Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia is a chronic condition that manifests itself among other things in widespread pain and tenderness, fatigue, weakness in the limbs, poor sleep and low-grade fever. A person is believed to have fibromyalgia if he has tenderness at certain trigger point sites along with the above symptoms. Of unknown origin, it affects more women than …

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Ergonomic consulting

Ergonomics deals with the design of the workplace to maximise productivity by reducing worker discomfort and fatigue. Because physiotherapists are knowledgeable in the areas of anatomy, physiology and kinesiology, they are well equipped to perform ergonomic consulting in the workplace and the home. We can help you avoid loss of productivity by visiting your worksite …

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Diabetes

Diabetes is a chronic illness that affects the body’s ability to transport and utilise glucose. This means that digested carbohydrates remain in the blood instead of getting into the cells of the body where they are needed to provide energy. The result is low energy levels, muscle weakness, excess weight and other complications such as …

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Cycling injuries

The joy of cycling comes from a love of fresh air, good exercise and enjoyment of the sights along the road. Unfortunately, after a cycling injury, the pleasure of getting on a bike and enjoying the freedom of the ride can be overtaken by pain and discomfort. The good news is that physiotherapists are up …

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Cricket injuries

It is common for injuries to occur in the game of cricket. As a cricket player, avoiding injuries is something every player would like to possibly do. Here are the most common injuries sustained by these players, along with the symptoms and physiotherapy treatments for each injury. Knee Injuries The player most prone to knee …

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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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