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Synopsis: 30 patients with chronic musculoskeletal pain, persisting for 3 months, were recruited to this RCT. Within subject randomization was conducted to allocate one leg of each participant to a stretching exercise group and the other leg to a control group which did not undergo stretching exercise. The results from Read More »
Level 1 RCT
Synopsis: 26 preterm infants were randomized to receive either an 8 week movement training program or an 8 week social training program. This RCT was designed to assess the effect of these training programs on feet reaching. The results from Read More »
Level 2 RCT
Synopsis: Two parallel systematic reviews and meta-analyses were performed to determine the affiliation between early migration of acetabular cups and late aseptic revision. One review covered the early migration data from radio-stereometric analysis (RSA) studies (26 studies involving 700 cups), and the other focused on revision rates for aseptic loosening from long-term survival studies (49 studies involving 38,013 cups). The results showed Read More »
Author verified Level 2 Meta Analysis
Synopsis: 59 patients diagnosed with the condition lateral epicondylitis (LE), were randomised into three groups to undergo either physical therapy, a single corticosteroid injection, or extracorporeal shock wave treatment (ESWT), to determine which technique was the most effective in treating LE. Following assessments measured over 6 months, results displayed that all three methods used for LE treatment had positive outcomes regarding reduction in pain and an increase in grip strength in early stages. However, there were Read More »
Level 2 RCT
Synopsis: 48 patients (68 knees) scheduled for total knee arthroplasty were randomized to receive a cemented, cementless non-coated, or cementless hydroxyapatite (HA)-coated tibial component to determine the effect of HA on long-term migration of the prosthesis. Radiostereometric analyses (RSA), Knee Society Scores, Hospital for Special Surgery scores, and radiographic evaluation were recorded over 16 years. The results indicated Read More »
Author verified Level 2 RCT
Synopsis: 80 patients who required treatment for mechanical neck pain were randomized to receive conventional cervical thrust manipulation or Kinesio Taping to determine their effects on short-term pain, disability, and cervical range of motion (CROM). Numeric pain rating scale (NPRS), Neck Disability Index (NDI), and goniometric CROM analysis were assessed one week postintervention. The results indicated Read More »
Author verified Level 1 RCT
Synopsis: 10 patients were randomized to evaluate the efficacy of Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) for the treatment of patellar tendinopathy. In this double-blinded trial, patients received either dry needling and eccentric exercise (control) or dry needling with PRP and eccentric exercise. When assessed after Read More »
Conference Report
Synopsis: 30 patients who had suffered orthopaedic hand trauma were randomized to receive a standard rehabilitation programme or mirror therapy (MT) to determine its effect on short-term motor recovery and functional outcomes. Total active motion (TAM) and DASH scores were recorded at the end of the 3 week programs and then an additional 3 weeks post-intervention. The results suggested Read More »
Level 2 RCT
Synopsis: 60 children with distal arthrogryposis multiplex congenita, a disease characterized by immobile joints and contractures due to muscle fibrosis, were randomized to compare the success rate of sciatic and femoral nerve blocks. These children often require corrective surgeries; however the effect of immobile limbs on successfully administering never blockade is unknown. This trial was Read More »
Level 2 RCT
Synopsis: 82 elderly patients with hip fractures scheduled to undergo bipolar hemiarthroplasty were randomized into two groups to determine the efficacy of multimodal pain management. Patients either received preemptive pain medication and intraoperative periarticular injections or did not. Following 7 days Read More »
Level 2 RCT
Synopsis: 19 orthopaedic residents with experience in routine knee arthroscopy, but none in arthroscopic meniscal repair, performed 12 meniscal repairs on a knee simulator over a 3 week period in order to gain experience. The residents were then randomized to perform either one meniscal repair every month, one meniscal repair every 3 months, or no meniscal repairs over the course of the study. 6 months after randomization, the orthopaedic residents performed another 12 meniscal repairs over a 3 week period. All residents displayed Read More »
Level 2 RCT