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  1. The implementation of standardized assessments in physiotherapeutic practice strongly supports diagnostic and treatment plans. Previous studies reported insufficient usage of standardized assessments due to la...

    Authors: Claudia Spiegl, Natalia Schiefermeier-Mach, Erika Schifferegger, Claudia Wiederin and Barbara Scheiber
    Citation: Archives of Physiotherapy 2022 12:21
  2. To determine the effect of sustained natural apophyseal glide (SNAG) on Flexion Rotation Test, pain intensity, and functionality in subjects with Cervicogenic Headache (CH).

    Authors: Ricardo Cardoso, Adérito Seixas, Sandra Rodrigues, Isabel Moreira-Silva, Nuno Ventura, Joana Azevedo and Filippo Monsignori
    Citation: Archives of Physiotherapy 2022 12:20
  3. Scapular dyskinesis is reported as one of the potential factors contributing to the presentation of pain in subacromial shoulder pain. In clinical practice, the evaluation and control of scapular dyskinesis is...

    Authors: Zohreh Jafarian Tangrood, Gisela Sole and Daniel Cury Ribeiro
    Citation: Archives of Physiotherapy 2022 12:18
  4. Research has demonstrated an increased risk of falls after total hip arthroplasty (THA). Yet, people’s knowledge on falls risk factors and how falls prevention strategies are being used after THA have not been...

    Authors: Tony Adebero, Pavlos Bobos, Lyndsay Somerville, James Howard, Edward M. Vasarhelyi, Brent Lanting and Susan W. Hunter
    Citation: Archives of Physiotherapy 2022 12:16
  5. To compare the effects of neuromuscular training (NMT) to a quadriceps strength training (QT) program on co-contraction index (CCI) of knee muscles in patients with knee osteoarthritis (OA).

    Authors: Shahzada Aadil Rashid, Mohammad Ejaz Hussain, Pooja Bhati, Zubia Veqar, Adila Parveen, Insha Amin and Shahzada Mudasir Rashid
    Citation: Archives of Physiotherapy 2022 12:19
  6. Intensive training can significantly reduce upper-limb impairments after stroke but delivering interventions of sufficiently high intensity is extremely difficult in routine practice. The MindPod Dolphin® syst...

    Authors: Rachel C. Stockley and Danielle L. Christian
    Citation: Archives of Physiotherapy 2022 12:15
  7. Causal mediation analysis is one way to bridge this gap by exploring the causal pathways of a given intervention. The aim of this study was to assess whether scapular motion, position, and periscapular muscle ...

    Authors: Gisele Harumi Hotta, Rafael Krasic Alaiti, Daniel Cury Ribeiro, Kevin James McQuade and Anamaria Siriani de Oliveira
    Citation: Archives of Physiotherapy 2022 12:13
  8. Establishing the biopsychosocial profile of patients with low back pain (LBP) is essential to personalized care. The Pain and Disability Drivers Management model (PDDM) has been suggested as a useful framework...

    Authors: Florian Naye, Simon Décary and Yannick Tousignant-Laflamme
    Citation: Archives of Physiotherapy 2022 12:14
  9. Currently, very little is known about the effects of an endurance high intensity interval training (HIIT) in chronic low back pain patients. Therefore, the feasibility and safety of the HIIT must be assessed f...

    Authors: Tamara Cerini, Roger Hilfiker, Thomas F. Riegler and Quinten T. M. Felsch
    Citation: Archives of Physiotherapy 2022 12:12
  10. Scapular stabilization exercises (SSE) are often included in the treatment of individuals with rotator cuff-related shoulder pain (RCRSP) to decrease pain and improve function. These SSE typically aim to stren...

    Authors: Marc-Olivier Dubé, Jasmine Arel, Philippe Paquette, Jean-Sébastien Roy, François Desmeules and Dany H. Gagnon
    Citation: Archives of Physiotherapy 2022 12:11
  11. Lack of effective peer-review process of predatory journals, resulting in more ambiguity in reporting, language and incomplete descriptions of processes might have an impact on the reliability of PEDro scale. ...

    Authors: Matteo Paci, Claudio Bianchini and Marco Baccini
    Citation: Archives of Physiotherapy 2022 12:10
  12. Musculoskeletal pain patients present similar pain characteristics regardless of the clinical diagnosis. PainDETECT questionnaire is useful for screening neuropathic-like symptoms in many musculoskeletal condi...

    Authors: Juliana Valentim Bittencourt, Márcia Cliton Bezerra, Mônica Rotondo Pina, Felipe José Jandre Reis, Arthur de Sá Ferreira and Leandro Alberto Calazans Nogueira
    Citation: Archives of Physiotherapy 2022 12:7
  13. Caesarean Section (CS) is associated with numerous post-operative problems. The current literature reveals that physiotherapy interventions such as pelvic floor rehabilitation and post-surgical rehabilitation ...

    Authors: Kalani Weerasinghe, Mohamed Rishard, Subhani Brabaharan and Aysha Mohamed
    Citation: Archives of Physiotherapy 2022 12:4
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. 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

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

  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. 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
  27. 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
  28. 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
  29. 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
  30. 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
  31. 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
  32. 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
  33. 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
  34. 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
  35. 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
  36. 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
  37. 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
  38. 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
  39. 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
  40. 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
  41. 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
  42. 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
  43. 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
  44. 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

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