DO NOT WORK ON MOBILIZATION & INCREASING THE RANGE OF MOTION IF MUSCLES DON’T GOOD STRENGTH THROUGHOUT THE RANGE.


Patients with Chronic hemiplega have shoulder stiffness and pain. To reduce the stiffness and to improve the range of motion we perform mobilization of shoulder and try to get the full range of motion. We can get the full range of motion of shoulder but they typically don’t have strength throughout the range. Higher degreeContinue reading “DO NOT WORK ON MOBILIZATION & INCREASING THE RANGE OF MOTION IF MUSCLES DON’T GOOD STRENGTH THROUGHOUT THE RANGE.”

How to do ambulation training with KAFO in patient of spinal cord who got complication with accidental burn on thigh region?


Mr. Shah had D12 compression fracture, spinal cord compression with ASIA type B with neurological level of injury D12 & fracture upper end humerus. After one and half month of ambulation training he could walk with walker with moderate assistance for balance during dynamic activity of walking and assistance for stepping leg forward.  He wasContinue reading “How to do ambulation training with KAFO in patient of spinal cord who got complication with accidental burn on thigh region?”

HOW TO CHOOSE BETWEEN KAFO WITH STATIC ANKLE UNIT & DYNAMIC ANKLE WHILE PRESCRIBING KAFO IN SPINAL CORD INJURY?


While staring Ambulation Training In Spinal Cord Injury we commonly prescribe KAFO for standing and walking. But there is always a dilemma between KAFO with static ankle unit and dynamic ankle while prescribing KAFO in spinal cord injury. How to decide between with static dynamic ankle unit and dynamic while prescribing KAFO in spinal cordContinue reading “HOW TO CHOOSE BETWEEN KAFO WITH STATIC ANKLE UNIT & DYNAMIC ANKLE WHILE PRESCRIBING KAFO IN SPINAL CORD INJURY?”

HOW TO DO WALKING TRAINING WITH WALKER IN PATIENTS OF SPINAL CORD INJURY WITH COMPLICATION UPPER END HUMERAL FRACTURE ?


Case study:       Mr. Shah had D12 compression fracture & fracture upper end humerus of left side in a Road traffic accident in first week of July 2011. He was operated for decompression followed by fixation of spine and stabilization humeral fracture with internal fixation of She was presenting with neurological level D10, Type BContinue reading “HOW TO DO WALKING TRAINING WITH WALKER IN PATIENTS OF SPINAL CORD INJURY WITH COMPLICATION UPPER END HUMERAL FRACTURE ?”

HOW TO DO WALKINNG TRAINING IN SPINAL CORD INJURY WITH B/L COLLES’ FRACTURE (WRIST).


Patients with spinal cord injury commonly have B/L  Colles’ fracture wrist that delays the weight bearing through upper limb. This limits the ambulation training with walker or crutches, push ups, transfers from bed to chair. Early ambulation plays a important role in restoration ambulation in incomplete cord injury with Type B,C,D. So how to makeContinue reading “HOW TO DO WALKINNG TRAINING IN SPINAL CORD INJURY WITH B/L COLLES’ FRACTURE (WRIST).”