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  1. Today, low back pain is a serious global health issue. Currently, 85% of low back pain is caused by muscular imbalance and is a result of Lower cross syndrome (LCS), which are chronic postural defects. The phy...

    Authors: Enas Ahmed Kandil, Abeer Abd El Rhaman Yamany, Samir Saad Daghash Alsaka and Alshaymaa Shabaan Abd El-Azeim
    Citation: Bulletin of Faculty of Physical Therapy 2024 29:8
  2. Menopause is a stage in a woman's physiology where several chronic illnesses begin to appear, compromising both the quality and quantity of their life. It has been postulated that a decrease in estrogen levels...

    Authors: Rajeswari R and Anjali Suresh
    Citation: Bulletin of Faculty of Physical Therapy 2024 29:6
  3. In athletes, osteitis pubis (OP) is considered a major cause of chronic groin pain. In addition to the difficulties with diagnosis, controversy exists regarding the most appropriate treatment approach. The stu...

    Authors: Waleed S. Mahmoud, Marwa M. Ibrahim and Nadia L. Radwan
    Citation: Bulletin of Faculty of Physical Therapy 2024 29:2
  4. Cervicogenic headache (CGH), is a secondary headache arising from cervical disorders. Training core muscles have a corrective effect on the whole spine. Moreover, increased deep neck flexors (DNFs) activation ...

    Authors: Hagar A. Marzok, Ahmed H. Ashry, Magda G. Sedhom and Neveen A. Abd El-Raoof
    Citation: Bulletin of Faculty of Physical Therapy 2024 29:5
  5. Obesity accompanied by visceral fat accumulation is an essential disease background of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD). Obesity is a key factor and is also directly related to alterations in anthropo...

    Authors: Sedhunivas R. and Chandramohan R.
    Citation: Bulletin of Faculty of Physical Therapy 2024 29:3
  6. Poorly managed mechanical low back pain (MLBP) and its sequelae, such as severe pain, physical inactivity, and disability, negatively impact patients’ quality of life (QoL). The study aimed to determine the pa...

    Authors: Ezinne Chika Ekediegwu, Chukwuneke Vivian Onwukike and Ogochukwu Kelechi Onyeso
    Citation: Bulletin of Faculty of Physical Therapy 2024 29:1
  7. Hockey players mostly lack flexibility in the hips due to prolonged flexion during competition and overuse of hip extensors and external rotators. The lack of flexibility or dysfunction in the hips can negativ...

    Authors: Senthilkumar Ramasamy, John Franklin, Pitchaimani Govindharaj and Suganya Panneerselvam
    Citation: Bulletin of Faculty of Physical Therapy 2023 28:53
  8. Low back pain (LBP) resides as a most common type of symptom pointing towards lumber radiculopathy. It is defined as burning sharp leg pain that originates from the back and goes all the way down your legs and...

    Authors: Hassan Mahmood, Saba Rafique, Aleena Waheed, Nimra Sabir and Ghazal Hussain
    Citation: Bulletin of Faculty of Physical Therapy 2023 28:52
  9. Neck pain (NP) is associated with substantial disability as well as economic and psychological distress. T1 slope (T1S) and thoracic inlet angle (TIA) reflect cervical sagittal imbalance, which can have clinic...

    Authors: Babina Rani and Abhijit Paul
    Citation: Bulletin of Faculty of Physical Therapy 2023 28:51
  10. The advent of academic social networking tools (ASNTs) has brought a paradigm shift to academic culture and practice dynamics; however, there is an apparent dearth of information on its adoption among health p...

    Authors: Chidozie Mbada, Olukoya O. David, Adedayo Adeniyi, David Olakorede, Adekola Ademoyegun, Kikelomo Mbada and Francis Fatoye
    Citation: Bulletin of Faculty of Physical Therapy 2023 28:50
  11. Osteoarthritis (OA) has become a serious public health exposure because it leads to chronic pain and minimizes physical function and quality of life (QOL). This review aimed to find out the effectiveness of cl...

    Authors: Faruq Ahmed, K. M. Amran Hossain, Md. Shofiqul Islam, Md. Nazmul Hassan, Zahid Bin Sultan Nahid, Md. Kutub Uddin, Md. Waliul Islam and Md. Obaidul Haque
    Citation: Bulletin of Faculty of Physical Therapy 2023 28:48
  12. The results of recent systematic reviews have concluded that most exercise types are more effective than minimal treatment for improving outcomes in the management of non-specific chronic low back pain. Howeve...

