Publications

For a complete and actual list of publications, see the following link in Google scholar:
http://scholar.google.com/citations?hl=nl&user=xcF9VDgAAAAJ&view_op=list_works

International peer-reviewed journals

  • Rubinstein SM, van Tulder MW. An analysis of the methodological quality of studies of spinal manipulative therapy for low-back pain. Internal Journal of Osteopathic Medicine 2012, 15:37-52.
  • Jacobs WCH, van Tulder M, Arts M, Rubinstein SM, van Middelkoop M, Ostelo R, Verhagen A, Koes B, Peul WC. Surgical techniques for sciatica due to a lumbar herniated disc: a systematic review. Accepted European Spine J.
  • Rubinstein SM, van Middelkoop M, Assendelft WJJ, de Boer MR, van Tulder MW. The effectiveness of spinal manipulative therapy for chronic low-back pain. An update of the Cochrane review. Spine 2011; 36: E825-46.
  • Walker BF, French SD, Cameron M, Perle SM, Leboeuf-Yde C, Rubinstein SM. The journal “Chiropractic and Osteopathy” changes its title to “Chiropractic and Manual Therapies”. A new name, a new era. Editorial. Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2011, 19:1 (10 January 2011).
  • van Middelkoop M, Rubinstein SM, Verhagen AP, Ostelo R, van Tulder MW, Koes BW. A systematic review comparing different fusion techniques with one another. Submitted.
  • van Middelkoop M, Rubinstein SM, Ostelo R, van Tulder MW, Peul W, Koes BW, Verhagen AP. No additional value of fusion techniques on anterior discectomy for neck pain: a systematic review. Accepted Pain.
  • van Middelkoop M, Rubinstein SM, Verhagen AP, Ostelo R, van Tulder MW, Koes BW. Surgery versus conservative care for neck pain: a systematic review. Submitted.
  • Rubinstein SM, van Middelkoop M, Verhagen AP, Ostelo R, van Tulder MW, Koes BW. A systematic review on the effectiveness of injection therapy and denervation procedures for neck pain. Submitted.
  • Henschke N, Kuijpers T, Rubinstein SM, van Middelkoop M, Ostelo R, Verhagen A, Koes BW, van Tulder MW. Trends over time in the size and quality of randomised controlled trials of interventions for chronic low-back pain. European Spine J 2011, Oct.27 [ePub].
  • Jacobs WCH, van Tulder MW, Peul W, Aarts M, Rubinstein SM, van Middelkoop M, Ostelo R, Verhagen A, Koes BW. Surgery versus conservative management of sciatica due to a lumbar herniated disc: a systematic review. European Spine J, October 15, 2010 [Epub ahead of print] .
  • Henschke N, Kuijpers T, Rubinstein SM, van Middelkoop M, Ostelo R, Verhagen A, Koes BW, van Tulder MW. Injection therapy and denervation procedures for chronic low-back pain: a systematic review. European Spine J 2010, Apr 29 [Epub ahead of print].
  • van Middelkoop M, Rubinstein SM, Ostelo R, Verhagen AP, Koes BW, van Tulder MW. Exercise therapy for chronic non-specific low-back pain. Best Practice & Research Clinical Rheumatology 2010; 24(2):193-204.
  • Rubinstein SM, van Middelkoop M, Kuijpers T, Ostelo R, Verhagen AP, Koes BW, van Tulder MW. A systematic review on the effectiveness of complementary and alternative medicine for chronic non-specific low-back pain. European Spine J 2010; March 14 [Epub ahead of print].
  • van Middelkoop M, Rubinstein SM, Kuijpers T, Ostelo R, Verhagen A, Koes BW, van Tulder MW. Effectiveness of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine for patients with chronic non-specific low back pain: an overview of literature'. European Spine J 2010, July 18 [Epub ahead of print].
  • Kuijpers T, Rubinstein SM, van Middelkoop M, Ostelo R, Verhagen A, Koes BW, van Tulder MW. A systematic review on the effectiveness of pharmacological interventions for chronic aspecific low-back pain. European Spine J 2010, July 31 [Epub ahead of print].
  • Ailliet L, Rubinstein SM, de Vet HCW. A descriptive study of chiropractors and their patients in Belgium. J Manipulative Physiol Ther 2010;33:618-25.
  • Rubinstein SM. Adverse events following chiropractic care for subjects with neck or low-back pain: Do the benefits outweigh the risks? J Manipulative Physiol Ther. 2008; 31(6):461-4.
  • Rubinstein SM, van Tulder M. A best-evidence review of diagnostic procedures for neck and low-back pain. Best Practice & Research: Clinical Rheumatology 2008;22(3):471-82.
  • Rubinstein SM, Knol D, Leboeuf-Yde C, van Tulder MW. Benign adverse events following chiropractic care for neck pain are associated with worse short-term outcomes but not worse outcomes at 3 months. Spine 2008; 33(25):950-6.
  • Rubinstein SM, Leboeuf-Yde C, Knol D, de Koekkoek TE, Pfeifle CE, van Tulder MW. Predictors of a favorable outcome in patients treated by chiropractors for neck pain. Spine 2008; 33(13):1451-8.
  • Rubinstein SM, Leboeuf-Yde C, Knol D, de Koekkoek TE, Pfeifle CE, van Tulder MW. Predictors of adverse events following chiropractic care for patients with neck pain. J Manipulative Physiol Ther 2008;31:94-103. Award winning paper.
  • Rubinstein SM, Leboeuf-Yde C, Knol D, de Koekkoek TE, Pfeifle CE, van Tulder MW. The benefits of chiropractic care outweigh the risks for patients with neck pain. J Manipulative Physiol Ther. 2007;30:408-18.
  • Rubinstein SM, Pool JJM, Riphagen II, van Tulder MW, de Vet HCW. A systematic review of the diagnostic accuracy of provocative tests of the neck for cervical radiculopathy. European Spine J 2007 Mar;16(3):307-19.
  • Rubinstein SM, Haldeman S, van Tulder MW. An etiologic model to help explain the pathogenesis of cervical artery dissection: implications for cervical manipulation. J Manipulative Physiol Ther. 2006 May;29(4):336-8.
  • Pool JJM, Rubinstein SM, van Tulder MW. Anerkannte evidenz der wirksamkeit konservativer behandelungen akuter und chronischer nackenschmerzen. [The current evidence for conservative treatment modalities for acute and chronic neck pain]. Man Medizin 2005; 43(5):297-305.
  • Rubinstein SM, Peerdeman SM, van Tulder MW, Riphagen I, Haldeman S. A systematic review of the risk factors for cervical artery dissection. Stroke 2005; 36:1575-1580.
  • Rubinstein SM, Haldeman S. Cervical manipulation to a patient with a history of traumatically induced dissection of the internal carotid artery: a case report and review of the literature on recurrent dissections. J Manip Physiol Ther 2001; 24:520-25. Award winning paper.
  • Rubinstein S, Pfeifle CE, van Tulder MW, Assendelft WJJ. Chiropractic patients in The Netherlands: a descriptive study. J Manip Physiol Ther 2000; 23:557-63.
  • Haldeman S, Rubinstein SM. The precipitation or aggravation of musculoskeletal pain in patients receiving spinal manipulative therapy. J Manip Physiol Ther 1993, 16(1):47-50.
  • Haldeman S, Rubinstein SM. Compression fractures in patients undergoing spinal manipulative therapy. J Manip Physiol Ther 1992, 15(7):450-4.
  • Haldeman S, Rubinstein SM. Cauda equina syndrome following lumbar spine manipulation. Spine 1991, 17(12):1469-73.

