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61. Clinical effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of physiotherapy and occupational therapy versus no therapy in mild to moderate Parkinson s disease: a large pragmatic randomised controlled trial (PD REHAB) (Full text)

Clinical effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of physiotherapy and occupational therapy versus no therapy in mild to moderate Parkinson s disease: a large pragmatic randomised controlled trial (PD REHAB) Clinical effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of physiotherapy and occupational therapy versus no therapy in mild to moderate Parkinson's disease: a large pragmatic randomised controlled trial(PD REHAB) Journals Library An error occurred retrieving content to display, please try again (...) of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK 5 Rehabilitation and Ageing, Queen’s Medical Centre, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, UK 6 Primary Care Clinical Sciences, College of Medical and Dental Sciences, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK 7 Primary Care and Population Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK 8 University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK 9 Academic Department of Physiotherapy, Faculty of Life Sciences and Medicine, King’s College London, London, UK * Corresponding

2016 NIHR HTA programme PubMed

62. Effectiveness of physiotherapy for seniors with recurrent headaches associated with neck pain and dysfunction: a randomized controlled trial (Full text)

Effectiveness of physiotherapy for seniors with recurrent headaches associated with neck pain and dysfunction: a randomized controlled trial A previous study demonstrated that in seniors, the presence of cervical musculoskeletal impairment was not specific to cervicogenic headache but was present in various recurrent headache types. Physiotherapy treatment is indicated in those seniors diagnosed with cervicogenic headache but could also be adjunct treatment for those with cervical (...) musculoskeletal signs who are suspected of having transitional headaches.This study aimed to determine the effectiveness of a physiotherapy program for seniors with recurrent headaches associated with neck pain and cervical musculoskeletal dysfunction, irrespective of the headache classification.This is a prospective, stratified, randomized controlled trial with blinded outcome assessment.Sixty-five participants with recurrent headache, aged 50-75 years, were randomly assigned to either a physiotherapy (n=33

2016 EvidenceUpdates PubMed

63. Physiotherapy scoliosis-specific exercises – a comprehensive review of seven major schools (Full text)

Physiotherapy scoliosis-specific exercises – a comprehensive review of seven major schools In recent decades, there has been a call for change among all stakeholders involved in scoliosis management. Parents of children with scoliosis have complained about the so-called "wait and see" approach that far too many doctors use when evaluating children's scoliosis curves between 10° and 25°. Observation, Physiotherapy Scoliosis Specific Exercises (PSSE) and bracing for idiopathic scoliosis during

2016 Scoliosis and spinal disorders PubMed

64. Physiotherapy Interventions for Children with Sensorineural Hearing Loss: Clinical Effectiveness and Guidelines

Physiotherapy Interventions for Children with Sensorineural Hearing Loss: Clinical Effectiveness and Guidelines Physiotherapy Interventions for Children with Sensorineural Hearing Loss: Clinical Effectiveness and Guidelines | CADTH.ca Find the information you need Physiotherapy Interventions for Children with Sensorineural Hearing Loss: Clinical Effectiveness and Guidelines Physiotherapy Interventions for Children with Sensorineural Hearing Loss: Clinical Effectiveness and Guidelines Published (...) on: May 31, 2016 Project Number: RB0986-000 Product Line: Research Type: Devices and Systems Report Type: Summary of Abstracts Result type: Report Question What is the clinical effectiveness of physiotherapy interventions in pediatric patients with sensorineural hearing loss? What are the evidence-based guidelines regarding the use of physiotherapy interventions in pediatric patients with sensorineural hearing loss? Key Message One systematic review was identified regarding the clinical effectiveness

2016 Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health - Rapid Review

65. The effectiveness of pre-operative exercise physiotherapy rehabilitation on the outcomes of treatment following anterior cruciate ligament injury: A systematic review (Full text)

