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  1. Children with spastic diplegia experience gait abnormalities and problems caused by deficits in balance, motor control, and spasticity. Abnormal pelvic inclination is common in patients with diplegia which may...

    Authors: Naglaa Ezzat Abd Allah, Hebatallah Mohamed Kamal and Walaa Abd El-Hakiem Abd El-Nabie
    Citation: Bulletin of Faculty of Physical Therapy 2023 28:4
  2. There is no general consensus on how to measure disability and disability prevalence rates. The results of previous estimates could not be compared due to the varied nature of the methodologies used and the la...

    Authors: G. Shankar Ganesh, Garima Gedamkar, Meet Alpeshkumar Rami, Milan Dipakkumar Patel and Deep Pankajbhai Patel
    Citation: Bulletin of Faculty of Physical Therapy 2023 28:3
  3. Malnutrition is common among children with cerebral palsy (CWCP); however, its impact on gross motor function (GMF) is not adequately reported. The study evaluated the influence of malnutrition and body compos...

    Authors: Umaru Muhammad Badaru, Abdulrahman Liman Umar, Auwal Abdullahi, Jibrin Sammani Usman and Omoyemi Olubunmi Ogwumike
    Citation: Bulletin of Faculty of Physical Therapy 2023 28:2
  4. Neuromyelitis optica is a rare immune-mediated demyelinating central nervous system disorder affecting the spinal cord and optic nerves. There is no permanent cure for this disease, and its management requires...

    Authors: Sneha Chakraverty, Sayak Dutta and Himadri Das
    Citation: Bulletin of Faculty of Physical Therapy 2023 28:1
  5. Office employees are at a greater risk for musculoskeletal disorders (MSD) due to their prolonged computer use. In the context of COVID-19, an unanticipated shift to working from home is likely to increase MSD...

    Authors: Lakshita Gosain, Irshad Ahmad, Moattar Raza Rizvi, Ankita Sharma and Shobhit Saxena
    Citation: Bulletin of Faculty of Physical Therapy 2022 27:51
  6. Pediatric physiotherapists help children to achieve their optimal physical development. The present study was aimed to evaluate the out-patient pediatric conditions managed by physiotherapists in Federal Medic...

    Authors: Abiola Olayinka Fafolahan, Oladunni Patricia Sodipo, Abigail Oladunni Davis, Kafayat Kehinde Adeoye, Badiru Olayinka Musa, Olakorede David and Alli Asake Muminat
    Citation: Bulletin of Faculty of Physical Therapy 2022 27:49
  7. The physiological phenomenon of variation in relation to the time interval between two consecutive heartbeats is described as heart rate variability (HRV). Any increase in HRV is associated with good fitness a...

    Authors: C. Ashok, D. Anandhi, B. Jayakumar and V. Jawahar
    Citation: Bulletin of Faculty of Physical Therapy 2022 27:53
  8. Almost all health professionals refer and use the term participation restrictions in activities of daily living as one of the successful outcomes of stroke rehabilitation. Higher occurrences of stroke-related ...

    Authors: Muhammad Muhammad Lawan, Isa Usman Lawal and Ali Maryam Yusuf
    Citation: Bulletin of Faculty of Physical Therapy 2022 27:48
  9. Stroke is a significant cause of disability, rendering patients with inability to perform activities of daily living due to lack of functional recovery. Precise prognosis in the early stage after stroke could ...

    Authors: Dimitrios Athanasiadis, Eleftherios Stefas and Stylianos Protopsaltis
    Citation: Bulletin of Faculty of Physical Therapy 2022 27:47
  10. The aim of this study is to investigate the attitudes and beliefs of Spanish physiotherapists towards the diagnosis and management of low back pain (LBP). A descriptive, cross-sectional study was conducted acc...

