Upper Limb Rehab

Upper Limb Rehab

After having a stroke, upper limb function can be drastically reduced. Every day tasks such as grasping, reaching, pushing and pulling are often affected. In stroke rehabilitation, there are multiple treatment options a therapist can use to address these upper limb...
Treadmill training for stroke

Treadmill training for stroke

The Effect of Treadmill training for stroke As a young physiotherapist, I remember getting such a buzz when one of my 99 year old rehab-ward-patient managed walking on a treadmill. There have been many studies and reviews done on Treadmill training.  There is good...
Cold weather makes achy joints.  Fact or fable?

Cold weather makes achy joints. Fact or fable?

Cold weather makes achy joints.  Fact or fable? This effect of weather on arthritis remains a mystery.  One Australian study found 80% of arthritis sufferers reporting their symptoms to be weather sensitive.  It proposes an explanation that cold temperature causes...