Innovative technologies in medical rehabilitation of patients with cerebral palsy

Background: Rehabilitation games that combine physical therapy exercises with computer games provide all prerequisites for effective motor learning – repeated practice of the same task with the adjusted difficulty level and motivating feedback in the safe environment. The aim: The

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History and significance of phytotherapy in the human history 1. Phytotherapy in ancient times

Herbalism, i.e. phytotherapy, is one of the oldest forms of medicine practiced by people since the beginning of their existence. Herbs used as infusions, decoctions, tinctures, extracts, poultices or rinses are the major components of all traditional systems of medicine,

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Removal of hyperpigmentation. Evaluation of the efficacy of treatments with tranexamic acid and vitamin C- case report

Introduction. Hyperpigmentation of the skin predominantly occurs on the exposed body parts, such as the face, arms, neck, and hands, and results from the accumulation of melanin in the melanocytes visualized in the form of limited, irregular spots and patches

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Minimal Brain Dysfunction (MBD) – the influence on the Locomotor System. Symptoms. Physiotherapy

The observations from the years 1995 – 2019 were presented. The study population included 1055 children and adolescents aged 2 – 18 years. The clinical symptoms of Minimal Brain Dysfunction [MBD] were described, including valgus deformity of the feet, hyperextension

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Safety and hygiene of ichthyotherapy with G. rufa fish

Today, biotherapies (therapies using animals, plants or their secretions) are becoming increasingly popular. In medicine and cosmetology, leeches, fish, insect larvae, mucus from H. aspersa snail, bee products are used. Among them, ichthyotherapy – therapy with the use of Garra

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Innovative extension of the educational system for physiotherapy students regarding functional improvement of infants and young children with central nervous system damage

Considering insufficient methodology for optimal mastering of daily activities by a child with cerebral palsy (CP), the key assumptions were presented that should facilitate the achievement of a set goal. They included: subordination of motor improvement to functional requirements (motor

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Physiotherapy Identity: Confusion surrounding the title “Gashi” in Northern Nigeria

Physiotherapy is a branch of medical science that deals with the treatment of injuries and/or disorders by using physical agents. Health care providers have attempted to classify physical agents, mechanical modalities, and/or electrotherapy as “Physiotherapy.”Clinicians identified with a system of

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Psychometric Evaluation of Microsoft Kinect™ in Lumbar Spine Motion Assessment

Background and objective: Microsoft Kinect™ as a non-intrusive motion assessment device may solve the inherent limitations with goniometric and inclinometric approaches in range of motion (ROM) evaluations. This study assessed lumbar spine ROM using the inclinometer and Microsoft Kinect™ devices.

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Reliability of two Smartphone applications to measure the hip range of motion in asymptomatic patients

Hip range of motion (ROM) is a common variable used by clinicians to assess the hip function. Smartphones are present in the daily life of almost the entire population and most of health practitioners own one of them. Smartphones allow

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The Prevalence and Determinants of Adolescents’ Exposure to Beer Advertisements in Shashemene town, Ethiopia

A substantial proportion of alcohol advertising reaches an underage audience and is presented in a style that is attractive to youths. The objective of the research was to assess the prevalence and determinants of underage adolescents’ exposure to beer advertisements

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