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disability and pain. Objective: To determine whether yoga is noninferior to PT for cLBP. Design: 12-week, single-blind, 3-group randomized 2017 2. A Randomized Controlled Trial of Screening, Risk Modification and Physical Therapy to Prevent Falls among the Elderly Recently Discharged from the Emergency Department to the Community: the Steps to Avoid Falls in the Elderly Study. 28202383 2017 02 16 2017 04 11 1532-821X 2017 Feb 12 Archives of physical medicine and rehabilitation Arch Phys Med Rehabil (...) and Hooked on Evidence databases were searched from 1994 to 2006 for full-text peer-reviewed studies published in English. Search terms were reported 2008 4. Early physical therapy /occupational therapy specific interventions for traumatic spinal cord injury (SCI) Occupational Therapy and Physical Therapy / Spinal Cord Injury / Early Physical Therapy / BESt ### Copyright © 2014 Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center; all rights reserved. Page 1 of 8 Occupational Therapy and Physical Therapy

2018 Trip Latest and Greatest

2. Effectiveness of physical exercise in the treatment of depression in older adults as an alternative to antidepressant drugs in primary care. Full Text available with Trip Pro

Effectiveness of physical exercise in the treatment of depression in older adults as an alternative to antidepressant drugs in primary care. Although currently available evidence suggests that physical exercise can be beneficial for depressed patients and might be comparable to antidepressant treatment, the best way of implementing this recommendation in clinical practice is not known. This study therefore aims to ascertain the non-inferiority of supervised physical exercise to antidepressant (...) drug treatment, in terms of reducing depressive symptoms among patients presenting with clinical criteria of a depressive episode (ICD-10), across a follow-up period of 6 months.It will take the form of a randomised clinical trial undertaken in a primary care setting, in which a total of 312 patients over the age of 65 years with clinically significant depression will be randomly assigned to supervised physical exercise programme, or will alternatively receive treatment with antidepressant drugs

2019 BMC Psychiatry Controlled trial quality: uncertain

3. 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

2008 National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence - Clinical Guidelines

4. Pelvic Girdle Pain in the Antepartum Population: Physical Therapy Clinical Practice Guidelines Linked to the International Classification of Functioning, Disability, and Health From the Section on Women's Health and the Orthopaedic Section of the America

, and the patient's values, expectations, and preferences. However, we suggest that the rationale for significant departures from accepted guidelines be documented in the patient's medical records at the time the relevant clinical decision is made. METHODS Summary of Literature Search 37/7/2017 Pelvic Girdle Pain in the Antepartum Population: Physical T... : Journal of Women’s Health Physical Therapy http://journals.lww.com/jwhpt/Fulltext/2017/05000/Pelvic_Girdle_Pain_in_the_Antepartum_Population__.7.aspx 6/27 (...) Process and Reliability Each literary article was reviewed by 2 reviewers and required greater than 95% agreement among reviewers via Key Questions from the Evidence Based Physical Therapy for determination of article quality for the appropriate of level of evidence established by the Centers for Evidence­Based Medicine. If greater than 95% agreement was not achieved, a third reviewer was utilized for quality determination. Articles were considered “high quality” if they fulfilled greater than 75

2017 The Orthopaedic Section of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), Inc.

5. A Randomized Controlled Trial of Screening, Risk Modification and Physical Therapy to Prevent Falls among the Elderly Recently Discharged from the Emergency Department to the Community: the Steps to Avoid Falls in the Elderly Study. (Abstract)

a tailored physical therapy program; however, individuals with less comorbidity may substantially benefit.Copyright © 2016 American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine. Published by Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved. (...) A Randomized Controlled Trial of Screening, Risk Modification and Physical Therapy to Prevent Falls among the Elderly Recently Discharged from the Emergency Department to the Community: the Steps to Avoid Falls in the Elderly Study. To evaluate the effectiveness of a multifactorial, tailored program of physical therapy to reduce the occurrence of falls among a heterogeneous group of high-risk elderly Singaporeans recently discharged from the emergency department (ED).Randomized controlled

