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Clinical Rehabilitation

Kellie B Emmerson, Katherine E Harding, Nicholas F Taylor
OBJECTIVE: To determine whether patients with stroke receiving rehabilitation for upper limb deficits using smart technology (video and reminder functions) demonstrate greater adherence to prescribed home exercise programmes and better functional outcomes when compared with traditional paper-based exercise prescription. DESIGN: Randomized controlled trial comparing upper limb home exercise programmes supported by video and automated reminders on smart technology, with standard paper-based home exercise programmes...
December 5, 2016: Clinical Rehabilitation
Nicole Yh Yang, Kenneth Nk Fong, Cecilia Wp Li-Tsang, D Zhou
OBJECTIVE: To compare the effects of rTMS combined with sensory cueing, rTMS alone, and conventional rehabilitation on unilateral neglect, hemiplegic arm functions and performance of activities of daily living. DESIGN: A single-blinded randomized controlled trial. SETTING: A convalescent hospital. SUBJECTS: Sixty inpatients with left unilateral neglect after stroke. INTERVENTIONS: Patients were randomly assigned to three groups: rTMS combined with sensory cueing, rTMS, and conventional rehabilitation alone...
December 5, 2016: Clinical Rehabilitation
Mansueto Gomes Neto, Cristiano Sena Conceição, Alécio Jorge Alves de Lima Brasileiro, Camila Santana de Sousa, Vitor Oliveira Carvalho, Fabio Luciano Arcanjo de Jesus
OBJECTIVE: To investigate the effects of FIFA 11 training on injury prevention and performance in football players. DESIGN AND METHODS: Systematic review and meta-analysis. We conducted a systematic search using four databases (CINAHL, Cochrane Library, EMBASE, and PubMed) to find controlled trials evaluating the effects of FIFA 11 on injury prevention and performance among football players. Weighted mean differences, standard mean differences, risk ratios, and 95% confidence intervals were calculated, and heterogeneity was assessed using the I(2) test...
November 2, 2016: Clinical Rehabilitation
Thomas M Withers, Sarah Lister, Catherine Sackley, Allan Clark, Toby O Smith
OBJECTIVE: To determine the difference in physical activity levels before and up to one year after unilateral primary total hip replacement. DATA SOURCES: A search was performed on 13 July 2016. Studies were eligible for inclusion if they presented preoperative and up to one year postoperative measures of physical activity for patients who had undergone unilateral primary total hip replacement. REVIEW METHODS: Any article that used a measure of physical activity pre and up to one year post-unilateral primary total hip replacement...
October 23, 2016: Clinical Rehabilitation
Yoko Fujimaki, Koichi Tsunoda, Rika Kobayashi, Chong Tonghyo, Fujinobu Tanaka, Hiroyuki Kuroda, Tsutomu Numata, Toyota Ishii, Reiko Kuroda, Sawako Masuda, Sho Hashimoto, Hayato Misawa, Naoko Shindo, Takahiro Mori, Hiroko Mori, Naoki Uchiyama, Yuichirou Kamei, Masashi Tanaka, Hironobu Hamaya, Shingo Funatsuki, Satoko Usui, Ikuno Ito, Kohei Hamada, Akihito Shindo, Yutaka Tokumaru, Yoko Morita, Rumi Ueha, Takaharu Nito, Shu Kikuta, Sotaro Sekimoto, Kenji Kondo, Takashi Sakamoto, Kenji Itoh, Tatsuya Yamasoba, Sumio Matsumoto
OBJECTIVES: To evaluate the effect of a self-controlled vocal exercise in elderly people with glottal closure insufficiency. DESIGN: Parallel-arm, individual randomized controlled trial. METHODS: Patients who visited one of 10 medical centers under the National Hospital Organization group in Japan for the first time, aged 60 years or older, complaining of aspiration or hoarseness, and endoscopically confirmed to have glottal closure insufficiency owing to vocal cord atrophy, were enrolled in this study...
October 14, 2016: Clinical Rehabilitation
Esra Giray, Evrim Karadag-Saygi, Basak Mansiz-Kaplan, Duygu Tokgoz, Ozun Bayindir, Onder Kayhan
OBJECTIVE: To investigate the effects of kinesiology taping and different types of application techniques of kinesiology taping in addition to therapeutic exercises in the treatment of congenital muscular torticollis. DESIGN: Prospective, single blind, randomized controlled trial. SETTING: An outpatient rehabilitation clinic in a tertiary university hospital. SUBJECTS: Infants with congenital muscular torticollis aged 3-12 months...
