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Lower respiratory tract disorders and thoracic spine pain and dysfunction in subjects presenting to the Durban Institute of Technology Chiropractic Day Clinic : a retrospective clinical survey
Anecdotal evidence and some developmental theory suggest that lower respiratory tract pathologies may be associated with thoracic spine pain and dysfunction. This hypothetical association may be better described either as ...
An investigation into the role of muscle imbalances within the wrist flexor and extensor muscle groups as an associated factor in the presentation of lateral epicondylitis
Many studies have been done investigating the role that muscle imbalances play in causing injury to the body, for example the knee and the shoulder. It has been found that keeping muscle balances around a joint play an ...
A double-blinded, placebo controlled clinical trial evaluating the efficacy of the Harpago and celery seed cream in mild to moderate degenerative joint disease of the knee
To determine the efficacy of the Harpago and celery seed cream in mild to moderate degenerative joint disease of the knee in terms of subjective and objective clinical findings
A pragmatic clinical investigation of the comparative effectiveness of ischaemic compression and cryo-ischaemic compression in the treatment of rhomboid myofascial pain syndrome
The purpose of this study was to determine the comparative effectiveness of cryo-ischaemic compression, using the Cold Tennis-ball Technique, and ischaemic compression, using normal tennis balls, in the treatment of ...
Patient satisfaction at the Durban Institute of Technology chiropractic day clinic
Patient satisfaction is an important, desired measure of quality of care and has a significant influence on the perceived quality of care and outcome of treatment, and for this reason, it holds great value to the treating ...
The knowledge and perception of vocational counsellors in South Africa with respect to chiropratic
If learners are to make a responsible and accountable choice at school of a field of study and occupation, it is imperative that they receive intensive guidance in this regard at school. Appropriate guidance on educational ...
A study comparing the effectiveness of a herbal-complex (Arctium lappa, Berberis aquifolium, Echinacea purpurea and Taraxacum officinale) as compared to homoeopathic simillimum in the treatment of Acne vulgaris
The purpose of this study was to compare the effectiveness of a herbal-complex consisting of (Arctium lappa, Berberis aquifolium, Echinacea purpurea and Taraxacum officinale), as compared to homoeopathic simillimum in terms ...
The efficacy of a toggle recoil drop piece adjustment technique in the treatment of sacroiliac dysfunction
One of the most common clinical disorders known is mechanical low back pain (Painting et al. 1998:110). A significant source of low back pain is the sacroiliac joint and therefore, according to Schwarzer et al. (1995:31), ...
A study investigating the role of psychosocial factors in the progression of learners in an Applied Health Sciences Master's Programme : a higher education perspective
Learner progression is a key marker in charting the success of learners within an educational institution. This marker is however limited in that it is not able to identify the factors related to the learner, which are ...
The effectiveness of homoeopathic similimum treatment in chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS)
Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) remains a medically unexplained syndrome, with differing aetiological models, case definitions and treatment recommendations (Ranjith, 2005:13). Sharpe & Wessely (1997:179) state that the ...