RSSCategory: Articles

Footballer’s Ankle

Footballer’s Ankle

Anterior ankle impingement, also known as Footballer’s ankle, is a condition of the ankle wherein there is pinching of the ligaments and tendons of the ankle between the ankle joint bones (the talus and tibia). CAUSES: The condition typically occurs due to formation of bony spurs which are extra bony outgrowths that form in front […]

November 18, 2017 | By | Reply READ MORE...
Sense of Bodily Perception – Proprioception

Sense of Bodily Perception – Proprioception

– Dr. Hitesha A. Makwana Proprioception is the sense of knowing where your body part is in space. The proprioceptors are sensors that provide information about the angle of a joint, muscle length, and muscle tension. This gives the brain information about the position of the limb in space at any given time. Proprioception capabilities can be impaired when […]

October 5, 2017 | By | Reply READ MORE...
Snapping Hip Syndrome

Snapping Hip Syndrome

Does your hip click when you walk? Does your hip pop when you swing the leg around? Do you get pain in the hip when you get up from a chair? If your answer is YES, then it is more likely a condition called as the ‘Snapping Hip Syndrome’. Snapping Hip Syndrome is also commonly […]

October 4, 2017 | By | Reply READ MORE...
Chondromalacia Patellae

Chondromalacia Patellae

What is chondromalacia patellae/runner’s knee? Chondromalacia patellae, also known as runner’s knee, is a condition where the cartilage on the undersurface of the patella (kneecap) deteriorates and softens. This condition is common among young, athletic individuals, but may also occur in older adults who have arthritis of the knee. Chondromalacia is often seen as an […]

September 5, 2017 | By | Reply READ MORE...
FAQs – Pulmonary Dysfunction

FAQs – Pulmonary Dysfunction

What is pulmonary dysfunction? Pulmonary means of or related to lungs. What are the types of pulmonary dysfunctions? Anyone suffering with breathing problems such as chronic bronchitis, emphysema, chronic asthma, cystic fibrosis, pneumonia, general difficulty with breathing, need to use oxygen. What are the causes of pulmonary dysfunction? Long term exposure to lung irritants that […]

September 3, 2017 | By | Reply READ MORE...
Congenital Limb Length Discrepancy

Congenital Limb Length Discrepancy

– Dr. Ruchi Sanghvi A child who has one leg shorter than the other from birth is said to have a condition known as congenital leg/limb length discrepancy. It is a source of concern and anxiety for the parents. The difference in the limb length can range from half inch up to two and a […]

August 3, 2017 | By | Reply READ MORE...
Adore your Core!

Adore your Core!

– Dr. Drishti Shah CoreAlign brings the Mind-Body Rehabilitation and Fitness worlds together in one unique apparatus which puts the fun in functional! A revolutionary apparatus and training tool, CoreAlign exercises are designed to create harmony between controlled mobility and dynamic stability, resulting in a strong, healthy and vibrant body. The CoreAlign frame encloses two […]

August 1, 2017 | By | Reply READ MORE...
Golf Injuries

Golf Injuries

Golf is a sport unlike any other, where concentration, consistency and self-control impact every stroke. Played individually, it is commonly mistaken for a low impact sport. The explosive nature of the golf swing can place a tremendous amount of stress on the body resulting in an acute injury. On the other hand, the sport’s repetitive […]

July 17, 2017 | By | Reply READ MORE...
FAQs – Sports Rehab

FAQs – Sports Rehab

I play a sport, do I need a physiotherapist? All sports need high intensity training and performance. Physiotherapists can help you identify the weak areas that can manifest as injury during the game. Hence, it’s best to meet a physiotherapist for routine assessment once in 6 months. How long does it take to recover from […]

July 8, 2017 | By | Reply READ MORE...
Lumbar Canal Stenosis

Lumbar Canal Stenosis

Stenosis means narrowing. Lumbar canal stenosis refers to narrowing of spinal canal in lumbar spine. The decrease space leads to compression of nerve roots, blocking of the outflow of blood from around the nerve and thus causing leg pain and other symptoms. Spinal stenosis may affect the cervical or thoracic region in which case it […]

July 4, 2017 | By | Reply READ MORE...