Renuka J Jacobsson, Anne Oikarinen, Jenni Krogell, Päivi Kankkunen
OBJECTIVE: To explore the extent and type of evidence in relation to group-based cardiac telerehabilitation interventions and health outcomes in coronary artery disease patients. DATA SOURCES: A literature search was conducted in August 2022 and July 2023 in databases including PubMed, CINAHL, Scopus and PsycINFO. The search process followed the scoping review methodology guided by the Joanna Briggs Institute for scoping reviews. METHODS: The inclusion criteria were a peer-reviewed journal article published in English between 1 January 2017 and 15 August 2022 and updated to cover until 15 July 2023 concerning group-based cardiac telerehabilitation in adult coronary artery disease patients...
September 21, 2023: Clinical Rehabilitation
Caspar F Mylius, Yvet Mooiweer, Wim P Krijnen, Tim Takken, Barbara C van Munster, Cees P van der Schans, Joost M Klaase
OBJECTIVE: To determine the effect of interventions on physical activity levels of patients awaiting abdominal resection surgery using self-reported as well as device-measured outcome measures. DATA SOURCE: PubMed and EMBASE databases were searched on the 18th of April 2023 up to April 2023 for studies on interventions to promote physical activity during the preoperative phase. REVIEW METHODS: Studies were included if pre- and post-intervention physical activity was measured between diagnosis and abdominal surgery...
September 21, 2023: Clinical Rehabilitation
Christine Comer, Esther Williamson, Suzanne McIlroy, Cynthia Srikesavan, Sally Dalton, G J Melendez-Torres, Sarah E Lamb
OBJECTIVE: To analyse the components used in exercise interventions for people with symptoms of neurogenic claudication due to lumbar spinal stenosis and identify components associated with successful interventions. DATA SOURCES: Eligible papers published up to April 2023 from MEDLINE, EMBASE, CINAHL, PEDro, CENTRAL, Web of Science, and trial registry websites. REVIEW METHODS: Literature searches were performed by an Information Specialist...
September 16, 2023: Clinical Rehabilitation
Inmaculada Carmen Lara-Palomo, Eduardo Antequera-Soler, Manuel Fernández-Sánchez, Adelaida María Castro-Sánchez, Héctor García-López
OBJECTIVE: To compare the effects of electrical dry needling with a non-invasive multi-component intervention in patients with chronic low back pain. DESIGN: A randomised single-blind clinical trial. SETTING: Outpatient Physiotherapy Clinic; home. PARTICIPANTS: Sixty-four patients with chronic low back pain aged 30-65 years. INTERVENTIONS: Six-week electrical dry needling on myofascial trigger points, and a non-invasive multicomponent intervention (home exercise programme, stretching and ischemic compression)...
September 13, 2023: Clinical Rehabilitation
Shang-Yu Wu, Po-Cheng Hsu, Yuan-Yuan Tsai, Jian-Ru Huang, Kevin A Wang, Jia-Chi Wang
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the therapeutic effect of combining ultrasound-guided hydrodilatation with hyaluronic acid and physical therapy compared with physical therapy alone in patients with adhesive capsulitis. DESIGN: A prospective, single-blinded, randomised controlled trial. SETTING: Single medical centre. PARTICIPANTS: Patients with adhesive capsulitis ( N  = 62) were divided into group A: ultrasound-guided hydrodilatation with hyaluronic acid + physical therapy ( N  = 31) and group B: physical therapy alone ( N  = 31)...
September 11, 2023: Clinical Rehabilitation
Eloise de Oliveira Lima, Letícia Maria Silva, Ana Luísa Vilar Melo, Julia Vitória Torres D'arruda, Marlon Alexandre de Albuquerque, José Maurício Ramos de Souza Neto, Eliane Araújo de Oliveira, Suellen Marinho Andrade
OBJECTIVE: This study aimed to evaluate the effectiveness of transcranial direct current stimulation associated with brain-computer interface in stroke patients. DATA SOURCES: The PubMed, Central, PEDro, Web of Science, SCOPUS, PsycINFO Ovid, CINAHL EBSCO, EMBASE, and ScienceDirect databases were searched from inception to April 2023 for randomized controlled studies reporting the effects of active transcranial direct current stimulation associated with brain-computer interface to a transcranial direct current stimulation sham associated with brain-computer interface condition on the outcome measure (motor performance and functional independence)...
