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Prosthetic walking after bilateral transfemoral amputation in a patient with dilated ca...
https://doi.org/10.1097/PXR.0000000000000081
Prosthetics and Orthotics International; Kanata Y, Ito T et. al.

Apr 13th, 2022 - In this study, we present a case of a 14-year-old adolescent boy who developed rhabdomyolysis and underwent bilateral transfemoral amputation after cardiopulmonary resuscitation for cardiac arrest because of dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM). Patients with bilateral transfemoral amputation have slower walking velocity and greater oxygen consumption during walking. Rehabilitation of such patients may...

Characteristics of Interventions to Improve Bone Health in Children With Cerebral Palsy...
https://doi.org/10.1097/PEP.0000000000000878
Pediatric Physical Therapy : the Official Publication of ... Liquori BM, Gannotti ME et. al.

Apr 7th, 2022 - A systematic review evaluated exercise parameters and ages that produced the most improvement in bone among individuals with cerebral palsy (CP) ages 3 to 21 years. PubMed, Scopus, Ebscohost, and Web of Science identified potential articles. Covidence was used to identify eligible citations and assess bias. The osteogenic index (OI) was used to evaluate intervention parameters. The database sea...

Leisure Time Physical Activity in Children and Young People With Cerebral Palsy: A Popu...
https://doi.org/10.1097/PEP.0000000000000882
Pediatric Physical Therapy : the Official Publication of ... van der Linden ML, Wordie SJ et. al.

Apr 7th, 2022 - To describe leisure time physical activity in children and young people with cerebral palsy and identify barriers and facilitators to participation. Leisure time physical activity participation was derived from a national cerebral palsy register and associated factors were analyzed. Barriers and facilitators to participation were investigated through a survey. Leisure time physical activity par...

Physical therapy interventions in an inpatient rehabilitation setting for functional ne...
https://doi.org/10.3233/NRE-228004
NeuroRehabilitation Geary C

Feb 26th, 2022 - Patients with functional neurological disorder (FND) experience a variety of symptoms that affect their functional mobility and quality of life. Physical therapy can help promote normal movement patterns and restore independence. Although consensus recommendations have been published, choosing specific interventions can be a challenge due to the heterogeneity of symptom presentation. This case ...

Amplification Strategies to Reduce Tinnitus: A Paired Comparison Method.
https://doi.org/10.5152/iao.2022.20057
The Journal of International Advanced Otology; Narayan Shetty H, Basavaraj V

Feb 24th, 2022 - The study investigates the best amplification strategy that provides tinnitus relief in a quiet environment, for individuals with sensorineural hearing loss with bothersome tinnitus. The repeated measures research design was utilized. Twenty participants (age range 25 years to 65 years; mean: 48.28 years) with bilateral symmetrical sloping sensorineural hearing loss with bothersome unilateral t...

Culturally adapted pulmonary rehabilitation for adults living with post-tuberculosis lu...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8860058
BMJ Open; Akylbekov A, Orme MW et. al.

Feb 23rd, 2022 - Pulmonary rehabilitation (PR) is a programme of individually prescribed physical exercise, education and self-management activities. PR is recommended in international guidelines for managing chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and other chronic respiratory diseases. PR is still under-recognised in tuberculosis (TB) guidelines and PR is not available in many low and middle-income count...

Instrumented Gait Analysis (IGA) for Management of Children With Cerebral Palsy: A Need...
https://doi.org/10.1097/PEP.0000000000000876
Pediatric Physical Therapy : the Official Publication of ... Godwin EM, Salem Y et. al.

Feb 21st, 2022 - This needs assessment survey identifies the priorities of the clinical and research communities involved with the use of instrumented gait analysis (IGA) for a clinical practice guideline on IGA use with children with cerebral palsy (CP). Thirteen Likert scale questions asked about the importance of topics related to IGA. Other questions addressed respondents' demographics, experience with IGA,...

The Short-term Effects of Hippotherapy and Therapeutic Horseback Riding on Spasticity i...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8959353
Pediatric Physical Therapy : the Official Publication of ... Hyun C, Kim K et. al.

Feb 21st, 2022 - We systematically reviewed the short-term effects of hippotherapy and therapeutic horseback riding (THR) on lower-limb muscle spasticity in children with cerebral palsy (CP). PubMed, EMBASE, Cochrane Library, and Google Scholar databases were searched for relevant quantitative studies. Treatment effects were coded using the Ashworth scale (AS) or modified Ashworth scale (MAS) in pre- and posttr...

Functional Outcomes Associated With Independence in Walking Among People With Hereditar...
https://doi.org/10.1093/ptj/pzac006
Physical Therapy; Giangiardi VF, Perracini MR et. al.

Jan 27th, 2022 - This study aimed to identify functional outcomes related to independence in walking among people affected by hereditary ataxias. Sixty participants were selected by convenience in a list provided by an organization of people with ataxia. Sociodemographic and clinical data were collected using a semistructured questionnaire. The Assessment and Rating of Ataxia was used to assess and rate cerebel...

Supporting Ultra Poor People with Rehabilitation and Therapy among families of children...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8719685
PloS One; Al Imam MH, Jahan I et. al.

Jan 1st, 2022 - Poverty is a key contributor to delayed diagnosis and limited access to early intervention and rehabilitation for children with cerebral palsy (CP) in rural Bangladesh. 97% of families of children with CP live below the poverty line in Bangladesh. Therefore, in low-and middle-income countries (LMICs), efforts to improve outcomes for children with CP (including health-related quality of life, mo...

