Mantana Vongsirinavarat

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The purposes of this study were to investigate the upper and contralateral lower limb coordination and to study the effect of speed on the upper and contralateral lower limb coordination in individuals with stroke and control groups. Thirty individuals with stroke who were able to walk independently without using any assistive devices and 30 control(More)
OBJECTIVE The present study aimed to cross-culturally adapt the modified Oswestry Low Back Pain Disability Questionnaire (ODQ) into Thai. MATERIAL AND METHOD The process comprised of an initial forward translations from English to Thai, synthesis of the translations, back translation, and back translation approval. The approved version of Thai ODQ was(More)
[Purpose] To compare muscle activities and pain levels of females with chronic neck pain receiving different exercise programs. [Subjects and Methods] One hundred females with chronic neck pain participated in this study. They were randomly allocated into 4 groups (n = 25) on the basis of the exercises performed as follows: strength-endurance exercise,(More)
OBJECTIVE To investigate immediate effects of biofeedback training on motor control performance in participants with nonspecific chronic low back pain. MATERIAL AND METHOD RCT was conducted. The training group received isolated and co-contraction training of trunk stabilizers in lying on the left side, sitting on stool and sitting on a gymnastic ball,(More)
[Purpose] The present study aimed to cross-culturally translate and evaluate the reliability and validity of the Thai version of the Impact on Participation and Autonomy (IPA) in persons with spinal cord injury (SCI). [Subjects] One hundred and thirty-nine persons with SCI who lived in the community were recruited for this study. [Methods] The IPA was(More)
OBJECTIVE To investigate asymmetrical gait characteristics and degree of associations between gait symmetrical indexes and clinical measures in a stroke population. MATERIAL AND METHOD Thirty patients with stroke participated in the present study. Clinical measures included muscle tone of affected hip adductors (HA), hip extensors (HE), knee extensors(More)
OBJECTIVE To examine the characteristics of the plantar pressure distribution patterns during mid-stance phase of the gait cycle in subjects with chronic non-specific low back pain and asymptomatic subjects. MATERIAL AND METHOD Twenty-three males and 17 females with chronic non-specific low back pain and age- and gender-matched asymptomatic subjects(More)
OBJECTIVE The present study aimed to compare the effectiveness of the treatment programs of home-based exercise with and without self-manual therapy in individuals with knee osteoarthritis (knee OA) in community. MATERIAL AND METHOD Forty-three participants with knee OA were randomly assigned in groups. All participants received the same home-based(More)
OBJECTIVE To identify the predictors of community participation after spinal cord injury. DESIGN Cross-sectional design. METHODS A total of 139 persons with spinal cord injury living in the community completed 4 instruments: the Impact on Participation and Autonomy (IPA-Thai version), the Craig Hospital Inventory of Environmental Factors (CHIEF-SF-Thai(More)
OBJECTIVE The present study was conducted to assess the factors explaining functional ability in community-dwelling individuals with stroke. MATERIAL AND METHOD In all, 758 persons with acute stroke who lived in the community and joined the home physical therapy program were recruited. The personal characteristics and clinical measures were recorded at(More)