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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 ...
The relative effectiveness of proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation versus ultrasound therapy in the treatment of temporamandibular joint dysfunction caused by masticatory myofascial trigger points, in terms of subjective and objective clinical findings
The purpose of this randomized controlled clinical trial was to investigate the relative effectiveness of proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation (PNF) versus ultrasound therapy for the treatment of Temporomandibular ...
An investigation into the association between the cumulative effect of studying and practising manual therapeutic techniques and low back pain in chiropractic students
The purpose of this study is to determine whether the cumulative effect of studying, and practising manual therapeutic techniques (including receiving manipulation), is associated with chiropractic students experiencing ...
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 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 effectiveness of manipulation of the subtalar joint combined with static stretching of the triceps surae muscles compared to manipulation alone in the treatment of Plantar Fasciitis
Plantar Fasciitis (PF) is a common injury, and one which is known to be stubborn to many forms of treatment. The purpose of this investigation was to determine the effectiveness of manipulation of the subtalar joint combined ...
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 immediate effect of spinal manipulative therapy on club head velocity in amateur golfers suffering from mechanical low back pain
Background: Back pain among the golfing population is considered endemic as it has been recommended to golfers that they should attempt to use a state of maximal spinal rotation in their golf swing in order to achieve ...
An evaluation of the homoeopathic drug proving of Gymnura natalensis in light of a doctrine of signatures analysis and a comparison between the proving symptomatology and venom toxicology
The aim of this study was to determine the effect of Gymnura natalensis 30CH on healthy volunteers, and to record the signs and symptoms produced, so that it may be prescribed to those requiring it according to the Law of ...
A model for the integration of primary health care services in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
BACKGROUND In South Africa, Integration of Services Policy was enacted in 1996 with the aim of increasing health service utilization by increasing the accessibility of all services at Primary Health Care (PHC) level. ...