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  1. Anxiety is common for people with Multiple Sclerosis (PwMS) and is higher in those with relapsing-remitting MS (RRMS) and in community-based samples. Anxiety can impact self-efficacy, pain, fatigue, engagement...

    Authors: Lauren Lucas and Jack Parker

    Citation: Archives of Physiotherapy 2022 12:2

    Content type: Research article

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  2. Although laboratory studies demonstrate that training programmes using auditory rhythmical cueing (ARC) may improve gait post-stroke, few studies have evaluated this intervention in the home and outdoors where...

    Authors: Patricia McCue, Lisa Shaw, Silvia Del Din, Heather Hunter, Sue Lord, Christopher I. M. Price, Helen Rodgers, Lynn Rochester and Sarah A. Moore

    Citation: Archives of Physiotherapy 2022 12:1

    Content type: Research article

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  3. Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) broke out in China in December 2019 and now is a pandemic all around the world. In Italy, Northern regions were hit the hardest during the first wave. We aim to explore the ...

    Authors: Simone Gambazza, Silvia Bargeri, Isabella Campanini, Roberto Meroni, Andrea Turolla, Greta Castellini and Silvia Gianola

    Citation: Archives of Physiotherapy 2021 11:30

    Content type: Research article

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  4. People with multiple sclerosis (PwMS) frequently have impaired balance from an early stage of the disease. Balance difficulties can be divided into categories; although, to date, these lack scientific foundati...

    Authors: Karl Martin Sattelmayer, Odile Chevalley, Jan Kool, Evelyne Wiskerke, Lina Nilsson Denkinger, Katia Giacomino, Emmanuelle Opsommer and Roger Hilfiker

    Citation: Archives of Physiotherapy 2021 11:29

    Content type: Research article

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  5. Reverse total shoulder arthroplasty (RTSA) has emerged as a successful surgery with expanding indications. Outcomes may be influenced by post-operative rehabilitation; however, there is a dearth of research re...

    Authors: June S. Kennedy, Emily K. Reinke, Lisa G. M. Friedman, Chad Cook, Brian Forsythe, Robert Gillespie, Armodios Hatzidakis, Andrew Jawa, Peter Johnston, Sameer Nagda, Gregory Nicholson, Benjamin Sears, Brent Wiesel, Grant E. Garrigues, Christopher Hagen, Insup Hong…

    Citation: Archives of Physiotherapy 2021 11:28

    Content type: Methodology article

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  6. Neck pain is common and disabling amongst individuals with migraine. Cervical musculoskeletal interventions are often sought but there is currently no evidence to support such interventions for this population...

    Authors: Zhiqi Liang, Lucy Thomas, Gwendolen Jull and Julia Treleaven

    Citation: Archives of Physiotherapy 2021 11:27

    Content type: Masterclass

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  7. Clinicians commonly try to use mechanism-based knowledge to make sense of the complexity and uncertainty of chronic pain treatments to create a rationale for their clinical decision-making. Although this seems...

    Authors: Rafael K. Alaiti, Bruno T. Saragiotto, Leandro Fukusawa, Nayra D.A. Rabelo and Anamaria S. de Oliveira

    Citation: Archives of Physiotherapy 2021 11:26

    Content type: Viewpoint

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  8. Evaluating balance in a functional context that integrates challenging tasks frequently performed in the community is essential to identify community-dwelling individuals who are at risk of falls in early Park...

    Authors: Ziona Lionel Dsouza, Sydney Roshan Rebello and Cherishma Dsilva

    Citation: Archives of Physiotherapy 2021 11:25

    Content type: Research article

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  9. Shoulder pain was previously shown to diminish in older populations and it was suggested that this could be explained by reduced usage with age. Our objectives were to investigate if estimates of shoulder pain...

    Authors: Christopher J. Hodgetts, Charlotte Leboeuf-Yde, Amber Beynon and Bruce F. Walker

    Citation: Archives of Physiotherapy 2021 11:24

    Content type: Review

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Archives of Physiotherapy 2022 12:3

  10. Dry needling (DN) is increasingly used for treating myofascial trigger points (MTrPs) and has shown significant effects on pain and function. This study aimed to assess feasibility of conducting a randomized s...

    Authors: Antoine Laramée, Guillaume Léonard, Mélanie Morin, Mélanie Roch and Nathaly Gaudreault

    Citation: Archives of Physiotherapy 2021 11:23

    Content type: Research article

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  11. A behavioural medicine approach in physiotherapy has shown positive effects on increased and sustained activities and participation, including reduced sick leave for patients with persistent musculoskeletal pa...

