Texter’s Neck

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Cervicogenic headache

Headache
Cervicogenic headache is a very common type of headache and has massive implications on health and quality of life. It has similar symptoms to migraine but it is not to be mistaken with migraine. Cervicogenic headache is characterized by

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    Shoulder Tendinitis

    Young woman grabbing her shoulder with an expression of pain because of an muscle injury.
    The shoulder is the most mobile joint in the body. However, it pays the price for it's mobility ... Read more

    Plantar Fasciitis

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    Plantar fasciitis is a condition that affects the layer of tough tissue at the bottom of your feet called the plantar fascia. The plantar fascia is an important tissue which helps us maintain the shape of our ... Read more

    what is slipped disc herniated disc and how to cure permanently

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    Hip Osteoarthritis

    Arthritis originate from 2 Greek words which means joint and inflammation. Therefore, Hiposteoarthritis simply means inflammation of the hip joint. This occurs mostly due to degeneration of thehip joint as a result of wear and tear. As we age, the wear and tear that is cause by weight bearingactivities makes our cartilage layer get damaged. Eventually, this layer of cartilage will disappear altogether causing bone on bone rubbing which then cause inflammation and pain to you. This process is cal... Read more

    Prevention and Cure of a Rotator Cuff Tear

    The rotator cuff is a group of muscles around the shoulder joint. They work as a unit helping to stabilize the shoulder joint and aid movement. The rotator cuff tendon is formed by the four tendons of these muscles which join to form one larger tendon attached to the humerus (at the top of the upper arm bone). It then passes through the subacromial space under the scapula. It is injury and inflammation of this rotator cuff which most often causes shoulder pain. This may be rotator cuff tendon... Read more

    Trochanteric Bursitis Diagnosis and Treatment

    While this may sound a very complex illness, what it actually means is that the patient is suffering problems with the hip area. To understand this, try to imagine bones moving and areas between them that help the bones to move without any problem. In the hip area these are called the bursa and there are two of them. Bursa are also located in other areas of the body where there are larger joints, such as elbows, knees, shoulders, etc. and what happens when these become inflamed is that the pa... Read more

    Effective ways to prevent a Tendon Injury

    Repetitive movements or awkward movements of any sort can immediately result in the irritation, inflammation or strain of the tendon. As a result, injuring the tendon can happen at any point of time and is thus rather inevitable at some point or the other. A tendon injury is extremely painful and can keep you out of work for days if you do indeed suffer from it. The following are some of the effective ways by which you can prevent tendon injury from occurring to you. Keeping these in mind would ... Read more

    Supraspinatus Tendonitis causes prevention and cure

    The supraspinatus (from the Latin supraspinatus) is a comparatively small muscle of the upper back that runs from a hollow in the shoulder blade (scapula) to the humerus (the long bone at the top of the arm). It is one of the muscles that stabilises and strengthens the shoulder. The main cause of supraspinatus tendonitis is continuous over-use of the muscle, causing small tears to occur in the fibres of the tendon. The supraspinatus tendon is at risk of being caught in the joint duri... Read more

    Rotator Cuff Injury- Understand and Diagnose Symptoms of a Rotator Cuff Injury

    A rotator cuff injury is a very serious physical injury and if it is not treated immediately when identified, there is every chance that this injury could become a significant problem that is very difficult for doctors and physical therapists to treat. There is every possibility of the rotator cuff in the shoulders tearing to bits if not mended in the right fashion. To be able to treat this injury it is first important to be able to identify it. In order to know how to understand the symptoms of... Read more

    Muscle Strain -Recognize these Important Symptoms of Muscle Strain

    Athletic activities can result in the occurrence of a muscle strain at any point of time. Any damage or inflammation of the muscles may be perceived as a muscle train and it can occur in a person of just about any age group. There are a number of crucial symptoms associated with the occurrence of muscle strain which you need to keep in mind in order to be able to identify this in your body. To know more about how you can get to recognize these symptoms you need to keep the following points in mi... Read more

