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and improved health outcomes. However, these results should be interpreted with caution. Final publication URL Indexing Status Subject indexing assigned by CRD MeSH Cost-Benefit Analysis; PhysicalTherapy Modalities; Strokes Language Published English Country of organisation Canada Province or state Ontario English summary An English language summary is available. Address for correspondence Evidence Development and Standards, Health Quality Ontario, 130 Bloor Street West, 10th floor, Toronto, Ontario (...) Effect of Increased Intensity of Physiotherapy on Patient Outcomes After Stroke: An Economic Literature Review and Cost-Effectiveness Analysis Effect of Increased Intensity of Physiotherapy on Patient Outcomes After Stroke: An Economic Literature Review and Cost-Effectiveness Analysis Effect of Increased Intensity of Physiotherapy on Patient Outcomes After Stroke: An Economic Literature Review and Cost-Effectiveness Analysis Chan B Record Status This is a bibliographic record of a published
Comparison of 2 manual therapy and exercise protocols for cervical radiculopathy: a randomized clinical trial evaluating short-term effects Participant- and assessor-blinded randomized clinical trial.To compare a rehabilitation program thought to increase the size of the intervertebral foramen (IVF) of the affected nerve root to a rehabilitation program that doesn't include any specific techniques thought to increase the size of the IVF in patients presenting with cervical radiculopathy (CR (...) ).Clinical approaches for the treatment of CR commonly include exercises and manual therapy techniques thought to increase the size of the IVF, but evidence regarding the effectiveness of these specific manual therapy techniques is scarce.Thirty-six participants with CR were randomly assigned either to a group that received a manual therapy and exercise program aimed at increasing the size of the IVF of the affected nerve root (experimental group, n=18) or to a group that received a manual therapy
for the management of unilateral shoulder impingement syndrome . Context Subacromial shoulder impingement syndrome (SIS) can cause shoulder problems and corticosteroid injections and physicaltherapy (exercise and manual therapy) are among the most common treatments. This randomised controlled trial (RCT) compares these treatments in adults with SIS. Methods This RCT recruited 104 patients with SIS who had been referred to physicaltherapy and who had at least a score of 20 (of 100) on the Shoulder Pain (...) and Disability Index (SPADI). 1 Patients were randomised to a package of physicaltherapy (delivered two times per week over 3 weeks) and a home exercise programme or to a package of subacromial corticosteroid injection (40 mg of triamcinolone acetonide in up to three injections over 12 months) and written … Request Permissions If you wish to reuse any or all of this article please use the link below which will take you to the Copyright Clearance Center’s RightsLink service. You will be able to get a quick
at a smaller increase—2 hours or less of additional therapy per week. Limitations This analysis is limited to the earlier post-stroke phase and is not equipped to comment on expected outcomes of later-stage PT. Conclusions Overall, this analysis found support for the use of more intensive PT to improve motor function and ability to perform ADL after stroke. Ontario Health Technology Assessment Series; Vol. 15: No. 6, pp. 1–42, March 2015 5 PLAIN LANGUAGE SUMMARY Physiotherapy (PT) is a standard treatment (...) ) The overall fatality rates at 28 days, 3 months, and 1 year were 19.4 %, 28.5 %, and 37.3 % respectively. This incidence rate was similar to those reported from other population-based studies in western industrialized countries. (9) Ontario Health Technology Assessment Series; Vol. 15: No. 6, pp. 1–42, March 2015 12 EVIDENCE-BASED ANALYSIS Research Questions For the purpose of this review, intensity of physiotherapy (PT) was defined as the time spent in exercise training (for the entire period
