Content - Volume 3, Issue 11

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Exercise intervention leads to functional improvement in a patient with spinal and bulbar muscular atrophy
JoAnne Compo, Jamell Joseph, Vincent Shieh, Angela D. Kokkinis, Ana Acevedo, Kenneth H. Fischbeck, Christopher Grunseich, Joseph A. Shrader
Introduction: Spinal and bulbar muscular atrophy is a progressive neuromuscular disease that leads to muscle weakness and reduced physical function. Benefits of physical therapy for people with spinal and bulbar muscular atrophy have not been report-ed in the literature. Case report: A 62-year-old male patient with spinal and bulbar muscular atrophy reported falling, difficulty walking and compl ...
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The efficacy of in-reach rehabilitation in morbidly obese post septic patients: Two retrospective case reports
Baheerathan Narayanan, Friedbert Kohler, Patrick Arulanandam
Objective: To report the functional outcomes of two patients with morbid obesity (> 250 kg) who received in-reach rehabilitation after hospitalization for sepsis in Sydney, Australia. Case reports: A retrospective review of hospital charts was performed with the informed consent of both patients. Body mass index, demographics, length of stay, functional status at admission and discharge, ...
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Rehabilitation of patients with platypnea-orthodeoxia syndrome in COVID-19 pneumonia: Two case reports
Shuen-Loong Tham, Poo Lee Ong, Audrey Jia Yi Lee, Matthew Rong Jie Tay
Platypnea-orthodeoxia syndrome, characterized by dyspnoea and arterial desaturation while upright, is a rare complication of acute respiratory distress syndrome. We report here 2 patients with COVID-19 pneumonia, who were diagnosed with platypnea-orthodeoxia syndrome during commence-ment of rehabilitation, 18 and 9 days respectively after admission to the intensive care unit. Both patients present ...
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