Khorasan branch & Mashhad University of Medical Sciences (MUMS)

June 6, Mashhad, IRAN

 

2016                          Dry Needling (Level III: Lower Extremity). 

Iranian Physiotherapy Association- Khorasan branch & Mashhad University of Medical Sciences (MUMS)

June 5, Mashhad, IRAN

 

2016                          Dry Needling (Level I: Principles and Mechanism, Shoulder Girdle Muscles).   

Iranian Physiotherapy Association- Golestan branch & Golestan University of Medical Sciences

May 19, Gorgan, IRAN

 

2016                          Dry Needling (Level III: Lower Extremity). 

University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences,

April 12, Tehran, IRAN

 

2016                          Mobilization Techniques in Sacroiliac and Sacrolumbar

University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences,

March 12,13, Tehran, IRAN (IRCME accredited)

 

2016                          Dry Needling (Level III, IV: Upper & Lower Extremity & Trunk). 

Iranian Physiotherapy Association- Khoozestan branch

January 28-29, Ahvaz, IRAN

 

2016                          Dry Needling (Level III: Lower Extremity). 

Iranian Physiotherapy Association- Khorasan branch & Mashhad University of Medical Sciences (MUMS)

January 21, Mashhad, IRAN

 

2016                          Myofascial Release Technique  

University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences,

January 8, Tehran, IRAN

 

2015                          Dry Needling (Level I,II: Principles and Mechanism, Lumbopelvic & Shoulder Girdle Muscles). 

Iranian Physiotherapy Association- Khoozestan branch & Ahvaz Jundishapur University of Medical Sciences (AJUMS)

December 17-18, Ahvaz, IRAN

 

 

2015                           Dry Needling (Level II, III, IV: Lower and Upper Extremity & Trunk). 

Iranian Physiotherapy Association- Zahedan branch & Zahedan University of Medical Sciences (ZAUMS)

December 2-4, Zahedan, IRAN

 

2015                          Dry Needling (Level V: Upper Cervical). 

University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences,

November 27, Tehran, IRAN

 

2015                          Manual Therapy in Lower Extremity. 

Iranian Physiotherapy Association- Shiraz branch & Shiraz University of Medical Sciences (SUMS)

November 19-20, Shiraz, IRAN

 

2015                          Manual Therapy of The Thoracic Spine

University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences,

November 13, Tehran, IRAN (IRCME accredited)

 

2015                           Dry Needling (Level IV: Upper Extremity & Trunk). 

University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences

November 6, Tehran, IRAN

 

2015                          Dry Needling (Level III: Lower Extremity). 

University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences

October 2, Tehran, IRAN

 

2015                           Craniosacral Therapy in Spinal Disorders 

University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences

September 25, Tehran, IRAN

 

2015                          Dry Needling (Lumbopelvic & Upper Cervical). 

Iranian Physiotherapy Association- Khorasan branch & Mashhad University of Medical Sciences (MUMS)

September 10-11, Mashhad, IRAN    

 

2015                           Dry Needling (Level II: Shoulder Girdle Muscles). 

University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences

September 4, Tehran, IRAN

 

2015                          Dry Needling (Level I,II,III,IV: Principles and Mechanism, Lumbopelvic & Shoulder Girdle Muscles, Lower & Upper Extremity). 

Iranian Physiotherapy Association- Ardabil branch & Ardabil University of Medical Sciences (ARUMS)

September 1-3, Ardabil, IRAN

                                                         

2015                          Dry Needling (Level I,II: Principles and Mechanism, Lumbopelvic & Shoulder Girdle Muscles). 

University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences

August 30, Tehran, IRAN       

 

2015                          Dry Needling (Level II: Shoulder Girdle Muscles). 

Iranian Physiotherapy Association- Khorasan branch & Mashhad University of Medical Sciences (MUMS)

August 28, Mashhad, IRAN    

 

2015                          Myofascial Release Technique   

Iranian Physiotherapy Association- Khorasan branch & Mashhad University of Medical Sciences (MUMS)

August 27, Mashhad, IRAN    

 

2015                          Dry Needling (Level I,II: Principles and Mechanism, Lumbopelvic & Shoulder Girdle Muscles). 

