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Editor-in-Chief: Walter R. Frontera, MD, PhD
ISSN: 0894-9115
Online ISSN: 1537-7385
Frequency: 12 issues / year
Ranking: Sports Sciences 33/84
Rehabilitation 19/63
Impact Factor: 1.731
Current Issue Introduction

May 2014

Dear AJPM&R readers,  

Readers of this month's issue of the AJPM&R will find seven research articles, including an RCT on the use of ultrasound for the treatment of knee osteoarthritis and two articles on important issues for the aging population in two different countries. A case report and three visual vignettes present rare clinical findings in musculoskeletal disorders. A meta-analysis examines the effects of transcranial magnetic stimulation in stroke survivors, an intervention that has received significant attention in the recent literature. Finally, on the education front, one article examines current cancer rehabilitation education efforts in PM&R. Enjoy!

Walter R. Frontera, MD, PhD

Current Issue Highlights



In the News

Cancer Prehabilitation: An Opportunity to Decrease Treatment-Related Morbidity, Increase Cancer Treatment Options, and Improve Physical and Psychological Health Outcomes

Silver, Julie K.; Baima, Jennifer. 92(8):715-727, August 2013

For patients with cancer, "prehabilitation"—interventions given between the time of diagnosis and the start of treatment—has the potential to reduce complications from treatments and improve physical and mental health outcomes.

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On the Cover

April 2014

A scene from the combat of Hector and Achilles at The War of Troy.

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Foreign Language Translations

AJPM&R is proud to present translations of its content into Spanish. We sincerely thank Dr. Juan Manuel Guzman and Dr. Salomon Abuchaibe for their work on the Abstract translations.

Invited Commentary: History of Rehabilitation in Latin America, by Fernando Sotelano, MD 

Issue Abstracts:

Selected Articles, July 2013

Selected Articles, June 2013

Selected Articles, May 2013

Selected Articles, April 2013

Selected Articles, March 2013

Selected Articles, February 2013

Selected Articles, January 2013


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AJPM&R is an Official Journal of the Asociación Médica Latinoamericana de Rehabilitación (AMLAR).