    Authors: Johanna Fritz, Lena Almqvist, Anne Söderlund, Lars Wallin and Maria Sandborgh

    Citation: Archives of Physiotherapy 2021 11:22

    Content type: Research article

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  12. In the context of demographic aging, active aging must be encouraged. In addition, the increase in life expectancy requires specific care for the elderly. Therefore, it is important to ensure appropriate train...

    Authors: Emmanuelle Opsommer, Odile Chevalley, Irene Pegito and Philippe Demeulenaere

    Citation: Archives of Physiotherapy 2021 11:21

    Content type: Research article

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  13. To conduct a qualitative investigation on a subset of participants from a previously completed Discrete Choice Experiment (DCE) to understand why factors identified from the DCE are important, how they influen...

    Authors: Anthony W. Gilbert, Carl R. May, Hazel Brown, Maria Stokes and Jeremy Jones

    Citation: Archives of Physiotherapy 2021 11:20

    Content type: Research article

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  14. There is weak relationship between the presence of lumbar spondylolisthesis [SPL] and low back pain that is not always associated with instability, either at the involved lumbar segment or at different spinal ...

    Authors: Carla Vanti, Silvano Ferrari, Andrew A. Guccione and Paolo Pillastrini

    Citation: Archives of Physiotherapy 2021 11:19

    Content type: Masterclass

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  15. The Swiss containment strategy for the COVID-19 pandemic during the first wave in spring 2020 resulted in a moratorium on non-urgent physiotherapy via regular direct patient contact. Consequently, such physiot...

    Authors: Anne-Kathrin Rausch, Heiner Baur, Leah Reicherzer, Markus Wirz, Fabienne Keller, Emmanuelle Opsommer, Veronika Schoeb, Stefano Vercelli and Marco Barbero

    Citation: Archives of Physiotherapy 2021 11:18

    Content type: Research article

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  16. For a large proportion of the population, especially those residing in the countryside, the use of a car for daily activities is indispensable. Following a TKA or THA procedure, the overseeing physician will u...

    Authors: Tiberiu-Adrian Lazar, Martin Edelmann, Friedemann Awiszus and Christoph H. Lohmann

    Citation: Archives of Physiotherapy 2021 11:16

    Content type: Research article

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  17. This paper describes the initial development process of an eLearning continuing professional education program primarily for post-licensure physiotherapists –“Electronic Aerobic Exercise Recommendations to Opt...

    Authors: Marianne Thornton, Jennifer Harris, Krista Breithaupt, Tracey Dyks, Hillel Finestone and Marilyn MacKay-Lyons

    Citation: Archives of Physiotherapy 2021 11:17

    Content type: Methodology article

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  18. Cognitive-affective factors influence the perception of pain and disability. These factors can lead to pain behaviors (PB) that can persist and become maladaptive. These maladaptive PB will further increase th...

    Authors: Florian Naye, Chloé Cachinho, Annie-Pier Tremblay, Maude Saint-Germain Lavoie, Gabriel Lepage, Emma Larochelle, Lorijane Labrecque and Yannick Tousignant-Laflamme

    Citation: Archives of Physiotherapy 2021 11:15

    Content type: Review

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  19. Inflammatory myopathies (IMs) are a group of rare conditions characterized by proximal and often symmetrical muscle weakness and reduced muscle endurance. The recommended medical treatment is based on corticos...

    Authors: Pierrette Baschung Pfister, Ruud H. Knols, Rob A. de Bie and Eling D. de Bruin

    Citation: Archives of Physiotherapy 2021 11:14

    Content type: Research article

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  20. Implementation of best-practice care for patients with low back pain (LBP) is an important issue. Physiotherapists’ who hold unhelpful beliefs are less likely to adhere to guidelines and may negatively influen...

    Authors: Guillaume Christe, Ben Darlow and Claude Pichonnaz

    Citation: Archives of Physiotherapy 2021 11:13

    Content type: Research article

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  21. Patient experience is an important component of quality and patient centered health care not fully explored in physical therapy.

    Authors: Jacob Eversole, Ashton Grimm, Nikita Patel, Kelly John and Alessandra N. Garcia

    Citation: Archives of Physiotherapy 2021 11:11

    Content type: Viewpoint

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  22. Despite millions spent in research funding, studies, and guidelines, outcomes involving musculoskeletal care continue to decline. The purpose of this Viewpoint is to describe value-based care and to suggest me...

    Authors: Chad E. Cook, Thomas Denninger, Jeremy Lewis, Ina Diener and Charles Thigpen

    Citation: Archives of Physiotherapy 2021 11:12

    Content type: Viewpoint

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  23. Graded activity is gradually emerging as a preferred choice in improving psychosocial outcomes including pain self-efficacy, fear-avoidance beliefs, and back-pain beliefs in the general population with low bac...

