Published: Sun, 04 Dec 2016 14:29:34 -0600
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 08:06:26 -0600Many infants and toddlers struggle with developmental disabilities. Early intervention for physical therapy can help.
Fri, 11 Nov 2016 14:05:46 -0600Fitness and re-hab from a patient's point of view. The Angels in the Medical field deserve a great big shout-out of thanks from time to time.
Fri, 16 Sep 2016 09:18:39 -0500The neck comforter is a new innovation; it's a device that provides clinical grade traction. By using it, you can easily soothe the muscles by stretching, and heal even severe neck pain. This improves your posture, decompresses the spine and greatly improves the circulation, especially between your neck and head, and between your neck and arms. With the neck comforter, you not just improve movement in your neck, but also loosen up any stiff joint that you may have.
Fri, 16 Sep 2016 07:55:28 -0500We spend long hours before the computer for work, study or recreation, and sometimes, we may be on the phone for long. Driving in traffic can cause a stiff neck and another very common cause of strained neck or a pulled muscle is sleeping in awkward positions. Apart from bad posture, it is stress which can take a toll on our everyday health and can cause neck or shoulder muscles to tense up.
Thu, 15 Sep 2016 09:52:12 -0500It's important to get rehabilitation services, as well. Apart from helping speed up your recovery time, it can also help you better deal with the effects of your injury mentally and emotionally.
Wed, 07 Sep 2016 08:55:42 -0500Occupational therapy is a growing field of health and wellness that focuses on empowering people to achieve their goals. Learn more about how it can help you.
Fri, 22 Jul 2016 12:34:38 -0500Injuries are a part of our lives, but there is no reason to make it an impediment. One should always be ready to bounce back and face the challenges. Medications are often recommended by doctors for the pain but, if one is to get any long term relief, they need to be treated appropriately, so physiotherapy is the best option for that.
Tue, 05 Jul 2016 13:26:36 -0500Physical therapy as part of a cerebral palsy regimen can have many benefits. The resulting improved strength, muscle tone, and coordination can give a CP patient more personal independence.
Thu, 30 Jun 2016 07:55:57 -0500Today a lot of people are facing physical ailments. There has been a rise in sickness due to causes like stress, pollution, noise, adulterated food, poor sanitation etc. Even if we have the tools to stay as healthy as a horse, we cannot find the time to do that.
Tue, 24 May 2016 15:28:32 -0500Many chiropractic doctors offer physical rehabilitation in addition to spinal manipulation. Chiropractors must undergo extensive training in physical therapy and pass national boards in order to provide such services to the public. By offering both chiropractic adjustments and physical therapy, the patient has a better chance of achieving long lasting relief from neck and back pain while maintaining a functional more productive life.
Tue, 24 May 2016 11:30:34 -0500How well do you move your body? We go though specific movement patterns each day with our bodies which can be broken down to what are known as primal movements. Dysfunction and injury in the body can often e traced to limitations within these movement patterns.
Tue, 12 Apr 2016 06:42:30 -0500People with severe shoulder pain tend to report the most significant improvements after undergoing full shoulder replacement over other corrective measures. For many, such a drastic surgery may seem daunting. If you are a candidate for full replacement, read these dos and don'ts to pave the way to a smooth recovery.
Fri, 01 Apr 2016 08:22:23 -0500Physical therapy can have a variety of positive benefits for patients. When people experience an injury or illness, this treatment can help with recovery.
Fri, 01 Apr 2016 07:36:34 -0500Your psoas muscles, your deepest core muscles, affect sitting, standing, walking and running. This article describes how they work and provides a resource for correcting psoas muscle dysfunction and pain. RELEVANT TO: groin pull pain, psoas muscle pain, iliopsoas bursitis, iliopsoas tendinitis.
Mon, 29 Feb 2016 07:25:49 -0600The practice of occupational therapy involves a three-step process. Understanding this process, dubbed "The Framework," can make the process more familiar and help patients be more in control of their own success.
Thu, 25 Feb 2016 07:34:36 -0600Following a surgery or injury, orthopedic rehab is necessary for a patient to return to pre-injury strength. Here are three reasons why.
Thu, 18 Feb 2016 08:22:36 -0600To treat and mend the body is what physical therapy is about. It is a specialty that helps with the management of impairments and mobility using examination, diagnosis, and prognosis. The methods used are based on the medical history of each and customized activities can be utilized so the result is improved.
