John F. Ditunno, MD

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132 S. Tenth Street
375 Main Building
Philadelphia, PA 19107

(215) 955-6579
(215) 955-5152 fax

Most Recent Peer-reviewed Publications

  1. Linking spinal cord injury rehabilitation between the World Wars: The R. Tait McKenzie legacy
  2. John Stanley Coulter, MD, and the Emergence of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation in the Early 20th Century
  3. Influence of Age Alone, and Age Combined With Pinprick, on Recovery of Walking Function in Motor Complete, Sensory Incomplete Spinal Cord Injury
  4. Franklin Delano Roosevelt: The Diagnosis of Poliomyelitis Revisited
  5. Methods for a Randomized Trial of Weight-Supported Treadmill Training Versus Conventional Training for Walking During Inpatient Rehabilitation after Incomplete Traumatic Spinal Cord Injury
  6. Physical Education, Exercise, Fitness and Sports: Early PM&R Leaders Build a Strong Foundation
  7. Dr. R. Tait McKenzie: Pioneer and legacy to physiatry
  8. Walking index for spinal cord injury version II in acute spinal cord injury: Reliability and reproducibility
  9. Two phase 3, multicenter, randomized, placebo-controlled clinical trials of fampridine-SR for treatment of spasticity in chronic spinal cord injury
  10. Dr. Samuel Stover: Promoting health and participation through leadership in spinal cord injury medicine
  11. The Walking Index for Spinal Cord Injury (WISCI/WISCI II): Nature, metric properties, use and misuse
  12. Dr. Robert L. Bennett: Pioneer and Definer of Modern Physiatry
  13. Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Polio, and the Warm Springs Experiment: Its Impact on Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  14. Advances in the rehabilitation management of acute spinal cord injury
  15. Consumer preference in ranking walking function utilizing the walking index for spinal cord injury II
  16. Validity and reliability of the 10-m walk test and the 6-min walk test in spinal cord injury patients
  17. A clinical prediction rule for ambulation outcomes after traumatic spinal cord injury: A longitudinal cohort study
  18. The reproducibility and convergent validity of the walking index for spinal cord injury (WISCI) in chronic spinal cord injury
  19. Extent of spontaneous motor recovery after traumatic cervical sensorimotor complete spinal cord injury
  20. Outcome measures: Evolution in clinical trials of neurological/functional recovery in spinal cord injury