Hand Pain Causes and Natural Relief

Posted on Apr 03, 2018 by Hunaid German

Pain in the hand commonly originate from sprains and fractures from slips or falls, nerve damage, arthritis, repetitive motion injuries, and several chronic health conditions.

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Posted in Hand and Wrist Supports

Self-Care for Fungal Nail Infection

Posted on Feb 28, 2018 by Swati Chadha

Fungal infection of the fingernails or toenails refers to the growth of fungi under, in or on the nails. Toenail infections are more common than those of the fingernails. Such infections develop over a period of time.

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Posted in Foot and Heel Care

Alternating Hot and Cold Therapy

Posted on Feb 14, 2018 by Anushree Kothari

Alternating hot and cold therapy, also known as contrast therapy, involves alternative applications of ice and heat to relieve the pain associated with overexertion, arthritis, and injury. This combination therapy is an effective way of treating repetitive strain injuries.

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Posted in Hot/Cold Therapy

Dealing with Winter Aches and Pains

Posted on Jan 15, 2018 by Anushree Kothari

Winter season not only freezes our fingers and toes, leaving our bodies shivering, but also cause winter aches and pains. The condition worsens for people who normally suffer from joint and muscle pain.

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Posted in Modalities

Daily Living Adaptive Utensils and Eating Aids

Posted on Sep 23, 2017 by Taikhum Sadiq

Parkinson’s, arthritis, stroke, etc., are disorders that require special adaptive utensils for daily living. These are handy and functional, particularly for the elderly.

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Posted in Dining

Jumper’s Knee

Posted on Sep 23, 2017 by Taikhum Sadiq

Jumper’s knee,orpatellar tendonitis, is aninjury of the knee caused by repetitive stresson the patella tendon, resulting in inflammation and weakening of the tendon ligament.

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Posted in Knee Supports & Braces

Basics of Hot and Cold Therapy

Posted on Aug 29, 2016 by Ayush Henry

Application of hot therapy has direct effect on blood vessels. Blood vessels expand by heat which increases the amount of blood flow to the affected area. Joint pain, sore muscles, tendons and ligaments starts relaxing due to proper supply of nutrients and oxygenated blood. Hot therapy is also effective in reducing muscle spasm and increasing the range of motion.

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Posted in Hot/Cold Therapy

Stay Fit with Healthy Diet and Cardio Exercises

Posted on May 31, 2016 by Ayush Henry

Cardio exercises are the exercises that raise your heart rate. A stronger cardio-vascular system means capillaries delivering more oxygen to cells in your muscles. This enables your body to burn more fat during both work out and inactivity. Cardio workouts include walking, running, bicycle riding, swimming, rowing and aerobic workouts.

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Posted in Cardio Equipment

TENS and EMS units

Posted on May 20, 2016 by Taikhum Sadiq

TENS or transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation is a method in which electrical signals stimulate the nerve which then keeps the pain signals from reaching the pain thus inducing an effect of numbness. EMS or electrical muscle stimulation is a method in which electrical signals cause the muscles to contract and mimic the action potential of the central nervous system.

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Posted in TENS and EMS Units

Electrotherapy Skin Products

Posted on May 20, 2016 by Taikhum Sadiq

Various gels and creams are specially designed to be used with electrotherapy. Many a time, sensitive skin forms blisters and sores on the surface when one uses electrotherapy. These gels and creams provide a soothing cool effect on the skin and prevent the formation of such blisters. Many gels are conductive and thus form a nice conducting surface that enhances the therapeutic effects.

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Posted in Electrotherapy Skin Care

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