Articles in Category: Exercises for diseases

Knee Exercises For Osteoarthritis – Do Them Right To Heal the Pain

on Friday, 20 July 2012. Posted in Exercises for diseases, Exercise and Fitness Written By: Shruti Gaddam

Osteoarthritis can be controlled with exercises. Here are some effective ones.

Knee Exercises For Osteoarthritis – Do Them Right To Heal the Pain

Osteoarthritis is a condition in which the cartilage and bones become weak and begin to degenerate. It can be a debilitating condition. However, the good news is that you can exercise and strengthen the weak joints. Given below are five such exercises

Tennis Elbow - Know More About It

on Tuesday, 15 May 2012. Posted in Exercises for diseases, Exercise and Fitness Written By: Dr. Vindhya Asthana

That nagging pain your elbow could be ‘Tennis Elbow’. Know more to be sure.

Tennis Elbow - Know More About It

It is a myth that tennis elbow can occur to sports persons playing tennis only. It is a problem that can affect anyone, at any point in life; be it a house wife, a working woman, a person actively involved in everyday chores, a workaholic man or even a school going student playing sports.

Shoulder Dislocation - Symtoms and Management

on Monday, 09 April 2012. Posted in Exercises for diseases, Editor's Pick, Exercise and Fitness Written By: Dr. Vindhya Asthana

Shoulder Dislocation - Symtoms and Management

Dislocating a shoulder is one of the many common bone and joint problems people face. A small fall or a sudden, direct or indirect hit is likely to dislocate your shoulder joint, causing you immense pain. While a dislocated shoulder is often easy to identify, sometimes, the symptoms might not be as obvious. Under such circumstances people continue to take numerous treatments without even realising that they might have a dislocated shoulder.

 

Exercises To Manage Weight Loss and Joint Pains During Obesity

on Tuesday, 13 March 2012. Posted in Exercises for diseases, Exercise and Fitness Written By: Dr. Vindhya Asthana

Obese? Find a way out to relieve your joint pains

Exercises To Manage Weight Loss and Joint Pains During Obesity

Obesity is one of the most common health problem which is defined as excessive accumulation of body fat, which when present in normal quantities is required to perform certain body functions. Abnormal deposition of fat occurs over a period of time when the calories consumed exceed the amount of calories burnt.

Sciatica And Exercises That Help

on Tuesday, 06 March 2012. Posted in Exercises for diseases, Exercise and Fitness Written By: Dr. Vindhya Asthana

Help yourself tackle sciatic pains in a better manner

Sciatica And Exercises That Help

What is sciatica? Sciatica is not a medical condition. Instead, it refers to a combination of symptoms produced due to inflammation of sciatic nerve which runs from the lower back all the way passing through the back of the thigh, calf and ankle and terminates in the toes as small little branches. The sciatic pain is largely characterized by production of pain all over the leg where ever the nerve travels; loss of sensation and tingling.

Considering Total Knee Replacement? Know Your Rehab Protocol Before Hand

on Thursday, 09 February 2012. Posted in Exercises for diseases, Exercise and Fitness Written By: Dr. Vindhya Asthana

Considering Total Knee Replacement? Know Your Rehab Protocol Before Hand

Often when someone is suffering from terrible knee pain for a long time, with or without any deformity and all sorts of other treatments seem to have failed; there might come suggestions for a knee replacement surgery from the orthopedic surgeon.

This advice brings lots of confusion, coupled with innumerable suggestions from family and friends, with details on failed or successful surgeries. Keep faith and do not panic, it is going to be your decision. A prior knowledge about what is going to happen with your knees on the surgical table, along with a basic understanding of your rehabilitation will definitely make things easier for you.
 

Importance of Sports And Exercise In Osteoarthritis

on Thursday, 03 November 2011. Posted in Exercises for diseases, Exercise and Fitness Written By: superadmin

Importance of Sports And Exercise In Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis is a disease, largely affected by the amount of physical activity the patient indulges in. While too little and too much might aggravate the condition; moderation becomes the key word here. Read on to know more about the role exercise and sports play in osteoarthritis.

Osteoarthritis or the Degenerative Joint Disease (DJD), while on one end has inactive lifestyle as one of its major causes; it also, has some high level athletic activities too as causing factors. It is therefore, noteworthy here that while sports and exercise play a vital role in keeping the body fit, an overdose of the same may take a turn for the worse.

Studies have proven that undertaking moderate levels of sports and exercise reduces the risks of developing ***osteoarthritis***.  Research has also proven that some specific sports categorized as high level athletic activities, increase the risk of osteoarthritis in young adults.