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Ian McGinnis, Justin Cobb, Ryan Tierney and Anne Russ

within 1 month. 8 For dizziness and imbalance caused by concussion that do not resolve spontaneously within this time frame, vestibular rehabilitation is thought to bring about symptom resolution. The cause of these symptoms must be determined as either central or peripheral. Central causes include

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Bernardo Gialanella, Francesco Grossetti, Marina Mazza, Laura Danna and Laura Comini

, diabetes mellitus, lower level of sport activity, poorer preoperative range of motion, obesity, greater size of the cuff lesion, retraction of the cuff, fatty infiltration, and multiple tendons involvement have a negative impact on rehabilitation in these patients. 4 Conversely, although a large number of

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Aaron Nelson, Nathan Koslakiewicz and Thomas Gus Almonroeder

second injury involves the previously uninjured knee. It appears that there is an urgent need to improve rehabilitation following ACL reconstruction. Athletes who have undergone an ACL reconstruction often demonstrate greater interlimb knee joint kinetic (ie, joint moments and power) asymmetry during

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Jesse C. Christensen, Caitlin J. Miller, Ryan D. Burns and Hugh S. West

following relatively simple knee surgical procedures (ie, arthroscopic meniscectomy). Other prospective studies have further concluded that no long-term clinical or functional outcome differences were found in patients who underwent a generally unsupervised rehabilitation protocol compared to those who

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Steven Nagib and Shelley W. Linens

, including dizziness, persisting greater than 10 days, is diagnosed with postconcussion syndrome (PCS). 2 Prolonged dizziness can also increase risk of falls, automobile accidents, interrupted workdays, dysfunctional gait, and a delay in return to activity and sport. 1 Vestibular rehabilitation therapy

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Nicole Cascia, Tim L. Uhl and Carolyn M. Hettrich

among surgeons on how to treat partial tears. 7 The decision to treat these partial tears with surgery may be due to published studies that have reported improved outcomes and RTP rates. 5 , 8 Nonoperative treatment of UCL injuries has progressed with both preventive and rehabilitative strategies and

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Matt Greig and Benjamin Child

flexion torques exceeding 700 N·m have been quantified during ball release in laboratory-based studies, 6 but the methodological approach has limited ecological validity and practical application in a rehabilitation context. Injury prevention strategies have instead considered “loading” with respect to

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Harsh H. Buddhadev, Daniel L. Crisafulli, David N. Suprak and Jun G. San Juan

instrumental activities of daily living such as walking, standing up from a chair, using stairs, and so forth. 1 – 7 Cycling is a commonly prescribed mode of physical rehabilitation for individuals with knee OA, as it is a low-weight bearing and nonimpact form of physical activity. It has been shown that

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Elif Turgut, Irem Duzgun and Gul Baltaci

flexibility and joint mobility is one of the important aims of shoulder rehabilitation programs. 5 , 6 Growing literature has reported the effectiveness of exercise treatment on pain and disability status in participants diagnosed with secondary SIS. 7 , 8 Exercise treatment is often applied as a combination

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Rosa M. Rodriguez, Ashley Marroquin and Nicole Cosby

psychological factors during physical rehabilitation for an athlete to rebuild confidence and overcome fear of reinjury. Currently, most physiotherapy and rehabilitation research has primarily focused on the physical treatment without focusing on the psychological aspects of recovery following an injury. 5 , 7