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Learning about research: How can trainees in rehabilitation medicine become competent in appraising and conducting research?
This series of articles for rehabilitation in practice aims to cover a knowledge element of the rehabilitation medicine curriculum. Nevertheless they are intended to be of interest to a multidisciplinary audience. The ...
A pilot study of a crossover trial with randomized use of ankle-foot orthoses for people with Charcot–Marie–Tooth disease
Objectives: This was a pilot and feasibility study of a crossover trial with randomized use of ankle-foot orthoses by people with Charcot–Marie–Tooth (CMT) disease, investigating the effects of these on gait parameters, ...
Neuromuscular conditions for physicians - what you need to know.
The Royal College of Physicians (RCP) and the British Society of Rehabilitation Medicine co-hosted a meeting entitled 'Neuromuscular conditions for physicians - what you need to know' at the RCP on 30 November 2015. There ...
Orthotic management of instability of the knee related to neuromuscular and central nervous system disorders: systematic review, qualitative study, survey and costing analysis
BACKGROUND: Patients who have knee instability that is associated with neuromuscular disease (NMD) and central nervous system (CNS) conditions can be treated using orthoses, such as knee-ankle-foot orthoses (KAFOs). ...
Systematic review of the evidence on orthotic devices for the management of knee instability related to neuromuscular and central nervous system disorders.
OBJECTIVES: To assess the effectiveness of orthotic devices for the management of instability of the knee in adults with a neuromuscular disorder or central nervous system disorder. DESIGN: A systematic review of primary ...
The UK Myotonic Dystrophy Patient Registry: facilitating and accelerating clinical research.
Myotonic dystrophy type 1 (DM1) is the most frequent muscular dystrophy worldwide with complex, multi-systemic, and progressively worsening symptoms. There is currently no treatment for this inherited disorder and research ...