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61. WITHDRAWN: Bronchopulmonary hygiene physical therapy for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and bronchiectasis.

WITHDRAWN: Bronchopulmonary hygiene physical therapy for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and bronchiectasis. BACKGROUND: Bronchopulmonary hygiene physical therapy is a form of chest physical therapy including chest percussion and postural drainage to remove lung secretions. These are applied commonly to patients with both acute and chronic airway diseases. Despite controversies in the literature regarding its efficacy, it remains in use in a variety of clinical settings. The various forms (...) of this therapy are labour intensive and need to be evaluated. OBJECTIVES: The objective of this review was to assess the effects of bronchial hygiene physical therapy in people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and bronchiectasis. SEARCH STRATEGY: We searched the Cochrane Airways Group trials register and reference lists of articles up to January 2007. We also wrote to study authors. SELECTION CRITERIA: Randomised trials in which postural drainage, chest percussion, vibration, chest shaking

Cochrane2011

62. A pilot study examining the effectiveness of physical therapy as an adjunct to selective nerve root block in the treatment of lumbar radicular pain from disk herniation: a randomized controlled trial

A pilot study examining the effectiveness of physical therapy as an adjunct to selective nerve root block in the treatment of lumbar radicular pain from disk herniation: a randomized controlled trial 20864600 2010 12 02 2011 01 11 2011 11 17 1538-6724 90 12 2010 Dec Physical therapy Phys Ther A pilot study examining the effectiveness of physical therapy as an adjunct to selective nerve root block in the treatment of lumbar radicular pain from disk herniation: a randomized controlled trial. 1717 (...) -29 10.2522/ptj.20090260 Therapeutic selective nerve root blocks (SNRBs) are a common intervention for patients with sciatica. Patients often are referred to physical therapy after SNRBs, although the effectiveness of this intervention sequence has not been investigated. This study was a preliminary investigation of the effectiveness of SNRBs, with or without subsequent physical therapy, in people with low back pain and sciatica. This investigation was a pilot randomized controlled clinical trial

EvidenceUpdates2011

63. [Exercise therapy (Krankengymnastik Heilgymnastik) in physical medicine]

[Exercise therapy (Krankengymnastik Heilgymnastik) in physical medicine] Krankengymnastik/Heilgymnastik in der physikalischen Medizin [Exercise therapy (Krankengymnastik / Heilgymnastik) in physical medicine] Krankengymnastik/Heilgymnastik in der physikalischen Medizin [Exercise therapy (Krankengymnastik / Heilgymnastik) in physical medicine] Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Health Technology Assessment 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 Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Health Technology Assessment. Krankengymnastik/Heilgymnastik in der physikalischen Medizin. [Exercise therapy (Krankengymnastik / Heilgymnastik) in physical medicine] Vienna: Ludwig Boltzmann Institut fuer Health Technology Assessment (LBIHTA). Rapid Systematischer Review. 2011 Final publication URL Additional data URL Indexing Status Subject indexing assigned

Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Database.2011

64. [Training therapy in physical medicine ? Systematic Review]

[Training therapy in physical medicine ? Systematic Review] Trainingstherapie in der physikalischen Medizin [Training therapy in physical medicine – Systematic Review] Trainingstherapie in der physikalischen Medizin [Training therapy in physical medicine – Systematic Review] Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Health Technology Assessment 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 Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Health Technology Assessment. Trainingstherapie in der physikalischen Medizin. [Training therapy in physical medicine – Systematic Review] Vienna: Ludwig Boltzmann Institut fuer Health Technology Assessment (LBIHTA). Decision Support Document 51. 2011 Final publication URL Additional data URL Indexing Status Subject indexing assigned by CRD MeSH Exercise Therapy; Humans; Physical Therapy Modalities Language Published

Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Database.2011

65. Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Men Who Physically Abuse Their Female Partner: A Systematic Review

