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81. 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

82. 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

83. 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

84. Effectiveness of physical therapy interventions for children with cerebral palsy: a systematic review

Effectiveness of physical therapy interventions for children with cerebral palsy: a systematic review Effectiveness of physical therapy interventions for children with cerebral palsy: a systematic review Effectiveness of physical therapy interventions for children with cerebral palsy: a systematic review Anttila H, Autti-Ramo I, Suoranta J, Makela M, Malmivaara A CRD summary This review assessed the effectiveness of physical therapy interventions on functioning in children in children (...) with cerebral palsy and found some moderate, limited and conflicting evidence on some particular outcomes for a few intervention categories. The review was generally well conducted. The conclusion appears to reflect the limited evidence presented. Authors' objectives To assess the effectiveness of physical therapy interventions on functioning in children with cerebral palsy. Searching The reviewers searched MEDLINE, CINAHL, PEDro and The Cochrane Library for studies published between 1990 and February 2007

DARE.2008

85. Mental wellbeing in over 65s: occupational therapy and physical activity interventions

Mental wellbeing in over 65s: occupational therapy and physical activity interventions Mental wellbeing in o Mental wellbeing in ov ver 65s: er 65s: occupational ther occupational therap apy and ph y and physical ysical activity interv activity interventions entions Public health guideline Published: 22 October 2008 nice.org.uk/guidance/ph16 © NICE 2018. All rights reserved. Subject to Notice of rights (https://www.nice.org.uk/terms-and-conditions#notice-of- rights).Y Y our responsibility our (...) of opportunity and to reduce health inequalities. Nothing in this guideline should be interpreted in a way that would be inconsistent with complying with those duties. Commissioners and providers have a responsibility to promote an environmentally sustainable health and care system and should assess and reduce the environmental impact of implementing NICE recommendations wherever possible. Mental wellbeing in over 65s: occupational therapy and physical activity interventions (PH16) © NICE 2018. All rights

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence - Clinical Guidelines2008

86. WITHDRAWN: Physical therapies for prevention of urinary and faecal incontinence in adults.

WITHDRAWN: Physical therapies for prevention of urinary and faecal incontinence in adults. BACKGROUND: Physical therapies, particularly pelvic floor muscle training, have been recommended for prevention of incontinence associated with childbearing, and prostate surgery. OBJECTIVES: To assess the effectiveness of physical therapies in preventing incontinence in adults. SEARCH STRATEGY: The Cochrane Incontinence Group trials register was searched to September 2001. Trials were also sought from (...) the Reference Lists of relevant articles and from experts in the field. SELECTION CRITERIA: Randomised and quasi-randomised trials in adults without incontinence symptoms that compared a physical therapy with no treatment, or any other treatment to prevent incontinence. DATA COLLECTION AND ANALYSIS: Two reviewers independently assessed eligibility, trial quality and extracted data. Data were processed as described in the Cochrane Collaboration Handbook. MAIN RESULTS: Two trials in men (155 men) and 13

Cochrane2007

87. Cognitive behavioural therapy for men who physically abuse their female partner.

Cognitive behavioural therapy for men who physically abuse their female partner. BACKGROUND: In national surveys between 10 % and 34 % of women have reported being physically assaulted by an intimate male partner. Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) or programmes with elements of CBT are frequently used treatments for physically abusive men. Participants either enroll voluntarily or are obliged to participate in CBT by means of a court order. CBT not only seeks to change behaviour using (...) established behavioural strategies, but also targets the thinking patterns and beliefs that are thought to contribute to violence. OBJECTIVES: To measure the effects of CBT and similar interventions on men's physical abuse of their female partners. SEARCH STRATEGY: We searched the Cochrane Controlled Trials Register (CENTRAL), C2-SPECTR, MEDLINE, EMBASE, CINAHL, PsycINFO, ERIC, Care Data/Social Care Online, Sociological Abstracts, Criminal Justice Abstracts, Bibliography of Nordic Criminology (all to late

Cochrane2007

88. The efficacy of problem solving therapy in reducing mental and physical health problems: a meta-analysis

The efficacy of problem solving therapy in reducing mental and physical health problems: a meta-analysis The efficacy of problem solving therapy in reducing mental and physical health problems: a meta-analysis The efficacy of problem solving therapy in reducing mental and physical health problems: a meta-analysis Malouff J M, Thorsteinsson E B, Schutte N S CRD summary This review assessed the efficacy of problem-solving therapy (PST) in helping individuals to overcome any type of health problem (...) did not state any implications for practice. Research: The authors stated that further outcome studies of interpersonal cognitive PST are required, to enable a meta-analysis of this form of PST. Bibliographic details Malouff J M, Thorsteinsson E B, Schutte N S. The efficacy of problem solving therapy in reducing mental and physical health problems: a meta-analysis. Clinical Psychology Review 2007; 27(1): 46-57 PubMedID DOI Indexing Status Subject indexing assigned by NLM MeSH Adult; Depressive

