Supporting wellbeing through peer-befriending (SUPERB) for people with aphasia: A feasibility randomised controlled trial
CONCLUSIONS: SUPERB peer-befriending for people with aphasia post-stroke experiencing low levels of distress was feasible. There was preliminary evidence of benefit in terms of depression. Peer-befriending is a suitable intervention to explore further in a definitive trial.Clinical trial registration-URL: http://www.clinicaltrials.gov Unique identifier: NCT02947776Subject terms: Translational research, mental health, rehabilitation, quality and outcomes, stroke.PMID:33624514 | DOI:10.1177/0269215521995671 (Source: Clinical Rehabilitation)
Source: Clinical Rehabilitation - February 24, 2021 Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Katerina Hilari Nicholas Behn Kirsty James Sarah Northcott Jane Marshall Shirley Thomas Alan Simpson Becky Moss Chris Flood Sally McVicker Kimberley Goldsmith Source Type: research

Supporting wellbeing through peer-befriending (SUPERB) for people with aphasia: A feasibility randomised controlled trial
CONCLUSIONS: SUPERB peer-befriending for people with aphasia post-stroke experiencing low levels of distress was feasible. There was preliminary evidence of benefit in terms of depression. Peer-befriending is a suitable intervention to explore further in a definitive trial.Clinical trial registration-URL: http://www.clinicaltrials.gov Unique identifier: NCT02947776Subject terms: Translational research, mental health, rehabilitation, quality and outcomes, stroke.PMID:33624514 | DOI:10.1177/0269215521995671 (Source: Clinical Rehabilitation)
Source: Clinical Rehabilitation - February 24, 2021 Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Katerina Hilari Nicholas Behn Kirsty James Sarah Northcott Jane Marshall Shirley Thomas Alan Simpson Becky Moss Chris Flood Sally McVicker Kimberley Goldsmith Source Type: research

Supporting wellbeing through peer-befriending (SUPERB) for people with aphasia: A feasibility randomised controlled trial
CONCLUSIONS: SUPERB peer-befriending for people with aphasia post-stroke experiencing low levels of distress was feasible. There was preliminary evidence of benefit in terms of depression. Peer-befriending is a suitable intervention to explore further in a definitive trial.Clinical trial registration-URL: http://www.clinicaltrials.gov Unique identifier: NCT02947776Subject terms: Translational research, mental health, rehabilitation, quality and outcomes, stroke.PMID:33624514 | DOI:10.1177/0269215521995671 (Source: Clinical Rehabilitation)
Source: Clinical Rehabilitation - February 24, 2021 Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Katerina Hilari Nicholas Behn Kirsty James Sarah Northcott Jane Marshall Shirley Thomas Alan Simpson Becky Moss Chris Flood Sally McVicker Kimberley Goldsmith Source Type: research

Supporting wellbeing through peer-befriending (SUPERB) for people with aphasia: A feasibility randomised controlled trial
CONCLUSIONS: SUPERB peer-befriending for people with aphasia post-stroke experiencing low levels of distress was feasible. There was preliminary evidence of benefit in terms of depression. Peer-befriending is a suitable intervention to explore further in a definitive trial.Clinical trial registration-URL: http://www.clinicaltrials.gov Unique identifier: NCT02947776Subject terms: Translational research, mental health, rehabilitation, quality and outcomes, stroke.PMID:33624514 | DOI:10.1177/0269215521995671 (Source: Clinical Rehabilitation)
Source: Clinical Rehabilitation - February 24, 2021 Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Katerina Hilari Nicholas Behn Kirsty James Sarah Northcott Jane Marshall Shirley Thomas Alan Simpson Becky Moss Chris Flood Sally McVicker Kimberley Goldsmith Source Type: research

Effectiveness of transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation as an adjunct to selected physical therapy exercise program on male patients with pudendal neuralgia: A randomized controlled trial
Clin Rehabil. 2021 Feb 22:269215521995338. doi: 10.1177/0269215521995338. Online ahead of print.ABSTRACTOBJECTIVE: To assess the effectiveness of Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation (TENS) combined with selected physical therapy exercise program on male patients with pudendal neuralgia.DESIGN: A double-blinded randomized controlled study.SETTING: Out-patient setting.PARTICIPANTS: Fifty-two male participants with pudendal neuralgia (30-50 years) were allocated randomly into two groups; study and control. The same physical therapy exercises were applied to all participants, plus the same prescribed analgesic medicati...
Source: Clinical Rehabilitation - February 22, 2021 Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Marwa M Eid Mohamed F Rawash Moussa A Sharaf Hadaya Mosaad Eladl Source Type: research

