Adesola Christiana Odole

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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)
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)
BACKGROUND Over three-quarters of stroke survivors experience disruption of sexual functioning. Studies reporting poststroke sexual function of Nigerian patients are few. OBJECTIVES This survey reports sexual dysfunction in Nigerian stroke survivors, and determines the influence of sociodemographic, clinical and psychological factors on the dysfunction.(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)
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)
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)
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)
PURPOSE To investigate the contributions of Pain Self-Efficacy (PSE), Function Self-Efficacy (FSE), Body Mass Index (BMI), duration of onset of Knee OsteoArthritis (KOA) and Present Pain Intensity (PPI) to performance on Stair Task Test (STT), Timed Up-and-Go (TUG) and 20-Meter Walk Test (20-MWT) and explore correlations among the variables in individuals(More)