Research

August 17, 2019

If You Have An Arm Fracture (Distal Radial) You May Want To Do This

According to a recent study in the July 19, 2019 edition of the Clinic Rehabilitation Journal, adding a scapular exercise program to a patient who has a distal radial fracture can provide a significant benefit towards their recovery. Here are the details of the study: OBJECTIVE: To determine the effectiveness of a scapular exercise programme in addition to a physical therapy treatment in patients with distal radius fracture. DESIGN: A […]
August 3, 2019

The Effect of Timing of Physical Therapy for Acute Low Back Pain on Health Services Utilization: A Systematic Review.

Full text can be found here.  Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2019 Jul;100(7):1324-1338. doi: 10.1016/j.apmr.2018.11.025. Epub 2019 Jan 24. Arnold E1, La Barrie J2, DaSilva L2, Patti M2, Goode A3, Clewley D2. Author information Abstract OBJECTIVE: To synthesize literature about the effect of early physical therapy (PT) for acute low back pain (LBP) on subsequent health services utilization (HSU), compared to delayed PT or usual care. DATA SOURCES: Electronic databases (MEDLINE, […]
November 5, 2018

Suffering From Carpal Tunnel Syndrome? New Research Shows This Technique Is An Effective Treatment!

Mississauga, ON – New research examining a treatment technique for people suffering from carpal tunnel syndrome has demonstrated some interesting results. Carpal tunnel syndome is a condition whereby a person may feel numbness, tingling and pain into their hand and fingers. This condition is usually caused by working long hours on a computer or laptop, and is very common in office workers. In fact, there are approximately two million Canadians […]
October 29, 2018

Lack Of Exercise Is Putting One In Four People At Risk – WHO

According to a recent World Health Organization Report, one in four people are at risk of poor health due to inactivity. The WHO defines inactive as those who did less than 150 minutes of moderate exercise – or 75 minutes at vigorous intensity – a week. A sedentary lifestyle can lead to chronic health problems such as cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes. Not surprisingly, people are less active than […]
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