Darshan Jain, Author at Triangle Physiotherapy

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Benefits of Physiotherapy

Benefits of Physiotherapy

Why Physiotherapy? Physiotherapy is a highly beneficial niche treatment of injury, disorder and disease. Using specific physical methods, it aids in restoring the mobility, function and movement in the affected area. Physiotherapy uses experimented and researched information on how the body works and uses medically certified procedures for treatment. Physiotherapy also comes extremely advantageous in preventing further injury or damage on the previously strained body part. It is widely popular as people of any age can receive its benefits by…

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What all things are done in Physiotherapy

What all things are done in Physiotherapy

Physiotherapy is the study of science of movements. It is a healthcare profession that includes different treatment modalities like massages, electrotherapy, heat therapy, exercises, patient awareness and advice for treating an ailment, deformity or injury. When should I go to a Physiotherapist? This is a very common yet important question. If you have suffered an injury or chronic pain which affects your daily chores then you must consult a good physiotherapist. You can also avail the benefits of Physiotherapy after…

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Shoulder Prehabilitation (Prehab)

Shoulder Prehabilitation (Prehab)

Shoulder Prehabilitation (prehab) involves the process of implementing a physical, psychological, nutritional intervention before an individual goes into surgery. The goal behind prehab programs is to maximize an individual’s physical and psychological fitness/health before surgery in order to reduce pain, increase physical function and allow you to return to your normal activities sooner following surgery.  Although there is limited evidence regarding shoulder prehab programs, there is promising and growing evidence that suggests prehab programs for hip, knee, and spinal surgery…

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Shin Splints

Shin Splints

One of the most common runners’ complaints is Shin splints (also known as Medial Tibial Stress Syndrome (MTSS)). The word shin splints describes pain/discomfort that gets worse during running or exercise around the front of the lower shin. Shin splints are usually developed by overuse, and a registered physiotherapist will do a detailed assessment to diagnose shin splints and develop a treatment plan to resolve them. Shin splints are painful and uncomfortable but here are a few tips to effectively…

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Physiotherapy For Autistic Children

Physiotherapy For Autistic Children

What is Autism? Autism is a developmental condition, present from early childhood, that is characterized by a great difficulty in communicating and forming relationships with other people and in using language and abstract concepts. It is also known as Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). People with ASD have delays and limitations in many areas. They may have low muscle tone, or have a tough time with coordinated muscle movement with activities like running, kicking, throwing, etc. These issues can hinder the…

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Custom Molded Hand Splint

Custom Molded Hand Splint

What is a Custom Molded Splint? It is a hand-made brace which is usually made from a thermoplastic material and requires the skill of a therapist to measure, trace, and adjust in order to accurately fit their patient’s hand. Custom splinting is used to either immobilize or mobilize structures to promote healing or function. How is a Custom Molded Splint made? While the procedure itself is fairly straightforward, the making of the splint takes a lot of expertise and practice….

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The surprising problem you might have if you’re a runner

The surprising problem you might have if you’re a runner

We’ve all heard how good running can be for you. Running helps to lose weight, prevent disease, lower stress, strengthen joints, manage blood pressure… the list goes on and on. But there’s a suprising problem you may be experiencing if you’re a long distance runner. It’s called leaky gut. I know, it sounds gross, but if you’re a runner then it’s something to keep in mind. How do you know if you have a leaky gut? Read on to find out…

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Spondylolisthesis exercises

Spondylolisthesis exercises

Exercises are great, and if done regularly they are one of the most important aspects of a healthy lifestyle. They help manage your weight and reduce the risk of chronic diseases development. For certain conditions, specific exercises can be even more beneficial as they can help with condition management and prevention. Spondylolisthesis exercises can help patients suffering from Spondylolisthesis or back pain, thigh pain and stiffness in the back and legs. What is spondylolisthesis? Spondylolisthesis is a condition which affects…

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Knee brace for Osteoarthritis

Knee brace for Osteoarthritis

Our knees support the weight of our bodies with each step we take. When we begin to experience knee pain, it can be very debilitating, especially if the pain is severe. Some common causes of knee pain are: joint strain or damage, patellar maltracking, obesity, poor foot biomechanics, and many others. In some cases, severe osteoarthritis (OA) can be the cause of the knee pain. While exercises are extremely beneficial in building muscular support and managing the effects of the…

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Ankle Anatomy

Ankle Anatomy

Ankle Anatomy The ankle joint, or talocrural joint, is a synovial joint (meaning lubricated joint) which mimics a hinge. It has a unique design that allows it to withstand 1.5 times a person’s body weight when walking and about 8 times a person’s body weight when running. The ankle is divided into 5 main sections, which are: Bones and joints Ligaments and tendons Muscles Nerves Blood vessels Ankle bones The ankle joint consists three bones: The ankle bone (Talus), shin…

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