Medical Library

Medical Library

Overview

At our practice, we like to provide cutting edge information when possible. Below you will find references to some studies that support and refute various treatment approaches. As the literature is updated, we will make every effort to continue to keep our referring physicians up to date regarding the best evidence in rehabilitation.

Neck

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EXAMINATION OF A CLINICAL PREDICTION RULE TO IDENTIFY PATIENTS WITH NECK PAIN LIKELY TO BENEFIT FROM THORACIC SPINE THRUST MANIPULATION AND A GENERAL CERVICAL RANGE OF MOTION EXERCISE: MULTI-CENTER RANDOMIZED CLINICAL TRIAL.

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PRELIMINARY EXAMINATION OF A PROPOSED TREATMENT-BASED CLASSIFICATION SYSTEM FOR PATIENTS RECEIVING PHYSICAL THERAPY INTERVENTIONS FOR NECK PAIN.

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IMMEDIATE EFFECTS OF THORACIC MANIPULATION IN PATIENTS WITH NECK PAIN: A RANDOMIZED CLINICAL TRIAL.

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PREDICTORS OF SHORT-TERM OUTCOME IN PEOPLE WITH A CLINICAL DIAGNOSIS OF CERVICAL RADICULOPATHY.

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SHORT-TERM EFFECTS OF THRUST VERSUS NONTHRUST MOBILIZATION/MANIPULATION DIRECTED AT THE THORACIC SPINE IN PATIENTS WITH NECK PAIN: A RANDOMIZED CLINICAL TRIAL.

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NECK PAIN WITH REFERRAL AND JOINT MOBILIZATION

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CERVICAL RADICULOPATHY AND CERVICAL TRACTION

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MOBILIZATION AND MANIPULATION - A COCHRANE REVIEW

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EXERCISE FOR PATIENTS WITH CHRONIC NECK PAIN

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ACTIVE TREATMENT BETTER THAN HOME EXERCISE OR ADVICE

Shoulder

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EXERCISE AND JOINT MOBILIZATION IMPROVES OUTCOMES IN FROZEN SHOULDER PATIENTS; MODALITY USE RESULTS IN INFERIOR OUTCOMES

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EXERCISE AS AN ALTERNATIVE TO SHOULDER DECOMPRESSION SURGERY

Elbow

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USE OF CONSERVATIVE AND SPORT-SPECIFIC MANAGEMENT STRATEGIES FOR A BASEBALL PITCHER WITH PERSISTENT ELBOW PAIN.

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REHABILITATION OF THE THROWER'S ELBOW.

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MANIPULATION OF THE WRIST FOR MANAGEMENT OF LATERAL EPICONDYLITIS: A RANDOMIZED PILOT STUDY.

Low Back

CLINICAL PREDICTION RULE FOR ACUTE LOW BACK PAIN

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RANDOM, CONTROLLED TRIAL SUPPORTING PT FOR SPINAL STENOSIS

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CASE STUDIES FOR STENOSIS

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EXERCISE AND LOW BACK PAIN

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LITTLE EVIDENCE FOR USE OF LX TRACTION AS SINGLE MODALITY FOR LOW-BACK PAIN WITHOUT SCIATICA

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CLINICAL PREDICTION RULE FOR STABILIZATION EXERCISES FOR LOW BACK PAIN PATIENTS

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MYTH THAT ACUTE LOW BACK PAIN IS SELF LIMITING

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POST SURGICAL REHAB FOR DISCECTOMY

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CLASSIFICATION BASED PHYSICAL THERAPY FOR LOW BACK PAIN PATIENTS

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REHABILITATION AS AN ALTERNATIVE FOR LUMBAR FUSION

Hip

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JOINT MOBILIZATION AND HIP OA

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STRENGTHENING POST THA

Knee

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PATELLOFEMORAL PAIN AND PT

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PATELLOFEMORAL PAIN - IMPORTANCE OF EVALUATING THE LOWER EXTREMITY

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QUADRICEPS STRENGTHENING POST TKA

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JOINT MOB AND OA

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ECCENTRIC LOADING OF JUMPER'S KNEE

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SUPERVISED PT POST MENISECTOMY MIGHT BE HELPFUL OR MIGHT NOT

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SPORTS PERFORMANCE TRAINING AND ACL INJURY PREVENTION

Foot/Ankle

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ANKLE SPRAINS - LITERATURE REVIEW

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PLANTAR FASCIITIS AND ORTHOTICS

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PLANTAR FASCIITIS AND STRETCHING

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ACHILLES TENDINOSIS AND ECCENTRIC LOADING

Exercise, ROM, Misc.

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EXERCISE THERAPY AND OSTEOARTHRITIS/MANUAL THERAPY

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BEST-EVIDENCE SUMMARY FOR THE USE OF EXERCISE THERAPY

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INTERVENTIONS FOR IMPROVEMENT OF ROM

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PTS' KNOWLEDGE IN MANAGING MUSCULOSKELETAL CONDITIONS

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EXERCISE THERAPY FOR RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS

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