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Kinesio Taping Peroneal Tendon Sublaxtion

What is Peroneal Tendon Subluxation? Peroneals are two muscles and tendons that stretch along the outer edge of your lower leg. Specifically, the peroneal tendons are enclosed in a fibrous tunnel that is attached behind the outside ankle bone. Peroneal Tendon Subluxation occurs when there is damage or injury Read more

Walking or Running: Which is Better?

Walking and running are the most popular physical activities. Both are excellent aerobic exercises. Both help promote weight loss, improve your sleep, elevate your mood, boost your energy levels, decrease blood pressure and cholesterol levels and decrease the risk of cancer, diabetes, and heart disease. The debate Walking and running Read more

Treating Compartment Syndrome with Massage Therapy

A compartment is a section within the body that contains muscles, blood vessels and nerves. Anatomical compartments are surrounded by fascia, or fibrous tissue. Compartments are present in all our limbs. The Syndrome Compartment Syndrome is a condition where pressure within one or more of the body's compartments becomes high. Read more

Protect Your Knee From Sports Damage

Sports like football, hockey and tennis require you to run at different speeds, using varying acceleration. Many times, you have to change direction while your foot is placed firmly on the ground. This causes stress to your knees and stretches the ligaments around your knees. Sometimes, this results Read more

5 Olympic Sports That Will Enhance Your Fitness

Sports persons don't just have good bodies. They are also fit and healthy, thanks to the overall strengthening and toning effects of playing sports. If you want more than just a hot bod and be really fit, you need to start playing one of these Olympic sports. 1. Kayaking Read more

All You Need To Know About Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome (PFPS)

Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome, or PFPS, is a type of knee pain that happens around or under the patella. The patella is the kneecap or the roundish-triangular part that you can feel when you touch your knee in the front. It is also commonly called 'runner's knee' as it Read more

All You Need to Know about Avascular Necrosis

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Avascular NecrosisWhat is avascular necrosis?

When the blood supply to the bone tissue decreases or is completely cut off, the tissue starts to degenerate and ultimately dies. This is called avascular necrosis or osteonecrosis. Death of bone tissues may cause tiny cracks or breaks in the bones and eventually lead it to collapse completely. The hip joint is one of the most commonly affected regions in the body.
How does it happen?

The blood flow to a section of the bone can be interrupted if the bone is fractured or the joint is dislocated. Cancer treatments that involve radiation can also weaken bones and harm blood vessels. Excessive alcohol intake or long term use of high-dose steroid medications can also cause avascular necrosis. Some medical conditions, such as sickle cell anaemia or Gaucher’s disease, can increase the pressure inside the bone, making it more difficult for fresh blood to enter it. While it can happen to anyone, it is more commonly seen in men between the ages of 30 to 60 years.

Risk factors

A person’s risk of developing avascular necrosis may be alleviated by certin diseases, medical treatments or personal habits.

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What is Mobile Physical Therapy? How will it benefit you?

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Mobile Physical TherapyMobile Physical Therapy

Mobile physical therapy allows patients to receive professional physical, occupational or speech therapy and rehabilitation services in their homes, offices long-term or assisted living facilities. HCR Solutions offers this to patients who are unable to get to their clinics or hospitals, however, there is usually no ‘homebound’ criteria that must be met in order to avail this service. HCR Solutions has been offering in-home physical therapy for their clients since 2006, giving their patients this convenience if they wish that the treatments be conducted in the comfort, privacy and safety of their homes.

Mobile physical therapy is no different than any other form of physical therapy, except that it takes place in a convenient and comfortable location. HCR Solutions has portable equipment and tables that can be easily accommodated in your home so that you can enjoy the same quality of treatment as in a highly specialized clinic.

What benefits can you get from Mobile Physical Therapy?

1. Mobile physical therapy ensures that you receive treatment in the comforts of your own home. Research has proven that therapy within the home environment is really effective. You not only feel comfortable in familiar surroundings, but you also enjoy the safety and privacy of your home. This is especially beneficial if you have transportation issues. Even without that, it saves you time and trouble in commuting.

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