Written By: Aamena Dassu

  • The importance of good posture

    Nov 24, 13 • Physiotherapy • Written by : Comments Off

    First of all, what is posture? Posture refers to the position and alignment of your body. Now good posture is when your body is in such alignment that is most energy efficient because your pelvis,...

  • Heel spurs and plantar fasciitis

    Nov 17, 13 • Physiotherapy • Written by : Comments Off

    Our feet are made up of many bones. The calcaneus at the back of the foot forms the heel. The plantar fascia is a layer or cling film that connects the bones at the sole of the foot forming a firm...

  • Tendon injuries

    Nov 10, 13 • Physiotherapy • Written by : Comments Off

    The tendon is the beginning or end of a muscle which attaches the muscle to bone. It is not as elastic as the muscle and usually a lot thinner to make bony attachment easier and stronger. Some...

  • Smoking and its risks

    Nov 3, 13 • Physiotherapy • Written by : Comments Off

    We have spoken about diet, exercise and stress and we now come to the topic of smoking. There is a worldwide growing concern and awareness of the health detriment this habit causes. Smoking erodes...

  • How to improve your health

    Oct 27, 13 • Physiotherapy • Written by : Comments Off

    Our understanding of health is ever growing, quicker diagnosis, better treatment. Everyday, we see improvements on yesterday’s medical knowledge and we strive to improve the quality of life for...

  • Peripheral nerve injuries

    Oct 20, 13 • Physiotherapy • Written by : Comments Off

    The nervous system is divided into central nervous system and peripheral nervous system. The central nervous system is made up of the brain and the spine. The peripheral nervous system is from the...

  • Tail-bone fractures

    Oct 13, 13 • Physiotherapy • Written by : Comments Off

    A commonly seen and often under-diagnosed condition is a fractured tail-bone which is medically known as the coccyx. The coccyx forms the very end of the spine, and is a small triangular bone...

  • Should we exercise when we get older?

    Oct 6, 13 • Physiotherapy • Written by : Comments Off

    The human body was built to move. It is the work of art and is a machine that has hundreds of actions occurring at the same time. There are many systems with millions of cells all working to keep the...

  • What is diabetes?

    Sep 29, 13 • Physiotherapy • Written by : Comments Off

    Currently, the diabetic population stands at 117 million and is estimated to become 366 million by 2030 unless serious intervention is taken. What is diabetes? Diabetes is the body’s inability to...

  • Stroke first aid

    Sep 22, 13 • Physiotherapy • Written by : Comments Off

    What is a stroke? Medically, a stroke is called a CVA- Cerebro-Vascular Accident. A CVA or stroke occurs when an artery to the brain bursts or gets a clot. This means blood cannot get to the area of...