International Journal of

PhysiatryISSN: 2572-4215


 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2572-4215.1510020

Footwear for Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis: A Systematic Review

Hunter Loewen, BSc, Madeline S. Wilton-Clark, BSc, Shea Quilichini, BSc, Lauren C. Capozzi, MD, PhD and Ryan T. Lewinson, MD, PhD

Article Type: Review Article | First Published: October 31, 2020

Psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis (PsA) can affect the skin and musculoskeletal structures of the feet, raising the consideration of whether footwear has a role in clinical management. We summarized available evidence on how footwear (shoes, orthotics, insoles, and socks) can be utilized to supplement control of clinical symptoms in patients with psoriasis and PsA. Four electronic databases were searched for articles reporting on patients with psoriasis or PsA and outcomes pertaining to the impa...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2572-4215.1510019

Prognostic Factors for Disability and Pain Outcomes in Patients with Axial Low Back Pain Undergoing a Multidisciplinary Spine Treatment Program

Nicholas K Donohue, Emily J Graf, Alexis M Visotcky, Sergey S Tarima and Andrew C Hsu

Article Type: Research Article | First Published: January 11, 2020

Several studies in the past have examined factors impacting improvement in low back pain in the primary care context. However, there is limited evidence regarding prognostic factors for pain and disability scores in patients with axial low back pain entering a multidisciplinary spine program. The goal of this study was to assess which baseline demographic, disability, and pain-related characteristics may be prognostic for improvement in pain and disability scores entering a multidisciplinary spi...

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