Muscle contractures: how they are formed and how to treat them

10 August 2021

What is a muscle contracture? What muscles are most susceptible to contractures and what are the most effective remedies to treat them and relieve the pain? Some tips from our physiotherapists… When we talk about muscle contractures, we often refer to a general unidentified pain, above all in the back or legs. In practice, a […]


Joint pain: treatments and remedies

13 July 2021

Joints are anatomical structures that place two or more bones into reciprocal contact. To avoid direct rubbing of bones against one another, there is a flexible softening tissue on the bone, known as Cartilage. Mobile joints are also covered with a sleeve of dense connective tissue called Joint Capsule, which surrounds the connecting osseous joint […]


Types of back ache

2 July 2021

“Back ache” is a general term used to describe pain, stiffness, tension or blockage of the rear area of the body around the spinal column. In order to treat this problem, the precise point of pain needs to be identified: when located in the upper back, in the area of the scapulae (shoulder blades), this […]


Foot pain: common causes and remedies

21 June 2021

The feet bear the weight of the body when we are standing and help us to get wherever we want to go. This is why foot pain is a very common condition that may be caused by incorrect posture, minor traumas or a pathological condition. When we talk of generic “foot pain”, it is worth […]


Knee pain: causes, symptoms and remedies

18 May 2021

Knee pain is a common complaint affecting people of all ages. Gonalgia is the medical term used to indicate painful symptoms related to the knee, which can be caused by an injury, such as a detached crossed ligament, or “torn” cartilage. Some pathological conditions, such as arthritis can also cause knee pain and inflammation. There […]


Shoulder pain: possible causes and remedies

Shoulder pain: possible causes and remedies Most people tend to refer to the shoulder in general and complain of “shoulder pain”; in reality, the shoulder is a complex joint, one of the most complex in the human body, which by its very nature is frequently exposed to the risk of injury and general aches and […]


Rheumatism and rheumatic diseases: symptoms and treatments

Rheumatism refers to conditions that cause chronic pain which affects the joints and soft tissues. Rheumatic diseases, the cause of rheumatism, are systemic disorders which simultaneously compromise physical, social, and mental well-being. Let’s look at some of them in detail. Precisely because of its highly diverse nature, treating the disease and the patient-faced approach must […]

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