5 Simple Ways to Prevent Falls This Winter

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Slipping and falling is so much more than embarrassing; it is also a health hazard. In fact, about 2.8 million people over the age of 65 are treated in an emergency department each year due to a fall. Also, according to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, falling… Can be serious. About one in every five falls results in a … Read More

4 Easy Ways Men Can Improve Their Health

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It’s important that men take steps to improve their health. However, the reality is that most men do not and will not. Dr. Ridwan Shabsigh, head of the International Society of Men’s Health, said, “Many [adult] men go to the doctor for the first time in their 40s — on a stretcher with a heart attack.” Statistically, 25 percent less … Read More

Interview with Elite Sports Injury Physiotherapist Leah Dlot

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All patients want to feel sure that they are in good hands and are receiving the best care possible. This goes for those being treated for everything from a cold to cancer. Physiotherapy patients especially want to feel confident in their therapists’ credentials and abilities. These individuals typically see their physiotherapists once a week at the very least. As soon … Read More

Why Physiotherapy Is So Valuable

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Physiotherapy is, in a word, valuable. Many of the patients who’ve participated in a physiotherapy program will attest to this; so will statistical research. The article The Value of Physiotherapy mentioned the findings of an evidence-based, relevant valuation of physiotherapy by two health economists. What the economists found was support for the idea that physiotherapy is an irreplaceable practice that … Read More

A Physiotherapist Can Help You FINALLY Find Success with Your Exercise Routine

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Finding success with an exercise routine is not as easy as it sounds. Sometimes, it can feel impossible. Many people begin an exercise routine with the intention of getting stronger and (usually) losing weight, but end it disappointed in themselves for their lack of willpower. What these individuals need to know is that they are not to blame. It’s common … Read More

Fight Stress with Physiotherapy

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“I’m so stressed out about work right now.” “I’ve really been stressing about this relationship.” “With all this stress, sometimes I don’t see how I’m going to get through one more day.” How often do you hear comments like these? Most people routinely discuss the stress in their and others’ lives. Interestingly, stress, a term that was coined in 1936 … Read More

This 100-Year-Old Runner Will Inspire You to Get Fit!

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If there’s one thing people can’t get enough of, it’s inspiration. Just take a moment to peruse platforms like Tumblr, Pinterest, and We Heart It. People are so hungry for visual inspiration that they flock to these sites. In fact, Pinterest alone has a whopping 100 million users. That means there’s an awful lot of inspiring happening on a minute-to-minute … Read More

3 Long-Term Benefits of Physiotherapy

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What usually gets you through an unpleasant task? Is it the thought that your present action will benefit you in some way several weeks from now? If you are like most people, probably not! The majority of individuals want results now and don’t think much about the long-term results of things. Is this true of you? It’s so much easier … Read More