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Beliefs about the body and pain: the critical role in musculoskeletal pain management
J.P. Caneiro, Samantha Bunzli, Peter O'Sullivan
Braz J Phys Ther. 2021;25:17-29
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Highlights

  • Beliefs are an important target for the management of musculoskeletal pain.

  • Behavioural learning is key to elicit and disconfirm unhelpful beliefs.

  • We propose key principles to guide clinicians in promoting behavioural change.

  • A case illustrates the role beliefs have on musculoskeletal pain management.

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Strategies for a safe and assertive telerehabilitation practice
Iuri Fioratti, Lívia G. Fernandes, Felipe J. Reis, Bruno T. Saragiotto
Braz J Phys Ther. 2021;25:113-6
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Knee osteoarthritis: key treatments and implications for physical therapy
Lucas Ogura Dantas, Tania de Fátima Salvini, Timothy E. McAlindon
Braz J Phys Ther. 2021;25:135-46
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Highlights

  • Patient education, physical exercise, and weight maintenance constitute the first-line knee osteoarthritis treatment approach.

  • There is still neglect of evidence-based strategies in clinical practice.

  • Less than 40% of patients with knee OA receive first-line treatment.

  • The use of adjunct therapies, isolated or in association with gold-standard treatments, is questionable.

  • Surgery is typically a last resort for the management of knee osteoarthritis.

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Psychometric properties of the Brazilian version of the Bournemouth questionnaire for low back pain: validity and reliability
Letícia Bojikian Calixtre, Carlos Luques Fonseca, Bruno Leonardo da Silva Gruninger, Danilo Harudy Kamonseki
Braz J Phys Ther. 2021;25:70-7
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Highlights

  • Total score of the Brazilian Bournemouth Questionnaire is valid.

  • The Brazilian Bournemouth Questionnaire for low back pain is reliable.

  • Standard Error of Measurement was 5.97 points.

  • Minimum Detectable Change was 16.54 points.

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Current clinical practice and return-to-sport criteria after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction: a survey of Brazilian physical therapists
Cecilia Ferreira Aquino, Juliana Melo Ocarino, Vanessa Aparecida Cardoso, Renan Alves Resende, Thales Rezende Souza, Laís Menezes Rabelo, Sérgio Teixeira Fonseca
Braz J Phys Ther. 2021;25:242-50
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Highlights

  • Most Brazilian physical therapists do not use the recommended criteria for return to sport after ACLR.

  • Specialty certification in sports physical therapy contributes to the use of the recommended criteria.

  • Psychological factors associated with ACLR are neglected by most Brazilian physical therapists.

  • Most Brazilian physical therapists do not use functional questionnaires after ACLR.

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Predicting physical activity recovery after hip and knee arthroplasty? A longitudinal cohort study
Julien Lebleu, Hervé Poilvache, Philippe Mahaudens, Roel De Ridder, Christine Detrembleur
Braz J Phys Ther. 2021;25:30-9
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Highlights

  • 146 patients were rehabilitated by a mobile health program after arthroplasty

  • Physical activity (PA) was recorded each day by means of fitness trackers

  • Patient reached their pre-operative physical activity level at 7-week post-surgery

  • This study identified predictors for physical activity recovery

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“A journey to learn about pain”: the development and validation of a comic book about pain neuroscience education for children
Felipe Reis, Tonya Mizell Palermo, Louise Acalantis, Leandro Calazans Nogueira, Ney Meziat-Filho, Adriaan Louw, Kelly Ickmans
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Highlights

  • Pain is a common problem in the field of pediatrics.

  • To date, pain education resources for young children are lacking.

  • A comic book about pain education can be a useful method to present pain concepts to children.

  • Pain education can contribute to changing children's maladaptive beliefs and behaviors.

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Available online 15 May 2021
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Investigating the rigour of research findings in experimental studies assessing the effects of breaking up prolonged sitting – extended scoping review
Coralie English, Ishanka Weerasekara, Anjelica Carlos, Sebastien Chastin, Gary Crowfoot, Claire Fitzsimons, Anne Forster, Elizabeth Holliday, Heidi Janssen, Paul Mackie, Gillian Mead, David Dunstan
Braz J Phys Ther. 2021;25:4-16
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Highlights

  • Only 50% of the published trials were registered.

  • Unregistered trials may have collected other measures that remain unreported.

  • Many additional outcomes not appearing in trial registries were published.

  • Some reported positive findings are likely spurious due to unadjusted multiple comparisons.

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Performance difference on the six-minute walk test on tracks of 20 and 30 meters for patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: validity and reliability
Suelen Roberta Klein, Aline Almeida Gulart, Raysa Silva Venâncio, Anelise Bauer Munari, Simone Graciosa Gavenda, Ana Carolina Benedet Martins, Anamaria Fleig Mayer
Braz J Phys Ther. 2021;25:40-7
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Effectiveness of mechanical diagnosis and therapy in patients with non-specific chronic low back pain: a literature review with meta-analysis
Enrique Sanchis-Sánchez, Enrique Lluch-Girbés, Pepe Guillart-Castells, Sylvia Georgieva, Pablo García-Molina, Jose-María Blasco
Braz J Phys Ther. 2021;25:117-34
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Highlights

  • Chronic low back pain (CLBP) is a primary cause of pain and disability.

  • Mechanical diagnosis and therapy (MDT) is a suitable approach for CLBP.

  • Improvements with MDT in CLBP are similar to other physical therapy approaches.

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