Physiotherapy or 'Physical Therapy' is a health care profession which assists people to restore, maintain and maximize their strength, function, movement, and overall well-being. Physiotherapy includes rehabilitation, as well as prevention of injury, and promotion of health and fitness. Physiotherapists have in-depth knowledge of how the body works and specialized hands-on clinical skills to assess, diagnos... Readmore

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2020-07-30 Research Article

Short term effectiveness of extra corporeal shock wave therapy for plantar fasciitis: A systemic review and meta-analysis

Rayan Mohammed Al Fadani, Ibrahim Bin Hamza Al Tobaigy and Mohammed Amjad Khan*


Background: The argument on whether extracorporeal shock-wave therapy (ESWT) prove to be beneficial in short- term intervention in adults with plantar fasciitis. It is important and necessary to conduct a meta-analysis to make a relatively more credible and o...

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2020-07-13 Research Article

Physical activity and health-related quality of life among physiotherapists in Hebron/West Bank

Mouath D Abushkadim, Akram Amro and Muntaser S Ahmad*


Introduction: Physical activity (PA) directly affects Health-related quality of life. The aim of the study was to establish the relationship between physical activity levels of physiotherapists and their physical activity promotion strategies. in Hebron- West...

Abstract Read Full Article HTML DOI: 10.29328/journal.jnpr.1001033 Cite this Article

2020-07-09 Research Article

Determination of body image perception and life satisfaction in patients undergoing hemodialysis

Sevil Biçer* and Gökçe Demir


Objective: This descriptive study was conducted in order to determine body image perception and life satisfaction of individuals undergoing hemodialysis treatment.

Material and methods: The population of the study consisted of indiv...

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2020-06-08 Short Communication

A trial of conservative care for restoring scapular dyskinesis: A clinical series

S Thiruvarangan*, P Srigrishna and B Thileebphan


The shoulder is the greatest movable joint in the human body. Its anatomical design allows a wide range of motion in all directions, leading to an insubstantial balance between stability and mobility. Conservative treatments are suggested by a number of authors for restoring ...

Abstract Read Full Article HTML DOI: 10.29328/journal.jnpr.1001031 Cite this Article

2020-05-18 Short Communication

Contemporary learning or E-Learning in physiotherapy, pre and post COVID-19: Short communication

Mohammed Suhail*, Sharath C and Akhil Mathew

Since December 2019, an outbreak of novel corona virus disease was reported in Wuhan, which has subsequently affected more than 160 countries worldwide. The ongoing outbreak has been declared as a pandemic by WHO, a global public health emergency. Several countries are successfully fighting with ...

Abstract Read Full Article HTML DOI: 10.29328/journal.jnpr.1001030 Cite this Article

2020-03-26 Research Article

Neuroanatomical profile of hemineglect in patient’s body image modification

Maurizio Falso* and Eleonora Cattaneo Psy


Background: NSU is generally caused by right cerebral hemisphere lesions with a preeminent localization on the frontoparietal lobe.

Aim: To assess the correlation between the typology and the brain lesion site and the consensual con...

Abstract Read Full Article HTML DOI: 10.29328/journal.jnpr.1001029 Cite this Article

2019-07-24 Research Article

Rehabilitation of hearing by cochlear implantation

Abdelaziz Raji*, Houda Mounji, Youssef Rochdi, Hassan Nouri and Mehdi Elfakiri


Background: Cochlear implants (CI) are nowadays a widely accepted treatment for sensorineural hearing loss SNHL.

Aim: This study aimed to describe the epidemiological characteristics and the surgical approach and to evaluate the out...

Abstract Read Full Article HTML DOI: 10.29328/journal.jnpr.1001028 Cite this Article

2019-05-23 Research Article

Postural and Kynematic effect of a new custom-made foot insole called “Prodynamic” in a cohort of patients affected by extrapiramidal disease

Maurizio Falso*, Matilde Grillo, Anna Righetti, Franco Lopa, Lisa Rocco and Emanuela Facchi


Background: The use of a custom-made orthotic plantar device is referenced as a true sensor-motor facilitation tool for the control of the postural orthostatic and orthodynamic position in patients with Parkinson’s disease.


Abstract Read Full Article HTML DOI: 10.29328/journal.jnpr.1001027 Cite this Article

2019-05-22 Research Article

Kinesio taping in patients with shoulder impingement

Sorin P*, Ramirez FJ, Joly A, Patino O and Terrasa S


Study Design: Prospective Observational Study

Background: Physical therapy is one of the primary treatment options for these patients, however, we were unable to identify previously published research that objectively assesses the i...

Abstract Read Full Article HTML DOI: 10.29328/journal.jnpr.1001026 Cite this Article

2019-04-23 Research Article

Effectiveness of therapeutic ultrasound and kinesio tape in treatment of tennis elbow

Hamza Shaheen, Azzam Alarab* and Muntaser S Ahmad


Objective: To investigate the effect of kinesio tape and therapeutic ultrasound on pain and hand grip strength associated with tennis elbow.

Material and Methods: Twenty male and female patients with age from 20-50 years suffering f...

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