International Journal of Neurologic Physical Therapy

Volume 2, Issue 2, April 2016

  • An Evaluation of Common Neuropathies and the Rate of Physiotherapy Referral among Adults on Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy (HAART) at Maina Soko Military Hospital, Lusaka, Zambia

    Margaret M. Mweshi, Richwell Hakacha, Martha Banda-Chalwe, Peter D. C. Phiri, Elliot Kafumukache, Stephanie Nixon

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 2, April 2016
    Pages: 12-18
    Received: 1 March 2016
    Accepted: 29 March 2016
    Published: 25 April 2016
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ijnpt.20160202.11
    Abstract: Background: The advent of highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) has changed the prognosis of patients with Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) from invariable death to a manageable chronic condition, with a near-normal life expectancy. However, sensory peripheral neuropathy remains the common complication despite the effective combination of ... Show More