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Spondylolisthesis

Spondylolisthesis

Slipping of one or more vertebra from the normal alignment of the spinal column is called as Spondylolisthesis. It is commonly seen in the lower lumbar region L4-L5-S1 region.

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Rotator Cuff Tear

Rotator-Cuff tear

Rotator cuff is an complex of four muscles in the shoulder joint.

Causes include:

  • Minor trauma
  • Degenerative cuff
  • Direct fall on shoulder out stretched hand
  • Attempting to lift heavy objects
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Osteoarthritis

osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis is one of the most common forms of arthritis. It is a chronic degenerative disease of joints with acute inflammation. It causes joint pain and stiffness. It usually develops when changes in the cartilage occur that affect how joints work. In osteoarthritis the top layer of cartilage breaks down and wears away. This allows bones under the cartilage to rub together. The rubbing causes pain, swelling and loss of motion of the joint.

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CEREBRAL PALSY

CEREBRAL PALSY

The word cerebral means brain, palsy means damage. Cerebral palsy is a disorder of posture, and movements that results from damage to the developing brain before, during or just afterbirth, or in early childhood. Cerebral palsy is non progressive. The disorder varies in severity from slight clumsiness of hand movement and gait to complete mobility.

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HEMIPLEGIA

hemiplegia

The word Hemi refers to half and plegia refers to paralysis. So the term means paralysis of half side of the body. It is caused by damage/disease affecting the motor nerve tracts in the opposite side of the brain. A common cause is a stroke. This can affect either side of the body.

Hemiplegia can happen before, during or after the birth of the child. The condition can be congenital/acquired.

Hemiplegia is a term used to describe paralysis, severe weakness, rigid movements of either left/right side of the body. It is also associated with limited use of hand, balance issues, speech and visual problems.

Causes:

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Plantar fasciitis

Plantar-Fasciitis

Plantar fasciitis is one of the most common causes of heel pain. It is an aseptic inflammation of the plantar fascia causes in person who do a great deal of standing and walking.

It causes severe pain and tenderness over the sole of the foot.  

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