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81. Does physiotherapy contribute to the improvement of functional results and of quality of life after primary total hip arthroplasty? (PubMed)

Does physiotherapy contribute to the improvement of functional results and of quality of life after primary total hip arthroplasty? This paper aims to determine whether physiotherapy succeeds in improving the functional results (expressed by the Harris hip score) and the quality of life after primary total hip arthroplasty, especially in very elderly persons.A prospective study has followed up 100 patients with coxarthrosis, who underwent a primary total hip arthroplasty and who were subject

2015 Maedica

82. Physiotherapy effective for Parkinson?s disease

Physiotherapy effective for Parkinson?s disease Physiotherapy effective for Parkinson’s disease | Cochrane Primary Care Trusted evidence. Informed decisions. Better health. Enter terms Physiotherapy effective for Parkinson’s disease Cochrane Trusted evidence. Informed decisions. Better health. Copyright © 2019 The Cochrane Collaboration | | We use cookies to improve your experience on our site.

2014 Cochrane PEARLS

83. Physiotherapy After Knee Arthroscopy: A Rapid Review

Physiotherapy After Knee Arthroscopy: A Rapid Review Physiotherapy after knee arthroscopy: a rapid review Physiotherapy after knee arthroscopy: a rapid review Health Quality Ontario Citation Health Quality Ontario. Physiotherapy after knee arthroscopy: a rapid review. Toronto: Health Quality Ontario (HQO). Rapid Review. 2014 Authors' conclusions Based on a systematic review including studies with serious limitations to risk of bias, the evidence does not support the effectiveness (...) of physiotherapy versus home exercise alone among patients who have received arthroscopic partial meniscectomy. No literature was identified which examined the effectiveness of physiotherapy among patients who have received arthroscopic knee ligament surgery. Final publication URL Indexing Status Subject indexing assigned by CRD MeSH Arthroscopys; Knee Joint; Ontario; Physical Therapy Modalities Language Published English Country of organisation Canada Province or state Ontario English summary An English

2014 Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Database.

84. Update on Physiotherapy Rehabilitation After Total Knee or Hip Replacement

Update on Physiotherapy Rehabilitation After Total Knee or Hip Replacement Update on physiotherapy rehabilitation after total knee or hip replacement Update on physiotherapy rehabilitation after total knee or hip replacement Ontario Health Technology Advisory Committee 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 Ontario Health (...) Technology Advisory Committee. Update on physiotherapy rehabilitation after total knee or hip replacement. Toronto: Health Quality Ontario (HQO). OHTAC Recommendation. 2014 Authors' conclusions OHTAC recommends the health system support the move towards community-based physiotherapy after primary total knee or hip replacement and discharge from acute care. In regards to location of physiotherapy within the community, the health system should allow for flexibility, depending on the local care context

2014 Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Database.

85. The effects of a physiotherapy programme on patients with a pleural effusion: a randomized controlled trial (PubMed)

The effects of a physiotherapy programme on patients with a pleural effusion: a randomized controlled trial To investigate the effects of a physiotherapy protocol on patients with pleural effusion.Randomized controlled trial.University hospital.A total of 104 consecutive inpatients with a medical diagnosis of pleural effusion.Patients were randomly allocated to a control group receiving standard treatment (medical treatment and drainage) or an intervention group treated with physiotherapy added (...) to standard treatment. The physiotherapy programme included deep breathing exercises, mobilizations and incentive spirometry.Spirometric predicted values and chest radiographs were measured before treatment and at discharge and the length of hospital stay was recorded. Assessors were blinded to the intervention.A comparative analysis showed a significant improvement of spirometric parameters in the intervention group; pre-to-post hospitalization predicted values showed significant changes in vital

2014 EvidenceUpdates

86. Physiotherapy for Parkinson's disease: a comparison of techniques. (Full text)

Physiotherapy for Parkinson's disease: a comparison of techniques. Despite medical therapies and surgical interventions for Parkinson's disease (PD), patients develop progressive disability. The role of physiotherapy is to maximise functional ability and minimise secondary complications through movement rehabilitation within a context of education and support for the whole person. The overall aim is to optimise independence, safety and wellbeing, thereby enhancing quality of life. Trials have (...) shown that physiotherapy has short-term benefits in PD. However, which physiotherapy intervention is most effective remains unclear.To assess the effectiveness of one physiotherapy intervention compared with a second approach in patients with PD.Relevant trials were identified by electronic searches of numerous literature databases (for example MEDLINE, EMBASE) and trial registers, plus handsearching of major journals, abstract books, conference proceedings and reference lists of retrieved

