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EPICONDYLITIS IN TENNS PLAYERS

Fátima Cartagena Brotóns Physiotherapist Universidad Católica San Antonio (Murcia) Specialist in sports physiotherapy –Universidad Rey Juan Carlos I (Madrid) Epicondylitis, also know as “tennis elbow”, is an inflammation of the insertion of the tendons of the wrist extensor muscles with insertion on the lateral epicondyle (I and II radial, posterior ulnar, finger extensors and long and short supinators).From the biomechanical point of view, the backhand technique incorporates all the ideal features to produce this injury: the elbow, wrist and fingers are flexed with a strong tension. ...
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Obstetric brachial palsy (OBP)

Carla Rova Graduate, Universidad General San Martín- Rosario, Santa Fe (Argentina) INTRODUCTION A literature review was carried out on various aspects of obstetric brachial palsy (OBP). Expressed in this paper are criteria for diagnosis, surgical treatment options, performance of the entire interdisciplinary team and the development of kinesic treatment. OBP, within traumatic injuries of the brachial plexus, have peculiarities: they occur at the time of birth, have a greater chance of recovery and have a better prognosis than adult injuries. A description of OBP ...
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BENIGN PAROXYSMAL POSITIONAL VERTIGO

Philippe Muñoz Deletre Chartered physiotherapist Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV) is a rotary vertigo of short duration. It is accompanied by nystagmus and is caused by a particular head position relative to space. In most cases the cause is idiopathic, is thought to come perhaps in some previous vestibulopathy or trauma to the skull. It is the most common cause of peripheral vertigo, and its incidence is of 39% of cases in an otolaryngology consultation. Its epidemiology is 2 women per man. The patient feels true rotary vertigo (approximately 25 seconds) ...
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PHYSIOTHERAPY’S PSYCHOLOGICAL INFLUENCE ON PATIENTS WITH ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE

AUTHORS: Israel Fornieles OrtizPhysiotherapist in the AQUAE centre, Roquetas de Mar, Spain Rubén Fernández GarcíaPhysiotherapist. Professor in the Department of Nursing and Physiotherapy. Almería University) Emilio García RodríguezPhysiotherapist. Freelance. ABSTRACT In the treatment of the elderly it is important to consider the interaction that develops between the therapist and patient. This aspect is clearly not unique to the Physiotherapy, but it seems evident that older people show a further deterioration in social relations when they are not treated ...
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The Rood Method: An Alternative Therapy

Ludwing Vincenzo Romero Funiciello, Higher Technician in Physiotherapy. Valencia – Venezuela Management of the Margaret Rood method with some modifications which have seen rapid and significant improvements in patients with disorders of muscle tone and sensitivity. Introduction From Margaret Rood’s best-known concepts, we may discern that through proper management of sensorial stimuli we obtain a better muscular response. This is due to a normalization of tone, by means of a controlled evocation of motor response reflexes; stimuli based on sensorimotor devel ...
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Frenkel’s Exercises

Ludwing Vincenzo Romero Funiciello Higher Technician in Physiotherapy. Valencia – Venezuela H.S. Frenkel was medical superintendent of Freihof Sanatorium in Switzerland, carried out a special study of the tabes dorsalis and advocated a treatment method for ataxia, which is a common symptom of the disease, through systematic and graduated exercises. Since then, methods have been used to treat the resulting incoordination of many other diseases, such as disseminated sclerosis. He recommended the pursuit of voluntary regulation of movement through the use of any par ...
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MASSAGE: Its use as a tool in neurodevelopment

Vivy Sayury Aquite Agudelo Physiotherapist. Columbia Through our hands we can convey affection to and comfort babies. The baby establishes bonds of affection through touch since this is how we transmit love. For this reason and many more, massage is one of the greatest activities that can be used to establish communication with the baby and thus show how much he or she is loved. It should be used daily as a tool in neurodevelopment. A good moment is after bathing as the child is more comfortable. It should not be done when the baby is sleepoing, when he or she has just fed and ...
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CASE STUDY IN A LEFT HEMIPLEGIA SUFFERER

