June 2018 - Volume 97 - Issue 6

  • Walter R. Frontera, MD, PhD
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June 2018

Dear AJPM&R readers,   ​

Randomized controlled trials (RCT's) continue to generate high-level evidence to support clinical interventions. This issue of the AJPM&R includes five RCT's on various topics and patient populations including patients with Parkinson's disease, carpal tunnel syndrome, shoulder pain, low back pain, and older adults. The variety of health conditions is a reflection of the breadth and scope of rehabilitation medicine. Also, at least two of the RCT's can relate to the PREP article on the use of injectable corticosteroids in osteoarthritis. We should continue to search for the evidence that will guide our practice.  

Walter R. Frontera, MD, PhD
Editor-in-Chief ​

Current Issue Highlights

Automated Mechanical Peripheral Stimulation Improves Gait Parameters in Subjects With Parkinson Disease and Freezing of Gait: A Randomized Clinical Trial

Pinto, Camila; Pagnussat, Aline Souza; Rozin Kleiner, Ana Francisca; More

American Journal of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation. 97(6):383-389, June 2018.

Feasibility and Reliability of Functional Muscle Tests in Lung Transplant Recipients

Kienbacher, Thomas; Achim-Gunacker, Grace; Pachner, Melanie; More

American Journal of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation. 97(6):390-396, June 2018.

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