2014 Cochrane PubMed

87. Temperature Measurements in Rehabilitation in Patients with Completely Ruptured Anterior Cruciate Ligament before and after RegentK and Physiotherapy. (Full text)

Temperature Measurements in Rehabilitation in Patients with Completely Ruptured Anterior Cruciate Ligament before and after RegentK and Physiotherapy. Acute skin surface temperature effects on the knee were investigated after a manual therapy developed by Mohamed Khalifa (RegentK) compared to standard physiotherapy in patients with completely ruptured anterior cruciate ligament (ACL). Twenty patients participated in this study. They were randomly assigned to group A (receiving RegentK) or group (...) B (physiotherapy). Each group consisted of 10 patients. Temperature values were registered on four spots (three on the knee, one on the foot) of the injured and the healthy leg (control). Skin temperature increased significantly after RegentK on all sites of the injured leg, but after physiotherapy only the measurement spots on the knee showed significant increases. After RegentK the temperature had also increased significantly on the control leg, whereas in group B, the results were

2014 Medicines (Basel, Switzerland) PubMed

88. Physiotherapy: lateral epicondylitis

Physiotherapy: lateral epicondylitis RACGP - Physiotherapy: lateral epicondylitis Search Become a student member today for free and be part of the RACGP community A career in general practice Starting the GP journey Enrolments for the 2019.1 OSCE FRACGP exams closing 29 March 2019 Fellowship FRACGP exams Research Practice Experience Program is a self-directed education program designed to support non vocationally registered doctors on their pathway to RACGP Fellowship Fellowship International (...) Media Releases 2013 Media Releases 2012 Media Releases Search Physiotherapy: lateral epicondylitis Physiotherapy: lateral epicondylitis Introduction Tennis elbow affects 1–3% of the population; risk factors include smoking, obesity, being aged 45–54 and two or more hours of repetitive movement per day. Intervention A physiotherapy program that includes exercise, elbow manipulation (manual therapy) and self-manipulation. Progressive exercise of the wrist extensor muscles may also be used alone

2014 Handbook of Non-Drug interventions (HANDI)

89. Update on Physiotherapy Rehabilitation After Total Knee or Hip Replacement

Update on Physiotherapy Rehabilitation After Total Knee or Hip Replacement Update on Physiotherapy Rehabilitation After Total Knee or Hip Replacement: OHTAC Recommendation. March 2014; pp. 1–9 Update on Physiotherapy Rehabilitation After Total Knee or Hip Replacement: OHTAC Recommendation Ontario Health Technology Advisory Committee March 2014 Update on Physiotherapy Rehabilitation After Total Knee or Hip Replacement: OHTAC Recommendation. March 2014; pp. 1–9 Suggested Citation This report (...) should be cited as follows: Ontario Health Technology Advisory Committee (OHTAC). Update on physiotherapy rehabilitation after total knee or hip replacement: OHTAC recommendation [Internet]. Toronto: Queen's Printer for Ontario; 2014 March. 9 p. Available from: http://www.hqontario.ca/evidence/publications-and-ohtac-recommendations/ontario-health- technology-assessment-series/physiotherapy-rehabilitation-after-total-knee-or-hip-replacement. Permission Requests All inquiries regarding permission

2014 Health Quality Ontario

90. Physiotherapy After Knee Arthroscopy

Physiotherapy After Knee Arthroscopy Physiotherapy After Knee Arthroscopy: A Rapid Review. August 2014; pp. 1–22 Physiotherapy After Knee Arthroscopy: A Rapid Review Health Quality Ontario August 2014 Evidence Development and Standards Branch at Health Quality Ontario Physiotherapy After Knee Arthroscopy: A Rapid Review. August 2014; pp. 1–22 2 Suggested Citation This report should be cited as follows: Health Quality Ontario. Physiotherapy after knee arthroscopy: a rapid review. Toronto: Health (...) has not evaluated the primary studies using GRADE, the primary studies in the systematic review are retrieved and the GRADE criteria are applied to 2 outcomes. If no systematic review is found, then RCTs or observational studies are included, and their risk of bias is assessed. All rapid reviews are developed and finalized in consultation with experts. Physiotherapy After Knee Arthroscopy: A Rapid Review. August 2014; pp. 1–22 3 About Health Quality Ontario Health Quality Ontario is an arms-length