Physicaltherapy for chronic pelvic pain Physicaltherapy for chronic pelvic pain Physicaltherapy for chronic pelvic pain HAYES, Inc. 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 HAYES, Inc.. Physicaltherapy for chronic pelvic pain. Lansdale: HAYES, Inc.. Healthcare Technology Brief Publication. 2015 Final publication URL The report may be purchased from (...) : Indexing Status Subject indexing assigned by CRD MeSH Chronic Pain; Humans; Pelvic Pain; PhysicalTherapy Modalities Language Published English Country of organisation United States English summary An English language summary is available. Address for correspondence HAYES, Inc., 157 S. Broad Street, Suite 200, Lansdale, PA 19446, USA. Tel: 215 855 0615; Fax: 215 855 5218 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org AccessionNumber 32016000093 Date abstract record published 27/01/2016 Health Technology Assessment (HTA
Does physiotherapy contribute to the improvement of functional results and of quality of life after primary total hip arthroplasty? This paper aims to determine whether physiotherapy succeeds in improving the functional results (expressed by the Harris hip score) and the quality of life after primary total hip arthroplasty, especially in very elderly persons.A prospective study has followed up 100 patients with coxarthrosis, who underwent a primary total hip arthroplasty and who were subject
Releases 2016 Media Releases 2015 Media Releases 2014 Media Releases 2013 Media Releases 2012 Media Releases Search Graded exercisetherapy: chronic fatigue syndrome Graded exercisetherapy: chronic fatigue syndrome Introduction CFS is primarily a disorder of young to middle-aged adults and is about twice as common in women than in men with the worldwide prevalence between 0.2% and 2.6%. Intervention Graded exercisetherapy (GET). GET aims to increase the patient’s ability to undertake physical (...) activity by preventing/reversing the physical deconditioning and exercise intolerance related to prolonged (relative) inactivity. GET includes the establishment of a baseline of achievable patient-specific exercise or physical activity, followed by increments in the duration of physical activity. The overall aim is to help the patient gradually increase physical activity, and become more independent in their everyday life. GET differs from cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) by not directly targeting
MASAC Recommendations Regarding PhysicalTherapy Guidelines in Patients with Bleeding Disorders MASAC Recommendations Regarding PhysicalTherapy Guidelines in Patients with Bleeding Disorders | National Hemophilia Foundation Secondary menu Search form Search this site Search Main menu » » » » MASAC Recommendations Regarding PhysicalTherapy Guidelines In Patients With Bleeding Disorders PrintFriendly MASAC Recommendations Regarding PhysicalTherapy Guidelines in Patients with Bleeding Disorders (...) Date: November 13, 2015 ID: 238 Revisions: 222; 204 Attachment Size 129.19 KB 197.48 KB 173.03 KB 98.09 KB 191.99 KB 158.08 KB 116.41 KB 157.18 KB 271.89 KB Physicaltherapy is an important adjunct in the management of individuals with hemophilia and other inherited bleeding disorders.  Physicaltherapy is used to rehabilitate muscles and joints following acute soft tissue injuries and hemarthroses, chronic synovitis, and hemophilic arthritis. In addition, physicaltherapy is critical to pre
terms Population and Setting Adults, community or physiotherapy setting Community or secondary care settings Primary care Adults with coccydynia Coccygeal pain Coccyx pain Sacrococcygeal pain Tailbone pain Intervention or Exposure (i.e. what is being tested) PhysiotherapyPhysiotherapy, manual therapy, physicaltherapy, acupuncture, massage, exercises, stretches, posture, electrotherapy, ultrasound, short wave therapy, megapulse, pulsed electro- magnetic energy, core strengthening, spinal stretching (...) Email: email@example.com Date CAT to be reviewed: Summary This systematic review revealed only a small number of low quality studies supporting manual therapy interventions for coccydynia. The generalisability of the limited evidence is limited due to small sample sizes and use of internal manual therapy and intrarectal massage techniques that are not usually performed in primary care physiotherapy in the UK. Conclusions There is limited, low quality evidence supporting the use of manual
