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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 Pediatric Physiotherapy?

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pediatric physiotherapyChild development is an important and unique science. Physiotherapists who work with children are specialized in adapting their professional skills and knowledge to deliver appropriate care to the child. This requires an understanding of both the physical progress of the child and their psychological advancement.

Pediatric physiotherapy not only includes working on child development, but also diseases and conditions that affect development and arriving at therapeutic interventions that can optimize well being, especially of the disabled. Moreover, the physiotherapist works not only with the child, but also with the family on how to develop a safe environment for the child and making them the centre of everyday planning. Because of the complex needs of a child and his family, physiotherapists may have to work in different environments such as homes, hospitals, schools, etc and with people from different backgrounds, such as medicine, nursing, social work, educational and childcare. This necessitates that they be able to communicate their assessments and treatment plans to all adults involved in the team.

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