Conditions

BELL’S PALSY

BELL’S PALSY

It is a condition that causes a temporary weakness of the muscles in the face. It is more common between ages 16-60. Charles Bell was the first to describe the condition . Causes • It occu

BRACHIAL PLEXUS INJURY

BRACHIAL PLEXUS INJURY

Brachial Plexus is a group of nerves that come from spinal cord in the neck and travel down the arm.These nerves control muscles of the shoulder,elbow,wrist,hand and provide feeling in the arms. Ca

BULBAR SYMPTOMS

BULBAR SYMPTOMS

1. You may not be able to shout or sing. 2. Your speech may become slurred . 3. You may have difficulty in swallowing. 4. Other symptoms include muscle cramps, tiredness, twitching of weakened

BURSITIS

BURSITIS

Bursitis is inflammation or irritation of bursa. Bursa are small fluid filled sacks that cushion the bones, tendons and muscles near your joint. The most common location for bursitis are in the should

CALCANEAL SPUR

CALCANEAL SPUR

Heal spur is a calcium deposit causing a bony protrusion on the underside of the heal bone (Calcanium).They are frequently associated with plantar fasciitis Causes: • Heal spurs occur when calcium

CARPAL TUNNEL SYNDROME HEALTH CENTRE

CARPAL TUNNEL SYNDROME HEALTH CENTRE

It is a hand and arm condition that causes pain, numbness, tingling in the hands and fingers especially thumb, index, middle or Ring finger. This sensation often occurs while holding a steering wheel,

CEREBRAL PALSY

CEREBRAL PALSY

Cerebral Palsy is considered a neurological disorder caused by a non-progressive brain injury or malformation that occurs while the child’s brain is under development. Cerebral Palsy primarily affects

CERVICAL RIB

CERVICAL RIB

It is an extra rib which arises from VII cervical vertibra. The defect is present at birth but noted only later. Occors more common in Females.It may be fully formed bony rib or just a thin stand of t

CERVICAL SPONDILITIS

CERVICAL SPONDILITIS

Also known as Cervical or neck Arthritis is a common age related condition that affects the joins and disc in the neck.These changes are caused by the normal wear and tear of aging. Causes: • Wit

CHONDROMALACIA PATELLA

CHONDROMALACIA PATELLA

This is also known as “runner’s knee” where the cartlilage of the under surface of the patella deteriorates and softens. This condition is common among young, athelletic individuals but may also occur

DISC PROLAPSE

DISC PROLAPSE

Injury or weakness can cause an inner portion of the disk to protrude through the outer ring. This causes pain and discomfort The most common location for a herniated disc to occur is in the disc at t

FROZEN SHOULDER

FROZEN SHOULDER

It is a common name for adhesions that limit the range of motion around the shoulder joint. The tissues around the joint stiffen,scar tissue forms and shoulder movements become difficult and painful.T

GOLFERS ELBOW

GOLFERS ELBOW

It is also called medial Epichondilitis. It causes pain and inflammation in the tendons that connect fore-arm to the elbow. Causes: It is caused by over use of muscles in the fore-arm that allow

GUILIAN BARY SYNDROME

GUILIAN BARY SYNDROME

It is a rare condition in which the immune system attacks the nerves leading to muscle weakness and even paralyses. Causes: • Precise causes not known • About two third patients develop this afte

LUMBAR SPONDYLITIS

LUMBAR SPONDYLITIS

Spondilosis causes changes in the spine frequently referred to as Osteoarthritis.It can occur through out the spine but the most common location is in the lower portion of the spine where the lumbar s

MOTOR NEURONE DISEASE

MOTOR NEURONE DISEASE

It is one of the several neurological disorder selectively effecting the motor neurones the cells that control volunteer muscles of the body. They include • Amyotrophic • Lateral Sclerosis •

MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS

MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS

It is a nervous system disorder that affects your brain and spinal cord. It damages the myelinsheats. Blocks the messages between the brain and body. Leading to symptoms of MS. It affects

PARAPLEGIA

PARAPLEGIA

It is a medical condition involving impairment in motor or sensory function of the lower extremities. Common injuries and other causes include. 1. Broken neck 2. Broken back 3. Stroke 4. Spin

PARKINSONISM

PARKINSONISM

It is a condition that causes a combination of the movement abnormalities seen in Parkinson’s disease such as Tremor, Slow movement, impaid speech and Muscle stiffness Not everyone who has parkinso

PIRIFORMIS SYNDROME

PIRIFORMIS SYNDROME

This is a condition in which the Piriformis muscle located in the buttock region Spasms and causes the buttock pain. It also irritates the Sciatic nerve and causes pain numbness and tingling along the

PLANTAR FASCIITIS

PLANTAR FASCIITIS

It is the most common cause of heal pain. The plantar fascia is the flat band of tissue that connects the heal bone to the toes. If you strain your plantar facia it gets weak, swollen and inflamed the

QUADRIPLEGIA

QUADRIPLEGIA

It is paralysis caused by illness or injury that results in partial or total loss of use of all four limbs and torso. the loss is usually sensory and motor which means that both sensation and control

RADICULOPATHY

RADICULOPATHY

It is a pinched nerve in the spine.there are three types of radiculopathy • Cervical Radiculopathy – is pressure on one of the nerve roots in your neck.It affects people between ages of 30 – 50 years

REFLEX SYMPATHETIC DYSTROPHY

REFLEX SYMPATHETIC DYSTROPHY

Complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS) also known as reflex sympathetic dystrophy (RSD) is a long term condition characterised by severe pain, swelling and changes in the skin.It is also known as Sudec

RETROLISTHESIS

RETROLISTHESIS

It is a degenerative and acute spinal condition in which a single vertebra gets displaced and moves backwards in to the vertebra lying immediately below it. In most of the cases the condition is th

ROTATORY CUFF INJURY

ROTATORY CUFF INJURY

Rotator cuff is the group of four muscles and tendons that’s surround the shoulder joint. Above this there is a sack of tissue called bursa that covers and protects the rotator cuff as it comes in con

SCOLIOSIS

SCOLIOSIS

The back bone curves to the side the angle of the curve maybe small or large. Anything that measures more than 10 degrees is considered Scoliosis. Doctor may use the letter Cans to describe the curve

SPINAL CORD STENOSIS

SPINAL CORD STENOSIS

It is an abnormal narrowing (Stenosis) of the spinal cord that may occur in any region of spine. Mostly occurs in adults over 50 years Causes: • Osteoarthritis can lead to disc changes, thickening

SPONDYLOLISTHESIS

SPONDYLOLISTHESIS

It is a condition in which one bone in your back, vertebra slides forward over the bone below it. It most often occurs in the lower spine. Sometimes when a vertebra slips out of place you may have no

TENNIS ELBOW

TENNIS ELBOW

Also called lateral Epicondylitis is a painful condition of the elbow caused by over use. It is due to an inflammation of tendons that join fore-arm muscles on the outside of the elbow. The fore-arm m

THORACIC OUTLET SYNDROME

THORACIC OUTLET SYNDROME

It’s the group of disorder that occur when blood vessel or nerves in the space between the collar bone and the first rib (Thoracic outlet) are compressed this causes pain in the shoulder, neck and num

TORTICOLLIS

TORTICOLLIS

It means twisted neck. It is often called “Wry neck”. It is the most common cause of neck pain and stiffness. Causes: • It is caused by sitting or sleeping in an unusual position without adequate