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Top Ten Light Therapy Products

Posted on Dec 01, 2014 by Razia Sanwari

Using light to treat aches and pains, depression and skin disorders is becoming quite common these days and it is being recommended more and more as an effective therapy where drugs have no role to play. Light therapy, or phototherapy, is a procedure where the body is exposed to daylight or subjected to artificial light for a specified number of hours.

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Posted in Light Therapy

Hammer Toes – Identifying and Treating

Posted on Sep 03, 2014 by Razia Sanwari

We come across many physical deformities which are minor, not much troublesome and so, we ignore it. We tend to overlook or neglect it till it starts to actually give trouble. Hammer toes is one such condition that is often ignored because it starts off as a mild deformity but then gets worse over a period of time.

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Posted in Forefoot solutions

Heel Spurs: Diagnosis and Treatment

Posted on Jul 30, 2014 by Razia Sanwari

Do you feel a sharp, knife-like pain in your heel on waking up in the morning or after prolonged standing/walking? Does this pain increase in intensity after long-drawn-out periods of rest or after some kind of an activity/exercise? Heel spur is a calcaneal or a small bone spur that is located on the heel bone or calcaneus and common in patients with a history of foot pain. They are tiny calcium deposits that can form near the base of the heel bone and jut out causing pain whenever pressure is applied on the heel.

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Posted in Foot and Heel Care

Dealing with Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Posted on Jul 15, 2014 by Razia Sanwari

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome or Disorder (CTS) is the name given to the condition that is caused by the swelling of the tissues around the median nerve of the hand resulting in the nerve getting pressed or pinched and pain and weakness being felt in the hand and wrist.

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Posted in Hand and Wrist Supports

Ankle Pain and its Causes

Posted on Jul 11, 2014 by Razia Sanwari

Pain of any type is certainly not welcome! But if it is in the ankle, then mobility gets restricted and this can surely be such a pain! So, the priority becomes to identify the cause of the throbbing and the subsequent remedy.

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Posted in Ankle/Foot Supports

How Do I Choose Proper Rehab Equipment?

Posted on May 21, 2014 by Kevin Cleary

After an injury, surgery, or for overall good health choosing the proper equipment is an important step for rehab or exercise. Each injury or activity has a specific need to target a specific muscle or group of muscles. By using the proper equipment, we can rehab safer and more effective than without.

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Exercising with Multiple Sclerosis

Posted on May 21, 2014 by Kevin Cleary

Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is a disease that affects the central nervous system in which the body’s own immune system attacks the healthy myelin coating of nerves. It affects coordination, speech, and can cause paralysis and blindness.

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Rehab Conditioning and Exercise

Posted on Mar 27, 2014 by Kevin Cleary

Recovering from injuries or surgery doesn’t happen overnight. Returning to an active lifestyle may require a conditioning and exercise program. Once your injury has healed sufficiently, your doctor may recommend a visit to a physical therapist in order to develop the proper program for you.

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Multiple Sclerosis - How to Improve Your Quality of Life

Posted on Jan 16, 2014 by Kevin Cleary

Multiple sclerosis (MS) affects millions of people around the globe. MS is believed to be an autoimmune disease in which the body’s own immune system attacks the myelin lining of the nerves. This damage interrupts signals between the brain, spinal cord, and the body’s muscles.

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Rehabilitation After Knee Replacement Surgery

Posted on Jan 16, 2014 by Kevin Cleary

Thousands of Americans every year are faced with the prospect of knee replacement surgery. This surgery requires a surgeon to replace some or the entire knee with artificial components.

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Posted in CPM Cardio Equipment

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