Freezing in Parkinsons

Freezing in Parkinsons

Freezing in Parkinson’s – Beyond motor impairment? Freezing is a common motor symptom of people with Parkinson’s Disease, where one is suddenly unable to move, or initiate a step. It usually happens when walking through a doorway, walking in a narrow confined...
Dry Needling Therapy For Pain Relief

Dry Needling Therapy For Pain Relief

What is Dry Needling? Dry needling is an effective treatment for reducing musculoskeletal pain and discomfort through the use of acupuncture needles to release myofascial trigger points that may develop after overuse or injury of a muscle.   How does Dry Needling...
Recovering from Sensory Loss after a Stroke

Recovering from Sensory Loss after a Stroke

About two-thirds of stroke sufferers across the globe survive and undergo rehabilitation. Even though rehabilitation can not reverse damage to the brain due to stroke, it certainly helps the individuals to achieve optimal independence and the best possible quality of...
How to choose a foot drop splint?

How to choose a foot drop splint?

“Foot drop” is the inability of the foot to lift up.  It is a main reason for the foot to drag along while walking.  It is commonly associated with neurological events such as stroke, spinal cord damange, nerve damage in the lower leg, etc.  An ankle Foot...