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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. Motion sensitivity, or motion sickness, is common in modern vehicular and visually stimulating environments. Several studies have shown a relationship between motion sensitivity and decreased postural stabilit...

    Authors: Abdulaziz A. Albalwi, Eric G. Johnson, Ahmad A. Alharbi, Noha S. Daher, Tim K. Cordett, Oluwaseun I. Ambode and Fahad H. Alshehri

    Citation: Archives of Physiotherapy 2020 10:6

    Content type: Research article

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  17. Muscular dystrophies (MD) cause muscle weakness, affecting motor and respiratory functions. Aquatic activities maintain strength and ventilatory function and may require immersion expiration control.

    Authors: Mariana Callil Voos, Priscila Santos Albuquerque Goya, Bruna Leal de Freitas, Aline Moço Teixeira Pires, Francis Meire Favero and Fátima Aparecida Caromano

    Citation: Archives of Physiotherapy 2020 10:4

    Content type: Research article

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  18. Stroke is a common, serious, and disabling health-care problem throughout the world. Although great advances have been made in acute stroke management, the most of post-stroke care to reduce a patient’s depend...

    Authors: Suraj Kumar, Ramakant Yadav and Aafreen

    Citation: Archives of Physiotherapy 2020 10:3

    Content type: Research article

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  19. In the original version of this article [1] the legends of Figs. 2 and 3 were inadvertently interchanged.

    Authors: Julie Barnett, Madison N. Bernacki, Jessica L. Kainer, Hannah N. Smith, Annette M. Zaharoff and Sandeep K. Subramanian

    Citation: Archives of Physiotherapy 2020 10:5

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in Archives of Physiotherapy 2019 9:12

  20. Delayed-onset muscle soreness (DOMS) is a specific symptom that typically arises after unaccustomed eccentric muscular effort. It increases typically 24–72 h post-exercise and can affect physical performance. ...

    Authors: Lorenzo Visconti, Corrado Forni, Rudi Coser, Marco Trucco, Elisa Magnano and Gianpiero Capra

    Citation: Archives of Physiotherapy 2020 10:1

    Content type: Research article

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  21. Hemiplegic Shoulder Pain (HSP) is among common complications occurring after stroke leading to disability. This study was conducted to compare the effects of electrical Interferential Current stimulation (IFC)...

    Authors: Fariba Eslamian, Mehdi Farhoudi, Fatemeh Jahanjoo, Elyar Sadeghi-Hokmabadi and Parvin Darabi

    Citation: Archives of Physiotherapy 2020 10:2

    Content type: Research article

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  22. Several studies have shown that the risk of burnout is high for people working in health professions. Many physiotherapists have either suffered from burn out personally or have seen colleagues suffer from it....

    Authors: Slavko Rogan, Yanni Verhavert, Evert Zinzen, Fabienne Rey, Aline Scherer and Eefje Luijckx

    Citation: Archives of Physiotherapy 2019 9:19

    Content type: Research article

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  23. Lateral wedge insoles are traditionally used to reduce the adduction moment that crosses the knee during walking in people with medial knee osteoarthritis. However, the best degree to reduce knee joint load is...

    Authors: Vitor Ferreira, Rita Simões, Rui Soles Gonçalves, Leandro Machado and Paulo Roriz

    Citation: Archives of Physiotherapy 2019 9:18

    Content type: Review

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  24. High pain self-efficacy and low kinesiophobia seem related to a better prognosis in patients complaining of low back pain (LBP). The literature stresses the potential negative effects of anatomical defect diag...

    Authors: Silvano Ferrari, Rosa Striano, Eric Lucking, Paolo Pillastrini, Marco Monticone and Carla Vanti

    Citation: Archives of Physiotherapy 2019 9:16

    Content type: Research article

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  25. Physiotherapists often use thoracic spine mobilization (TSM) to reduce pain in patients with back disorders via a reduction of sympathetic activity. There is a “trade-off” in the activity of the sympathetic an...

    Authors: Slavko Rogan, Jan Taeymans, Peter Clarys, Ron Clijsen and Amir Tal-Akabi

    Citation: Archives of Physiotherapy 2019 9:15

    Content type: Research article

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  26. Older adults with type 2 diabetes (DM2) are at increased risk of falling due to complications including: diabetic peripheral neuropathy, diabetic retinopathy, autonomic neuropathy and diabetic foot ulcers. The...

    Authors: Janelle Gravesande, Julie Richardson, Lauren Griffith and Fran Scott

    Citation: Archives of Physiotherapy 2019 9:14

    Content type: Research article

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  27. The term limb girdle muscular dystrophy (LGMD) describes a group of genetic muscular disorders that require specialist input from neurologically trained clinicians. The plethora of potential symptoms of this h...

    Authors: Simon O’Shea and Thomas M. Jenkins

    Citation: Archives of Physiotherapy 2019 9:13

    Content type: Case report

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  28. The lateral epicondyle is a common site for chronic tendinosis (i.e. lateral epicondylitis), a condition characterized by overuse and degeneration of a tendon due to repeated microtrauma. This leads to pain an...

    Authors: Julie Barnett, Madison N. Bernacki, Jessica L. Kainer, Hannah N. Smith, Annette M. Zaharoff and Sandeep K. Subramanian

    Citation: Archives of Physiotherapy 2019 9:12

    Content type: Review

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Archives of Physiotherapy 2020 10:5

  29. Pain-related self-efficacy is defined as the beliefs held by people with chronic pain that certain activities can be carried out despite the pain. Poor self-efficacy is an obstacle to the recovery and predicts...

