Frozen Shoulder: What Happens If You Leave It Untreated

By |July 26th, 2021|Categories: Rehabilitation|

A frozen shoulder reduces mobility and can be painful, so if you think you have this condition see a doctor. Also called adhesive capsulitis, it causes stiffness in the shoulder, making it difficult to perform some everyday tasks. However, over time, and with personal perseverance, it is possible to [...]

Cardiopulmonary Rehab Programs: What Exactly Are They?

By |July 19th, 2021|Categories: Rehabilitation|

Our hearts and lungs are the engines of our bodies. Working in tandem, they drive oxygen and nutrients around our organs, allowing us to be active and healthy. Cardiopulmonary rehabilitation refers to efforts to keep the heart and lungs functioning efficiently. A key component of this rehab is physical therapy [...]

Brain Exercises: Can You Really Exercise Your Brain?

By |July 12th, 2021|Categories: Rehabilitation|

While most people are aware of the health benefits of physical exercise, that is probably less true of brain exercises. Brain training can improve brain function, which is also hugely important for mental health and overall well-being. It’s definitely possible to improve cognitive ability and mental dexterity – and various [...]

Four Health Benefits Of Fun: Heal Your Mind And Body

By |July 5th, 2021|Categories: Rehabilitation|

Taking part in events, hobbies, or conversations that you enjoy has tremendous mental, as well as physical, health benefits. We can’t be joyful all the time, but when the opportunity for fun and games presents itself, don’t miss out. The threats to health posed by stress and the health benefits [...]

Common Shoulder Disorders And Pain – What Causes Them?

By |June 28th, 2021|Categories: Rehabilitation|

If something goes wrong with you shoulder, don’t ignore it. It can cause a great deal of discomfort and affect your body’s ability to make a move freely. Even if you have mild shoulder pain, seek medical advice right away as shoulder disorders can lead to severe pain if left [...]

Cardiovascular Physical Therapy And The Right Exercises

By |June 21st, 2021|Categories: Nursing|

If you have had heart problems your doctor may well have recommended cardiovascular physical therapy. This sounds rather technical but in actual fact it’s quite simple: exercise can help you recover. “Cardiovascular” refers to the heart and the function it has of pumping oxygenated blood around the body. The [...]

Pulmonary Physical Therapy: Will It Improve Lung Function?

By |June 14th, 2021|Categories: Rehabilitation|

Pulmonary physical therapy refers to therapy that supports lung function, health and well-being. Doctors recommend it for people who frequently experience shortness of breath. Patients with chronic lung diseases such as Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), emphysema, and asthma may also benefit. Pulmonary rehabilitation or pulmonary physical therapy is [...]

Avoid Allergy Triggers – Four Proven Things You Can Do

By |June 8th, 2021|Categories: Nursing|

Allergic reactions to pollen, certain foods, dust mites, animal dander, mold, or insect stings are common. To stay healthy and reduce the risk of getting an allergic reaction, apart from for your treatment for allergy, you can also avoid allergy triggers.Allergies must be treated. If they are left untreated, they [...]

The Benefits Of Music: How It Affects Our Brain And Mood

By |May 31st, 2021|Categories: Rehabilitation|

Music affects the brain, our moods, and our mental state. Music can energize you, alter how you are feeling, and relieve stress. It can soothe you and help you sleep, or it can awake dormant emotions and stress the brain. On the whole, the benefits of music, and other [...]

Rehab After Knee Surgery: Should I Have It Or Skip It?

By |May 24th, 2021|Categories: Rehabilitation|

Going into hospital for a knee replacement, or any kind of knee surgery, is a stressful experience. This may be especially so for elderly people who take longer to recover after such an operation. What you should know, however, is that rehab after knee surgery greatly speeds up your [...]

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