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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 ...
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, ...
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). ...
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 ...
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 ...