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Perceptions on the addition of clinical practice to the dental technology curriculum
The Dental Technology profession in South Africa is currently undergoing a possible role transformation. In the past, Dental Technicians were restricted to laboratory work only and were not permitted to have direct contact ...
The therapeutic efficacy of dry needling latent myofascial trigger points
The purpose of this study was to investigate the efficacy of dry needling latent myofascial trigger points, in the treatment of Myofascial Pain Syndrome. The study was a prospective, randomized placebo controlled study. ...
The efficacy of a homoeopathic complex (Aconitum napellus 30CH, Arnica montana 30CH and China officinalis 30CH) on the transport of broiler chickens to the abattoir, in terms of mortality rate, damage and weight loss
The purpose of this placebo-controlled study was to evaluate the effect of a Homoeopathic complex (Aconitum napelus 30CH, Arnica montana 30CH and China officinalis 30CH) on broiler chickens being transported to the abattoir.
An in vitro investigation of the flexural strength and microstructure of "stick glass fiber" and "wire mesh" reinforced heat cured denture base acrylic
Globally in the field of Dental Technology, polymethyl methacrylate (PMMA) resin continues to be the popular material for the fabrication of denture bases in removable prosthodontics. However, the mechanical strength of ...
A retrospective cross sectional survey of extremity cases on record at the Durban University of Technology chiropractic day clinic (1995-2005)
The increasing contribution of chiropractors in health care has generated greater interest in understanding the characteristics of chiropractic practice patterns and treatments (Mootz et al., 2005). However, despite the ...
The effectiveness of manipulation of the subtalar joint combined with static stretching of the triceps surae muscles compared to manipulation alone in the treatment of Plantar Fasciitis
Plantar Fasciitis (PF) is a common injury, and one which is known to be stubborn to many forms of treatment. The purpose of this investigation was to determine the effectiveness of manipulation of the subtalar joint combined ...
The short to medium term effectiveness of proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation stretching as an adjunct treatment to cervical manipulation in the treatment of mechanical neck pain
The purpose of this study was to determine the short to medium term effectiveness of Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitaion (P.N.F.) stretching [using the Contract- Relax-Antagonist-Contract (C.R.A.C.) technique] as ...
The relative effectiveness of proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation versus ultrasound therapy in the treatment of temporamandibular joint dysfunction caused by masticatory myofascial trigger points, in terms of subjective and objective clinical findings
The purpose of this randomized controlled clinical trial was to investigate the relative effectiveness of proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation (PNF) versus ultrasound therapy for the treatment of Temporomandibular ...
The efficacy of homoeopathic simillimum in the treatment of chronic sinusitis
The purpose of this placebo-controlled study was to evaluate the efficacy of homoeopathic simillimum treatment of patients suffering from chronic sinusitis, in terms of the patient’s perception of the treatment.
An investigation into the association between the cumulative effect of studying and practising manual therapeutic techniques and low back pain in chiropractic students
The purpose of this study is to determine whether the cumulative effect of studying, and practising manual therapeutic techniques (including receiving manipulation), is associated with chiropractic students experiencing ...