Influence of amputation type on activity limitation, participation restriction and quality of life among amputees in Kano, Nigeria

Background: Involvement of amputees in societal activities such as sports, recreation, cultural activities and employment will not only reduce stigmatization but also enhance their wellbeing and longevity. However, it is not known whether the type of amputation may influence activity

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The use of carrier oils in aromatherapy massage and their effect on skin

Aromatherapy massage is a treatment in which essential oils are used. It combines the beneficial effects of manual massage technique, essential and carrier oils. Base oils are the mediators of aromatherapy; they improve contact between the masseur`s hands and the

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Location, direction, number of arches and spinal curvature angles in younger school-age children

The aim of the study was to analyse the location, direction, number of arches and sizes of spinal curvature angles in younger school-age children. The location, direction and angles of spinal curvature were determined using the Diers formetric III 4D

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Back pain – part IV. Physical rehabilitation

The management strategies in patients suffering from chronic lower back pain have evolved from longterm bed rest in the recumbent position advocated earlier to early motor rehabilitation, which is becoming increasingly common. In kinesitherapy, it is essential to strengthen the

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Physical fitness and activity among 17-18-year-oldadolescents with asthma

The aim of the study was to assess the level of physical fitness and activity among male adolescents with asthma or otherwise. The study was conducted among 129 male adolescents (mean age =17.49 years) from two secondary schools in Kielce

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Quality of life assessment after lower limb vascular surgeries

Vascular diseases in the lower limbs and their consequences significantly affect a patient`s quality of life. Quality of life is currently considered one of the most important aspects of treatment and rehabilitation. Aim: The aim of this study was to

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Care of patients after spinal cord injury in the Polish and English public health system

Background: In England and Poland there are completely different models of healthcare, which translates into the type and amount of the support received. The aim of the present article is to show the differences in healthcare systems and to compare

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The role and responsibilities of a cosmetologist regarding prevention and treatment of rosacea

Rosacea, a long-term skin condition of various aetiologies affecting 2% of the population, predominantly individuals aged 25-35 and 45-55 years, is a challenge for dermatologists and cosmetologists. The disease develops in the skin with seborrhoeic and vascular disorders. The role

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Aromatherapy and methods of applying essential oils

Aromatherapy involves the use of high-quality essential oils entering the body via the airway or skin. When the first route is used, essential oils are inhaled; room aromatisation is less common. In direct aromatherapy, essential oils, diluted in water or

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Therapeutic cosmetology treatments for dry skin (xerosis)

Xerosis cutis is the medical term for dry skin, which is one of the most common symptoms of skin disorders such as psoriasis, atopic dermatitis and skin ageing. Therapeutic cosmetology has a wide range of professional products and procedures that

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