Elzbieta Kuncewicz

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Sciatica is characterized by radiating pain from the sacro-lumbar region to the buttocks and down to the lower limb. The causes of sciatica usually relate to degenerative changes in the spine and lesions to the intervertebral discs. Secondary symptomatic sciatica may by caused by metastases to the vertebra, tuberculosis of the spine, tumors located inside(More)
THE AIM The aim of the research was to evaluate how the suggestions of the Ottawa Panel are implemented with regard to the patents suffering from rheumatoid arthritis in Poland. MATERIAL AND METHOD in the research there was a test group of 41 people (33 women and 8 men) with rheumatoid arthritis. The criterion that was decisive in this study was the phase(More)
UNLABELLED The aim of this study was to assess the impact of duration of disease and age on the functional condition of patients and also healing effectiveness in different duration of disease and age. MATERIAL AND METHODS The study involved 31 patients with rheumatoid arthritis aged 40-70 years, with duration of disease 5-20 years. In this group was used(More)
Two main types of myalgia that are not inflammatory are fibromyalgia (FB) and myofasical pain (MFP). In both of them during diagnosing tender points (characteristic for fibromyalgia) and trigger points (MTrP--characteristic for myofasical pain) are of key importance. A great degree of similarity together with the inability to differentiate between those(More)
The current epidemiological data indicate that at least 20% of the adult population suffer from frequent and returning headaches. The latest classification elaborated by the International Headache Society (IHS) distinguishes more than 80 different kinds of headaches in 14 groups (the second edition). The statistics show that about 30-78% of the cause of(More)
The term tennis elbow applies to the state in which the patient feels pain in the area of lateral epicondyle and concomitantly suffers from strength disorders together with diminished capability of the upper limb. Even a very brief look at the specialist literature reveals that there is a number of terms for this particular pain unit. Throughout many years(More)
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