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Effects of Whole-Body Cryotherapy in Comparison with Other Physical Modalities Used with Kinesitherapy in Rheumatoid Arthritis
Whole-body cryotherapy (WBC) has been frequently used to supplement the rehabilitation of patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA). The aim of this study was to compare the effect of WBC andExpand
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Effects of different local cryotherapies on systemic levels of TNF-α, IL-6, and clinical parameters in active rheumatoid arthritis
Cryotherapies are frequently used to supplement the rehabilitation of patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) owing to their analgesic and anti-inflammatory effects. Forty patients with active RAExpand
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Thermal imaging for detecting temperature changes within the rheumatoid foot
The study reports the development of a thermal imaging method suitable for the screening and differentiation of joint inflammation in the rheumatoid foot of patients in comparison with the controlExpand
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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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Thermal Effectiveness of Different IR Radiators Employed in Rheumatoid Hand Therapy as Assessed by Thermovisual Examination
We conducted a thermovisual comparison of mean hand surface temperature changes upon local heating with two different IR sources. Sixty‐six patients with rheumatoid arthritis (47 women and 19 men;Expand
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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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Mutagenicity of indoor air pollutants adsorbed on spider webs.
In this study, air pollutants were determined on spider webs collected from six indoor sites in the Lower Silesia region, southwest Poland. In order to assess the mutagenicity (M) of the collectedExpand
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Monitoring of indoor polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons using spider webs.
Fifteen polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) were measured in the spider webs prepared in the laboratory and exposed to indoor air pollution in a defined period of time. We have selected homesExpand
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Use of TLS (LiDAR) for Building Diagnostics with the Example of a Historic Building in Karlino
This article presents the use of TLS (LiDAR) measurement for the evaluation of the technical conditions of a historic building. Expand
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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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