Joint pain can take over your ability to function regularly as you grow older. All of a sudden, simple tasks seem Herculean. Getting up from a chair, walking down a flight of stairs, and standing for long hours can all trigger knee pain, hip pain, etc.
Some injuries and conditions might look small on the surface but can actually cause a lot of discomfort or pain. One such condition is developing calluses and corns on the feet. These are layers of thick, hardened, dead skin cells that form due to repeated friction and pressure.
Back pain is one of the most common ailments that people all over the world face at some point in life. At times, the pain can become severe and chronic, thus disrupting a person’s daily activities.
Sciatica is a medical condition in which a person experiences pain in the buttocks that radiates down one leg following the course of the affected sciatic nerve, one of the longest nerves in the body. The sciatic nerve runs down from your lower back and then splits through your hips, buttocks and both legs and feet.
What’s in a name, you may ask, since names can be significant sources of information in the scientific world. If two words sound similar, the question of the difference in meaning is bound to come up.
Sometimes, your body sends you pain signals to tell you something is wrong. It could be an ankle sprain or a strained ligament. It could be the persistent pain in the neck and shoulders while staring down at a laptop. It could also be the result of an injury or disease.
If you’re experiencing foot pain, orthotics may be your best option for relief. Orthotics are medical devices worn inside shoes to correct structural issues, help with gait problems or to deal with foot pain caused by medical conditions.
If you’ve done any research about alternative medicine, you’ve probably stumbled across the phrase “naturopathic medicine.” In short, it refers to an array of holistic healing approaches used to promote health, wellness and healing. The most popular among them are acupuncture, massage and homeopathy.
All year round, we work tirelessly to eat the right food, exercise, etc. while largely ignoring our feet all this time. It’s only after some amount of foot pain or discomfort that we bother to check them out. Hidden under layers of socks and shoes, they often bear the brunt of working throughout the day.
Arthritis is very common, affecting more than 50 million adults and 300,000 children around the world. It is often referred to as “joint pain” or “joint disease” and can affect people of all ages, sexes, and races. But to understand what it is, we need to take a closer look at it along with its causes and symptoms.
Can you touch your toes without bending your knees? Can you stretch so flexibly that you feel alive in your entire body?
Strange questions, right? You might not realize it, but you probably did all this when you were younger and lived a more flexible and carefree life.
A lot of your work gets done because you have a healthy and functional set of feet that keep you going. But even a slight pain or discomfort to the feet can interrupt your normal functioning.
One such foot condition is Morton’s Neuroma. Let’s get a better understanding of what this condition is.
Ever see the memes that circulate in your social media feeds, where the modern human in the last line of evolution asks his predecessor to return back, saying – “I think we screwed up”. It’s not just you who relates to this, but this seems to be the ethos of our generation.
The way people process and react to emotions, feelings, experiences and situations is known as behavior. You may have noticed that people react to particular situations in different ways, which is the basis for Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT).
A chiropractic adjustment is referred to by many other names, such as chiropractic manipulation, manual manipulation, or spinal manipulation. It is a common therapeutic treatment for lower back pain, and sometimes to treat back associated headaches and neck ache.
Microneedling and Microdermabrasion are both unique methods used to retain a youthful look. Both these skin enrichment methods stimulate the natural production of collagen
Bend, stretch, sit, stand, jog, sleep, run or dance! All these everyday activities require a healthy spine. Every health discipline, from yoga and acupressure to chiropractic treatments and modern medicine has stressed the importance of a healthy spine.
A long run on the beach, typing out a short story at one go, playing tag with your kids, or fetch with your dog, sticking to your exercise routine: these are the things that add color to life.
Acupuncture is a 2,500-year-old alternative healing method adopted from traditional Chinese medicine. This stream of medical practice has gained worldwide popularity.
After a hard day’s work, I look forward to getting on the court for a few rounds of Squash with friends.
Twenty minutes into the first game, I heard a click but I ignored it until a persistent pain thwarted my elbow movement.
The female body goes through many changes during pregnancy, driven by hormones and the developing fetus. These changes may cause fatigue, mental stress, spasms, muscle and joint discomfort and other types of discomfort.
Massage therapy is an age-old practice that has relieved people of pain and provided respite from ailments. It is used in a wide range of cases, from patients who are undergoing treatment for a disease to victims of an accident.
90 percent of patients recovering from a knee replacement surgery report immediate relief after their procedure and Knee Replacement Physiotherapy plays an important role in providing this relief.
Varicose veins are gnarled, enlarged veins, that most commonly appear on legs and feet. Aging, pregnancy, obesity, and standing for long periods are some of the major causes of the disfigured, twisted, and discolored veins.