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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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Difference between injury and trauma

Difference between injury and trauma

When it comes to patient care, it is important to understand the different severities of injuries. This classification is important as it helps the medical practitioners to address and prioritize the efforts. Here, we are going to talk about the difference between injury and trauma and help you understand how does physiotherapy help in the treatment of both. Unfortunately, the injuries caused due to trauma are very severe and require need complex medical treatment and longer recovery time. Therefore, anyone…

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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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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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Yoga – Just Do it!

Yoga – Just Do it!

Yoga has been gaining immense popularity lately, due to the short-term as well as long-term benefits that it provides. Practicing yoga provides a strong spiritual element that offers fitness and flexibility. People suffering from various health disorders can find solutions through yoga, and they may reap the extra benefits yoga provides through living a more stress-free lifestyle as well as with increased fitness. Yoga for a healthy life Yoga is an ancient system of health that promotes ‘union’ and connects…

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Reward yourself with massage therapy

Reward yourself with massage therapy

Massage therapy has a positive effect on a plethora of medical conditions. It rejuvenates both your mind and muscles. Everyone experiences pain, the only difference is some continue to suffer and some proactively seek pain relief through massage therapy.  Our skin is the largest organ on our body. The skin interfaces with the environment and is the first line of defense from external factors. Taking good care of your skin  through massage therapy  will help keep your skin healthy and…

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Overcoming Stress from Hairline Fractures

Overcoming Stress from Hairline Fractures

There are many forms of fractures, each causing a dilemma in our lives and requiring the help of a physiotherapist in order to heal safely and properly. One of the most common types of fractures seen in sports medicine today is called a “hairline” or “stress” fracture. Hairline fractures are caused by repetitive strain and excess training. Hairline fractures are minute cracks on the bones, which can become severe if not immediately treated.  The main causes of a hairline fractures…

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