    Ligament Tear -Effective ways to Treat a Ligament Tear in the Foot

    A ligament tear is a common internal injury that you can experience in your day to day life. It is normally known to occur in the feet as these are exposed to the external environment on a daily basis and if some heavy object happens to fall on your feet, there is every chance that one or two ligaments might tear easily. The result can be shooting pain in your feet causing you to not be able to move for days on end. The following are some of the effective ways by which you can get to recover fro... Read more

    Urgent how to know if my pain condition is severe to see a physiotherapist

    A good time to see a physiotherapist is when you're experiencing severe pain (in any joint) which you have not experienced before. If your usual pain relieving method does not work, or if your pain does not go away after a day or two, it is best that you seek professional help either from a doctor or a physiotherapist. A physiotherapist will be able to analyse and hypothesise the cause of your pain and prevent any further problems or complications. Also, they will be able to... Read more


    Should i do an investigation X-ray or mri or do physiotherapy first

    X-radiation, X-ray in short, is a form of electromagnetic radiation which is used to identify bony structures in the body and disease processes in the soft tissue of the body. It is the most basic form of imaging and does not have the ability to discern soft tissue from bony structures.

    MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) is a medical imaging technique used in radiology to investigate the anatomy and function of your body to confirm or find the cause o... Read more


    When can i start physiotherapy

    Many of you may have experienced an injury or pain, but were not quite sure when to commence physiotherapy. Your doctor may have said one thing and your friends another. We have outlined some really simple question and answers to guide you in the right direction.

    Physiotherapy treatment can commence immediately after an injury has occurred, even as soon as the same day. Immediately after an injury, our physiotherapis... Read more

    Sprains and Strains

    Although often used interchangeably there is an actual difference between a Sprain & a Strain. So firstly lets make some matters clear, a muscle attaches to a bone via a tendon, where as ligaments connect bones to bone. When a tendon or torn muscle is stretched, it is referred to as a Strain. When a ligament is over stretched or torn, this is called a Sprain. Sprains are likely to occur if a person gets hit with an substantial force (rugby tackle) or the joint is abnormally twisted in the ... Read more

    Tennis Elbow

    Tennis Elbow is the term used to describe pain felt in the outer aspect of the forearm and elbow. In this condition the tendons of the muscles that contract to extend the wrist backwards are strained due to excessive or repetitive loading. These tendons  insert into the lateral elbow (Lateral epicondyle), hence the pain at this location. It is commonly found in tennis players and therefore its name. The injury can also be known as ‘lateral elbow pain’ or ‘archer’s elbo... Read more

    Tendonitis

    A tendon attaches a muscle to bone and if this becomes inflammed and painful it is known as Tendonitis. ‘Tendinopathy” is an umbrella term that describes the many (not inflammatory in nature) conditions that may affect the tendon. A patient suffering from a tendonitis condition may complain about impairment of performance, swelling and pain. Common Tendonitis Conditions:- Patellar tendinopathy: This condition is also known as the ‘jumper’s knee’. The tendon of th... Read more

    Sciatica overview of symptoms causes and treatment

    Sciatica is a condition caused from irritation of the sciatic nerve, which runs from the lower back, through the bottom and down the back of the leg. Sciatica can cause pain, weakness, numbness and pins and needles anywhere along the described route of the nerve. The pain can vary in intensity  from mild to severe pain/ discomfort depending on the degree of and length of nerve irritation. It can affect people of any age and is predominantly found in middle age populations. The pain can be fe... Read more

    Arthritis, Rheumatoid Arthritis & Osteoarthritis: What’s the Difference?

    What is Arthritis? Arthritis literally means joint inflammation. The Greek word “arthro’ meaning joint and “itis” meaning inflammation have led to this word arthritis being coined. Some symptoms that may suggest that you have arthritis are progressive stiffness and joint pain on weight bearing with gradual onset.  Arthritis can differ in terms of severity from person to person depending on several factors such as lifestyle, weight and genetics, with the biggest one ... Read more
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