Monthly Archive for: ‘August, 2014’

Can prehabilitation save you from needing rehabilitation?

  What is Prehabilitation or Prehab? Prehabilitation is typically used for two reasons: Improving an individual’s functional capacity through increased physical activity  before an anticipated procedure or surgery,  in order to improve the outcome A personalized, periodized and integrated exercise program that provides specific exercises and activities based on the needs of the individual, in order to prevent injuries.   …

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Take 2 shots (of Coffee) and call me in the morning

    Shoulder and neck pain occur commonly during work involving very low levels of muscle activity, such as office work with computers. It has been reported that computer office-work continuously for 90 min, with time pressure and high precision demands, induced substantial pain in the shoulders and neck as well as in the forearm operating the computer mouse. A …

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Did you know that being able to sit and rise with minimal assistance can predict your risk for ALL causes of mortality?

  A simple screening test for musculo-skeletal fitness has been shown to be  an effective predictor of all-causes of mortality according to a study of more than 2000 middle-aged and older men and women published  in the European Journal of Cardiovascular Prevention. The test was an assessment of the subjects’ ability to sit and then rise unaided from the floor. …

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Evidence Based Detoxification

Are you feeling sluggish or lethargic? Have you put on a few extra pounds? Is your skin blemished? Maybe you should invest in a detox program. We are exposed  to toxins  from food additives, drugs, insecticides, pesticides, industrial chemicals, pollutants, heavy metals and even substances produced within our own intestinal tract. Collectively, the term for these toxins is xenobiotics. Exposure …

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