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Physical Therapy After a Car Accident

Physical Therapy After a Car Accident

If you met with a car accident and still are facing car accident injuries and other problems related to the mobility of your body or if it causes obstacles to function properly and efficiently, thinking what to do if you have a car accident? Then you should definitely go for Physical Therapy. Physical therapists are musculoskeletal experts and may help cure the underlying musculoskeletal injuries that may have occurred after meeting with a car accident. At Triangle Physiotherapy, our Physical…

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What is Spondylolisthesis

What is Spondylolisthesis

What is Spondylolisthesis? Derived from the Greek word spondylo means spine and listhsis stand for slipping down a slippery path. Spondylolisthesis is a disorder of the spine that results in a forward or backward slippage of one vertebra on an adjacent one. Spondylolisthesis usually happens in the lower back region, also known as the lumbar area. Spondylolisthesis has an adverse impact on the daily lifestyle and therefore it is suggested to visit a good physiotherapist in such a condition. You…

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Physiologist vs Physical Therapist

Physiologist vs Physical Therapist

Often, we get confused between Physiotherapy and Physiology both as both have many similarities, but they have a set of differences too. What is Physiotherapy and what does a physical therapist do? Physiotherapy or Physical Therapy is a medical treatment where patients face problems of mobility, function, and wellbeing; pain in specific locations of a body especially body parts that are in constant motion like bones, tissues, etc. it helps through physical rehabilitation, injury prevention. Tests are carried out to…

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Physiotherapy Exercises

Physiotherapy Exercises

Physiotherapy Exercises Importance of Physiotherapy Exercises Physiotherapy exercises have a major role to play in the recovery plan for any injury or accident. It is directed towards specific objectives like restoring muscular and skeletal function, increase circulation, reduce muscle spasms and improve overall strength and well-being. Gone are the days when a patient was told to just rest for two or three weeks, sometimes even long after an injury. Advanced physiotherapy exercises are now a part of the treatment plan…

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Low Back Pain & treating it with the McKenzie Method

Low Back Pain & treating it with the McKenzie Method

Imagine you have the power to control your pain, and stiffness.You will not have to spend months in therapy. You will not need to buy or use expensive equipment. You will not have to rely on needles, injections or surgery.You will use your own skills and resources when you gain knowledge and guidance from a Certified McKenzie Provider. What is the Mckenzie method? The Mckenzie method utilizes repeated movements for assessment , diagnosis and treatment. It is a comprehensive and…

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Pain in the butt? It could be Piriformis Syndrome!

Pain in the butt? It could be Piriformis Syndrome!

Piriformis Syndrome is a neuromuscular disorder that is caused when the piriformis muscle compresses the sciatic nerve. The piriformis muscle is a flat, band-like muscle located in the buttocks near the top of the hip joint. This muscle is important in lower body movement because it stabilizes the hip joint and lifts and rotates the thigh away from the body. This enables us to walk, shift our weight from one foot to another, and maintain balance. It is also used…

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Osteoarthritis of the Hip

Osteoarthritis of the Hip

Osteoarthritis (OA) is caused by the wear and tear of the cartilage and can affect all joints in the body. The most commonly affected areas are the knees, hips, low back, neck, and the digits of the hands and feet. Osteoarthritis affects 3.3%-3.6% of the population globally. The risk factors for osteoarthritis include age, gender, weight, anatomy, and history of trauma. The severity of osteoarthritis can be evaluated through medical imaging. The following are characteristics and clinical presentation of OA:…

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Shoulder Bursitis

Shoulder Bursitis

Throughout the human body, there are over 150 synovial “bursae”. These are fluid-filled sacks found throughout joints and around tendons whose job is to reduce friction during motion. Condition of Bursitis is an extremely common pathology of these sacks, which results in inflammation and irritation of the synovial fluid found inside and usually presents as a dull ache during motion of the affected joint in certain directions. Bursitis is most commonly seen in the glenohumeral (shoulder) joint, lateral hip, elbow,…

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Cervicogenic Headaches

Cervicogenic Headaches

Cervicogenic headaches are headaches that occur secondary to a problem that exists in your neck. Cervicogenic headaches are caused by structural problems in the neck, that usually involve the vertebrae near the top of your spine, specifically the second and third vertebra (C2-3). The most common sign of a cervicogenic headache is pain that results from a sudden movement of the neck. Symptoms:   A headache that is accompanied by pain and stiffness in the neck Steady pain that doesn’t throb…

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