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121. Exercise therapy versus arthroscopic partial meniscectomy for degenerative meniscal tear in middle aged patients: randomised controlled trial with two year follow-up. Full Text available with Trip Pro

Exercise therapy versus arthroscopic partial meniscectomy for degenerative meniscal tear in middle aged patients: randomised controlled trial with two year follow-up.  To determine if exercise therapy is superior to arthroscopic partial meniscectomy for knee function in middle aged patients with degenerative meniscal tears. Randomised controlled superiority trial. Orthopaedic departments at two public hospitals and two physiotherapy clinics in Norway. 140 adults, mean age 49.5 years (range 35.7 (...) -59.9), with degenerative medial meniscal tear verified by magnetic resonance imaging. 96% had no definitive radiographic evidence of osteoarthritis. 12 week supervised exercise therapy alone or arthroscopic partial meniscectomy alone. Intention to treat analysis of between group difference in change in knee injury and osteoarthritis outcome score (KOOS4), defined a priori as the mean score for four of five KOOS subscale scores (pain, other symptoms, function in sport and recreation, and knee

2016 BMJ Controlled trial quality: predicted high

122. Physiotherapy Interventions for Children with Sensorineural Hearing Loss: Clinical Effectiveness and Guidelines

of physiotherapy interventions in pediatric patients with sensorineural hearing loss. Tags ear, exercise, exercise movement techniques, exercise therapy, hearing loss, nose, physical therapists, physical therapy modalities, physical therapy specialty, rehabilitation, Physiotherapies, Physiotherapist, Sensori-neural, Sensorineural, and Throat Files Rapid Response Summary of Abstracts Published : May 30, 2016 Follow us: © 2019 Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health Get our newsletter: (...) Physiotherapy Interventions for Children with Sensorineural Hearing Loss: Clinical Effectiveness and Guidelines Physiotherapy Interventions for Children with Sensorineural Hearing Loss: Clinical Effectiveness and Guidelines | CADTH.ca Find the information you need Physiotherapy Interventions for Children with Sensorineural Hearing Loss: Clinical Effectiveness and Guidelines Physiotherapy Interventions for Children with Sensorineural Hearing Loss: Clinical Effectiveness and Guidelines Published

2016 Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health - Rapid Review

123. Comparative Effectiveness of Tai Chi Versus Physical Therapy for Knee Osteoarthritis: A Randomized Trial. Full Text available with Trip Pro

. (ClinicalTrials.gov: NCT01258985).An urban tertiary care academic hospital.204 participants with symptomatic knee osteoarthritis (mean age, 60 years; 70% women; 53% white).Tai Chi (2 times per week for 12 weeks) or standard physical therapy (2 times per week for 6 weeks, followed by 6 weeks of monitored home exercise).The primary outcome was Western Ontario and McMaster Universities Osteoarthritis Index (WOMAC) score at 12 weeks. Secondary outcomes included physical function, depression, medication use (...) Comparative Effectiveness of Tai Chi Versus Physical Therapy for Knee Osteoarthritis: A Randomized Trial. Few remedies effectively treat long-term pain and disability from knee osteoarthritis. Studies suggest that Tai Chi alleviates symptoms, but no trials have directly compared Tai Chi with standard therapies for osteoarthritis.To compare Tai Chi with standard physical therapy for patients with knee osteoarthritis.Randomized, 52-week, single-blind comparative effectiveness trial

2016 Annals of Internal Medicine Controlled trial quality: predicted high

124. Secondary prevention of chronic health conditions in patients with multimorbidity: what can physiotherapists do? Full Text available with Trip Pro

