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Synopsis: Data from 9 Randomized Controlled Trials (RCTs) was pooled and reviewed to investigate the efficacy of Low-Level Laser Therapy (LLLT) in the management of symptoms of musculoskeletal pathologies of the shoulder. The evidence presented in this conference report indicated that LLLT was associated with effective pain relief and range of motion recovery- particularly overhead elevation. The benefits of Read More »
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Synopsis: 13 studies were included (10 randomized controlled trials, 2 systematic reviews, 1 meta-analysis) in this systematic review examining the efficacy of Tai Chi in improving balance and reducing number of falls in elderly populations. Results indicated that Tai Chi may improve balance and reduce falls. Effects were maintained Read More »
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Synopsis: 7 studies (6 randomized controlled trials, 1 repeated measures design) investigating the clinical efficacy of manual therapy in the treatment of cervicogenic cephalic syndrome were included in this systematic review. The purpose of this study was to determine whether manual therapy can significantly reduce the intensity, severity and duration of dizziness and headaches experienced in this patient population. The results of Read More »
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Synopsis: 10 high quality RCTs, were analyzed via systematic review to determine the effect ultrasound and diathermy have on pain and function in patients with knee osteoarthritis (OA). Analysis indicated that Read More »
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