Posts by: Scott Buxton

Scott Buxton

My name is Scott and I am an extended scope physiotherapist working on an elderly medical unit specialising in rapid assessment and discharge of acutely unwell older people.

As a competitive road & time trial cyclist I have a deep interest with sports injuries and treatment especially in endurance events and chronic injuries.

Recently published posts by Scott Buxton:

Treatment and prevention of acute and recurrent ankle sprain: an overview of systematic reviews with meta-analysis. Treatment and prevention of acute and recurrent ankle sprain: an...

Ankle sprains are highly prevalent with high risk of recurrence. Consequently, there are a significant number of research reports examining strategies for treating and preventing acute and recurrent sprains (otherwise known as chronic [Read More...]

Effectiveness of physiotherapy for seniors with recurrent headaches associated with neck pain and dysfunction Effectiveness of physiotherapy for seniors with recurrent...

A previous study demonstrated that in seniors, the presence of cervical musculoskeletal impairment was not specific to cervicogenic headache but was present in various recurrent headache types. Physiotherapy treatment is indicated in those [Read More...]

What Are the Links of Prostate Cancer with Physical Activity and Nutrition? : A Systematic Review Article. What Are the Links of Prostate Cancer with Physical Activity and...

Prostate cancer (PCa) is the second most common malignancy in men worldwide. The purpose of this study was to provide a brief synthesis the current knowledge for the effects of physical activity (PA) and nutrition on PCa risk. A systematic [Read More...]

Global Health: A Pivotal Moment Of Opportunity And Peril. Global Health: A Pivotal Moment Of Opportunity And Peril....

A growing tide of populism in Europe and the United States, combined with other factors, threatens the solidarity upon which the global health movement is based. The highest-profile example of the turn toward populism is US president-elect [Read More...]

Pelvic floor muscle training for secondary prevention of pelvic organ prolapse (PREVPROL) Pelvic floor muscle training for secondary prevention of pelvic...

Pelvic floor muscle training can reduce prolapse severity and symptoms in women seeking treatment. We aimed to assess whether this intervention could also be effective in secondary prevention of prolapse and the need for future treatment. [Read More...]

Lessons from a seven-year experience of paediatric HIV in Pakistan: A single centre experience. Lessons from a seven-year experience of paediatric HIV in...

The objective of this study was to describe demographic, clinical and immunologic features of children with human immunodeficiency virus. This descriptive study was conducted at the Shifa International Hospital, Islamabad, Pakistan, [Read More...]

Global Health and Dr Mike Landry Global Health and Dr Mike Landry...

Make sure you are signed up to PP+ and make the most of our excellent Global Health for Physiotherapists course. It’s your opportunity to have a greater impact and influence on health around the world. Global health is commonly thought [Read More...]

Reproducible Measurements of Muscle Using the MyotonPRO Device: Comparison Between People With and Without Paratonia. Reproducible Measurements of Muscle Using the MyotonPRO Device:...

The MyotonPRO is a portable device that measures muscle tone and biomechanical muscle properties objectively. MyotonPRO has already proven to be effective in measuring muscle properties in healthy and diseased populations. However, to the [Read More...]

The impact of nUrsiNg DEliRium Preventive INnterventions in the Intensive Care Unit (UNDERPIN-ICU) The impact of nUrsiNg DEliRium Preventive INnterventions in the...

Delirium is a common disorder in Intensive Care Unit (ICU) patients and is associated with serious short- and long-term consequences, including re-intubations, ICU readmissions, prolonged ICU and hospital stay, persistent cognitive [Read More...]

Virtual reality for rehabilitation in Parkinson's disease. Virtual reality for rehabilitation in Parkinson’s disease....

Parkinson's disease (PD) is a neurodegenerative disorder that is best managed by a combination of medication and regular physiotherapy. In this context, virtual reality (VR) technology is proposed as a new rehabilitation tool with a [Read More...]

Elderly fall risk prediction based on a physiological profile approach using artificial neural networks. Elderly fall risk prediction based on a physiological profile...

Falls play a critical role in older people's life as it is an important source of morbidity and mortality in elders. In this article, elders fall risk is predicted based on a physiological profile approach using a multilayer neural network [Read More...]

Working with Children with Disabilities in an Under-Resourced Region. Working with Children with Disabilities in an Under-Resourced...

 Akbar Kare is a therapy centre offering free services to children with developmental disabilities in Pakistan. Yvonne Frizzell is a Physiotherapist who has kindly written about her experience working in Pakistan. She was a facilitator [Read More...]

Can I help you? Information sharing in online discussion forums by people living with a long-term condition. Can I help you? Information sharing in online discussion forums...

Peer-to-peer health care is increasing, especially amongst people living with a long-term condition. How information is shared is, however, sometimes of concern to health care professionals. This study explored what information is being [Read More...]

Whole-body vibration to prevent intensive care unit-acquired weakness: safety, feasibility, and metabolic response. Whole-body vibration to prevent intensive care unit-acquired...

Intensive care unit (ICU)-acquired weakness in critically ill patients is a common and significant complication affecting the course of critical illness. Whole-body vibration is known to be effective muscle training and may be an option in [Read More...]

Effectiveness of Nerve Gliding Exercises on Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: A Systematic Review. Effectiveness of Nerve Gliding Exercises on Carpal Tunnel...

The objective of this study was to review the literature regarding the effectiveness of neural gliding exercises for the management of carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS). A computer-based search was completed through May 2014 in PubMed, [Read More...]

Effect of Surgical Fusion on Volitional Weight-Shifting in Individuals With Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis. Effect of Surgical Fusion on Volitional Weight-Shifting in...

The goals of this study were to (1) evaluate the differences in weightbearing symmetry between individuals with adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (AIS) and typically developing controls; (2) observe the effect of posterior spinal fusion and [Read More...]

Static and dynamic balance deficiencies in chronic low back pain. Static and dynamic balance deficiencies in chronic low back pain....

According to previously conducted studies, people with Low Back Pain (LBP) present with static balance deficiencies. The aim of the present study was to compare static, as well as dynamic balance ability between Chronic Low Back Pain [Read More...]

Depression in cancer: The many biobehavioral pathways driving tumor progression. Depression in cancer: The many biobehavioral pathways driving...

Major Depressive Disorder (MDD) is common among cancer patients, with prevalence rates up to four-times higher than the general population. Depression confers worse outcomes, including non-adherence to treatment and increased mortality in [Read More...]

Classification characteristics of a chronic LBP population using a combined McKenzie and patho-anatomical assessment. Classification characteristics of a chronic LBP population using...

Physiotherapists use musculo-skeletal classification systems for patient assessment. Since its early development, the McKenzie lumbar spine assessment (MK) has been incorporated into examination algorithms and combined with a series of [Read More...]

Understanding factors influencing physical activity and exercise in lung cancer: a systematic review. Understanding factors influencing physical activity and exercise...

Despite evidence and clinical practice guidelines supporting physical activity (PA) for people with lung cancer, this evidence has not translated into clinical practice. This review aims to identify, evaluate and synthesise studies [Read More...]