Scientific Online Resource System

Varna Medical Forum

Study of the awareness level of parents about issues related to spine deformities and flat foot in children and their treatment

Anushka Uzunova, Katia Mollova, Ilia Popov, Mariana Albert

Abstract

The health of the nation is a priority of the health care system of each country. The main activities in this direction should be directed towards facilitating adequate prevention, accurate and timely diagnosis, modern and effective methods of treatment. Spinal deformities can be in side or front-to-rear directions, in conjunction, or not, with torsion vertebrae, often combined with deformities of the chest. Therefore, when such changes occur, they affect not only the spine but also organs and systems in the chest as well as the musculoskeletal system. This leads to a change in the posture and the gait with incorrect pressure of the articular apparatus and afterwards to a shift and pressure of organs in the thoracic and abdominal cavity and the impairment of their functions. Deformations occur slowly and gradually and may become a prerequisite for serious health problems with the advance of age.

The aim of the study is to reveal the level of awareness of parents of children in preschool and school age in terms of deformities of the spine and flat feet as diseases and the consequences for adolescents due to lack of prevention, late diagnosis and treatment.

Materials and Methods: Parents of preschool and school children up to third grade were studied in the city of Stara Zagora, using direct individual anonymous polls.


Keywords

spinal deformities, flat feet, diagnosis, treatment

Full Text


References

Джеров, Д., Б. Владимиров, И. Владиславов. Ортопедия, травматология и ортотика (учебник за рехабилитатори). Под ред. на Б. Владимиров, първо издание. Издателство „Знание“ ЕООД 2000, с. 128, 154.

Душков, В., Н. Бакев, К. Велчева. Гръбначни изкривявания – статистика и реалност, Научни трудове на Русенския университет, том 51, серия 8.1, 2012.

Каранешев, Г., Б. Соколов, Л. Венова и др. Теория и методика на лечебната физкултура. Под ред. на Г. Каранешев. София, Медицина и физкултура, 1987, с. 206-215.

Каранешев, Г., Б. Соколов, Л. Венова и др. Ръководство за практически упражнения по лечебна физкултура. София, Медицина и физкултура, 1991, с. 51, 76.

Кирилова, М. Децата ни растат сгръбначни изкривявания, бр. 207. Електронна версия на в. „Животът днес“, http://jivotatdnes.bg/

НЦОЗА (2014). Годишен доклад за състоянието на здравето на гражданите и изпълнението на Националната здравна стратегия за 2013 година. София: file:///C:/Users/USer/Documents/doklad_2013(1).pdf.

Филкова С, Хр. Христов. Промоция и профилактика на гръбначните изкривявания в детска възраст // Варненски медицински форум, том 2, 2013, приложение 3, с. 246-250.

Филкова, С, Н. Ушева. Проучване на телодържанието на децата в предучилищна възраст // Социална медицина, бр. 3, 2015, с. 16-18.




DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.14748/vmf.v5i0.2912

Refbacks

Font Size


|