Multichannel mixture models for time-series analysis and classification of engagement with multiple health services: an application to psychology and physiotherapy utilization patterns after traffic accidents - Esmaili N, Buchlak QD, Piccardi M, Kruger B, Girosi F.
BACKGROUND: Motor vehicle accidents (MVA) represent a significant burden on health systems globally. Tens of thousands of people are injured in Australia every year and may experience significant disability. Associated economic costs are substantial. There... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 25, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

The net Exchequer impact of increasing pay for Agenda for Change staff
This report outlines the economic benefit of giving a substantial pay rise to all staff including health care assistants, nurses, hospital porters, physiotherapists, midwives, dieticians, paramedics, occupational therapists and cleaners. The report, commissioned by NHS trade unions, shows a pay rise for NHS staff is both affordable for the Treasury and would bring about an economic boost to hospitality, retail and other struggling sectors in communities across the UK. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - January 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Prime Minister urged to speed up NHS pay rise as public backs the move
Health unions representing more than 1.3m workers across the UK have written to the Prime Minister today (Monday) urging him to speed up the pay process so NHS staff receive a promised wage rise as soon as possible. The letter to Boris Johnson – signed by the heads of UNISON, Royal College of Nursing and Royal College of Midwives – says “hospitals are stretched to the limit”, with many “demoralised and traumatised” staff facing burnout, such is the pressure they’re under. The letter coincides with the results of a poll published by the UK’s 14 health unions showing a majority...
Source: UNISON meat hygiene - January 18, 2021 Category: Food Science Authors: Garfield Myrie Tags: News Press release #OneTeam2K NHS pay Sara Gorton Source Type: news

Thank NHS staff with proper pay rise, say health unions
Football pundit Gary Lineker, comedian Jo Brand and Hollywood star David Oyelowo are among celebrities backing a fair pay campaign launched today (Monday) by health unions. To mark International Thank You Day, the 14 unions are urging the public to use social media to champion the vital work of all health staff by supporting a decent pay rise. The unions – representing workers including 1.3 million nurses, cleaners, administrators, physiotherapists, healthcare assistants, dieticians, radiographers, porters, midwives, paramedics, and other NHS employees – are asking people to share hashtags such as #FairPay, and...
Source: UNISON Health care news - January 11, 2021 Category: UK Health Authors: Garfield Myrie Tags: News Press release NHS pay increase Sara Gorton Source Type: news

Encountering suicide in primary healthcare rehabilitation: the experiences of physiotherapists - Lundin, Bergenheim A.
BACKGROUND: Suicide is a serious public health issue and one of the most common causes of death globally. Suicide has long-lasting impact on personal, relational, community and societal levels. Research has shown that patients often seek help in the prim... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

The effects of green and urban walking in different time frames on physio-psychological responses of middle-aged and older people in Chengdu, China - Li H, Liu H, Yang Z, Bi S, Cao Y, Zhang G.
This study evaluated the physiological and psy... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Older adults' experiences with the visual physio-feedback technology and peer-led combined group and home-based exercises - Thiamwong L.
This study aimed to explore older adults' experience with an in-home Physio-feEdback and Exercise pRogram and explore whether the Physio-feEdback and Exercise pRogram intervention influenced their physical activity adherence. A qualitative study approach... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Multidisciplinary patient review in COVID-19 cohort wards, RCP
Five health organisations release new joint guidance today to support teams caring for people with COVID-19. The guidance helps ward based teams to conduct multidisciplinary assessments while maintaining a safe and secure environment that protects both patients and healthcare staff from the risks of cross-contamination. The guidance has been developed by the Royal College of Physicians and Royal College of Nursing in collaboration with the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy, Royal Pharmaceutical Society and NHS England& Improvement Emergency Care Improvement Support Team. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - December 15, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Violence toward older adults in the forms of ageism and sexual offense presented in An Old Lady: a film review - Park C.
An Old Lady is a South Korean film released in the summer of 2020. It is based on an incident where a 69-year-old woman was sexually assaulted by her physiotherapist. The film portrays how the woman was victimized by violence in forms of sexual offense and... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 7, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Sport injuries in professional volleyball players - Lesman J, J óźwik M, Domżalski ME, Luceri A, Mangiavini L, Peretti GM, Luceri F.
Recently there has been a considerable surge in interest in volleyball by both physiotherapists and orthopaedic surgeons. Only few previous studies specified the nature, frequency, and demographics of volleyball injuries. The study was conducted during ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 5, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Simple measurement could transform injury rehabilitation
(Edith Cowan University) Researchers from Edith Cowan University in Western Australia have found a simple way to analyse the effectiveness of exercise training that could one day be conducted easily at a local gym or physio.Using vertical jumps as a test activity, the researchers could predict detailed information regarding technique and muscle activation patterns just through a relatively simple analysis of forces produced against the ground during the jump. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - November 19, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Coronavirus: PPE 'is STILL being denied to some NHS workers' despite huge stockpiles
Organisations representing medical staff such as physiotherapists, dietitians and paramedics say they cannot get full access to protective equipment even though they do risky procedures. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 13, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