Cerebellar Dysfunction in Multiple Sclerosis: Considerations for Research and Rehabilit...
https://doi.org/10.1177/15459683211065442
Neurorehabilitation and Neural Repair; Edwards EM, Fritz NE et. al.

Dec 22nd, 2021 - Introduction. Cerebellar pathology is common among persons with multiple sclerosis (PwMS). The cerebellum is well recognized for its role in motor control and motor learning and cerebellar pathology in multiple sclerosis is associated with enhanced motor impairment and disability progression. The Problem. To mitigate motor disability progression, PwMS are commonly prescribed exercise and task-s...

Testing a newly developed activity pacing framework for chronic pain/fatigue: a feasibi...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8655535
BMJ Open; Antcliff D, Keenan AM et. al.

Dec 10th, 2021 - To test the feasibility of using a new activity pacing framework to standardise healthcare professionals' instructions of pacing, and explore whether measures of activity pacing/symptoms detected changes following treatment. Single-arm, repeated measures study. One National Health Service (NHS) Pain Service in Northern England, UK. Adult patients with chronic pain/fatigue, including chronic low...

Maximising Abilities, Negotiating and Generating Exercise options (MANAGE) in people wi...
https://doi.org/10.1177/02692155211064949
Clinical Rehabilitation; Louie J, Baquie K et. al.

Dec 10th, 2021 - To investigate the feasibility and preliminary efficacy of a group self-management exercise and education program in people with multiple sclerosis. Feasibility randomised controlled trial. Outpatient rehabilitation facility. Twenty-three adults (age 48.6 (11.7) years) recruited from a Multiple Sclerosis Clinic register. The intervention group undertook a 12-week group program incorporating beh...

Feasibility of High Repetition Upper Extremity Rehabilitation for Children with Unilate...
https://doi.org/10.1080/01942638.2021.2010857
Physical & Occupational Therapy in Pediatrics; Metzler MJ, O'Grady K et. al.

Dec 8th, 2021 - In pediatric upper extremity rehabilitation, feasible repetition rates are unknown. Our objectives were to examine repetition rates during rehabilitation and their impact on outcomes. Children with unilateral cerebral palsy due to perinatal stroke (n = 55, median 10 y 7 mo, 30 males) received Constraint-Induced Movement Therapy (CIMT) followed by Bimanual Therapy, each for 5 days. Repetitions w...

Spina bifida care, education, and research: A multidisciplinary community in a global c...
https://doi.org/10.3233/PRM-219015
Journal of Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine; Castillo J, Castillo H et. al.

Dec 6th, 2021 - Worldwide neural tube defects, such as encephalocele and spina bifida (SB), remain a substantial cause of the global burden of disease; and in the US, Latinos consistently have a higher birth prevalence of SB compared with other ethnic groups. From limited access and fragmented care, to scarcely available adult services, many are the challenges that besiege those living with SB. Thus, to provid...

Moderate effect of ankle foot orthosis versus ground reaction ankle foot orthosis on ba...
https://doi.org/10.1097/PXR.0000000000000060
Prosthetics and Orthotics International; Sanad DA

Nov 30th, 2021 - The children with diplegic cerebral palsy (CP) commonly have abnormal alignment of lower extremities affecting their abilities of keeping balance. Orthoses are one of the many approaches that can be prescribed to improve balance and walking in diplegic children. This study was conducted to assess the moderate effect of solid ankle foot orthosis (AFO) vs. the ground reaction ankle foot orthosis ...

Physical exercise and goal attainment after shunt surgery in idiopathic normal pressure...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8607575
Fluids and Barriers of the CNS; Rydja J, Kollén L et. al.

Nov 24th, 2021 - Rehabilitation in iNPH is suggested to be an important factor to improve patients' functions but there are lack of clinical trials evaluating the effect of rehabilitation interventions after shunt surgery in iNPH. The objective of this study was to evaluate the effect of a physical exercise programme and goal attainment for patients with idiopathic normal pressure hydrocephalus (iNPH) after sur...

Lifetime burden of disease due to incident tuberculosis: a global reappraisal including...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8609280
The Lancet. Global Health; Menzies NA, Quaife M et. al.

Nov 20th, 2021 - Many individuals who survive tuberculosis disease face ongoing disability and elevated mortality risks. However, the impact of post-tuberculosis sequelae is generally omitted from policy analyses and disease burden estimates. We therefore estimated the global burden of tuberculosis, inclusive of post-tuberculosis morbidity and mortality. We constructed a hypothetical cohort of individuals devel...

Challenges and Lessons Learned for Acute Inpatient Rehabilitation of Persons With COVID...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8594401
American Journal of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation; Maltser S, Trovato E et. al.

Nov 19th, 2021 - The aim of the study was to present: (1) physiatric care delivery amid the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic, (2) challenges, (3) data from the first cohort of post-COVID-19 inpatient rehabilitation facility patients, and (4) lessons learned by a research consortium of New York and New Jersey rehabilitation institutions. For this clinical descriptive retrospective study, data were extracted from post-COVID-1...

Models of Care for Postacute COVID-19 Clinics: Experiences and a Practical Framework fo...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8594397
American Journal of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation; Verduzco-Gutierrez M, Estores IM et. al.

Nov 19th, 2021 - After surviving infection with the SARS-CoV-2 virus, individuals may have persistent symptoms and prolonged impairments that may last for weeks to months. The frequency and heterogeneity of persistent post-COVID conditions have created challenges in care. Specialty clinics are being established in response to an increasing need to care for patients with postacute sequelae of SARS-CoV-2 or long ...