Ethnic minorities have fewer joint replacements, study finds
A study of more than 640,000 patient records shows that people from ethnic minorities are less likely to have hip or knee replacement surgery than their white counterparts.
Physios should warn of ‘re-do’ risk for younger hip replacement patients
Physios have a role to play in warning younger patients that they should consider waiting to receive hip replacement surgery, a former senior physiotherapist has said.
Physio findings: movement after hip replacements and late-pregnancy leaks
In our regular round-up of reseach finding Janet Wright looks at should movement be restricted after hip replacement and if exercise can prevent la
Physio findings: evidence backs exercise for COPD
In our regular round up of research Janet Wright looks at the evidence for exercise for COPD and Michele Harms highlights the latest articles onlin
iCSP helps therapist change surgeons’ advice post-hip replacement
Orthopaedic therapists at a Norfolk hospital have persuaded surgeons that hip replacement patients do not need to follow post-surgery precautions on movement, thanks to the CSP.
Physio findings: WCPT Congress and charitable trust awards
In our regular round-up of research that's relevant to physiotherapy staff, Janet Wright looks at CSP’s contribution to WCPT congress.
Physio findings - Orthopaedic, exercise and older people's issues examined
Janet Wright looks at the latest physio research and clinical findings.
Physio findings - orthopaedic
In our regular column on research that's relevant to physiotherapists, Janet Wright looks at the latest clinical findings.
Physio findings - placebo shots, economic benefits of hip replacement, Parkinson's exercise challenges
Physiotherapy plus a placebo injection gave better results in four weeks than corticosteroid injections for patients with an elbow complaint, say r
Occupational therapists set out their stall
Physiotherapists can find out how occupational therapists (OTs) help patients who have had adult hip replacements.