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1. Physical Therapy Referral From Primary Care for Acute Back Pain With Sciatica : A Randomized Controlled Trial. (Abstract)

to 60 years with sciatica of less than 90 days' duration who were making an initial primary care consultation.All participants received imaging and medication at the discretion of the primary care provider before enrollment. A total of 110 participants randomly assigned to UC were provided 1 session of education, and 110 participants randomly assigned to early physical therapy (EPT) were provided 1 education session and then referred for 4 weeks of physical therapy, including exercise and manual (...) Physical Therapy Referral From Primary Care for Acute Back Pain With Sciatica : A Randomized Controlled Trial. Few studies have examined primary care management for acute sciatica, including referral to physical therapy.To evaluate whether early referral to physical therapy reduced disability more than usual care (UC) alone for patients with acute sciatica.Randomized controlled clinical trial. (ClinicalTrials.gov: NCT02391350).2 health care systems in Salt Lake City, Utah.220 adults aged 18

2020 Annals of Internal Medicine

2. In knee OA, physical therapy reduced pain and improved function more than glucocorticoid injections at 1 year. (Abstract)

In knee OA, physical therapy reduced pain and improved function more than glucocorticoid injections at 1 year. Deyle GD, Allen CS, Allison SC, et al. Physical therapy versus glucocorticoid injection for osteoarthritis of the knee. N Engl J Med. 2020;382:1420-9. 32268027.

2020 Annals of Internal Medicine

3. Dry Needling Combined With Guideline-Based Physical Therapy Provides No Added Benefit in the Management of Chronic Neck Pain: A Randomized Controlled Trial

Dry Needling Combined With Guideline-Based Physical Therapy Provides No Added Benefit in the Management of Chronic Neck Pain: A Randomized Controlled Trial Dry Needling Combined With Guideline-Based Physical Therapy Provides No Added Benefit in the Management of Chronic Neck Pain: A Randomized Controlled Trial - PubMed This site needs JavaScript to work properly. Please enable it to take advantage of the complete set of features! Clipboard, Search History, and several other advanced features (...) -454. doi: 10.2519/jospt.2020.9389. Epub 2020 Apr 9. Dry Needling Combined With Guideline-Based Physical Therapy Provides No Added Benefit in the Management of Chronic Neck Pain: A Randomized Controlled Trial , , , , , PMID: 32272030 DOI: Item in Clipboard Dry Needling Combined With Guideline-Based Physical Therapy Provides No Added Benefit in the Management of Chronic Neck Pain: A Randomized Controlled Trial Fábio Franciscatto Stieven et al. J Orthop Sports Phys Ther . 2020 Aug . Show details

2020 EvidenceUpdates

4. Interventions for Breast Cancer-Related Lymphedema: Clinical Practice Guideline From the Academy of Oncologic Physical Therapy of APTA Full Text available with Trip Pro

Interventions for Breast Cancer-Related Lymphedema: Clinical Practice Guideline From the Academy of Oncologic Physical Therapy of APTA Interventions for Breast Cancer-Related Lymphedema: Clinical Practice Guideline From the Academy of Oncologic Physical Therapy of APTA - PubMed This site needs JavaScript to work properly. Please enable it to take advantage of the complete set of features! Clipboard, Search History, and several other advanced features are temporarily unavailable. COVID-19 (...) the Academy of Oncologic Physical Therapy of APTA , , , , Affiliations Expand Affiliations 1 C. Davies, PT, PhD, Nursing and Allied Health Research Office, Baptist Health Lexington, 1740 Nicholasville Rd, Lexington, KY 40503 (USA.). 2 K. Levenhagen, PT, DPT, Department of Physical Therapy & Athletic Training, Saint Louis University, St Louis, Missouri. Dr Levenhagen is a certified lymphedema therapist. 3 K. Ryans, PT, DPT, Doctor of Physical Therapy Program, Mercy College, Dobbs Ferry, New York. Dr Ryans

