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Hydrotherapy

Posted by: Terry On February 17, 2015 at 9:19 am

Hydrotherapy involves exercising in water. A specialized form of physiotherapy carried out in a heated hydrotherapy pool is called aquatic physiotherapy. There are numbers of benefit when exercising in water. These are pain reduction, increasing range of movement and flexibility, strengthening muscles, decreasing muscle tone, decreasing swelling and improving circulation, improving fitness and endurance, assisting Read more…

Ankle Sprain

Posted by: Terry On February 17, 2015 at 9:17 am

Ankle joint is formed by four bones (tibia, fibula, talus and calcaneus). The stability of the joint is maintained by ligaments. Ligaments assist in guiding the normal movements of the joint and avoiding excessive movements. When ankle is sprained, (usually caused by excessive side way bending of the ankle, for example walking on uneven surface Read more…

Acupuncture and Physiotherapy

Posted by: Terry On February 17, 2015 at 9:07 am

Many people think one kind of medical treatment should not be mixed with another kind of medical treatment and so they often regard traditional Chinese medicine with scepticism in preference to Western medicine. However, the concepts of Chinese and Western medicines are quite similar, except that the medical terms they use are very different. Acupuncture Read more…

Chronic Pain

Posted by: Terry On February 17, 2015 at 9:06 am

Chronic pain is the persistent pain over a prolonged period involving complex sensation over the body and soul. Evidence suggests chronic pain sufferers will have pain for a long time, possibly for life. People with chronic pain usually got themselves into the chronic pain cycle: Distress prolonged pain -> Stress -> Poor sleeping -> Low Read more…

Sciatica

Posted by: Terry On February 17, 2015 at 9:01 am

The sciatic nerve is the longest nerve in your body. It runs from pelvis through your buttock and hip area and down the back of each leg. It controls many of the muscles in your lower legs and provides feeling to your thighs, legs and feet. Sciatica refers to pain that radiates along the path Read more…

Osteoporosis

Posted by: Terry On February 17, 2015 at 8:59 am

Osteoporosis is a condition where the bones become fragile and brittle and can fracture more easily than normal bones. It occurs when not enough new bone is formed. The bones become weaker and so, there is a greater risk of bone fractures. Even minor falls can cause serious fractures. Our bones are constantly being renewed Read more…

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