types of gait disorders

Types of Gait Disorders

Before we discuss what gait disorders are, it is important to understand what gait is! A person’s pattern of walking is referred to as gait. Our walking pattern involves a coordinated and balanced movement of our body muscles so that we are impelled forward in a rhythm. This rhythmic forward movement is also known as […]

sleep deprivation

Is Getting More Sleep the Best Way to Prevent Back Pain?

Sleep has always been a mystery for medical science. It is a known fact everyone needs sleep to function properly and we spend a third of our life sleeping. And yet the mystery behind why we sleep has been around for a while and our medical understanding of this has improved significantly over the past[…..]

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Why It Is Best To Consult A Physiotherapist After a Fall

Do you know that falls are the leading cause of injury-related hospitalizations and deaths in adults who are 65 years of age and older? One in 3 seniors fall each year and it sometimes results in serious injuries.  Many people sustain injuries due to falls that are not serious enough for a visit to the[…..]

Physiotherapy for Athletes

Benefits of Physiotherapy for Athletes

Being an athlete is a physically and mentally demanding process. You have to be 100 percent committed if you want to be a successful athlete. If you consider yourself in this category or you are someone who likes to engage in physical/sporting activities then you should consider yourself under the threat of injury. We all[…..]