2020 EvidenceUpdates

5. Comparative effects of combined physical therapy with Kinesio taping and physical therapy in patients with knee osteoarthritis: a systematic review and meta-analysis

effects of combined physical therapy with Kinesio taping and physical therapy in patients with knee osteoarthritis: a systematic review and meta-analysis , , , , , Affiliations Expand Affiliations 1 Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chiayi, Taiwan. 2 School of Medicine, College of Medicine, Chang Gung University, Taoyuan, Taiwan. 3 Department of Neurology, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chiayi, Taiwan. 4 Department of Nursing, Chang Gung University (...) of Science and Technology, Chiayi Campus, Chiayi, Taiwan. PMID: 32597199 DOI: Item in Clipboard Comparative effects of combined physical therapy with Kinesio taping and physical therapy in patients with knee osteoarthritis: a systematic review and meta-analysis Chia-Hung Lin et al. Clin Rehabil . 2020 Aug . Show details Clin Rehabil Actions . 2020 Aug;34(8):1014-1027. doi: 10.1177/0269215520928398. Epub 2020 Jun 28. Authors , , , , , Affiliations 1 Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

2020 EvidenceUpdates

6. Comparison of efficacy of a supervised versus non-supervised physical therapy exercise program on the pain, functionality and quality of life of patients with non-specific chronic low-back pain: a randomized controlled trial

on the pain, functionality and quality of life of patients with non-specific chronic low-back pain: a randomized controlled trial , , , , , , Affiliations Expand Affiliations 1 Andalusian Health Service, Family Medicine and Primary Care, Distrito Sanitario Málaga, Granada, Spain. 2 Department of Nursing, Physical Therapy and Medicine, University of Almeria, Almeria, Spain. 3 Department of Physical Therapy, University of Granada, Granada, Spain. PMID: 32517498 DOI: Item in Clipboard Comparison of efficacy (...) of a supervised versus non-supervised physical therapy exercise program on the pain, functionality and quality of life of patients with non-specific chronic low-back pain: a randomized controlled trial Guillermo A Matarán-Peñarrocha et al. Clin Rehabil . 2020 Jul . Show details Clin Rehabil Actions . 2020 Jul;34(7):948-959. doi: 10.1177/0269215520927076. Epub 2020 Jun 10. Authors , , , , , , Affiliations 1 Andalusian Health Service, Family Medicine and Primary Care, Distrito Sanitario Málaga, Granada, Spain

2020 EvidenceUpdates

7. Acceptance and commitment therapy for the treatment of depression in persons with physical disability: a randomized controlled trial

Acceptance and commitment therapy for the treatment of depression in persons with physical disability: a randomized controlled trial Acceptance and commitment therapy for the treatment of depression in persons with physical disability: a randomized controlled trial - PubMed This site needs JavaScript to work properly. Please enable it to take advantage of the complete set of features! Clipboard, Search History, and several other advanced features are temporarily unavailable. National Institutes (...) of RSS Feed: Number of items displayed: Create RSS Cancel RSS Link Copy Actions Cite Share Permalink Copy Page navigation Clin Rehabil Actions . 2020 Jul;34(7):938-947. doi: 10.1177/0269215520923135. Epub 2020 May 31. Acceptance and commitment therapy for the treatment of depression in persons with physical disability: a randomized controlled trial , Affiliations Expand Affiliation 1 Department of Clinical Psychology, University of Kurdistan, Sanandaj, Iran. PMID: 32476482 DOI: Item in Clipboard

2020 EvidenceUpdates

8. Physical Therapy versus Glucocorticoid Injection for Osteoarthritis of the Knee. Full Text available with Trip Pro

Physical Therapy versus Glucocorticoid Injection for Osteoarthritis of the Knee. Both physical therapy and intraarticular injections of glucocorticoids have been shown to confer clinical benefit with respect to osteoarthritis of the knee. Whether the short-term and long-term effectiveness for relieving pain and improving physical function differ between these two therapies is uncertain.We conducted a randomized trial to compare physical therapy with glucocorticoid injection in the primary care (...) setting in the U.S. Military Health System. Patients with osteoarthritis in one or both knees were randomly assigned in a 1:1 ratio to receive a glucocorticoid injection or to undergo physical therapy. The primary outcome was the total score on the Western Ontario and McMaster Universities Osteoarthritis Index (WOMAC) at 1 year (scores range from 0 to 240, with higher scores indicating worse pain, function, and stiffness). The secondary outcomes were the time needed to complete the Alternate Step Test