Thu, 18 Feb 2016 06:42:06 -0600When we talk of physical wellbeing, we aren't talking simply about the fitness of the body. Physical wellbeing is a big umbrella under which physical fitness is also a crucial point.
Fri, 12 Feb 2016 06:55:21 -0600Strength evaluation is a popular aspect of many thing from job application to testing susceptibility to certain disorders and disease. Using the MicroFET 2 Handheld Dyanmometer the user can quickly and accurately judge a person's grip strength and compare to norms or previous measurements to determine progress after an injury.
Fri, 12 Feb 2016 06:52:12 -0600There are all sorts of reasons that hand strength might need to be measured. From athletes to job applicants to rehabilitation, testing hand grip strength may be necessary to perform optimally, qualify for a job and regain function. Handheld Dynamometers are tools which can be used for measuring maximum isometric strength of the hand and forearm muscles.
Fri, 05 Feb 2016 13:24:07 -0600In order to treat this combination of symptoms, it requires a combination of physical therapy modalities. Ultrasound therapy along with Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation (TENS) can be used to reduce pain, muscle spasms and increase range of motion.
Fri, 22 Jan 2016 08:16:40 -0600Symptoms can start out somewhat vague. Pain may be felt in the neck and shoulder accompanied by tingling in the hand, particularly if a lot of time is spent at a computer. Hand and shoulder pain may worsen, while patients may begin to feel coldness in their fingers.
Wed, 20 Jan 2016 13:05:14 -0600How can you effectively treat a client with multiple pain pathology? My thoughts are starting with the nervous system as it seems to be the linchpin to unravel everything else. By facilitating strength to muscles you often get return to normal length and power. This made a huge impact to this female client impacted with multiple fractures, cancer and multi-factorial pain.
Fri, 15 Jan 2016 09:40:22 -0600Back pain is one of the most common ailments people seek out out physical therapy. With more and more people working behind a computer than ever before in history this trend is not likely to slow down. If you are looking for options to treat your back pain or Sciatica here are some popular modalities and techniques your Physical Therapist might recommend.
Fri, 15 Jan 2016 07:58:38 -0600Fall prevention is a simple way to make sure that elders and those needing assistance stay healthy, especially during the winter season. By performing some simple tests you can determine how accident prone a person is and prepare them to avoid risk.
Thu, 14 Jan 2016 13:37:06 -0600A positive attitude from the patient as well as the healthcare provider can actually yield better results than neutral or negative attitudes. In this article we'll cover some of the basic tips and advice for adding a positive attitude into any rehab regiment.
Fri, 08 Jan 2016 07:57:16 -0600Patient compliance is a major challenge for Physical Therapists hoping to instill good habits in their patients. I've found that with a small amount of coaching and a good plan PTs can drastically improve Patient Compliance and help people stick to their goals.
Wed, 06 Jan 2016 09:52:09 -0600Being a physical therapist requires a lot of hard work that takes its toll on the body. Physical therapists spend an inordinate amount of time on their feet and contorting their body in order to better serve their clients. While that is admirable it can leave a lasting negative impact and limit their ability to continue working. This article presents several helpful tips and tricks to take care of your own body while helping others do the same.
Wed, 30 Dec 2015 07:27:26 -0600Working in a physical therapy clinic can be hard work. As a health practitioner it is important for clinicians to take their own advice and stay healthy at the office. While at work stay mobile, stretch, hydrate, and keep your health in mind while helping others take care of theirs.
Fri, 18 Dec 2015 15:24:27 -0600Physical therapy is very helpful to the elderly, especially those who are suffering from diseases. This article outlines the different ways that exercise and therapy can help elderly people who have Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, cerebral palsy, and multiple sclerosis.
Fri, 18 Dec 2015 08:29:37 -0600Plantar Fasciitis is a common yet very painful ailment affecting athletes and regular people alike. Usually it just takes rest and time for healing to occur but there are some new options in the Physical Therapy world that can help reduce recovery time. In this article we will discuss the top 5 ways Physical Therapy can help with Plantar Fasciitis rehabilitation.
