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For the Health of It: Cerebral palsy rehabilitation

Tyler Ryan and Hima Dalal discuss Cerebral palsy rehabilitation with physical therapy

LEXINGTON SC (WOLO) — Cerebral palsy is a childhood disability affecting function and development.  Cerebral palsy, or CP, is a term that describes a group of disorders affecting development of movement and posture. According to Hima Dalal, this disorder affects the development of movement and posture that is believed to arise from disturbances in the fetal or infant brain. Individuals with…

For the Health of It: Combating Covid Fatigue

Tyler Ryan and Hima Dalal discuss how a PT/OT can help with fatigue caused by Covid 19

  LEXIGNTON SC (WOLO) It is no secret that Covid- 19 related fatigue is affecting many people and their ability to perform their day to day life duties.  CORA Health’s Hima Dalal says that many patients that have had the coronavirus disease in 2019 continue to have long lasting physical and neuropsychological impairment which may require rehab.  Patients usually show…

For the Health of It: Work injury rehab

Tyler Ryan and Hima Dalal discuss work related injury rehab

LEXINGTON SC (WOLO) -Physical and occupational therapy offers a comprehensive evaluation to injured workers to determine functional limitations and pain, according to Hima Dalal. Therapists also perform evaluations to assess job requirements and individuals’ ability to safely return to work. They treat patients to decrease pain, improve range of motion, strength, and teach patients correct body mechanics. Injured workers returning…

For the Health of It: Stroke Rehabilitation

Tyler Ryan and Hima Dalal discuss strokes and rehabilitation

  LEXINGTON SC (WOLO) – A stroke may also be referred to as a CVA or paralysis of one side of the body. According to Vital Energy’s Hima Dalal, individuals may experience sudden symptoms of stroke such as face droop, speech difficulty, muscle weakness on one side of the body, difficulty walking, decreased coordination, vision impairment, dizziness, and in some…

For the Health of It: Understanding Plantar fasciitis

Tyler Ryan and Hima Dalal discuss a very common foot pain issue

COLUMBIA SC (WOLO) — Plantar fasciitis is a very painful condition of the feet. Plantar fasciitis is the inflammation of a thick band of tissue connecting the heel to the ball of the foot and provides support for the arch of the foot. According to Vital Energy’s Hima Dalal, common symptoms include heel pain, foot pain, stiffness, burning of the…

For the Health of It: Understanding Whiplash

Tyler Ryan and Hima Dalal discuss the causes and treatments for whiplash

LEXINGTON SC (WOLO) — We all think of whiplash when we think about someone hitting your car from the rear, but the reality is, it can happen in a myriad of ways.  According to Vital Energy’s Hima Dalal, whiplash injury occurs when a person’s head is moved backward and forward suddenly with great force. This injury occurs mostly with car…

For the Health of It: Understanding Myofascial Release

Tyler Ryan and Hima Dalal discuss myofascial release and how it can impact older folks

LEXINGTON SC (WOLO) —  According to Vital Energy’s Hima Dalal, Myofascial Release or MFR is an advanced hands-on technique that provides sustained pressure into restrictions in the fascia of the body to eliminate pain and restrictions. In order to release tension in the fascia, heavy pressure may be applied and this may cause some bruising. If at any time, there…

For the Health if It: Using aqua therapy to heal

Tyler Ryan learns about the benefits of hydro therapy in the healing process from Hima Dalal

LEXINGTON SC (WOLO) – The goal of physical or occupational therapy is to get you better, quicker.  Aquatic therapy, or hydro-therapy, is appropriate for patients of all ages, surgeries, and abilities.  The list of patients who could benefit from aquatic therapy goes on and on – from athletes recovering from sports injuries, to the average patients with joint pain, to…

For the Health of It: Beating Holiday Stress

Tyler Ryan tips on beating holiday stress from Hima Dalal

LEXINGTON SC (WOLO) – Temporary feelings of anxiety, depression, loneliness, in the pandemic of Covid-19, are acceptable if it does not interfere with your daily self-care.  It starts showing a decline in your physical and mental health.  You may find yourself overeating or under eating, avoiding taking medications, losing focus, and finding yourself on the edge of being irritable all…

For the Health of It: Sciatica – More than a pain in the rear

Tyler Ryan learns about sciatica from Hima Dalal

COLUMBIA SC (WOLO) — Chronic back pain is very common, as is radiating pain and numbness, which is a different condition called Sciatica. Is it the same thing?  Hima Dalal from Vital Energy says “no, not really.”  Sciatica is weakness travelling down from the low back to the lower leg. The sciatic nerve start from low back and goes down to…