Iranian Physiotherapy Association- Zahedan branch & Zahedan University of Medical Sciences (ZAUMS)

August 13-14, Zahedan, IRAN

 

2015                          Dry Needling (Level I, Principles and Mechanism, Lumbopelvic Muscles). 

University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences

August 11, Tehran, IRAN

 

2015                          Diagnosis and Treatment of Myofascial Disorders in Pelvic Floor 

University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences

August 7, Tehran, IRAN

 

2015                          Manual Therapy of The Cervical Spine

Iranian Physiotherapy Association- Urmia branch

July 30-31, Urmia, IRAN

 

2015                          Dry Needling (Level III, IV: Lower and Upper Extremity & Trunk). 

Iranian Physiotherapy Association- Kordestan branch

July 23-24, Sanandaj, IRAN

 

2015                          Dry Needling (Level V: Upper Cervical). 

Iranian Physiotherapy Association- Khorasan branch & Mashhad University of Medical Sciences (MUMS)

June 25, Mashhad, IRAN

 

2015                          Dry Needling (Level V: Upper Cervical). 

Iranian Physiotherapy Association- Khorasan branch & Mashhad University of Medical Sciences (MUMS)

June 13, Mashhad, IRAN

 

2015                          Dry Needling (Level I,II: Principles and Mechanism, Lumbopelvic & Shoulder Girdle Muscles). 

Iranian Physiotherapy Association- Kordestan branch

June 10-11, Sanandaj, IRAN

 

2015                          Dry Needling (Level II: Shoulder Girdle Muscles). 

University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences

June 5, Tehran, IRAN

2015                           Dry Needling (Principles and Mechanism). 

University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences

May 15, Tehran, IRAN

 

2015                          Manual Therapy of The Cervical Spine

University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences,

May 1, Tehran, IRAN (IRCME accredited)      

 

2015                          Dry Needling (Level II: Shoulder Girdle Muscles). 

Iranian Physiotherapy Association- Khorasan branch & MUMS

March 16, Mashhad, IRAN

 

2015                          Dry Needling (Level IV: Upper Extremity & Trunk). 

Iranian Physiotherapy Association- Shiraz branch & SUMS

March 7, Shiraz, IRAN.        

 

2017                          Mobilization Techniques in Sacroiliac and Sacrolumbar

University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences,

February 27, Tehran, IRAN (IRCME accredited)

 

2015                          Dry Needling (Level III, IV: Lower and Upper Extremity & Trunk). 

Iranian Physiotherapy Association- Shiraz branch & SUMS

February 20-21, Shiraz, IRAN

 

2015                          Myofascial Release Techniques 

University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences,

February 12, Tehran, IRAN (IRCME accredited)

 

2015                          Dry Needling (Level I: Principles and Mechanism, Lumbopelvic Muscles). 

University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences,

February 2, Tehran, IRAN (IRCME accredited)

 

2015                          Manual Therapy of The Lumbar Spine and Lumbopelvic Area

Iranian Physiotherapy Association- Shiraz branch & SUMS

February 4-6, Shiraz, IRAN (IRCME accredited)

2015                          Dry Needling (Level I,II: Principles and Mechanism, Lumbopelvic & Shoulder Girdle Muscles). 

Iranian Physiotherapy Association- Khorasan branch & MUMS

January 29-30, Mashhad, IRAN

 

2014                          Dry Needling (Level III,IV: Upper & Lower Exttremity, Trunk). 

Iranian Physiotherapy Association- Shiraz branch & SUMS

December 19-20, Shiraz, IRAN

 

2014                          Dry Needling (Level I,II: Principles and Mechanism, Lumbopelvic & Shoulder Girdle Muscles). 

Iranian Physiotherapy Association- Khorasan branch & MUMS

December 4-6, Mashhad, IRAN

 

2014                          Dry Needling (Cervical Region). 

Iranian Physiotherapy Association- Shiraz branch & SUMS

November 28, Shiraz, IRAN

 

2014                          Dry Needling (III, IV: Lower and Upper Extremity & Trunk). 

Iranian Physiotherapy Association- Khorasan branch & MUMS

November 20, Mashhad, IRAN

 

2014                          Dry Needling (Level I,II: Principles and Mechanism, Lumbopelvic & Shoulder Girdle Muscles). 

