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Synopsis: 94 patients with chronic nonspecific neck pain were randomized to physical therapy-based treatments using global postural re-education (GPR) or manual therapy. The purpose of this trial was to determine if the global postural re-education therapy could reduce pain and disability in comparison to manual therapy when evaluated over a 6-month follow-up. Results demonstrated that Read More »
Level 2 RCT
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Synopsis: 553 leisure-time runners were randomized to three groups that differed only in the heel-to-toe drop (10mm, 6mm, or 0mm) of their running shoes. The investigators measured the risk of injury over 6 months. Overall, there were Read More »
Author verified Level 1 RCT
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Synopsis: 69 patients with trigger finger were randomized to treatment with either triamcinolone injection or dexamethasone injection. Patients were followed up at 6 weeks, 12 weeks, and 6 months for symptom resolution. Repeat injections were Read More »
Conference Report
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Synopsis: 26 patients with chronic lateral epicondylitis were randomized to either surgical intervention with the Nirschl technique, or to a sham procedure involving only incision and exposure of the extensor carpi radialis brevis. Patients were followed up postoperatively for 1 year. Results demonstrated no Read More »
Conference Report
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Synopsis: 90 patients with degenerative spinal disorders undergoing lumbar spinal fusion were randomized to receive either cognitive-behavioural therapy or standard treatment. The objective of this study was to determine whether or not cognitive-behavioural therapy (CBT) has the ability to affect early postoperative outcomes such as back pain, mobility, analgesic consumption, and hospital stay duration. Findings indicated no Read More »
Level 2 RCT
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Synopsis: 56 patients with unilateral distal radius fracture were randomized to fixation using volar locking plates or to control treatment with either closed reduction and casting for 6 weeks, K-wire fixation and casting for 6 weeks, or external fixation, with/without supplemental K-wires. Control intervention was left to the discretion of the treating physician. Results at 3 Read More »
Author verified Level 2 RCT
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Synopsis: 474 patients with Kellgren-Lawrence grade II-III knee osteoarthritis were included in a 3-year, double-blind, RCT to evaluate the effect of vitamin D supplementation on the rate of radiographic disease progression. Compared to a placebo group, patients treated with vitamin D supplementation did not demonstrate a slower rate of joint space narrowing (JSN) on radiographs over the 3-year follow-up. There were also Read More »
Level 2 RCT
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Synopsis: 22 randomized controlled trials were included in this network meta-analysis, that included over 10 injectable treatments, to evaluate comparative efficacy for the management of plantar faciopathy. The primary outcome of this study was pain relief. At 0-2 month Read More »
Level 1 Meta Analysis
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Synopsis: 6 randomized controlled trials (n=271) were included in this systematic review for the purpose of comparing transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) with several other treatments for rotator cuff tendinopathy, including ultrasound therapy, corticosteroid injection, heat therapy, and pulse radiofrequency. Results demonstrated that although significant improvements were achieved by patients treated with TENS when compared to pre-treatment measurements, the majority of clinical outcomes showed comparable improvements between active treatment groups. However, due to Read More »
Level 3 Meta Analysis
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Synopsis: The present study is a meta-analysis evaluating the efficacy of autologous whole blood (AWB) therapy versus corticosteroid injections in the treatment of epicondylopathy and plantar fasciopathy (PF). The primary outcome was pain relief at 2-6, 8-13, and 24-26 weeks. The authors included Read More »
Author verified Level 1 Meta Analysis