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1. Effect of Early Surgery vs Physical Therapy on Knee Function Among Patients With Nonobstructive Meniscal Tears: The ESCAPE Randomized Clinical Trial.

Effect of Early Surgery vs Physical Therapy on Knee Function Among Patients With Nonobstructive Meniscal Tears: The ESCAPE Randomized Clinical Trial. Importance: Despite recent studies suggesting arthroscopic partial meniscectomy (APM) is not more effective than physical therapy (PT), the procedure is still frequently performed in patients with meniscal tears. Objective: To assess whether PT is noninferior to APM for improving patient-reported knee function in patients with meniscal tears (...) , 2017). Interventions: Three hundred twenty-one participants were randomly assigned to APM (n = 159) or a predefined PT protocol (n = 162). The PT protocol consisted of 16 sessions of exercise therapy over 8 weeks focused on coordination and closed kinetic chain strength exercises. Main Outcomes and Measures: The primary outcome was change in patient-reported knee function on the International Knee Documentation Committee Subjective Knee Form (range, 0 to 100; from worse to best) from baseline over

JAMA2018

2. Effectiveness and Downstream Healthcare Utilization for Patients That Received Early Physical Therapy Versus Usual Care for Low Back Pain: A Randomized Clinical Trial

Effectiveness and Downstream Healthcare Utilization for Patients That Received Early Physical Therapy Versus Usual Care for Low Back Pain: A Randomized Clinical Trial 29489568 2018 09 17 1528-1159 43 19 2018 Oct 01 Spine Spine Effectiveness and Downstream Healthcare Utilization for Patients That Received Early Physical Therapy Versus Usual Care for Low Back Pain: A Randomized Clinical Trial. 1313-1321 10.1097/BRS.0000000000002619 Randomized controlled trial. The aim of this study was to compare (...) early physical therapy versus usual care in patients with low back pain. Early physical therapy (PT) has been associated with reduced downstream healthcare utilization in retrospective studies, but not investigated prospectively in the military health system. Military service members seeking care from a general practitioner were recruited. Patients attended a 20-minute self-management class with focus on psychosocial resilience and then randomized to usual care only (UC) versus immediately starting

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3. Clinical and ultrasound remission after 6 months of treat-to-target therapy in early rheumatoid arthritis: associations to future good radiographic and physical outcomes

Clinical and ultrasound remission after 6 months of treat-to-target therapy in early rheumatoid arthritis: associations to future good radiographic and physical outcomes 29934373 2018 07 07 1468-2060 2018 Jun 22 Annals of the rheumatic diseases Ann. Rheum. Dis. Clinical and ultrasound remission after 6 months of treat-to-target therapy in early rheumatoid arthritis: associations to future good radiographic and physical outcomes. annrheumdis-2017-212830 10.1136/annrheumdis-2017-212830 To explore (...) associations between remission, based on clinical and ultrasound definitions, and future good radiographic and physical outcome in early rheumatoid arthritis (RA). Newly diagnosed patients with RA followed a treat-to-target strategy incorporating ultrasound information in the Aiming for Remission in rheumatoid arthritis: a randomised trial examining the benefit of ultrasound in a Clinical TIght Control regimen (ARCTIC) trial. We defined 6-month remission according to Disease Activity Score, Disease

EvidenceUpdates2018

4. Physical therapy

Physical therapy Top results for physical therapy - Trip Database or use your Google+ account Find evidence fast My query is: English Français Deutsch Čeština Español Magyar Svenska ALL of these words: Title only Anywhere in the document ANY of these words: Title only Anywhere in the document This EXACT phrase: Title only Anywhere in the document EXCLUDING words: Title only Anywhere in the document Timeframe: to: Combine searches by placing the search numbers in the top search box and pressing (...) the search button. An example search might look like (#1 or #2) and (#3 or #4) Loading history... Population: Intervention: Comparison: Outcome: Population: Intervention: Latest & greatest articles for physical therapy The Trip Database is a leading resource to help health professionals find trustworthy answers to their clinical questions. Users can access the latest research evidence and guidance to answer their clinical questions. We have a large collection of systematic reviews, clinical guidelines

