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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28340202/validity-and-reproducibility-of-the-start-back-tool-dutch-version-in-patients-with-low-back-pain-in-primary-care-settings
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Jasper D Bier, Raymond W J G Ostelo, Miranda L van Hooff, Bart W Koes, Arianne P Verhagen
Objective: To translate, and to investigate the reliability and validity of the STarT Back screening tool (SBT) in the primary care setting among patients with non-specific low back pain (LBP). Methods: The SBT was formally translated in Dutch following a multistep approach for forward and backward translation. General practitioners and physiotherapists included patients with LBP. Patients completed a baseline a questionnaire and a follow-up at three days and three months...
March 9, 2017: Physical Therapy
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28340149/individual-and-regional-determinants-for-physical-therapy-utilization-in-germany-multilevel-analysis-of-national-survey-data
#2
Alexander Rommel, Lars Eric Kroll
Background: Physical therapy (PT) is included in many clinical guidelines and a commonly used health service. However, access to its benefits should not strongly depend on social or demographic factors. Objective: The present study used the Andersen model to explain to what extent PT utilization in Germany depends on factors beyond medical need. Methods: The German Health Interview and Examination Survey for Adults (DEGS, 2008-2011; target population, 18-79 years) is part of the German health-monitoring system...
March 9, 2017: Physical Therapy
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28340130/falling-down-on-the-job-evaluation-and-treatment-of-fall-risk-among-older-adults-with-upper-extremity-fragility-fractures
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Christine M McDonough, Carrie H Colla, Donald Carmichael, Anna N A Tosteson, Tor D Tosteson, John-Erik Bell, Robert V Cantu, Jonathan D Lurie, Julie P W Bynum
Background: Clinical practice guidelines recommend fall risk assessment and intervention for older adults who sustain a fall-related injury to prevent future injury and mobility decline. Objective: To describe how often Medicare beneficiaries with upper extremity fracture receive evaluation and treatment for fall risk. Design: Observational cohort. Methods Subjects: Fee-for-service beneficiaries age 66 to 99 treated as outpatients for proximal humerus or distal radius/ulna ("wrist") fragility fractures were studied using Carrier and Outpatient Hospital files...
March 2, 2017: Physical Therapy
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28339904/validity-of-different-activity-monitors-to-count-steps-in-an-inpatient-rehabilitation-setting
#4
Daniel Treacy, Leanne Hassett, Karl Schurr, Sakina Chagpar, Serene S Paul, Catherine Sherrington
Background: Commonly used activity monitors have been shown to be accurate in counting steps in active people, however, further validation is needed in slower walking populations. Objectives: To determine the validity of activity monitors for measuring step counts in rehabilitation inpatients compared to visually-observed step counts. To explore the influence of gait parameters, activity monitor position and use of walkers on activity monitor accuracy. Methods: 166 inpatients admitted to a rehabilitation unit with an average walking speed of 0...
March 2, 2017: Physical Therapy
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28339852/relationship-between-back-pain-and-urinary-incontinence-in-the-canadian-population
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Tanner Cassidy, Amanda Fortin, Stephanie Kaczmer, Jessica T L Shumaker, Jessica Szeto, Stéphanie J Madill
Background: Back problems and urinary incontinence (UI) have been found to co-occur more frequently than would be predicted by chance. Objective: The aim of this study was to estimate the associations between UI and back problems in the Canadian men and women. Design: This was an observational, cross-sectional study. Methods: The 2011-2012 Statistics Canada Canadian Community Health Survey (CCHS) provided the data. The CCHS surveyed 125,645 adults providing a representative sample of the Canadian population...
March 1, 2017: Physical Therapy
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28339847/telephone-delivered-exercise-advice-and-behavior-change-support-by-physical-therapists-for-people-with-knee-osteoarthritis-protocol-for-the-telecare-randomized-controlled-trial
#6
Rana S Hinman, Belinda J Lawford, Penny K Campbell, Andrew M Briggs, Janette Gale, Caroline Bills, Simon D French, Jessica Kasza, Andrew Forbes, Anthony Harris, Stephen J Bunker, Clare M Delany, Kim L Bennell
Background.: Exercise and physical activity are a core component of knee osteoarthritis (OA) care, yet access to physical therapists is limited for many people. Telephone service delivery models may increase access. Objective.: Determine the effectiveness of incorporating exercise advice and behaviour change support by physical therapists into an existing Australian nurse-led musculoskeletal telephone service for adults with knee OA. Design.: Randomized controlled trial with nested qualitative studies...
March 1, 2017: Physical Therapy
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28339839/recent-advances-in-understanding-pelvic-floor-tissue-of-women-with-and-without-pelvic-organ-prolapse-considerations-for-physical-therapists
#7
Kimberly Saunders
Pelvic organ prolapse is a fairly common condition that imposes significant symptoms, diminished quality of life, social burden, financial expense, and surgical risk on women. As evidence supporting the benefit of pelvic floor muscle training in non-surgical management of pelvic organ prolapse grows, physical therapists are becoming a provider of choice interacting with women affected by pelvic organ prolapse. This perspective will review recent research on tissue characteristics of three key components of pelvic organ support: skeletal muscle, ligament, and the vaginal wall...
