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Published by <p>For clinicians who need a quick clinical reference for grading, measuring, and treatment strategies for edema. Ahmadinejad, M., Razban, F., Jahani, Y., & Heravi, F. (2022). Limb edema in critically ill patients: Comparing intermittent compression and elevation. International Wound Journal. https://doi.org/10.1111/iwj.13704Pellecchia, G. L. (2003). Figure-of-eight method of measuring hand size: Journal of Hand Therapy, 16(4), […] <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>

Evaluating the Effectiveness of a Self-Management Exercise Intervention on Wound Healing, Functional Ability and Health-Related Quality of Life Outcomes in Adults With Venous Leg Ulcers: A Randomised Controlled Trial (2016)

Published by <p>The presently examined study sought to determine if home exercise that targets ankle movements leads to improved healing in people with venous leg ulcers compared to usual care alone. Sixty three participants were recruited and were randomized into two groups. Participants were included if they had venous ulcers on the lower leg with no causative […] <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>

The Effectiveness of Mechanical Traction Among Subgroups of Patients With Low Back Pain and Leg Pain: A Randomized Trial (2016)

Published by <p>A randomized controlled trial was conducted. Participants were eligible if they were 18-60 years old, had leg pain radiating into the leg, had positive straight leg raise or a diminished myotome, dermatome, or reflex consistent with nerve root compression, and had a Oswestry disability score of at least 20 or more. Participants were excluded if […] <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>

Acute Hamstring Injuries in Swedish Elite Football: A Prospective Randomized Controlled Clinical Trial Comparing Two Rehabilitation Protocols (2013)

Published by <p>authors included 75 elite soccer players with acute hamstring injuries and randomized them to two protocols. Thirty-seven players utilized three exercises that emphasized rehabilitation at long muscle lengths while lengthening the muscle; 38 players utilized three conventional exercises with less emphasis on lengthening. To be included, the player had to have had acute sudden pain […] <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>
Physical therapy printable: Understanding tendinopathy load management

Tendinopathy Load Management: Resource for Clinicians

Published by <p>This resource outlines how the tendon responds to load, how long it needs to recover between bouts, and evidence based parameters to enhance outcomes. <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>
Physical therapy printable: Tape guide for shin splints

Tape Guide for Shin Splints

Published by <p>Tape is commonly used for shin splints; this resource outlines the state of the evidence for tape for shin splints and outlines several tape techniques. <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>
Physical therapy printable handout: Strategies to reduce the risk of hamstring strain

Strategies to Reduce the Risk of Hamstring Strain

Published by <p>This resource outlines evidence based training strategies to reduce the risk of hamstring strain. <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>
Physical therapy printable handout: Shin splints

Shin Splints: What to Expect

Published by <p>This handout outlines what shin splints are, what recovery looks like, and how to best manage this painful condition. <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>

Lumbar Radiculopathy Typical Presentations by Level

Published by <p>Lumbar radiculopathy can be challenging to recognize and diagnose since many conditions can cause radiating pain into the legs. This resource provides some tips for recognizing lumbar radiculopathy for clinicians and outlines typical presentations of dysfunction by level through the lumbar spine. <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>

Vascular Claudication: What to Expect

Published by <p>Vascular claudication can cause intermittent pain in the leg when active. Knowing what vascular claudication is, what to expect, and potential treatment options is useful to people who suffer from this condition and for the clinicians who treat people with vascular claudication. This handout outlines what intermittent vascular claudication is, what to expect, and potential […] <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>