अफवा उडत आहेत की भारतात कोविड -19 ची तिसरी लाट मुलांवर असमाधानकारकपणे प्रभावित करेल. एम्स आणि इंडियन अकॅडमी ऑफ पेडियाट्रिक्सने (आयएपी) मोठ्या प्रमाणावर हे दावे खोदले आहेत. शोधण्यासाठी वाचा- कोविड प्रौढांपेक्षा जास्त मुलांना प्रभावित करते? मुलांमध्ये आढळलेल्या 90% प्रकरणे सौम्य किंवा लक्षणहीन असू शकतात, कारण मुलांच्या पेशींच्या पृष्ठभागावर विशिष्ट र...
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You tested positive for COVID-19 …. Now what? This is a question faced by lakhs of people today as COVID cases in India surge. What is home quarantine? Home quarantine is essential to curb the spread of COVID-19; the positive patient must remain indoors at all times. ● To protect your family members, stay away. Choose a separate room, preferably wi...
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As the largest and one of the most complex joints in the body, the knee is prone to injuries, especially in sports that involve a lot of sudden movements and changes of direction. Since this pretty much accurately describes most sports, it is important to know about and use proper form, technique and equipment while playing. What are the common cau...
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​What difference does it make when you run?  There are merits and demerits to each type, be it road running, track, field, up hill or downhill. 1 Road: Whether they are concrete or asphalt, roads are the most commonly available surface for the urban runner. Hard, flat, and smooth, they are relatively safe in terms of obstacles, but they may ca...
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The P.R.I.C.E protocol is a modification of the more traditional R.I.C.E protocol, which is a way to remember the appropriate treatment after an injury. It adds the element of Protection, which is essential to avoid further damage to the tissues as they begin to heal. ​ Protection : Avoiding placing weight on or moving the affected area is vital to...
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You may have heard someone say they have a ' frozen shoulder ' - it's a fairly common condition affecting women more than men. It tends to affect the non-dominant shoulder more frequently, causing a gradual loss in the ability to move, accompanied by pain at certain stages. Also called adhesive capsulitis, it occurs when the structures around the s...
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Plantar fasciitis is an extremely common condition, accounting for almost 15% of all foot related problems. The main function of the plantar fascia is to absorb impact as you walk, acting as a kind of shock absorber. As a result, plantar fasciitis can make walking, standing, and most daily activities difficult.   What are the symptoms of plant...
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'Lack of activity destroys the good condition of every human being while movement and methodical physical exercise saves and preserves it' Staying physically fit and exercising is good for you- everyone knows this. But did you know that exercise has been proven by research to prevent certain diseases, slow down their progression, reduce their sever...
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V itamins, or 'vital amines' are compounds essential to the health and normal function of your body. The best way to get all of them is to consume a balanced diet with a wide variety of fruits and vegetables but in some cases taking vitamin supplements may be necessary.   How Many Vitamins Are There? Vitamin A Vitamin B (thiamine, riboflavin, ...
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Have you tried to curl up with a steaming cup of tea on a cold winter morning … but your sore knee would not let you? Do you have an elderly relative or parent who rings in the holidays with sleigh bells and painkiller gels? Joint pain has long been found to worsen during the colder months. Those suffering from arthritis, chronic pain, or those who...
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As much as Rehabilitation in person gives a good outcome of pain reduction and restoring function, tele-rehabilitation that is rehabilitation through video calls can have its own benefits. All you need is a good internet connectivity, a screen and a microphone to start with.Few leverages of online physiotherapy include: 1 Access to physiotherapy fr...
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Ultrasound is a modality that is more mechanical rather than electrical; it utilises sound waves in the ultrasonic frequency (too high for humans to hear). Ultrasound has been used in a medical context for years, and you may be more familiar with the ultrasound that is used for imaging, or to look inside the body during pregnancy and to visualise s...
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Physical therapy ( PT ), also known as physiotherapy Although physiotherapy first emerged as a profession in 1813, as a Swedish gymnast's foundation for manipulation and exercise, the first records of manual therapy and hydrotherapy being used for treatment are from 460 BC. Hippocrates -the Father of Modern medicine- and a Greek physician named Gal...
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Transcutaneous Electric Nerve Stimulation (TENS) Tens is a modality frequently used by physiotherapists to relieve pain. The current is generated by a machine and applied to your skin via electrodes. You may be asked to come to the clinic for TENS application as a part of your physiotherapy regimen, or if you are having physiotherapy treatment at h...
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Total Knee Replacement - What You need to Think about, and What You Don't. If you, or a loved one, have been diagnosed with arthritis or is in pain and has been advised surgery, you might have some questions. Read on for some insights on physiotherapy for knee replacement, some common questions about the surgery itself, and a few tips on how to tak...
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Steps After A Stroke 15 million people across the globe will suffer a stroke this year. 5 million will die, and another 5 million will be left permanently disabled. Out of every one lakh people in India alone, 154 will have a stroke this year. Although we associate strokes with the elderly, a fairly large number of stroke patients - one fifth,...
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In the past few years, we have grown a new organ – our mobile phones, fixed to our hands. ​ When was the last time you left the house without your phone? When we aren't looking at our phones, our eyes are on our laptop screens. And when we aren't looking at screens, we're bouncing around on the roads on our way home from work. (And if you WFH, you ...
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Physiotherapy for Back Pain Back pain is something most of us will experience at some stage during our lives and is the most common reason for missed days at work. Back pain affects primarily the lower back and the good news is, that in most cases, the cause of pain is not serious and can be resolved in a few days or weeks. However, some symptoms c...
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Aches? Afterpains? Disturbed Sleep Cycle? Your body undergoes a lot of changes after a baby is born. The postpartum period i.e. the weeks following childbirth to the period where your body returns back to its pre-pregnant stage is a crucial time for all the mothers, especially if it's your first baby. The cascade of changes that follows are based p...
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Wrinkled skin, weak eye sight, fear of falls: signs of growing old. Ever wondered what it would be like, if you still had a good eye sight, strong muscles and a glowing skin even at the age of 65 or more? Is it even possible? The answer is a definite “YES”Ageing is an inevitable process. We grow since we are in the womb as a little cell called “zyg...
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