Fibromyalgia treatment

Share What is Fibromyalgia? Fibromyalgia is a disorder that causes muscle pain and fatigue (feeling tired). People with fibromyalgia have “tender points” on the body. These tender points tend to occur in specific places on the neck, shoulders, back, hips, arms, and legs. The points can be quite painful when pressure is placed upon them.[…]

Physiotherapy after breast cancer surgery

ShareMany women with breast cancer have had some kind of surgery, even though other kinds of treatment are also done, including also one or more of these procedures: Breast biopsy Lymph node biopsy or removal Breast conservation surgery (lumpectomy) Mastectomy Breast reconstruction Any of these surgeries can affect how well you can move your shoulder[…]

Swiss ball enhances lumbar multifidus activity in chronic low back pain

ShareThis study investigated the effects of sitting surfaces on the cross-sectional area of lumbar multifidus (LM) in patients with Chronic Low Back Pain (CLBP) and healthy controls (HC). 40 age and sex matched, sporting participants aged 18-45 years, recruited from private physiotherapy practice patients (n=20 CLBP, 16 male, 4 female, and n=20 healthy controls, 16[…]

Lymphedema compression bandaging

ShareLymphedema, also known as lymphatic obstruction, is a condition of localized fluid retention and tissue swelling caused by a compromised lymphatic system, which normally returns interstitial fluid to the thoracic duct and then the bloodstream. The condition can be inherited, though it is frequently caused by cancer treatments, and by parasitic infections. Though incurable and[…]