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  1. Obesity in children is a frequent and serious problem that can impede motor ability performance, necessitating extra attention and early intervention efforts. The purpose of this study was to determine the rel...

    Authors: Ahmed S. Awad and Yasser M. Aneis
    Citation: Bulletin of Faculty of Physical Therapy 2022 27:26
  2. Despite the known benefits of physiotherapy, the relationship between its time of referral and the length of stay (LOS) of stroke patients in developing countries has been understudied. This relationship was i...

    Authors: A. Aderonmu Joseph and O. Obembe Adebimpe
    Citation: Bulletin of Faculty of Physical Therapy 2022 27:25
  3. Healthcare workers are at the risk of developing weakness in core muscles and balance disturbance due to stress at the workplace. The purpose of this study was to examine the relationship between core muscle s...

    Authors: Nawaf Almutairi, Ahamd Alanazi, Mohammed Seyam, Faizan Zaffar Kashoo, Danah Alyahya and Radhakrishnan Unnikrishnan
    Citation: Bulletin of Faculty of Physical Therapy 2022 27:24
  4. Low back pain (LBP) is growing health concern that affects millions of people around the globe, and there are many misconceptions regarding causes, imaging, and appropriate treatment choices. Common people usu...

    Authors: Ammar Suhail and Sarah Quais
    Citation: Bulletin of Faculty of Physical Therapy 2022 27:23
  5. Physiotherapy internship in Nigeria was inaugurated in 1994 to allow continuous learning in the clinical setting, connecting theoretical knowledge and workplace practice. The internship program has not been ev...

    Authors: Aderonke O. Akinpelu, Olufemi O. Oyewole, Oluwagbemiga Okunade, Nse Odunaiya, Adesola C. Odole and Eniola A. Bamgboye
    Citation: Bulletin of Faculty of Physical Therapy 2022 27:22
  6. Intercostobrachial neuralgia is a rare and bizarre diagnosis usually missed by many clinicians. The rare occurrence and absence of clear diagnostic criteria could be a result of this missed diagnosis. The symp...

    Authors: Tejinder Singh and Parijat Kumar
    Citation: Bulletin of Faculty of Physical Therapy 2022 27:20
  7. Neck pain is one of the most frequently reported musculoskeletal complaints among adults; its prevalence in the world is ranging from 16.7 to 75.1%. It can have an impact on a person’s physical, psychological,...

    Authors: Shruti P. Nair, Chaitrali S. Panchabhai and Vrushali Panhale
    Citation: Bulletin of Faculty of Physical Therapy 2022 27:21
  8. Cerebral palsy is a common childhood neurodevelopmental disorder. The estimated prevalence of cerebral palsy in India ranges from 2.1 to 3 per 1000 live births as per published literature. The present study wa...

    Authors: Vivek H. Ramanandi and Yagna U. Shukla
    Citation: Bulletin of Faculty of Physical Therapy 2022 27:19
  9. In older adults, progressive aging leads to a gradual decrease in physical and mental well-being, increasing the risk of fall-associated injuries and ultimately changing the quality of life. This increase in f...

    Authors: Soniya Kadam, Shamla Pazare and Saraswati Iyer
    Citation: Bulletin of Faculty of Physical Therapy 2022 27:17
  10. Physiotherapy, a component of primary health care, could be a remedy for physical challenges permeating widely in the world community due to non-communicable diseases trauma and infections.

    Authors: Johnstone Milimo Eyinda, Hellen Myezwa and Kganetso Sekome
    Citation: Bulletin of Faculty of Physical Therapy 2022 27:18
  11. There are many physiological changes occur during pregnancy that affect oxygenation of the pregnant women. It was considered that aerobic and breathing exercises are safe for the mother and the fetus especiall...

    Authors: Hany F. E. M. Elsisi, Yasser M. Aneis, Ghada E. El Refaye and Hassan O. Ghareeb
    Citation: Bulletin of Faculty of Physical Therapy 2022 27:16
  12. Low back pain patients suffer from balance disturbance. Balance allows a person to interact with the surrounding environment and to do his daily activities. As recent technology has facilitated patient monitor...

    Authors: Noha Amin, Bassem El Nahass and Mona Ibrahim
    Citation: Bulletin of Faculty of Physical Therapy 2022 27:14
  13. This study aimed to examine the combined effect of orthotic intervention and conventional therapeutic exercise training on balance and gait performance in children with cerebral palsy. This study was a randomi...