DARE.2007

89. Efficacy of percutaneous vertebral augmentation and use of physical therapy intervention following vertebral compression fractures in older adults: a systematic review

Efficacy of percutaneous vertebral augmentation and use of physical therapy intervention following vertebral compression fractures in older adults: a systematic review Efficacy of percutaneous vertebral augmentation and use of physical therapy intervention following vertebral compression fractures in older adults: a systematic review Efficacy of percutaneous vertebral augmentation and use of physical therapy intervention following vertebral compression fractures in older adults: a systematic (...) review Cahoj P A, Cook J L, Robinson B S CRD summary This review evaluated the effectiveness of percutaneous vertebral augmentation and/or physical therapy for the treatment of vertebral compression fractures. The authors reported that percutaneous vertebral augmentation appeared to be an effective treatment for vertebral compression fractures, but the limited evidence means the conclusions should be considered provisional. Authors' objectives To evaluate the effectiveness of percutaneous vertebral

DARE.2007

90. Evidence-based treatment of aquatic physical therapy in the rehabilitation of upper-extremity orthopedic injuries

Evidence-based treatment of aquatic physical therapy in the rehabilitation of upper-extremity orthopedic injuries Evidence-based treatment of aquatic physical therapy in the rehabilitation of upper-extremity orthopedic injuries Evidence-based treatment of aquatic physical therapy in the rehabilitation of upper-extremity orthopedic injuries Watts K E, Gangaway J M CRD summary This review aimed to identify the evidence on treating orthopaedic upper-extremity injuries with aquatic therapy (...) , and to specify any particularly useful techniques based on experimental studies. The authors concluded that there is some scientific evidence to support aquatic physical therapy as an intervention, but further research is needed. This was a poorly reported review and the conclusions should be treated with caution. Authors' objectives To identify the evidence on treating orthopaedic upper-extremity (UE) injuries with aquatic therapy, and to specify any particularly useful techniques based on experimental

DARE.2007

91. Aquatic physical therapy for low back pain: what are the outcomes?

Aquatic physical therapy for low back pain: what are the outcomes? Aquatic physical therapy for low back pain: what are the outcomes? Aquatic physical therapy for low back pain: what are the outcomes? Barone D, Gangaway J M CRD summary This review concluded that aquatic physical therapy is effective in improving pain and a range of other outcomes inpatients with low back pain. However, the majority of the evidence was non-randomised, no validity assessment was conducted, and the review process (...) was poorly reported. It is therefore difficult to determine the reliability of the conclusions. Authors' objectives To assess the evidence for aquatic physical therapy (APT) for orthopaedic low back pain (LBP). Searching PubMed, PEDro, CINAHL, Hooked on Evidence and the Cochrane Library were searched. The aquatic therapy bibliography (APTA) was also searched and references were cross-checked. The search terms were reported but not the search dates. Only studies published in peer-reviewed journals were

DARE.2007

92. A brief pain management program compared with physical therapy for low back pain: results from an economic analysis alongside a randomized clinical trial

A brief pain management program compared with physical therapy for low back pain: results from an economic analysis alongside a randomized clinical trial A brief pain management program compared with physical therapy for low back pain: results from an economic analysis alongside a randomized clinical trial A brief pain management program compared with physical therapy for low back pain: results from an economic analysis alongside a randomized clinical trial Whitehurst D G, Lewis M, Yao G L (...) , Bryan S, Raftery J P, Mullis R, Hay E M 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. Health technology The study examined a brief pain management (BPM) programme delivered by physiotherapists and a physical therapy programme (PT) involving spinal

NHS Economic Evaluation Database.2007

93. Biofeedback as an adjunct to physical therapy for recovery after stroke

Biofeedback as an adjunct to physical therapy for recovery after stroke Biofeedback as an adjunct to physical therapy for recovery after stroke Biofeedback as an adjunct to physical therapy for recovery after stroke Record Status This is a bibliographic record of a published health technology assessment. No evaluation of the quality of this assessment has been made for the HTA database. Citation Biofeedback as an adjunct to physical therapy for recovery after stroke. Lansdale: HAYES, Inc

Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Database.2007

94. Impact of physical therapy for Parkinson's disease: a critical review of the literature

Impact of physical therapy for Parkinson's disease: a critical review of the literature Impact of physical therapy for Parkinson's disease: a critical review of the literature Impact of physical therapy for Parkinson's disease: a critical review of the literature Kwakkel G, de Goede C J, van Wegen E E CRD summary This review assessed the impact of physical therapy on patients with Parkinson's Disease and concluded that the tasks included in the interventions were not generalisable. Further (...) research was required. Studies were of limited quality and were diverse. The authors' appeared to take these factors into consideration and their conclusions are likely to be reliable. Authors' objectives To assess the impact of physical therapy on patients with Parkinson's disease. Searching MEDLINE, CINAHL, Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials, Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, DARE, PEDro, EMBASE and DocOnline were searched up to August 2007 for articles in English, German and Dutch