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5. Minimally Displaced, Isolated Radial Head and Neck Fractures Do Not Require Formal Physical Therapy: Results of a Prospective Randomized Trial

Minimally Displaced, Isolated Radial Head and Neck Fractures Do Not Require Formal Physical Therapy: Results of a Prospective Randomized Trial 29664851 2018 04 17 1535-1386 100 8 2018 Apr 18 The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume J Bone Joint Surg Am Minimally Displaced, Isolated Radial Head and Neck Fractures Do Not Require Formal Physical Therapy: Results of a Prospective Randomized Trial. 648-655 10.2106/JBJS.17.01023 Nondisplaced and minimally displaced fractures (...) of the radial head and neck are common injuries, yet the role of physical therapy (PT) in their treatment is unclear. The aim of this trial was to assess the need for formal PT following a simple fracture of the radial head or neck. Patients who had a nondisplaced or minimally displaced fracture of the radial head or neck and presented to 1 of 2 providers were enrolled prospectively between January 2014 and August 2016. Patients were randomized to receive outpatient PT or perform self-directed home exercise

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6. Caregiver-Provided Physical Therapy Home Programs for Children with Motor Delay: A Scoping Review

Caregiver-Provided Physical Therapy Home Programs for Children with Motor Delay: A Scoping Review 29351642 2018 05 16 1538-6724 98 6 2018 Jun 01 Physical therapy Phys Ther Caregiver-Provided Physical Therapy Home Programs for Children with Motor Delay: A Scoping Review. 480-493 10.1093/ptj/pzy009 Caregiver-provided physical therapy home programs (PTHP) play an important role in enhancing motor outcomes in pediatric patient populations. This scoping review systematically mapped clinical trials (...) of caregiver-provided PTHP that were aimed at enhancing motor outcomes in children who have or who are at risk for motor delay, with the purpose of (1) describing trial characteristics; (2) assessing methodologic quality; and (3) examining the reporting of caregiver-related components. Physiotherapy Evidence Database (PEDro), Cochrane CENTRAL, PubMed, Scopus, ScienceDirect, ProQuest Central, CINAHL, LILACS, and OTseeker were searched up to July 31, 2017. Two reviewers independently assessed study

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7. Formal Physical Therapy May Not Be Necessary After Unicompartmental Knee Arthroplasty: A Randomized Clinical Trial

Formal Physical Therapy May Not Be Necessary After Unicompartmental Knee Arthroplasty: A Randomized Clinical Trial 29555497 2018 03 20 1532-8406 2018 Feb 21 The Journal of arthroplasty J Arthroplasty Formal Physical Therapy May Not Be Necessary After Unicompartmental Knee Arthroplasty: A Randomized Clinical Trial. S0883-5403(18)30197-9 10.1016/j.arth.2018.02.049 The purpose of this randomized clinical trial was to compare formal outpatient physical therapy (PT) and unsupervised home exercises (...) University, Philadelphia, PA. Culvern Chris C Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL. Crizer Meredith M Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Rothman Institute, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA. Della Valle Craig J CJ Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL. eng Journal Article 2018 02 21 United States J Arthroplasty 8703515 0883-5403 functional outcomes home exercise physical therapy range of motion unicompartmental

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8. Preoperative Physical Therapy Education Reduces Time to Meet Functional Milestones After Total Joint Arthroplasty

Preoperative Physical Therapy Education Reduces Time to Meet Functional Milestones After Total Joint Arthroplasty 29529614 2018 03 12 1528-1132 476 1 2018 Jan Clinical orthopaedics and related research Clin. Orthop. Relat. Res. Preoperative Physical Therapy Education Reduces Time to Meet Functional Milestones After Total Joint Arthroplasty. 40-48 10.1007/s11999.0000000000000010 As length of stay decreases for total joint arthroplasty, much of the patient preparation and teaching previously done (...) in the hospital must be performed before surgery. However, the most effective form of preparation is unknown. This randomized trial evaluated the effect of a one-time, one-on-one preoperative physical therapy education session coupled with a web-based microsite (preopPTEd) on patients' readiness to discharge from physical therapy (PT), length of hospital stay, and patient-reported functional outcomes after total joint arthroplasty. Was this one-on-one preoperative PT education session coupled with a web