Iranian Physiotherapy Association- Shiraz branch & SUMS

October 30-31, Shiraz, IRAN

 

2014                          Mobilization of the Sacroiliac and Sacrolumbar

Iranian Physiotherapy Association- Khorasan branch & MUMS

September 18, Mashhad, IRAN

 

2014                          Dry Needling (Level III: Lower Extremity). 

Iranian Physiotherapy Association- Khorasan branch & MUMS

September 5, Mashhad, IRAN           

 

2014                          Mobilization of the Lumbar Spine  

Iranian Physiotherapy Association- Khorasan branch & MUMS

September 4, Mashhad, IRAN

 

2014                          Dry Needling (II: Shoulder Girdle). 

Iranian Physiotherapy Association- Khorasan branch & MUMS

June 27, Mashhad, IRAN

  

2014                          Craniosacral Therapy in Spinal Disorders  

Iranian Physiotherapy Association- Khorasan branch & MUMS

June 26, Mashhad, IRAN

 

2014                          Dry Needling ((Level I: Principles and Mechanism, Lumbopelvic). 

Iranian Physiotherapy Association- Khorasan branch & MUMS

June 20, Mashhad, IRAN

 

2014                          Myofascial Release Technique 

Iranian Physiotherapy Association- Khorasan branch & MUMS

June 19, Mashhad, IRAN

 

2014Dry Needling (Level III,IV: Lower and Upper Extremity & Trunk). 

Iranian Physiotherapy Association- Isfahan branch

May 22-23, Isfahan, IRAN

 

2014                          Dry Needling (Level I,II, Principles and Mechanism, Lumbopelvic & Shoulder Girdle Muscles). 

Iranian Physiotherapy Association- Isfahan branch

April 17-18, Isfahan, IRAN

 

2014                          Dry Needling (Level V: Upper Cervical). 

Iranian Physiotherapy Association- Shiraz branch & SUMS

March 7, Shiraz, IRAN

 

2014                          Dry Needling (II: Shoulder Girdle). 

Iranian Physiotherapy Association- Khorasan branch & MUMS

February 28, Mashhad, IRAN           

 

2014                          Dry Needling (Level IV, V: Upper Extremity & Trunk & Upper Cervical). 

Iranian Physiotherapy Association- Shiraz branch & SUMS

February 19-21, Shiraz, IRAN

 

2014                          Dry Needling (IV: Upper Extremity). 

Iranian Physiotherapy Association- Khorasan branch & MUMS

February 14, Mashhad, IRAN

 

2014                          Dry Needling (Level I,II:  Principles and Mechanism, Lumbopelvic & Shoulder Girdle Muscles). 

Iranian Physiotherapy Association- Isfahan branch

February 6-7, Isfahan, IRAN

 

2014                          Dry Needling (Level III, IV: Lower & Upper Extremity and Trunk). 

Iranian Physiotherapy Association- Shiraz branch & SUMS

January 28-30, Shiraz, IRAN

 

2014                          Dry Needling (Level V: Cervical). 

Iranian Physiotherapy Association- Khorasan branch & MUMS

January 12, Mashhad, IRAN

 

2013                          Dry Needling (Level II: Shoulder Girdle Muscles). 

Iranian Physiotherapy Association- Khorasan branch & MUMS

December 27, Shiraz, IRAN

 

2013                          Dry Needling (Level IV: Trunk and Lumbar). 

Iranian Physiotherapy Association- Khorasan branch & MUMS

December 20, Mashhad, IRAN

2013                          Dry Needling (Level II, III: Shoulder Girdle & Lower Extremity). 

Iranian Physiotherapy Association- Shiraz branch & SUMS

December 11-13, Shiraz, IRAN

 

2013                          Dry Needling (Level I,II: Principles and Mechanism, Lumbopelvic & Shoulder Girdle Muscles). 

Iranian Physiotherapy Association- Isfahan branch

December 4-5, Isfahan, IRAN

 

2013                          Dry Needling (Level I,II, Principles and Mechanism, Lumbopelvic & Shoulder Girdle Muscles). 

