Dr. Murtuza Rangwala

Know About Lower Back Pain 

Lower back pain refers to discomfort or pain in the area of the lower part of the back, usually between the rib cage and the buttocks. It is a common condition that affects many people at some point in their lives, and it can range from mild to severe. It gets better on its own; […]

Brain Stroke: What Is It? 

Brain stroke happens when the blood supply to the brain is blocked. When the blood supply is blocked, the brain does not get enough oxygen or nutrients, and brain cells start to die.   A stroke is a medical emergency because it can lead to death or permanent disability if not treated early.   Every 3 people […]

Parkinson’s Disease: A Comprehensive Guide for Patients and Caregivers 

Parkinson’s Disease (PD) is a neurodegenerative disorder that affects movement and is characterized by symptoms such as tremors, stiffness, and difficulty with balance and coordination. While there is no cure for Parkinson’s Disease, there are many treatment options available that can help manage symptoms and improve quality of life. In this guide, we will provide […]

Know More About Parkinson’s Disease 

Parkinson’s disease is an age-related brain disorder in which the parts of the brain deteriorate, eventually leading to unintended body movements such as tremors, shaking, balance issues, thinking ability, and mental health.  Symptoms:  The four leading causes of Parkinson’s disease are:  Other symptoms include:  Causes:  The cause remains unknown. However, the primary reason for Parkinson’s […]

When to use cold and hot compress ?

When to use cold packs and hot packs for pain ? Cold packs and hot packs are commonly used for pain management, but they serve different purposes depending on the type and nature of the pain. Here are some guidelines on when to use cold packs and hot packs: Cold Packs: Acute injuries: Cold packs […]


With the onset of the winters, there would be increase in the number of marathons taking place in and around Mumbai. Many would be seasoned marathon runners and for others it would be the first one. I would like to share some tips for marathon running. 1] Prepare & Practice: If you are leading an […]

The Crucial Role of Vitamin D3 in Maintaining Health and Well-being

Introduction: Vitamin D3, often referred to as the “sunshine vitamin,” plays a pivotal role in maintaining optimal health and well-being. While it is commonly associated with bone health, the importance of vitamin D3 extends far beyond that, influencing various aspects of our physiological functions. In this article, we will explore the significance of vitamin D3 […]

Preventing falls in the elderly

Introduction Falls among the elderly can lead to serious injuries and a significant decline in their quality of life. As a physiotherapist with two decades of experience in Mumbai, India, I have witnessed the impact of falls on the elderly firsthand. However, I have also seen how preventive measures and proactive care can make a […]

Banishing Neck Pain: Tips for Finding Relief and Prevention

Neck pain is a common discomfort that can stem from various causes, such as poor posture, muscle strain, or underlying medical conditions. This nagging pain can disrupt daily activities and impact overall well-being. In this blog, we’ll explore strategies for finding relief from neck pain and preventing its recurrence. Understanding Neck Pain: Neck pain can […]

Physiotherapy for Back Pain: How Does it Help?

Back pain is a common health issue in adults. In many cases, back pain is mild and resolves itself. But if you have chronic back pain, it can impair your quality of life. Back pain can radiate to buttocks, abdomen, and legs. Talk to your physiotherapist if the pain persists for weeks and you experience […]