Secondary prevention of chronic health conditions in patients with multimorbidity: what can physiotherapists do? 29090173 2019 01 15 2235-042X 6 2 2016 Journal of comorbidity J Comorb Secondary prevention of chronic health conditions in patients with multimorbidity: what can physiotherapists do? 50-52 10.15256/joc.2016.6.82 Dennis Sarah S Discipline of Physiotherapy, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia. eng Editorial 2016 04 28 England J Comorb 101693146 (...) 2235-042X Multimorbidity multiple chronic conditions physiotherapy The author declares no conflicts of interest. 2016 03 21 2016 03 24 2017 11 2 6 0 2016 4 28 0 0 2016 4 28 0 1 epublish 29090173 10.15256/joc.2016.6.82 joc.2016.6.82 PMC5556444 Respir Med. 2012 Mar;106(3):374-81 22000501 BMJ. 2013 Oct 01;347:f5577 24473061 Med J Aust. 2008 Jan 7;188(1):29-32 18205560 Aust Health Rev. 2015 Jun;39(3):244-7 26629583 Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2016 Mar 14;3:CD006560 26976529 Cochrane Database Syst Rev

2016 Journal of comorbidity

125. Additional Effects of a Physical Therapy Protocol on Headache Frequency, Pressure Pain Threshold, and Improvement Perception in Patients With Migraine and Associated Neck Pain: A Randomized Controlled Trial (Abstract)

) and a physiotherapy plus medication group (n=25) (N=50).Both groups received medication for migraine treatment. Additionally, physiotherapy plus medication patients received 8 sessions of physical therapy over 4 weeks, comprised mainly of manual therapy and stretching maneuvers lasting 50 minutes.A blinded examiner assessed the clinical outcomes of headache frequency, intensity, and self-perception of global change and physical outcomes of pressure pain threshold and cervical range of motion. Data were recorded (...) Additional Effects of a Physical Therapy Protocol on Headache Frequency, Pressure Pain Threshold, and Improvement Perception in Patients With Migraine and Associated Neck Pain: A Randomized Controlled Trial To evaluate the additional effect provided by physical therapy in migraine treatment.Randomized controlled trial.Tertiary university-based hospital.Among the 300 patients approached, 50 women (age range, 18-55y) diagnosed with migraine were randomized into 2 groups: a control group (n=25

2016 EvidenceUpdates Controlled trial quality: uncertain

126. Cost-effectiveness of manual therapy versus physiotherapy in patients with sub-acute and chronic neck pain: a randomised controlled trial. Full Text available with Trip Pro

Cost-effectiveness of manual therapy versus physiotherapy in patients with sub-acute and chronic neck pain: a randomised controlled trial. To evaluate the cost-effectiveness of manual therapy according to the Utrecht School (MTU) in comparison with physiotherapy (PT) in sub-acute and chronic non-specific neck pain patients from a societal perspective.An economic evaluation was conducted alongside a 52-week randomized controlled trial, in which 90 patients were randomized to the MTU group and 91

2016 European spine journal : official publication of the European Spine Society, the European Spinal Deformity Society, and the European Section of the Cervical Spine Research Society Controlled trial quality: uncertain

127. Erratum to: Physical fitness of Ghanaian physiotherapists and its correlation with age and exercise engagement: a pilot study Full Text available with Trip Pro

Erratum to: Physical fitness of Ghanaian physiotherapists and its correlation with age and exercise engagement: a pilot study [This corrects the article DOI: 10.1186/s40945-016-0016-2.].

2016 Archives of physiotherapy

128. Physical fitness of Ghanaian physiotherapists and its correlation with age and exercise engagement: a pilot study Full Text available with Trip Pro

Physical fitness of Ghanaian physiotherapists and its correlation with age and exercise engagement: a pilot study The physical job demands of physiotherapists require optimal level of physical fitness (PF), which is often not evaluated in practice. In this study, we assessed selected components of physical fitness of Ghanaian physiotherapists in relation to their sex, age and frequency of exercise participation.Physiotherapists practicing in four major hospitals within the Accra Metropolis (...) ). There was a positive and significant correlation between the age of the participants and BMI (r = 0.614 and p = 0.017). However, cardiorespiratory endurance was not significantly correlated with age and frequency of exercise engagement.The sampled physiotherapists had relatively low physical fitness compared to the age adjusted values. Age and sex are therefore crucial determinants whilst designing programmes aimed at promoting physical fitness in this group.

