Author: Dr. Ekta Arora(PT)

Understanding Sleep

Understanding Sleep

Sleep is an integral part of our life. It is crucial for the functioning and restoration of the body. It is a partially-conscious state, regulated by a sleep center in the brain, the Suprachiasmatic nucleus(SCN) in Hypothalamus. It affects the circadian rhythm to regulate sleep. The more you are awake, the stronger is the sleep … Continue reading Understanding Sleep

4 Things You Need To Know About Hypertonic Pelvic Floor

4 Things You Need To Know About Hypertonic Pelvic Floor

Pelvic Floor Muscles- The pelvic floor is formed by the piriformis muscle at the back of the pelvis, obturator internus muscle on the sides, and levator ani muscle at the base of the pelvis. The pelvic floor supports the visceral and pelvic organs. Along with the core muscles, they help in stabilizing the spine. The … Continue reading 4 Things You Need To Know About Hypertonic Pelvic Floor

11 FACTS ABOUT ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE

11 FACTS ABOUT ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE

Alzheimer's disease is a disease of the brain impacting the functions of memory, thinking, language, reasoning, and orientation to time and place. Persons with Alzheimer's disease also have mood changes and anxiety. They can become irritable when their routine alters. All these declines in functions disrupt one's ability to perform their daily task. The person … Continue reading 11 FACTS ABOUT ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE

9 Exercises For Hand Tremors

9 Exercises For Hand Tremors

Hand tremors are repetitive, rhythmic shaking movements of hands that are not under one's control. It can be due to a movement disorder, brain dysfunction, or symptom of some underlying medical condition. Several types of tremors affect different body parts occur due to various pathologies. Hand tremors are of two types-Resting Tremors and Action Tremors. … Continue reading 9 Exercises For Hand Tremors

10 Facts About Rheumatoid Arthritis

10 Facts About Rheumatoid Arthritis

Rheumatoid Arthritis(RA) is an autoimmune disorder. In RA, the immune system starts attacking bodies own healthy lining of the joints. It is more prevalent in females and has a hereditary component. It is a chronic disease.Most commonly, RA affects the wrist, finger joints, and feet. The joints become painful and stiff. Stiffness is there in … Continue reading 10 Facts About Rheumatoid Arthritis

6 Exercises For Gluteal Tendinopathy

6 Exercises For Gluteal Tendinopathy

Gluteal muscles are the muscles of the hip. Out of the three glute muscles, the gluteus medius muscle is commonly affected in gluteal tendinopathy. It is due to overuse or degeneration. Gluteus tendinopathy is common in players in jumping sports and runners. It also affects people with a sedentary lifestyle. Weak gluteus medius muscle and … Continue reading 6 Exercises For Gluteal Tendinopathy