therapy :: About 22 results

World Brain Tumour Day and Covid-19

In the year 2000, the German Brain Tumor Association announced World Brain Tumor Day on June 8. Since then, every year, this day is observed to make people aware of brain tumour.Being a health and ...

Article about 11 days ago

World Autism Awareness Day: A hope for a new dawn

In the present day, people across the globe undergo different health issues. One of the most common health and psychological disorder or issue which we come across is Autism.It can be defined as a ...

Article about 3 months ago

Band it for better flexibility and strength

A resistance band or the thera band is basically used in physical therapy to recover from injuries. These bands are used for a wide range of exercises, like for instance in exercises undertaken to ...

Article about 4 months ago

The simple MAT has many benefits in physiotherapy

Mat activities/exercises are one of the most important parts of physiotherapy rehabilitation programmes. Mat exercises are given to facilitate balance, promote stability, mobilize and strengthen the ...

Article about 5 months ago

All about paraffin wax bath in physiotherapy

Paraffin wax bath therapy is an application of molten wax on a body part. It's main function is to increase mobility by expanding the connective tissue. It is used to heal joint pains, muscle pain ...

Article about 6 months ago

RBD testing before harvesting plasma is vital

With physicians finding receptor binding domain (RBD) plasma highly effective in the viremic phase (first 8 to 10 days) of COVID infection, the demand for strong anti viral therapy has steadily been ...

Article about 7 months ago

Non cancerous brain tumours can be lethal too

Where there is will there is a woman. A brave Sikkimese woman from a village near Ravangla in South Sikkim and her will to survive has reiterated this. At 69 years, all that this elderly woman (a ...

Article about 7 months ago

Dance for a healthier, happier and younger looking You!

A 25 year old Bangalore techie, Arushi Jain had taken up contemporary dance classes right after her father's demise. Arushi was always a fan of dancing for the sheer impact it had on her overall ...

Article about 7 months ago

A pet can be your best shrink too

Psychologically, the close bond that one shares with a pet animal can actually substitute (and sometimes be even better) the lack of certain relationships with other human beings. For instance a pet ...

Article about 7 months ago

Cannot move one side of your face?

The temporary weakness or paralysis of facial muscles is known as Bell'sPalsy. The first symptoms often appear when a person wakes up and finds that one side of his/her face does not move. The person ...

Article about 7 months ago

Start working on your frozen shoulder now

Pain in the shoulder joint, stiffness and loss of range of motion is a medical condition known as frozen shoulder. It usually begins with a dull ache in one shoulder that leads to joint stiffness that ...

Article about 8 months ago

World Walking Day honoured

Sikkim Manipal College of Physiotherapy, (SMCPT) had celebrated the occasion of World Walking Day on 4th October at its premises by adhering to all social distancing protocols. The event was supported ...

Article about 8 months ago

All about knee arthritis

Knee arthritis is one of the most common problems seen in people over the age of 50. It is basically a degenerative disease of joints with acute inflammation. No activity and disuse are deleterious ...

Article about 9 months ago

Think your way to good health

Think positive is a buzzword that went from being a fad to a cliche really quick. The internet is abuzz with lifestyle gurus and coaches reiterating the importance of positive thinking. Boring or ...

Article about 9 months ago

Lockdown lows

The stringent 14 day lockdown imposed in Kamrup Metro on 28th June that got extended by a week translated to several inconveniences for people. Particularly the people who earn their livelihoods on a ...

Article about 10 months ago