2020 NEJM

9. Physical Therapy Evaluation and Treatment After Concussion/Mild Traumatic Brain Injury

have ex- perienced a concussive event for mental health, cognitive impairment, and other potential coinciding diagnoses and refer for additional evaluation and services as indicated. F For patients not deemed appropriate for a comprehen- sive physical therapy examination (ie, those who present with severe mental health concerns or health conditions that re- quire medical clearance prior to comprehensive physical exam- ination), physical therapists should provide education regarding concussion (...) , of the practice of physical therapists • Provide information for payers and claims reviewers re- garding the practice of physical therapy for common neu- rologic and musculoskeletal conditions • Create a reference publication for physical therapy clini- cians, academic instructors, clinical instructors, students, interns, residents, and fellows regarding the best current practice of physical therapy STATEMENT OF INTENT This CPG is not intended to be construed or to serve as a standard of medical care

2020 The Orthopaedic Section of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), Inc.

10. Physical therapies for postural abnormalities in people with cystic fibrosis. (Abstract)

Physical therapies for postural abnormalities in people with cystic fibrosis. Cystic fibrosis (CF) is the most common life-threatening, inherited disease in white populations which causes several dysfunctions, including postural abnormalities. Physical therapy may help in some consequences of these postural abnormalities, such as pain, trunk deformity and quality of life.To determine the effects of a range of physical therapies for managing postural abnormalities in people with cystic fibrosis (...) controlled trials examining any modality of physical therapy considered relevant for treating postural disorders compared with each other, no physical therapy, sham treatment or usual care in people with CF (of any age or disease severity).Two review authors independently selected eligible trials, assessed the risk of bias in each trial and extracted the data. We contacted trial authors to obtain missing or additional information. We assessed the quality of the evidence using the GRADE criteria.Two

2020 Cochrane

11. Effectiveness of physical therapy treatment in addition to usual podiatry management of plantar heel pain: a randomized clinical trial Full Text available with Trip Pro

mutually set by the patient and provider as indicated in the participant’s medical record or completed at least 4 visits with a physical therapist if assigned to the usual podiatric care plus physical therapy treatment (uPOD+PT) group [–55]. Individuals that did not complete treatment were participants who failed to follow-up as planned. PHP, plantar heel pain; uPOD, usual podiatric care; FAAM, foot and ankle ability measure Fig. 2 5 Foot and ankle ability measure... Fig. 2 13 Foot and ankle ability (...) Effectiveness of physical therapy treatment in addition to usual podiatry management of plantar heel pain: a randomized clinical trial Effectiveness of Physical Therapy Treatment in Addition to Usual Podiatry Management of Plantar Heel Pain: A Randomized Clinical Trial - PubMed This site needs JavaScript to work properly. Please enable it to take advantage of the complete set of features! Welcome to the new PubMed. For legacy PubMed go to . Clipboard, Search History, and several other advanced

2020 EvidenceUpdates

12. Clinical recommendations to guide physical therapy practice for Huntington disease Full Text available with Trip Pro

Clinical recommendations to guide physical therapy practice for Huntington disease Clinical Recommendations to Guide Physical Therapy Practice for Huntington Disease - PubMed This site needs JavaScript to work properly. Please enable it to take advantage of the complete set of features! Welcome to the new PubMed. For legacy PubMed go to . Clipboard, Search History, and several other advanced features are temporarily unavailable. National Institutes of Health U.S. National Library of Medicine (...) , The Ohio State University, Columbus; Program in Physical Therapy (A.K.R.), Department of Rehabilitative and Regenerative Medicine, G.H. Sergievsky Center, Columbia University, New York, NY; Centre for Trials Research (M.B.), College of Biomedical and Life Sciences, Cardiff University, United Kingdom; and Program in Physical Therapy (N.E.F.), Wayne State University, Detroit, MI. 2 From the Department of Biobehavioral Sciences (L.Q.), Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, NY; Physical Therapy

