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Medical Exercise Therapy for Treating Musculoskeletal Pain: A Narrative Review of Results from Randomized Controlled Trials with a Theoretical Perspective. Lorås H, Østerås B, Torstensen TA, Østerås H. Physiother Res Int. 2015 May 25. doi: 10.1002/pri.1632. [Epub ahead of print]

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Long-term effects of medical exercise therapy in patients with patellofemoral pain syndrome: results from a single-blinded randomized controlled trial with 12 months follow-up. Østerås B, Østerås H, Torstensen TA. Physiotherapy. 2013 Dec;99(4):311-6. doi: 10.1016/j.physio.2013.04.001. Epub 2013 Jun 10. Erratum in: Physiotherapy. 2014 Mar;100(1):e1. Torsensen, Tom Arild [corrected to Torstensen, Tom Arild].

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Is postoperative exercise therapy necessary in patients with degenerative meniscus? A randomized controlled trial with one year follow-up. Østerås H, Østerås B, Torstensen TA. Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 2014 Jan;22(1):200-6. doi: 10.1007/s00167-012-2354-2. Epub 2012 Dec 23.

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Medical Exercise Therapy is Effective After Arthroscopic Surgery of Degenerative Meniscus of the Knee: A Randomized Controlled Trial. Osteras H, Osteras B, Torstensen TA. J Clin Med Res. 2012 Dec;4(6):378-84. doi: 10.4021/jocmr1100w. Epub 2012 Nov 11.

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Dose-response effects of medical exercise therapy in patients with patellofemoral pain syndrome: a randomised controlled clinical trial. Østerås B, Østerås H, Torstensen TA, Vasseljen O. Physiotherapy. 2013 Jun;99(2):126-31. doi: 10.1016/j.physio.2012.05.009. Epub 2012 Jul 24.

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Medical exercise therapy, and not arthroscopic surgery, resulted in decreased depression and anxiety in patients with degenerative meniscus injury. Østerås H, Østerås B, Torstensen TA. J Bodyw Mov Ther. 2012 Oct;16(4):456-63. doi: 10.1016/j.jbmt.2012.04.003. Epub 2012 May 4.

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High-dosage medical exercise therapy in patients with long-term subacromial shoulder pain: a randomized controlled trial. Østerås H, Torstensen TA, Østerås B. Physiother Res Int. 2010 Dec;15(4):232-42. doi: 10.1002/pri.468.

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Clinical and MRI findings after high dosage medical exercise therapy in patients with long lasting subacromial pain syndrome: a case series on six patients. Østerås H, Myhr G, Haugerud L, Torstensen TA. J Bodyw Mov Ther. 2010 Oct;14(4):352-60. doi: 10.1016/j.jbmt.2009.06.004. Epub 2009 Jul 15.

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The dose-response effect of medical exercise therapy on impairment in patients with unilateral longstanding subacromial pain. Osterås H, Torstensen TA. Open Orthop J. 2010 Jan 5;4:1-6. doi: 10.2174/1874325001004010001.

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[Physiotherapy as manual therapy]. Torstensen TA, Nielsen LL, Jensen R, Reginiussen T, Wiesener T, Kirkesola G, Mengshoel AM. Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen. 1999 May 30;119(14):2059-63. Review. Norwegian.

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Efficiency and costs of medical exercise therapy, conventional physiotherapy, and self-exercise in patients with chronic low back pain. A pragmatic, randomized, single-blinded, controlled trial with 1-year follow-up. Torstensen TA, Ljunggren AE, Meen HD, Odland E, Mowinckel P, Geijerstam S. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 1998 Dec 1;23(23):2616-24.

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[Effect of physical therapy and chiropractic].Torstensen TA. Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen. 1996 May 30;116(14):1717; author reply 1718. Norwegian. No abstract available.

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The effect of conservative therapies on patients suffering from chronic low back pain. Torstensen TA, Koes B, Glomsrød E, Seifert L, Glomsrød B, Hagen O. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 1996 Mar 1;21(5):656-7. No abstract available.

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The effect of medical exercise therapy on a patient with chronic supraspinatus tendinitis. Diagnostic ultrasound–tissue regeneration: a case study. Torstensen TA, Meen HD, Stiris M. J Orthop Sports Phys Ther. 1994 Dec;20(6):319-27.

