Wiesław Tomaszewski

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BACKGROUND The aim of this paper is to present the physiotherapeutic program employed at the Rehabilitation Centre for the College of Physiotherapy in Wrocław, Poland and its effectiveness by demonstrating the increase in strength of knee joint extensor and flexor muscles of patients after anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction. MATERIAL/METHODS(More)
BACKGROUND The goal of this study was to evaluate the effect of physiotherapy on the strength of muscles responsible for tibial internal rotation (IR) in male patients after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction (ACLR) using autografts of the semitendinosus and gracilis muscles (STGR). MATERIAL/METHODS Fifty-nine males were examined. The first group(More)
Jakość życia pacjentów w ocenie wyników leczenia operacyjnego choroby zwyrodnieniowej stawów biodrowych z wykorzystaniem endoprotezy krótkotrzpieniowej SUMMARY Background. The aim of the study was to evaluate clinical outcomes and broadly defined quality of life in patients with hip osteoatrthritis after short stem hip arthroplasty. Material and methods.(More)
BACKGROUND The objective of our study was to evaluate a goal-driven strategic plan for the step-by-step rehabilitation of traumatic brain injury (TBI) patients, with effectiveness measured in terms of quality of life, as compared to patients treated according to a standard, progressive rehabilitation program. MATERIAL/METHODS We studied 40 patients after(More)
INTRODUCTION AND OBJECTIVE The aim of the article is to present the consequences of traumatic brain injury in children, associated with general cognition and behavioural disorders, mainly of the antisocial type. MATERIAL AND METHODS A total of 20 school-age children took part in the study, including six girls and 14 boys. The average age of the children(More)
BACKGROUND If anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction is to be performed, decision regarding graft choice and its fixation remains one of the most controversial. Multiple techniques for ACL reconstruction are available. To avoid disadvantages related to fixation devices, a hardware-free, press-fit ACL reconstruction technique was developed. The aim(More)
STRESZCZEnIE Ostatnie dwadzieścia lat to okres burzliwego rozwoju metod leczenia uszkodzeń chrząstki stawowej oraz technik mających na celu jej regenerację. Praca przedstawia aktualne kierunki rozwoju metod leczenia uszkodzeń urazowych i schorzeń chrząstki stawowej z uwzględnieniem metod terapii genowej i inżynierii tkankowej. SUMMARY The last twenty years(More)
A continuous and dynamic development of medical sciences which is currently taking place all over the world is associated with a considerable increase in the number of scientific reports and papers of importance in enhancing the effectiveness of treatment and quality of medical care. However, it is difficult, or, indeed, impossible, for physicians to(More)
BACKGROUND Pain associated with coxarthrosis, typically occurring in middle-aged and elderly patients, very commonly causes considerable limitation of motor fitness and dependence on pharmacotherapy. This article provides an assessment of a rehabilitation program with tailored water exercises in patients with osteoarthritis before and after total hip(More)
BACKGROUND Treatment efficacy for the increasing prevalence of back pain is a great challenge for both health care providers and individuals coping with this problem. This study aimed to evaluate pain coping strategies used by primary care patients with chronic lower back pain (CLBP) as a supplementation of medical diagnosis before a physiotherapy(More)