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Posted on November 23, 2016
Suffering from excruciating back pain? Do yourself a favor and engage with remedial measures that focus on relieving pressure, reducing strain, protecting your spine and strengthening your muscles. So there are several ways to go from here, keep reading to see how you can get ‘back up!’ The Physiotherapist has got your back! The goal of physiotherapy is to help you maintain a healthy, pain-free back for a long time. A physiotherapist will not only help you decrease your back pain, but also ensure that its functionality - strength and flexibility - increases. There are a variety of... Continue Reading
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Posted on November 23, 2016
With all the hustling and bustling of the fast paced world we dwell in, one may not be in the mood to hit the gym and invest time in a personal trainer. Brisk Walking is an easy, gentle and low-impact exercise which is available to everyone. A few steps daily can take you a long way! It’s an activity that will shed those extra kilos away, tone that extra flab and leave you emotionally high! So are you ready to walk your way to fitness? Keep reading to reap the benefits of brisk walking… Brisk Walking Prevents Cold & Flu: People who walk on a daily basis have fewer chances of catching... Continue Reading
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Posted on November 21, 2016
An alternate approach to medicines and chemicals, physiotherapy as the name suggests is the science of relieving pain and ensuring reintegration through mechanical movements and forces. It not only reduces physical discomfort but also improves flexibility and body functions. It is recommended for post surgery patients, people suffering from arthritis, joint and muscle pain, atheletes with injuries and for women who have reduced bone density. Physiotherapy is also a very potent measure for the old and the infirm as it helps them to deal with stiffness in muscles and body aches. Here is a... Continue Reading
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Posted on November 16, 2016
A study conducted by Arthritis-India found that over 180 million people in India are affected by Arthritis. Despite this staggering number, very little is known about the disease. Arthritis is a disorder where you experience severe pain in your joints and muscles. There are many types of Arthritis as well, osteoarthritis and rheumatoid being the most common ones. Some of the potential causes include injury leading to degenerative arthritis, infection in the joints, immune system dysfunction, inheritance and abnormal metabolism. It is a slowly developing disease and needs to be dealt with... Continue Reading
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Posted on November 10, 2016
Somewhere between October and November, the bright sunny summer days give way to the grey cold winds of winter and soon winter comes knocking on the door. While winter brings Christmas gifts, it also brings with it a bag full of unpleasantness in the form of diseases. These diseases may be something innocuous like the cold and cough to the more sinuous like heart attacks and heartburn. Here is a list of diseases that commonly occur during winter and the ways and means to prevent them. 1. Heart attacks- Most of us are unaware that winter is the prime season for heart attacks. A drop in... Continue Reading
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