IJPRT (2018), Vol. 1, Issue 01

  • The effectiveness of hydrotherapy in patients with osteoarthritis of the knee

    The effectiveness of hydrotherapy in patients with osteoarthritis of the knee Gonçalves, C. M. ¹; Cabral, T. M. ²; Silva, K. M. G. ³; Nascimento, L. S. G 4 ¹²³ Estudantes do curso de Fisioterapia-UNIBRA; 4 Mestre em Fisioterapia pela UFPE e pesquisadora do laboratório LANA. Introduction:Osteoarthritis is a chronic degenerative disease that affects articular cartilage. Its signs and symptoms include morning stiffness, pain, decreased range of motion in the affected joint, limitations in functional activities, deformity with osteophyte formation,…

  • The use of acupuncture as a differential to control chronic pain

    The use of acupuncture as a differential to control chronic pain Costa, G.S1, Santos, O.C2, MeloT.R.C3, Dias, W.R.L4, Torres, R.L.N5, Silva, C.C6 1,2,3,4,5Academics of the Nursing Bachelor Course-Asces-Unita, 6Teacher of the Bachelor of Nursing Course-Asces-Unita Introduction: Acupuncture is a millenary therapeutic technique, whose practice implies the energetic balance of individuals. This therapy, usually, applies needles into acupoints, which when stimulated, promote several health benefits. With greater dissemination, Acupuncture has been an alternative means in the relief of chronic pain. Objectives:…

  • Diagnosis and treatment of patients with trigeminal neuralgia

    Diagnosis and treatment of patients with trigeminal neuralgia Lins, M.L. A.¹, Santos, B.G.C.¹, Bezerra, M. M. G.¹, Freitas, R. M.L.¹, Lima, M.A.C.¹, Arruda, H. S.² 1Estudante do Curso Odontologia – UFPE; 2Pesquisador do Departamento de Embriologia/Histologia – UFPE Introduction: The trigeminal neuralgia is an idiopathic chronic disease known for its intense and unbearable pains. It is associated to the trigeminal nerve which is responsible for the sensation in the face and also motor functions such as the motor control of…

  • The importance of qualified care of nursing in hanseniasis and neuropathies

    The importance of qualified care of nursing in hanseniasis and neuropathies Souza Leão, B. M. L ¹; Câmara, N. S. ²; Vasconcelos, J. L. A. ³ ¹Student of the Nursing Course; ²Student of the Nursing Course, ³PhD in Therapeutic Innovation / Docent of Nursing and Biomedicine undergraduate courses – ¹,²,³ASCES/UNITA Introduction: Leprosy is a chronic infectious disease caused by the bacillus Mycobacterium leprae, popularly known as leprosy, and has great neuropathic potential, as it affects the nervous system, causing severe…

  • The spirituality in the process of treatment for oncologics patients

    The spirituality in the process of treatment for oncologics patients Dias, W.L.R¹, Vasconcelos, A.M.B², Santos, O.S³, Melo, T.R.C4, Costa, G.S5, Silva, C.C6 1,2,3,4,5Acadêmicos do Curso de Bacharelado em Enfermagem – Asces-Unita. E6Docente do Curso de Bacharelado em Enfermagem – Asces-Unita Introduction: Neoplasms are a kind of the principal chronic and degenerative diseases that more causes morbidity and death in the world, being indispensable the attempt to reduce the torment, thus, the spirituality comes like a support that promotes a better…