Journal of Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation

Ugur Cavlak, PhD

Editorial Board Member

Department of Physical Therapy  Pamukkale University, Turkey

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About the Journal

Journal of physiotherapy and rehabilitation is an open access, peer reviewed, online publishing journal which aims to publish original research articles and cover up-to –date excellent and innovative high quality research article on physical therapy and rehabilitation.

The journal of physiotherapy and rehabilitation which dedicates to publish the original submission of reviews, mini reviews, review articles, original articles, clinical and professional discussion papers, commentary, case reports, short communication, letter to editors in the field of physical therapy and rehabilitation and making them freely and permanently available for downloading and read for anyone with access to the internet, without any restriction or any subscriptions to researcher worldwide.

We encourage authors, who always have shown more interest to publish his/her work in the prestigious journal. The journal welcomes the submission of manuscripts that meet the criteria of significance and scientific excellence in the diverse field of science, technology and medicine. Submitted manuscript will be evaluated by at least two independent reviewers who are either members of the editorial board or referees.

Accepted manuscripts will be available online as PDF files immediately upon their acceptance of publication. Submit manuscript or send as E-mail attachment to the editor office.

Scope of the Journal -

Bio mechanism of Rehabilitation

Physical medicine

Neurohabilitation

Disability and rehabilitation

Sports physical therapy

Neurological disorders and stroke

Spinal cord injury

Rehabilitation robotics

Psychiatric rehabilitation

Physiotherapists

Physiotherapy is a science based profession which includes the patient’s general lifestyle. Physiotherapist is that person who helps people affected by injury, illness or disability through movement, exercise, manual therapy and advice.

Speech and language therapy

Speech therapy provides the treatment for children’s and adults. It is used to improve the articulation and targets how words and sound are produced. Language therapy is divided into expressive language and vocabulary language and used to address the ability to put the words into the sentence and the ability to understand spoken language. The role of speech and language therapists is to access and treat speech, language and communication problems in people of all ages to enable them to continue to the best of their ability.

Amputation

Amputation is defined as a cutting of the extremity or part of the extremity through the joint is disarticulation.it is used to control pain or disease in affected limb, such as malignancy or gangrene.Types of amputations are as follow- Leg amputations,Arm amputation, self-amputations etc.The main cause of amputation is diabetic foot infection or Gangrene and Sepsis with peripheral necrosis.

Traumatic brain injury

An insult to the brain ,not of degenerative or congenital nature caused by an external physical force that may produce a diminished or altered state of consciousness, which results is an impairment of cognitive abilities or physical functioning. It can also result in the disturbance of behavioral or emotional functioning.

Spina-bifida

Spina bifida is a neural tube birth defect where incomplete closing of the backbone around the spinal cord. Neural tube fails to properly close during the 4th week of embryogenesis. Three types of spina bifida are as follow- spina bifida occulta , meningocele and myelomeningocele.

Geriatric physical therapy

Geriatric physical therapy specialize in proving therapy for the conditions like arthritis ,cancer, Alzheimer’s disease ,hip and joint replacement ,balance disorder, incontinence etc. in older adults.it covers a wide area of issue concerning people as they go through normal adult but focused on the older adult. The form of therapy is used to restore mobility, increase fitness, reduce pain, and to provide additional benefits.

Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia is a chronic pain disorder charerized by widespread musculoskeletal aches, stiffness and pain, general fatigue, soft tissue tenderness and sleep disturbances. The most common sites of pain includes the neck,back,pelvic girdle,shoulders,hands and other body part also be affected.

Psychoneuroimmunology

PNI is defining a study of the interaction between behavior, neural and endocrine function and the immune system. Research show that immune system is influenced by the brain and that behavior; the nerve system and the endocrine system are influenced by the immune system.

Kinesiology

Kinesiology refers to the scientific study of muscular activity, anatomy, physiology and mechanism of the movement of body parts. A kinesiologist person work in a public school fitness program, design exercise programs for the patients recovering from any disease, accidents and surgeries.

Pediatric physical therapy

pediatric physical therapy is a define as a process of examination,diagnosis,prognosis and intervention of children ,aged birth through adolescence ,who are experiencing disability and functional limitations due to any disorder, disease or illness.

Clinical psychologists

Clinical physiology is a branch of physiology and psychological specialty that provide continuing and comprehensive mental and behavioral healthcare for individuals. This field integrates the science of psychology with the treatment of complex human problem, making it an exciting career choice for people who are looking for a rewarding field

Electromyography

Electromyography is a technique or diagnosis of neuromuscular disorders. An electromyography detects the electric potential generated by muscles cells. EMG is performed using an instrument called an electromyograph and produce a record called an electromyogram

Telerehabilitation

Telerehabilitation defines with the delivery of rehabilitation service via communications technologies and information’s. Telereahbilitation encompasses a range of habilitation and rehabilitation includes assessment, monitoring intervention, education, consolation and counseling. Similar terms refer to telerehabilitation are teletherapy and telepractice.

Anatomy and physiology

Anatomy is a natural science dealing with the structural organization of all living things. Physiology deals with the branch of biology which deals with the function and activity of living organisms. ‘Science of normal function of living things’

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