2020 EvidenceUpdates

13. Effect of a Multicomponent Home-Based Physical Therapy Intervention on Ambulation After Hip Fracture in Older Adults: The CAP Randomized Clinical Trial. Full Text available with Trip Pro

Effect of a Multicomponent Home-Based Physical Therapy Intervention on Ambulation After Hip Fracture in Older Adults: The CAP Randomized Clinical Trial. Disability persists after hip fracture in older persons. Current rehabilitation may not be sufficient to restore ability to walk in the community.To compare a multicomponent home-based physical therapy intervention (training) with an active control on ability to walk in the community.Parallel, 2-group randomized clinical trial conducted at 3 US (...) , control: 0), urinary tract infection (training: 2, control: 0), dehydration (training: 0, control: 2), and dyspnea (training: 0, control: 2).Among older adults with a hip fracture, a multicomponent home-based physical therapy intervention compared with an active control that included transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation and active range-of-motion exercises did not result in a statistically significant improvement in the ability to walk 300 m or more in 6 minutes after 16

2019 JAMA

14. The dose of physical activity to minimise functional decline in older general medical patients receiving 24-hr acute care: A systematic scoping review Full Text available with Trip Pro

The dose of physical activity to minimise functional decline in older general medical patients receiving 24-hr acute care: A systematic scoping review To identify evidence for a recommended and feasible activity dose to minimise functional decline in older hospitalised general medical patients.Quality 24-hr care of older patients involves balancing activity to minimise functional decline, with rest to aid recovery. However, there is limited guidance regarding an optimal type and dose (...) were included. Study contexts were general medical wards (n = 11, 73.3%), Acute care of the elderly unit (n = 3, 20%) and a nursing unit (n = 1, 6.7%) located in tertiary referral acute hospitals. Most participants were aged 75-84 years (n = 10, 66%), had variable medical diagnoses and samples were either physically capable (n = 4, 26.7%) of limited physical capability (n = 1, 6.7%) or of mixed capability to mobilise independently (n = 10, 66.7%). Walking at least twice a day for approximately 20

2019 EvidenceUpdates

15. Dopamine Augmented Rehabilitation in Stroke (DARS): a multicentre double-blind, randomised controlled trial of co-careldopa compared with placebo, in addition to routine NHS occupational and physical therapy, delivered early after stroke on functional rec Full Text available with Trip Pro

Dopamine Augmented Rehabilitation in Stroke (DARS): a multicentre double-blind, randomised controlled trial of co-careldopa compared with placebo, in addition to routine NHS occupational and physical therapy, delivered early after stroke on functional rec Dopamine Augmented Rehabilitation in Stroke (DARS): a multicentre double-blind, randomised controlled trial of co-careldopa compared with placebo, in addition to routine NHS occupational and physical therapy, delivered early after stroke (...) on functional recovery Journals Library An error occurred retrieving content to display, please try again. >> >> >> Page Not Found Page not found (404) Sorry - the page you requested could not be found. Please choose a page from the navigation or try a website search above to find the information you need. >> >> >> >> Issue {{metadata .Issue }} Toolkit 1)"> 0)"> 1)"> {{metadata.Title}} {{metadata.Headline}} Co-careldopa in addition to routine occupational and physical therapy did not improve walking

2019 NIHR HTA programme

16. Physical Therapy on Postoperative Day Zero Following Total Knee Arthroplasty: A Randomized, Controlled Trial of 394 Patients Full Text available with Trip Pro

Physical Therapy on Postoperative Day Zero Following Total Knee Arthroplasty: A Randomized, Controlled Trial of 394 Patients Surgeons have increasingly emphasized early mobilization as a way to facilitate discharge following total knee arthroplasty (TKA). The purpose of this study was to determine whether starting formal physical therapy (PT) the afternoon of postoperative day (POD) 0, instead of starting PT the morning of POD 1, could shorten hospital length of stay (LOS).Patients undergoing