February 28, 2017: Physical Therapy
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28339815/relationships-between-standing-frontal-plane-knee-alignment-and-dynamic-knee-joint-loading-during-walking-and-jogging-in-youth-who-are-obese
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Matthew S Briggs, Sharon Bout-Tabaku, Michael P McNally, Ajit M W Chaudhari, Thomas M Best, Laura C Schmitt
Background: Youth who are obese have high risk of poor knee health and cartilage damage. Understanding factors which may affect knee health in youth who are obese is critical for preservation of knee integrity and function. Objective: Compare standing frontal plane knee alignment and knee loading patterns between youth who are obese and healthy-weight and determine the association between knee alignment and knee loading patterns during walking and jogging. Design: Cross sectional matched-pair...
February 28, 2017: Physical Therapy
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28339828/single-session-of-functional-electrical-stimulation-assisted-walking-produces-corticomotor-symmetry-changes-related-to-changes-in-poststroke-walking-mechanics
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Jacqueline A Palmer, HaoYuan Hsiao, Tamara Wright, Stuart A Binder-Macleod
Background: Recent research demonstrated that symmetry of corticomotor drive to paretic and nonparetic plantarflexor muscles are related to the biomechanical ankle moment strategy that individuals with chronic stroke used to achieve their greatest walking speeds. Rehabilitation strategies that promote corticomotor balance could potentially improve post-stroke walking mechanics and enhance functional ambulation. Objective: To 1) test the effectiveness of a single session of gait training using functional electrical stimulation (FES) to improve plantarflexor corticomotor symmetry and plantarflexion ankle moment symmetry and 2) determine if changes in corticomotor symmetry relate to changes in ankle moment symmetry within the session...
February 23, 2017: Physical Therapy
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28339734/correction
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February 23, 2017: Physical Therapy
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28204786/application-of-a-value-model-for-the-prevention-and-management-of-chronic-musculoskeletal-pain-by-physical-therapists
#11
Trevor A Lentz, Jeffrey S Harman, Nicole M Marlow, Steven Z George
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
February 16, 2017: Physical Therapy
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28204740/outcomes-of-patients-with-acute-low-back-pain-stratified-by-the-start-back-screening-tool-secondary-analysis-of-a-randomized-trial
#12
John Magel, Julie M Fritz, Tom Greene, Per Kjaer, Robin L Marcus, Gerard P Brennan
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
February 16, 2017: Physical Therapy
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28204734/zika-virus-zikv-global-public-health-disability-and-rehabilitation-connecting-the-dots%C3%A2
#13
Michel D Landry, Sudha R Raman, Kai Kennedy, Janet Prvu Bettger, Dawn Magnusson
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
February 16, 2017: Physical Therapy
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28204720/postural-stability-in-older-adults-with-alzheimer-disease
#14
Normala Mesbah, Meredith Perry, Keith D Hill, Mandeep Kaur, Leigh Hale
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
February 16, 2017: Physical Therapy
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28201821/impact-of-cane-use-on-bone-marrow-lesion-volume-in-people-with-medial-knee-osteoarthritis-cuba-trial
#15
Ans Van Ginckel, Rana S Hinman, Tim V Wrigley, David J Hunter, Charlotte J Marshall, Luciano Melo, Sarah R F Meneses, Milena Simic, Jessica Kasza, Jeff Duryea, Jason A Wallis, Kim L Bennell
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
February 15, 2017: Physical Therapy
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28201796/pelvic-floor-properties-in-women-reporting-urinary-incontinence-after-surgery-and-radiotherapy-for-endometrial-cancer
#16
Stéphanie Bernard, Hélène Moffet, Marie Plante, Marie-Pier Ouellet, Jean Leblond, Chantale Dumoulin
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
February 15, 2017: Physical Therapy
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28201778/situational-analysis-of-physical-therapist-clinical-instructors-facilitation-of-students-emerging-embodiment-of-movement-in-practice
#17
Kyle Covington, Susan J Barcinas
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
February 15, 2017: Physical Therapy
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28201628/poor-physical-performance-predicts-future-onset-of-depression-in-elderly-people-pro-v-a-longitudinal-study
#18
Nicola Veronese, Brendon Stubbs, Caterina Trevisan, Francesco Bolzetta, Marina De Rui, Marco Solmi, Leonardo Sarton, Estella Musacchio, Sabina Zambon, Egle Perissinotto, Giovannella Baggio, Gaetano Crepaldi, Enzo Manzato, Stefania Maggi, Guiseppe Sergi
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
February 15, 2017: Physical Therapy
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28339607/gross-motor-trajectories-during-the-first-year-of-life-for-preterm-infants-with-very-low-birth-weight
#19
Yu-Han Su, Suh-Fang Jeng, Wu-Shiun Hsieh, Yu-Kang Tu, Yen-Tzu Wu, Li-Chiou Chen
Background.: Early identification of motor dysfunction in very-low-birth-weight (VLBW) preterm infants is important in order to provide early intervention. Objective.: This study was to examine the motor trajectories of VLBW preterm infants during their first year of life and to investigate the predictive ability and influencing factors of the trajectories. Design and Methods.: A total of 342 VLBW preterm infants were prospectively assessed for motor development by the Alberta Infant Motor Scales at 4, 6, 9 and 12 months and for developmental outcomes using the Bayley Scales of Infant and Toddler Development- second edition at 24 months...
February 4, 2017: Physical Therapy
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28204796/time-discrete-vibrotactile-feedback-contributes-to-improved-gait-symmetry-in-patients-with-lower-limb-amputations-case-series
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Simona Crea, Benoni B Edin, Kristel Knaepen, Romain Meeusen, Nicola Vitiello
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
February 1, 2017: Physical Therapy
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