Posts From Efe Useh

Prof, my daughter bends sideways while standing

“Could be Scoliosis, visit nearest public hospital for thorough examination” Dear Prof, I noticed that my eighteen-year-old daughter bends sideways while standing. She also complains of pain around the mid

Worried by middle back pain

Being a civil servant with long sitting hours makes your mid-back or mid-thoracic susceptible to mid-thoracic or mid-back pain – Prof. Useh Dear Prof, I feel pain in the middle

My exercises are not working, I need to lose weight

Prof Useh: FITT will help Dear Prof, My exercises are not helping me. I am a 54-year-old Human Resource practitioner. I want to lose some weight. I have been on

Will physiotherapy help my persistent cough and weight loss

Yes … it could be COPD, Prof Useh says Dear Prof, I am a 55-year old accountant with a private firm in Lagos. I’ve been coughing for three years and

Help! My son, 6, can’t sit without support

He will need physiotherapy and other treatments  – Prof Useh Dear Prof, I have a three-year-old son who is unable to sit without support. He is my third child and

Will pain on my wrists last forever?

 Prof. Useh: Yes … but lifestyle modifications, physiotherapy could help Dear Prof, I hope this email meets you well. I am a 28-year old female entrepreneur with pains in my

My father shakes, will he ever improve?

Prof. Useh says it’s Parkinson Disease symptoms, he will improve so, seek help Dear Prof, I am writing this on behalf of my father, a 68-year-old retired policeman who lives

‘Twisted face’ after long journey: Prof. Useh says it’s Bell’s palsy

 Dear Prof, I am a 49-year-old man from Warri, Delta State of Nigeria. I woke up two months ago (after a long trip from Lagos) with pain on the right

Prof, I’ve lost control of my bladder since I had two sets of twins, please help!

Prof Useh answers: You are not alone, many women with multiple pregnancies, multiple vaginal deliveries during childbirth etc. suffer from vagina prolapse. You will be ok when you see a

Will physiotherapy help my painful knee, long distance driver asks

Prof Useh answers: Yes, physiotherapy will provide treatments you need and is affordable In your trips, observe rule of regular breaks. Stop every two hours to allow your knees to

Doctor says I’ve arthritis of knee because I’m obese, will exercise help?

Dear Prof, I am a 42-year-old female office administrator with a manufacturing company in Abeokuta. I have been suffering from knee pains in both knees for about two years. I

Prof, my neck hurts!

Dear Prof, I woke up this morning with a painful and sore neck. This has happened on a few occasions in the past,but thepain disappeared after two days of taking

My mum is seeking attention with back pain

Dear Prof, My mum is 64. Every morning she complains of back and waist pain. She’s always expecting someone, especially dad, to help her out of bed. Could this be a

My dad suffered stroke, can physiotherapy help?

Dear reader, Welcome to my world As we begin to age and become relatively less active, we experience different ailments that require different physiotherapy interventions. The joints of our knees,