October 12, 2016: Clinical Rehabilitation
Hyun-Ju Park, Duck-Won Oh, Jong-Duk Choi, Jong-Man Kim, Suhn-Yeop Kim, Yong-Jun Cha, Su-Jin Jeon
PURPOSE: To investigate the effects of action observation training involving community-based ambulation for improving walking ability after stroke. DESIGN: Randomized, controlled pilot study. SETTING: Inpatient rehabilitation hospital. SUBJECTS: A total of 25 inpatients with post-stroke hemiparesis were randomly assigned to either the experimental group (n = 12) or control group (n = 13). INTERVENTION: Subjects of the experimental group watched video clips demonstrating four-staged ambulation training with a more complex environment factor for 30 minutes, three times a week for four weeks...
October 5, 2016: Clinical Rehabilitation
Shantil M Dickerson, Jarod M Weaver, Ashley N Boyson, Jared A Thacker, Andrew A Junak, Pamela D Ritzline, Megan B Donaldson
OBJECTIVE: To investigate the effectiveness of exercise therapy on pain, function, and mobility outcomes in patients with temporomandibular joint dysfunction. STUDY DESIGN: Systematic review with meta-analysis. METHODS: A systematic review and meta-analysis undertaken following Preferred Reporting Items for Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analyses guidelines. Studies that met the inclusion criteria: (1) randomized controlled trials; (2) a population with the diagnosis of temporomandibular joint dysfunction; and (3) interventions that included exercise therapy were considered for review...
October 3, 2016: Clinical Rehabilitation
Qiaodan Ji, Hongchen He, Chi Zhang, Chunlan Lu, Yu Zheng, Xiao Tian Luo, Chengqi He
OBJECTIVE: To examine the effects of whole-body vibration on neuromuscular performance in people with spinal cord injury and evaluate the safe and effective vibration protocols. METHODS: PubMed, EMBASE, CINAHL and PEDro were mainly searched for English literatures. Other data sources were, Current Controlled Trials and reference lists of all relevant articles. The PEDro scale was used to evaluate the methodological quality, and the Oxford Centre for Evidence-based Medicine level of evidence was used to assess the level of evidence...
September 29, 2016: Clinical Rehabilitation
Hamid Reza Rostami, Malahat Akbarfahimi, Afsoon Hassani Mehraban, Ali Reza Akbarinia, Susan Samani
OBJECTIVE: To investigate effect of practice type during modified constraint-induced movement therapy on hand function in patients with chronic median and ulnar nerve injuries. DESIGN: A prospective, single-blinded, randomized controlled clinical trial. SETTING: Participants' private home. SUBJECTS: A convenience sample of 36 outpatient participants allocated randomly to three equal groups. INTERVENTIONS: Intervention groups underwent 3-hour intensive training of affected hand each day, 3-day a week, 4-week in association with immobilisation of healthy hand: occupation-based group practiced meaningful occupations while rote exercise-based group performed rote exercises during constraint-induced movement therapy...
September 28, 2016: Clinical Rehabilitation
Sandra Jellema, Suzanne van Hees, Jana Zajec, Rob van der Sande, Maria Wg Nijhuis-van der Sanden, Esther Mj Steultjens
OBJECTIVE: Identify the environmental factors that influence stroke-survivors' reengagement in personally valued activities and determine what specific environmental factors are related to specific valued activity types. DATA SOURCES: PubMed, CINAHL and PsycINFO were searched until June 2016 using multiple search-terms for stroke, activities, disability, and home and community environments. REVIEW METHODS: An integrated mixed-method systematic review of qualitative, quantitative and mixed-design studies was conducted...
September 28, 2016: Clinical Rehabilitation
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December 2016: Clinical Rehabilitation
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October 2016: Clinical Rehabilitation
Yanan Li, Youxin Su, Shaoqing Chen, Yingjie Zhang, Ziyi Zhang, Changyan Liu, Meili Lu, Feiwen Liu, Shuzhen Li, Zhen He, Yiru Wang, Lu Sheng, Wenting Wang, Zhengxuan Zhan, Xu Wang, Naixi Zheng
OBJECTIVE: To analyze the effectiveness of resistance exercise in the treatment of knee osteoarthritis on pain, stiffness, and physical function. DESIGN: Systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials. DATA SOURCES: PubMed, Embase, Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials, the Web of Science, and Chinese Biomedical Literature Database were searched from the date of inception to August 2015. METHODS: Trials comparing effects of resistance exercise intervention with either non-intervention or psycho-educational intervention were selected by two reviewers independently...
