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
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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
Autism is a disorder related to brain development that impairs language, social communication, and behavior.Autism or Autism Spectrum Disorder(ASD) is a broad condition affecting a range of domains. The symptoms of Autism can vary from person to person significantly, ranging from mild to severe. There can be various combinations of symptoms in a person with … Continue reading What Is Autism?
The Knee joint is an important joint that helps with walking, running, jumping, skipping, sitting, and climbing stairs. It has a crucial function in body weight-bearing. The inner knee, also known as the medial knee, is the inside part of the knee. In other words, it is the part of the knee close to your … Continue reading 6 Causes of Inner Knee Pain
Everyone is aware of the benefits of a healthy body and works out hard to achieve this goal. Most people usually focus on the workout involving arms, legs, and the back but miss the abs. Abdominal muscles or abs are a prime group of muscles. It includes rectus abdominis, transverse abdominis, and oblique muscles. The … Continue reading 4 Benefits Of Abs Workout
What is a Facial Nerve? The facial nerve is the seventh cranial nerve with motor, sensory and parasympathetic components. It originates in the brain and passes through the internal ear, and enters the face in front of the ear to supply the muscles of the face. All the movements like the closure of eyes, flaring … Continue reading Understanding Facial Paralysis