EVERYDAY EXERCISES TO PREVENT FOOT-ANKLE COMPLICATIONS

Foot & ankle is the foundation of the body, they carry your entire body weight and keeps you mobile through your life. With every extra kilo you put on, the feet have to carry your burden and gradually undergo more wear and tear. So, it becomes even more important to look after them. Common foot…

Psychological Effects of Breastfeeding

                #Mothers have long been told that “breast is best” when it comes to feeding newborn babies, but a small experiment suggests at least some of the benefits may have nothing to do with the #milk itself. #Pediatricians recommend that mothers exclusively #breastfeed #infants until they’re at least…

Pre & Post Workout Stretches

                                                                                               Written by Dr.Titiksha Farooqui, Practitioner at Orthofit Now…

Diabetes and bone health

  Women with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) have low bone mass and deteriorated micro-architecture, new findings show. In addition to ageing, poor glycemic control may play an important role in remodelling, which may be associated with changes in bone strength. T2DM increases a person’s likelihood of osteoporotic fracture, boosting risk by up to 30%.…

Keeping Your Feet in Shape When You Cycle

In India,increasing number of people, are participating in the Cycling sport making it a popular recreational and competitive sport. India is pedalling its way to the cycling culture! People are taking up cycling as part of their daily fitness routine while some to find adventure and fun. It’s important to keep your feet, ankles, and…

Squat Variation: Is the Goblet Squat useful?

Often promoted to build your booty (gluteus maximus aka glutes), it does not provide the range to activate that muscle fully and hence does not really work the glutes. More often than not the dumbbell used for the exercise touches the floor way before you can complete the range for a full squat. Hence, it…

Sleep And Fat Loss

In observational studies, as self-reported sleep duration declines, the likelihood of weight gain and #obesity increases. Restricted #sleep leads to an increase in total energy expenditure. Unfortunately, it gets compensated by an increase in #caloric intake (especially coming from #carbohydrates); leading to a net positive energy balance and associated weight gain. Mechanism: During slow wave…

Pain in the Ball of the Foot

Well, that is Metatarsalgia – Don’t take this lightly  Ball of Foot Pain Metatarsals are located on the base of the toes, connected to the metatarsal bones. Wonder what strikes the metatarsalgia that is causing inflammation and pain? Altered Gait, Posture and Biomechanics loading excessive self-body weight during running, dancing, and wearing high heels! Wearing…

The right diet can impede the progress of endometriosis

Endometriosis is a benign chronic inflammatory disease affective the female reproductive system. Dietary changes and the use of supplements have been evaluated for their effects on endometriosis-associated pain. These changes may affect the immune system, thereby interfering with disease progression. Few studies support some benefit from certain supplements (fenugreek, fish oil, vitamin B, ginger, and…