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spine care

Spine Specialist’s Advice on Taking Care of Your Spine

Spine Specialist’s Advice on Taking Care of Your Spine Your spine consists of many bones, called vertebrae, which protect your spinal cord. Between each vertebra are discs which help absorb shock and give your spine flexibility. Your spinal cord is responsible for sending communication between your brain and your body. When your spine is damaged, …

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physiotherapy

WHAT IS PHYSICAL THERAPY (PHYSIOTHERAPY)?

WHAT IS PHYSICAL THERAPY (PHYSIOTHERAPY)? Introduction Physical therapy also known as physiotherapy is a health care profession concerned with human function and movement and maximising physical potential. It is concerned with identifying and maximising quality of life and movement potential within the spheres of promotion, prevention, treatment/intervention, habilitation and rehabilitation. Physiotherapy helps restore movement and …

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knee replacement surgery

Is Knee Replacement Surgery The Only Option?

Is Knee Replacement Surgery The Only Option? Overview Knee replacement surgery is not usually the first option for treating knee pain. Various alternative treatments may help bring relief. If you’re experiencing knee pain, ask your doctor about less invasive ways to address it. Here are some suggestions. Weight loss and exercise Maintaining Proper Weight. Additional body weight …

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arthritis

Arthritis treatment- Is the pain in joints arthritis?

Identifying symptoms of Arthritis  According to the Arthritis Foundation, there are four major signs or symptoms that suggest a possible arthritis diagnosis: Pain (constant or it can come and go) Swelling (doesn’t occur with all types) Stiffness in the joints (beyond normal morning stiffness) Difficulty moving the joint If you feel like you might have arthritis, …

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