'PDSAFE' - a multi-dimensional model of falls-rehabilitation for people with Parkinson's. a mixed methods analysis of therapists' delivery and experience - Hulbert S, Chivers-Seymour K, Summers R, Lamb S, Goodwin V, Rochester L, Nieuwboer A, Rowsell A, Ewing S, Ashburn A, PDSAFE Collaborative group.
OBJECTIVE: To explore the clinical reasoning of physiotherapists using PDSAFE; according to disease severity and their experiences of treatment delivery in a large fall-prevention trial for people with Parkinson's (PwP). DESIGN: A descriptive study of ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 11, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Government must grant NHS staff a wage rise by Christmas, say health unions
Health unions representing more than 1.3m workers across the UK have written to the Prime Minister calling for a pay rise for all NHS staff before Christmas. The letter to Boris Johnson from all 14 health unions warns the second virus wave is already placing hospitals under immense strain. It says staff are “stressed, burned out and fearful” and that asking them to carry on regardless is “increasingly unrealistic”. The letter adds: “Once more NHS staff will be relied upon to protect and care for us all. But health workers are exhausted, with many still recovering from the first virus peak.&rdq...
Source: UNISON Health care news - November 9, 2020 Category: UK Health Authors: Anthony Barnes Tags: News Press release nhs pay Source Type: news

Call for a National Covid-19 Resilience Programme to keep older people healthy and resilient
(The Physiological Society) Public health agencies across the UK should launch a National Covid-19 Resilience Programme to support older people through the pandemic and to keep them healthy and resilient over the winter - that's the recommendation from a leading group of scientists and clinicians working in the fields of physiology, nutrition and physiotherapy. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - November 8, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Physiotherapists' perceptions of challenges facing evidence-based practice and the importance of environmental empowerment in fall prevention in the municipality - a qualitative study - Worum H, Lillekroken D, Roaldsen KS, Ahlsen B, Bergland A.
This study aims... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 3, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Saint Thomas and Results Physiotherapy partner to expand access to physical therapy
The move is one in a long line of partnerships Saint Thomas had made in recent years with outside care providers. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - October 21, 2020 Category: Health Management Authors: Joel Stinnett Source Type: news

Chief Professions Officers ’ medicines mechanisms programme
NHS England and NHS Improvement would like to hear your thoughts on proposals for greater flexibility to be given to how dental hygienists, dental therapists, biomedical scientists, clinical scientists, operating department practitioners, podiatrist independent prescribers, physiotherapist independent prescribers, and paramedics are able to access medicines for their patients. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - October 21, 2020 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Let ’ s make future Black history a positive one
No doubt, 2020 has been a torrid year for so many reasons. For Black people, the increased incidence of COVID and the continuing fight against racism – highlighted most starkly by the death of George Floyd in the US – has made it a year not to be forgotten. And now we are in the middle of Black History Month, and it’s clear to Kebba Manneh that Black history needs to be seen and heard, discussed and taught, all year round – not just for a single month each year. Back in March, Kebba was elected as the new chair of UNISON’s national Black members’ committee – just as the country fou...
Source: UNISON Health care news - October 19, 2020 Category: UK Health Authors: Martin Cullen Tags: Article Black history month unison black members UNISON Cymru Wales Black members Source Type: news

