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September 12, 2018

I was going to skip my daily swim the other morning. I had already walked three miles with a friend and taken my dog to the park for his exercise. I was really tired, my back was sore, I had a column to write and lots to do around the…


A 2-Minute Walk May Counter the Harms of Sitting By Gretchen Reynolds With evidence mounting that sitting for long stretches of time is unhealthy, many of us naturally wonder how best to respond. Should we stand up, or is merely standing insufficient? Must we also stroll or jog or do…

February 16, 2018

Physiotherapy works: Falls and frailty As we age, we begin to notice changes, small at first, a little joint stiffness maybe, hips and knees or shoulders can be culprits. Or our balance starts to become less reliable. It may be time to consult your Chartered Physiotherapist. Physiotherapy treatment and rehabilitation…

January 22, 2018

The 10,000 Steps Challenge Walking more, whether it’s for work or leisure, is an easy way of being more active without trying too hard. Setting yourself a target of walking 10,000 steps a day can be a fun way of increasing the amount of physical activity you do. Sometimes overlooked…

December 4, 2017

All You Need to Know About Muscles Posted In: Physio Comes To You / General Health / Sports Physiotherapy Posted In General Health, Sports Physiotherapy by Liane-Rose on 25/09/2015. Muscles make us move. It’s as simple as that. Well, not really that simple, but the way that muscles can work and how they provide us with…

October 9, 2017

Friday Feedback: The ‘Brain Benefits’ of Exercise Clinicians know exercise helps the heart, but should they also talk about its cognitive effects? by Molly Walker, Contributing Writer MEDPAGE First published March 06, 2015 This week, we take a look at the possible effect of exercise on the brain. A recent…

August 28, 2017

How to Stretch, When to Stretch and Stretching Properly Answers to common stretching questions to make sure you’re stretching properly. by Brad Walker | First Published August 27, 2010 | Updated May 29, 2017 Stretching properly is a little more technical than just swinging your leg over a park bench….

August 9, 2017

Fleetwood Mac’s hit song, “Don’t stop thinking about tomorrow,” got a second life as the anthem for then-candidate Bill Clinton’s first campaign for President. A new report in JAMA Neurology may trigger the return of that earworm. The report offers yet another reminder that tomorrow may not be better if…


Do Not Take Fatigue Lying Down Have you ever had one of those days where you are so weary, you can’t seem to do anything except binge-watch Netflix? Sure, everyone gets tired sometimes, and we often bounce back after a quick rest or a good night’s sleep. However, if bouts…


If you’re taking on the role of caregiver for the first time, you probably have many questions: What exactly will it entail? Where can you find help? How do you even start? When faced with this kind of uncertainty, the best thing you can do for your loved one —…

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