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1. Addition of specific hip strengthening exercises to conventional rehabilitation therapy for low back pain: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Division of Biokinesiology and Physical Therapy, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA. PMID: 32691625 DOI: Item in Clipboard Full-text links Cite Display options Display options Format Abstract Objective: To examine the effectiveness of hip strengthening exercises in reducing pain and disability in persons with low back pain. Methods: We searched for randomized controlled clinical trials on MEDLINE, the Physiotherapy Evidence Database, the Cochrane Central Register of Controlled (...) : 10.1177/0269215520941914. Online ahead of print. Addition of specific hip strengthening exercises to conventional rehabilitation therapy for low back pain: a systematic review and meta-analysis , , , , , , , Affiliations Expand Affiliations 1 Department of Physical Therapy, Universidade Federal da Bahia, Salvador, BA, Brazil. 2 Postgraduate Program in Medicine and Health, Universidade Federal da Bahia, Salvador, BA, Brazil. 3 Trata Institute - Knee and Hip Rehabilitation/ITC Vertebral, São Paulo-SP

2020 EvidenceUpdates

2. Scapular exercise combined with cognitive functional therapy is more effective at reducing chronic neck pain and kinesiophobia than scapular exercise alone: a randomized controlled trial

into three groups: scapular exercise ( n = 24), scapular exercise with cognitive functional therapy ( n = 24) and control ( n = 24) groups. Each programme lasted three times a week for six weeks. Main outcomes: The primary outcome measure was pain intensity measured by the visual analogue scale scores. The secondary outcome measures included kinesiophobia and muscles activity. Results: Statistically significant differences in pain intensity were found when multidisciplinary physiotherapy group including (...) Scapular exercise combined with cognitive functional therapy is more effective at reducing chronic neck pain and kinesiophobia than scapular exercise alone: a randomized controlled trial Scapular exercise combined with cognitive functional therapy is more effective at reducing chronic neck pain and kinesiophobia than scapular exercise alone: a randomized controlled trial - PubMed This site needs JavaScript to work properly. Please enable it to take advantage of the complete set of features

2020 EvidenceUpdates

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

Display options Display options Format J Orthop Sports Phys Ther Actions . 2020 Aug;50(8):447-454. doi: 10.2519/jospt.2020.9389. Epub 2020 Apr 9. Authors , , , , , PMID: 32272030 DOI: Item in Clipboard Full-text links Cite Display options Display options Format Abstract Objective: To determine the added benefit of combining dry needling with a guideline-based physical therapy treatment program consisting of exercise and manual therapy on pain and disability in people with chronic neck pain. Design (...) 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

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. Compared to conventional physiotherapy, does the use of an ankle trainer device after Weber B ankle fracture operation improve outcome and shorten hospital stay? A randomized controlled trial Full Text available with Trip Pro

: 32526153 PMCID: DOI: Item in Clipboard Full-text links Cite Abstract Objective: To compare the functional outcomes and length of hospital stay for patients treated with conventional physiotherapy compared to a new ankle trainer device after Weber B ankle fractures. Design: The patients were randomized, and then followed up at 3, 6, 12 and 52 weeks by a blinded physiotherapist. Setting: This study was done at a level 1 trauma centre. Subjects: One hundred and forty consecutive patients with Weber B (...) ankle fractures that were operated on were screened for eligibility, of whom 113 were included in the study. Interventions: Conventional physiotherapy with stretching exercises, using a non-elastic band or using new ankle trainer. Main measures: Outcomes were evaluated with Olerud-Molander ankle score, Visual analogue scale for pain and ankle dorsiflexion at 3, 6, 12 and 52 weeks follow-up. Time of hospitalization and complications were registered. Results: Superior Olerud-Molander ankle scores were

2020 EvidenceUpdates

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

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

2020 EvidenceUpdates

7. 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

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 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 - PubMed This site needs JavaScript to work (...) at most: Send even when there aren't any new results Optional text in email: Save Cancel Create a file for external citation management software Create file Cancel Your RSS Feed Name 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):948-959. doi: 10.1177/0269215520927076. Epub 2020 Jun 10. Comparison of efficacy of a supervised versus non-supervised physical therapy exercise program

2020 EvidenceUpdates

8. 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

9. Physical Therapy versus Glucocorticoid Injection for Osteoarthritis of the Knee. (Abstract)

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

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

spine dysfunction, such as strength, range of motion, postural position, and/ or sen- sorimotor function (eg, cervicocephalic kinesthesia, head posi- tion control, cervical muscle dysfunction) exercises and manual Journal of Orthopaedic & Sports Physical Therapy® Downloaded from www.jospt.org at on April 14, 2020. For personal use only. No other uses without permission. Copyright © 2020 Journal of Orthopaedic & Sports Physical Therapy®. All rights reserved.journal of orthopaedic & sports physical (...) Physical Therapy Evaluation and Treatment After Concussion/Mild Traumatic Brain Injury Clinical Practice Guidelines CATHERINE C. QUATMAN-YATES, PT , DPT , PhD • AIRELLE HUNTER-GIORDANO, PT , DPT KATHY K. SHIMAMURA, PT , DPT , NCS, OCS, CSCS, FAAOMPT • ROB LANDEL, PT , DPT , FAPTA BARA A. ALSALAHEEN, PT , PhD • TIMOTHY A. HANKE, PT , PhD • KAREN L. McCULLOCH, PT , PhD, FAPTA Physical Therapy Evaluation and Treatment After Concussion/ Mild Traumatic Brain Injury Clinical Practice Guidelines

