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Surgery versus nonsurgical treatment of cervical radiculopathy. Randomized studies of anterior cervical decompression and fusion followed by physiotherapy versus structured physiotherapy alone
Background and aims: Cervical radiculopathy (CR) is a symptom complex comprising neck pain and radiating arm pain due to compression of one or more cervical nerve roots, caused by spondylotic narrowing of the intervertebral ...
Moved by movement: A person-centered approach to physical therapy in the treatment of major depression
Major depression (MD) is a common and debilitating condition. To expand knowledge on adjunctive treatment perspectives, this thesis explores a physical therapy approach in the treatment of MD. Specifically, in five studies, ...
Fatigue in persons with rheumatoid arthritis: A person-centred physical therapy approach
Fatigue is a prominent symptom in persons with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) with great impact on daily life. Despite the improvement in pharmacological treatment of RA over the last decades, a large number of persons with RA ...