with joint hypermobility syndrome Patients Hypermobility Joint laxity Benign Joint Hypermobility Excessive joint mobility Generalised laxity CAT Lead: Tina Hadley-Barrows Date CAT completed: July 2015 Date CAT to be reviewed: July 2017 Intervention or Exposure (ie what is being tested) PhysiotherapyPhysiotherapy. Physicaltherapy, Exercise, Targeted exercisetherapy, proprioception, strengthening, stability, taping, strapping, correcting motion control, range of motion, individualised, tailored (...) . Two UK sites and one in Turkey General exercises v targeted functional stability, joint specific exercise Knee proprioception exercises v no intervention Use of custom made wrist splints Current evidence base for physiotherapy and occupational therapy management of BJHS is limited in size and quality Some support for exercise based interventions but insufficient evidence to determine the type, frequency, dosage or means of delivery. Published, unpublished and trial databases searched. CASP
of physiotherapy versus home exercise alone among patients who have received arthroscopic partial meniscectomy. No literature was identified which examined the effectiveness of physiotherapy among patients who have received arthroscopic knee ligament surgery. Final publication URL Indexing Status Subject indexing assigned by CRD MeSH Arthroscopys; Knee Joint; Ontario; PhysicalTherapy Modalities Language Published English Country of organisation Canada Province or state Ontario English summary An English (...) Physiotherapy After Knee Arthroscopy: A Rapid Review Physiotherapy after knee arthroscopy: a rapid review Physiotherapy after knee arthroscopy: a rapid review Health Quality Ontario Citation Health Quality Ontario. Physiotherapy after knee arthroscopy: a rapid review. Toronto: Health Quality Ontario (HQO). Rapid Review. 2014 Authors' conclusions Based on a systematic review including studies with serious limitations to risk of bias, the evidence does not support the effectiveness
Preoperative physicaltherapy for severe osteoarthritis of the hip Preoperative physicaltherapy for severe osteoarthritis of the hip Preoperative physicaltherapy for severe osteoarthritis of the hip 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 Preoperative physicaltherapy for severe osteoarthritis of the hip. Lansdale: HAYES, Inc.. Directory Publication (...) . 2014 Authors' objectives Physicaltherapy may be beneficial both before and after joint replacement surgery in patients with severe osteoarthritis (OA). In general, the goal of physicaltherapy in patients with OA is to increase function and physical activity despite pain and stiffness. Perioperative goals include faster recovery time, shorter hospital length of stay (LOS), and increased range of motion and function. Final publication URL The report may be purchased from: Indexing Status Subject
Spinal manipulative therapy and exercise for seniors with chronic neck pain Neck pain, common among the elderly population, has considerable implications on health and quality of life. Evidence supports the use of spinal manipulative therapy (SMT) and exercise to treat neck pain; however, no studies to date have evaluated the effectiveness of these therapies specifically in seniors.To assess the relative effectiveness of SMT and supervised rehabilitative exercise, both in combination (...) with and compared to home exercise (HE) alone for neck pain in individuals ages 65 years or older.Randomized clinical trial.Individuals 65 years of age or older with a primary complaint of mechanical neck pain, rated ≥3 (0-10) for 12 weeks or longer in duration.Patient self-report outcomes were collected at baseline and 4, 12, 26, and 52 weeks after randomization. The primary outcome was pain, measured by an 11-box numerical rating scale. Secondary outcomes included disability (Neck Disability Index), general
to standard treatment. The physiotherapy programme included deep breathing exercises, mobilizations and incentive spirometry.Spirometric predicted values and chest radiographs were measured before treatment and at discharge and the length of hospital stay was recorded. Assessors were blinded to the intervention.A comparative analysis showed a significant improvement of spirometric parameters in the intervention group; pre-to-post hospitalization predicted values showed significant changes in vital (...) The effects of a physiotherapy programme on patients with a pleural effusion: a randomized controlled trial To investigate the effects of a physiotherapy protocol on patients with pleural effusion.Randomized controlled trial.University hospital.A total of 104 consecutive inpatients with a medical diagnosis of pleural effusion.Patients were randomly allocated to a control group receiving standard treatment (medical treatment and drainage) or an intervention group treated with physiotherapy added