The effectiveness of pre-operative exercise physiotherapy rehabilitation on the outcomes of treatment following anterior cruciate ligament injury: A systematic review To evaluate the effectiveness of pre-operative exercise physiotherapy rehabilitation on the outcomes of treatment following anterior cruciate ligament injury.The following databases were searched: PubMed, Ovid, The Cochrane Library and Web of Science. Studies published between the inception of the databases and December 2015 were (...) sought using appropriate keywords in various combinations. This search was supplemented with a manual search of the references of selected studies. Studies were assessed for methodological quality using the Physiotherapy Evidence Database scale.A total of 500 studies were identified, of which eight studies met the inclusion criteria and were included in the present review. The average Physiotherapy Evidence Database score for the studies included was 5.8, which reflects an overall moderate

2016 EvidenceUpdates PubMed

66. Cost-effectiveness of manual therapy versus physiotherapy in patients with sub-acute and chronic neck pain: a randomised controlled trial. (Full text)

Cost-effectiveness of manual therapy versus physiotherapy in patients with sub-acute and chronic neck pain: a randomised controlled trial. To evaluate the cost-effectiveness of manual therapy according to the Utrecht School (MTU) in comparison with physiotherapy (PT) in sub-acute and chronic non-specific neck pain patients from a societal perspective.An economic evaluation was conducted alongside a 52-week randomized controlled trial, in which 90 patients were randomized to the MTU group and 91

2016 European spine journal : official publication of the European Spine Society, the European Spinal Deformity Society, and the European Section of the Cervical Spine Research Society PubMed

67. Physiotherapy for pain and disability in adults with complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS) types I and II. (Full text)

Physiotherapy for pain and disability in adults with complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS) types I and II. Complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS) is a painful and disabling condition that usually manifests in response to trauma or surgery. When it occurs, it is associated with significant pain and disability. It is thought to arise and persist as a consequence of a maladaptive pro-inflammatory response and disturbances in sympathetically-mediated vasomotor control, together with maladaptive (...) peripheral and central neuronal plasticity. CRPS can be classified into two types: type I (CRPS I) in which a specific nerve lesion has not been identified, and type II (CRPS II) where there is an identifiable nerve lesion. Guidelines recommend the inclusion of a variety of physiotherapy interventions as part of the multimodal treatment of people with CRPS, although their effectiveness is not known.To determine the effectiveness of physiotherapy interventions for treating the pain and disability

2016 Cochrane PubMed

68. Chest physiotherapy for acute bronchiolitis in paediatric patients between 0 and 24 months old. (PubMed)

Chest physiotherapy for acute bronchiolitis in paediatric patients between 0 and 24 months old. This Cochrane review was first published in 2005 and updated in 2007, 2012 and now 2015. Acute bronchiolitis is the leading cause of medical emergencies during winter in children younger than two years of age. Chest physiotherapy is sometimes used to assist infants in the clearance of secretions in order to decrease ventilatory effort.To determine the efficacy of chest physiotherapy in infants aged (...) less than 24 months old with acute bronchiolitis. A secondary objective was to determine the efficacy of different techniques of chest physiotherapy (for example, vibration and percussion and passive forced exhalation).We searched CENTRAL (2015, Issue 9) (accessed 8 July 2015), MEDLINE (1966 to July 2015), MEDLINE in-process and other non-indexed citations (July 2015), EMBASE (1990 to July 2015), CINAHL (1982 to July 2015), LILACS (1985 to July 2015), Web of Science (1985 to July 2015) and Pedro

