Author: Dr. Ekta Arora(PT)

Tight Neck Muscles

Tight Neck Muscles

Tightness of neck muscles is prevalent, owing to bad posture. It is also one of the significant causes of neck tension, stiffness, and pain in the neck. Prevention of tight neck muscles- Ensure good workstation ergonomics- The laptop screen should be at eye level. Keep your forearms supported while typing.Do not carry heavy purses on … Continue reading Tight Neck Muscles

Sciatica-5 Things You NEED To Know

Sciatica-5 Things You NEED To Know

WHAT IS SCIATICA? Sciatica is the pain along the course of the sciatic nerve, the longest nerve in the body. It usually involves one of the sciatic nerves but may affect both. CAUSES OF SCIATICA- Compression of the sciatic nerve due to- Lumbar herniated disc causing pressure on the sciatic nerve root.Lumbar spondylosisLumbar spinal stenosisSpondylolisthesisInjury … Continue reading Sciatica-5 Things You NEED To Know

10 Quick Facts About Mixed Tension Migraine

10 Quick Facts About Mixed Tension Migraine

1.Mixed tension migraine is a combination of migraine and tension headache. 2. In mixed tension migraine, symptoms of tension headache and migraine co-exist. The spectrum of symptoms swings between the two types. 3. Mixed Tension Headache falls under the category of Chronic Daily Headache(CDH). It happens frequently, 15 days or more a month for at … Continue reading 10 Quick Facts About Mixed Tension Migraine

Shoulder Pain While Sleeping Explained

Shoulder Pain While Sleeping Explained

Shoulder pain keeps many people awake at night and makes it difficult for them to sleep. Common causes of shoulder pain at night are- Poor postureShoulder ImpingementTendinitisSubacromial bursitisOverexertion or overtired shoulder due to repetitive use.Arthritis of shoulder joint.Frozen shoulder or adhesive capsulitis. Shoulder pain at night occurs along with the stiffness and restrictions in shoulder … Continue reading Shoulder Pain While Sleeping Explained

9 Facts About Diabetic Foot

9 Facts About Diabetic Foot

Diabetic foot is a chronic and dreaded complication of diabetes mellitus. It occurs secondary to peripheral neuropathy in diabetes or peripheral artery disease. It results in foot infection and ulcers.When peripheral neuropathy occurs, it leads to loss of sensation in the foot. As a result, any micro-trauma can lead to cuts and soreness as the … Continue reading 9 Facts About Diabetic Foot

3 Things You Should Know About Tight Hamstrings

3 Things You Should Know About Tight Hamstrings

The Hamstring muscle that runs on the back of your thigh helps in knee bending and works closely with the glute muscles to extend the hip. Tight Hamstrings can result from a variety of reasons, ranging from lack of physical activity, genetically or naturally short hams, overworked hamstrings, weak core muscles, weak glutes, weak hamstrings … Continue reading 3 Things You Should Know About Tight Hamstrings