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1. Exercise or manual physiotherapy compared with a single session of physiotherapy for osteoporotic vertebral fracture: three-arm PROVE RCT

Exercise or manual physiotherapy compared with a single session of physiotherapy for osteoporotic vertebral fracture: three-arm PROVE RCT Exercise or manual physiotherapy compared with a single session of physiotherapy for osteoporotic vertebral fracture: three-arm PROVE RCT 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}} In this trial, neither manual nor exercise therapy showed benefit over a single physiotherapy session on quality of life or muscle endurance at 1 year in osteoporotic vertebral fracture. {{author}} {{($index , , , , , , , , , , , & . Karen L Barker 1, 2, * , Meredith Newman 1, 2 , Nigel Stallard 3 , Jose Leal 4 , Catherine Minns Lowe 2

2019 NIHR HTA programme

2. Exercise- and strategy-based physiotherapy-delivered intervention for preventing repeat falls in people with Parkinson's: the PDSAFE RCT

Exercise- and strategy-based physiotherapy-delivered intervention for preventing repeat falls in people with Parkinson's: the PDSAFE RCT Exercise- and strategy-based physiotherapy-delivered intervention for preventing repeat falls in people with Parkinson's: the PDSAFE RCT 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}} A physiotherapy-delivered fall prevention programme did not reduce repeat falling in a heterogeneous sample of people with Parkinson's disease within 6 months. {{author}} {{($index , , , , , , , , , , & . Ann Ashburn 1, * , Ruth Pickering 2 , Emma McIntosh 3 , Sophia Hulbert 1 , Lynn Rochester 4 , Helen C Roberts 2 , Alice Nieuwboer 5

2019 NIHR HTA programme

3. At a 10-Year Follow-up, Tendon Repair Is Superior to Physiotherapy in the Treatment of Small and Medium-Sized Rotator Cuff Tears

At a 10-Year Follow-up, Tendon Repair Is Superior to Physiotherapy in the Treatment of Small and Medium-Sized Rotator Cuff Tears Tendon repair and physiotherapy are frequently used treatment methods for small and medium-sized rotator cuff tears. In 2 previous publications of the 1 and 5-year results of this study, we reported significant but small between-group differences in favor of tendon repair. Long-term results are needed to assess whether the results in both groups remain stable over (...) time.In this study, 103 patients with a rotator cuff tear not exceeding 3 cm were randomly assigned to primary tendon repair or physiotherapy with optional secondary repair. Blinded follow-up was performed after 6 months and 1, 2, 5, and 10 years. Outcome measures included the Constant score; the self-report section of the American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons score; the measurement of shoulder pain, motion, and strength; and patient satisfaction. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) was performed

2019 EvidenceUpdates

4. Effectiveness of a Group Physiotherapy Intervention in Nontraumatic, Inoperable Painful Shoulder: A Randomized Clinical Trial. (PubMed)

Effectiveness of a Group Physiotherapy Intervention in Nontraumatic, Inoperable Painful Shoulder: A Randomized Clinical Trial. The aim of the study was to assess the effectiveness of a group intervention in painful shoulder.This was a two-arm controlled clinical trial with a 5-wk follow-up and 1:1 allocation ratio with pretreatment and posttreatment assessments in a Spanish hospital in 2015-2016. This study comprised 74 patients with nontraumatic, inoperable painful shoulder. Patients were

2019 American journal of physical medicine & rehabilitation

5. Arthroscopic hip surgery compared with physiotherapy and activity modification for the treatment of symptomatic femoroacetabular impingement: multicentre randomised controlled trial. (PubMed)

Arthroscopic hip surgery compared with physiotherapy and activity modification for the treatment of symptomatic femoroacetabular impingement: multicentre randomised controlled trial. To compare arthroscopic hip surgery with physiotherapy and activity modification for improving patient reported outcome measures in patients with symptomatic femoroacetabular impingement (FAI).Two group parallel, assessor blinded, pragmatic randomised controlled trial.Secondary and tertiary care centres across (...) seven NHS England sites.222 participants aged 18 to 60 years with symptomatic FAI confirmed clinically and with imaging (radiography or magnetic resonance imaging) were randomised (1:1) to receive arthroscopic hip surgery (n=112) or a programme of physiotherapy and activity modification (n=110). Exclusion criteria included previous surgery, completion of a physiotherapy programme targeting FAI within the preceding 12 months, established osteoarthritis (Kellgren-Lawrence grade ≥2), and hip dysplasia

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2019 BMJ

6. Web-based physiotherapy for people affected by multiple sclerosis: a single blind, randomized controlled feasibility study

Web-based physiotherapy for people affected by multiple sclerosis: a single blind, randomized controlled feasibility study To examine the feasibility of a trial to evaluate web-based physiotherapy compared to a standard home exercise programme in people with multiple sclerosis.Multi-centre, randomized controlled, feasibility study.Three multiple sclerosis out-patient centres.A total of 90 people with multiple sclerosis (Expanded Disability Status Scale 4-6.5).Participants were randomized (...) to a six-month individualized, home exercise programme delivered via web-based physiotherapy ( n = 45; intervention) or a sheet of exercises ( n = 45; active comparator).Outcome measures (0, three, six and nine months) included adherence, two-minute walk test, 25 foot walk, Berg Balance Scale, physical activity and healthcare resource use. Interviews were undertaken with 24 participants and 3 physiotherapists.Almost 25% of people approached agreed to take part. No intervention-related adverse events

