Personally tailored exercises offer relief for patients with lower back pain

Source : University of East Finland Study February 17, 2017 Impaired movement control may result in chronic lower back pain. A new study from the University of Eastern Finland shows that the combination of manual therapy and exercise is an excellent way to combat movement control impairment in the lower back. This combination reduced the disability experienced by patients and significantly improved their functional ability. A personally tailored exercise programme was more beneficial for patients than a generic one, and the treatment results also persisted at a 12-month follow-up. Movement...

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Physiotherapist treat back problem with Accupressure

written by Mathew Horton Published by Chartered Society of Physiotherapy, UK. People suffering from a bad back can benefit from physiotherapists administering acupressure to the affected area. This is the belief of Cabella Lowe, professional head of physiotherapy at Nuffield Health, who said that this technique can provide people with much needed relief when it comes to a sore back. She notes that physiotherapists have a number of different ways in which this problem can be treated, but that acupressure on the parts of the body which are in distress can prove to be beneficial in the long...

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Physiotherapy for Tendon Injury

By JANE E. BRODY Published in the NY Times Two time-honored remedies for injured tendons seem to be falling on their faces in well-designed clinical trials. The first, corticosteroid injections into the injured tendon, has been shown to provide only short-term relief, sometimes with poorer long-term results than doing nothing at all. The second, resting the injured joint, is supposed to prevent matters from getting worse. But it may also fail to make them any better. Rather, working the joint in a way that doesn’t aggravate the injury but strengthens supporting tissues and stimulates blood...

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Physiotherapy & Sports Injury

Extracted from PPonline Physiotherapy plays an integral part in the multi-disciplinary approach to the management of sports injuries. The aim of physiotherapy is to treat and fully rehabilitate the athlete post-injury, post-operatively, to prevent further injury and to return the athlete to sport in the shortest possible time. Chartered Physiotherapists have a wide range of proven and documented approaches to treatment from which to choose. Prompt assessment and diagnosis is vital in the successful treatment and rehabilitation of sports injuries. Athletes suffering from a recent injury or a...

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