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SYSTEMATIC REVIEWS

Effectiveness of exercise interventions for children with cerebral palsy: A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials. Free Full article
Liang X, Tan Z, Yun G et al.
J Rehabil Med. 2021 Apr 1;53(4):jrm00176. doi: 10.2340/16501977-2772.


Systematic Review of Clinical Guidelines Related to Care of Individuals With Cerebral Palsy as Part of the World Health Organization Efforts to Develop a Global Package of Interventions for Rehabilitation.
Damiano DL, Longo E, Carolina de Campos A et al.
Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2021 Sep;102(9):1764-1774. doi: 10.1016/j.apmr.2020.11.015.


Effectiveness of virtual reality in children and young adults with cerebral palsy: a systematic review of randomized controlled trial. Free Full article
Fandim JV, Saragiotto BT, Porfírio GJM, Santana RF.
Braz J Phys Ther. 2021 Jul-Aug;25(4):369-386. doi: 10.1016/j.bjpt.2020.11.003


Effect of muscle strength training in children and adolescents with spastic cerebral palsy: A systematic review and meta-analysis.
Merino-Andrés J, García de Mateos-López A, Damiano DL, Sánchez-Sierra A.
Clin Rehabil. 2022 Jan;36(1):4-14. doi: 10.1177/02692155211040199. Epub 2021 Aug 18.


Physical therapy interventions to improve sitting ability in children with or at-risk for cerebral palsy: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
Inamdar K, Molinini RM, Panibatla ST, Chow JC, Dusing SC.
Dev Med Child Neurol. 2021 Apr;63(4):396-406. doi: 10.1111/dmcn.14772.


A systematic review of vestibular stimulation in cerebral palsy.
Topley D, McConnell K, Kerr C.
Disabil Rehabil. 2021 Nov;43(23):3291-3297. doi: 10.1080/09638288.2020.1742802.


Non-surgical interventions for the treatment of masticatory muscular spasticity in patients with cerebral palsy. Systematic review of randomized clinical trials.
Rocha MM, Martimbianco ALC, Beltramin RZ et al.
J Bodyw Mov Ther. 2022 Jan;29:68-73. doi: 10.1016/j.jbmt.2021.09.020.


Effects of Dynamic Suit Orthoses on the Spatio-Temporal Gait Parameters in Children with Cerebral Palsy: A Systematic Review. Free Text article
Belizón-Bravo N, Romero-Galisteo RP, Cano-Bravo F et al.
Children (Basel). 2021 Nov 5;8(11):1016. doi: 10.3390/children8111016


Gait-assisted exoskeletons for children with cerebral palsy or spinal muscular atrophy: A systematic review.
Cumplido C, Delgado E, Ramos J et al. et al.
NeuroRehabilitation. 2021;49(3):333-348. doi: 10.3233/NRE-210135.


Early interventions in infants with unilateral cerebral palsy: A systematic review and narrative synthesis.
Mailleux L, De Beukelaer N, Carbone MB, Ortibus E.
Res Dev Disabil. 2021 Oct;117:104058. doi: 10.1016/j.ridd.2021.104058.


Role and Effects of Hippotherapy in the Treatment of Children with Cerebral Palsy: A Systematic Review of the Literature. Free Full article
Menor-Rodríguez MJ, Sevilla Martín M, Sánchez-García JC et al.
J Clin Med. 2021 Jun 11;10(12):2589. doi: 10.3390/jcm10122589


Effect of physical therapy interventions on spatiotemporal gait parameters in children with cerebral palsy: a systematic review.
Corsi C, Santos MM, Moreira RFC et al.
Disabil Rehabil. 2021 Jun;43(11):1507-1516. doi: 10.1080/09638288.2019.1671500


Physical Activity and the Health of Wheelchair Users: A Systematic Review in Multiple Sclerosis, Cerebral Palsy, and Spinal Cord InjuryFree Full book
Selph SS, Skelly AC, Wasson N et al.
Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (US); 2021 Oct. Report No.: 21(22)-EHC017.


Virtual Reality Intervention to Help Improve Motor Function in Patients Undergoing Rehabilitation for Cerebral Palsy, Parkinson’s Disease, or Stroke: A Systematic Review of Randomized Controlled Trials. Free Full text
Amirthalingam J, Paidi G, Alshowaikh K et al.
Cureus. 2021 Jul 30;13(7):e16763. doi: 10.7759/cureus.16763..


Rehabilitation after single-event multilevel surgery for children and young adults with cerebral palsy: A systematic review.
Guinet AL, Khouri N, Desailly E.
Am J Phys Med Rehabil. 2021 Aug 13. doi: 10.1097/PHM.0000000000001864. Online ahead of print


Nintendo Wii Balance Board therapy for postural control in children with cerebral palsy: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
Montoro-Cárdenas D, Cortés-Pérez I, Zagalaz-Anula N et al.
Dev Med Child Neurol. 2021 Nov;63(11):1262-1275. doi: 10.1111/dmcn.14947.


Effects of Physical Therapist Intervention on Pulmonary Function in Children With Cerebral Palsy: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.
Rutka M, Adamczyk WM, Linek P.
Phys Ther. 2021 Aug 1;101(8):pzab129. doi: 10.1093/ptj/pzab129.


Efficacy of early interventions with active parent implementation in low-and-Middle income countries for young children with cerebral palsy to improve child development and parent mental health outcomes: a systematic review.
Branjerdporn N, Benfer K, Crawford E et al.
Disabil Rehabil. 2021 Oct 14:1-15. doi: 10.1080/09638288.2021.1989063. Online ahead of print


Integration of Motor Learning Principles Into Virtual Reality Interventions for Individuals With Cerebral Palsy: Systematic Review. Free Full article
Demers M, Fung K, Subramanian SK et al.
JMIR Serious Games. 2021 Apr 7;9(2):e23822. doi: 10.2196/23822


Physical therapy with hippotherapy compared to physical therapy alone in children with cerebral palsy: systematic review and meta-analysis.
Santos de Assis G, Schlichting T, Rodrigues Mateus B et al.
Dev Med Child Neurol. 2022 Feb;64(2):156-161. doi: 10.1111/dmcn.15042. Epub 2021 Aug 28


Effect of action observation therapy on motor function in children with cerebral palsy: a systematic review of randomized controlled trials with meta-analysis.
Abdelhaleem N, Taher S, Mahmoud M, Hendawy A et al
Clin Rehabil. 2021 Jan;35(1):51-63. doi: 10.1177/0269215520954345


Management of Muscle Spasticity in Children with Cerebral Palsy by Means of Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy: A Systematic Review of the Literature.
Corrado B, Di Luise C, Servodio Iammarrone C.
Dev Neurorehabil. 2021 Jan;24(1):1-7. doi: 10.1080/17518423.2019.1683908.


Clinical effects of assisted robotic gait training in walking distance, speed, and functionality are maintained over the long term in individuals with cerebral palsy: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
Volpini M, Aquino M, Holanda AC et al.
Disabil Rehabil. 2021 Jul 7:1-11. doi: 10.1080/09638288.2021.1942242.


Virtual motor training to improve the activities of daily living, hand grip, and gross motor function among children with cerebral palsy: Meta-regression analysis.
Zhang Y, Li R, Miao X et al.
Gait Posture. 2022 Jan;91:297-305. doi: 10.1016/j.gaitpost.2021.10.046.


Evidence-based position paper on the professional practice of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine for persons with cerebral palsy. The European PRM position (UEMS PRM section).
Hornáček K, Kujawa J, Varela Donoso E et al.
Eur J Phys Rehabil Med. 2021 Dec;57(6):1020-1035. doi: 10.23736/S1973-9087.21.06983-5


Non-surgical interventions for the treatment of masticatory muscular spasticity in patients with cerebral palsy. Systematic review of randomized clinical trials. Free Full text article
Rocha MM, Martimbianco ALC, Beltramin RZ et al.
J Bodyw Mov Ther. 2022 Jan;29:68-73. doi: 10.1016/j.jbmt.2021.09.020.


Effect of Virtual Reality on Balance Function in Children With Cerebral Palsy: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis.  Free Full text article
Wei L, Yuanyan H, Junfeng et al.,
Frontiers in Public Health, 10(April), 1-11.doi.org/10.3389/fpubh.2022.865474


Do physical activity interventions influence subsequent attendance and involvement in physical activities for children with cerebral palsy: a systematic review. Free Full text article
Gaela K , Brooke A , Ngaire S et al.
Disability and Rehabilitation, 44(9), 1682–1698 doi.org/10.3389/fpubh.2022.865474


Effect of Motor Intervention for Infants and Toddlers With Cerebral Palsy: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. Free Full Text Article


Effects of music therapy on functional ability in people with cerebral palsy: a systematic review. Free Full Text Article


Moving together is better: a systematic review with meta-analysis of sports-focused interventions aiming to improve physical activity participation in children and adolescents with cerebral palsy.


Is robotic gait training effective for individuals with cerebral palsy? A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials.


Clinical course of pain intensity in individuals with cerebral palsy: A prognostic systematic review


High-intensity interval training in children and adolescents with special educational needs: a systematic review and narrative synthesis.


The application of virtual reality to home-based rehabilitation for children and adolescents with cerebral palsy: A systematic review and meta-analysis.


Effects of traditional Chinese medicine combined with modern rehabilitation therapies on motor function in children with cerebral palsy: A systematic review and meta-analysis.


Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation of Upper Limbs in Patients With Cerebral Palsy: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials.


Efficacy of aerobic exercise on the functioning and quality of life of children and adolescents with cerebral palsy: A systematic review and meta- analysis


Effects of Hippotherapy on Postural Control in Children with Cerebral Palsy: A Systematic Review.


The use of virtual reality in the stimulation of manual function in children with cerebral palsy: a systematic review.


Benefits of animal-Assisted interventions in preschool children: A systematic review. Free full text article


Addition of respiratory exercises to conventional rehabilitation for children and adolescents with cerebral palsy: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Free full text article


The efficacy of dance interventions for the activity and participation of individuals with cerebral palsy – a systematic review and meta-analysis. Free full text article


Effects of Hippotherapy on Postural Control in Children with Cerebral Palsy: A Systematic Review.