2016 Archives of physiotherapy

129. The Incremental Effects of Manual Therapy or Booster Sessions in Addition to Exercise Therapy for Knee Osteoarthritis: A Randomized Clinical Trial (Abstract)

The Incremental Effects of Manual Therapy or Booster Sessions in Addition to Exercise Therapy for Knee Osteoarthritis: A Randomized Clinical Trial A factorial randomized controlled trial.To investigate the addition of manual therapy to exercise therapy for the reduction of pain and increase of physical function in people with knee osteoarthritis (OA), and whether "booster sessions" compared to consecutive sessions may improve outcomes.The benefits of providing manual therapy in addition (...) to exercise therapy, or of distributing treatment sessions over time using periodic booster sessions, in people with knee OA are not well established.All participants had knee OA and were provided 12 sessions of multimodal exercise therapy supervised by a physical therapist. Participants were randomly allocated to 1 of 4 groups: exercise therapy in consecutive sessions, exercise therapy distributed over a year using booster sessions, exercise therapy plus manual therapy without booster sessions

2016 EvidenceUpdates Controlled trial quality: predicted high

130. Randomised controlled trial: Surgery and physical therapy likely yield similar outcomes in spinal stenosis

Randomised controlled trial: Surgery and physical therapy likely yield similar outcomes in spinal stenosis Surgery and physical therapy likely yield similar outcomes in spinal stenosis | BMJ Evidence-Based Medicine We use cookies to improve our service and to tailor our content and advertising to you. You can manage your cookie settings via your browser at any time. To learn more about how we use cookies, please see our . 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 Surgery and physical therapy likely yield similar outcomes in spinal stenosis Article Text Therapeutics/Prevention Randomised controlled trial Surgery and physical therapy likely yield similar outcomes in spinal

2016 Evidence-Based Medicine

131. Cognitive therapies for increasing physical activity

therapies lead to small to moderate increases in physical activity. This applies to comparisons with no intervention, usual care, or as an adjunct to exercise or rehabilitation programs. It is possible, based on low-quality evidence, that cognitive therapies has a similar effect on physical activity as health education has. The documentation is too sparse to conclude about the effect of cognitive therapies when directly compared to exercise or rehabilitation. Address/contact Norwegian Institute (...) Cognitive therapies for increasing physical activity Cognitive therapies for increasing physical activity - NIPH Selected items added to basket Close Search for: Søk Meny Infectious diseases & Vaccines Close Mental & Physical health Close Environment & Lifestyle Close Health in Norway Close Quality & Knowledge Close Research & Access to data Close About NIPH Close Cognitive therapies for increasing physical activity Have you found an error? Order Download: Key message Regular physical activity

2016 Norwegian Institute of Public Health

132. In adults with shoulder subacromial pain/subacromial impingement syndrome, is shoulder decompression surgery more clinically and cost effective than physiotherapy in reducing pain and improving function.

Inclusion Criteria Description Search terms Population and Setting Adults Adults with sub acromial pain/shoulder joint impingement syndrome/subacromial impingement pain Intervention or Exposure (ie what is being tested) Surgery Arthroscopic shoulder surgery, Sub acromial decompression surgery, shoulder decompression surgery, acromioplasty Comparison, if any Physiotherapy Physiotherapy, physical therapy, exercise, exercise therapy, conservative treatment, non- operative measures, rehabilitation Outcomes (...) to referral on for orthopaedic surgical opinion. What would you tweet? For patients with Subacromial pain try a course of physiotherapy treatment before referral to Orthopaedic surgeons References Gebremariam L, Hay E, Koes BW, Huisstede BM (2011) Archives of Physical Medicine Rehabilitation, 92, 1900-1913 Ketola S, Lehtinen J, Rousi T, Nissinen M, Huhtala H, Konttinen YT, Arnala I (2013) No evidence of long-term benefits of arthroscopic acromioplasty in the treatment of shoulder impingement syndrome (5

