Effect of different body positioning on lung function variables among patients with bronchial asthma

Background: Bronchial asthma is often characterized by a significant reduction in lung function variables. Different postures correlate with patients’ lung functions. The assessment of the lung function in different positions among asthmatic individuals might prove useful. Aim of the Study:

Published in 2017, 21 (3)

Physical rehabilitation of males-individuals with low back pain in the remission stage, using the healthy fitness tools

Background: In the article were based and developed the physical rehabilitation program with using a fitness tools aimed at restoring functional condition of individuals with low back pain in the remission. Also, there was developed a method of assessing the

Published in 2017, 21 (3)

Caring at the risk of dying? A knowledge, attitude and practice study of Nigerian physiotherapists on Ebola Virus Disease prevention and care

Background: The fatality of the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) epidemics has serious implications on willingness to provide care for the infected persons, persons under investigation (PUI) or survivors. This study assessed knowledge, attitude and practice of Nigerian physiotherapists on EVD

Published in 2017, 21 (3)

Influence of the pelvis position and ischial support in the seated position on the column curvatures

Background: An adequate seated position may relieve and prevent many of cervical or lumbar pains. The long lasting seated positions are likely to result in non-physiological ranges of motion, which can be considered a risk factor for lumbar and cervical

Published in 2017, 21 (3)

Back pain. Part II. Diagnosis and pathogenesis of chronic cases

Chronic back pain is often a difficult issue for therapists. Imaging examinations are not always consistent with the clinical picture of condition and can generate false positive or false negative results. Therefore, functional tests are frequently more useful to establish

Published in 2017, 21 (3)

Pattern of neurologic, orthopaedic and soft tissue injuries sustained in commercial motorcycle accidents in Kano metropolis

Injuries resulting from commercial motorcycle accidents (CMAs) may produce disabilities that could lead to the loss of productivity among Nigerians. This one-year retrospective descriptive study assessed the pattern of neurologic, orthopaedic and soft tissue injuries sustained in CMAs in Kano

Published in 2017, 21 (3)

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