Effectiveness of transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation as an adjunct to selected physical therapy exercise program on male patients with pudendal neuralgia: A randomized controlled trial
Clin Rehabil. 2021 Feb 22:269215521995338. doi: 10.1177/0269215521995338. Online ahead of print.ABSTRACTOBJECTIVE: To assess the effectiveness of Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation (TENS) combined with selected physical therapy exercise program on male patients with pudendal neuralgia.DESIGN: A double-blinded randomized controlled study.SETTING: Out-patient setting.PARTICIPANTS: Fifty-two male participants with pudendal neuralgia (30-50 years) were allocated randomly into two groups; study and control. The same physical therapy exercises were applied to all participants, plus the same prescribed analgesic medicati...
Source: Clinical Rehabilitation - February 22, 2021 Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Marwa M Eid Mohamed F Rawash Moussa A Sharaf Hadaya Mosaad Eladl Source Type: research

Rehabilitation training based on virtual reality for patients with Parkinson's disease in improving balance, quality of life, activities of daily living, and depressive symptoms: A systematic review and meta-regression analysis
Clin Rehabil. 2021 Feb 15:269215521995179. doi: 10.1177/0269215521995179. Online ahead of print.ABSTRACTOBJECTIVE: To examine the effectiveness of rehabilitation training based on virtual reality in improving balance, quality of life, activities of daily living, and depressive symptoms of patients with Parkinson's disease.DATA SOURCES: PubMed, EMBASE, CINAHL, Scopus, Cochrane Library, PsycINFO, ProQuest, Physiotherapy Evidence Database, IEEE Xplore, China National Knowledge Infrastructure, Wanfang, and VIP Information databases were searched from their inception to October 15, 2020. Trial registries, gray literature, and t...
Source: Clinical Rehabilitation - February 16, 2021 Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Runze Li Yanran Zhang Yunxia Jiang Mengyao Wang Wei How Darryl Ang Ying Lau Source Type: research

The effect of the Take Charge intervention on mood, motivation, activation and risk factor management: Analysis of secondary data from the Taking Charge after Stroke (TaCAS) trial
CONCLUSION: The mechanism by which Take Charge is effective remains uncertain. However, our findings support a hypothesis that baseline variability in motivation, mastery and connectedness may be modified by the Take Charge intervention.PMID:33586474 | DOI:10.1177/0269215521993648 (Source: Clinical Rehabilitation)
Source: Clinical Rehabilitation - February 15, 2021 Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Harry McNaughton Mark Weatherall Kathryn McPherson Vivian Fu William J Taylor Anna McRae Tom Thomson John Gommans Geoff Green Matire Harwood Annemarei Ranta Carl Hanger Judith Riley Source Type: research

The effect of foot orthoses on balance, foot function, and mobility in rheumatoid arthritis: A randomized controlled clinical trial
Clin Rehabil. 2021 Feb 15:269215521993316. doi: 10.1177/0269215521993316. Online ahead of print.ABSTRACTOBJECTIVES: To compare balance, foot function and mobility in patients with rheumatoid arthritis with and without foot orthoses.DESIGN: Randomized controlled trial.SETTING: Outpatient rheumatology clinic.SUBJECTS: A total of 94 subjects with rheumatoid arthritis were randomized; of these, 81 were included in the analyses (Intervention group: 40; Control group: 41).INTERVENTION: The Intervention Group received custom-made foot orthoses while the Control Group received none intervention.MAIN MEASURE: The "Foot Functio...
Source: Clinical Rehabilitation - February 15, 2021 Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Juliana Zonzini Gaino Manoel Barros B értolo Caroline Silva Nunes Cec ília de Morais Barbosa S íbila Floriano Landim Zoraida Sachetto Eduardo de Paiva Magalh ães Source Type: research

Description of content, structure and theoretical model of a group-based pain management programme in the treatment of patients with persistent non-specific low back pain and psychological risk factors in a secondary sector setting
CONCLUSION: The theoretical foundation and underlying evidence for the hypothesised change mechanisms in the use of a cognitive-behavioural approach was presented. A theoretically sound and practically feasible intervention has been developed and its effectiveness is being determined in a randomised controlled trial, including 130 low back pain patients, which is currently underway.PMID:33586476 | DOI:10.1177/0269215521995185 (Source: Clinical Rehabilitation)
Source: Clinical Rehabilitation - February 15, 2021 Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Mette H øj Skovbo Karina Agerbo Anna Jakobsen Stine Aalkj ær Clausen Vivian Langagergaard Nanna Rolving Source Type: research

