Orthopaedic Division Review


Sep – Oct 2015 – Pain sciences for the orthopedic physiotherapist: educating patients about their pain

Hello everyone and welcome to the first edition of the 2015-2016 ODR cycle. Julie and I are excited to be working together to bring you insightful and clinically relevant information that will enhance your practices. We highly encourage your feedback and suggestions over the course of the year.

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  • Report from Chair

    The summer season is certainly a time for relaxation, rejuvenation, and play. Some of us, particularly those with children, seem to regard September as the “new year.”

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  • Clinical Tidbits

    Acute and chronic pain is what motivates the vast majority of patients to seek help from physiotherapists and other healthcare professionals.

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  • Original Submission

    Treating pain instead of joints and muscles: an important distinction for managing musculoskeletal pain?

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  • Book Review

    Length tension Testing, Book 1, Lower Quadrant and Book 2, Upper Quadrant

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Featured Articles

  • The Effect of Neuroscience Education on Pain, Disability, Anxiety, and Stress in Chronic Musculoskeletal Pain

    Adriaan Louw, PT, MAppSc, Ina Diener, PT, PhD, David S. Butler, PT, EdD, Emilio J. Puentedura, PT, DPT

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  • From acute musculoskeletal pain to chronic widespread pain and fibromyalgia: Application of pain neurophysiology in manual therapy practice

    Jo Nijs a,b,*, Boudewijn Van Houdenhove c

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  • How to explain central sensitization to patients with ‘unexplained’ chronic musculoskeletal pain: Practice guidelines

    Jo Nijs a,b,c,*,  C. Paul van Wilgen e,f, Jessica Van Oosterwijck a,b,c, Miriam van Ittersum d,e , Mira Meeus a,b

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