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Men Who Physically Abuse Their Female Partner: A Systematic Review 404 - The Campbell Collaboration Media Centre Blog Newsletter Sign Up Menu or search for what you are looking for in the search box above Useful Links News and Jobs Twitter Copyright © 2017 Campbell Collaboration. All Rights Reserved

Campbell Collaboration2011

66. Cancer-related fatigue and rehabilitation: a randomized controlled multicenter trial comparing physical training combined with cognitive-behavioral therapy with physical training only and with no intervention

Cancer-related fatigue and rehabilitation: a randomized controlled multicenter trial comparing physical training combined with cognitive-behavioral therapy with physical training only and with no intervention 20651011 2010 10 04 2010 10 29 2015 11 19 1538-6724 90 10 2010 Oct Physical therapy Phys Ther Cancer-related fatigue and rehabilitation: a randomized controlled multicenter trial comparing physical training combined with cognitive-behavioral therapy with physical training only (...) and with no intervention. 1413-25 10.2522/ptj.20090212 Research suggests that cancer rehabilitation reduces fatigue in survivors of cancer. To date, it is unclear what type of rehabilitation is most beneficial. This randomized controlled trial compared the effect on cancer-related fatigue of physical training combined with cognitive behavioral therapy with physical training alone and with no intervention. In this multicenter randomized controlled trial, 147 survivors of cancer were randomly assigned to a group

EvidenceUpdates2010

67. The effects of `on-call/out of hours` physical therapy in acute exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a randomized controlled trial

The effects of `on-call/out of hours` physical therapy in acute exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a randomized controlled trial 20543018 2010 08 30 2010 12 15 2010 08 30 1477-0873 24 9 2010 Sep Clinical rehabilitation Clin Rehabil The effects of 'on-call/out of hours' physical therapy in acute exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a randomized controlled trial. 802-9 10.1177/0269215510367558 To assess the effectiveness of an on-call physical therapy (...) programme in the management of acute exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary diseases. Randomized controlled trial. Secondary care level, rural hospital. Thirty-eight patients with acute exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Regular physical therapy and on-call physical therapy was given to two groups of patients with 19 in each arm. On-call physical therapy included providing respiratory physical therapy as required by the patient out of business hours. Peak expiratory flow

EvidenceUpdates2010

68. Comparison of the effectiveness of three manual physical therapy techniques in a subgroup of patients with low back pain who satisfy a clinical prediction rule: a randomized clinical trial

Comparison of the effectiveness of three manual physical therapy techniques in a subgroup of patients with low back pain who satisfy a clinical prediction rule: a randomized clinical trial 19940729 2009 11 26 2010 02 24 2010 04 15 1528-1159 34 25 2009 Dec 01 Spine Spine Comparison of the effectiveness of three manual physical therapy techniques in a subgroup of patients with low back pain who satisfy a clinical prediction rule: a randomized clinical trial. 2720-9 10.1097/BRS.0b013e3181b48809 (...) demographic information and completed a number of self-report questionnaires including the Oswestry Disability Questionnaire (ODQ) and the Numerical Pain Rating Scale (NPRS) at baseline, 1-week, 4-weeks, and 6-months. Patients were randomly assigned to receive 1 of the 3 manual therapy techniques for 2 consecutive treatment sessions followed by exercise regimen for an additional 3 sessions. We examined the primary aim using a linear mixed model for repeated measures, using the ODQ and NPRS as dependent

EvidenceUpdates2009

69. Manual physical therapy and exercise versus electrophysical agents and exercise in the management of plantar heel pain: a multicenter randomized clinical trial

Manual physical therapy and exercise versus electrophysical agents and exercise in the management of plantar heel pain: a multicenter randomized clinical trial 19687575 2009 08 18 2009 09 29 2013 11 21 0190-6011 39 8 2009 Aug The Journal of orthopaedic and sports physical therapy J Orthop Sports Phys Ther Manual physical therapy and exercise versus electrophysical agents and exercise in the management of plantar heel pain: a multicenter randomized clinical trial. 573-85 10.2519/jospt.2009.3036 (...) Randomized clinical trial. To compare the effectiveness of 2 different conservative management approaches in the treatment of plantar heel pain. There is insufficient evidence to establish the optimal physical therapy management strategies for patients with heel pain, and little evidence of long-term effects. Patients with a primary report of plantar heel pain underwent a standard evaluation and completed a number of patient self-report questionnaires, including the Lower Extremity Functional Scale (LEFS), the Foot

