Category Archives: Rehabilitation

Adaptation in the kitchen for Elderly and Handicaps

By reflecting about the logic that cooking is an habit, and that this habit can be hard for elderlies and handicaps, the German Designer Dirk Biotto developed a completely adapted kitchen that attends to the needs of those populations. Check it out! … Continue reading

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Infographic for Brain Exercises

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Place a clothespin on your ear for 5 seconds. The unexpected effect will surprise you

In your lifetime, you are bound to feel aches, pains, tiredness, and that is okay. We are human, and cannot always feel our best. But, sometimes with a little “kick” to our organs, they can release health benefits that will … Continue reading

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YOUR BIOLOGICAL HIGH-PERFORMANCE DEPENDS ON D VITAMIN (By Luciano Pontarolli, MD)

HOW DOES MY HEALTH CAN BE AFFECTED IF I DON’T INCREASE MY D VITAMIN LEVELS NOW? D vitamin can treat any disease, from flu to cancer as it has receivers in almost all cells from the body. In addition, it … Continue reading

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Making low-tech Assistive Technology and Adaptations

Low-tech assistive technology (AT) and adaptations are cheap and easy strategies that families and professionals can use to increase their children’s participation in daily activities and routines. If you have the right supplies, most of these ideas only take a … Continue reading

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When to use ice and heat for pain relief

When you’ve just sprained your ankle or pulled a muscle, all you want is some pain relief. If painkillers are handy, you probably pop a couple of them. If not, you ask for some ice – or was that heat … Continue reading

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Original bones can be replaced by 3D printed elastic ones

Who would have thought a plain white ink could transform bone surgery? The newly developed ink can be used to 3D-print flexible bone implants in any size, shape and form – from cylindrical leg bones to entire skulls. What is … Continue reading

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Sequence of exercises for shoulder separation

Perform the exercises above in the order of appearance Perform 1 series of 12 repetions of each movement Take rest of 30 seconds between series Note: Muscular pain can occur after 24h of performing those movements. This physical pain is … Continue reading

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Understanding musculoskeletal disorders

Musculoskeletal Disorders (MSD) are injuries or disorders of muscles, nerves, tendons, joints, cartilage, or spinal discs. MSD are considered work-related when the work activities and work conditions significantly contribute to their development or exacerbation but are not the sole determinant … Continue reading

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Do you have a good or a bad posture?

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