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

11. Surgery and physiotherapy were both successful in the treatment of small, acute, traumatic rotator cuff tears: a prospective randomized trial

Surgery and physiotherapy were both successful in the treatment of small, acute, traumatic rotator cuff tears: a prospective randomized trial Surgery and Physiotherapy Were Both Successful in the Treatment of Small, Acute, Traumatic Rotator Cuff Tears: A Prospective Randomized 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 (...) Create a file for external citation management software Create file Cancel Actions Cite Share Permalink Copy Page navigation J Shoulder Elbow Surg Actions . 2020 Mar;29(3):459-470. doi: 10.1016/j.jse.2019.10.013. Epub 2020 Jan 7. Surgery and Physiotherapy Were Both Successful in the Treatment of Small, Acute, Traumatic Rotator Cuff Tears: A Prospective Randomized Trial , , , Affiliations Expand Affiliations 1 Department of Orthopedics, Kalmar County Hospital, Kalmar, Sweden; Department of Clinical

2020 EvidenceUpdates

12. Continual Long-Term Physiotherapy After Stroke

third of people who suffer a stroke. Maximizing upper limb recovery after stroke requires significant time and effort by the patient and the physiotherapy team. Constraint-induced movement therapy, in which an unaffected limb is restrained (e.g., with a bandage or sling) and the weakened limb is rigorously exercised is one example of a physical therapy treatment that aims to improve upper extremity motor functions after a stroke. 7 Functional electrical stimulation is also used by physiotherapists (...) therapy. 5 March 2020 Ontario Health Technology Assessment Series; Vol. 20: No. 7, pp. 1–70, March 2020 8 Health Service Under Review Physiotherapy After Stroke Physiotherapy (also sometimes known as physical rehabilitation) is delivered by physiotherapists (also sometimes known as physical therapists) in many different practice settings, including acute care and rehabilitation hospitals, outpatient clinics, long-term care homes, and primary care facilities. The goal of therapy after stroke

2020 Health Quality Ontario

13. 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

treatment. Trial registration: Prospectively registered May 24, 2013 at www.clinicaltrials.gov ( ). Keywords: Exercise; Manual therapy; Physiotherapy; Plantar fasciitis; Podiatrist. Conflict of interest statement The authors declare that they have no competing interests. Figures Fig. 1 5 Flow diagram of participant recruitment... Fig. 1 13 Flow diagram of participant recruitment and retention. *Upper age limit was 60 years... Fig. 1 Flow diagram of participant recruitment and retention. *Upper age limit (...) 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

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

impairments and activity limitations in people with HD. Here, we expand on the review findings to provide specific recommendations to guide clinical practice. Results: We recommend the following specific physical therapy interventions for people with HD: aerobic exercise (grade A evidence), alone or in combination with resistance training to improve fitness and motor function, and supervised gait training (grade A evidence) to improve spatiotemporal features of gait. In addition, there is weak (grade B (...) 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

2020 EvidenceUpdates

15. Prolotherapy injections and physiotherapy used singly and in combination for lateral epicondylalgia: a single-blinded randomised clinical trial Full Text available with Trip Pro

elbow) is a common, debilitating and often treatment-resistant condition. Two treatments thought to address the pathology of lateral epicondylalgia are hypertonic glucose plus lignocaine injections (prolotherapy) and a physiotherapist guided manual therapy/exercise program (physiotherapy). This trial aimed to compare the short- and long-term clinical effectiveness, cost effectiveness, and safety of prolotherapy used singly and in combination with physiotherapy. Methods: Using a single-blinded (...) Prolotherapy injections and physiotherapy used singly and in combination for lateral epicondylalgia: a single-blinded randomised clinical trial Prolotherapy Injections and Physiotherapy Used Singly and in Combination for Lateral Epicondylalgia: A Single-Blinded Randomised 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

2019 EvidenceUpdates

16. Effects of Virtual Exercise Rehabilitation In-Home Therapy Compared with Traditional Care After Total Knee Arthroplasty: VERITAS, a Randomized Controlled Trial Full Text available with Trip Pro

