Prof. Dr. Roy La Touche Arbizu

Experiencia y Trayectoria Profesional

En la actualidad es profesor titular e investigador del Centro Superior de Estudios Universitarios (CSEU) La Salle, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (UAM,), en esta institución fue vicedecano de fisioterapia durante 5 años. Dirige el Máster Universitario en Fisioterapia Avanzada en el Tratamiento del dolor en el CSEU La Salle, UAM. Es profesor invitado en la Universidad Rey Juan Carlos, en la Universidad Pontificia de Salamanca y en la Universidad de Cantabria. Imparte formación de posgrado y conferencias sobre el tratamiento del dolor, Neurociencia y ciencias del movimiento en diferentes comunidades de España, Portugal, Italia y América Latina. Su actividad clínica la realiza en FisioCranioClinic.

Datos de Investigación

Es director del Instituto de Neurociencias y Ciencias del Movimiento y del grupo de investigación Motion in Brains (www.motioninbrains.com ), ha dirigido 27 trabajos de fin de grado, 47 de fin de máster y 4 tesis doctorales ya defendidas y 6 en transcurso de realización. Ha publicado más de 40 artículos científicos en revistas científicas nacionales e internacionales revisadas por pares, 28 artículos de estos presentan índice de factor de impacto y 19 de ellos se encuentran en el primer y segundo cuartil de las áreas de rehabilitación, neurología clínica, anestesia, medicina interna y odontología. Ha ganado dos premios de investigación otorgados por la Sociedad Española de Dolor y Disfunción Craneomandibular. Es investigador del Instituto de Investigación Sanitaria Hospital Universitario La Paz (IdiPaz), en el grupo de neurología y enfermedades cerebrovasculares y en la línea Cefaleas y Dolor Neuropático, en esta institución colabora en un proyecto de investigación competitivo sobre un programa de interacción con realidad virtual para el tratamiento y análisis de la marcha en pacientes con Parkinson, que presenta una financiación de 580.000 euros.

Intereses

Imaginería motora Dolor Crónico Ejercicio Terapéutico Neurociencia Dolor Orofacial Neuroplasticidad Fisioterapia Bioconductual

Docencia

  • Fisioterapia Cognitiva-Conductual Aplicada al Dolor Crónico
  • Neurociencia Aplicada a la Clínica
  • Introducción a la Investigación Clínica
  • Neuroanatomía y Neurofisiología (Anatomía II)
  • Ejercicio Terapéutico I: Neurobiología del Aprendizaje y Control Motor
  • Fisioterapia Manual Neuro-ortopédica basada en la evidencia I
  • Estrategias avanzadas en el diagnóstico y tratamiento dolor
  • Neurofisiología y Fisiopatología
  • Fisioterapia Bioconductual

Áreas de Investigación

  • Enfoques bioconductuales en el dolor crónico
  • Neurocontrol Motor
  • Dolor Neuropático
  • Neuroplasticidad y Movimiento
  • Procesos congnitivos implicados en el dolor crónico
  • Imaginería Motora y Entrenamiento de Observación de Acciones

