The tensions between micro-, meso- and macro-levels: physiotherapists' views of their role towards fall prevention in the community - a qualitative study - Cerderbom S, Bjerk M, Bergland A.
BACKGROUND: Falls are a global public health concern. Physiotherapists are a key resource in this context, but there is sparse knowledge about how they perceive their role in the primary care setting. Therefore, the purpose of the present study is to explo... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 11, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Acupuncture for whiplash-associated disorder following road traffic collision: a physiotherapy service evaluation - Stuart S, Armstrong M, Sewell J, Dixon C, Morris R.
BACKGROUND: Whiplash-associated disorder (WAD) is a common musculoskeletal condition that frequently occurs following a road traffic collision. Physiotherapy is often prescribed to help with the symptoms and injuries. Research evidence has demonstrated tha... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 10, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Cochrane Czech Republic seeks PostDoc in Meta-Research in Rehabilitation and Podiatry
Closing: 29 Feb 2020The open post-doc position is focused on meta-research in field Rehabilitation, Biomechanics, Podiatry, or Public Health. Czech National Centre for Evidence-Based Healthcare and Knowledge Translation (CEBHC-KT), Institute Biostatistics and Analysis, Faculty of Medicine, Masaryk University stands on three international pillars:Cochrane Czech Republic, Czech CEBHC: Joanna Briggs Institute Centre of Excellence, and Masaryk University GRADE Center (https://cebhckt.med.muni.cz/en/). CEBHC-KT is mainly focused on methodology and conducting Systematic Reviews (meta-analysis, meta-synthesis) and Clinical Practi...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - January 27, 2020 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

UK Paramedic Students to Benefit from Additional NHS Funding
Students studying to become paramedics, radiographers and physiotherapists will be among those receiving the new financial support from September 2020 (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - January 21, 2020 Category: Disability Tags: United Kingdom Source Type: news

Paramedic students will get £5,000 annual support payment
Students studying to become paramedics, radiographers and physiotherapists will be among those receiving financial support from September. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - January 20, 2020 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Efficacy and safety of core stability training on gait of children with cerebral palsy: a protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis - Huang C, Chen Y, Chen G, Xie Y, Mo J, Li K, Huang R, Pan G, Cai Y, Zhou L.
BACKGROUND: Cerebral palsy (CP) is a common disability in children featured with pathological gait and limb function limitation due to muscle weakness. Improving limb function and quality of life is currently considered to be highlighted. Physiotherapy is ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 10, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Athletes' expectations about physiotherapy in sports injury rehabilitation in greater Accra region - Quartey J, Afidemenyo S, Kwakye SK.
BACKGROUND: Physiotherapists play a key role in sports injury rehabilitation within the sports healthcare team. A strong athlete-physiotherapist relationship is necessary for effective treatment and shaping of athletes' expectations of injury rehabilitatio... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 2, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Pelvic exercises aren't just for the ladies – these can help men with erectile dysfunction
(Natural News) Kegel exercises are known to help improve pelvic floor muscles and are often performed by women. But according to a study by James Cook University (JCU) physiotherapists, even men can also benefit from simple pelvic floor exercises, particularly those who experience erectile dysfunction. Pelvic floor exercises for sexual dysfunction The JCU study is the first... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - December 10, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ghana: Wenchi Gets Ultra-Modern Physiotherapy Centre
[Ghanaian Times] Wenchi -An ultra-modern physiotherapy centre built at the cost of ?200,000 has been inaugurated at Wenchi in the Bono Region. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 5, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Observational gait assessment scales in patients with walking disorders: systematic review - Ridao-Fern ández C, Pinero-Pinto E, Chamorro-Moriana G.
OBJECTIVE: To compile and analyze the characteristics and methodological quality of observational gait assessment scales validated to date. METHODS: PubMed, Scopus, the Cochrane Library, Physiotherapy Evidence Database, ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 4, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Cochrane author ’s work acknowledged in NIHR co-production publication
Cochrane author, and joint Co-ordinating editor, Alex Pollock, of Glasgow Caledonian University has seen her ground-breaking work in co-producing a Cochrane review included in a new UK ’s National Institute of Health Research (NIHR) INVOLVE publication.Alex involved stroke survivors, carers, physiotherapists and educators in an update of a Cochrane systematic review relating to physiotherapy after stroke. Her innovative work was included inCo-production in Action Number Two, as an example of good practice in Co-production, published in November 2019 by INVOLVE. You can hear Alex talk about her work in a webinar recor...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - December 3, 2019 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

