publication . Article . 2009

The influence of personalized plantar sustentation in postural straightening of the patient with idiopathic structural scoliosis tipe I – comparative study of two cases

Vlădăreanu Liliana;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2009 Journal: Romanian Journal of Physical Therapy (issn: 1224-6220, eissn: 2068-1712, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: University of Oradea Publishing House
Abstract
It is known that type I scoliosis often benefits from physical therapy treatment, the patients being able to diminish the Cobb angle by use of physical exercises. It is also known that the most important part of the treatment is static and dynamic postural realignment. This is also the most difficult part for the patient as he or she has to “rewrite” their own movement and gait patterns. In this study we have compared the evolution of two female 12 years old cases of type I scoliosis. One of the patients had a 12˚ Cobb angle; the other had a 10˚ Cobb angle and they both had as a diagnosis type I idiopathic thoracic scoliosis. Both underwent a computerized postur...
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free text keywords: postural examination, personalized plantar sustentation, postural straightening, Therapeutics. Psychotherapy, RC475-489
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