John F. Ditunno, MD

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

(215) 955-6579
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Most Recent Peer-reviewed Publications

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