    Authors: G. Shankar Ganesh, Abdur Raheem Khan, Sakti Das and Ashfaque Khan
    Citation: Bulletin of Faculty of Physical Therapy 2023 28:47
  13. Many women may not be aware of physiotherapy in pregnancy. The objective of this study was to assess the level of awareness of physiotherapy in pregnancy among pregnant women in the Kisii Teaching and Referral...

    Authors: Naomi Wanjiru Kingau and Martin Dagala
    Citation: Bulletin of Faculty of Physical Therapy 2023 28:46
  14. Physiotherapy education and practice have country-specific peculiarities which may limit globalization in health care. This study aimed to characterize physiotherapy practice and treatment preferences, educati...

    Authors: Chidozie Emmanuel Mbada, Omotola Adam Onigbinde, Olufemi Oyeleye Oyewole, Overcomer Temiloluwa Binuyo, Tadesse Gebrye, Michael Ogbonnia Egwu, Sven Karstens and Francis Fatoye
    Citation: Bulletin of Faculty of Physical Therapy 2023 28:45
  15. The primary symptom of peripheral arterial disease (PAD) is intermittent claudication and the most common non-invasive diagnostic method is ankle brachial index. Peripheral arterial disease is usually accompan...

    Authors: Esha Arora, Hrishikesh Yadav, G. Arun Maiya, Tom Devasia, Ram Bhat and Ganesh Kamath
    Citation: Bulletin of Faculty of Physical Therapy 2023 28:44
  16. Electronic cigarettes or e-cigarettes have gained significant popularity as an alternative to traditional combustible tobacco smoking particularly among the youth. Although there is a growing prevalence of e-c...

    Authors: Heba Ammar, Rania Hashish, Shrouk Mohamed Ali, Ahmed Salem and Abeer Hagras
    Citation: Bulletin of Faculty of Physical Therapy 2023 28:43
  17. Healthcare providers serve as the backbone of the healthcare system, yet they frequently have low back pain (LBP) due to ergonomic factors. Therefore, the objective of this research was to identify the charact...

    Authors: Mohammad Jahirul Islam, Sohel Ahmed, Khandaker Md Kamrul Islam, Muhammad Abdullah Al Mamun, Shankar Kumar Roy and Shishir Ranjan Chakraborty
    Citation: Bulletin of Faculty of Physical Therapy 2023 28:42
  18. Adolescent girls who participate in sports have injuries 4–6 times greater as compared to boys. Several factors are responsible for the injuries are as anatomical, biomechanical, hormonal, and some extrinsic f...

    Authors: Charuhasini Mahapatra and Abhishek Abhinandan
    Citation: Bulletin of Faculty of Physical Therapy 2023 28:41
  19. Musculoskeletal ultrasound imaging (MSUI) is an efficient monitoring and re-evaluation tool used for the management of musculoskeletal conditions in several clinical domains. Its utilization among physiotherap...

    Authors: Chidiebele Petronilla Ojukwu, Emelie Moris Anekwu, Zimuzor Ude-Bassey, Chioma Linda Onuchukwu, Stephen Sunday Ede, Sylvester Caesar Chukwu, Adaora Justina Okemuo, Joseph C. Eze and Chinelo Jennifer Okafor
    Citation: Bulletin of Faculty of Physical Therapy 2023 28:40
  20. The functional movement screening (FMS), Flamingo balance, Y balance, and sit and reach tests are the screening tools for fundamental movement patterns, balance, and flexibility, respectively; the latter three...

    Authors: Charuhasini Mahapatra and Joseph Oliver Raj Alexander
    Citation: Bulletin of Faculty of Physical Therapy 2023 28:39
  21. Stroke is a major cause of death and disability in adults globally. Most post-stroke survivors experience various impairments which requires rehabilitation. Likewise, returning home after a stroke represents c...

    Authors: Naomi Wanjiru Kingau
    Citation: Bulletin of Faculty of Physical Therapy 2023 28:38
  22. Exercise is beneficial to bone health. However, little is known about the interaction effect of gender and sport type on bone turnover in young athletes. This study aimed to examine the influence of gender and...

    Authors: Joy O. Apiloko, Oluwakayode S. Aje, Taofeek O. Awotidebe, Martin I. Okhawere, Chidozie E. Mbada, Ogochukwu K. Onyeso, Festus A. Idomeh, Charles O. Adagbusi and Kayode I. Oke
    Citation: Bulletin of Faculty of Physical Therapy 2023 28:37
  23. Pelvic floor dysfunction (PFD) is a global health problem affecting millions of women worldwide. Vaginal childbirth has been reported to be the most important factor in the etiology of PFD though a prior study...