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Publications in international peer reviewed journals with no abstracts or related citations:

Torstensen TA, Nielsen LL, Jensen R, Reginiussen T, Wiesener T, Kirkesola G, Mengshoel AM. [Physiotherapy as manual therapy]. Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen. 1999 May 30;119(14):2059-63. Review. Norwegian. PMID: 10394284 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]

Torstensen TA, Ljunggren AEm MEEN HD, Odland E, Mowinkel P, Geijerstam S. Efficiency and costs of medical exercise therapy, conventional physiotherapy, and self-exercise in patients with chronic low back pain. A pragmatic, randomized, single-blinded, controlled trial with 1-year follow-up. Spine. 1998 Dec 1;23(23):2616-24. PMID: 9854761 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]

Torstensen TA. [Effect of physical therapy and chiropractic]. Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen. 1996 May 30;116(14):1717; author reply 1718. Norwegian. No abstract available.  PMID: 8658441 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]

Torstensen TA, Koes B, Glomsrød E, Seifert L, Glomsrød B, Hagen O. The effect of conservative therapies on patients suffering from chronic low back pain. Spine. 1996 Mar 1;21(5):656-7. No abstract available. PMID: 8852327 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]

Torstensen TA, Meen HD, Stiris M. The effect of medical exercise therapy on a patient with chronic supraspinatus tendinitis. Diagnostic ultrasound–tissue regeneration: a case study.  J Orthop Sports Phys Ther. 1994 Dec;20(6):319-27. PMID: 7849752 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]

Torstensen TA. Getting to the bottom of back pain. Rehab Managmenemt International 2001, 32-42.

Østerås H, Torstensen TA, Haugerud L., et.al. Dose-response effects of graded therapeutic exercises in patients with long standing subacromial pain. Adv Physiotherapy 2008;1(11):1-10.

Østerås H, Torstensen TA, Arntzen G et al. A comparison of work absence periods and the associated costs for two different modes of medical exercise therapy programs for patients with longlasting subacromial pain. Journal of Medical Economics 2008;11:371-381.

Østerås H, Torstensen TA. The Dose-Response Effect of Medical Exercise Therapy on Impairment in patients with Unilateral Longstanding Subacromial Pain. The Open Orthopaedics Journal, 2009, 3, 151-157

Østerås H, Myhr G, Haugerud L, Torstensen TA. Clinical and MRI findings after high dosage medical exercise therapy in patients with long lasting subacromial pain syndrome: A case series on six patients. Journal of Bodywork & Movement Therapies 2010;14:352-360.

Østerås H, Torstensen TA , Østerås B. High-Dosage Medical Exercise Therapy in Patients with Long-Term Subacromial Shoulder Pain: A Randomized Controlled Trial. Physiother. Res. Int 2010;15:232–242.

Østerås H, Østerås B, Torstensen TA. Medical exercise therapy and not arthroscopic surgery resulted in decreased depression and anxiety in patients with degenerative meniscus injury. J Bodyw Mov Ther. 2012 ;16:456-63.

Østeras H, Østeras B, Torstensen TA. Medical Exercise Therapy is Effective After Arthroscopic Surgery of Degenerative Meniscus of the Knee: A Randomized Controlled Trial. J Clin Med Res 2012;4:378-384.

Østerås B, Østerås H, Torstensen TA, Vasseljen O. Dose-response effects of medical exercise therapy in patients with patellofemoral pain syndrome: a randomised controlled clinical trial. Physiotherapy 2013;99:126-31.

Østerås B, Østerås H, Torstensen TA. Long-term effects of medical exercise therapy in patients with patellofemoral pain syndrome: Results from a single-blinded randomized controlled trial with 12 months follow-up. Physiotherapy 2013;99:311-316.

Østerås H, Østerås B, Torstensen TA. Is postoperative exercise therapy necessary in patients with degenerative meniscus? A randomized controlled trial with one year follow-up. Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 2014 Jan;22(1):200-6.

Publications in other journals

Torstensen TA. Medisinsk treningsterapi og manuell terapi. Fysioterapeuten 1990;57(16):24-27. (Norwegian)

Holten O, Torstensen TA. Medical exercise therapy – the basic principles. Fysioterapeuten 1991;58(9):28-33. (American)

Torstensen TA.. Medisinsk treningsterapi etter ryggoperasjon. Fysioterapeuten 1993;60(8):11-17. (Norwegian)

Torstensen TA. Effekt av fysioterapi ved ryggsmerter. Fysioterapeuten 1996; (2):9-18. (Norwegian)

Torstensen TA, Heiberg E. Fører behandling til økte plager og lengere sykemeldingsperioder? MT nytt – NFFs faggruppe for manuell terapi 1996, nr 1:7-10. (Norwegian)

Torstensen TA. Gamle sannheter rokkes. Fysioterapeuten 1997;  13: 34-36. (Norwegian)

Formo A, Stephani M, Torstensen TA. Medisinsk treningsterapi etter totalproteseoperasjon av hofteleddet – en kasuistikk. Fysioterapeuten 1997;64 (10):118-125. (Norwegian)

