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Abdul Rahim Shaik

Abdul Rahim Shaik
College of Applied Medical Sciences (CAMS), Majmaah University · Physical Therapy and Health Rehabilitation

PhD PT

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OBJECTIVE: The workload of parents multiplies exponentially while nurturing and raising their child suffering from cerebral palsy (CP), adding to their physical and mental exhaustion. Literature review suggests very few studies have tried to assess the health condition of such parents including factors associated that might affect the outcome. The...
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Diabetic Neuropathy is one of the most common complication known to adversely affect the vestibular system and exacerbatedisbalance and therefore increase the risk of falling. The aim of the study is to compare the effectiveness of Yoga versus Tai Chi exercisesto improve balance, gait disturbance and muscle weakness in patient of diabetic neuropath...
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(1) Background: Obesity is one of the most prevalent health problems worldwide. Studies have evidenced that the increase in body weight affects the normal neuromusculoskeletal function, which leads to abnormal gait patterns and impaired balance. (2) Objective: The aim of this study was to examine the influence of dual-task activity (cognitive-motor...
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In our aging society, balance impairment raises the risk of falls and fractures. The purpose of this study was to determine whether strength training or qigong protocol is more effective in Enhancing elderly persons' balance and confidence in their physical health. A total number of 60 subjects was randomly assigned to one of the two groups. The fi...
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Objective Presently, evidence-based research studies on the efficacy of complimentary therapies like yoga for patients with different cardiac diseases are limited and conflicting. The objective of this study is to conduct a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials (RCTs) on yogic interventions compared with usual care or...
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The objective of this meta-analysis was to find out the prevalence of Night Eating Syndrome (NES) associated with psychological disorders among university students. Extensive search of database yielded 1541 articles matching the search keywords, out of which were 1528 were excluded due to difference in population, outcome, and study design. At the...
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Active lifestyle is important for all age groups, especially essential among older adults to counter balance the deleterious effects of aging. Scientific literature is scarce about the effect of Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitatio (PNF) stretching on older adults. Therefore, the purpose of this study is to find out the effect of self-administe...
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Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation (PNF) is a popular flexibility training, which involves stretching and contraction of the target muscle group. PNF stretching is effective among athletes for improving passive range of motion, flexibility, and performance. Patients who undergo total knee replacement surgeries exhibit pain, swelling, decreas...
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Background: The risk of falling for individuals with stroke is about twice that of healthy older adults. Lack of appropriate initiative to address the fear-related maladaptive behaviour can manifest itself in the form of loss of physical functions resulting in disability and handicap. Objective: To examine the effectiveness of the structured bal...
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Title: The Effect of Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy for Patients with Diabetic Frozen Shoulder Background: Diabetes Mellitus (DM) is a combination of chronic disorders that affect many systems in individuals which requires self-management education and support to prevent acute and long-term complications. Frozen Shoulder (FS) is a common complic...
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Background: Asthma is growing problem in India and throughout the world. Breathing exercises are commonly incorporated in overall pulmonary rehabilitation program of patients with bronchial asthma. However there is a lack of awareness regarding following a specific exercise prescription which is based on individual's requirements. Physiotherapist c...
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Overview: Despite the availability of highly sophisticated dental equipment, several ergonomic risk factors such as repetitive tasks and non-neutral physical postures do contribute greatly to work-related musculoskeletal disorders in dental surgeons. The current study was carried out to analyze the correlation between ergonomic risk factors and wor...
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Study Design: Experimental study. Background: The majority of the people experience low back pain at some point in their life. World data reveals 40 % or more people have sciatica due to lumbar disc prolapse mostly in younger adults in association with 50-70% lifetime incidence of low back pain.
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The nature of the dental profession and the postures assumed by the dental surgeons during their professional work has a huge impact on the dental surgeon's body and carries with it a high risk of musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs). To perform efficiently and effectively, they shall always like to attain a position that allows them to achieve optimum...
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Introduction: The postures assumed by the dental surgeons during their professional work have a huge impact on their body and carry a high risk of work-related musculoskeletal disorders. To determine the effectiveness of ergonomics awareness training programme in minimizing the work-related musculoskeletal disorders in dental surgeons. Methodology:...
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The professional work usually carried out by the dental surgeons results in developing ergonomic risk factors such as forward bends and rotated positions of the body while handling variety of tools. The successful application of ergonomics assures high productivity, avoidance of illnesses and injuries and increased satisfaction among dental surgeon...
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Background: The majority of working dentists experience some type of musculoskeletal discomfort during the course of their professional career. The prevalence and location of musculoskeletal symptoms are influenced by work habits, postures adopted by dentists while performing their professional work and socio demographic variables. Objectives: T...
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To describe the work-related musculoskeletal disorders among on-job dental surgeons. To identify the musculoskeletal disorders in terms of perception of pain and stiffness experienced by the dental surgeons due to the rigors of dental work, to determine the prevailing working environment with particular reference to dental work station in relation...

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