Upper limb manual training for children with cerebral palsy: A systematic review and network meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials. Free full text article


Effect of Trunk Targeted Interventions on Functional Outcomes in Children with Cerebral Palsy- A Systematic Review. Free full text article


Dosages of swallowing exercises in stroke rehabilitation: a systematic review


The Use of Serious Gaming to Improve Sensorimotor Function and Motivation in People with Cerebral Palsy: A Systematic Review.


What are the optimum training parameters of progressive resistance exercise for changes in muscle function, activity and participation in people with cerebral palsy? A systematic review and meta-regression.


Efficacy of videogames and exergames in pediatric neurorehabilitation: a systematic review.


The efficacy of virtual reality interventions compared with conventional physiotherapy in improving the upper limb motor function of children with cerebral palsy: a systematic review of randomised controlled trials.


Physical conditioning in children and adolescents with cerebral palsy: Systematic review and meta-analysis.


Systematic review and network meta-analysis of robot-assisted gait training on lower limb function in patients with cerebral palsy.


Moving together is better: a systematic review with meta-analysis of sports-focused interventions aiming to improve physical activity participation in children and adolescents with cerebral palsy.


Effectiveness of virtual reality interventions of the upper limb in children and young adults with cerebral palsy: A systematic review with meta-analysis.


Physical conditioning in children and adolescents with cerebral palsy: Systematic review and meta-analysis.


Systematic review and network meta-analysis of robot-assisted gait training on lower limb function in patients with cerebral palsy.


Moving together is better: a systematic review with meta-analysis of sports-focused interventions aiming to improve physical activity participation in children and adolescents with cerebral palsy.


Effectiveness of virtual reality interventions of the upper limb in children and young adults with cerebral palsy: A systematic review with meta-analysis.


The Effectiveness of Aquatic Therapy Based on the Halliwick Concept in Children with Cerebral Palsy: A Systematic Review.


Effect of Active Motor Learning Interventions on Gross Motor Function and Mobility in Children Aged 2 to 6 Years With Bilateral Cerebral Palsy: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis.


Effect of Active Motor Learning Interventions on Gross Motor Function and Mobility in Children Aged 2 to 6 Years with Bilateral Cerebral Palsy: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis.


Application of Virtual Reality-Assisted Exergaming on the Rehabilitation of Children with Cerebral Palsy: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.


Systematic review and network meta-analysis of robot-assisted gait training on lower limb function in patients with cerebral palsy.


Effects of vestibular rehabilitation training combined with anti-vertigo drugs on vertigo and balance function in patients with vestibular neuronitis: a systematic review and meta-analysis.


The effects of power exercises on body structure and function, activity and participation in children with cerebral palsy: an ICF-based systematic review.


Effects of Functional Electrical Stimulation Cycling Combined With Arm Cranking Exercise on Cardiorespiratory Fitness in People With Central Nervous System Disorders: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis.


Gamification and neurological motor rehabilitation in children and adolescents: a systematic review.


Effectiveness of whole-body vibration in patients with cerebral palsy: A systematic review and meta-analysis.


Addition of backward walking training to forward walking training improves walking speed in children with cerebral palsy: a systematic review with meta-analysis..


Effects of Nonimmersive Virtual Reality Intervention on Children With Spastic Cerebral Palsy: A Meta-analysis and Systematic Review.


Does exercise affect quality of life and participation of adolescents and adults with cerebral palsy: a systematic review.


Gamification and neurological motor rehabilitation in children and adolescents: a systematic review.


Multiple Equine Therapies for the Treatment of Gross Motor Function in Children with Cerebral Palsy: A Systematic Review.


Effectiveness of virtual reality interventions of the upper limb in children and young adults with cerebral palsy: A systematic review with meta-analysis.


Evidence-based management and motor rehabilitation of cerebral palsy children and adolescents: a systematic review


The Impact of Functional Strength Training on Muscle Strength and Mobility in Children with Spastic Cerebral Palsy – A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.


Effectiveness of Constraint-Induced Movement Therapy for Children with Hemiparesis Associated With Cerebral Palsy: A Systematic Review.


Physical therapy for acute and sub-acute low back pain: A systematic review and expert consensus


Virtual Reality-Based Training in Chronic Low Back Pain: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials


The Efficiency of Respiratory Exercises in Rehabilitation of Low Back Pain: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis


Virtual reality is effective in the management of chronic low back ache in adults: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials


The Effectiveness of Combined Exercise and Self-Determination Theory Programmes on Chronic Low Back Pain: A Systematic Review and Metanalysis


Minimal Intervention of Patient Education for Low Back Pain: A Systematic Review With Meta-analysis


Effectiveness of Back care education Programme among school children: a systematic review of randomized controlled trials


Long-term efficacy of spinal cord stimulation for chronic primary neuropathic pain in the contemporary era: a systematic review and meta-analysis


Patient-related barriers and enablers to the implementation of high-value physiotherapy for chronic pain: a systematic review


Effectiveness of Neural Mobilisation on Pain Intensity, Functional Status, and Physical Performance in Adults with Musculoskeletal Pain – A Systematic Review with Meta-Analysis


A systematic review of the efficacy of group social skills interventions on social functioning and social participation in children with acquired brain injury or cerebral palsy. Free Full Text


Inspiratory Training for Improving Respiratory Strength, Pulmonary Function, and Walking in Cerebral Palsy: A Meta-Analysis. Free Full Text


Cognitive approaches in the rehabilitation of upper limbs function in children with cerebral palsy: a systematic review and meta-analysis.


Using the gross motor function measure evolution ratio to compare different dosage of hyperbaric treatment with conventional therapies in children with cerebral palsy – could it end the controversy? Free Full Text


SYSTEMATIC REVIEWS

Evidence-based treatment recommendations for neck and low back pain across Europe: A systematic review of guidelines. Free Full article
Corp N, Mansell G, Stynes S et al.
Eur J Pain. 2021 Feb;25(2):275-295. doi: 10.1002/ejp.1679.


Exercise therapy for chronic low back pain.
Hayden JA, Ellis J, Ogilvie R et al.
Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2021 Sep 28;9(9):CD009790. doi:10.1002/14651858.CD009790.pub2.


Treating low back pain in athletes: a systematic review with meta-analysis.
Thornton JS, Caneiro JP, Hartvigsen J et al.
Br J Sports Med. 2021 Jun;55(12):656-662. doi: 10.1136/bjsports-2020-102723


Manual Therapy in Cervical and Lumbar Radiculopathy: A Systematic Review of the Literature. Free Full article
Kuligowski T, Skrzek A, Cieślik B.
Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2021 Jun 7;18(11):6176. doi: 10.3390/ijerph18116176.


Effectiveness of Mechanical Traction for Lumbar Radiculopathy: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.
Vanti C, Panizzolo A, Turone L et al.
Phys Ther. 2021 Mar 3;101(3):pzaa231. doi: 10.1093/ptj/pzaa231.


Effectiveness of osteopathic interventions in chronic non-specific low back pain: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Free Full article
Dal Farra F, Risio RG, Vismara L, Bergna A.
Complement Ther Med. 2021 Jan;56:102616. doi: 10.1016/j.ctim.2020.102616.


Some types of exercise are more effective than others in people with chronic low back pain: a network meta-analysisFree Full text article
Hayden JA, Ellis J, Ogilvie R et al.
J Physiother. 2021 Oct;67(4):252-262. doi: 10.1016/j.jphys.2021.09.004.


Posterior-Chain Resistance Training Compared to General Exercise and Walking Programmes for the Treatment of Chronic Low Back Pain in the General Population: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Free Full text article
Tataryn N, Simas V, Catterall T et al.
Sports Med Open. 2021 Mar 8;7(1):17. doi: 10.1186/s40798-021-00306-w


PEER systematic review of randomized controlled trials: Management of chronic low back pain in primary careFree Full text article
Kolber MR, Ton J, Thomas B, Kirkwood J et al.
Can Fam Physician. 2021 Jan;67(1):e20-e30. doi: 10.46747/cfp.6701e20


Effect of Home Exercise Training in Patients with Nonspecific Low-Back Pain: A Systematic Review and Meta-AnalysisFree Full text article
Quentin C, Bagheri R, Ugbolue UC et al.
Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2021 Aug 10;18(16):8430. doi: 10.3390/ijerph1816843


The effects of myofascial release technique for patients with low back pain: A systematic review and meta-analysisFree Full text article
Chen Z, Wu J, Wang X, Wu J, Ren Z.
Complement Ther Med. 2021 Jun;59:102737. doi: 10.1016/j.ctim.2021.102737. Epub 2021 May 10


Sham treatment effects in manual therapy trials on back pain patients: a systematic review and pairwise meta-analysisFree Full text article
Lavazza C, Galli M, Abenavoli A, Maggiani A.
BMJ Open. 2021 May 4;11(5):e045106. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2020-045106


Effectiveness of treatments for acute and subacute mechanical non-specific low back pain: a systematic review with network meta-analysis. Free Full text article
Gianola S, Bargeri S, Del Castillo G et al. Br J Sports Med. 2022 Jan;56(1):41-50. doi: 10.1136/bjsports-2020-103596


The Effectiveness of Non-Pharmaceutical Interventions Upon Pregnancy-Related Low Back Pain: A Systematic Review and Meta-AnalysisFree Full text article
Koukoulithras I Sr, Stamouli A, Kolokotsios S et al.
Cureus. 2021 Jan 30;13(1):e13011. doi: 10.7759/cureus.13011


Is adding pelvic floor muscle training to an exercise intervention more effective at improving pain in patients with non-specific low back pain? A systematic review of randomized controlled trials.
Bernard S, Gentilcore-Saulnier E et al.
Physiotherapy. 2021 Mar;110:15-25. doi: 10.1016/j.physio.2020.02.005


Walking, Cycling, and Swimming for Nonspecific Low Back Pain: A Systematic Review With Meta-analysis.
Pocovi NC, de Campos TF, Christine Lin CW et al.
J Orthop Sports Phys Ther. 2022 Feb;52(2):85-99. doi: 10.2519/jospt.2022.10612


Crenobalneotherapy for low back pain: systematic review of clinical trials.
Forestier R, Fioravanti A, Bender T et al.
Int J Biometeorol. 2022 Jan;66(1):13-23. doi: 10.1007/s00484-021-02188-9.


