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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Massage Therapy

Massage Therapy

There isn’t much that tops the relaxation received from a nice massage after a stressful day at work. Most places utilize the benefits of aromatherapy in combination with their hand techniques to give you an experience that will seem to transfer you to a different world for awhile. This article is going to look at…

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Acupuncture

Acupuncture

Acupuncture is a form of traditional Chinese medicine that has recently gained attention in the Western world among patients, practitioners, and policymakers. Even though it has been around for many centuries, there is still a great amount of confusion surrounding it, which the following list will address. 1. What Is Acupuncture? Historical documents have indicated…

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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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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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Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

Common symptoms of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) also known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease, is a progressive neuromuscular disease characterized by the death of nerve cells and the depletion and paralysis of voluntary muscles. Some symptoms associated with the progression of ALS include difficulty walking, balance problems, difficulty with daily functional activities,…

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Shoulder Pain

Shoulder Pain

Common symptoms of shoulder pain The shoulder is a mobile and flexible joint that is capable of lifting large loads. Pain and injury in the shoulder can be the result of several different conditions, including impingement syndromes, rotator cuff injury, shoulder instability or dislocation, frozen shoulder, or general wear and tear from sports or overuse….

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Headache

Headache

Common Symptoms of Headache Headache and migraine are common but usually do not represent a serious illness. Even when headaches do not have a serious cause, they may be quite painful and disruptive to your daily activities. Additional symptoms may accompany a headache include: Eye, ear, or facial pain. Migraine Dizziness. Numbness or weakness. Difficulty…

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Ultrasound Therapy

Ultrasound Therapy

Introducing Ultrasound therapy Ultrasound therapy is most often employed in sports medicine to stimulate cell growth and accelerate the healing process. It’s even useful for helping along fractured bones. Therapeutic Ultrasound has a frequency range of 0.75–3 MHz, at a frequency of 1 MHz is absorbed primarily by tissues at a depth of 3–5cm and is therefore…

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Electrotherapy

Electrotherapy

What is Electrotherapy Electrotherapy describes the use of electrical current to create an stimulative effect in the body. Physiotherapists use electrical currents at low levels to reduce the sensation of pain. It may work either by “scrambling” pain signals to mask feelings of pain or by causing the body to produce natural pain-killers called endorphins….

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