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For: musculoskeletal pain

Does massage improve pain and function in common musculoskeletal conditions?

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In this blog, Lesley Dawson considers a review, which examined whether as a stand alone treatment massage therapy had a beneficial effect on pain and function in common musculoskeletal conditions.

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Effectiveness of dry needling Myofascial Trigger Points for neck and shoulder pain

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In her debut blog, Catherine McRitchie considers a systematic review and a meta analysis, which examines the effectiveness of dry needling Myofascial Trigger Points for neck and shoulder pain.

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Meniscal allograft transplantation

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In this blog, Lesley Dawson considers a systematic review, which assesses the quality of published literature on the topic of meniscal allograft transplantation as well as surgical indications, methods, outcomes and complications.

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Does smoking predispose to rotator cuff pathology and shoulder dysfunction?

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In this blog, Lesley Dawson considers a systematic review, which explores the link between smoking and rotator cuff pathology and shoulder dysfunction.

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Intermediate Care pathways for musculoskeletal conditions – are they working?

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In this blog, Lesley Dawson considers a systematic review examining musculoskeletal Intermediate Care pathways to evaluate their effectiveness, outcomes and identify gaps in evidence.

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What is the best management approach for patellofemoral pain?

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In this blog, Lesley Dawson considers a mixed methods study, which combined findings from high-quality systematic reviews with clinical reasoning from international clinical experts to produce a best practice guide for clinicians managing patients with patellofemoral pain.

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Exercise Therapy for Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome

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In this blog, Tracey Howe considers a new systematic review that examined the literature to determine whether exercise therapy is an effective intervention to reduce pain and patient-reported measures of activity limitations and participation restrictions (PRMALP) in patients with patellofemoral pain.

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