    Authors: Opeyemi Ayodiipo Idowu, Ade Fatai Adeniyi, Andrew Edo and Adesoji Fasanmade

    Citation: Archives of Physiotherapy 2021 11:10

    Content type: Research article

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  24. PAIN+ and PubMed are two electronic databases with two different mechanisms of evidence retrieval. PubMed is used to “Pull” evidence where clinicians can enter search terms to find answers while PAIN+ is a newly ...

    Authors: Vanitha Arumugam, Joy C. MacDermid, Dave Walton and Ruby Grewal

    Citation: Archives of Physiotherapy 2021 11:9

    Content type: Research article

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  25. Breast edema can arise from different etiologies; however, it is mostly seen after breast conserving surgery and/or radiotherapy. Combining breast conserving surgery and radiotherapy can cause damage to the ly...

    Authors: Hanne Verbelen, Wiebren Tjalma, Dorien Dombrecht and Nick Gebruers

    Citation: Archives of Physiotherapy 2021 11:8

    Content type: Masterclass

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  26. Only low-quality evidence is currently available to support the effectiveness of different traction modalities in the treatment of lumbar radiculopathy (LR). Yet, traction is still very commonly used in clinic...

    Authors: Carla Vanti, Luca Turone, Alice Panizzolo, Andrew A. Guccione, Lucia Bertozzi and Paolo Pillastrini

    Citation: Archives of Physiotherapy 2021 11:7

    Content type: Review

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  27. Removal of immobilization is a critical phase of distal radius fracture (DRF) rehabilitation, typically occurring by 2 months post injury. This study examined the extent to which pain at rest (PAR), movement e...

    Authors: Maryam Farzad, Joy C. MacDermid, Saurabh Mehta, Ruby Grewal and Erfan Shafiee

    Citation: Archives of Physiotherapy 2021 11:6

    Content type: Research article

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  28. Shoulder pain (SP) may originate from both musculoskeletal and visceral conditions. Physiotherapists (PT) may encounter patients with life-threatening pathologies that mimic musculoskeletal pain such as Acute ...

    Authors: Lorenzo Storari, Valerio Barbari, Fabrizio Brindisino, Marco Testa and Maselli Filippo

    Citation: Archives of Physiotherapy 2021 11:5

    Content type: Case report

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  29. In response to issues with timely access and high non-attendance rates for Emergency Department (ED) physiotherapy, a telephone assessment and advice service was evaluated as part of a quality improvement proj...

    Authors: Marie Kelly, Anna Higgins, Adrian Murphy and Karen McCreesh

    Citation: Archives of Physiotherapy 2021 11:4

    Content type: Research article

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  30. Airway clearance techniques are recommended for individuals with bronchiectasis both in stable state and during an acute exacerbation, however the current use of airway clearance techniques in the management o...

    Authors: Jennifer Phillips, Annemarie Lee, Rodney Pope and Wayne Hing

    Citation: Archives of Physiotherapy 2021 11:3

    Content type: Research article

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  31. The identification of central sensitization (CS) is an important aspect in the management of patients with chronic musculoskeletal pain. Several methods have been developed, including clinical indicators and p...

    Authors: Juliana Valentim Bittencourt, Ana Carolina de Melo Magalhães Amaral, Pedro Vidinha Rodrigues, Leticia Amaral Corrêa, Bruno Moreira Silva, Felipe José Jandre Reis and Leandro Alberto Calazans Nogueira

    Citation: Archives of Physiotherapy 2021 11:2

    Content type: Research article

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  32. ACL reconstruction (ACLR) is a common procedure requiring rehabilitation in public hospital physiotherapy departments. The rate of re-rupture and reduced rates of return to sport following ACLR are concerning....

    Authors: Kirby Tuckerman, Wendy Potts, Milad Ebrahimi, Corey Scholes and Mark Nelson

    Citation: Archives of Physiotherapy 2020 10:23

    Content type: Research article

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  33. Many persons living with Parkinson’s disease (PD) have difficulty rising from a chair. Impaired ability to perform the chair rise may be associated with low physical activity levels and reduced ability to perf...

    Authors: Mon S. Bryant, Gu Eon Kang and Elizabeth J. Protas

    Citation: Archives of Physiotherapy 2020 10:22

    Content type: Research article

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  34. Repetitive sensory stimulation (RSS) is a therapeutic approach which involves repeated electrical stimulation of the skin’s surface to improve function. This rapid systematic review aimed to describe the curre...

