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Volume 05, Issue 02 July - December 2016

EVOLUTION OF STROKE UNITS: A REMARKABLE STEP TOWARDS MULTIDISCIPLINARY TEAM APPROACH

Author :  Muhammad Naveed Babur

Int J Rehabil Sci, 2016, 5(2):6-7. Received: 07-08-2016, Revision received: 05-12-2016, Accepted for publication: 14-12-2016


There is a clear evidence that death and disability rate of stoke patient can be reduced by treating them with multidisciplinary approach in stroke care centers. Male and female patients of different age groups can be successfully treated in stroke care unit and there results are always good when we compare multidisciplinary team approach with Read more…

 

VIRTUAL REALITY TRAINING IMPROVES BALANCE OUTCOME IN STROKE PATIENTS

Author :  Anshad Nawaz Malik, Tahir Masood

Int J Rehabil Sci, 2016, 5(2): 8-12, Received: 26-09-2016, Revision received: 012-1-2016, Accepted for publication: 14-11-2016


Abstract: Introduction: Stroke is the leading cause of disability which leads to decline in the functional status and quality of life of patients. The virtual reality training is one of more recent and interesting approaches to facilitate the speedy recovery after stroke. Objective of study: The objective of this study was to compare the balance Read more…

 

ROLE OF ROUTINE PHYSICAL THERAPY WITH AND WITHOUT PAIN RELEASE PHENOMENON IN PATIENTS OF PATELLO-FEMORAL PAIN SYNDROME

Author :  Fariha Shah, Usman Riaz, Danish Hassan

Int J Rehabil Sci, 2016, 5(2): 13-17, Received: 06-09-2016, Revision received: 08-11-2016, Accepted for publication: 18-12-2016


Abstract Background: Physical therapy intervention is the mainstay for treating patellofemoral pain syndrome i.e. Retro patellar pain. Despite of the availability of a number of treatment options there is lack of agreement on any specific treatment approach of Patellofemoral pain syndrome. Objective: The objective of this study was to compare the effectiveness of physical therapy Read more…

 

EFFECTIVENESS OF TENS VERSUS STRETCHING EXERCISES ON PRIMARY DYSMENORRHEA IN STUDENTS

Author :  Raheela Kanwal, Tahir Masood, Waqar Ahmed Awan, Muhammad Naveed Babur, Mirza Shamim Baig

Int J Rehabil Sci, 2016, 5(2): 18-24 Received: 25-10-2016, Revision received: 16-1-2016, Accepted for publication: 13-12-2016


Abstract Background: Primary dysmenorrhea is health related problem with high prevalence causing effects on different aspects of life affecting different activities and in turn work productivity. Aim: To compare the effectiveness of tens vs. stretching exercises on primary dysmenorrhea. Design: Randomized controlled trial (RCT) (double blinded). Setting: Royal group of colleges Gujranwala, Pakistan. Population: sixty Read more…

 

RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN PERCEIVED FAMILY SUPPORT AND EMOTIONAL DEVELOPMENT AMONG PHYSICALLY IMPAIRED INSTITUTIONALIZED CHILDREN

Author :  Masud Akhtar, Naveed Riaz, Asghar Ali Shah, Akbar Kareem, Ghulam Murtaza Bodla

Int J Rehabil Sci, 2016, 5(2):25-30, Received: 07-07-2016, Revision received: 04-08-2016, Accepted for publication: 24-10-2016


Abstract Background: Emotional development is the most important aspect of the development of children in developmental psychology. Many factors contribute to emotional development of the physically impaired children. In this regards, family support is a fundamental aspect in emotional development of a child. Objectives: The present research focused on the relationship between perceived family support Read more…

 

EFFECTS OF DYNAMIC STABILITY TRAINING ON BALANCE IN HEALTHY OLDER ADULTS

Author :  Furqan Ahmed Siddiqui, Tahir Masood

Int J Rehabil Sci, 2016, 5(2): 31-36, Received: 26-08-2016, Revision received: 05-10-2016, Accepted for publication: 13-11-2016


Abstract Background: Balance is very important in maintaining an optimal amount of functional status. With ageing, balance deteriorates leading to higher fall risk and declined overall functional status. The aim of this study was to determine the impact of dynamic stability exercise in improving anticipated balance in healthy older adults. Methodology: Eighteen healthy volunteers were selected via Read more…

 

EFFECT OF PROCRASTINATION ON SELF-REGULATION AMONG UNIVERSITY STUDENTS

Author :  Tamkeen Saleem, Maria Bashir, Javeria Amin, Rehana Noor

Int J Rehabil Sci, 2016, 5(2):37-40. Received: 07-09-2016, Revision received: 05-12-2016, Accepted for publication: 14-12-2016


