Category Archives: Health Fitness and well-being

Exercise for individuals affected by paralysis

Osteopathy for all

Tony Nevin treating another Elephant, gives new meaning to ‘Osteopathy for all’. Check out his web site at zooost.com for some great Photos and info on Osteopathy

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Another happy client

I really appreciated all of your help and fine-tuning and at least I’m clear again what I need to be focussing on. Kind regards, Jenny

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Bionics and prosthetics

http://www.ted.com/talks/hugh_herr the new bionics Incredible demonstration of biomechanics, robotics and development of bionics. Hugh Herr is a very powerful and inspirational speaker for the future of bionics.

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Dikul method of exercise therapy

Valentine Dikul was responsible for the development of the Dikul Institute in Russia. The concept of therapy is based on a system Intensive and progressive exercise therapy; up to 4 hours per-day, 5 days per-week for clients affected by paralysis. … Continue reading

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GTS gravity trainer works well with clients affected by paralysis

Using the GTS provides a great range of exercises for upper and lower body without the need to move the client into too many different positions. We will need to add a few adaptations to improve its usability but a … Continue reading

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12 months of walking with Ekso

The challenge is on, one client is using the Ekso for the next 12 months. An excellent tool for learning to walk again following traumatic injury.

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When will we be connected?

Well we were told by BT open reach that we would be connected on 17 February between 0800and 1300. No one turned up and we are now told no phone connection until Thursday. We will also have to wait 7-10 … Continue reading

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Improve exercise tolerance with stronger inspiratory mechanisms

Many of our clients are using powerbreathe, some through prescription from their G.P others buying the sports models. They are feeling the benefits within 4weeks and additional benefits such as improved core stability, and ability to breathe with less effort … Continue reading

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Power plate good for those tight muscles

Using the vibro-gym at 50hz helps clients loosen tight muscles even when spasticity causes excessive muscle tension

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