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Biceps Tendinopathy Shoulder pain Arm pain Bicipital Tendinopathy Physiotherapy Shoulder examination

Biceps Tendinopathy

Pain, tenderness and inflammation around long head of biceps tendon often caused due to overuse injury among older patients especially older athletes ( 30+ age athletes and old aged patients 60+ age). Pain often resembles Shoulder impingement syndrome, Rotator cuff tendinopathy. EPIDEMIOLOGY Occurs more commonly while performing or after sporting activities like lifting, throwing, overhead […]

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CVA cerebrovascular accident Stroke

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 […]

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Parkinson's disease Physiotherapy

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 […]

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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 […]

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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 http://youtu.be/02erVakUNZk PRINCIPLES OF BOBATH TECHNIQUE (1) Bobath […]