Torstensen TA.. Evidensbasert fysioterapi.Hvorfor gir vidt forskjellige intervensjoner samme resultat for pasienter med nakke-/ryggsmerter Fysioterapeuten 2002;69 (13):12-18. (Norwegian)

Torstensen TA, Østerås H, Harms-Ringdahl K. Dose-respons effect ved bruk av medisinsk treningsterapi ved langvarig subakromialt smertesyndrom. Fysioterapeuten nr 10, okt 2005:18-24. (Norwegian)

Torstensen TA, Østerås H, Harms-Ringdahl K. Høj træningsdosis hjalp på skuldersmerter. Fysioterapeuten nr 6. marts 2006: 5-14.(Danish)

Torstensen TA, Østerås H. Er styrketrening rett behandling for pasienter med smerter. Fysioterapeuten nr 9, september 2006:26-28.(Norwegian)

Torstensen TA, Østerås H, Äng B. Fysioterapi for skuldersmerter – mer en placebo? Fysioterapeuten 2008; 75:18-24 (Norwegian)

 

Books and book Chapters

Torstensen TA. The Physical Therapy Approach. In: Frymoyer, editor in Chief. The Adult Spine:Principles and Practice. 2nd edition. Philadelphia: Lippincott-Raven Publishers; 1997. p.1797-1804.

 Torstensen TA. A software programmer and sportsman with low back pain and sciatica. In: Jones  MA and Rivett DA, editors. Clinical Reasoning for Manual Therapists. NewYork: Butterworth Heineman; 2004. p. 275-311.

Østerås H og Torstensen TA. Fysisk aktivitet og trening. I: Helbostad JL, Granbo R, Østerås H, editors. Aldring og bevegelse. Fysioterapi for eldre. Oslo: Gyldendal Norsk Forlag A/S; 2007. p.102-121.

Presentations at international and national conferences:

Torstensen TA, Meen HD, Stiris M. Chronic supraspinatus tendonitis treated by medical exercise therapy only-a case study. In: Program and abstracts of the International Federation of Orthopaedic Manipulative Therapists 5th International Conference, Vail, CO, USA, june 1992, pp A138,Torrance, CA:K&M Company, 1992.

Torstensen TA, Meen HD, Stiris M. The use of diagnostic ultrasound looking at tissue regeneration of the supraspinatus tendon – a series of single caes studies.In: Program and abstracts of the International Federation of Orthopaedic Manipulative Therapists 5th International Conference, Vail, CO, USA, june 1992, pp A118, Torrance, CA:K&M Company, 1992.

Ottem L, Torstensen TA, Faugli HP. The effect of medical exercise therapy treating patients suffering from habitual shoulder dislocation – a pilot study. In: Program and abstracts of the International Federation of Orthopaedic Manipulative Therapists 5th International Conference, Vail, CO, USA, june 1992, pp A98, Torrance, CA:K&M Company, 1992.

Torstensen TA. Roaldsen K S, Meen HD, Stanghelle J, Odland E, Mowinckel P. The effect of medical exercise therapy in  patients with chronic low back dysfunction. A prospective controlled singlel blind pilot study. Presentert på Norske Fysioterapeuters Forenings (NFFs) fagdager, Hamar, Norge, 1993.

 Torstensen TA, Brox JI, Aas S, Meen HD, Stiris M. Effekten av medisinsk treningsterapi på skulderfunksjonen ved påvist ruptur av supraspinatussenen. En kasuistikk. Presentert på NFFs fagdager, Hamar, Norge, 1993.

Torstensen TA. The effect of medical exercise therapy on the shoulder function of a patient with verified supraspinatus rupture. A case study. In: Proceedings of the 12th International Congress of the World Confederation for Physical Therapy june  25-30,  1995:PL-RR-0951-F,  Washington DC, USA

Torstensen TA. The Oslo Physiotherapy Low Back Pain Project. In: Proceedings of the 12th International Congress of the World Confederation for Physical Therapy june  25-30,  1995:PL-SI-0863-M, Washington DC, USA

 Torstensen TA. Effekt av fysioterapi ved kronisk ryggbesvær, a plenary overview (45 minutter) Invited speaker at the Forsknings- og Fagutviklingsdagene i Fysioterapi, Bergen, Norge, Plenumsforedrag; 23/10-25/10, 1995.

Torstensen TA. Active Exercises in Relation to Grading and Dosage for Different Types of Patients and Diagnosis.  Invitert speaker, 45 minutes plenary presentation at the congress: Physiotherapy for Best Effect,  WCPT – Europe 2ND Congress, Eastbourne, England, 12/9-15/9, 1995

 Torstensen TA. Shoulder tendinitis – The medical exercise therapy approach. Invited key note speaker- Exercise progressions in Ortopaedics and Sports Medicine, Montreal, Canada, february 16-18th 1996.