    Authors: Sebastián Eustaquio Martín Pérez, Lucía Llanos González, Irene Acosta Acevedo, Raúl Bilbao Barrera, José Luis Alonso Pérez, Eleuterio Atanasio Sánchez Romero, María Dolores Sosa Reina, Isidro Miguel Martín Pérez and Jorge Hugo Villafañe
    Citation: Bulletin of Faculty of Physical Therapy 2022 27:52
  11. The goal of this study was to look at the correlation between forwarding head posture and back muscle endurance in 288 primary school healthy active children aged 7–10 years old in public schools in Sheblanga,...

    Authors: Asmaa Hosny Abd-Elshafy, Gehan Hassan El-Meniawy, Wael S. Abu El Azm and Mahmoud S. El Fakharany
    Citation: Bulletin of Faculty of Physical Therapy 2022 27:50
  12. The timed up and down stairs (TUDS) test is widely used to assess the time required by a patient to climb up and down stairs as a measure of functional mobility.

    Authors: Amr E. Ayed, Silvia Hanna and Faten H. Abdelazeim
    Citation: Bulletin of Faculty of Physical Therapy 2022 27:46
  13. The occupational prestige of any occupation is of interest to its members and prospective members. A profession’s occupational prestige influences its desirability, marketability, professional autonomy and soc...

    Authors: Nse A. Odunaiya, Abimbola Kafilat Oladele, Comfort Titilope Sanuade, Temilade Boluwatife Adesanya and Adesola C. Odole
    Citation: Bulletin of Faculty of Physical Therapy 2022 27:43
  14. Self-efficacy is an important indicator of psychological wellness, devoted to prescribed medications, along with pain-coping strategies in individuals who have chronic pain, a psychological concept described a...

    Authors: Saikripa Raman and Priyanshu Sharma
    Citation: Bulletin of Faculty of Physical Therapy 2022 27:42
  15. Mild cognitive impairment (MCI) is a common condition in the elderly population. It is characterized by confusion, disorientation, memory complaints, as well as restricted attention, learning, and language abi...

    Authors: Asha Dagar, Saurabh Kumar, Raghuveer Raghumahanti and Anushree Rai
    Citation: Bulletin of Faculty of Physical Therapy 2022 27:44
  16. Functional mobility assessment (FMA) tool is a self-report questionnaire developed to measure users’ satisfaction with assistive mobility devices while performing activities of daily living.

    Authors: Hassan Izzeddin Sarsak
    Citation: Bulletin of Faculty of Physical Therapy 2022 27:41
  17. Dentists, nurses, and physical therapists have all been associated with an increased risk of work-related diseases. The findings of studies in these different occupations might aid in the development of preven...

    Authors: Amran Hossain, Tasnuva Shamarukh Proma, Rashaduzzaman Raju, Sharmin Ahmed and Ariful Islam
    Citation: Bulletin of Faculty of Physical Therapy 2022 27:36
  18. Although the major goal of rehabilitation is to return a stroke survivor (SSv) to as close to their pre-stroke functioning, limitation in ambulatory recovery and walking proficiency is the major impediment. De...

    Authors: Jibrin Sammani Usman, Caleb Ademola Omuwa Gbiri and Olajide Ayinla Olawale
    Citation: Bulletin of Faculty of Physical Therapy 2022 27:38
  19. The ease in the computation of derived cardiovascular indices, such as mean arterial pressure (MAP), rate pressure product (RPP), and pulse pressure (PP), makes them attractive for use in making clinical decis...

    Authors: Patrick Ayi Ewah and Adetoyeje Y. Oyeyemi
    Citation: Bulletin of Faculty of Physical Therapy 2022 27:34
  20. Children with spastic cerebral palsy have motor deficits that can lead to joint contractures. Ankle equinus deformity is the most common foot deformity among children with CP. It is caused by spasticity and mu...

    Authors: Dina Abd Elwahab Zahran, Walaa Mahfouz Bahr and Faten Hassan Abd Elazim
    Citation: Bulletin of Faculty of Physical Therapy 2022 27:37
  21. Studies have revealed that the COVID-19 pandemic has increased sedentary behavior and reduced the number of physical activities in public. The present study attempted to assess the changes in physical activity...

