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Mapping physical therapy research: the geographical affiliations and methodological quality of 2,959 randomized controlled trials

Evidence suggests that research benefits from diversity, yet science is concentrated to a small group of countries. Diversity in physical therapy research has so far not been studied thorough-ly and this is the first study to map physical therapy …

Sex-based differences in pain distribution in a cohort of patients with persistent post-traumatic neck pain

Objectives: To analyze a cohort of 745 consecutive patients referred to a regional specialist clinic for evaluation of post-traumatic neck pain during a five-year period. Methods: A cross-sectional observational study of baseline assessments …

Vestibular asymmetry increases double support time variability in a counter-balanced study on elderly fallers

Vestibular asymmetry is a common cause of dizziness in the elderly, for whom it precipitates the risk of falling. Previous studies have shown that those with vestibular asymmetry displayed an altered variability in double support time (DST) compared …

Increased double support variability in elderly female fallers with vestibular asymmetry

There is a broad consensus on the coupling of deteriorating gait and vestibular asymmetry, which has proved predictive of falls in the elderly. To date, research on this coupling remains inconclusive and has not focused specifically on fallers. In …