Management approach combining prognostic screening and targeted treatment for patients with low back pain compared with standard physiotherapy: A systematic review & meta-analysis.
Ogbeivor C, Elsabbagh L.
Musculoskeletal Care. 2021 Dec;19(4):436-456. doi: 10.1002/msc.1541


Vertical traction for lumbar radiculopathy: a systematic review. Free Full text article
Vanti C, Turone L, Panizzolo A et al. Free Full text article
Arch Physiother. 2021 Mar 15;11(1):7. doi: 10.1186/s40945-021-00102-5


Well-described exercises for chronic low back pain in Life Science Literature: A systematic review.
Pieri E, Bonetti F, Pellicciari L, Scipioni F.
J Back Musculoskelet Rehabil. 2021 Dec 16. doi: 10.3233/BMR-210179. Online ahead of print


Sling Exercise in the Management of Chronic Low Back Pain: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.
Drummond C, Lebedeva V, Kirker K, Masaracchio M.
J Strength Cond Res. 2021 Sep 23. doi: 10.1519/JSC.0000000000004135.


The effects of proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation in treating chronic low back pain: A systematic review and meta-analysis.
Gao P, Tang F, Liu W, Mo Y.
J Back Musculoskelet Rehabil. 2022;35(1):21-33. doi: 10.3233/BMR-200306


The Use of Virtual Reality in Back Pain Rehabilitation: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.
Bordeleau M, Stamenkovic A, Tardif PA, Thomas J.
J Pain. 2022 Feb;23(2):175-195. doi: 10.1016/j.jpain.2021.08.001


Clinical Efficacy and Safety of Acupressure on Low Back Pain: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Free full text article
Li T, Li X, Huang F, Tian Q, Fan ZY, Wu S.
Evid Based Complement Alternat Med. 2021 Feb 24;2021:8862399. doi: 10.1155/2021/8862399


Effectiveness of Global Postural Re-Education in Chronic Non-Specific Low Back Pain: Systematic Review and Meta-AnalysisFree full text article
Gonzalez-Medina G, Perez-Cabezas V, Ruiz-Molinero C et al.
J Clin Med. 2021 Nov 16;10(22):5327. doi: 10.3390/jcm10225327


Effectiveness of Ultrasound Therapy on the Management of Chronic Non-Specific Low Back Pain: A Systematic Review. Free full text article
Haile G, Hailemariam TT, Haile TG.
J Pain Res. 2021 May 17;14:1251-1257. doi: 10.2147/JPR.S277574


Effects of exercise on balance in patients with non-specific low back pain: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
Dal Farra F, Arippa F, Arru M et al.
Eur J Phys Rehabil Med. 2021 Oct 12. doi: 10.23736/S1973-9087.21.07293-2.


Digital Therapeutic Care and Decision Support Interventions for People With Low Back Pain: Systematic Review. Free full text article
Lewkowicz D, Slosarek T, Wernicke S et al.
JMIR Rehabil Assist Technol. 2021 Nov 19;8(4):e26612. doi: 10.2196/26612


What is the effect of low back pain self-management interventions with exercise components added? A systematic review with meta-analysisFree full text article
Rathnayake APS, Sparkes V, Sheeran L.
Musculoskelet Sci Pract. 2021 Dec;56:102469. doi: 10.1016/j.msksp.2021.102469


Virtual Reality in the Treatment of Adults with Chronic Low Back Pain: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Randomized Clinical Trials. Free full text article
Brea-Gómez B, Torres-Sánchez I, Ortiz-Rubio A et al.
Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2021 Nov 11;18(22):11806. doi: 10.3390/ijerph182211806


Does Motor Control Exercise Restore Normal Morphology of Lumbar Multifidus Muscle in People with Low Back Pain? – A Systematic Review. Free full text article
Pinto SM, Boghra SB, Macedo LG et al.
J Pain Res. 2021 Aug 20;14:2543-2562. doi: 10.2147/JPR.S314971.


Proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation training reduces pain and disability in individuals with chronic low back pain: A systematic review and meta-analysis.
Arcanjo FL, Martins JVP, Moté P et al.
Complement Ther Clin Pract. 2022 Feb;46:101505. doi: 10.1016/j.ctcp.2021.101505


Prevention strategies to reduce future impact of low back pain: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Free full text article
de Campos TF, Maher CG, Fuller JT et al.
Br J Sports Med. 2021 May;55(9):468-476. doi: 10.1136/bjsports-2019-101436


Effectiveness of fitness for work interventions for workers with low back pain: A systematic review. Free full text article
Ishimaru T, Chimed-Ochir O, Arphorn S, Fujino Y.
J Occup Health. 2021 Jan;63(1):e12261. doi: 10.1002/1348-9585.12261.


Meta-Analysis of Tai Chi Chuan in Treating Lumbar Spondylosis and Back Pain.
Zhang F, Zhao J, Jiang N, Zhai Q, Hu J, Zhang J. Free Full text article
Appl Bionics Biomech. 2022 Feb 7;2022:2759977. doi: 10.1155/2022/2759977.


Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy for Treating Chronic Low Back Pain: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials. Free Full text article
Yue L, Sun MS, Chen H, Mu GZ, Sun HL.
Biomed Res Int. 2021 Nov 15;2021:5937250. doi: 10.1155/2021/5937250


Non-operative treatment for lumbar spinal stenosis with neurogenic claudication: an updated systematic review. Free Full text article
Ammendolia C, Hofkirchner C, Plener J et al.
BMJ Open. 2022 Jan 19;12(1):e057724. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2021-057724.


Effectiveness of smartphone apps for the self-management of low back pain in adults: a systematic review.
Didyk C, Lewis LK, Lange B.
Disabil Rehabil. 2021 Dec 2:1-10. doi: 10.1080/09638288.2021.2005161


Effects of physical exercise on low back pain and cortisol levels: a systematic review with meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials.
Barros Dos Santos AO, Pinto de Castro JB et al.
Pain Manag. 2021 Jan;11(1):49-57. doi: 10.2217/pmt-2020-0020


Effects of Low Back Pain Exercises on Pain Symptoms and Activities of Daily Living: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.
Zhang SK, Yang Y, Gu ML, Mao SJ, Zhou WS.
Percept Mot Skills. 2022 Feb;129(1):63-89. doi: 10.1177/00315125211059407


Psychological interventions for reducing fear avoidance beliefs among people with chronic back pain.
Vergeld V, Martin Ginis KA, Jenks AD.
Rehabil Psychol. 2021 Nov;66(4):386-403. doi: 10.1037/rep0000394


A systematic review of the effectiveness of mass media campaigns for the management of low back pain.
Suman A, Armijo-Olivo S, Deshpande S et al.
Disabil Rehabil. 2021 Dec;43(24):3523-3551. doi: 10.1080/09638288.2020.1743777


The Efficacy and Effectiveness of Education for Preventing and Treating Non-Specific Low Back Pain in the Hispanic Cultural Setting: A Systematic Review. Free Full text article
Kovacs FM, Burgos-Alonso N, Martín-Nogueras AM, Seco-Calvo J.
Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2022 Jan 12;19(2):825. doi: 10.3390/ijerph19020825.


The efficacy of kinesio taping as an adjunct to physical therapy for chronic low back pain for at least two weeks: A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials. Free Full text article
Sun G, Lou Q.
Medicine (Baltimore). 2021 Dec 10;100(49):e28170. doi: 10.1097/MD.0000000000028170.


Comparative efficacy of 12 non-drug interventions on non-specific chronic low back pain in nurses: A systematic review and network meta-analysis.
Sun W, Zhang H, Lv C, Tang L, Tian S.
J Back Musculoskelet Rehabil. 2021;34(4):499-510. doi: 10.3233/BMR-200147


Exercise interventions can improve muscle strength, endurance, and electrical activity of lumbar extensors in individuals with non-specific low back pain: a systematic review with meta-analysis. Free Full text article
Clael S, Campos LF, Correia KL et al.
Sci Rep. 2021 Aug 19;11(1):16842. doi: 10.1038/s41598-021-96403-7.


Meta-Analysis of Tai Chi Chuan in Treating Lumbar Spondylosis and Back Pain.
Zhang F, Zhao J, Jiang N, Zhai Q, Hu J, Zhang J. Free Full text article
Appl Bionics Biomech. 2022 Feb 7;2022:2759977. doi: 10.1155/2022/2759977.


Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy for Treating Chronic Low Back Pain: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials. Free Full text article
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Non-operative treatment for lumbar spinal stenosis with neurogenic claudication: an updated systematic review. Free Full text article
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Effectiveness of smartphone apps for the self-management of low back pain in adults: a systematic review.
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Disabil Rehabil. 2021 Dec 2:1-10. doi: 10.1080/09638288.2021.2005161


Effects of physical exercise on low back pain and cortisol levels: a systematic review with meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials.
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Pain Manag. 2021 Jan;11(1):49-57. doi: 10.2217/pmt-2020-0020


Effects of Low Back Pain Exercises on Pain Symptoms and Activities of Daily Living: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.
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Percept Mot Skills. 2022 Feb;129(1):63-89. doi: 10.1177/00315125211059407


Psychological interventions for reducing fear avoidance beliefs among people with chronic back pain.
Vergeld V, Martin Ginis KA, Jenks AD.
Rehabil Psychol. 2021 Nov;66(4):386-403. doi: 10.1037/rep0000394


A systematic review of the effectiveness of mass media campaigns for the management of low back pain.
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Disabil Rehabil. 2021 Dec;43(24):3523-3551. doi: 10.1080/09638288.2020.1743777


The Efficacy and Effectiveness of Education for Preventing and Treating Non-Specific Low Back Pain in the Hispanic Cultural Setting: A Systematic Review. Free Full text article
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Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2022 Jan 12;19(2):825. doi: 10.3390/ijerph19020825.


The efficacy of kinesio taping as an adjunct to physical therapy for chronic low back pain for at least two weeks: A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials. Free Full text article
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Medicine (Baltimore). 2021 Dec 10;100(49):e28170. doi: 10.1097/MD.0000000000028170.


