November 27, 2019

Study: Physiotherapy and Chiropractic Care Can Help With Tinnitus

Tinnitus refers to ringing in the ears. Tinnitus is present in about 20% of the population, and is usually a symptom of an underlying condition. Some causes of tinnitus include: Hearing loss Exposure to loud noise Stress and anxiety Ear Infections Joint dysfunction For the last condition, dysfunction of the tempomandibular joint can cause tinnitus. For patients with this type of tinnitus there now be some hope for relief according […]
October 21, 2019

Study: Joint Mobilization Can Help With Arthritic Knee Pain

Download A Copy Of The Study Here Abstract Background Few studies have investigated the effects of mobilization with movement (MWM) in patients with knee osteoarthritis (OA) compared to other procedures. Sham procedures are generally more appropriate control than using no or usual treatments. Moreover, studies investigating the widespread hypoalgesic effects of MWM in patients with knee OA are lacking. The aim was to investigate the effect of MWM on function […]
August 17, 2019

Study: A RCT on the Effects of Low-Dose Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy in Patients With Knee Osteoarthritis

OBJECTIVE: To test the efficacy of low-dose extracorporeal shockwave therapy (ESWT) on osteoarthritis knee pain, lower limb function, and cartilage alteration for patients with knee osteoarthritis. DESIGN: Randomized controlled trial with placebo control. SETTING: Outpatient physical therapy clinics within a hospital network. PARTICIPANTS: Eligible volunteers (N=63) with knee osteoarthritis (Kellgren-Lawrence grade II or III) were randomly assigned to 2 groups. INTERVENTIONS: Patients in the experimental group received low-dose ESWT for […]
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 […]
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