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OBJECTIVES To compare functional mobility, depressive symptoms, level of independence, and quality of life of the elderly living at home and in the nursing home. DESIGN A prospectively designed, comparative study. SETTING A nursing home and a university hospital department. PARTICIPANTS In this study, 33 elderly living in a nursing home and 25 elderly(More)
Objective. This study compared the effectiveness of radial extracorporeal shock wave therapy (r-ESWT) with ultrasound (US) therapy in the treatment of plantar fasciitis (PF). Study Design.  Level II, randomized controlled study. Design. A total of 54 female patients with unilateral PF were randomly assigned to two study groups and one control group. All(More)
Early physiotherapy was given to 124 patients with ruptured or unruptured cerebral aneurysms who were treated by surgical clipping or endovascular embolization. Patients were divided into four groups according to their Hunt and Hess grade at admission and aneurysm treatment modality: Group 1, Hunt and Hess grade ≤ II and surgical clipping; Group 2, Hunt and(More)
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