The Link between Physical Exercise and Brain Health Explained

A study published in Frontiers in Neuroscience has shown that there’s a fascinating link between physical health and brain performance. It compares the pathological effects of prolonged motor deprivation on astronauts spending extended periods in space and debilitated patients undergoing treatment.

The result reveals that both participants, after exposure to equally movement-limiting situations, experience impact on both their motor and metabolic systems and their nervous system, altering neurogenesis and the interaction between motoneurons and muscle cells. Simply put, taking care of your physical health by having an active lifestyle can help maintain if not improve your mental health.

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Acupuncture Explained by Physio Experts in Newmarket

Accidents may happen anytime and, as the word suggests, when least expected. When they do, someone usually gets hurt. Whether minor or major, injuries sustained from accidents must be dealt with right away. Failure to provide immediate treatment may lead to permanent disability, which could seriously impact the sufferer’s lifestyle and livelihood. A physio expert treating patients from Newmarket can help with both the treatment and the rehabilitation. One of the treatment methods they perform to rehabilitate people who’ve been injured in an accident is acupuncture.

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What You Can Expect from Your First Physio Therapy for Better Health

Body aches and pains can strike anytime, anywhere. For some people, however, it strikes harder and more often to the point that it completely impedes them from being fully functional and mobile. When it gets to this point, it can severely affect not just one’s way of life, but also its quality in general. Prescription medication for pain is not necessarily the best answer for it, though, which is why it’s great that there are other ways to deal with it like physiotherapy. [Read more…]

Newmarket Physio Explains Connection between Your Spine and Leg Pain

Leg pain can be a nuisance, and in some cases debilitating. Such a condition can make it difficult to perform simple day activities, including standing, walking, and even sleeping. Though your first inclination may be to think that the source of the problem may be in the leg itself, you shouldn’t discount the idea that it may be located somewhere else, such as the lower spine. In fact, it’s often the lower spine that is the root of the problem.

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The Institute of Sport Physio’s Guide to 5 Different Exercises for Frozen Shoulders

Adhesive capsulitis, also known as the frozen shoulder affects up to 5% of the population. Signs and symptoms include: a limited range of both passive and active motions, stiffness, and pain when moving the shoulders. Of course, it is a must to consult with the experts like those working at the Institute of Sport Physio for a clear diagnosis. Aside from the therapy done in-house for Physio Newmarket and Grafton patients, there are exercises you can do at home to help with your frozen shoulder, such as:

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An Institute of Sport Physio Recommends Muscle Balance Treatment for Back Pain

Across New Zealand, too many people suffer from chronic back pain. It is a condition that often limits movement and a person’s abilities to carry on with their tasks and other activities day to day. The costs of suffering from this has also been great but unfortunately, no conventional pain remedy has ever worked to provide permanent relief.
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Institute of Sports Physio: Understanding Snapping Scapula Syndrome

The scapula or shoulder blade is an impressive anatomical structure. Suspended by only two ligaments, three layers of muscle and bursae (small, fluid-filled sacs that reduce friction between muscles, tendons, and bone), are all that support the structure. There isn’t a real joint between scapula and trunk, but movement is possible, and therein lies the scapula’s uniqueness. [Read more…]