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A modern way to teach and practice manual therapy (2024)
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Kerry, R., Young, K. J., Evans, D. W., Lee, E., Georgopoulos, V., Meakins, A., …Hutting, N. (2024). A modern way to teach and practice manual therapy. Chiropractic & Manual Therapies, 32(1), Article 17. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12998-024-00537-0

Background: Musculoskeletal conditions are the leading contributor to global disability and health burden. Manual therapy (MT) interventions are commonly recommended in clinical guidelines and used in the management of musculoskeletal conditions. Tra... Read More about A modern way to teach and practice manual therapy.

The impact of prehabilitation on outcomes in frail and high-risk patients undergoing major abdominal surgery: A systematic review and meta-analysis (2024)
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Skořepa, P., Ford, K. L., Alsuwaylihi, A., O’Connor, D., Prado, C. M., Gomez, D., & Lobo, D. N. (2024). The impact of prehabilitation on outcomes in frail and high-risk patients undergoing major abdominal surgery: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Clinical Nutrition, 43(3), 629-648. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.clnu.2024.01.020

Background & aims: Prehabilitation comprises multidisciplinary preoperative interventions including exercise, nutritional optimisation and psychological preparation aimed at improving surgical outcomes. The aim of this systematic review and meta-anal... Read More about The impact of prehabilitation on outcomes in frail and high-risk patients undergoing major abdominal surgery: A systematic review and meta-analysis.

Influence of central aspects of pain on self-management in people with chronic low back pain (2023)
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Georgopoulos, V., McWilliams, D. F., Hendrick, P., & Walsh, D. A. (2023). Influence of central aspects of pain on self-management in people with chronic low back pain. Patient Education and Counseling, 121, Article 108109. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pec.2023.108109

Objective: This observational study investigated whether central aspects of pain are associated with self-management domains in individuals with chronic low back pain (CLBP) undertaking a pain management program. Methods: Individuals with CLBP provid... Read More about Influence of central aspects of pain on self-management in people with chronic low back pain.

Feasibility of delivering supervised exercise training following surgical resection and during adjuvant chemotherapy for pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma (PRECISE): a case series (2023)
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Brown, M., O’Connor, D., Turkington, R., Eatock, M., Vince, R., Hulme, C., …Prue, G. (2023). Feasibility of delivering supervised exercise training following surgical resection and during adjuvant chemotherapy for pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma (PRECISE): a case series. BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation, 15(1), Article 116. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13102-023-00722-3

IntroductionPancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma (PDAC) is an aggressive neoplasm, with surgical resection and adjuvant chemotherapy the only curative treatment. Treatment-related toxicities place a considerable burden on patients although exercise train... Read More about Feasibility of delivering supervised exercise training following surgical resection and during adjuvant chemotherapy for pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma (PRECISE): a case series.

Barriers and facilitators in providing home-based rehabilitation for stroke survivors with severe disability in the UK: an online focus group study with multidisciplinary rehabilitation teams (2023)
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Fisher, R., Russell, L., Riley-Bennett, F., Cameron, T., Walker, M., & Sackley, C. (2023). Barriers and facilitators in providing home-based rehabilitation for stroke survivors with severe disability in the UK: an online focus group study with multidisciplinary rehabilitation teams. BMJ Open, 13(8), Article e071217. https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2022-071217

Objectives: In the UK, over 20% of stroke survivors leave hospital with severe disability. Limited evidence-based clinical guidance is available to support the rehabilitation of these individuals. Our previous research has focussed on establishing co... Read More about Barriers and facilitators in providing home-based rehabilitation for stroke survivors with severe disability in the UK: an online focus group study with multidisciplinary rehabilitation teams.

Community Occupational Therapy in Dementia intervention for people with mild to moderate dementia and their family carers in the UK: the VALID research programme including RCT (2023)
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Wenborn, J., Mountain, G., Moniz-Cook, E., Poland, F., King, M., Omar, R., …Orrell, M. (2023). Community Occupational Therapy in Dementia intervention for people with mild to moderate dementia and their family carers in the UK: the VALID research programme including RCT. Programme Grants for Applied Research, 11(5), 1-76. https://doi.org/10.3310/rgtj7429

Background People with dementia find it increasingly difficult to carry out daily activities (activities of daily living), and may require increasing support from family carers. Researchers in the Netherlands developed the Community Occupational T... Read More about Community Occupational Therapy in Dementia intervention for people with mild to moderate dementia and their family carers in the UK: the VALID research programme including RCT.

Stories of restitution: Family experiences of diagnosis and help-seeking for a child with cerebral palsy (2023)
Journal Article
Asante, E., Lymn, J. S., & Diver, C. (2023). Stories of restitution: Family experiences of diagnosis and help-seeking for a child with cerebral palsy. Journal of Pediatric Nursing, 69, e73-e79. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pedn.2022.12.010

Background: The experience of living with children with CP is dominated by the voice of the mother while others are rarely reported. Incorporation of the voices of other family members is important for a holistic understanding. Methods: Drawing on th... Read More about Stories of restitution: Family experiences of diagnosis and help-seeking for a child with cerebral palsy.

Comparative efficacy of exercise therapy and oral non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and paracetamol for knee or hip osteoarthritis: a network meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials (2023)
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Weng, Q., Goh, S.-L., Wu, J., Persson, M. S., Wei, J., Sarmanova, A., …Zhang, W. (2023). Comparative efficacy of exercise therapy and oral non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and paracetamol for knee or hip osteoarthritis: a network meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials. British Journal of Sports Medicine, 57(15), 990-996. https://doi.org/10.1136/bjsports-2022-105898

OBJECTIVE: Clinical guidelines recommend exercise as a core treatment for knee or hip osteoarthritis (OA). However, how its analgesic effect compares to analgesics, for example, oral non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) and paracetamol-the... Read More about Comparative efficacy of exercise therapy and oral non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and paracetamol for knee or hip osteoarthritis: a network meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials.

Predictors of self-management in patients with chronic low back pain: a longitudinal study (2022)
Journal Article
Banerjee, A., Hendrick, P., & Blake, H. (2022). Predictors of self-management in patients with chronic low back pain: a longitudinal study. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders, 23(1), Article 1071. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12891-022-05933-2

Background: Self-management (SM) is a key recommended strategy for managing chronic low back pain (CLBP). However, SM programmes generate small to moderate benefits for reducing pain and disability in patients with CLBP. The benefits of the SM progra... Read More about Predictors of self-management in patients with chronic low back pain: a longitudinal study.