Cochrane reviews and protocols. Reviews within the Back Review Group

  • Rubinstein SM, van Middelkoop M, Assendelft WJJ, de Boer MR, van Tulder MW. Spinal manipulative therapy for chronic low-back pain. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2011, Issue 2; DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD008112.pub2.
  • Rubinstein SM, Terwee C, Assendelft WJJ, de Boer MR, van Tulder MW. Spinal manipulation for acute low-back pain. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2010, Issue 12. Art. No.: CD008880. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD008880 (protocol). Submitted.
  • IJzelenbergW, Rubinstein SM, Hayden J, Koes BW, van TulderMW. Exercise therapy for acute non-specific low-back pain. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2011, Issue 10. Art. No.: CD009365. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD009365 (protocol). Work is currently in progress.
  • Jacobs W, Verhagen AP, Peul W, Aarts M, van Middelkoop M, Rubinstein SM, Koes BW, van Tulder MW. Surgery for sciatica [update of an existing review (Gibson & Waddell)]. Currently in protocol phase.
     

Other Cochrane Reviews

la Chapelle CF, Swank HA, Wessels ME, Mol BWJ, Rubinstein SM, Jansen FW. Trocar types in laparoscopy. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2012, Issue 4. Art. No.: CD009814. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD009814. Editorial group: Cochrane Menstrual Disorders and Subfertility Group. [protocol]

C. National peer-reviewed journals

  • de Zoete A, Rubinstein SM. Chiropractie nader bekeken. Patient Care 2008; 35(10):27-31.
  • Pool JJM, Rubinstein SM. Cervicale radiculopathie en de validiteit van testen: Een review naar de diagnostische waarde en de implicaties voor de clinicus. [Cervical radiculopathy and the validity of tests: a review of diagnostic accuracy and the implications for the clinician.] Tijdschrift Manuele Therapie 2007;4(3):22-30.

For a listing of other publications, such as articles in national journals, Letters to the Editor, and other currenly unpublished articles, please contact Sidney.

Last updated December 2011.