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Vol. 26. Núm. 2.
(01 Março 2022)
Rehabilitation 2030: a collective call that requires individual action
Jeff Hartman, Antony Duttine
Braz J Phys Ther. 2022;26:360

  • Physical therapy is part of a larger rehabilitation community promoting social justice and health equity.

  • Rehabilitation is not only for persons with disability.

  • Greater access to physical therapy and rehabilitation services would help “ensure healthy lives and promote well-being at all ages”.

  • “Rehabilitation 2030″ is a call to fulfill the basic human right to health and wellbeing, and all physical therapists have a role to play.

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25 years of Brazilian physical therapy postgraduate education: Where we are and where we need to go.
Thiago da Silva Rocha Paz, Felipe J.J. Reis, Leonardo Oliveira Pena Costa, Bruno T. Saragiotto
Braz J Phys Ther. 2022;26:361
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Systematic review
Exploring behavior change techniques for reablement: A scoping review
Farah Tabassum Azim, Elissa Burton, Patrocinio Ariza-Vega, Maryam Asadian, Paule Bellwood, Jane Burns, Lindy Clemson, Sanya Grover, Christiane A. Hoppmann, Dolores Langford, Kenneth M. Madden, Morgan Price, Lena Fleig, Maureen C. Ashe
Braz J Phys Ther. 2022;26:100401

  • Few studies focus on reablement behavior change techniques (BCTs) or implementation.

  • The two most commonly reported reablement BCTs were goal setting and social support.

  • Future studies should provide more details on reablement content and its delivery.

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Original research
Symptom characteristics in office workers using standing workstations: A cross-sectional study
Michelle D. Smith, Bill Vicenzino, Wendy J. Brown, Nicholas D. Gilson, Elise M. Gane, Venerina Johnston
Braz J Phys Ther. 2022;26:100393

  • Office workers experience pain, stiffness, and fatigue using standing workstations.

  • Most office workers experience lower body symptoms when standing for 2 h.

  • Nearly half of office workers experience symptoms within 30 min of standing.

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International physical therapists consensus on clinical descriptors for diagnosing rotator cuff related shoulder pain: A Delphi study
Néstor Requejo-Salinas, Jeremy Lewis, Lori A Michener, Roy La Touche, Rubén Fernández-Matías, Juan Tercero-Lucas, Paula Rezende Camargo, Marcus Bateman, Filip Struyf, Jean-Sébastien Roy, Anju Jaggi, Timothy Uhl, Leanne Bisset, Craig A. Wassinger, Robert Donatelli, Melina Nevoeiro Haik, Enrique Lluch-Girbés
Braz J Phys Ther. 2022;26:100395

  • 18 clinical descriptors for diagnosing RCRSP were defined across six domains.

  • The results summarize the current knowledge about diagnosis of RCRSP.

  • The results could be useful to standardize the diagnosis of RCRSP.

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The relationship between kinesiophobia and self-reported outcomes and physical function differs between women and men with femoroacetabular impingement syndrome
Marcella F. Pazzinatto, Ebonie K. Rio, Kay M. Crossley, Sally L. Coburn, Richard Johnston, Denise M. Jones, Joanne L. Kemp
Braz J Phys Ther. 2022;26:100396

  • Greater kinesiophobia is associated with worse patient reported outcomes.

  • In women with FAI syndrome, kinesiophobia is associated with worse physical function.

  • Kinesiophobia is not associated with hip range of motion.

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Women's experiences of obstetric anal sphincter injury and physical therapy interventions - A qualitative study
Emma Johannesson, Åsa-Lena Sjöberg, Nena Segerbrand, Monika Fagevik Olsén, Annelie Gutke
Braz J Phys Ther. 2022;26:100397

  • 85% of all vaginal deliveries cause some form of obstetric tear injury.

  • The experienced recovery appears partially independent from the extent of injury.

  • Women feel uncertainty about what's normal after a vaginal tear.

  • Meeting each woman's needs and wishes in rehabilitation should be emphasized.

Open access
A content analysis of online information about the benefits and harms of spine surgery
Giovanni E. Ferreira, Joshua Zadro, Mary O'Keeffe, Meilin Chen, Yiyi Gao, Ziqi Hu, Ziyun Zhang, Ian A. Harris, Chris G. Maher
Braz J Phys Ther. 2022;26:100398

  • Most consumer webpages failed to provide accurate information on the benefits of spine surgery.

  • Harms were rarely presented with quantitative estimates.

  • Unbiased resources containing information about spine surgery are needed.

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Physical therapy utilization, costs, and return-to-work status following lumbar spine surgery: A retrospective analysis of workers compensation claims in Australia
Joshua R. Zadro, Adriane M. Lewin, Priti Kharel, Justine Naylor, Christopher G. Maher, Ian A. Harris
Braz J Phys Ther. 2022;26:100400

  • On average, patients had 22 physical therapy sessions in the 12 months following lumbar spine surgery.

  • One in four patients had 25–50 sessions and one in 10 had > 50 sessions.

  • One in four patients were still having physical therapy by 12 months.

  • Mean cost of physical therapy in the 12 months following lumbar spine surgery was AU$1902.

  • Patients with > 50 sessions and still having physical therapy by 12 months were least likely to be working.

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Brazilian Journal of Physical Therapy

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