EvidenceUpdates2009

70. Effectiveness of physical therapy and epidural steroid injections in lumbar spinal stenosis

Effectiveness of physical therapy and epidural steroid injections in lumbar spinal stenosis 19404172 2009 04 30 2009 07 15 2016 11 25 1528-1159 34 10 2009 May 01 Spine Spine Effectiveness of physical therapy and epidural steroid injections in lumbar spinal stenosis. 985-9 10.1097/BRS.0b013e31819c0a6b Randomized single-blind controlled trial. We aimed to compare the effects of epidural steroid injections and physical therapy program on pain and function in patients with lumbar spinal stenosis (...) (LSS). LSS is one of the most common degenerative spinal disorders among elderly population. Initial treatment of this disabling painful condition is usually conservative including analgesics, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, exercise, physical therapy, or epidural steroid injections. Owing to lack of sufficient data concerning the effectiveness of conservative treatment in LSS, we aimed to compare the effectiveness of epidural steroid injections and physical therapy program in a randomized

EvidenceUpdates2009

71. Effectiveness of manual physical therapy for painful shoulder conditions: a systematic review

Effectiveness of manual physical therapy for painful shoulder conditions: a systematic review Effectiveness of manual physical therapy for painful shoulder conditions: a systematic review Effectiveness of manual physical therapy for painful shoulder conditions: a systematic review Camarinos J, Marinko L CRD summary The review evaluated the effectiveness of manual therapy for painful shoulder conditions and concluded that the results demonstrated improved mobility and a trend for improved pain (...) in English; search terms were reported. Five relevant journals and bibliographies of obtained studies were searched. Study selection Randomised controlled trials (RCTs) of manual physical therapy (from a physical therapist) given only to the glenohumeral joint for shoulder pain in adults (18 to 80 years) were eligible. Studies had to report at least one of the outcomes active or passive range of motion, a shoulder-specific functional outcome, quality of life and pain. Participants with cervical

DARE.2009

72. Early physical and occupational therapy in mechanically ventilated, critically ill patients: a randomised controlled trial.

Early physical and occupational therapy in mechanically ventilated, critically ill patients: a randomised controlled trial. 19446324 2009 06 01 2009 06 12 2015 06 16 1474-547X 373 9678 2009 May 30 Lancet (London, England) Lancet Early physical and occupational therapy in mechanically ventilated, critically ill patients: a randomised controlled trial. 1874-82 10.1016/S0140-6736(09)60658-9 Long-term complications of critical illness include intensive care unit (ICU)-acquired weakness (...) and neuropsychiatric disease. Immobilisation secondary to sedation might potentiate these problems. We assessed the efficacy of combining daily interruption of sedation with physical and occupational therapy on functional outcomes in patients receiving mechanical ventilation in intensive care. Sedated adults (>/=18 years of age) in the ICU who had been on mechanical ventilation for less than 72 h, were expected to continue for at least 24 h, and who met criteria for baseline functional independence were eligible

Lancet2009

73. A randomized trial of behavioral physical therapy interventions for acute and sub-acute low back pain

A randomized trial of behavioral physical therapy interventions for acute and sub-acute low back pain 18786762 2008 10 30 2009 01 13 2016 12 15 1872-6623 140 1 2008 Nov 15 Pain Pain A randomized trial of behavioral physical therapy interventions for acute and sub-acute low back pain (NCT00373867). 145-57 10.1016/j.pain.2008.07.029 Psychological factors consistent with fear-avoidance models are associated with the development of chronic low back pain (LBP). As a result, graded activity (GA (...) ) and graded exposure (GX) have been suggested as behavioral treatment options. This clinical trial compared the effectiveness of treatment-based classification (TBC) physical therapy alone to TBC augmented with GA or GX for patients with acute and sub-acute LBP. Our primary hypothesis was that GX would be most effective for those with elevated pain-related fear. In total, 108 patients enrolled in this clinical trial and were randomly assigned to receive TBC, GA, or GX. Outcomes were assessed by a blinded