2016 Cochrane

69. Chest physiotherapy compared to no chest physiotherapy for cystic fibrosis. (Full text)

Chest physiotherapy compared to no chest physiotherapy for cystic fibrosis. Chest physiotherapy is widely used in people with cystic fibrosis in order to clear mucus from the airways. This is an updated version of previously published reviews.To determine the effectiveness and acceptability of chest physiotherapy compared to no treatment or spontaneous cough alone to improve mucus clearance in cystic fibrosis.We searched the Cochrane Cystic Fibrosis and Genetic Disorders Group Trials Register (...) which comprises references identified from comprehensive electronic database searches and handsearches of relevant journals and abstract books of conference proceedings.Date of the most recent search of the Group's Cystic Fibrosis Trials Register: 02 June 2015.Randomised or quasi-randomised clinical studies in which a form of chest physiotherapy (airway clearance technique) were taken for consideration in people with cystic fibrosis compared with either no physiotherapy treatment or spontaneous

2015 Cochrane PubMed

70. Glenohumeral posterior mobilization versus conventional physiotherapy for primary adhesive capsulitis: a randomized clinical trial. (Full text)

Glenohumeral posterior mobilization versus conventional physiotherapy for primary adhesive capsulitis: a randomized clinical trial. To compare the short-term efficacy of a glenohumeral posterior mobilization technique versus conventional physiotherapy for the improvement of the range of external rotation in patients with primary adhesive capsulitis of the shoulder.This is a randomized clinical trial conducted at Hospital Clinico San Borja Arriaran in Chile. Fifty-seven patients with an age (...) range of 50 to 58 years old were enrolled in two groups. Both groups were randomized to receive a treatment of 10 sessions: the experimental group (n=29) received a glenohumeral posterior mobilization technique after training with a cycle ergometer, and the control group (n=28) received conventional physiotherapy. The primary outcome measure was range of passive movement in external rotation; secondary outcomes were forward flexion and shoulder abduction, pain perception using the visual analogue

2015 Medwave PubMed

71. What is the effect of chest physiotherapy in hospitalized children with pneumonia? (Full text)

What is the effect of chest physiotherapy in hospitalized children with pneumonia? Chest physiotherapy is applied in clinical practice for the treatment of pneumonia. However, its use is still controversial. Searching in Epistemonikos database, which is maintained by screening 30 databases, we identified one systematic review including two relevant randomized controlled trials. We combined the evidence using meta-analysis and generated a summary of findings table following the GRADE approach (...) . We concluded it is unclear whether chest physiotherapy increases or decreases the length of hospitalization, severity, or the time to clinical improvement in children with pneumonia because the certainty of the evidence is very low.

2015 Medwave PubMed

72. [Notice on equal access to physiotherapy services. Tier I - Review of the evidence on the effectiveness and cost of psychotherapy compared to treatment of adults with anxiety and depressive disorders]

[Notice on equal access to physiotherapy services. Tier I - Review of the evidence on the effectiveness and cost of psychotherapy compared to treatment of adults with anxiety and depressive disorders] Avis sur l'accès équitable aux services de psychothérapie. Volet I – Examen des données probantes sur l'efficacité et le coût de la psychothérapie comparativement à ceux traitement des adultes atteints de troubles anxieux et dépressifs [Notice on equal access to physiotherapy services. Part I (...) - Review of the evidence on the effectiveness and cost of psychotherapy compared to treatment of adults with anxiety and depressive disorders] Avis sur l'accès équitable aux services de psychothérapie. Volet I – Examen des données probantes sur l'efficacité et le coût de la psychothérapie comparativement à ceux traitement des adultes atteints de troubles anxieux et dépressifs [Notice on equal access to physiotherapy services. Part I - Review of the evidence on the effectiveness and cost

2015 Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Database.

73. [Notice on equal access to physiotherapy services. Part II - Analysis of the terms and conditions of access to psychotherapy for the treatment of adults with depressive disorders and anxiety]

[Notice on equal access to physiotherapy services. Part II - Analysis of the terms and conditions of access to psychotherapy for the treatment of adults with depressive disorders and anxiety] Avis sur l'accès équitable aux services de psychothérapie. Volet II – Analyse des modalités et des conditions d'accès aux services de psychothérapie pour le traitement des adultes atteints de troubles dépressifs et anxieux [Notice on equal access to physiotherapy services. Part II - Analysis of the terms (...) and conditions of access to psychotherapy for the treatment of adults with depressive disorders and anxiety] Avis sur l'accès équitable aux services de psychothérapie. Volet II – Analyse des modalités et des conditions d'accès aux services de psychothérapie pour le traitement des adultes atteints de troubles dépressifs et anxieux [Notice on equal access to physiotherapy services. Part II - Analysis of the terms and conditions of access to psychotherapy for the treatment of adults with depressive disorders

2015 Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Database.

