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Development and validation of the Chinese version of the Reintegration to Normal Living Index for use with stroke patients
OBJECTIVE: To develop and validate a Chinese version of the Reintegration to Normal Living Index. DESIGN: Descriptive case-series. SUBJECTS: Seventy-five individuals with chronic stroke and 55 age-matched healthy subjects. ...
Population prevalence of high dose paracetamol in dispensed paracetamol/opioid prescription combinations: an observational study
BACKGROUND: Paracetamol (acetaminophen) is generally considered a safe medication, but is associated with hepatotoxicity at doses above doses of 4.0 g/day, and even below this daily dose in certain populations. METHODS: ...
Reliability of Principal Components and Discrete Parameters of Knee Angle and Moment Gait Waveforms in Individuals with Moderate Knee Osteoarthritis
Gait measures are used to evaluate change in patients with knee osteoarthritis (OA), but reliability has not been fully established in this population. This study examined test-retest reliability of knee angle and moment ...
Hip abductor function in individuals with medial knee osteoarthritis: Implications for medial compartment loading during gait
Background Hip abductor muscles generate moments of force that control lower extremity frontal plane motion. Strengthening these muscles has been a recent trend in therapeutic intervention studies for knee osteoarthritis. ...
The everyday experience of living with and managing a neurological condition (the LINC study): study design
Background: The impact of neurological conditions on individuals, families and society is increasing and having a significant economic impact in Canada. While some economic data is known, the human costs of living with a ...
Changes in Knee Joint Muscle Activation Patterns during Walking Associated with Increased Structural Severity in Knee Osteoarthritis
Purpose To determine whether alterations in knee joint muscle activation patterns during gait were related to structural severity determined by Kellgren–Lawrence (KL) radiographic grades, for those with a moderate knee ...
Variation in mode of physical activity by ethnicity and time since immigration: a cross-sectional analysis
BACKGROUND: Physical activity (PA) levels are known to be significantly lower in ethnic minority and immigrant groups living in North America and Europe compared to the general population. While there has been an increase ...
Vitamin D and Musculoskeletal Status in Nova Scotian Women Who Wear Concealing Clothing
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