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Do Dynamic Strengthening and Aerobic Capacity Exercises Reduce Pain and Improve Functional Outcomes and Strength in People With Established Rheumatoid Arthritis?
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PMID:  22936206     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
This excerpt was created in the absence of an abstract.<LEAP> highlights the findings and application of Cochrane reviews and other evidence pertinent to the practice of physical therapy. The Cochrane Library is a respected source of reliable evidence related to health care. Cochrane systematic reviews explore the evidence for and against the effectiveness and appropriateness of interventions-medications, surgery, education, nutrition, exercise-and the evidence for and against the use of diagnostic tests for specific conditions. Cochrane reviews are designed to facilitate the decisions of clinicians, patients, and others in health care by providing a careful review and interpretation of research studies published in the scientific literature.(1) Each article in this PTJ series summarizes a Cochrane review or other scientific evidence on a single topic and presents clinical scenarios based on real patients or programs to illustrate how the results of the review can be used to directly inform clinical decisions. This article focuses on the use of exercise to manage symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis. Can dynamic exercise, both aerobic and strength training, improve function and well-being in individuals with rheumatoid arthritis?
Maura D Iversen; Jane S Brandenstein
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-8-30
Journal Detail:
Title:  Physical therapy     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1538-6724     ISO Abbreviation:  Phys Ther     Publication Date:  2012 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-8-31     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0022623     Medline TA:  Phys Ther     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
M.D. Iversen, PT, DPT, ScD, MPH, Department of Physical Therapy, Bouvé College of Health Sciences, Northeastern University, 360 Huntington Ave, 6 Robinson Hall, 3rd Floor, Boston, MA 02115 (USA).
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