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Viswanathan, Poornima - - 2010
The aim of this review was to determine the effect of Continuous Passive Motion on knee range of motion and function following total knee arthroplasty. Databases were searched (Medline, PEDro, Cochrane, CINAHL and Google Scholar) to locate randomised controlled trials published in English from 2000 onwards. Forty-two articles were extracted ...
Tucak, Claire - - 2010
Purpose: This retrospective audit explored the relationships between Motor Assessment Scale (MAS) scores on admission and patient outcomes including length of stay (LOS), mobility at discharge and discharge destination from an Australian stroke unit.
Muir, Alanna - - 2009
The objective of this narrative review is to systematically evaluate whether practice of a complex motor task results in greater neuroplastic changes than practice of a simple motor task. A systematic literature search was conducted using Ovid, Evidence Based Medicine Reviews, Allied and Complementary Medicine, OINAHL, MEDLINE, PsychINFO, and EBSOOhost ...
Luxford, Bernadette - - 2009
Physiotherapy is an important component in the conservative management of infants with congenital muscular torticollis (CMT). Recommendations in the literature cover a broad range of interventions but the type of assessments and treatments utilised in current clinical practice is not clear. This study aimed to determine the current physiotherapy management ...
Thompson, Rebekah - - 2009
Background: More time spent in therapy, and more intensive physiotherapy input, are associated with better outcomes.
Dickson, Bridget - - 2009
Clinical observations indicated differences in inpatient interdisciplinary team functioning in the rehabilitation of clients with somatoform disorder. The aim was to explore the experiences of interdisciplinary team members involved in the rehabilitation of clients with somatoform disorder. A qualitative methodology, Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis, was used to provide insight into the ...
Nicholls, David - - 2009
In 2005, Nicholls and Larmer argued in this journal that the culture of physiotherapy practice in New Zealand was undergoing radical transformation brought on by the rapidly changing economy of health care. In 2007, a paper by Reid and Larmer picked up on many of these arguments in its analysis ...
Keals-Smith, Cheryl - - 2009
Stewart, Jenny - - 2009
Hutton, Liam - - 2009
This study aimed to develop an understanding of the perceptions that older adults at risk of falls, and previously involved in organised group exercise, have of physical activity. By identifying factors that these older adults feel help or hinder their involvement in physical activity, measures can be taken to enable ...
Carpenter, Kristin - - 2009
Many approaches for physical therapy management of neck pain have been reported; little evidence exists to guide practitioners in selecting the most appropriate intervention for patients with varied clinical presentations. A preliminary clinical prediction rule (CPR) for treatment of neck pain with thoracic spine thrust manipulation has recently been published. ...
Claydon, Leica - - 2009
Common conditions affecting New Zealanders (e.g. diabetes, stroke, cancer) can cause neuropathic pain (NeP). NeP can be managed in primary or secondary care. The Health Strategy of New Zealand identified the need to reduce the impact of these conditions as a health priority, and targeted primary care as a service ...
McCallin, Antoinette - - 2009
Collaborative teamwork is more and more important for effective health service delivery. Collaborative teamwork occurs when health professionals focus on patient-centred care, problem solving, coordinating care, learning together, and networking across communities, in order to optimise quality care for patients and families. Collaborative teamwork is now a World Health Organisation ...
Hallams, Sarah - - 2009
The aim of this research was to develop a questionnaire to assess motivation in stroke survivors. A literature review was conducted to determine the factors that influence motivation and self-determination; these were developed into the questionnaire items. Expert opinion regarding the relevance of these items was sought, and additional items ...
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Keals-Smith, Cheryl - - 2009
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