INTERNATIONAL STUDY BACKS THE PRESCRIPTION OF EXERCISE RATHER THAN DRUGS AMONG PEOPLE WITH DEMENTIA

The growing popularity of prescribing a ‘social’ activity – such as regular exercise sessions, for example – as a treatment alternative to medication has been backed by researchers focusing on dementia. In an online, peer-reviewed paper published today by The BMJ, an international team led by Jennifer A Watt, from the Knowledge Translation Program at…

FOR A BETTER BACK

Finding proven solutions and solid recovery for your aching back without medication and expensive medical bills. Low back pain affects people of all ages, from children to the elderly, and is a very frequent reason for medical consultations. It can be acute, sub-acute, or chronic.  Though several risk factors have been identified (including occupational posture,…

Positional Vertigo

Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV) is a disorder arising from a problem within your inner ear. BPPV results in recurring brief episodes of vertigo (a sensation of spinning) and nausea, with possible balance impairments.  These episodes are triggered by a change in head position such as tipping your head up or down, turning over in…

Foot Rotation May Increase The Risk of Injury

Too little or too much foot rotation may increase the risk of injury. Pronation is the natural motion of your foot during walking and running. Your gait can show a pattern of neutral pronation, overpronation, or supination (underpronation). The stresses of overpronating or supinating have been linked to a greater risk of injuries. Supination and…

FOR A BETTER KNEE

Pain relief and solid recovery without pain medications and expensive medical bills. Hip and knee pain can keep you from the activities you love, as well as make routine tasks difficult. But there are many ways to get you moving again pain-free, without surgery. Whether you’ve been battling knee or hip pain for years, or…

OSTEOPOROSIS

Osteoporosis is a disease you get when you lose bone faster than you make it. “Osteo” means bone, and “porosis” means porous (full of holes). The bone loss of osteoporosis makes your bones weak, brittle, and fracture easily. You probably won’t have any symptoms of early-stage osteoporosis. Once your bones get weak enough, you might…