Residual Poliomyelitis
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Residual Poliomyelitis

What is a Residual Poliomyelitis? Deformities after polio arise due to residual paralysis that weakness the limb after acute attack of polio. The medical term for this is post polio residual paralysis. Weakened muscle strength, imbalance of the forces acting on a joint and unequal growth of affected and unaffected muscles results in limb length…

Compartment Syndrome: Physiotherapy Treatment
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Compartment Syndrome: Physiotherapy Treatment

What is a Compartment Syndrome? Compartment syndrome is a condition in which increased pressure within one of the body’s compartments results in insufficient blood supply to tissue within that space.Compartment syndrome usually results from bleeding or swelling after an injury. There are two main types: acute and chronic.The leg or arm is most commonly involved….

Golfer’s Elbow: Physiotherapy Treatment, Exercise
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Golfer’s Elbow: Physiotherapy Treatment, Exercise

What is a Golfer’s Elbow? Golfer’s elbow, also known as medial epicondylitis, is a common condition characterized by pain and inflammation on the inner side of the elbow. A golfer’s elbow is in some ways similar to a tennis elbow, which affects the outside at the lateral epicondyle. The anterior forearm contains several muscles which…

Common Peroneal Nerve Injury: Physiotherapy Treatment
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Common Peroneal Nerve Injury: Physiotherapy Treatment

Introduction The Common peroneal nerve injury mostly occurs due to trauma and/or nerve compression, such as Knee dislocation, fracture below the Knee, or Compression of the peroneal nerve in the leg Compression of the peroneal nerve also occurs due to nerve sheath tumors or nerve cysts Because various medical conditions can cause peroneal nerve injury,…

Physiotherapy Exercise in Vertigo
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Physiotherapy Exercise in Vertigo

Vertigo Overview: Vertigo is a medical condition where a person feels as if they or the objects around them are moving when they are not. Often it feels like a spinning or swaying movement. This may be associated with nausea, vomiting, sweating, or difficulty walking. It is worsened when the head is moved. Actually, vertigo…

Hemiplegia
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Hemiplegia

What is a Hemiplegia? ‘Hemiplegia’ means complete paralysis of one half of the body, including one arm and leg.Any disease or injury in the motor centers of the brain can cause hemiplegia. Hemiplegia is a more severe form of ‘hemiparesis’ wherein one-half of the body is only weakened. Causes of Hemiplegia: Stroke:it is the commonest…

Chondromalacia Patellae: Physical therapy Management
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Chondromalacia Patellae: Physical therapy Management

What is Chondromalacia Patellae? Chondromalacia patellae, or CMP, is a degenerative condition caused by improper loading of the knee. The symptoms of CMP include pain and inflammation in the patellar area, which often causes difficulty when climbing stairs, squatting, and prolonged sitting. CMP is a common cause of knee pain, especially in young adults. Physical…

Prolapse Inter-vertebral Disc (PIVD)
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Prolapse Inter-vertebral Disc (PIVD)

What is a Prolapse Inter-vertebral disc (PIVD)? It is a protrusion or extrusion of the nucleus pulposus through a rent in the annulus fibrosus known as the Prolapse Intervertebral disc (PIVD).A prolapsed disc is commonly known as a ‘slipped disc”.The prolapsed intervertebral disc is also known as a herniated disc. PIVD Full Name: Prolapse Inter-vertebral…

De Quervain Tenosynovitis: Cause, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment
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De Quervain Tenosynovitis: Cause, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment

What is a De Quervain’s tenosynovitis? De Quervain’s tenosynovitis occurs when the 2 tendons around the base of your thumb become swollen.The swelling causes the sheaths covering the tendons to become inflamed.This puts pressure on nearby nerves, causing pain and numbness. Related Anatomy DQ syndrome affects the extensor pollicis brevis (EPB) tendon and the abductor…