Core stability

A lot is being said lately about the core muscles and their role in improving athletic performance and preventing certain types of injury. However, there is some confusion about what muscles make up the “core”. The core muscles have been described as the corset of muscles that wrap around the abdomen and back. They are …

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Benefits of physiotherapy

Many benefits are available to the public through the widening scope of physiotherapy. The profession addresses orthopaedic, neurological and cardiopulmonary problems among infants, children, adults and geriatric populations. Many physiotherapists consult in private practice and we treat a wide array of conditions. Orthopaedic cases (this includes sports injuries, fractures, spinal pain and headaches to name …

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Back problems

Back problems may be the result of an injury, a degenerative disease, poor posture, or repetitive strain. In many cases, back problems manifest themselves in the form of pain, stiffness and impaired movement, which can lead to decreased activity. In some cases, these problems are serious enough to warrant a person taking time off from …

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Usable advice (without the hype) for our clients during the Coronavirus outbreak

At Advanced Orthospine Health Center, our patients’ and staff health and well being is always our highest priority. Last few weeks has been almost nothing but Coronavirus and as UAE is gradually building on alert, We have stepped up in our practice at the clinic to ensure a safe practice site. There is a ‘strict hygiene …

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Ask questions for better results

Sports injuries, breathing problems, long-term pain (e.g. arthritis) and other ailments are agonizing and frustrating. We all wish that there was some kind of “silver bullet” that could cure us in a flash. Unfortunately, there is rarely a quick fix when it comes to the human body and restoring full movement. However, thanks to trained …

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Arthritic complaints

One of the major complaints in patients seeking the help of a physiotherapist is arthritis. There are over 100 types of arthritis, but the two most common types are rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and osteoarthritis (OA). Osteoarthritis is a degenerative disease that leads to pain, swelling and stiffness of the affected joints, as the cartilage which …

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What is physiotherapy?

Physiotherapy deals with restoring and maintaining functional movement, reducing pain and promoting health in individuals. As physiotherapists, we treat a wide array of conditions including: Spinal pain and injuries (e.g. disc prolapse) Headaches Sports injuries (e.g. ligament tears) Fractures (e.g. broken arm) Musculoskeletal problems (e.g. carpal tunnel syndrome) Post-surgical rehabilitation (e.g. following a knee replacement) …

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