Category Archives: Rehabilitation

6 crucial ways to lower your stroke risk

A stroke can turn your world upside down. When you have a stroke, your brain is suddenly hit by an interruption in its blood supply. One could end up being crippled, a lifelong invalid or even dead. So how can … Continue reading

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Assistive Device: Walkers

There are three major categories of ambulatory assistive devices: canes, crutches, and walkers. This post is the last of the series, and we will talk about walkers. Visit our previous posts about canes and crutches. Assistive devices are prescribed for a … Continue reading

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Assistive Devices: Crutches

There are three major categories of ambulatory assistive devices: canes, crutches, and walkers. In this post, we will talk about crutches. Stay tuned for the next post about  walkers, and visit our previous post about canes. Assistive devices are prescribed for … Continue reading

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Assistive Devices: Canes

There are three major categories of ambulatory assistive devices: canes, crutches, and walkers. In this post, we will talk only about canes. Stay tuned for the next posts about crutches and walkers. Assistive devices are prescribed for a variety of reasons, … Continue reading

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Is warming up and cooling down a waste of time?

You must have seen athletes warming up before their competitions. Why do they do it? Well, it has multiple benefits. If you have ever struggled with muscle soreness after exercise, maybe it was because you skipped the warm-up. The warm-up … Continue reading

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Better rehabilitation starts in the mind

If you’re in rehabilitation, you probably had a major surgery, an accident which knocked you out of action for some time, or you’re suffering from overuse injuries. Or you may be trying to get back to active sports from a … Continue reading

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Arthritis

Arthritis and other rheumatic diseases are characterized by pain, swelling, and limited movement in joints and connective tissues in the body. According to the CDC (Center for Disease Control and Prevention), nearly 50 million people in the U.S. have some … Continue reading

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6 common myths about physical therapy (physiotherapy)

Physical Therapy or Physiotherapy is a specialised and useful mode of treatment, which helps recovery from neuromuscular injuries and joint conditions, among other health problems and complaints. Some people think of physical therapists as either drill sergeants or glorified exercise … Continue reading

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Neuroplasticity and Repetitive Practice: 2 secrets for Stroke Rehab Success

There are two essential ingredients that your rehabilitation regimen needs for success: neuroplasticity and repetitive practice. These two things can make a MASSIVE difference in your recovery, so we’d like to share a quick lesson about it with you. 1. … Continue reading

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How to start a Walking Program

Whether you are an athlete in the prime of life, an elderly person or someone recuperating from an illness, walking is one form of exercise that nearly everyone can, and should, participate in. All you need is a comfortable pair … Continue reading

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