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Hyaluron therapy

Hyaluron (also called hyaluronic acid or hyaluronate) is a natural biochemical substance, widely present in connective, epithelial, and neural tissue. It is...

Crepitations

What is it that happens when we hear cracking and scraping from the joints while moving? Are these sounds, generally called crepitations,...

Runner’s injuries

Those who enjoy running have different viewpoints on training, nutrition, sports gear, and other running-related issues. However, if you ask them about...

Rheumatology

Reiter’s syndrome – reactive arthritis

Reiter's syndrome was named after a German military doctor Hans Reiter who was the first to observe and describe these changes- combination...

Orthopedic and sport

Achilles tendon injurie

The most important muscle of the lower leg is called m. triceps surae we all know as „calf“. It stretches through the...

Pain in the groins – how to get rid of it?

Painful groin is only a symptome, which necessarily has to be examined by a specialist in order to be properly diagnosed. Many...

Meniscus injury – injury of the knee joint

The most famous part of the knee is definitely its smallest component, a little meniscus. Made from cartilage, looking like crescent moon...

Neurology

Lower back and spine pain

We have all felt pain in the lower part of our spine. Sometimes they last a few days, and sometimes we are...

Morton’s neuroma and metatarsalgia

Morton's metatarsalgia is a very uncomfortable syndrome, characterized by foot pain which leads to problems with walking. The cause of this pain is neurological.

Cerebral palsy

Cerebral palsy is defined as a group of non-progressive but often changeable motoric damages caused by lesion in central nervous system in...
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Kinetec for knee rehabilitation

Kinetec is a modern device for passive joint exercises, used when the knee joint has a limited movement span, most often as...

Hand exercises

Hand exercises 1 Place your forearms on the table, hands extended and palms facing down (a). Lift your hands from the table and place them...

Exercises for back pain

Exercises for back pain are extremely important if you suffer from  some spine problem. Spine injuries are...

Baker cyst – bursa, recesus or a true cyst?

What is Baker cyst A popliteal or Baker cyst is not technically a true cyst, but more of a...

Proximal

Proximal means closer to the reference point. For example, the knee is more proximal than the foot – it is closer to the trunk –...

Physiotherapy

Vacustyler therapy

Vacustyler uses technology from astronautics, where the astronaut's legs need to absorb enough blood in the zero gravity conditions. It's called LBNPD...

Shockwave therapy

Shockwave therapy is a new technique used for many chronic and acute processes in the body and is very efficient for treating...

Electrotherapy

Electrotherapy represents using electric current for therapeutical purposes. Its medical application was discovered via many positive effects on muscular and neural structures....

Lymph drainage device

What is lymph? Lymph is a colourless fluid composed of white blood cells and plasma. It is a product...

TENS -Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation

TENS (Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation) is one of the most commonly used forms of electroanalgesia, which leads to stimulation of an A nerve...

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Posterior

Posterior means behind the object in the frontall plane. Opposite would be anterior.

Vacustyler therapy

Vacustyler uses technology from astronautics, where the astronaut's legs need to absorb enough blood in the zero gravity conditions. It's called LBNPD...

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Flexion

Flexion means bending in the joint – for example, if you clench your fist, you flexed your fingers. Bending the knee is called knee flexion. Opposite...

Extension

Extension is a movement occurring in the joint – for example, straightening the leg from the flexed knee position is extension. Opposite would be flexion

Distal

Distal signifies the distance from reference point being compared. The foot is more distal from the knee, in reference to the trunk. Opposite would be proximal.

Anterior

Anterior signifies the front of the frontal plane, in reference to the observed object. Opposite would be posterior.

Adduction

Adduction is moving the extremity towards the central line, occurring in the joint. Opposite would be abduction

Abduction

Abduction is moving the extremity away from the central line, occurring in the joint. Opposite would be adduction

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Posterior

Posterior means behind the object in the frontall plane. Opposite would be anterior.

Vacustyler therapy

Vacustyler uses technology from astronautics, where the astronaut's legs need to absorb enough blood in the zero gravity conditions. It's called LBNPD...

PNF – Proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation

PNF, Proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation is a healing philosophy based on the assumption that every man, even those with problems, have unused psychophysical possibilities.

Scoliosis – deformation of the spine

Scoliosis is every spinal deformation seen from the front or the back in the frontal plane. Scoliosis can be right or left...

Shockwave therapy

Shockwave therapy is a new technique used for many chronic and acute processes in the body and is very efficient for treating...