Thu, 10 Dec 2015 14:14:52 -0600Concierge medicine or hybrid healthcare are new trends in medicine today. The idea of more personalized service is appealing for many reasons. Wellness centers seem to crop up with more regularity with services like physical therapy, chiropractic, massage and acupuncture. What is unique about these clinics is the opportunity they present to create a multi-pronged approach to a patients treatment regimen. Rather than each practitioner seeing their own clients, which happens, there is also the possibility of each offering their unique set of skills to patients.
Thu, 05 Nov 2015 14:25:48 -0600The more fit our bodies are, the less prone to injury we will be. However, this depends on various factors, and given those factors, also affects recovery and rehabilitation after an injury.
Thu, 15 Oct 2015 10:53:30 -0500When a patient is suffering from trigger point problems, it is quite vital that he or she, under the supervision and recommendation of his or her doctor of course, must administer trigger point injections. But, if you are suffering from staggering pains in your upper back and shoulder areas, then you can actually be suffering from trigger point pains.
Thu, 08 Oct 2015 12:33:04 -0500Cervical radiculopathy is often referred to as a pinched nerve in the neck. It is characterized by radiating pain from the neck to the shoulder, shoulder blade, arm, or hand. Patients can also experience weakness and lack of coordination in the arm and hand. From athletes, heavy laborers, and workers who use vibrating machinery to people who sit for long periods of time, or individuals with arthritis in the cervical (neck) region can be affected by cervical radiculopathy. A physical therapist can help alleviate the acute neck and arm symptoms that result from the condition, as well as improve general strength and function.
Wed, 07 Oct 2015 08:37:23 -0500The emergency treatment or First aid is a standout amongst the most fundamental ability of a man. On the off chance that you have the capacity to give CPR when it is obliged or on the off chance that you have the capacity to give emergency treatment preparing at whatever time then this would be your greatest points of interest for your whole life.
Thu, 24 Sep 2015 08:00:00 -0500Physical Therapy is a remarkable way to heal the body from a host of musculoskeletal afflictions, which could affect the back, the neck or any of the joints. This also works for many problems affecting our bones and muscles.
Mon, 21 Sep 2015 11:22:33 -0500Carpal Tunnel syndrome (CTS) develops from nerve problems in the wrist. Symptoms of CTS include persistent pain, numbness and tingling. These symptoms progress gradually and can become debilitating.
Fri, 28 Aug 2015 08:28:26 -0500A chiropractor is a professional in the health care industry that focuses on treatment and diagnosis of various neuromuscular disorders and the emphasis is treatment using manual manipulation and/or adjustment of the spine. Most of these professionals aim at improving the patient's functionality and pain reduction and also to educate the patient on the ways to take care of their health by using therapies, ergonomics and exercises so as to take care of back pain. The field is seen as a complementary medicine or an alternative to medicine.
Thu, 20 Aug 2015 06:38:18 -0500Physiotherapy treatments help restore movement and function when you are affected by injury, illness or disability. Through exercise, therapy, and advice you will be able to manage pain and prevent disease.
Tue, 18 Aug 2015 10:56:51 -0500Studies have shown that people who feel that are realising their ambitions are the happiest. Contrary to the popular belief that money equals happiness, these individuals are unlikely to be earning the highest salary or living a glamourous celebrity life. Instead they are working hard to fulfil their goals, whilst taking time to engage with others and make a difference.
Fri, 14 Aug 2015 06:17:28 -0500The first time I broke my left knee, physical therapy had not yet arrived in my home town and my leg never achieved its full mobility. When I broke it a second time, I was told it was time to replace it. Still, I put it off until this past spring. And that's when I found out what a difference physical therapy can make. I now have a knee that works the way it should and I thank the physical therapists (and the surgeon) for that!
Thu, 30 Jul 2015 07:03:16 -0500Osteopathy is an ancient alternative medicine technique that focuses on physical manipulation of muscles and tissue in your body, to try and relieve the issue at hand. It has been around for many many years and lots of people have gotten much lower back pain relief and healing from this style of treatment. Learn more about osteopathy and see if it can help you...
Tue, 28 Jul 2015 14:29:28 -0500COMMONLY MISUNDERSTOOD IN THE RECOVERY PLAN BY PROFESSIONALS 1. Inflammation scam: INFLAMMATION is never the cause of the pain unless it is truly a sprain. Again, ice, NSAIDs, and Corticosteroids can do more harm than good.
