Deep tissue massage, strengthening and stretching exercises, and a combination of both compared with advice to stay active for subacute or persistent non-specific neck pain: A cost-effectiveness analysis of the Stockholm Neck trial (STONE)

Aug 18, 2020 by in MUSCULOSKELETAL MEDICINE Comments Off on Deep tissue massage, strengthening and stretching exercises, and a combination of both compared with advice to stay active for subacute or persistent non-specific neck pain: A cost-effectiveness analysis of the Stockholm Neck trial (STONE)

Abstract Objective To evaluate the cost-effectiveness of deep tissue massage (‘massage’), strengthening and stretching exercises (‘exercises’) or a combination of both (‘combined therapy’) in comparison with advice to stay active…

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What is the minimal important difference of pain intensity, mandibular function, and headache impact in patients with temporomandibular disorders? Clinical significance analysis of a randomized controlled trial

Aug 18, 2020 by in MUSCULOSKELETAL MEDICINE Comments Off on What is the minimal important difference of pain intensity, mandibular function, and headache impact in patients with temporomandibular disorders? Clinical significance analysis of a randomized controlled trial

Abstract Background There are insufficient studies providing Minimal Clinically Important Difference (MCID) for outcomes related to temporomandibular disorders (TMD). Objectives (1) To provide the MCID of outcomes related to TMD…

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Validity and diagnostic accuracy of foot posture Index-6 using radiographic findings as the gold standard to determine paediatric flexible flatfoot between ages of 6–18 years: A cross-sectional study

Aug 18, 2020 by in MUSCULOSKELETAL MEDICINE Comments Off on Validity and diagnostic accuracy of foot posture Index-6 using radiographic findings as the gold standard to determine paediatric flexible flatfoot between ages of 6–18 years: A cross-sectional study

Abstract Background Diagnosis of flexible flatfoot is usually based upon radiographic or clinical measures. Radiographic measures pose a potential risk of radiation exposure especially in Paediatric population. Clinicians need a…

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Meniscal Repair Techniques

Aug 15, 2020 by in SPORT MEDICINE Comments Off on Meniscal Repair Techniques

The menisci play a vital role in knee joint stability, load distribution, and lubrication, protecting the joint surfaces from degenerative change. Meniscal repair protects the joint from increased loading and…

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Meniscus Injuries

Aug 15, 2020 by in SPORT MEDICINE Comments Off on Meniscus Injuries

Meniscal injury potentiates a sequence of events that leads to degenerative changes and early osteoarthritis. It is therefore imperative to preserve the meniscus whenever possible. Given the expanding indications for…

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