EDITORIAL MARCH 2023
“Every woman’s success should be an inspiration to another. We’re strongest when we cheer each other on.” –Serena Williams
This unique Edition is dedicated to the ’ WOMEN IN PHYSIOTHERAPY. According to some latest research, total 68% of physical therapists are female. How can we not celebrate such significant contribution of Women in this field.
Mach23 Edition of PHYSIOTIMES consists of all articles by female Physios only, along with the Cover Story of ALFIYA PATHAN- Gold Medallist in Asian Championship 2022.
While we celebrate the colourful festival of HOLI this month, PHYSIOTIMES also celebrates the perseverance, power, and presence of Women Physiotherapists globally, under the theme, “Celebrating the Role of Women in the field of Physiotherapy’, as we are magically balancing our professional and family lives and chasing our Dreams.
I would like to thank all the dynamic Authors for sharing their knowledge and making the edition so wonderful.
We are delighted to announce a chat series “Unparalleled with PHYSIOTIMES’, to celebrate the success mantra of Eminent Physios and get inspired by their journeys, soon will be available on PHYSIOTIMES Official Youtube channel.
If you think you have a journey to share, drop your story at [email protected], to be reviewed by our Editorial board.
“Feminism isn’t about making women stronger. Women are already strong, it’s about changing the way the world perceives that strength.” ― G.D. Anderson
Since her venture into boxing in 2017, has won a bevvy of medals including, two golds, two silvers and a bronze medal in national tournaments.
Reigning youth world champions Alfiya Pathan produced sensational performance to win gold medal at the inaugural edition of the Elorda Boxing Cup in Nur-Sultan,
PHYSIOTIMES Women’s Day special edition, we talked to ALFIA regarding her experience with Physiotherapy
Kidney illnesses are silent killers that have a significant impact on our quality of life. The World Kidney Day Joint Steering Committee has declared 2023 to be the year of "Kidney Health for All." The World Kidney Day (WKD) is a joint initiative of the International Society of Nephrology (ISN) and the International Federation of Kidney Foundations (IFKF).
The World Kidney Day (WKD) was started in 2006 and since then each year, kidney health and awareness is celebrat... Read More
Pelvic Organ Prolapse (POP) is common, and can affect women young or old, most commonly post-natally.
There are 5 types of pelvic organ prolapse: rectocele (large bowel), cystocele (bladder), Enterocele (intestines), vaginal vault (occurs after a hysterectomy), and uterine (uterus). There are also various stages of prolapse (stage I to stage 5, which usually requires surgical intervention).
Whether you are a candidature for surgery, during rehabilitation from surgery or re... Read More
Brain Gym or Educational Kinesiology is an approach of learning directed toward specific neurological effects, to the clarification and implementation of life goals. The word kinesiology means "the science of movement", and so the basic idea behind Brain Gym is that the brain will develop, and learning will be enhanced by certain bodily movement.Read More
Today, AI is transforming various healthcare practices in a number of ways:
Diagnosis and treatment planning: AI is used in medical imaging to assist doctors in identifying diseases and conditions. In the midst of the Covid19 pandemic, AI proved to be a game-changer by swiftly analyzing Chest X-rays and uncovering the spread of the virus in the lungs with remarkable precision.
Predictive analytics: AI algorithms are capable of analyzing vas... Read More
Despite improvements in surgical procedures and post-operative care, some patients do not regain their preoperative function. About 30% of those who have had major surgery, experiences postoperative complications. A significant amount of homeostatic disturbance occurs after surgery. The surgical stress response is characterized by catabolism and increased oxygen demand. The extent and duration of the stress response are proportionate to the magnitude of surgery and the associated risk of deve... Read More