OBJECTIVE To determine whether electromyographic (EMG) onsets of vastus medialis obliquus (VMO) and vastus lateralis (VL) are altered in the presence of patellofemoral pain syndrome (PFPS) during the functional task of stair stepping. DESIGN Cross-sectional. SETTING University laboratory. PATIENTS Thirty-three subjects with PFPS and 33 asymptomatic… (More)
OBJECTIVE To determine whether a multimodal physiotherapy programme including taping, exercises, and massage is effective for knee osteoarthritis, and if benefits can be maintained with self management. METHODS Randomised, double blind, placebo controlled trial; 140 community volunteers with knee osteoarthritis participated and 119 completed the trial.… (More)
OBJECTIVES Using additional data from two previously reported studies, the aim was to determine the effects of immediate and short-term continuous (3 weeks) application of knee tape on quadriceps sensorimotor function in individuals with symptomatic knee osteoarthritis (OA). METHODS A within-subjects study (n = 18) and a randomized controlled trial (n =… (More)
We have described a case of bilateral diaphragmatic palsy temporally related to chiropractic manipulation of the neck. Severe orthopnea of acute onset during cervical manipulation was the main symptom.
BACKGROUND The prognostic value of early magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) in dogs after traumatic brain injury (TBI) remains unclear. OBJECTIVES Determine whether MRI findings are associated with prognosis after TBI in dogs. ANIMALS Fifty client-owned dogs. METHODS Retrospective study of dogs with TBI that underwent 1.5T MRI within 14 days after head… (More)
BACKGROUND Corpus callosal abnormalities (CCA) in dogs have been only sporadically reported and are poorly characterized. HYPOTHESIS/OBJECTIVES To describe the clinical presentation and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) characteristics of dogs with CCA. ANIMALS Fifteen client-owned dogs. METHODS Retrospective study. Records of the contributing… (More)