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Introduction Why choose walking as an exercise among others exercises? Walking is the simplest form of exercise to execute, it is free and appropriate for anyone of any fitness level that can generate great benefits. The father of medicine, Hipocrates, said, “Walking is man’s best medicine”. Evidence shows that walking …

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Exercise and Osteoporosis

Introduction Osteoporosis results from reduced bone mass and disruption of the micro-architecture of bone, giving decreased bone strength and increased risk of fracture, particularly of the spine, hip, wrist, humerus, and pelvis. The risk of fractures increases steeply with age and most of those affected are over 75. Osteoporosis occurs …

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What is Scoliosis Scoliosis is a medical condition of the spine whereby the spine of an individual curves to the right or left. It is not a systemic disease. The word scoliosis is a Greek word which means crooked.  The spinal vertebrae will not only curve to the sides but …

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Physiotherapy Management on Total Knee Replacement

Introduction Total Knee Replacement is a surgical procedure to replace a damaged knee joint with an artificial one.       (Source: http://www.adameducation.com/  & 2004 MedicineNet. Inc) A joint replacement is only recommended by your Orthopedic Surgeon when your knee joint is severely damaged causing restriction in your daily activities. Post …

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Slipped Disc Of Spine

Introduction Slipped Disc of spine is also known as Prolapsed intervertebral disc (PID). Slipped Disc is the displacement of nucleus pulpose from the center of the disc which might causes body limbs become numb/weak. Slipped Disc at the spine is one of common diagnosis among back pain patients. Slipped Disc …

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