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All About The Therabite Jaw Motion Rehabilitation System

Posted on May 30, 2018 by Taikhum Sadiq

The human jaw is the only movable bone in the body and is one of the most powerful working mechanisms of the humans. With the capacity to exert a force of around 160 pounds per square inch, the jaw is a very powerful system.

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Posted in Dental and Oral Care

A Brief Guide to Heel Spurs

Posted on May 29, 2018 by Taikhum Sadiq

Also known as calcaneal spurs or osteophytes, a heel spur is a calcium deposit which causes a bony bump on the underside of the heel bone. On an X-ray, a heel spur can extend forward by as much as a half-inch. Without visible X-ray evidence, the condition is sometimes known as "heel spur syndrome."

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Posted in Heel Cups

Peroneal Tendinopathy: Treatment and Prevention

Posted on May 28, 2018 by Kevin Cleary

Often when we overdo things it results in physical pain and peroneal tendinopathy is no different. Often this injury is called peroneal tendinitis since it involves pain in the outer part of the lower extremities.

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Posted in Exercise and Fitness

Hand Pain Causes and Natural Relief

Posted on Apr 03, 2018 by Hunaid Germanwala

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

Top Ten 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

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