Torstensen TA. Theme: Treatment of back pain. I shared the day with Professor Bart Koes from The Netherlands where I did two 45 minutes presentations: 1) A literature review of outcome studies on the effects of physiotherapy in patients with back pain; 2) The Oslo Physiotherapy Low Back Pain Project. The day was finished with a plenary discussion. Approximately 450 participants, Skejby Sygehus, Århus, Danmark, 28 mai 1997

Noet HA, Torstensen TA. The effect of early physiotherapy on first time lumbar discetomy patients. Poster presentation at The Second International Forum for Primary Care Research on Low Back Pain. Poster presentation, Bilderberg Europa Hotel, The Hague, The Netherlands, 30-31 mai 1997

Torstensen TA. Effekt av fysioterapi hos pasienter med akutte og kroniske ryggplager. Invitert foredragsholder som 20 minutters plenumsforedrag. Tverrfaglig konferanse Tema: “Spinale og muskulære smerter”. Scandic Hotel, Bergen, Norge, 12-13 november 1997, Bergen, Norge, .

Torstensen TA. Hva er vitenskapelig dokumentert effektiv behandling for ryggsmerter. Gir konsensus rapporter og systematiske oversiktsartikler misvisende konklusjoner? Invitert foredragsholder med planumsforedrag på 30 minutter, Bergen, Norge 1999.

Torstensen TA. Effekt av intervensjoner på pasienter med nakke/ryggsmerter. Hvordan forstå den vitenskapelige dokumentasjonen? Invitert foredragsholder- Tverrfaglig forskningkongress, Tromsø, Norge 2-5 mars 2000.

Torstensen TA, Østerås H, Harms-Ringdahl K. Design av träningsprogram  för subacromial smärta. Plenums presentation på Sjukgymnastdagarna, Stockholm  27 oktober 2005.

Torstensen TA. Dose-respons effect of medical exercise therapy in patients with subacromial pain. Controlled trial with 6 months follow up. In: Proceedings of the 15th International Congress of the World Confederation for Physical Therapy 2-6 june, 2007:RR-PO-21-03, Vancouver, Canada

Torstensen TA. Design of a high dosage medical exercise therapy program for patients with unilateral chronic subacromial pain. A randomized clinical trial. In: Proceedings of the 15th International Congress of the World Confederation for Physical Therapy 2-6 june, 2007:RR-PO-21-03, Vancouver, Canada.

Torstensen T.A. Medical exercise therapy in patients with subacromial pain. Plenums presentation på Sjukgymnastdagarna, Stockholm, 11 oktober 2007.

Torstensen TA. Kommunikasjon og fysisk aktivtet som smertebehandling. Plenumsforedrag, 40 minutter, NFFs fagdager om Fysisk aktivitet,18-20 juni 2009.

Torstensen TA. Kommunikasjon og fysisk aktivtet som smertebehandling. Plenumsforedrag, 40 minutter, NFFs fagdager om Fysisk aktivitet,18-20 juni 2010

Torstensen T.A, Østerås B, Østerås H. High repetitive, high dosage medical exercise therapy is effective in patients with long term subacromial shoulder pain. Poster presentation at the 16th International Congress of the World Confederation for Physical Therapy, 20-23rd of June 2011, Amsterdam, Holland

Torstensen TA.Medical exercise therapy in patients with subacromial pain. Plenums presentation på Sjukgymnastdagarna, Stockholm 14 September 2011.

Torstensen TA. Communication and exercise therapy for the treatment of pain. Forty minutes plenary presentation at the ACPOHE/SOM joint conference Royal College of Physicians, London 20-21 March 2012

Torstensen TA. Medisinsk treningsterapi for pasienter med thorakale og lumbale ryggsmerter. 50 minutters plenumspresentasjon, Norske Fysioterapeuters Private Fysioterapeuters Gruppe vinter seminar Fredag 27 januar 2012, Drammen, Norge

Torstensen TA. Kommunikasjon og Fysisk aktivitet som smertebehandling. Plenumsforedrag på 2 x 40 minutter. Norske Fysioterapeuters Forbund (NFF) fagkongress 14-15 juni 2012: Helse og arbeidsliv – fysioterapeutenes bidrag.

Torstensen TA. Keynote Address (45 minutes): Prescription of exercise in pain modulation. Irish Society Chartered Physiotherapists (ISCP), 7th of November 2014, Dublin, Ireland

Torstensen TA. Parallel Session (70 minutes): Practical session on exercise in pain modulation. Irish Society Chartered Physiotherapists (ISCP) national congress, 7th of November 2014, Dublin, Ireland

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