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Iontophoresis

Posted on Jun 02, 2016 by Taikhum Sadiq

Iontophoresis is a process in which ions diffuse in a medium driven by an applied electric field. These phenomena, directly and indirectly, constitute active transport of matter due to an applied electric field.

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Posted in Electrodes

All about Heel Pain

Posted on Jun 02, 2016 by Taikhum Sadiq

The legs are one of the most important and indispensable part of movement for a person. The legs are built in such a way that they can endure more than 50 tonnes of stress within a very short period of time. The heels are the foundation structures of the legs and activities like running, walking, and jumping rely on the heels. The heels bones and the muscles together form a very strong unit.

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Posted in Heel and Foot Care

All about CPM

Posted on Jun 02, 2016 by Taikhum Sadiq

Continuous passive motion (CPM) is a method usually carried out with patients who have been through limb or joint surgery or are in the treatment process. This therapy involves the continuous movement of the joints to ensure the effective healing process.

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Posted in CPM

Achilles Tendinitis and Rehab

Posted on Jun 02, 2016 by Taikhum Sadiq

The Achilles tendon is the largest tendon in the human body. It is the tendon that connects the calf muscles to the heel bone is the backbone of all your walking, running, and jumping. Naturally, it is built to withstand the stress of jumping and running but sometimes due to some reasons the tendon gets ruptured or damaged.

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Posted in Ankle Support

All About Topical Analgesics

Posted on May 23, 2016 by Taikhum Sadiq

Topical analgesics are generally recommended to avoid systemic side-effects. They are gels that are applied to painful joints, sprains, and muscle aches. They chemicals in these gels are either heat inducing or cold inducing chemicals that react with the skin to produce a heated or a cold effect. This in turn acts against the pain in the body.

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Posted in Pain Relief

Hot Packs and Wraps

Posted on May 23, 2016 by Taikhum Sadiq

A hot pack or wrap is a pad used to provide warmth to different parts of the body in order to manage pain. Localized application of heat results in the dilation of the blood vessels in that area thus enhancing perfusion to the targeted tissue. There are four types of hot packs which include electrical, chemical, material and hot water bottles.

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Posted in Heat Therapy and Hot Packs

Hot and Cold Packs

Posted on May 23, 2016 by Taikhum Sadiq

Hot and Cold packs are the dual faced carriers of this therapy. They are made of materials that can be used as mediums for both heat and cold. They are combined with a comfortable garment that fits around perfectly on the affected part and starts working its magic.

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Posted in Hot/Cold Therapy Systems

Hot and Cold Encyclopedia

Posted on May 23, 2016 by Taikhum Sadiq

Ice decreases the blood flow to the injury, thereby decreasing the amount of inflammation and swelling. The pain that recurs after this can be easily treated with heat, which brings the blood to the area thus promoting healing.

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Posted in Hot And Cold Therapy

Cold Packs and Wraps

Posted on May 23, 2016 by Taikhum Sadiq

A cold pack or an ice gel pack is a portable plastic bag filled with water, or refrigerant gel or liquid. When one wants to use it the contents in it are frozen and applied to the affected part.

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Posted in Cold Therapy and Cold Packs

The Concepts of Light Therapy

Posted on May 23, 2016 by Taikhum Sadiq

Light therapy is also known as phototherapy or heliotherapy. In this therapy, one is exposed to daylight or to specific wavelengths of light using polychromatic polarized light, lasers, light-emitting diodes, fluorescent lamps, dichroic lamps or very bright, full-spectrum light. The light is given for a decided amount of time and, in some cases, during a specific time of day.

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Posted in Light Therapy

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