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1. 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

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

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

2019 BMJ PubMed

3. 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

4. ‘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

5. 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

6. 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

7. 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

8. 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

9. 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

10. 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

11. 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

12. 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

13. 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

14. 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

15. 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

16. Effectiveness of physiotherapy on freezing of gait in Parkinson's disease: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials

Effectiveness of physiotherapy on freezing of gait in Parkinson's disease: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials 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

17. Physiotherapy practices developed in primary health care

Physiotherapy practices developed in primary health care 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 or external websites. Email salutation (e.g. "Dr Smith

2019 PROSPERO

18. Effectiveness of physiotherapy management on persistent post-surgical pain: a systematic review

Effectiveness of physiotherapy management on persistent post-surgical pain: 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 of this registration record, any associated files or external

2019 PROSPERO

19. Effectiveness of physiotherapy interventions on disease specific outcomes for people with non-communicable diseases in India - a systematic review

Effectiveness of physiotherapy interventions on disease specific outcomes for people with non-communicable diseases in India - 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

20. A systematic review of digital interventions to promote adherence to physiotherapy exercises for patients with chronic musculoskeletal conditions

A systematic review of digital interventions to promote adherence to physiotherapy exercises for patients with chronic musculoskeletal conditions 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