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Posted on January 18, 2017
“No athlete is truly tested until they've stared an injury in the face and come out on the other side stronger than ever.”: All players would agree that sports often lead to injuries. But if you don’t get your injuries treated properly, they can become a serious cause of concern in the long run. Knee injuries, sprains, dislocations, strained hamstring, and shin splits are the most common sports injuries. And physiotherapy can surely be a great healer when it comes to these injuries!... Continue Reading
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Posted on January 18, 2017
Is winter taking a toll on your health? Are you witnessing more pain in your joints and muscles than usual? If yes, don’t worry! Combat your body aches and stiffness with physiotherapy! How does physiotherapy help in reducing pain? Physiotherapy involves a varied range of treatments – from exercises to electrotherapy to hydrotherapy, and helps you lead a pain free life. With the onset of winter season, people struggling with issues like shoulder, hip joint and arthritis become... Continue Reading
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Posted on January 12, 2017
Much like the rest of your body, your hair goes through changes as you get older. The hair cycle — rest, shed and grow — slow downs, and can lead to hair loss, which can be very traumatizing. Nutrition plays an important role in developing healthy skin and hair. A deficiency of vitamin A may lead to dry and itchy scalp. Here's a list of healthy eats that not only help prevent hair loss but also promote general well-being: Amla: As you may have noticed, every hair product you purchase... Continue Reading
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Posted on January 12, 2017
What is scalp psoriasis? It is a type of inflammatory skin disease which produces scaly and itchy bumps on the skin. At least half of the people affected by psoriasis get it on their scalp too. Other common places that get affected are behind the ears, forehead and the back of your neck. Scalp psoriasis is not a contagious disease. Since it is hereditary, most people who get psoriasis also have another person in their family with the disease. Symptoms Patches on the scalp: Psoriasis looks... Continue Reading
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Posted on January 12, 2017
Take 5 minutes out from your busy schedule and read these 7 common foot problems that you might be experiencing: Fungal nail infection: This infection occurs when tiny fungi enter your nail through a crack and makes the nails thick, discoloured and brittle. Since fungus thrives in warm, wet places, it can spread to people who swim or have sweaty feet. Antifungal pills or surgery to remove the nail can clear up severe infection. Corns and calluses: These thick, hard, dead areas of skin are... Continue Reading
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