Publicaciones 59

  • Greghi SM,Dos Santos Aguiar A,Bataglion C,Ferracini GN,La Touche R,Chaves TC. Brazilian Portuguese Version of the Craniofacial Pain and Disability Inventory: Cross-Cultural Reliability, Internal Consistency, and Construct and Structural Validity. J Oral Facial Pain Headache. ; 32 (4):389-399.
  • La Touche R,Pérez-González A,Suso-Martí L,Paris-Alemany A,Cuenca-Martínez F. Observing neck movements evokes an excitatory response in the sympathetic nervous system associated with fear of movement in patients with chronic neck pain. Somatosens Mot Res. 2018 Oct 09;:1-8.
  • Cuenca-Martínez F,Suso-Martí L,Grande-Alonso M,Paris-Alemany A,La Touche R. Combining motor imagery with action observation training does not lead to a greater autonomic nervous system response than motor imagery alone during simple and functional movements: a randomized controlled trial. PeerJ. 2018; 6 :e5142.
  • Balbás-Álvarez L,Candelas-Fernández P,Del Corral T,La Touche R,López-de-Uralde-Villanueva I. Effect of Manual Therapy, Motor Control Exercise, and Inspiratory Muscle Training on Maximum Inspiratory Pressure and Postural Measures in Moderate Smokers: A Randomized Controlled Trial. J Manipulative Physiol Ther. 2018 Jul 09;.
  • Paris-Alemany A,Torres-Palomino A,Marino L,Calvo-Lobo C,Gadea-Mateos L,La Touche R. Comparison of lumbopelvic and dynamic stability between dancers and non-dancers. Phys Ther Sport. 2018 Jul 02;33 :33-39.
  • Fernández-Carnero J,Sierra-Silvestre E,Beltran-Alacreu H,Gil-Martínez A,La Touche R. Neural Tension Technique Improves Immediate Conditioned Pain Modulation in Patients with Chronic Neck Pain: A Randomized Clinical Trial. Pain Med. 2018 Jun 25;.
  • La Touche R,Grande-Alonso M,Cuenca-Martínez F,Gónzalez-Ferrero L,Suso-Martí L,Paris-Alemany A. Diminished kinesthetic and visual motor imagery ability in adults with chronic low back pain. PM R. 2018 Jun 14;.
  • López-de-Uralde-Villanueva I,Beltran-Alacreu H,Fernández-Carnero J,La Touche R. Pain management using a multimodal physiotherapy program including a biobehavioral approach for chronic nonspecific neck pain: a randomized controlled trial. Physiother Theory Pract. 2018 Jun 11;:1-18.
  • Beltran-Alacreu H,López-de-Uralde-Villanueva I,Calvo-Lobo C,La Touche R,Cano-de-la-Cuerda R,Gil-Martínez A,Fernández-Ayuso D,Fernández-Carnero J. Prediction models of health-related quality of life in different neck pain conditions: a cross-sectional study. Patient Prefer Adherence. 2018; 12 :657-666.
  • Garrigós-Pedrón M,La Touche R,Navarro-Desentre P,Gracia-Naya M,Segura-Ortí E. Effects of a Physical Therapy Protocol in Patients with Chronic Migraine and Temporomandibular Disorders: A Randomized, Single-Blinded, Clinical Trial. J Oral Facial Pain Headache. ; 32 (2):137-150.
  • Gil-Martínez A,Paris-Alemany A,López-de-Uralde-Villanueva I,La Touche R. Management of pain in patients with temporomandibular disorder (TMD): challenges and solutions. J Pain Res. 2018; 11 :571-587.
  • Losana-Ferrer A,Manzanas-López S,Cuenca-Martínez F,Paris-Alemany A,La Touche R. Effects of motor imagery and action observation on hand grip strength, electromyographic activity and intramuscular oxygenation in the hand gripping gesture: A randomized controlled trial. Hum Mov Sci. 2018 Jan 29;58 :119-131.
