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Shopping Can Cause Lower Back Pain

Shopping can be tough on your wallet. But did you ever consider how your wallet might be equally tough on especially your back?

Tips to avoid the problems

Go earlier in the day when you’re fresh, not after work when you’re completely exhausted. “Your back is more at risk of being injured if you’re already tired and have been sitting all day.

Shopping Can Cause Lower Back Pain

Bring along two large bags that are lightweight with thick plastic handles. They are easier on your hands than ribbon or rope handles, which can dig into them. But don’t put too much into any one bag, which can make it too heavy.

Use a shopping cart if available instead, makes use of what’s in the store. Hang an item from the end of the rack to give it a better look or drape it on a table.

Carry your purchases right in front of you as close to your body as possible. “That causes the least amount of stress on your body,” “The closer the package is to you, the less stress will go down your torso and the discs in your lower back.” If it’s heavy, the smartest move for your muscles is to bring your purchase right to your car.

Put multiple items in bags on either side of your body so that the weight is evenly distributed. 

Take a break every hour. Put your hands on your lower back toward your pants pockets and gently arch your back by extending it as far as you can comfortably a few times for about 30 seconds. To relieve the tension in the muscles that go down to the wrists from holding packages, put your arms out in front of you, with fingers straight, then point them toward the floor. Hold for 20 or 30 seconds. Repeat, but this time holds while making a fist.

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Physiotherapy plays an important Role in Treatment of Sports Injuries.

Most of the Sports injuries occurs due to overuse of muscles.

The ‘Big 5  injuries’ of Sportsman

  • Running knee
  • plantar fasciitis
  • Achilles Tendonopathy, 
  • shin splints
  • Illiotibial band (ITB) syndrome

all injuries fall into the overuse injury category.

Any injury which stops you from training is irritating; but it’s possible to prevent  running injuries.Physiotherapists  play a major role in this.

Anyone who has been suffering from  an injury due to running will know not only how irritating it is when you can’t run, but also how much time, money and effort is involved in getting the right treatment for the problem.

The role of the physiotherapist also encompasses injury prevention.

There are many variables which can contribute to the development of a running injury.

Footwear, training load, training surface, weakness, previous injury and flexibility etc.

Physiotherapists are experts in human mechanics. They have specialist knowledge of how the muscles, joints and ligaments in the body interact to produce movement. They use this expertise to analyse the way you move and consider the external variables which influence movement to identify potential problems before they create injury.

In very simple terms, the mechanics of human movement can be compared to that of a car engine. If one small part is not functioning correctly it will not be too long before it affects other parts of the engine and  ultimately one day this will cause a breakdown, it is the same with bodies.

A six minute per mile run takes, on average, just over 1000 steps and the number of steps increases at slower speeds.

Just like the car engine if one, even very small, component of our body’s movement is not as it should be it can cause stress on other areas that will eventually cause an injury.

Even if you do not have any pain or symptoms a physiotherapist can review your flexibility, strength, and core stability to identify any weaknesses that could cause a problem. They will then advise you as to the best intervention.

There are a number of treatments that might be chosen to help you prevent a sports injury; the right course of treatment will be different for everyone but it is likely that you will be advised to try at least one of the following:

  1. Stretching:

If any muscle tightness identified  during the assessment, then your will be advised  to reduce this with stretching. A thorough stretching programme is vital to prevent injury. 
Dynamic stretching and foam rolling can be used before activity to prepare the body for movement and static stretches are used post activity to improve flexibility for running.

  1. Massage:

Massage helps to reduce tension within a muscle it can therefore increase flexibility and mobility. It can be used in conjunction with stretches to improve your range of motion. Massage also helps to remove lactic acid which is a by product of muscle activity. Lactic acid creates that ache you feel the day after a long run.

3. Core Stability Training:

The core stability training is to strengthen the deep abdominal muscles which connect to the spine and the muscles which control the shoulders and pelvis. A strong core enables you to control the position and movement of the central portion of the body; this provides a stable foundation about which the legs and arms can move efficiently and minimise stress placed on the joints. Core stability training for running has been shown to reduce the risk of injury as well as improve running performance.

