pain relief for back pain

back pain is commonly in the working population and it accounts for greater percentage of days taken off work by most worker. some occupation such as carer, nursing, construction workers etc are prone to having back pain.
simple exercises to relief back pain are
1: trunk rotation
2: trunk extension
3: pelvic bridging exercises in supine lying
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exercises to relief shoulder pain

some exercises to relief shoulder pain are
1: swinging the arm forward and backward
2: swinging arm to the right and left side
3: drawing a circle in the clockwise direction
4: drawing a circle in the anti-clockwise direction
5: finger ladder climbing up and down the wall

call iftob physiotherapy on 01992621592 for free phone consultation. www.iftob.com. clinic address: studio house business centre, delamare road, cheshunt, EN8 9SH.

patient testimonials

lll “Thank you, Samuel, for establishing a relaxed setting for my Physiotherapy Sessions – this
coupled with your calm persona, encourages me to continue my exercises for the future”

Valerie C-G.

lll I have been attending the therapy sessions for a couple of weeks now. I am really happy with
the outcome, the results are very positive. The staff is very generous and kind, I am
extremely happy with my treatment. I would recommend this company for all those that are
in need of physiotherapy.

Anna Krasniqi

lll I would like to say I’ve been very pleased and happy with the physiotherapy that I have
received from Samuel the therapist it’s made a big difference and I highly recommend

Steve Hagger

lll Iftob physio is a very professional physiotherapist that helped me recover from my back and
neck injuries caused by a car accident. I was treated in my appointments as well as given
exercises to do at home. This all helped my recovery in a speedy process and would
definitely recommend Iftob physio.

Serhan Kalipci

hip pain relief via exercises

hip pain is a common health problem experienced by people above forty years. its may be due to `wear and tear` changes commonly called osteoarthritis. this is where the cartilage lining the head of the femur and the acetabulum of the pelvis are worn out leaving direct contact of the bones grinding on each other.
some simple exercises that can be done are
1: squatting holding kitchen worktop
2: hip flexion and extension in standing or lying position
3: hip abduction and adduction in standing or lying
4: straight leg raise in supine lying
5: cycling
call 01992621592 for free phone consultation. www.iftob.com. clinic address: studio house business centre, delamare road, cheshunt, en8 9sh.

mobility aids

Mobility aids
have you had a fall in the past or difficulty picking up things or reaching your back when bathing? if so, then there aids that can make life easier for you. Across the elderly population, loss of balance, lack of confidence walking outdoor or going up and down the stairs etc. are major problems they experience. these problem limits their interaction with the outside world and make them prone to isolation. looking at your brand new jaguar car over the window without you being able to drive it due to inability to go over the front door steps or not being able to get outdoor on a sunny day or body builder carer strip washing you in bed instead of having Indian head massage on holiday cruises could break your heart.
mobility aids have being designed for solve different challenge being faced. I have seen electric scooter doing three point turn and parking in the bay manoeuvres with the riders enjoying their day out shopping, visiting pubs and having great day out. mobility aids should be embraced as it is vital to gaining ones independence back.
The commonly used mobility aids are:
1: walking sticks. these could be the adjustable aluminium type or the wooden stick given out in some hospital with physiotherapist turn to DIY specialist (i.e. cutting wooden sticks to patient height with metal saw). this can be used indoor and outdoor
2: wheeled zimmer frame: this is for indoor use only
3: wheeled gutter frame: this is also for indoor use and for patient needing more support from their fore arms to maintain standing position
4: three wheeled walker: this is for out door use and it is less bulky and can easily be folded in to the car boot.
5: four wheeled walker: this is for outdoor use and it has a seat on it. clients can seat on it while outdoor to rest for a while before continuing journey. it is a bit bulky than the three wheeled walker and can be folded into the car boot.
6: perching stool: this can be placed in the kitchen so that patient can seat and rest while preparing food.
7: shower chair: this is used in wet room or shower room and clients can seat on it while showering
8: bath lift: this lift patient into down the bath in long sitting position( back upright with knees straighten out) and up to the edge of the bath so that client can swing their legs over the bath.
9: bath seat: this is place in the bath so clients to seat in the bath while bathing
10: wheelchair: this is used to move within house or outdoor. there are two types. A) self propelling wheelchair in which the clients propel themselves using the metal rim close to the wheels and B) attendant propelling wheelchair in which the carer or family member pushes the wheelchair with the client sitting in it.
11: glide about commode: this is used to move patient short distance within home. the clients can use the potty in it and carer will empty it.
12: standing hoist: this is used to lift patient from sitting position to standing position during chair transfers or bed transfer. two handlers are required to use it.
13: full body hoist: these is used during bed transfer or chair transfers. two handlers are required also

the list of mobility aids goes on and on. these write up has shown that there are various mobility aids out there that can be used. physiotherapist or occupational therapist are trained to identify aids that are suitable for different clients needs. speak to your physio or OT regarding these aids.
Contact iftob physiotherapy on 07484688942 for free phone consultation or visit www.iftob.com for effective physiotherapy treatment. Clinic address: Studio house business centre, delamare road, Cheshunt, EN8 9SH.

