Author: Dr. Ekta Arora(PT)

12 Exercises For Knee Osteoarthritis

12 Exercises For Knee Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis of the knee is very prevalent. Pain and stiffness associated with it impact activities of daily living. The 12 exercises described in this article will help you with joint stabilization, improved knee range of motion, muscle strength and decreased pain.

10 Causes Of Numbness In Arms And Hands

10 Causes Of Numbness In Arms And Hands

Numbness in arms and hands is a condition in which you feel lost, reduced or, altered sensation in arms and hands. It can involve one or both arms. Numbness can occur suddenly or progress gradually. It can result from several causes ranging from mild to severe, from chronic medical conditions to acute injuries affecting the … Continue reading 10 Causes Of Numbness In Arms And Hands

7 Exercises For Strong Shoulders

7 Exercises For Strong Shoulders

Strong shoulders are crucial in carrying out everyday functional tasks. Whether we are pulling, pushing, or lifting overhead, shoulder muscles come into play. Exercises meant to target shoulder muscles specifically help in strengthening shoulder muscles and improving posture. Strong shoulders also ease out overhead movements. The shoulder joint is very mobile and unstable and is … Continue reading 7 Exercises For Strong Shoulders

7 Facts About Balance And Aging

7 Facts About Balance And Aging

Balance is the ability to maintain stability and steadiness when sitting or standing. Balance issues hamper the ability to stand, walk, and climb stairs with control.Balance disorders are among the most common in people over the age of 65. Loss of balance also increases the risk of falls, which is the leading cause of injuries … Continue reading 7 Facts About Balance And Aging

7 Best At-Home Back Exercises For A Healthier Back

7 Best At-Home Back Exercises For A Healthier Back

A healthy and strong back is a must to prevent back pain and to reduce the risk of injury to the back. The following mentioned seven back exercises are curated to improve the stability of your back, body awareness, and posture. These back exercises are easy to do at home to develop a strong and … Continue reading 7 Best At-Home Back Exercises For A Healthier Back

11 Exercises For Finger Joint Pain

11 Exercises For Finger Joint Pain

Finger joint pain can result from several causes like injury, arthritis, tendonitis, ganglion cyst, peripheral neuropathy, and many others. It impacts the activities of daily living. Exercises help with finger joint pain by reducing the stiffness in finger joints, improving the flexibility and strength of the fingers, which in turn helps with the overall mobility … Continue reading 11 Exercises For Finger Joint Pain

8 Facts About Coccydynia(Tail Bone Pain)

8 Facts About Coccydynia(Tail Bone Pain)

The tailbone, a triangular bone located at the end of the spine, is medically known as the Coccyx. Coccydynia is usually felt as a localized dull and achy pain in and around the tail bone. 2. Coccydynia worsens with sitting, leaning back while seated, or when moving from a sitting to a standing position as … Continue reading 8 Facts About Coccydynia(Tail Bone Pain)

10 Best Balance Exercises For Seniors

10 Best Balance Exercises For Seniors

As we age, our bodies start to lose their ability to maintain balance. Muscle strength, reaction time, and coordination decline with age, all of which affect balance. Many diseases that are prevalent in seniors like Arthritis, Diabetes causing nerve damage, Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, Multiple Sclerosis, and Low blood pressure can affect balance. Apart from … Continue reading 10 Best Balance Exercises For Seniors

8 Exercises For Patellar Tendonitis

8 Exercises For Patellar Tendonitis

Patellar Tendonitis is an inflammation of the Patellar tendon. Patella is the medical term for the kneecap, and the patellar tendon is a tendon of the quadriceps muscle, which connects the knee cap to the shin bone and helps in knee extension. Patellar tendonitis is also known as "Jumper's knee" as it is common in … Continue reading 8 Exercises For Patellar Tendonitis

12 Best Strength Exercises For Elderly

12 Best Strength Exercises For Elderly

Loss of muscle mass and strength is known as Sarcopenia. The loss of muscle mass involves both a reduction in the number of muscle fibers and a decrease in their size. Sarcopenia is an undeniable fact of aging and is more pronounced after 70 years of age. Many factors contribute to this age-related loss of … Continue reading 12 Best Strength Exercises For Elderly