  1. Correct Footwear:–

The way your foot strikes the floor when you walk or run and the manner in which your legs move is described as your gait pattern. Different individuals have different gait patterns and selecting the right type of running shoe is dependent upon your gait pattern. The correct shoe type will encourage your foot to strike the ground in an optimum position to maximize efficiency and reduce stress on the joints in the leg.

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Prolonged Sitting could be as dangerous as smoking

“The versatility of the desks means that you are basically moving more throughout the day and much less likely to sit in a potentially harmful position for long periods

It’s True and Proven by medical research that the potential health risks associated with sitting for prolonged time of 6-8 hours each day.

The Sitting Desk Should be ergonomically designed.That helps in reducing  musculoskeletal  stiffness and load through the lower back and neck.

office workers spend at least two hours a day on their feet, building up to four hours.

Individuals who sit for the majority of their day (often 65-75% of working hours) are twice as likely to develop type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease, and are 13% more likely to develop cancer.

some tasks such as handwriting or drawing may be easier while sitting, But the tasks such as reading and responding to emails, reading reference material and having face to face meetings can be efficiently performed in standing.

More and more people are adopting the idea of “active coffee meetings” where rather than sit for 30min over coffee discussing their “corporate takeover”, they are opting to walk a few blocks of the city with a take-away coffee whilst discussing the strategies for this latest business.

Incorporating this and other type of incidental physical activity into the day, such as taking the stairs rather than the escalator or lift, can assist with meeting daily physical activity goals, reduce the sitting load on the spine and assist with mental focus.

New offices are commonly being designed with standing desks, while existing workplaces are more readily offering them to their employers.

just because you’re standing doesn’t mean you might not feel back pain – posture is just as important when standing for prolonged periods.

For the ladies, avoid wearing high heels whilst standing at your desk, as this will likely tilt the pelvis forwards, increasing the curve of your lower back, as well as shortening your calf muscles and placing unnecessary stress on the forefoot.

For men and women, it’s  important to have the weight even under both feet, knees soft and maintain the “S” shape curve of the spine with shoulders over the hips, not swaying backwards.

There are a lot of options out there now for adjustable desks, ranging from those where you raise the height of the whole desk either with a manual or automatic crank, to devices that sit on top of your desk that raise both the monitor and the keyboard/mouse to the correct height.

Having your lower back in better alignment has a big flow on effect into your upper back and neck.

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Physiotherapy Plays Great Role in Muscle Function Restoration

When you feel muscles ache, you must know the reason behind it. With Every Step make sure that your body is truly ready for the high level of activity.

Its required to make sure that you are you are giving enough time to rest and recover. you really make sure that everything is truly in the proper order.

Its True Physiotherapy can help you reach your goals by giving you a different way to treat your muscles.

Physiotherapy Plays Great Role in Muscle Function Restoration

Physiotherapy is a clinical health science that focuses on healing through a wide variety of methods.

Rehabilitation services that truly work consistently in your favor.

You want to go to a physiotherapist that will give proper attention on  your concerns as a whole rather than ignoring things that cannot be solved in a single shot.

So as a patient make sure that you are truly thinking about what you are instructed to do in order to move through each and every treatment track recommended.

If you want to check out a new rehab clinic, there are a few things that you will need to do:

First, you need to make sure that you get an initial consultation.

A lot of people wanna get a list of what to do in order to feel better overnight. The Problem with this is that your muscles are more complex than that.

You’re going to need to give yourself enough time to feel better and you’re also going to have to give yourself enough time to rest.

Recovery time is just as important as hard training, though it’s very difficult for athletes to be comfortable with that.

It’s just a matter of ensuring that you’re always thinking about the bigger picture. Don’t give up — it’s quite possible to handle just about everything that needs to be taken care of, in its own time. 

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The Five Best Things to do for Good Health

Move: – Moving your muscles increases blood flow. if we change our attitude from our workout being something that has to be inserted into a weekly timetable towards incorporating incidental movement or exercise into our day, health becomes an overall state of mind. Your overall lifestyle depends on your attitude and by changing life style your body will feel fitter, stronger and lighter.

