Falls Prevention

Falls at home are responsible for a majority of hospital visits by elderly people. Poor balance and posture, low vision, dizziness and several other reasons can be a major cause of falls.  There are solutions to this common problem. WorkStrong Physiotherapy can help you correct weaknesses in your body that contribute to falls and strengthen you to reduce the risk of it happening.

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The sciatic nerve is the longest nerve in the body and runs from the lower back to the back of the thigh to the foot. Sciatica is nerve pain that is caused by this nerve being irritated, inflamed, or damaged. Sciatica can be caused by pressure on the nerve, for example, due to pregnancy or by incorrect posture that puts too much strain on the back. Although the symptoms of sciatica vary, most symptoms are often felt in the back, legs, and buttocks.

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Thirty breaths through this cheap device can lower blood pressure, fend off heart disease

It sounds like a tele-marketing scam: the five-minute workout that lowers blood pressure and improves vascular health!

Works just as well, or even better than aerobic or medication! All you need do is breathe! So easy you can watch TV while you get fit!

These are the findings of a new study that investigated High-Resistance Inspiratory Muscle Strength Training (IMST) — strength training for your breathing muscles – as a strategy “for helping ageing adults fend off cardiovascular disease”.

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