International Journal of Neurologic Physical Therapy

Volume 3, Issue 4, August 2017

  • Targeted Exercises in Phenytoin Toxicity Induced Cerebellar Motor Dysfunction: A Case Report

    Tenzing Norbu Lama, Smita K. C.

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 4, August 2017
    Pages: 25-27
    Received: 4 October 2016
    Accepted: 21 April 2017
    Published: 26 September 2017
    Abstract: Purpose: To evaluate the effect of targeted exercises in phenytoin toxicity induced cereballar motor dysfunction. Method: A 45 years old female with simple partial epilepsy under medication phenytoin sodium 200mg/day since seven years. Subject presented with the increased serum phenytoin level around 40.00 more than the normal range 10.00-20.00 all... Show More
  • Effect of Mirror Visual Feedback on Upper Extremity Function and Wrist Proprioception in Cerebral Palsy Children with Hemiparesis

    Hatem Abd Al-Mohsen Emara, Tamer Emam El Negamy

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 4, August 2017
    Pages: 28-34
    Received: 2 June 2017
    Accepted: 20 June 2017
    Published: 10 October 2017
    Abstract: The function of the affected side in the hemiplegic cerebral palsy is influenced by muscle tone abnormality, change of proprioception, diminished power, and decreased the speed of movement, weak grasp, and release functions. Mirror therapy (MT) is a therapeutic technique that uses the interaction of visuomotor-proprioception inputs to improve movem... Show More
  • Diagnosis and Treatment of Low Intracranial Pressure Hydrocephalus

    Xuejian Wang, Zhifeng Wang, Yang Chen

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 4, August 2017
    Pages: 35-37
    Received: 20 March 2017
    Accepted: 10 April 2017
    Published: 23 October 2017
    Abstract: Objective: To explore the clinical symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of low intracranial pressure hydrocephalus (LPH). Methods: The ventriculo-peritoneal shunt (VPS) with pressure-adjustable valves was performed in 5 patients with LPH. The diagnosis of LPH in 2 patient was definitely made by lumbar puncture drainage before VPS. LPH developed in oth... Show More