Stroke

A stroke aka cerebrovascular accident is a condition in which impeded blood flow to the brain results in cell death.There are two main types of stroke: (a) ischemic, due to lack of blood flow (b) hemorrhagic, due to bleeding There is another type when their is partial disruption of blood flow its called Transient Ischemic … Continue reading Stroke

Parkinson’s Disease

It is a long term degenerative disease of CNS that mainly affects the motor system. Caused due to substantia nigra, cells that make the chemical dopamine start to die. Dopamine acts like a messenger that tells another area of your brain when you want to move a part of your body.The typical appearance of parkinson’s … Continue reading Parkinson’s Disease

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 … Continue reading Spina Bifida

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 http://youtu.be/02erVakUNZk PRINCIPLES OF BOBATH TECHNIQUE (1) Bobath … Continue reading Bobath Technique

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% … Continue reading Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

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 … Continue reading Supraspinatus Tendonitis And Shoulder Examination