    Authors: Ayoola Ibifubara Aiyegbusi, Desire Ifeoma Eze, Oluwaseyi Jessy Balogun and Joseph Ayodeji Olamijulo
    Citation: Bulletin of Faculty of Physical Therapy 2023 28:36
  24. Women are well known for having lower handgrip strength (HGS) compared to men. However, factors contributing to lower HGS in women remain unclear. This study investigated the influence of body and hand anthrop...

    Authors: Taofeek O. Awotidebe, Olufesola M. Fasakin, Adekola B. Ademoyegun, Chiedozie C. Nwajei, Kayode I. Oke and Rufus A. Adedoyin
    Citation: Bulletin of Faculty of Physical Therapy 2023 28:35
  25. A mismatch between school furniture dimensions and anthropometric parameters has been well documented in adolescents, but there is a paucity of data on the impact of these mismatches on the students’ spinal he...

    Authors: Ayoola Ibifubara Aiyegbusi, Caleb Ademola Gbiri, Tolulope Olaoluwa Oyeniran and Oluwaseyi Jessy Balogun
    Citation: Bulletin of Faculty of Physical Therapy 2023 28:34
  26. A lot of changes occur in women’s post-menopausal period: one of these symptoms is fatigue or a lack of energy which is a potential symptom of menopause, and it can be one of the most difficult symptoms to man...

    Authors: Dina M. A. Mohamed, Amira M. Nabil Hussien, Hossam El Din H. Kamel and Dalia M. Kamel Awad
    Citation: Bulletin of Faculty of Physical Therapy 2023 28:31
  27. Therapeutic strategies such as improvement muscle activation are fundamental for clinical practice, especially for the quadriceps muscle. It is not yet clear in the literature whether Kinesio Taping (KT) can m...

    Authors: Thiago Vilela Lemos, José Roberto de Souza Junior, Maikon Gleibyson Rodrigues dos Santos, Marlon Maia Noronha Rosa, Luiz Guilherme Cardoso Filho and João Paulo Chieregato Matheus
    Citation: Bulletin of Faculty of Physical Therapy 2023 28:33
  28. Cardiac events have become a common occurrence worldwide and especially in India, more so after the coronavirus disease (COVID) pandemic. Apparently healthy and young individuals suffering from cardiac disorde...

    Authors: Joseph Oliver Raj Alexander and Aparna Pattnaik
    Citation: Bulletin of Faculty of Physical Therapy 2023 28:32
  29. The coronavirus pandemic precipitated an increase in admissions to intensive care units (ICU). The related medium to long-term sequelae of critical illness posed a significant challenge to function and quality...

    Authors: Waldemar Marcinski and Raija Kuisma
    Citation: Bulletin of Faculty of Physical Therapy 2023 28:28
  30. Exploration of biomarkers for debilitating diseases such as cervical spondylosis is important to revolutionize clinical diagnosis and management of such conditions. The study aimed to determine the correlation...

    Authors: Augustine Asiduba Igwe, Ogochukwu Kelechi Onyeso, Israel Adandom, Kelechi Mirabel Onyeso, Canice Chukwudi Anyachukwu, Oluwagbohunmi A. Awosoga, Charles Ikechukwu Ezema and Goddy Chuba Okoye
    Citation: Bulletin of Faculty of Physical Therapy 2023 28:29
  31. Trigger finger (TF) is a common condition more prevalent in women in their 5th decade of life. This causes pain and stiffness which limits daily activities. Corticosteroid injections are the first line of cons...

    Authors: Anand Chandra Sahoo, Sonali Soumyashree and Charuhasini Mahapatra
    Citation: Bulletin of Faculty of Physical Therapy 2023 28:27
  32. The main source of daily energy requirement in Asian societies is basal metabolic rate (BMR). Even though the reason for this fluctuation is debatable, prior research have shown that BMR is highly varied in in...

    Authors: Natasha Verma, S. Senthil Kumar and Anjali Suresh
    Citation: Bulletin of Faculty of Physical Therapy 2023 28:26
  33. Poor balance associated with increased postural sway is a risk factor for the high incidence of injuries found during specific menstrual cycle phases. This fact led to the hypothesis that female reproductive h...