Get a stand-up desk or make your job involve movement: – Most of us sit at a desk for more than 40 hours/week. From a medical perspective research has shown sitting to increase the rate of cancer and other chronic diseases but from a physiotherapy perspective, the results are much more instant.

The Five Best Things to do for Good Health

If we see a client who has a heavy desk-based week, we can often see a noticeable decrease in the range of rotation of their neck and upper back.

Hip flexors are really commonly affected by sitting as you can imagine the shortened position they adopt in sitting can stiffen them up considerably. we wouldn’t expect any muscle in the body to hold a static position for 8 hours per day. So therefore, try not to sit so much!

Avoid serious damage to your health and start sitting at your desk better.

Cross Training: –  your body will benefit a lot by taking the time to consider the style of exercise you are currently doing and then see if you can come up with other ideas of how you can expose your body to different types of movement.

For example, running every day is a fantastic form of exercise and However if that is all you do, your calves, hamstrings and hip flexors may become excessively tight resulting in cumulative injury.

Throwing in a stretching session or some yoga will keep your body balanced and prevent niggles from forming. If you like to cycle, consider that it’s a sitting down exercise.

If you also sit at a desk at work, you might find your sitting hours exceed your standing hours.

Eat Well: – Making good food choices, motivates you in other areas of your health. Don’t worry about the fad diets, just stick to the basics by reducing processed food and refined sugar and drink lots of water!

Make Goals: – Whether it be to take the stairs four times per day or stretch your hamstrings, Quads twice day. just make sure you make the realistic and achievable.

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Change the Life Style and Keep Your Spine Healthy

Daily Household Chores have become workout these days. If the activities are not done properly it can be harmful. Spine is the part that often bears the damage mostly.

Change the Life Style and Keep Your Spine Healthy

Change the way of doing Activities

  1. Carrying Shopping Bags:- Carrying one bag may cause the spine to Tilts the weight to one side. So instead of carrying one bag opt. for two small bags. The Weight Distribution is friendly on Spine.
  1. Cleaning the Floor:-To clean the Floor either sit down properly or Stand and do it using a Mop. Never Bend down to clean a floor because it will put pressure on spine.
  1. Tying Up Shoe Laces:- Bending down and Tying the shoes is harmful to spine. When it is repeatedly done it can damage the spine.so sit down properly while tying the shoe laces. 
  1. Washing Vessels:- Bending and washing the vessels is strictly avoided. Because it put very much pressure on back and disk can wear out fast. So try standing and keep stool at knee level 
  1. At the Washbasin:- Bending down to brush and wash the face is bad for spine. It can put strain on the spine. So Rest your Hand on Washbasin and Reduce the Pressure. 
  1. School/Office Bags:- Its very common Slinging bag on one side and go. The Bag contains Books, Laptops or any heavy thing that could put the pressure on the back and can cause shoulder and spine issue. So distribute the weight on both sides and make it easy for spine and shoulders. 
  1. Sitting:- For Who usually do work sitting for long hours. It will create too much stress on the back. So its good to take short breaks to do stretching after some time and avoid prolonged sitting. 
  1. Bad Mattress:- A soft Mattress doesn’t support the spine and doesn’t leave you fresh. So choose Mattress that supports the spine.
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3 Reasons Why You Need Physiotherapy Services

In everyday life, it often occurs that people are unable to follow their routines because of inability of their muscles. Whether it is because of any injury or an existing disease, such physical health conditions do not allow the patients to work as per their normal capacity. With the help of physiotherapy, it is possible to regain strength, fitness and be able to serve regular needs of life. A physiotherapy specialist has the experience of utilizing muscular activities and even modern gadgets to recoup his patient with restored physical health. Such therapeutic sessions enhance the versatility of the affected parts of the body and relieve the patient’s pain and related sufferings.

Need Physiotherapy Services

A visit to an experienced physical therapy specialist will benefit you in terms of added muscular strength. Your capacity to work and muscular movements will be assessed to specify which body part needs physiotherapy followed by the physiotherapy session using required hardware and gadgets.

