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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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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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Fear-avoidance beliefs in low back pain

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In his debut blog, Ian Stevens discusses a systematic review, conducted to assess the influence of fear-avoidance beliefs on the outcome of various treatments in RCTs in patients with low back pain.

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Biomechanical Effects of Valgus Knee Braces

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In her first blog Lynne Rowley, team leader for Orthotics at NHS Forth Valley in Scotland, discusses a new systematic review and meta-analysis examining the biomechanical effects of valgus knee braces in patients with medial compartment osteoarthritis.

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