2017 Archives of physical medicine and rehabilitation Controlled trial quality: predicted high

6. Effectiveness of Physical Therapy Interventions for Low Back Pain Targeting the Low Back Only or Low Back Plus Hips

Estimated Study Completion Date : May 14, 2020 Resource links provided by the National Library of Medicine related topics: Arms and Interventions Go to Arm Intervention/treatment Active Comparator: Low Back Only Participants randomized to the Low Back Only arm will receive physical therapy as directed by the treating physical therapist targeting the lower back. Procedure: Low Back Only The physical therapy interventions are commonly performed in and may include stretching, strengthening, hands (...) Center Recruiting Peoria, Illinois, United States, 61614 Contact: Kate Horst, DPT 309-282-1630 United States, Indiana Franciscan Health Sports Medicine Physical Therapy Clinic Recruiting Indianapolis, Indiana, United States, 46237 Contact: Jeevan Pandya, DPT 317-528-5800 United States, New Jersey BSR Physical Therapy Recruiting Barnegat, New Jersey, United States, 08005 Contact: Steve Ferro, DPT 609-698-1073 BSR Physical Therapy Recruiting Manahawkin, New Jersey, United States, 08050 Contact: Ernie

2018 Clinical Trials

7. Cost-effectiveness of internet-based cognitive–behavioural therapy and physical exercise for depression Full Text available with Trip Pro

Cost-effectiveness of internet-based cognitive–behavioural therapy and physical exercise for depression Both internet-based cognitive-behavioural therapy (ICBT) and physical exercise are alternatives to treatment as usual (TAU) in managing mild to moderate depression in primary care.To determine the cost-effectiveness of ICBT and physical exercise compared with TAU in primary care.Economic evaluation of a randomised controlled trial (N = 945) in Sweden. Costs were estimated by a service use (...) questionnaire and used together with the effects on quality-adjusted life-years (QALYs). The primary 3-month healthcare provider perspective in primary care was complemented by a 1-year societal perspective.The primary analysis showed that incremental cost per QALY gain was €8817 for ICBT and €14 571 for physical exercise compared with TAU. At the established willingness-to-pay threshold of €21 536 (£20 000) per QALY, the probability of ICBT being cost-effective is 90%, and for physical exercise is 76

2018 BJPsych open Controlled trial quality: uncertain

8. Pelvic Girdle Pain in the Antepartum Population: Physical Therapy Clinical Practice Guidelines Linked to the International Classification of Functioning, Disability, and Health From the Section on Women's Health and the Orthopaedic Section of the American Full Text available with Trip Pro

the Evidence Based Physical Therapy for determination of article quality for the appropriate of level of evidence (I-V) established by the Centers for Evidence-Based Medicine and grades of evidence for strength according to the guidelines of Guyatt et al and modified by Law and MacDermid (A-F). Results: A total of 105 references were included and the following recommendations were found with evidence. The evidence is moderate to strong for identification of risk factors, clinical course, diagnosis (...) Appraisal Process and Reliability Each literary article was reviewed by 2 reviewers and required greater than 95% agreement among reviewers via Key Questions from the Evidence Based Physical Therapy for determination of article quality for the appropriate of level of evidence established by the Centers for Evidence-Based Medicine. If greater than 95% agreement was not achieved, a third reviewer was utilized for quality determination. Articles were considered “high quality” if they fulfilled greater than

2017 American Physical Therapy Association

9. Physical therapy (PT) for the treatment of frozen shoulder (FS): a systematic review of randomized controlled trials

Physical therapy (PT) for the treatment of frozen shoulder (FS): a systematic review of randomized controlled trials Print | PDF PROSPERO This information has been provided by the named contact for this review. CRD has accepted this information in good faith and registered the review in PROSPERO. The registrant confirms that the information supplied for this submission is accurate and complete. CRD bears no responsibility or liability for the content of this registration record, any associated (...) . No metastases/ only primary tumor 4. No control group 5. Combination therapy or contamination 6. Not about analgesics used in the clinic Full text-screening: As above, with the addition of: 7. No relevant outcome measure reported ">Prioritise the exclusion criteria Example: Two reviewers will independently extract data from each article. We first try to extract numerical data from tables, text or figures. If these are not reported, we will extract data from graphs using digital ruler software. In case data

2019 PROSPERO

10. Physical therapy management, surgical treatment, and patient-reported outcomes measures in a prospective observational cohort of patients with neurogenic thoracic outlet syndrome. Full Text available with Trip Pro