While physiotherapy is known to serve neuromuscular and musculoskeletal dysfunctions, here are the possible reasons why you need active recuperation with such services:

Injuries While Playing Games

If you are sports person by choice or just follow your interest to play games, you can easily understand that muscular injuries can happen to anyone. Falling on the ground with a jerk while playing, mistaken warm up sessions or a sudden bending of muscles, may lead to muscular damages which can be served with the help of regular physiotherapy sessions as directed by an Expert physiotherapist.

Joint Diseases Such As Arthritis

Millions of people above the age of 30 are suffering from arthritis and it’s variants. This joint disease occurs with the wearing and tearing of ligaments of the joints covering up the bones. Such diseases are found to cause interminable pain and joint inflammation. Such patients are often advised to get served with physiotherapy to feel relieve in the pain and sufferings. It is also recommended to follow the long term treatments from an expert ortho. 

Muscular Sprains Due to Slips and fall

A lot of people face situations when they suddenly slip or fall on the ground while walking. Such unexpected falls may lead to internal muscular wounds which prevent the individual to move muscles and affected body parts properly. Generally, muscles in arms, knees, feet, lower legs and lower back get affected with such slips. Visiting a physiotherapist can help in recouping the injury caused.

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What Experts Wants You to Know About Physiotherapy

There are several different ways of getting healed in pain occurring in different parts of body, Physiotherapy is one of way. Because of it’s increasing role in physical health maintenance. So  more and more people feel curious about knowing what physiotherapy is all about and how they can get served with it.

Life activities and pain in body parts exist simultaneously. So to know how an Experienced Physiotherapist in India can cure your bodily pain  it is best to ask an expert for its benefits. Available information on the Internet may or may not cover all the answers you are looking for in terms of physiotherapy. But if you really want to get valuable information specific to your needs, it is best to an expert physiotherapist.

Physiotherapy – Solution for Longstanding Pain

There are thousands of people in this world who are found suffering with longstanding pain that does not seem to end with time. But alongside, lot of them has also felt the effects of physiotherapy to be relieving in nature. Chronic diseases such as osteoarthritis, disc disease and multiple sclerosis are found to be well served with regular physiotherapy served by expert practitioners. These experts will not only provide in-clinic therapy, but also advice the patients regarding use of heat and ice, muscle strengthening exercise. The combined effect of therapy as well as home exercise advices results in positive reviews about physiotherapy.

Prior Assessment of Patients to find the Best Solution

Not all patients looking for the services of a physiotherapist suffers from the same kind of pain. But to know which technique is to be used to serve their specific needs, physiotherapist follows the standard disease assessment procedure. Joint mobilization, manual therapy, progression and regression, they will cover it all and serve their patients with best results.

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Post Operative Rehabilitation

After surgery patients needs attentive, affective physical therapy to relieve pain and reduce recovery time. The purpose of post operative rehabilitation is to provide rapid recovery utilizing the best possible treatment programs.

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  • Total hip replacement
  • Total knee replacement
  • Shoulder arthroscopy
  • Post operative Meniscal tear
  • Post operative Anterior cruciate ligament tear
  • Post operative Posterior cruciate ligament tear
  • Post operative Medial collateral ligament tear
  • Post operative spinal injury
  • Post operative rotator cuff tear
  • Post operative elbow injury.

SYMPTOMS:

  • Painbanner16
  • Tenderness
  • Swelling
  • Loss of range of motion
  • Joint stiffness
  • Muscle weakness

GOALS OF PHYSIOTHERAPY:

  • Reduce pain through advance modalities.
  • Reduce stiffness
  • Reduce tightness
  • Gait training, including stairs & curbs.
  • Increase strength through resisted band exercises
  • Laser therapy for instant pain relief.
  • Rehabilitate to ADL (Patient can return to his normal work)
  • Sport person can continue his sports after rehabilitation.