October 2016: Clinical Rehabilitation
Chi Zhang, Yujie Xie, Xiaotian Luo, Qiaodan Ji, Chunlan Lu, Chengqi He, Pu Wang
OBJECTIVE: To explore the effects of therapeutic ultrasound with sham or no intervention on pain, physical function and safety outcomes in patients with knee osteoarthritis. DATA SOURCES: This systematic review was searched on CENTRAL, EMBASE, MEDLINE, CINAHL, Physiotherapy Evidence Database, Open Gray on 4 September 2015. Trials included randomized controlled trials that compared therapeutic ultrasound with a sham or no intervention in patients with osteoarthritis of the knee...
October 2016: Clinical Rehabilitation
Rosa Cabanas-Valdés, Caritat Bagur-Calafat, Montserrat Girabent-Farrés, Fernanda Mª Caballero-Gómez, Montserrat Hernández-Valiño, Gerard Urrútia Cuchí
OBJECTIVE: To examine the effect of core stability exercises on trunk control, dynamic sitting and standing balance, gait, and activities of daily living in subacute stroke patients. DESIGN: A randomized controlled trial. SETTING: Inpatient rehabilitation hospital in two centres. SUBJECTS: Eighty patients (mean of 23.25 (±16.7) days post-stroke) were randomly assigned to an experimental group and a control group. INTERVENTIONS: Both groups underwent conventional therapy for five days/week for five weeks and the experimental group performed core stability exercises for 15 min/day...
October 2016: Clinical Rehabilitation
Lucie Brosseau, George A Wells, Arlanna G Pugh, Christine Am Smith, Prinon Rahman, Inmaculada C Àlvarez Gallardo, Karine Toupin-April, Laurianne Loew, Gino De Angelis, Sabrina Cavallo, Jade Taki, Rachel Marcotte, Marlene Fransen, Gabriela Hernandez-Molina, Glen P Kenny, Jean-Philippe Regnaux, Marie-Martine Lefevre-Colau, Sydney Brooks, Lucie Laferriere, Linda McLean, Guy Longchamp
OBJECTIVES: The primary objective is to identify effective land-based therapeutic exercise interventions and provide evidence-based recommendations for managing hip osteoarthritis. A secondary objective is to develop an Ottawa Panel evidence-based clinical practice guideline for hip osteoarthritis. METHODS: The search strategy and modified selection criteria from a Cochrane review were used. Studies included hip osteoarthritis patients in comparative controlled trials with therapeutic exercise interventions...
October 2016: Clinical Rehabilitation
Ratcharin Kongkasuwan, Kotchakorn Voraakhom, Prim Pisolayabutra, Pichai Maneechai, Jiraporn Boonin, Vilai Kuptniratsaikul
OBJECTIVE: To examine the efficacy of creative art therapy plus conventional physical therapy, compared with physical therapy only, in increasing cognitive ability, physical functions, psychological status and quality of life of stroke patients. DESIGN: Randomized controlled trial with blinded assessor. SETTING: An in-patient setting PARTICIPANTS: One hundred and eighteen stroke patients aged ⩾50 years who could communicate verbally. INTERVENTIONS: All participants received conventional physical therapy five days per week...
October 2016: Clinical Rehabilitation
Gemma M Walker, Sarah Armstrong, Adam L Gordon, John Gladman, Kate Robertson, Marie Ward, Simon Conroy, Gail Arnold, Janet Darby, Nadia Frowd, Wynne Williams, Sue Knowles, Pip A Logan
OBJECTIVE: To explore the feasibility of implementing and evaluating the Guide to Action Care Home fall prevention intervention. DESIGN: Two-centre, cluster feasibility randomized controlled trial and process evaluation. SETTING: Purposive sample of six diverse old age/learning disability, long stay care homes in Nottinghamshire, UK. SUBJECTS: Residents aged over 50 years, who had fallen at least once in the past year, not bed-bound, hoist-dependent or terminally ill...
October 2016: Clinical Rehabilitation
Anna L Barker, Jason Talevski, Megan A Bohensky, Caroline A Brand, Peter A Cameron, Renata T Morello
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the feasibility of Pilates exercise in older people to decrease falls risk and inform a larger trial. DESIGN: Pilot Randomized controlled trial. SETTING: Community physiotherapy clinic. PARTICIPANTS: A total of 53 community-dwelling people aged ⩾60 years (mean age, 69.3 years; age range, 61-84). INTERVENTIONS: A 60-minute Pilates class incorporating best practice guidelines for exercise to prevent falls, performed twice weekly for 12 weeks...
October 2016: Clinical Rehabilitation
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