Midwives, physios and pharmacists to administer future UK Covid vaccine
Expanded workforce will undergo training programme to immunise as much of population as possibleCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageMidwives, physiotherapists, pharmacists, student nurses and doctors are among those who will be authorised to administer a mass Covid-19 vaccine under new laws that have come into force.They follow a consultation on moves to give emergency approval for a vaccine ’s use across the UK and an expanded workforce, which will be trained to give the injections to immunise as much of the population as quickly possible.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - October 16, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Ben Quinn Tags: Coronavirus Vaccines and immunisation Science Society Health Infectious diseases NHS Medical research UK news Source Type: news

Physiotherapist graduates say their careers have been stalled by regulator's failure to offer COVID-safe exams
Physiotherapy graduates are growing increasingly frustrated by their profession's licensing body, which they say has failed to adapt to a COVID-compliant examination procedure. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - October 13, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/British Columbia Source Type: news

Physiotherapy graduates say their careers have been stalled by industry's failure to offer COVID-safe exam
Physiotherapy graduates are growing increasingly frustrated by their profession's licensing exam provider, which they say has failed to adapt to a COVID-safe examination procedure. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - October 13, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/British Columbia Source Type: news

Physiotherapy 'as good as surgery' for fixing frozen shoulder, UK surgeons find
A new study involving 500 frozen shoulder sufferers from 35 NHS Trusts across the UK has found that surgery may not be necessary for many of these patients. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 3, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

COVID-19: The Tipping Point for Rapid Tech Adoption
Every care provider and life sciences business says the same thing: the global pandemic emergency is acting as an unprecedented accelerant that is profoundly changing the way healthcare is delivered and R&D is conducted.    Above all, the experiences of 2020 have expanded our sense of the possibilities for technology to transform our health. We are in a new technological era. “COVID has disrupted our industry,” says Bertrand Bodson, Chief Digital Officer at Novartis. “It has highlighted our strengths and areas we now need to dial up. Healthcare’s digital moment has arrived.&rdquo...
Source: EyeForPharma - October 2, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Andrew Stone Source Type: news

Raccoon.World closes €900k seed funding for digital physiotherapy platform
The funding will go towards expanding their existing markets and for future scaling within Europe and Asia. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - September 29, 2020 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Covid-19 community rehabilitation: physiotherapy service delivery, Chartered Society of Physiotherapy
These standards cover community rehabilitation and physiotherapy care for adults of 18 years and over with Covid-19. The standards apply to anyone with rehabilitation needs who has or has had Covid-19. The standards are relevant to people at all stages of their Covid-19 recovery, their families and carers. This is whether their care is managed in community settings throughout or if they were admitted to hospital at any stage. Published 24 September 2020. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - September 28, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Our expert assesses some products promising to prevent and treat muscle and joint pains
We asked Tim Allardyce, a physiotherapist at Surrey Physio clinic in Croydon, to assess some over-the-counter products for preventing and treating aching muscles and joints. We then rated them. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Thousands of physiotherapists, dentists and even vets will be trained to give Covid-19 injections
Drugs regulator the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) will be given powers to approve a vaccine without the go-ahead from the European Medicines Agency. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 28, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Coronavirus: Health workers' army to be trained to deliver Covid vaccine
They would include midwives, physiotherapists and possibly even dentists, the government says. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - August 28, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Chartered Society of Physiotherapy Covid-19 rehabilitation standards, Chartered Society of Physiotherapy
The rehab standards for Covid-19 lay out the key principles of delivering physiotherapy within a multidisciplinary care context. They are key for facilitating safe and rapid decision-making and ensuring the delivery of high-quality assessment and personalised physiotherapy. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - August 25, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cost-effectiveness of the PDSAFE personalised physiotherapy intervention for fall prevention in Parkinson's: an economic evaluation alongside a randomised controlled trial - Xin Y, Ashburn A, Pickering RM, Seymour KC, Hulbert S, Fitton C, Kunkel D, Marian I, Roberts HC, Lamb SE, Goodwin VA, Rochester L, McIntosh E, PDSAFE Collaborative group.
BACKGROUND: PDSAFE is an individually-tailored, physiotherapist-delivered, balance, strength and strategy training programme aimed at preventing falls among people with Parkinson's. We evaluated the cost-effectiveness of PDSAFE compared with usual care for... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 15, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Evaluating a novel multifactorial falls prevention activity programme for community-dwelling older people after stroke: a mixed-method feasibility study - Koh JSG, Hill AM, Hill KD, Etherton-Beer C, Francis-Coad J, Bell E, Bainbridge L, de Jong LD.
PURPOSE: The overall purpose of this study was to explore participants' and physiotherapists' experiences regarding the acceptability, implementation, and practicality of a novel group-based multifactorial falls prevention activity programme for community-... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 13, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Archie Young obituary
Geriatrician who pioneered the idea of strength training for elderly peopleUnlike other exercise researchers in the 1980s who were focusing on heart health, the geriatricianArchie Young, who has died aged 73, was interested in strength and balance. To live independently and avoid falls, it is fundamental to have sufficient balance to stand upright and the muscle strength to get up from the toilet or a low chair, but before Young ’s discoveries many assumed that deteriorating muscle strength was both inevitable and irreversible in elderly people.In the early 80s Young was a doctor in a rehabilitation unit in Oxford, w...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - August 5, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Penny Warren Tags: Medical research Older people Scotland Glasgow Edinburgh Health Source Type: news

