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A comparison of the effects of deep tissue massage and therapeutic massage on chronic low back pain.
INTRODUCTION This study compared the effectiveness of two different kind of massage: therapeutic and deep tissue on chronic low back pain. METHODS The research was made on 26 patient aged from 60Expand
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The Effect of Whole-Body Cryotherapy at Different Temperatures on Proinflammatory Cytokines, Oxidative Stress Parameters, and Disease Activity in Patients with Ankylosing Spondylitis
Purpose Patients with ankylosing spondylitis (AS) have increased production of proinflammatory cytokines, increased oxidants, and decreased antioxidant capacity. The aim of this study was toExpand
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Adaptation and Validation of the Foot Function Index-Revised Short Form into Polish
Purpose The aim of the present study was to adapt the Foot Function Index-Revised Short Form (FFI-RS) questionnaire into Polish and verify its reliability and validity in a group of patients withExpand
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Comparison of Deep Tissue Massage and Therapeutic Massage for Lower Back Pain, Disease Activity, and Functional Capacity of Ankylosing Spondylitis Patients: A Randomized Clinical Pilot Study
Objectives This study aims to compare the effectiveness of deep tissue massage (DTM) and therapeutic massage (TM) in the management of ankylosing spondylitis (AS) patients. Materials and Methods ThisExpand
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Whole body cryotherapy in rehabilitation of patients with ankylosing spondylitis. A randomised controlled study
Background: Ankylosing spondylitis (AS) is a chronic autoimmune disease that affecting joints and ligamentous attachments of axial skeleton. AS causes characteristic inflammatory back pain,Expand
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Issues that Need to be Addressed in Massage Therapy
I read with great interest the recent study by AdibHajbaghery et al. (1). The authors have clearly shown that massage therapy (MT) which is by the patients’ relatives, decreased systolic bloodExpand
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Population of the invasive harlequin ladybird Harmonia axyridis (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae) from Pelješac Peninsula, southern Croatia
SUMMARY Samples of the invasive alien ladybird, Harmonia axyridis , were col-lected between 27 July and 8 August 2013 at four localities on the Pel-jesac Peninsula in southern Croatia. Altogether,Expand
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Effect of Manual Therapy on Pain Sensation and Hand Dexterity and Grip Strength in a Patient with RA. Didactic Case Study.
Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is an inflammatory immune-dependent systemic connective tissue disease leading to joint destruction and organ complications. Recent years have seen a strong interest inExpand
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Deep Tissue Massage and its Effect on Low Back Pain and Functional Capacityof Pregnant Women - A Case Study
Introduction: The incidence of low-back pain during pregnancy is very common. Deep tissue massage is an effective therapy relieving subacute and chronic low back pain. Purpose: To evaluate if a deepExpand
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II Spotkanie Ekspertów Fizjoterapia–Ortopedia– –Reumatologia — podsumowanie konferencji
Skoordynowane leczenie choroby zwyrodnieniowej stawu kolanowego Moje podejście w leczeniu dolegliwości stopy STarT Back — stratyfikacja w prognozowaniu i leczeniu niespecyficznego bolu dolnegoExpand