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An investigation into the effect of a high velocity low amplitude manipulation on core muscle strength in patients with chronic mechanical lower back pain
Brunarski (1984) says that philosophically and historically, chiropractic has been uniquely orientated toward an emphasis on preventative care and health maintenance with a mechanistic and hands-on model for treatment. ...
A controlled in vitro study of the effectiveness of the plant tinctures, Commiphora molmol, Hydrastis canadensis and Warburgia salutaris against Candida albicans using the disc diffusion assay
The aim of this in vitro study was to determine the effect of Commiphora molmol tincture prepared in 86% v/v ethanol, Hydrastis canadensis tincture prepared in 62% v/v ethanol and Warburgia salutaris tincture prepared in ...
A homoeopathic drug proving of the venom of Bitis gabonica gabonica
The purpose of this investigation was to determine the effects of the thirtieth centesimal (30CH) potency of the venom of Bitis gabonica gabonica on healthy individuals in order to elucidate the total morbid symptomatology ...
Sagittal plane blockage of the foot and ankle : prevalence and association with low back pain
There is a growing base of evidence demonstrating the important relationship between altered mechanics of the lower limb and low back pain. Sagittal plane blockage, specifically at the first metatarsophalangeal joints but ...
An investigation into the association between the severity of patellofemoral pain syndrome and patella mobility
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome (PFPS) is a common knee problem that affects 25% of the general population. PFPS generally affects adolescents, especially females, young adults and sports men and women. PFPS is defined as ...
The perception of homoeopathy amongst grade 12 learners in Durban, South Africa
A perception amongst homoeopaths in South Africa that there is a great deal of ignorance and misunderstanding about homoeopathy required empirical evidence to ascertain its validity.
A nuclear magnetic resonance study of potencies of natrum muriaticum 15CH prepared by trituration and succussion versus natrum muriaticum 15CH prepared by succussion alone
The purpose of this investigation was to analyse and compare the Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) spectra of potencies of Natrum muriaticum 15CH prepared by trituration and succussion, and Natrum muriaticum 15CH prepared ...
Directly-Observed Treatment Strategy implementation practices in a hospital in eThekwini health district
(AOSIS OpenJournals, 2014-09-09)
Background: The incidence rate of tuberculosis (TB) in South Africa remains high, with the country ranked as having the 14th-highest incidence rate internationally; 646 per 100 000 people are infected with TB nationally, ...
A homoeopathic drug proving of the plant Peucedanum galbanum with a subsequent comparison to those remedies yielding the highest numerical values and total number of rubrics on repertorisation of the proving symptoms
This research study was conducted to elucidate the total symptomatology that the plant Peucedanum galbanum in the thirtieth centesimal potency would produce on healthy individuals so that it may be prescribed according to ...
A homoeopathic drug proving of the plant Peucedanum galbanum, analysing symptomatology in relation to the doctrine of signatures
The first objective of this study was to determine the symptomatology that the plant remedy Peucedanum galbanum 30CH, produced in healthy individuals, so that it could be prescribed according to the Law of Similars, as ...