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  1. The Swiss containment strategy for the COVID-19 pandemic during the first wave in spring 2020 resulted in a moratorium on non-urgent physiotherapy via regular direct patient contact. Consequently, such physiot...

    Authors: Anne-Kathrin Rausch, Heiner Baur, Leah Reicherzer, Markus Wirz, Fabienne Keller, Emmanuelle Opsommer, Veronika Schoeb, Stefano Vercelli and Marco Barbero

    Citation: Archives of Physiotherapy 2021 11:18

    Content type: Research article

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  2. For a large proportion of the population, especially those residing in the countryside, the use of a car for daily activities is indispensable. Following a TKA or THA procedure, the overseeing physician will u...

    Authors: Tiberiu-Adrian Lazar, Martin Edelmann, Friedemann Awiszus and Christoph H. Lohmann

    Citation: Archives of Physiotherapy 2021 11:16

    Content type: Research article

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  3. This paper describes the initial development process of an eLearning continuing professional education program primarily for post-licensure physiotherapists –“Electronic Aerobic Exercise Recommendations to Opt...

    Authors: Marianne Thornton, Jennifer Harris, Krista Breithaupt, Tracey Dyks, Hillel Finestone and Marilyn MacKay-Lyons

    Citation: Archives of Physiotherapy 2021 11:17

    Content type: Methodology article

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  4. Cognitive-affective factors influence the perception of pain and disability. These factors can lead to pain behaviors (PB) that can persist and become maladaptive. These maladaptive PB will further increase th...

    Authors: Florian Naye, Chloé Cachinho, Annie-Pier Tremblay, Maude Saint-Germain Lavoie, Gabriel Lepage, Emma Larochelle, Lorijane Labrecque and Yannick Tousignant-Laflamme

    Citation: Archives of Physiotherapy 2021 11:15

    Content type: Review

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  5. Inflammatory myopathies (IMs) are a group of rare conditions characterized by proximal and often symmetrical muscle weakness and reduced muscle endurance. The recommended medical treatment is based on corticos...

    Authors: Pierrette Baschung Pfister, Ruud H. Knols, Rob A. de Bie and Eling D. de Bruin

    Citation: Archives of Physiotherapy 2021 11:14

    Content type: Research article

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  6. Implementation of best-practice care for patients with low back pain (LBP) is an important issue. Physiotherapists’ who hold unhelpful beliefs are less likely to adhere to guidelines and may negatively influen...

    Authors: Guillaume Christe, Ben Darlow and Claude Pichonnaz

    Citation: Archives of Physiotherapy 2021 11:13

    Content type: Research article

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  7. Patient experience is an important component of quality and patient centered health care not fully explored in physical therapy.

    Authors: Jacob Eversole, Ashton Grimm, Nikita Patel, Kelly John and Alessandra N. Garcia

    Citation: Archives of Physiotherapy 2021 11:11

    Content type: Viewpoint

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  8. Despite millions spent in research funding, studies, and guidelines, outcomes involving musculoskeletal care continue to decline. The purpose of this Viewpoint is to describe value-based care and to suggest me...

    Authors: Chad E. Cook, Thomas Denninger, Jeremy Lewis, Ina Diener and Charles Thigpen

    Citation: Archives of Physiotherapy 2021 11:12

    Content type: Viewpoint

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  9. Graded activity is gradually emerging as a preferred choice in improving psychosocial outcomes including pain self-efficacy, fear-avoidance beliefs, and back-pain beliefs in the general population with low bac...

    Authors: Opeyemi Ayodiipo Idowu, Ade Fatai Adeniyi, Andrew Edo and Adesoji Fasanmade

    Citation: Archives of Physiotherapy 2021 11:10

    Content type: Research article

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  10. PAIN+ and PubMed are two electronic databases with two different mechanisms of evidence retrieval. PubMed is used to “Pull” evidence where clinicians can enter search terms to find answers while PAIN+ is a newly ...

    Authors: Vanitha Arumugam, Joy C. MacDermid, Dave Walton and Ruby Grewal

    Citation: Archives of Physiotherapy 2021 11:9

    Content type: Research article

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  11. Breast edema can arise from different etiologies; however, it is mostly seen after breast conserving surgery and/or radiotherapy. Combining breast conserving surgery and radiotherapy can cause damage to the ly...

    Authors: Hanne Verbelen, Wiebren Tjalma, Dorien Dombrecht and Nick Gebruers

    Citation: Archives of Physiotherapy 2021 11:8

    Content type: Masterclass

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  12. Only low-quality evidence is currently available to support the effectiveness of different traction modalities in the treatment of lumbar radiculopathy (LR). Yet, traction is still very commonly used in clinic...

