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  1. 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

  2. “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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. The L test is a modified version of the timed up and go test (TUG) with an L-shaped walking path. The L test is more extensive than other performance tests, especially in turn direction and specific tasks. The st...

    Authors: Fatih Özden, Gökhan Coşkun and Serkan Bakırhan
    Citation: Bulletin of Faculty of Physical Therapy 2021 26:17
  10. Problematic Facebook use is a broader umbrella for term addictive-like symptoms, and scarce self-regulation related to Facebook use reflecting social and personal problems, and many studies have suggested that...

    Authors: Yesim Salik Sengul, Turhan Kahraman and Buse Ozcan Kahraman
    Citation: Bulletin of Faculty of Physical Therapy 2021 26:13
  11. Functional ankle instability is a common musculoskeletal condition affecting the community. It is characterized by repetitive bouts of giving away, recurrent sprains, and sensation of instability leading to fu...

    Authors: Prachita P. Walankar, Vrushali P. Panhale and Kanchi M. Vyas
    Citation: Bulletin of Faculty of Physical Therapy 2021 26:14
  12. Healthcare professionals with the least experience, such as students and interns, are likely to face some form of mistreatments in the world of health professionals. Mistreatment has a negative impact on the v...

    Authors: Daha Garba Muhammad, Yusuff Tunde Gbonjubola, Ibrahim Ahmad Abubakar, Adekolurejo Tobi Elisha and Hassan Yusuf Ahmad
    Citation: Bulletin of Faculty of Physical Therapy 2021 26:15
  13. TheraTogs promotes proprioceptive sense of a child with cerebral palsy and improves abnormal muscle tone, posture alignment, balance, and gait. Therefore, the aim of this study was to investigate the efficacy ...

    Authors: Shamekh Mohamed El-Shamy and Ehab Mohamed Abd El Kafy
    Citation: Bulletin of Faculty of Physical Therapy 2021 26:12
  14. Muscle weakness is a widespread problem in children with Erb’s palsy as it can cause changes in muscle architecture parameters, which can be detected by ultrasonography. This study was conducted to determine t...

    Authors: Ahmed Saad Awad, Mostafa Soliman Ali and Mohamed Ismail Elassal
    Citation: Bulletin of Faculty of Physical Therapy 2021 26:11
  15. CAPOS syndrome (cerebellar ataxia, areflexia, pescavus, optic atrophy, and sensorineural hearing loss) is a rare congenital autosomal dominant disorder. The resulting neurological sequelae of impairments are p...

    Authors: Shailesh Gardas and Aishwarya Mahajan
    Citation: Bulletin of Faculty of Physical Therapy 2021 26:8
  16. Hemiplegic cerebral palsy (CP) enormously affects the quadriceps and hamstring muscles. It causes weakness in the affected lower-extremity muscles in addition to muscle imbalance and inadequate power productio...

    Authors: Rania G. Hegazy, Amr Almaz Abdel-aziem, Eman I. El Hadidy and Yosra M. Ali
    Citation: Bulletin of Faculty of Physical Therapy 2021 26:6
  17. A decrease in muscular activation of the knee and ankle is one of the primary reasons for pes planus. The muscle strength of the knee and ankle in patients with pes planus may affect the performance tests whic...

    Authors: Serkan Bakırhan, Nuray Elibol, Mehmet Özkeskin and Fatih Özden
    Citation: Bulletin of Faculty of Physical Therapy 2021 26:4
  18. The pain, fear of movement, and disability are interrelated parameters that may adversely affect the individual in terms of medical and social aspects. This relationship has not been well studied in shoulder p...

    Authors: Fatih Özden, Nazan Tuğay, Özgür Nadiye Karaman, Cem Yalın Kilinç and Baki Umut Tuğay
    Citation: Bulletin of Faculty of Physical Therapy 2021 26:2
  19. Handgrip strength (HGS) and pinch strengths (PS) are the common measures to evaluate hand function and predict general health. Normative values of HGS, PS, and prediction equations of HGS for healthy young adu...

