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Tear of Fascia Cruris: A new Diagnosis to consider in Achillodynia

Treating any condition requires knowledge of various sources of symptoms that may elicit pain. These sources of symptoms could arise from tendons, ligaments, bones, muscles, nerves and fascia. The treatment of the pain or problem will differ based on the structures involved. Thus, accurate diagnosis of the problem is required for which clinicians need to […]

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Grants for Research in Rehabilitation!!!

It is an excellent opportunity for undergraduate and post graduate physiotherapy and allied health students to apply for grants for unique research project in rehabilitation. Total of 10 research grants are available to support and encourage students for their unique research concepts. Each grant money worths maximum of Rs. 10,000 in Indian currency. There are […]

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Stretching is not the only solution to improve flexibility!!!

Muscle tightness specifically of Hamstring muscle is a very common problem. It is speculated that it can cause variety of problems such as low back pain, hamstring muscle strain, patellofemoral pain, plantar fasciitis etc. A variety of treatment techniques have been used in the past to improve hamstring flexibility, however, none of the techniques proved […]

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We got it published in JOSPT!!!

Earthquake in Nepal this year was a Disaster in its true form. With many killed, plenty injured and disabled, houses collapsed, which followed by ongoing aftershocks and other disasters such as floods and landslides. We shared our experiences regarding the disaster management as physical therapists with Journal of Orthopedic and Sports Physical Therapy (JOSPT) on […]

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Q&A with NOI, Australia

I was recently asked about my experiences in treating various painful conditions here in Nepal by NeuroOrthopedic Institute (NOI), Australia when I visited Australia earlier this year to attend Explain Pain – 3 Course and PainAdelaide Conference. NOI group published the question and answer session in NOIjam Website. To read the question and answer session, […]

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Free journal access in Nepal !!!!

Wolters Kluwer announces free access to Nepal for limited duration since April 29th, 2015. The online resources include: – UpToDate® link – clinical decision support resources – Ovid® MEDLINE® – Lippincott Williams & Wilkins journals, ebook collections, and expert searches The resources can be useful for health professionals including physiotherapists, doctors, nurses, orthotists and prothetists, […]

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Coping with #NepalEarthquake- Part II

  Disaster such as earthquake comes unannounced. Every individual who experience this, will go through some form of distress or trauma may it be physical, social or psychological or emotional. Different individuals cope with this in different ways. Some individuals get back to normal without external support, where as some require medical or psychological therapies. […]

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Nepal Earthquake – A physiotherapy student’s perspective: Part I

  Background: The 7.8 magnitude earthquake in Nepal on 25th April, 2015, 11:56 am local time, left more than 8,000 dead, 19,000 injured and those who managed to escape unscratched are traumatized to say the least. Two hundred and eighty nine aftershocks of magnitude ≥4 ML followed (until May 29, 2015) with an aftershock of […]

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Tired of patient’s visitors asking you for free treatment?

Have you ever been asked by a visitor (who accompany your patient) for treatment of his/ her problem? I was asked this morning by a very good friend of mine, who faces this problem timely. In Nepal we often come across this situation when a visitor of your patient approaches you and asks you for […]

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