Top 5 shoes for the elderly

Top 5 shoes for the elderly with balance problems

There are cases wherein adults are rushed to the emergency room due to fall-related injuries. According to one study, one out of three adults over the age of 65 sustains a fall each year. Balance on however we see it is a positive thing. Be it mentally, emotionally, and socially....

Questions to ask a physical therapist

9 important questions to ask your physical therapist

Physical Therapy is an experience that varies from person to person. For a first-timer, it can be quite intimidating. There you are trying to get better and worrying about many things from finding a good therapist to thinking about how much the whole process will cost. For others, finding the...

woman with cubital tunnel syndrome

What is cubital tunnel syndrome

When you feel numbness in your small fingers or pain in your forearm, do not just ignore these signs as these could be symptoms of cubital tunnel syndrome. But what is this condition all about? Cubital tunnel syndrome is a case in which the ulnar nerves are pressured that can...

mean with cevical spinal stenosis

What is cervical spinal stenosis?

One of the medical conditions associated with aging, cervical spinal stenosis mostly affects patients age 50 and above. It occurs when tears in the patient’s degenerated discs caused the neck spinal canal to become narrow. Common symptoms can range from simple ones like neck pain and stiffness to serious conditions...

woman trying to run on torn labrum

What are shin splints?

Are you a huge fan of running? If yes, then you might have experienced a pain in your shins after a couple of rounds. The pain that you feel at the front of your lower leg is called shin splints. Also known as medial tibial stress syndrome, this is pretty...

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How to recover from an ACL injury

An anterior cruciate ligament or ACL is known to be one of the most vulnerable ligaments of the knee since it gets injured often. Generally speaking, people who get injured on the ACL are usually those who engage in high-intensity movements or sports such as basketball, football, and soccer are...

What to expect from physical therapy

What to expect from physical therapy

What first comes to your mind when you hear the words, “physical therapy”? Most people would say, of course, an exercise of some sort. But there is more to this kind of special treatment. Physical therapy (PT) is actually a healthcare treatment for those with problems in moving or those...