    Authors: Shamekh Mohamed El-Shamy and Ehab Mohamed Abd El-Kafy
    Citation: Bulletin of Faculty of Physical Therapy 2022 27:10
  14. Benefits of physical activity has been shown for adolescents; however, there is a decline trend in number of adolescents meeting current WHO recommendations. This trend underlines the importance of identifying...

    Authors: Eren Timurtaş, Halit Selçuk, Eda Çınar, İlkşan Demirbüken, Yaşar Sertbaş and Mine Gülden Polat
    Citation: Bulletin of Faculty of Physical Therapy 2022 27:11
  15. The infrapatellar branch of the saphenous nerve is highly prone to form a neuroma or undergo transaction after midline incision of knee arthroplasty. The presence of neuroma and entrapment of these fibers can ...

    Authors: Tejinder Singh and Parijat Kumar
    Citation: Bulletin of Faculty of Physical Therapy 2022 27:12
  16. This study mainly aimed to evaluate the influences of Thera Togs orthotic undergarment with its strapping system on dorsal kyphotic posture and spinal mobility in children with spastic diplegic cerebral palsy....

    Authors: Ehab Mohamed Abd El-Kafy and Shamekh Mohamed El-Shamy
    Citation: Bulletin of Faculty of Physical Therapy 2022 27:9
  17. There is growing evidence for physiotherapy in the intensive care unit (ICU), but physiotherapy in the ICU and patients’ referral rate remains low in Nigeria. This study assessed the healthcare professionals’ ...

    Authors: Nse Odunaiya, Chidile Muonwe and Samuel A. Agbaje
    Citation: Bulletin of Faculty of Physical Therapy 2022 27:8
  18. During the COVID-19 lockdown period many education institutions have shifted their focus from the traditional face-to-face education to online instruction mainly through various social media (SM) tools. Howeve...

    Authors: G. Shankar Ganesh, Mrutyunjaya Mishra, Narendra N. Dalei, Shabana Khan, Rajeev Ranjan and Sapna Dhiman
    Citation: Bulletin of Faculty of Physical Therapy 2022 27:7
  19. Prolonged physical exposure during smartphone usage results in poor posture causing pain in neck, shoulder, elbow, and hands. So, our aim was to investigate the effect of smartphone addiction on musculoskeleta...

    Authors: Sohel Ahmed, Arushi Mishra, Rahemun Akter, Md. Hasanuzzaman Shah and Asima Akter Sadia
    Citation: Bulletin of Faculty of Physical Therapy 2022 27:5
  20. Maigne’s syndrome is a poorly understood condition that affects the thoracolumbar junction. The symptoms can range from pain in the low back, pelvis, hip, lower abdomen, and groin. These symptoms can have bio-...

    Authors: Tejinder Singh and Parijat Kumar
    Citation: Bulletin of Faculty of Physical Therapy 2022 27:4
  21. In recent years, dietary practices have begun to be used in painful conditions. This study aimed to investigate the effect of a vegan diet and therapeutic exercise in patients with chronic non-specific neck pain.

    Authors: Mustafa S. Torlak, Gulsum Gonulalan, Osman Tufekci, Merve S. Nazli and Emine Atici
    Citation: Bulletin of Faculty of Physical Therapy 2022 27:3
  22. Insufficient physical activity is one of the leading mortality risks worldwide for cardiovascular and pulmonary diseases. Physiotherapists (PT) are core healthcare professionals who play a major role in the pr...

    Authors: Rebecca Farah, Wim Groot and Milena Pavlova
    Citation: Bulletin of Faculty of Physical Therapy 2022 27:2
  23. To investigate if there is a correlation between grip strength (GS) and rotator cuff (RC) strength in patients with atraumatic shoulder instability (ASI) and to compare the relationship between these two measu...

    Authors: Ruqayyah Turabi, Ian Horsely, Helen Birch and Anju Jaggi
    Citation: Bulletin of Faculty of Physical Therapy 2022 27:1
  24. Children with cerebral palsy exhibit postural restrictions and gait problems as a result of both primary and secondary brain damage impairments. One of the main goals of cerebral palsy rehabilitation is to imp...

