Adesola Christiana Odole

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BACKGROUND The Ibadan Knee/Hip Osteoarthritis Outcome Measure (IKHOAM) was developed for measuring end results of care in patients with knee or hip OA in Nigeria. The purpose of this study was to validate a Hausa translation of IKHOAM in order to promote its use among the Hausa populations of Nigeria and other West African countries. METHODS Sixty-seven(More)
The Ibadan Knee Hip osteoarthritis Outcome measure (IKHOAM) was developed for patients with Knee/Hip Osteoarthritis in the Nigerian and similar environments. The Yoruba Version was developed to encourage its use in the Southwestern region of Nigeria. The IKHOAM was translated into Yoruba in four separate processes of translation, back translation, committee(More)
PURPOSE Findings from cross-sectional studies of knee angle development in Nigerian children vary in values and in the age at which the varus angle changes to the valgus angle. This study was conducted to describe knee angle development and to determine the age when the knee angle changes from the varus to the valgus angle. METHODS This was a longitudinal(More)
This study assessed the effects of a 6-week telephone based intervention on the pain intensity and physical function of patients with knee osteoarthritis (OA), and compared the results to physiotherapy conducted in the clinic. Fifty randomly selected patients with knee OA were assigned to one of two treatment groups: a clinic group (CG) and a(More)
The neck disability index (NDI) is a valid and widely used clinical instrument, which enjoys the recommendation of the World Health Organization for outcome assessment in neck pain. Its psychometric properties have not been investigated in the Nigerian clinical setting. This study investigated the content validity and test-retest reliability of the NDI in(More)
BACKGROUND Adolescent low back pain (ALBP) can be considered a signal or precursor of a serious organic disease or telltale sign of future incidence of low back pain in adulthood. Published articles on ALBP in Nigeria are not readily available. OBJECTIVES The study's objectives were to investigate the prevalence of Adolescent Low Back Pain (ALBP) among(More)
This study investigated effect of a 6-week telephysiotherapy programme on quality of life (QoL) of patients with knee osteoarthritis (OA). Fifty patients with knee OA were randomly and equally assigned into two treatment groups: clinic group (CG) and telephysiotherapy group (TG). The CG received physiotherapist-administered osteoarthritis-specific exercises(More)
Abstract Objective. This study documented the incidence, pattern and impact of depression on QoL of stroke-survivors within 6-month post-stroke. Methods. This study involved 65 stroke survivors consecutively recruited at ictus from a tertiary health institution in Nigeria. The National Institute of Health Stroke-Scale, Stroke-Specific Quality-of-Life(More)
OBJECTIVE Leprosy or Hansen's disease is an infectious disease affecting skin and peripheral nerves. The World Health Organization (WHO) Recent Report reveals Africa as having 20,599 new cases, America 36, 178, Eastern Asia 166,445, Western pacific 5,400; totally up to 232,875 new cases. Nigeria as at 2012 had 3,805 new cases. Nerve dysfunction can lead to(More)