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Manipulative and multimodal therapy for upper extremity and temporomandibular disorders : a systematic review
Objective The purpose of this study was to complete a systematic review of manual and manipulative therapy (MMT) for common upper extremity pain and disorders including the temporomandibular joint (TMJ). Methods A ...
Achieving prehospital analgesia
Variations in housing satisfaction and health status in four lower socio-economic housing typologies in the eThekwini Municipality in KwaZulu-Natal
(Taylor and Francis, 2013-07-26)
A study was done in the Durban Area, South Africa amongst residents (n = 300) of four lower socio-economic housing typologies: Reconstruction and Development Programme (RDP) houses, informal settlements (IS), traditional ...
Spirituality in social work in South Africa : insights from a survey with academics
(Sage Publications, 2013-05)
Historically, spirituality has shared a tenuous position with social work. Scholarship underpinning its relevance to client well-being and anti-oppressive practice has proliferated, entrenching its niche in education. In ...
Experiences of Fast Queue health care users in primary health care facilities in eThekwini district, South Africa
Background: Comprehensive Primary Health Care (PHC), based on the principles of accessibility, availability, affordability, equity and acceptability, was introduced in South Africa to address inequalities in health service ...
The effectiveness of first rib adjustment as an adjunct to the treatment of mechanical neck pain
The purpose of this investigation was to evaluate the efficacy of the adjustment of the first rib as an adjunct to the manipulative treatment of mechanical neck pain, according to subjective and objective clinical ...
The effect of a scuba diving cylinder on static lumbar spine posture
The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effect of wearing a scuba diving cylinder on static lumbar spine posture, in terms of clinical objective findings, namely radiographic changes in the lumbar lordosis, lumbosacral ...
A homeopathic drug proving of Yam ha-Melach 30CH with a subsequent comparison to the materia medica of its constituent minerals
Provings are important to expand known materia medica and advance homeopathy. The Dead Sea was chosen as a substance because it has numerous therapeutic properties in its crude form, making Yam ha-Melach an invaluable ...
A homoeopathic drug proving of Yam ha-Melach of the 30th centesimal potency and a subsequent comparison of the symptomatology with existing indications of clinical therapeutic use
Introduction Provings form a fundamental part of the philosophy and practice of homoeopathy and the foundation on which homoeopathic prescribing rests. The substance chosen for this study is Yam ha-Melach (Dead Sea ...
Corporate social responsibility in the dental technology industry in KwaZulu-Natal
This study investigated how corporate social responsibility (CSR) is understood within the KwaZulu-Natal dental technology industry, as an indication of the position of the industry nationally. The objectives of this study ...