2016 Public Health England

133. Would repeat steroid injections be more beneficial than physiotherapy targeted exercise for 'Trochanteric bursitis/trochanteric pain syndrome' (TPS)' in older females giving pain relief for over six months duration?

injections Greater trochanteric pain syndrome, bursitis, tendonopathy, tendonitis, tendonosis, TPS Intervention or Exposure (ie what is being tested) Repeat / multiple injection with a corticosteroid Comparison, if any Physiotherapy exercise program – strengthening exercises and stretches Physical therapist, physical therapy, exercise therapy Outcomes of interest Pain relief for over six months duration Long term pain relief Types of studies RCTs and SRs RWT CAT group: Sarah Atkins & Vicky Cooper Date (...) Would repeat steroid injections be more beneficial than physiotherapy targeted exercise for 'Trochanteric bursitis/trochanteric pain syndrome' (TPS)' in older females giving pain relief for over six months duration? RWT CAT group: Sarah Atkins & Vicky Cooper Date CAT completed October 2016 Date CAT to be reviewed October 2018 Musculoskeletal Research Facilitation Group (CAT Group) Critically appraised topic and clinical bottom line October 2016 Specific Question: Would repeat steroid injections

2016 Public Health England

134. Evidently Advent 2015 Exercise therapy for knee pain

Evidently Advent 2015 Exercise therapy for knee pain Evidently Advent 2015 Exercise therapy for knee pain - Evidently Cochrane Search and hit Go By December 23, 2015 // Click here to watch the video on YouTube: Links van der Heijden RA, Lankhorst NE, van Linschoten R, Bierma-Zeinstra SMA, van Middelkoop M. . Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2015, Issue 1. Art. No.: CD010387. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD010387.pub2. Link to Plain Language Summary: Very low quality evidence (GRADE) Related (...) on systematic reviews for the University of Oxford and the Royal College of Nursing Institute, and obtained degrees in History from the University of Oxford and in the history of women’s health and illness in early modern England (MPhil., University of Reading). Evidently Advent 2015 Exercise therapy for knee pain by Sarah Chapman is licensed under a 2 Comments on this post how absolutely demeaning these evidently advent so called video information are…most of them offer no help and are you dealing

2015 Evidently Cochrane

135. Chest physiotherapy compared to no chest physiotherapy for cystic fibrosis. Full Text available with Trip Pro

Chest physiotherapy compared to no chest physiotherapy for cystic fibrosis. Chest physiotherapy is widely used in people with cystic fibrosis in order to clear mucus from the airways. This is an updated version of previously published reviews.To determine the effectiveness and acceptability of chest physiotherapy compared to no treatment or spontaneous cough alone to improve mucus clearance in cystic fibrosis.We searched the Cochrane Cystic Fibrosis and Genetic Disorders Group Trials Register (...) which comprises references identified from comprehensive electronic database searches and handsearches of relevant journals and abstract books of conference proceedings.Date of the most recent search of the Group's Cystic Fibrosis Trials Register: 02 June 2015.Randomised or quasi-randomised clinical studies in which a form of chest physiotherapy (airway clearance technique) were taken for consideration in people with cystic fibrosis compared with either no physiotherapy treatment or spontaneous

2015 Cochrane

136. Glenohumeral posterior mobilization versus conventional physiotherapy for primary adhesive capsulitis: a randomized clinical trial. Full Text available with Trip Pro

