Category: Research summary

Stair Climb Test is reliable, valid, but not responsive in people with hip/knee osteoarthritis

linkphysio | December 20, 2021

In a new analysis of data using four trials in Melbourne, Australia, we found that an OARSI (Osteoarthritis Research Society International) recommended physical performance test — Stair Climb Test — is reliable, valid, but not responsive in people with hip/knee osteoarthritis [1]. The paper is published in Arthritis Care & Research in 2021. Read the […]

Reflecting on the Nepali year 2072

linkphysio | April 13, 2016

I wanted to summarize my past year on the (English) new year 2016 but got really busy. Now I shouldn’t blame it on busy-ness for not having enough time. So, I’m doing it in the Nepali new year 2073. Nepali year 2072 was not a good year for Nepal and Nepalese. We had catastrophic earthquakes […]

Grants for Research in Rehabilitation!!!

linkphysio | September 10, 2015

It is an excellent opportunity for undergraduate and post graduate physiotherapy and allied health students to apply for grants for unique research project in rehabilitation. Total of 10 research grants are available to support and encourage students for their unique research concepts. Each grant money worths maximum of Rs. 10,000 in Indian currency.There are no […]

Q&A with NOI, Australia

linkphysio | September 5, 2015

I was recently asked about my experiences in treating various painful conditions here in Nepal by NeuroOrthopedic Institute (NOI), Australia when I visited Australia earlier this year to attend Explain Pain – 3 Course and PainAdelaide Conference. NOI group published the question and answer session in NOIjam Website. To read the question and answer session, […]

Free journal access in Nepal !!!!

linkphysio | June 13, 2015

Wolters Kluwer announces free access to Nepal for limited duration since April 29th, 2015. The online resources include: – UpToDate® link– clinical decision support resources– Ovid® MEDLINE®– Lippincott Williams & Wilkins journals, ebook collections, and expert searches The resources can be useful for health professionals including physiotherapists, doctors, nurses, orthotists and prothetists, occupational therapists and […]

Tell me exercises for Low Back Pain!!!

linkphysio | May 25, 2015

My friends, relatives and other people I know keep asking this to me all the time, “tell me some exercises for low back pain!!!”. They ask me in all weird ways such as over text message, facebook, phone etc and in unsuitable places such as while crossing a road, when meeting in social functions (wedding ceremonies, dance […]

#NepalEarthquake- An Experience

linkphysio | May 24, 2015

Big earthquake of 7.8 Richter scale that occurred in Nepal on 25th April 2015 devastated the lives of many. With countless aftershakes, another big shake of 7.3 Richter scale added to the existing damage in terms of human lives, physical and psychological trauma, with catastrophic feelings and fear of tremors. Although the intensity of earthquake […]

Searching for evidence- Literature search

linkphysio | April 12, 2015

The powerpoint slideshow below may be helpful to know about literature search strategy.