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Mulligan, Hilda - - 2011
It is now well-known that physical activity is important to prevent or address 'lifestyle' conditions. Encouraging all individuals in our population to achieve better health via improved levels of physical activity was one of the 2008- 2011 health priorities for New Zealand. Nearly one in five people in New Zealand ...
Taylor, Lee-Anne - - 2011
The aims of this pilot study were to: (a) investigate the outcomes of a six week, physiotherapist prescribed and supervised, Clinical Pilates intervention in a sample of New Zealanders complaining of non-specific chronic low back pain; (b) measure the longer term outcomes (six and 26 weeks after treatment completion) and ...
Dunford, Fiona - - 2011
This study explored the perceptions of physiotherapists with different levels of context related experience undertaking emergency on-call duties in New Zealand (NZ). A purpose-designed questionnaire was developed to investigate whether differences existed between novice and expert physiotherapists in their perceptions of emergency on-call duties and in their responses to an ...
Hing, Wayne - - 2011
Current guidelines advocate the use of R.I.C.E., the acronym for Rest, Ice, Compression and Elevation, for patient self-management of soft tissue injury. The purpose of this study was to investigate the efficacy of R.I.C.E. applied as part of patient self-management compared (R.I.C.E.) to R.I.C.E. incorporated with multimodal physiotherapy management (Physiotherapy). ...
Reid, Duncan - - 2011
The purpose of this study was to compare the effects of a six week stretching programme on knee extension range of motion (ROM), passive resistive torque and stiffness in older adults with and without osteoarthritis (OA) of the knee. A randomized controlled trial design was utilised. Twenty two females and ...
Chadwick, Martin - - 2010
Bleakley, C.M. - - 2010
Bleakley CM, O'Connor SR, Tully MA, Rocke LG, MacAuley D, Bradbury I, Keegan S and McDonough SM (2010): Effect of accelerated rehabilitation on function after ankle sprain: randomised controlled trial BMJ May 10; 340:c1964. doi: 10.1136/bmj.c1964. (Abstract prepared by Stafford Thompson)
Sachs, R.A. - - 2010
Sachs RA, Lin D, Stone ML, Paxton E and Kuney M (2007): Can the need for future surgery for acute traumatic anterior shoulder dislocation be predicted? Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery 89(A): 1665-1674. (Abstract prepared by Margie Olds)
Murdoch, Fiona - - 2010
Older people, especially that portion aged over 85 years, are intensive users of healthcare resources, experiencing high rates and prevalence of chronic illness, disability and co-morbidity compared to other age demographic groups in the population. As the number of 'older old' people rises in the immediate future, the demand on ...
Ang, Alethea - - 2010
A high rate of inappropriate patient sexual behaviour (IPSB) has been reported to occur towards healthcare professionals and is associated with adverse consequences. This study aimed to: (i) determine the incidence and nature of IPSB experienced by physiotherapy students; (ii) compare students' responses to vignettes pertaining to sexual professional boundaries ...
McGregor, Lesley - - 2010
This case report presents the physiotherapy management and mobility retraining of an 81-year-old woman with a non-traumatic incomplete spinal cord injury, secondary to spinal cord infarction. There is little evidence to direct mobility retraining following spinal cord infarction and non-traumatic incomplete spinal cord injury, so a functionally based approach to ...
Hay-Smith, Jean - - 2010
Purpose: To illustrate the importance of selecting outcome measures congruent with treatment goals.
MacDonald, Allan - - 2010
Tayler, I.A. - - 2010
Nicholls, David - - 2010
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Cornwall, Jon - - 2010
Hyland, Gail - - 2010
Larmer, Peter - - 2010
Bassett, Kelly - - 2010
Kinaesthetic taping is a new therapeutic tool, and has become increasingly popular within the sporting arena. Despite anecdotal support, there is very little evidence, within the literature, to support the use of kinaesthetic taping. A systematic review was conducted to evaluate and critique randomised controlled trials (RCTs) which have examined ...
Sole, Gisela - - 2010
We evaluated the intra- and intertester reliability of a newly-designed handheld dynamometer (HHD) testing muscle strength on subjects with diabetes/ chronic diseases. Thirteen adults (aged 67.15 [+ or -] 6.11 years) with diabetes/chronic conditions participating in a community exercise programme took part in the study. One registered physiotherapist and two ...
Smith, Joanna - - 2010
Whilst massage therapy techniques are still used within physiotherapy, massage therapy has developed as a specific complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) health service, distinct from physiotherapy, and is one of the fastest growing areas of this sector of the health industry in the United States. New Zealand consumers are also ...
Stotter, Gill - - 2010
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Skinner, Margot - - 2010
Sheppard, Lorraine - - 2010
We explored the key criteria to determine the need for re-entry training and how training programs should be constructed and delivered. Using a qualitative study in an interpretivist theoretical framework, the following participants were interviewed: Australian physiotherapists who have or are planning to re-enter the workforce or re-register as physiotherapists; ...
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