Abstract Background: Procrastination is a wide spread and deleterious form of self-regulatory failure that can have an impact on major areas of a person’s life. A large number of research studies have been carried out internationally on procrastination, but in Pakistan they are negligible. As a very limited work is published on this topic, this Read more…

 

TEAM SKILLS OF SPEECH LANGUAGE PATHOLOGISTS AS A MULTIDISCIPLINARY TEAM MEMBER IN STROKE REHABILITATION

Author :  Muhammad Naveed Babur, Shaista Habibullah

Int J Rehabil Sci, 2016, 5(2): 41-43. Received: 15-07-2016, Revision received: 22-8-2016, Accepted for publication: 11-9-2016


  Abstract Background: Multidisciplinary team improves patient condition and limits the unfavorable state of patients to make them satisfied.  The post stroke patients with communication difficulties Speech-language pathologists (SLP) play important role in assessment and their management. Co-ordinate multidisciplinary team work effectively to make stroke patients functional and improve their quality of life. Objectives: The Read more…

 

ISOMETRIC STRENGTH TRAINING IMPROVES KNEE SYMPTOMS AND FUNCTION AS EVALUATED WITH IKDC

Author :  Muhammad Manan Haider Khan , Tahir Masood

Int J Rehabil Sci, 2016, 5(2): 44-48 Received: 07-06-2016, Revision received: 05-07-2016, Accepted for publication: 04-08-2016


Abstract Background : Physical activity positively influences health in individuals regardless of age and gender. Sports play an integral role in physical, mental, and social health. One of the most common complaints due to sport participation is knee pain which may lead to reduced muscle strength and athletic performance. Restoration of muscle strength may improve Read more…

 

COMPARISON OF PERCEPTION AMONG DOCTOR OF PHYSICAL THERAPY STUDENTS ABOUT THEIR PROFESSION IN PUBLIC AND PRIVATE UNIVERSITIES

Author :  Fahad tanveer, Maryam shabbir, Sana Shahid

Int J Rehabil Sci, 2016, 5(2):49-53, Received: 07-08-2016, Revision received: 05-12-2016, Accepted for publication: 14-12-2016


Abstract Background: Picking a study program before entering college is a standout amongst the most essential choices in life since it ordinarily decides one's future profession way. Aims & Objective: The objective of the study is to compare the perception among students of 5 Years Doctor of Physical Therapy Program from King Edward Medical University Read more…

 

BENEFITS OF EARLY DETECTION AMONG HEARING IMPAIRMENT IN CHILDREN; CONTEMPORARY PARENTAL RESPONSE

Author :  Nazia Mumtaz, Shaista Habibullah, Faseeha Shafqat, Anum Aftab

Int J Rehabil Sci, 2016, 5(2):58-61 Received: 26-08-2016, Revision received: 05-10-2016, Accepted for publication: 14-12-2016


Abstract Background: Hearing impairment (HI) refers to partial or complete hearing loss in one or both ears due to neurological or structural damage to any part of ear. This umbrella term covers many forms of HI that varies across types, severity and area of affected anatomical structure. Hearing loss (HL) being a form of invisible Read more…

 

CAUSES OF AMPUTATION IN PAKISTANI POPULATION

Author :  Amir Shahzad, Liaqat Ali Malik, Hamid Hussain, Suhail Karim Soomro

Int J Rehabil Sci, 2016, 5(2): 54-57. Received: 01-07-2016, Revision received: 21-8-2016, Accepted for publication: 22-9-2016


Abstract Background: the causes of amputation are trauma, infection and malignancies. In developing countries, the leading cause of amputation is trauma. Globally, the rate of amputation has been on rise due to accidents, gun- shot injuries, vascular diseases, diabetes, terrorist attack, bomb blasts and earthquake. Objective: the objective of the study was to find out Read more…

 

CHANGING ROLE OF PHYSICAL THERAPISTS IN CLINICAL PRACTICE

Author :  Ishtiaq Ahmed

Int J Rehabil Sci, 2016, 5(2): 62-64. Received: 05-04-2016, Revision received: 23-7-2016, Accepted for publication: 13-9-2016


Physical therapists are part of the health care profession who has an important role in improving the health of individual as well as community through their roles as practitioners, educators, consultants and administrators. Their clinical practice has a varied domains which are holistic (i.e., patient centered) and to collaborate with other health care providers as Read more…