Physiotherapy 'postcode lottery' uncovered
The amount of physiotherapy available following hip and knee replacements comes down to a 'postcode lottery' according to new research led by the University of East Anglia in collaboration with the universities of Bristol and Oxford. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - November 27, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Health, International, Research; Faculty of Health Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, Translational Health Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, Bristol Medical School; Press Release Source Type: news

Physiotherapy 'postcode lottery' uncovered
(University of East Anglia) New research finds that the amount of physiotherapy available following hip and knee replacements comes down to a 'postcode lottery.'Those living in London and the North of England are more likely to receive physiotherapy, patients in the South West are the least likely to receive physiotherapy. The research also reveals other factors impacting whether patients receive physiotherapy -- including how old the patient is (younger patients more likely to), gender (females more likely to) and ethnicity (non-whites more likely to). (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - November 27, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Lower extremity muscle strength, postural stability and functional movement screen in female basketball players after ACL reconstruction. Preliminary report - Wrzesie ń Z, Truszczynska-Baszak A, Rzepka R.
PURPOSE: The anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) tear is a common injury in basketball. Its consequence is a long absence from training, being a consequence of surgical treatment and long physiotherapy. The aim of the study was to assess muscle strength, post... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 21, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Co-creation of a sport-specific anterior cruciate ligament injury risk reduction program for women: A concept mapping approach - Bruder AM, Crossley KM, Mosler AB, Patterson B, Haberfield M, Donaldson A.
OBJECTIVES: To engage physiotherapists experienced in female elite sport and athletes to co-create a sport-specific anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury risk reduction program. DESIGN: Concept Mapping. METHODS: The Concept Systems Global... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 19, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

South Africa: 'Standing Boxes' Improve Life for Children With Cerebral Palsy
[SAnews.gov.za] Public Service and Administration Minister Senzo Mchunu has commended the physiotherapists who came up with the idea of inventing standing boxes for children born with cerebral palsy. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 15, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Shifting maladaptive fall risk appraisal in older adults through an in-home Physio-fEedback and Exercise pRogram (PEER): a pilot study - Thiamwong L, Huang HJ, Ng BP, Yan X, Sole ML, Stout JR, Talbert S.
Objectives: 1) examine the preliminary effectiveness of the Physio-feEdback and Exercise pRogram (PEER) for shifting maladaptive to adaptive fall risk appraisal and reducing fall risk, 2) determine the participants' feedb... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 14, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Physios hope to make first contact with PCNs
When primary care networks receive new funding for expanded multidisciplinary teams next April, physiotherapists will be one of the new roles they may want to bring into the team. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - November 13, 2019 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

HCPC fee rethink shows effectiveness of campaign
Commenting on the announcement from the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) that it is to review the level of its next fee increase, UNISON head of health Sara Gorton said today (Tuesday): “Health staff will be pleased the HCPC has been listening and has sensibly decided to scale back the huge increase it had originally proposed. “The 18% fee hike announced back in February would have taken a large chunk out of the wages of many people in the health professions. They could have ill-afforded the increase, but if they’re not on the HCPC register they can’t do their jobs. “T...
Source: UNISON Health care news - November 5, 2019 Category: UK Health Authors: Charlotte Jeffs Tags: News Press release Source Type: news

Physiotherapist SAMMY MARGO assesses a 'handheld gun' that claims to banish aches
SAMMY MARGO: We are all prone to sore, stiff muscles - particularly now it's colder, as low temperatures cause muscles to lose heat and contract, which makes them prone to injury. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 5, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Yoga teachers are needing hip replacements in their FORTIES, physio warns
Benoy Matthews, a member of the British Chartered Society of Physiotherapists, said people can't differentiate between stiffness and injury so push themselves through pain. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 4, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Yoga teachers 'risking serious hip problems'
Pushing their bodies to repeat the same yoga positions is leading to a rise in hip problems among teachers, a leading physio warns. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - November 3, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

