Physical Therapy in Cancer

Efficacy of chiropractic manipulation is supported for low back pain, neck pain and several other well defined conditions. In practice, however, chiropractors tend to offer longer sequences of manipulation than studies support, or they prescribe maintenance treatment. Only in low back pain is there goo evidence that maintenance improved outcomes. ODG does not generally support maintenance treatments. NYS neck guideline, on the other hand, says: '

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The Role of Physical Therapies in Muscular Dystrophies – pro

Muscular dystrophy (MD)is a group of genetic diseases that affect muscle function. There are more than 30 genetic mutations that can cause muscular dystrophy. Based on the clinical features, including inheritance pattern, muscles affected, and muscle biopsy features, dystriophis are dvivided into: Duchenne, Becker, Myotonic dystrophy, Facioscapulohumeral, Limb-girdle, Ocullopharyngeal, Congenital and Distal. Physical therapy, especially regular stretching,

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Pneumatic Pumps for Lymphedema – pro

Although pneumatic pumps have been used for many years to treat lymphedema, studies have conflicted on their effectiveness. For example, the 2009 McMaster University Evidence-based Practice Centre (building on an earlier study in 1998 by theBlueCrossBlueShieldTechnologyEvaluationCenter) comparing the efficacy of different types of pneumatic extremity pumps found there was " insufficient evidence to permit conclusions regarding whether the efficacy

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