    Authors: Shamekh Mohamed El-Shamy and Ehab Mohamed Abd El Kafy
    Citation: Bulletin of Faculty of Physical Therapy 2021 26:38
  25. Children with cerebral palsy have impairments of postural control during static and dynamic activities. Improving postural control is one of the primary objectives of rehabilitation for children with cerebral ...

    Authors: Shamekh Mohamed El-Shamy and Ehab Mohamed Abd El Kafy
    Citation: Bulletin of Faculty of Physical Therapy 2021 26:22
  26. The study of the sensory aspect alongside the motor aspect in children with spastic cerebral palsy is critical. Knowledge may help improve intervention, children’s quality of life, activity, and participation.

    Authors: Mennatallah Khamis AbdelHafiez Barakat, Gehan Hassan Elmeniawy and Faten Hassan Abdelazeim
    Citation: Bulletin of Faculty of Physical Therapy 2021 26:27
  27. Feeding problems are prevalent in children with cerebral palsy (CP). Oromotor exercises (OME) should be started as soon as possible to enhance chewing and drooling. Oromotor exercises consist of active exercis...

    Authors: Rania El Nagar, Alaa AL-Nemr and Faten Abdelazeim
    Citation: Bulletin of Faculty of Physical Therapy 2021 26:35
  28. Motor impairments caused by stroke result in impaired diaphragmatic and respiratory muscle function, changes in thoracic biomechanics on the hemiparetic side ultimately resulting in decreased efficiency of lun...

    Authors: Shruti Prabhakaran Nair, Shailesh Satyanarayana Gardas and Rukaiya Mithaiwala
    Citation: Bulletin of Faculty of Physical Therapy 2021 26:23
  29. Proprioception deficits have previously been reported in patients with non-specific chronic neck pain (NSCNP), with a comprehensive and valid battery of tests still required. This study aimed to investigate th...

    Authors: Nikolaos Ntenezakos, Michail Makrogkikas, Zacharias Dimitriadis and George A. Koumantakis
    Citation: Bulletin of Faculty of Physical Therapy 2021 26:36
  30. The biggest challenge in treating this diagnosis is the lack of literature focusing on regional interdependence. The current literature suggests a narrow and localized approach targeting plantar fascia and ank...

    Authors: Tejinder Singh and Parijat Kumar
    Citation: Bulletin of Faculty of Physical Therapy 2021 26:39
  31. The prevalence of stroke is increasing in Nigeria due to a lack of awareness of their predisposing factors. There is therefore a need for good knowledge and awareness of stroke risk factors in the general popu...

    Authors: Uchenna Prosper Okonkwo, Favour Nnenna Uzuh, Maduaburochukwu Joseph Nwankwo, Emmanuel Chiebuka Okoye, Joseph Onuwa Ummuna, Emeka Sylvester Igwe, Stanley Monday Maduagwu, Kenneth Umezulike Ani, Uzoamaka Nwakaego Akobundu and Chiamaka Ann Nwanne
    Citation: Bulletin of Faculty of Physical Therapy 2021 26:37
  32. The cross-legged sitting posture (CLS) is assumed by young adults’ results in a bent and unbalanced posture. The study purpose was to assess the effect of sitting in a cross-legged position (knee on knee) on l...

    Authors: Rania N. Karkousha, Aseel Rasheed Mohamed and Amal H. M. Ibrahim
    Citation: Bulletin of Faculty of Physical Therapy 2021 26:33
  33. Gaining proficiency in Bharatanatyam dance form necessitates maintenance of different postures for prolonged duration. These repetitive movements place tremendous physical demands on the body at young age and ...

    Authors: Vrushali P. Panhale, Prachita P. Walankar and Aishwarya Sridhar
    Citation: Bulletin of Faculty of Physical Therapy 2021 26:24
  34. Studies to determine gender response to transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) application on individuals who presented with post-injection sciatic pain (PISP) following gluteal injection is not co...

    Authors: Uchenna Prosper Okonkwo, Sam Chidi Ibeneme, Elochukwu Fortune Ezenwankwo, Chukwuebuka Olisaemeka Okeke, Kenneth Umezulike Ani, Uzoamaka Nwakaego Akobundu and Ifeoma Uchenna Onwuakagba
    Citation: Bulletin of Faculty of Physical Therapy 2021 26:16
  35. Coronary artery disease (CAD) is increasing day by day in young Indian population with increase in risk factors such as obesity, hypertension etc. Although in early age, these risk factors are clinically asymp...

