Sword Clinical Studies
Sword Health is clinical. We publish research studies, randomized control trials, and peer-reviewed research about musculoskeletal issues and physical therapy because good science is key to our freeing 2 billion people from pain.
The Potential of a Multimodal Digital Care Program in Addressing Healthcare Inequities in MSK Pain Management
October 13, 2023
Learn how a patient-centered digital care program can address health inequities in MSK pain management.
September 1, 2023
Comparing Digital to Conventional Physical Therapy for Chronic Shoulder Pain: Randomized Controlled Trial
See how Sword’s digital physical therapy program for chronic shoulder pain can promote the same levels of recovery as the highest-quality in-person PT.
August 22, 2023
Managing Musculoskeletal Pain in Older Adults through a Digital Care Solution: A Secondary Analysis of a Prospective Clinical Study
Read the paper to see why Sword programs get higher engagement among older adults compared to their younger counterparts.
July 13, 2023
Digital Care Program versus Conventional Physiotherapy for Chronic Low Back Pain: Randomized Controlled Study
Read the clinical study to find out that digital interventions are as viable and effective as in-person care while offering more flexibility and convenience.
March 16, 2023
Engagement and Utilization of a Complete Remote Digital Care Program for MSK Pain Management in Urban and Rural Areas Across the US: Longitudinal Cohort Study
Understand the impact of urban or rural residency on engagement and clinical outcomes after a multimodal digital care program for MSK pain.
January 5, 2023
Sleep Disturbance in Musculoskeletal Conditions: Impact of a Digital Care Program
Read about the impact on pain-related sleep impairment after a 12-week remote multimodal digital care program (DCP) for MSK conditions.
December 11, 2022
Impact on Productivity Impairment of a Digital Care Program for Chronic Low Back Pain: A Prospective Longitudinal Cohort Study
See how Sword can drive meaningful improvements in productivity and mental health while addressing pain.
November 23, 2022
Long-Term Clinical Outcomes of a Remote Digital Musculoskeletal Program: An Ad Hoc Analysis From a Longitudinal Study With a Non-Participant Comparison Group
See how Sword can drive meaningful and sustained (or long-lasting) improvements on pain and disability.
October 31, 2022
Racial and Ethnic Differences in Outcomes of a 12-Week Digital Rehabilitation Program for MSK Pain: Prospective Longitudinal Cohort Study
Evaluate racial and ethnic differences in a completely remote, digital care program for MSK pain in this first-of-its kind study.
September 1, 2022
Digital Rehabilitation for Hand and Wrist Pain: A Single-Arm Prospective Longitudinal Cohort Study
Read the first study showing the feasibility of camera-based feedback for Sword Health’s wrist and hand pain treatment program.
August 22, 2022
Digital Care Programs for Chronic Hip Pain: A Prospective Longitudinal Cohort Study
See how Sword Health’s digital care program promotes meaningful improvements in pain, mental health, and productivity.
July 27, 2022
Digital Rehabilitation for Elbow Pain Musculoskeletal Conditions: A Prospective Longitudinal Cohort Study
See why Sword was the first to report successful management of elbow musculoskeletal conditions.
July 25, 2022
Impacts of Digital Care Programs for MSK Conditions on Depression/Work Productivity: Longitudinal Cohort Study
Read the first study to show that a digital MSK care program is helpful for patients with moderate to severe mental health comorbidities.
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