One technique that’s bound to be much in evidence in therapy clinics this Fall and Winter is the use of kinesiology tape. Many Physical Therapists are adding to their skills portfolio by embarking on Kinsiology Taping Training.
National Physical Therapy Day in September and National Physical Therapy Month, hosted by the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) in October are important entries on our calendar as a time to recognise the contribution that Physical Therapists bring to everyday lives around the world. But what are the myths that surround this caring and healing […]
Whether from a stroke, brain injury or tumours, if certain parts of the brain are damaged your ability to communicate will be impaired. Aphasia is a neurological disorder that reduces the ability to speak, read and/or write. The damage to these areas in your brain also affects your language processing skills, so that your ability […]
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A recent study by the BMJ has focused on the effectiveness of the Alexander Technique and it’s ability to significantly help people suffering from back pain.
Breast Cancer Awareness Month is a time to reflect on what we know about diagnosis, treatment and recovery. In 2013, approximately 39,620 women in the United States will die from the disease and it remains the 2nd leading cause of cancer death in women. Although familiar with the name of the disease, there are still […]
Hand dermatitis is an occupational hazard in the Massage & Physical Therapy world. It’s also known as Hand Eczema and it’s symptoms include rashes, redness, dryness, itching and soreness. The conditions can be exacerbated by frequent hand washing and contact with aromatherapy oils and lotions. How common is Hand Eczema amongst therapists and […]
If you're one of the 36 million men, women and children in the United States that suffer with migraine, you'll be all too familiar with the symptoms. The figures are startling; more people appear to suffer from migraine than diabetes and asthma combined! Symptoms can include some or all of the following: Pre-headache/warning phase Intense throbbing […]