Isokinetic testing and exercises in physiotherapeutic practice

The aim of the paper was to present the attitude to measurements and exercises performed under isokinetic conditions during physiotherapeutic procedures, based on the literature review and the authors’ experience.

Analysis of the effect of comprehensive rehabilitation with stabilometric platform on body balance in patients with multiple sclerosis and after stroke

The objective was to evaluate the effect of a comprehensive rehabilitation program on body balance in patients with multiple sclerosis (MS) and after cerebral stroke.

Hemiplegic shoulder pain – clinical factors and pain pressure sensitivity

Shoulder pain is a typical symptom accompanying upper extremity paresis or plegia after stroke. Aim of the study. The aim of this study was to determine relationship among clinical factors, such as subluxation or impingement syndrome, spasticity, pain pressure sensitivity and incidence of shoulder pain in stroke patients.

Assessment of physical activity effectiveness in pain alleviating of the lumbar spine pain during pregnancy

Spine pain is common affliction during pregnancy. It is caused by body mass increase, which creates additional burden for structures of lumbar-sacral spine section and pelvis.

Evidence-based physiotherapy practice in Lithuania: attitudes, application, and barriers

No research has been done in Lithuania regarding the knowledge and attitudes of physiotherapist relative to the use of evidence in practice. WCPT policy statement indicate that physiotherapist are responsible for the application of scientific evidence in practice and have to ensure that the treatment of patients is based on the best available evidence.

The use of Rehabilitative Ultrasound Imaging (RUSI) and sonofeedback in the assessment of the activity of transversus abdominis muscle

The purpose of the study was to evaluate thickness and symmetry of Transversus Abdominis muscle (TrA) during rest and activation with the use of Rehabilitative Ultrasound Imaging (RUSI) and the assessment of sonofeedback effectivness in learning and control of TrA activity.

Cryotherapy as Part of the Post-Stress Disorder Rehabilitation Complex

The aim of our investigation is to estimate cryotherapy and complex rehabilitating procedures effectiveness for the patients who suffer of some post stress disorders. The aim of psychotherapeutic treatment for PSD suffering patients is to relieve such patients from some traumatic event intrusive memories and following emotional pains.

Effects of cognitive exercise therapy on upper extremity function in stroke patients – A case study

The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effects of cognitive exercise therapy on upper extremity function in a female stroke patient.

Anxiety among therapists working with children with autism

The anxiety among the therapists working with the children diagnosed with autism is associated with the fear and concerns associated with planning and conducting the therapeutic process. The objective of the study is to analyse the situations in which therapists experience discomfort and anxiety during classes and exercises with the persons diagnosed with autism.

Assessment of differences in body fat of the persons playing handball in grades 1, 2 and 3 of junior secondary school, depending on the level of training and physical fitness

The physiology of physical effort is based on diagnosing how physical activity, effort or sports affect the proportions or activity of a human body. A training programme or effort of the given group, e.g. boys training handball while studying in a lower secondary school, may consist in improving the health and functioning of a body and increasing the level of