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Randomised controlled trials of immediate weight-bearing mobilisation for rupture of the tendo Achillis.
We performed two independent, randomised, controlled trials in order to assess the potential benefits of immediate weight-bearing mobilisation after rupture of the tendo Achillis. The first trial, onExpand
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The relative timing of VMO and VL in the aetiology of anterior knee pain: a systematic review and meta-analysis
BackgroundAnterior knee pain (AKP) is a common musculoskeletal complaint. It has been suggested that one factor that may contribute to the presence of AKP is a delay in the recruitment of the vastusExpand
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Operative versus non-operative management following Rockwood grade III acromioclavicular separation: a meta-analysis of the current evidence base
BackgroundWhilst there is little debate over the treatment of Rockwood grade V and VI acromioclavicular dislocation, the management of grade III acromioclavicular dislocation remains less clear. TheExpand
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The impact of subacromial impingement syndrome on muscle activity patterns of the shoulder complex: a systematic review of electromyographic studies
BackgroundSubacromial impingement syndrome (SIS) is a commonly reported cause of shoulder pain. The purpose of this study was to systematically review the literature to examine whether a differenceExpand
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Power grip, pinch grip, manual muscle testing or thenar atrophy – which should be assessed as a motor outcome after carpal tunnel decompression? A systematic review
BackgroundObjective assessment of motor function is frequently used to evaluate outcome after surgical treatment of carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS). However a range of outcome measures are used andExpand
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The development, validation and internal consistency of the Norwich Patellar Instability (NPI) score
PurposeNo outcome measurements have previously been designed to assess patient-perceived patellar instability. The purposes of this study were to address this limitation and to describe theExpand
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The effectiveness of manual stretching in the treatment of plantar heel pain: a systematic review
BackgroundPlantar heel pain is a commonly occurring foot complaint. Stretching is frequently utilised as a treatment, yet a systematic review focusing only on its effectiveness has not beenExpand
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Eccentric calf muscle training compared with therapeutic ultrasound for chronic Achilles tendon pain--a pilot study.
A number of studies have indicated that eccentric calf muscle training has beneficial effects in the management of Achilles tendon pain for recreational athletes. The purpose of this prospectiveExpand
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Clinical outcomes of rehabilitation for patients following lateral patellar dislocation: a systematic review.
OBJECTIVES Little has been published about which physiotherapy interventions are used to treat patients with instability of the patella. The purpose of this study was to review the literatureExpand
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Reliability of Isokinetic Dynamometry in Assessing Plantarflexion Torque Following Achilles Tendon Rupture
Background: Research investigating the most effective management of Achilles tendon injury has been limited by a lack of reliable outcome measurements. Calf strength may be a valid outcome measure,Expand
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