    Authors: G. Shankar Ganesh, Anandhi Dakshinamoorthy, M. Tamilalagan, Deepali Shah and Saloni Dokania
    Citation: Bulletin of Faculty of Physical Therapy 2022 27:31
  22. The use of a combined abdominal bracing technique concurrently with treadmill walking exercise seems not to have been widely investigated, The use of either abdominal bracing and treadmill walk as a single ind...

    Authors: Olajide Olowe, Oluwaleke Sokunbi, Abdulrafiq Salisu and Anita Okafor
    Citation: Bulletin of Faculty of Physical Therapy 2022 27:35
  23. Historically, strength exercise in children with CP is not recommended, because it may develop spasticity, which results in difficulty with walking. But, recently increasing studies and systemic reviews have r...

    Authors: Yosra Magdy Soliman, Amira Mohamed Eltohamy and Mona Nabil Ayad
    Citation: Bulletin of Faculty of Physical Therapy 2022 27:32
  24. Phototherapy has been used for the treatment of chronic low back pain. However, the effect of linear polarized polychromatic light (PL) has not been examined on myofascial trigger points in patients with chron...

    Authors: Ghoufran Tukaram Shiryan, Fatmaa Sedik Amin and Eman Ahmed Embaby
    Citation: Bulletin of Faculty of Physical Therapy 2022 27:33
  25. Adequate grip strength is needed to execute various self-care activities. This study was aimed to assess the influence of grip strength of the less-affected side of ischemic stroke survivors on performance of ...

    Authors: Adekola Babatunde Ademoyegun, Chidozie Emmanuel Mbada, Oluwatobi Ademola Sonuga, Oluwatobi Elijah Malomo, Wasiu Abiodun Fatai and Ishanosen Abidemi Aghedo
    Citation: Bulletin of Faculty of Physical Therapy 2022 27:28
  26. End stage renal disease (ESRD) is emerging as a major health issues across developing countries with limited access and awareness about the importance of exercises in daily life. People on prolong hemodialysis...

    Authors: Seema Grover, Vaishali Goyal, Varsha Chorsiya, Nirmal Kumar Ganguly and Gautam Kumar Saha
    Citation: Bulletin of Faculty of Physical Therapy 2022 27:27
  27. Physiotherapy has evolved over the years in training and practice. Physiotherapists’ perception of first contact physiotherapy (FCP) and the patient self-referral (PSR) practice model in Nigeria may form a bas...

    Authors: Maduagwu Stanley, Maryam Muftaudeen, Chidile Muonwe, Chuka Ifeanyi Umeonwuka, Chiamaka Ann Nwanne, Cornelius Mahdi Ishaku, Uchenna Prosper Okonkwo, Ebere Yvonne Ihegihu, Ifeoma Nwosu and Ali Alhaji Modu
    Citation: Bulletin of Faculty of Physical Therapy 2022 27:30
  28. Low back pain (LBP) associated with sciatica is considered the primary cause of seeking medical and physical therapy advice. Treating sciatica symptoms is the main goal in the physical therapy practice, and th...

    Authors: Mahmoud Diab Abdelhaleem, Ehab Ali Abdallah, Neama Hamed Neamat Allah, Zeezee Mostafa Zaitoon, Samah Saad Zahran and Mohamed Ibrahim Abdelhay
    Citation: Bulletin of Faculty of Physical Therapy 2022 27:29
  29. 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
  30. 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
  31. 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, Ahmad Alanazi, Mohammed Seyam, Faizan Zaffar Kashoo, Danah Alyahya and Radhakrishnan Unnikrishnan
    Citation: Bulletin of Faculty of Physical Therapy 2022 27:24

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  32. 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
  33. 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
  34. 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
  35. 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
  36. 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
  37. 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
  38. 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
  39. 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
  40. 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
  41. 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
  42. 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
  43. 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
  44. 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
  45. 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
  46. 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

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