Signs Your Muscle Pain Is Something Else

Signs Your Muscle Pain Is Something Else Fibromyalgia Fibromyalgia is a condition that makes your muscles ache and feel stiff. If you have it, you may be more sensitive to pain than most people. You’ll also feel the pain all over your body, on both sides and above and below your waist. You may have…

BALANCE & DIZZINESS PROBLEMS OF THE ELDERLY

BALANCE & DIZZINESS PROBLEMS OF THE ELDERLY

Elderly patients have multiple reasons for losing their balance. Muscles are weaker, spines start to twist, bones may become brittle. Add vascular problems, vision loss, polypharmacy, and a sedentary lifestyle, and it’s no wonder that complaints of vertigo or dizziness affect some 70% of individuals age 65 or older. Doctors report that people over sixty-five…

Physiotherapy Guide To Concussion

A concussion is a mild traumatic brain injury. This is caused when a bump, blow, or jolt exerts a force on your brain withinyour skull. This force can c ause a temporary injury to your brain. Symptoms vary greatly depending on which part of your brain has been affected. Concussion may cause physical, cognitive, and…

Why Exercise Matters

Why Exercise Matters

It’s important to keep moving no matter how old you are. Exercise keeps your body and your brain healthy. (always ask your physio for an exercise programme) How does it do that? And what’s the best way to work it into your life? It can help you live a longer, healthier life because it can:…

What makes  joint stiff (Why they hurt and how to treat them)

What makes joint stiff (Why they hurt and how to treat them)

Potential causes of stiff joints and what to do about them Many people experience stiff joints as they age. Others may experience joint stiffness due to medical conditions and lifestyle choices.  As you age, your cartilage –– the spongy material that protects the ends of your bones — begins to dry out and stiffen. Your…

Health Benefits of Regular Muscle Strengthening Activities Highlighted in BJSM Systematic Review

The widespread health benefits of undertaking regular muscle strengthening activities have been highlighted in a paper published online by the British Journal of Sports Medicine (BJSM). Written by a Japan-based team led by Haruki Momma, from the department of medicine and science in sports and exercise at Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine in Sendai,…

What is Holistic Therapy

Holistic therapy is a whole-body approach to wellness and health care. Holistic treatments are more about identifying the root of an ailment instead of just addressing symptoms, it is a more realistic approach to healing.  It focuses on wellness and prevention rather than just treating disease. Utilizes a range of techniques to help individuals understand…