This is a critical analysis of a preliminary randomized control trial to determine if using the Nintendo Wii FitTM would be beneficial as part of the rehabilitation of strength, movement and function following a total knee replacement.
This blog takes a critical look at a randomised controlled trial which assessed the effectiveness of a physiotherapy-led exercise programme after total hip replacement.
This blog takes a critical look at a randomised controlled trial exploring whether additional core stability exercises (over and above standard rehabilitation) can benefit patients after a stroke.
This blog is a critical appraisal of a randomised controlled trial looking at the effects of additional therapy on young children with spastic cerebral palsy.
This blog takes a critical look at whether circuit training may be a safe alternative to usual physiotherapy for patients who’ve suffered a stroke.
This blog explains what allocation concealment is & why it’s important, in terms of preventing researchers from (intentionally or otherwise) influencing which participants are assigned to a given intervention group.
Patellofemoral pain syndrome is a common condition that can be caused by multiple factors and can affect quality of life. Rehabilitation involves strengthening of the quadriceps but there is debate about if treatment should focus on being selective to the vastus medialis component of quadriceps. The following is a critical appraisal of a study which investigates if selective strengthening is more beneficial than general strengthening.