Efficacy of proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation techniques versus traditional prosthetic training for improving ambulatory function in transtibial amputees

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Sahay, Pallavi; Prasad, Santosh Kr.; Anwer, Shahnawaz; Lenka, P.K.; Kumar, Ratnesh;
(2014)
  • Publisher: World Scientific Publishing
  • Journal: Hong Kong Physiotherapy Journal, volume 32, issue 1, pages 28-34 (issn: 1013-7025)
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  • Identifiers: doi: 10.1016/j.hkpj.2013.02.002
  • Subject: functional abilities | proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation | RM1-950 | Therapeutics. Pharmacology | prosthesis | transtibial amputation | Physical Therapy, Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation

The objective of this randomized controlled trial was to evaluate the efficacy of proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation (PNF) techniques in comparison to traditional prosthetic training (TPT) in improving ambulatory function in transtibial amputees. Thirty study par... View more
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