Study Group of Musculoskeletal Diseases in Primary Care

This group is constituted mainly by primary care professionals of the National Health Service from the Baix Llobregat Primary Care Service of the Catalan Institute of Health (CIH). Since 2004, the GEPALAP Group has conducted research projects with the aim tro improve the treatment of musculoskeletal diseases with physiotherapy and rehabilitation. From the begining, this group colaborates with the Physiotherapy Research Unit of the Health Sciences University of Zaragoza, where some of the members are Physiotherapist degree lecturers. The main goal of this group is to advance the efficacy and effectiveness of physiotherapy and rehabilitation techniques in the treatment of musculoskeletal diseases and to evaluate and validate exploration techniques on manual therapy or or functional or physiotherapeutic diagnostic orientation.

The group participates in the following projects

PI: López de Celis, Carlos. Efecto de un programa de tele-rehabilitación para pacientes con artrosis de cadera: ensayo clínico aleatorio controlado multicéntrico. Funding: ICS - Institut Català de la Salut. Duration: 2020 - 2021

Group publications

Cabanas-Valdés R, Calvo-Sanz J, Serra-Llobet P, Alcoba-Kait J, González-Rueda V, Rodríguez-Rubio PR. The Effectiveness of Massage Therapy for Improving Sequelae in Post-Stroke Survivors. A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2021 Apr; 18(9). doi:10.3390/ijerph18094424. Epub 2021 Apr 21. PMID:33919371. IF: 2,849.

Cabanillas-Barea S, Rodríguez-Sanz J, Carrasco-Uribarren A, López-de-Celis C, González-Rueda V, Zegarra-Chávez D, Cedeño-Bermúdez S, Pérez-Bellmunt A. Effects of Using the Surgical Mask and FFP2 during the 6-Min Walking Test. A Randomized Controlled Trial. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2021 Nov; 18(23). doi:10.3390/ijerph182312420. Epub 2021 Nov 25. pmc:PMC8656790. PMID:34886145. IF: 2,849.

Cadellans-Arróniz A, López-de-Celis C, Pérez-Bellmunt A, Rodríguez-Sanz J, Llurda-Almuzara L, González-Rueda V, Rodríguez-Rubio PR. Effects of Diacutaneous Fibrolysis on Passive Neuromuscular Response and Mechanosensitivity in Athletes with Hamstring Shortening: A Randomized Controlled Trial. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2021 06; 18(12). doi:10.3390/ijerph18126554. Epub 2021 Jun 18. pmc:PMC8296473. PMID:34207080. IF: 2,849.

Carrasco-Uribarren A, Rodriguez-Sanz J, López-de-Celis C, Pérez-Guillen S, Tricás-Moreno JM, Cabanillas-Barea S. Short-term effects of the traction-manipulation protocol in dizziness intensity and disability in cervicogenic dizziness: a randomized controlled trial. Disabil Rehabil. 2021;20:1-9. PMID:33470861. IF: 3,033.

Cuéllar A, Cuéllar A, Sanchez A, Barra ME, Cuéllar R. Lesiones del subescapular: prevalencia de las lesiones parciales y su dificultad diagnóstica. Rev Esp Artrosc Cir Articul. 2021;28:231-237. IF: .

López-de-Celis C, Rodríguez-Sanz J, Hidalgo-García C, Cedeño-Bermúdez SA, Zegarra-Chávez D, Fanlo-Mazas P, Pérez-Bellmunt A. Thermal and Current Flow Effects of a Capacitive-Resistive Electric Transfer Application Protocol on Chronic Elbow Tendinopathy. A Cadaveric Study. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2021;24:1012-1012. PMID:33498846. IF: 2,849.

Pérez-Bellmunt A, Casasayas-Cos O, López-de-Celis C, Rodríguez-Sanz J, Rodríguez-Jiménez J, Ortiz-Miguel S, Meca-Rivera T, Fernández-de-Las-Peñas C. Effects of Dry Needling of Latent Trigger Points on Viscoelastic and Muscular Contractile Properties: Preliminary Results of a Randomized Within-Participant Clinical Trial. J Clin Med. 2021 Aug; 10(17). doi:10.3390/jcm10173848. Epub 2021 Aug 27. pmc:PMC8432234. PMID:34501299. IF: 3,303.

Pérez-Bellmunt A, Labata-Lezaun N, Llurda-Almuzara L, Rodríguez-Sanz J, González-Rueda V, Bueno-Gracia E, Celik D, López-de-Celis C. Effects of a Massage Protocol in Tensiomyographic and Myotonometric Proprieties. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2021 Apr; 18(8). doi:10.3390/ijerph18083891. Epub 2021 Apr 08. pmc:PMC8067956. PMID:33917668. IF: 2,849.

Pérez-Bellmunt A, Simon M, López-de-Celis C, Ortiz-Miguel S, González-Rueda V, Fernandez-de-Las-Peñas C. Effects on Neuromuscular Function After Ischemic Compression in Latent Trigger Points in the Gastrocnemius Muscles: A Randomized Within-Participant Clinical Trial. J Manipulative Physiol Ther. 2021 Jan; doi:10.1016/j.jmpt.2020.07.015. Epub 2021 Jan 08. PMID:33431281. IF: 1,437.




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