Fri, 17 Jul 2015 08:01:12 -0500Recovery and healing from ACL surgery can be long process, but there are some tricks the professionals use on athletes to accelerate their recovery. These tricks are not exclusively for athletes, but can be used by everyone.
Mon, 13 Jul 2015 14:33:49 -0500One of the medical complaints doctors hear about the most are back strain injuries. This happens to athletes and non-athletes all the time. 25% of all adults have experienced lower back pain at some point in their lives and chances are you could be one of those people.
Tue, 07 Jul 2015 12:45:51 -0500Losing mobility and the long recovery process of knee surgery can be frustrating. To facilitate a quick recovery it is important to understand your knee injury and then apply your doctor's recommendations. The recommendations your doctor may give are things such as plenty of rest, cryotherapy, compression, and healthy living habits.
Fri, 26 Jun 2015 11:30:39 -0500The phrase minimum effective dose has become popularized by Tim Ferriss in his book The Four Hour Body (recommended read). Tim's definition of the minimum effective dose is - the smallest dose that will produce the desired effect or outcome. I liken the phrase to a biohack, although the minimum effective dose must be effective (the word is in the phrase!
Wed, 27 May 2015 11:04:46 -0500Decompression therapy is a form of physical therapy, and is particularly effective for relief from backache. The underlying science behind spinal decompression is creating more space between adjoining vertebrae, to correspondingly overcome any underlying conditions like a pinched nerve in the back.
Wed, 27 May 2015 10:54:29 -0500In particular, traction therapy can be greatly effective for neck related problems. While neck traction is very often applied to ensure pain relief, there are various mechanisms by which it heals the neck.
Thu, 21 May 2015 14:23:54 -0500One of the most common sports injuries is the ACL tear. It is widely understood that surgery is the only means to fix an ACL tear. However, there are cases where alternative treatments are available and have shown to be just as effective as surgery.
Wed, 20 May 2015 12:40:16 -0500Not all physical therapists are created equal! Before starting physical therapy, ask your prospective therapist these 7 questions to guarantee you receive the best possible care at the most affordable price.
Fri, 15 May 2015 11:00:16 -0500Cardiac rehabilitation also known as cardiac rehab is an organized medical program intended to help you improve your heart health and well-being after a heart attack or heart surgery to rejuvenate your heart. Cardiac rehab aims to set up personalized plan for restoring your strength, trimming down your risk for heart troubles, prevent your present condition from getting worse and improve your quality of life.
Mon, 11 May 2015 07:10:07 -0500A knee injury is one of the most common complaints especially among athletes. The knee includes bones, the meniscus, and ligaments. There are four bones of the knee, which are the patella, which is the kneecap, the thigh bone or femur, the tibia, and the fibula. The patella or kneecap sits on top of the knee joint itself and aids in the bending of the knee. The femur is connected to the tibia and the fibula runs just below and behind that bone.
Fri, 08 May 2015 10:13:14 -0500About bad baby walkers and how they may negatively affect child development, and the good baby walkers that promote proper development. They come in different shapes, sizes, and colors. However, they all have one big thing in common: they are all bad for your child development. I'm talking about bad baby walkers, the ones with the support system which suspends baby's bottoms in the air. They are marketed to make parents believe they promote walking in kids, when, in fact, they only promote trouble.
Thu, 23 Apr 2015 14:37:02 -0500This article deals with the role that joint and muscle flexibility have on our health. The clinical manifestations of hyper-flexibility are identified and discussed in detail.
Fri, 10 Apr 2015 12:53:56 -0500One of the most important - and difficult - decisions you may face is the selection of a rehabilitation facility. Philosophies and capabilities can be vastly different from one facility to the next. While some facilities are traditional rehab, others are more geared toward providing nursing home-type accommodations. Look for rehab facilities that cover the entire spectrum of inpatient and outpatient services from physicians and therapists to case managers and dieticians.
Tue, 07 Apr 2015 10:49:49 -0500How to heal quicker after exercising or weight training. A different technique to help carry on your routine.
Mon, 23 Mar 2015 06:04:45 -0500Whatever you are recovering from, if it involves physical injury that needs special help then physiotherapy and rehabilitation might be just what you need. This article describes these systems of healing.
Fri, 13 Mar 2015 07:49:28 -0500Physical therapy is not always needed only as a result of a serious accident. Learn some alternative reasons why you may need to see a physical therapist.
