Jephte Houedakor

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For many years, patients with multiple sclerosis (MS) were advised to avoid exercise because of the risk of increased neurological impairment. This article reviews the literature related to MS and physical exercise. Physical exercise depends on patients' physiological tolerance and response to exercise. MS patients can exhibit dysfunction of cardiovascular(More)
Neurological complications after lumbar spine manipulation are uncommon. The cause is usually a herniated disk or displaced bony structure. We report a case of paraplegia that developed a few hours after manipulation of the lumbar spine. Magnetic resonance imaging was consistent with ischemia of the caudal spinal cord. No disk fragment or bony structure(More)
STUDY DESIGN Lumbar spine stenosis is a common cause of lower back pain and lower extremity pain especially in people over 60-years-old. Treatment can be surgical or non-surgical. The efficacy of these treatments remains unclear. The purpose of this study was to assess the result of a medical management in a prospective study. Preliminary results are(More)
INTRODUCTION Pain is the main problem in patients suffering from cerebral palsy, particularly in adults. The upper limbs are affected in 25% of cases. Here, we report the case of a patient with Kienböck's disease. METHOD Clinical case and literature review. A 28-year-old man suffering from dystonic quadriplegia consulted for progressively worsening pain(More)
INTRODUCTION Pain is the main problem in patients with cerebral palsy. To improve the quality of life of people with cerebral palsy, a good knowledge of the clinical syndrome is necessary. METHOD We reviewed the published data of the APIB study. We analysed data about pain, especially its correlation with age, motor handicap, and depressive syndrome. We(More)
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