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Instrument assisted soft tissue mobilisation

Matthew J Page, Denise O'Connor, Veronica Pitt, Nicola Massy-Westropp
BACKGROUND: Non-surgical treatment, including exercises and mobilisation, has been offered to people experiencing mild to moderate symptoms arising from carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS). However, the effectiveness and duration of benefit from exercises and mobilisation for this condition remain unknown. OBJECTIVES: To review the efficacy and safety of exercise and mobilisation interventions compared with no treatment, a placebo or another non-surgical intervention in people with CTS...
2012: Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews
K W Chong, M K Wong, I S Rikhraj, T S Howe
OBJECTIVE: Intertrochanteric hip fractures are very common and early mobilisation correlates with a better outcome. The ideal surgical procedure should protect the soft tissue envelope, thereby preserving blood supply and reducing blood loss. Furthermore, occupational exposure to fluoroscopy that is used in hip fracture fixation remains a concern amongst orthopaedic surgeons. Computer-aided surgery can help to reduce reliance on fluoroscopy. We therefore combined the principles of minimally invasive plate osteosynthesis (MIPO) and computer navigation to describe a new procedure...
August 2006: Injury
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