The hamstrings are important muscles for walking and running. When a hamstrings strain occurs, it can compromise a training schedule and limit overall functionality.
Throughout your treatment plan for your clients with hamstrings strains, it is vital that you provide proper treatment and advice. The re-injury rate for a hamstrings strain is 22-34%. It, also, tends to take more time to recover the second time around. Thus, getting it right the first time is important to get your client back to their regular activities in a time-effective way.
Carpal tunnel syndrome is a painful condition that affects around 3% of the population. it occurs when some places pressure on the median nerve, causing numbness, tingling, and possible weakness in the hand and fingers.
The cause is often long durations typing at a computer or doing another similar repetitive movement. This can be frustrating for the client, especially if their job consists of long hours typing reports or data into their computer. They may have to take time off work to recuperate. Thus, the pressure is on to find a viable treatment protocol.
As a manual therapist, what can you do to help your client with Carpal Tunnel Syndrome?
Calf cramps are sudden, involuntary contractions of the calf muscles. Reasons for such cramps frequently include dehydration, a lack of minerals such as magnesium, calcium, potassium, or sodium, lack of a warm up or cool down, sleeping in the same position for too long, or amping up intensity too much, too soon during exercise. These muscle cramps can last anywhere from a few seconds to 10 minutes. They can be painful and a nuisance to wake up to in the middle of the night.
As a manual therapist, what can you do to help?