Personal and social factors that influence physical activity levels in community-dwelling stroke survivors: A systematic review of qualitative literature
CONCLUSIONS: Physical activity levels in stroke survivors are influenced by social activities and support, pre-stroke identity, self-efficacy levels and completion of activities that are meaningful to stroke survivors.PMID:33586479 | DOI:10.1177/0269215521993690 (Source: Clinical Rehabilitation)
Source: Clinical Rehabilitation - February 15, 2021 Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Karl R Espernberger Natalie A Fini Casey L Peiris Source Type: research

Rehabilitation training based on virtual reality for patients with Parkinson's disease in improving balance, quality of life, activities of daily living, and depressive symptoms: A systematic review and meta-regression analysis.
Abstract OBJECTIVE: To examine the effectiveness of rehabilitation training based on virtual reality in improving balance, quality of life, activities of daily living, and depressive symptoms of patients with Parkinson's disease. DATA SOURCES: PubMed, EMBASE, CINAHL, Scopus, Cochrane Library, PsycINFO, ProQuest, Physiotherapy Evidence Database, IEEE Xplore, China National Knowledge Infrastructure, Wanfang, and VIP Information databases were searched from their inception to October 15, 2020. Trial registries, gray literature, and target journals were also searched. METHODS: Eligible randomized controlled ...
Source: Clinical Rehabilitation - February 15, 2021 Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Li R, Zhang Y, Jiang Y, Wang M, Ang WHD, Lau Y Tags: Clin Rehabil Source Type: research

The effect of the Take Charge intervention on mood, motivation, activation and risk factor management: Analysis of secondary data from the Taking Charge after Stroke (TaCAS) trial.
CONCLUSION: The mechanism by which Take Charge is effective remains uncertain. However, our findings support a hypothesis that baseline variability in motivation, mastery and connectedness may be modified by the Take Charge intervention. PMID: 33586474 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Clinical Rehabilitation)
Source: Clinical Rehabilitation - February 15, 2021 Category: Rehabilitation Authors: McNaughton H, Weatherall M, McPherson K, Fu V, Taylor WJ, McRae A, Thomson T, Gommans J, Green G, Harwood M, Ranta A, Hanger C, Riley J Tags: Clin Rehabil Source Type: research

The effect of foot orthoses on balance, foot function, and mobility in rheumatoid arthritis: A randomized controlled clinical trial.
tilde;es EP Abstract OBJECTIVES: To compare balance, foot function and mobility in patients with rheumatoid arthritis with and without foot orthoses. DESIGN: Randomized controlled trial. SETTING: Outpatient rheumatology clinic. SUBJECTS: A total of 94 subjects with rheumatoid arthritis were randomized; of these, 81 were included in the analyses (Intervention group: 40; Control group: 41). INTERVENTION: The Intervention Group received custom-made foot orthoses while the Control Group received none intervention. MAIN MEASURE: The "Foot Function Index," the "Berg Balance Scale,...
Source: Clinical Rehabilitation - February 15, 2021 Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Gaino JZ, Bértolo MB, Nunes CS, Barbosa CM, Landim SF, Sachetto Z, Magalhães EP Tags: Clin Rehabil Source Type: research

Description of content, structure and theoretical model of a group-based pain management programme in the treatment of patients with persistent non-specific low back pain and psychological risk factors in a secondary sector setting.
CONCLUSION: The theoretical foundation and underlying evidence for the hypothesised change mechanisms in the use of a cognitive-behavioural approach was presented. A theoretically sound and practically feasible intervention has been developed and its effectiveness is being determined in a randomised controlled trial, including 130 low back pain patients, which is currently underway. PMID: 33586476 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Clinical Rehabilitation)
Source: Clinical Rehabilitation - February 15, 2021 Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Skovbo MH, Agerbo K, Jakobsen A, Clausen SA, Langagergaard V, Rolving N Tags: Clin Rehabil Source Type: research

Personal and social factors that influence physical activity levels in community-dwelling stroke survivors: A systematic review of qualitative literature.
CONCLUSIONS: Physical activity levels in stroke survivors are influenced by social activities and support, pre-stroke identity, self-efficacy levels and completion of activities that are meaningful to stroke survivors. PMID: 33586479 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Clinical Rehabilitation)
Source: Clinical Rehabilitation - February 15, 2021 Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Espernberger KR, Fini NA, Peiris CL Tags: Clin Rehabil Source Type: research

