Low back pain. Part III; anatomical and biomechanical bases of kinesiotherapy

The maintenance of lumbar spine stability is essential for preventing low back pain. This stability depends on the efficiency of many muscles. The maintenance of muscular balance relies on proper cooperation between the phasic and the tonic muscles. Dysfunction of

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Principles of orthopedic prophylaxis for children and adolescents in context of hips, knees and spine

In physiotherapy there are important proper diagnosis, simple treatment and prophylactics. In the article the authors present in points general and orthopedic rules in a program of prevention of many deformities in locomotors system in children and youth, as well

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Are infants at risk of breast feeding – and infant carrying – related musculoskeletal disorders?

Introduction: Previous studies on breastfeeding (BF) and infant carrying (IC) positions were mostly focused on the mothers. Literature is scarce on the infant BF and IC positions. This study explored maternal knowledge and practices of infant BF and IC positions.

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Assesment of body weight distribution on lower extremities of stroke survivors in quiet standing and while reaching for objects

Background: Majority of stroke survivors suffer problems of balance due to abnormal pattern of weight distribution on their lower extremities. Objectives: The study was aimed to asses body weight distribution on the lower extremities of stroke survivors and healthy controls

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Evaluation of longitudinal and transverse foot arches in 7-8-year-old children

Introduction: Posturaldefects are an essential social problem. The rapid development of technology resulted in limited physical activity among the youngest children, which leads to postural defects and abnormalities in foot development in children. Material and methods: The study encompassed 42

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Can Addition of Motivational Interviewing to Conventional Therapy and Task Oriented Training Improve Outcome After Stroke? A Randomized Controlled Trial

Background: Stroke can result in loss of self-efficacy in the use of upper limb for functional activities. Thus, many techniques such as conventional therapy (CT) and task oriented training (TOT) are used for the rehabilitation of upper limb function. Recently,

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