    Authors: Afaf Ahmed Mohamed Shaheen, Mohammed Taher Ahmed Omar and Olfat Ibrahim Ali
    Citation: Bulletin of Faculty of Physical Therapy 2021 26:1
  20. Physiotherapists are prone to develop work-related musculoskeletal disorders (WMSDs). Region wise distribution and frequency of work disturbance have been studied in physiotherapists but exploration of the pro...

    Authors: Vivek H. Ramanandi and Anjan R. Desai
    Citation: Bulletin of Faculty of Physical Therapy 2021 26:3
  21. Adequate and efficient standing postural balance is key for functional walking and handling abilities in children with spastic diplegia. This study was designed to evaluate the effect of kinesiotape applied on...

    Authors: Samar Sami Ibrahim, Emam Hassan EL-Negmy, Amina Salem Hindawii and Nahla M. Ibrahim
    Citation: Bulletin of Faculty of Physical Therapy 2020 25:13
  22. Social media has become an almost essential part of daily life, especially among college students. The wide use of social media by students makes it an attractive tool for educational institutions. Therefore, ...

    Authors: Afaf A. M. Shaheen, Fatim F. Alanazi, Lama B. Alrashid, Raghad A. Almadani, Shaden S. Altamrah, Shahad Z. Almusallam, Syamala Buragadda and Ganeswararao Melam
    Citation: Bulletin of Faculty of Physical Therapy 2020 25:15
  23. Children with Down syndrome (DS) are characterized by hypotonia resulting in reduced grip and pinch strength. This study aimed to investigate the influence of shoulder stabilization exercises on hand grip stre...

    Authors: Noha Elserty and Eman Wagdy
    Citation: Bulletin of Faculty of Physical Therapy 2020 25:14
  24. Children with cerebral palsy (CP) are at risk for respiratory dysfunction. Early initiation of pulmonary rehabilitation in addition to conventional physical therapy may result in improvement and maintenance of...

    Authors: Eman H. El Banna, Eman I. El Hadidy and Walaa M. Ali
    Citation: Bulletin of Faculty of Physical Therapy 2020 25:18
  25. A frequent complaint by stroke patients presenting for physiotherapy was perceived shortness of the affected lower limb and inability to weight bear onto the affected side. So, the present study aimed to evalu...

    Authors: Shailesh Gardas and Hemakshi Shah
    Citation: Bulletin of Faculty of Physical Therapy 2020 25:12
  26. Myofascial trigger point (MTrP) plays a major role in the genesis of mechanical neck pain, which may lead to chronic disorders. The purpose of the study is to investigate and compare the effect of ice massage ...

    Authors: Heba Mohammed Moselhy Al-Najjar, Amal Hassan Mohammed and Dalia Mohammed Mosaad
    Citation: Bulletin of Faculty of Physical Therapy 2020 25:10
  27. Smartphone use has been associated with pain in the upper quadrant; however, the relationship between usage duration and low back pain is still unclear. This study investigated the association between continuo...

    Authors: Mina Magdy Wahba, Dina Othman Shokri Morsi Galal and Aliaa Rehan Youssef
    Citation: Bulletin of Faculty of Physical Therapy 2020 25:11
  28. Physiotherapy (PT) is a distinguished developing profession. It has a crucial role in treating temporomandibular disorders (TMD) as an effective intervention to reduce pain and improve TMD symptoms. Not all de...

    Authors: Afaf A. M. Shaheen, Hajar Alhajri, Noura Alrajeeb, Ruba Almoammar, Arwa Alyousef, Syamala Buragadda and Ganeswararao Melam
    Citation: Bulletin of Faculty of Physical Therapy 2020 25:9
  29. The treatment for children and adolescents with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) can lead to multiple adverse effects, including poor physical capacity and muscle weakness. This study aimed to determine whic...

    Authors: Doaa Mohamed, Faten Abd Alazim, Elham Salem, Nesreen Ali and Dina Elgalaly
    Citation: Bulletin of Faculty of Physical Therapy 2020 25:3
  30. Juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA) is one of the serious chronic rheumatic disorders in children and adolescents which results in less physical activities and restlessness hours than their peer. The study aim...

