Hi everyone, this is Dr.Takada from FuncPhysio Physical Therapy. I would like to talk about a twist/sprained ankle. Isn’t it a common injury? A sprained ankle is an injury of the ligaments and tissue around the ankle. There are different types of sprained ankle cases but I want to focus on the most common case, which is sprained ankle to inward/inversion called anterior … [Read more...] about An ankle sprain is not a simple injury. It is far more serious injury than what you think. Take it seriously and treat it appropriately
Dr. Yohei Takada
This is Yohei Takada from FuncPhysio Physical Therapy. I will talk about my expertise, breathing. It is something we do more than anything else in our lives. Every day, we breathe more than 20,000 times! Therefore, if your breathing is somehow ineffective, your neck, shoulders, lower back, and other muscular systems are constantly affected. Moreover, breathing has an influence … [Read more...] about Breathing: Breathing problems and ineffective breathing affect your health!
Backpacks and Walking This is Yohei Takada from FuncPhysio. What kind of bag do you use every day? It is my tendency to check the bags people carry since bags have a huge effect on posture and movement. As I mentioned in my article Healthy Aging, walking is one of the healthiest exercises. However, walking with a wrong bag and posture can constantly apply stress on your … [Read more...] about What a bag do you carry?: Do you know how much stress on your body based on what you carry.
It is important to know which phases you are in!! because the management will be different. This is Yohei Takada from FuncPhysio Physical Therapy. Among various conditions I see in my office, cases of Frozen Shoulder have increased over the past few years. Japanese patients with the complaint outnumber American patients by far. 20-30% (some say nearly 60%) of Japanese people … [Read more...] about Frozen Shoulder (Adhesive Capsulitis)
What is the difference between who enjoy their life without injury nor pain and who suffers from injuries and pain as you get older? Nowadays, Life is about a century-long. Statistics show that a Japanese woman in average lives for 87 years and a man for 81 years (as of 2018). Considering that these numbers include lives lost during childhood, adults can expect even a … [Read more...] about Healthy Aging: Vol. 1