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Older adults

Exploring peer-mentoring for community dwelling older adults with chronic low back pain: a qualitative study

Physiotherapy Journal article - Posted on 25/05/2017

Objectives To explore the perceptions of patients, physiotherapists, and potential peer mentors on the topic of peer-mentoring for self-management of chronic low back pain following discharge from ...

Physios among latest recruits to King’s College London’s fellowship scheme

News item - Posted on 07/04/2017

10 April 2017 Nine physiotherapists from across England joined King’s College London’s older person's fellowship last month, after the ...

The assessment of abdominal and multifidus muscles and their role in physical function in older adults: a systematic review

Physiotherapy Journal article - Posted on 24/02/2017

Background Age-related changes in the trunk (abdominal and lumbar multifidus) muscles and their impact on physical function of older adults are not clearly understood. Objectives To ...

Musculoskeletal pain characteristics associated with lower balance confidence in community-dwelling older adults

Physiotherapy Journal article - Posted on 26/05/2016

Objective To determine whether musculoskeletal pain (pain severity and number of chronic pain sites; single or multisite) is associated with balance confidence over and above previously established risk ...

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