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Objective: There is an evidence–practice gap in assessment of the upper extremities during acute and subacute stroke rehabilitation. The aim of this study was target this gap by describing and evaluating the implementation of, and adherence to, an evidence-based clinical practice guideline for occupational therapists and physiotherapists.
Methods: The upper extremity assessment implementation p ...
Objective: To determine bone quality in adults with severe motor and intellectual disabilities.
Design: A retrospective cohort study.
Patients: Bone quality of 60 patients with severe motor and intellectual disabilities (28 men, 32 women; mean age 57 years) at a long-term care facility for adults was examined retrospectively.
Methods: Quantitative ultrasonography was used to measure the stiffne ...
Objective: To compare the effects of 2 postoperative regimens following carpal tunnel release: plaster casting and elastic bandaging.
Design: A randomized controlled study.
Patients: Patients with carpal tunnel syndrome and planned surgical carpal tunnel release were invited to participate.
Methods: A total of 94 patients were randomized to either plaster casting or elastic bandaging to be use ...
Objective: To compare the effect on disability and quality of life, of conventional rehabilitation (control group) with individualized, tailored eRehabilitation intervention alongside conventional rehabilitation (Fast@home; intervention group), for people with stroke.
Methods: Pre–post design. The intervention comprised cognitive (Braingymmer®) and physical (Telerevalidatie®/Physitrack®) exe ...
Objective: To evaluate the effects of neck-specific sensorimotor training using a virtual reality device compared with 2 standard rehabilitation programmes: with, and without general sensorimotor training, in patients with non-traumatic chronic neck pain.
Design: Pilot randomized control study.
Patients and methods: A total of 51 participants were randomly assigned to 1 of 3 groups: 1: control g ...
Objective: To explore relevant areas of functioning from the perspective of community-dwelling adults aged 75 years and over, in order to develop a Core Set of the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) for community-dwelling older adults for use in primary care.
Design: Qualitative study using semi-structured interviews and focus groups.
Participants: A total ...
Objective: Measurement of joint angles is usually performed using a simple goniometer, which can often be time-consuming and inaccurate, however smartphones can measure angles, this technology could be used to measure joint position. Studies of smartphone applications for this purpose lack consistency and homogeneity. The aim of the current study is to analyse the reliability and accuracy of 3 ine ...