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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

What is exercise therapy? How will it help you recover?

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No one likes being confined to the bed with an injury or pain caused by chronic ailments. But, when you are suffering from mobility constraints caused by an injury, you have to refrain from doing regular chores or any other strenuous physical activity. Exercise therapy is an alternative recovery therapy that works around your injury while indulging you in light exercises performed according to a predetermined design. The therapy has been proven to be beneficial physically as well as mentally for patients causing an overall improvement in health status.

What is exercise therapy?

Exercise therapy is a treatment technique which follows a regimen or plan of physical activities (of varying intensity) to reach some set health goals such as achieving motor functions in an injured part or reduction of pain. To relieve patients from injuries, exercise therapy is used as a mechanism to stimulate the injured part and forcing it towards favorable changes. Exercise therapy is a rather slow treatment therapy visible effects are observed only after 1-2 months of regular exercises as prescribed by the therapist.

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