South Africa: Health Professionals and Cadavers - the Quest for an Ethical Approach
[The Conversation Africa] The study of anatomy has been the foundation for the training of students in medical and allied health sciences - dentistry, physiotherapy, occupational therapy, pharmacy, nursing and medical science - for hundreds of years. To most teachers of human structural anatomy, knowledge of this complex subject is inseparably linked to dissection of the human body. Dissection remains a fundamental aspect of anatomy and is considered to be the "gold standard" for teaching human anatomy in many parts of the world. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 29, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

The dance class designed to keep you twinkle-toed
Angela Neustatter, 76, tried out a class from the Dance to Health programme, designed to stop us from falling over. The session combines physiotherapy exercises with dance routines. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 21, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

#CochraneSantiago - Meet our content creators!
Cochrane Chile is hostingCochrane ’s Colloquium in Santiago, October 22-25, 2019. Cochrane ’s Colloquium is an annual, global health event based on promoting the most prestigious evidence in the world and where hundreds of international researchers, opinion leaders, health experts and patients join together for open, scientific debate promoting the use of evidence in health. Through tal ks, workshops and other activities and presentations, we will be exploring this year's theme of “Embracing diversity”.Meet our content creator volunteers who will be helping to share the work of Cochrane and extend o...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - October 7, 2019 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

Virtual #CochraneSantiago - Meet our content creators!
Cochrane ’s first virtual Colloquium is happening 2-6 December, 2019. Cochrane ’s Colloquium is an annual, global health event based on promoting the most prestigious evidence in the world and where hundreds of international researchers, opinion leaders, health experts and patients join together for open, scientific debate promoting the use of evidence in health. Through act ivities and presentations, we will be exploring this year's theme of “Embracing diversity”.Meet our content creator volunteers who will be helping to share the work of Cochrane and our virtual#CochraneSantiagomaterials and discu...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - October 7, 2019 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

But what about us? ask UNISON police staff
It was all very well new prime minister Boris Johnson announcing plans to recruit 20,000 police officers when he took office in July, but what about police staff? That was the question put by UNISON’s police and justice conference in Southport on Friday afternoon. “Police staff are the life blood of the police service, without which forces would fall over,” conference declared. They not only underpin the services provided to officers and communities, they are critical to ensuring that police forces across the country provide vital security and safety to all their communities. Austerity and cuts mean &ldqu...
Source: UNISON Health care news - October 4, 2019 Category: UK Health Authors: Tony Braisby Tags: Article 2019 Police and Justice Conference police staff Source Type: news

Impact of the primary contact physiotherapy practitioner role on emergency department care for patients with musculoskeletal injuries in New South Wales - Alkhouri H, Maka K, Wong L, McCarthy S.
OBJECTIVES: To determine the impact of the emergency physiotherapy service provided through different models of care on service quality indicators, patient flow, staff and patient satisfaction. METHOD: A mixed method prospective observation study w... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 2, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Workers in manufacturing, driving and cleaning jobs 'are more likely to get type 2 diabetes'
Swedish scientists studied almost five million people in 30 occupations. The lowest prevalence of diabetes was teachers, physiotherapists and dentists. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

ASK THE GP: DR MARTIN SCURR on how Tai Chi may soothe your numbed limbs
Lumbar spinal stenosis. is a very common problem, yet resolving it is not straightforward. Physiotherapy is the mainstay of treatment, but there are other remedies such as yoga or Tai Chi. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Join Us on September 23 for a Straus Lecture on Pain and Full-Day Symposium
Our upcoming day-long symposium,NCCIH at 20: A Catalyst for Integrative Health Research, offers us a chance to spotlight a critical part of NCCIH ’s research portfolio: pain. Lorimer Moseley, Ph.D., Professor of Clinical Neurosciences and Chair in Physiotherapy in the School of Health Sciences at the University of South Australia, will present the keynote—this year’s Stephen E. (Source: NCCAM Featured Content)
Source: NCCAM Featured Content - September 9, 2019 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Helene Langevin, M.D. Source Type: news

Physiotherapy most effective approach for runner ’s knee
Best way to prevent PFP is to do a variety of sports and build up intensity, and to improve thigh muscle strength Related items fromOnMedica Surgical options must be ‘last resort’ for stress incontinence Falls prevention services are not evidence-based Advise bowel cancer patients to take more exercise Exercise better for back pain than acupuncture say experts New ‘treadmill test’ can predict mortality (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - September 6, 2019 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