    Authors: Silvano Ferrari, Carla Vanti, Marta Pellizzer, Luca Dozza, Marco Monticone and Paolo Pillastrini

    Citation: Archives of Physiotherapy 2019 9:9

    Content type: Research article

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  30. Adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (AIS) refers to a spinal curvature of an unknown origin diagnosed in otherwise healthy children. A conservative treatment approach includes physiotherapy scoliosis-specific exer...

    Authors: Joseph M. Day, Jeremy Fletcher, Mackenzie Coghlan and Terrence Ravine

    Citation: Archives of Physiotherapy 2019 9:8

    Content type: Review

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  31. Balance tests are commonly used in clinical practice with applicability in injury prevention and return to sport decisions. While most sports injuries occur in a changing environment where reacting to a non-pl...

    Authors: Jo Verschueren, Bruno Tassignon, Bert Pluym, Jeroen Van Cutsem, Evert Verhagen and Romain Meeusen

    Citation: Archives of Physiotherapy 2019 9:6

    Content type: Methodology article

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  32. Specificity (SP) and sensitivity (SE) answer the question ‘what is the chance of a positive or negative test in response to the presence or absence of a clinical condition?’. Related to SP and SE are the diagn...

    Authors: Jean-Pierre Baeyens, Ben Serrien, Maggie Goossens and Ron Clijsen

    Citation: Archives of Physiotherapy 2019 9:4

    Content type: Letter to the Editor

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  33. The spatiotemporal parameters were used for sophisticated gait analysis in widespread clinical use. Recently, a laser range sensor has been proposed as a new device for the spatiotemporal gait measurement. How...

    Authors: Masanobu Iwai, Soichiro Koyama, Shigeo Tanabe, Shohei Osawa, Kazuya Takeda, Ikuo Motoya, Hiroaki Sakurai, Yoshikiyo Kanada and Nobutoshi Kawamura

    Citation: Archives of Physiotherapy 2019 9:3

    Content type: Research article

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  34. Injury is common in running and seen to impact up to 94% of recreational runners. Clinicians often use alterations from normal musculoskeletal clinical assessments to assess for risk of injury, but it is uncle...

    Authors: Shefali M. Christopher, Jeremy McCullough, Suzanne J. Snodgrass and Chad Cook

    Citation: Archives of Physiotherapy 2019 9:2

    Content type: Review

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  35. Action observation activates brain motor networks and, if followed by action imitation, it facilitates motor learning and functional recovery in patients with both neurological and musculoskeletal disorders. T...

    Authors: Roberto Gatti, Elisabetta Sarasso, Mattia Pelachin, Federica Agosta, Massimo Filippi and Andrea Tettamanti

    Citation: Archives of Physiotherapy 2019 9:1

    Content type: Research article

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  36. The aim of the present study was to explore whether control of balance and other factors were associated with functional recovery and walking performance in the short term in a group of patients receiving modu...

    Authors: Mattia Morri, Debora Raffa, Daniela Vigna, Maria Barbieri, Elisabetta Mariani and Davide Maria Donati

    Citation: Archives of Physiotherapy 2018 8:11

    Content type: Research article

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  37. Parkinson’s disease impacts health-related quality of life (HRQoL), however no studies inquired on predictors of HRQoL changes after rehabilitation. This study assessed the relationship between mobility domain...

    Authors: Thomas Bowman, Elisa Gervasoni, Riccardo Parelli, Johanna Jonsdottir, Maurizio Ferrarin, Davide Cattaneo and Ilaria Carpinella

    Citation: Archives of Physiotherapy 2018 8:10

    Content type: Research article

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  38. Abdominal muscles have stiffer appearance in individuals with spastic type cerebral palsy (STCP) than in their typically developing (TD) peers. This apparent stiffness has been implicated in pelvic instability...

    Authors: Saviour Kweku Adjenti, Graham Jacob Louw, Jennifer Jelsma and Marianne Unger

    Citation: Archives of Physiotherapy 2018 8:9

    Content type: Research article

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  39. Adequate reporting of ethics-related research methods promotes convergence on best ethics practices. In physical therapy, studies on ethics reporting are limited to few aspects, and none focuses on stroke rese...

    Authors: Francesco Ferrarello, Matteo Viligiardi and Mauro Di Bari

    Citation: Archives of Physiotherapy 2018 8:8

    Content type: Research article

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  40. Shoulder pain (SP) represents a common musculoskeletal condition that requires physical therapy care. Along the years, the usual evaluation strategies based on clinical tests and diagnostic imaging has been ch...

    Authors: Diego Ristori, Simone Miele, Giacomo Rossettini, Erica Monaldi, Diego Arceri and Marco Testa

    Citation: Archives of Physiotherapy 2018 8:7

    Content type: Review

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  41. Motor imagery (MI) is increasingly used in neurorehabilitation to facilitate motor performance. Our previous study results demonstrated significantly improved walking after rhythmic-cued MI in people with mult...

    Authors: Barbara Seebacher, Raija Kuisma, Angela Glynn and Thomas Berger

    Citation: Archives of Physiotherapy 2018 8:6

    Content type: Research article

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