Thursday, February 17, 2011

Muscle Stimulator

• This involves low frequency electrical stimulation used to activate and train a muscle, which has lost its action due to an injury, stress, neuralgia or any other reasons.

• Both faradic and galvanic type currents are uses depending on the intact/denervated fibers.

Benefits: Stimulate sensory and motor nerves, Facilitate muscle contraction, Re-educate muscle action, Improve circulation, Prevent adhesions, and Prevent contractures.

Indications: Neuralgia, Muscle atrophy, Muscle hypertrophy, Enervated muscles.

Contraindications: If any external fixations present on the area, screw/rod fixation areas, Cardiac arrhythmias, Cardiac pacemakers etc.

Exercises Required in Office

Take mini-walks: Walk during your coffee and lunch breaks. Avoid elevator and climb/step down stairs. Move while talking on phone. This helps in continuous blood flow in your arms and legs keeping you refreshed.

Drink Water: have a water bottle on your desk and make a habit to drink some water for every half an hour which will helps you maintain good health.

Chair Relaxation: Sit comfortably in chair with back support, feet flat on floor, hands resting on arm rest and shoulders relaxed.

Eye Rest: If you are working on a computer, then shift your focus to other objects in the room for every 30 min. You can also relax your eyes by rubbing them with your hands and place your cupped hands over your eyes for few seconds. This helps in promoting eye movement and reduction of headaches and eye irritation.


• To maintain good health and fit body, these are some exercises which can be done with great ease right at your desk. The movements involve strengthening and stretching of the body parts within the office atmosphere limitations.

• To exercise in office, a stable chair and water bottle is enough.

1. Meditation: Sit comfortably in your chair with straight spine and feet flat on floor. Take gentle, long, deep breaths and slowly slip your chin to your chest. Keeping shoulders and back relaxed, hands on thighs. Slowly close your eyes and gaze a point between your eyebrows.

2.Breathing Exercise: Sit comfortably and close your eyes. Take deep breath filling your stomach and slowly exhale the air out. Repeat for 4-5 times.

3. Temple Rub: Keeping elbow on the desk and fingers on the temples, gently rub your temples in circular motion in clock-wise and anti clock wise direction.

4.Neck: Move your head forward/backward, side to side, right/left gently without jerks. Relieves neck strain.

5. Shoulder, Arm and Hand stretches:

6.Chest Stretch:

7.Back Stretches:

8.Chair Exercises:

9. Leg Stretches:

Wednesday, October 6, 2010

15 Amazing Facts on Breast Milk

1.     Breast milk cannot be duplicated by artificial methods. You save money on breast feeding, how, explained below in great detail.

2.     Mother's milk has everything your baby needs.
3.     Breast milk is so good that the baby does not need anything else.
4.     It has all the vitamins, fats, and proteins needed by your baby in exact amount.
5.     Baby becomes healthier with mother’s milk and has more defenses against various    types of infant-related diseases.
6.     Breast milk prevents diarrhea in babies.
7.     Breast milk is the vaccine for all infectious diseases.
8.     Breast milk is well digested and the baby does not feel constipated.
9.     Breast milk can be preserved for a day or two in refrigerator. It does not get spoiled if preserved at the right temperature.
10. Mother’s milk creates a very strong bond of love between mother and baby, which protects the baby both physically and mentally.11. Mother's milk is always available and does not get over.
12. Mother’s milk not only gives satisfaction to the baby but also the mother.
13. At night, babies can be breastfed without your having to get up so it means you can continue resting and breastfeeding your baby at the same time.
14. The baby can be weaned off breast milk when the mother and baby are ready.
15.  Colostrum is the first milk produced from your breasts, which is a type of first natural vaccination for your baby. It is scientifically proven that babies who are fed with colustrum (yellow colored first milk) develop better self defenses against numerous infectious diseases.

Monday, September 13, 2010

CARPAL TUNNEL SYNDROME (for every computer user)

For everyone who works daily on a computer. The mistakes daily mouse and keyboard usage will result in Carpal Tunnel Syndrome ! Use the mouse and keyboard correctly. View below for the surgery of a patient suffering from Carpal Tunnel Syndrome followed by the 

Correct way to work on the Computer 

Hand Exercises for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome : 





Friday, June 25, 2010

Breast Cancer : How to Check Breast Cancer

Breast cancer can occur at any age after achieving menarche (age at starting menstruation). If we don’t care then life can be create problem but we can cure it after deducting. This can be achieved by constantly examining the breast. Here are some steps and movies are given that how one lady check there breast and they can also help other partner for breast checkup.

· Step 1    He examination should be performed in front of a mirror and standing position
·  step 2      First of all, put both hands behind the head and hold tightly and observe the breast for any abnormal swelling or increase in pain.if yes,consult your doctor immediately
·  step 3      Biologically the breast is divided into 5 compartments. Now draw an imaginary line horizontally and vertically passing through the mid point of the nipple
·  step 4      This divides the breast into four compartments
·  step 5      Use pulp of fingers of each hand to palpate the opposite breast (this means use right hand to palpate left and vice versa
·  step 6      Now slowly palpate each quadrant separately and feel for any masses or pain
·  step 7      The fifth compartment is in the armpit(axilla) palpate it as well
·  step 8      Finally squeeze the areola and nipple for any discharge
·  step 9      If any mass felt or discharge seen, contact your doctor immediately


Here is a clip of movie which guide you for self breast checkup process.

Thursday, June 10, 2010

Seven Dangerous Activities after a Meal - Suggestions

Don't smoke -
Experiment from experts proves that smoking a cigarette after meal is comparable to smoking 10 cigarettes (chances of cancer is higher).

Don't eat fruits immediately -
Immediately eating fruits after meals will cause stomach to be bloated with air. Therefore take fruit 1-2 hr after meal or 1hr before meal.

Don't drink tea -
Because tea leaves contain a high content of acid. This substance will cause the Protein content in the food we consume to be hardened thus difficult to digest.

Don't loosen your belt -
Loosening the belt after a meal will easily cause the intestine to be twisted blocked.

Don't bath -
Bathing will cause the increase of blood flow to the hands, legs body thus the amount of blood around the stomach will therefore decrease. This will weaken the digestive system in our stomach.

Don't walk about -
People always say that after a meal walk a hundred steps and you will live till 99.. In actual fact this is not true. Walking will cause the digestive system to be unable to absorb the nutrition from the food we intake.

Don't sleep immediately -
The food we intake will not be able to digest properly. Thus will lead to gastric infection in our intestine.

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