The safety and feasibility of a Halliwick style of aquatic physiotherapy for falls and balance dysfunction in people with Parkinson's disease: a single blind pilot trial - Terrens AF, Soh SE, Morgan P.
BACKGROUND: There is growing evidence that aquatic physiotherapy may be effective for people with Parkinson's Disease (PD) but most studies have investigated land based type exercises in the aquatic environment. Few studies have examined customised aquatic... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 4, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

The contribution of onsite physiotherapy to an integrated model for managing work injuries: a follow up study - Donovan M, Khan A, Johnston V.
PURPOSE As part of an integrated system to manage work injuries, some organisations utilise the skills of an onsite physiotherapist. Onsite physiotherapy can provide benefits for the workers and organisation when delivered as part of an early intervention ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 18, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

PCNs urged to recruit physiotherapists amid MSK appointments backlog
PCNs have been urged employ first contact physiotherapists (FCPs) to reduce pressure on GPs and combat a backlog of musculoskeletal appointments that have arisen as a result of the pandemic. (Source: GP Online News)
Source: GP Online News - July 16, 2020 Category: Primary Care Tags: Primary care networks Source Type: news

Multidisciplinary approach more effective for gut disorders: study
(University of Melbourne) Researchers from the University of Melbourne and St Vincent's Hospital in Australia have conducted a trial involving 144 patients to compare the effectiveness of a multidisciplinary clinic - involving gastroenterologists, dieticians, psychiatrists and physiotherapists - with usual gastroenterology specialist-only care. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - July 15, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Virtual physiotherapy study shows it is just as effective as in-person treatment
A new study of 27,000 virtual physiotherapy patients has concluded that digital physiotherapy must become a significant part of the treatment mix post COVID-19. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - July 14, 2020 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

NHS to launch online COVID-19 rehab service, NHS England
The'Your COVID Recovery'service aims to expand access to rehabilitation treatments and advice from a team of physiotherapists, nurses and mental health specialists, for COVID-19 survivors who still have problems with breathing, mental health problems or other complications. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - July 7, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Turn appreciation and applause for NHS staff into  an early wage rise, say health unions
The government should build on the huge public support shown for the NHS during the pandemic by giving health workers across the UK an early pay rise, say health unions today (Friday). The 14 unions – representing more than 1.3 million nurses, cleaners, physiotherapists, healthcare assistants, dieticians, radiographers, porters, midwives, paramedics and other NHS employees – have written both to the Chancellor and the Prime Minister calling for pay talks to start soon so staff get a wage boost before the end of the year. In the letters, the unions – including UNISON, the Royal Col...
Source: UNISON Health care news - July 3, 2020 Category: UK Health Authors: Anthony Barnes Tags: News Press release coronavirus coronavirus health workers nhs pay Sara Gorton Source Type: news

