Category: Stretches and Diseases

Sciatica Stretches

| November 5, 2013 | 2 Replies
Sciatica Stretches

Sciatica is a painful nerve condition which tantalizes millions of people worldwide, affecting the sciatic nerves, two very long nerve that extend from the back of the pelvis, pass through the buttocks and the back of each leg, ending at the feet. Causes The main sciatica cause is a ruptured or protruding disc in the […]

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Hernia Stretches

| November 4, 2013 | Reply
Hernia Stretches

Hernia is a disorder that can affect men and women of every age group, hurting mostly the abdominal and inguinal/groin area. It occurs when the inside layers of the abdominal wall, along with the muscles or tendons in it, initially become weaker and then bulge or get fissured. As a result, a sac is developed […]

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Plantar Fasciitis Stretches

| November 3, 2013 | Reply
Plantar Fasciitis Stretches

Plantar fasciitis is one of the most common causes of heel pain, affecting primarily individuals between 50 and 65 years old or younger persons who push their feet more than usual. It can happen in one foot or both feet. It has to do with the swelling and irritation of a dense tissue band (the […]

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Scheuermann’s Disease Stretches

| October 16, 2013 | 4 Replies
Scheuermann’s Disease Stretches

Scheuermann’s Disease describes one of the skeletal system diseases which appears on the thoracic or thoracolumbar spine, mostly during adolescence, causing the vertebrae to develop unevenly (when looked at from the side) and the anterior angle to become bigger compared to the posterior. As a result, alterations and deformities occur in one or more vertebrae […]

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Parkinson’s Disease Stretches

| September 25, 2013 | 1 Reply
Parkinson’s Disease Stretches

Parkinson’s disease is a degenerative disorder of the central nervous system which gradually impinges on the patient’s ability to control their movements. Being relatively rare, fortunately, this disorder usually affects people between the ages of 50 and 65, and it can be partially sorted out with the help of stretching exercises. Causes The most common […]

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Fibromyalgia Stretches

| September 5, 2013 | 8 Replies
Fibromyalgia Stretches

What is Fibromyalgia? Fibromyalgia (composed from the Latin word fibro- [for the fibrous tissue] and the Greek words myo- [muscle] and algos [pain]) is a term that describes a frequent (affecting about 5% of the population, regardless of age, hence even children) and chronic disorder which is characterized by soreness distributed in many body spots and […]

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Osteoarthritis Stretches

| September 3, 2013 | Reply
Osteoarthritis Stretches

Osteoarthritis (also known as degenerative arthritis or degenerative joint disease) describes a series of mechanical irregularities which affect joints, articular cartilage and subchondral bone. Initially, the surface of the cartilage becomes inflamed and irritated; the joint starts losing tissues and water while the cartilage is stricken by cracks and ditches; ultimately, the cartilage becomes tougher […]

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Scoliosis Stretches

| August 30, 2013 | 4 Replies
Scoliosis Stretches

Scoliosis is a medical disorder that describes a sideways curving of the spine (as viewed from the back) which usually resembles a letter “S” or “C”, instead of the usual straight-line pattern. Affecting both children and adolescents, and apart from the aesthetic aspect, scoliosis can make ordinary moves (like bending over or reaching to grab […]

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Spinal Stenosis Stretches

| August 28, 2013 | Reply
Spinal Stenosis Stretches

Spinal stenosis occurs when the spinal cord and nerves, which travel through the lower back into the legs, are compressed due to spinal canal narrowing; the disorder emerges either at the level of the neck (cervical spinal stenosis) or at the level of the lower back (lumbar spinal stenosis), while rare cases affect the middle […]

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Sever’s Disease Stretches

| August 19, 2013 | Reply
Sever’s Disease Stretches

Sever’s disease (also known as calcaneal apophysitis) is a dysfunction that occurs when the growth plate – that is, the growing part of the heel – is affected by inflammation, ultimately resulting in pain and discomfort sensed in parts of the lower body. Due to its nature, this disorder most frequently affects children between the […]

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