  • Marcos-Martín F,González-Ferrero L,Martín-Alcocer N,Paris-Alemany A,La Touche R. Multimodal physiotherapy treatment based on a biobehavioral approach for patients with chronic cervico-craniofacial pain: a prospective case series. Physiother Theory Pract. 2018 Jan 17;:1-24.
  • López-de-Uralde-Villanueva I,Notario-Pérez R,Del Corral T,Ramos-Díaz B,Acuyo-Osorio M,La Touche R. Functional limitations and associated psychological factors in military personnel with chronic nonspecific neck pain with higher levels of kinesiophobia. Work. 2017; 58 (3):287-297.
  • Romero-Moraleda B,La Touche R,Lerma-Lara S,Ferrer-Peña R,Paredes V,Peinado AB,Muñoz-García D. Neurodynamic mobilization and foam rolling improved delayed-onset muscle soreness in a healthy adult population: a randomized controlled clinical trial. PeerJ. 2017; 5 :e3908.
  • Alonso-Perez JL,Lopez-Lopez A,La Touche R,Lerma-Lara S,Suarez E,Rojas J,Bishop MD,Villafañe JH,Fernández-Carnero J. Hypoalgesic effects of three different manual therapy techniques on cervical spine and psychological interaction: A randomized clinical trial. J Bodyw Mov Ther. 2017 Oct; 21 (4):798-803.
  • Gil-Martínez A,Navarro-Fernández G,Mangas-Guijarro MÁ,Lara-Lara M,López-López A,Fernández-Carnero J,La Touche R. Comparison Between Chronic Migraine and Temporomandibular Disorders in Pain-Related Disability and Fear-Avoidance Behaviors. Pain Med. 2017 May 29;.
  • La Touche R,Paris-Alemany A,Hidalgo-Pérez A,López-de-Uralde-Villanueva I,Angulo-Diaz-Parreño S,Muñoz-García D. Evidence for Central Sensitization in Patients with Temporomandibular Disorders: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of Observational Studies. Pain Pract. 2017 May 29;.
  • López-de-Uralde-Villanueva I,Acuyo-Osorio M,Prieto-Aldana M,La Touche R. Reliability and minimal detectable change of a modified passive neck flexion test in patients with chronic nonspecific neck pain and asymptomatic subjects. Musculoskelet Sci Pract. 2017 Apr; 28 :10-17.
  • Muñoz-García D,López-de-Uralde-Villanueva I,Beltrán-Alacreu H,La Touche R,Fernández-Carnero J. Patients with Concomitant Chronic Neck Pain and Myofascial Pain in Masticatory Muscles Have More Widespread Pain and Distal Hyperalgesia than Patients with Only Chronic Neck Pain. Pain Med. 2017 03 01;18 (3):526-537.
  • López-de-Uralde-Villanueva I,Gil-Martínez A,Candelas-Fernández P,de Andrés-Ares J,Beltrán-Alacreu H,La Touche R. Validity and reliability of the Spanish-language version of the self-administered Leeds Assessment of Neuropathic Symptoms and Signs (S-LANSS) pain scale. Neurologia. 2016 Dec 08;.
  • Gil-Martínez A,Grande-Alonso M,La Touche R,Lara-Lara M,López-López A,Fernández-Carnero J. Psychosocial and Somatosensory Factors in Women with Chronic Migraine and Painful Temporomandibular Disorders. Pain Res Manag. 2016; 2016 :3945673.
  • Gil-Martínez A,Grande-Alonso M,López-de-Uralde-Villanueva I,López-López A,Fernández-Carnero J,La Touche R. Chronic Temporomandibular Disorders: disability, pain intensity and fear of movement. J Headache Pain. 2016 Dec; 17 (1):103.
  • de-la-Puente-Ranea L,García-Calvo B,La Touche R,Fernández-Carnero J,Gil-Martínez A. Influence of the actions observed on cervical motion in patients with chronic neck pain: a pilot study. J Exerc Rehabil. 2016 Aug; 12 (4):346-54.
  • Grande-Alonso M,Moral Saiz B,Mínguez Zuazo A,Lerma Lara S,La Touche R. Biobehavioural analysis of the vestibular system and posture control in patients with cervicogenic dizziness. A cross-sectional study. Neurologia. 2016 Jul 21;.