Comparative efficacy of 12 non-drug interventions on non-specific chronic low back pain in nurses: A systematic review and network meta-analysis.
Sun W, Zhang H, Lv C, Tang L, Tian S.
J Back Musculoskelet Rehabil. 2021;34(4):499-510. doi: 10.3233/BMR-200147


Exercise interventions can improve muscle strength, endurance, and electrical activity of lumbar extensors in individuals with non-specific low back pain: a systematic review with meta-analysis. Free Full text article
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Comparative Efficacy and Safety of Conservative Care for Pregnancy-Related Low Back Pain: A Systematic Review and Network Meta-analysis.
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Efficacy of extracorporeal shock waves in the treatment of myofascial pain syndrome: a systematic review and meta-analysis of controlled clinical studies Free Full text article
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Walking, Cycling, and Swimming for Nonspecific Low Back Pain: A Systematic Review With Meta-analysis Free Full text article
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J Orthop Sports Phys Ther. 2022 Feb;52(2):85-99. doi: 10.2519/jospt.2022.10612


Classification Approaches for Treating Low Back Pain Have Small Effects That Are Not Clinically Meaningful: A Systematic Review With Meta-analysis
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J Orthop Sports Phys Ther. 2022 Feb;52(2):67-84. doi: 10.2519/jospt.2022.10761.


The Use of Virtual Reality in Back Pain Rehabilitation: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
Martine Bordeleau , Alexander Stamenkovic , Pier-Alexandre Tardif , et al
J Pain. 2022 Feb;23(2):175-195. doi: 10.1016/j.jpain.2021.08.001.


Multimodal Interventions Including Rehabilitation Exercise for Older Adults With Chronic Musculoskeletal Pain: A Systematic Review and Meta-analyses of Randomized Controlled Trials. Free Full text article
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J Geriatr Phys Ther. 2022 Jan-Mar 01;45(1):34-49. doi: 10.1519/JPT.0000000000000279


Evaluating the effectiveness of patient tailored treatment for patients with non-specific low back pain: A systematic review. Free full text article
Chys M, Cagnie B, De Meulemeester K et al.
Musculoskeletal Care. 2022 Mar;20(1):31-46. doi: 10.1002/msc.1572


A systematic review of the effectiveness of Pilates on pain, disability, physical function, and quality of life in older adults with chronic musculoskeletal conditions. Free Full text article
Denham-Jones L, Gaskell L, Spence N et al.
Musculoskeletal Care. 2022 Mar;20(1):10-30. doi: 10.1002/msc.1563.


Management approach combining prognostic screening and targeted treatment for patients with low back pain compared with standard physiotherapy: A systematic review & meta-analysis. Free Full text article
Ogbeivor C, Elsabbagh L.
Musculoskeletal Care. 2021 Dec;19(4):436-456. doi: 10.1002/msc.1541.


Practicable performance-based outcome measures of trunk muscle strength and their measurement properties: A systematic review and narrative synthesis Free Full text article
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Effects of exercise on balance in patients with non-specific low back pain: a systematic review and meta-analysis Free Full text article
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Are Mind-Body Exercise Beneficial for Treating Pain, Function, and Quality of Life in Middle-Aged and Old People With Chronic Pain? A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.  Free Full Text Article


Well-described exercises for chronic low back pain in Life Science Literature: A systematic review.  Free Full Text Article


Effectiveness of motor control exercises versus other musculoskeletal therapies in patients with pelvic girdle pain of sacroiliac joint origin: A systematic review with meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials.  Free Full Text Article


A Systematic Review of the Effectiveness of Core Stability Exercises in Patients with Non-Specific Low Back Pain Free Full Text Article


Quality of Life During Pregnancy from 2011 to 2021: Systematic Review Free Full Text Article


Treatment-based classification for low back pain: systematic review with meta-analysis


Telehealth treatment for nonspecific low back pain: A review of the current state in mobile health Free Full Text Article


The effect and mechanism of traditional Chinese exercise for chronic low back pain in middle-aged and elderly patients: A systematic review. Free Full text Article


Fluid biomarkers in stroke: From animal models to clinical care


School-based interventions to improve spinal health of children and adolescents: a systematic review


Optimal modes of mind-body exercise for treating chronic non-specific low back pain: Systematic review and network meta-analysis. Free Full text article


Effectiveness of smartphone apps for the self-management of low back pain in adults: a systematic review.


Transcranial direct current stimulation combined with peripheral stimulation in chronic pain: a systematic review and meta-analysis


A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of the Effectiveness of Virtual Reality-Based Rehabilitation Therapy on Reducing the Degree of Pain Experienced by Individuals with Low Back Pain


Efficacy of Pilates on Pain, Functional Disorders and Quality of Life in Patients with Chronic Low Back Pain: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis


Effect of integrated exercise therapy and psychosocial interventions on self-efficacy in patients with chronic low back pain: A systematic review
mHealth Intervention for Improving Pain, Quality of Life, and Functional Disability in Patients With Chronic Pain: Systematic Review


Effect of Trunk-Focused Exercises on Pain, Disability, Quality of Life, and Trunk Physical Fitness in Low Back Pain and How Potential Effect Modifiers Modulate Their Effects: A Systematic Review With Meta-analyses


Effects of Resistance Training on Pain Control and Physical Function in Older Adults With Low Back Pain: A Systematic Review With Meta-analysis


The effect of pelvic floor muscle-strengthening exercises on low back pain: a systematic review and meta-analysis on randomized clinical trials


Exercise Therapy in Nonspecific Low Back Pain among Individuals with Lower-Limb Amputation: A Systematic Review


The effects of Pilates exercise in comparison to other forms of exercise on pain and disability in individuals with chronic non-specific low back pain: A systematic review with meta-analysis


A systematic review of Clinical Practice Guidelines for persons with non-specific low back pain with and without radiculopathy: Identification of best evidence for rehabilitation to develop the WHO’s Package of Interventions for Rehabilitation


Reproducibility of resistance exercise therapy interventions in trials for chronic low back pain is challenging: A systematic review


Clinician approaches to spinal manipulation for persistent spinal pain after lumbar surgery: systematic review and meta-analysis of individual patient data


Functional Tests Predicting Return to Work of Workers with Non-Specific Low Back Pain: Are There Any Validated and Usable Functional Tests for Occupational Health Services in Everyday Practice? A Systematic Review


Effect of external lumbar supports on joint position sense, postural control, and postural adjustment: a systematic review


Aquatic Exercise Impact on Pain Intensity, Disability and Quality of Life in Adults with Low Back Pain: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis


The McKenzie method for (sub)acute non-specific low back pain. Free full text article


The effectiveness of low-dosed outpatient biopsychosocial interventions compared to active physical interventions on pain and disability in adults with nonspecific chronic low back pain: A systematic review with meta-analysis. Free full text article


Effect of Physical Therapy Timing on Patient Reported Outcomes for Individuals with Acute Low Back Pain: A Systematic Review with Meta Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials. Free full text article


Peripheral Nerve Stimulation for Low Back Pain: A Systematic Review


Pilates to Improve Core Muscle Activation in Chronic Low Back Pain: A Systematic Review. Free full text article


Effects of Kinesio Taping for Chronic Nonspecific Low Back Pain: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. Free full text article


Effectiveness of Cognitive Functional Therapy for Reducing Pain and Disability in Chronic Low Back Pain: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. Free full text article


Mind-Body Exercise Performed by Physical Therapists for Reducing Pain and Disability in Low Back Pain: A Systematic Review with Meta-analysis. Free full text article


Digital self-care in the management of spine musculoskeletal disorders: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Free full text article


Physical functioning following spinal cord stimulation: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Free full text article


Exercise Increases Pain Self-efficacy in Adults With Nonspecific Chronic Low Back Pain: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. Free full text


Efficacy of orthotic support in mitigating low back pain and disability in low back pain sufferers.


Efficacy and safety of extracorporeal shockwave therapy in chronic low back pain: a systematic review and meta-analysis of 632 patients. Free full text


High-intensity laser therapy in low back pain management: a systematic review with meta-analysis


Strategies to facilitate and tools to measure non-specific low back pain patients’ adherence to physiotherapy – A two-stage systematic review


Effects of the combination of exercise and education in the treatment of low back and/or pelvic pain in pregnant women: Systematic review and meta-analysis.


A systematic review and meta-analysis of pain neuroscience education for chronic low back pain: short-term outcomes of pain and disability


Effectiveness of pharmacological and non-pharmacological therapy on pain intensity and disability in older people with chronic nonspecific low back pain: a systematic review with meta-analysis


Novel Spinal Cord Stimulation Waveforms for Treating Back and Leg Pain: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials


Effects of Motor Control Exercises in Patients With Chronic Nonspecific Low Back Pain: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis


Isokinetic trunk training on pain, disability, and strength in non-specific low back pain patients: A systematic review and meta-analysis


Effects of exercise therapy on disability, mobility, and quality of life in the elderly with chronic low back pain: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials


Efficacy of Kinesio Taping Compared to Other Treatment Modalities in Musculoskeletal Disorders: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis


The Effect of Transcutaneous Electrotherapy on Lumbar Range of Motion and Paraspinal Muscle Characteristics in Chronic Low Back Pain Patients: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis


Exercise therapy for treatment of acute non-specific low back pain. Free full text article


Effectiveness of Pilates exercise on low back pain: a systematic review with meta-analysis.


The Potential Impact of Physical Activity on the Burden of Osteoarthritis and Low Back Pain in Australia: A Systematic Review of Reviews and Life Table Analysis.


The effect of dual-task conditions on postural control in adults with low back pain: a systematic review and meta-analysis.


