Asuman Doğan

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This study evaluated the effect of electromyographic biofeedback (EMG-BF) treatment on wrist flexor muscle spasticity, upper extremity motor function, and ability to perform activities of daily living in patients with hemiplegia following stroke. A total of 40 patients were enrolled and were randomly assigned to two groups: a group treated with EMG-BF(More)
PURPOSE To investigate the effect of functional electrical stimulation (FES) for the treatment of shoulder subluxation and shoulder pain in hemiplegic patients. METHOD A total of 50 hemiplegic patients with shoulder subluxation and shoulder pain were included in the study. The patients were randomly divided into the study and control groups. All patients(More)
We evaluated the effect of ankle-foot orthosis (AFO; articulated, plantar flexion stopped) use on balance and mobility in hemiparetic stroke patients in this study. Fifty-one hemiplegic patients who had completed the rehabilitation programme were included in the study. Subjects were assessed during the Ashburn walking and stair test, the time Up & Go test,(More)
PURPOSE This study aimed to investigate the efficiency of FES application on the abdomen-posterior back muscles in children with CP that were enrolled into physical therapy and rehabilitation (PTR) program. METHOD The study included 55 spastic diplegic children that were hospitalized for rehabilitation. Those with deformities that could disrupt the(More)
The objective was to determine the effect of the body mass index (BMI) and age on the bone mineral density (BMD) in geriatric women and men. 900 geriatric patients were included in the study. BMD was measured in the right femoral neck and the antero-posterior lumbar region. All geriatric patients were classified in 1 of 4 categories on the basis of their(More)
PURPOSE The aims of this study were to evaluate the effects of demographic and clinical determinants on pain and to investigate the possible risk factors that disrupt QoL. MATERIALS AND METHODS The design of this research was a prospective study performed in tertiary care hospital-based physical medicine and rehabilitation departments. A comprehensive(More)
AIMS To determine the potential use of a digoxin-immunoreactive substance in the prediction of preeclampsia, to study the relationship between serum levels of this substance and gestational age, and to evaluate the correlation between this substance and blood pressure findings in preeclamptic pregnancies. METHODS Serum digoxin-immunoreactive substance(More)
©2015 Turkish League Against Rheumatism. All rights reserved. Systemic sclerosis (SSc) is a chronic connective tissue disease of unknown etiology which causes widespread micro vascular damage, and excessive deposition of collagen in the skin and internal organs. Cardiopulmonary, renal and gastrointestinal system involvement, and organ based complications(More)
OBJECTIVE We aimed to determine the effect of the cerebrovascular accident etiology in the geriatric patients with hemiplegia included in our physical medicine and rehabilitation program on functional improvement. METHODS A total of 46 geriatric patients with hemiplegia attending the inpatient physical medicine and rehabilitation program were included in(More)