Chiarotto Alessandro

  • Angilecchia D, Mezzetti M, Chiarotto A, Daugenti A, Giovannico G, Bonetti F. Development, validity and reliability of the Italian version of the Copenhagen neck functional disability scale. BMC Musculoskelet Disord. 2018 Nov 23;19(1):409. doi: 10.1186/s12891-018-2332-z. PubMed PMID: 30470222; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6260862.
  • Chiarotto A, Bishop A, Foster NE, Duncan K, Afolabi E, Ostelo RW, Paap MCS. Item response theory evaluation of the biomedical scale of the Pain Attitudes and Beliefs Scale. PLoS One. 2018 Sep 12;13(9):e0202539. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0202539. eCollection 2018. PubMed PMID: 30208092; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6135359.
  • Chiarotto A, Maxwell LJ, Ostelo RW, Boers M, Tugwell P, Terwee CB.  Measurement properties of Visual Analogue Scale, Numeric Rating Scale and Pain Severity subscale of the Brief Pain Inventory in patients with low back pain: a systematic review. J Pain. 2018 Aug 9. pii: S1526-5900(18)30400-0. doi:10.1016/j.jpain.2018.07.009. [Epub ahead of print] Review.
  • Chiarotto A, Viti C, Sulli A, Cutolo M, Testa M, Piscitelli D. Cross-cultural adaptation and validity of the Italian version of the Central Sensitization Inventory. Musculoskelet Sci Pract. 2018 Oct;37:20-28. doi: 10.1016/j.msksp.2018.06.005. Epub 2018 Jun 15
  • Terwee, C.B., Prinsen, C.A.C., Chiarotto, A., de Vet, H.C.W., Mokkink, L.B.  COSMIN methodology for evaluating the content validity of patient-reported outcome measures: a Delphi study 2018  Quality of Life Research 27(5), pp. 1159-1170
  • Chiarotto A, Terwee CB, Kamper SJ, Boers M, Ostelo RW. Evidence on the measurement properties of health-related quality of life instruments is largely missing in patients with low back pain, a systematic review. J Clin Epidemiol. 2018 May 21. pii: S0895-4356(17)31316-1. doi: 10.1016/j.jclinepi.2018.05.006. [Epub ahead of print] Review.
  • Zavala GA, Kolovos S, Chiarotto A, Bosmans JE, Campos-Ponce M, Rosado JL, Garcia OP.  Association between obesity and depressive symptoms in Mexican population.  Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol. 2018 Jun;53(6):639-646. doi: 10.1007/s00127-018-1517-y. Epub 2018 Apr 19.
  • Chiarotto A, Falla D, Polli A, Monticone M.  Validity and Responsiveness of the Pain Self-Efficacy Questionnaire in Patients With Neck Pain Disorders. J Orthop Sports Phys Ther. 2018 Mar;48(3):204-216. doi: 10.2519/jospt.2018.7605. Epub 2017 Dec 19.
  • Cuesta-Vargas AI, Neblett R, Chiarotto A, Kregel J, Nijs J, van Wilgen CP, Pitance L, Knezevic A, Gatchel RJ, Mayer TG, Viti C, Roldan-Jiménez C, Testa M, Caumo W, Jeremic-Knezevic M, Luciano JV.                                               Dimensionality and Reliability of the Central Sensitization Inventory in a Pooled Multicountry Sample. J Pain. 2018 Mar;19(3):317-329. doi: 10.1016/j.jpain.2017.11.006. Epub 2017 Dec 2.
  • Castaldo M, Catena A, Chiarotto A, Villafañe JH, Fernández-de-Las-Peñas C, Arendt-Nielsen L. Association Between Clinical and Neurophysiological Outcomes in Patients With Mechanical Neck Pain and Whiplash-associated Disorders. Clin J Pain. 2018 Feb;34(2):95-103. doi: 10.1097/AJP.0000000000000532. PMID:28678060.
  • Chiarotto A, Falla D, Polli A, Monticone M. Validity and Responsiveness of the Pain Self-Efficacy Questionnaire in Patients With Neck Pain Disorders. J Orthop Sports Phys Ther. 2017 Dec 19:1-36. doi: 10.2519/jospt.2018.7605. PMID: 29257925.
  • Cuesta-Vargas AI, Neblett R, Chiarotto A, Kregel J, Nijs J, van Wilgen CP, Pitance L, Knezevic A, Gatchel RJ, Mayer TG, Viti C, Roldan-Jiménez C, Testa M, Caumo W, Jeremic-Knezevic M, Luciano JV. Dimensionality and Reliability of the Central Sensitization Inventory (CSI) in a Pooled Multi-Country Sample. J Pain. 2017 Nov 30. pii: S1526-5900(17)30783-6. doi: 10.1016/j.jpain.2017.11.006. PMID: 29198933.
