Physiotherapy

Physiotherapy

What is physiotherapy? Physiotherapy is a non-surgical treatment to relieve and cure musculoskeletal injuries. It is a highly credible and natural medical treatment option offered to all human beings to improve quality of life. The primary focus of physiotherapy is the restoration of function. Physiotherapists assess and diagnose the problem, then plan and administer treatment…

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Back Pain

Back Pain

Common Symptoms and Causes of Back Pain Emerging gradually without incident, or suddenly and severely following a seemingly simple movement, back pain is the most common disability for those under the age of 45. Most often, these conditions arise after an acute injury, longstanding overuse, or due to poor posture. Causes of back pain include…

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Shockwave Therapy

Shockwave Therapy

What is Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy? Extracorporeal ShockWave Therapy, (or ESWT), is a new technology that uses shockwaves to treat chronic, painful conditions of the musculoskeletal system. A shockwave is an intense, but very short energy wave traveling faster than the speed of sound. Extra-corporeal means outside the body and refers to the fact that the…

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Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar Fasciitis

Common causes and symptons of Plantar fasciitis: Plantar fasciitis, also known as Heel Spur Syndrome, is the most common cause of heel pain in adults. Plantar fasciitis is a degenerative syndrome of the plantar fascia caused by recurring trauma at its origin point. Causes: In combination with aggravating factors such as uneven terrain, repetitive movement…

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Guillain-Barre Syndrome

Guillain-Barre Syndrome

Common symptoms and casuses of Guillain-Barre Syndrome (GBS) Guillain-Barre Syndrome is a rare but serious autoimmune disorder in which the immune system attacks healthy nerve cells. The cause of the condition is unknown but typically triggered by infectious illnesses like stomach flu or a lung infection. Common symptoms Tingling sensations in the fingers, leg and…

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Poliomyelitis

Poliomyelitis

Common symptoms and causes of Poliomyelitis and Post-polio syndrome: Poliomyelitis is a viral disease that affects the nerve and causes partial or full paralysis of the muscles. It is caused by a poliovirus that enters through the mouth and nose and travels to the intestinal system and later absorbed in the blood. Common causes of…

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Traumatic Brain Injury

Traumatic Brain Injury

Common symptoms and casuses of Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) is an insult to the brain caused by external force that may cause altered state of consciousness which results in temporary or permanent impairment of cognitive, emotional and behavioral functioning. Casuses of Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI): Blow to the head as from…

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Spinal Cord Injury

Spinal Cord Injury

Common symptoms of spinal cord injury: Spinal cord injury happens when there is any injury to the spinal cord that blocks communication between the brain and the body. After a spinal cord injury, a person’s sensation, movement and reflexes are affected. Depending on the level of injury, symptoms may vary from pain to paralysis or…

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Multiple Sclerosis

Multiple Sclerosis

Common symptoms of Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is an autoimmune disease that attacks the protective covering of the brain and spinal cord, causing inflammation and consequently disrupting the nerve impulses. MS can cause symptoms such as extreme fatigue, lack of coordination, weakness, tingling, impaired sensation, vision problems, bladder problems, cognitive impairment and mood…

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Stroke

Stroke

Common symptoms and causes of Stroke A stroke is a sudden loss of brain function caused by the interruption of blood flow or the rupture of blood vessels causing cell death in the affected area to die. The effects of a stroke depend on where the brain was injured, as well as how much damage…

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