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 Orthopedics

Basics of Hot and Cold Therapy

Posted on Aug 29, 2016 by

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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Stay Fit with Healthy Diet and Cardio-Exercises

Posted on May 31, 2016 by

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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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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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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Conductive Garments

Posted on May 20, 2016 by Taikhum Sadiq

Conductive Garments are specially designed with electric modalities to use with an electrotherapy device. Electrodes are not suitable to everyone as them might be too fussy or uncomfortable to some people. Many a time, electrodes also are very difficult to connect with some parts of the body. In such cases conductive garments help a lot. These garments include belts, arm bands,

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Ultrasound Therapy

Posted on May 20, 2016 by Taikhum Sadiq

Ultrasound therapy is an ultrasonic procedure which applies ultrasound for various benefits. In this therapy ultrasound is targeted and delivered to specific parts of the body. Ultrasound hemostasis, cancer therapy, and ultrasound thrombolysis are the others methods that are included in this therapy. There are two types of ultrasound used, namely focused ultrasound (FUS) or unfocused ultrasound.

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Electrodes in Electrotherapy

Posted on May 20, 2016 by Taikhum Sadiq

In electrotherapy, electrodes are used as a way to connect a electrotherapy device to the body. They come with adhesive pads that stick to the skin and ensure proper contact with the skin. Devices such as combination units, stimulators, TENS and EMS units, all may use electrodes to stimulate various parts of the body. There are a number of sizes and types of electrodes.

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Combination Units

Posted on May 20, 2016 by Taikhum Sadiq

Combination units or electronic stimulators are devices that use electric current to stimulate various parts of the body depending on the condition. They come in various combinations and have a number of features depending on the price and the way they are used. These units use various methods of electrotherapy via a single system to treat various conditions.

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