Sleep Ergonomics On Musculoskeletal System

Quality sleep and sleep ergonomics affects your health and your musculoskeletal system. A person’s body is unique, and it’s vital to have a bed that supports your body structure....
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Better Sports Performance with Legitimate Drugs

If you are familiar with the work of Prof. Timothy Noakes, then you will already know about the ‘Central Governor’ and how this, still as yet, unidentified part of the brain, inhibits an athlete’s performance....
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Experts Claim Back Pain is Being Treated Incorrectly

According to a host of experts, lower back pain is the most common cause of disability worldwide. However, lack of the correct treatment is potentially causing more damage for patients across the globe. ...
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High Omega-6 Levels Could Help You Live Longer

According to a new study conducted by the University of Eastern Finland, omega-6 fatty acids can prevent cardiovascular diseases and protect you against premature death! ...
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A New Potential Treatment to Decrease the Progression of Muscular Dystrophy Has Been Discovered

A recently study in the American Journal of Pathology has revealed a new way to approach and treat patients suffering with muscular dystrophy (MD)...
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New Genetic Risk Factors for Stroke Have Been Discovered

22 new genetic risk factors for stroke have been identified!...
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High Five! Top moves to get in your massage groove

Get in your massage groove with my ‘high five’ list of top techniques....
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Balance measurement using Sensor technology

Balance is an ability to maintain body in control with minimal body sway. Until recently professionals relied on bulky, expensive equipment to monitor this....
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Is Online Therapy Growing?

Taking at look at whether online therapy in growing in both talking and physical therapy practices....
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Face Reading: What is it and how does it work?

Anna-Louise Haigh, therapist and member of the BCMA uses Soulistic Face Reading to treat her clients. ...
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Physio Sets Up New Climbing Club to Help Disabled People Scale New Heights

The climbing club was created Sophie John. She is a band six specialist physiotherapist and works predominantly with amputees at the West Midlands rehabilitation centre, part of Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Trust. She also has personal...
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New Research Shows the Elderly are at Risk of Health Problems Through Mixing Medications

Preeti Malani, M.D., is a professor of internal medicine at the U-M Medical School. She was also the director of a recent poll conducted by the University of Michigan Institute for Healthcare Policy and Innovation, and...
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Does Intensive Physical Rehabilitation Therapy Decrease Recovery Time for Critically Ill Patients?

A multicentre, parallel-group, randomised controlled trial has been recently conducted to determine whether intensive physical rehabilitation therapy training decreases physical and psychological recovery for those who are critically ill, compared to standard physical rehabilitation therapy. ...
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Physiotherapy Is Helping Special Needs Children Improve Their Motor Skills

Co-founder of Festus Fajemilo Foundation (FFF), Afolabi Fajemilo, presented some life-changing advice to parents in a training entitled “Physiotherapy skills for parents of children with Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus” which was held in Abule-Egba, Lagos....
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Utilise 2018 Social Media Trends for Your Practice

Marketing your practice is hard. There have never been more ways to engage with your clients and with factors such as GDPR and new governance on monitoring ads on social media platforms. To make it easier,...
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Changes in Primary Care Guidelines for Lower Back Pain

A study by Trager, Buchbinder, Harris and Maher (2017) Has examined new policy on effective treatment of lower back pain and how this may be adopted by health practitioners worldwide. ...
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Developing a Core Outcome Set for Assessing Interdisciplinary Multimodal Pain Therapy

Ulrike et al (2017) Has developed a Core Outcome Set, which can be used to measure pain, as to improve the reliability of interdisciplinary multimodal pain therapy...
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Could Acupuncture Alleviate Side Effects of Breast Cancer Treatment?

Research has been carried out by the National Cancer Institute (2018) that suggests that acupuncture may reduce treatment-related joint pain, caused by aromatase inhibitors, for breast cancer patients. ...
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Occupational Health Problems and Posture

A study by Gahlot, Mehta and Singh (2017) has reported health problems among female sewing machine operations. Their job requires them to sit in a fixed position, usually hunched over, as to see what they’re sewing....
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New Treatment Option for Osteoarthritis

Researchers at Cardiff University have found that injury-induced osteoarthritis can be prevented by a single injection of anticonvulsants, pharmacological agents that are typically used to prevent epileptic seizures....
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Winners chosen for COPA Series Awards!

A panel of independent judges chose two winners at the COPA Series Award shows in ExCeL London last week. ...
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BodyPartner showcase new orthotic product

BodyPartner will be showcasing their new orthotic product for the first time at COPA 17, whilst the Improved Posture T-shirt continues to go from strength to strength....
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SIT HAPPY!

If sitting kills, standing is not the solution either. Many of us are not strangers to back, neck and shoulder pains. According to some statistics, as much as 80 percent of people suffer from some kind...
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Spine Rehabilitation upon application of BACK RACK devices

Spinal rehabilitation has many forms whether active or passive. Although the treatment of the spine is very complex, none if any of the devices available on the market address this issue. ...
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