Leslie B. Wakefield

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In this case study, we report the use of manual physical therapy in a pediatric patient experiencing complications from a life-threatening motor vehicle accident that necessitated 19 surgeries over the course of 12 months. Post-surgical adhesions decreased the patient's quality of life. He developed multiple medical conditions including recurrent partial(More)
A validated questionnaire to assess the impact of small bowel obstructions (SBO) on patients' quality of life was developed and validated. The questionnaire included measurements for the impact on the patients' quality of life in respect to diet, pain, gastrointestinal symptoms and daily life. The questionnaire was validated using 149 normal subjects.(More)
BACKGROUND Female infertility is a complex issue encompassing a wide variety of diagnoses, many of which are caused or affected by adhesions. OBJECTIVES The study intended to examine the rates of successful treatment of infertile women using a protocol of manual physical therapy to address underlying adhesive disease leading to infertility. Methods • The(More)
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