Habitual posture of professional athletes is closely connected with the demands of sport training, and its characteristics depend on the type of sport involved. The purpose of this study was to assess the posture and foot loads of female volleyball players from the KSZO Ostrowiec team playing in the Orlen Liga (the Polish Women’s Volleyball League) in comparison to women
The purpose of this study was to assess the prevalence of hemispatial neglect in stroke patients and to determine whether this condition can affect the results of early rehabilitation and hospitalization duration.
In Poland, the number of patients with an implanted cardiac pacemaker equals over 100,000 and many of them undergo physical therapy and rehabilitation due to co-morbidities. Material and methods. Sample electrocardiograms of various pacemaker pacing modes are presented. Cardiac pacemakers are sensitive to high-strength magnetic fields and electromagnetic fields generated by devices used in physical therapy.
The purpose of this study was to demonstrate the impact of myofascial manipulation on the frequency of gout attacks in patients undergoing conservative treatment for joint lesions.
To assess the activity of the rectus abdominis (RA) and multifidus (MF) muscles during slump and active sitting.
The CLEI results in decreased walking ability, which is limiting physical activity due to pain. This is the main factor adversely influencing the quality of life observed in these patients. For these reasons, the most important target of physiotherapists is to reduce physical fitness loss caused by a very low level of physical activity over many years.
Kinesiology Taping is a popular method used not only by physiotherapists and physicians, but also by trainers, due to the lack of patient involvement and the economic factor. Numerous scientific publications on kinesiotaping are based on a randomized, usually double-blind tests.
Beneficial therapeutic results can be achieved by the use of exercise therapy, kinesiotherapy and low doses of ionizing radiation. Such treatment decreases pain, increases physical capacity and fitness, and stimulates the immune system. An increase in the antioxidant capacity of the body is also one of the positive changes.
The purpose of this study was to assess the impact of physical therapy on the fitness and aerobic capacity of female nursing home patients.
Changes in spinal geometry should be assessed in three planes, and accounting for the movement of spinous processes. An assessment of the angle of trunk rotation allows for early and non-invasive detection of scoliosis and its prevention.
On the base of source materials included in XIX century professional medical journals and daily press as well as few elaborations, the author presented the activity of Teodor Bakode, PhD on the field of physiotherapy in Lvov within 1856-1861.
The main symptom of the CLEI impairing walking ability and functioning of the patient is intermittent claudication. The predominant form of the physical therapy during this ischaemic period is physical training, which, due to the frequent occurrence of co-morbidities, can only be taken by 25-50% of patients.