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The National Sleep Foundation recommends 7-9 hours of sleep for the average adult. Are you getting your sleep? I was recently watching a TV show called Awake. In this show, contestants are kept awake for 24 hours and are then asked to compete with various mental and physical tasks. Throughout the show, you are told how an average well-rested individual does in comparison to how the contestants are doing. After staying awake for 24 hours contestants’ decision making, fine and gross motor s...
Posted on 2019-07-17
Emily Southby knows what it’s like to live with chronic pain. But rather than let it overcome her, Emily has turned her personal journey through trauma to recovery into a rewarding career in manual osteopathy. She is now using her experience and expertise to help others overcome pain and injury, having recently joined the multidisciplinary team at ProActive Rehab in Huntsville. Emily’s healing journey informs her practice and gives her a deeper insight into her clients’ experi...
Posted on 2019-06-07
Q:         I have had massage therapy for my neck and shoulder tension in the past and I tend to hold my stress there. Recently, however, I have been experiencing headaches. Is massage something that can help?   A:         Yes, massage therapy is definitely helpful for tension related headaches. If you are experiencing severe pain, it always a good idea to head to your doctor first so they can rule out a...
Posted on 2019-05-16
Ask the Professional: Physical Activity Guidelines and Recommendations Sarah Cumming- Exercise and Aquatic Therapist  Regular physical activity is an important part of a healthy lifestyle, and can be easier to incorporate into your day then you may think! Often the hardest part is getting into a routine, deciding what it is you should be doing for exercise, and how much. The Canadian Physical Activity Guideline is a great resource to utilize in order to figure out how often you shou...
Posted on 2019-04-24
. . VESTIBULAR REHAB: TREATMENT FOR DIZZINESS AND VERTIGO. By Stacey Van Schyndel PT, M.Sc.P.T.,B.Kin.,MCPA Vestibular Rehab is the assessment and treatment of vertigo and other inner ear troubles. Clients often attend a physiotherapy assessment with reports of dizziness which is a broad term used to describe an assortment of sensations and can include vertigo. An initial assessment is required to determine the origin of your symptoms as they can arise for a variety of reasons. Vertigo (room...
Posted on 2019-03-26
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