2014 Health Quality Ontario

91. Comprehensive physiotherapy exercise programme or advice for chronic whiplash (PROMISE): a pragmatic randomised controlled trial. (PubMed)

Comprehensive physiotherapy exercise programme or advice for chronic whiplash (PROMISE): a pragmatic randomised controlled trial. Evidence suggests that brief physiotherapy programmes are as effective for acute whiplash-associated disorders as more comprehensive programmes; however, whether this also holds true for chronic whiplash-associated disorders is unknown. We aimed to estimate the effectiveness of a comprehensive exercise programme delivered by physiotherapists compared with advice (...) and comprehensive physiotherapy exercise programme. The need to identify effective and affordable strategies to prevent and treat acute through to chronic whiplash associated disorders is an important health priority. Future avenues of research might include improving understanding of the mechanisms responsible for persistent pain and disability, investigating the effectiveness and timing of drugs, and study of content and delivery of education and advice.The National Health and Medical Research Council

2014 Lancet

92. Chest physiotherapy for pneumonia in children. (Full text)

Chest physiotherapy for pneumonia in children. Pneumonia is an inflammatory lung disease and it is the greatest cause of deaths in children younger than five years of age worldwide. Chest physiotherapy is widely used in the treatment of pneumonia because it can help to eliminate inflammatory exudates and tracheobronchial secretions, remove airway obstructions, reduce airway resistance, enhance gas exchange and reduce the work of breathing. Thus, chest physiotherapy may contribute to patient (...) recovery as an adjuvant treatment even though its indication remains controversial.To assess the effectiveness of chest physiotherapy in relation to time until clinical resolution in children (from birth up to 18 years old) of either gender with any type of pneumonia.We searched CENTRAL 2013, Issue 4; MEDLINE (1946 to May week 4, 2013); EMBASE (1974 to May 2013); CINAHL (1981 to May 2013); LILACS (1982 to May 2013); Web of Science (1950 to May 2013); and PEDro (1950 to May 2013).We consulted

2013 Cochrane PubMed

93. Physiotherapy versus placebo or no intervention in Parkinson's disease. (Full text)

Physiotherapy versus placebo or no intervention in Parkinson's disease. Despite medical therapies and surgical interventions for Parkinson's disease (PD), patients develop progressive disability. Physiotherapy aims to maximise functional ability and minimise secondary complications through movement rehabilitation within a context of education and support for the whole person. The overall aim is to optimise independence, safety, and well-being, thereby enhancing quality of life.To assess (...) the effectiveness of physiotherapy intervention compared with no intervention in patients with PD.We identified relevant trials by conducting electronic searches of numerous literature databases (e.g. MEDLINE, EMBASE) and trial registers, and by handsearching major journals, abstract books, conference proceedings, and reference lists of retrieved publications. The literature search included trials published up to the end of January 2012.Randomised controlled trials of physiotherapy intervention versus

2013 Cochrane PubMed

94. Chest physiotherapy compared to no chest physiotherapy for cystic fibrosis. (PubMed)

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.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: 04 February 2013.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 cough alone.Both authors independently assessed study

2013 Cochrane

95. Emergency department treatments and physiotherapy for acute whiplash: a pragmatic, two-step, randomised controlled trial

Emergency department treatments and physiotherapy for acute whiplash: a pragmatic, two-step, randomised controlled trial Emergency department treatments and physiotherapy for acute whiplash: a pragmatic, two-step, randomised controlled trial Emergency department treatments and physiotherapy for acute whiplash: a pragmatic, two-step, randomised controlled trial Lamb SE, Gates S, Williams MA, Williamson EM, Mt-Isa S, Withers EJ, Castelnuovo E, Smith J, Ashby D, Cooke MW, Petrou S, Underwood MR (...) Record Status This is a critical abstract of an economic evaluation that meets the criteria for inclusion on NHS EED. Each abstract contains a brief summary of the methods, the results and conclusions followed by a detailed critical assessment on the reliability of the study and the conclusions drawn. CRD summary The study evaluated the cost-effectiveness of active management consultations for adults with acute whiplash associated disorder of grades I-III and a physiotherapy package for patients

