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Relationship between lower limb coordination and walking speed after stroke: an observational study
May Suk-Man Kwan, Leanne M. Hassett, Louise Ada, Colleen G. Canning
10.1016/j.bjpt.2018.10.006
Available online 27 October 2018
Stabilization exercises combined with neuromuscular electrical stimulation for patients with chronic low back pain: a randomized controlled trial
Muhammad Alrwaily, Michael Schneider, Gwendolyn Sowa, Michael Timko, Susan L. Whitney, Anthony Delitto
10.1016/j.bjpt.2018.10.003

  • Electrical stimulation was tolerable in patients with chronic low back pain.

  • Stabilization exercises with NMES did not add clinical benefit for the CLBP.

  • Because of the small sample; clinicians should interpreting the results cautiously.

Available online 26 October 2018
Evidence-Based Practice: a survey of Brazilian physical therapists from the dermatology subdiscipline
Renato Claudino, Naudimar de Pietro Simoes, Tatiane da Silva
10.1016/j.bjpt.2018.10.002

  • Physical therapists from dermatology report having knowledge to be able to implement EBP.

  • Physical therapists from dermatology believe having skills to be able to implement EBP.

  • There were inconsistencies on some answers about knowledge and skills related to EBP.

Available online 24 October 2018
Proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation training improves pain-related and balance outcomes in working-age patients with chronic low back pain: a randomized controlled trial
Pattanasin Areeudomwong, Vitsarut Buttagat
10.1016/j.bjpt.2018.10.005

  • PNF training statistically improves pain intensity, disability and static balance of working-age CLBP people.

  • Magnitudes of difference of outcomes between PNF training and general trunk exercises did not reach clinical important changes.

  • The therapist should take into account to use these interventions in rehabilitation programme for CLBP patients.

Available online 23 October 2018
Associations between type and severity of hip pathology with pre-operative patient reported outcome measures
Matthew D. Freke, Kay M. Crossley, Trevor Russell, Kevin J. Sims, Adam Semciw
10.1016/j.bjpt.2018.09.008

  • Associations between type and severity of hip pathology with pre-operative patient reported outcome measures were investigated.

  • High prevalence of labral pathology and acetabular chondropathy were observed.

  • Severe femoral head chondropathy and large labral tears are often undetected with imaging.

  • Severe chondropathies are most associated with PROs; however only explain 22% of the variability.

Available online 5 October 2018
Examination procedures and interventions for the hip in the management of low back pain: a survey of physical therapists
Scott A. Burns, Joshua A. Cleland, Darren A. Rivett, Suzanne J. Snodgrass
10.1016/j.bjpt.2018.09.007

  • Physical therapists routinely examine strength, range of motion and muscle flexibility of the hip(s) for individuals with low back pain.

  • Physical therapists often provide strengthening and flexibility interventions targeting the hips for individuals with low back pain.

  • Post-professional fellowship training as a physical therapist changed intervention selection to include more joint manual therapy and less muscle flexibility and modality usage.

Available online 5 October 2018
Description of low back pain clinical trials in physical therapy: a cross sectional study
Dafne Port Nascimento, Gabrielle Zoldan Gonzalez, Amanda Costa Araujo, Leonardo Oliveira Pena Costa
10.1016/j.bjpt.2018.09.002

  • Low back pain trials are published in a variety of healthcare journals.

  • The methodological quality of low back pain trials is moderate.

  • 55.5% of low back pain trials endorsed the CONSORT statement recommendations.

  • Reporting guidelines should be strictly followed.

Available online 1 October 2018
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