Neck pain vs. hypertension

A lot of people suffer from neck pain. People have much confusion about neck pain also. Somebody thinks neck pain means hypertension or high blood pressure. But actually hypertension means creating extra pressure on blood vessels while blood passing through it. Sometimes it creates pain over neck but not always. Now let’s see how many […]

L’hermitte’s Sign

Many people experience neck pain nowadays. Cervical myelopathy is a form of myelopathy that involves compression of the spinal cord in the cervical spine (neck). The cervical spine contains seven vertebrae (C1 to C7), with six intervertebral discs and eight nerve roots. The spinal cord travels inside the vertebral column constructed from the front by vertebrae, […]

De Quervain’s Tenosynovitis

De Quervain’s Tenosynovitis is inflammation of two tendons on the side of the wrist at the base of the thumb results pain at the outside of the wrist. Pain is typically increased with gripping or rotating the wrist. Figure: De Quervain’s Tenosynovitis Causes Risk Factors: Risk factors for de Quervain’s tenosynovitis include: Age. If you’re […]

Costo-transverse and Costo-vertebral joint pain and Physiotherapy management

Costotransverse and costovertebral disorders are disorders affecting or involving the costotransverse and costovertebral joints and ligaments which are often overlooked during examination for pain source localization in this area due to possible visceral pain referral and the complexities of the thoracic neural network. The joints between the vertebrae in the upper back and the ribs […]

Baker’s Cyst Knee

Baker’s Cyst Knee is a condition that filled with fluid in knee joint. It causes a bulge and a feeling of tightness behind knee joint. A Baker’s cyst can form when joint-lubricating fluid fills a cushioning pouch (bursa) at the back of your knee.    Symptoms: Causes: Though baker’s cyst knee caused by injury or a […]

When joint pain means it’s time to see your physiotherapist

If the body produces too much uric acid or fails to excrete through the urine, crystals of monosodium urate form in the joints & tendons. These crystals cause  inflammation leading to pain, swelling , redness, sometimes burning sensation of the joints also. Mostly start with the redness & swelling of the great toe. The pain […]

Everything You Need To Know About Text Neck

Text neck is a new generation medical term to describe repeated stress injury and pain in the neck resulting from excessive use (watching or texting) of hand held devices in same position for a prolong period of time. This condition is a growing lifestyle and health condition with the continuous progression in mobile user population […]

Everything You Need To Know About Tennis Elbow

What is Tennis Elbow? Tennis elbow is an inflammation of the tendons of the elbow characterized by pain and tenderness over the outer aspect of forearm caused by overuse or repeated use of the extensor group of muscles of the forearm. It is also known as lateral epicondylitis. What may cause you Tennis Elbow? Activities other […]

Everything you need to know about ACL injury

Before we start about ACL injury we should have idea about knee joint, how it is formed and how it helps in our functional activities…….. Knee joint is the largest and most complex joint of the body. Type- saddle type of joint Articular surfaces – Important ligaments :  Other structures includes medial meniscus, lateral meniscus,oblique […]

Everything you need to know about frozen shoulder

What is Frozen Shoulder? Frozen shoulder is a common condition, affects people between the ages of 40 and 60, and occurs in women more often than men. This is a condition characterized by stiffness and pain in your shoulder joint. Signs and symptoms typically begin gradually, worsen over time and then resolve, usually within one […]

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