The Right Posture

Staying fit in both body and mind as they say is not a destination, it is a lifestyle. If you can bring about a world of a difference to your physical and mental health by some slight adjustments in your daily posture then why not? Now what exactly does good posture mean. It is definitely more than appearing poised or confident. Good posture is when whatever position you choose to do your weight-bearing activity does not put much strain on the supporting muscles or ligaments. Bad posture brought on by slouching, slumping or weight issues is actually quite detrimental to ...
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Shoulder Exercises

Our shoulders take on so much during the course of our lives. It is only understandable that you are bound to feel some amount of pain, tightness, tension, or sensation in this area. When shoulder tightness is left unchecked beyond a certain time there could also be associated neck pain or tension headaches. When it comes to exercises for the shoulders there are different types depending on your condition in the case of some shoulder injuries. This is most often a part of the rehabilitation exercises that the physiotherapist or your doctor recommends after a shoulder treatment procedure or injury ...
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Reducing Shoulder Dislocation without Anesthesia or Force

One of the most commonly dislocated joints in the human body is the shoulder joint. In most cases say about 25% may also have related fractures as well. The fist treatment approach in shoulder dislocation is reduction. This is the process that involves shifting the shoulder joint back into its position. This is not something that can be attempted by self or at home, a medical professional has to be consulted for this. Several reduction techniques are now used based on the nature of the dislocation. Some among these will require medication or assistance and some others can be performed ...
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Rehabilitation after Rotator Cuff Surgery

Every patient’s rotator cuff tear is different. A good rehabilitation plan is always a personalized one that takes into account the differences and the other deciding factors. The successful outcome of the surgery is largely dependent on the post-operative rehabilitation plan and the best rehabilitation program for rotator cuff tear allows the tendon's bone to heal thereby preventing shoulder stiffness. There are a number of factors that the rehabilitation plan should be dependent on like the type and size of the tear, the surgical technique used, the tissue quality, the number of tendons involved, the patient’s age, secure repair, the ...
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Work related Musculoskeletal Injury

Bones, muscles, tendons, ligaments, intervertebral discs and their associated nerves and blood vessels make up the musculoskeletal system. This system is powered by a complex interrelationship between all these structures and for proper functioning each of these is dependent on the other. When we talk about musculoskeletal injuries, it could be an umbrella term for a number of conditions affecting the balance between these separate structures. Such disorders can affect joints, synovium, muscles, tendons, soft tissues, connective tissues, spinal discs or any other related tissues or vertebrae. When such conditions are made worse due to work situations or if the ...
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Repetitive Stress Injuries

Repetitive stress injury or cumulative trauma disorder is a type of pain that is caused as a result of prolonged, repetitive or awkward movements or positions. This condition is often work or occupation related and the upper body muscles or tendons is normally the most affected due to RSI. Especially chronic shoulder pain is something that happens from the simplest of repetitive tasks like using a computer mouse or swiping items at a checkout counter, lifting heavy objects on a regular basis or even using some sort of industrial machinery.The shoulder may be the most mobile joint in the body ...
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