Iranian Physiotherapy Association- Tehran branch

November 28-29, Tehran, IRAN

 

2013                          Dry Needling (Level I,II: Principles and Mechanism; Lumbopelvic & Shoulder Girdle Muscles).

Iranian Physiotherapy Association- Shiraz branch & SUMS

November 20-22, Shiraz, IRAN

 

2019                          Dry Needling (Level III: Lower Extremity). 

Iranian Physiotherapy Association- Qom branch

November 8, Qom, IRAN

 

2013                          Dry Needling (Level IV: Upper Extremity & Trunk). 

Iranian Physiotherapy Association- Tehran branch

November 1, Tehran, IRAN

 

2013                          Dry Needling. (Level I: Principles and Mechanism)

Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences

October 29, Tehran, IRAN

 

2013                          Dry Needling (Level II: Shoulder Girdle Muscles). 

Iranian Physiotherapy Association- Qom branch

October 25, Qom, IRAN

 

2013                          Dry Needling (Level III: Lower Extremity). 

Iranian Physiotherapy Association- Tehran branch

October 18, Tehran, IRAN

 

2013                          Dry Needling (Level I: Principles and Mechanism, Lumbopelvic Muscles) 

Iranian Physiotherapy Association- Qom branch

October 11, Qom, IRAN

 

2013                          Dry Needling. Principles and Mechanism.

First Seminar in Manual and Exercise Therapy

October 3, Tehran, IRAN

 

2013                          Management of Neck Pain and Dysfunction  

First Seminar in Manual and Exercise Therapy

October 4, Tehran, IRAN

                                    

2013                          Dry Needling (Level II: Shoulder Girdle Muscles). 

Iranian Physiotherapy Association- Tehran branch

June 21, Tehran, IRAN

 

2013                          Evaluation and Mobilization of the Lumbar Spine. 

Iranian Physiotherapy Association- Tehran branch

June 28, Tehran, IRAN

 

2013                          Dry Needling (Level I: Principles and Mechanism, Lumbopelvic Muscles) 

Iranian Physiotherapy Association- Shiraz branch & SUMS

June 5-6, Shiraz, IRAN

 

2012                          Management of Neck Pain and Dysfunction.

13th Seminar in Specific Spinal Physical Therapy

December 27, Tehran, IRAN

 

2012                          Management of Lumbo-pelvic Pain and Dysfunction.

13th Seminar in Specific Spinal Physical Therapy

December 28, Tehran, IRAN

 

2011                          Janda Approach in Musculoskeletal Dysfunctions.

22nd Iranian Physiotherapy Congress

May 3-5, Tehran, IRAN

 

2009                          Craniosacral Therapy

Iranian Physiotherapy Association- Shiraz Branch & SUMS

November 12, Shiraz, IRAN

 

2009                          Segmental Evaluation and Mobilization of The Lumbar Spine

Iranian Physiotherapy Association- Isfahan Branch

October 22-23, Isfahan, IRAN

 

2009                          Mobilization of The Cervical Spine

Iranian Physiotherapy Association

February 12-13, Tehran, IRAN

 

2008                          Evaluation and Mobilization of The Lumbar Spine: Differential Diagnosis in Low Back Pain

Iranian Physiotherapy Association

November 13-14, Tehran, IRAN

 

2008                          Segmental Evaluation and Mobilization of The Spine, Differential Diagnosis in Low Back Pain

Iranian Physiotherapy Association

July 30-31, Tabriz, IRAN

 

2006                          Mobilization of The Lumbar Spine & Spinal Stabilization

Welfare Organization

October 18-19, Gorgan, IRAN

 

2006                          Segmental Evaluation and Mobilization of The Spine

Social Security Organization, Dr. Labbafi Nejad Hospital

August 19-20, Tehran, IRAN

 

2005                          Mobilization of The Lumbar Spine

Social Security Organization

January 23-25, Shiraz, IRAN

 

2005                          Mobilization of The Lumbar Spine

Social Security Organization

January 2-4, Isfahan, IRAN

 

 

 

RESEARCH PROJECTS

 

PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR

 