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9. Cervical Radiculopathy: Effectiveness of Adding Traction to Physical Therapy-A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials

Cervical Radiculopathy: Effectiveness of Adding Traction to Physical Therapy-A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials 29315428 2018 04 04 1538-6724 98 4 2018 Apr 01 Physical therapy Phys Ther Cervical Radiculopathy: Effectiveness of Adding Traction to Physical Therapy-A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials. 231-242 10.1093/physth/pzy001 Cervical radiculopathy (CR) is a common cervical spine disorder. Cervical traction (CT (...) ) is a frequently recommended treatment for patients with CR. The purpose of this study was to conduct a review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials (RCTs) on the effect of CT combined with other physical therapy procedures versus physical therapy procedures alone on pain and disability. Data were obtained from COCHRANE Controlled Trials Register, PubMed, CINAHL, Scopus, ISI Web of Science, and PEDro, from their inception to July 2016. All RCTs on symptomatic adults with CR, without any restriction

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10. Interprofessional education: evaluation of a radiation therapy and medical physics student simulation workshop

Interprofessional education: evaluation of a radiation therapy and medical physics student simulation workshop ORIGINAL ARTICLE Interprofessional education: evaluation of a radiation therapy and medical physics student simulation workshop Yobelli A. Jimenez, MHlthSc, BAppSc, 1 David I. Thwaites, PhD, MSc, 2 Prabhjot Juneja, PhD, BTech, 2 & Sarah J. Lewis, PhD, BappSc(Hons) 1 1 Faculty of Health Sciences, The University of Sydney, Lidcombe, New South Wales, Australia 2 Institute of Medical (...) Physics, School of Physics, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia Keywords Interprofessional education, medical physics, radiation therapy, student education Correspondence Yobelli A. Jimenez, Faculty of Health Sciences, The University of Sydney, PO Box 170, Lidcombe, New South Wales 1825, Australia. Tel: +61 2 9036 7431; Fax: +61 2 9351 9146; E-mail: yobelli.jimenez@sydney.edu.au Funding Information No funding information is provided. Received: 21 August 2017; Accepted: 6 December 2017 J Med Radiat

Journal of medical radiation sciences2018 Full Text: Link to full Text with Trip Pro

11. Myofascial techniques have no additional beneficial effects to a standard physical therapy programme for upper limb pain after breast cancer surgery: a randomized controlled trial

Myofascial techniques have no additional beneficial effects to a standard physical therapy programme for upper limb pain after breast cancer surgery: a randomized controlled trial 28523988 2017 05 19 2017 05 19 1477-0873 2017 May 01 Clinical rehabilitation Clin Rehabil Myofascial techniques have no additional beneficial effects to a standard physical therapy programme for upper limb pain after breast cancer surgery: a randomized controlled trial. 269215517708605 10.1177/0269215517708605 (...) To investigate the effects of myofascial techniques, in addition to a standard physical therapy programme for upper limb pain shortly after breast cancer surgery. Double-blinded (patient and assessor) randomized controlled trial with two groups. University Hospitals Leuven, Belgium Patients: A total of 147 patients with unilateral axillary clearance for breast cancer. All participants received a standard physical therapy programme starting immediately after surgery for four months. The intervention group

EvidenceUpdates2017

12. Yoga, Physical Therapy, or Education for Chronic Low Back Pain: A Randomized Noninferiority Trial.

Yoga, Physical Therapy, or Education for Chronic Low Back Pain: A Randomized Noninferiority Trial. Background: Yoga is effective for mild to moderate chronic low back pain (cLBP), but its comparative effectiveness with physical therapy (PT) is unknown. Moreover, little is known about yoga's effectiveness in underserved patients with more severe functional disability and pain. Objective: To determine whether yoga is noninferior to PT for cLBP. Design: 12-week, single-blind, 3-group randomized