benefits of massage

Massage has been used in ancient times and continue to be vital treatment method for relieving body pain and aches. Unconsciously, human being rub their body to relieve pain and this works for most people.
Some of the explanations given for pain relieve from massage are:
1: The pressure applied to skin and soft tissue during massage generates body heat which helps to keep the body warm.
2: The contraction of muscles, soft tissue etc during massage also improves blood and lymph circulation and this wash away end products of metabolism within cells of the body. This process leads to decrease pain felt.
The benefit of massage are as follow
1: improved muscle tone
2: improved blood and lymph circulation within the body
3: decrease chances of getting sporting injury
4: promote body awareness and fitness

Sports massage is vital in preventing sporting injury as the body is well tone and prepared for activity ahead. Hence, professional athlete always have massage pre and post event.
Contact iftob physiotherapy on 07484688942 for free phone consultation or visit www.iftob.com for effective physiotherapy treatment. Clinic address: Studio house business centre, delamare road, Cheshunt, EN8 9SH.

become painfree from carpal tunnel syndrome today with physiotherapy

Carpal tunnel
tingling or pins and needle sensation over the palm of your hand may be carpal tunnel syndrome. do you spend long period on the computer or other activity involving clenching your fists (cycling, rowing, weight lifting, cardio work out etc). these activity makes one prone to carpal tunnel syndrome.
simple exercises you can do to relieve carpal tunnel pain are as follow
1: flex and extend your wrist x10
2: spread your fingers and bring your finger close together x10
3: radial and ulnar deviation of your wrist x10
4: squeeze the pillow intermittently x10
5: have more frequent break to prevent clenching your fists for longer period
Contact iftob physiotherapy on 07484688942 for free phone consultation or visit www.iftob.com for effective physiotherapy treatment. Clinic address: Studio house business centre, delamare road, Cheshunt, EN8 9SH.

Bell`s palsy

Bell`s palsy occurs when there is damage leads to facial nerve leading asymmetry of the face on one side. There is loss of control or weakness of a particular half of the face. The cause is unknown. People with diabetes are at risk of having it.
Physiotherapy is important for the treatment of this condition. Some modalities used for treatment are
1: electrical stimulation
2: exercises different muscles of the face
3: education and advice.
Contact iftob physiotherapy on 07484688942 for free phone consultation or visit www.iftob.com for effective physiotherapy treatment. Clinic address: Studio house business centre, delamare road, Cheshunt, EN8 9SH.

stop that knee pain now with physiotherapy

Knee pain is a common symptom of degenerative changes commonly referred to `wear and tear` in layman term to the knee joints. the lower end of femur (thigh) bone and upper end of tibia (leg) bone rest on each other to form the knee joint. there are cartilage at the ends o these bone to prevent them rubbing on each other due to sensitive nerves at the ends of these bones. with time or some health condition like osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, gout etc. makes the cartilage to wear out and the sensitive bones ending will be rubbing over each other causing pain.

knee replacement surgery can be done in some instance if the pain can not be controlled with pain medication. physiotherapy is the common treatment option for knee pain.
the common exercises for knee pain are as follow
1: squatting. in standing position, holding the kitchen worktop, bend your knee downward and come back to standing position. repeat 10 times
2: in sitting position: straighten your knees and bend it to rest on the floor. repeat 10 times
3: cycling: riding a bicycle or a static cycle can also strengthen the lower limbs muscles
4: walking over longer distance is good
5: jogging over longer distance is good
6: going up and down the stairs is a good way to strengthen your lower limbs
Contact iftob physiotherapy on 07484688942 for free phone consultation or visit www.iftob.com for effective physiotherapy treatment. Clinic address: Studio house business centre, delamare road, Cheshunt, EN8 9SH.

exercises to relief shoulder pain

shoulder exercises are recommended for patients having shoulder pain and decreased shoulder range of movement. patients with rotator cuff injury, shoulder joint arthritis, frozen shoulder, shoulder impingement syndrome etc are prescribed shoulder pendulum exercises.
1: clasp the fingers of both hands together, straighten the elbows and lift both hands above the head 10 times
2: clasp the fingers of both hands together, extend both elbows joints and move the clasped fingers to the right and left side just like you are rocking a baby to sleep 10 times
3: straighten the shoulder and elbow joints and draw a circle clockwise 10 times and anti clockwise 10 times
4: place the affected upper limb finger on the wall in front of you and climb the wall with your fingers and return back to the starting point. try to climb the wall higher each day with your fingers
5: swing the affected shoulder sideways 10 times.
6: swing the affected shoulder diagonally
Contact iftob physiotherapy on 07484688942 for free phone consultation or visit www.iftob.com for effective physiotherapy treatment. Clinic address: Studio house business centre, delamare road, Cheshunt, EN8 9SH.