74. Back and Neck Outcome Measurement Scales in Physiotherapy: Guidelines

Back and Neck Outcome Measurement Scales in Physiotherapy: Guidelines Back and Neck Outcome Measurement Scales in Physiotherapy: Guidelines | CADTH.ca Find the information you need Back and Neck Outcome Measurement Scales in Physiotherapy: Guidelines Back and Neck Outcome Measurement Scales in Physiotherapy: Guidelines Published on: June 30, 2015 Project Number: RB0882-000 Product Line: Research Type: Devices and Systems Report Type: Summary of Abstracts Result type: Report Question What (...) are the evidence-based guidelines regarding the appropriate back outcome measurement scales for use in physiotherapy settings? What are the evidence-based guidelines regarding the appropriate neck outcome measurement scales for use in physiotherapy settings? Key Message One evidence-based guideline was identified regarding the appropriate back outcome measurement scales for use in physiotherapy settings. Tags back pain, neck pain, outcome assessment (health care), pain measurement, physical therapy modalities

2015 Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health - Rapid Review

75. Back and Neck Outcome Measurement Scales in Physiotherapy

Back and Neck Outcome Measurement Scales in Physiotherapy Disclaimer: The Rapid Response Service is an information service for those involved in planning and providing health care in Canada. Rapid responses are based on a limited literature search and are not comprehensive, systematic reviews. The intent is to provide a list of sources of the best evidence on the topic that CADTH could identify using all reasonable efforts within the time allowed. Rapid responses should be considered along (...) . It may not be copied, posted on a web site, redistributed by email or stored on an electronic system without the prior written permission of CADTH or applicable copyright owner. Links: This report may contain links to other information available on the websites of third parties on the Internet. CADTH does not have control over the content of such sites. Use of third party sites is governed by the owners’ own terms and conditions. TITLE: Back and Neck Outcome Measurement Scales in Physiotherapy

2015 Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health - Rapid Review

76. Positive expiratory pressure physiotherapy for airway clearance in people with cystic fibrosis. (PubMed)

Positive expiratory pressure physiotherapy for airway clearance in people with cystic fibrosis. Chest physiotherapy is widely prescribed to assist the clearance of airway secretions in people with cystic fibrosis. Positive expiratory pressure (PEP) devices provide back pressure to the airways during expiration. This may improve clearance by building up gas behind mucus via collateral ventilation and by temporarily increasing functional residual capacity. Given the widespread use of PEP devices (...) , there is a need to determine the evidence for their effect. This is an update of a previously published review.To determine the effectiveness and acceptability of PEP devices compared to other forms of physiotherapy as a means of improving mucus clearance and other outcomes in people with cystic fibrosis.We searched the Cochrane Cystic Fibrosis and Genetic Disorders Group Trials Register comprising of references identified from comprehensive electronic database searches and handsearches of relevant journals

2015 Cochrane

77. Epicondylitis (tennis elbow) and corticosteroids: less success than physiotherapy

Epicondylitis (tennis elbow) and corticosteroids: less success than physiotherapy Prescrire IN ENGLISH - Spotlight ''Epicondylitis (tennis elbow) and corticosteroids: less success than physiotherapy'', 1 June 2015 {1} {1} {1} | | > > > Epicondylitis (tennis elbow) and corticosteroids: less success than physiotherapy Spotlight Every month, the subjects in Prescrire’s Spotlight. 100 most recent :  |   |   |   |   |   |   |   |    (...) |  Spotlight Epicondylitis (tennis elbow) and corticosteroids: less success than physiotherapy A local corticosteroid injection gives short-term relief, but increases the risk of recurrence, in contrast to physiotherapy. Patients suffering from epicondylitis, or "tennis elbow", generally experience pain around the outside of the elbow. The pain is generally moderate and is triggered by certain movements, but it can become intense and continual, restricting activity and reducing grip strength

