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Estudo comparativo de lesões musculoesqueléticas em diferentes modalidades de capoeira

Mansueto Gomes Neto(1), Meirijane Conceição do Rosário(2), Fabio Luciano Arcanjo(3), Cristiano Sena Conceição(3). Universidade Federal da Bahia –Salvador, BA – Brasil. INTRODUÇÃO A Capoeira foi originada no Brasil no século XVIII, na época da colonização, uma manifestação cultural que houve evolução para um esporte nacional brasileiro. Um esporte de agilidade corporal, equilíbrio, destreza, golpes de […]

What’s in a name? Using movement system diagnoses versus pathoanatomic diagnoses.

Authors: Paula M. Ludewig, PT, PhD, Rebekah L. Lawrence, PT, DPT, OCS, Jonathan P. Braman, MD In this issue of JOSPT, the Orthopaedic Section of the American Physical Therapy Association introduces the first of its shoulder clinical practice guidelines (CPGs), titled “Shoulder Pain and Mobility Deficits: Adhesive Capsulitis.” We congratulate the authors on a thorough, well-written document that summarizes the current state of […]

Non-Operative Rehabilitation for Traumatic and Atraumatic Glenohumeral Instability

Kevin E. Wilk, PT, DPT,a Leonard C. Macrina, MSPT, and Michael M. Reinold, PT, DPT, ATC Abstract Glenohumeral joint instability is a common pathology encountered in the orthopaedic and sports medicine setting. A wide range of symptomatic shoulder instabilities exist ranging from subtle subluxations due to contributing congenital factors to dislocations as a result of a traumatic episode. […]

Stabilization exercise compared to general exercises or manual therapy for the management of low back pain: A systematic review and meta-analysis

Mansueto Gomes-Neto, Jordana Moura Lopes, Cristiano Sena Conceição, Anderson Araujo, Alécio Brasileiro e, Camila Sousa, Vitor Oliveira Carvalho e Fabio Luciano Arcanjo. 1. Background: Low back pain (LBP) is a multifactorial disorder with a high prevalence; most people experience back pain at some point in their life and it has a significant impact on individuals, their families, […]

Performance on the Single-Leg Squat Task Indicates Hip Abductor Muscle Function

Kay M. Crossley, PhD, Wan-Jing Zhang,§ MBBS, Anthony G. Schache, PhD, Adam Bryant,§ PhD, and Sallie M. Cowan,y PhD Investigation performed at Biomechanics Laboratory, Department of Physiotherapy, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia Anterior knee pain (AKP) is the most frequent cause of chronic knee pain in adults and results in poorly localized pain around the patellofemoral joint, […]

Rehabilitation of the Knee After Medial Patellofemoral Ligament Reconstruction

Donald C. Fithian, MDa,b,c,*, Christopher M. Powers, PhD, PTd,e, Najeeb Khan, MDb,c Rehabilitation of the extensor mechanism after patellar stabilization surgery should be based on a sound understanding of lower limb mechanics, anatomy, mechanics of the injured or repaired extensor  echanism, and a careful evaluation of the patient. Abnormal anatomic features and control deficits can, and often do, affect […]

Musculatura Abdominal

A musculatura abdominal profunda é essencial para termos uma boa estabilidade lombopelvica. Quando não acionamos da forma correta o transverso abdominal, temos uma reação em cadeia: Instabilidade de tronco Flexão de quadril instável Psoas traciona anteriormente as vértebras lombares Anteversão pélvica e hiper lordose lombar Essa instabilidade nos leva à ações musculares ineficientes e aumenta […]

The initial effects of a Mulligan’s mobilization with movement technique on dorsiflexion and pain in subacute ankle sprains

Natalie Collins, Pamela Teys, Bill Vicenzino* Department of Physiotherapy, The University of Queensland, St. Lucia, Brisbane, QLD 4072, Australia Received 17 December 2002; received in revised form 25 July 2003; accepted 21 August 2003 Introduction The lateral ligament complex of the ankle, described as the body’s ‘‘most frequently injured single structure’’ (Garrick, 1977), is mechanically […]

Hydrotherapy on exercise capacity, muscle strength and quality of life in patients with heart failure: A meta-analysis

Mansueto Gomes Neto, Cristiano Sena Conceição, Fabio Luciano Arcanjo de Jesus , Vitor Oliveira Carvalho Heart failure (HF) is clinically characterized by exercise intolerance, poor health related quality of life (HRQOL) and high mortality. Exercise training is a well-established method to improve exercise intolerance and to restore HRQOL in patients with HF. However, the most […]