Zastosowanie terapii sprawności oddechowej u pacjentów ze skoliozą idiopatyczną / Use of respiratory efficiency therapy in pateients with idiopathic scoliosis

The aim of this study was to evaluate the effects of the respiratory efficience therapy of patients with 2nd grade idiopathic scoliosis. The study was conducted at the Centre for Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation for Children and Youth in Konstancin-Jeziorno, Mazowieckie’s Rehabilitation Center “STOCER”.

Ocena zastosowania biofeedbacku oddechowego w fizjoterapii chorych na POChP / Possibilities for respiratory biofeedback aplication in physiotherapy of patients with COPD

There are no comprehensive studies of breathing biofeedback. The influence of breathing biofeedback in patients with COPD is unclear. The aim of this study was to compare standard physiotherapy with physiotherapy connected to biofeedback exercises with respect to breathing amplitude, 6MWT results and lungs function in patients with COPD.

Risk assessment of falls by selected parameters of Berg balance scale in patients with acute coronary syndrome and after coronary angiography

The treatment and selected diagnostic tests performed inpatient cardiac patients often require immobilization. The procedures used in the treatment of these patients may have an impact on the control of postural and balance after immobilization and involve disturbances at the level of activities of daily living.

Analysis of the cost of courses for physiotherapists in selected countries in Europe

Physiotherapist who graduated is adequately prepared to work with the patient. However still new treatment options forcing therapist to continuous professional development.

Therapeutic value of local cryotherapy in the treatment of patients with gonarthrosis

The aim of the study was to evaluate the effect of local cryotherapy treatment for range of motion in the knee joint in patients with osteoarthritis. In addition, analyzed potential changes in symptoms of pain patients.

Comparison of circumference of women’s upper limbs after radical breast amputation subjected and not subjected to early professional rehabilitation

Removing the lymphatic system of the armpit during the radical mastectomy hinders the outflow of lymph from the upper limb.

Professional culture versus physiotherapist’s culture

The social role of a physiotherapist must not be reduced to displaying instrumental professional knowledge and propriety; it demands from a physiotherapist to employ humane and ethical streak in his or her practice.

Shaping ethical attitude of physiotherapist

Common behavioural and ethical patterns existing in modern medicine are subject to many social debates in which physiotherapist, alongside ethicists, philosophers and doctors, have their say.

Professor Andrzej Zembaty

The 50th anniversary of the organized activity of physiotherapists in Poland is an opportunity to present the figure of one of the eminent representatives of our profession, prof. Andrzej Zembaty, PhD.