Back pain Part I: causes, symptoms, immediate treatment

According to advocates of evolution, back pain dates back to the times when our progenitors stood upon their feet and assumed the erect position; due to the physiological curvatures shaped then in the form of cervical and lumbar lordosis as

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Assessment of effectiveness of health resort-based treatment in individuals after hip endoprothesoplasty

Introduction. The aim of the present study was to assess the effectiveness of health resort-based treatment in patients after hip endoprothesoplasty and to determine whether the treatment provided reduced the intensity of pain experienced by individuals after such procedures. Another

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Mothers’ knowledge of administration of first aid to preschoolers in choking incidents

Introduction. The level of knowledge of first aid administration in choking incidents amongst mothers of preschoolers, who are at a higher risk of injuries, is of great importance for the safety of children in health- and life-threatening incidents. Aim. To

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Effectiveness of start approach in reducing functional disability and pain in individuals with chronic non-specific low back pain

Background: Sub-grouping individuals with chronic non-specific low back pain (CNSLBP) based on prognostic factors and targeting treatment to address these factors is been advocated in recent trials. This study investigated the effects of the sub-grouping for targeted treatment (STarT) approach

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Evaluation physiotherapy group of children with autism spectrum disorders with visual perception

Introduction. Disorders of visual perception can be in the form of weakening: eye-hand coordination, perceptual constancy perception figures and background, perceive the position of objects in space, the perception of spatial relations. The subject of the study was to evaluate

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Influence of cardiorespiratory fitness on blood pressure among teenagers in Kano: North Western Nigeria

This study investigated the influenced of cardio respiratory fitness (CRF) on blood pressure (BP) among teenagers in Kano state. The research design used for the study was a cross-sectional design. Random sampling was used to recruit a total of five

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Validity and reliability of hausa version of the oswestry disability index

Background: Translation of psychometrically sound instruments into different local languages is perceived to allow easy accessibility and understanding of the instruments. There is a dearth of valid and reliable versions of the Oswestry Disability Index (ODI) in Nigerian languages. The

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Hyperbary – the common roots of treatment of people and exploration of sea depths

Elevated ambient pressure is inseparable from exploration of sea depths.The first attempts to design underwater devices almost immediately followed the construction of vehicles to navigate the sea surface. However, it took decades to design a land-based model of hyperbaric conditions

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Myofascial Manual Release In Cardiac Rehabilitation: Therapeutic Effects Post Sternotomy Surgery

Cardiovascular diseases represent actually the major cause of premature death in Europe even if there has been a drop in the death rate caused by those pathologies in developed countries, while they still preserve their main role as death cause

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Diagnosis of varicose veins of the lower limbs – functional tests

Varicose veins of the lower limbs are dilated, gnarled, swirled and twisted superficial veins with balloon -like bulges. They are divided into two types – primary varicose veins with normal deep veins and secondary ones which develop after trauma or

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