The South African Journal of Physiotherapy is the official voice of The South African Society of Physiotherapy and aims to reflect physiotherapy in Africa. It is an academic research-orientated publication that publishes original research, theory, and/or best practice related to physiotherapy or rehabilitation. View our Editorial Team.

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Original Research

Impactful educational transitions: Crossroads for physiotherapy education in South Africa?  
Corlia Janse van Vuuren
29 April 2022

Randomised Clinical Trial

Effects of breathing re-education on endurance, strength of deep neck flexors and pulmonary function in patients with chronic neck pain: A randomised controlled trial  
Sahreen Anwar, Syed A. Arsalan, Hamayun Zafar, Ashfaq Ahmed, Syed A. Gillani, Asif Hanif
26 April 2022

Original Research

Return to play in elite rugby players after severe knee injuries  
Aneurin D. Robyn, Quinette A. Louw, Jochen Baumeister
21 April 2022

Review Article

Global profile of individuals undergoing total knee replacement through the PROGRESS-PLUS equity lens: Protocol for a systematic review  
Marisa Coetzee, Amanda M. Clifford, Jacobus D. Jordaan, Quinette A. Louw
20 April 2022

Case Report

Outcome of survivors of COVID-19 in the intermediate phase of recovery: A case report  
Marelee Fourie, Heleen van Aswegen
31 March 2022

Original Research

Current knowledge and practice of post-stroke unilateral spatial neglect rehabilitation: A cross-sectional survey of South African neurorehabilitation physiotherapists  
Chuka I. Umeonwuka, Ronel Roos, Veronica Ntsiea
30 March 2022

Original Research

Balance factors affecting the quality of life in patients with knee osteoarthritis  
Tian-Shyug Lee, Hsiang-Chuan Liu, Shih-Pin Lee, Yi-Wei Kao
30 March 2022

Original Research

Impact of Gensingen brace treatment on Lenke 5 curvatures and chronic low back pain in late adolescent and adult scoliosis patients  
Budi S. Widjaja, Regina Varani
25 March 2022

Original Research

The presence of pain in community-dwelling South African manual wheelchair users with spinal cord injury  
Mokgadi K. Mashola, Elzette Korkie, Diphale J. Mothabeng
22 February 2022

Original Research

Evaluation of submaximal endurance in young children living with HIV  
Joanne Potterton, Renate Strehlau, Stephanie Shiau, Nicolette Comley-White, Louise Kuhn, Michael Yin, Stephen Arpadi
21 February 2022
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