Veterans with Lower Limb Injuries

Research Atricle

Effect of 12-Week Corrective Training on Lumbar Multifidus Muscle Asymmetry and Pain Intensity in Veterans with One-sided Below-knee Amputation Suffering from Chronic Low Back Pain

Aims: Asymmetry while walking in people with lower limb amputation induces asymmetry in muscular activity, fatigue, instability in the spine cord, and low back pain. The aim of this study was to assess the effect of 12-week corrective training on …

Faraji E, Barati AH, Sadeghi H, Fateh HR, Allami M & Soroush MR

Iran J War Public Health 2018 Jan;10(1):47-52


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Factors Related to Low Back Pain Severity in Veterans with Unilateral Below Knee Amputation

Aims: Low back pain as a common health issue is more problematic than other complications of amputation. Due to the etiology of amputation in veterans, different factors may be related to the severity of back pain. The aim of this …

Faraji E, Barati AH, Sadeghi H, Fateh HR, Allami M

Iran J War Public Health 2017 Nov,9(4):185-190


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Health-related quality of life and the ability to perform activities of daily living: a cross-sectional study on 1079 war veterans with ankle-foot disorders

Background: The ankle-foot injuries are among the war-related injuries that cause many serious secondary problems for a lifetime. This nationwide study aimed to assess health-related quality of life and the ability to perform activities of daily living in veterans with …

Allami M, Yavari A, Karimi A, Masoumi M, Soroush M & Faraji E

Mil Med Res. 2017 Nov; 4: 37


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The psychological Morbidity in the Long term after war related bilateral lower limb amputation

Background: To determine the psychological morbidity in the long term after war related bilateral lower limb amputation. Methods: Mental health status was determined by the Symptom Checklist-90-R (SCL-90-R) and a structured psychiatrist interview using Structured Clinical Interview for DSM Disorders-IV …

Mousavi B, Masoumi M, Soroush M, Shahriar Sh & Firoozabadi A

MJAFI 2017 Oct; 73(4): 351–355


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Mental health among Iranian combat veterans with ankle-foot neuromusculoskeletal injuries

Background: Veterans with purely physical disorders, such as ankle-foot neuromusculoskeletal disorders, are often neglected in psychological assessments because mental health evaluations are usually focused on those with a psychological disturbance or with a high percentage of injury. The purpose of …

Taghva A, Allami M, Alizadeh K, Zandi A, Faraji E & Ganjparvar Z

Mil Med Res 2017 Sep; 4: 30


Letter to Editor

What priorities should be considered for Iranian veterans with ankle-foot injuries? A health needs assessment study, 25 years post-conflict

Despite the passage of time, a large number of veterans are still affected by injuries acquired during Iran-Iraq war. In addition to their primary injuries, the majority of veterans also experience difficulty with long-term, secondary effects. Studies have shown that …

Allami M & Soroush M

Mil Med Res 2017 Sep; 4: 28


Preface to special Issue

Health concerns of war-related ankle and foot injuries

When the Iraq-Iran War came to an end in 1988, the war against disability began for more than 10,000 veterans with war-related foot and ankle injuries. In the past 30 years, these thousands of Iranian veterans have lived with chronic …

Edited by Dr. Hamid Shokoohi

Mil Med Res 2017 Aug


Research Article

Life Satisfaction in War Veterans with Ankle-Foot Neuromusculoskeletal Disorders

Background and Aim: The long term presence of various ankle-foot injuries reduces the individuals’ ability to perform daily activities, increases the dependence on others and will eventually lead to a reduction of life satisfaction. This study aimed to evaluate the …

Soroush M, Asadi F, Masoumi M, Allami M, Ganjparvar Z, Zargarian A, et al.

J Mil Med 2017 Aug, 19(2): 202-209