Free Online Course: Science of Exercise

21Aug
2017

Benefits and safety of gabapentinoids in chronic low back pain

16Aug
2017

Risk Factors for Post-stroke Depression

15Aug
2017

Advances in the diagnosis and management of neck pain

15Aug
2017

The effects of physical activity and fatigue on cognitive performance in breast cancer survivors

14Aug
2017

Lifestyle Risk Factors Increase the Risk of Hospitalization for Sciatica

11Aug
2017

Preventing Overuse Shoulder Injuries Among Throwing Athletes

10Aug
2017

Physical Activity and Mortality in Prostate Cancer

10Aug
2017

The best running stride? The one that comes naturally

9Aug
2017

Hip Pain and Mobility Deficits-Hip Osteoarthritis

9Aug
2017

Association of Resistance Exercise With the Incidence of Metabolic Syndrome

5Aug
2017

Telerehabilitation: Review of the State-of-the-Art and Areas of Application

5Aug
2017

A comprehensive guide to the new science of treating lower back pain

4Aug
2017

A comprehensive guide to the new science of treating lower back pain – VOX (free)

“Mainstream medicine has failed people with chronic back pain”

 

A soft robotic exosuit improves walking in patients after stroke

3Aug
2017

Tai Chi for Risk of Falls. A Meta-analysis

3Aug
2017

Tai Chi for Risk of Falls. A Meta-analysis – Journal of The American Geriatrics Society (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

Commentaries: Meta-Analysis: Tai Chi Keeps Seniors from Falling – MedPage Today (free registration required) AND Tai chi may help reduce rate of falls in older and at-risk adults – News Medical (free)

‘Can reduce fall rates by almost half during the first year’ (from MedPage Today)

 

Effectiveness of oral glucosamine for knee and hip osteoarthritis

3Aug
2017

Neck Pain: Updated Clinical Practice Guideline

3Aug
2017

Diagnosis of Upper-Quadrant Lymphedema Secondary to Cancer

3Aug
2017

First-time patellar dislocation guidelines

3Aug
2017

Intensive speech therapy helps stroke survivors with persistent communication difficulties

28Jul
2017

Online education, pain coaching and advice by video conference can reduce knee pain

28Jul
2017

Low back pain and sciatica in over 16s – NICE Quality Standard

28Jul
2017

Application of a Lifestyle-Based Tool to Estimate Premature Cardiovascular Disease Events in Young Adults

28Jul
2017

Social Interaction Improves Quality Of Life For People With Dementia

27Jul
2017

One year in review 2017: fibromyalgia

27Jul
2017

Effect of Sport Specialization on Lower Extremity Injury Rates in High School Athletes

27Jul
2017

Tai Chi for Risk of Falls. A Meta-analysis

24Jul
2017

Electrical stimulation can help people who are too weak to exercise

23Jul
2017

Effect of Electroacupuncture on Urinary Leakage Among Women With Stress Urinary Incontinence

22Jul
2017

NICE Guideline: Parkinson’s disease in adults

21Jul
2017

Rehabilitation in patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension

18Jul
2017

Evidence-based guidelines for fall prevention

18Jul
2017

Non-invasive ventilation for the management of acute hypercapnic respiratory failure due to exacerbation of COPD

16Jul
2017

Non-invasive ventilation for the management of acute hypercapnic respiratory failure due to exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease – Cochrane Library (free)

NIV reduces mortality and endotracheal intubation in patients with acute hypercapnic respiratory failure secondary to an acute exacerbation COPD.

 

Clinical Practice Guidelines for Enhanced Recovery After Colon and Rectal Surgery

16Jul
2017

Review: Supervised Treadmill Exercise Therapy for Peripheral Artery Disease

13Jul
2017

Behavioral Counseling to Promote a Healthful Diet and Physical Activity for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention in Adults Without Cardiovascular Risk Factors

11Jul
2017

Free Online Course – Science of Exercise

10Jul
2017

Long-term health status and trajectories of seriously injured patients

7Jul
2017

Long-term health status and trajectories of seriously injured patients: A population-based longitudinal study – PLOS Medicine (free) (RT @karimbrohi see Tweet – “Trauma is a chronic disease”)

“The prevalence of reporting problems at 36-months postinjury was 37% for mobility, 21% for self-care, 47% for usual activities, 50% for pain/discomfort, and 41% for anxiety/depression… the prevalence of ongoing problems at 3-years postinjury is high, confirming that serious injury is frequently a chronic disorder”

 

Pelvic Girdle Pain in the Antepartum Population: Physical Therapy Clinical Practice Guidelines

7Jul
2017

Sarcopenia: Neurological Point of View

7Jul
2017

Depression following traumatic brain injury: prevalence, impact, and management challenges

3Jul
2017

Aerobic exercise training for adults with fibromyalgia

3Jul
2017

Aerobic exercise training for adults with fibromyalgia – Cochrane Library (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

Aerobic exercise probably improves health related quality of life, may slightly decrease pain intensity and may slightly improve physical function.

 

Effectiveness of conservative interventions in adults with shoulder impingement

23Jun
2017

Guided graded exercise self-help as a treatment of fatigue in chronic fatigue syndrome

23Jun
2017

Yoga, Physical Therapy, or Education for Chronic Low Back Pain

21Jun
2017

Exercise and other non-pharmaceutical interventions for cancer-related fatigue in patients during or after cancer treatment

29May
2017

Aerobic or Resistance Exercise, or Both, in Dieting Obese Older Adults

19May
2017

Hip fracture guideline

15May
2017

After Knee or Hip Replacement, No Place Like Home

27Apr
2017

After Knee or Hip Replacement, No Place Like Home – The New York Times (10 articles per month are free)

See also: Time to Rethink Inpatient Rehab After Knee Replacement? – The Rheumatologist (free)

Original article abstract ($ for full-text): Effect of Inpatient Rehabilitation vs a Monitored Home-Based Program on Mobility in Patients With Total Knee Arthroplasty: The HIHO Randomized Clinical Trial – JAMA (free)

The NYT commentary talks about the futility of some interventions currently used to postpone surgery and about the benefits of outpatient rehabilitation.

 

Exercise interventions for cognitive function in adults older than 50

26Apr
2017

Meta-analysis: Exercise interventions for cognitive function in adults older than 50: a systematic review with meta-analysis – British Journal of Sports Medicine (free)

Source: Exercise Could Benefit Cognition in Older Adults – Physician’s First Watch (free)

“Physical exercise interventions significantly improved cognitive function in adults older than 50 years, regardless of baseline cognitive status”.

 

Preventing Sports Injury and Illness: Key Resources for Family Physicians

19Apr
2017

Preventing Sports Injury and Illness: Key Resources for Family Physicians – American Family Physician (free)

Selection of resources for primary care providers to improve their ability to prevent and treat injuries from sports and physical activity.

 

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