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Volume 2015 (2015), Article ID 404259, 11 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2015/404259
Clinical Study

Can Whole-Body Cryotherapy with Subsequent Kinesiotherapy Procedures in Closed Type Cryogenic Chamber Improve BASDAI, BASFI, and Some Spine Mobility Parameters and Decrease Pain Intensity in Patients with Ankylosing Spondylitis?

1School of Medicine with the Division of Dentistry in Zabrze, Department and Clinic of Internal Diseases, Angiology and Physical Medicine in Bytom, Medical University of Silesia, Batorego Street 15, 41-902 Bytom, Poland
2Department of Medical Physics, Chelkowski Institute of Physics, University of Silesia, 4 Uniwersytecka Street, 40-007 Katowice, Poland
3Department of Whole-Body Rehabilitation, Health Resort Ustron, 1 Sanatoryjna Street, 43-450 Ustron, Poland
4School of Health Sciences in Katowice, Department of Physical Medicine, Chair of Physiotherapy, Medical University of Silesia, Medyków Street 12, 40-752 Katowice, Poland

Received 25 September 2014; Revised 29 March 2015; Accepted 30 March 2015

Academic Editor: James Cheng-Chung Wei

Copyright © 2015 Agata Stanek et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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