2013 NHS Economic Evaluation Database.

96. Pragmatic cluster randomised trial of PhysioDirect telephone assessment and advice services for physiotherapy

Pragmatic cluster randomised trial of PhysioDirect telephone assessment and advice services for physiotherapy Pragmatic cluster randomised trial of PhysioDirect telephone assessment and advice services for physiotherapy Pragmatic cluster randomised trial of PhysioDirect telephone assessment and advice services for physiotherapy Salisbury C, Foster NE, Hopper C, Bishop A, Hollinghurst S, Coast J, Kaur S, Pearson J, Franchini A, Hall J, Grove S, Calnan M, Busby J, Montgomery AA 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 Salisbury C, Foster NE, Hopper C, Bishop A, Hollinghurst S, Coast J, Kaur S, Pearson J, Franchini A, Hall J, Grove S, Calnan M, Busby J, Montgomery AA. Pragmatic cluster randomised trial of PhysioDirect telephone assessment and advice services for physiotherapy. Health Technology Assessment 2013; 17(2): 1-156 Authors

2013 Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Database.

97. In-Hospital Physiotherapy for Acute Exacerbations of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (AECOPD)

In-Hospital Physiotherapy for Acute Exacerbations of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (AECOPD) Inhospital Physiotherapy for AECOPD: A Rapid Review. January 2013; pp. 1–28. Inhospital Physiotherapy for Acute Exacerbations of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (AECOPD): A Rapid Review BR McCurdy January 2013 Inhospital Physiotherapy for AECOPD: A Rapid Review. January 2013; pp. 1–28. 2 Suggested Citation McCurdy BR. Inhospital physiotherapy for acute exacerbations of chronic obstructive (...) Quality Ontario website for a list of all publications: http://www.hqontario.ca/evidence/publications-and-ohtac-recommendations. Inhospital Physiotherapy for AECOPD: A Rapid Review. January 2013; pp. 1–28. 3 About Health Quality Ontario Health Quality Ontario is an arms-length agency of the Ontario government. It is a partner and leader in transforming Ontario’s health care system so that it can deliver a better experience of care, better outcomes for Ontarians, and better value for money. Health

2013 Health Quality Ontario

98. Inhospital Physiotherapy for Acute Exacerbations of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (AECOPD): A Rapid Review

Inhospital Physiotherapy for Acute Exacerbations of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (AECOPD): A Rapid Review Inhospital physiotherapy for acute exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (AECOPD): a rapid review Inhospital physiotherapy for acute exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (AECOPD): a rapid review McCurdy BR 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 McCurdy BR. Inhospital physiotherapy for acute exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (AECOPD): a rapid review. Toronto: Health Quality Ontario (HQO). Rapid Review. 2013 Authors' conclusions There is low quality evidence that certain airway clearance techniques have beneficial impacts on some outcomes, as described below: Airway clearance techniques that apply a positive pressure to the airways, such as intrapulmonary percussive

2013 Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Database.

99. Surgery versus physiotherapy for stress urinary incontinence.

Surgery versus physiotherapy for stress urinary incontinence. Physiotherapy involving pelvic-floor muscle training is advocated as first-line treatment for stress urinary incontinence; midurethral-sling surgery is generally recommended when physiotherapy is unsuccessful. Data are lacking from randomized trials comparing these two options as initial therapy.We performed a multicenter, randomized trial to compare physiotherapy and midurethral-sling surgery in women with stress urinary (...) incontinence. Crossover between groups was allowed. The primary outcome was subjective improvement, measured by means of the Patient Global Impression of Improvement at 12 months.We randomly assigned 230 women to the surgery group and 230 women to the physiotherapy group. A total of 49.0% of women in the physiotherapy group and 11.2% of women in the surgery group crossed over to the alternative treatment. In an intention-to-treat analysis, subjective improvement was reported by 90.8% of women

2013 NEJM

100. Emergency department treatments and physiotherapy for acute whiplash: a pragmatic, two-step, randomised controlled trial. (PubMed)

Emergency department treatments and physiotherapy for acute whiplash: a pragmatic, two-step, randomised controlled trial. Little is known about the effectiveness of treatments for acute whiplash injury. We aimed to estimate whether training of staff in emergency departments to provide active management consultations was more effective than usual consultations (Step 1) and to estimate whether a physiotherapy package was more effective than one additional physiotherapy advice session in patients (...) with persisting symptoms (Step 2).Step 1 was a pragmatic, cluster randomised trial of 12 NHS Trust hospitals including 15 emergency departments who treated patients with acute whiplash associated disorder of grades I-III. The hospitals were randomised by clusters to either active management or usual care consultations. In Step 2, we used a nested individually randomised trial. Patients were randomly assigned to receive either a package of up to six physiotherapy sessions or a single advice session

2013 Lancet