The effects of early physiotherapy on biochemical parameters in major burn patients: a burn center's experience - Çınar MA, Bayramlar K, Erkiliç A, Güneş A, Yakut Y.
This study sets out to investigate the effects of early physiotherapy on biochemical parameters in major burn patients. METHODS: Ten women (50%) and 10 men (50%) aged 21-47 years old were included in this study. Participants were divide... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 4, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

No-deal will leave NHS gasping for breath
Commenting on the statement from the TUC and health unions on the threat posed to the NHS by a no-deal Brexit, UNISON general secretary Dave Prentis said: “Boris Johnson is setting a timebomb for the NHS. The promises of more cash for the health service made during the referendum were just empty words. “No deal will instead leave the NHS gasping for breath, creating chaos for the hard-working staff and spelling potential disaster for patients.” Notes to editors: – The full statement (embargoed to 00.01hrs Thursday 29 August) reads: “Together we represent more than a million health an...
Source: UNISON Health care news - August 29, 2019 Category: UK Health Authors: Charlotte Jeffs Tags: News Press release BREXIT dave prentis government Source Type: news

PCNs'reluctant' to recruit additional staff because of funding and VAT
Primary care networks (PCNs) are‘reluctant to proceed’ with employing additional staff because of uncertainty around VAT issues and concerns around funding, primary care leaders have said.  As part of the new network contract DES, national funding has been secured toemploy 22,000 additional practice staff– including pharmacists, physiotherapists, paramedics, physician associates and social prescribing workers– by 2023/24.Hide related content:  Show related contentread more (Source: Management in Practice)
Source: Management in Practice - August 27, 2019 Category: Practice Management Authors: costanzapearce Tags: *** Editor ' s Pick Latest News Source Type: news

Burst Balloons Prompt Edwards to Recall Sapien 3 Ultra Delivery System
Reports of balloons bursting during transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) implantation procedures prompted Edwards Lifesciences to recall 1,585 Sapien 3 Ultra delivery systems from the U.S. market. The company initiated the recall in July but FDA just issued the associated safety alert on Thursday. The incidents of burst balloons during implantation procedures have resulted in significant difficulty retrieving the valve into the catheter and withdrawing the system from the patient, which may cause vascular injury, bleeding, or the need for surgical intervention. The issue has resulted in 17 injuries and one death, ...
Source: MDDI - August 22, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Amanda Pedersen Tags: Regulatory and Compliance Source Type: news

Burst Balloons Prompt Edwards to Add Warning to Sapien 3 Ultra Delivery Instructions
Reports of balloons bursting during transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) implantation procedures prompted Edwards Lifesciences to issue a field safety notice in July with instructions for physicians who treat patients with the Sapien 3 Ultra valve. FDA issued this safety alert on Aug. 22 calling the action a recall. However, an Edwards spokesperson told MD+DI that the device is not actually being pulled from the market and no devices are being returned as part of this action. The reported incidents of burst balloons during implantation procedures have resulted in significant dif...
Source: MDDI - August 22, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Amanda Pedersen Tags: Regulatory and Compliance Source Type: news

Early body weight-supported overground walking training in patients with stroke in subacute phase compared to conventional physiotherapy: a randomized controlled pilot study - Brunelli S, Iosa M, Fusco FR, Pirri C, Di Giunta C, Foti C, Traballesi M.
Among the new rehabilitation strategies aimed at improving independent walking after stroke, the body weight-support training allows an early and controlled ambulatory training. To date, most available studies are based on treadmill body weight-support (BW... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 21, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Relief from arthritis? Ignore online myth that WD-40 works... these gadgets DO cure creaky knees
Sammy Margo, a physiotherapist in North London, and Dr Rod Hughes, a consultant rheumatologist, give the lowdown on gadgets and remedies for the pain. We then rated them. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Is Software the & #039;Weak Link & #039; in Medical Device Safety?
Software is a weak link for medical devices, according to Stericycle Expert Solutions' second-quarter recall index. The report found software issues to be the top cause of medical device recalls for the 13th straight quarter . "As we become increasingly reliant on AI and data collection, software becomes an even bigger vulnerability for patients, physicians, and wrongdoers," said Chris Harvey, director of recall solutions at Stericycle. "If the software that is used to operate a device is inadequate, how can we be sure that it is protected from cybersecurity vulnerabilities? Add to th...
Source: MDDI - August 14, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Amanda Pedersen Tags: Regulatory and Compliance Source Type: news

