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2018 Volume 10
 
 
Deomed Yayıncılık
 
 
 
Volume 9, Issue 1-2, December 2017
Page(s): 35-38
 
Case Report
Received: July 26, 2017; Accepted: August 22, 2017; Published online: November 1, 2017
doi:10.2399/raed.17.33043; Copyright © 2017 Rheumatology Association of Turkey (TRD).
Efficacy of physiotherapy in case of drop-foot developed due to vasculitic neuropathy
Bilge Başakcı Çalık1, Elif Gür Kabul1 (E-mail), Murat Taşçı2, Fahrettin Bıçakcı2
1School of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation, Pamukkale University, Denizli, Turkey; 2Division of Rheumatology, Department of Internal Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Pamukkale University, Denizli, Turkey
Summary
Literature focuses more on medical treatment, although it recommend starting physiotherapy and rehabilitation program as soon as possible in cases of drop-foot developed due to vasculitic neuropathy. A 21-year-old male patient with drop-foot developed due to vasculitic neuropathy on the right side was treated with physiotherapy program applied in addition to the medical treatment. Physiotherapy program consisted of high-voltage intermittent galvanic stimulation, whole body vibration and proprioceptive exercises. Applied physiotherapy program has significantly improved functioning and quality of life by creating positive results in muscle strength and balance.
Keywords: Vasculitis, mononeuropathy multiplex, drop foot, physiotherapy
 
 
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