Vol. 10, Issue 1 - January-December 2020

Published: 2020-12-13


  • Retracted articles in rehabilitation: just the tip of the iceberg? A bibliometric analysis

    Marco Bordino, Elisa Ravizzotti, Stefano Vercelli
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.1186/s40945-020-00092-w
  • To stimulate or not to stimulate? A rapid systematic review of repetitive sensory stimulation for the upper-limb following stroke

    Rachel C. Stockley, Kerry Hanna, Louise Connell
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.1186/s40945-020-00091-x
  • Patients’ perceptions with musculoskeletal disorders regarding their experience with healthcare providers and health services: an overview of reviews

    Alan Chi-Lun-Chiao, Mohammed Chehata, Kenneth Broeker, Brendan Gates, Leila Ledbetter, Chad Cook, Malene Ahern, Daniel I. Rhon, Alessandra N. Garcia
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.1186/s40945-020-00088-6
  • Context matters: the psychoneurobiological determinants of placebo, nocebo and context-related effects in physiotherapy

    Giacomo Rossettini, Eleonora Maria Camerone, Elisa Carlino, Fabrizio Benedetti, Marco Testa
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.1186/s40945-020-00082-y

Research Article

  • Relation of chair rising ability to activities of daily living and physical activity in Parkinson’s disease

    Mon S. Bryant, Gu Eon Kang, Elizabeth J. Protas
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.1186/s40945-020-00094-8
  • Evolution of service metrics and utilisation of objective discharge criteria in anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction rehabilitation: a retrospective cohort study with historical control in a public hospital physiotherapy department

    Kirby Tuckerman, Wendy Potts, Milad Ebrahimi, Corey Scholes, Mark Nelson
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.1186/s40945-020-00093-9
  • Common musculoskeletal impairments in postpartum runners: an international Delphi study

    Shefali M. Christopher, Alessandra N. Garcia, Suzanne J. Snodgrass, Chad Cook
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.1186/s40945-020-00090-y
  • Acceptability and outcomes of an individualized exergaming telePT program for veterans with multiple sclerosis: a pilot study

    Shane Chanpimol, Kimberly Benson, Heidi Maloni, Susan Conroy, Mitchell Wallin
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.1186/s40945-020-00089-5
  • Subacromial impingement syndrome: a survey of Italian physiotherapists and orthopaedics on diagnostic strategies and management modalities

    Fabrizio Brindisino, Diego Ristori, Mariangela Lorusso, Simone Miele, Leonardo Pellicciari, Giacomo Rossettini, Francesca Bonetti, John Duane Heick, Marco Testa
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.1186/s40945-020-00087-7
  • Preoperative exercise in patients undergoing total knee arthroplasty: a pilot randomized controlled trial

    Pascale Gränicher, Thomas Stöggl, Sandro F. Fucentese, Rolf Adelsberger, Jaap Swanenburg
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.1186/s40945-020-00085-9
  • Posterior shoulder tightness; an intersession reliability study of 3 clinical tests

    Kevin Hall, Jeremy Lewis, Ann Moore, Colette Ridehalgh
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.1186/s40945-020-00084-w
  • Correlation between timed up and go, usual gait speed and dizziness handicap inventory in elderly with vestibular disorders: a retrospective and analytical study

    Daniel Héctor Verdecchia, Agustina Maria Monzón, Valentina Urbina Jaimes, Laercio da Silva Paiva, Fernando Rocha Oliveira, Tatiana Dias de Carvalho
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.1186_s40945-020-00083-x
  • Clinical examination factors that predict delayed recovery in individuals with concussion

    Corina Martinez, Zachary Christopherson, Ashley Lake, Heather Myers, Jeffrey R. Bytomski, Robert J. Butler, Chad E. Cook
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.1186/s40945-020-00081-z
  • The assessment of procedural skills in physiotherapy education: a measurement study using the Rasch model

    Karl Martin Sattelmayer, Kavi C. Jagadamma, Franziska Sattelmayer, Roger Hilfiker, Gillian Baer
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.1186/s40945-020-00080-0
  • Does walking the day of total hip arthroplasty speed up functional independence? A non-randomized controlled study

    Federico Temporiti, Isabella Draghici, Stefano Fusi, Francesco Traverso, Riccardo Ruggeri, Guido Grappiolo, Roberto Gatti
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.1186/s40945-020-00079-7
  • Raising and stabilization phase of the sit-tostand movement better discriminate healthy elderly adults from young subjects: a pilot cross-sectional study

    Leonardo Piano, Tommaso Geri, Marco Testa
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.1186/s40945-020-00078-8
  • Effects of head motion on postural stability in healthy young adults with chronic motion sensitivity

    Abdulaziz A. Albalwi, Eric G. Johnson, Ahmad A. Alharbi, Noha S. Daher, Tim K. Cordett, Oluwaseun I. Ambode, Fahad H. Alshehri
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.1186/s40945-020-00077-9
  • Comparison between Erigo tilt-table exercise and conventional physiotherapy exercises in acute stroke patients: a randomized trial

    Suraj Kumar, Ramakant Yadav,   Aafreen
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.1186/s40945-020-0075-2
  • Timed immersion expiration measures in patients with muscular dystrophies

    Mariana Callil Voos, Priscila Santos Albuquerque Goya, Bruna Leal de Freitas, Aline Moço Teixeira Pires, Francis Meire Favero, Fátima Aparecida Caromano
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.1186/s40945-020-0074-3
  • Comparison of the effectiveness of manual massage, long-wave diathermy, and sham long-wave diathermy for the management of delayed-onset muscle soreness: a randomized controlled trial

    Lorenzo Visconti, Corrado Forni, Rudi Coser, Marco Trucco, Elisa Magnano, Gianpiero Capra
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.1186/s40945-019-0073-4
  • Electrical interferential current stimulation versus electrical acupuncture in management of hemiplegic shoulder pain and disability following ischemic stroke-a randomized clinical trial

    Fariba Eslamian, Mehdi Farhoudi, Fatemeh Jahanjoo, Elyar Sadeghi-Hokmabadi, Parvin Darabi
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.1186/s40945-019-0071-6

Letter to the Editor

  • How Italian respiratory physiotherapists have faced and are facing the coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic

    Marta Lazzeri
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.1186/s40945-020-00086-8