Physical therapy management, surgical treatment, and patient-reported outcomes measures in a prospective observational cohort of patients with neurogenic thoracic outlet syndrome. To assess the results of physical therapy management and surgical treatment in a prospective observational cohort of patients with neurogenic thoracic outlet syndrome (NTOS) using patient-reported outcomes measures.Of 183 new patient referrals from July 1 to December 31, 2015, 150 (82%) met the established clinical (...) diagnostic criteria for NTOS. All patients underwent an initial 6-week physical therapy trial. Those with symptom improvement continued physical therapy, and the remainder underwent surgery (supraclavicular decompression with or without pectoralis minor tenotomy). Pretreatment factors and 7 patient-reported outcomes measures were compared between the physical therapy and surgery groups using t-tests and χ2 analyses. Follow-up results were assessed by changes in 11-item version of Disability of the Arm

2019 Journal of Vascular Surgery

11. Yoga, Physical Therapy, or Education for Chronic Low Back Pain: A Randomized Noninferiority Trial. Full Text available with Trip Pro

Yoga, Physical Therapy, or Education for Chronic Low Back Pain: A Randomized Noninferiority Trial. 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.To determine whether yoga is noninferior to PT for cLBP.12-week, single-blind, 3-group randomized noninferiority trial and subsequent (...) Disability Questionnaire (RMDQ), and pain, measured by an 11-point scale, at 12 weeks. Prespecified noninferiority margins were 1.5 (RMDQ) and 1.0 (pain). Secondary outcomes included pain medication use, global improvement, satisfaction with intervention, and health-related quality of life.One-sided 95% lower confidence limits were 0.83 (RMDQ) and 0.97 (pain), demonstrating noninferiority of yoga to PT. However, yoga was not superior to education for either outcome. Yoga and PT were similar for most

2017 Annals of Internal Medicine Controlled trial quality: predicted high

12. Comparison of Soft Tissue Biased Manual Therapy and Conventional Physical Therapy in Patients With Frozen Shoulder

Comparison of Soft Tissue Biased Manual Therapy and Conventional Physical Therapy in Patients With Frozen Shoulder Comparison of Soft Tissue Biased Manual Therapy and Conventional Physical Therapy in Patients With Frozen Shoulder - Full Text View - ClinicalTrials.gov Hide glossary Glossary Study record managers: refer to the if submitting registration or results information. Search for terms x × Study Record Detail Saved Studies Save this study Warning You have reached the maximum number (...) of saved studies (100). Please remove one or more studies before adding more. Comparison of Soft Tissue Biased Manual Therapy and Conventional Physical Therapy in Patients With Frozen Shoulder The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. of clinical studies and talk to your health care provider before participating. Read our for details

2018 Clinical Trials

13. 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

2006 DARE.

14. Effectiveness of a combined exercise training and home-based walking programme on physical activity compared with standard medical care in moderate COPD: a randomised controlled trial. (Abstract)

Effectiveness of a combined exercise training and home-based walking programme on physical activity compared with standard medical care in moderate COPD: a randomised controlled trial. To estimate the effectiveness of a 10-week combined exercise training and home-based walking programme on daily physical activity (PA) compared with standard medical care in patients with moderate chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).Randomised controlled trial.Primary care physiotherapy.Consecutive (...) patients with stable COPD at Gold Stage II with a score of two or more on the Medical Research Council Dyspnoea Scale.Ten-week combined exercise training and home-based walking programme compared with standard medical care.At baseline and after 10 weeks, daily PA was evaluated by accelerometry using three levels of intensity and expressed as metabolic equivalent of task. In addition, daily activities (Physical Activity Scale for the Elderly), functional exercise capacity (6-minute Walk Test), health

2018 Physiotherapy Controlled trial quality: predicted high

15. Physical fitness exercise versus cognitive behavior therapy on reducing the depressive symptoms among community-dwelling elderly adults: A randomized controlled trial (Abstract)

Physical fitness exercise versus cognitive behavior therapy on reducing the depressive symptoms among community-dwelling elderly adults: A randomized controlled trial Depression is a major health problem for community-dwelling elderly adults. Since limited resources are available to decrease the high prevalence of depressive symptoms among the elderly adults, improved support for them can be provided if we can determine which intervention is superior in ridding depressive symptoms.To compare (...) the effectiveness of the physical fitness exercise program and the cognitive behavior therapy program on primary (depressive symptoms) and secondary outcomes (6-min walk distance, quality of life, and social support) for community-dwelling elderly adults with depressive symptoms.A prospective randomized control trial was conducted in three communities in northern Taiwan.The elderly adults in the three communities were invited to participate by mail, phone calls, and posters. There were a total of 57