Spinal Manipulative Therapy for Nonspecific Low Back Pain: Does Targeting a Specific Vertebral Level Make a Difference?: A Systematic Review With Meta-analysis 


Effect of Hip Muscle Strengthening Exercises on Pain and Disability in Patients with Non-Specific Low Back Pain-A Systematic Review 


Effects of breathing exercises on chronic low back pain: A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials 


Erector Spinae Muscle Activation During Forward Movement in Individuals With or Without Chronic Lower Back Pain: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis


Higher intensity exercise reduces disability more than lower intensity exercise in adults with chronic low back pain: A systematic review and meta-analysis 


Exercise treatments for lumbar spinal stenosis: A systematic review and intervention component analysis of randomised controlled trials 


Effects of Kinesio Taping for Chronic Nonspecific Low Back Pain: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis 


Comparative effectiveness of non-pharmacological interventions in reducing psychological symptoms among patients with chronic low back pain 


Effectiveness of interferential current in patients with chronic non-specific low back pain: a systematic review with meta-analysis


Rehabilitation after lumbar spine surgery in adults: a systematic review with meta-analysis


Software-based interventions for low back pain management: A systematic review and meta-analysis


Effects of breathing exercises on low back pain in clinical: A systematic review and meta-analysis


Mobile technologies for rehabilitation in non-specific spinal disorders: a systematic review of the efficacy and potential for implementation in low- and middle-income countries


Massage Therapy as a Self-Management Strategy for Musculoskeletal Pain and Chronic Conditions: A Systematic Review of Feasibility and Scope


Aquatic Exercise Impact on Pain Intensity, Disability and Quality of Life in Adults with Low Back Pain: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis


Prevalence and risks factors of caregiving-related low back pain among caregivers of stroke survivors: a systematic review and meta-analysis


A Systematic Review of Clinical Practice Guidelines for Persons With Non-specific Low Back Pain With and Without Radiculopathy: Identification of Best Evidence for Rehabilitation to Develop the WHO’s Package of Interventions for Rehabilitation


Efficacy of Dry Needling for Chronic Low Back Pain: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials


Exercise intervention for patients with chronic low back pain: a systematic review and network meta-analysis


Trials investigating exercise for low back pain lack pragmatic application: a systematic review


Systematic Review to Inform a World Health Organization (WHO) Clinical Practice Guideline: Benefits and Harms of Structured and Standardized Education or Advice for Chronic Primary low back pain in Adults


Effects of whole-body vibration therapy on pain, functionality, postural stability, and proprioception in patients with subacute and chronic non-specific low back pain: a systematic review


Efficacy of mHealth Interventions for Improving the Pain and Disability of Individuals With Chronic Low Back Pain: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis


Systematic Review to Inform a World Health Organization (WHO) Clinical Practice Guideline: Benefits and Harms of Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation (TENS) for Chronic Primary Low Back Pain in Adults


Virtual reality is effective in the management of chronic low back ache in adults: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials


Efficacy of pulsed electromagnetic field therapy on pain and physical function in patients with non-specific low back pain: a systematic review.


Effect of physical therapy timing on patient-reported outcomes for individuals with acute low back pain: A systematic review with meta analysis of randomized controlled trials


Systematic Review to Inform a World Health Organization (WHO) Clinical Practice Guideline: Benefits and Harms of Structured Exercise Programs for Chronic Primary Low Back Pain in Adults


Effects of Motor Control Exercises in Patients With Chronic Nonspecific Low Back Pain: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis


Effectiveness of remote physiotherapeutic e-Health interventions on pain in patients with musculoskeletal disorders: a systematic review


Effectiveness of Neural Mobilisation on Pain Intensity, Functional Status, and Physical Performance in Adults with Musculoskeletal Pain – A Systematic Review with Meta-Analysis


The Impact of Hot Spring Hydrotherapy on Pain Perception and Dysfunction Severity in Patients with Chronic Low Back Pain: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis


A Systematic Review of Clinical Practice Guidelines for Persons With Non-specific Low Back Pain With and Without Radiculopathy: Identification of Best Evidence for Rehabilitation to Develop the WHO’s Package of Interventions for Rehabilitation.


Efficacy of Dry Needling for Chronic Low Back Pain: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials.


Exercise intervention for patients with chronic low back pain: a systematic review and network meta-analysis.


Trials investigating exercise for low back pain lack pragmatic application: a systematic review.


Systematic Review to Inform a World Health Organization (WHO) Clinical Practice Guideline: Benefits and Harms of Structured and Standardized Education or Advice for Chronic Primary low back pain in Adults.


Effects of whole-body vibration therapy on pain, functionality, postural stability, and proprioception in patients with subacute and chronic non-specific low back pain: a systematic review..


Efficacy of mHealth Interventions for Improving the Pain and Disability of Individuals With Chronic Low Back Pain: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.


Systematic Review to Inform a World Health Organization (WHO) Clinical Practice Guideline: Benefits and Harms of Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation (TENS) for Chronic Primary Low Back Pain in Adults.


Virtual reality is effective in the management of chronic low back ache in adults: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials.


Efficacy of pulsed electromagnetic field therapy on pain and physical function in patients with non-specific low back pain: a systematic review.


Effect of physical therapy timing on patient-reported outcomes for individuals with acute low back pain: A systematic review with meta analysis of randomized controlled trials.


Systematic Review to Inform a World Health Organization (WHO) Clinical Practice Guideline: Benefits and Harms of Structured Exercise Programs for Chronic Primary Low Back Pain in Adults.


Improving Rehabilitation Research to Optimize Care and Outcomes for People with Chronic Primary Low Back Pain: Methodological and Reporting Recommendations from a WHO Systematic Review Series.


Effects of Motor Control Exercises in Patients With Chronic Nonspecific Low Back Pain: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Free full text article


Effectiveness of remote physiotherapeutic e-Health interventions on pain in patients with musculoskeletal disorders: a systematic review. Free full text article


Effectiveness of Neural Mobilisation on Pain Intensity, Functional Status, and Physical Performance in Adults with Musculoskeletal Pain – A Systematic Review with Meta-Analysis. Free full article


The Impact of Hot Spring Hydrotherapy on Pain Perception and Dysfunction Severity in Patients with Chronic Low Back Pain: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Free full text


Interventions to Improve Long-Term Adherence to Physical Rehabilitation: A Systematic Review


Efficacy of Conservative Interventions for Musculoskeletal Conditions on Pain and Disability in Active Serving Military Personnel-A Systematic Review


Clinical guidelines are silent on the recommendation of physical activity and exercise therapy for low back pain: A systematic review


Effects of breathing exercises on chronic low back pain: A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials


Water-Based Exercise in Patients With Nonspecific Chronic Low-Back Pain: A Systematic Review With Meta-Analysis


How to tackle non-specific low back pain among adult patients? A systematic review with a meta-analysis to compare four interventions


Factors Predicting Clinically Relevant Pain Relief After Spinal Cord Stimulation for Patients With Chronic Low Back and/or Leg Pain: A Systematic Review With Meta-Analysis and Meta-Regression


Physical therapist-led interventions based on the biopsychosocial model provide improvement in disability and pain for spinal disorders: A systematic review and meta-analysis


Impact of Running Exercise on Intervertebral Disc: A Systematic Review


The effectiveness of allied health and nurse practitioner models-of-care in managing musculoskeletal conditions in the emergency department: a systematic review and meta-analysis.


Software-based interventions for low back pain management: A systematic review and meta-analysis


The best exercise modality and dose for reducing pain in adults with low back pain: A systematic review with model-based Bayesian network meta-analysis


Effects of the combination of exercise and education in the treatment of low back and/or pelvic pain in pregnant women: Systematic review and meta-analysis


Exercise treatments for lumbar spinal stenosis: A systematic review and intervention component analysis of randomised controlled trials


Effects of physical interventions on pain and disability in chronic low back pain with pronated feet: a systematic review and meta-analysis


Effect of Whole-Body Vibration Exercise on Pain, Disability, Balance, Proprioception, Functional Performance and Quality of Life in People with Non-Specific Chronic Low Back Pain: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis


Exercise therapy for treatment of acute non-specific low back pain: a Cochrane systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials


The Efficiency of Respiratory Exercises in Rehabilitation of Low Back Pain: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis


The Effectiveness and Optimal Dose of Resistance Training in Patients With Subacute and Persistent Low Back-Related Leg Pain: A Systematic Review. Free Full text


GUIDELINES

Impact assessment of the Centre for Research Excellence in Stroke Rehabilitation and Brain Recovery. Free full text article


A systematic review and synthesis of global stroke guidelines on behalf of the World Stroke Organization. Free PMC article


Stroke Inpatient Rehabilitation Environments: Aligning Building Construction and Clinical Practice Guidelines through Care Process Mapping.


How should we measure physical activity after stroke? An international consensus.


Motor rehabilitation after stroke: European Stroke Organisation (ESO) consensus-based definition and guiding framework. Free Full Article


Is early initiated cardiorespiratory fitness training within a model of stroke-integrated cardiac rehabilitation safe and feasible?


European stroke organisation (ESO) guideline on cerebral small vessel disease, part 2, lacunar ischaemic stroke. Free PMC article


Best Practice Guidelines for the Management of Patients with Post-Stroke Spasticity: A Modified Scoping Review. Free PMC article


A translational roadmap for transcranial magnetic and direct current stimulation in stroke rehabilitation: Consensus-based core recommendations from the third stroke recovery and rehabilitation roundtable. Free PMC article


Control intervention design for preclinical and clinical trials: Consensus-based core recommendations from the third Stroke Recovery and Rehabilitation Roundtable.  Free PMC article


European stroke organisation (ESO) guideline on cerebral small vessel disease, part 2, lacunar ischaemic stroke.


SYSTEMATIC REVIEWS

Effects of High-Frequency (HF) Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (rTMS) on Upper Extremity Motor Function in Stroke Patients: A Systematic ReviewFree Full text article
Vabalaite B, Petruseviciene L, Savickas R et al.
Medicina (Kaunas). 2021 Nov 7;57(11):1215. doi: 10.3390/medicina57111215.


Effect of robotic-assisted gait training on objective biomechanical measures of gait in persons post-stroke: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Free Full text article
Nedergård H, Arumugam A, Sandlund M et al.
J Neuroeng Rehabil 2021 Apr 16;18(1):64. doi: 10.1186/s12984-021-00857-9.


Theory-Based Self-Management Interventions for Community-Dwelling Stroke Survivors: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Free Full Text Article


Maintenance of Cardiorespiratory Fitness in People With Stroke: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. Free Full Text Article


Effect of acupuncture treatment on dysphagia caused by pseudobulbar paralysis after stroke: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Free Full Text Article


Effectiveness of walking training on balance, motor functions, activity, participation and quality of life in people with chronic stroke: a systematic review with meta-analysis and meta-regression of recent randomized controlled trials.


Effects of Acupuncture Combined with Biofeedback Therapy on Limb Motor Rehabilitation in Patients with Acute Stroke: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.
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Effects of tai chi and Qigong on cognition in neurological disorders: A systematic review and meta-analysis


Effect of acupuncture on unilateral spatial neglect after stroke: A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials. Free Full Text Article


Home-based exercises are as effective as equivalent doses of centre-based exercises for improving walking speed and balance after stroke: a systematic review. Free Full Text Article


Effect of home-based interventions on basic activities of daily living for patients who had a stroke: a systematic review with meta-analysis.


