Tag Archives: injury

ACL Injury

Non-contact Injuries vs. Contact Injuries When the ACL sustains forces beyond its capacity, tearing or rupture of the ACL occurs. The injury is commonly incurred from one episode, although repetitive strain to the ACL may also cause the injury. The ACL is injured mainly through two mechanisms of injury: non-contact and contact. Non-contact injuries The… Read More »

Head Trauma and Brain Injury

The analogy of an egg can give you an idea of how serious brain damage can take place without much – or even any – outward sign of damage. Think of the cranium – all the bones that hold the brain – as being like the shell of an egg with the brain like the… Read More »

Rehab Exercises for Rotator Cuff Injury

Shoulder blade stretch Shoulder blade stretching can be performed either standing up or in a seated position. Reach across your chest with both arms and try to hold onto the opposite shoulder blade. You should be able to feel a tight stretch at both shoulders and hold in the position for 15 seconds. Slowly return… Read More »

Traumatic Brain Injury

The management of traumatic brain injuries involves acute treatment to minimize the risk of acute complications, prolong recovery phase to hasten recovery and healing, and occupational therapy to reduce the risk of any future injury to brain that may lead to catastrophic events and to help in stabilizing the patients to live their life independently.… Read More »