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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What is ACL reconstruction?

ACL reconstruction (anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction) involves replacing the ACL using a tendon from another part of your body. It is a successful option to improve the stability and function of the knee after an injury. Although it is true that some people with a knee injury do not need an operation, you may be…

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Everything you need to know about knee replacements

Knee replacement is the replacement of the joint with a synthetic part through a surgical intervention. It is an implant that is placed in the damaged structure and replaces its function, allowing the patient to move the joint again, eliminating any pain they may have. The most common reason for a prosthesis to be fitted…

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Hip Prosthesis

The hip is one of the most important joints, as it connects the upper part of the femur to the pelvis. When our hip does not respond correctly, we consider a hip prosthesis. This may be the case when we suffer a hip fracture, i.e. a break in the upper part of the femur, or…

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Dry needling, how is it carried out?

We have probably heard the term “dry needling” on more than one occasion, but do we really know what it is? Dry needling is a physiotherapeutic technique that uses acupuncture needles to treat certain ailments. However, it should not be confused with acupuncture, as their similarity does not go beyond the use of the same…

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Do you know aesthetic physiotherapy?

Aesthetic physiotherapy is an external aid to physical recovery where the body has suffered a deterioration, which implies an aesthetic damage. The aim is to find the cause of the problem and treat it in the most appropriate way. In this way, physical therapies are a great ally for the body’s health and for the…

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