Editor-in-Chief: Walter R. Frontera, MD, PhD
ISSN: 0894-9115
Online ISSN: 1537-7385
Frequency: 12 issues / year
Ranking: Sports Sciences 20/81, Rehabilitation 11/64
Impact Factor: 2.202
Current Issue Introduction

July 2016

Dear AJPM&R readers,  

This month’s issue of the AJPM&R includes two studies on what continues to be a difficult, but clinically important, research topic, myofascial pain. Two other articles, both randomized controlled trials, report on interventions for frequently diagnosed conditions in a PM&R setting, diabetic neuropathy, and lateral epicondylitis. Finally, a focused review examines the benefits of an old technique (electrical stimulation) in the prevention of pressure ulcers.  ​

Walter R. Frontera, MD, PhD

Current Issue Highlights



In the News

Mandatory Use of Reporting Guidelines Starting January 1, 2015

The quality of a scientific article depends on the quality of both the research and the reporting. The AJPM&R has joined 27 other journals in our field (see editorial) to require the use of reporting guidelines in the preparation of manuscripts submitted for review starting January 1, 2015.  We encourage all authors to become familiar with key reporting guidelines, which are available at the EQUATOR Network website.


On the Cover


July 2016

Nerve ultrasound findings in a patient with symptoms suggesting an enlarged lesion of the palmar cutaneous branch of the median nerve.​

© 2016 Wolters Kluwer Health, Inc. All rights reserved. 

Visit the Cover Art Gallery

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, January 2014

Selected Articles, December 2013

Selected Articles, November 2013

Selected Articles, October 2013

Selected Articles, September 2013

Selected Articles, August 2013

Selected Articles, July 2013

Selected Articles, June 2013

View All

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

AJPM&R Supplements

To read AJPM&R supplements, please visit the Supplements' page.