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74. The effectiveness of manual physical therapy and exercise for mechanical neck pain: a randomized clinical trial

The effectiveness of manual physical therapy and exercise for mechanical neck pain: a randomized clinical trial 18923311 2008 10 16 2008 12 12 2015 11 19 1528-1159 33 22 2008 Oct 15 Spine Spine The effectiveness of manual physical therapy and exercise for mechanical neck pain: a randomized clinical trial. 2371-8 10.1097/BRS.0b013e318183391e Randomized clinical trial. To assess the effectiveness of manual physical therapy and exercise (MTE) for mechanical neck pain with or without unilateral (...) upper extremity (UE) symptoms, as compared to a minimal intervention (MIN) approach. Mounting evidence supports the use of manual therapy and exercise for mechanical neck pain, but no studies have directly assessed its effectiveness for UE symptoms. A total of 94 patients referred to 3 physical therapy clinics with a primary complaint of mechanical neck pain, with or without unilateral UE symptoms, were randomized to receive MTE or a MIN approach of advice, motion exercise, and subtherapeutic

EvidenceUpdates2008

75. Isolated lumbar extensor strengthening versus regular physical therapy in an army working population with nonacute low back pain: a randomized controlled trial

Isolated lumbar extensor strengthening versus regular physical therapy in an army working population with nonacute low back pain: a randomized controlled trial 18675396 2008 09 01 2008 09 23 2008 09 01 1532-821X 89 9 2008 Sep Archives of physical medicine and rehabilitation Arch Phys Med Rehabil Isolated lumbar extensor strengthening versus regular physical therapy in an army working population with nonacute low back pain: a randomized controlled trial. 1675-85 10.1016/j.apmr.2007.12.050 (...) To evaluate the effectiveness of specific lumbar extensor training compared with regular physical therapy (PT) in workers with nonspecific nonacute low back pain (LBP). A multicenter randomized controlled trial with 1-year follow-up. PT department in (military primary care) health centers. Predominantly male soldiers (N=129) with 4 weeks or more of low back complaints who were referred by the health center's general practitioner for PT (mean age, 35.9+/-10.8 y; range, 20-56 y), of whom 127 randomized

EvidenceUpdates2008

76. Physical therapy treatment of back complaints on children and adolescents

Physical therapy treatment of back complaints on children and adolescents 18794746 2008 09 16 2008 11 06 2015 11 19 1528-1159 33 20 2008 Sep 15 Spine Spine Physical therapy treatment of back complaints on children and adolescents. E721-7 10.1097/BRS.0b013e318182c347 A randomized controlled trial was performed. To evaluate how 2 different treatment options affect perception of health, pain, and physical functioning over time among children and adolescents with low back pain (LBP). LBP among (...) children and adolescents has increased. The literature shows that children with LBP also suffer from this condition as adults. Thus, it is important to prevent and treat LBP in children and adolescents. Forty-five children and adolescents were consecutively randomized into one of 2 treatment groups and were studied for 12 weeks. Group 1 was given individualized physical therapy and exercise and a standardized self-training program and back education. Group 2 was given self-training program and back

EvidenceUpdates2008

77. Effect of pediatric physical therapy on deformational plagiocephaly in children with positional preference: a randomized controlled trial

