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

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

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

“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

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

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 […]

Contusion: what is it, how long does it last, and how to treat it

Whether you play sports or not, contusions caused due to minor direct traumas are very common in everyday life. It is very common to have a swollen knee after a fall or be unable to walk after a foot takes a “knock”. Not to mention that swelling of the finger or ankle can be so […]

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 […]

Muscle pain: from myalgia to delayed-onset muscle soreness

When we talk about muscle pain, we may be referring to a variety of conditions, from chronic myalgia to delayed-onset muscle soreness (DOMS). Indice dei contenuti: Myalgia Delayed-onset muscle soreness (DOMS) Myalgia What does myalgia mean? Myalgia is a medical term used to refer to what is more commonly known as “muscle pain”. The word […]

Muscle strains: causes, symptoms and remedies

What to do in the case of a muscle strain? How does it impact doing sports? What’s the treatment and how long does it take to recover? Let’s find out together. Muscle strains, or muscle distractions, are muscular injuries that lead to breakage of the fibres that make up a muscle, ranging from slight to […]

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