2015 EvidenceUpdates Controlled trial quality: uncertain

16. Cerebellar Stroke Occupational Therapy and Physical Therapy Management from Intensive Care Unit to Outpatient: A Case Report Full Text available with Trip Pro

Cerebellar Stroke Occupational Therapy and Physical Therapy Management from Intensive Care Unit to Outpatient: A Case Report Cerebellar stroke increases the risk of extensive physical disability and long-term institutionalization. The purpose of this case report is to describe the 14-month longitudinal rehabilitation management and outcomes from the intensive care unit, inpatient rehabilitation unit and outpatient care of a patient after cerebellar stroke. A goal of this case report

2017 Cureus

17. Early physical and occupational therapy in mechanically ventilated, critically ill patients: a randomised controlled trial. (Abstract)

Early physical and occupational therapy in mechanically ventilated, critically ill patients: a randomised controlled trial. 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 for enrolment in this randomised controlled trial at two university hospitals. We randomly assigned 104 patients by computer-generated, permuted block randomisation to early exercise and mobilisation (physical and occupational therapy) during periods of daily

2009 Lancet Controlled trial quality: predicted high

18. A Comparison of Physical Therapy Modalities Versus Acupuncture in the Treatment of Fibromyalgia Syndrome: A Pilot Study. (Abstract)

A Comparison of Physical Therapy Modalities Versus Acupuncture in the Treatment of Fibromyalgia Syndrome: A Pilot Study. Physical therapy (PT) modalities are used in the treatment of fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS). Acupuncture is a treatment option often sought after by FMS patients. The aim of this study was to compare the effects of PT modalities with those of acupuncture on pain, daily function, and quality of life in FMS patients.A comparative effectiveness study.Forty-four female patients (...) between the ages of 18-70 years presenting to Baskent University Faculty of Medicine Department of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine with a new diagnosis of FMS according to the American College of Rheumatology, with manifestations of chronic widespread musculoskeletal pain symptoms, normal routine blood tests, and a desire to receive PT or acupuncture were included in the study. Exclusion criteria included the presence of neurologic, inflammatory, endocrinologic, and other chronic diseases

2019 Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine

19. Physical health and drug safety in individuals with schizophrenia Full Text available with Trip Pro

Physical health and drug safety in individuals with schizophrenia While antipsychotic medications are the mainstay of therapy for individuals with schizophrenia and psychotic disorders, their use is associated with adverse effects on physical health that require the attention and care of prescribers.We used the ADAPTE process to adapt existing guideline recommendations from the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) and Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network (SIGN (...) interventions are recommended to mitigate antipsychotic-induced weight gain. Prescribers should follow Canadian guidelines on the treatment of obesity, dyslipidemia, and diabetes. Recommendations on antipsychotic drug choice are made for users particularly concerned about extrapyramidal symptoms.Careful monitoring and attention by prescribers may mitigate adverse effects associated with antipsychotic medications.

2017 CPG Infobase

20. The use of animal-assisted therapy in combination with physical therapy in an inpatient rehabilitation facility: A case report. (Abstract)

The use of animal-assisted therapy in combination with physical therapy in an inpatient rehabilitation facility: A case report. Animal-assisted therapy (AAT) is a growing form of intervention in the field of rehabilitation often with the goals of decreasing pain, anxiety, and depression. There is a lack of literature on the use of AAT in inpatient rehabilitation facilities (IRF).This intrinsic case report describes the use of AAT in combination with physical therapy (PT) in the treatment (...) of a middle-aged female status-post spinal surgery.This patient was treated with standard of care physical and occupational therapy in an IRF with the addition of AAT within 32% of the therapy sessions. AAT sessions focused on sitting and standing tolerance, standing balance, endurance, ambulation, stair negotiation and kitchen mobility. Clinical measures included the 6 Minute Walk Test (6MWT), the Functional Independence Measure (FIM) total score and the FIM motor subscale score.From admission

2018 Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice