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Synopsis: 9 RCTs were systematically reviewed to determine if Pilates exercise is an effective therapy for patients with chronic low back pain (cLBP). The evidence presented in this conference reported indicated that Pilates produced benefits of reduced pain and disability when compared against usual care and static levels of physical activity. The comparative efficacy Read More »
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Synopsis: 14 studies (n=1148) were included in this systematic review of literature comparing post-acute physiotherapy to control interventions following total hip arthroplasty (THA) with respect to pain, function, and health-related quality of life (HRQOL). The result indicated physiotherapy was favoured over control interventions with respect to short-term pain, physical function, and health-related quality of life in moderate- to high-quality evidence. Additionally, none of Read More »
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Synopsis: 30 stroke patients were randomized to evaluate the feasibility and the efficacy of Nintendo-Wii based therapy on balance rehabilitation. Patients were allocated to undergo Wii-based training whilst standing (Balance group) or while sitting (Upper Limb Group) and were monitored over 2 to 4 weeks. The evidence presented Read More »
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