Physio Comes to You Blog

Attractive senior woman at health club

“50% of outcome success is due to the surgeon, the other 50% is due to the patient’s commitment to recovery, and this starts with pre-hab” Following surgical intervention, individuals are usually sent to a physiotherapist for an exercise program to rehabilitate them over the following three months. This physiotherapy intervention and conditioning training aims to…

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Child with Cerebral Palsy

Cerebral Palsy or CP, is a neurological disability that affects movement, coordination and posture. ‘Cerebral’ refers to the brain and ‘palsy’ refers to a lack of muscle control. CP is a permanent life-long condition caused by damage to the developing brain either during pregnancy, shortly after birth or during a child’s first year of life.…

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Tinels Test

Our nerves need a healthy environment to work properly. This includes easy movement past the other tissues in the body, a good blood supply and lots of oxygen. Nerves don’t like to be compressed, stretched, irritated by inflammatory chemicals or lacking in blood and oxygen supply. With Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, the median nerve, which has…

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Child with FES

Foot drop describes the inability to properly lift the foot and big toe when walking. Children will compensate in many ways to help clear their foot when walking and may walk in such a way where their limb movements are not completely repeated in the same way on the other side of their body. Foot…

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Copyright- Gunther von Hagens, Institute for Plastination, Heidelberg, Germany, www.bodyworlds.com

Its every medical professional’s job to steer away from overly medicalised language when explaining a diagnosis to a patient. Ideally, your diagnosis should be explained to you in simple everyday language so that you’re able to fully comprehend your diagnosis. Whether you’ve been told that you have “’adverse neurodynamics” or an “’altered straight leg raise”…

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baby in tunnel

At 12-24 months, toddlers are now starting to move about and get on their feet and they will love toys that they can push and pull up on. At this age they are learning how objects are used through trial and error. Offer toys to your toddler and just watch and see what they do…

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