September 5, 2023: Clinical Rehabilitation
Rose Goonan, Edward Mohandoss, Celia Marston, Jaqueline Kay, Anurika Priyanjali De Silva, Andrea B Maier, Esmee Reijnierse, Marlena Klaic
OBJECTIVES: To evaluate the physical and functional outcomes of the 'Ending Pyjama Paralysis' intervention in an inpatient geriatric rehabilitation unit. DESIGN: Quasi-experimental mixed-methods design nested within the 'REStORing health of acutely unwell adulTs' (RESORT) prospective, observational, longitudinal cohort of geriatric rehabilitation inpatients study. SETTING: Geriatric rehabilitation wards in a major metropolitan public hospital between June 2019 and March 2020...
August 30, 2023: Clinical Rehabilitation
Jwm van Grootel, P Bor, C Veenhof, K Valkenet
OBJECTIVE: To describe the development of a goal-directed movement intervention in two medical wards, including recommendations for implementation and evaluation. DESIGN: Implementation Research. SETTING: Pulmonology and nephrology/gastroenterology wards of the University Medical Centre Utrecht, The Netherlands. PARTICIPANTS: Seven focus groups were executed including 28 nurses, 7 physical therapists and 15 medical specialists...
August 30, 2023: Clinical Rehabilitation
Yuho Okita, Yuko Kawaguchi, Yuki Inoue, Kanta Ohno, Tatsunori Sawada, William Levack, Kounosuke Tomori
OBJECTIVES: This scoping review aims to map the literature on goal-setting tools in adult rehabilitation, exploring their characteristics, target users and supporting evidence to inform practice and future research in this area. METHODS: We completed a comprehensive search of four databases to identify relevant articles on tools for goal setting in rehabilitation. We followed Arkey and O'Malley's scoping review process to guide article selection, data extraction and data analysis...
August 30, 2023: Clinical Rehabilitation
Caoimhe Barry Walsh, Roisin Cahalan, Rana S Hinman, Kieran O'Sullivan
OBJECTIVE: The study explores the attitudes of people with chronic health conditions towards the use of group-based telerehabilitation. DESIGN: A qualitative research study. SETTING: The setting involved semi-structured focus groups via videoconferencing software. PARTICIPANTS: A purposive sample of 18 people with chronic health conditions including cardiorespiratory, neurological and musculoskeletal conditions was recruited via national patient advocacy and support groups in Ireland and clinical contacts...
August 25, 2023: Clinical Rehabilitation
Sinikka Kilpikoski, Arja H Häkkinen, Jussi P Repo, Kati Kyrölä, Juhani Multanen, Markku Kankaanpää, Aki Vainionpää, Esa-Pekka Takala, Hannu Kautiainen, Jari Ylinen
OBJECTIVE: To compare the effectiveness of a McKenzie Method intervention in patients with sciatica with guideline-based patient education. DESIGN: Multi-centre, assessor-blinded, parallel-group, randomised trial. SETTING: Two tertiary hospitals providing operative spinal care. SUBJECTS: Sciatica patients with magnetic resonance imaging-confirmed lumbar disc herniation compressing a nerve root. INTERVENTIONS: The McKenzie group received specific back exercises for seven visits combined with an educational book, and the Control group received a single session of self-management guidance according to usual practices...
August 21, 2023: Clinical Rehabilitation
An-Chi Chung, Chun-Jung Chang, Jui-Fang Liu, Ming-Szu Hung, Tien-Pei Fang, Hui-Ling Lin
OBJECTIVE: To explore the short- and long-term effects of lower-limb endurance training on chronic obstructive pulmonary disease outpatients. DESIGN: Prospective quasi-experimental study. SETTING: 1383-bed teaching hospital in Taiwan. PARTICIPANTS: Overall, 69 outpatients diagnosed with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease were enrolled. A total of 60 patients completed the study. INTERVENTION: Training group: Lower-limb endurance training; control group: Education only...
August 13, 2023: Clinical Rehabilitation
Esther Prados-Román, Irene Cabrera-Martos, Javier Martín-Nuñez, Geraldine Valenza-Peña, María Granados-Santiago, Marie Carmen Valenza
OBJECTIVE: To synthesize the evidence of the effectiveness of self-management interventions during the peri-hospitalization period. DATA SOURCES: Three databases (i.e. PubMed, Web of Science, and Scopus) were systematically searched. REVIEW METHODS: Full-text randomized controlled studies that assessed the effects of self-management interventions initiated during the peri-hospitalization period in patients with stroke were included. Two independent reviewers performed data extraction...
