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The influence of Osteopathy on Physiotherapy: new times

Alicia Muñoz BonoPhysiotherapy Graduate, Universidad Católica San Antonio de MurciaABSTRACTINTRODUCTION: In Spain, there are more and more physiotherapists that dare to embark on a journey to find new knowledge about osteopathy.GOALS: To analyze the frequency with which physiotherapists carry out osteopathy studies. To find out the opinion of the interviewees in regard to osteopathy as a way of working for physiotherapists.MATERIAL AND METHODS: The sample included 52 chartered physiotherapists of Andalucia’s Illustrious Official College of Physiotherapy. A survey was elaborated, compose ...
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COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS OF THE KINEMATICS BETWEEN MEN AND WOMEN

Carolina Escobar Materon 5th year Physiotherapy Student, Escuela Nacional del Deportte de Cali (Columbia) INTRODUCTION Kinematic gait analysis is the description of the details of human movement regardless of the internal or external forces that cause it. This parameter is an important tool for obtaining normal and pathological patterns of locomotion, and in addition, it has been shown to be useful in treatment prescription and also in evaluation therapeutic results. NORMAL GAIT In order to begin walking, it is necessary to start from a situation of mechanical sta ...
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Research as professional progress

Diego Chamorro Physiotherapist At the beginning of the 21st Century no one questions or puts into doubt the beneficial labor of physical medicine within health science. The evolution of different fields of rehabilitation accompanies the meteoric advance of other health specialties, generating a propitious space for the underlying scientific enrichment. That said, if we were to merely endeavor to highlight this progress, we would be guilty of a dangerous reductionism conducive to stagnation and apathy. Regarding this situation, we believe it worth noting the relevance of ...
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ANALYSIS AND EVALUATION OF KINESIC TREATMENT IN POST-MASTECTOMY LYMPHEDEMA

Liliana E. Falcón. Kinesiology Graduate. Ida Cristina Burich.Kinesiologist. Full Time staff at the Dr. Julio C. Perrando Hospital in Resistencia (Argentina) ABSTRACT Retrospective study reviewing medical records from January 2000 to March 2004 in patients diagnosed with lymphedema or breast surgery, with a view to determine the incidence of postmastectomy lymphedema in the department of Kinesiology and evaluate the results of therapy. Key words: lymphedema, assessment. INTRODUCTION Post-mastectomy lymphedema is of secondary origen to lymph node involv ...
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PHYSIOTHERAPY: PAST, PRESENT, AND…FUTURE?

Alberto Horacio Reandes Kinesiology graduate University Lecturer at the Universidad Nacional de Entre Ríos (Argentina) INTRODUCTION The word physiotherapycomes from the union of the Greek wordsphandsis, meaning nature, and therapehia, meaning treatment. This means that etymologically, physiotherapy is “treatment by nature”, though nowadays it is better recognized as “treatment by physical agents.” The etymological change in meaning was consolidated by the World Health Organization, which in 1958 defined physiotherapy as “ the art and scienc ...
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Neuromuscular systems of the superior member

AUTHOR: Abel Renovell Blasco. Physiotherapist Ephysiotherapy Webmaster ULNAR NERVE GLOBAL FUNCTIONING: Firm grip on the object. Making a fist. MUSCLE ORIGIN INSERTION FUNCTION DORDAL INTEROSSEOUS (there are 4, two for the 3rd finger, one for the2nd and another for the 4th)) In the two metacarpals of the corresponding interosseous space. In the 2nd finger there is one external, in the 3rd finger one external and another internal and in the 4rth finger one internal. Proximal phalanx of the corresponding finger. ...
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Neuromuscular systems of the lower member

AUTHOR: Abel Renovell Blasco. Physiotherapist Ephysiotherapy Webmaster INTERNAL PLANTAR NERVE GLOBAL FUNCTION: - Statics: Maintain the external arch. - Dynamics: Movement of the 1rst finger and impulsor effect. MUSCLE ORIGIN INSERTION FUNCTION SHORT FLEXOR OF THE 1RST FINGER 1rst wedge 1ª phalanx of the 1º finger. Flexor of the 1º finger. SEPARATOR OF THE 1º FINGER Internal condyle of the calcaneous 1ª phalanx of the 1º finger Separates the 1º ...
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Specialties and professional development in physiotherapy

Jorge Rodrigo Rodríguez Professor of the E.U. of Physiotherapy of Toledo (U.C.L.M.). This report looks for to show that the fields of performance of the Physiotherapy are much wider that the classics of breathing cardio, apparatus locomotive and nervous system; really, the physiotherapy is defined exclusively for the type of agents therapeutic employees that you are always of physical order, and not for the organic territory on the one that acts that understands the entirety of the human organism and the dysfunctions that can take place in him. That doubts it fits that to get ...
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Physiotherapy and haemophilia

Jesús Guodemar Pérez. Licensed physiotherapist. Human nutrition and dietetics graduate. Professor in General Physiotherapy practices. University Alfonso X "El Sabio". Member of the Writing Commitee of the  Ilustre Colegio de Fisioterapeutas of Madrid. Many health professionals are still unfamiliar with the important role of physiotherapy in the treatment of haemophilia. The musculoskeletal problems that cause the repetitive haemorrhages can be relieved within our action field. A correct rehabilitating treatment can restore the patient’s independence and f ...
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