Intradialytic exercise in end-stage renal disease: An umbrella review of systematic reviews and/or meta-analytical studies.
a E Abstract OBJECTIVES: This umbrella review aimed to understand the clinical benefits and adverse events associated with different modalities of intradialytic exercise in patients with end-stage renal disease undergoing hemodialysis. DATA SOURCES: The search was performed until September 10th, 2020 on Scopus, Web of Science, the Cochrane Database, CINAHL, and PubMed. METHODS: This umbrella review was conducted following the PRISMA guideline statement. The methodological quality of the reviews was assessed with the AMSTAR-2. Standardized mean differences with 95% confidence intervals were estimated. The...
Source: Clinical Rehabilitation - February 3, 2021 Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Bündchen DC, Sousa H, Afreixo V, Frontini R, Ribeiro O, Figueiredo D, Costa E Tags: Clin Rehabil Source Type: research

Liuzijue qigong versus traditional breathing training for patients with post-stroke dysarthria complicated by abnormal respiratory control: Results of a single-center randomized controlled trial.
Abstract OBJECTIVE: The aim of the study was to investigate whether liuzijue qigong could improve the ability of respiratory control and comprehensive speech in patients with stroke dysarthria. DESIGN: A randomized controlled trial. SETTING: The research was carried out in the department of rehabilitation. PARTICIPANTS: Altogether, a total of 98 stroke patients with dysarthria participated in the study. INTERVENTIONS: Patients were randomly divided into two groups (the experimental group: basic articulation + liuzijue qigong, 48 patients or the control group: basic articulation&th...
Source: Clinical Rehabilitation - February 1, 2021 Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Wang J, Li G, Ding S, Yu L, Wang Y, Qiao L, Wu Q, Ni W, Fan H, Zheng Q, Zhang Y, Li H Tags: Clin Rehabil Source Type: research

Rationale and description of BrainLevel: Computerized repeated practice with strategy use instruction for children with acquired brain injury.
DISCUSSION: BrainLevel is innovative in combining computerized repeated practice with strategy use instruction as cognitive rehabilitation for children with acquired brain injury. Currently, we are investigating the effectiveness of BrainLevel. In this paper, possible adaptations to tailor BrainLevel to other games or contexts, or to incorporate novel scientific insights, for example regarding optimal intervention duration and intensity, are discussed. PMID: 33517763 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Clinical Rehabilitation)
Source: Clinical Rehabilitation - February 1, 2021 Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Resch C, Hurks P, de Kloet A, van Heugten C Tags: Clin Rehabil Source Type: research

Effects of music-based movement therapy on motor function, balance, gait, mental health, and quality of life for patients with Parkinson's disease: A systematic review and meta-analysis.
Abstract OBJECTIVE: To conduct a systematic review evaluating the effects of music-based movement therapy on motor function, balance, gait, mental health, and quality of life among individuals with Parkinson's disease. DATA SOURCES: A systematic search of PubMed, Embase, Cochrane Library, Web of Science, PsycINFO, CINAHL, and Physiotherapy Evidence Database was carried out to identify eligible papers published up to December 10, 2020. REVIEW METHODS: Literature selection, data extraction, and methodological quality assessment were independently performed by two investigators. Publication bias was determi...
Source: Clinical Rehabilitation - February 1, 2021 Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Zhou Z, Zhou R, Wei W, Luan R, Li K Tags: Clin Rehabil Source Type: research

Effects of electromyographic biofeedback interventions for shoulder pain and function: Systematic review and meta-analysis.
CONCLUSION: Electromyographic biofeedback may be not effective for improving shoulder pain and function. However, the limited number of included studies and very low quality of evidence does not support a definitive recommendation about the effectiveness of electromyographic biofeedback to treat individuals with shoulder pain. PMID: 33517777 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Clinical Rehabilitation)
Source: Clinical Rehabilitation - February 1, 2021 Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Kamonseki DH, Calixtre LB, Barreto RPG, Camargo PR Tags: Clin Rehabil Source Type: research

Microcurrent therapy - more transparency is needed in used parameters.
PMID: 33508950 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Clinical Rehabilitation)
Source: Clinical Rehabilitation - January 28, 2021 Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Ranker A, Weigl M Tags: Clin Rehabil Source Type: research

