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1. 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

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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

3. Physical Therapy Evaluation and Treatment After Concussion/Mild Traumatic Brain Injury

have ex- perienced a concussive event for mental health, cognitive impairment, and other potential coinciding diagnoses and refer for additional evaluation and services as indicated. F For patients not deemed appropriate for a comprehen- sive physical therapy examination (ie, those who present with severe mental health concerns or health conditions that re- quire medical clearance prior to comprehensive physical exam- ination), physical therapists should provide education regarding concussion (...) , of the practice of physical therapists • Provide information for payers and claims reviewers re- garding the practice of physical therapy for common neu- rologic and musculoskeletal conditions • Create a reference publication for physical therapy clini- cians, academic instructors, clinical instructors, students, interns, residents, and fellows regarding the best current practice of physical therapy STATEMENT OF INTENT This CPG is not intended to be construed or to serve as a standard of medical care

2020 The Orthopaedic Section of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), Inc.

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 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

5. Effectiveness of physical therapy and exercise on pain and functional status in patients with chronic low back pain: a randomized-controlled trial. Full Text available with Trip Pro

any neurological deficit were included in this randomized-controlled study. The patients were divided into two groups: physical therapy group (n=52) and control group (n=52). Both groups were given exercise and medical treatment; physiotherapy modalities were also applied in the physical therapy group. The patients were assessed using the Visual Analog Scale (VAS), Oswestry Disability Index (ODI), and Istanbul Low Back Pain Disability Index (ILBP) before treatment and at two weeks, three months (...) Effectiveness of physical therapy and exercise on pain and functional status in patients with chronic low back pain: a randomized-controlled trial. This study aims to investigate the effect of physical therapy modalities on pain and functional status in patients with non-specific low back pain.Between February 2011 and August 2013, a total of 104 patients (38 males, 66 females; mean age 49.3±12.5 years; range 34 to 62 years) with non-specific chronic low back pain for more than 12 weeks without

2018 Turkish journal of physical medicine and rehabilitation Controlled trial quality: uncertain

6. 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

7. Dopamine Augmented Rehabilitation in Stroke (DARS): a multicentre double-blind, randomised controlled trial of co-careldopa compared with placebo, in addition to routine NHS occupational and physical therapy, delivered early after stroke on functional rec Full Text available with Trip Pro

Dopamine Augmented Rehabilitation in Stroke (DARS): a multicentre double-blind, randomised controlled trial of co-careldopa compared with placebo, in addition to routine NHS occupational and physical therapy, delivered early after stroke on functional rec Dopamine Augmented Rehabilitation in Stroke (DARS): a multicentre double-blind, randomised controlled trial of co-careldopa compared with placebo, in addition to routine NHS occupational and physical therapy, delivered early after stroke (...) on functional recovery Journals Library An error occurred retrieving content to display, please try again. >> >> >> Page Not Found Page not found (404) Sorry - the page you requested could not be found. Please choose a page from the navigation or try a website search above to find the information you need. >> >> >> >> Issue {{metadata .Issue }} Toolkit 1)"> 0)"> 1)"> {{metadata.Title}} {{metadata.Headline}} Co-careldopa in addition to routine occupational and physical therapy did not improve walking

2019 NIHR HTA programme

8. 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

9. Comparison of efficacy of a supervised versus non-supervised physical therapy exercise program on the pain, functionality and quality of life of patients with non-specific chronic low-back pain: a randomized controlled trial

on the pain, functionality and quality of life of patients with non-specific chronic low-back pain: a randomized controlled trial , , , , , , Affiliations Expand Affiliations 1 Andalusian Health Service, Family Medicine and Primary Care, Distrito Sanitario Málaga, Granada, Spain. 2 Department of Nursing, Physical Therapy and Medicine, University of Almeria, Almeria, Spain. 3 Department of Physical Therapy, University of Granada, Granada, Spain. PMID: 32517498 DOI: Item in Clipboard Comparison of efficacy (...) of a supervised versus non-supervised physical therapy exercise program on the pain, functionality and quality of life of patients with non-specific chronic low-back pain: a randomized controlled trial Guillermo A Matarán-Peñarrocha et al. Clin Rehabil . 2020 Jul . Show details Clin Rehabil Actions . 2020 Jul;34(7):948-959. doi: 10.1177/0269215520927076. Epub 2020 Jun 10. Authors , , , , , , Affiliations 1 Andalusian Health Service, Family Medicine and Primary Care, Distrito Sanitario Málaga, Granada, Spain

2020 EvidenceUpdates

10. Virtual Reality Rehabilitation Versus Conventional Physical Therapy for Improving Balance and Gait in Parkinson's Disease Patients: A Randomized Controlled Trial. Full Text available with Trip Pro

Virtual Reality Rehabilitation Versus Conventional Physical Therapy for Improving Balance and Gait in Parkinson's Disease Patients: A Randomized Controlled Trial. BACKGROUND The aim of this study was to investigate the effect of virtual reality (VR) technology on balance and gait in patients with Parkinson's disease (PD). MATERIAL AND METHODS The study design was a single-blinded, randomized, controlled study. Twenty-eight patients with PD were randomly divided into the experimental group (n=14 (...) ) and the control group (n=14). The experimental group received VR training, and the control group received conventional physical therapy. Patients performed 45 minutes per session, 5 days a week, for 12 weeks. Individuals were assessed pre- and post-rehabilitation with the Berg Balance Scale (BBS), Timed Up and Go Test (TUGT), Third Part of Unified Parkinson's Disease Rating Scale (UPDRS3), and Functional Gait Assessment (FGA). RESULTS After treatment, BBS, TUGT, and FGA scores had improved significantly

