Effects of Preventive Physiotherapy Practices on Posture and Work-Related Functions in Office Workers

Conditions:   Work-related Musculoskeletal Disorders;   Office Workers Interventions:   Behavioral: Supervised EMG Biofeedback Exercise Training Group;   Behavioral: Home-Based Exercise Training Group;   Behavioral: Posture Training/Ergonomic Regulations Group Sponsors:   Marmara University;   Hacettepe University Active, not recruiting
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Source: IET Nanobiotechnology - Category: Nanotechnology Source Type: research
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Publication date: Available online 16 January 2020Source: PharmaNutritionAuthor(s): Mohammad Mehdi Ommati, Omid Farshad, Khadijeh Mousavi, Akram Jamshidzadeh, Mohammadreza Azmoon, Sirus Heidari, Negar Azarpira, Hossein Niknahad, Reza HeidariAbstractGut barrier disintegrity and high serum bacterial endotoxin (Lipopolysaccharide; LPS) level is a prominent clinical challenge in cirrhotic patients. Several investigations mentioned the pivotal role of oxidative stress in this complication. Betaine (BET) is widely investigated for its physio/pharmacological properties. It has been found that BET mitigates oxidative stress in dif...
Source: PharmaNutrition - Category: Nutrition Source Type: research
Conclusions Unsupervised isometric exercise was effective in improving pain and disability, but not perceived rating of change and pain-free grip strength when compared with wait-and-see at 8 wk. With only one of the three primary outcomes being significantly different after isometric exercises, it is doubtful if this form of exercise is efficacious as a sole treatment.
Source: Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise - Category: Sports Medicine Tags: CLINICAL SCIENCES Source Type: research
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Source: European Journal of Physiotherapy - Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Source Type: research
Condition:   Injuries Intervention:   Sponsor:   Vastra Gotaland Region Not yet recruiting
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Conclusions: Both training with the use of the Ekso GT exoskeleton and classical physiotherapy lead to functional improvement of patients after ischemic stroke. However, in the experimental group, improvement was observed in a larger number of categories, which may suggest potentially greater impact of treatment with the exoskeleton on functional status. Also, both forms of rehabilitation caused significant changes in balance, but we have noted some trends indicating that treatment with exoskeleton may be more beneficial for some patients. The load transfer from the backfoot to the forefoot observed in the control group wa...
Source: Frontiers in Neurology - Category: Neurology Source Type: research
ConclusionIn conclusion, the aquatic physiotherapy protocol for vestibular rehabilitation of patients with peripheral impairment was positively assessed by the participants, considering the improvement in dizziness (static and dynamic) and its impact on daily activities.ResumoIntroduçãoA reabilitação vestibular se consolida como um recurso fundamental para o controle de sintomas vestibulares e sua realização no meio aquático é considerada segura para as atividades físicas dos idosos, atuando simultaneamente nas desordens musculoesqueléticas e na melhora ...
Source: Brazilian Journal of Otorhinolaryngology - Category: ENT & OMF Source Type: research
Source: Clinical Epidemiology - Category: Epidemiology Tags: Clinical Epidemiology Source Type: research
argas F, Palomo E Abstract Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is one of the most prevalent diseases in the World, and one of the most important causes of mortality and morbidity. In adults 40 years and older, it affects more than 10% of the population and has enormous personal, family and social burden. Tobacco smoking is its main cause, but not the only one, and there is probably a genetic predisposition that increases the risk in some patients. The paradigm of this disease is changing in Spain, with an increase of women that has occurred in recent years. Many of the physio pathological mechanisms of th...
Source: Revista Espanola de Quimioterapia - Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: Tags: Rev Esp Quimioter Source Type: research
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