Author: Dr. Ekta Arora(PT)

8 Facts About Metatarsalgia

8 Facts About Metatarsalgia

1.) Metatarsalgia is a condition affecting the metatarsals of the foot. Metatarsals are the bones in the foot, which connect the toes to the rest of the foot. Metatarsalgia affects the head of the metatarsals, called the ball of the foot, which becomes inflamed and painful. The ball of the feet has a significant role … Continue reading 8 Facts About Metatarsalgia

7 Things You Need To Know About BRISK WALKING

7 Things You Need To Know About BRISK WALKING

Brisk walking is an aerobic exercise. It is a moderate-intensity workout. 2. Brisk walking can be quantified by walking speed or the number of steps taken in a minute. According to the studies, cadence(number of steps/ min) of 100 or more gives you a moderate-intensity workout. In terms of walking speed, 5-6km/hour is considered good … Continue reading 7 Things You Need To Know About BRISK WALKING

4 Things You Need To Know About BURPEES

4 Things You Need To Know About BURPEES

WHAT IS A BURPEE? Burpees is a type of high-intensity exercise that makes use of body-weight as resistance. It involves both the upper body and the lower body. It is a complex exercise that involves several sequences of movements done one after the other. HOW TO DO BURPEES? The classic burpee is a four-step exercise- … Continue reading 4 Things You Need To Know About BURPEES

4 Best Exercises For Supraspinatus Tendinitis

4 Best Exercises For Supraspinatus Tendinitis

Supraspinatus is one of the muscles of the rotator cuff. It is a major stablizer of the shoulder joint. It also counteracts the gravitational force pulling the upper limb downward by its weight. It acts as a primary muscle responsible for the initiation of arm lift sideways. Supraspinatus Tendinitis is usually caused by impingement of … Continue reading 4 Best Exercises For Supraspinatus Tendinitis

4 Best Cool-Down Exercises

4 Best Cool-Down Exercises

Cool-Down exercises are often neglected by many. These exercises are essential to get the full benefits of your workout, to recover optimally from the exercise session, and to prevent post-exercise muscle soreness. Cooldown allows the body to ease back to its natural resting state. Stretching is a key component of cool-down exercises, which help muscles … Continue reading 4 Best Cool-Down Exercises

8 Hip Stretches For Hip Pain Relief

8 Hip Stretches For Hip Pain Relief

Hip pain can result from several causes ranging from injury, sprain, strain, bursitis, and arthritis to inflammatory conditions. Hip pain often leads to decreased range of motion at the joint, reduced hip muscle strength, and limited ability to walk and climb stairs. These limitations result from tightness in the muscles or capsule around the hip … Continue reading 8 Hip Stretches For Hip Pain Relief