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F&W News brings you news from sources such as PTJ, AJPMR, BMJ, Lancet and articles written by our own researchers.

Pediatric rehabilitation after kidney transplantation

In the context of rehabilitation for children with pediatric kidney transplantation, A. Bjerre et al. conducted a study into the improvement of oxygen uptake (VO2 peak), mental health and quality of... Read more

Locus of control in patients with headache

Migraine and tension-type headaches are highly prevalent and have a strong impact on society. Locus of Control (LoC) is related to the impact of headaches and chronic pain. The extent patients... Read more

Fall Related Deaths in the US Rose 31% in 10 Years

Among American residents aged 65 and older, the mortality rate continues to rise steadily. Between 2007 and 2016 with 31% and with a particularly high pace among 85-year-olds. During the 10 years... Read more

Physical Therapist the Movement Specialist

According to the WHO (WHO, Physiotherapists 2264), the profession of Physiotherapy is a non-paramedical profession since physiotherapy is not under the supervision of a physician. The APTA, Physical... Read more

Effectiveness of preoperative Physical Therapy for elderly patients with a hip fracture

A hip fracture is the most common fracture older adults and cases of hip fracture grow in economically developed countries worldwide due to aging. The current retrospective observational study aims... Read more

HIIT versus MICT in cardiac rehabilitation

Worldwide, coronary heart disease (CHD) results in one in four deaths, an increase compared to one in five deaths 20 years ago. CHD was ranked in 2012 by a systematic analysis for the Global Burden... Read more

Patients' needs in low back pain management

This review, aimed at optimal treatment of low back pain (LBP), gives us insight into the fact that patients actively participate in care, made possible by positive interactions with their healthcare... Read more

Fall prevention programs in Asia: systematic review

This review, focused on fall prevention in Asia, gives us insight into different approaches with regard to local Asian culture. There is strong evidence for falls prevention among the elderly in this... Read more

Effects of mobilizations in patellofemoral pain; systematic review

In January 2018 a review was published in which 361 articles were identified. Of these articles twelve randomized clinical trials were included with a total of 499 patients who underwent... Read more

17 MRA Scans donated with crowdfunding for VU University

To guarantee the safety of manual therapy, we started a crowdfunding campaign in spring this year.  Eighty-six physiotherapists donated an amount of 3.340 EUR. We received donations from... Read more

Reduce risks of Cervical Manual Therapy

Research costs a lot of money. This money is often not available although patients and physiotherapists gain evidence-based effective and safe manipulative treatment and diagnostics. Therefore, an... Read more

Clinical reasoning and cervical manual therapy

With the Go4Safe project, we will assess the reliability and diagnostic accuracy of the IFOMPT-framework. The IFOMPT-framework aims to reduce the risk of serious adverse events following cervical... Read more

Reduce risks of manipulations in Manual Therapy

For disorders of the cervical spine, high level clinical reasoning is crucial as poor diagnosis and management can result in a serious adverse event. To reduce the risk of such events following... Read more

Publish your Article, Case Report or Expert Opinion

The international association for Physical Therapy & Science accepts articles, case reports and expert opinions in English (physicalherapyscience.com) and Dutch... Read more

Case report

Application of Matrix Rhythm Therapy in post-operative knee arthrofibrosis- A Case Report

F&W Case Report 2018; 4: 2
Abstract:  Post traumatic, post- operative knee stiffness is quite challenging condition seen in clinical setup for physiotherapists....

Expert opinion

Prevalidation for upper abdominal surgery by I. Boden et al., PMC Journal, 2018

A randomized placebo-controlled study was conducted in multidisciplinary clinics of three tertiary public hospitals in Australia and New...