    Authors: Carla Vanti, Luca Turone, Alice Panizzolo, Andrew A. Guccione, Lucia Bertozzi and Paolo Pillastrini

    Citation: Archives of Physiotherapy 2021 11:7

    Content type: Review

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  13. Removal of immobilization is a critical phase of distal radius fracture (DRF) rehabilitation, typically occurring by 2 months post injury. This study examined the extent to which pain at rest (PAR), movement e...

    Authors: Maryam Farzad, Joy C. MacDermid, Saurabh Mehta, Ruby Grewal and Erfan Shafiee

    Citation: Archives of Physiotherapy 2021 11:6

    Content type: Research article

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  14. Shoulder pain (SP) may originate from both musculoskeletal and visceral conditions. Physiotherapists (PT) may encounter patients with life-threatening pathologies that mimic musculoskeletal pain such as Acute ...

    Authors: Lorenzo Storari, Valerio Barbari, Fabrizio Brindisino, Marco Testa and Maselli Filippo

    Citation: Archives of Physiotherapy 2021 11:5

    Content type: Case report

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  15. In response to issues with timely access and high non-attendance rates for Emergency Department (ED) physiotherapy, a telephone assessment and advice service was evaluated as part of a quality improvement proj...

    Authors: Marie Kelly, Anna Higgins, Adrian Murphy and Karen McCreesh

    Citation: Archives of Physiotherapy 2021 11:4

    Content type: Research article

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  16. Airway clearance techniques are recommended for individuals with bronchiectasis both in stable state and during an acute exacerbation, however the current use of airway clearance techniques in the management o...

    Authors: Jennifer Phillips, Annemarie Lee, Rodney Pope and Wayne Hing

    Citation: Archives of Physiotherapy 2021 11:3

    Content type: Research article

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  17. The identification of central sensitization (CS) is an important aspect in the management of patients with chronic musculoskeletal pain. Several methods have been developed, including clinical indicators and p...

    Authors: Juliana Valentim Bittencourt, Ana Carolina de Melo Magalhães Amaral, Pedro Vidinha Rodrigues, Leticia Amaral Corrêa, Bruno Moreira Silva, Felipe José Jandre Reis and Leandro Alberto Calazans Nogueira

    Citation: Archives of Physiotherapy 2021 11:2

    Content type: Research article

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  18. ACL reconstruction (ACLR) is a common procedure requiring rehabilitation in public hospital physiotherapy departments. The rate of re-rupture and reduced rates of return to sport following ACLR are concerning....

    Authors: Kirby Tuckerman, Wendy Potts, Milad Ebrahimi, Corey Scholes and Mark Nelson

    Citation: Archives of Physiotherapy 2020 10:23

    Content type: Research article

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  19. Many persons living with Parkinson’s disease (PD) have difficulty rising from a chair. Impaired ability to perform the chair rise may be associated with low physical activity levels and reduced ability to perf...

    Authors: Mon S. Bryant, Gu Eon Kang and Elizabeth J. Protas

    Citation: Archives of Physiotherapy 2020 10:22

    Content type: Research article

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  20. Repetitive sensory stimulation (RSS) is a therapeutic approach which involves repeated electrical stimulation of the skin’s surface to improve function. This rapid systematic review aimed to describe the curre...

    Authors: Rachel C. Stockley, Kerry Hanna and Louise Connell

    Citation: Archives of Physiotherapy 2020 10:20

    Content type: Review

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  21. Postpartum runners report musculoskeletal pain with running. Because of inadequate research, little is known about the origin and pain-related classification. Through expert consensus, this study is the first ...

    Authors: Shefali M. Christopher, Alessandra N. Garcia, Suzanne J. Snodgrass and Chad Cook

    Citation: Archives of Physiotherapy 2020 10:19

    Content type: Research article

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  22. Physical rehabilitation services are an important component of treatment for persons with multiple sclerosis (PwMS) to improve and maintain physical mobility. However, PwMS often have significant barriers to o...

    Authors: Shane Chanpimol, Kimberly Benson, Heidi Maloni, Susan Conroy and Mitchell Wallin

    Citation: Archives of Physiotherapy 2020 10:18

    Content type: Research article

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  23. This overview of reviews aimed to identify (1) aspects of the patient experience when seeking care for musculoskeletal disorders from healthcare providers and the healthcare system, and (2) which mechanisms ar...

