News tagged with physiotherapy
A study from the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, shows that the drop in boys' physical activity during the teenage years levels off in early adulthood.
Health Apr 15, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—One in three people with rheumatoid arthritis, regardless of their age, will fall once or more times a year, according to a new University of Manchester study.
Arthritis & Rheumatism Apr 11, 2013 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0
A new tool developed at the National Physical Laboratory (NPL), the UK's National Measurement Institute, could help improve the quality of ultrasound treatment for soft tissue injuries such as muscle strains and ligament ...
Medical research Apr 03, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Changing the way people think and move can have a huge impact on their experience of unexplained lower back pain, a study has found. ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 21, 2013 | not rated yet | 1
Among patients with chronic unilateral lateral epicondylalgia ("tennis elbow"), a single injection of corticosteroid medication was associated with poorer outcomes after one year and higher recurrence rates compared with ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 05, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
In 2010, researchers from Lund University reported that 60 percent of all anterior cruciate ligament reconstructions could be avoided in favor of rehabilitation. The results made waves around the world, and were met with ...
Arthritis & Rheumatism Jan 30, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
A physiotherapy service based on initial telephone assessment has the ability to provide faster access to the service and cut waiting times, a study published today in BMJ suggests.
Health Jan 29, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers at the University of Glasgow are hoping to help victims of stroke to overcome physical disabilities by helping their brains to 'rewire' themselves.
Neuroscience Jan 28, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—The brain's perception of space can determine whether a part of a body which occupies that space is either healthy or "neglected".
Neuroscience Dec 19, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 2 |
More costly, intensive treatment works no better than usual care at speeding up recovery from whiplash injuries, according to new research published Online First in The Lancet.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Dec 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Spinal steroid injections—the type involved in the current fungal meningitis outbreak in the United States—provide only short-term relief for sciatica-related leg and back pain, according ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Results from a systematic review and meta-analysis led by the University of Birmingham in the UK suggest that physiotherapy benefits people with Parkinson's disease in the short term (< 3 months).
Parkinson's & Movement disorders Sep 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Fampridine (trade name Fampyra) has been approved in Germany since July 2011 for adult patients suffering from a higher grade walking disability (grades 4 to 7 on the EDSS disability status scale), as a result of multiple ...
Medications Aug 29, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
England should look to Scotland to solve its drinking culture, which has seen having a pint of lager become as cheap and freely accessible as downing a pint of milk, an expert at The University of Nottingham has said.
Addiction Feb 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Tiny electric currents applied across regions of the brain can improve hand movements in recovering stroke patients for a short period, an Oxford University study has demonstrated.
Neuroscience Dec 08, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |