With more than 350 publications to his name,he has been the editor in chief of the British Journal of sports medicine since 2008. PHYSIOTIMES is blessed to have conversation with the man himself Mr.Karim Khan in our 14th Anniversary Edition.
Over your time as the Editor of the British Journal of Sports Medicine, the impact factor rose multiple folds. What do you think is the reason?
I was fortunate to join the BMJ Group and BJSM specifically... Read More
Osteopathy was born in the late 19th century based on an ideology of Andrew Taylor Still, an American physician, who devoted many years of his life studying human body. His method included meticulous dissection of corpses in order to get a better knowledge of its structures and functions, he was fascinated by alternative treatments and their beneficial effects, he spent a lot of time practicing it, to find different modalities to promote health care.
To understand the birth of... Read More
As healthcare professionals, we understand the significance of accurately evaluating muscle strength to guide patient care and track rehabilitation progress. Muscle strength assessment plays a vital role in clinical evaluation, rehabilitation, and research. Over time,
two primary methods have emerged for assessing muscle strength: Manual testing and digital dynamometers. The history, techniques, and advancements in both methods have shaped the field of muscle strength assessment.... Read More
Asthma is one of the most common chronic inflammatory disorders. Its prevalence varies worldwide between 5% and more than 20%. Asthma affects all ages: it is the most common in childhood and adult.,signs and symptoms include:Shortness of breath,chest tightness, wheezing when exhalation which is a common sign in children.Read More
After completing undergraduate (BPT) or postgraduate (MPT) studies, students sometimes wonder, "How do I establish or start a physiotherapy clinic?" I have no notion, and I don't know anyone who can help me. Don't worry, this article will present you with the fundamental information you need to start and maintain a successful physiotherapy clinic.Read More
Shockwave therapy or Extracorporeal shockwave therapy (ESWT) is a non-invasive and non-surgical treatment modality that has gained popularity in physiotherapy and sports medicine over the years. Shockwave therapy uses high-intensity soundwaves to treat a variety of musculoskeletal conditions including tendinopathies, plantar fasciitis, frozen shoulder, tennis elbow, and other soft tissue injuries.Read More
Dysphagia or swallowing disorder is characterised by dysfunction of one or more parts of swallowing apparatus. Dysphagia is classified into : oropharyngeal dysphagia and oesophageal dysphagia Oropharyngeal dysphagia(OPD) characterised by the inability to initiate swallow which results in failure of bolus transfer from the mouth to the oesophagus. It usually results from neurologic and muscular abnormalities.Read More