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Postural Injuries are those injuries which may be caused by repetitive tasks, forceful exertions, vibrations, mechanical compression, or sustained or awkward positionsYour fixed routine in office as well as some other places may cause repetitive stress on your joints, muscles, ligament making you a victim of postural problems. Around 80 percent of population suffers from problems arose due to wrong postures

Dr. Sonal Kapoor Physiotherapy Clinic Gurugram- Repetitive Stress Injury (RSI) 

Dr. Sonal Kapoor Physiotherapy Clinic Gurugram- Repetitive Stress Injury (RSI)

Repetitive Stress Injury (RSI)  is a term for a number of specific injuries caused by the repetitive movement of particular parts of the body or any poor posture. Specially, Repetitive Stress Injury (RSI) is known as an Occupational Overuse Syndrome that affects nerves, tendons and muscles. For example : You get up in the  morning, do your morning daily activities, get ready for office, drive to office, work in front of computer for hours together , then drive back to home, eat and sleep. As you are not aware of the right posture and biomechanics, you injure yourself while performing daily basic activities due to poor postures.

Repetitive Stress Injury (RSI)  can occur at any age, whether children or adult. The causes of Repetitive Stress Injury (RSI)  can be broadly classified in to:

  • Repetition ‐ Repeated motions of a body part
  • Awkward Posture ‐ Maintaining awkward body positions
  • Static Posture ‐ Holding parts of the body in one position for a long time


Neck pain or a stiff neck are extremely common that 70% of the people experience occasionally. Neck is made up of vertebrae that extend from the skull to the upper torso. Cervical discs absorb shock between the bones. Your neck bones, ligaments and muscles helps in supporting your head and allows for the motion. In most of the cases Neck pain occurs due to poor posture or overuse and sometimes it is caused by injury from a fall , sports etc.


  • Poor postures
  • Sleeping with your neck in a bad position
  • working at a desk for too long without changing position
  • jerking the neck during exercise
  • Injury
  • Arthritis
  • Meningitis


  • Massage
  • Trigger point therapy
  • Exercise
  • Soft tissue release
  • Mobilization


According to the world health organization shoulder pain is the third most common complaint that is registered . The shoulder has a wide and versatile range of motion. When  you are in shoulder pain, it hampers your ability to move freely and can cause a great deal of pain and discomfort.


  • Broken arm
  • Broken collarbone
  • Bursitis (joint inflammation)
  • Cervical radiculopathy
  • Dislocated shoulder
  • Frozen shoulder
  • Heart attack
  • Impingement
  • Osteoarthritis (disease causing the breakdown of joints)
  • Polymyalgia rheumatica
  • Rheumatoid arthritis (inflammatory joint disease)
  • Rotator cuff injury
  • Separated shoulder
  • Septic arthritis
  • Sprains and strains
  • Tendinitis
  • Tendon rupture


  • pain activated by lifting or lowering your arm
  • a clicking sound when lifting your arm
  • stiffness
  • pain that disturbs your sleep
  • pain when trying to reach your back


  • Exercise
  • Soft tissue release
  • Mobalisation
  • Massage
  • Trigger point therapy

BACK PAIN:Dr sonal Kapoor Physitherapy Clinic in Gurugram-Back Pain

Back pain is one of the most common reasons people go to the doctor because of unbearable pain and a leading cause of disability worldwide. Most people have back pain at least once. One can generally  take measures to relieve most back pain problems. If prevention fails, simple home treatment and proper body mechanics often will heal your back within a particular duration of time and keep it functional for the long haul. Surgery is rarely needed to treat back pain.


  • Muscle ache
  • Shooting or stabbing pain
  • Pain that radiates down your leg
  • Limited flexibility or range of motion of the back


  • Muscle or ligament strain
  • Bulging or ruptured disks
  • Arthritis
  • Skeletal irregularities
  • Osteoporosis.


  • Improves pain through advanced modalities.
  • Reduces inflammation.
  • Reduces tightness
  • Increases strength resisted band exercises
  • Alignment correction through manual therapy
  • Taping technique
  • Laser therapy for instant pain relief


Scoliosis is a sideways curvature of the spine that occurs most often during the growth spurt just before puberty. While scoliosis can be mostly seen in the case of children who use to carry heavy bags for their school.Most cases of scoliosis are not severe , but in some cases, some children develop spine deformities that continue to get worse as they grow. Infact Severe scoliosis can also be disabling. Scoliosis can affect lungs too as sometimes one  especially severe spinal curve can reduce the amount of space within the chest, making it difficult for the lungs to function properly which results in shortness of breathe.


  • Uneven shoulders
  • One shoulder blade that appears more prominent than the other
  • Uneven waist
  • One hip higher than the other


Kyphosis can be defined as an exaggerated, forward rounding of the back. Although it can occur at any age but is most common in older women.

Age-related kyphosis is  more often due to weakness in the spinal bones that causes the spinal bones to compress or crack. Other types of kyphosis can appear in teens which is due to the malformation of the spine or wedging of the spinal bones over time. Mild kyphosis causes different types of problems. Severe kyphosis can cause pain and  can be disfiguring sometimes. Treatment for kyphosis totally depends on your age, and the cause and effects of the curvature.Most forms of kyphosis do not require any treatment.Physical therapy and exercise are often effective in postural kyphosis.


  • Stiffness in the spine
  • Forward posture of the head
  • Chest pain or difficulty breathing (severe cases)
  • Difference in shoulder height
  • Tight hamstrings (muscles in the back of your thighs)
  • Mild to severe back pain
  • Back pain with movement
  • Fatigue
  • Tenderness


Lordosis is a condition in which your curve arches too far inward, or swayback. Lordosis can affect your lower back and neck. This can lead to excess pressure on the spine, causing pain and discomfort.If lordosis is severe and left untreated it can affect your ability to move.

Lordosis can impact people of all ages. It typically first appears in the late adolescent years after the body has finished it’s growth spurts.  However, in most cases, lordosis can be onset later in life for a number of reasons, including many years of not practicing good posture habits.


  • Numbness
  • Tingling
  • Electric shock pains
  • Weak bladder control
  • Weakness

Apart from basic REPETITVE STRESS INJURY (RSI), Dr. Sonal Kapoor Physiotherapy Clinic provides other treatments as well.

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