Physiotherapy for frozen shoulder!

The term ‘periarthritis’ commonly refers to the inflammation of tissues surrounding a joint and ‘periarthritic shoulder’ refers to the inflammation of the structures around the shoulder joints. The condition is also termed as ‘adhesive capsulitis’ and is commonly known as Frozen Shoulder. This latter term, for that matter, has come to be used to describe any shoulder condition that is painful and limits movement. What causes…

Does thinking about obesity affect your mind?

Modern India paints a picture of a developing economy, fast pace of Urbanisation and growth, the rich becoming richer and a huge middle class moving fast on their heels. Is there a price that we pay for this social and financial upward mobility? For sure! Feed the child all that you couldn’t get, assuage your…

Know all about postpartum depression!

The arrival of a baby is a much awaited event in any family, and an occasion for joy and celebration all around. This should naturally be a time when the mother also should be experiencing happiness and contentment with the fruit of her labour. Sadly, this is not always the case & many mothers actually experience sadness and a disturbed mood. Not often…

12 Tips to prevent common cold

Common cold is a disease that develops as a result of viral infection. While there are over 200 types of viruses that can lead to common cold, it is possible to keep the disease at bay by taking few simple precautions. Wash your hands Common cold spreads through contact. Someone who has a cold may…

Cough out that infection!

Bronchitis is an infection of the tubes that carry air to the lungs. The major symptom is cough. There are two types of bronchitis: acute (sudden onset) and chronic (long-standing). Acute bronchitis is usually a result of viral infection such as the common cold. The most common symptom of acute bronchitis is nagging cough. Treatment…

Sitting for long poses cancer risks

The perils of the modern sedentary lifestyle seem never-ending. The latest research by the American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR) shows a direct link between sitting for prolonged periods of time and chaotic cell growth. The exact medical connections are still being studied, but doctors presume that approximately 80,000 cancer cases each year can be…

What is PCOD?

A number of women of reproductive age all over the world suffer from the hormonal disorder Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOD). PCOD occurs when a woman’s hormones are imbalanced and numerous cysts accumulate in the ovaries. The cysts are fluid filled and contain undeveloped eggs. There is no particular cause of PCOD but it is known…

What are cosmetic tooth implants?

With cosmetic dentistry prices becoming increasingly affordable thanks to technological improvements, it is easier than ever to enjoy straight teeth and a perfect smile. Problems that can be addressed with Cosmetic Dentistry Cosmetic dentistry is primarily used to whiten and straighten the teeth. Dental veneers and crowns are used to correct discoloured or crooked teeth. Dental implants are used to replace a missing tooth….