Introduction Heel pain is a very common problem that may be attributed to several etiologies, including heel spurs, plantar fascia irritation (acute or chronic), and bursitis. Plantar fasciitis is thought to result from microtears in the fascia due to repeated biomechanical stress on the arch of the foot on weight-bearing. Plantar fasciitis is an inflammation […]
Myofascial Pain Syndrome
Musculoskeletal disorders are the main cause of disability in the working-age population and are among the leading causes of disability in other age groups. Myofascial pain syndrome is a common painful muscle disorder caused by myofascial trigger points. Pain and limited function of the locomotor (or musculoskeletal) system are two of the most common […]
Am I safe from coronavirus ,(COVID 19)
The most effective way to protect yourself against the new coronavirus is by frequently cleaning your hands with alcohol-based hand rub or washing them with soap and water. If you feel unwell: stay at home call NHS 111. 👨⚕️👩⚕️(S)he will ask about your symptoms, where you have been & who you have had contact with. […]
What is Interferential Current Therapy ?
Interferential current therapy is an effective therapy option used by many physiotherapy clinics to relieve pain and accelerate the self-healing process, getting your body back to a healthy, pain-free state. The high-frequency signals of an IFC penetrate through the skin into deeper lying muscle tissues. Electrodes are placed on your skin around the injured body […]
Importance of pelvic floor strengthening exercises re-emphasised
UK physiotherapists used Valentine’s Day to launch a campaign to encourage members of the public to perform physiotherapy exercises to tighten up their pelvic floors. Pelvic floor muscle exercises tone and strengthen these muscles, improving blood supply and nerve activity, all leading to greater pleasure. Many people are already aware of the importance of tightening […]
No, I am not just living with fibromyalgia..!!
No, I am not just living with fibromyalgia..!! No, I am not just living with fibromyalgia – I am living my life to the fullest – and to be honest much better than most people around me! I was diagnosed with fibromyalgia in Apr 2008, almost a full year after I first experienced debilitating […]
What is iliotibial band syndrome and how is it treated?
Iliotibial (IT) band syndrome is often caused by repetitively bending the knee during physical activities, such as running, cycling, swimming, and climbing. The IT band is a group of fibers that run the length of the upper leg, from the hip to the top of the shin.The best treatment is often to stop doing the […]
What is a Muscle Knot and How we can treat it?
The medical term for muscle knots is myofascial trigger points. These are occur when muscle fibers or the bands of tissue called fascia underneath them tense and tighten. Symptoms These knots can develop almost anywhere on the body where muscle or fascia is present.The knots feel as if they are small, hard lumps or nodules. […]
Rocker bottom shoes
Rocker bottom shoes help strengthen back muscles, reduce low back pain Sports Physiotherapy- Researchers of the Sports Physiotherapy master’s degree at Valencia’s CEU Cardenal Herrera University have confirmed, in a new study of their research work into back pain, that unstable shoes improve the strength of back muscles in order to maintain balance and stability […]
Treatment for Anterior Knee Pain- Physio Horsham
Treatment of Anterior Knee Pain- Physio Horsham Physio Horsham-Patellofemoral pain, also referred to as anterior knee pain, is a common musculoskeletal condition in the general and sporting communities.anterior knee pain affects up to 25% of the population, 36% of adolescents and is more prevalent in females. Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome is categorized by anterior or peri-patellar […]