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How Physiotherapy Can Help Patients With Parkinson’s Disease

What are the symptoms of Parkinson’s Disease? Parkinson’s Disease is the second most common degenerative brain disorder after Alzheimer’s Disease. The disease is related to the loss of nerve cells in the brain that produce dopamine, which potentially means a loss of balance, control of body movements, altered decision making, and mood swings. You could[…]

Frozen Shoulder Helped With Physiotherapy

What is Frozen Shoulder? Frozen shoulder is a condition that develops over time and often starts with pain in the shoulder joint during basic movement; it is also diagnosed as adhesive capsulitis. Many people do not realize they have this condition because a stiff shoulder that feels tight and immobile can be mistaken as the[…]

How Can Electrotherapy Help Stroke Patients?

Electrical stimulation therapy—otherwise known as electrotherapy—involves attaching electrodes to the skin over a muscle. Once activated, it sends an electrical current through the muscle, causing it to contract repeatedly. This simulates using the muscle over and over to help re-educate the brain by building new neural pathways. This takes advantage of a principle called neuroplasticity:[…]