Cartilage injuries are easily among the most painful and the most devastating in terms of how they impact your day-to-day life. A serious knee cartilage injury means that you will almost certainly not be able to take part in any sports, or even any real training, for a long time. If you’re a cyclist, weightlifter, […]
Does glucosamine rebuild cartilage?
One of the biggest questions in the world of physiotherapy and supplementation is “Does glucosamine rebuild cartilage?” The short answer is “yes”, glucosamine does help to rebuild cartilage more quickly than happens naturally.Glucosamine is a fundamental building block of cartilage and other connective tissues. It is uncommon in the normal human diet, and supplementation has […]
How long should physiotherapy last?
A typical physiotherapy session can last between 30 minutes and an hour. The first appointment will be longer, because it will involve taking a detailed medical history and evaluating the extent of the problem. During subsequent appointments, the duration of physiotherapy will depend on the severity of the condition and the speed at which the […]
How can I do physiotherapy at home?
There are many benefits of physiotherapy that can be done at home, if you know how to use a treatment table and equipment. Having a private room with the right lighting, free from clutter, and no safety hazards is a great option. You may also want to invest in a portable treatment table and some […]
Which physiotherapy is best for knee pain?
Knee pain negatively impacts the lives of hundreds of thousands of people in the US every single day. That isn’t an exaggeration; estimates put the figure of people struggling with chronic pain at a staggering 100 million, and knee pain is the second most common kind of chronic pain after back pain. Thankfully, high quality […]
Is stretching good for swollen joints?
Stetching is perhaps the single most important thing you can do to protect your joints as you get older. The benefits of stretching are significant and varied, and they have been seen in hundreds of clinical trials and evidenced by decades of clinical data from join specialists and hospitals. One major benefit of stretching on […]