2019 EvidenceUpdates

17. 2018 John N. Insall Award: Recovery of Knee Flexion With Unsupervised Home Exercise Is Not Inferior to Outpatient Physical Therapy After TKA: A Randomized Trial Full Text available with Trip Pro

2018 John N. Insall Award: Recovery of Knee Flexion With Unsupervised Home Exercise Is Not Inferior to Outpatient Physical Therapy After TKA: A Randomized Trial Concerns about the cost and convenience of postsurgical physical therapy (PT) have sparked interest in unsupervised, home-based rehabilitation. However, the effectiveness of unsupervised home exercise after primary TKA has not been previously evaluated.(1) Can unsupervised home exercise after surgery provide noninferior recovery

2019 EvidenceUpdates

18. Effectiveness of Later-Stage Exercise Programs vs Usual Medical Care on Physical Function and Activity After Total Knee Replacement: A Randomized Clinical Trial Full Text available with Trip Pro

programs after TKR and to explore heterogeneity of treatment effects.Three-arm single-blind randomized clinical trial (January 7, 2015, to November 9, 2017) using an intent-to-treat approach with follow-ups at 3 months and 6 months. The setting was Allegheny County, Pennsylvania (an outpatient physical therapy clinic and 4 community centers). Participants had primary TKR performed more than 2 months previously, were 60 years or older, experienced moderate functional limitations, and were medically (...) Effectiveness of Later-Stage Exercise Programs vs Usual Medical Care on Physical Function and Activity After Total Knee Replacement: A Randomized Clinical Trial Several functional limitations persist after total knee replacement (TKR). Intensive exercise programs could resolve these limitations but are not well tolerated by many patients until a later stage (>2 months) after surgery. Evidence for exercise at a later stage after TKR is limited.To compare the effectiveness of later-stage exercise

2019 EvidenceUpdates

19. The comparative efficacy of theta burst stimulation or functional electrical stimulation when combined with physical therapy after stroke: a randomized controlled trial (Abstract)

The comparative efficacy of theta burst stimulation or functional electrical stimulation when combined with physical therapy after stroke: a randomized controlled trial To study the long-term effectiveness of Theta Burst Stimulation (TBS) or Functional Electrical Stimulation (FES) combined with Physical therapy (PT) as compared to PT alone for improving arm functions in patients with acute stroke.Single blind randomized controlled trial.Outpatient clinics and inpatient wards at tertiary care (...) neurology center.Adult patients with acute middle cerebral artery territory ischemic stroke.60 patients were randomized into three groups of 20 each: TBS+PT; FES+PT; and PT alone. TBS group received intermittent TBS of ipsilesional hemisphere and continuous TBS of contralesional hemisphere while FES group received FES of paretic limb, both for four weeks. All groups received supervised physical therapy for four weeks followed by home physiotherapy for one year.Fugl Meyer Assessment upper limb score (FMA

2019 EvidenceUpdates

20. General medicine: Erenumab is effective in reducing migraine frequency and improving physical functioning Full Text available with Trip Pro

General medicine: Erenumab is effective in reducing migraine frequency and improving physical functioning Erenumab is effective in reducing migraine frequency and improving physical functioning | BMJ Evidence-Based Medicine Log in using your username and password For personal accounts OR managers of institutional accounts Username * Password * your user name or password? Search for this keyword Search for this keyword Main menu Log in using your username and password For personal accounts (...) OR managers of institutional accounts Username * Password * your user name or password? You are here Erenumab is effective in reducing migraine frequency and improving physical functioning Article Text Commentary General medicine Erenumab is effective in reducing migraine frequency and improving physical functioning Paolo Martelletti Statistics from Altmetric.com Commentary on : Goadsby PJ, Reuter U, Hallström YA, et al. A Controlled Trial of Erenumab for Episodic Migraine. N Engl J Med . 2017;377:2123

2019 Evidence-Based Medicine