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Whiplash – Part I
13 Aug 2008, 8:36 pm

In this article, we will be looking at the three most commonly asked questions: What is a whiplash? What are the signs and symptoms of a whiplash injury? What are the common treatment techniques available? What is a whiplash? Whiplash is a common term for sudden acceleration-deceleration forced on the neck. This is usually as […]

9 Things To Take Pressure Off Your Back
04 Aug 2008, 1:52 pm

Our spine bear a tremendous amount of load day-in, day-out. Here are 9 simply quick things that you can do to lighten the load. Pressure Relievers Why They Work While standing to perform ordinary tasks like ironing or folding laundry, keep one foot on a small stepstool, shifting between feet occasionally To reduce the excessive […]

Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
21 Jun 2008, 12:03 pm

Lumbar spine stenosis is a condition where the space in the lower spinal canal narrows. The spinal canal houses the spinal cord along the back. Narrowing of this space causes pain, numbness to weakness in the legs in more serious cases. In extreme cases, loss of bladder and bowel control. This condition typically affects adults […]

Pain Relief Medications: An Overview
07 May 2008, 6:48 am

Sometimes we are told to take something for the pain. There are quite a number of options out there in the market. Here is a summary of the major categories of pain relief medications available.

Manual Therapy – Spinal Vertebra Mobilisation
08 Feb 2008, 12:47 pm

One physiotherapy modality is fast becoming de rigeur in the treatment of referred pain cause by stiff joints is manual therapy. Today, manual therapy is the main stay of modern physiotherapy moving away from the dependency on Electro Therapy Agents such as Ultrasound, Short Wave and TENS as the primary treatment modalities.   Referred pain […]

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