Dr. Demirhan Diracoglu

Istanbul Faculty of Medicine





2010    Associate Professor, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation,
2001    M.D., Istanbul Faculty of Medicine, Istanbul University, Turkey
1996    Specialist in PM&R, , Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation,
Istanbul University, Turkey


  1. Dıraçoğlu D, Alptekin K, Cifter ED, Güçlü B, Karan A, Aksoy C. Relationship between maximal bite force and tooth wear in bruxist and non-bruxist individuals. Arch Oral Biol. 2011 Dec;56(12):1569-75.  
  2. Dıraçoğlu D, Vural M, Baskent A, Dikici F, Aksoy C. The effect of viscosupplementation on neuromuscular control of the knee in patients with osteoarthritis.J  Back Musculoskelet Rehabil. 2009;22(1):1-9. 
  3. Dıraçoğlu D, Alptekin K, Dikici F, Balci HI, Ozçakar L, Aksoy C. Evaluation of needle positioning during blind intra-articular hip injections for osteoarthritis: fluoroscopy versus arthrography. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2009 Dec;90(12):2112-5. 
  4. Dinler M, Dıraçoğlu D, Kasikcioglu E, Sayli O, Akin A, Aksoy C, Oncel A, Berker E. Effect of aerobic exercise training on oxygen uptake and kinetics in patients with fibromyalgia. Rheumatol Int. 2009 Dec;30(2):281-4.  
  5. Yagci I, Gunduz OH, Ekinci G, Dıraçoğlu D, Us O, Akyuz G. The utility of lumbar paraspinal mapping in the diagnosis of lumbar spinal stenosis. Am J Phys Med Rehabil. 2009 Oct;88(10):843-51. 
  6. Dıraçoğlu D, Alptekin K, Dikici F, Özçakar L. Contracture and paresis in the same limb: respect rather than resect. Rheumatol Int. 2009 Nov;30(1):141-2.  
  7. Dıraçoğlu D, Alptekin K, Teksöz B, Yağci I, Ozçakar L, Aksoy C. Knee vs hip single-joint intra-articular hyaluronic acid injection in patients with both hip and knee osteoarthritis: a pilot study. Clin Rheumatol. 2009 Sep;28(9):1021-4.  
  8. Dıraçoğlu D, Baskent A, Yagci I, Ozçakar L, Aydin R. Isokinetic strength measurements in early knee osteoarthritis. Acta Reumatol Port. 2009 Jan-Mar;34(1):72-7. 
  9. Dıraçoğlu D, Saral IB, Keklik B, Kurt H, Emekli U, Ozçakar L, Karan A, Aksoy C. Arthrocentesis versus nonsurgical methods in the treatment of temporomandibular disc displacement without reduction. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod. 2009 Jul;108(1):3-8.  
  10. Dıraçoğlu D, Aydin R, Baskent A, Celik A. Effects of kinesthesia and balance exercises in knee osteoarthritis. J Clin Rheumatol. 2005 Dec;11(6):303-10. 
  11. Analay Y, Ozcan E, Karan A, Dıraçoğlu D, Aydin R. The effectiveness of intensive group exercise on patients with ankylosing spondylitis. Clin Rehabil. 2003 Sep;17(6):631-6.