Orthopedics

Clinical effectiveness of manual therapy for the management of musculoskeletal and non-musculoskeletal conditions: systematic review and update of UK evidence report

Clar, C., Tsertsvadze, A., Court, R., Hundt, G., Clarke, A., & Sutcliffe, P. (2014). Clinical effectiveness of manual therapy for the management of musculoskeletal and non-musculoskeletal conditions: systematic review and update of UK evidence report. Chiropractic & Manual Therapies, 22(1), 12–12“.http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3997823/.

Does Nonsurgical Treatment Improve Longitudinal Outcomes of Lateral Epicondylitis Over No Treatment? A Meta-analysis

Sayegh, E. T., & Strauch, R. J. (2015). Does Nonsurgical Treatment Improve Longitudinal Outcomes of Lateral Epicondylitis Over No Treatment? A Meta-analysis. Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research®, 473(3), 1093–1107Access full text online at: http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s11999-014-4022-y#page-1.

The effectiveness of manual therapy for the management of musculoskeletal disorders of the upper and lower extremities: a systematic review by the Ontario Protocol for Traffic Injury Management (OPTIMa) Collaboration

Southerst, D., Yu, H., Randhawa, K., Côté, P., D’Angelo, K., Shearer, H. M., … Taylor-Vaisey, A. (2015). The effectiveness of manual therapy for the management of musculoskeletal disorders of the upper and lower extremities: a systematic review by the Ontario Protocol for Traffic Injury Management (OPTIMa) Collaboration. Chiropractic & Manual Therapies, 23(1), 30–30Access full text online at: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4623271/.

The effectiveness of soft-tissue therapy for the management of musculoskeletal disorders and injuries of the upper and lower extremities: A systematic review by the Ontario Protocol for Traffic Injury management (OPTIMa) collaboration.

Piper, S., Shearer, H. M., Côté, P., Wong, J. J., Yu, H., Varatharajan, S., … Taylor-Vaisey, A. L. (2016). The effectiveness of soft-tissue therapy for the management of musculoskeletal disorders and injuries of the upper and lower extremities: A systematic review by the Ontario Protocol for Traffic Injury management (OPTIMa) collaboration. Manual Therapy, 21, 18–34.

Efficacy of Different Types of Mobilization Techniques in Patients With Primary Adhesive Capsulitis of the Shoulder: A Systematic Review.

Noten, S., Meeus, M., Stassijns, G., Van Glabbeek, F., Verborgt, O., & Struyf, F. (2016). Efficacy of Different Types of Mobilization Techniques in Patients With Primary Adhesive Capsulitis of the Shoulder: A Systematic Review. Archives of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, 97(5), 815–825.

Guidelines for the practice and performance of manipulation under anesthesia

Gordon, R., Cremata, E., & Hawk, C. (2014). Guidelines for the practice and performance of manipulation under anesthesia. Chiropractic & Manual Therapies, 22(1), 7–7.

Physiotherapy Commenced Within the First Four Weeks Post–Spinal Surgery Is Safe and Effective: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Snowdon, M., & Peiris, C. L. (2016). Physiotherapy Commenced Within the First Four Weeks Post–Spinal Surgery Is Safe and Effective: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 97(2), 292–301.

The systematic review and meta analysis evaluates the safety of physiotherapy within the first 4 weeks post-spinal surgery. 4 studies, encompassing 250 participants, are included in the review. Findings indicate that physiotherapy within in the first 4 weeks post-spinal surgery was safe and reduced pain compared to a control group.

Tendon neuroplastic training: changing the way we think about tendon rehabilitation: a narrative review.

Rio, E., Kidgell, D., Moseley, G. L., Gaida, J., Docking, S., Purdam, C., & Cook, J. (2016). Tendon neuroplastic training: changing the way we think about tendon rehabilitation: a narrative review. British Journal of Sports Medicine, 50(4), 209–215.

THE EFFICACY OF TAPING FOR ROTATOR CUFF TENDINOPATHY: A SYSTEMATIC REVIEW AND META-ANALYSIS.

Desjardins-Charbonneau, A., Roy, J.-S., Dionne, C. E., & Desmeules, F. (2015). THE EFFICACY OF TAPING FOR ROTATOR CUFF TENDINOPATHY: A SYSTEMATIC REVIEW AND META-ANALYSIS. International Journal of Sports Physical Therapy, 10(4), 420–433“.https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4527190/.

Physiotherapy rehabilitation for people with spinal cord injuries

Harvey, L. A. (2016). Physiotherapy rehabilitation for people with spinal cord injuries. Journal of Physiotherapy, 62(1), 4–11.

This review paper discusses physiotherapy rehabilitation for patients with spinal cord injuries. Topics discussed in the paper include: principles of management, assessment of a patient with a spinal cord injury, physiotherapy interventions. Physiotherapy interventions focus on three key problems: weakness, contractures, and poor motor control.

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