Be Happy And Make Your Parents Happy, KG Hospital Chairman Tells Youth

Tamil saint-poet Vallalar was compassionate towards human beings, plants and animals. It pained his heart to see the withering crops. Such was his attachment to the living beings. Vallalar fostered communal harmony. His renowned work “Thiru Arutpa” contains 8,000 verses, explaining his spiritual journey. He worshipped the Almighty in the form of jyothi. For him, meditation is the tool to realize the superior self. God is dear to those who treat the life of all beings as their own. For Vallalar mankind and all other creations are one and the…

KG Hospital Chairman Dr G Bakthavatshalam’s Life Saving Tips

KG Hospital chairman Dr G Bakthavatshalam advises people to have the ‘Loading Dose’ which consists of the following combination:- Disprin 350 mg 1 tablet, Atorvastatin 80 mg 1 tablet and Clopitab 150mg x 2, 2 tablets handy in the pocket in a small envelope always. Who should keep the ‘Loading Dose’ in their shirt pocket? The following people are prone to get a heart attack any time while at home, at office or while travelling. Diabetes, Those with high blood pressure, Smokers, People above 40 years of age, Obese individuals…

Develop Healthy Eating Habit To Improve Fitness

Most of the diets produce results in short term, but fail to sustain over a period of time. The main reason is that the diets that are prescribed and followed are radically different from what people normally eat and is not sustainable. Regular exercise and healthy eating habit are the two pillars of our physical well-being. A healthy weight is an essential element of our health. Our eating habit plays a vital role in maintaining a healthy weight. There are numerous diet plans with a promise of weight loss, but…

Light Up Self To Light Up Others

The universe is full of energy. It is neither created nor destroyed. It exists in one form or the other. Nikola Tesla said, “If you want to find the secrets of the universe, think in terms of energy, frequency and vibration”. Thought provoking words, all living beings are source of energy, especially humans as we have the ability to manifest energy in any form we wanted to have it. Our thought travels in the form of waves. We connect people with an instant vibration. We meet some person frequently for…

Cryotherapy Combined With Physiotherapy Helps To Stay Fit

Do you want to be fit? Is obesity causing you problems? Does it interfere with your day to day activities? Do not despair says Augustine Joseph, the Chief of First Physio @ Itham Centre, RS Puram which has the first cryotherapy unit in Coimbatore. Cryotherapy in the exposure of the body surface to very low temperature (between -1100 to -1800c), for a very short period of time (from 2 to 3 minutes). It activates the metabolism and mobilization of accumulated fats. People want to exercise but find it difficult because…

FAQ’s About Whole Body Cryotherapy

Augustine Joseph, chief of First Physio @ Itham Centre, R. S. Puram which has the first Whole Body Cryotherapy unit in Coimbatore answers a few questions. 1. What is Cryotherapy? Cryotherapy is the exposure of the body surface to very low temperature (between -110o to -180oc), for a short period of time (from 2 to 3 minutes). 2. Is Cryotherapy safe? Absolutely. The liquid nitrogen used during the whole body cryotherapy session is a cooling agent that does not come into contact with the skin. 3. Is the nitrogen vapour…

In A First, Cryotheraphy Facility @ First Physio

There are many youngsters who are passionate about sports and want to take it as a career option. With guided training and consistent practice, there are many opportunities. Some of the dreams do not take off because of sports injuries that are not treated immediately. No more says Augustine Joseph, chief Physiotherapist of First Physio Itham Centre, having a Cryotherapy facility for the first time in Coimbatore. He says, ‘Although Cryotherapy, the exposure of the whole body to subzero temperature for a brief while was originally discovered for treatment of…

Fitness One @ Trichy Road, A Haven For Fitness Enthusiasts

Fitness One at Trichy Road is a 4800 sq ft gym equipped with the latest equipment and has trainers who are qualified physiotherapists. Successfully running for over 12 years, Fitness One is a fitness haven for all fitness enthusiasts in the city. They provide three important packages which are general fitness, guaranteed weight loss and personal training with stretch therapy. All the packages are extremely beneficial as there is physical assessment with every package to determine fitness and personalized diet consultation is also provided. Some of the additional highlights of…

Cutting Edge Tech To Relieve Pain In Arthritis Patients

Local application of ice for reducing swelling and inflammation is an age old practice. Cutting edge technology helps in relieving the pain, says Augustine Joseph, Chief consultant, First Physio @ Itham Centre, RS Puram. For the first time in Coimbatore, whole body cryotherapy is available for treatment of joint pains, sports injuries, enhancing performances and relaxation. The centre has been running now for 3 months and this is what Augustine says, “Patients with severe disability conditions like Ankylosing Spondylitis, Rheumatoid Arthritis and Fibromyalgia have taken full course of treatment of…

Helping Women Get Their Dream of Motherhood A Reality Thru’ Laparoscopy

Women’s wellness is of great significance, because her emotional wellness is far more entrenched in her physical wellness than in the case of men. A lot happens inside women particularly during menstruation cycles. A lot happens inside her when she ages. A lot happens when she gains those extra kilos. A lot happens when she reaches the doors of menopause. At every stage, she pauses in bewilderment…confusion…stares at the dark path that lies ahead…begging and beseeching the man to hold her hands. But that seldom happens, reveals Dr Ramya Jayaram.…