    Authors: Neha Bala, Aashish Negi, Yogesh Saxena and Sarfaraz Alam
    Citation: Bulletin of Faculty of Physical Therapy 2021 26:30
  36. As the physiotherapy profession gradually evolves into a more autonomous profession, physicians continue to play a major role in the clinical practice of physical therapists globally, particularly as a source ...

    Authors: Uchenna Prosper Okonkwo, Ebere Yvonne Ihegihu, Fatai Adesina Maruf, Joseph Onuwa Umunnah, Stanley Monday Maduagwu, Emmanuel Chiebuka Okoye and Chukwuebuka Olisaemeka Okeke
    Citation: Bulletin of Faculty of Physical Therapy 2021 26:32
  37. The use of TheraTogs orthotic undergarments has been suggested to improve the ability to stabilize the posture, to correct or prevent deformities, to improve functionality, and to enable the user a more approp...

    Authors: Ehab Mohamed Abd El Kafy and Shamekh Mohamed El-Shamy
    Citation: Bulletin of Faculty of Physical Therapy 2021 26:29
  38. Cough assist devices play an important role with patients in the intensive care unit (ICU), particularly those with neuromuscular diseases which had abnormal muscle tone. It was previously thought to be the ma...

    Authors: Raheel Sanad, Shimaa Mohamed Refaat, Bassant Meligy and Faten Hassan Abdelazeim
    Citation: Bulletin of Faculty of Physical Therapy 2021 26:31

    The Correction to this article has been published in Bulletin of Faculty of Physical Therapy 2022 27:13

  39. “Sit to stand” being a prerequisite for walking, the inability of patients to perform it can result in institutionalization, impaired functioning and mobility in activities of daily living. There was a need to...

    Authors: Muhammad Azharuddin and Nayeem U. Zia
    Citation: Bulletin of Faculty of Physical Therapy 2021 26:26
  40. Osteoarthritis (OA) is a chronic, degenerative, inflammatory musculoskeletal dysfunction. It is associated with pain, reduced functional capacity, and deficient quality of life posing a challenge for rehabilit...

    Authors: Vijaya Krishnan and Krishna Pithadia
    Citation: Bulletin of Faculty of Physical Therapy 2021 26:19
  41. Joubert syndrome (JS) is a rare autosomal recessive genetic heterogeneously inherited disorder characterized by neurological features that include hypotonia, ataxia, developmental delay, intellectual disabilit...

    Authors: Sarfaraz Alam, Fatema Khatoon and Nazim Khan
    Citation: Bulletin of Faculty of Physical Therapy 2021 26:18
  42. Adaptive seating is commonly used as an intervention method to enhance postural control. The aim of this study is to investigate the effect of using therapy ball as a seat alternative to using typical chair on...

    Authors: Ahmed Mahrous Elsayed, Elham Elsayed Salem, Sahar Mohamed Nour Eldin and Mai Elsayed Abbass
    Citation: Bulletin of Faculty of Physical Therapy 2021 26:25
  43. Increasing BMI is associated with increased risk of mortality, cardiovascular disease, and some cancers whereas a lower BMI is associated with an increased risk of mortality, postsurgical complications, infect...

    Authors: Mohamed Rageh Abd Elazeem, Amira Mohamed Eltohamy and Mostafa Soliman Ali
    Citation: Bulletin of Faculty of Physical Therapy 2021 26:20
  44. In children with spastic diplegia, efficient use of the upper extremity especially the hands play an important role in participation in daily living. Hands can perform heavy activities and also enable to perfo...

    Authors: Asmaa Ahmed Abd El-samad, Gehan Hassan El-Meniawy, Sahar Mohamed Nour El-Din and Nanees Essam Mohamed
    Citation: Bulletin of Faculty of Physical Therapy 2021 26:28
  45. Low back pain (LBP) is a prominent public health problem which causes disability around the globe. The prevalence of LBP is on the rise in lower to middle-income countries. India has a varied prevalence of LBP...

    Authors: Ammar Suhail, Sonal Slathia, Sarah Quais and David C. Poulter
    Citation: Bulletin of Faculty of Physical Therapy 2021 26:21

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