Journal of Physical Therapy and Health Promotion
Journal of Physical Therapy and Health Promotion(PTHP)
ISSN:2376-1601(Print)
ISSN:2376-1636(Online)
Frequency: Annually
Website: www.bowenpublishing.com/pthp/

About the Journal

Journal of Physical Therapy and Health Promotion (PTHP) is an international, peer-reviewed journal aiming to promote the worldwide academic exchanges of physical therapy and health. Cutting-edge studies on physical, psychological, nutritional and technological approaches in the field of physical therapy and health promotion are highly welcomed. We would also welcome studies on less well-researched complementary therapies. Additionally, it publishes review papers and short papers on topics of physical therapy and health promotion.

Frequency: Annually
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Note

All accepted papers will be published free of charge for the authors.

Current Issue
Effectiveness of Therapeutic Ultrasounds on Postpartum De Quervain’s Tenosynovitis: A Randomized Controlled Trial
Author: Fayiz El-Shamy1, Magda Morsy2
1.Department of Physical Therapy for Women’s Health, Faculty of Physical Therapy, Kafrelsheikh University, Kafrelsheikh, Egypt
2.Department of Physical Therapy for Gynecology and Obstetrics, Faculty of Physical Therapy, Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt
Abstract | References, Pub. Date: 2016- 12
DOI:10.18005/PTHP0401001

Effect of Diaphragmatic Breathing Techniques on Perceived Exertion and Cardiovascular Variables During Resistance Exercises Performed by Tetraplegic Rugby Athletes
Author: Sonal Khurana1, Piyush Singh1, Shaily Razdan2
1.Department of Physiotherapy, ISIC Institute of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, Vasant Kunj, New Delhi, India
2.Amity Physiotherapy College, Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India
Abstract | References, Pub. Date: 2016- 12
DOI:10.18005/PTHP0401002

Effect of Low-level Laser Therapy on Acute Otitis Media Due to Inhalation Injury
Author: Adel A. Nossier1, Mohamed M. Ibrahim1, Ashraf H. Mohamed1, Walaa K. E. Saad Eldin2
1.Faculty of Physical Therapy, Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt
2.Department of Physical Therapy, Shoubra General Hospital, Ministry of Health and Population, Cairo, Egypt
Abstract | References, Pub. Date: 2016- 12
DOI:10.18005/PTHP0401003

Parkinson’s Rehabilitation: Achieving the Goal of Independence in Daily Activities
Author: Kuljeet Singh Anand1, Mahesh Kumar Talele2, Prashant Kumar1, Jyoti Garg1, Rajinder Kuma Dhamija3
1.Department of Neurology, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education & Research (PGIMER) & Dr Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital, New Delhi, India
2.Department of Neurological Rehabilitation, National Institute of Mental Health & Neuro- Sciences (NIMHANS), Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
3.Department of Neurology, Lady Hardinge Medical College (LHMC) & Smt. S K Hospital, New Delhi, India
Abstract | References, Pub. Date: 2016- 12
DOI:10.18005/PTHP0401004

Calf Strengthening Exercise for Post Partum Women with Varicose Veins
Author: Omar Farouk Helal1, Ali Abdel Monsef Monsef Thabet2, Ahmed Mohamed Elsodany3, Mohamed Mohamed Ibrahim Ali4, Anwar Abdelgayed Ebid5, Shamekh Mohamed El-Shamy6
1.Physical Therapy Department, College of Applied Medical Sciences, Umm Al Qura University, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
2.Department of Physical Therapy for Obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculty of Physical Therapy, Cairo University, Egypt
3.Department of Basic Science, Faculty of Physical Therapy, Cairo University, Egypt
4.Department of Physical Therapy for Musculoskeletal Disorders and its Surgery, Faculty of Physical Therapy, Cairo University, Egypt
5.Department of Physical Therapy for Surgery, Faculty of Physical Therapy, Cairo University, Egypt
6.Department of Physical Therapy for Disturbance of Growth and Development in Children and its Surgery, Faculty of Physical Therapy, Cairo University, Egypt
Abstract | References, Pub. Date: 2016- 12
DOI:10.18005/PTHP0401005

Comparison of Customised Foot Orthosis and Prefabricated Foot Orthosis in the Management of Plantar Fasciitis: A Systematic Review
Author: Mansour Abdullah Alshehri1, Wong Wai Man2, Omar Farouk Helal1
1.Physical Therapy Department, Faculty of Applied Medical Sciences, Umm Al-Qura University, Saudi Arabia
2.Physiotherapy, Canadian Asian Neck and Back Institute, Hong Kong
Abstract | References, Pub. Date: 2016- 12
DOI:10.18005/PTHP0401006

Fine Motor Skill Proficiency in Children with and Without Down Syndrome
Author: Gehan Mosaad Abd- El Maksoud1
1.Department of Physical Therapy for Growth and Development Disorders for Children and its Surgery, Faculty of Physical Therapy, Cairo University, Egypt
Abstract | References, Pub. Date: 2016- 12
DOI:10.18005/PTHP0401007