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Objective: To evaluate the effectiveness of non-surgical interventions for rotator cuff calcific tendinopathy.
Data sources: Medline, EMBASE, CINAHL, Cochrane Register of Clinical Trials, PEDro and SPORTDiscus from inception to March 2018, and accompanying reference lists. Peer-reviewed randomized clinical trials of non-surgical interventions for adults with rotator cuff calcific tendinopathy wer ...
Objective: To explore associations between physical activity and peak oxygen uptake (VO2peak), age, sex, and Hoffer classification in young wheelchair-users with spina bifida.
Design: Exploratory study.
Subjects: Dutch children (age 5–19 years) with spina bifida who use a manual wheelchair.
Methods: For the dependent variable physical activity, data from 2 physical activity monitors were anal ...
Objective: To assess the effect on walking ability of electromechanically assisted gait training with a gait trainer (Exowalk®) for patients with chronic stroke.
Design: Randomized controlled trial.
Subjects: Forty patients with hemiplegia after stroke.
Methods: Patients were randomly assigned to control and experimental groups. The control group underwent physical therapist-assisted gait tra ...
Objective: To compare the costs and monetary benefits of non-pharmacological interventions for patients with Alzheimer’s disease in real-world settings.
Methods: A systematic review was performed to determine the most effective treatment strategies for being able to stay at home for patients with Alzheimer’s disease. Care-management, family support, and multidisciplinary rehabilitation were i ...
Background: Ambulant biofeedback devices can be used to provide real-time feedback for trauma patients on weight-bearing regimes. The devices also enable prescribing clinicians to monitor and train patients’ level of weight-bearing. However, there is limited evidence regarding the feasibility of use of such devices in controlling weight-bearing, and their full potential remains to be elucidated. ...
Objective: To determine the joint position sense of the lower extremities and its relationship with motor function in children with developmental coordination disorder (DCD) and typically developing (TD) children.
Methods: A total of 56 participants were recruited; 28 children with DCD (age 10.86±1.07 years; 13 females, 15 males) and 28 TD children (age 10.96±1.18 years; 12 females, 16 males). ...
Objectives: To investigate changes in health-related quality of life between 3- and 12-months post-stroke in a north Norwegian and a Danish region that organize their rehabilitation services differently, and to identi-fy clinically relevant predictors of change.
Design: Prospective multicentre cohort study.
Subjects: In total, 304 patients with first-ever stroke (male sex 59%, mean age 68.7 yea ...
Objective: The German Spinal Cord Injury Survey is part of the International Spinal Cord Injury Survey, which aims to collect data about the life experience of persons with spinal cord injury worldwide. This paper reports on the perceived environmental barriers of the German study population and their associations with quality of life.
Design: Cross-sectional explorative observational study using ...
Objective: To assess long-term outcomes of amputation in patients with long-standing therapy-resistant complex regional pain syndrome type I (CRPS-I).
Design: Partly cross-sectional, partly longitudinal study.
Subjects: Patients’ who had amputation of a limb due to long-standing, therapy-resistant CRPS-I, at the University Medical Centre Groningen, The Netherlands, between May 2000 and Septem ...
Objective: To evaluate the clinical characteristics and rehabilitation management of patients who undergo amputation for COVID-19-associated coagulopathy.
Methods: Clinical and laboratory data for 3 patients were analysed and their rehabilitative management discussed.
Results: The medical records of 3 patients who had undergone amputation due to acute lower extremity ischaemia and who were prov ...