Letting the cat out of the bag: athletes, coaches and physiotherapists share their perspectives on injury prevention in elite sports - Bolling C, Delfino Barboza S, Van Mechelen W, Pasman HR.
OBJECTIVES: To explore how sports injury prevention takes place in elite sport practice and to describe the perspectives of athletes, coaches and physiotherapists regarding the most critical factors that help prevent injury in the elite sports context. ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 12, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Young Adults Source Type: news

The effects of clinical pilates training on walking, balance, fall risk, respiratory, and cognitive functions in persons with multiple sclerosis: a randomized controlled trial - Abas ıyanık Z, Ertekin Ö, Kahraman T, Yigit P, Özakbaş S.
CONTEXT: Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a chronic progressive and neurodegenerative disease. Exercise programs are needed to maintain and increase functional status in persons with MS (pwMS). Pilates exercises designed by a physiotherapist can enhance particip... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 8, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Abbott & #039;s Ellipse Recall Is the 33rd U.S. Medical Device Recall This Year
Abbott is recalling the Ellipse Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillators (ICDs) because electrical failures have been identified and determined to be due to a faulty manufacturing process causing some aluminum wires to be partially exposed. ICDs, which contain aluminum wires that are not fully insulated are prone to electrical shorting of the capacitor.  The potential patient impact could be the inability to deliver high voltage therapy. There is currently no available method or procedure to determine which of these devices have this issue prior to failure. Abbott said it is not aware of any reports of this fail...
Source: MDDI - August 5, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Amanda Pedersen Tags: Regulatory and Compliance Source Type: news

HEALTH NOTES: Physio sessions now arriving at platform 1
A smartphone app provides Britons with 24/7 virtual consultations with experts, downloadable exercise videos and rehabilitation plans created by experts. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 27, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Exercise- and strategy-based physiotherapy-delivered intervention for preventing repeat falls in people with Parkinson's: the PDSAFE RCT - Ashburn A, Pickering R, McIntosh E, Hulbert S, Rochester L, Roberts HC, Nieuwboer A, Kunkel D, Goodwin VA, Lamb SE, Ballinger C, Seymour KC.
BACKGROUND: People with Parkinson's disease are twice as likely to experience a fall as a healthy older person, often leading to debilitating effects on confidence, activity levels and quality of life. OBJECTIVE: To estimate the effect of a physiot... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 26, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Prevalence of frailty in older adults in outpatient physiotherapy in an urban region in the western part of Germany: a cross-sectional study - Braun T, Thiel C, Ziller C, Rasche J, Bahns C, Happe L, Retzmann T, Gr üneberg C.
OBJECTIVE: To investigate the prevalence of frailty in older people in outpatient physiotherapy services in an urban region in the western part of Germany. DESIGN: Cross-sectional study. SETTING: Outpatient physiotherapy clinics were recruited in t... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 26, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Want stronger wrists or slim hips? Here are the best weights to give you a lift
Here, Tim Allardyce, a physiotherapist and clinical director at the Surrey Physio clinic, recommends a selection so you can find one to suit your needs. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 11, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Training family to assist with physiotherapy for older people transitioning from hospital to the community: a pilot randomized controlled trial - Lawler K, Shields N, Taylor NF.
OBJECTIVE: To investigate the safety and effectiveness of augmenting physiotherapy with family-assisted therapy, to inform a future, fully powered trial. DESIGN: Parallel pilot randomized controlled trial. SETTING: Transition Care Program. PARTICIP... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 10, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Physiotherapist reveals exactly how you should sit on your chair
Leon Straker, a professor of physiotherapy at Curtin University, said many people think there is one 'good' posture. But actually, there isn't just one way of sitting. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 3, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

First contact practitioner specification
The elective care transformation programme has published its specification for MSK first contact practitioner services, developed with the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - May 31, 2019 Category: UK Health Source Type: news