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Lumbar spine fusion: what is the evidence?

Ian Harris is an orthopaedic surgeon and academic based in Sydney. His work examines the true effectiveness of surgery as opposed to the perceived effectiveness. He is author of the […]


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Achilles tendinopathy: More than just an issue in the tissue!

Seán Mc Auliffe is a clinical research physiotherapist at Aspetar Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine hospital in Qatar. He completed his PhD in 2017 at the University of Limerick, Ireland, under […]


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Messages to healthcare professionals from patients with low back pain

Low back pain is a considerable health problem which affects people around the world, causing major healthcare costs and personal suffering. Modern health care system has not been able to […]


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Is thoracic spine posture important for shoulder pain?

Shoulder pain has long been regarded as a postural problem, which develops as a result of improper positioning of the spine, shoulder blades, head and shoulder joint. Early anecdotal evidence […]


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Factors other than Clinical Examination findings predict the Outcome of Physiotherapy for Shoulder Pain

The aim of this study was to identify which patient characteristics (baseline measures), commonly assessed at the first physiotherapy appointment are associated with the outcome of physiotherapy for musculoskeletal shoulder pain. […]