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Is There a Role For Neck Manipulation in Elderly Falls Prevention? – An overview
Many risk factors exist for falls in the elderly. Dizziness is an important risk factor for such falls. Spinal pain has also been identified as a risk factor for these falls. In this overview of the literature, we examine ...
Changes in Self-Reported Disability after Performance-Based Tests in Obese and Non-Obese Individuals Diagnosed with Osteoarthritis of the Knee.
PURPOSE: The purposes of this study are three-fold: (1) To examine whether the WOMAC questionnaire should be obtained before or after performance-based tests. (2) To assess whether self-reported disability scores before ...
Functional and Physiological Determinants of Perceived Disability in Individuals Diagnosed with Osteoarthritis of the Hip
Objectives: The main objective of this pilot study was to investigate which standardized functional and physiological test best predicted perceived disability in a single group of 21 individuals diagnosed with osteoarthritis ...
A New Resource to Study the Health of Veterans in Ontario
In Canada, population-based research describing the health and healthcare utilization of Veterans is limited and it is difficult to understand the health related issues Canadian Veterans experience. Through collaboration ...
Actionable Nuggets: Knowledge Translation Tool for the Needs of Patients with Spinal Cord Injury
OBJECTIVE: To present the results of a pilot study of an innovative methodology for translating best evidence about spinal cord injury (SCI) for family practice.
Supporting Canadian Veterans with Disabilities
Abstract The provision of benefits and services to veterans to ensure they receive the health care and compensation they need to lead a good quality of life after military service has always been a challenge for ...
Changes in Knee Pain, Perceived Need for Surgery, Physical Function and Quality of Life after Dietary Weight Loss in Obese Women Diagnosed with Knee Osteoarthritis
Purpose: The objective of this study was two-fold: 1) to investigate whether weight loss is associated with a reduction in perceived need for Total Knee Replacement (TKR) surgery due to decrease in knee pain and improvement ...
Acupuncture for Menopausal Vasomotor Symptoms: Study Protocol for a Randomised Controlled Trial
Background Hot flushes and night sweats (vasomotor symptoms) are common menopausal symptoms, often causing distress, sleep deprivation and reduced quality of life. Although hormone replacement therapy is an effective ...