Rehabilitation Interventions Combined with Noninvasive Brain Stimulation on Upper Limb Motor Function in Stroke Patients.


Effects of Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation on Poststroke Dysphagia: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials.


Measured and Perceived Effects of Upper Limb Home-Based Exergaming Interventions on Activity after Stroke: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.


The effect of ankle-foot orthosis on ankle kinematics in individuals after stroke: A systematic review and meta-analysis.


Effects of Virtual Reality Rehabilitation Training on Cognitive Function and Activities of Daily Living of Patients with Poststroke Cognitive Impairment: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.


Effectiveness of kinesiology taping on the functions of upper limbs in patients with stroke: a meta-analysis of randomized trial.


Effects of gait training with the Hybrid Assistive Limb on gait ability in stroke patients: A systematic review of randomized controlled trials.


Upper Extremity Contralaterally Controlled Functional Electrical Stimulation Versus Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation in Post-Stroke Individuals: A Meta-Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials.


Efficacy of Knee-Ankle-Foot Orthosis on Functional Mobility and Activities of Daily Living in Patients with Stroke: A Systematic Review of Case Reports.


Head Acupuncture Plus Schuell’s Language Rehabilitation for Post-Stroke Aphasia: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of 32 Randomized Controlled Trials


A systematic review on extracorporeal shock wave therapy and botulinum toxin for spasticity treatment: a comparison on efficacy


Effectiveness of interventions to support the transition home after acute stroke: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Free full text article


Effectiveness of information and communications technology interventions for stroke survivors and their support people: a systematic review


Effect of Robot-Assisted Training on Unilateral Spatial Neglect After Stroke: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials


A systematic review opens the black box of “usual care” in stroke rehabilitation control groups and finds a black hole


Predicting the prognosis of unilateral spatial neglect using magnetic resonance imaging in patients with stroke: A systematic review


Evaluation of rTMS in patients with poststroke aphasia: a systematic review and focused meta-analysis


Non-invasive brain stimulation for improving gait, balance, and lower limbs motor function in stroke


Analysis of the Efficacy of Acupuncture Combined with Rehabilitation Training in the Treatment of Upper Limb Spasm after Stroke: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis


Haptic Glove Systems in Combination with Semi-Immersive Virtual Reality for Upper Extremity Motor Rehabilitation after Stroke: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis


Examining the effectiveness of virtual, augmented, and mixed reality (VAMR) therapy for upper limb recovery and activities of daily living in stroke patients: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Free full text article


Head Acupuncture Plus Schuell’s Language Rehabilitation for Post-Stroke Aphasia: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of 32 Randomized Controlled Trials


Effects of task-oriented rehabilitation of upper extremity after stroke: A systematic review Free article.


Effects of transcranial direct current stimulation for post-stroke depression: A systematic review and meta-analysis Free Full text article


Electrophysiological correlates of action monitoring in brain-damaged patients: A systematic review


Fluid biomarkers in stroke: From animal models to clinical care


Effects of telehealth interventions on performing activities of daily living and maintaining balance in stroke survivors: A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised controlled studies


Fluid biomarkers in stroke: From animal models to clinical care


Effectiveness of Rehabilitation Exercise in Improving Physical Function of Stroke Patients: A Systematic Review. Free Full text article


Aerobic exercises and cognitive function in post-stroke patients: A systematic review with meta-analysis Free Full text article


Non-invasive neuromodulation for unilateral neglect after stroke: a systematic review and network meta-analysis.


Impact of Constraint-Induced Movement Therapy (CIMT) on Functional Ambulation in Stroke Patients-A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis Free Full text article


Aquatic Therapy for improving Lower Limbs Function in Post-stroke Survivors: A Systematic Review with Meta-Analysis


Game-Based Virtual Reality System for Upper Limb Rehabilitation After Stroke in a Clinical Environment: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Free Full text article


Intensive Comprehensive Aphasia Programmes: a systematic scoping review and analysis using the TIDieR checklist for reporting interventions Free Full text article


The use of wearable sensors to assess and treat the upper extremity after stroke: a scoping review


Skeletal Muscle Changes in the First Three Months of Stroke Recovery: A Systematic Review Free Full text article


Wearable devices for tracking physical activity in the community after an acquired brain injury: A systematic review


Effects of transcranial direct current stimulation for post-stroke depression: A systematic review and meta-analysis


Feasibility, acceptability and effects of dance therapy in stroke patients: A systematic review. Free Full text Article


Immersive Virtual Reality in Post-Stroke Rehabilitation: A Systematic Review. Free PMC article.


Motivation as a Measurable Outcome in Stroke Rehabilitation: A Systematic Review of the Literature. Free PMC article


International research priority setting exercises in stroke: A systematic review. Free article


Electrophysiological Changes in Patients with Post-stroke Aphasia: A Systematic Review.


Effect of wearable exoskeleton on post-stroke gait: A systematic review and meta-analysis.


Combining robot-assisted therapy with virtual reality or using it alone? A systematic review on health-related quality of life in neurological patients. Free PMC article


Transcranial direct current stimulation for upper extremity spasticity rehabilitation in stroke survivors: A systematic review of randomized controlled trials.


Effects of repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation on post-stroke patients with cognitive impairment: A systematic review and meta-analysis.


Impact of community-based rehabilitation on the physical functioning and activity of daily living of stroke patients: a systematic review and meta-analysis.


Combination of noninvasive brain stimulation and constraint-induced movement therapy in patients with stroke: a systematic review and meta-analysis.


Early mobilization in acute stroke phase: a systematic review.


Dosages of swallowing exercises in stroke rehabilitation: a systematic review. Full text article


Electrophysiological Changes in Patients with Post-stroke Aphasia: A Systematic Review.


Effects of constraint induced movement therapy in patients with multiple sclerosis: A systematic review.


The nature of inpatient rehabilitation for people with aphasia from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds: a scoping review.


Effects of Therapeutic Intervention on Spatiotemporal Gait Parameters in Adults with Neurologic Disorder: Systematic Review and Meta-analysis.


Effects of virtual reality-based telerehabilitation for stroke patients: A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials.


Effects of moxibustion on cognition and activities of daily living in post-stroke cognitive impairment: A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials.


Effect of physical exercise on fear of falling in patients with stroke: A systematic review and meta-analysis.


Comparison of seven popular structured dietary programmes and risk of mortality and major cardiovascular events in patients at increased cardiovascular risk: systematic review and network meta-analysis. Full text article


Measurement properties of outcome measures used in neurological telerehabilitation: A systematic review using COSMIN checklist.


Effects of Virtual Reality on the Limb Motor Function, Balance, Gait, and Daily Function of Patients with Stroke: Systematic Review. Free Full Text article

Efficacy Of Mirror Therapy on Lower Limb Motor Recovery, Balance and Gait in Subacute and Chronic Stroke: A Systematic Review.


The Effect of Polyphenols in Post Stroke Adults: A Systematic Review of Randomised Controlled Trials


Satisfaction Analysis of Overground Gait Exoskeletons in People with Neurological Pathology. A Systematic Review


Efficacy and Dose of Rehabilitation Approaches for Severe Upper Limb Impairments and Disability During Early Acute and Subacute Stroke: A Systematic Review


Vagus Nerve Stimulation Paired with Rehabilitation for Motor Function, Mental Health and Activities of Daily Living After Stroke: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.


Effects of Virtual Reality-Based Exercise on Balance in Patients with Stroke: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. Free PMC article


Does Noninvasive Brain Stimulation Combined with Other Therapies Improve Upper Extremity Motor Impairment, Functional Performance, And Participation in Activities of Daily Living After Stroke? A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trial


Acupuncture for post-stroke depression: a systematic review and network meta-analysis. Free full text article


Robotic arm use for upper limb rehabilitation after stroke: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Free full text article


Effects of Tai Chi Yunshou on upper-limb function and balance in stroke survivors: A systematic review and meta-analysis.


A systematic review of randomized controlled trial characteristics for interventions to improve upper extremity motor recovery post stroke.


Effect of task-based bilateral arm training on upper limb recovery after stroke: A systematic review and meta-analysis.


Psychosocial interventions for building resilience of informal carers of people living with stroke: a systematic review.


Safety and Adverse Events following Non-invasive Electrical Brain Stimulation in Stroke: A Systematic Review.


Effects of Motor Imagery Training for Lower Limb Dysfunction in Patients with Stroke: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials. Free full text article


Optimization of electrical stimulation for the treatment of lower limb dysfunction after stroke: A systematic review and Bayesian network meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials. Free full text article


Masticatory function of stroke patients: A systematic review with meta-analysis


Interventions for improving psychosocial well-being after stroke: A systematic review. Free full text article


The effects of exercise intervention on cognition and motor function in stroke survivors: a systematic review and meta-analysis


To assess the effects of cross-education on strength and motor function in post stroke rehabilitation: a systematic literature review and meta-analysis. Free article


Extracorporeal shock wave therapy for shoulder pain after stroke: A systematic review and meta-analysis


Enhancing generalizability of stroke clinical trial results: Illustrations from upper-limb motor recovery trials.


Machine learning in predicting outcomes for stroke patients following rehabilitation treatment: A systematic review. Free full text article


Experiences of individuals with multiple sclerosis and stroke using transcutaneous foot drop electrical stimulators: a systematic review and meta-synthesis of qualitative studies.


Short- and Long-Term Effects of Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation on Poststroke Visuospatial Neglect: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials.


Effectiveness of interventions by non-professional community-level workers or family caregivers to improve outcomes for physical impairments or disabilities in low resource settings: systematic review of task-sharing strategies. Free full text article


11.    Effect of different constraint-induced movement therapy protocols on recovery of stroke survivors with upper extremity dysfunction: a systematic review and network meta-analysis


Artificial Intelligence machine learning and conventional physical therapy for upper limb outcome in patients with stroke: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Free full text article


Comparative Effectiveness of Upper Limb Exercise Interventions in Individuals with Stroke: A Network Meta-Analysis.


Meta-analysis of repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation combined with task-oriented training on upper limb function in stroke patients with hemiplegia. Free full text article


mHealth Impact on Gait and Dynamic Balance Outcomes in Neurorehabilitation: Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. Free PMC article


Effectiveness of the physiotherapy interventions on complex regional pain syndrome in patients with stroke: A systematic review and meta-analysis.


