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Physiotherapy in HIV/AIDS infected patients – case presentation, principles of prevention

The first cases of the disease known as acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) were described in 1981. According to the WHO, more than 35 million people worldwide have been diagnosed with HIV since then.

Efficacy of selected physiotherapeutic procedures in the treatment of lumbar spine pain

The aim of the study was to evaluate the effectiveness of selected sets of physiotherapeutic procedures for pain in the lumbosacral segment caused by degenerative disease.

Body posture in children practicing handball

The purpose of the study was to establish the influence of practicing handball on body posture of children and to determine any possible asymmetry connected with regular training of this discipline.

Comparison of Physical Capacity in Swimming and Non-swimming Children Aged 10-12

The supreme objective of this study was to compare the physical capacity of swimming children and the children that do not do any physical activity, aged 10-12.

The effect of deep electromagnetic stimulation of pelvic floor muscles on low back pain in female patients with stress urinary incontinence

The goal of the study was to assess the effect of deep electromagnetic stimulation of pelvic floor muscles on low back pain in women with stress urinary incontinence.

Faulty posture – analysis among school-age children and assessment of parents’ knowledge of prevention and correction

The objective of this study is to analyse the frequency of faulty posture among school-age children. Additionally, the author will attempt to evaluate whether the place of residence affects the frequency of faulty posture and early diagnosis of faulty posture. Additionally, the level of parents’ knowledge of prevention and correction of faulty posture was analysed.

Changes in mobility of the lumbar spine under the influence of a series of low-frequency magnetotherapy procedures – randomized single-blind study

In the literature, we find many works emphasizing the great role of physical therapy in treatment of spinal disorders. Low-frequency magnetic field therapy is mainly used as one of many elements of complex rehabilitation.

The functional aspects of occupational therapy

The basic intent of occupational therapy is to reduce functional limitations or to completely eliminate them, along with striving to obtain, depending on the possessed psychophysical capabilities of self-reliance, self-sufficiency and independence.

Safe physical effort for diabetic patients

Systematic undertaking of regular, competitive physical exercise is an important component of the treatment of diabetes. Good metabolic control of diabetes is a key element in the effectiveness of physical training and sports success.

Is it worth taking care of Polish medicine at the turn of the 19th and 20th century in the context of the idea of “immediate help”?

This paper was referring to the legitimacy – of undertaking research (much wider than before) on the history of Polish medicine turn of the 19th and 20th centuries, especially the period of 1918-1939.

A Current Approach to Postural Care for Patients with Cerebral Palsy

Rehabilitation is an essential component of therapeutic treatment in cerebral palsy (CP). One of its objectives is to prevent secondary musculoskeletal deformities.