Frontline care and health workers face thousands of pounds of government  ​visa charges
​Thousands of low-paid migrant care and health staff have been shut out of a government scheme that would save them thousands of pounds in visa ​renewal fees, says UNISON ​today (Thursday). The frontline ​staff are dismayed the government has blocked them from receiving a free one-year visa extension​, which has been granted to some key workers because of the pandemic. The visa extension programme for health workers was introduced ​at the end of April and is only open to 3,000 NHS professionals, ​including dentists, physiotherapists, nurses, paramedics and psy...
Source: UNISON meat hygiene - July 2, 2020 Category: Food Science Authors: Garfield Myrie Tags: News Press release Boris Johnson Christina McAnea health Home Office migrant workers one-year visa social care Source Type: news

Participant expectations and experiences of a tailored physiotherapy intervention for people with Parkinson's and a history of falls - Rowsell A, Ashburn A, Fitton C, Goodwin VA, Hulbert S, Lamb SE, McIntosh E, Nieuwboer A, Pickering R, Rochester L, Chivers-Seymour K, Ballinger C.
PURPOSE: People with Parkinson's are twice as likely to fall as older people within the general population. This longitudinal qualitative study was part of a larger programme of research including a randomised controlled trial to test the effectiveness of ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 30, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

A lung physio is the secret weapon in this 65-year-old widower's coronavirus recovery
When Charlie Coulton regained consciousness after 42 days in intensive care fighting Covid-19 - half of that time on a ventilator - he wondered if he had woken up in a science fiction film. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 30, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

I'm a physiotherapist. Seeing the impact of Covid on survivors will haunt me forever
I ’ve never seen anything like coronavirus before. Recovering will be a Herculean task for patients, but we are here to helpAfter nearly a quarter of a century as a physiotherapist, I ’ve found 2020 the most professionally thought-provoking year so far. Throughout my career, I have treated patients with everything from rare and fatal brain conditions to severe bends brought about by diving, but what I have seen with the coronavirus pandemic will haunt me for the rest of my life . While every case of Covid-19 is different, after a while you’ve seen most of the pieces of the jigsaw somewhere before. Instead...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - June 25, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Cate Leighton Tags: Physiotherapists Society Coronavirus outbreak Infectious diseases Medical research Science Hospitals Work & careers Money Guardian Careers NHS Health wellbeing Life and style Society Professionals Source Type: news

Coronavirus: Basildon physio's 'mum guilt' while helping Covid-19 patients
The NHS hospital physiotherapist who helps Covid-19 patients wants to make her young family proud. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - June 12, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Burnt-out health-care workers warn of mass exodus, with no end in sight to mandatory redeployment to CHSLDs
Documents obtained by CBC News show at least one of Montreal's regional health boards plans to keep physiotherapists and occupational therapists reassigned to long-term care homes until at least January. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - June 6, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/Montreal Source Type: news

New agreement to ensure NHS staff in England are paid properly for every working hour
Health workers across England should now be paid properly for every hour they’re at work during the pandemic, following an agreement reached between health unions and NHS employers today (Friday). Since March staff have been working flat out, treating and caring for patients, and keeping the NHS running under immense pressure – but often not getting paid for all the hours they put in, says UNISON. Some NHS trusts have made sure staff are paid for every hour of overtime worked, but this hasn’t been the case everywhere. That’s why 15 unions representing staff working in English NHS trusts – incl...
Source: UNISON Health care news - May 29, 2020 Category: UK Health Authors: Anthony Barnes Tags: News Press release coronavirus health pay Sara Gorton Unpaid overtime Source Type: news

Spirituality Helps Stroke Survivors, Caregivers Bounce Back
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - May 28, 2020 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Cardiology, Family Medicine, Neurology, Nursing, Physiotherapy, Psychiatry, News, Source Type: news

Immersive virtual reality in stroke patients as a new approach for reducing postural disabilities and falls risk: a case series - Cort és-Pérez I, Nieto-Escamez FA, Obrero-Gaitán E.
Stroke is a neurologic disorder considered the first cause of disability worldwide due to motor, cognitive, and sensorial sequels. Balance dysfunctions in stroke survivors increase the risk of falls and physiotherapeutic rehabilitation is essential to redu... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 25, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news