Tag: Physiotherapy

Case Study- Supraspinatus Partial Tear

Case Study- Supraspinatus Partial Tear

– Dr. Ruchi Sanghvi Mr. X, a 69-year-old young male, came to PhysioRehab with the following complaints: Pain in left shoulder Pain when lifting the arm Pain increases with specific movements like reaching the back pocket Difficulty in lifting any weight and driving Pain when lying on the affected side His pain was relieved with […]

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Osgood Schlatter Disease

Osgood Schlatter Disease

A 13-year-old boy who plays football complains of pain below the knee cap. He complains of shooting pain with increased physical exertion and high impact activities. What could possibly be happening to his knee? Osgood Schlatter maybe? What is Osgood Schlatter Disease (OSD)? Osgood Schlatter disease presents with a painful, bony bump on the shinbone […]

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Case Study – Lumbar Degenerative Disc Disease

A 46-year-old man, Mr. X, came to PhysioRehab with the following complaints: Constant pain in the low back area which builds up as the day progresses. Pain more on the right side Low back stiffness while getting up from the bed in the morning, which stays for an hour and decreases as the day progresses. […]

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Case Study – Rehabilitation Post Knee Surgery

Case Study – Rehabilitation Post Knee Surgery

Mr. X, a 37-year-old man came to PhysioRehab for post-knee surgery rehabilitation. He had a high grade ACL (Anterior Cruciate Ligament) tear along with a bucket-handle injury of the medial meniscus in his left knee, after a fall while playing football. He underwent an ACL reconstruction along with meniscal repair immediately, after which his physiotherapy […]

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Case Study – Antenatal Care

Case Study – Antenatal Care

Shonali Salvi (name changed) a 32-year-old female came to PhysioRehab during the 13th week of her pregnancy. She had antenatal complaints of back pain and incontinence during coughing and sneezing. As her pregnancy progressed she started having left arm pain in 2nd trimester. LIFESTYLE: Sedentary job with 7-8 hours sitting Minimal physical activity 30-40 minutes […]

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Case Study – Trismus

Case Study – Trismus

Trismus, also called Lockjaw, is a condition which causes reduced opening of the jaw. It may be caused by spasms of the muscles of mastication, or a variety of other causes such as Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ) disorder, trauma, chemotherapy/radiotherapy, oral cancer or dental treatment. A 42-year-old male patient developed trismus post radiation therapy for oral carcinoma. He came to us with […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Case Study – Upper Crossed Syndrome

Case Study – Upper Crossed Syndrome

36-year-old male Mr. Kunal Modi (name changed), a corporate employee, came with the following complaints: Neck & upper back pain (Left side) associated with left sided arm pain Morning stiffness & difficulty in performing his daily activities LIFESTYLE: Desk job more than 8 hours of sitting Minimal physical activity Self drive to work OBSERVATION: After […]

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