Introduction to Podiatry/Chiropody : A podiatrist or chiropodist is a specialist who treats patients with common foot or lower limb problems like ingrown toenails and bunions. While many people don’t know the difference between a podiatrist and a chiropodist, know that the two terms refer to the same professional. Actually, “podiatry” is a fresh term given to the popular term
What Is Occupational Therapy Anyway? : Occupational Therapy is a relatively new field since World War I, or the early 1900’s. Many still don’t know what type of therapy service it is or provides. I am an occupational therapy practitioner, and I find that although more know what this field entails as time goes on, many are still at a
How to Correctly Use a Prosthesis ; 1) First, how long after an amputation can a prosthesis be installed?
If, when removing the stitches after an amputation surgery, the wound heals well, and there is no inflammation or edema, an amputee can consider installing a prosthesis.
2) Second, what should prosthesis users pay attention to?
Lower leg amputees should focus
6 Reasons to See a Physical Therapist : Physiotherapy helps people who have medical conditions, illnesses or injuries that limit their ability to move and function normally. A personalized physical therapy program can help individuals return to their previous level of activity and improve activities and lifestyle changes that can help prevent and improve health and well-being.
Moreover, in most
Exploring the Benefits of Swimming : Burning off the calories
We all know that swimming is a brilliant way for someone to exercise and that it is a great way to burn calories. You can reap the same rewards as running or other aerobic exercises, however, most people do not realise to what extent swimming can help. In comparison, a
Physio Appointments : Physiotherapy can be of great benefit to people because it helps prevent problems people get with function and movement of different areas of their body, especially joints and soft tissues that are often associated with age, exercise and injury. The regular use of Physio can help people to recover and regain their normal regular lives. Physio uses