Heading footballs may cause short-term brain changes

“Heading a football can significantly affect a player’s brain function and memory for 24 hours, a study has found,” BBC News reports. The news is based on a small experimental study involving 19 amateur footballers. The players were asked to head a football 20 times. Memory tests and sensitive tests of their brain-muscle pathways were completed Read more about Heading footballs may cause short-term brain changes[…]

Yoga for RA , Fibromyalgia and other inflammatory conditions

Yoga is a popular activity which may be well suited to some individuals with specific rheumatic disorders. Regular yoga practice can increase muscle strength and endurance, proprioception, and balance, with emphasis on movement through a full range of motion to increase flexibility and mobility. Additional beneficial elements of yoga include breathing, relaxation, body awareness, and Read more about Yoga for RA , Fibromyalgia and other inflammatory conditions[…]

Homeopathic medicine

Also referred to as homeopathic remedies, this treatment in natural and non-toxic, making it safe for all ages. The remedies are prepared by specialist homeopathic pharmacies. The preparation involves a process of dilution and succussion – a vigorous type of shaking. Remedies are most commonly prescribed in tablet, liquid or powder form. As they are Read more about Homeopathic medicine[…]

What to expect when you see a homeopath

Seeing a practitioner generally follows this format: the initial consultation prescription follow-ups. Below we go into more depth about each stage. Initial consultation As with most therapists, homeopaths will invite you for a consultation before treatment begins. This may take one to two hours and allows the practitioner to gain a clear understanding of your Read more about What to expect when you see a homeopath[…]

What does chiropractic treatment involve?

Chiropractors engage with the framework of the muscles and bones that support the body (the musculoskeletal system). They use their understanding of this system to make certain adjustments to tissue and joints. This is to help treat health conditions that may be associated with spinal misalignments. Chiropractic treatment is available for people of all ages. Chiropractors Read more about What does chiropractic treatment involve?[…]

Chiropractic History

The very beginning of chiropractic history is thought to be in 1895. During this year, Canadian Daniel David Palmer founded it as a health profession. Palmer had no conventional medical training, but performed the first known chiropractic adjustment on partially deaf janitor, Harvey Lillard. Lillard had reported normal hearing for most of his life, up until one Read more about Chiropractic History[…]

What does a chiropodist do?

The role of a foot doctor is to treat and alleviate common foot problems that can hinder mobility and cause pain. People of all ages and health can seek chiropody treatment. A foot doctor will provide general foot care knowledge to help them maintain healthy feet in the future. With the right care and advice, Read more about What does a chiropodist do?[…]

Acupuncture

The term ‘acupuncture’ describes the stimulation of specific points of the body using a variety of techniques. The treatment typically involves fine needles being inserted into the skin to stimulate the nerves and muscles. Acupuncture is used to help treat a number of conditions, such as: headaches and migraines lower back pain osteoarthritis anxiety asthma Read more about Acupuncture[…]

Acupressure

Acupressure is a type of treatment that sends signals to the body to promote self-healing and wellness and is also used to treat illness and pain. The technique is commonly known as ‘acupuncture without needles’ as it’s guided by the same holistic principles. An imbalance of the body’s energy, or ‘qi’, is thought to be Read more about Acupressure[…]