Research Roundup: October 2020

 

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Migraine: Musculoskeletal and Balance Dysfunction

Carvalho, Gabriela F., Annika Schwarz, Tibor M. Szikszay, Waclaw M. Adamczyk, Débora Bevilaqua-Grossi, and Kerstin Luedtke. "Physical therapy and migraine: musculoskeletal and balance dysfunctions and their relevance for clinical practice." Brazilian Journal of Physical Therapy 24, no. 4 (2020), 306-317. doi:10.1016/j.bjpt.2019.11.001.

This Masterclass / review article discusses current literature and clinical practice for physiotherapists working with patients with migraines.

 

Key Points

  • Migraines are under-diagnosed and under-treated.

  • Patients may present with episodic, highly frequent, or chronic migraines.
  • Neck pain is common as part of...

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Research Roundup: June 2020

 

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Shoulder Kinematics Impact Subacromial Proximities: A Review of the Literature

Rebecca Lawrence, Jonathan Braman, and Paula Ludewig. Shoulder Kinematics Impact Subacromial Proximities: A Review of the Literature. Brazilian Journal of Physical Therapy 2020; 24(3): 219-230

This review gives a summary of current concepts about the association between shoulder kinematics and subacromial proximities; this is important to understand the relationship between motion and potential mechanisms of pathology.

 

Key Points

  • Mechanical subacromial impingement contributes to the development of pathology.
  • Understanding the relationship between kinematics and the subacromial space will help identify movement impairments that may be important in...
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