Robotic assistive and rehabilitation devices leading to motor recovery in upper limb: a systematic review.


The effectiveness of virtual reality games in improving cognition, mobility, and emotion in elderly post-stroke patients: a systematic review and meta-analysis.


Effect of task-based bilateral arm training on upper limb recovery after stroke: A systematic review and meta-analysis.


The influence of seated exercises on balance, mobility, and cardiometabolic health outcomes in individuals living with a stroke: A systematic review and meta-analysis.   Free PMC article


Comparative Effectiveness of Upper Limb Exercise Interventions in Individuals With Stroke: A Network Meta-Analysis.


Application of action observation therapy in stroke rehabilitation: A systematic review. Free full-text article


Treatment-induced neuroplasticity after anomia therapy in post-stroke aphasia: A systematic review of neuroimaging studies.


Measurement Properties of the Mayo-Portland Adaptability Inventory (MPAI-4) and Related Measures: A Systematic Review.


Assistive Technology Involving Postural Control and Gait Performance for Adults with Stroke: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.


Vestibular rehabilitation therapy on balance and gait in patients after stroke: a systematic review and meta-analysis.


Understanding the Neuroplastic Effects of Auricular Vagus Nerve Stimulation in Animal Models of Stroke: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.


Comparison of immersive and non-immersive virtual reality for upper extremity functional recovery in patients with stroke: a systematic review and network meta-analysis.


Efficacy and safety of scalp acupuncture for poststroke depression: A meta-analysis and systematic review.


High-frequency repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (HF-rTMS) impacts activities of daily living of patients with post-stroke cognitive impairment: a systematic review and meta-analysis.


The Extent of Evidence Supporting the Effectiveness of Extended Reality Telerehabilitation on Different Qualitative and Quantitative Outcomes in Stroke Survivors: A Systematic Review.


A systematic literature review of ankle-foot orthosis and functional electrical stimulation foot-drop treatments for persons with multiple sclerosis.


The Reporting of Somatic Sensory Training Interventions in Individuals After a Stroke Is Suboptimal: A Systematic Review and Meta-research Study.


Treatment-induced neuroplasticity after anomia therapy in post-stroke aphasia: A systematic review of neuroimaging studies.


Effects of videoconferencing intervention on stroke survivors: A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised controlled studies.


Peripheral electrical stimulation on neuroplasticity and motor function in stroke patients: a systematic review and meta-analysis.


Effects of soft robotic exosuit on ambulation ability in stroke patients: a systematic review.  Free PMC article


Stroke epidemiology and outcomes of stroke patients in Nepal: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Free PMC article


Virtual reality rehabilitation for unilateral spatial neglect: A systematic review of immersive, semi-immersive and non-immersive techniques.


Prevalence and incidence of stroke among people with HIV. Free PMC article


Efficacy of Robot-Assisted Training on Rehabilitation of Upper Limb Function in Patients With Stroke: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis.


Effects of trunk exercises using virtual reality technology on trunk performance and impairment post stroke: a systematic review and meta-analysis.


Remote interventions for informal caregivers of patients with stroke: a systematic review and meta-analysis.  Free PMC article


An updated systematic review of stroke clinical practice guidelines to inform aphasia management. Free PMC article.


Non-invasive Brain Stimulation Techniques for the Improvement of Upper Limb Motor Function and Performance in Activities of Daily Living After Stroke: A Systematic Review and Network Meta-analysis.


Systematic review: Pharmacological interventions for the treatment of post-stroke fatigue.   Free PMC article


Robotic-Assisted Rehabilitation for Post-Stroke Shoulder Pain: A Systematic Review. Free PMC article


Determinants of return to work after a stroke: a systematic review and meta-analysis.


Association of post-stroke fatigue with physical activity and physical fitness: A systematic review and meta-analysis.


Non-invasive brain stimulation effectively improves post-stroke sensory impairment: a systematic review and meta-analysis.


Are People with Aphasia Included in Stroke Trials? A Systematic Review and Narrative Synthesis.  Free PMC article


Efficacy of Robot-Assisted and Virtual Reality Interventions on Balance, Gait, and Daily Function in Patients With Stroke: A Systematic Review and Network Meta-analysis.


Efficacy assessment of virtual reality therapy for neuromotor rehabilitation in home environment: a systematic review.


Overground Robotic Exoskeleton Training for Patients With Stroke on Walking-Related Outcomes: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials.


Delivering constraint-induced movement therapy in stroke rehabilitation requires informed stakeholders, sufficient resources and organisational buy-in: a mixed-methods systematic review.


Effectiveness of task-specific training using assistive devices and task-specific usual care on upper limb performance after stroke: a systematic review and meta-analysis.


Effects of rebound exercises on balance and mobility of people with neurological disorders: A systematic review.  Free PMC article


Music-based interventions for unilateral spatial neglect: A systematic review


Effects of mirror therapy on spasticity and sensory impairment after stroke: Systematic review and meta-analysis. Free Full text article


Peripheral electrical stimulation on neuroplasticity and motor function in stroke patients: a systematic review and meta-analysis.


Effect of Qigong exercise on non-motor function and life quality in stroke patients: A systematic review and meta-analysis.


Effects of multicomponent exercise on quality of life, depression and anxiety among stroke survivors: A systematic review and meta-analysis.


A systematic review examining the effect of vitamin D supplementation on functional outcomes post-stroke. Free Full text article


Applications of Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation to Improve Upper Limb Motor Performance After Stroke: A Systematic Review. Free Full-text article


Dose, Content, and Context of Usual Care in Stroke Upper Limb Motor Interventions: A Systematic Review. Free full-text article


Impact of Active Physiotherapy on Physical Activity Level in Stroke Survivors: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.


Mirror therapy combined with neuromuscular electrical stimulation for poststroke lower extremity motor function recovery: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Free full-text article


Effect of whole-body vibration training on the recovery of lower limb function in people with stroke: a systematic review and meta-analysis.


Effectiveness of Huangqi Guizhi Wuwu decoction combined with rehabilitation training for shoulder hand syndrome after stroke: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Free full text article


Efficacy of acupuncture in the treatment of limb dyskinesia after stroke: a systematic review and meta-analysis.


A meta-analysis of functional recovery of aphasia after stroke by acupuncture combined with language rehabilitation training. Free full-text article


Emotional and social functioning after stroke in childhood: a systematic review.


Effects of vibration therapy for post-stroke spasticity: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials. Free PMC article


Peripheral electrical stimulation on neuroplasticity and motor function in stroke patients: a systematic review and meta-analysis.


Quantitative measures of the resting EEG in stroke: a systematic review on clinical correlation and prognostic value.


Telerehabilitation service impact on physical function and adherence compared to face-to-face rehabilitation in patients with stroke: A systematic review and meta-analysis.


Driving scenarios and environmental settings in simulator-based driving assessment systems for stroke: a systematic review.


Physical functioning factors predicting a return home after stroke rehabilitation: A systematic review and meta-analysis.  Free full article


Applications of Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation to Improve Upper Limb Motor Performance After Stroke: A Systematic Review. Free full article


Effects of digital-based interventions on muscular strength in adults: a systematic review, meta-analysis and meta-regression of randomized controlled trials with quality of evidence assessment.


Impact of Active Physiotherapy on Physical Activity Level in Stroke Survivors: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.


Optimal resistance exercise training parameters for stroke recovery: A protocol for a systematic review. Free full article


Effects of virtual reality in the early-stage stroke rehabilitation: A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials.


Mobile health applications for improving physical function, physical activity, and quality of life in stroke survivors: a systematic review.


Effects of Constraint-Induced Movement Therapy and Application Time and Duration of Intervention for Lower Extremity in Stroke: A Systematic Review.


Effectiveness of mobile application interventions for stroke survivors: systematic review and meta-analysis.   Free PMC article


Smartphone-based gait and balance assessment in survivors of stroke: a systematic review.


Post-stroke functional assessments based on rehabilitation games and their correlation with clinical scales: A scoping review.


Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation and Brain-Computer Interfaces for Improving Post-Stroke Recovery: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.


The use of home-based digital technology to support post-stroke upper limb rehabilitation: A scoping review.   Free PMC article


Electromyographic biofeedback therapy for improving limb function after stroke: A systematic review and meta-analysis.  Free PMC article


Non-invasive brain stimulation for functional recovery in animal models of stroke: A systematic review.


Wii Fit-Based Biofeedback Rehabilitation Among Post-Stroke Patients: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trial.


Effectiveness of self-management interventions during the peri-hospitalization period in patients with stroke: A systematic review and meta-analysis.


Cycling using functional electrical stimulation therapy to improve motor function and activity in post-stroke individuals in early subacute phase: a systematic review with meta-analysis. Free PMC article


Moderate to Vigorous Intensity Locomotor Training After Stroke: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of Mean Effects and Response Variability.


The effects of rhythmic auditory stimulation on functional ambulation after stroke: a systematic review. Free PMC article.


Efficacy of rehabilitation interventions evaluated in common neurological conditions in improving participation outcomes: A systematic review.


Rehabilitative effects of electrical stimulation on gait performance in stroke patients: A systematic review with meta-analysis.


Upper limb assessment with inertial measurement units according to the international classification of functioning in stroke: a systematic review and correlation meta-analysis.


The effectiveness and safety of noninvasive brain stimulation technology combined with speech training on aphasia after stroke: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Free PMC article


Interventions to Change Movement Behaviors After Stroke: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis.


2.       Determinants of Return to Work After a Stroke: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis.


Intra-limb joint coordination measures of upper limb and hand movements: A systematic review.


Efficacy and safety of hyperbaric oxygen therapy in acute ischaemic stroke: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Free PMC article


Efficacy of acupuncture and rehabilitation therapy on brain function activation area and neurological function in ischemic stroke: A systematic review and meta-analysis.  Free PMC article


Recovery needs and psychosocial rehabilitation trajectory of stroke survivors (PReTS): A qualitative systematic review of systematic reviews.


Theta burst stimulation: what role does it play in stroke rehabilitation? A systematic review of the existing evidence. Free PMC article


The Association of Personal Neglect with Motor, Activities of Daily Living, and Participation Outcomes after Stroke: A Systematic Review.


The effect of moderate and vigorous aerobic exercise training on the cognitive and walking ability among stroke patients during different periods: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Free PMC article


Effects of robot-assisted gait training on motor performance of lower limb in poststroke survivors: a systematic review with meta-analysis.