    Authors: Mohamed Bedier Ibrahim, Mahmoud Labib, Hamed Khozamy and Wanees Mohamed Badawy
    Citation: Bulletin of Faculty of Physical Therapy 2020 25:6
  31. Tracheal intubation exposes mechanically ventilated patients to serious pulmonary complications such as ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP). This study was conducted to compare the efficacy of manual hyperin...

    Authors: Basant H. Elrefaey and Mohamed S. Zidan
    Citation: Bulletin of Faculty of Physical Therapy 2020 25:4
  32. Range of motion (ROM) can be considered as one of the most commonly measured variables in musculoskeletal health care. When interpreting ROM, a common method is to compare obtained ROM values to normative data...

    Authors: Shimaa T. Abu El Kasem, Sobhy M. Aly, Ehab M. Kamel and Hisham M. Hussein
    Citation: Bulletin of Faculty of Physical Therapy 2020 25:2
  33. Nonspecific low back pain (LBP) in collegiate athletes is shown to be accompanied by poor core endurance. Consequently, trunk muscle stabilization exercises for lumbar instability are widely used. Virtual real...

    Authors: Osama Ragaa Abdelraouf, Amr Almaz Abdel-aziem, Ali Osman Selim and Olfat Ibrahim Ali
    Citation: Bulletin of Faculty of Physical Therapy 2020 25:7
  34. Forward head and rounded shoulder posture (FHRSP) is a common clinical postural misalignment. It leads to flexion posture of the spine which increases the amount of tension on the nerve roots, which inversely ...

    Authors: Dalia Mohammed Mosaad, Amr Almaz Abdel-aziem, Ghada Ismail Mohamed, Enas Anwr Abd-Elaty and Karima Salah Mohammed
    Citation: Bulletin of Faculty of Physical Therapy 2020 25:5
  35. Premenstrual syndrome (PMS) is a cyclic disorder that affects social activities, interpersonal relationship, and educational productivity of adolescents. Therefore, this study aimed to compare the effect of wh...

    Authors: Abeer M. ElDeeb, Hanaa K. Atta and Doaa A. Osman
    Citation: Bulletin of Faculty of Physical Therapy 2020 25:1
  36. Quality improvement has become a central tenet of physiotherapy care. Quality indicators (QIs) as measurable elements of care have been used over the past 25 years to analyze and evaluate the quality of physio...

    Authors: Rob A.B. Oostendorp, J.W. Hans Elvers and Emiel van Trijffel
    Citation: Bulletin of Faculty of Physical Therapy 2019 24:2402113
  37. Walking aids and ankle–foot orthoses (AFOs) are designed to address gait problems. These devices are common among children with cerebral palsy (CP), as those children’s ability to ambulate is a big concern for...

    Authors: Walaa Abd El-Hakiem Abd El-Nabie, Heba G. Abd El Aziz and Shorouk Elshennawy
    Citation: Bulletin of Faculty of Physical Therapy 2019 24:2402099
  38. Postural instability and muscle fatigue are from elementary causes of deteriorations in children with cerebral palsy (CP). The aim of this study was to investigate the immediate effect of maximal treadmill wal...

    Authors: Walaa A. Abd El-Nabie and Maha A. Attia
    Citation: Bulletin of Faculty of Physical Therapy 2019 24:2402079
  39. The hip abductors and adductors play an important role in the stability of the hip and knee joints and knee injury risk. Menstrual cycle is associated with hormones fluctuations that may affect functions of mu...

    Authors: Abeer M. ElDeeb, Doaa M. Osman, Hanaa K. Atta and Hamada A. Hamada
    Citation: Bulletin of Faculty of Physical Therapy 2019 24:2402072
  40. Cellulite is a widespread problem involving women’s buttocks and thighs (85% of postadolescent women). It is characterized by an irregular, dimpled skin surface with thinning of the epidermis/dermis and presen...

    Authors: Haidy N. Ashem, Amira H. Draz and Amr A. Abdel-Aziem
    Citation: Bulletin of Faculty of Physical Therapy 2019 24:2402066
  41. Psoriasis is a common, immune-mediated, inflammatory disease that can affect all aspects of a person’s life including esthetic appearance, relationships with others, and psychological, social, and physical fun...

    Authors: Ereny S. Wahba
    Citation: Bulletin of Faculty of Physical Therapy 2019 24:2402057

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