  • Chiarotto A, Boers M, Deyo RA, Buchbinder R, Corbin TP, Costa LOP, Foster NE,  Grotle M, Koes BW, Kovacs FM, Christine Lin CW, Maher CG, Pearson AM, Peul WC, Schoene ML, Turk DC, van Tulder MW, Terwee CB, Ostelo RW. Core outcome measurement instruments for clinical trials in non-specific low back pain. Pain.  2017 Nov 24. doi: 10.1097/j.pain.0000000000001117. PMID: 29194127.
  • Chiarotto A, Ostelo RW, Boers M, Terwee CB. A systematic review highlights the need to investigate the content validity of patient-reported outcome measures for physical functioning in low back pain. J Clin Epidemiol. 2017 Nov 14. pii:S0895-4356(17)30543-7. doi: 10.1016/j.jclinepi.2017.11.005. PMID: 29154811.
  • Chiarotto A, Terwee CB, Ostelo RW. Choosing the right outcome measurement instruments for patients with low back pain. Best Pract Res Clin Rheumatol. 2016 Dec;30(6):1003-1020. doi: 10.1016/j.berh.2017.07.001. PMID: 29103546.
  • Castaldo M, Catena A, Chiarotto A, Villafañe JH, Fernández-de-Las-Peñas C, Arendt-Nielsen L. Association Between Clinical and Neurophysiological Outcomes in Patients With Mechanical Neck Pain and Whiplash-associated Disorders. Clin J Pain. 2018 Feb;34(2):95-103. doi: 10.1097/AJP.0000000000000532. PMID:28678060.
  • Chiarotto A, Ostelo RW, Turk DC, Buchbinder R, Boers M. Core outcome sets for research and clinical practice. Braz J Phys Ther. 2017 Mar - Apr;21(2):77-84. doi: 10.1016/j.bjpt.2017.03.001. PMID: 28460714
  • Castaldo M, Catena A, Chiarotto A, Fernández-de-Las-Peñas C, Arendt-Nielsen L. Do Subjects with Whiplash-Associated Disorders Respond Differently in the Short-Term to Manual Therapy and Exercise than Those with Mechanical Neck Pain? Pain Med. 2016 Dec 29. pii: pnw266. doi: 10.1093/pm/pnw266.
  • 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 Functioning in Nonspecific Low Back Pain? Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Phys Ther. 2016 Apr 14.
  • Chiarotto A, Vanti C, Cedraschi C, Ferrari S, de Lima E Sà Resende F, 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. J Pain. 2016 Jun;17(6):707-18.
  • Chiarotto A, Clijsen R, Fernandez-de-Las-Penas C, Barbero M. Prevalence of Myofascial Trigger Points in Spinal Disorders: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2016 Feb;97(2):316-37.
  • Ferrari S, Chiarotto A, Pellizzer M, Vanti C, Monticone M. Pain Self-Efficacy and Fear of Movement are Similarly Associated with Pain Intensity and Disability in Italian Patients with Chronic Low Back Pain. Pain Pract. 2015 Nov 7.
  • Chiarotto A, Deyo RA, Terwee CB, Boers M, Buchbinder R, Corbin TP, 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. Eur Spine J. 2015 Jun;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: Cochrane systematic review and meta-analysis. BMJ. 2015 Feb 18;350:h444.
  • Chiarotto A, Terwee CB, Deyo RA, Boers M, Lin CW, Buchbinder R, Corbin TP, 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 Dec 26;15:511.
  • Chiarotto A, Vanti C, Ostelo RW, Ferrari S, Tedesco G, Rocca B, Pillastrini P, Monticone M.The Pain Self-Efficacy Questionnaire: Cross-Cultural Adaptation into Italian and Assessment of Its Measurement Properties. Pain Pract. 2014 Sep 27. [Epub ahead of print]
  • 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 Syst Rev. 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. Eur J Phys Rehabil Med. 2014 Jun 4. [Epub ahead of print]
  • 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 Med.2014 May;15(5):842-9.
  • Villafañe JH, Silva GB, Chiarotto A, Ragusa OL. Botulinum toxin type A combined with neurodynamic mobilization for upper limb spasticity after stroke: a case report. J Chiropr Med. 2012 Sep;11(3):186-91.
  • Chiarotto A, Fernandez-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 Carpometacarpal Osteoarthritis. Pain Med. 2013Oct;14(10):1585-92.
  • Villafañe JH, Silva GB, Chiarotto A. Effects of passive upper extremity joint mobilization on pain sensitivity and function in participants with secondary carpometacarpal osteoarthritis: a case series. J Manipulative Physiol Ther. 2012 Nov-Dec;35(9):735-42.