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Digi flex Hand Exerciser

By | July 6th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Exercises to Improve Grip Strength With a Digi flex Hand Exerciser Digi flex Hand exercises is a small, handheld device designed to effectively strengthen your fingers and hand. The device can be used for whole-hand gripping exercises or for individual finger exercises. A small rubber pad on one side of the device helps prevent discomfort [...]

Cupping Therapy

By | March 29th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Cupping therapy is an ancient practice that is now considered part of the complementary and alternative (CAM) medicine category, along with acupuncture and aromatherapy. During a cupping therapy session, a massage or acupuncture therapist applies suction cups to various areas of the body. The cup may be made of bamboo, plastic, or glass; traditionally, horns [...]

Lungs Breathing

By | March 23rd, 2018|Uncategorized|

Lungs Breathing; Chronic lung disease is a term for a group of long-term conditions that affect the lungs. The most common conditions are a chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD, also known as emphysema, chronic bronchitis), asthma, bronchiectasis, cystic fibrosis, pulmonary hypertension, interstitial lung disease, mesothelioma and lung cancer. These diseases are characterized by symptoms such [...]

Wheelchairs

By | February 8th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Wheelchairs are chairs with wheels, used when walking is difficult or impossible due to illness, injury, or disability. Wheelchair Variety comes in different formats to meet the specific needs of their users. They may include specialized seating adaptions, individualized controls, and may be specific to particular activities, as seen with sports wheelchairs and beach wheelchairs. The most widely recognized distinction [...]

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

By | February 8th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a chronic inflammatory lung disease that causes obstructed airflow from the lungs. Symptoms include breathing difficulty, cough, mucus (sputum) production and wheezing. It's caused by long-term exposure to irritating gases or particulate matter, most often from cigarette smoke. People with COPD are at increased risk of developing heart disease, lung cancer [...]

Meningitis

By | February 7th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Meningitis is an inflammation of the membranes (meninges) surrounding your brain and spinal cord. The swelling typically triggers symptoms such as a headache, fever and a stiff neck. Most cases of meningitis are a viral infection, but bacterial and fungal infections are other causes. Some cases improve without treatment in a few weeks. Others can [...]

Cerebral palsy

By | February 7th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Cerebral palsy is a disorder of movement, muscle tone or posture that is caused by damage that occurs to the immature, developing brain, most often before birth. Signs and symptoms appear during infancy or preschool years. In general, cerebral palsy causes impaired movement associated with abnormal reflexes, floppiness or rigidity of the limbs and trunk, [...]

Parkinson’s Disease – Physiotherapy Management.

By | February 7th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Parkinson's Disease is a neurodegenerative brain disorder that progresses slowly in most people. Symptoms can take years to develop, and most people live for many years with the disease. The symptoms caused by Parkinson’s include an ongoing loss of motor control (resting tremors, stiffness, slow movement, postural instability) as well as a wide range of [...]

Muscular Dystrophy

By | February 7th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Muscular dystrophy refers to a group of disorders that involve a progressive loss of muscle mass and consequent loss of strength. The main forms of muscular dystrophy may affect up to 1 in every 5,000 males. The most common form is Duchenne muscular dystrophy. It typically affects young boys, but other variations can strike in adulthood. Muscular [...]

Multiple sclerosis

By | February 7th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Overview Multiple sclerosis Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a potentially disabling disease of the brain and spinal cord (central nervous system). In MS, the immune system attacks the protective sheath (myelin) that covers nerve fibres and causes communication problems between your brain and the rest of your body. Eventually, the disease can cause the nerves themselves [...]