2019 EvidenceUpdates

7. Physiotherapy education before major abdominal surgery reduces lung complications

Physiotherapy education before major abdominal surgery reduces lung complications Physiotherapy before abdominal surgery helps prevent pneumonia Discover Portal Discover Portal Physiotherapy education before major abdominal surgery reduces lung complications Published on 3 April 2018 doi: A physiotherapy session before planned abdominal surgery, explaining the importance of breathing exercises and sitting out of bed as soon after surgery as possible, halves the risk of pneumonia. This trial (...) compared the physiotherapy session with usual care which was provided to all 432 participants. This consisted of a leaflet given in the pre-operative outpatient clinic outlining the exercises, and physiotherapy input in the days after surgery. Just seven people would need to receive the additional 30-minute pre-operative physiotherapy session to prevent one lung complication. The study was carried out in Australia and New Zealand, where usual care may differ from that provided by the Enhanced Recovery

2019 NIHR Dissemination Centre

8. ‘Low dose’ physiotherapy and occupational therapy found ineffective for people with mild to moderate Parkinson’s disease

‘Low dose’ physiotherapy and occupational therapy found ineffective for people with mild to moderate Parkinson’s disease ‘Low dose’ physiotherapy and occupational therapy found ineffective for people with mild to moderate Parkinson’s disease Discover Portal Discover Portal ‘Low dose’ physiotherapy and occupational therapy found ineffective for people with mild to moderate Parkinson’s disease Published on 23 March 2016 doi: Physiotherapy and occupational therapy do not help people with mild (...) and intensity of treatment sessions was less than found in some recent trials, but are reflective of current NHS practice. The researchers suggest that future research could investigate more intensive physiotherapy and occupational therapy programmes, and focus on people with more severe Parkinson’s disease. Share your views on the research. Why was this study needed? Parkinson’s disease is a progressive neurological disorder associated with significant problems with movement, including trembling, stiffness

2019 NIHR Dissemination Centre

9. Chest physiotherapy for acute bronchiolitis is ineffective and may be harmful

Chest physiotherapy for acute bronchiolitis is ineffective and may be harmful Chest physiotherapy for acute bronchiolitis is ineffective and may be harmful Discover Portal Discover Portal Chest physiotherapy for acute bronchiolitis is ineffective and may be harmful Published on 10 May 2016 doi: Chest physiotherapy for acute bronchiolitis in children under two has no benefits and may be harmful, according to a systematic review published by the Cochrane Collaboration. The research looked (...) at three different types of chest physiotherapy. It found that none of the techniques helped children with bronchiolitis recover more quickly or led to any improvement in their condition. Some types of chest physiotherapy may make breathing and blood-oxygen levels worse. This review’s findings suggest that chest physiotherapy should not normally be used for children hospitalised with severe bronchiolitis. The findings support current NICE guidance which says that children (who don’t have another

2019 NIHR Dissemination Centre

10. Keyhole surgery is more effective than physiotherapy for hip impingement

Keyhole surgery is more effective than physiotherapy for hip impingement Keyhole surgery is more effective than physiotherapy for hip impingement Discover Portal Discover Portal Keyhole surgery is more effective than physiotherapy for hip impingement Published on 2 October 2018 doi: Keyhole surgery to reshape the joint surfaces in people with hip impingement improves hip-related quality of life more than physiotherapy. In hip impingement, there is a painful restriction of the smooth movement (...) of the ball of the femur inside the cup (acetabulum) of the pelvis. It mainly affects younger, active people. Observational studies have supported the use of keyhole surgery (arthroscopy), but there was a lack of high-quality evidence. This NIHR-funded study is the first trial to compare arthroscopy with optimal conservative care. Both arthroscopy and physiotherapy led to improvements on a 100-point hip score by 12 months. However, arthroscopy caused an additional 6.8 points improvement, which

2019 NIHR Dissemination Centre

11. Chest physiotherapy for pneumonia in children. (PubMed)

Chest physiotherapy for pneumonia in children. Pneumonia is a lung infection that causes more deaths in children aged under five years than any other single cause. Chest physiotherapy is widely used as adjuvant treatment for pneumonia. Physiotherapy is thought to help remove inflammatory exudates, tracheobronchial secretions, and airway obstructions, and reduce airway resistance to improve breathing and enhance gas exchange. This is an update of a review published in 2013.To assess (...) the effectiveness of chest physiotherapy with regard to time until clinical resolution in children (from birth to 18 years) of either gender with any type of pneumonia.We searched the Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials (CENTRAL; 2018, Issue 1), which includes the Cochrane Acute Respiratory Infections Group Specialised Register, MEDLINE (22 February 2018), Embase (22 February 2018), CINAHL (22 February 2018), LILACS (22 February 2018), Web of Science (22 February 2018), and PEDro (22 February 2018