2015 Prescrire

78. Effect of Increased Intensity of Physiotherapy on Patient Outcomes After Stroke: An Economic Literature Review and Cost-Effectiveness Analysis

Effect of Increased Intensity of Physiotherapy on Patient Outcomes After Stroke: An Economic Literature Review and Cost-Effectiveness Analysis Effect of Increased Intensity of Physiotherapy on Patient Outcomes After Stroke: An Economic Literature Review and Cost-Effectiveness Analysis Effect of Increased Intensity of Physiotherapy on Patient Outcomes After Stroke: An Economic Literature Review and Cost-Effectiveness Analysis Chan B Record Status This is a bibliographic record of a published (...) health technology assessment from a member of INAHTA. No evaluation of the quality of this assessment has been made for the HTA database. Citation Chan B. Effect of Increased Intensity of Physiotherapy on Patient Outcomes After Stroke: An Economic Literature Review and Cost-Effectiveness Analysis. Toronto: Health Quality Ontario (HQO). Ontario Health Technology Assessment Series; 15(7). 2015 Authors' conclusions Functional strength training and higher-intensity physiotherapy may result in lower costs

2015 Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Database.

79. Effect of Increased Intensity of Physiotherapy on Patient Outcomes After Stroke: An Evidence-Based Analysis

Effect of Increased Intensity of Physiotherapy on Patient Outcomes After Stroke: An Evidence-Based Analysis Effect of Increased Intensity of Physiotherapy on Patient Outcomes After Stroke: An Evidence-Based Analysis Effect of Increased Intensity of Physiotherapy on Patient Outcomes After Stroke: An Evidence-Based Analysis Sehatzadeh S Record Status This is a bibliographic record of a published health technology assessment from a member of INAHTA. No evaluation of the quality of this assessment (...) has been made for the HTA database. Citation Sehatzadeh S. Effect of Increased Intensity of Physiotherapy on Patient Outcomes After Stroke: An Evidence-Based Analysis. Toronto: Health Quality Ontario (HQO). Ontario Health Technology Assessment Series; 15(6). 2015 Authors' conclusions Overall, this analysis found support for the use of more intensive PT to improve motor function and ability to perform ADL after stroke. Final publication URL Indexing Status Subject indexing assigned by CRD MeSH

2015 Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Database.

80. Effects of Increased Intensity of Physiotherapy on Patient Outcomes After Stroke

Effects of Increased Intensity of Physiotherapy on Patient Outcomes After Stroke Ontario Health Technology Assessment Series; Vol. 15: No. 6, pp. 1–42, March 2015 Effect of Increased Intensity of Physiotherapy on Patient Outcomes After Stroke: An Evidence-Based Analysis S SEHATZADEH MARCH 2015 Ontario Health Technology Assessment Series; Vol. 15: No. 6, pp. 1–42, March 2015 2 Suggested Citation This report should be cited as follows: Sehatzadeh S. Effect of increased intensity of physiotherapy (...) . Ontario Health Technology Assessment Series; Vol. 15: No. 6, pp. 1–42, March 2015 4 ABSTRACT Background After stroke, impairment of the upper and lower limb can limit patients’ motor function and ability to perform activities of daily living (ADL). Physiotherapy (PT) is an established clinical practice for stroke patients, playing an important role in improving limb function. Recently, several randomized trials have evaluated the effect of higher-intensity physiotherapy (increased duration

2015 Health Quality Ontario