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Keeping balance with one eye covered

My son suffers has a lazy eye, and the doctors have said to put a patch over his other eye for two hours a day. He also cannot walk yet, so we do physiotherapy, and stepping with him at home. I want ...
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Why do deep-friction treatments stimulate fibroblast activity and collagen production?

{1} presents some techniques to treat tendinopathies, and says that: deep-friction treatments serve to stimulate fibroblast activity and collagen production. Why do deep-friction treatments ...
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Can Videogame physiotherapy help with dorsal hand pain?

I am thinking how to alleviate irregular bilateral dorsal hand pain. The origin can be C7/C8 dermatomes or radial/ulnar nerve. Etiology can be excessive sitting on camping chair (some hours daily) ...
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broken bone heal time

I am lead to believe that a *minor break will take 6 months to become 99% strong. 12 months to become 100% strong. A orthopaedic surgeon advised me of this. With this in mind any activity that ...
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Scientific foundation of Mézières method

my orthopedist told me I should begin the "Mézières method" for some back problems I have.I looked it up on the Internet to find out what is it but I could not find any research that found it works (i ...
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Does the use of bodybuffers stimulate tendon healing?

I read on http://boxpromag.com/the-power-of-bellecores-bodybuffer/ : Stimulating muscle and tendon healing. Is there any study that confirmed or infirmed that the use of bodybuffers stimulates ...
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Can the active release technique help prevent or treat tendon injuries?

Can the active release technique help prevent or treat tendon injuries? I have read some pilot studies with small samples sizes (see below), I wonder whether there are more extensive studies, ideally ...
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CRPS without constant pain

Hy everyone! My mom broke her right arm almost 2 months ago (I believe this is called distal radius fracture), and she had to undergo a surgery. 3 weeks after the surgery she started with ...
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How effective is the Graston Technique® to treat a tendinopathy?

How effective is the Graston Technique® to treat a tendinopathy? I am mostly interested in epicondylopathies (medial or lateral, i.e., tennis elbows and golfer elbows) What I have found so far: I ...
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Are bodybuffers efficient to relax muscles?

Are bodybuffers efficient to relax muscles? Example of bodybuffer: http://www.bellebodybuffer.com/ I am mostly interested in forarm muscles.
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Patient with knee injury / knee pain

I am undergoing physiotherapy for my knee injury (pain in the kneecaps) and aching soreness on the sides of my knees (bursitis). Part of my therapy is the use of TENS (Transcutaneous electrical nerve ...
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How precisely can a physiotherapist assess muscles tightness?

I wonder how precisely can a physiotherapist assess muscles tightness by touching a given muscle. For example, if muscles tightness can be measured as a percentage, would a physiotherapist be able to ...
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Arm exercises: when to alternate arms?

I need to do three arm exercises A, B, and C. For each exercise, I perform 2 series of 10 repetitions. I can only work with one arm at a time. Is there any scientific study that looked at which of ...