Exercise reduces mortality risk in men and women

Exercise reduces mortality risk in men and women

University of South Carolina’s Professor Steven Blair emphasised the importance of exercise over and above healthy diet and healthy lifestyle. Prof Blair has spent more than 40 years researching the impact of physical activity on health. Prof Blair believed that...
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...
Brain Injuries and Speech Pathology

Brain Injuries and Speech Pathology

Brain injuries can cause dramatic changes to your life whether they are mild or strong. Some effects include: weakened communication and social skills, memory problems, slowed responses, impulsivity, fatigue, visual, hearing and swallowing difficulties. Speech...