Learn More
OBJECTIVE To examine the incidence and predictors of complex regional pain syndrome type I (CRPS I) after fracture of the distal radius. DESIGN Prospective study. SETTING University hospital. PARTICIPANTS A consecutive sample of patients (N=90) with fracture of the distal radius treated by closed reduction and casting. INTERVENTIONS Not applicable.(More)
OBJECTIVE To assess the efficacy and treatment compliance of a home-based rehabilitation programme for chronic low back pain (CLBP). POPULATION CLBP outpatients treated in a Physical Medicine Rehabilitation or Rheumatology unit within a university hospital. METHODS We performed a prospective, comparative study. The participants were randomly assigned to(More)
OBJECTIVE Metabolic syndrome (MS) risk factors are potentially implicated in the development of lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS). The goals of this study were to analyze the prevalence of the LUTS in patients presenting with MS and to evaluate the correlation between the MS components and LUTS. METHODS A prospective study was conducted on a group of 34(More)
BACKGROUND Evaluate the functional outcome of a specific program of rehabilitation during conservative treatment of fracture of the greater tuberosity. METHODS We retrospectively studied the records of 22 patients, with minimally displaced greater tuberosity fracture, according to inclusion criteria. All patients have received an early (one week after the(More)
OBJECTIVE Our objective is to assess the effect of mechanical and manual intermittent cervical traction on pain, use of analgesics and disability during the recent cervical radiculopathy (CR). METHODS We made a prospective randomized study including patients sent for rehabilitation between April 2005 and October 2006. Thirty-nine patients were divided(More)
Sacroiliac joint (SIJ) is an uncommon localisation of osteoarthritis. Instability of this joint is one of rare aetiologies. It can occur after resection of the pubic symphysis for whatever the reason. The biomechanical consequences on the SIJ are increasing shear forces and vertical restrain. This leads to secondary progressive SIJ osteoarthritis. There is(More)
Subcutaneous rupture of the tibialis anterior tendon is rare. Diagnosis is usually clear. The essential clinical symptoms are progressively: footdrop gait, loss of ankle flexion strength, ankle foot pain and claw toes. But the occurrence of an asymptomatic time period between the injury and the onset of clinical signs can make the diagnosis more difficult.(More)
  • 1