The effect of proprioceptive training on postural control in people with diabetes: A randomized clinical trial comparing delivery at home, under supervision, or no training.
CONCLUSIONS: The proposed proprioceptive training did not lead to improvements in postural control in patients with type 2 diabetes with no clinical signs of diabetic distal polyneuropathy when analyzed using the BESTest clinical evaluation and a force plate. TRIAL REGISTRATION: NCT01861392 (clinicaltrials.gov). PMID: 33508955 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Clinical Rehabilitation)
Source: Clinical Rehabilitation - January 28, 2021 Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Borges NCS, Pletsch AHM, Buzato MB, Terada NAY, Cruz FMFD, Guirro RRJ Tags: Clin Rehabil Source Type: research

"Just tell me in a simple way": A qualitative study on opportunities to improve the transition from acute hospital care to home from the perspectives of patients with traumatic brain injury, families, and providers.
CONCLUSIONS: These findings delineate multiple areas where patients and families need additional support and education during the transition from acute hospital care to home in ways that are currently not being addressed. Findings may be used to improve education and support from providers and health systems given to patients with traumatic brain injury and families and to inform development and testing of transitional care interventions from acute hospital care to home. PMID: 33472414 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Clinical Rehabilitation)
Source: Clinical Rehabilitation - January 20, 2021 Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Oyesanya TO, Loflin C, Harris G, Bettger JP Tags: Clin Rehabil Source Type: research

Web-based Oral Reading for Language in Aphasia (Web ORLA ®): A pilot randomized control trial.
Web-based Oral Reading for Language in Aphasia (Web ORLA®): A pilot randomized control trial. Clin Rehabil. 2021 Jan 20;:269215520988475 Authors: Cherney LR, Lee JB, Kim KA, van Vuuren S Abstract OBJECTIVE: To investigate an intensive asynchronous computer-based treatment delivered remotely with clinician oversight to people with aphasia. DESIGN: Single-blind, randomized placebo-controlled trial. SETTING: Free-standing urban rehabilitation hospital. PARTICIPANTS: Adults with aphasia (at least six months post-onset). INTERVENTIONS: Experimental treatment was Web ORLA® (Oral ...
Source: Clinical Rehabilitation - January 20, 2021 Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Cherney LR, Lee JB, Kim KA, van Vuuren S Tags: Clin Rehabil Source Type: research

Retraction notice: The blood flow restriction training effect in knee osteoarthritis people: A systematic review and meta-analysis.
Authors: PMID: 33472435 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Clinical Rehabilitation)
Source: Clinical Rehabilitation - January 20, 2021 Category: Rehabilitation Tags: Clin Rehabil Source Type: research

Corrigendum.
Authors: PMID: 33461344 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Clinical Rehabilitation)
Source: Clinical Rehabilitation - January 18, 2021 Category: Rehabilitation Tags: Clin Rehabil Source Type: research

Supervised physical therapy versus unsupervised exercise for patients with lumbar spinal stenosis: 1-year follow-up of a randomized controlled trial.
CONCLUSIONS: Supervised physical therapy produced greater improvements in symptom severity and physical function than unsupervised exercise and was associated with lower likelihood of receiving surgery within 1 year. PMID: 33423549 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Clinical Rehabilitation)
Source: Clinical Rehabilitation - January 10, 2021 Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Minetama M, Kawakami M, Teraguchi M, Kagotani R, Mera Y, Sumiya T, Nakagawa M, Yamamoto Y, Matsuo S, Sakon N, Nakatani T, Kitano T, Nakagawa Y Tags: Clin Rehabil Source Type: research

Efficacy of inspiratory muscle training on inspiratory muscle function, functional capacity, and quality of life in patients with asthma: A randomized controlled trial.
Parreira VF Abstract OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the efficacy of an inspiratory muscle training protocol on inspiratory muscle function, functional capacity, and quality of life in patients with asthma. DESIGN: A single-blind, randomized controlled clinical trial. SETTING: Community-based. SUBJECTS: Patients with asthma, aged between 20 and 70 years old, non-smokers. INTERVENTIONS: Participants were randomized into two groups: inspiratory muscle training group performed inspiratory muscle training 5 days a week for 8 weeks, consisting of six sets of 30 breaths per day with a tra...
Source: Clinical Rehabilitation - January 6, 2021 Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Lage SM, Pereira DAG, Corradi Magalhães Nepomuceno AL, Castro AC, Araújo AG, Hoffman M, Silveira BMF, Parreira VF Tags: Clin Rehabil Source Type: research

