An Interview with P.T. Usha , The Queen of Indian Track and Field...

I take this opportunity to extend a warm welcome to all our readers to the latest edition. At PHYSIOTIMES, we continue to serve your needs to stay updated with the latest in the Physiotherapy field across the globe.

I, on behalf of PHYSIOTIMES, would like to extend my sincere thanks to Dr. Sheheer  for taking out time from his busy schedule to interview the legendary  P.T. USHA.

Sarah Key’s ‘Biomechanical Treatment of Back Pain’ illustrates her approach & techniques as chased globally. She reveals the vision behind her masterclasses & her mission to empower Physios globally.

Thought- provoking articles on ‘ Knee Isometrics’ for an arthritic knee & ‘Cognitive Rehabilitation’ will make us put our thinking caps on worth peer discussion.

There are varied topics of clinical interest to readers that include Physiotherapy Management of Lymphoedema, Golfers foot alignment & biomechanics & the Effectiveness of Self Myofasical Release in preventing muscle tightness before and after workout.

The issue also covers the experiences of Savneet Singh, a motivation who takes us on his journey of Rehabilitation & how to become a real life warrior.

Thank all the authors for their contribution & having shared their expertise with our readers.

To sum up, I would like to re-iterate that.

“When you stop learning, you stop growing”

So, happy learning to all.

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Anubha Singhai

Editor, PHYSIOTIMES

Sarah Key Interview Part II

Most physios don’t use their hands purposefully enough in the spine and are too cautious when going into a back. Unfortunately, this may render the treatment ineffectual. To treat a back properly and to get rid of pain, you absolutely must find the specific problem level and literally ‘touch the pain’. Physios are often too general in their spinal mobilisations and don’t engage with the pain sufficiently at the Number 1 problem level. You have to ta... Read More

“The Knee Isometrics for an arthritic Knee”!!- Conquers the Pain or aggravates it??

Out of all degenerative joint diseases, osteoarthritis (OA) is one of the most prevalent joint pathology affecting the knee joint. Most of the affected individuals suffer with reduced functional capacity attributed to joint pain, stiffness, weakness in the muscles as a consequence of subsequent remodeling and hypertrophy of bone at the joint margins (osteophytes). However the primary cause of functional disability is, the associated muscular impairments due to loss of hyaline cartilage within... Read More

PRINCIPLES OF COGNITIVE REHABILITATION

Cognition refers to information-processing functions carried out by the brain that include, attention, memory, executive functions (i.e., planning, problem solving, self-monitoring, self-awareness... Read More

Lymphedema Management

A person who has had cancer is commonly called a cancer survivor. “Co-survivor” is sometimes used to describe a person who has cared for a loved one with cancer. For both of them knowing the side effects of Cancer treatment and how to deal with that with proper Rehabilitation is most important. Everyone want to live a quality life than just a life …

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GOLFERS KNOW THE GAME But ……….

The biomechanics of the game of Golf demands intricate movements in the lower limb. Good foot action is the mark of an accomplished golfer. For a lot of amateur golfers, the role of the legs during the golf swing is often overlooked. Proper use of legs in golf swing may not look important, but it definitely is something worth practicing.

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EFFECTIVENESS OF SELF MYOFACIAL RELEASE IN PREVENTING MUSCLE TIGHTNESS BEFORE AND AFTER WORKOUT

Walking through most of Fitness studio or health club we can see an individual lying on a floor and rolling with a tubular piece of foam, self myofacial release helps in reducing tension and length of muscle either during warmup or cool down phase of workouts, most of fitness facilities provides different types of foam roller to its members, which means ur clients are using them too, in order to have effective exercise goal we must educate the client regarding the effectiveness of foam roller... Read More

Nothing is permanent

I remember, those were the initial days of my sickness. One morning, I was lying on my bed and a preacher on TV in the next room started narrating this story.....Read More

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