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May 19, 2017

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  • Authors used 125,645 responses from the 2011–2012 Statistics Canada Canadian Community Health Survey

  • Study is the first to also examine the association between urinary incontinence (UI) and back pain in men

  • Both men and women diagnosed with UI we...

May 1, 2017

In brief:

  • Study analyzed data from 170 million visits to a primary care physician 1997–2010

  • Referrals for physical therapy occurred in 10% of the visits, a rate that was fairly constant during the study period

  • Prescriptions for opioids rose from about 15%...

March 11, 2017

In brief:

  • CDC estimates arthritis prevalence in the US, based on more than 100,000 responses to National Health Interview Survey, 2013-2015

  • Total prevalence is estimated at 54.4 million Americans—about 20% of the US population, with 32 million being of working...

March 11, 2017

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  • Australian study of 1,983 participants in a 12-year health monitoring program tracked television viewing habits over time using group-based trajectory modeling

  • Tests of lower limb strength at the end of the study revealed significantly higher scores a...

March 6, 2017

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  • Study analyzed self-reported function and symptoms, pinch-tip grip, and cervical ROM among 100 women with CTS—half received surgery; half received multimodal manual therapy

  • Physical therapy group showed significant gains over surgery group at 1 month...

February 26, 2016

For women with urinary incontinence (UI), physical therapy that includes pelvic floor muscle training (PFMT) can offer long-lasting relief in a relatively short period of time, according to a new study. It's a finding that could be especially important for older women...

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