Disability assessment in stroke: Relationship among the pictorial-based Longshi Scale, the Barthel Index, and the modified Rankin Scale.
CONCLUSION: Using the Barthel Index as reference, the proposed Longshi Scale has better ability than the modified Rankin Scale in differentiating stroke patients' disability, especially for those with higher level of activities of daily living. PMID: 33401949 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Clinical Rehabilitation)
Source: Clinical Rehabilitation - January 5, 2021 Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Gao Y, Wang Y, Li D, Zhao J, Dong Z, Zhou J, Fu G, Zhang J Tags: Clin Rehabil Source Type: research

Psychometric properties of the Cumulated Ambulation Score French translation.
CONCLUSIONS: Our findings indicate that the Cumulated Ambulation Score's French version is a reliable and valid tool to assess patients' basic mobility with hip fractures. PMID: 33371731 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Clinical Rehabilitation)
Source: Clinical Rehabilitation - December 28, 2020 Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Jérôme V, Esfandiar C, Morten Tange K, Amandine L, Harold J, Matteo L, Lindsey H, Jacques H, Thibaut T Tags: Clin Rehabil Source Type: research

Return to work following total knee arthroplasty: A multiple case study of stakeholder perspectives.
CONCLUSION: Workers' who face high levels of work demands/difficulties and who have limited access to work adjustments and tools should be referred for work rehabilitation. PMID: 33371735 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Clinical Rehabilitation)
Source: Clinical Rehabilitation - December 28, 2020 Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Coutu MF, Gaudreault N, Major ME, Nastasia I, Dumais R, Deshaies A, Pettigrew S, Labrecque ME, Desmeules F, Maillette P Tags: Clin Rehabil Source Type: research

A comparison of prefabricated and custom made resting hand splints for individuals with cervical spinal cord injury: A randomized controlled trial.
CONCLUSION: There was no obvious difference in outcome or user preference between prefabricated and custom resting hand splints. PMID: 33371741 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Clinical Rehabilitation)
Source: Clinical Rehabilitation - December 28, 2020 Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Frye SK, Geigle PR Tags: Clin Rehabil Source Type: research

Effect of core-based exercise in people with scoliosis: A systematic review and meta-analysis.
CONCLUSION: Core-based exercise may have a beneficial role in reducing the Cobb angle and improving quality of life in people with scoliosis in the short term. PROSPERO REGISTRATION NUMBER: CRD42020160509 (Available at http://www.crd.york.ac.uk/prospero/). PMID: 33356498 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Clinical Rehabilitation)
Source: Clinical Rehabilitation - December 27, 2020 Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Li X, Shen J, Liang J, Zhou X, Yang Y, Wang D, Wang S, Wang L, Wang H, Du Q Tags: Clin Rehabil Source Type: research

Rehabilitation following rotator cuff repair: A nested qualitative study exploring the perceptions and experiences of participants in a randomised controlled trial.
CONCLUSION: Trial processes were largely acceptable, except for withholding results of the ultrasound scan. For some participants, use of the shoulder sling for a prolonged period after surgery was a reported barrier to standard rehabilitation whereas the concept of early mobilisation contributed tension for some healthcare practitioners due to concern about the effect on the surgical repair. PMID: 33356517 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Clinical Rehabilitation)
Source: Clinical Rehabilitation - December 27, 2020 Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Stephens G, Littlewood C, Foster NE, Dikomitis L Tags: Clin Rehabil Source Type: research

Effect of combined home-based, overground robotic-assisted gait training and usual physiotherapy on clinical functional outcomes in people with chronic stroke: A randomized controlled trial.
CONCLUSION: Over-ground robotic-assisted gait training combined with physiotherapy in chronic stroke patients led to significant improvements in clinical functional outcomes and physical activity compared to the control group. Improvements were maintained at 22 weeks. PMID: 33356519 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Clinical Rehabilitation)
Source: Clinical Rehabilitation - December 27, 2020 Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Wright A, Stone K, Martinelli L, Fryer S, Smith G, Lambrick D, Stoner L, Jobson S, Faulkner J Tags: Clin Rehabil Source Type: research

Now you see it - Now you don't: A letter to the editor concerning "Surgery is no more effective than conservative treatment for femoroacetabular impingement syndrome: Systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials".
Now you see it - Now you don't: A letter to the editor concerning "Surgery is no more effective than conservative treatment for femoroacetabular impingement syndrome: Systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials". Clin Rehabil. 2020 Dec 21;:269215520981695 Authors: Ishøi L, Nielsen MF, Hölmich P, Thorborg K PMID: 33342271 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Clinical Rehabilitation)
Source: Clinical Rehabilitation - December 21, 2020 Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Ishøi L, Nielsen MF, Hölmich P, Thorborg K Tags: Clin Rehabil Source Type: research