Fri, 06 Mar 2015 15:07:38 -0600Musculoskeletal injuries are quite common, particularly if you pursue an active lifestyle. Most of the renowned sports personalities have sustained major injuries at some point, which created gaps during their careers. The key to a complete and speedy recovery lies in keeping up with the practice routine without augmenting damage to the injured tissues.
Mon, 23 Feb 2015 13:21:22 -0600Trigger point therapy is widely used as a therapy for many issues, mostly related to pain. This article explains how the technique works, and who uses it.
Mon, 23 Feb 2015 13:04:56 -0600With a plethora of different physical therapies to choose from, it can become confusing as to what to choose for your issue, and what sort of therapist to see. Myofascial release therapy is a very effective form of treatment, and it is worth learning about as well as learning what sort of practitioner uses it.
Mon, 16 Feb 2015 13:25:48 -0600Many people who are in chronic pain try to move as little as possible. They believe that the less active they are the less pain they will experience. Actually the opposite may be true. People who suffer from conditions that leave them hurting all of the time could possible benefit from physical therapy.
Fri, 13 Feb 2015 15:11:07 -0600A new, patented support that prevents ankle sprains is now available with the intent of cushioning the ankle from an inversion or "roll." Unlike a brace, it fits securely around the outside of any shoe type and allows the user to retain ankle mobility and comfort while still offering protection against sprains.
Fri, 13 Feb 2015 08:32:40 -0600Occupational therapy is an important part of a patient's recovery. It is important to know what is expected and how to best achieve the goal of mobility and function.
Fri, 06 Feb 2015 05:47:40 -0600Athletes exert themselves all the time, which increases their risk for injury. Sports medicine experts know the best ways to treat common problems like stress fractures, strains, sprains, and tennis elbow, no matter how mild or serious these conditions may be.
Tue, 27 Jan 2015 09:36:43 -0600After any injury, surgery or illness, you will go through a process called rehabilitation. This process is where your body gets time to rest, exercise, deal and move on with what has happened. During this process, many of the skills that were lost due to sickness or injury will be relearnt and regained.
Tue, 27 Jan 2015 08:01:49 -0600The presentation of back pain in every individual is different and may arise from different origin; therefore the therapeutic exercises to fix it in different individuals will be different too. If you don't experience any pain; just mild stiffness or tension, then you are usually safe using most of the strengthening and stretching exercises. It is always safer to consult the physiotherapist to make sure that your exercise program is correctly chosen for your individual needs. If you experience any sharp tingling, numbness or shooting radiating pain from the spine to the limbs or from the spine to the chest area, these types of symptoms suggest the nerve involvement. So whenever you have back pain especially sharp in nature, try to consult the back specialist who will advise you the type of lower back exercises which are good for you and the ones you should avoid.
Thu, 15 Jan 2015 08:53:25 -0600One of the biggest challenges a physical therapist can have in the home health setting is getting the patient to be compliant with the home exercise program that has been issued. Of course there are a number of factors involved and, the patients overall determination to improve and if they are internally motivated will play a large part in exercise compliance.
Thu, 15 Jan 2015 05:52:53 -0600When faced with your first physical or occupational therapy session you may experience nervous or excited emotions due to the fact that this will be a new experience for you. However, you will soon learn that therapy sessions typically consist of a lot of strenuous, physical work. The procedures, treatments, and exercises you undergo while in therapy may be strenuous, and at times even mildly painful. Here are five tips for staying motivated to get through your therapy sessions.
Mon, 12 Jan 2015 13:54:27 -0600Occupational therapy is an effective tool in the treatment of anxiety disorders. Proper care can often provide individuals with improved quality of life and day-to-day functionality.
Fri, 09 Jan 2015 15:03:27 -0600When undergoing a rehabilitation program, your care team will likely consist of a variety of specialized individuals, from your general practice doctor, nurses and home health aides, and a physical or occupational therapist. This team works together to provide you with the treatment and care you need to restore your functional and motor control abilities, as well as your independence. If you are expecting to undergo occupational therapy, here is a guide for what you can expect.
