Tag Archives: physical therapy

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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Some data from the WHO for the elderly

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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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Can the Brain Reverse the Aging Process? 7 ways to exercise your brain

Cognitive brain function peaks in our early fifties, but staying mentally active can prevent brain loss in the years to follow. If you are over 40, you are not going to like this (and if you are not yet 40, … 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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