Content - Volume 36, Issue 2
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To investigate whether exercise alone or as a part of a multidisciplinary treatment reduces sick leave in patients with non-specific non-acute low back pain. Methods:
A meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials was performed. A qualitative analysis of the sick leave results was performed applying pre-defined levels of evidence. In studies comparing exercise with usual ...
To analyse factors related to subjective non-cognitive and cognitive complaints in patients with spontaneous subarachnoid haemorrhage. Subjects:
Twenty-seven patients with subarachnoid haemorrhage and 27 age-, sex- and education-matched healthy controls. Methods:
A battery of cognitive tests measuring visuo-spatial abilities, verbal abilities, and fine-motor skill, ...
: The aims of this study were to investigate outcomes of older people's use of powered wheelchairs and risk factors for negative outcomes. Design
: The study was a cross-sectional interview-study including 111 powered wheelchair users over 65 years of age. Results
: All participants used their powered wheelchair in the summer; nearly all users regarded it as important a ...
To examine prevalence and localization of musculo-skeletal pain in adults with cerebral palsy compared with the general population and to investigate variables potentially associated with pain. Design:
A postal survey. Subjects:
Persons with cerebral palsy and no intellectual disabilities, 18 years or more, living in Norway. Methods:
A multidimensional questi ...
: The aims of this study were to evaluate changes in occupational performance among chronic pain patients after a pain management program and to explore relationships between these changes and demographic and clinical factors, psychosocial functioning and psychological well-being. Subjects:
188 consecutive patients were included. Methods
: Changes were registered by u ...
: To investigate the influence of an arm-interval exercise program for the upper limbs on health status and walking ability in elderly patients after total hip arthroplasty. Design
: A randomized controlled investigation. After surgery, a control group started a general rehabilitation program, and a training group combined it with an arm-interval exercise program. Subjects ...
: This study aimed to describe and analyse how participants with fibromyalgia or chronic, widespread, musculoskeletal pain, 1 year after completion, experienced a rehabilitation programme; and what knowledge and strategies they had gained.Design, methods and subjects
: Semi-structured interviews with 16 female patients were analysed using the grounded theory method of constan ...