Balance Retraining

Loss of balance can result in the incapability of doing everyday activities. There are numerous reasons why you might end up losing your balance. Balance retraining exercises, however, can help you in improving balance as well as decrease the risk of injury as a result of falling. Poor proprioception, which is a term in medicine […]

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Sciatica is a condition that is characterised by pain going down your leg from your lower back. The pain may go down your back, outside, or even the front of your leg. Onset is usually sudden following activities such as heavy lifting, although gradual onset may occur as well. Symptoms of Sciatica • A shooting […]

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migraine

Migraine is more than just a headache. It is a neurobiological disorder involving vascular and neurological changes in the brain during an attack. This pulsating headache can have a considerable effect on the quality of life of those affected. When a migraine strikes, it can be completely disabling and disrupt every day life. Making lifestyle […]

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ergonomics

Walk into any office across the country and you will usually see at least a few people sitting in a very uncomfortable and poor ergonomic position. This is despite more awareness of workplace ergonomics. Most companies consider the prevention of numerous musculoskeletal problems as one of the most important ways of improving workplace productivity. Are […]

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Meniere's Disease

Meniere’s Disease is a rare condition that affects the inner ear, presenting with symptoms such as a feeling of pressure in the ear, tinnitus or vertigo. In extreme cases it can even result in the permanent loss of hearing. It can strike victims at any time, and is believed to affect up to 1.9 per […]

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winter workout

Sunshine and warm weather make it easy to get out and exercise. It gets harder when the weather turns cold and dreary. If your motivation level has fallen with the temperatures, here are a few ways to bring it back up. Be kind to yourself Winter is a time to rest and recharge after a […]

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dizziness and vertigo

There is often a lot of confusion when it comes to dizziness and vertigo. The two are often used in conjunction with each and, most of the time, the people using both terms don’t necessary know the difference between the two. In fact, there are differences and when treating vertigo it is important to know […]

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depression

Depression is a serious issue and can paralyse an individual from carrying out their everyday activities. The issue mainly affects women, but men are also common victims of depression. A lot of the time, men are ignored when it comes to depression. Firstly, depression is not wide spread among men and, secondly, men are seen […]

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back pain

Back pain is something that affects millions of people all around the globe. It is an uncomfortable and annoying problem to have, affecting all aspects of your life. The back pain itself can be caused by a whole range of factors, including age, illness and injury. Sometimes back pain can last for the entire person’s […]

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prevent fall

Nobody likes to fall over. We can all agree on that, can’t we? However, for some people falling over may be a common event. Falling over is not only painful but can severely damage parts of your body if you happen to fall from a height or if you’re an older individual. As Balance Awareness […]

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