Need to Examine Postural Impairments in Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy

Letter to Editor


1 Department of Medical Rehabilitat on Sciences, King Khalid University, Abha, Saudi Arabia

2 Department of Medical Rehabilitation Sciences, College of Allied Medical Sciences, King Khalid University, Abha, Saudi Arabia

3 Department of Statistics, Manipal University, Manipal, Karnataka, India

4 Department of Physical Therapy, Wheeling Jesuit University, Wheeling, West Virginia, United States of America

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