Physiotherapy

Reducing Neck and Back Pain When Working From Home

In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, remote work has become the new normal for millions of people worldwide. While working from home offers advantages like flexibility and reduced commute times, it also presents unique challenges, particularly when it comes to maintaining proper posture and ergonomics. One of the most common issues faced by remote […]

Relieving Back Pain from Driving

Back pain is a common issue faced by individuals who spend long hours driving, whether for professional or personal reasons. According to a study by the American Occupational Therapy Association, approximately 60% of truck drivers report experiencing low back pain. The sedentary nature of driving, combined with poor posture and prolonged sitting, puts significant strain […]

Long COVID and Physiotherapy

Long COVID refers to the persistent symptoms experienced by individuals post-initial COVID-19 infection. Physiotherapy plays a vital role in addressing long COVID symptoms such as fatigue, muscle pain, and shortness of breath, improving overall physical function and quality of life. What is prolonged COVID and what are some of its symptoms? Prolonged COVID, also known […]

Comparison of shockwave therapy and ultrasound therapy

Shockwave therapy and ultrasound therapy are two major modalities for pain-management in physiotherapy clinics to treat various musculoskeletal conditions such as chronic pain, tendonitis, and plantar fasciitis. Both treatments use energy waves to stimulate the healing process and reduce pain. However, there are distinctive differences between the two in terms of the type of energy […]

Shockwave Therapy For Tennis Elbow

What is tennis elbow? Tennis elbow, also known as lateral epicondylitis, is a condition in which the outer part of the elbow becomes painful and sensitive. It is usually caused by overuse of the muscles and tendons in the forearm that attach to the lateral epicondyle, a bony bump on the external region of the […]

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 […]