Rehabilitation Science

Volume 4, Issue 2, June 2019

  • Determinants of First-line Antiretroviral Treatment Failure Among Patients on Antiretroviral Therapy in Public Hospitals Jimma, Southwest Ethiopia a Case-Control Study

    Amrachu Bekele Asfaw, Aderajew Nigusie, Tamrat Shaweno, Esayas Kebede Gudina, Masrie Getnet, Demuma Amdisa, Tefera Belachew Lemma, Lelisa Sena Dadi

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 2, June 2019
    Pages: 13-24
    Received: 16 March 2019
    Accepted: 14 October 2019
    Published: 23 October 2019
    Abstract: Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy (HAART) has substantially declined morbidity and mortality related to Human immunodeficiency virus/Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (HIV/AIDS). Despite this fact, first-line ART failure has emerged as a growing concern. However, factors associated with first-line ART failure are not well empathized and studied... Show More
  • Evaluating the Efficacy of Vertebral Axial Decompression Therapy in Treatment of Patients with Chronic Lower Back Pain: A Systematic Review

    James McKivigan, Brittany Krisak, Brittni Vogel, Ashley Harrington, Van Nguyen

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 2, June 2019
    Pages: 25-34
    Received: 22 July 2019
    Accepted: 29 September 2019
    Published: 25 October 2019
    Abstract: The primary objective of the study was to explore the effectiveness of Vertebral Axial Decompression (VAX-D) in treating patients with chronic low back pain (CLBP) as a safe and competent therapeutic method. Also, to determine the quality of life in alleviating chronic lumbar pain using mechanical Lumbar traction force applied to the lumbar spine. ... Show More