Vol. 11, Issue 1 - January-December 2021

Published: 2021-12-13


  • Shoulder pain prevalence by age and within occupational groups: a systematic review

    Christopher J. Hodgetts, Charlotte Leboeuf-Yde, Amber Beynon, Bruce F. Walker
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.1186/s40945-021-00119-w
  • How to objectively assess and observe maladaptive pain behaviors in clinical rehabilitation: a systematic search and review

    Florian Naye, Chloé Cachinho, Annie-Pier Tremblay, Maude Saint-Germain Lavoie, Gabriel Lepage, Emma Larochelle, Lorijane Labrecque, Yannick Tousignant-Laflamme
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.1186/s40945-021-00109-y
  • Vertical traction for lumbar radiculopathy: a systematic review

    Carla Vanti, Luca Turone, Alice Panizzolo, Andrew A. Guccione, Lucia Bertozzi, Paolo Pillastrini
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.1186/s40945-021-00102-5

Research Article

Methodology Article

  • Protocol for a multicenter, randomised controlled trial of surgeon-directed home therapy vs. outpatient rehabilitation by physical therapists for reverse total shoulder arthroplasty: the SHORT trial

    June S. Kennedy, Emily K. Reinke, Lisa G. M. Friedman, Chad Cook, Brian Forsythe, Robert Gillespie, Armodios Hatzidakis, Andrew Jawa, Peter Johnston, Sameer Nagda, Gregory Nicholson, Benjamin Sears, Brent Wiesel, Grant E. Garrigues, Christopher Hagen, Insup Hong, Marcella Roach, Natasha Jones, Kuhan Mahendraraj, Evan Michaelson, Jackie Bader, Libby Mauter, Sunita Mengers, Nellie Renko, John Strony, Paul Hart, Elle Steele, Amanda Naylor, Jaina Gaudette, Katherine Sprengel
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.1186/s40945-021-00121-2
  • Development of a digital learning program for physiotherapists to enhance clinical implementation of aerobic exercise in stroke rehabilitation

    Marianne Thornton, Jennifer Harris, Krista Breithaupt, Tracey Dyks, Hillel Finestone, Marilyn MacKay-Lyons
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.1186/s40945-021-00110-5


  • Cervical musculoskeletal impairments in migraine

    Zhiqi Liang, Lucy Thomas, Gwendolen Jull, Julia Treleaven
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.1186/s40945-021-00123-0
  • Lumbar spondylolisthesis: STATE of the art on assessment and conservative treatment

    Carla Vanti, Silvano Ferrari, Andrew A. Guccione, Paolo Pillastrini
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.1186/s40945-021-00113-2
  • Breast edema, from diagnosis to treatment: state of the art

    Hanne Verbelen, Wiebren Tjalma, Dorien Dombrecht, Nick Gebruers
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.1186/s40945-021-00103-4


  • Choosing what works for whom: towards a better use of mechanistic knowledge in clinical practice

    Rafael K. Alaiti, Bruno T. Saragiotto, Leandro Fukusawa, Nayra D.A. Rabelo, Anamaria S. de Oliveira
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.1186/s40945-021-00122-1
  • Providing value-based care as a physiotherapist

    Chad E. Cook, Thomas Denninger, Jeremy Lewis, Ina Diener, Charles Thigpen
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.1186/s40945-021-00107-0
  • Why Measure Patient Experience in Physical Therapy?

    Jacob Eversole, Ashton Grimm, Nikita Patel, Kelly John, Alessandra N. Garcia
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.1186/s40945-021-00105-2

Case report

  • An unusual presentation of acute myocardial infarction in physiotherapy direct access: findings from a case report

    Lorenzo Storari, Valerio Barbari, Fabrizio Brindisino, Marco Testa, Maselli Filippo
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.1186/s40945-021-00099-x