Author: Dr. Ekta Arora(PT)

4 Exercises For Stress Incontinence

4 Exercises For Stress Incontinence

Stress Incontinence is the involuntary leakage of a few drops of urine, with an increase in intra-abdominal pressure like coughing, laughing, lifting, or sneezing. It usually results from the weakness of the pelvic floor musculature. Sometimes these muscles are tight or tensed. Stress continence is more common in women, especially after childbirth and pregnancy. Following … Continue reading 4 Exercises For Stress Incontinence

9 Exercises To Improve Your Posture

9 Exercises To Improve Your Posture

Proper posture is crucial for good body mechanics. It helps in preventing injuries and pain due to faulty biomechanics. Good posture reduces the unwanted stress on the joints, ligaments, and muscles. It reduces the occurrence of muscle tightness, joint pain, and fatigue. It helps in keeping wear and tear changes like osteoarthritis at bay. The … Continue reading 9 Exercises To Improve Your Posture

6 Exercises For Wrist Ganglion

6 Exercises For Wrist Ganglion

The wrist ganglion is a fluid-filled cyst found on the wrist. It looks like a lump or swelling and develops on the dorsum or volar wrist surface along the tendon or joint. The etiology of the wrist ganglion cyst is unknown. Usually, wrist ganglions develop spontaneously. It can be due to repetitive microtrauma or prior … Continue reading 6 Exercises For Wrist Ganglion

10 Things You Should Know About Pap Smear

10 Things You Should Know About Pap Smear

A Pap smear is also known as a Pap test or Papanicolaou smear. It is a test done for screening cervical cancer in women. The cervix is the lower, narrow end of the uterus that opens into the vagina.  Other names of pap smears are vaginal smear tests or cervical cytology. What is a Pap smear test?  The procedure involves collecting cells … Continue reading 10 Things You Should Know About Pap Smear

6 Exercises For Trapezius Myalgia

6 Exercises For Trapezius Myalgia

Trapezius Myalgia is a condition affecting the upper trapezius muscle. The upper trapezius muscle is a superficial muscle that helps in shoulder shrugging and neck movements. Trapezius myalgia is characterized by stiffness and chronic pain. The person feels persistent tension in the upper back, neck, and shoulders.  Long-duration desk jobs, repetitive tasks, and poor posture … Continue reading 6 Exercises For Trapezius Myalgia

Top 7 Exercises For Stronger Hands

Top 7 Exercises For Stronger Hands

Hand weakness is encountered by many in their lifetime. People find it difficult to hold a glass of water, lift their phone, and experience a weak hand grasp. Hand weakness due to neurological causes requires a customized exercise program, though generalized hand weakness is treatable with hand-strengthening exercises. Hand exercises will help you gain range … Continue reading Top 7 Exercises For Stronger Hands

3 Ways To Sleep To Relieve Neck Pain

3 Ways To Sleep To Relieve Neck Pain

Neck pain is very prevalent. It can be due to several reasons. But with proper sleep positions, one can ensure good neck alignment while sleeping and can avoid any pain aggravation. Neck pain is often relieved by a good night's sleep. 1. Back Sleeping (Sleeping on your back)-  It is vital to support the normal lordotic … Continue reading 3 Ways To Sleep To Relieve Neck Pain

6 Exercises For Heel Pad Syndrome

6 Exercises For Heel Pad Syndrome

Heel pads on the soles of your feet function as shock-absorbing cushions for the heels. They consist of a thick layer of fatty tissue. Thinning of heel pads due to degenerative changes makes them lose their elasticity and shock-absorbing capacity, which is known as Heel Pad Syndrome. It is also known as Fat Pad Atrophy and is one of … Continue reading 6 Exercises For Heel Pad Syndrome

8 Things You Need To Know About Cervical Radiculopathy

8 Things You Need To Know About Cervical Radiculopathy

Cervical radiculopathy is also known as a pinched nerve in the neck. It occurs when a cervical nerve is compressed. There are eight cervical nerve roots numbered from C1 to C8 that aid the functioning of the upper limb, from shoulder to fingers. When any of these nerves are inflamed and damaged due to compression, it is known … Continue reading 8 Things You Need To Know About Cervical Radiculopathy