Effects of Virtual Exercise Rehabilitation In-Home Therapy Compared with Traditional Care After Total Knee Arthroplasty: VERITAS, a Randomized Controlled Trial Financial burden for patients, providers, and payers can reduce access to physical therapy (PT) after total knee arthroplasty (TKA). The purpose of the present study was to examine the effect of a virtual PT program on health-care costs and clinical outcomes as compared with traditional care after TKA.At least 10 days before unilateral (...) TKA, patients from 4 clinical sites were enrolled and randomized 1:1 to the virtual PT program (involving an avatar [digitally simulated] coach, in-home 3-dimensional biometrics, and telerehabilitation with remote clinician oversight by a physical therapist) or to traditional PT care in the home or outpatient clinic. The primary outcome was total health-care costs for the 12-week post-hospital period. Secondary (noninferiority) outcomes included 6 and 12-week Knee injury and Osteoarthritis Outcome

2019 EvidenceUpdates

17. Implementation of Supervised Exercise Therapy for Patients With Symptomatic Peripheral Artery Disease: A Science Advisory From the American Heart Association Full Text available with Trip Pro

Implementation of Supervised Exercise Therapy for Patients With Symptomatic Peripheral Artery Disease: A Science Advisory From the American Heart Association Implementation of Supervised Exercise Therapy for Patients With Symptomatic Peripheral Artery Disease: A Science Advisory From the American Heart Association | Circulation Search Hello Guest! Login to your account Email Password Keep me logged in Search December 2019 November 2019 October 2019 September 2019 August 2019 July 2019 June 2019 (...) May 2019 April 2019 March 2019 February 2019 January 2019 This site uses cookies. By continuing to browse this site you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Free Access article Share on Jump to Free Access article Implementation of Supervised Exercise Therapy for Patients With Symptomatic Peripheral Artery Disease: A Science Advisory From the American Heart Association , PhD, RN, FAHA, Chair , MD, FAHA, Vice Chair , MD, MS, FAHA , MS , MD, FAHA , PhD , PhD, FAHA , PhD, MPH, MS , PhD, FAHA , PhD

2019 American Heart Association

18. Internet based vestibular rehabilitation with and without physiotherapy support for adults aged 50 and older with a chronic vestibular syndrome in general practice: three armed randomised controlled trial. Full Text available with Trip Pro

practices in the Netherlands.322 adults aged 50 and older with a chronic vestibular syndrome.Stand alone VR comprising a six week, internet based intervention with weekly online sessions and daily exercises (10-20 minutes a day). In the blended VR group, the same internet based intervention was supplemented by face-to-face physiotherapy support (home visits in weeks 1 and 3). Participants in the usual care group received standard care from a general practitioner, without any restrictions.The primary (...) Internet based vestibular rehabilitation with and without physiotherapy support for adults aged 50 and older with a chronic vestibular syndrome in general practice: three armed randomised controlled trial. To investigate the clinical effectiveness and safety of stand alone and blended internet based vestibular rehabilitation (VR) in the management of chronic vestibular syndromes in general practice.Pragmatic, three armed, parallel group, individually randomised controlled trial.59 general

2019 BMJ

19. Is a combined programme of manual therapy and exercise more effective than usual care in patients with non-specific chronic neck pain? A randomized controlled trial (Abstract)

Is a combined programme of manual therapy and exercise more effective than usual care in patients with non-specific chronic neck pain? A randomized controlled trial The aim of this study was to compare the effectiveness of a combined intervention of manual therapy and exercise (MET) versus usual care (UC), on disability, pain intensity and global perceived recovery, in patients with non-specific chronic neck pain (CNP).Randomized controlled trial.Outpatient care units.Sixty-four non-specific (...) (P25-P75): 2 (1-2.51) vs. 5 (3.33-6); P < 0.001), with superiority of effect in MET group. Concerning the global perceived recovery, a significant between-group difference was observed only at the three-month follow-up (P = 0.001), favouring the MET group.This study's findings suggest that a combination of manual therapy and exercise is more effective than usual care on disability, pain intensity and global perceived recovery.

2019 EvidenceUpdates

20. Exercise therapy for chronic fatigue syndrome. (Abstract)

and improve function. One treatment option is exercise therapy.The objective of this review was to determine the effects of exercise therapy for adults with CFS compared with any other intervention or control on fatigue, adverse outcomes, pain, physical functioning, quality of life, mood disorders, sleep, self-perceived changes in overall health, health service resources use and dropout.We searched the Cochrane Common Mental Disorders Group controlled trials register, CENTRAL, and SPORTDiscus up to May (...) physical functioning at end of treatment, but the long-term effect is uncertain because the certainty of the evidence is very low. Exercise therapy may also slightly improve sleep at end of treatment and at long term. The effect of exercise therapy on pain, quality of life and depression is uncertain because evidence is missing or of very low certainty.Exercise therapy compared with CBTExercise therapy may make little or no difference to fatigue at end of treatment (MD 0.20, 95% CI -1.49 to 1.89; 1

2019 Cochrane