  • Minguez-Zuazo A,Grande-Alonso M,Saiz BM,La Touche R,Lara SL. Therapeutic patient education and exercise therapy in patients with cervicogenic dizziness: a prospective case series clinical study. J Exerc Rehabil. 2016 Jun; 12 (3):216-25.
  • Fernandez-Alonso L,Muñoz-García D,La Touche R. The level of physical activity affects the health of older adults despite being active. J Exerc Rehabil. 2016 Jun; 12 (3):194-201.
  • Muñoz-García D,Gil-Martínez A,López-López A,Lopez-de-Uralde-Villanueva I,La Touche R,Fernández-Carnero J. Chronic Neck Pain and Cervico-Craniofacial Pain Patients Express Similar Levels of Neck Pain-Related Disability, Pain Catastrophizing, and Cervical Range of Motion. Pain Res Treat. 2016; 2016 :7296032.
  • Lopez-de-Uralde-Villanueva I,Beltran-Alacreu H,Fernandez-Carnero J,Kindelan-Calvo P,La Touche R. Widespread Pressure Pain Hyperalgesia in Chronic Nonspecific Neck Pain with Neuropathic Features: A Descriptive Cross-Sectional Study. Pain Physician. 2016 Feb; 19 (2):77-88.
  • Sánchez-Herán Á,Agudo-Carmona D,Ferrer-Peña R,López-de-Uralde-Villanueva I,Gil-Martínez A,Paris-Alemany A,La Touche R. Postural Stability in Osteoarthritis of the Knee and Hip: Analysis of Association With Pain Catastrophizing and Fear-Avoidance Beliefs. PM R. 2016 Jul; 8 (7):618-28.
  • Ferrer-Peña R,Gil-Martínez A,Pardo-Montero J,Jiménez-Penick V,Gallego-Izquierdo T,La Touche R. Adaptation and validation of the Spanish version of the graded chronic pain scale. Reumatol Clin. ; 12 (3):130-8.
  • López-de-Uralde-Villanueva I,Muñoz-García D,Gil-Martínez A,Pardo-Montero J,Muñoz-Plata R,Angulo-Díaz-Parreño S,Gómez-Martínez M,La Touche R. A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis on the Effectiveness of Graded Activity and Graded Exposure for Chronic Nonspecific Low Back Pain. Pain Med. 2016 Jan; 17 (1):172-88.
  • López-de-Uralde-Villanueva I,Beltran-Alacreu H,Fernández-Carnero J,Gil-Martínez A,La Touche R. Differences in Neural Mechanosensitivity Between Patients with Chronic Nonspecific Neck Pain With and Without Neuropathic Features. A Descriptive Cross-Sectional Study. Pain Med. 2016 Jan; 17 (1):136-48.
  • Pérez-Fernández M,Lerma-Lara S,Ferrer-Peña R,Gil-Martínez A,López-de-Uralde-Villanueva I,Paris-Alemany A,Beltrán-Alacreu H,La Touche R. Fear and difficulty perceived when visualizing therapeutic exercise in patients with chronic low back pain: A cross-sectional study. J Exerc Rehabil. 2015 Dec; 11 (6):345-55.
  • Beltran-Alacreu H,Lopez-de-Uralde-Villanueva I,La Touche R. Multimodal Physiotherapy Based on a Biobehavioral Approach as a Treatment for Chronic Tension-Type Headache: A Case Report. Anesth Pain Med. 2015 Dec; 5 (6):e32697.
  • Campa-Moran I,Rey-Gudin E,Fernández-Carnero J,Paris-Alemany A,Gil-Martinez A,Lerma Lara S,Prieto-Baquero A,Alonso-Perez JL,La Touche R. Comparison of Dry Needling versus Orthopedic Manual Therapy in Patients with Myofascial Chronic Neck Pain: A Single-Blind, Randomized Pilot Study. Pain Res Treat. 2015; 2015 :327307.
  • Hidalgo-Peréz A,Fernández-García Á,López-de-Uralde-Villanueva I,Gil-Martínez A,Paris-Alemany A,Fernández-Carnero J,La Touche R. EFFECTIVENESS OF A MOTOR CONTROL THERAPEUTIC EXERCISE PROGRAM COMBINED WITH MOTOR IMAGERY ON THE SENSORIMOTOR FUNCTION OF THE CERVICAL SPINE: A RANDOMIZED CONTROLLED TRIAL. Int J Sports Phys Ther. 2015 Nov; 10 (6):877-92.