Glenohumeral posterior mobilization versus conventional physiotherapy for primary adhesive capsulitis: a randomized clinical trial. To compare the short-term efficacy of a glenohumeral posterior mobilization technique versus conventional physiotherapy for the improvement of the range of external rotation in patients with primary adhesive capsulitis of the shoulder.This is a randomized clinical trial conducted at Hospital Clinico San Borja Arriaran in Chile. Fifty-seven patients with an age (...) range of 50 to 58 years old were enrolled in two groups. Both groups were randomized to receive a treatment of 10 sessions: the experimental group (n=29) received a glenohumeral posterior mobilization technique after training with a cycle ergometer, and the control group (n=28) received conventional physiotherapy. The primary outcome measure was range of passive movement in external rotation; secondary outcomes were forward flexion and shoulder abduction, pain perception using the visual analogue

2015 Medwave Controlled trial quality: uncertain

137. Early Physical Therapy vs Usual Care in Patients With Recent-Onset Low Back Pain: A Randomized Clinical Trial. Full Text available with Trip Pro

Early Physical Therapy vs Usual Care in Patients With Recent-Onset Low Back Pain: A Randomized Clinical Trial. Low back pain (LBP) is common in primary care. Guidelines recommend delaying referrals for physical therapy.To evaluate whether early physical therapy (manipulation and exercise) is more effective than usual care in improving disability for patients with LBP fitting a decision rule.Randomized clinical trial with 220 participants recruited between March 2011 and November 2013 (...) . Participants with no LBP treatment in the past 6 months, aged 18 through 60 years (mean age, 37.4 years [SD, 10.3]), an Oswestry Disability Index (ODI) score of 20 or higher, symptom duration less than 16 days, and no symptoms distal to the knee in the past 72 hours were enrolled following a primary care visit.All participants received education. Early physical therapy (n = 108) consisted of 4 physical therapy sessions. Usual care (n = 112) involved no additional interventions during the first 4

2015 JAMA Controlled trial quality: predicted high

138. [Notice on equal access to physiotherapy services. Tier I - Review of the evidence on the effectiveness and cost of psychotherapy compared to treatment of adults with anxiety and depressive disorders]

publication URL Indexing Status Subject indexing assigned by CRD MeSH Adult; Anxiety; Anxiety Disorders; Cost-Benefit Analysis; Depression; Depressive Disorder; Health Services Accessibility; Healthcare Disparities; Humans; Physical Therapy Modalities; Psychotherapy Language Published French Country of organisation Canada Province or state Quebec English summary An English language summary is available. Address for correspondence Institut national d'excellence en santé et en services sociaux (INESSS (...) [Notice on equal access to physiotherapy services. Tier I - Review of the evidence on the effectiveness and cost of psychotherapy compared to treatment of adults with anxiety and depressive disorders] Avis sur l'accès équitable aux services de psychothérapie. Volet I – Examen des données probantes sur l'efficacité et le coût de la psychothérapie comparativement à ceux traitement des adultes atteints de troubles anxieux et dépressifs [Notice on equal access to physiotherapy services. Part I

2015 Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Database.

139. [Notice on equal access to physiotherapy services. Part II - Analysis of the terms and conditions of access to psychotherapy for the treatment of adults with depressive disorders and anxiety]

des victimes d'actes criminels (IVAC), which is under the CSST, or to Aboriginal peoples through Health Canada's Non-Insured Health Benefits Program. Except for these programs, psychotherapy services delivered in the private sector are not covered by RAMQ. Final publication URL Indexing Status Subject indexing assigned by CRD MeSH Adult; Anxiety; Anxiety Disorders; Depression; Depressive Disorder; Health Services Accessibilitys; Healthcare Disparities; Physical Therapy Modalities; Psychotherapy (...) [Notice on equal access to physiotherapy services. Part II - Analysis of the terms and conditions of access to psychotherapy for the treatment of adults with depressive disorders and anxiety] Avis sur l'accès équitable aux services de psychothérapie. Volet II – Analyse des modalités et des conditions d'accès aux services de psychothérapie pour le traitement des adultes atteints de troubles dépressifs et anxieux [Notice on equal access to physiotherapy services. Part II - Analysis of the terms

2015 Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Database.

140. 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