Systematic review of automatic post-stroke gait classification systems.


Acceptance of disability in stroke: a systematic review.


The effects of rTMS on motor recovery after stroke: a systematic review of fMRI studies.


Scalp acupuncture for post-stroke spastic hemiparesis: A systematic review and meta-analysis.


Performance-based outcome measures of upper extremity in virtual reality and telerehabilitation: a systematic review.


The effects of visual skills training on cognitive and executive functions in stroke patients: a systematic review with meta-analysis.


The efficacy of hybrid neuroprostheses in the rehabilitation of upper limb impairment after stroke, a narrative and systematic review with a meta-analysis.


Effects of virtual reality-based cognitive interventions on cognitive function and activity of daily living among stroke patients: Systematic review and meta-analysis.


Inclusion of People with Aphasia in Stroke Trials: A Systematic Search and Review.


The effects of Baduanjin on physical function, daily living activities and quality of life in patients with stroke: a systematic review and meta-analysis.


A systematic review and meta-analysis of clinical efficacy of early and late rehabilitation interventions for ischemic stroke.


Effectiveness of Activity-Based Task-Oriented Training on Upper Extremity Recovery for Adults with Stroke: A Systematic Review. 


Effects of the CO-OP Approach in Addressing the Occupational Performance of Adults with Stroke: A Systematic Review.


GUIDELINES

Frameworks for Parkinson’s Disease Rehabilitation Addressing When, What, and HowFree Full text
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Curr Neurol Neurosci Rep. 2021 Feb 22;21(3):12. doi: 10.1007/s11910-021-01096-0.


Consensus on the treatment of dysphagia in Parkinson’s disease Free Full text
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J Neurol Sci . 2021 Nov 15;430:120008. doi: 10.1016/j.jns.2021.120008


Evidence-Based Guidelines and Secondary Meta-Analysis for the Use of Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation in Neurological and Psychiatric Disorders. Full text article


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J Parkinsons Dis. 2021;11(4):1619-1630. doi: 10.3233/JPD-212782.


Effects of music-based movement therapy on motor function, balance, gait, mental health, and quality of life for patients with Parkinson’s disease: A systematic review and meta-analysis.
Zhou Z, Zhou R, Wei W et al.
Clin Rehabil. 2021 Jul;35(7):937-951. doi: 10.1177/0269215521990526.


Parkinson’s disease patients benefit from bicycling – a systematic review and meta-analysis.
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NPJ Parkinsons Dis. 2021 Sep 24;7(1):86. doi: 10.1038/s41531-021-00222-6.


Dance Is an Accessible Physical Activity for People with Parkinson’s Disease.
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Parkinsons Dis. 2021 Oct 22;2021:7516504. doi: 10.1155/2021/7516504.


Parkinson’s disease and intensive exercise therapy – An updated systematic review and meta-analysis.
Gamborg M, Hvid LG, Dalgas U, Langeskov-Christensen M.
Acta Neurol Scand. 2022 Jan 8. doi: 10.1111/ane.13579. Online ahead of print.


Effectiveness of Cognitive Rehabilitation in Parkinson’s Disease: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.
Sanchez-Luengos I, Balboa-Bandeira Y, Lucas-Jiménez O et al.
J Pers Med. 2021 May 18;11(5):429. doi: 10.3390/jpm11050429.


Lee Silverman Voice Treatment to Improve Speech in Parkinson’s Disease: A Systemic Review and Meta-Analysis.
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Parkinsons Dis. 2021 Dec 27;2021:3366870. doi: 10.1155/2021/3366870.


Non-pharmacological therapies for pain management in Parkinson’s disease: A systematic review.
Qureshi AR, Jamal MK, Rahman E et al.
Acta Neurol Scand. 2021 Aug;144(2):115-131. doi: 10.1111/ane.13435.


Virtual reality balance training to improve balance and mobility in Parkinson’s disease: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
Sarasso E, Gardoni A, Tettamanti A et al.
J Neurol. 2021 Oct 28. doi: 10.1007/s00415-021-10857-3. Online ahead of print.


Effect of home-based virtual reality training and telerehabilitation on balance in individuals with Parkinson disease, multiple sclerosis, and stroke: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
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Neurol Sci. 2022 Feb 17. doi: 10.1007/s10072-021-05855-2. Online ahead of print.


Non-Immersive Virtual Reality to Improve Balance and Reduce Risk of Falls in People Diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease: A Systematic ReviewFree Full text
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Brain Sci. 2021 Oct 28;11(11):1435. doi: 10.3390/brainsci11111435.


The effects of treadmill exercise in animal models of Parkinson’s disease: A systematic review.
Ferreira AFF, Binda KH, Real CC.
Neurosci Biobehav Rev. 2021 Dec;131:1056-1075. doi: 10.1016/j.neubiorev.2021.10.019. Epub 2021 Oct 21.


Speech and language therapy treatment on hypokinetic dysarthria in Parkinson disease: Systematic review and meta-analysis.
Muñoz-Vigueras N, Prados-Román E, Valenza MC, Granados-Santiago M, Cabrera-Martos I, Rodríguez-Torres J, Torres-Sánchez I.


Interventions Involving Biofeedback to Improve Swallowing in People With Parkinson Disease and Dysphagia: A Systematic Review.
Battel I, Calvo I, Walshe M.
Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2021 Feb;102(2):314-322. doi: 10.1016/j.apmr.2020.06.033.


Effects of Treadmill Exercise on Neural Mitochondrial Functions in Parkinson’s Disease: A Systematic Review of Animal Studies.
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Biomedicines. 2021 Aug 13;9(8):1011. doi: 10.3390/biomedicines9081011.


Effects of vibratory stimulation on balance and gait in Parkinson’s disease: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
Marazzi S, Kiper P, Palmer K, Agostini M, Turolla A.
Eur J Phys Rehabil Med. 2021 Apr;57(2):254-264. doi: 10.23736/S1973-9087.20.06099-2.


The impact of virtual reality on manual dexterity of Parkinson’s disease subjects: a systematic review.
Lahude AB, Souza Corrêa P, P Cabeleira ME, Cechetti F.
Disabil Rehabil Assist Technol. 2022 Jan 25:1-8. doi: 10.1080/17483107.2021.2001060. Online ahead of print.


Effects of Endurance Training on Motor Signs of Parkinson’s Disease: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.
de Almeida FO, Santana V, Corcos DM, Ugrinowitsch C, Silva-Batista C.
Sports Med. 2022 Feb 3. doi: 10.1007/s40279-022-01650-x. Online ahead of print.


Repeated Gait Perturbation Training in Parkinson’s Disease and Healthy Older Adults: A Systematic Review and Meta-AnalysisFree Full text
Hulzinga F, de Rond V, Vandendoorent B, Gilat M, Ginis P, D’Cruz N, Schlenstedt C, Nieuwboer A.
Front Hum Neurosci. 2021 Oct 26;15:732648. doi: 10.3389/fnhum.2021.732648.


The effects of exercise on sleep quality in persons with Parkinson’s disease: A systematic review with meta-analysis.
Cristini J, Weiss M, De Las Heras B, Medina-Rincón A, Dagher A, Postuma RB et al.
Sleep Med Rev. 2021 Feb;55:101384. doi: 10.1016/j.smrv.2020.101384.


Differences Between Exergaming Rehabilitation and Conventional Physiotherapy on Quality of Life in Parkinson’s Disease: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.
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Interventions Within the Scope of Occupational Therapy to Improve Activities of Daily Living, Rest, and Sleep in People With Parkinson’s Disease: A Systematic Review.
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Am J Occup Ther. 2021 May 1;75(3):7503190020. doi: 10.5014/ajot.2021.048314.


Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation (tDCS) as a Useful Rehabilitation Strategy to Improve Cognition in Patients With Alzheimer’s Disease and Parkinson’s Disease: An Updated Systematic Review of Randomized Controlled Trials.
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Vigorous Aerobic Exercise in the Management of Parkinson Disease: A Systematic ReviewFull text article
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The effects of transcranial direct current stimulation on gait in patients with Parkinson’s disease: a systematic review. Free full text
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Systematic review and meta-analysis of clinical effectiveness of self-management interventions in Parkinson’s disease. Free full article
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Virtual Reality Intervention to Help Improve Motor Function in Patients Undergoing Rehabilitation for Cerebral Palsy, Parkinson’s Disease, or Stroke: A Systematic Review of Randomized Controlled Trials. Free Full article
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Occupational Therapy Interventions for Instrumental Activities of Daily Living for Adults With Parkinson’s Disease: A Systematic Review. Free Full article
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Systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials on the effects of yoga in people with Parkinson’s disease.
Suárez-Iglesias D, Santos L, Sanchez-Lastra MA, Ayán C.
Disabil Rehabil. 2021 Sep 17:1-20. doi: 10.1080/09638288.2021.1966522.


Effectiveness of home-based rehabilitation using active video games on quality of life, cognitive and motor functions in people with Parkinson’s disease: a systematic review.
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The efficacy and safety of moderate aerobic exercise for patients with Parkinson’s disease: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials.
Li Y, Song H, Shen L, Wang Y.
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The effects of virtual reality training in stroke and Parkinson’s disease rehabilitation: a systematic review and a perspective on usability. Free Full article
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Effect of Resistance Exercise on Body Structure and Function, Activity, and Participation in Individuals With Parkinson Disease: A Systematic Review.
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The effect of exercise on balance in patients with stroke, Parkinson, and multiple sclerosis: a systematic review and meta-analysis of clinical trials.
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Effect of aerobic exercise on functional capacity and quality of life in individuals with Parkinson’s disease: A systematic review of randomized controlled trials.
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Effectiveness of Telerehabilitation on Motor Impairments, Non-motor Symptoms and Compliance in Patients With Parkinson’s Disease: A Systematic Review.
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Effect of Treadmill Training Interventions on Spatiotemporal Gait Parameters in Older Adults with Neurological Disorders: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials  Free Full text article
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Effects of Exercise on Parkinson’s Disease: A Meta-Analysis of Brain Imaging Studies Free Full text article
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Nintendo WiiTM versus Xbox KinectTM for functional locomotion in people with Parkinson’s disease: a systematic review and network meta-analysis Free Full text article
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