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Brian V. Hortz and Sue Falsone

, self-stretching home programs, foot orthoses, and night splinting or booting. 1 – 3 The American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) Clinical practice guidelines describe the level of evidence for these interventions as joint and soft tissue mobilization (grade A), self-stretching home programs (grade

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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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Luke Wilkins, Jen Sweeney, Zoella Zaborski, Carl Nelson, Simon Tweddle, Eldre Beukes, and Peter Allen

health concerns in soccer players requires attention. Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) is one of the most evidence-based ways used to treat mental health difficulties, such as anxiety and depression ( Hofmann, Asnaani, Vonk, Sawyer, & Fang, 2012 ). It addresses unhelpful or distorted thoughts and

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Patricia R. Roby, Robert C. Lynall, Michael J. Cools, Stephen W. Marshall, Janna C. Fonseca, James R. Stevens, and Jason P. Mihalik

Key Points ▸ Consensus statements have recently moved away from strict rest following concussion. ▸ Treatments aimed at reducing initial symptom burden may reduce recovery times. ▸ Hyperbaric oxygen therapy may be an effective treatment in high school athletes. Student-athletes typically experience

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Pablo Núñez-Martínez and David Hernández-Guillen

therapies applied in a complementary way. 5 , 6 , 22 Then, the ultimate objective will be to try to increase the tolerance of the tendons to load in order to improve pain and function. It is shown that a well-planned and programmed physical exercise will be the most evidence-based intervention in the

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Paul A. Cacolice and Corinne M. Ebbs

Key Points ▸ There is moderate evidence from the literature to support the use of canine therapy to decrease stress and increase arousal in undergraduate females. ▸ A conclusive effect of canine therapy on undergraduate males remains unknown. Clinical Scenario Recent practice utilizes therapy

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Yijian Yang, Kimberley S. van Schooten, Heather A. McKay, Joanie Sims-Gould, Raymond A. Hoang, and Stephen N. Robinovitch

older adults in LTC fall each year ( Rubenstein, Josephson, & Robbins, 1994 ). Therefore, it is important to promote safe mobility in LTC for residents to maintain their independence. Recreational therapy plays an important role in reducing physical and psychological consequences of inactivity. Such

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Ian Robertson, Marina Lazarides, and Cody R. Butler

need for revision surgery. 6 , 7 Focused Clinical Question Does rehabilitation with BFR therapy improve clinical outcomes in patients during the acute to subacute rehabilitation period after extremity fracture? Summary of Search, “Best Evidence” Appraised, and Key Findings A literature search was

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Ali Eroglu and Melda Pelin Yargic

, 5 Treatment options of rotator cuff pathologies can be either operative or conservative (such as exercise therapy [EXE], activity modification, physiotherapy, and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs or injection therapies). Having a partial-thickness tear is one of the predictors of better

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Matt Hausmann, Jacob Ober, and Adam S. Lepley

motion and strength deficits. 1 Due to these impairments, proper treatment is necessary to avoid additional loss of play and prevent future injuries. Recently, there has been an increased use of deep oscillation therapy by clinicians to manage pain and swelling following a variety of injuries, including