  • Beltran-Alacreu H,Jiménez-Sanz L,Fernández Carnero J,La Touche R. Comparison of Hypoalgesic Effects of Neural Stretching vs Neural Gliding: A Randomized Controlled Trial. J Manipulative Physiol Ther. ; 38 (9):644-52.
  • López-de-Uralde-Villanueva I,Beltran-Alacreu H,Paris-Alemany A,Angulo-Díaz-Parreño S,La Touche R. Relationships between craniocervical posture and pain-related disability in patients with cervico-craniofacial pain. J Pain Res. 2015; 8 :449-58.
  • La Touche R,Paris-Alemany A,Gil-Martínez A,Pardo-Montero J,Angulo-Díaz-Parreño S,Fernández-Carnero J. Masticatory sensory-motor changes after an experimental chewing test influenced by pain catastrophizing and neck-pain-related disability in patients with headache attributed to temporomandibular disorders. J Headache Pain. 2015 Mar 05;16 :20.
  • Beltran-Alacreu H,López-de-Uralde-Villanueva I,Fernández-Carnero J,La Touche R. Manual Therapy, Therapeutic Patient Education, and Therapeutic Exercise, an Effective Multimodal Treatment of Nonspecific Chronic Neck Pain: A Randomized Controlled Trial. Am J Phys Med Rehabil. 2015 Oct; 94 (10 Suppl 1):887-97.
  • Lopez-Lopez A,Alonso Perez JL,González Gutierez JL,La Touche R,Lerma Lara S,Izquierdo H,Fernández-Carnero J. Mobilization versus manipulations versus sustain apophyseal natural glide techniques and interaction with psychological factors for patients with chronic neck pain: randomized controlled trial. Eur J Phys Rehabil Med. 2015 Apr; 51 (2):121-32.
  • Kindelan-Calvo P,Gil-Martínez A,Paris-Alemany A,Pardo-Montero J,Muñoz-García D,Angulo-Díaz-Parreño S,La Touche R. Effectiveness of therapeutic patient education for adults with migraine. A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials. Pain Med. 2014 Sep; 15 (9):1619-36.
  • Beltran-Alacreu H,López-de-Uralde-Villanueva I,Paris-Alemany A,Angulo-Díaz-Parreño S,La Touche R. Intra-rater and Inter-rater Reliability of Mandibular Range of Motion Measures Considering a Neutral Craniocervical Position. J Phys Ther Sci. 2014 Jun; 26 (6):915-20.
  • Izquierdo Pérez H,Alonso Perez JL,Gil Martinez A,La Touche R,Lerma-Lara S,Commeaux Gonzalez N,Arribas Perez H,Bishop MD,Fernández-Carnero J. Is one better than another?: A randomized clinical trial of manual therapy for patients with chronic neck pain. Man Ther. 2014 Jun; 19 (3):215-21.
  • La Touche R,Pardo-Montero J,Gil-Martínez A,Paris-Alemany A,Angulo-Díaz-Parreño S,Suárez-Falcón JC,Lara-Lara M,Fernández-Carnero J. Craniofacial pain and disability inventory (CF-PDI): development and psychometric validation of a new questionnaire. Pain Physician. ; 17 (1):95-108.
  • Gil-Martínez A,Kindelan-Calvo P,Agudo-Carmona D,Muñoz-Plata R,López-de-Uralde-Villanueva I,La Touche R. [Therapeutic exercise as treatment for migraine and tension-type headaches: a systematic review of randomised clinical trials]. Rev Neurol. 2013 Nov 16;57 (10):433-43.
  • La Touche R,París-Alemany A,Mannheimer JS,Angulo-Díaz-Parreño S,Bishop MD,Lopéz-Valverde-Centeno A,von Piekartz H,Fernández-Carnero J. Does mobilization of the upper cervical spine affect pain sensitivity and autonomic nervous system function in patients with cervico-craniofacial pain?: A randomized-controlled trial. Clin J Pain. 2013 Mar; 29 (3):205-15.
  • Ballenberger N,von Piekartz H,Paris-Alemany A,La Touche R,Angulo-Diaz-Parreño S. Influence of different upper cervical positions on electromyography activity of the masticatory muscles. J Manipulative Physiol Ther. 2012 May; 35 (4):308-18.