2019 Cochrane

12. Physiotherapy versus physiotherapy plus cognitive training on cognition and quality of life in Parkinson´s disease: randomized clinical trial. (PubMed)

Physiotherapy versus physiotherapy plus cognitive training on cognition and quality of life in Parkinson´s disease: randomized clinical trial. Verify the effectiveness of physiotherapy associated with cognitive training to improve cognition and quality of life in individuals with Parkinson's disease (PD).randomized clinical trial involving 58 individuals with mild to moderate PD, randomly distributed into two groups: motor group (MG) and cognitive-motor group (CMG). Both groups were assessed (...) . The MG engaged in motor physiotherapy, while the CMG underwent combined motor physiotherapy with cognitive training.The intragroup analysis revealed that both groups presented improved cognition (memory and visuospatial function domains) and quality of life after execution of the protocols, but without statistically significant intergroup differences.when comparing the intervention moments, the two treatment approaches used were effective for the outcomes: memory, visuospatial function, and quality

2019 American journal of physical medicine & rehabilitation

13. The effect of high-fidelity simulation-based learning on the clinical performance and preparedness of physiotherapy students and physiotherapists in acute care cardiorespiratory physiotherapy: a systematic review

The effect of high-fidelity simulation-based learning on the clinical performance and preparedness of physiotherapy students and physiotherapists in acute care cardiorespiratory physiotherapy: a systematic review Print | PDF PROSPERO This information has been provided by the named contact for this review. CRD has accepted this information in good faith and registered the review in PROSPERO. The registrant confirms that the information supplied for this submission is accurate and complete. CRD

2019 PROSPERO

14. A systematic review of N-of-1 trials and single case experimental designs in musculoskeletal physiotherapy

A systematic review of N-of-1 trials and single case experimental designs in musculoskeletal physiotherapy Print | PDF PROSPERO This information has been provided by the named contact for this review. CRD has accepted this information in good faith and registered the review in PROSPERO. The registrant confirms that the information supplied for this submission is accurate and complete. CRD bears no responsibility or liability for the content of this registration record, any associated files

2019 PROSPERO

15. The effect of physiotherapy on the pulmonary function in children with cerebral palsy: systematic review and meta-analysis

The effect of physiotherapy on the pulmonary function in children with cerebral palsy: systematic review and meta-analysis Print | PDF PROSPERO This information has been provided by the named contact for this review. CRD has accepted this information in good faith and registered the review in PROSPERO. The registrant confirms that the information supplied for this submission is accurate and complete. CRD bears no responsibility or liability for the content of this registration record, any

2019 PROSPERO

16. The effectiveness of intensive physiotherapy exercise programs on posture and gait in children with neuromotor delays and disorders

The effectiveness of intensive physiotherapy exercise programs on posture and gait in children with neuromotor delays and disorders Print | PDF PROSPERO This information has been provided by the named contact for this review. CRD has accepted this information in good faith and registered the review in PROSPERO. The registrant confirms that the information supplied for this submission is accurate and complete. CRD bears no responsibility or liability for the content of this registration record

2019 PROSPERO

17. Effectiveness of physiotherapy on quality of life in children with asthma: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Effectiveness of physiotherapy on quality of life in children with asthma: a systematic review and meta-analysis Print | PDF PROSPERO This information has been provided by the named contact for this review. CRD has accepted this information in good faith and registered the review in PROSPERO. The registrant confirms that the information supplied for this submission is accurate and complete. CRD bears no responsibility or liability for the content of this registration record, any associated

2019 PROSPERO

18. Comparing effectiveness of game-based robotic rehabilitation and conventional physiotherapy for arm dysfunction in people with stroke: a systematic review

Comparing effectiveness of game-based robotic rehabilitation and conventional physiotherapy for arm dysfunction in people with stroke: a systematic review Print | PDF PROSPERO This information has been provided by the named contact for this review. CRD has accepted this information in good faith and registered the review in PROSPERO. The registrant confirms that the information supplied for this submission is accurate and complete. CRD bears no responsibility or liability for the content

2019 PROSPERO

19. Effect of physiotherapy on upper extremity function in children with obstetric brachial plexus injury

Effect of physiotherapy on upper extremity function in children with obstetric brachial plexus injury Print | PDF PROSPERO This information has been provided by the named contact for this review. CRD has accepted this information in good faith and registered the review in PROSPERO. The registrant confirms that the information supplied for this submission is accurate and complete. CRD bears no responsibility or liability for the content of this registration record, any associated files

2019 PROSPERO

20. Clinical and cost-effectiveness of physiotherapy on anterior cruciate ligament injury: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Clinical and cost-effectiveness of physiotherapy on anterior cruciate ligament injury: a systematic review and meta-analysis Print | PDF PROSPERO This information has been provided by the named contact for this review. CRD has accepted this information in good faith and registered the review in PROSPERO. The registrant confirms that the information supplied for this submission is accurate and complete. CRD bears no responsibility or liability for the content of this registration record, any

2019 PROSPERO