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Urinary Incontinence in Kuwait: Prevalence and Risk Factors of Men and Women
Urinary incontinence is a common condition and affects the social, physical and psychological aspects of many individuals worldwide. This study was conducted to determine prevalence of urinaryExpand
Spinal Mobilization of Postpartum Low Back and Pelvic Girdle Pain: An Evidence‐Based Clinical Rule for Predicting Responders and Nonresponders
To develop a clinical prediction rule (CPR) for identifying postpartum women with low back pain (LBP) and/or pelvic girdle pain (PGP) whose functional disability scores improve with a high‐velocityExpand
Smoking impact on grip strength and fatigue resistance: implications for exercise and hand therapy practice.
BACKGROUND Grip strength assessment reflects on overall health of the musculoskeletal system and is a predictor of functional prognosis and mortality. The purpose of this study was: examine whetherExpand
Effectiveness of Mckenzie Intervention in Chronic Low Back Pain: A Comparison Based on the Centralization Phenomenon Utilizing SelectedBio-Behavioral and Physical Measures
Objectives: To compare selected physical and bio-behavioral improvements following McKenzie intervention in individuals with discogenic chronic low back pain (CLBP) demonstrating centralization andExpand
Pregnancy-related lumbopelvic pain: prevalence, risk factors, and profile in Kuwait.
OBJECTIVE To determine prevalence and risk factors of pregnancy-related lumbopelvic pain (PRLPP) in women in Kuwait. DESIGN The study was designed as a multisite, cross-sectional design in whichExpand
Evaluation of the McKenzie Intervention for Chronic Low Back Pain by Using Selected Physical and Bio‐Behavioral Outcome Measures
To assess the bio‐behavioral and physical performance characteristics of individuals with chronic low back pain who demonstrated the pain centralization phenomenon and received the McKenzieExpand
Benchmarking the health of health sciences students at Kuwait University: towards a culture of health.
Health professional entry-to-practice programmes are intense, competitive and prolonged. The aims of this study were to benchmark the health of health sciences students at Kuwait University, therebyExpand
To establish whether McKenzie lumbar flexion and extension mobility exercises performed in lying affect central as well as systemic hemodynamics: a crossover experimental study.
OBJECTIVE Examine systemic and central hemodynamic responses following McKenzie lumbar flexion and extension mobility exercises performed in lying (FIL and EIL). DESIGN Crossover experimentalExpand
Health Status, Behaviors, and Beliefs of Health Sciences Students and Staff at Kuwait University: Toward Maximizing the Health of Future Health Professionals and Their Patients
Health professionals who engage in healthy lifestyle behaviors are more likely to promote their patients’ health. We evaluated health status, behaviors, and beliefs of students (future healthExpand
Physicians' Activities and Work Recommendations for Individuals with Chronic Low Back Pain: A comparison between Orthopedist and General Practitioners
Physicians are frequently asked to adjust the work or activities of patients with chronic low back pain (CLBP). These recommendations are influenced by physicians, their attitudes and beliefs aboutExpand