Preventing and Managing Disc Injuries in Individuals Who Travel on Uneven Roads: Evidence-Based Interventions for Physiotherapists

Developing cities with a high volume of traffic and uneven roads, which can lead to an increased risk of disc injuries in individuals who spend a significant amount of time travelling on these roads. As a physiotherapist, it is important to provide evidence-based interventions to prevent and manage disc injuries in these individuals. One study Read More

Knee Pain in Distance Runners

Distance running for fitness has increased enormously in popularity and participation over the years. At the same time, more organizations are holding races. With this emphasis on competition, runners must intensify their training runs by running greater distances. Runners preparing for a marathon commonly run 70 miles a week or more. Accompanying this increased training Read More

Why Unilateral Training Is So Important

We all have our good side. For me it’s my right side where I have a God-Gifted Glorious dimple. What does that mean? I put my good side ahead while taking selfies. Jokes apart, we all have a ‘strong side’ and one ‘not-so-strong’ side. And like my subconscious behavior of turning my head ever-so-slightly to Read More

Frozen Shoulder vs. Cervical Radiculopathy: Understanding the Differences as a Physiotherapist – An Evidence-Based Perspective

Frozen shoulder and cervical radiculopathy are two different conditions that can cause similar symptoms in the shoulder region. As a physiotherapist, it is important to differentiate between the two conditions to provide evidence-based interventions and improve patient outcomes. Frozen shoulder, also known as adhesive capsulitis, is a condition characterized by stiffness and pain in the Read More

Gender bias in common sports injuries | Zandu Fast Relief

Women’s sports have grown exponentially since 1972, and female athletes are becoming household names. Venus and Serena Williams have excelled in tennis, and Gabby Douglas and Simone Biles in gymnastics. Although it is well known that most musculoskeletal injuries are more sport-specific than gender-specific, the gender disparity in sports injuries persists. Concussions, meniscal knee injuries, Read More

Feeding Therapy: A boon for preterm infants

Infant feeding, by its nature is an interactive and developmental task. Current research and evidence in feeding preterm infants shows that infant’s ability to feed well is related to the caregiver’s ability to understand and sensitively respond to his/her physiology and behavioural communications. Even though, breastfeeding is the most superior form of feeding, great majority Read More

Developmental Delay: Early Diagnosis and Intervention

Developmental delay is a condition where children exhibit significant variation in achieving developmental milestones as expected for their actual or adjusted age. The extent of developmental delay can be further classified as mild (functional age < 33% below chronological age), moderate (functional age between 34%-36% of chronological age) and severe (functional age < 66% of Read More

Ankle Instability in young Athletes

Due to the growing exposure in the field of sports now more than ever, children and adolescent are participating in various sports at earlier ages. There is an increase in the levels of intensity with increasing competition and a need to outperform amongst their peers. In adolescent athletes due to the rapid growth spurt, the Read More