Effect of pediatric physical therapy on deformational plagiocephaly in children with positional preference: a randomized controlled trial 18678802 2008 08 05 2008 08 22 2015 11 19 1538-3628 162 8 2008 Aug Archives of pediatrics & adolescent medicine Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med Effect of pediatric physical therapy on deformational plagiocephaly in children with positional preference: a randomized controlled trial. 712-8 10.1001/archpedi.162.8.712 To study the effect of pediatric physical therapy (...) on positional preference and deformational plagiocephaly. Randomized controlled trial. Bernhoven Hospital, Veghel, the Netherlands. Of 380 infants referred to the examiners at age 7 weeks, 68 (17.9%) met criteria for positional preference, and 65 (17.1%) were enrolled and followed up at ages 6 and 12 months. Infants with positional preference were randomly assigned to receive either physical therapy (n = 33) or usual care (n = 32). The primary outcome was severe deformational plagiocephaly assessed

EvidenceUpdates2008

78. Comparison of 3 physical therapy modalities for acute pain in lumbar disc herniation measured by clinical evaluation and magnetic resonance imaging

Comparison of 3 physical therapy modalities for acute pain in lumbar disc herniation measured by clinical evaluation and magnetic resonance imaging 18394495 2008 04 08 2008 05 16 2015 11 19 1532-6586 31 3 2008 Mar Journal of manipulative and physiological therapeutics J Manipulative Physiol Ther Comparison of 3 physical therapy modalities for acute pain in lumbar disc herniation measured by clinical evaluation and magnetic resonance imaging. 191-8 10.1016/j.jmpt.2008.02.001 This study measures (...) of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Medical Faculty, Celal Bayar University, Manisa, Turkey. zelihaunlu@yahoo.com Tasci Saliha S Tarhan Serdar S Pabuscu Yuksel Y Islak Serap S eng Comparative Study Journal Article Randomized Controlled Trial United States J Manipulative Physiol Ther 7807107 0161-4754 IM Acute Disease Adult Female Follow-Up Studies Humans Intervertebral Disc Displacement complications diagnosis therapy Low Back Pain etiology therapy Low-Level Light Therapy methods Lumbar Vertebrae

EvidenceUpdates2008

79. Physical therapy interventions for patients with osteoarthritis of the knee: an overview of systematic reviews.

Physical therapy interventions for patients with osteoarthritis of the knee: an overview of systematic reviews. 17986496 2008 01 02 2008 02 05 2009 11 11 0031-9023 88 1 2008 Jan Physical therapy Phys Ther Physical therapy interventions for patients with osteoarthritis of the knee: an overview of systematic reviews. 123-36 Patients with osteoarthritis of the knee are commonly treated by physical therapists. Practice should be informed by updated evidence from systematic reviews. The purpose (...) of this article is to summarize the evidence from systematic reviews on the effectiveness of physical therapy for patients with knee osteoarthritis. Systematic reviews published between 2000 and 2007 were identified by a comprehensive literature search. We graded the quality of evidence across reviews for each comparison and outcome. Twenty-three systematic reviews on physical therapy interventions for patients with knee osteoarthritis were included. There is high-quality evidence that exercise and weight

EvidenceUpdates2008

80. Effectiveness of physical therapy treatments on lateral epicondylitis

Effectiveness of physical therapy treatments on lateral epicondylitis Effectiveness of physical therapy treatments on lateral epicondylitis Effectiveness of physical therapy treatments on lateral epicondylitis Kohia M, Brackle J, Byrd K, Jennings A, Murray W, Wilfong E CRD summary The authors concluded that none of the numerous physical treatments for lateral epicondylitis was shown to be the most effective. Further research was required. The authors’ conclusions appeared to reflect limited (...) findings from diverse studies, but incomplete reporting of review methods and insufficient results data made it difficult to assess the reliability of the authors’ recommendations. Authors' objectives To evaluate the effectiveness of physical therapy interventions for lateral epicondylitis (tennis elbow). Searching PubMed, EBSCO, The Cochrane Library and Hooked on Evidence databases were searched from 1994 to 2006 for full-text peer-reviewed studies published in English. Search terms were reported

DARE.2008