Natural Treatment options for tension headaches
16 June 2016
Chronic tension headaches can be incredibly isolating and affect the patient's ability to participate in their work and home life. There is a range of options for dealing with headaches including lifestyle changes, use of painkillers, and remedial massage. Many people prefer to avoid long term use of medications due the side effects and prefer a more holistic natural health care approach to their problem.
There is a range of lifestyle changes that can help reduce tension headaches including reducing stress, drinking enough water to avoid dehydration and maintaining good posture throughout the day to avoid undue stress on the neck and shoulder muscles.
Advantages of Physiotherapy after a Stroke
16 December 2015
Physiotherapy after a stroke is an important part of the rehabilitation process. While the research into the field is still progressing, medical professionals recommend at least 5 days a week of physiotherapy following a stroke for the best chance of recovering function and independence. Here are some other reasons to keep your physiotherapy appointments.
For many stroke patients it is important to get back home and regain some independence.
Why You Should Encourage Your Kids to Meditate
30 September 2015
When you think of alternative wellness practices such as meditation, acupuncture, and yoga, you would probably only think of these for yourself and not for your children. But any parent's priority is to look after the wellbeing of their children, and so these kinds of wellness practices could be useful for your children as well.
As the meditation and mindfulness movement has shifted from something that only Buddhists do to something that can be practiced in a secular space for its health benefits, more and more people are integrating meditation into their lives as a regular practice.