DARE.2007

95. Cost-effectiveness of physical therapy and general practitioner care for sciatica

Cost-effectiveness of physical therapy and general practitioner care for sciatica Cost-effectiveness of physical therapy and general practitioner care for sciatica Cost-effectiveness of physical therapy and general practitioner care for sciatica Luijsterburg PA, Lamers LM, Verhagen AP, Ostelo RW, van den Hoogen HJ, Peul WC, Avezaat CJ, Koes BW 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 objective was to assess the cost-effectiveness of physical therapy and general practitioner (GP) care for patients with an acute lumbosacral radicular syndrome. The authors concluded that treatment with physical therapy and GP care was not cost-effective when compared to treatment with GP care alone. Reporting and methodology

NHS Economic Evaluation Database.2007

96. Effectiveness of physical therapy for Achilles tendinopathy: an evidence based review of eccentric exercises

Effectiveness of physical therapy for Achilles tendinopathy: an evidence based review of eccentric exercises Effectiveness of physical therapy for Achilles tendinopathy: an evidence based review of eccentric exercises Effectiveness of physical therapy for Achilles tendinopathy: an evidence based review of eccentric exercises Satyendra L, Byl N CRD summary This review assessed the effectiveness of eccentric exercise training for patients with Achilles tendinopathy. The authors concluded (...) in the review. Specific interventions included in the review Studies that assessed eccentric exercise training, a physical therapy intervention, were eligible for inclusion. The patients in the included studies were given eccentric exercises, eccentric overload, eccentric/concentric stretching, or eccentric exercises and a splint for 12 weeks' duration. The control interventions, where present, were rest/surgery, exercise without pain, night splint and concentric exercises. Participants included

DARE.2006

97. Treatment of low back pain by acupressure and physical therapy: randomised controlled trial.

Treatment of low back pain by acupressure and physical therapy: randomised controlled trial. 16488895 2006 03 27 2006 04 07 2015 11 19 1756-1833 332 7543 2006 Mar 25 BMJ (Clinical research ed.) BMJ Treatment of low back pain by acupressure and physical therapy: randomised controlled trial. 696-700 To evaluate the effectiveness of acupressure in terms of disability, pain scores, and functional status. Randomised controlled trial. Orthopaedic clinic in Kaohsiung, Taiwan. 129 patients with chronic (...) low back pain. Acupressure or physical therapy for one month. Self administered Chinese versions of standard outcome measures for low back pain (primary outcome: Roland and Morris disability questionnaire) at baseline, after treatment, and at six month follow-up. The mean total Roland and Morris disability questionnaire score after treatment was significantly lower in the acupressure group than in the physical therapy group regardless of the difference in absolute score (- 3.8, 95% confidence

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98. There is level 1a evidence that for every two adults with chronic fatigue syndrome treated with cognitive behaviour therapy one additional person will avoid a decrease in physical function

There is level 1a evidence that for every two adults with chronic fatigue syndrome treated with cognitive behaviour therapy one additional person will avoid a decrease in physical function

Occupational Therapy CATs2005

99. Cognitive-behavioural therapy modestly reduces post-traumatic stress symptoms resulting from physical injury

Cognitive-behavioural therapy modestly reduces post-traumatic stress symptoms resulting from physical injury Cognitive-behavioural therapy modestly reduces post-traumatic stress symptoms resulting from physical injury | Evidence-Based Mental Health This site uses cookies. By continuing to browse the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Log in using your username and password For personal accounts OR managers of institutional accounts Username * Password * your user name or password (...) ? Search for this keyword Search for this keyword Main menu Log in using your username and password For personal accounts OR managers of institutional accounts Username * Password * your user name or password? You are here Cognitive-behavioural therapy modestly reduces post-traumatic stress symptoms resulting from physical injury Article Text Therapeutics Cognitive-behavioural therapy modestly reduces post-traumatic stress symptoms resulting from physical injury Free Patricia Jane Watson , PhD

Evidence-Based Mental Health2005

100. A critical review of literature regarding the effectiveness of physical therapy management of hip fracture in elderly persons

A critical review of literature regarding the effectiveness of physical therapy management of hip fracture in elderly persons A critical review of literature regarding the effectiveness of physical therapy management of hip fracture in elderly persons A critical review of literature regarding the effectiveness of physical therapy management of hip fracture in elderly persons Toussant E M, Kohia M CRD summary This review assessed the effectiveness of physical therapy for the treatment of hip (...) fractures in elderly persons. The authors make several recommendations both for clinical practice and further research. However, these should be regarded with caution as many are based on conflicting evidence from poorer quality studies which lack statistical power. Authors' objectives To assess the effectiveness of physical therapy for the treatment of hip fractures in elderly persons. Searching PubMed, ProQuest and EBSCO were searched using the specified search terms. The authors implied that other

DARE.2005