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The relative effectiveness of muscle energy technique as opposed to specific passive mobilization in the treatment of acute and sub-acute mechanical low back pain
It has generally been accepted that 60 to 80% of the general population will suffer from low back pain at some point in their life. (Kirkaldy - Willis, 1992). The use of manipulation for the treatment of low back pain is ...
The relative effectiveness of manual manipulation versus manipulation using the activator adjusting instrument in the management of acute on chronic sacroiliac syndrome
Low back pain is a significant health problem that has had a major impact on quality of life and on health care costs (Weiner, et al. 2000:450). Schwarzer, et al. (1995) established the sacroiliac joint to be a significant ...
The effectiveness of topical homoeopathic preparation of Selenium sulphide 8X shampoo in the management of dandruff (Pityriasis Capitis)
The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of topical Homoeopathic preparation, with Selenium sulphide 8X shampoo, in the management of dandruff (Pityriasis Capitis).
The efficacy of nasosinus (hepar sulphuris calcareum D3, nux vomica D3 and pulsatilla pratensis D3) in the treatment of acute sinusitis
The purpose of this double blind placebo-controlled study was to determine the efficacy of Natura Homoeopathic Laboratory’s Nasosinus (Hepar sulphuris calcareum D3, Nux vomica D3 and Pulsatilla pratensis D3) in the treatment ...
Minibus taxi drivers’ sexual beliefs and practices associated with HIV infection and AIDS in KwaZulu- Natal, South Africa
Risky sexual behaviours in South Africa are a major contributing factor to the spread of HIV infection and AIDS. HIV infection amongst minibus taxi drivers is a concern, because these people belong to an occupational group ...
A systematic review of the non-invasive therapeutic modalities in the treatment of myofascial pain and dysfunction
Background: Myofascial Pain and Dysfunction (MPD) is a diagnosis commonly encountered by practitioners, hence, there are several treatment approaches employed by various practicing physicians. Practitioners are required ...
The efficacy of ProgestoNat cream in the treatment of menopausal syndrome
This double blind, randomised, placebo controlled study investigated the efficacy of ProgestoNat® cream in the treatment of menopausal syndrome in terms of subjective and objective data. Menopause is defined as that ...
The status of usage of information technology systems within campuses of the KwaZulu-Natal College of Nursing
Background The rapid growth in information and communication technology (ICT) in the 21st century has impacted all spheres of human activity, including the health sector. The change introduced by ICT requires educational ...
A survey to dertermine the perceptions that exist amongst pregnant adults towards the use of homoeopathy during pregnancy
This study sought to determine the perceptions that currently exist amongst pregnant women towards homoeopathy, in light of the fact that drug use during pregnancy is limited. This study aimed at identifying myths and ...
An evaluation of sulphur dioxide fume levels and the prevalence of darkroom disease symptoms amongst radiology workers in Namibia
The study will determine the sulphur dioxide (SO2) levels in the x-ray department and evaluate it’s effects on the health of the radiology workers. The aim of the study is to mainly create awareness of occupational hazards ...