Mon, 05 Jan 2015 07:16:07 -0600There is always concerns among a patient when they are about to receive a knee replacement for the first time. Among the many questions you will have regarding the surgical procedure is how long will the knee replacement last? After all, this is major surgery and you do not want to go through this again anytime soon correct? Assuming your surgeon has completed the surgery correctly in regards to aligning the knee components, your habits will pay a big part in dictating how long the surgical procedure will last. In most cases 15-20 years is not unheard of with today's surgical procedures.
Tue, 30 Dec 2014 09:48:55 -0600Sports injuries cause a majority of sports person and sprinters to opt for physiotherapy as per the guidance of eminent medical professionals. Surgeries consume more time in healing major injuries; in comparison, physiotherapy takes lesser time to heal the minor ones. Healing through physiotherapy also doesn't affect the carrier of sportsmen.
Mon, 29 Dec 2014 11:25:22 -0600Hijama is an ancient Islamic therapy, which was discovered in the medieval era. It purifies the blood and improves its flow, which causes a reduction in pain. The modern science also approved the efficiency of Hijama.
Mon, 22 Dec 2014 06:24:42 -0600The muscle tone and shape of the spine take center stage in defining one's posture. In as much as it is naturally possible for the majority of people to attain an upright posture, there are individuals who find it hard to. It might be because of the nature of their job that entails sitting in a slouched position for long in front of a work desk. It is something that can also arise from muscle problems and spinal diseases. In the medical case, additional support might be necessary and this is where the posture braces come into the picture.
Wed, 10 Dec 2014 14:19:28 -0600Physiotherapy is a healthcare profession dedicated to restoring a patient's movement and function. By providing medical expert advice, manual therapy and physical education, movement and function is restored. Certain movement and exercises are promoted to help patients manage pain and improve their lifestyles for long. Physiotherapists help patients who suffer from injuries, disabilities, and certain illnesses.
Tue, 09 Dec 2014 09:07:07 -0600What is a total knee replacement and how long does it take to recover? This article briefly discusses what to expect from a total knee replacement and the importance of physical therapy.
Wed, 19 Nov 2014 10:33:51 -0600Learn the benefits of human and robotic physical therapy. Both are important aspects of a modern physical therapy treatment plan.
Mon, 10 Nov 2014 09:35:18 -0600Learn the various conditions which may benefit from physical therapy. These include injury, surgery, and arthritis. Physical therapy can help you have a better quality of life with less pain and greater mobility.
Thu, 06 Nov 2014 06:14:43 -0600Today we are going to be talking about the post season. I'm on the east coast, so now it's starting to get cold as we move into winter. Many of the tri athletes that I work with are now going into post season. What I want you to focus on in this post season is learning and gaining proper new movement patterns. Everyone knows about how the hips are supposed to move and the hip flexors that can be tight. Yet I want you to start focusing on the soft tissue work. Start working with the foam rolling in a sequence of events that is always going to get an area to open. Look at how your hips move and work with the hip flexors. I want you to start gaining more access to it.
Tue, 04 Nov 2014 14:56:10 -0600Hospitals provide many rehabilitation services for patients suffering from a wide range of conditions. When surgery isn't enough to completely solve a problem, experienced medical personnel can help you or a loved one recover completely.
Mon, 03 Nov 2014 08:38:09 -0600Learn the various methods used in physical therapy. Also learn the benefits of each method. Physical therapy is used for treatment of a wide variety of conditions and should always be done under the guidance of a physician.
Sun, 19 Oct 2014 18:14:52 -0500Are you struggling to attain complete fitness for a long time? Are you exercising for months without achieving significant results? If you are finding real information to get fit then you have landed at the right place.
Mon, 13 Oct 2014 05:38:53 -0500Once your scheduled Physical Therapy after a medical event or total joint replacement surgery is over, you should strongly consider adding a fitness program to your daily routine to help improve your overall health and fitness. Maintaining life long fitness should be everyone's goal to help live a long productive life as we age.
Mon, 29 Sep 2014 09:40:02 -0500The length of time someone experiences knee pain after knee replacement surgery will vary for each person. The reasons can be many however some of the main factors are a persons bodyweight, how consistent they were in the physical rehabilitation after surgery and, their overall prior level of function, strength, and attitude.
Wed, 24 Sep 2014 09:16:15 -0500Stress seems to have a way of making it into everyday life. Whether it is that long commute home, looming deadlines at work or fighting with family members over dinner plans or whose turn it is to wash the dishes, it is certainly a way of life for many people. The effects of prolonged stress, however, may be more damaging than many may think.
