Hysterectomy means the surgical removal of the uterus or womb. There are different kinds of hysterectomies depending upon what all organs are to be removed along with the uterus, like the cervix, fallopian tubes, or ovaries. It can be a total, partial, or radical one. The most common indications for Hysterectomy include -- endometriosis, adenomyosis, fibroids, … Continue reading 6 Exercises To Do After A Hysterectomy
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Peripheral neuropathy is the damage to one or more of the peripheral nerves. It results in numbness, tingling, muscle weakness, and pain in the area supplied by the nerve. The normal functioning of the nerve disrupts. The peripheral nerves send sensory and motor signals to the central nervous system to work. When only one peripheral … Continue reading 10 Exercises For Peripheral Neuropathy In Feet
Tennis elbow is an overuse injury affecting the long extensors of the forearm and the hand. It is also known as Lateral Epicondylitis. As the name suggests, it is common for people involved in racquet sports. But it is also prevalent among people who overuse the extensor muscles of the forearm and wrist, like painters, … Continue reading 5 Exercises For Tennis Elbow
The upper back is the region from the base of the neck to the mid-spine area. It includes the shoulder blades too. Upper back stiffness is prevalent in seated jobs with a prolonged duration of sitting involved. With more and more time spent by everyone on smartphones and laptops, upper back stiffness and discomfort are … Continue reading 9 Stretches For Upper Back
Fatigue is a feeling of extreme exhaustion. It is of prolonged duration and results in decreased energy levels. It is beyond normal tiredness. Fatigue has two components, physical and mental. Due to fatigue, a person feels constantly tired, weak, and exhausted. Symptoms of fatigue include malaise, generalized body pain, headache, sore muscles, sleepiness, impaired memory … Continue reading 8 Causes Of Fatigue
What is fascia? Fascia is a connective tissue that surrounds muscles, bones, blood vessels, nerves, and organs in the body. Myofascial tissue is the fascia covering the muscles. It is in the form of thin sheets or bands and is strong. The role of myofascial tissue is to support muscles and promote frictionless gliding during … Continue reading What Is MyoFascial Release(MFR)?
According to the World Health Organization (WHO), people aged 65 years and above fall about 28%–35% every year, and this proportion increases as age and frailty levels increase. Soft tissue injuries are common with falls. Falls are the leading cause of fatal injuries in the elderly. Bone fractures, especially of the hip and the wrist, … Continue reading Falls In The Elderly
Parkinson's disease (PD) is a neurodegenerative disease. It is a disease in which a structure called basal ganglia in the brain is affected. Dopamine-producing neurons in the basal ganglia are impaired. Dopamine is a neurotransmitter that helps with the fine regulation of body movements. Parkinson's disease is a slowly progressive disease. The onset of PD … Continue reading 7 Exercises For Parkinson’s Disease
Tendons are the tissue that attaches muscles to the bone. In the trigger finger, the smooth movement of the tendon is inhibited. It leads to sudden catching, clicking, and locking of the involved finger when trying to straighten it. People often complain of a snapping or popping sensation. Trigger finger is more common in people … Continue reading What Is Trigger Finger?
Flexibility is of prime importance. A flexible body can perform activities efficiently and keeps injuries at bay. Stretching is the way to improve and maintain flexibility. There are numerous ways of stretching. Proprioceptive neuromuscular stretching (PNF) is a very effective way to stretch muscles and gain flexibility. It involves stretching and contracting targeted muscles in … Continue reading Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation (PNF) Stretching