    Authors: Rachel C. Stockley, Kerry Hanna and Louise Connell

    Citation: Archives of Physiotherapy 2020 10:20

    Content type: Review

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  35. Postpartum runners report musculoskeletal pain with running. Because of inadequate research, little is known about the origin and pain-related classification. Through expert consensus, this study is the first ...

    Authors: Shefali M. Christopher, Alessandra N. Garcia, Suzanne J. Snodgrass and Chad Cook

    Citation: Archives of Physiotherapy 2020 10:19

    Content type: Research article

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  36. Physical rehabilitation services are an important component of treatment for persons with multiple sclerosis (PwMS) to improve and maintain physical mobility. However, PwMS often have significant barriers to o...

    Authors: Shane Chanpimol, Kimberly Benson, Heidi Maloni, Susan Conroy and Mitchell Wallin

    Citation: Archives of Physiotherapy 2020 10:18

    Content type: Research article

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  37. This overview of reviews aimed to identify (1) aspects of the patient experience when seeking care for musculoskeletal disorders from healthcare providers and the healthcare system, and (2) which mechanisms ar...

    Authors: Alan Chi-Lun-Chiao, Mohammed Chehata, Kenneth Broeker, Brendan Gates, Leila Ledbetter, Chad Cook, Malene Ahern, Daniel I. Rhon and Alessandra N. Garcia

    Citation: Archives of Physiotherapy 2020 10:17

    Content type: Review

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  38. The subacromial impingement syndrome (SIS) represents a common cause of disability in approximately 74% of patients with Shoulder Pain (SP). Even if contemporary research suggests that this mechanism is not (a...

    Authors: Fabrizio Brindisino, Diego Ristori, Mariangela Lorusso, Simone Miele, Leonardo Pellicciari, Giacomo Rossettini, Francesca Bonetti, John Duane Heick and Marco Testa

    Citation: Archives of Physiotherapy 2020 10:16

    Content type: Research article

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  39. The purpose of this study was to assess the effect of preoperative physiotherapy (PT) on functional, subjective and socio-economic parameters after total knee arthroplasty (TKA).

    Authors: Pascale Gränicher, Thomas Stöggl, Sandro F. Fucentese, Rolf Adelsberger and Jaap Swanenburg

    Citation: Archives of Physiotherapy 2020 10:13

    Content type: Research article

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  40. This study was done to verify the associations between the usual gait speed (UGS), the Timed Up and Go test (TUG), and the perception of disability in elderly vestibular patients and to identify factors associ...

    Authors: Daniel Héctor Verdecchia, Agustina Maria Monzón, Valentina Urbina Jaimes, Laercio da Silva Paiva, Fernando Rocha Oliveira and Tatiana Dias de Carvalho

    Citation: Archives of Physiotherapy 2020 10:12

    Content type: Research article

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  41. Placebo and nocebo effects embody psychoneurobiological phenomena where behavioural, neurophysiological, perceptive and cognitive changes occur during the therapeutic encounter in the healthcare context. Place...

    Authors: Giacomo Rossettini, Eleonora Maria Camerone, Elisa Carlino, Fabrizio Benedetti and Marco Testa

    Citation: Archives of Physiotherapy 2020 10:11

    Content type: Review

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  42. Risk factors for prolonged recovery after concussion have been well researched, but specific objective clinical examination findings have not. This study examined whether clinical examination results could pre...

    Authors: Corina Martinez, Zachary Christopherson, Ashley Lake, Heather Myers, Jeffrey R. Bytomski, Robert J. Butler and Chad E. Cook

    Citation: Archives of Physiotherapy 2020 10:10

    Content type: Research article

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  43. Procedural skills are a key element in the training of future physiotherapists. Procedural skills relate to the acquisition of appropriate motor skills, which allow the safe application of clinical procedures ...

    Authors: Karl Martin Sattelmayer, Kavi C. Jagadamma, Franziska Sattelmayer, Roger Hilfiker and Gillian Baer

    Citation: Archives of Physiotherapy 2020 10:9

    Content type: Research article

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  44. Few data address modalities for speeding up functional independence in subjects included in a fast-track approach after total hip arthroplasty (THA). The study aim was to assess short-term effects of mobilizat...

    Authors: Federico Temporiti, Isabella Draghici, Stefano Fusi, Francesco Traverso, Riccardo Ruggeri, Guido Grappiolo and Roberto Gatti

    Citation: Archives of Physiotherapy 2020 10:8

    Content type: Research article

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  45. The sit-to-stand (STS) test is usually included in the clinical assessment of balance and its instrumented analysis may support clinicians in objectively assessing the risk of falling. The aim of the present s...

    Authors: Leonardo Piano, Tommaso Geri and Marco Testa

    Citation: Archives of Physiotherapy 2020 10:7

    Content type: Research article

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