Content - Volume 4, Issue 1

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Radiation-induced obturator nerve injury in cervical cancer
Radhika Manne, Parth Thakkar, Jasmine Zheng
Cancer itself can have lifelong devastating effects, but radiation treatment can often also result in long-lasting neurological and musculoskeletal complications, leading to subsequent severe functional impairments. Physiatrists caring for the cancer rehabilitation population must be able to recognize and treat radiation-induced peripheral nerve in-juries. This report presents a rare case of radia ...
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Effect of whole-body vibration training on physical fitness and postural control in working-age patients on haemodialysis
Ya-Fei Yang, Chiu-Ching Huang, Chia-Ming Chang, Hsiu-Chen Lin
Objective: To evaluate the effect of whole-body vibration training on working-age people on haemodialysis. Design: Consecutive case series study. Subjects: Seventeen working-age participants on maintenance haemodialysis were enrolled. Methods: A 12-week whole-body vibration training programme, including different postures, was designed. The study evaluated and compared phys-ical fitness, includ ...
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Recovery of cognitive and behavioural function during long-term inpatient rehabilitation in patients with moderate-to-severe traumatic brain injury: Evaluation of a retrospective case series
Ryu Kokuwa, Shintaro Uehara, Shoko Kajiura, Hisae Onaka, Kei Yagihashi, Masaki Katoh, Aki Tanikawa, Chieko Sakuragi, Yoko Inamoto, Isao Morita, Yohei Otaka
Objective: To elucidate the characteristics of recovery progression during long-term rehabilitation after moderate-to-severe traumatic brain injury. Methods: Longitudinal changes in consciousness, swallowing disorders, activities of daily living, and psychological and behavioural status were studied in 7 patients with moderate-to-severe traumatic brain injury, using scores of the National Agency ...
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