Ana Paula de Moura Campos Carvalho e Silva, PT, MSc Student1 Eduardo Magalhães, PT, Msc2 Flavio Fernandes Bryk, PT3 Thiago Yukio Fukuda, PT, PhD3 INTRODUCTION Patellofemoral pain syndrome (PFPS) is the most common source of anterior knee pain in athletes and sedentary women, representing 20 to 40% of all individuals that are treated for knee […]
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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. […]
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, […]
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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Durante o processo de envelhecimento, ocorrem perdas funcionais que se acentuam devido à falta de atividade do sistema neuromuscular e à redução da força muscular e do condicionamento físico. Além da redução da funcionalidade, o idoso perde de maneira mais acentuada a capacidade de reter água e de produzir proteoglicanos, o que causa alterações degenerativas […]
Gustavo Leporace, Luiz Alberto Batista, Raphael Serra Cruz, Gabriel Zeitoune, Gabriel Armondi Cavalin, Leonardo Metsavaht Introduction Anatomic limb length discrepancy (ALLD) has been related to different orthopedic conditions, such as posterior tibial tendon dysfunction and hip osteoarthritis, due to an inadequate distribution of mechanical loads, as well as gait kinematics asymmetries resulted from ALLD have been related to plantar fasciitis, low back […]
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