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Ankle sprains can be quite irritating because they limit your mobility due to the pain and loss of proprioception which is the bodies ability to sense movement within joints and joint position. Ankle injuries are very common and have the same chance of occurrence if you are walking to a tube station or participating in a sporting activity. If you are armed with the right information, you can successfully avoid this injury and save up on the time which would otherwise be lost on recovery from such an injury.Common causes of ankle sprainsAnkle sprains are caused by damage to the

All of us have had the “my leg / hand has fallen asleep” experience. This “sleeping” experience mostly occurs if you cut off blood supply to a particular body part by applying pressure for a long time. That is the reason why you have numbness and tingling in your hand if you sleep on it for long. This numbness and tingling is absolutely normal and goes away within minutes, but if you have a similar experience at random, the reason could be a medical condition. Paresthesia, also known as numbness and tingling of the hands and legs, has multiple causes,

A general perception about injuries is that we get injured while performing strenuous exercises. What most people don’t know is that they can get injured even while performing regular tasks like working on their computer because of stress. Yes, in today’s times where every office-goer spends a large amount of their office hours before a computer, Repetitive Strain Injury (RSI) has become common. Computer related RSI hugely affects your upper body parts such as elbow, wrist, forearm, hands, back, shoulders and neck. If not attended to, computer related RSI can develop into a major injury over the years.What is RSI?Performing

Vertigo is one of the most common diseases in the world population. It is a perception of motion disorder caused by a dysfunctional vestibular system. This is the system that is responsible for maintaining balance. Dizziness caused by vertigo can make it difficult for patients to go about their day-to-day lives. Physical therapy and exercise therapy have proven to be effective against impairment caused by the loss of balance due to vertigo. What is vertigo? Vertigo is a sub-type of dizziness caused by dysfunction in the vestibular system. Often wrongly associated with a fear of heights, those who suffer from vertigo often feel

Our feet bear most of our body weight and so are prone to diseases and injuries caused to the foot nerves or as a secondary condition from other ailments. Foot drop or drop foot is one such condition which hinders mobility and can be quite frustrating because it impairs your ability to lift the front portion of your foot. Treatable if caused by nerve damage, foot drop patients show little improvement if it is caused by an underlying neurological, muscular or anatomical problem which is left untreated.Foot drop or Drop footFoot Drop or Drop Foot is the inability to lift