    Authors: Alan Chi-Lun-Chiao, Mohammed Chehata, Kenneth Broeker, Brendan Gates, Leila Ledbetter, Chad Cook, Malene Ahern, Daniel I. Rhon and Alessandra N. Garcia

    Citation: Archives of Physiotherapy 2020 10:17

    Content type: Review

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  24. The subacromial impingement syndrome (SIS) represents a common cause of disability in approximately 74% of patients with Shoulder Pain (SP). Even if contemporary research suggests that this mechanism is not (a...

    Authors: Fabrizio Brindisino, Diego Ristori, Mariangela Lorusso, Simone Miele, Leonardo Pellicciari, Giacomo Rossettini, Francesca Bonetti, John Duane Heick and Marco Testa

    Citation: Archives of Physiotherapy 2020 10:16

    Content type: Research article

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  25. The purpose of this study was to assess the effect of preoperative physiotherapy (PT) on functional, subjective and socio-economic parameters after total knee arthroplasty (TKA).

    Authors: Pascale Gränicher, Thomas Stöggl, Sandro F. Fucentese, Rolf Adelsberger and Jaap Swanenburg

    Citation: Archives of Physiotherapy 2020 10:13

    Content type: Research article

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  26. This study was done to verify the associations between the usual gait speed (UGS), the Timed Up and Go test (TUG), and the perception of disability in elderly vestibular patients and to identify factors associ...

    Authors: Daniel Héctor Verdecchia, Agustina Maria Monzón, Valentina Urbina Jaimes, Laercio da Silva Paiva, Fernando Rocha Oliveira and Tatiana Dias de Carvalho

    Citation: Archives of Physiotherapy 2020 10:12

    Content type: Research article

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  27. Placebo and nocebo effects embody psychoneurobiological phenomena where behavioural, neurophysiological, perceptive and cognitive changes occur during the therapeutic encounter in the healthcare context. Place...

    Authors: Giacomo Rossettini, Eleonora Maria Camerone, Elisa Carlino, Fabrizio Benedetti and Marco Testa

    Citation: Archives of Physiotherapy 2020 10:11

    Content type: Review

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  28. Risk factors for prolonged recovery after concussion have been well researched, but specific objective clinical examination findings have not. This study examined whether clinical examination results could pre...

    Authors: Corina Martinez, Zachary Christopherson, Ashley Lake, Heather Myers, Jeffrey R. Bytomski, Robert J. Butler and Chad E. Cook

    Citation: Archives of Physiotherapy 2020 10:10

    Content type: Research article

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  29. Procedural skills are a key element in the training of future physiotherapists. Procedural skills relate to the acquisition of appropriate motor skills, which allow the safe application of clinical procedures ...

    Authors: Karl Martin Sattelmayer, Kavi C. Jagadamma, Franziska Sattelmayer, Roger Hilfiker and Gillian Baer

    Citation: Archives of Physiotherapy 2020 10:9

    Content type: Research article

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  30. Few data address modalities for speeding up functional independence in subjects included in a fast-track approach after total hip arthroplasty (THA). The study aim was to assess short-term effects of mobilizat...

    Authors: Federico Temporiti, Isabella Draghici, Stefano Fusi, Francesco Traverso, Riccardo Ruggeri, Guido Grappiolo and Roberto Gatti

    Citation: Archives of Physiotherapy 2020 10:8

    Content type: Research article

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  31. The sit-to-stand (STS) test is usually included in the clinical assessment of balance and its instrumented analysis may support clinicians in objectively assessing the risk of falling. The aim of the present s...

    Authors: Leonardo Piano, Tommaso Geri and Marco Testa

    Citation: Archives of Physiotherapy 2020 10:7

    Content type: Research article

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  32. Motion sensitivity, or motion sickness, is common in modern vehicular and visually stimulating environments. Several studies have shown a relationship between motion sensitivity and decreased postural stabilit...

    Authors: Abdulaziz A. Albalwi, Eric G. Johnson, Ahmad A. Alharbi, Noha S. Daher, Tim K. Cordett, Oluwaseun I. Ambode and Fahad H. Alshehri

    Citation: Archives of Physiotherapy 2020 10:6

    Content type: Research article

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  33. Muscular dystrophies (MD) cause muscle weakness, affecting motor and respiratory functions. Aquatic activities maintain strength and ventilatory function and may require immersion expiration control.

