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The relative effectiveness and correct sequencing of proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation techniques (PNFT) and active rocker-board exercises in the rehabilitation of chronic ankle sprains
Previously the focus has been on the improvement of strength prior to proprioception (Calliet, 1997; Flemister et al. 1998 and Buhler et al. 2002). However according to Oloff (1994); Vegso (1995); Calliet (1997); Kawaguchi ...
The relative effectiveness of proprioceptive exercises as an adjunct to cervical spine manipulation in the treatment of chronic cervical spine pain and disability associated with whiplash injury
Whiplash injuries are thought to occur in as many as one-fifth of all MVA’s in the United States and Canada. South Africa may have a higher incidence of whiplash injuries due to the exceptionally high road accident rate ...
An evaluation of the homoeopathic drug proving of Naja Mossambica in the light of a doctrine of signatures analysis and a comparison between the proving symptons and the venom toxicology
This study was conducted by administering Naja mossambica 30CH (a homoeopathic remedy derived from the venom of the Mozambican spitting cobra) to healthy individuals in order to elicit and document the resulting mental and ...
A quantitative placebo controlled study of the efficacy of manipulation of acromioclavicular joint dysfunction in weight trainers
Objective: The efficacy of manipulation as compared to placebo in the treatment of two groups of weight trainers with Acromioclavicular (AC) Joint Dysfunction. Methods: Twenty patients (n=20), using randomised sampling ...
An investigation into the relative effectiveness of Transeva and spinal manipulative therapy for mechanical low back pain
The aim of this study was to investigate the relative effectiveness of Transeva and spinal manipulative therapy for mechanical low back pain. The objectives evaluated the effectiveness of only administering Transeva therapy ...
The efficacy of homoeopathic simillimum in the treatment of premenstrual syndrome (PMS)
This study was intended to evaluate the efficacy of homoeopathic simillimum in the treatment of premenstrual syndrome (PMS). The sample group consisted of women between the ages of eighteen and forty, living in the greater ...
To investigate the effectiveness of proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation combined with heat therapy as opposed to proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation with cryotherapy in the treatment of mechanical neck pain caused by hypertonic posterior cervical muscles
Due to sustained partial neck flexion when operating a computer terminal for prolonged periods and by holding a stooped posture being proposed aetiologies for hypertonic posterior cervical muscles and subsequent mechanical ...
A profile of soccer injuries in selected league amateur indoor and outdoor soccer players in the greater Durban area
Objectives: To determine a profile of soccer injuries prevalent in amateur Indoor and Outdoor soccer players in the greater Durban areas. Methods: This study used the Outdoor Supersport corporate league and the Kwa-Zulu ...
The core stability, club head velocity and ball carry in golfers with and without low back pain : a comparative study
The core stability, club head velocity and ball carry in golfers with and without low back pain – a comparative study. Objective: The aims of this study was to establish whether an observable difference exists in the ...
The efficacy of homoeopathic simillimum in the treatment of chronic primary insomnia
The purpose of this double-blind placebo controlled study was to evaluate the efficacy of homoeopathic simillimum in the treatment of chronic primary insomnia.