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Pelvic Girdle Pain in the Antepartum Population: Physical Therapy Clinical Practice Guidelines

7 Jul, 2017 | 13:51h | UTC

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 Physical Therapy Association (free)

Commentary: New Guideline on Pelvic Girdle Pain During Pregnancy – Journal of Women’s Health Physical Therapy Presents Evidence-Based Recommendations – Wolters Kluwer Health via NewsWise (free)

 


Depression following traumatic brain injury: prevalence, impact, and management challenges

3 Jul, 2017 | 17:37h | UTC

A narrative literature review of depression following traumatic brain injury: prevalence, impact, and management challenges – Psychology Research and Behavior Management (free)

 


Aerobic exercise training for adults with fibromyalgia

3 Jul, 2017 | 17:20h | UTC

Aerobic exercise training for adults with fibromyalgia – Cochrane Library (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

Aerobic exercise probably improves health related quality of life, may slightly decrease pain intensity and may slightly improve physical function.

 


Effectiveness of conservative interventions in adults with shoulder impingement

23 Jun, 2017 | 20:41h | UTC

Effectiveness of conservative interventions including exercise, manual therapy and medical management in adults with shoulder impingement: a systematic review and meta-analysis of RCTs – British Journal of Sports Medicine (free)

 


Guided graded exercise self-help as a treatment of fatigue in chronic fatigue syndrome

23 Jun, 2017 | 18:33h | UTC

Guided graded exercise self-help plus specialist medical care versus specialist medical care alone for chronic fatigue syndrome (GETSET): a pragmatic randomised controlled trial – The Lancet (free)

Invited commentary: Guided graded exercise self-help as a treatment of fatigue in chronic fatigue syndrome (free)

Commentary: Self-help graded exercise programme may curb CFS fatigue – OnMedica (free)

 


Yoga, Physical Therapy, or Education for Chronic Low Back Pain

21 Jun, 2017 | 02:13h | UTC

Yoga, Physical Therapy, or Education for Chronic Low Back Pain: A Randomized Noninferiority Trial – Annals of Internal Medicine (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

Commentaries: Yoga Vs. Physical Therapy For Chronic Low Back Pain: Which Is More Effective? – Forbes (free) AND Yoga Noninferior to Physical Therapy for Low Back Pain – Physician’s First Watch (free) AND Yoga as Good for Low Back Pain as Physical Therapy – Medscape (free registration required)

 


Exercise and other non-pharmaceutical interventions for cancer-related fatigue in patients during or after cancer treatment

29 May, 2017 | 15:21h | UTC

Exercise and other non-pharmaceutical interventions for cancer-related fatigue in patients during or after cancer treatment: a systematic review incorporating an indirect-comparisons meta-analysis – British Journal of Sports Medicine (free)

Commentary: Several non-drug options help with fatigue during, after cancer treatment – Reuters Health News (free)

 


Aerobic or Resistance Exercise, or Both, in Dieting Obese Older Adults

19 May, 2017 | 17:52h | UTC

Aerobic or Resistance Exercise, or Both, in Dieting Obese Older Adults – New England Journal of Medicine (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

Quick Take Video Summary: Exercise and Dieting in Obese Older Adults (free)

Commentary: Aerobic Plus Resistance Exercise Best for Obese Older Adults – MedPage Today (free)

 


Hip fracture guideline

15 May, 2017 | 19:45h | UTC

Guideline: Hip fracture: management – National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE – UK) (free)

 


After Knee or Hip Replacement, No Place Like Home

27 Apr, 2017 | 16:28h | UTC

After Knee or Hip Replacement, No Place Like Home – The New York Times (10 articles per month are free)

See also: Time to Rethink Inpatient Rehab After Knee Replacement? – The Rheumatologist (free)

Original article abstract ($ for full-text): Effect of Inpatient Rehabilitation vs a Monitored Home-Based Program on Mobility in Patients With Total Knee Arthroplasty: The HIHO Randomized Clinical Trial – JAMA (free)

The NYT commentary talks about the futility of some interventions currently used to postpone surgery and about the benefits of outpatient rehabilitation.

 


Exercise interventions for cognitive function in adults older than 50

26 Apr, 2017 | 16:07h | UTC

Meta-analysis: Exercise interventions for cognitive function in adults older than 50: a systematic review with meta-analysis – British Journal of Sports Medicine (free)

Source: Exercise Could Benefit Cognition in Older Adults – Physician’s First Watch (free)

“Physical exercise interventions significantly improved cognitive function in adults older than 50 years, regardless of baseline cognitive status”.

 


Preventing Sports Injury and Illness: Key Resources for Family Physicians

19 Apr, 2017 | 14:18h | UTC

Preventing Sports Injury and Illness: Key Resources for Family Physicians – American Family Physician (free)

Selection of resources for primary care providers to improve their ability to prevent and treat injuries from sports and physical activity.

 


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