BENEFITS TO CHOOSE KRV: –

  • To get best quality of treatment.
  • To get relief before time.
  • Treatments by highly qualified and trained physiotherapist.
  • Treatments through advance modalities.
  • We focus on restoring strength, movement and function as much as possible.
  • Our ultimate goal is to enable our patients to manage their own physical well-being and live healthy, independent lives.
  • All of our services are provided on a safe, professional, and friendly environment by qualified therapists with advanced training.
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Slimming and Weight Loss

krv7Physiotherapy will help your commitment to loose weight by giving you with an educated, healthy and personally-
tailored program that supports and acknowledges YOU being an individual who has a unique physical constitution and acts and reacts to some physiotherapy program in unique ways.

Our top-of-the-line KRV physiotherapists are trained experts who thoroughly understand what the body, mind and spirit need to be able to function optimally to ensure that successful weight-loss can occur. Our physiotherapists can help you with safe and proper exercise with nutritional advice.

It’s normal for mental or physical challenges, or little hurdles, to appear as we start to make healthy changes towards weight-loss. Unfortunately, often these may throw us to square one and keep us residing in a vicious cycle. But this time around, our physiotherapists can help alleviate these challenges and help you receive on a weight-loss program for real, for good, and forever.

A physiotherapist is the ‘wing-man’, along for the ride while you begin one of the most honourable endeavors you can personally take on for the sake of bettering your health, and ultimately for a much better YOU. Alone? Never. Your physiotherapist understands. Have confidence in them, they have literally seen everything. And no challenge or excuse that you simply give them is too big for these to fully understand as they help you and also guide you towards your individual best in a positive and motivating manner.

krv9Statistics reveal that obesity and putting on weight are on the rise and are generally contributing factors to larger issues for example chronic pain, diabetes, depression and cardiovascular problems. With modern workloads, financial pressures and time limitations growing larger, a lot of women and men their waist sizes increasing together. And with this their about feeling balanced within their lives fade.

Feelings of inadequacy often accompany high-performing individuals. Sometimes probably the most successful people could be stuck in a rut that they can’t get out of as their fear of failure in this region is so strong that it’s literally immobilizing. It can be immensely useful to team up with somebody that works with you towards your goals and wants you to definitely succeed as much as you need to do. This is the role a physiotherapist is able to fill.

To achieve weight-loss, an organised approach needs to be combined with healthy eating, exercise along with a low-toxin lifestyle. But personal support as well as an individually tailored program are crucial. There are so many small factors that interact to result in weight gain, and bring about an inability to keep the body at healthy, balanced levels.

Step 1:

Perform all of the exercises your physiotherapist prescribes with perfect technique, so that as often as he advises. There’s a vast range of physiotherapy exercises, all made to improve certain conditions. To rehabilitate, you need to follow your physiotherapist’s advice exactly. As the exercises may not be overly demanding, they’ll still burn calories, and improve your heart rate, which can help with fat loss.

Step 2:

Include other exercises inside your workout program that don’t have negative effects on your injury. For example, in case your therapy involves your knee, the correct answer is possible that you can still carry out some upper body training using machines. Likewise, for those who have a back, shoulder or neck injury, then doing a bit of light sets around the leg curls, leg extensions and leg presses can increase your exercise program without affecting your problem.

Step 3:

Walk, swim or cycle if you are able. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention recommends that adults should take part in at least 2 1/2 hours of low-intensity cardio exercise every week. This is the minimum for maintaining your health and weight. To shed weight, you may need to increase this amount or consume fewer calories. For those who have an upper body injury, walking, jogging and cycling are great cardio exercises you can still perform. For those who have a lower body injury, swimming is a great option. Fully discuss your complete workout program with your physiotherapist to make sure you are not putting stress on your injury.

Step 4:

Consume a calorie-controlled balanced diet. Diet is just as essential as exercise in slimming down. The USDA recommends that many men and women consume between 2000 and 3000, and 1800 to 2400 calories daily, respectively, to maintain weight, based on age, weight and activity levels. Begin in the middle of these guidelines, and adjust your intake based on your weight loss progress. Base your diet around lean proteins like meat, fish and low-fat milk products, carbohydrates from whole grain products, fruits and vegetables, and fats from nuts, seeds and healthy oils like olive oil.

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