Spina Bifida Neural tube defect Birth defect Physiotherapy

Spina Bifida

Spina bifida is a neural tube defect that results in incomplete closure of the vertebrae and membranes around the spinal cord. EPIDEMIOLOGY In US each year 1500 babies are born with this defect. Hispanic women (relating to Spain or to Spanish-speaking countries, especially those of Central and South America) have higher rate of having a […]

Neuro developmental therapy Bobath Technique

Bobath Technique

Bobath technique is a neuro developmental approach for treatment and assessment of individuals suffering primarily from cerebral palsy and also for other neurological deficits. It is a holistic approach not a specified method for treatment of neurological conditions especially cerebral palsy For detail video regarding bobath technique visit PRINCIPLES OF BOBATH TECHNIQUE (1) Bobath […]

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Hand pain

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Compression of median nerve in the carpal tunnel causing numbness, tingling sensation and weakness in hand. EPIDEMIOLOGY Mostly affects women than men typically affects women aged between 40-60 years of age with incidence rate most common entrapment neuropathy prevalence rate is 1 in 25 cases. The reported prevalence of carpal tunnel syndrome is between 1% […]

elbow pain tennis elbow

Tennis Elbow aka Lateral Epicondylitis

also known as lateral epicondylitis defined as inflammation of tendon of extensor compartment of forearm specifically extensor carpi radiallis brevis (ECRB) EPIDEMIOLOGY AND CAUSES often results from overuse injury with sporting activities like ratchet sports tennis, squash and other sports like cricket, baseball etc most popular example among sports athletes is Sachin Tendulkar suffered from […]

Supraspinatus Tendinitis Shoulder pain Shoulder examination Uncategorised

Supraspinatus Tendonitis And Shoulder Examination

Supraspinatus Tendonitis is often associated with Shoulder impingement syndrome impingement and inflammation of Supraspinatus Tendon is called Supraspinatus Tendonitis EPIDEMIOLOGY AND CAUSES Mostly affects sports athlete often result from overuse injury with sporting activities like throwing and overhead motion apart from this it also affects age group of 50-60 years with prevalence more in patients […]