The Body Mass Index is a handy little formula taking into account your height and weight in order to rank you for determining obesity. It's not perfect because if you're an athlete carrying extra muscle mass then you may find yourself in the obesity range but in fact you're just heavier because of all that extra muscle....
There is hardly an occasion when you could pinpoint a single best thing for a particular cause. But when it comes to human health there does seem to be one thing that everyone seems to agree on. Dr Mike, whose interest and messages in preventative medicine we really like, presents a highly engaging and powerful short video called 23 and 1/2 hours claiming with research to support what the single best thing for our health is.
Watch it now.
I recently treated a 17 year old rugby player who suffered a rare sporting injury following a tackle - a fracture of the end of the collar bone which sits nearest the breast bone. A colleague of mine made the initial assessment and made a good judgment call that further help was needed.
From Novak Djokovic to Mario Balotelli the use of multi-coloured tape in the professional sports field had become increasingly popular. This leads to the question is this just a new fad or an effective evidence based treatment technique that can also be used with the amateur sports person.
Here we will explore
- A few intriguing points from 'The Top Ten Things You Don’t Know About Pain'
- A wonderfully engaging 5 minute video that describes the pain mechanism process in a speeded up, in action, illustration.
The Study intends to compare two different health approaches for ageing adults.
One approach will be exercise + nutrition based and the other only nutritional (without exercise classes).
All participants will undergo medical screening and receive high quality health assessments such as:
I have thoroughly enjoyed the Pilates classes and started to feel the benefits of it even from the first week."
Emma Coburn, Rialto, Dublin 8
Our style of Pilates...
Your choice could make the pain better or worse.
Ever heard of the P.R.I.C.E acronym?
How about H.A.R.M?
Commit these 2 simple words to your memory and you'll be effectively self-managing the initial stages of an acute muscle injury.
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