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Physiotherapy for Wrist Tendonitis Relief

Understanding Wrist Tendonitis Wrist tendonitis typically develops from repetitive activities that involve wrist movement, such as typing on a keyboard, playing musical instruments, or participating in sports like tennis or golf. The repetitive motion causes strain on the tendons in the wrist, leading to inflammation, pain, and limited range of motion. The Role of Physiotherapy…

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Physiotherapy for Groin Strain Relief

Understanding Groin Strains A groin strain, also known as a pulled groin, is an injury to the muscles of the inner thigh. It typically occurs when these muscles are stretched beyond their limits, leading to small tears in the muscle fibers. This injury can range from mild to severe, depending on the extent of muscle…

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Physiotherapy for TMJ Disorders: Relieving Jaw Pain and Discomfort

Understanding TMJ Disorders The temporomandibular joint is the hinge-like joint that connects your jawbone to your skull. It allows you to open and close your mouth, chew, speak, and perform various facial movements. When this joint becomes dysfunctional or experiences issues, it can result in TMJ disorders. Common symptoms of TMJ disorders include: Jaw pain…

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Maintaining Joint Health as You Age: Physiotherapy Tips for Seniors

Understanding the Importance of Joint Health Joints are the connections between your bones that enable movement. Maintaining healthy joints is crucial for daily activities, such as walking, climbing stairs, and even simple tasks like opening a jar. As we age, the cartilage that cushions the joints may wear down, leading to conditions like osteoarthritis. Fortunately,…

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Recovering Stronger: Strategies for Post-Injury Rehabilitation

The Importance of Proper Rehabilitation Before we delve into the strategies, let’s understand why proper rehabilitation matters. After an injury, your body needs time to heal and regain strength. Without proper care, you risk reinjury and prolonged recovery times. Physiotherapy plays a crucial role in helping you recover safely and effectively, addressing both the injury…

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The Importance of Suitable Footwear

The Foundation of Your Body: Your Feet Think of your feet as the foundation of a building. They bear the weight of your entire body and are responsible for supporting you as you move through life. Just like a strong foundation is crucial for a stable building, healthy feet are fundamental to your physical health….

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The Science Behind Dry Needling

What is Dry Needling? First and foremost, let’s clarify what dry needling is all about. Dry needling is a specialized technique used by skilled physiotherapists to address musculoskeletal pain and dysfunction. It involves inserting thin, solid needles into specific trigger points or tight bands of muscles to alleviate pain, reduce muscle tension, and improve overall…

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The What and Why of Cooling Down

The What and Why of Cooling Down: Post-exercise cooling down involves performing a set of gentle, low-intensity movements and stretches after your workout session. It’s the bridge between high-intensity activity and rest, allowing your body to transition gradually and safely. Here’s why it matters: Gradual Heart Rate Reduction: During exercise, your heart rate increases to…

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The Impact of Wearing Heels on Your Body: A Physiotherapy Perspective

The Effects on the Feet When you slip into a pair of high heels, your body weight is redistributed, placing a significant burden on the balls of your feet. This unnatural pressure can lead to discomfort, pain, and conditions such as metatarsalgia and bunions. Additionally, wearing heels regularly can shorten the Achilles tendon, making it…

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Unraveling the Reasons Why Your Ergonomic Chair Doesn’t Work

Incorrect Chair Setup One of the most common reasons why an ergonomic chair might not work as intended is an incorrect setup. Adjusting the chair to fit your body’s unique dimensions is vital for its effectiveness. Ensure that your feet are flat on the floor, your knees are at a 90-degree angle, and your lower…