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Low-level laser therapy, at 830 nm, for pain reduction in experimental model of rats with sciatica.
Chronic pain, resulting from nerve compression, is a common clinical presentation. One means of conservative treatment is low-level laser therapy, although controversial. The aim of this study was toExpand
Kinesio taping: application and results on pain: systematic review
El Kinesio taping viene siendo utilizado cada vez mas en diversas condiciones, sin embargo, su efecto hipoalgesico y mecanismo de accion no presentan resultado cientifico. Por lo tanto, los objetivosExpand
Effects of Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation of the Quadriceps and Diaphragm in Critically Ill Patients: A Pilot Study
Background Deep and respiratory muscle disorders are commonly observed in critically ill patients. Neuromuscular electrical stimulation (NMES) is an alternative to mobilize and to exercise that doesExpand
Nociceptive and Histomorphometric Evaluation of Neural Mobilization in Experimental Injury of the Median Nerve
The carpal tunnel syndrome is the most common peripheral neuropathy in the upper limb, but its treatment with conservative therapies such as neural mobilization (NM) is still controversial. The aimExpand
Effects of three protocols of hamstring muscle stretching and paravertebral lumbar
Introduction the muscle stretching is widely used to gain extensibility and flexibility, it is important to know the duration of these effects, after return to usual activity level. Thus, the aim ofExpand
Low-Level Laser Effect on Peripheral Sciatic Regeneration Under the Systemic Inflammatory Condition of Periodontal Disease.
Introduction: Periodontal disease (PD) is an inflammatory condition, which leads to tooth loss and promotes a systemic inflammatory state that can aggravate the nerve degeneration. As laser therapyExpand
Effects of immobilization and remobilization on the ankle joint in Wistar rats
A sprained ankle is a common musculoskeletal sports injury and it is often treated by immobilization of the joint. Despite the beneficial effects of this therapeutic measure, the high prevalence ofExpand
Neural mobilization and static stretching in an experimental sciatica model: an experimental study
OBJECTIVE: To verify the effectiveness of neural mobilization and static stretching in reducing pain in rats submitted to experimental sciatica. METHODS: The rats (n=23) were divided into threeExpand
Comparison of static postural balance between healthy subjects and those with low back pain
Objective To compare the static postural balance between women suffering from chronic low back pain and healthy subjects, by moving the center of pressure. Methods The study included 15 women withExpand