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RCT | Pelvic floor rehabilitation after rectal cancer surgery.

26 Sep, 2022 | 12:04h | UTC

Pelvic Floor Rehabilitation After Rectal Cancer Surgery: A Multicenter Randomized Clinical Trial (FORCE Trial) – Annals of Surgery

 


M-A | Primary surgery vs. primary rehabilitation for treating anterior cruciate ligament injuries.

6 Sep, 2022 | 14:35h | UTC

Primary surgery versus primary rehabilitation for treating anterior cruciate ligament injuries: a living systematic review and meta-analysis – British Journal of Sports Medicine

News Release: Anterior cruciate ligament tear: Is an operation always necessary? – Judith Merkelt-Jedamzik, Hochschule für Gesundheit

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RCT | Surgical reconstruction is superior to rehabilitation for patients with non-acute anterior cruciate ligament injury with persistent symptoms of instability.

Early surgical reconstruction versus rehabilitation with elective delayed reconstruction for patients with anterior cruciate ligament rupture: COMPARE randomised controlled trial – The BMJ

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Systematic Review | There is insufficient evidence to recommend running shoes for preventing lower limb running injuries in adults.

23 Aug, 2022 | 13:00h | UTC

Running shoes for preventing lower limb running injuries in adults – Cochrane Library

Summary: Running shoes for preventing lower-limb running injuries in adults – Cochrane Library

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Retrospective cohort study | Symptoms and risk factors for long COVID in non-hospitalized adults.

19 Aug, 2022 | 16:17h | UTC

Symptoms and risk factors for long COVID in non-hospitalized adults – Nature Medicine

Commentary: UK study finds over 100 symptoms of long COVID in non-hospitalized adults – News Medical

 


Study suggests long covid symptoms affect 1 in 8 patients.

16 Aug, 2022 | 13:52h | UTC

Persistence of somatic symptoms after COVID-19 in the Netherlands: an observational cohort study – The Lancet

News Release: Most reliable estimates to date suggest one in eight COVID-19 patients develop long COVID symptoms – Lancet

Commentaries:

Long COVID symptoms affect 1 in 8 adults, some for 2 years – CIDRAP

Covid-19: One in eight adults develops long covid symptoms, study suggests – The BMJ

 


Systematic Review | Action observation for upper limb rehabilitation after stroke.

8 Aug, 2022 | 11:26h | UTC

Action observation for upper limb rehabilitation after stroke – Cochrane Library

 


RCT | Effects of walking exercise at a pace with vs. without ischemic leg symptoms on functional performance measures in people with lower extremity peripheral artery disease.

28 Jul, 2022 | 13:27h | UTC

Effects of Walking Exercise at a Pace With Versus Without Ischemic Leg Symptoms on Functional Performance Measures in People With Lower Extremity Peripheral Artery Disease: The LITE Randomized Clinical Trial – Journal of the American Heart Association

News Release: ‘No pain, no gain’ approach improves walking ability with peripheral artery disease – American Heart Association

 


RCT | Intra-articular botulinum toxin A injection for painful base-of-thumb osteoarthritis.

27 Jul, 2022 | 11:56h | UTC

Intra-articular botulinum toxin A injection for painful base-of-thumb osteoarthritis: a double-blind, randomised, controlled, phase 3 trial (RHIBOT) – The Lancet Rheumatology (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

Commentaries:

Botulinum toxin A injection may ease base-of-thumb osteoarthritis pain – medwire News

Intra-articular Botulinum Toxin A Targets Chronic Pain in Base-of-Thumb Osteoarthritis – Rheumatology Advisor

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


M-A | Effectiveness of wearable activity trackers to increase physical activity and improve health.

26 Jul, 2022 | 13:27h | UTC

Effectiveness of wearable activity trackers to increase physical activity and improve health: a systematic review of systematic reviews and meta-analyses – The Lancet Digital Health

Commentary: Wearable activity trackers encourage us to walk up to 40 minutes more each day – University of South Australia

 

Commentary on Twitter

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Evidence Review | Exercise training for adults having maintenance dialysis.

21 Jul, 2022 | 13:04h | UTC

Exercise training for adults having maintenance dialysis – Evidently Cochrane

Original Study: Exercise training for adults undergoing maintenance dialysis – Cochrane Library

 


RCT | Using a smartphone application maintains physical activity following pulmonary rehabilitation in patients with COPD.

21 Jul, 2022 | 12:45h | UTC

Using a smartphone application maintains physical activity following pulmonary rehabilitation in patients with COPD: a randomised controlled trial – Thorax

 


M-A of RCTs | Efficacy of corticosteroids for hand osteoarthritis.

18 Jul, 2022 | 11:07h | UTC

Efficacy of corticosteroids for hand osteoarthritis – a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials – BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders

 


M-A of RCTs | Effectiveness of home-based cardiac rehabilitation, using wearable sensors, as a multicomponent, cutting-edge intervention.