2019 Medical science monitor : international medical journal of experimental and clinical research Controlled trial quality: uncertain

11. Diagnosis of Upper Quadrant Lymphedema Secondary to Cancer: Clinical Practice Guideline From the Oncology Section of the American Physical Therapy Association Full Text available with Trip Pro

Diagnosis of Upper Quadrant Lymphedema Secondary to Cancer: Clinical Practice Guideline From the Oncology Section of the American Physical Therapy Association Diagnosis of Upper Quadrant Lymphedema Secondary to Cancer: Clinical Practice Guideline From the Oncology Section of the American Physical Therapy Association | Physical Therapy | Oxford Academic ') We use cookies to enhance your experience on our website.By continuing to use our website, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. You can (...) change your cookie settings at any time. Search Account Menu Menu Navbar Search Filter Mobile Microsite Search Term Close search filter search input Article Navigation Close mobile search navigation Article Navigation July 2017 Article Contents Article Navigation Diagnosis of Upper Quadrant Lymphedema Secondary to Cancer: Clinical Practice Guideline From the Oncology Section of the American Physical Therapy Association Kimberly Levenhagen K. Levenhagen, PT, DPT, Saint Louis University, Doisy College

2017 American Physical Therapy Association

12. 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.

13. 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

14. 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

15. Physical Therapy Scoliosis-Specific Exercises May Reduce Curve Progression in Mild Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis Curves. Full Text available with Trip Pro

Physical Therapy Scoliosis-Specific Exercises May Reduce Curve Progression in Mild Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis Curves. To evaluate the curve magnitude in participants with mild adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (AIS) at high risk of progression who received outpatient physical therapy scoliosis-specific exercises (PSSEs).Participants with AIS curves 12° to 20° and Risser grade 0 chose either the PSSE or the control group. The PSSE group was instructed in the Barcelona Scoliosis Physical (...) Therapy School. The control group was observed. Cobb angles were measured by one observer masked to group type at baseline, 6-month follow-up, and 1-year follow-up.Forty-nine participants were enrolled (26 exercise vs 23 controls). Thirty-three participants (19 exercise vs 14 controls) were seen at 1-year follow-up. At 1-year follow-up, the exercise group had smaller curves than controls (16.3° vs 21.6°, P = .04) and less curve progression (0° vs 5.6°, P = .02). Bracing was performed similarly between

2019 Pediatric physical therapy : the official publication of the Section on Pediatrics of the American Physical Therapy Association Controlled trial quality: uncertain

16. Physical exercise and non-insulin glucose-lowering therapies in the management of Type 2 diabetes mellitus: a clinical review. Full Text available with Trip Pro

Physical exercise and non-insulin glucose-lowering therapies in the management of Type 2 diabetes mellitus: a clinical review. In the UK the National Institute of Health and Care Excellence (NICE) advocates intensive lifestyle programmes that attain the levels of daily physical activity set out by the Chief Medical Officer as a first-line strategy for improving the health of people at risk of developing diabetes or reducing the risk of development of Type 2 diabetes. For people with Type 2 (...) to the potential interactions of oral and non-insulin injectable therapies with physical activity in people at risk of, or who have, Type 2 diabetes, and present evidence that may inform healthcare professionals of the need to monitor patients more closely in their adaptation to both pharmacological therapy and physical activity.© 2018 Diabetes UK.

2018 Diabetic Medicine

17. 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.

18. Physical Therapy Informed by Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (PACT) Versus Usual Care Physical Therapy for Adults With Chronic Low Back Pain: A Randomized Controlled Trial. Full Text available with Trip Pro

Physical Therapy Informed by Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (PACT) Versus Usual Care Physical Therapy for Adults With Chronic Low Back Pain: A Randomized Controlled Trial. Chronic low back pain (CLBP) is a major cause of global disability and improving management is essential. Acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) is a promising treatment for chronic pain but has not been modified for physical therapy. This randomized controlled trial (RCT) compared physical therapy informed by ACT (PACT (...) ) against standard care physical therapy for patients with CLBP. Patients with CLBP (duration ≥12 weeks, mean 3 years) were recruited from physical therapy clinics in 4 UK public hospitals. The Roland-Morris Disability Questionnaire (RMDQ) at 3 months' post-randomization was the primary outcome. Two hundred forty-eight participants (59% female, mean age = 48) were recruited and 219 (88.3%) completed measures at 3 and/or 12 months' follow-up. At 3 months, PACT participants reported better outcomes

2019 The journal of pain : official journal of the American Pain Society Controlled trial quality: predicted high

19. Effectiveness of rehabilitation interventions (occupational therapy, physical therapy and speech language therapy) for patients with stroke, lower extremity joint replacement and hip/femur fracture

Effectiveness of rehabilitation interventions (occupational therapy, physical therapy and speech language therapy) for patients with stroke, lower extremity joint replacement and hip/femur fracture 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. CRD bears no responsibility or liability for the content of this registration record, any associated files or external (...) 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 are not reported

2018 PROSPERO

20. 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