physiotherapy exercises

Exergames Measure Patients' Fear of Falling

Exergames measure patients' fear of falling The aim was to increase compliance with prescribed exercises and reduce risks of older people falling at home or in the community. Emma Stanmore, a nursing lecturer at the University of Manchester, said the team took a new approach. 'The games sit on a … Read more on Chartered Society of Physiotherapy Rex Bionics And PhysioFunction Launch Robot-Assisted Physiotherapy This physiotherapy will use the REX exoskeleton to lift patients from a sitting position to a supported standing position, so they can take part in a set of walking and stretching exercises. Wheelchair users can develop medical complications from … Read more on London South East Read more... ...

Hip Replacement Physiotherapy Exercises: Hip Replacement Settlements

FDA Requires DePuy ASR Hip Replacement Recall:   The FDA reports a Class 2 medical implant recall for DePuy Orthopedics.  DePuy, a subsidiary of Johnson and Johnson, has recalled their ASR hip replacement devices due to a reported high failure rate.  Many patients have experienced hip failure soon after implant surgery in cup sizes ranging from 44mm to 70mm.  This particular hip prosthesis is a metal-on-metal hip replacement system that was developed in 2005.  Orthopedic surgeons have reported problems with the production of metallic debris between the metal ball and metal socket.  The metal debris damages soft tissues and causes inflammatory reactions in the joint that leads to bone loss.  Surgeons have estimated that one to three percent of all metal-on-metal hip implant recipients may experience problems and possibly need revision surgery due to the presence of metallic debris. Read more... ...

Cerebral Palsy Physical Therapy: Toys for Children With Cerebral Palsy

Parents of children with cerebral palsy need to be encouraged to play with their children.  In fact, children who  do not have access to the play experience can be negatively impacted in their development, overall health and both their physical and mental well-being.  The same is true for children with spina bifida and muscular dystrophy  and those who experience a whole host of muscular and skeletal challenges. The good news is that there are current toys out there that can fit the bill or that might just need a little modification to make them appropriate.  Finding these play products gives parents the ability to delight and inspire a child with cerebral palsy and encourage a connection to play.    Read more... ...

Tina Receives a Tempting Offer From Rob

Tina receives a tempting offer from Rob Meanwhile, given hope that Leanne will return, Nick pushes himself to the limit with his physio exercises. Gail confides in Kylie that she's worried he's getting his hopes up and Leanne may never return. But when the subject of Leanne is broached, how … Read more on Digital Spy UK Video: George makes giant leaps with first steps … followed a 40-minute training programme four times a week, as well as regular physio and therapy sessions: “We've had to put a lot of faith in ourselves as parents and it's been a big learning curve for us too to make sure he does all his exercises … Read more on North Devon Gazette Read more... ...

Hip Replacement Physiotherapy Exercises: 5 Considerations Before Hiring a Hip Replacement Lawyer

If youve suffered pain, impaired movement, or other injury after undergoing hip replacement surgery, the attorneys at the Rottenstein Law Group encourage you to consider the following before you choose a hip replacement lawyer to represent you: Do the lawyers have extensive experience trying hip replacement cases? It is imperative that a hip replacement lawyer have enough practical trial experience with cases that are the same or similar to yours. A defendants legal team will be more likely to settle if they truly believe that your representatives are willing to take them to court and are known for winning. Read more... ...

MS Society Celebrates Anniversary

...  who were suffering from multiple sclerosis (MS) – a neurological condition thought to affect about 100,000 people in the UK. ? MS society … They meet weekly in north Hull to hear updates on the national MS … Read more on This is Hull and East Riding Research and Markets: Progress in Palliative Care Ashworth And Tardieu Scales: Their Clinical Relevance For Measuring Spasticity In Adult And Paediatric Neurological Populations. 2. Physiotherapy in the intensive care unit. 3. Are physiotherapy exercises effective in reducing chronic low back pain? 4. Read more on Wall Street Journal (press release) Tags: multiple scler, palliative care, back pain, multiple sclerosis, wall street journal, low back pain, wall street ...

At Home Physiotherapy?

...  by WARREN: At home physiotherapy? I recently had severe tendonitis in both my shoulders. I waited four months to see a doctor …that was a mistake. I had physical examinations, ultrasounds, x-rays and an MRI done. I was given cortisone shots put on anti-inflammatories or two months and went to a deep pressure message therapist. I am 90% better than I was four months ago, but still have limit range of motion in both shoulders, especially to the back. Are there any physiotherapy exercises that I can do myself at home? What about light dumb bell exercises? Would one of those Dr. Hoe muscle stimulators help? Any on-line links would be appreciated. Read ...