15 Jul, 2022 | 12:35h | UTC

Effectiveness of Home-Based Cardiac Rehabilitation, Using Wearable Sensors, as a Multicomponent, Cutting-Edge Intervention: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis – Journal of Clinical Medicine

 


RCT | Effect of ultrasonography-guided corticosteroid injection vs. placebo added to exercise therapy for Achilles tendinopathy.

14 Jul, 2022 | 12:18h | UTC

Effect of Ultrasonography-Guided Corticosteroid Injection vs Placebo Added to Exercise Therapy for Achilles Tendinopathy: A Randomized Clinical Trial – JAMA Network Open

Commentary: Trial Backs Steroid Shots for Stubborn Achilles Tendon Pain — Corticosteroid bests placebo when combined with resistance exercise therapy – MedPage Today (free registration required)

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


M-A | Factors correlated with physical function 1 year after total knee arthroplasty in patients with knee osteoarthritis.

12 Jul, 2022 | 12:24h | UTC

Factors Correlated With Physical Function 1 Year After Total Knee Arthroplasty in Patients With Knee Osteoarthritis: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis – JAMA Network Open

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


M-A | Little benefit from viscosupplementation in knee osteoarthritis.

11 Jul, 2022 | 12:39h | UTC

Viscosupplementation for knee osteoarthritis: systematic review and meta-analysis – The BMJ

News Release: Scant evidence to recommend use of hyaluronic acid injections for knee osteoarthritis – BMJ Newsroom

Commentary: Common injections don’t help knee osteoarthritis more than placebo, large data review finds – STAT

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Cohort Study | Serious adverse event rates and reoperation after arthroscopic shoulder surgery.

8 Jul, 2022 | 11:49h | UTC

Serious adverse event rates and reoperation after arthroscopic shoulder surgery: population based cohort study – The BMJ

News Release: Overall risks of shoulder surgery low, but study finds significant risk of reoperation – BMJ Newsroom

 


M-A | The effectiveness of rehabilitation interventions including outdoor mobility on older adults’ physical activity, endurance, outdoor mobility and falls-related self-efficacy.

6 Jul, 2022 | 11:14h | UTC

The effectiveness of rehabilitation interventions including outdoor mobility on older adults’ physical activity, endurance, outdoor mobility and falls-related self-efficacy: systematic review and meta-analysis – Age and Ageing


Systematic Review | No evidence in support of arthroscopic partial meniscectomy in adults with degenerative and nonobstructive meniscal symptoms.

5 Jul, 2022 | 11:38h | UTC

No evidence in support of arthroscopic partial meniscectomy in adults with degenerative and nonobstructive meniscal symptoms: a level I evidence-based systematic review – Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy


RCT | Immobilization of torus fractures of the wrist in children.

4 Jul, 2022 | 12:46h | UTC

Immobilisation of torus fractures of the wrist in children (FORCE): a randomised controlled equivalence trial in the UK – The Lancet

 

Commentary from the author on Twitter (thread – click for more)


Systematic Review: Mobility training for increasing mobility and functioning in older people with frailty.

1 Jul, 2022 | 11:41h | UTC

Mobility training for increasing mobility and functioning in older people with frailty – Cochrane Library

Summary: Mobility training for increasing mobility and functioning in older people who are frail – Cochrane Library

 


RCT: Diclofenac–hyaluronate conjugate intra-articular injection for hip, ankle, shoulder, and elbow osteoarthritis.

1 Jul, 2022 | 10:55h | UTC

Diclofenac–hyaluronate conjugate (diclofenac etalhyaluronate) intra-articular injection for hip, ankle, shoulder, and elbow osteoarthritis: a randomized controlled trial – BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders

 


RCT: Patella-stabilizing, motion-restricting knee brace versus a neoprene nonhinged knee brace after a first-time traumatic patellar dislocation.

30 Jun, 2022 | 10:31h | UTC

A Randomized Controlled Trial Comparing a Patella-Stabilizing, Motion-Restricting Knee Brace Versus a Neoprene Nonhinged Knee Brace After a First-Time Traumatic Patellar Dislocation – American Journal of Sports Medicine

 

Commentary on Twitter

Under a CC BY 4.0 License

 


Review: Common hand conditions.

29 Jun, 2022 | 11:57h | UTC

Common Hand Conditions: A Review – JAMA (free for a limited period)

Audio Clinical Review: Diagnosis and Treatment of Common Hand Conditions

 


M-A: The role of resistance exercise training for improving cardiorespiratory fitness in healthy older adults.

27 Jun, 2022 | 11:42h | UTC

The role of resistance exercise training for improving cardiorespiratory fitness in healthy older adults: a systematic review and meta-analysis – Age and Ageing

 


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