Stroke: The Importance of Ongoing Rehabilitation

Stroke: The Importance of Ongoing Rehabilitation

It is widely accepted that physiotherapy following a stroke can significantly improve function and mobility (ability to walk), and research confirms this (Pollock et al., 2014). But what does research have to say about the duration of therapy – for what length of time...
What Is Pilates And Who Benefits From It?

What Is Pilates And Who Benefits From It?

Most people have no doubt heard the word ‘Pilates’ thrown around, but many will confess that they don’t truly understand what it is, or how it may be of benefit. The following article seeks to shed some light on this matter. Core Concepts Pilates is...

International Day of People with Disability 3 December

The International Day of People with Disability is observed on December 03, 2019. The day is an international observance promoted by the United Nations since 1992. The observance of the Day aims to promote an understanding of disability issues and mobilise support for...
World AIDS Day

World AIDS Day

The red ribbon has become an internationally recognised symbol for AIDS awareness, worn by people throughout the year in support of people living with HIV and in remembrance of those who have died. On 1 December this year, people around the world will be pinning on...
Dealing With Chronic Pain

Dealing With Chronic Pain

Dealing With Chronic Pain Effectively Chronic pain is defined as pain that lasts longer than six months. For people who face the challenges of chronic pain, education is vital. This includes informing caregivers of the effects and symptoms as well as patients...
Interesting Facts About Your Back

Interesting Facts About Your Back

The average spine has approximately 220 ligaments, 100 joints, 120 muscles and 33 individual vertebrae.  Babies have MOREvertebrae than adults. We all start out with 33 individual vertebrae but most of us end up with just 26! As we grow older, some of the vertebrae...