Tag: Physiotherapy

Case Study – Open Reduction Internal Fixation of the Humerus

Case Study – Open Reduction Internal Fixation of the Humerus

Ruchi (name changed), 38-year-old female, came to PhysioRehab for rehabilitation post ORIF (open reduction internal fixation) surgery of the left (L) humerus (upper arm). She handles her family business from her home, as well as doing household chores, while raising 2 kids. She needs to use her hand for all daily activities. Her younger son […]

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Rheumatoid Arthritis

Rheumatoid Arthritis

Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) is an autoimmune disease (where the body attacks its own cells). RA is a joint disease that is caused by inflammation (red, swollen, painful, tender) in the tissues that produces lubrication fluid for joints. It also affects different systems of the body thus a systemic disease. Affects women 3 times more often […]

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Lymphedema

Lymphedema

– Dr Riya Shah Lymphedema refers to the excessive and persistent accumulation of fluids and proteins that causes swelling (oedema) in the arms and legs. The swelling may range from mild to severe. Lymphedema can affect the arms, lower abdomen, upper thighs, mid-back and lower back. Primary Causes It can be inherited or present from […]

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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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