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Utility to associate a method of rehabilitation and psychotherapy for treating back pain

A clinical trial evaluating the long-term benefit of a combined program of physical rehabilitation and behavioral psychotherapy compared to a single program in the treatment of back pain. A Swedish randomized controlled trial of Jensen and colleagues, published in the journal Pain in 2005, compared to 3 years of follow up the effectiveness of medical and behavioral […]

The self-administered acupressure would care for mood disorders

A clinical trial evaluating the efficacy of self-administered acupressure on anxiety and depression of Japanese youth. A Japanese randomized controlled trial randomized controlled trial of Horiuchi et al, published in the Global Journal of Health Science in 2015, evaluates the effectiveness of acupressure self-administered for two weeks on the mood of Japanese students state. The results demonstrate […]

Fasting is not a miracle treatment for now

INSERM published in 2014 an expert report on the therapeutic efficacy and safety of fasting. Gueguen and his colleagues published a 2014 INSERM report on the effectiveness and safety of fasting preventive and therapeutic. Current scientific evidence is available to conclude its effectiveness. Fasting the mechanisms are too vague and speculative. Studies have numerous methodological […]

The dru yoga, a NPI against stress and back pain at work

A clinical trial evaluating the efficacy of yoga on the perception of stress and back pain. An English randomized controlled trial of Hartfiel and colleagues, published in the journal Occupational Medicine http://occmed.oxfordjournals.org/ in 2012, comparing 8-week efficacy of yoga on perceived stress, back pain and psychological well-being. The results show that a yoga program on workplace participants […]

Two NPIs compared to treat low back pain

  A clinical trial comparing the effectiveness of two methods of exercise to treat mild low back pain, the Back School and McKenzie. A Brazilian randomized controlled trial randomized controlled trial of Garcia and colleagues, published in the Journal of the American Physical Therapy Association in 2013, compared to a month efficacy of two physical exercise methods, […]

Horse therapy improves postural balance

  A clinical trial evaluating the effectiveness of hippotherapy on static and dynamic balance of the elderly. A Korean randomized controlled trial of Kim and colleagues, published in the Journal of Physical Therapy Science in 2014, compared to eight weeks, the effectiveness of hippotherapy program compared to a training on a treadmill on postural and dynamic balance […]

A disease management program reduces the risk of new diseases

A clinical trial proves the efficacy of a disease management program in the reduction of comorbidities in patients taking psychotropic drugs. A US randomized controlled trial of Green and colleagues, published in the American Journal of Psychiatry in 2015, evaluates the efficacy of a therapeutic education program for six months on weight loss and reduced risk of […]

Three months water aerobics do not cure rheumatoid arthritis

 A clinical trial evaluating the efficacy of a three-month aerobics program in patients with rheumatoid arthritis. A randomized controlled trial of German Bilberg and colleagues, published in the journal Rheumatology in 2005, evaluates the effectiveness of a program of aerobics three months compared to a control group on the quality of life, aerobic capacity and […]

Brief Psychotherapy Reduces Depression Associated with Breast Cancer

A clinical study evaluated the efficacy of the desensitization and reprogramming method by Eye Movement better known by its abbreviation EMDR to reduce the severity of symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder. A German randomized controlled trial of Beutel and colleagues, published in the Annals of Oncology journal in 2014, evaluates the effectiveness of a brief psychodynamic psychotherapy […]

Anti-inflammatory effect of a diet associated with physical activity

A clinical trial verifies the effectiveness of a supervised program of physical activity and physical activity plus dietary Association on reducing inflammation in the elderly overweight and obese. A randomized controlled trial of English Beavers and colleagues, published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society in 2013, evaluates the efficacy over 18 months of physical […]