Annals of Internal Medicine2017

13. Formal Physical Therapy After Total Hip Arthroplasty Is Not Required: A Randomized Controlled Trial

Formal Physical Therapy After Total Hip Arthroplasty Is Not Required: A Randomized Controlled Trial 28419032 2017 04 18 2017 04 28 2017 04 28 1535-1386 99 8 2017 Apr 19 The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume J Bone Joint Surg Am Formal Physical Therapy After Total Hip Arthroplasty Is Not Required: A Randomized Controlled Trial. 648-655 10.2106/JBJS.16.00674 The value of formal physical therapy after total hip arthroplasty is unknown. With substantial changes that have occurred (...) in surgical and anesthesia techniques, self-directed therapy may be efficacious in restoring function to patients undergoing total hip arthroplasty. We conducted a single-center, randomized trial of 120 patients undergoing primary, unilateral total hip arthroplasty who were eligible for direct home discharge. The experimental group followed a self-directed home exercise program for 10 weeks. The control group received the standard protocol for physical therapy that included in-home visits with a physical

EvidenceUpdates2017

14. The Effect of Peripheral Nerve Stimulation on Shoulder Biomechanics: A Randomized Controlled Trial in Comparison to Physical Therapy.

The Effect of Peripheral Nerve Stimulation on Shoulder Biomechanics: A Randomized Controlled Trial in Comparison to Physical Therapy. 28099193 2017 01 18 2017 02 24 1537-7385 96 3 2017 Mar American journal of physical medicine & rehabilitation Am J Phys Med Rehabil The Effect of Peripheral Nerve Stimulation on Shoulder Biomechanics: A Randomized Controlled Trial in Comparison to Physical Therapy. 191-198 10.1097/PHM.0000000000000677 To establish the effects on shoulder biomechanics from (...) a peripheral nerve stimulation (PNS) treatment compared to physical therapy (PT) in stroke survivors with chronic hemiplegic shoulder pain. Single-site, pilot, randomized controlled trial for adults with chronic shoulder pain after stroke. Participants were randomized to receive a 3-week treatment of single-lead PNS or physical therapy (PT). The outcomes included isometric shoulder abduction strength, pain-free shoulder external rotation range of motion (ROM), delay in initiation and termination

American journal of physical medicine & rehabilitation2017

16. Physical Therapy Treatments for Chronic Non-Cancer Pain: A Review of Guidelines

Physical Therapy Treatments for Chronic Non-Cancer Pain: A Review of Guidelines Physical Therapy Treatments for Chronic Non-Cancer Pain: A Review of Guidelines | CADTH.ca Find the information you need Physical Therapy Treatments for Chronic Non-Cancer Pain: A Review of Guidelines Physical Therapy Treatments for Chronic Non-Cancer Pain: A Review of Guidelines Published on: November 10, 2016 Project Number: RC0822-000 Product Line: Research Type: Devices and Systems Report Type: Summary (...) with Critical Appraisal Result type: Report Question What are the evidence-based guidelines regarding the use of physical therapy interventions for chronic non-cancer pain in adult patients? Key Message Eleven evidence-based guidelines included recommendations about the use of physical therapy interventions for the management of chronic, non-cancer pain. Overall, guidelines supported the use of physical and exercise therapy, manual therapy (i.e. spinal manipulation therapy and mobilization techniques

Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health - Rapid Review2016

17. Cognitive therapies for increasing physical activity

Cognitive therapies for increasing physical activity Cognitive therapies for increasing physical activity - Nasjonalt kunnskapssenter for helsetjenesten Main menu Menu The Knowledge Centre for the Health Services is part of the Norwegian Institute of Public Health since January 1, 2016. For new publications, please go to Search Rapport fra Folkehelseinstituttet - Systematisk oversikt Cognitive therapies for increasing physical activity Published 25/08/2016 Denison E, Underland V, Mosdøl A, Vist (...) GE. Cognitive therapies for increasing physical activity. Rapport fra Folkehelseinstituttet – 2016. ISBN 978-82-8082-755-5 Key messages Regular physical activity reduces the risk of heart disease, diabetes, and cancer. Cognitive therapies have documented effects in a number of health care settings but we do not know if cognitive therapies can increase physical activity. We evaluated the effect of cognitive therapies on physical activity summarizing studies involving different patient groups

The Norwegian Knowledge Centre for the Health Services2016

18. Early Parent-Administered Physical Therapy for Preterm Infants: A Randomized Controlled Trial

Early Parent-Administered Physical Therapy for Preterm Infants: A Randomized Controlled Trial 27440658 2016 08 02 2016 08 02 1098-4275 138 2 2016 Aug Pediatrics Pediatrics Early Parent-Administered Physical Therapy for Preterm Infants: A Randomized Controlled Trial. 10.1542/peds.2016-0271 e20160271 To investigate the short-term effect of parent-administered physical therapy in the preterm period on motor performance in medically stable infants. This study was a pragmatic, multicenter (...) in z scores was 0.42 (95% confidence interval, 0.13 to 0.72; P = .005), and the effect size was 0.40. Parent-administered physical therapy conducted before term-equivalent age improved motor performance at 37 weeks' PMA more than conventional care. All infants will be followed up until 2 years' corrected age to evaluate the long-term effects of this brief intervention. Copyright © 2016 by the American Academy of Pediatrics. Ustad Tordis T Department of Clinical Services, St Olav's Hospital

EvidenceUpdates2016

19. Design of a randomised intervention study: the effect of dumbbell exercise therapy on physical activity and quality of life among breast cancer survivors in Malaysia

Design of a randomised intervention study: the effect of dumbbell exercise therapy on physical activity and quality of life among breast cancer survivors in Malaysia 28588911 2018 11 13 2059-7908 1 1 2016 BMJ global health BMJ Glob Health Design of a randomised intervention study: the effect of dumbbell exercise therapy on physical activity and quality of life among breast cancer survivors in Malaysia. e000015 10.1136/bmjgh-2015-000015 Participation in physical activity has a positive impact (...) on the overall health and quality of life, whereas physical inactivity is associated with a poor prognosis among breast cancer survivors. Despite the health-enhancing benefits of physical activity, the majority of Malaysian breast cancer survivors are not physically active. This paper presents the design of a randomised study to evaluate the feasibility and effect of exercise therapy intervention using light resistance dumbbell exercise to promote active lifestyle and improve the quality of life of breast

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20. Comparative Effectiveness of Tai Chi Versus Physical Therapy for Knee Osteoarthritis: A Randomized Trial.

Comparative Effectiveness of Tai Chi Versus Physical Therapy for Knee Osteoarthritis: A Randomized Trial. 27183035 2016 07 19 2017 05 01 2017 05 01 1539-3704 165 2 2016 Jul 19 Annals of internal medicine Ann. Intern. Med. Comparative Effectiveness of Tai Chi Versus Physical Therapy for Knee Osteoarthritis: A Randomized Trial. 77-86 10.7326/M15-2143 Few remedies effectively treat long-term pain and disability from knee osteoarthritis. Studies suggest that Tai Chi alleviates symptoms (...) , but no trials have directly compared Tai Chi with standard therapies for osteoarthritis. To compare Tai Chi with standard physical therapy for patients with knee osteoarthritis. Randomized, 52-week, single-blind comparative effectiveness trial. (ClinicalTrials.gov: NCT01258985). An urban tertiary care academic hospital. 204 participants with symptomatic knee osteoarthritis (mean age, 60 years; 70% women; 53% white). Tai Chi (2 times per week for 12 weeks) or standard physical therapy (2 times per week for 6

Annals of Internal Medicine2016