August 7, 2023: Clinical Rehabilitation
Callum Bradford, Denis Martin, Kirsti J Loughran, Noelle Robertson, Alexandra Carne, Nathan Skidmore, Samantha L Harrison
OBJECTIVE: Sport participation may have quality-of-life benefits for people with chronic breathlessness; however, its feasibility and impact on health are unknown. We aimed to synthesise the scientific literature concerning the impact of sport for people with chronic breathlessness. DATA SOURCES: Searches of MEDLINE, CINAHL, PsycINFO, Embase, SPORTDiscus and Google Scholar were conducted (May 2023). REVIEW METHODS: Studies were included if they assessed the impact of sport with participants who were likely to suffer from chronic breathlessness due to an underlying condition (e...
July 30, 2023: Clinical Rehabilitation
Marina B Wasilewski, Zara Szigeti, Christine L Sheppard, Jacqueline Minezes, Sander L Hitzig, Amanda L Mayo, Lawrence R Robinson, Maria Lung, Robert Simpson
OBJECTIVE: Widespread visitor restrictions were implemented during the COVID-19 pandemic at acute and inpatient rehabilitation hospitals. Family caregivers were physically isolated from their loved ones, which challenged engagement in patient care and readiness for their role. Thus, we aimed to explore the involvement of family caregivers in COVID-19 patients as they journeyed across the care continuum during the early phase of the COVID-19 pandemic. DESIGN: We employed a qualitative descriptive approach...
July 30, 2023: Clinical Rehabilitation
Oyéné Kossi, Joke Raats, Jonas Wellens, Mathias Duckaert, Stijn De Baets, Dominique Van de Velde, Peter Feys
OBJECTIVE: Modern clinical rehabilitation practice aligned to the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health and the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities highlights the importance of attention to participation in the rehabilitation formulation. This systematic review investigates the efficacy of rehabilitation interventions evaluated in common neurological disorders reported to influence participation outcomes. DATA SOURCES: PubMed, Web of Science and PsycINFO databases were searched from inception to 25 April 2023...
July 28, 2023: Clinical Rehabilitation
Simone Burin-Chu, Héloïse Baillet, Pascale Leconte, Laure Lejeune, Régis Thouvarecq, Nicolas Benguigui
OBJECTIVE: To examine the characteristics and the effectiveness of virtual reality systems on upper limb impairments in children and young adults with cerebral palsy. DATA SOURCES: An electronic search was conducted on PubMed, PEDro, Web of Science, Central, and EMBASE. METHODS: The protocol of this review was prospectively registered in the PROSPERO database (CRD42022302271). Randomized controlled trials that tested the effects of virtual reality-based interventions on the upper limb of participants with cerebral palsy were included...
July 27, 2023: Clinical Rehabilitation
J W M van Grootel, P Bor, J A Netjes, C Veenhof, K Valkenet
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the preliminary effectiveness of a goal-directed movement intervention using a movement sensor on physical activity of hospitalized patients. DESIGN: Prospective, pre-post study. SETTING: A university medical center. PARTICIPANTS: Patients admitted to the pulmonology and nephrology/gastro-enterology wards. INTERVENTION: The movement intervention consisted of (1) self-monitoring of patients' physical activity, (2) setting daily movement goals and (3) posters with exercises and walking routes...
July 24, 2023: Clinical Rehabilitation
Robert S Gailey, Ignacio A Gaunaurd, Neva J Kirk-Sannchez, Steven A Gard, Anat Kristal
OBJECTIVE: The study purpose was three-fold: (a) to describe the development of the Functional Lower-Limb Amputee Gait Assessment, (b) to determine its reliability with two groups of raters, physical therapists, and certified prosthetists, and (c) to determine the agreement on its results between the two groups. DESIGN: A reliability study. SETTING: Institution for higher education. PARTICIPANTS: Five physical therapists and five certified prosthetists...
July 20, 2023: Clinical Rehabilitation
Gdiom Gebreheat, Adele Goman, Alison Porter-Armstrong
OBJECTIVE: To identify, map and synthesize the extent and nature of existing studies on the use of home-based digital technology to support post-stroke upper limb rehabilitation. DATA SOURCES: A comprehensive literature search was completed between 30 May 2022 and 05 April 2023, from seven online databases (CINAHL, Cochrane Library, PubMed, ScienceDirect, IEEExplore, Web of Science and PEDro), Google Scholar and the reference lists of already identified articles...
July 19, 2023: Clinical Rehabilitation
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