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Arm and shoulder disability and pain after breast cancer surgery reduced by exercise

The debilitating arm and shoulder disability and pain that some women who have had breast cancer surgery experience as a side effect of their surgery can be reduced by following a physiotherapy-led exercise programme after their operation, a new study has found.

Treatment choice for rotator cuff disorders could create efficiency and savings for the NHS

A trial that evaluated the clinical and cost effectiveness of physiotherapy treatments for rotator cuff disorders suggests cost savings can be made while maintaining positive patient outcomes.

Cognitive–behavioural therapy consistently improves quality of life

A meta-review of the available research into cognitive behavioural therapy reveals it consistently improves health-related quality of life across different medical conditions and demographic populations.

Research Review of SARAH from Pedro

In a new podcast Sallie Lamb, Head of the Rehabilitation Research Group at NDORMS talks about SARAH, the Strengthening and Stretching for Rheumatoid Arthritis of the Hand Trial.

Platelet rich plasma found to be of no benefit in treating torn Achilles tendon

New research from the University of Oxford has shown that platelet rich plasma (PRP) is not effective in treating acute Achilles tendon ruptures.

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