María Isabel Rodríguez González Rosana Sánchez Fábrega Physiotherapists 1.- INTRODUCTION 2.- ANALYTICAL AND FUNCTIONAL ANALYSIS OF THE PATIENT. 3.- TREATMENT 3.1.- TREATMENT GOALS 3.2.- PHYSIOTHERAPY TREATMENT 3.3.- OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY TREATMENT 4.- PATIENT’S CURRENT SITUATION. 5.- CONCLUSIONS AND RESULTS. 1.- INTRODUCTION Patient information: A.C of 70 years of age. Admitted to the Salvador de Pedroche nursing home in Cordoba) in 2004, having suffered a CVA whilst working (when he was 69). Personal Background: Type 2 mell ...
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Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)

Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation students from the Instituto de la Clínica Ricardo Palma in Lima (Peru) Definition ALS is a disease of nervous motor cells in the brain and spinal cord that causes the progressive loss of motor control. Three types of ALS are known: Sporadic: the most common form, representing approximately 90% of cases. The disease is random, with no known cause and without any other family members being affected. Familial: the disease appears to have a hereditary component. Territorial or Guamanian: because of its extremely high incidence in t ...
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MODIFICATIONS IN STABILOMETRY FOLLOWING A CERVICOMANDIBULAR TRAINING PROGRAM BASED ON THE KABAT METHOD. CASE STUDY

A. Parra González Physiotherapy Graduate INDEX Abstract and key words INTRODUCTION The relationship between the jaw and the static posture The relationship between the neck and maintaining posture Head posture and craniofacial morphology Head posture and dental occlusion GOALS MATERIAL AND METHODS Procedures RESULTS ARGUMENT BIBLIOGRAPHY ANNEX Nº 1 ANNEX Nº 2 ANNEX Nº 3 ANNEX Nº 4 ABSTRACT Analysis of the effectiveness of the treatment of the cervico-mandibular articulation in relation to the maintenance of a static po ...
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HYDROTHERAPY FOR PARKINSON’S DISEASE PATIENTS

David Martinez Physiotherapy Student University of Castilla La Mancha In this paper we we will aim to name the different water-based activities available to a patient suffering from Parkinson's disease in order to improve their state. To start discussing the topic we must first define what hydrotherapy is and, of course, what Parkinson’s disease is. Hydrotherapy is a well-known ancient cure using water that has stood the test of time. Parkinson’s disease is a progressive extrapyramidal syndrome, which is caused by a dopaminergic deficiency associate ...
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A humanitarian approach to the management of severe spastic quadriparesis in children

Luis R. Barrios C Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation Graduate Severe spastic quadriparesis as we know it,is the most limiting and serious motor disorder of all those affecting the central nervous system, not only because of the vast majority of sequelae such as cognitive impairment, deficits in vision, speech and hearing, but also due to the severe motor complications it presents. The general approach to this pathology is limited by the severe disability that it generates in the patient.  Due to the fact that it is a congenital and/or acquired disorder, affecting a large ...
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Musculature involved in the Kabat diagonals of  arms

Author: Gonzalo García Vázquez University Graduate in Physiotherapy.     Diagonal: FLEXION + ABD + ROT. EXT. Scapulae: MUSCULATURE MOVEMENT Trapezium Levator scapulae Serratus anterior Elevation post. Scapulae Shoulder: MUSCULATURE MOVEMENT Deltoid (anterior fibres) Biceps brachiis Coracobrachialis Supraespinous Infraespinous Teres minor Flexion + ABD + ext. Rot. Elbow: MUSCULAT ...
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Musculature involved in the Kabat diagonals of  legs

Author: Gonzalo García Vázquez University Graduate in Physiotherapy. Diagonal: EXTENSION + ADD + INNER ROT. Hip: MUSCULATURE MOVEMENT Psoas major Iliacus ADD´s Sartorius Pectineus Rectum femoris Flexion + ADD + rot. ext. Knee: MUSCULATURE MOVEMENT Quadriceps Extension Ankle / Foot: MUSCULATURE MOVEMENT Tibialis anterior Dorsal flexion + inversion Fingers: ...
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