Publications

Chiarotto A, Maxwell LJ, Terwee CB, Wells GA, Tugwell P, Ostelo RW. Roland-Morris Disability Questionnaire and Oswestry Disability Index: which has better measurement properties for measuring physical functionin in nonspecific low back pain? Systematic review and meta-analysis. Physical Therapy 2016 Apr 14. [Epub ahead of print]

Chiarotto A, Vanti C, Cedraschi C, Ferrari S, Resende FL, Ostelo RW, Pillastrini P. Responsiveness and minimal important change of the Pain Self-Efficacy Questionnaire and short forms in patients with chronic low back pain. The Journal of Pain 2016;17(6):707-18.

Ferrari S, Chiarotto A, Pellizzer M, Vanti C, Monticone M. Pain self-efficacy and fear of movement are similarly associated to pain intensity and disability in Italian patients with chronic low back pain. Pain Practice 2015 Nov 7. [Epub Ahead of Print]

Chiarotto A, Clijsen R, Fernandez-de-las-Penas C, Barbero M. The prevalence of myofascial trigger points in spinal disorders: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 2016;97(2):316-37.

Chiarotto A, Deyo RA, Terwee CB, Boers M, Buchbinder B, Corbin T, Costa LO, Foster NE, Grotle M, Koes BW, Kovacs FM, Lin CW, Maher CG, Pearson AM, Peul WC, Schoene ML, Turk DC, van Tulder MW, Ostelo RW. Core outcome domains for clinical trials in non-specific low back pain. European Spine Journal 2015;24(6):1127-42.

Kamper SJ, Apeldoorn AT, Chiarotto A, Smeets RJ, Ostelo RW, Guzman J, van Tulder MW. Multidisciplinary biopsychosocial rehabilitation for chronic low back pain. A Cochrane systematic review and meta-analysis. British Medical Journal 2015;350:h444.

Chiarotto A, Terwee CB, Deyo RA, Boers M, Lin CW, Buchbinder B, Corbin T, Costa LO, Foster NE, Grotle M, Koes BW, Kovacs FM, Maher CG, Pearson AM, Peul WC, Schoene ML, Turk DC, van Tulder MW, Ostelo RW. A core outcome set for clinical trials on non-specific low back pain: study protocol for the development of a core domain set. Trials 2014;15:511.

Chiarotto A, Vanti C, Ostelo RW, Ferrari S, Tedesco G, Rocca B, Pillastrini P, Monticone M. The Pain Self-Efficacy Questionnaire: adaptation into Italian and assessment of its measurement properties. Pain Practice 2015 Nov;15(8):738-47.

Kamper SJ, Apeldoorn AT, Chiarotto A, Smeets RJ, Ostelo RW, Guzman J, van Tulder MW. Multidisciplinary biopsychosocial rehabilitation for chronic low back pain. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2014 Sep 2;9:CD000963.

Chiarotto A, Fortunato S, Falla D. Predictors of outcome following a short multimodal rehabilitation program for patients with whiplash associated disorders. European Journal of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine 2015 Apr;51(2):133-41.

Castaldo M, Ge HY, Chiarotto A, Villafane JH, Arendt-Nielsen L. Myofascial trigger points in patients with whiplash associated disorders and mechanical neck pain. Pain Medicine 2014; 15(5):842-9.

Chiarotto A, Fernández-de-las-Peñas C, Castaldo M, Villafañe JH. Bilateral pressure pain hypersensitivity over the hand as potential sign of sensitization mechanisms in individuals with thumb carpo-metacarpal osteoarthritis. Pain Medicine 2013; 14(10):1585-92.