    Authors: Mariana Callil Voos, Priscila Santos Albuquerque Goya, Bruna Leal de Freitas, Aline Moço Teixeira Pires, Francis Meire Favero and Fátima Aparecida Caromano

    Citation: Archives of Physiotherapy 2020 10:4

    Content type: Research article

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  34. Stroke is a common, serious, and disabling health-care problem throughout the world. Although great advances have been made in acute stroke management, the most of post-stroke care to reduce a patient’s depend...

    Authors: Suraj Kumar, Ramakant Yadav and Aafreen

    Citation: Archives of Physiotherapy 2020 10:3

    Content type: Research article

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  35. In the original version of this article [1] the legends of Figs. 2 and 3 were inadvertently interchanged.

    Authors: Julie Barnett, Madison N. Bernacki, Jessica L. Kainer, Hannah N. Smith, Annette M. Zaharoff and Sandeep K. Subramanian

    Citation: Archives of Physiotherapy 2020 10:5

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in Archives of Physiotherapy 2019 9:12

  36. Delayed-onset muscle soreness (DOMS) is a specific symptom that typically arises after unaccustomed eccentric muscular effort. It increases typically 24–72 h post-exercise and can affect physical performance. ...

    Authors: Lorenzo Visconti, Corrado Forni, Rudi Coser, Marco Trucco, Elisa Magnano and Gianpiero Capra

    Citation: Archives of Physiotherapy 2020 10:1

    Content type: Research article

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  37. Hemiplegic Shoulder Pain (HSP) is among common complications occurring after stroke leading to disability. This study was conducted to compare the effects of electrical Interferential Current stimulation (IFC)...

    Authors: Fariba Eslamian, Mehdi Farhoudi, Fatemeh Jahanjoo, Elyar Sadeghi-Hokmabadi and Parvin Darabi

    Citation: Archives of Physiotherapy 2020 10:2

    Content type: Research article

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  38. Several studies have shown that the risk of burnout is high for people working in health professions. Many physiotherapists have either suffered from burn out personally or have seen colleagues suffer from it....

    Authors: Slavko Rogan, Yanni Verhavert, Evert Zinzen, Fabienne Rey, Aline Scherer and Eefje Luijckx

    Citation: Archives of Physiotherapy 2019 9:19

    Content type: Research article

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  39. Lateral wedge insoles are traditionally used to reduce the adduction moment that crosses the knee during walking in people with medial knee osteoarthritis. However, the best degree to reduce knee joint load is...

    Authors: Vitor Ferreira, Rita Simões, Rui Soles Gonçalves, Leandro Machado and Paulo Roriz

    Citation: Archives of Physiotherapy 2019 9:18

    Content type: Review

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  40. High pain self-efficacy and low kinesiophobia seem related to a better prognosis in patients complaining of low back pain (LBP). The literature stresses the potential negative effects of anatomical defect diag...

    Authors: Silvano Ferrari, Rosa Striano, Eric Lucking, Paolo Pillastrini, Marco Monticone and Carla Vanti

    Citation: Archives of Physiotherapy 2019 9:16

    Content type: Research article

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  41. Physiotherapists often use thoracic spine mobilization (TSM) to reduce pain in patients with back disorders via a reduction of sympathetic activity. There is a “trade-off” in the activity of the sympathetic an...

    Authors: Slavko Rogan, Jan Taeymans, Peter Clarys, Ron Clijsen and Amir Tal-Akabi

    Citation: Archives of Physiotherapy 2019 9:15

    Content type: Research article

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  42. Older adults with type 2 diabetes (DM2) are at increased risk of falling due to complications including: diabetic peripheral neuropathy, diabetic retinopathy, autonomic neuropathy and diabetic foot ulcers. The...

    Authors: Janelle Gravesande, Julie Richardson, Lauren Griffith and Fran Scott

    Citation: Archives of Physiotherapy 2019 9:14

    Content type: Research article

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  43. The term limb girdle muscular dystrophy (LGMD) describes a group of genetic muscular disorders that require specialist input from neurologically trained clinicians. The plethora of potential symptoms of this h...

    Authors: Simon O’Shea and Thomas M. Jenkins

    Citation: Archives of Physiotherapy 2019 9:13

    Content type: Case report

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  44. The lateral epicondyle is a common site for chronic tendinosis (i.e. lateral epicondylitis), a condition characterized by overuse and degeneration of a tendon due to repeated microtrauma. This leads to pain an...

    Authors: Julie Barnett, Madison N. Bernacki, Jessica L. Kainer, Hannah N. Smith, Annette M. Zaharoff and Sandeep K. Subramanian

    Citation: Archives of Physiotherapy 2019 9:12

    Content type: Review

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Archives of Physiotherapy 2020 10:5

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