Lateral Epicondylitis

Lateral Epicondylitis, also know as “Tennis Elbow”, is the most common overuse syndrome in the elbow. It is a tendinopathy that involves the extensor muscles of the forearm, which originate from the bony protuberance on the lateral side of the elbow. Tennis elbow pain usually occurs right on the origin of the extensor muscles but…

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Pubalgia

It is difficult to know what pubalgia is if you are not a regular sportsperson, although it is an injury that we should know about and be aware of, as it is more common than we think. What is pubalgia or athlete’s hernia? It is an acute pain in the groin, common in athletes who…

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The importance of childbirth classes

Childbirth classes offer expectant parents the technical and emotional training they need to feel confident at the time of birth. But do we really know all the benefits of childbirth preparation? The importance of childbirth classes In the antenatal classes you will be accompanied by experts who will help you to understand the care you…

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Dermatofunctional physiotherapy

Aesthetic physiotherapy is a large sector, where we find different figures such as the doctor specialised in aesthetic medicine or the aesthetician. But we must not forget the fundamental role played by physiotherapists specialised in aesthetics. Dermatofunctional physiotherapy This type of physiotherapist, without losing the health perspective, deals with different problems that worry or bother…

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Physiotherapy in breast surgery

Over time, breast surgery or breast augmentation has become one of the most popular treatments. In fact, the improvement in technique and the evolution of prostheses, both in their shape and materials, is very noticeable. Thanks to which more natural and satisfactory results have been achieved. In which cases is physiotherapy recommended after breast surgery?…

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How to recover from abdominal surgery

Abdominal surgery to treat hernias is complicated to recover from because it is an area where most of the efforts we usually make are concentrated, and the main recommendation after surgery is that we should avoid exertion. However, physiotherapy can help us both in the period prior to surgery and in the postoperative period. How…

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Physiotherapy and Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia is characterised by generalised musculoskeletal pain and painful sensations on pressure at specific points. In general terms, we can say that fibromyalgia consists of an anomaly in the perception of pain, so that stimuli that are not usually painful are perceived as painful. How can physiotherapy act in these cases of fibromyalgia? Because fibromyalgia…

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Menopause and Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy

Have you ever wondered what is the relationship between the menopause and pelvic floor physiotherapy? To talk about the menopause, we must know all its stages, between the ages of 40 and 50, the perimenopause appears, that is, the stage before the menopause, where the woman’s body will experience a series of changes progressively until…

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Temporomandibular Joint Disorder (TMJ)

The health of our mouth goes beyond teeth, gums and other soft tissues. It also includes the temporomandibular joint (TMJ). This joint is located between the temporal bone of the skull and the jaw, which is surrounded by cartilage. The TMJ is responsible for the opening and closing movements of the mouth. It is therefore…

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Babysitter’s elbow, do you know how to recognise it?

The scientific name for “nursemaid’s elbow” is subluxation of the radial head in the child’s elbow joint. As we know, three bones converge at the elbow: the humerus, the ulna and the radius. When the head of the radius is pulled out of its usual place of insertion in the elbow joint due to a…

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