Thu, 18 Sep 2014 11:56:20 -0500Low back pain affects nearly everyone in their life at some point. learn how to avoid that by doing nothing more than sitting, standing, sleeping the correct way plus one simple exercise for 5-6 repetition every day.
Wed, 17 Sep 2014 13:36:17 -0500Tendonitis can be a painful and annoying problem. This article shares the top symptoms of it, as well as 2 ideas on treating it.
Thu, 21 Aug 2014 07:57:32 -0500Stroke is sudden loss of cerebral consciousness typified by symptoms and signs that may be focal or global, spanning for a period more than 24 hours with the cause mostly traced to vascular origin. The end result is usually a permanent loss of functional ability or death. As the saying goes prevention is better than cure. The following preventing tips will be addressed; regular blood pressure monitoring, dietary modification, exercise, and life style modification.
Mon, 11 Aug 2014 14:10:30 -0500Gait analysis is the systematic study of human motion, during this process the observer uses his eyes and brain couple with instrument for measuring body movements, body mechanics, and the activity of the muscles (Levine, et al. 2012) to assess, plan, and treat individuals with conditions affecting their walking abilities. In sports biomechanics it is use to help athletes run more efficiently and to identify posture-related or movement-related problems in people with injuries.
Fri, 08 Aug 2014 10:46:04 -0500The educational foundation of every child is a serious business; hence it should not be treated with levity. Exercise is a form of medicine and needs to be rightly prescribed. Fresh fruits eaten on an empty stomach flush the system and help mops up the body of free radical hence prolonging life
Thu, 07 Aug 2014 05:45:20 -0500Spinal inter-verterbral discs are highly specialized structures that take part in shock absorption, stability, posture and spinal motions. Some studies shows that we gain approximately 2 cm height after a sleep due to unloading of discs in lying postures thus re-hydration of discs occur. But in the just the first 30 minutes after waking up itself great quantities of dehydration of spinal discs also occur and further challenges in re-hydration of discs continue throughout the day. Pre-sleep stretching exercises may have possible advantages in rectifying the irregular shape of spinal discs and loose/tight spinal ligaments and make the re-hydration process better during sleep. This mechanical means of re-hydration of spinal discs can enhance the longevity of spinal health.
Fri, 01 Aug 2014 06:39:02 -0500People are besieged with the media and their friends and family constantly talking about maintaining a work life balance. If they only knew that achieving that balance without increasing stress levels is not as easy as one, two, and three. After all, the majority of stress in a person's life comes from his or her job. They are under deadline, they were passed over for a much-wanted promotion, or the big meeting is scheduled on the exact same day as a daughter's ballet recital. Work is stress
Thu, 31 Jul 2014 07:53:12 -0500Dry needling is a process in which filiform needles are used to release trigger points to treat various conditions like headache, tennis elbow, muscle spasms, sciatic nerve pain and myofascial pain. Dry needling and acupuncture are two different types of practice. Search online to find an expert Physio in your area.
Wed, 30 Jul 2014 13:02:42 -050090% of us have some form of degeneration of the joints. One of the most common is knee osteoarthritis. Here are 5 quick and easy strengthening exercises to help. Better knees in less than 5 minutes.
Sat, 26 Jul 2014 09:44:56 -0500The elderly of our society that we live in had good posture right from an early age. In their early days, many of these people had to follow some serious disciplinary postures to keep their back straight. Although, the next generation heard about these stories, but without any severe reminders of better posture, this generation is presently experiencing some serious consequences of poor posture.
Thu, 24 Jul 2014 05:52:03 -0500The Physiotherapist can primarily emphasize on four principal determinants of 'Professional rapport' - 1. Patient-identified problems 2. Therapist-identified problems 3. Realistic goal settings 4. Explaining personal skill sets & the basis for his confidence.
Thu, 24 Jul 2014 05:29:15 -0500Osteopathic medicine and traditional medicine have very different philosophies about medical care. Osteopathic medicine focuses on the belief that every system in the body is interrelated to the other body systems and interdependent for good health. Osteopathic physicians use modern techniques to treat their patients, just as medical doctors do. However, osteopaths add manipulative medicine to diagnose illness and injury and to enhance the body's natural ability to heal itself.