  • Fernández-Carnero J,Cleland JA,Arbizu RL. Examination of motor and hypoalgesic effects of cervical vs thoracic spine manipulation in patients with lateral epicondylalgia: a clinical trial. J Manipulative Physiol Ther. 2011 Sep; 34 (7):432-40.
  • de la Hoz-Aizpurua JL,Díaz-Alonso E,LaTouche-Arbizu R,Mesa-Jiménez J. Sleep bruxism. Conceptual review and update. Med Oral Patol Oral Cir Bucal. 2011 Mar 01;16 (2):e231-8.
  • La Touche R,París-Alemany A,von Piekartz H,Mannheimer JS,Fernández-Carnero J,Rocabado M. The influence of cranio-cervical posture on maximal mouth opening and pressure pain threshold in patients with myofascial temporomandibular pain disorders. Clin J Pain. 2011 Jan; 27 (1):48-55.
  • La Touche R,Goddard G,De-la-Hoz JL,Wang K,Paris-Alemany A,Angulo-Díaz-Parreño S,Mesa J,Hernández M. Acupuncture in the treatment of pain in temporomandibular disorders: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials. Clin J Pain. ; 26 (6):541-50.
  • Fernández-Carnero J,La Touche R,Ortega-Santiago R,Galan-del-Rio F,Pesquera J,Ge HY,Fernández-de-Las-Peñas C. Short-term effects of dry needling of active myofascial trigger points in the masseter muscle in patients with temporomandibular disorders. J Orofac Pain. 2010; 24 (1):106-12.
  • La Touche R,Angulo-Díaz-Parreño S,de-la-Hoz JL,Fernández-Carnero J,Ge HY,Linares MT,Mesa J,Sánchez-Gutiérrez J. Effectiveness of acupuncture in the treatment of temporomandibular disorders of muscular origin: a systematic review of the last decade. J Altern Complement Med. 2010 Jan; 16 (1):107-12.
  • La Touche R,Fernández-de-Las-Peñas C,Fernández-Carnero J,Díaz-Parreño S,Paris-Alemany A,Arendt-Nielsen L. Bilateral mechanical-pain sensitivity over the trigeminal region in patients with chronic mechanical neck pain. J Pain. 2010 Mar; 11 (3):256-63.
  • La Touche R,Fernández-de-las-Peñas C,Fernández-Carnero J,Escalante K,Angulo-Díaz-Parreño S,Paris-Alemany A,Cleland JA. The effects of manual therapy and exercise directed at the cervical spine on pain and pressure pain sensitivity in patients with myofascial temporomandibular disorders. J Oral Rehabil. 2009 Sep; 36 (9):644-52.
  • La Touche R,Escalante K,Linares MT. Treating non-specific chronic low back pain through the Pilates Method. J Bodyw Mov Ther. 2008 Oct; 12 (4):364-70.
  • La Touche R,Escalante K,Linares MT,Mesa J. [Effectiveness of physiotherapy treatment in peripheral facial palsy. A systematic review]. Rev Neurol. ; 46 (12):714-8.

Libros 1

    Jornadas 3

    • Kinderlan-Calvo P, Gil-Martínez A, París-Alemany A, Pardo-Montero J, Muñoz-García D, Angulo-Parreño S, La Touche-Arbizu R. EFFECTIVENESS OF THERAPEUTIC PATIENT EDUCATION FOR ADULTS WITH MIGRAINE A SYSTEMATIC REVIEW AND META-ANALYSIS OF RANDOMIZED CONTROLLED TRIALS. 31st Annual Meeting of American Academy of pain Medicine. 2015
    • Moral-Saiz B, Grande Alonso, Mínguez-Zuazo A, La Touche R, Lerma-Lara S. Balance disorders in patients with cervicogenic dizziness. A descriptive study. Congreso Fisioterapia UCLM. 2015
    • Kindelan-Calvo P, Gómez-Ramiro B, La touche-Arbizu R, Froján-Parga MX. SOMATOSENSORY AND PSYCHOSOCIAL VARIABLES INVOLVING PAIN AND DISABILITY IN CHRONIC MIGRAINE PATIENTS. 31st Annual Meeting. 2015

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