 

2014                          Effect of dry needling and kinesio-taping on myofascial trigger point in upper trapezius muscle

University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences

 

2014                           Effect of dry needling and kinesio-taping on myofascial trigger point in vastus lateralis muscle

University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences

 

2013                          Effect of abdominal stabilizing maneuvers on the lumbar lordosis during prone hip extension test in subjects with and without chronic low back pain

University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences

 

2013                          Comparison of abdominal muscles activity in position with different level of stability with and without pelvic floor muscle contraction

University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences

 

2012                          Effect of adding deep and superficial abdominal muscles contraction on the lumbo-pelvic muscles during prone hip extension in subjects with and without chronic low back pain

University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences

 

2012                          Electromyographic activity of the lumbo-pelvic muscles during prone hip extension in subjects with chronic low back pain

University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences

 

2011                          Lumbo-pelvic muscle length, strength and endurance in subjects with different lifestyle and physical activity: comparison between subjects with and without non-specific chronic low back pain

University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences

 

2011                          Assessment of abdominal muscles activity during abdominal manoeuvres in women with and without stress urinary incontinence using ultrasound

University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences

 

2011                          Co-activation of abdominal and pelvic floor muscle contraction in women with and without stress urinary incontinence

University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences

 

2010                          Assessment of pelvic floor muscle function in 20-45 year old women with and without non-specific chronic low back pain

University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences

 

2009                          The relationship between hip abductor muscle strength and iliotibial band tightness in individuals with non-specific low back pain

University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences

 

2009                          Comparison of pelvic floor muscle function between standing and lying position in women with and without stress urinary incontinence

University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences

 

2009                          Comparison between perineometry and transabdominal ultrasound for assessment of pelvic floor muscle contraction in patients with stress urinary incontinence

University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences

 

2008                          The relationship between the hamstring length and errector spinae muscle endurance in individuals with sacroiliac joint dysfunction

University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences

 

2007                          Reliability of Sacroiliac Joint Tests in Patients With Low Back Pain

University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences

 

2009                           Sensitivity and descriminative validity of the trunk muscle endurance tests in patients with and without Low back Pain

University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences

 

2005                          The effect of cervical traction on grip strength in patients with cervical radicuolpathy

University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences

 

 

 

CO-INVESTIGATOR

 

 

2015                           Effect of kinesiotaping and dry needling on myofascial trigger point in upper trapezius muscle

University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences

 

2013                           The relationship between the endurance and ultrasound thickness measurement of deep abdominal muscles in healthy subjects

University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences

 

2012                           The Relationship Between Incidence of Low Back Pain and Breathing Disorders or Pelvic Organs Dysfunction or Gastrointestinal Disorders

University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences

 

2012                           Assessment of pelvic floor muscle function in males with and without chronic pelvic pain syndrome using ultrasound

University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences

 

2012                           The comparison of the effect of McKenzie method and pendular lower limbs suspension on disability and pain of subjects with low back pain

University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences

 

2012                           The relationship between respiratory symptoms and disability in subjects with chronic low back pain

University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences

 

2011                           Relationship between electromyography and ultrasound thickness measurement of abdominal muscles during abdominal maneuvers in subjects with and without chronic non-specific low back pain

University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences

2011                           Relationship between thoracic kyphosis and respiratory capacities

University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences

 

2011                           Effect of functional lumbar stabilization exercises on pain and disability in female students with menstrual low back pain.

University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences

 

2011                           Effect of Kinesio-Taping on scapular 3-D kinematics during humeral elevation and lowering in three movement planes in seubjects with and woithout shoulder impingement syndrome

University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences

 

2011                           Comparison of scapular 3-D kinematics between patients with shoulder impingement syndrome and healthy persons during humeral elevation and lowering in three movement planes 

University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences

 

2010                           The relationship between the hamstring length and errector spinae muscle endurance in individuals with sacroiliac joint dysfunction

University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences

 

2011                           The comparative study of respiratory capacity between subjects with and without spinal cord injury     

University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences

 

2009                           The Effect of Sensory-motor Exercise Therapy on Recovery of Neonates with Obstetrical Brachial Plexus Palsy

