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  • Volume 2016

    Integrated Therapeutic Program for Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injury
    (International Journal of Medical Works)

    Vol. 2, Issue 1, PP. 1-5, January, 2016

    Keywords: Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injury, Brief Pain Inventory, ACL quality of Life Questionnaire, Squats Test and Standing Stork Test

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    Abstract

    Scientific and technical advances have among their objectives preserve the life and health of man, so the search for various means to these ends is always present. The means to achieve these purposes, include use of the Herbal & Natural Alternative and Complementary Medicine, which has gained a great therapeutic importance in nowadays.
    This is study about the application of an Integrated Therapeutic Program based on natural Herbal & alternative and Complementary medicine for the overall improvement of the healing process in patients with Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injury, in which we did a qualitative analysis of the efficiency of this therapeutic program by comparing the results of ACL Quality of Life Questionnaire, Brief Pain Inventory, Squad Test and Standing Stork Test, applied to patients with ACL injury that attended the main hospitals and private physiotherapy clinics in Cape Verde and the patients who received the treatment by the proposed therapeutic program.
    Some of the results that most stood out in the research were the significant difference between the measurements as well as a better improvement in the results of the experimental group than control group. Also was no significant difference between the experimental group and their teammates without ACL injury.

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    Kiluange de Melo Araújo, Li Feng, Xiao Jun

    Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan-China

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    Kiluange de Melo Araújo, Li Feng, Xiao Jun, "Integrated Therapeutic Program for Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injury" International Journal of Medical Works, Vol. 2, Issue 1, PP. 1-5, January, 2016.

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