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Latest apps for muscles, bones and joints

Tags: backache , bones

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Everyday life puts our bodies through a lot, so it’s important that we look after our muscles, bones and joints.

Our medical experts have reviewed 8 current apps that can help assist you with issues relating to your muscles, bones and joints.

 

 

 

 

1. Spine effects

This App has been sponsored by some chiropractors in North America, hence it is free. It shows a diagram of the human spine and describes some chiropractic theories.
App Rating 0/5

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2. Daily Yoga for Back

This App gives the user a clear guide of how to perform yoga exercises to help maintain back posture, strength and mobility.  There is a video illustration for each exercise with a timer showing how long each exercise should take.
App Rating 4/5

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3. Kinesiology taping

This is an instructional video that is provided by the company that makes ‘kinesiology tape’ which is a stretchable sticky tape. It shows videos demonstrating the different types of tape available and how to apply it. 
App Rating 0/5

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4. iAnkylosing Spondylitis

This App gives a useful overview of ankylosing spondylitis, which is an inflammatory condition of the spine and joints. The information covers a description of the condition, insight into what is thought to be the cause, common symptoms, how it presents and what information and tests are needed to make the diagnosis.
App Rating 4/5

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5. Prevent back pain exercises

The App describes 24 exercises for the neck and back. The exercises included are the same as those recommended by doctors and physiotherapists to help prevent back pain.
App Rating 3/5

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6. Posture Screen

This App is likely to be helpful to those who are interested in posture and biomechanical analysis. It is a quick and simple technique to analyse body positions and joint angles.
App Rating 4/5

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7. Healthy back - neck & upper back

This App is an exercise guide for the neck and upper back. There are 21 exercises that are explained in detail. There are photos, descriptions of the muscles involved and helpful tips to make sure you are following the instructions correctly.
App Rating 3/5

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8. HD Bone Diseases

HD Bone Diseases App is simply a source of information about the human musculoskeletal system and some of its diseases/conditions.
App Rating 3/5

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