University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences

 

 


THESIS SUPERVISOR/ CO-SUPERVISOR

 

PhD THESIS

 

SUPERVISOR:

 

2018                           Trunk, Pelvis and Lower Limbs Asymmetry During Gait in Patients With Chronic Low Back pain By A. Rahimi

Department of Physical Therapy, University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences

 

2017                           Relationship Between Musculoskeletal, Sensorimotor and Functional Factors and Non-specific Chronic Neck Pain. By L. Ghamkhar

Department of Physical Therapy, University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences

 

2016                          Abdominal Muscles Activity during Dynamic Postural Tasks in Subjects With and Without Non-specific Chronic Low Back Pain Using Ultrasonography. By F. Ehsani

Department of Physical Therapy, University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences

 

2014                          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

 

2014                          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

 

2011                          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

 

2015                          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

 

2015                          Effects of Active Stabilizing Exercise During Prone Hip Extension on Lumbopelvic Muscles Recruitment Pattern in Patients With Non-specific Chronic Low Back Pain. By A.A. Kalantari

Department of Physical Therapy, University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences

 

2014                          Kinematic Analysis of a Set of Static and Dynamic Functional Activities Between Healthy Young and Elderly With and Without Fall History. By F. Azadi,

Department of Physical Therapy, University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences

 

2009                          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

 

 

M.Sc THESIS

 

SUPERVISOR

 

2017                          Relationship between Ultrasound Thickness Measurement and The Strength of Leg Muscles. By MA. Mofatteh

Department of Physical Therapy, University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences

 

2017                          The effect of Myofascial Release Technique in the Upper Cervical Region in Subjects with Cervicogenic Headache. By E. Ramezani

Department of Physical Therapy, University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences

 

2015                          Ultrasonic Assessment of Pelvic Floor Muscle Activity in Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation Patterns in Women with Stress Urinary Incontinence. By B. Jabbaripour

Department of Physical Therapy, University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences

 

2013                          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

 

2013                          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                          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

 

2012                          The Effect of Dry Needling Compared With Ischemic Pressure on Active Trigger Point in Upper Trapezius Muscle. By M. Ziaeifar

Department of Physical Therapy, University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences

 

2012                          Ultrasonic Assessment of Abdominal Muscle Thickness Change During Abdominal Hollowing ad Bracing Maneuvers in Women With and Without Low Back Pains. By M. Aboufazeli

Department of Physical Therapy, University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences

 

2011                          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                          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                          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

 

CO-SUPERVISOR:

 

2017                          Evaluation of Disability from Low Back Pain After Childbirth: A Comparison between Vaginal Delivery and Ceaesarean Section. By M. Khansari

Department of Physical Therapy, University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences

 

2017                          Effect of Long Sitting on Lumbar Kinematics in Patients With Non-specific Chronic Low Back Pain With Active Extension Patern. By E. Padash

Department of Physical Therapy, University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences

 

2015                          Relationship Between Spine and Pelvic Alignment and Non-specific Chronic Neck Pain. By A. Ahmadi

Department of Physical Therapy, University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences

 

2013                          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                          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                          The Effect of Kinesio-tape on Active Trigger Point in Patients With Lateral Epicondylitis. By S. Hamneshin Behbahani

Department of Physical Therapy, University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences

 

2013                          Distal and Proximal Lower Limb Muscles Activity Patterns Following the External Perturbation Between Subjects With and Without Functional Ankle Instability. By Kh. Kazemi, Department of Physical Therapy, University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences

 

2013                          The Comparison of Activation Level of Shoulder Girdle Muscles in Subjects With and Without Rotator Cuff Disorders During the Gripping Action. By N. Nakhaei

Department of Physical Therapy, University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences

 

2012                          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                          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                           Ultrasound Measurement of Pelvic Floor Muscle Function During Abdominal Maneuver in Subjects With and Without Chronic Non-specific Low Back Pain. By H. Assadi

Department of Physical Therapy, Iran University of Medical Sciences

 

2011                          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                          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

 

2009                          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                          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                          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

 

 

2007                          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

 

 

 

 

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