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Using Non-Traditional Interfaces to Support Physical Therapy for Knee Strengthening
Physical therapy consists mainly in the execution of rehabilitation processes that aim to help overcome injuries, as well as develop, maintain, or restore maximum body movement. Knee rehabilitation is one kind of physical ...
Occupational exposure of physical therapists to electric and magnetic fields and the efficacy of Faraday cages
(Pan Amer Health Organization, 2011-10-01)
Objective. Measure physical therapists' exposure to the electric and magnetic fields produced by 17 shortwave diathermy devices in physical therapy clinics in the city of Presidente Prudente, São Paulo State, Brazil. Compare ...
Occupational Therapy and assistive technology: thoughts about the experience with collaborative school consulting
(Cuba Editora, 2017-01-01)
This study presents thoughts and ideas based on the experience developed in the project entitled Assistive Technology for Inclusion of Students with Physical Disorders: Resources and Procedures, in development since 2009. ...
Bronchial hygiene techniques in patients on mechanical ventilation: what are used and why?
(Inst Israelita Ensino & Pesquisa Albert Einstein, 2018-01-01)
Objective: To analyze and describe the maneuvers most commonly used in clinical practice by physical therapists and the reasons for choosing them. Methods: A prospective multicenter study using a questionnaire. The sample ...
A randomized, placebo-controlled trial of the effects of physical exercises and estrogen therapy on health-related quality of life in postmenopausal women
(LIPPINCOTT WILLIAMS & WILKINS, 2008)
Objective: The purpose of this study was to evaluate the isolated and associated effects of estrogen therapy (estradiol valerate 1 mg/d orally) and physical exercise (moderate aerobic exercise, 3 h/wk) on health-related ...
Immediate effect of basic body awareness therapy on heart rate variability
(Elsevier B.V., 2016-02-01)
Objective: To determine the immediate effect of a Basic Body Awareness Therapy (BAT) session on measures of heart rate variability (HRV) in healthy young people. Methods: 13 healthy young subjects of both genders, who ...
Effectiveness of two physical therapy interventions, relative to dental treatment in individuals with bruxism: study protocol of a randomized clinical trial
(BioMed Central, 2014-01-07)
Abstract Background Bruxism is a parafunctional habit characterized by grinding and/or clenching of the teeth. It may happen while awake (awake bruxism) or while sleeping ...
Behavioral Therapy and Pelvic Floor Muscle Training in the Treatment of Infantile Insensible Urinary Incontinence: a Case Report
(Soc Physical Therapy ScienceTokyoJapão, 2013)
Usage evaluation of the physiotherapy evidence database (PEDro) among Brazilian physical therapists
Background: It is unclear whether the Physiotherapy Evidence Database (PEDro) is widely and equally used by physical therapists in Brazil. As PEDro is considered a key resource to support evidence-based physical therapy, ...
Fisioterapia no tratamento da dor orofacial de pacientes com disfunção temporomandibular crônica
Recent studies have shown consistent results using the physical therapy in cases of pain and limitation of movement from temporomandibular dysfunction. Thus, our objective was to assess the effect of ten sessions of physical ...