Answer letter for: "Now you see it - Now you don't: A letter to the editor concerning "Surgery is no more effective than conservative treatment for femoroacetabular impingement syndrome: Systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials".
Answer letter for: "Now you see it - Now you don't: A letter to the editor concerning "Surgery is no more effective than conservative treatment for femoroacetabular impingement syndrome: Systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials". Clin Rehabil. 2020 Dec 21;:269215520981605 Authors: Bastos RM, Carvalho Júnior JG, Silva SAMD, Campos SF, Rosa MV, Prianti BM PMID: 33345596 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Clinical Rehabilitation)
Source: Clinical Rehabilitation - December 21, 2020 Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Bastos RM, Carvalho Júnior JG, Silva SAMD, Campos SF, Rosa MV, Prianti BM Tags: Clin Rehabil Source Type: research

Psychometric evaluation of a newly developed measure of emotionalism after stroke (TEARS-Q).
CONCLUSION: TEARS-Q accurately diagnoses tearful emotionalism after stroke. PMID: 33345598 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Clinical Rehabilitation)
Source: Clinical Rehabilitation - December 21, 2020 Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Broomfield NM, West R, House A, Munyombwe T, Barber M, Gracey F, Gillespie DC, Walters M Tags: Clin Rehabil Source Type: research

Risk factors for falling for people with Multiple Sclerosis identified in a prospective cohort study.
CONCLUSION: This study confirms the high incidence of falls for people with Multiple Sclerosis and provides a risk prediction model including fall history, problems with bladder control, not having visual problems and a slower Timed Up and Go speed that may be used to identify those at greater risk and in need of tailored falls prevention intervention. PMID: 33322921 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Clinical Rehabilitation)
Source: Clinical Rehabilitation - December 16, 2020 Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Quinn G, Comber L, McGuigan C, Hannigan A, Galvin R, Coote S Tags: Clin Rehabil Source Type: research

A six-week inspiratory muscle training and aerobic exercise improves respiratory muscle strength and exercise capacity in lung cancer patients after video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery: A randomized controlled trial.
Abstract OBJECTIVE: To compare the postoperative outcomes of inspiratory muscle training and aerobic exercise, along with standard care, on lung cancer patients undergoing video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS). DESIGN: A parallel-group, single-blind randomized clinical trial. SETTING: Thoracic surgery ward and outpatient clinic in a teaching hospital. SUBJECTS: Overall 63 patients underwent VATS were randomly assigned to a triaging (TG, n = 32) or control group (CG, n = 31). A total of 54 patients (TG, n = 26; CG, n = 28) completed the st...
Source: Clinical Rehabilitation - December 14, 2020 Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Liu JF, Kuo NY, Fang TP, Chen JO, Lu HI, Lin HL Tags: Clin Rehabil Source Type: research

Efficacy of low-level laser therapy combined with exercise for subacromial impingement syndrome: A randomised controlled trial.
Abstract OBJECTIVE: To investigate the effect of low-level laser therapy (LLLT) combined with exercise on shoulder pain and disability in patients with subacromial impingement syndrome (SIS). DESIGN: Randomised controlled trial. SETTING: Pontifical Catholic University. SUBJECTS: We enrolled 120 subacromial impingement syndrome patients. INTERVENTION: Groups I (n = 42), II (n = 42) and III (n = 36) were treated with Low-level laser therapy and exercise, exercise only and Low-level laser therapy only, respectively. Interventions were conducted three times...
Source: Clinical Rehabilitation - December 14, 2020 Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Alfredo PP, Bjordal JM, Junior WS, Marques AP, Casarotto RA Tags: Clin Rehabil Source Type: research

Rehabilitation following rotator cuff repair: A multi-centre pilot & feasibility randomised controlled trial (RaCeR).
CONCLUSION: A main randomised controlled trial is feasible but would require allocation of participants following surgery to counter the issue of withdrawal due to not receiving surgery. PMID: 33305619 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Clinical Rehabilitation)
Source: Clinical Rehabilitation - December 11, 2020 Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Littlewood C, Bateman M, Butler-Walley S, Bathers S, Bromley K, Lewis M, Funk L, Denton J, Moffatt M, Winstanley R, Mehta S, Stephens G, Dikomitis L, Foster NE Tags: Clin Rehabil Source Type: research

