The effectiveness and safety of nonsurgical integrative interventions for symptomatic lumbar spinal spondylolisthesis: A randomized controlled multinational, multicenter trial protocol

Conclusion and discussion: The results of this study will provide clinical evidence on nonsurgical integrative interventions for patients with symptomatic lumbar spondylolisthesis. Clinical trial registry: (NCT03107468)
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CONCLUSION: VR was helpful in reducing BoNT procedure-related discomfort in a majority of patients. Challenges with VR setup, patient tolerance, and selecting viewing experiences were identified to guide further research and use of VR in a clinical environment. PMID: 30223406 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Journal of Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine - Category: Rehabilitation Tags: J Pediatr Rehabil Med Source Type: research
Authors: Fisher MT, Zigler CK, Houtrow AJ Abstract PURPOSE: To evaluate variables that modulate pain during intramuscular botulinum toxin A injections in children. METHODS: As part of a Quality Improvement project, this retrospective analysis compared reported pain during and five minutes post injections with patient and procedural variables using subgroup and regression analyses (N= 593 procedures with 249 unique patients). RESULTS: Mean procedural pain for all procedures (n= 563) was 3.8 ± 3.0. Most children reported no pain (83.8%) or mild pain (12.1%) five minutes after the procedure. Provider, p...
Source: Journal of Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine - Category: Rehabilitation Tags: J Pediatr Rehabil Med Source Type: research
[GroundUp] "We want to travel like everyone else," read a placard at a protest by about 50 people living with disabilities who marched from Artscape on the Foreshore to the Cape Town Civic Centre on Wednesday. "We are humans," read another placard. They were demanding a better service from Dial-A-Ride transport.
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Conclusion Based on our findings it seems that MSU classification can be used in patients' selection to achieve the best treatment outcome after intradiscal ozone injection among patients with lumbar disc herniation. PMID: 30227808 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Interventional Neuroradiology - Category: Radiology Tags: Interv Neuroradiol Source Type: research
Clark County is about to get its first freestanding emergency department in October 2019, thanks to Mercy Health — Springfield. The $14 million freestanding emergency department, expected to break ground in October of this year, will feature 10 exam rooms with the capacity to hold patients overnight, as well as a landing pad for medical helicopters to transfer out more critical patients. Services inside th e facility will include a chest pain center; lab and imaging center with CT (computerized…
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It was devastating at the time, but I met amazing people who helped me pursue a career in medical scienceI was 14 years old when I was told I had cancer. It was just before Christmas in 2009 and I ’d had terrible pain in my side for several weeks. After being seen at four different hospitals, I ended up at Birmingham children’s hospital. It was there that I was told I had alveolar rhabdomyosarcoma, words that meant absolutely nothing to me at first. I soon realised they meant cancer.Before my diagnosis, I was far more concerned with schoolwork and my friends – normal things 14-year-olds have to deal with....
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A Marine veteran shares the struggles of dating while on medication for his service-related PTSD and chronic pain.
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Authors: Aydın A, Atiç R Abstract OBJECTIVE: The aim of the study was to evaluate and compare clinical and demographic characteristics, functional status and quality of life among patients who underwent amputation for the most common reason in our region. METHODS: Demographic data, level of and reasons for undergoing amputation and clinical data on the use of prostheses in 126 patients were recorded. The amputees were divided into three groups: vascular, trauma and landmine. Variables related to clinical and demographic characteristics, daily life activities and quality of life were investigated. Durati...
Source: Journal of Back and Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation - Category: Orthopaedics Tags: J Back Musculoskelet Rehabil Source Type: research
Authors: Çatalbaş N, Akkaya N, Atalay NS, Sahin F Abstract BACKGROUND: Clinical and electrophysiological effects of therapeutic ultrasound (US) were researched in many studies on patients with CTS with conflicting results. OBJECTIVE: To assess the effects of continuous and pulsed US treatments by ultrasonographic imaging in addition to clinical and electrophysilogical parameters in patients with carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS). METHOD: Fifty-four patients with idiopathic CTS were randomly divided into three groups. All patients used night splints for two weeks. In addition to splint therapy, continuous...
Source: Journal of Back and Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation - Category: Orthopaedics Tags: J Back Musculoskelet Rehabil Source Type: research
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