“CANCER”. For those who are not diagnosed with this condition, just saying the word out loud to yourself highlights many negative connotations associated with it. Depression. Anxiety. Loneliness. Weakness. We all consider the undesirable aspects associated with cancer and think to ourselves how lucky we are not to have that added stress in our life. But what about those who are diagnosed with cancer? Life can already be quite overwhelming when
Recently we have been working very closely with several clients suffering brain injuries, severe movement dysfunction, and muscle loss caused from either accidents or strokes. The effects of these conditions can often be quite devastating and some people never regain the skills they had prior to the incident. Having said that, there are some that do recover and develop significant improvement in daily living tasks. Surprisingly, it can happen quite
When you have a serious injury, such as breaking your arm, tearing your ACL ligament or even one as simple as banging your knee against a hard object, the limitations of functional capacity that these injuries have on your body can be quite debilitating
Knee pain is extremely common and can really make things very awkward and uncomfortable. Trust me I should know, only 8 weeks ago I tore my ACL (anterior cruciate ligament) in a freak accident that left me on crutches for 2 weeks and limping for the next 1-2 afterwards.
Arthritis is a very common health problem I see as a rehabilitation trainer every week and one that affects millions of people all over the world. It can be extremely painful and significantly change your lifestyle and overall health. Most people think of this as an “old person’s” condition but it can affect many younger people and cause serious damage to their body.
Training the “Core” is one of the most popular terms used in gyms these days, and is thrown around in the sporting world as essential for preventing injury. Unfortunately many people have very poor understanding of what this really means and how to do it correctly.