Effectiveness of interventions for optimising adherence to treatments for the prevention and management of scars: A systematic review.
CONCLUSION: Adherence interventions using education or technology for people receiving burn scar treatment may improve adherence. Further studies are needed particularly in children, with a focus on including outcomes of importance to patients (e.g. quality of life) and identifying core components of effective adherence interventions using theoretical frameworks. PMID: 33305622 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Clinical Rehabilitation)
Source: Clinical Rehabilitation - December 11, 2020 Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Killey J, Simons M, Tyack Z Tags: Clin Rehabil Source Type: research

An investigation into whether cardiac risk stratification protocols actually predict complications in cardiac rehabilitation programs?
CONCLUSION: The AACVPR protocol showed a significant relationship between the risk classes and the occurrence of simple complications, however, the low values obtained for sensitivity, specificity and accuracy show that it is not useful for this purpose. CLINICAL TRIALS REGISTRATION: NCT03446742. PMID: 33292000 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Clinical Rehabilitation)
Source: Clinical Rehabilitation - December 8, 2020 Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Ribeiro F, Takahashi C, Vanzella LM, Laurino MJL, Lima IM, Silva VEDS, Silva JPLN, Valente HB, da Silva AKF, Christofaro DGD, Vanderlei LCM Tags: Clin Rehabil Source Type: research

The impact of injury: The experiences of children and families after a child's traumatic injury.
CONCLUSIONS: Injured children experience changes to their appearance, friendships, physical activity levels and develop new physical and mental health symptoms after hospital discharge. Such challenges can be addressed by the provision of advice about potential symptoms, alternative activities during recovery, strategies to build resilience and how to access services after hospital discharge. PMID: 33283528 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Clinical Rehabilitation)
Source: Clinical Rehabilitation - December 7, 2020 Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Jones S, Tyson S, Yorke J, Davis N Tags: Clin Rehabil Source Type: research

Perioperative breathing training to prevent postoperative pulmonary complications in patients undergoing laparoscopic colorectal surgery: A randomized controlled trial.
Abstract OBJECTIVE: The aim of this study was to determine whether perioperative breathing training reduces the incidence of postoperative pulmonary complications in patients undergoing laparoscopic colorectal surgery. DESIGN: A randomized controlled trial. SETTING: University hospital. SUBJECTS: A total of 240 patients undergoing laparoscopic colorectal surgery participated in this study. INTERVENTION: The enrolled patients were randomized into an intervention or control group. Patients in the intervention group received perioperative breathing training, including deep breathing and coughing e...
Source: Clinical Rehabilitation - December 7, 2020 Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Qin PP, Jin JY, Wang WJ, Min S Tags: Clin Rehabil Source Type: research

Home-based exercise monitored with telehealth is feasible and acceptable compared to centre-based exercise in Parkinson's disease: A randomised pilot study.
CONCLUSION: Home-based exercise monitored using telehealth for people with Parkinson's disease is feasible and acceptable. PMID: 33272025 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Clinical Rehabilitation)
Source: Clinical Rehabilitation - December 3, 2020 Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Flynn A, Preston E, Dennis S, Canning CG, Allen NE Tags: Clin Rehabil Source Type: research

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Authors: PMID: 33153298 [PubMed - in process] (Source: Clinical Rehabilitation)
Source: Clinical Rehabilitation - November 10, 2020 Category: Rehabilitation Tags: Clin Rehabil Source Type: research

Comparing the effects of no intervention with therapeutic exercise, and exercise with additional Kinesio tape in patients with shoulder impingement syndrome. A three-arm randomized controlled trial.
Abstract OBJECTIVE: To investigate if adding Kinesio tape to therapeutic exercise is an effective treatment to improve clinical outcomes compared to therapeutic exercise alone and no intervention, in patients with shoulder impingement syndrome. DESIGN: Three-arm randomized controlled trial. SETTING: Outpatient setting. SUBJECTS: One hundred and twenty patients (mean (SD): age 37.8 (5.4)) with shoulder impingement syndrome. INTERVENTION: Patients were randomly assigned to eight-weeks therapeutic exercise alone, therapeutic exercise with Kinesio tape, and control group. MAIN MEASURES: Pain w...
Source: Clinical Rehabilitation - November 6, 2020 Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Letafatkar A, Rabiei P, Kazempour S, Alaei-Parapari S Tags: Clin Rehabil Source Type: research