Hamstring Muscles and related injuryHamstrings are a group of muscles comprised of Semitendinosus, Semimembranosus (the medial hamstring muscles), and biceps femoris (lateral hamstring). This muscle group is found in the posterior part of our thigh. They originate...
COVID-19 has brought us down to the confinement of our homes. India, whose COVID-19 positive case count is nearing 900 as of today, March 28, 2020, is under lockdown for 21 days. Here is a list of do’s and don’ts to follow while working from home.
Scientific research has shown that hydrotherapy can improve general fitness and strength in people with various types of arthritis. The exercises are usually customized to your individual needs, so you can start to gradually build up your flexibility and strength.
The extra support that you get from water may make you feel that you can do more exercises than usual. But you have to be careful and follow physiotherapist’s instructions properly. You may also feel tired after the therapy because of exercise, but it is quite normal. In general, hydrotherapy is considered as one of the safest treatments for arthritis and back pain.
Chronic pain is different from normal pain. In case of chronic pain, the body continues to send signals to the brain even after an injury heals. It can last for many weeks or months. Chronic pain can affect your movement, flexibility and strength and disturb your daily tasks and activities.
The pain that lasts for 12 weeks or more is called chronic pain. The pain can be sharp, dull, burning or throbbing. It may be steady or intermittent, come and go without any reason. It can happen in any part of the body.
Taping techniques had been used for treating different ailments from a very long time. However, a small disadvantage with the rigid taping material was that the movement of joints was restricted. The patient usually faced difficulty in the joint movement with the tape on. Hence, later on Kinesiology tapes were introduced, which brought a revolution in the field of sports science. It is widely used in the treatment of various disorders in conjunction with other treatments and is highly preferred by athletes.
IT band syndrome is a usual cause of knee pain or outer thigh pain, especially seen among runners. In this article, we will discuss about the various causes, symptoms, treatment and prevention of IT band syndrome.
Pain on the outer side of the knee is the main symptom of IT syndrome. It is usually seen among runners and cyclists but it can affect others too.
Neck pain is a widespread medical condition that has affected almost all of us at some point or other.Neck pain is inevitable, however knowing about the risk factors can reduce your chances of a chronic neck pain and potentially increase your overall health and well-being.
Prolonged sitting & Bad Posture is the most common cause of neck and back pain and is commonly seen in IT professions which involves sitting in a single position for a prolonged duration of time. Sitting with chin protruding forward for prolonged hours puts a strain on the ligaments provoking neck pain. In the same token sitting with back protruding and rounded puts a similar strain on the ligaments. Mechanical pain arises when the joint between the 2 bones has been placed in a position that overstretches the surrounding soft tissues.
Repetitive strain injury (RSI) also known as work-related upper limb disorder or non-specific upper limb pain is a term used to describe painful conditions of the muscles, tendons and other soft tissues caused by repetitive movement and overuse.
Physical activity or exercise can improve your health and reduce the risk of developing several diseases. Regular physical activity can not only improve your quality of life but can fetch health benefits which are immense especially on a long term.
“But, how much physical activity/ exercise is essential for a healthy living?”
Isn’t this a question that all of us have thought-off at some point of time?
Ergonomics in the workplace, there are different types of ergonomics posture and movements such as vertebral column, improper spinal postures and know more!