    Authors: Hager M. Abdel Aziz, Khadyga S. Abdel Aziz, Abd El Rahman H. Abd El Wahab and Manal A. El-Shafei
    Citation: Bulletin of Faculty of Physical Therapy 2023 28:25
  34. Low back pain (LBP) is a highly prevalent musculoskeletal condition and causes activity limitations resulting in reduced productivity and high medical expenditure. Muscle energy technique (MET) is a therapeuti...

    Authors: Saeid Al Matif, Galeb Alfageer, Nasser ALNasser, Ghanem Alabbas, Hamad Al Sawidan and Hadi ALhareth
    Citation: Bulletin of Faculty of Physical Therapy 2023 28:24
  35. Knowledge and utilization of standardized stroke outcome measures (SOMs) are important as it helps in the evaluation of patient response to therapy and decision of further step in patient care. This study eval...

    Authors: Uchenna Prosper Okonkwo, Chidinma Chisom Eze, Sam Chidi Ibeneme, Sylvester Emeka Igwe, Uchechukwu Martha Chukwuemeka, Ebere Yvonne Ihegihu and Daniel Chimuanya Ugwuanyi
    Citation: Bulletin of Faculty of Physical Therapy 2023 28:21
  36. Industrial workers are exposed to various musculoskeletal problems especially in tasks related to production. Low back pain is the main problem in most musculoskeletal disorders. Therefore, our study aims to i...

    Authors: Md. Omar Sharif Ahmmed Chowdhury, Nurul Huda, Md. Mohsin Alam, Sayed Imran Hossain, Shohal Hossain, Shahana Islam and Most. Rumpa Khatun
    Citation: Bulletin of Faculty of Physical Therapy 2023 28:20
  37. One of the most prevalent musculoskeletal issues in dentistry is forward head posture (FHP). Proprioception and core endurance are crucial for maintaining proper posture.

    Authors: Reem Sayed Dawood, Osama Ragaa Abdelraouf, Saif Mehmed, Ezzat ELSayed Moubarak and Amal A. Elborady
    Citation: Bulletin of Faculty of Physical Therapy 2023 28:19
  38. Increase or decrease in the carrying angle may affect the functional activity and lead to elbow instability and pain during exercise or activity of daily living. Grip strength is commonly evaluated as a compon...

    Authors: Subhasmita Nayak, Pravin Kumar and Anil Kumar Oraon
    Citation: Bulletin of Faculty of Physical Therapy 2023 28:16
  39. Utilization of infant carriers (ICs) for childcare activities is common and involves varieties of hip belts to offer maximum maternal and infant support. There is a need to establish ergonomic-based guidelines...

    Authors: Chidiebele Petronilla Ojukwu, Clinton Ikechukwu Omeanu, Ifeoma Blessing Nwosu, Stephen Sunday Ede, Ibifubara Ayoola Aiyegbusi, Chiamaka Chinyere Anyaene and Ikenna Theophilus Ikele
    Citation: Bulletin of Faculty of Physical Therapy 2023 28:18
  40. Due to delayed activation of the deep trunk muscles, patients with chronic non-specific low back pain use different adjustment strategies to maintain postural control. Patients with chronic non-specific low ba...

    Authors: Mahmoud D. Abdelhaleem, Mohamed I. Abdelhay, Sobhy M. Aly, Ehab A. Abdallah and Neama H. Neamat Allah
    Citation: Bulletin of Faculty of Physical Therapy 2023 28:14
  41. The use of functional scales is crucial for the management of low back pain. Numerous pertinent outcome measures are available; however, it is unknown how much use Egyptian physiotherapists make of these scale...

    Authors: Haytham Mohamed Elhafez, Maha Mabrouk Sweed and Mohamed Ibrahim Abd El-hay
    Citation: Bulletin of Faculty of Physical Therapy 2023 28:15

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  42. Sleep disorders are common in postmenopausal women and are linked to poor physical and mental health, which affect quality of life. Therefore, this study aimed to investigate the effect of resistive exercise o...

    Authors: Esraa F. Massoud, Abeer M. ElDeeb, Sameh H. Samir and Mai M. A. Shehata
    Citation: Bulletin of Faculty of Physical Therapy 2023 28:12
  43. The consequence of living as a stroke survivor has received significant attention in literature from different parts of the world. Enriching social relations and other factors are reported to influence the pos...

    Authors: Michael O. Ogunlana, Olufemi O. Oyewole, Ifeoma Blessing Nwosu and Pragashnie Govender
    Citation: Bulletin of Faculty of Physical Therapy 2023 28:13

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