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An evaluation of the triple-blind homoeopathic drug proving of an indigenous South African substance, Erythrina lysistemon 30CH, and the traditional uses of the crude substance
The aim of this study was to evaluate the therapeutic potential of an indigenous South African substance and the traditional uses of that crude substance. The substance under evaluation was Erythrina lysistemon which ...
A survey to determine the perceptions of nurses in the eThekwini region towards homeopathy
A survey method was employed to investigate the perceptions of nurses in eThekwini towards homeopathy. The aim of this study was to answer the following questions: What does the nursing community in the eThekwini region ...
A prospective pilot investigation of the Zulu translation of the Roland-Morris questionnaire with respect to its concurrent validity when compared to its English counterpart
Background: Lower back pain is a common problem, globally, as well as in South Africa. Zulu is the first language of a very large proportion of the South African population, and as such, addressing the needs of this ...
The treatment of myofascial pain syndrome using therapeutic ultrasound, on upper trapezius trigger points : a double-blinded placebo controlled study comparing the pulsed and continuous waveforms of ultrasound
This study was a prospective, randomised, double blinded, placebo controlled, comparative clinical trial to establish the efficacy of therapeutic ultrasound and compare the effectiveness of the two waveforms of ultrasound ...
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 ...
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 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.
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.
The assessment of the knowledge and perception of personal trainers within Durban with respect to chiropractic
If the professions of chiropractic and personal training are to work together for the total well-being of the client, then it has to be assessed whether or not a milieu of co-operation exists, and if it does not, possible ...