International Journal of Neurologic Physical Therapy

Volume 5, Issue 2, December 2019

  • Assessment of Serum Electrolytes in Sudanese Hypertensive Patients in Khartoum State-Sudan

    Nedal Babiker Alawad, Salman Taha Ahmed Elmukashfi, Abdelwahab Abdien Saeed, Rashid Eltayeb Abdalla

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 2, December 2019
    Pages: 31-36
    Received: 14 May 2019
    Accepted: 18 July 2019
    Published: 31 July 2019
    Abstract: Background: Hypertension increases the risk of heart failure and kidney failure [1]. Worldwide, hypertension is estimated to cause (7.5) million deaths, about (12.8%) of the total of all deaths. In Africa, however, more than (40%) (And up to 50%) of adults in many countries are estimated to have hypertension [2]. The aim of this study was to assess... Show More
  • Effectiveness of Task Oriented Physiotherapy Along with Conventional Physiotherapy for Patients with Stroke

    Shahinoor Bente Khan, Mohammad Habibur Rahman, Md Obaidul Haque, Ehsanur Rahman

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 2, December 2019
    Pages: 37-41
    Received: 24 June 2019
    Accepted: 12 August 2019
    Published: 16 September 2019
    Abstract: Background: Stroke is a disorder where brain is damaged either by blockage in the blood vessels or rupture of the blood vessels. It is the approximately number five leading cause of death. It is also the leading cause of longer period disability as well as preventable cause of disability. Objectives: To determine and compare balance, functional sta... Show More
  • Comparison of Dual Task and Task Oriented Training Programme on Gait in Chronic Stroke

    Amandeep Singh, Davinder Kaur, Rajneet Kaur Sahni, Simran Grewal

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 2, December 2019
    Pages: 42-50
    Received: 30 August 2019
    Accepted: 25 September 2019
    Published: 20 October 2019
    Abstract: Stroke is the major cause of disability and handicap in adults and it usually results in some degree of muscle weakness. Daily living requires balance and walking ability while performing tasks. Several factors affect the functional independence in post stroke period in which gait plays a significant role. 30 subjects of age group 45-60 years were ... Show More
  • Vision Neurorehabilitation 2025: A Commitment Towards Advancing Care, Sharing Knowledge and Rebuilding Lives

    Isha Suresh Akulwar

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 2, December 2019
    Pages: 51-62
    Received: 31 August 2019
    Accepted: 22 October 2019
    Published: 4 December 2019
    Abstract: International evidence shows that people with disabilities have unmet health and rehabilitation needs, face barriers in accessing mainstream health-care services, and consequently have poor quality of life. This article provides a narrative overview of literature on neurorehabilitation in developing countries, especially from the perspective of Ind... Show More
  • Effect of Functional Electrical Stimulation on Gait Restoration After Stroke - A Review

    Asma Islam, Mohammad Habibur Rahman, Md. Obaidul Haque, Shamima Islam

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 2, December 2019
    Pages: 63-68
    Received: 7 November 2019
    Accepted: 5 December 2019
    Published: 17 December 2019
    Abstract: Stroke is one of the leading cause of disability and death throughout the world. Among the hospitalized neurological patients, 60% acquire gait disturbance. Functional electrical stimulation (FES) is a form of electrical current which helps to contract the weak muscles in the patient with stroke. Several studies were conducted to identify the effec... Show More