Erroneous theory of the transverse arch of the foot and its negative consequences

Based on our own research and the literature overview we verified the concept of the transverse arch of the foot and the use of this concept in the aetiology of acquired female foot changes. The results of podological studies carried

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A study to compare forward functional reach between normal and obese subjects

Objective: The aim of the study was to determine the influence of body mass index (BMI) in obese individuals on functional reach. Methods: Obese subjects whose BMI was ≥30 kg/m2 and normal subjects with BMI 18.5-24.9 kg /m2 were considered

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Concurrent validity and reliability of the Microsoft kinect™ device in cervical spine range of motion assessment

This study assessed the cervical spine range of motion in asymptomatic individuals using the universal goniometer and the Microsoft Kinect™ device, respectively and also determined the validity and test-retest reliability of the Microsoft Kinect™ device with a view to establishing

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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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