Believe in yourself,
YOU will be unstoppable…
I am highly ecstatic to wish all our eminent Physios, a very happy “World Physiotherapy Day!!!”
This day we show the world what we can do,,, to those who know our capabilities and also to those who want to know more about us.
Without a doubt, Movement is our super-power. Movement is an uncomparable medicine for creating CHANGE.
Sep’20 issue of PHYSIOTIMES brings diverse collection of incredible articles along with the Cover Interview with the SHOOTING STAR- RAHI SARNOBAT.
Physiotherapy has immense potential and that is proved over and over again.
We have brought amazing articles to quench your thirst for knowledge, “ FLAT FOOT: BIOMECHANICAL CHANGES IN STANDING POSTURE”, “Pelvic Floor Dysfunction: The Signs, Symptoms and Treatments”, “Yogic Exercises to avoid a Stiff Back: Do an active Lockdown” to name some.
We have included special articles for Sports Physios owing to the special interest of the Sports Community- “Sport Assessment of Elite players” and “Application of Iontophoresis in managing Sports Injury.”
This issue covers a special article by Dr. Stuart Porter “ Entering the first year as a Physiotherapy Student.”
“Sleep disturbances in patients with spinal cord injury : Etiology, effect on quality of life and management”- is yet another unexplored topic.
I am delighted to thank Mr. Pradeep Karambelkar Sir for appreciating the efforts taken by the team and providing unconditional support. I am highly indebted to all our amazing authors for making the issue an informative delight.
Signing off on this note,
“ Knowing is not enough,
We must apply.
Wishing is not enough,
We must do!”
Rahi Sarnobat hails from Kolhapur and competes in the 25 meters pistol shooting event. She won her first gold medal at the 2008 Commonwealth Youth Games in Pune, India. She is the first woman to win a gold medal in shooting in the Asian Games for India - she won the gold at the 2018 Jakarta Palembang Asian Games in the women's 25-meter pistol event. She had won two gold medals in 2010 Commonwealth Games in New Delhi. She had previously won gold in... Read More
Sports injuries are injuries that occur when engaging in sports or exercise. Sports injuries can occur due to overtraining, lack of conditioning, and improper form or technique. They can be acute or chronic in nature. Bruises, strains, sprains, tears, and fractures can result from sports injuries. Soft tissues like muscles, ligaments, tendons, fascia, and bursae are commonly affected. Managing a sports injury includes the prevention, diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation o... Read More
Most UK universities offer three-year full-time degrees although there are also accelerated master’s programmes which are usually over two years. These usually require an existing degree in a closely related subject such as sports science or Biology. I think it is important to point out at the outset that all physiotherapy programmes in the UK are of an extremely high standard and are regulated by various professional bodies including the universities thems... Read More
Posture is defined as the relative disposition of the body parts in relation to the physical position, such as standing, lying down, and sitting. Correct posture involves a straight spine, which maintains the natural curve of the spine in the human body (1). Correct posture minimizes the strain on the human body by maintaining balance of the muscles and skeleton. This balanced musculoskeletal state protects the supporting structures in the body and prevents damage or pr... Read More
Pelvic floor dysfunction is a lot more common than you think. Pelvic dysfunction isn’t just a “women’s disorder” though; men and children can have pelvic floor dysfunction as well. This will help you better understand the various conditions of pelvic dysfunction, and how pelvic physiotherapy can help.Read More
Athletes require a strong foundation in a diverse range of athletic qualities in order to tolerate the progressively advanced training loads and competitive demands of their chosen sport. Training of elite athletes is a versatile and multi factorial process of effective use of the combination of physical factors.
Assessment of the physical capacities of athletes is one of the most important issues in modern sports and many tests are used in orde... Read More
Patients with spinal cord injury often report sleep disturbances. Patients often report initiating sleep , maintaining sleep and achieving a deep restorative sleep. Also shorter sleep duration , irregular , unpredictable sleep pattern and more day time sleepiness is often reported.1Read More
During this quarantine period, everyone is occupied with loads of online and mind work. As students can’t go outdoors for playing, they spend their time playing trending videogames like PubG, Ludo, Chess or Doodle or binge-watching webseries. Academicians spend up their entire day in either online lectures or learning through online webinars. Well, occupying your mind on an activity is good but we need to make sure your body is not neglected. Engaging in computers, laptops, ... Read More