Bell’s Palsy is a form of paralysis where one is unable to control the muscles on the one side of the face. It results from an idiopathic unilateral dysfunction of the facial nerve. The onset is rapid and usually occurs over night.
Widespread pain to the muscles of the body, unusually high levels of fatigue, tender points in multiple areas and great sensitivity to seemingly normal things, are all indicative of someone suffering from the disorder known as Fibromyalgia.
In this stressful world, headaches are commonplace and what many people don’t know is that most headaches are aggravated by some neck involvement, even if the neck is not the original cause. It simply makes sense therefore to consult a Physiotherapist directly when one is experiencing debilitating or on-going headaches. Although this is a broad subject, the common types of headaches treated by physiotherapists are outlined here and may assist you not only to ascertain from which type you may be suffering, but more importantly, whether it is a Physiotherapist from whom you should be seeking help at the outset.
Musculoskeletal pain is pain caused by injury to the bones, joints, muscles, ligaments, tendons and/or nerves. The pain can be either acute or chronic and either localised or widespread. It is basically a summary of all the types of physical pain a person could suffer from.
Inflammation of the mucous membranes within the paranasal sinuses is called sinusitis or rhinosinusitis, which could be due to infection, allergy or autoimmune problems. This is a very common condition and is mostly caused by viruses
The full medical term of the most commonly used joint in the human body is the Temporomandibular joint, which is the joint on either side of your jaw. Your TMJs are involved in breathing, talking, chewing and even in the expression of human emotions! When the TMJ becomes problematic, it is known as TMD, or Temporomandibular disorder/dysfunction.
Shoulder and Arm
Elbow and Forearm
Wrist and Hand
Upper Back and Chest
Hip and Thigh
Knee and Leg
Ankle and Foot
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