Explore the latest in physical therapy from The JAMA Network, including management of sports injuries, postoperative rehabilitation, strength conditioning in the elderly, and more.
This study describes temporal trends in bystander cardiopulmonary resuscitation and first-responder defibrillation for out-of-hospital cardiac arrests stratified by home vs public location and their association with survival and neurological outcomes.
This cluster-randomized trial compares the effectiveness of a group exercise program that focuses on the timing and coordination of movement with a seated strength, endurance, and flexibility program (usual care) on function, disability, and walking ability of older adults.
This report describes treatment used to improve focal dermal hypoplasia by using ablative fractional laser resurfacing and characterizes the specific ratio of collagen types associated with observed clinical changes in a patient with Goltz syndrome.
This nonrandomized interventional cohort study investigates the safety and efficacy of cryolipolysis for reduction of lateral and central submental fat.
This review examines optimal medical therapy as secondary prevention for patients with known coronary artery disease.
This case series compares the responses of café au lait lesions to laser treatment based on their morphologic characteristics, ie, ill-defined vs well-defined borders.
This review looks at scalp cooling, an intervention that can prevent or reduce the severity of chemotherapy-induced alopecia.
This nationwide cohort study examined changes in bystander defibrillation and subsequent survival among patients with out-of-hospital cardiac arrest according to public or residential location.
This meta-analysis summarizes the effectiveness and harms of spinal manipulative therapy for acute (≤6 weeks) low back pain.
This randomized clinical trial reports the improvements in sleep-wake cycles, alertness, and motor and nonmotor functions achieved with the use of light therapy by participants with Parkinson disease.
This randomized clinical trial examines the efficacy of 1 session of ablative fractional laser-primed photodynamic therapy compared with 2 sessions of conventional methyl aminolevulinate photodynamic therapy for the treatment of microinvasive squamous cell carcinoma.
This case report describes retinal changes following laser treatment in 1 eye of a premature neonate with 17q12-deletion syndrome and multiple systemic abnormalities.