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Comparison of the effectiveness of certain physical therapy treatments in shoulder pain in patients with degenerative lesions

The objective of this study was to assess the effectiveness of laser therapy in shoulder pain in patients with degenerative lesions.

Examples of functional exercises recommended in the prevention of prostural disorders in the sagittal plane in children of pre-school and early-school age

The imperfection of posture observed in children of pre-school and early-school age is a physiological condition and results from the lack of ability to stabilize the lumbar spine and adjacent body segments, as well as the imperfect deep feeling at this stage of development.

Assessment of the effectiveness of local laser therapy in treatment of gonarthrosis. Work on habits

Gonarthrosis is one of the most frequent diseases of the locomotor system. It is characterized not only by destruction of joint cartilage, but also by lesions in the subchondral bone layer, in the synovial membrane, joint capsule and periarticular structures. It leads to damage to the anatomical structure of the joint and to debilitation of its function which is so

4th year physical therapy Students satisfaction in Jordanian universities: A survey study

The purpose of this survey was to examine students’ satisfaction about physical therapy education in 3 Jordanian universities in addition to determining their perspective on some of the issues related to the profession before and after graduation and entering the working field.

Comparison of the impacts of classic massage and Lomi Lomi Nui massage on the mental and physical condition of the patient

The objective of this study is comparison of the impacts of classic massage and Lomi Lomi Nui massage in treating stress-induced mental and physical tiredness. Another objective is to compare the impact of massage on body hydration and on the level of extracellular water.

Functional assessment of female dancers representing different dance styles, such as jazz and hip-hop, based on the Functional Movement Screen Test

The objective of this study was to assess the level of functional fitness of 30 female dancers (16 jazz dancers and 14 hip-hop dancers), aged between 16 and 21 years. An important research goal was to determine whether there are any differences in the level of functional fitness between the two groups, depending on the dance style.

The new Dynamic Spine Correction (DSC) device: indications and contraindications

The DSC device, which facilitates independent rehabilitation – under the supervision of a physiotherapist, monitors changes in osteo-kinematics of the patient’s spine as the dynamically physiological joint play is being restored in blocked spine joints.

FMS test in assessing the risk of injury in a group of female floorball players

The aim of the work was to assess the state of functional movement possibilities of female floorball players with the use of the Functional Movement Screen (FMS) test and to assess the possibility of improving the result with the use of a set of corrective exercises.

Evaluation of functional status of children with cerebral palsy using selected scales and tests

The aim of the study was to assess the functional status of children with Cerebral Palsy (CP) using selected scales and tests and to analyze the factors affecting the results.

Characteristics of injuries and injuries of water polo players

Sports injury is usually referred to as contusion. It is an injury that can be experienced during physical activity, of a sporting nature, mainly during training and competitions, causing sports injuries, which results in a temporary or total exclusion from further participation in sports activities.

The influence of physical activity on the alignment of metabolic disorders in secondary school students

This work aimed to assess the influence of systematic physical activity on changes in the blood pressure parameters, and thus on metabolism, distribution of fat, percentage of muscle, water, bone mass in students’ bodies and their BMI.

Application of high frequency currents in treatment of patients with knee osteoarthritis

Endogenous heat is widely used in the treatment of patients with knee osteoarthritis. The development of technology enables new methods of applying high frequency currents.

Assessment of the impact of sensory integration method on the development of laterality

One of the aspects, or factors in the child’s motor development, is the progressive process of laterality, or, in other words, the lateralized preference of his motor activities.

Edward Madeyski’s pioneering activities for the development of physiotherapy, physical education and hygiene in Lviv in the years 1870-1906

The authors, based on source materials and a few studies, present the activities of Edward Madeyski for the development of physiotherapy, physical education and hygiene in Lviv in the years 1870-1906.

The effect of massage with an electrostatic field of different frequency on the tension of selected skeletal muscles of the shoulder girdle

The aim of the study is to show whether the electrostatic field massage has an effect on the fall in resting tension of the upper part of the trapezius muscle.